Senior Software Developer (Hybrid/Remote)

The opportunity

As a Senior Software Developer, you’re responsible for the design, development and maintenance of software solutions supporting our Platforms and Shared Services portfolio. The successful candidate will provide technical guidance, align best practices and provide subject matter expertise for our business partners and development teams. You’ll have the opportunity to work remotely and come into the office for team collaboration moments.  Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad for a month in another region/country.  The choice is yours!


Who you’ll work with
This position is part of the Solution & Quality Engineering team within the Enterprise Operations Division. You will work in a cross-functional team building new features and platform enhancements from conception to release by interacting with business partners, delivery managers, and development teams in a highly collaborative and agile environment.


What you’ll do

Responsible for the development and timely completion of high quality, well designed and well architected applications that make appropriate use of technology.
Participate and lead in new technology investigation and make recommendations for new technology adoption where appropriate.
Responsible for maintaining currency in technological trends and directions continually upgrading personal technical skills through research, education and self-motivated technology experimentation.
Communicate and interact effectively with systems professionals, as well as end users who are not systems experts – with skill in presenting/demonstrating technical and project related concepts
Guide junior members of the team.
Must be able to work independently/under minimal supervision and with others.
Other duties as assigned.
What you’ll need

Minimum of 5 years of professional software development experience with exposure to the full project life cycle – from conception to completion, including formal change management concepts/procedures
Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent working experience
Expert level knowledge of current information systems theories, concepts, and techniques including microservices, domain-driven design, event-driven design, message brokers, interface-based programming, dependency injection, loose coupling, etc.
Experience leading the design, development, and implementation of business solutions with the following: Visual Studio (C#, .NET), PL/SQL, Oracle 19c, MS SQL Server, Azure SQL Server, SSIS
Experience with containerization technology (Docker / Kubernetes)
Experience with test automation and frameworks
Experience with best practices around Authorizations and Access Management
Experience with Microsoft Azure
Experience working in an agile environment
Nice to have:

Practical experience in the financial industry is an asset
Experience with Elastic Stack, Apache Kafka and Ansible
Experience with Helm charts and Service Mesh
Experience with tools such as TestComplete, ReadyAPI, Selenium or Playwright
What we’re offering

Pay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive
Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage
Retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan
A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working
Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year
Competitive time off
Discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
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At Ontario Teachers’, diversity is one of our core strengths. We are a globally minded organization and take pride ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create reflect and celebrate diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Inclusion & Diversity Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) events, celebrations , we offer a variety of opportunities for colleagues to connect for the purposes of professional development and networking & mentoring.


How to apply
Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Apply today!


Accommodations are available upon request ([email protected]) for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.


Note that all individuals employed by Ontario Teachers’ in our Toronto office will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. We remain committed to an accessible, inclusive and barrier free workplace; written requests for a human rights-based exemption from vaccination will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in the country where this role is located.