Job Description :
Software Developer Senior Toronto, ON Start Date 2021-04-01 End Date 2022-03-31 Assignment Type: Onsite Security Level: CRJMC # Business Days: 240.00 Description MSP Notes Shortlisting Date: Thursday, January 28th at 2:00 pm EST Maximum number of Candidate Submissions: 1 (One) Must-haves: Experience designing, developing, testing, and debugging .NET applications to be deployed to three-tier infrastructure with load-balancing on both the presentation and application tiers Demonstrated experience developing in Microsoft Azure Note Assignment Type: This position is currently listed as "Onsite" due to COVID-19 related WFH direction. Once OPS staff are required to return to the office, the resource under this request will be required to work onsite as well. - Responsibilities: Required to translate technical systems specifications into working, tested applications. This includes: developing detailed programming specifications writing and/or generating code compiling data-driven programs, maintaining, and conducting unit tests Resolves and troubleshoots technical problems which arise during the use and operation of software packages, including technical assistance in implementation, conversion and migrations General Skills: Experience in programming and analysis; specialized software package support at the specified experience level Ability to collaborate with IT Professionals throughout the Software Development Life Cycle Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience in design, code, test, debug and document applications Experience in the use of object and/or third generation language development tools Experience in one or more programming languages Experience in application design, latest design patters, deployment and troubleshooting Experience with relational and hierarchical database technologies Experience in the use of information retrieval packages using query languages Experience with one or more communications protocols Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience eliciting and documenting information from diverse business area stakeholders and subject matter experts Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Desirable Skills: Knowledge and experience with programming Internet-ready applications Knowledge and experience in rapid application development (RAD) methodologies Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices Experience with middleware and gateways Experience reviewing, analyzing, and modifying product installation scripts including encoding, testing, debugging Ability to provide post-implementation support and resolve any post-implementation technical issues Experience conducting design walkthrough sessions with project team Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards Ability to provide user and system documentation as required Required Knowledge / Skills: Key deliverables to be performed by the .NET Software Developer include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop C#, VB.NET, code in Visual Studio 2015 environment to implement application enhancements as per design documents; Develop in Microsoft Azure and PowerBI Conduct code and design reviews Conduct performance and application stability reviews Document code changes as per existing documentation standards; Perform unit testing of code; Work with design team to clarify, suggest, and recommend implementation approach; Lead application improvement activities; Participate in creating and defining design and development standards Work with testers to identify the source of defects and resolve issues; and Perform knowledge transfer to Ministry staff. Other Experience and Skills: The .NET Programmer/Developer must also have a minimum of 10+ years of the following skills and experience: Extensive experience designing, developing, testing and debugging .NET applications to be deployed to three-tier infrastructure with load-balancing on both the presentation and application tiers; Demonstrated experience managing a source control system, including responsibility for branching and merging; Experience managing automated build systems/CI systems; Extensive experience designing, developing, testing and debugging code for enhancements to systems using C#, Windows Communication Foundation, Web API, Crystal Reports, ASP.NET, AngularJS, Entity Framework, LINQ, Oracle; Demonstrated experience designing, developing, testing and debugging multi-threaded Windows services which process data in bulk; Demonstrated experience identifying, creating and contributing to reusable software components using nuget or other package managers; Demonstrated experience setting up and administering Continuous Integration with build systems such as BuildMaster, CruiseControl.NET, NAnt or similar tools; Demonstrated experience designing and modelling relational databases for web-based applications with tools like PowerDesigner; Demonstrated experience developing in Microsoft Azure Demonstrated experience developing reporting in Microsoft PowerBI Demonstrated experience conducting performance testing and monitoring, using tools such as AppInsight Extensive experience coming up with approaches to implement functional requirements and making recommendations of alternative or modified approaches with on eye on maximizing the maintainability and performance of the application while still meeting deadlines Extensive experience with troubleshooting and remediation of performance issue in web-based applications and Windows services; Demonstrated experience developing web applications which adhere to WCAG AA 2.0 for accessibility and which must run on multiple web browsers/different versions of web browsers; Demonstrated experience analyzing requirements in order to determine functional requirements for reports and other enhancements to the web- based systems; Demonstrated analytical problem solving and decision-making capabilities; Proficiency with desktop and web-based tools (Visio, MS Office, MS Project, MS SharePoint); Demonstrated experience with the configuration and administration of operating systems including Microsoft Windows and Linux or other varieties of UNIX; Demonstrated experience with the configuration and administration of TCP/IP networks; Demonstrated experience in dealing with multiple teams representing various areas in delivering the project; Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills; Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with client organizations; A team player with a track record for meeting strict deadlines; Knowledge of industry methodologies, processes and standards In-depth understanding of the entire Software development processes; Proficiency with different types of development and unit testing methodologies; Expertise in developing re-usable components in code; and Proficiency in documenting code changes for knowledge transfer.