Senior Software Engineer – Back End

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeFull Time
Application Deadline June 11, 2020
Experience Required5+ years
Job DurationPermanent
Education RequiredN/A

Our client is  highly motivated Back End Developers to join our Pension Product & Technology team in Toronto. You will be working closely with the architecture and development team under the project’s solution architect, as well as more broadly with a cross-functional team to deliver quality and leading-edge digital experience. You’ll be able to quickly synthesize business requirements, research and design principles into well-considered applications. You will need to be able to identify and solve problems; explore different design solutions and present best options to the project team members and stakeholders.
The Product & Technology team is an exciting new team focused on leveraging the newest technologies and approaches to deliver solutions & systems for the modern-day end user.
You will be a key member of an engaged, high-reaching team—part of a world-class, winning culture that prioritizes people development and focuses on long-term growth. We take great pride in leading the industry by earning respect through every interaction, every day. We go above and beyond to protect and grow relationships by anticipating needs, being honest and considerate, and valuing customers as genuine partners.
As a member of this team, you will be responsible for:
•         Consuming and understanding business, functional and technical requirements
•         Participating in solution evaluation, developing Proof of Concepts
•         Collaborating with other team members to interactively design and develop new applications and features
•         Developing and maintaining complete end-to-end solutions
•         Developing technical documents to accurately represent the design and code
•         Participating in design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and approval on designs and documentation
•         Participating in the research and evaluation of new tools and technologies that can help drive innovative solutions for our clients
•         Serving as the subject matter expert in the support of the applications assigned
•         Gathering and refining specifications and requirements based on technical needs
We are looking for a person, who has a subset of the following skills:
•         Agile Software Development
•         Building and documenting APIs
•         Microservices/REST API
•         Functional Programming
•         Java is must have (production experience)
•         C# or Kotlin is an asset
•         Spring Framework is must have (production experience)
•         Kafka is must have (production experience)
•         Containerization (Docker/Kubernetes)
•         Test-Driven Development (TDD) is an asset
•         Domain-Driven Design (DDD) is an asset
•         Event-Driven Architecture is an asset
•         Cloud Environments (AWS, Azure, GCP)
•         SQL and/or NoSQL databases (Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, MSSQL, MongoDB)
•         JavaScript/TypeScript, Node.js is an asset