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Data Software Developer (Remote/Hybrid)

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

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

Data Software Developer (Remote/Hybrid)

The opportunity

As the Software Developer, you will analyze, design, develop, and support software solutions to help Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan meet its business objectives.  You will contribute your technical knowledge to complex and interesting IT projects for our Investments division. You’ll have the opportunity to work remotely and come into the office on occasion 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 Information Technology group, within the Enterprise Operations Division. You will work in a cross-functional team building custom analytics solutions for the front office customers in Investments division.

What you'll do

  • With guidance and support, complete well designed systems of high quality that make appropriate use of technology.

  • Develop personal plans and the task detail appropriate for completion of an acceptable volume of work and for the communication of status

  • Responsible for maintaining currency in technological trends and directions; continually upgrading personal, technical, and IT related skills through research, education and self‑motivated technology experimentation.

  • Participate and lead in new technology investigation and make recommendations for new technology adoption where appropriate

  • Opportunities to lead technical projects and act as mentor to junior development staff

What you'll need

  • Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent working experience.

  • Expert level knowledge of current information systems theories, concepts, and techniques.

  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with end users who are not technical.

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional software development experience

  • Knowledge of data modelling for transactional as well as reporting/ data analytics systems.

  • Experience with system integration using service-oriented architecture (SOA) and event-based integration.

  • Experience with the following technologies: Python, T-SQL/SQL, .NET (core and legacy), Microsoft SSIS (or similar ETL tool).

  • Practical experience with Continuous Delivery tools / practices (e.g. Github, Jenkins, Nexus, Delphix, UrbanCode).

  • Knowledge of Power BI for data analysis.

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Snowflake, Azure, AWS, is an asset.

  • Knowledge of front end development in Angular or other SPA frameworks is an asset.

  • Experience in various software development methodologies and agile development practices; Test Automation, Test Driven Development, Continuous Delivery.

What we're offering

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development

  • Pay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive

  • 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

  • Degreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track various 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. 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 ( 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.

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