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Senior Technical Specialist

Toronto, ON
Full Time
5 days ago
YSC - 2 Sheppard Avenue East

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Key Accountabilities:
  • Interacts with key business & technology stakeholders to define, analyze, and deliver requirements that reflect the needs of both the business and end-customers
  • Decomposes business requirements and translate them into detailed design specifications and code
  • Assesses the costs and benefits for different solutions and recommends / decides on appropriate designs
  • Designs solutions, writes code, performs unit testing, develops appropriate artefacts / documentation, and facilitates final delivery
  • Conceives and writes detailed software implementations/code while ensuring that their code/configurations adhere to the security, logging, error handling, and performance standards and non-functional requirements
  • Builds solutions that are supportable, scalable and achieve our aspiration of common assets, use the enterprise monitoring/logging, require minimal to zero maintenance and are aligned with architectural patterns and technology strategy
  • Devises new algorithms and data structures for target environment and platform attributes in alignment with architectural patterns
  • Recommends or automates approaches to streamline and integrates technological processes and/or systems to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Supports production issues, including Independently completes root-cause analysis and diagnosis
  • Evaluates new technologies for fit with the program/system/eco-system and the associated upstream and downstream impacts on process, data, risk (e.g., security).
  • Works toward the objective of defect free software. Ensures that systems functionally meet requirements, aligns with architecture and promotes the development of common assets.
  • Supports the resolution of production issues and problems. Makes recommendations to improve BMO processes & systems.
  • Supports the management of specific project deliverables & outcomes, including managing small projects to completion, as required to deliver business objectives
  • Identifies opportunities to strengthen the capability at BMO, such as: sharing expertise to promote technical development, mentoring employees, building communities of practice and networks across technology.
  • Stays abreast of industry technical and business trends through participation in professional associations, practice communities & individual learning

Core Knowledge:

  • 5+ years of work experience in IT and 2+ years in programming in the Contact Centre domain
  • B.Sc./B.A. in computer science, engineering, information systems, math or business
  • Familiarity with Contact Centre software packages (Genesys Inbound, Routing, Reporting & Outbound, Verint Call/Screen recording & speech analytics, NICE WFM, Nuance NDF & Voice Biometrics)
  • Intermediate Java developer with experience using Log4j, JUnit
  • Designs, develops, enhances and debugs Java based applications that support business units.
  • Knowledge of SOAP and REST APIs Knowledge of software development practices, concepts, and technology obtained through formal training and/or work experience.
  • Understands the implications of various components (including technology strategy & architecture) to the overall design of a program, system, or eco-system
  • Knowledge of technical/business environment and processes
  • Understands functional aspects and technical behavior of the underlying operating system, development environment, and deployment practices

Nice to Have:

  • Java VXML IVR development
  • Experience working with Nuance NDF and NAS tool
  • Experience with Nuance Dialog modules
  • Experience with Nuance Speech Recognition grammar development
  • Experience with Cyara Pulse and Velocity tools
  • Knowledge of IVR tuning/grammar fixes
  • Genesys routing design
  • Working in a collaborative Agile environment

We're here to help

At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one - for yourself and our customers. We'll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we'll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other's differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.
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