CTC007241 - Technical Lead MFT

Industry Sector: Bancaire/Banking
Job Type: Contract
Duration: Six months
Work Mode: Mixed


  • Open hourly rate
  • Bilingualism: French/English - Required (need to work with team outside of Quebec)
  • Remote work: Hybrid, (3-4 days/week at home, 1-2 days at the downtown office) Candidates in the Montreal area will be given priority.

  • We are looking for a Technical Leader (MFT) to join our client's team responsible for corporate file transfer assets and services.
  • The candidate must have a solid understanding of technical concepts, excellent attention to detail, data accuracy and analysis, strong verbal and written communication skills, and be self-motivated and work with a strong sense of urgency and a high level of integrity.
  • As a Technical Lead, you will guide the development of large-scale IT projects and mandates that have a significant impact on cleeint's profitability and efficiency, and require a high level of technical experience and expertise.
  • You will act as a leader in your field of expertise, aligning the various solutions of the projects in the sector, and supporting the architects in achieving the client's strategic objectives by reviewing and providing technical support, thereby optimizing the quality of services and operations.
  • You will be responsible for the operational maintenance of assets and services in your area. Finally, you will be responsible for the technical maturity of the MFT team members.

  • What about day-to-day work?

  • Validate and produce technological solutions that meet business needs and align with corporate orientations and roadmaps.
  • With the architects, define and validate the non-functional requirements and ensure that the solutions meet them.

    Act as a technology integrator for the various solutions in the sector and ensure that the implementation is done according to the planned architecture.

    Take charge of the platform maintenance activities which include, but are not limited to, the operating system, application updates and operational automation.

    Be responsible for implementing automations to improve the security, reliability, maintainability, availability and performance of the MFT platform.

    Participate in building self-service capabilities for customers.

    Diagnose and resolve file transfer and platform issues.

    Analyze and report platform related issues to respective product vendors.

    You are flexible to perform production support (24*7).

    A team player, you are the technical leader of an agile squad of about 6-8 people.


    Completed Bachelor's degree, related to the industry, and 10 years of relevant experience.

    Strong experience on one of the MFT products such as IBM Sterling, Axway or any other competitive B2B/MFT product.

    Experience in managing very high volume data and file transfers and performance issues.

    Experience working in a Unix and Linux environment.

    Good experience in scripting (shell, python, XML, etc.).

    Experience in optimizing SQL queries.

    Knowledge of network protocols and security (encryption/authentication/certificates).

    Exposure to clouds such as AWS/Azure/GCP. Good understanding of AWS technologies including but not limited to S3, EC2 or EKS is a plus.

    Exposure with integration technologies (Microservices, Rest API, MQ).

    Skills on a monitoring or observability tool such as Splunk will be an added value.

    Experience with application design, coding practices, quality assurance and documentation.

    Strong debugging skills.

    Knowledge of ITIL processes, including incident, problem and change management processes.

    Knowledge of the Scrum framework.

    Hands-on experience with SAFe and/or certification an asset.

    Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.

    Bilingualism (English/French) is an important asset.

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