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Python Developer

Nexus Systems Group Inc.

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted March 29, 2022.

Python Developer Location Address: WFH (Toronto) Contract Duration: 1 year Extension: Yes, based on performance and funding FTE: No Number of Positions: 1 Schedule Hours: 8:30am-5pm, Monday-Friday Story Behind the Need
• Business group: Operations Design & Solutions
• Project: To design, build and support web applications that enable governance and executives’ decision-making.

• Reason for request: The developer is required to work on a project.

Funding has already been approved on respective business case.

Candidate Value Proposition
• The successful candidate will have the opportunity for exposure to business lines and gain familiarity with the business processes at the bank.

Typical Day in Role 1.

Design, develop, implement and maintain user-facing applications, reusable code and libraries for future use, optimized for performance and scalability 2.

Evaluate requirements to provide accurate assessments and effort estimations for web development tasks, based on business requirements 3.

Build, maintain and support existing web applications in accordance with Architectural Review Board’s and IT Security requirements 4.

Create multi-layer application designs, following requirements and Scotiabank’s organizational design patterns 5.

Testing using proper use cases to guarantee correct functionality, consistency and to support minimal organizational risks.


Compliance with organizational policies, procedures in accordance with the Bank’s Enterprise Delivery Framework (EDF).


Write detailed technical documentation such as application design, operational procedures and user guides.


Develop pilots, proof of concepts and prototypes as required 9.

Provide reliable and timely support for systems, as required 10.

Problem resolutions of systems in accordance with agreed SLAs 11.

Guarantee code updates in the Bank’s code repository Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 1.

Experience and proficiency in both Python Django and SQL Server are a must for this role: This is the bread and butter of this position.


At least 3 years of experience as a software developer working with Python Django.

Proficiency building complex web services and RESTful APIs.


At least 3 years experience with MS SQL Server: stored procedures, functions, views, and SSMS.


At least 3 years experience with Front-end development using tools like HTML5/CSS3 and Object-Oriented JavaScript, AJAX, DOM and CSS grids for responsive and scalable websites.

Nice-To-Have Skills: 1.

Experience with Windows Server environment and PowerShell scripting is an asset.


Experience deploying Python Django applications on IIS is an asset.


Spanish Speaking would be an asset 4.

Experience with Test-Driven Development (TDD) and automating tests using Selenium, Pytest, JEST, Jasmine, and other testing tools.

Familiarity with code versioning tools such as GIT and Bitbucket.


Experience working in both traditional and agile project management settings.

Solid understanding of PMI frameworks and its processes.


Project management skills desirable Soft Skills:
• Strong communication skills, verbal and written Best vs Average:
• Ability to understand business complexities and translate them into technical terms to solve problems Degrees or certifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required Candidate Review & Selection
• Structure and Format:
• 1st round – 1 hour panel interview with skills assessment
• 2nd round – if multiple candidates successful