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Senior Developer - Sitecore (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 9000  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): CBC, ZZZ

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Office Location: Ottawa (ON); Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); Montreal (QC); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC)

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 97,692.52  to $ 122,115.65  and are based on qualifications and experience. 


At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. We empower our employees to be fully autonomous and accountable in achieving their results. Employees focus on how they achieve results rather than when and where they choose to work.


Here are some of the reasons why we were chosen as one of Canada's top employers:


  • Enjoy 5 weeks of vacation;
  • An annual individual performance bonus;
  • Defined benefit pension plan;
  • Comprehensive group insurance to support your well-being from day one;
  • Access to a catalogue of courses for individual learning;
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with multiple Employee Resource Groups and much more!


Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.

Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.


You will be joining the team in charge of the Sitecore platform in the new Technology Solutions division. As a Senior Developer, you will be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of Sitecore solutions. You will act as a point of contact for all stakeholders, which will include analyzing and meeting the needs of CMHC’s internal clients. 


*We currently have multiple positions available in English and/or Bilingual (French and English).


  • Guides and advises a team of developers in their work by providing mentoring, guidance, and knowledge sharing.
  • Being CMHC’s leading expert on the Sitecore platform. 
  • Interfaces with the client community to determine their system needs. Documents the current and proposed business processes. Advises clients of the proposed solutions and their impacts.
  • Develops custom features by using Sitecore features to meet CMHC’s needs.
  • Designs and develops web page components and templates using markup languages such as HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Develops and integrates new features into the Sitecore platform.
  • Creates and manages content workflows for efficient content management.
  • Implements customization features to optimize the user experience.
  • Manages the integration of third-party applications with Sitecore.
  • Works with the CMHC web team to ensure the quality of the deliverables.
  • Authors or updates technical specification documents for new or existing solutions.
  • Participates in ongoing application maintenance support for existing solutions.
  • Completes application development projects for SDLC implementation into production.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Management, or a related field. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in programming, developing, and implementing business applications. This experience would be in roles and projects with increasing complexity in application development.
  • A minimum of 2 years of expertise in developing Sitecore solutions. This position will be the CMHC’s expert on the Sitecore technology. 
  • Advanced ability to program and design applications to drive business objectives and innovation while meeting requirements. This includes setting standards, best practices and reference designs.
  • Advanced Knowledge with cloud-based systems (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS).
  • Solid experience with end-to-end solution implementation, including project planning, estimation, and solution architecture.
  • Experience with information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, agile and lean methodologies, infrastructure and operations management, DevOps, and Enterprise Architecture and ITIL frameworks.
  • Proven interpersonal, leadership and business competencies, including teamwork, facilitation, communication, presentation, influencing and negotiation skills in both official languages (French and English). 
  • Strong development project organizational skills, including an ability to accomplish multiple priorities with team members when facing competing demands for resources.


  • Strong experience in Sitecore and its ecosystem.
  • .NET development (C#), ASP.Net 
  • Web front end development using JavaScript, HTML, CSS.
  • Knowledge of implementing Coveo search with Sitecore.
  • Source code management and DevOps with Azure DevOps and Git.
  • Experience working with cloud platforms (Azure is preferred). 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Graduate degree or certificate in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Management, or a related field.
  • Sitecore Certification



Posting closing date: Note, the competition will remain active until filled.



On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that as of June 20, 2022, it will suspend vaccination requirements for federal government employees.  This decision followed a review of the current public health situation, including the evolution of the virus and vaccination rates in Canada. As a result, and consistent with the Government of Canada decision, CMHC has suspended its Vaccination Policy, effective June 20, 2022.  


As a result, at this time, CMHC does not require employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  CMHC will continue to monitor the public health situation and may at any time make adjustments and adopt or reintroduce measures, including mandatory vaccination, attestation and verification requirements. Any such vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, shall form a term and condition of your employment at CMHC.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.
We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.
We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.