Senior Director, Conversational AI & Data


Toronto, Ontario, Canada Remote


Conversation Design

Aug 29

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At RBC, our culture is deeply supportive and rich in opportunity and reward. You will help our clients thrive and our communities prosper, empowered by a spirit of shared purpose.

Whether you’re helping clients find new opportunities, developing new technology, or providing expert advice to internal partners, you will be doing work that matters in the world, in an environment built on teamwork, service, responsibility, diversity, and integrity.

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Senior Director, Conversational AI & DataJob Description

What is the opportunity?

As Senior Director, Conversational AI & Data, you will be responsible for driving the strategic vision within the Engineering community of Contact Centre Technology (CCT). A leader that nurtures talent, culture, and fosters learning sharing your technical expertise to ensure that CCT is on the leading edge of development and engineering practices. You will lead a technical squad responsible for the delivery and execution of new development, operations, and custodianship of the platform.

What will you do?

  • Drive the Client Enablement platform. Leading a high performing agile squad responsible for our NLU IVR (Parley), the front door to the bank consisting of 50% of calls that come in to the bank.
  • Development of a long-term strategy for NLU IVR within the overall CCT CCaaS strategy
  • Deliver a new Asynchronous Messaging channel to connect clients and advisors through digital channels.  
  • Responsible for the Data Engineering platforms supporting all data engineering activities that include; planning, execution, test environment support, and automation
  • Drive innovation with squad members, promote an agile culture and Engineering Mindset through coaching and mentorship while fostering a culture of self-improvement and learning.

What do you need to succeed?

Must have:

  • 10 years in software development/engineering
  • 5-7 years as a Team Lead
  • 5-7 years developing software in an Agile environment
  • 5-7 years acting as a mentor or coach to junior developers
  • Experience driving technical deliverables for multiple major programs across squad backlogs, collaborating with other platform leads, development leads, Scrum Masters and Product Owners.
  • Experience managing Asynchronous Messaging Platforms, including Secure Email platform and new Asynchronous Chat Conversational AI platform.
  • Experience creating learning paths and development plans with squad members, establishing goal for the squad that align to their competencies

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities
  • Access to a variety of job opportunities across business and geographies

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TORONTO, Ontario, Canada





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