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Associate Software Developer (Hybrid/Remote) – 12 month contract

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 17, 2022.

Associate Software Developer (Hybrid / Remote) – 12 month contract

The Opportunity

We are looking for an Associate Software Developer to join the Solution & Quality Engineering team in support of our Member Services division. As part of a team, you will be responsible for the development of processes across the full software development lifecycle, from business ask through to production implementation in support of the Member Services strategic initiatives.

Who you’ll work with

The Member Services Solution & Quality Engineering team is comprised of software developers and testers operating in several agile delivery squad. As part of one of those squads, you will work collaboratively in a cross-functional agile team to bring new features and platform enhancements from conception to release by interacting with product owners, consumers, and external product and delivery teams.

What you’ll do

  • Implement high quality and well-designed systems under the direction of a supervisor or project leader.

  • Develop/communicate personal work plan and the task details appropriate for the on-time completion of all work assignments.

  • Participate in the project planning of software development tasks, testing, deployment and maintenance.

  • Maintain currency in technological trends and directions through research/education/self-motivated technology experimentation.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you’ll need


  • Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent education.

  • Practical knowledge of standard software development best practices such as code review and continuous integration.

  • Experience with Java, JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

  • Exposure to Java development tools such as IDEs, Git, Maven and CI servers.

  • Web services, SQL, REST, Dev Ops would be an asset.

  • Exposure to Microservices in Java, especially REST services and Spring Boot framework would be an asset.

  • Understanding of testing strategies including unit, integration and end-to-end testing.

  • Experience with GitHub, JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, Sonar is preferred but not required.


  • Good organizational, analytical and complex problem-solving skills. 

  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with technical professionals, as well as users who are non-technical experts. 
  • Ability to work with supervision, to prioritize work assignments, to meet deadlines and produce an adequate volume of work. 
  • Ability to work well with supervision in an agile project team.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity, good judgement and documentation skills.      

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
  • Guaranteed retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan
  • Competitive time off
  • Discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
  • Degreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track ALL kinds of learning resources – from courses to videos to articles and more

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.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

How to apply

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

As part of your application, you may be asked to complete a pre-recorded interview which includes a CodeVue test. CodeVue is an assessment tool within our digital interviewing platform, HireVue which assesses your coding capabilities. This part of your application could take approximately 20-90 minutes to complete.

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue will be contacted.

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.


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