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Senior Specialist, Software Engineer (Anywhere in Canada)

Job Requisition ID: 8702  

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Starting Base Salary: 94388.91 

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Travel Requirement: Occasional 

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

 

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.
 

Join Information Technology’s new Technology Solutions division in our Corporate Service sector, where we are developing the next generation of software applications to enable CMHC to achieve its strategy. As a Subject Matter Expert, you will guide a team of Senior Developers and Developers, specializing in one of CMHC’s platforms. Your skills and passion for collaborative application development, programming, leading teams, user-centric design and software reliability will contribute to the development and maintenance of CMHC’s business platforms and other applications to propel CMHC forward efficiently and securely. 

 

*We currently have 2 positions available.

 

Responsibilities: 

 

  • Guides and advises a team of developers in their work by providing mentoring, guidance, and knowledge sharing.
  • Being CMHC’s leading expert on a platform or set of application development technologies.
  • 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.
  • Authors technical specification documents and diagrams for CMHC’s platforms and custom developed applications.
  • Develops logical and physical system models incorporating the business processes and prepares clear, concise and well-written analysis documents or program specifications.
  • Creates or updates the technical design for new or existing computer systems including hosting, network, databases, processes, error handling, inputs, outputs, reports and interfaces to other systems or processes.
  • Designs logically sound, readily maintained program structures based on program specifications.
  • Completes application development projects for SDLC implementation into production.
  • Application development projects, including the programs to be coded, are of higher complexity.

 

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 programming, developing, and implementing business applications. This experience would be in roles and projects with increasing complexity in application development.
  • Leading expertise in at least one of CMHC’s application development platforms/environments. This position will be CMHC’s expert in a technology. (see below)
  • 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 of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics, with a focus on Microsoft technologies.
  • 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.

 

Technologies:

 

  • Application Development areas: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Sitecore web content management, Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations, Custom applications built with microservices, Application interfaces and integration.
  • .NET development (C#) ASP.Net MVC, .Net Core, ASP.Net Web API .NET Full Stack Development
  • Source code management and DevOps with Azure DevOps and Git.
  • Experience working with cloud platforms (Azure (preferred), AWS, GCP) Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Azure Service Bus and API Management

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

 

  • Graduate degree or certificate in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Management, or a related field.
  • Technical certifications in programming, application architecture, cloud development (ex. Azure), ITIL, TOGAF, etc.

 

 

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

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE – COVID-19 MEASURES

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.