Director, Application Development – UI

VTRAC Consulting Corporation


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Position No.:                                 8311

Title:                                                 Director, Application Development – UI

Type:                                                Permanent

No. of Positions:                          1

Location:                                         Toronto


  • Analyzing project and/or technical risk, using available information, to support business recommendations.
  • Providing supervision to approximately 30-35 staff members depending on portfolio, including senior managers, developers, and consultants.
  • Involved in managing intakes and end to end application lifecycle delivery
  • Managing an operating budget of approximately $1 – 2 million, and a capital budget of approximately $3–5million
  • Analyzing business plans for shorter term initiatives to identify and recommend opportunities for enhancement ensuring alignment
  • Balancing resource allocation and workforce planning
  • Assessing the impact of technology initiatives and procedures and making adjustments to internal operations as necessary to improve productivity.
  • Determining the feasibility of new products / systems by analyzing market/economic data, competitor practices, vendor viability and architectural fit.
  • Meeting the computing needs of an assigned business unit, including assessment and selection of technology and development of new/modified applications, as business needs change.
  • Responding to changing business priorities and system outages (e.g., re-plan, re-prioritize, re-allocation of resources, etc.
  • Making judgments regarding the ongoing viability of a project plan based on ability to deliver upon agreed functionality within approved budget and schedule.
  • Making judgments regarding the viability and fit of a technology solution. Poor judgment may create moderate to significant financial loss in some portfolios.

Must Have Technical Skills:

  • Eight to Ten years of experience in application development & delivery, ideally someone with a developer background, preferably working in a Shared UI Service environment
  • Five to Seven years of previous hands-on UI development experience, preferably AngularJS, HTML5, and Java/J2EE
  • Minimum Five years of experience leading development teams, strategies, and end to end project implementation
  • Previous experience with modern web technologies as well as mobile development (Native & Hybrid)
  • Strong experience with Responsive Web / Single Page Application architecture / Web Component experience
  • Strong Portal experience
  • Knowledge of process, tools and techniques for assessing and controlling an organization’s exposure (assets, liabilities, reputation…)
  • Strong communication skills both written & verbal
  • Strong stakeholder & vendor management skills to deal with internal/external clients
  • Must be able to work with cross functional teams and liaison with business and technology in a productive way

Nice to have:

  • Previous experience working on FX Money platform and Global Money Transfer project.

We thank all candidates in advance. Only selected candidates for interviews will be contacted. For other exciting opportunities, please visit us at VTRAC is an equal opportunity employer.


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