Position Id
Toronto ON
Job Type
Contract Full-Time

Position: Application Developer (Level 3)

Duration: 6 months

Location: Remote for now and later Waterloo or Downtown Toronto

Job Description:

  • Develops, maintains, and tests data pipelines, application framework, infrastructure for data generation; works closely with Data Scientists to enable their work.
  • This job description does not represent a comprehensive listing of job duties that are required of the employee performing this role.
  • We reserve the right to change duties or assign additional duties at any time with or without notice.

People Leader Role: No Key Accountabilities:

Individual Accountabilities:

  • Builds, codes, tests, maintain high quality softwares
  • Participates in Agile sprints and ceremonies; supports rapid iteration and development
  • Translates user requirements into software requirements
  • Responsible for designing, developing, testing, maintaining and improving application APIs as a member of a team, works across key data, orchestration, rules and transactional stacks through the entire application and system development life cycle.
  • Builds code to specifications and standards
  • Builds and codes moderately complex software
  • Minimal time coaching teammates
  • Contributes code across BUs
  • Has positive impact to specific organizational entities & has some understanding of the nature of the impact
  • Usually a top contributor to team's success
  • Analyzes, codes, and tests software components as defined by the PO and team
  • Creates and conducts executable tests, continuously integrating code into the overall software framework
  • Reviews current software framework to identify defects and opportunities to improve performance and stability
  • Completes and ensures completion of any required documentation required e.g. deployment, maintenance, support and business needs
  • Researches technical strategies, third party tools, and current and new technologies to deal with emerging technical issues and improve development efficiency
  • Promotes agile principles and methodology
  • Applies disciplined coding practices to enable agility and delivery of high quality code

Key Shared Accountabilities:

Job Requirements:

  • Familiarity with agile and DevOps principles, test-driven development, continuous integration, and other approaches to accelerate the delivery of new features
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle
  • Understanding of how technology supports business strategy
  • Familiar with platform technologies
  • Familiar with modern software architectures and API-driven development
  • Familiar with scripting languages
  • Experience with technologies such as: Azure PasS, Big Data stack, SQL, ELT, Data Warehouse concepts, Script with Python, CICD with GitHub / Jenkins deployment
  • Mentors Associate Engineers
  • Seeks coaching from experts
  • Attends advanced training sessions and is certified on multiple domains of expertise
  • Demonstrates all core skills, and good interpersonal skills for the role
  • Good working and background knowledge of area of practice
  • Use and combine knowledge of the discipline and the market to formulate the right approach
  • Participates in functional demos utilizing new tech; designs own control structures
  • Fit for purpose, though may lack refinement
  • Sees actions partly in terms of longer-term goals
  • Understands the corporate climate & culture
  • Strong knowledge of the business
  • Writes clear, readable and maintainable code, takes ownership of the quality and usability of code
  • Understands systems development methodology
  • Strong foundation in design, programming and testing in mainframe and/or client server environments
  • Collaborative attitude, willingness to work with team members; able to coach, participate in code reviews, share skills and methods
  • BS or MS in Computer Science preferred or equivalent professional experience
  • Collaborative attitude, willingness to work with team members; able to coach, participate in code reviews, share skills and methods
  • Constantly learns from both success and failure
  • Good organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion
  • Good verbal and written communication; able to effectively articulate technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes
  • Experiments with emerging technologies and understanding how they will impact what comes next. Decision Authorities:
  • Able to achieve most tasks using own judgement
  • Can lead smaller groups where required
  • Drives 50% of the time in paired programming
  • Good analytical skills, copes with complex situations through deliberate analysis and planning

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