CIBC Manager, Digital Technology & Innovation Full Time in Toronto, ON


Branch Toronto ON CA

Manager, Digital Technology & Innovation
Toronto, ON

Alignment with CIBC’s digital strategy. Understanding of new media and related technologies. Is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution….

is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution. Through our three
major businesses – Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Capital
Markets Banking – we provide a full range of financial products and services to
11 million individual, small business, commercial, corporate and institutional
clients in Canada and around the world. We invest in our businesses, our
clients, our people and our communities to deliver consistent and sustainable
earnings to our shareholders. To learn more about CIBC’s Lines of
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delivers access to career and development opportunities, safe and healthy
workplaces, effective training, and positive work-life balance – so that
employees are able to perform at their best, contribute to their communities
and focus on cultivating deeper relationships with our clients.

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community commitment and employee initiatives. We are proud of this


and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and an environment where
all employees can excel.

CIBC is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse team of
employees who reflect the communities in which we live and work.

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The CIBC Technology team is
passionate about delivering high-quality, innovative, and secure solutions that
help our bank be the leader in client relationships. CIBC has a long history of
technology firsts, and has been recognized for excellence in online and mobile
banking functionality and innovation in payments by leading industry
organizations. We’re building easy, flexible, and personalized banking
solutions that allow us to meet our clients’ changing needs.


As a manager you will join
CIBC’s LiveLabs team. This department is responsible for looking at leading-edge
technologies, applications and tools in the industry and coming up with ways to
implement them into the organization to be able to service our clients in ways
that fit their life. This is an excellent opportunity to for someone who is
looking to work with the newest technologies and change how CIBC supports our

In this role you will oversee
a team of developers and be responsible for driving development projects. You
will be doing hands on development work and creating prototypes for the organization.
In addition, you will providing coaching and mentoring to junior employees.

What You’ll Be Doing

Proactively manage the
CIBC Live Labs technology strategy and day-to-day operations by assessing
and communicating prototype concepts, implications and solutions

Determine the
feasibility of new products and platforms by analyzing market/economic
data, competitor practices, vendor viability and CIBC architectural fit

brainstorming and working sessions, daily stand-ups and bi-weekly sprint planning
and demos

Evaluate digital
start-up concepts and technologies to determine their suitability and
alignment with CIBC’s digital strategy

Produce documentation
and presentations for consultation and review with partners and
stakeholders across the bank

Communicate team
performance, and gather metrics

Manage relationships
with third parties (including vendors, customers, distribution partners
and service providers) to acquire timely delivery and support of services
to meet the needs of CIBC, where applicable

Support the team
through various stages of projects in an Agile environment

Lead some of Canada’s
brightest students, and developers to design and code game-changing
FinTech-related prototypes and applications of various complexity

Coordinate the nation-wide
recruitment of top University students and promote the CIBC Live Labs
brand and vision within the community

What We’re Looking For

Passionate innovators, creators,
collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the
bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’
changing needs

University degree in Computer
Science/Software Engineering.

3+ years of experience in software
engineering preferably within an agile environment

Must have the ability to act in a team
lead or people manager role with the ability to coach and mentor junior

Must have thorough and tactical
understanding of new media and related technologies

Must have the ability to communicate
with various levels of the organization in both technical and business

Must have knowledge of Agile frameworks
(e.g. Scrum, Kanban)

Experience using common tools
(Confluence, JIRA, Bitbucket, G Suite, Slack) strongly preferred

Work across multiple languages, such
as: Java, Swift, Objective-C, Node.js, Ember.js, React.js, and Python
strongly preferred

Work across multiple languages, such
as: Java, Swift, Objective-C, Node.js, Ember.js, React.js, and Python
strongly preferred

Experience using common tools
(Confluence, JIRA, Bitbucket, Bitbucket Pipelines, Nexus) or their
equivalents strongly preferred

CIBC Can Offer You

The opportunity to be part of a team
that continues to advance CIBC as the market leader in innovative

An environment where you can build
easy, flexible, and personalized banking solutions for CIBC clients while
broadening your technical knowledge and expertise

An organization that focuses on
managing and developing talent with exceptional training, rotational
experience, exposure, and mentorship opportunities

The chance to network and work with
senior leaders across Technology and our bank

Workplace accommodation solutions and
assistive technologies that remove functional barriers

Flexible health benefits, stock
purchase plan, competitive incentive pay and recognition programs

Competitive salary and employee banking

The opportunity to be involved in CIBC community investment and corporate sponsorship events such as Run
for the Cure,

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& Recognition


& Development

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Community Involvement

What You Need To Know


Must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the location(s) specified
above and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that
allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role


This role may require occasional travel as well as working
outside of normal business hours

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01
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