Tech Lead in Toronto at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  843820

Tech Lead

Are you an open source developer with excellent communication skills? Can you work with members of various teams, review the code, and come up with a solution where there is a critical issue? Can you speak in front of both business and technical sides? Do you have lead experience? Apex Systems is a large staffing and consulting firm and we are looking for a Tech Lead  to place at our client, a Big Five Bank

Client: Big Five Bank

Contract: This opportunity is available as contract or contract to hire. Up to you.

Benefits: If you go full time, there is an amazing benefits package includes 3-4 weeks’ vacation, 8% or higher bonus, ESOP contributions matching, pension plan, medical and dental insurance, banking perks

Location: Toronto, ON M4Y 2B6

Application Process: Please apply via the medium on which you are seeing this posting. For any inquiries, please contact Nechama at 

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Job Description:

This role is to collaborate with various technology teams to develop and architect solutions that fit the business needs. The candidate will have a broad range of technical skills as well as the mindset and ability to foster collaboration between Development and Operations. 

  • Provides leadership by working closely with development teams
  • Strategic guidance to technical staff to ensure alignment to business and Information Technology (IT) strategies
  • Stays abreast of technology developments and competitive trends, and uses this knowledge to identify and propose creative new opportunities and strategies to apply technology to large and/or complex business problems 


  • 5 to 7 years of Object Oriented development experience and/or BS/BA or MBA/MS in computer science, engineering, information systems, math or business
  • 1 to 2 years of solutions design and architects
  • 1 to 2 years of coordinating complex projects
  •  2+ years of collaboration with other technical teams on complex projects
  • Strong communication, relationship building and diplomacy
  • Understands core business processes and business requirements as well as the architecture patterns and technology strategy (e.g., transformation, smart core, dev ops)
  • 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

 Must Have Qualifications:

  • Senior level in one open source language
  • General understanding of various mainframes
  • Excellent communication skills are key

Interview Times: Interview will take place the week of October 22 and the start date will be early November.

 EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at   844-463-6178