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Requisition Number:  7857
Position Type:  Permanent
Position Length:  Indeterminate

Ottawa (Downtown), ON, CA

Remote Work:  Hybrid Model
Closing Date:  August 29, 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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Senior Full Stack Developer

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

You will be joining the Financial Market Operations, Applications Services agile teams comprised of dedicated and passionate developers, testers and business analysts who are directly involved with the Bank's of Canada’s role in the Financial Markets. It is mainly through the financial markets that the Bank's key policy rate influences interest rates and the exchange rate. This, in turn, helps the Bank achieve its monetary policy objectives. You can find out more details here::


What you will do

You will provide development & support leadership within an agile scrum team and support the Financial Markets portfolio in creating and maintaining mission critical processes related to auctions and other applications in a Java & DevOps environment.


In addition, you will:

  • Lead design and delivery complex work items for mission critical applications, which follow microservices architecture
  • Lead the resolution of complex operational problems by applying advanced level knowledge of the application and related infrastructure (production support & on-call rotation is required in this role)
  • Work with key stakeholders to identify and successfully complete proof of concepts, spikes etc. on new features and functionalities of different application components
  • Work with product owners to reduce technical debt and contribute to operational excellence.


What you need to succeed

You are a team player, capable of collaborating within an agile team and providing intellectual leadership by developing new knowledge, contributing expertise and sharing insights.


In addition, you have:

  • Experience with Single Page application frameworks such as: Angular, REST protocol, HTML, AG Grid, xml/xslt, and/or Typescript
  • Experience with Java/Spring components: Spring framework, Java persistence (Spring Data and/or Hibernate), Swagger
  • Knowledge of message queues such as ActiveMQ/Artemis



  • Experience with DevOps/Infrastructure components: RedHat Openshift/Kubernetes, Jenkins, GitOps(ArgoCD), Git, Linux
  • Knowledge of microservices architecture
  • Strong knowledge of SQL, relational database concepts including database views


Your education and experience

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in computer science, software development or a relevant field and a minimum of 5+ years of relevant, recent experience

  • A relevant combination of education and experience may be considered


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 a fit for the position 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. 


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 $86,780 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