Lead Software Developer (Remote / Hybrid)
City : Toronto, Canada
Category : Enterprise Operations
Industry : Financial Services
Employer : Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan - OTPP
Lead Software Developer (Remote / Hybrid)
As the Lead Software Developer, you will provide technical solutions to help Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to meet its business objectives. You will contribute advanced business and technical knowledge to complex and interesting projects. 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
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Solution & Quality Engineering, you will collaborate with a multi-functional team including software developers, quality engineers and end users.
What you'll do
Complete quality, well crafted and architected systems that make use of technology and architecture with minimal direction.
Provide leadership to assigned projects.
Provide leadership in project planning of tasks, testing and rollout.
Mentor staff on new features and functions.
Maintain currency in technological trends and directions through research and education including participating and/or leading technology R&D projects.
Evolve our technical environment and practices.
What you'll need
You have a Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent education.
Proven 6 years of experience using current software development techniques.
High degree of expertise and practical knowledge of programming and automated testing techniques.
Strong experience and knowledge of analysis, design, and development.
Strong understanding of Agile Development.
Strong understanding of Java, Web Services, Application Servers, databases.
Strong understanding of Spring, Spring Boot and microservices.
Significant experience working with cloud-deployed enterprise applications, including design, technical maintenance and upgrades.
Extensive experience working collaboratively in an agile process environment.
Excellent interpersonal, analytical and sophisticated problem-solving skills.
Ability to communicate and interact optimally with technical specialists, as well as users who are non-technical experts.
Ability to work independently, prioritize work assignments, meet deadlines and be highly productive.
Ability to work well in an agile project team.
Excellent resourcefulness, creativity, consulting and documentation skills.
Ability to provide technical and leadership to staff.
Proven track record to serve as resource for an area of sophisticated specialization within the organization.
What we're offering
Pay for performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive
Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
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
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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!
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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.
Functional Area:Information Technology
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