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Practice Leader, Development, Konek & Interac Direct



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Practice Leader, Development, Konek & Interac Direct

At Interac, we design and deliver products and solutions that give Canadians control over their money so they can get more out of life. But that’s not all. Whether we’re leading real-time money movement, driving innovative commerce solutions like open payments for transit systems, or making advancements in new areas like verification and open banking, we are playing a key role in shaping the future of the digital economy in Canada.

Want to make a lasting impact amongst a community of creative thinkers, problem solvers, and high-performance application developers? We want to hear from you.

The Practice Leader, Development - KONEK/Interac Direct, will be responsible for driving the technical direction and delivery of high-quality software solutions that are aligned with the Product’s strategic objectives and roadmap.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Leading, mentoring, and motivating a high-performing team of software development practitioners, ensuring alignment with the organization’s objectives, encouraging professional development, and modeling a culture of collaboration, innovation and technical excellence.

  • Providing technical leadership and guidance throughout the software development lifecycle, leveraging best practices for continuous improvement.

  • Managing planning, development, performance, and maintenance of software applications.

  • Regularly collaborating with business stakeholders to understand requirements and provide technical insights.

  • Coaching practice members to strive for technical excellence by adhering to approved software development standards, best practices and architectural principles, while minimizing technical debt.

  • Ensuring practice members develop T-shaped skillsets with deep domain expertise and complementary skillsets.

You bring:

  • Eligibility to work for Interac Corp. in Canada in a full-time capacity.

  • Proven technical expertise in large scale/enterprise Java product delivery.

  • Product specific domain knowledge and experience such as payment systems.

  • A strong analytical mindset with the ability to think critically and strategically.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a proven track record of fostering positive relationships with stakeholders, clients, and team members.

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to empower individuals and teams, foster a positive work culture and drive alignment towards common objectives. • Confidence in your ability to communicate detailed information in an impactful way.

  • Proactive problem-solving skills with a demonstrated track record of driving continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Familiarity with ISO20022 electronic data interchange for financial data standards is desired.

Interac requires employees to complete a background check that is completed by one of our service providers. We use this service to complete the following checks:

  • 5-year employment verification;
  • Canadian criminal record check;
  • Education verification;
  • Canadian ID cross-check;
  • Public safety verification; and
  • Credit inquiry

How we work
We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:

Connection: You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.

Core Values: They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.

Compensation & Benefits: Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.

Education: To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you