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First Nations, Inuit or Métis Candidates - Technology Leadership Advancement Program

Competitive salary
Toronto, Ontario
Full Time

We’re building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

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At CIBC, we are on a mission to build the relationship-focused bank of the future and we are inviting Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit or Métis) students who have completed or will complete your Master's or MBA degree in year 2025 to be contacted by a member of our Talent Acquisition Team.

We embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work and can achieve your full potential. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

We aim to create an engaged team that reflects the clients and communities we serve.

At CIBC we enable the work environment most optimal for you to thrive in your role. Details on your work arrangement (proportion of on-site and remote work) will be discussed at the time of your interview.


Please note that this is not an official job posting, but an opportunity to learn more about our Rotational Programs.

What You’ll Be Doing

When you join our Career Programs as an Associate in the Technology Leadership Advancement Program (TLAP), you’ll join a team that continues to push CIBC as the market leader in innovative technology to make our clients’ ambitions a reality. TLAP is a 2-year rotational program with three 8-month rotations and offers significant flexibility for you to carve your own path that aligns with your personal and professional development as a future technology leader in CIBC.

Your rotations will be within the technology streams of the bank, which includes tech teams that align with business units like Enterprise Technology/ Digital Banking/ Payments technology/ Cards technology/personal and business banking, teams responsible for our enterprise-wide tech /corporate functions like enterprise architecture center technology/Agile/DevOps Centre of Excellence, teams that keep the lights on like Tech Ops/Payments, Digital, and numerous others. You will be given opportunities to explore work and areas of the bank outside the technology streams as well. Based on the rotation team, TLAP Associates take on different roles; some common rotation roles include Business Systems Analyst, Product Owner, Product Manager, ScrumMaster, Technical Project Manager, and Technical Consultant.

In addition to the day-to-day rotation work, you will have access to your Rotation Manager, Program Manager and an Executive Mentor to advance your professional development by receiving tailored career guidance and opportunities to expand your network. With the help of your Peer and Alumni mentors, you will be part of a vibrant community of talented professionals who are pursuing their rotations and will be your initial network as you expand your career with CIBC. The various internal TLAP committees will provide you with an opportunity to pursue your interests and passion projects while simultaneously contributing to the development of the TLAP community.


Important Information

  • You have a minimum of 3 years of work experience in any Technical domain

  • You have strong analytical and leadership skills

  • You are keen to grow with diverse teams of technology and project professionals

  • You have excellent communication and inter-personal skills

  • Degree or Advanced Degree in Computer Science/ Technology will be an asset to have

  • Applications should include your resume (no more than 2 pages) and cover letter (no more than 1 page).

  • IMPORTANT: Please merge all your documents into one PDF before uploading in the CV/resume section of the application

  • Work Location: Toronto (Hybrid)

  • Duration of Program: 2 years (Three eight-month rotations).

  • Available start dates: February and August 2025 (To be confirmed during the official interview stage).

How You’ll Succeed

  • You act like an owner. You thrive when you're empowered to take the lead, go above and beyond, and deliver results.

  • You embrace and champion change. You'll continuously evolve your thinking and the way you work in order to deliver your best.

  • Your influence makes an impact. You engage in impactful and purposeful work, working on issues that are important for the organization.

  • You engage with your heart and mind. You care about people and understand different perspectives. You listen and learn from the experiences of others.

  • You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others don't. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.


Did you know

  • We offer you an opportunity to join one of our ten People Networks – like the CIBC Women’s Network, CIBC Indigenous Employee Circle, CIBC Black Employee Network, CIBC WorkAbility Network – that engage and connect over 25,000 team members across the bank and offer networking, education, and career development opportunities.

  • We offer benefits that are tailored to our employees unique needs, for example 17-weeks of paid child-care leave and five paid days to engage in traditional Indigenous practices such as hunting, fishing or mourning the death of a community elder.


What CIBC Offers

At CIBC, your goals are a priority. We start with your strengths and ambitions as an employee and strive to create opportunities to tap into your potential. We aspire to give you a career, rather than just a paycheck.

  • We work to recognize you in meaningful, personalized ways including a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, a benefits program*, defined benefit pension plan*, an employee share purchase plan, a vacation offering, wellbeing support, and MomentMakers, our social, points-based recognition program.

  • Our spaces and technological toolkit will make it simple to bring together great minds to create innovative solutions that make a difference for our clients.

  • We cultivate a culture where you can express your ambition through initiatives like Purpose Day; a paid day off dedicated for you to use to invest in your growth and development.

*Subject to plan and program terms and conditions


What you need to know

  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please contact

  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit.

How to Apply