Mainframe Chief Fonctional Analyste


Offre publiée le 2024-06-25

Banque Nationale du Canada

A career as a functional analyst in the Transactional Assets Banking - Backend team at National Bank means exercising your IT expertise in a dynamic and evolving environment.

This job allows you to have a positive impact on our organization, thanks to your skills in functional analysis and testing in the banking field.

Your job

  • Understand business issues, identify and analyze the needs of customers and business partners
  • Document requests and prepare recommendations to design or adapt systems that meet needs and facilitate decision-making
  • Perform a variety of complex analyses, identify gaps, and make recommendations to optimize system efficiency and resolve important issues
  • Analyze requests for changes in systems, assess impacts on existing applications, suggest and make appropriate changes
  • Establish validation and quality control procedures, based on established norms and development standards, and perform comprehensive testing to ensure that the systems developed or modified are adequate
  • Provide support to respond to user requests or issues affecting existing applications.
  • Produce Target Business Solutions and functional analyses
  • Participate in testing (test plan and sets, test execution and verification) and resolution of customer and application support queries
  • As required, supervise other resources in the context of the implementation of projects or evolving requests.

Your team

The IT team is made up of more than 2,300 proactive, collaborative experts who work with agility to seize opportunities, stay on the cutting edge of technology, and continuously improve our processes.

Within the Banking Transactional Assets - Backend sector, you will be part of a large team of 23 colleagues composed of analysts, programmers and testers and you will report to the Chief Director.

Our team stands out for its extensive experience in mainframes and its great spirit of collaboration. We are in the process of modernizing our tools (code editor, version manager, copilot) and our ways of doing things.

Personalized training content on technical and varied topics is available to support your continuous learning. Access to colleagues with different expertise, experiences and diverse profiles enriches your development from all points of view.

The Bank values ongoing development and internal mobility. Our personalized training programs with on-the-job learning help you to master your role and develop new fields of expertise.

Tools such as the Data Academy, language training, Harvard Manage Mentor, coaching, and mentoring support are always available.


  • Bachelor's degree or other industry-related degree and five years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of the Plant (IBM 390 Mainframe) desirable
  • Experience in banking and / or finance desirable
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology and DevOps
  • Knowledge of JIRA / Tempo / Confluence
  • Excellent analytical and synthesis skills
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and time effectively.

Languages :

  • Language : French
  • Language : English

Reason to require this language : you will need to work closely with our colleagues outside Quebec.


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Active collaboration Active listening Agile Scrum COBOL Communication DevOps Functional Analysis JIRA Learning Agility Mainframe Software Testing Teamwork Test cases design Test Execution Test Management

Your benefits

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In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you'll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.

  • Health and wellness program, including many options
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Preferential banking services
  • Opportunities to get involved in community initiatives
  • Telemedicine service
  • Virtual sleep clinic

These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family.

Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees' ideas.

Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged.

We're putting people first :

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We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people. Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives.

Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees.

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodation, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us.

We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Come live your ambitions with us!

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