Software Developer/Tester

Job Requisition ID: 9589  

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Position Type: Hybrid  

Office Location: Ottawa (ON); Montreal (QC); Toronto (ON)

Travel Requirement: Occasional 

Language Designation: English Essential 

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

Salary: Our salaries generally range from $ 81410.14 to $ 101762.68 and are based on qualifications and experience. 


About CMHC

At CMHC, the work you do and the work we do together matters. We come to work every day with a common purpose: to realize a future where everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and meets their needs.


Our people are second to none. We lean in with courage, band together as a community and try new things to make a lasting impact on housing from coast to coast to coast.


Join us and be part of a team that's committed to making a real difference and be part of something meaningful.


What’s in it for you

We’ve got the purpose, the people and the perks you need for a fulfilling career. Here’s what you get when you’re a permanent employee:

  • 5 weeks of vacation
  • Annual individual performance bonus 
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Comprehensive group insurance plan to support your well-being from day one
  • Support in your personal and professional growth with training, mentorship and more – because when you thrive, we thrive
  • An inclusive workplace culture and environment with Employee Resource Groups and more
  • A hybrid work model that lets you balance working from home and nurturing in-person connections by coming into your region’s office at a minimum of 4 times a month.


About the role
Join the Technology Solutions Team in the Senior Developer/Tester position. Your skills and passion for application development, programming, user-centric design and software reliability will support the development and maintenance of CMHC’s business platforms and other applications to propel CMHC forward efficiently and securely. 
What you’ll do:

  • Design, configure and manage Azure Dev test environments and other testing environments.
  • Continuously enhance and optimize test automation processes and tools.
  • Design, implement and maintain scripts and automated testing solution for Azure-based applications and services.
  • Collaborate with developers to promote testing best practices and drive test automation adoption
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand project requirements, refine acceptance criteria and ensure test coverage.
  • Designs logically sound, readily maintained program structures based on program specifications.
  • Completes application development projects for implementation into production.
  • Application development projects, including the programs to be coded, are of higher complexity.


What you should have:

  • 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 5 years of experience testing, programming, developing, and implementing business applications. This experience would be in roles and projects with increasing complexity in application development.
  • Experience in designing and implementing test automation for Azure based applications.
  • Expertize with business ecosystems, cloud-based systems (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS), SOA, APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT, with a focus on Microsoft technologies.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines, information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, agile and lean methodologies, infrastructure and operations.
  • Strong interpersonal and business competencies, including teamwork, communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.


  • Test automation using tools like Azure DevOps, Azure test Plans, Gatling, Tosca or Selenium.
  • .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 with containerization technologies.
  • Experience working with cloud platforms (Azure (preferred), AWS, GCP) Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Azure Service Bus and API Management.

It would be great if you also had:

  • Graduate degree or certificate in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Management, or a related field.
  • Technical certifications in application architecture, cloud development and administration (ex. Azure Administrator, Azure developer).


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


Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 

We’re committed to employment equity and encourage women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions to apply. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our mission.


Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion 


What happens after you apply 

We know that applying for a new job can be both exciting and daunting, and we appreciate your effort. Learn more about our hiring process.  If you are selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


If you applied before and you were not successful don’t worry – we're always posting new positions, so don’t hesitate to give it another shot. We’re excited to see what you bring to the table this time around!