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Senior Software Developer

  • Location: Mississauga

Posted about 1 year ago

Job Title: Senior Software Developer
Type: Permanent
Location: 5770 Ambler Dr. Mississauga, ON
For now it's mostly work from home on occasion travel to Mississauag/Niagara on the Lake office. 
Starts: ASAP
Working days/hours: Monday to Friday 40 hours/week and flexible hours
Vacation: 3 weeks,5 personal days and 10 sick days
Benefits: Comprehensive Medical and Dental Coverage with a Health Spending Account
• Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan (DPS)
• Group Retirement Savings Plan (RSP)
• Education Assistance Program/ Tuition Reimbursement
• Employee Purchase Program
• Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
• Employee Volunteer Program – Paid Time Off for Volunteer Days

About our client
For over 100 years, our client has been committed to enhancing the well-being of people, communities, and society. Our technologies and solutions have been developed with one aim in mind: to make live better – simpler, healthier, safer, more enjoyable, and more sustainable. This organization is a leading technology provider to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. The company leverages its strengths in Living Spaces, Immersive Entertainment, Sustainable Energy, Automated Supply Chains and Connected Solutions to provide lifestyle solutions to consumers as well as secure and resilient integrated solutions for B2B and B2G customers. They are proud to be recognized as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Senior Software Developer:
  • Designs and develops high quality and secured desktop, web, mobile and cloud applications on various platforms.
  • Identifies and resolves bugs and issues on local and productions systems.
  • Develops Next-Gen product using cutting edge technologies, and updates existing systems and integrates improvements to the products that are already deployed in the market.
  • Keeps up to date with latest technologies, hardware and software applications, and company product and service offerings. Writes clean, high-quality, and efficient code using relevant software under the direction of management.
  • Assists junior and intermediate developers through the transfer of knowledge and addressing specific questions.
  • Participates in the team resolution of issues, and communicates issues, solutions, and provides feedback and additional findings to the management team.
  • Provides regular and ad hoc updates, information, answers, and solutions to management proactively and on request. Gathers, analyzes, estimates, and processes requirements from various stakeholders.
  • Clearly defines requirements and problems for management review. Prepares detailed documentation and demonstrates proof of concept to confirm business requirements and functional specifications. Adheres to project plans, and deadlines.
  • Develops desktop, web, mobile and cloud applications using relevant software. Contributes to design and development of high quality and secured desktop, web, mobile and cloud applications on various platforms.
  • Takes end-to-end responsibility for the requirement gathering, estimation, planning, development, testing, debugging, bug fixing, documentation and production readiness of the products and services that are getting built.
  • Ensures software is up to date with latest technologies. Research market trends and align software options to technology development. Identifies and assesses new products, solutions, and services to improve efficiencies. Stays educated on existing and state of the art technologies and do proof of concept to evaluate technology fits for customer needs.
  • Follows high-quality and efficient software design, and clean and efficient coding practices. Solves critical technical problems, and communicates issues, and solutions to team members, and provides feedback and additional findings to the management team.
  • Interfaces with other groups or departments regarding external project requirements. Provides technical and functional guidance and support to more junior team members. Provides technical and functional performance feedback to management for junior and intermediate developers.
  • Performs daily code reviews and additional duties during absence of team lead or when asked by team lead. Prioritizing and assigning tasks to juniors. Attends meetings and provides subject matter expertise.
  • Oversees software releases. Resolves escalations and communicates findings to members of the software and management teams. Provides feedback, performs research, prepares documentation, and answers queries/questions, from stakeholders and management. Communicates regularly with management.
The Successful Candidate Will Have
• 3- or 4-year university or college degree in computer sciences or related fields.
• 5 to 6 years of related application development experience, with a minimum of 1 year in an intermediate role. • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience on VB.NET, C#.NET, ASP.NET Core, ASP.NET MVC, Web API (RESTful API).
• Experience on Entity framework, SQL, multi-tier architecture, SOA, design patterns, microservices architecture.
• Experience with CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript.
• Good knowledge of mobile development, cloud development, GitHub, DevOps, Identity Server 4, and IIS.
• Good knowledge and experience with desktop, web, and mobile application development experience.
• Excellent technical problem solving and analytical skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Good team playing and leadership skills.
• Experience working on Point-of-Sale Systems would be an asset.