Platform Senior Developer

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the CNB IT Platform leadership, the Senior Platform Developer will perform various tasks to deliver IT solutions that exceed customer expectations in content, usability, accuracy, reliability and performance. Specific tasks may consist of solution design and coding, performing unit testing, and providing on-call technical and business support. The position requires a strong knowledge of development methodologies and software tools used during the various SDLC phases of an IT project including exposure to Secure Coding , CI/CD , Agile development and Design thinking.At the senior level, an emphasis is placed on mentoring staff, leading/facilitating project efforts, formulating strategic direction, recommending improvements, and acting in a trusted-advisor relationship with key stakeholders.
What you will do
  • Perform one or more of the following:
  • o Actively mentor other colleagues by contributing experience and insight to the team and to CNB.
  • o Manage large programs & projects of significant complexity and risk.
  • o Independently (with minimal oversight) develop and maintain trusted advisor relationships, including at the senior leadership level and with external partners, that include guidance, as appropriate, for optimizing use of analytic capabilities and deliverables, and prioritization based on strategic vision
  • Lead projects, implementations, and upgrades
  • Continuously advance your expertise in the related technical competencies
  • Lead in the creation of standards, templates and procedures
  • Provide input to project plans in collaboration with assigned project lead or manager
  • Mentor less experienced staff in advanced topics
  • Migrate objects between environments per the established Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Identify and recommend improvements
  • Design and Build high quality software
  • Ensure work includes necessary audit controls,compliance, and security controls within the design and all deliverables
  • Proactively research, present, and make recommendations regarding new features , functionality made available
  • Develop test plans and perform unit testing of own work and that of peers
  • Conduct peer review sessions
  • Develop test plans, use cases and work with clients on user acceptance
  • Participate in 24×7 production support for data management processes
  • Create appropriate documentation including but not limited to: functional specs, technical specs, technical diagram,s testing plans, production “run books”, training materials, etc.
  • Expertise in architecture, implementation of APIs. Must demonstrate knowledge and experience is the planning, design, development and operational support of API’s.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement RESTful APIs and Micro services using the design-first approach and focused on asset reusability
  • Expertise in API Management technologies (Apigee preferred)
  • Core development skills with .Net , Azure Functions, Azure Logic Apps
  • Strong working knowledge and working experience with DevOps. Azure Devops preferred but other technologies accepted
  • Strong working knowledge of GitHub. Demonstrated ability to define and enforce proper branching strategies
  • Expertise in API Security: OAuth, OIDC, TLS, mTLS. Able to mentor colleagues and external partners on these topics
  • Strong scripting skills: Bash, Powershell are required


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 Years of IT Experience
  • Minimum of 6 Year of Platform Development experience

Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of commercial credit processes
  • Salesforce certifications preferred: Platform App Builder, Developer II
  • nCino certifications preferred: Commercial 301
  • 5 years Salesforce development experience
  • Minimum 3 years nCino development experience preferred
  • Appropriate certifications for the area (e.g. Microsoft (MTA, MCSA, MCSE) certifications, Snowpro certifications, Salesforce certificate etc.) preferred
  • Expertise in developing and testing software
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced interpersonal relations skills, ability to effectively collaborate with others and work as part of a team
  • Ability to initiate and follow through on complex projects of both short and long term duration
  • Advanced analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Able to work with a high degree of independence, assumes responsibility for job development and training, researches and resolves questions and problems, requests supervisor input and keeps supervisor informed
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to multi task
  • Strong demonstrated learning aptitude and orientation
  • Familiarity with version control, job scheduling and configuration management tools
  • Familiarity with secure coding and CI/CD
  • Ability to teach, mentor and consult with others
  • Excellent skills and experience in 2 or more domain competencies in domains including subject matter expertise, tools, Architecture, analysis and critical thinking skills, Secure coding, Performance optimization, best practices and standards ,Education.
  • Experience in Financial Services Organization
Starting base salary: $101,231 – $172,355 per year. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. This job is eligible for bonus and/or commissions.
*To be considered for this position you must meet at least these basic qualifications
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Benefits and Perks
At City National, we strive to be the best at whatever we do, including the benefits and perks we offer our colleagues. Get an inside look at our Benefits and Perks.
City National Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.’
We start with a basic premise: Business is personal. Since day one we’ve always gone further than the competition to help our clients, colleagues and community flourish. City National Bank was founded in 1954 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and that legacy of integrity, community and unparalleled client relationships continues to drive phenomenal growth today. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies.

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