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Requisition Number:  8186
Position Type:  Permanent
Position Length:  Indeterminate
Location: 

Calgary, AB, CA

Remote Work:  Hybrid Model
Closing Date:  August 22, 2022 23:59 EST

Diversity and Inclusion
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We make career growth and professional development a priority. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and a work environment that supports our diverse workforce.

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Contact accessiblecareers@bankofcanada.ca to discuss how.

Application Integration Specialist


Take a central role
The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.” No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very center of Canada’s economy, in a diverse and inclusive organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in an environment where we are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation.

 

With our defined-benefit pension plan, benefits, and high flexibility for work life balance - find out more about why we are annually ranked as one of Canada's top employers:  Working Here - Bank of Canada 

 

The team

By joining the Core Technology Services (CTS) portfolio within the Information Technology Services (ITS) department, you will become a member of a diverse and inclusive workforce, and an important part of a dynamic team with the responsibility of ensuring data flows seamlessly between applications. Whether we are delivering services for staff working on the next generation currency note design & digital currencies, maintaining an infrastructure that can support 2,500 staff working remote, or helping to host some of Canada’s most important Payment Systems (Lynx), you will find yourself challenged in new ways every day.

 

Further, you will have the full support of your leader and team to progress your career through the Bank’s customizable Learning & Development programs across various domains including tools, frameworks, and certifications.

 

What you will do

As an Application Integration Specialist, you will provide level 2 ongoing technical support, maintenance, and improvement to the Bank’s current environments.

 

More specifically, you will:

  • Develop, maintain, monitor, and support the creation of applications and scripts to ensure data flows seamlessly between critical, mission critial, or standard applications
  • Provide direct support through a ticketing system to application owners, developers, and related internal and external teams.
  • Use your proactive mindset and initiative to continually look for ways to improve performance, quality, and efficiency.
  • Create thorough and detailed documentation of all changes, upgrades, procedures, user/vendor interactions, and root cause analysis.

 

What you need to succeed

You are proactive with the ability to take ownership in helping resolve technical challenges while communicating effectively and collaborating across diverse product and software development teamsYou also possess the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and perform multiple tasks concurrently with strong relationships skills.

 

In addition, you have:

  • Experience providing 2nd level technical support including performance and capacity monitoring for critical servers.
  • Experience with the design & build of APIs and integrations (preferably using Oracle Service bus, MuleSoft, IBM integration bus, and/or Tibco)
  • Experience with standards-based web services access protocol (API, Web-Services, Message oriented integration & streaming concepts, technologies as well as various integration patterns using SOAP/REST protocols).
  • Advanced knowledge of web service standards such as SOAP, REST, XML, WSDL, XSD, XQuery, XSLT, and JSON.

 

Nice-to-have:

  • Experience with both Windows and Linux platforms.
  • Knowledge in one or more cloud environments (Azure, AWS,  etc.)
  • Experience with:
    • CI/CD tools (Jenkins, ArgoCD).
    • Version control systems like Git and SVN.
    • Messaging systems like JMS and Red Hat AMQ.
    • DataPower gateway.

 

Your education and experience

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related discipline with a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

 

Additional information

Bank offers flexible work hours, and the nature of this work will require some on-call work (as a rotation within the team) as well as potential overtime hours.

 

What if you don't meet every requirement?

The Bank of Canada is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. If you are interested in this position, but your experience & skillset do not perfectly align, we highly encourage you to apply. You may be more of a fit than you think – and/or you could be a great candidate for other roles!

 

What you need to know

  • Language requirement: English or French essential
  • Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
  • Security level required: Be eligible to obtain Secret 
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.
  • In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and further to public health guidelines, preventative measures are being taken to ensure health and safety during the recruitment process. All interviews are conducted virtually.  
  • The official title for this position is “Senior Developer ”

 

Hybrid Work Model #LI-Hybrid

The Bank is conducting a trial of a hybrid working model which provides employees with the flexibility to telework for significant portions of each month. During the trial, employees will only be required to come onsite on those days when they are involved in activities that they or their leader feel are better conducted in person.  For the majority of employees, it is expected that onsite time will range from 5 to 10 days per month, depending on your role.  You are expected to live in Canada, and within reasonable commuting distance of the office in Calgary. 

 

Vaccination Policy

Please note that the application of the Bank’s Covid-19 Vaccination policy has been temporarily suspended, effective June 20, 2022.  As a result, you will not be required to submit verification of your vaccination status before starting employment with the Bank.  However, please note that the Bank reserves the right to reintroduce vaccination requirements in the future if necessary to respond to changing public health advice and\or government direction.

 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

What you can expect from us
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organization and be part of a high-performing team. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet your needs at every stage of your life and career. For more information on key benefits please visit A great deal to consider

 

  • Salaries are based on qualifications and experience and typically range from $81,865 to $108,465 (job grade 17)
  • Depending on performance, you may be eligible for performance pay for successfully meeting (7 to 10% of your base salary) or for exceeding expectations (15% of your base salary). Exceptional performers who far exceed expectations may be eligible for higher performance pay.
  • Flexible and comprehensive benefits so you can choose the level of health, dental disability and life and/or accident insurance coverage that meets your needs
  • Extra vacation days (up to five each year) that you can purchase to add to your vacation entitlement
  • Indexed, defined-benefit pension #LI-POST