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Project Manager/Leader
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
06/21/2021
06/21/2021
6/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Role: Project Manager/Leader RFS: RQ01317 Rate: $106/h inc Client: Ministry of Health Location: WFH Duration: 240 business days, 7.25 hours per day Anticipated Start Date: July 2021 Must Haves: Knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies: Nexus 9K, Cisco SD-WAN routers, LAN switches, VLANs, VMware ESXi networking, DNS/DHCP/IPAM, Palo Alto, Docker Containers, API Scripting, cabling design Experience with the projects related to 24x7 critical environments and operations Experience implementing new network (LAN/WAN) to multiple sites, and managing detailed network transition collateral Nice to Have: Public Service Experience Leads new network (LAN/SDWAN) implementation project and manage network transition collaterals Demonstrates knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies, facility design standards, and interpret network diagrams Effectively collaborates with telecommunication and facility project managers and operation managers to identify project dependencies and establish integrated plan Gathers and develops requirements in order to create and maintain a detailed project schedule and/or integrated plan. Leads daily meetings with the LAN/WAN design and implementation team, identifies and resolves the project roadblocks Ability to monitor and forecast project costs and provide reporting and input to ensure targets are met Ability to promote I&IT project management best practices and adherence to standard methodologies Demonstrated experience directing project teams (network SMEs) to ensure project deliverables are delivered on time and adhere to government and ministry standards Extensive experience coordinating and monitoring project processes, and developing/communicating guidelines and procedures Sources, selects and on-boards team members in various disciplines, clarify roles and responsibilities and set task/deliverable/performance expectations for resources that are both OPS unionized employees as well as fee for service (FFS) consultants. Effectively manages procurements, preferably in OPS environment Resolves resourcing and inter-personal conflicts, negotiates changes to resourcing, ensures knowledge is shared among team members such as project objectives and deliverables are met. Develops complex project budgets based on multiple funding channels and cross ministry dependencies. Effectively manages large project budgets and ensures a high level of fiscal control and accountability including estimates, gating, forecasts and reconciliation/confirmation of actuals. Proactively identifies potential risk events and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed. Establishes and participates in steering committee and stakeholder forums. Provides, project, program, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels. NOTE Assignment Type: This position is currently listed as "hybrid" due to COVID-19 related WFH direction. Once HSC staff are required to return to the office, the resource under this request will be required to work onsite as well. Extension/Amendment Attestation: Extension(s) only allowed using unused days/funds left on contract. No additional funds will be added beyond maximum contract value. Skills Experience and Skill Set Requirements Technical Skills •        Management of design, implementation and transition to operations of Next Generation LAN and WAN to MOH PSAP locations. •        Ability to use Agile principals and DevOps methodology in managing projects, managing team of design engineers and operations •        Knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies: Nexus 9K, Cisco SD-WAN routers, LAN switches, VLANs, VMware ESXi networking, DNS/DHCP/IPAM, Palo Alto, Docker Containers, API Scripting, cabling design •        Knowledge of configuration management of networking devices using automation tools and API scripting •        Knowledge of IP communication and routing •        Experience with the projects related to 24x7 critical environments and operations •        Knowledge of VoIP telecommunications technology and its application in public safety and emergency service environments •        Experience implementing new network (LAN/WAN) to multiple sites, and managing detailed network transition collateral 30% Project Management Skills •        Project Management experience (as appropriate to the specified experience and level) and use of Project Management software (as appropriate to the specified experience level). •        Experience in the development and implementation of project management processes, plans, and communication tools. •        Experience in creating portfolio plans, monitoring project performance against project plans and generating progress reports using earned value or similar techniques. •        Demonstrated experience in collaboration with other project managers and operation managers to identify project dependencies and establish integrated project plan •        Experience in Waterfall and Agile project management methodologies •        Knowledge of and experience in leading procurements, preferably in OPS environment •        Knowledge of OPS Integrated Project Management Framework and Methodology 25% Communication/ Soft Skills •        Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills •        Demonstrated experience preparing and distributing project updates, progress reports to project stakeholder while managing expectations pertaining to scope and timeline constraints. •        Demonstrated experience identifying and acquiring a mix of skilled technical resources necessary to complete project assignments/deliverables, including clarifying roles and responsibilities •        Written communication skills to prepare authoritative recommendations, proposals and reports; such as Briefing Notes •        Strong discipline in resolving resourcing and inter-personal conflicts, ensures knowledge is shared among team members to achieve project objectives 25% Stakeholder Management & Leadership •        Able to establish and manage stakeholder relationships. •        Able to communicate in business language and with technology expertise •        Experience leading teams composed of fee-for-service members and unionized staff members. •        Able to appropriately assign work packages to assigned resources and manage to ensure timely and quality delivery. •        Able to build a cohesive, high performing project teams 20%
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Programmer/Developer
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
06/21/2021
06/21/2021
6/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Role: Programmer/Developer RQ01486 Rate: $80/h inc Client: Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Location: WFH Duration: 240 business days, 7.25 hours per day Anticipated Start Date: August 2021 Full-stack position with a primary focus on java service development experience. Must Haves: 10+ Years of Java Development experience Angular JS Typescript Node JavaScript Experience Nice to have: Public Sector Web Modernization experience Lead all development activities for the assigned system components which includes, but is not limited to, coding, documentation, unit testing, defect resolution; Work closely with systems analysts during the design review sessions to provide instruction and recommendations on best coding design, impacts and options; Work closely with business analysts and quality assurance analysts to confirm that the application code meets the business and system requirements that are outlined in the detailed design, during the analysis and user acceptance, testing, and implementation phases of the development lifecycle; Assist systems analysts in the documentation of design, functional, and technical specifications and deployment guides; Ability to work in an Agile Scrum methodology framework; Participate in all phases of the systems development lifecycle from analysis and design, development and coding, acceptance testing, and implementation, and work with project team members to review, evaluate, and approve project deliverables and documentation; Develop and code, including links, application components prototypes as a proof-of concept during design phase, as assigned; Coding, testing, and debugging of the code drop/code release developed based on the assigned application components; Code all assigned application components in accordance with the approved detailed design specifications; Prepare code drop/code release deployment packages in preparation for release to production, and co-ordinate code deployment into various environments (i.e. test, staging, and production); Conduct and assist in code and design reviews; Provide accurate estimates for newly proposed functionality/enhancements and review the estimates from other team members for completeness and accuracy; Work with the Cluster technical staff to identify performance and/or availability issues for the code drop/code release developed and provide solutions; Lead development activities during the defect resolution cycle during the acceptance test Write database scripts for assigned application components; Obtain Client or Cluster application architect approval for all code drop/code release changes for assigned application components; Experience in developing AngularJS or NodeJS based application Experience with Jasper reports Experience with PDF development Develop and code system components that are compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005; Provide a defect free code drop/code release according to the Cluster’s development standards for the assigned application components; Provide quality assurance for the code drop/code release (includes: unit testing, functional testing, load testing, tuning and regression testing, providing defect resolution and a fully tested application component); Provide documented source code for the assigned application components and obtain approval, acceptance, and sign-off by the Cluster on the final code drop/code release; Obtain acceptance and approval by the Cluster and the project team for all assigned deliverables; Ensure all artefacts are in compliance with Government of Ontario –Information Technology Standards (GO ITS) 54 Standards; Actively participate in and contribute to weekly project team meetings and document review meetings, and when required facilitate and lead meetings; Provide daily report confirming status of the assigned tasks in a kanban setting Experience and Skill Set Requirements Application Modeling Tool: Rational Software Architect v.8.0 Application Server: IBM WebSphere Application Server (ND) 8.x, IBM Business Process Manager 8x, Liberty 8.x Database: Microsoft Access®, Oracle Enterprise Edition , 11g, Database Design Tool: Oracle Designer 10g and 11g Development Environment: RAD 8.0 Websphere BPM v 8x, IBM ODM(ILog/JRule), Liberty 8.x Development Language / Runtime Environment: Java™ Enterprise Edition,Java™, JavaScript™ , VB Script™, HTML, DHTML, XML, AJAX Office Automation Tools: Microsoft Office, including Exchange/Outlook Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows 10, SUN Solaris, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition - sp2 Server Platform: Windows 2008 and Sun Solaris Tools: IBM/Rational® Products, Requirement Composer, Rational Application Developer for Websphere®, Liberty 8.x Testing Tools: Mercury QuickTest Professional 10.x Astra LoadTest 5.4.3 (with Load Runner) IBM AppScan Rational Quality Manager Rational Performance Tester Web Browser: Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox© Web Server: IBM HTTP Version 1.3.26 and IIS Very strong Web design and development experience, including Hyper Text Mark-up Very strong experience interfacing with Java services with BPM Language (HTML), Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX), Cascade Style Sheets (CSS); Connectivity/Structured Query Language (JDBC/SQL); Strong experience building UI application using AngularJS , NodeJS Strong experience in Restful WebServices Strong knowledge of Java scripts. Experience interfacing with relational databases utilizing Java Experience developing AODA complaint applications Experience with different presentation and server side frameworks (e.g., Struts, Spring, Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java Persistence Application Programming Interface (JPA) etc); Understanding of Agile development methodology such as Scrum Experience with JEE application Servers, IBM WebSphere, Liberty 8.x; Experience with Web Services-security, application security (crypto Application Programming Interfaces (API)); Must be able to handle multiple tasks at the same time. Must be able to work under pressure and in high paced environment. Evaluation Criteria: Development Experience - 35% Very strong experience interfacing with Java services with BPM Some experience in developing UI applications using latest web UI framework such as AngularJS and NodeJS Demonstrates experience in Restful WebServices Demonstrated experience with Javascript Demonstrates Web design and development experience, including Hyper Text Mark-up Language (HTML), Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX), Cascade Style Sheets (CSS); Connectivity/Structured Query Language (JDBC/SQL) Technologies Experience - 35% Experience with different presentation and server side frameworks such as Struts, Spring, Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), and Java Persistence Application Programming Interface (JPA) Experience with developing IBM ODM (Operational Decision Manager) based complex applications Demonstrates experience with SOA design and development, with strong emphasis on WSDL, Web Services and Rest Services Demonstrates experience with IBM WebSphere and Liberty Demonstrates experience with PDF development Programming and Analysis Experience - 15% 10+ years of experience with the design and development of common utility components using JEE Demonstrates experience with the systems development life cycle from analysis and design, development and coding, acceptance testing, and implementation Experience in interfacing with relational databases utilizing Java Working knowledge of the Agile development methodology Technical Skills and Compliance Experience - 10% Demonstrates experience in developing and coding system components that are compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 Public Sector Experience - 5% Demonstrated experience with the MOE Modernization of Approvals platform, or similar SOA-based Public Sector modernization initiatives
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Systems Analyst
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
06/18/2021
06/18/2021
6/18/2021 12:00:00 AM
Role: Systems Analyst RFS: RQ01366 Rate: $85/h inc Client: Ministry of Transportation Location: WFH Duration: 134 business days, 7.25 hours per day Anticipated Start Date: July 2021 Must Haves: Strong hands-on experience in Angular UI development/programming Java enterprise edition Spring Boot Struts MVC Struts 1, Struts 2 Deliverables -     Work with Business Analysts / UX & UI Designer / Product Manager / Cloud Architect, base on storyboard, user stories, UI/UX artefacts, solution architecture, security requirements, data models, develop application design and technical specification document, deliver quality software products (including Minimal Viable Products and Cloud-Native Web Application products, AODA compliance) as required. -     Create object-oriented models in UML as design artefacts using tools such as Power Designer. -     Support Quality Assurance & Defect Management, including Unit Test, Test Automation, Penetration / Vulnerability Test, Load Test, AODA Test, system / user test, migration test, etc. -     Construct / enhance / renew web applications using Cloud-Native / PaaS & Java EE application models (e.g. Microservice Architecture, API-based model, Responsive Web Design, Serverless Architecture, etc), and industry-leading Open Source frameworks like Angular, React / Redux, JSON, GraphQL, Node.js, Spring Framework / Spring Boot / Spring MVC, Lombok Annotations, in addition to Java 1.8+, EJB, JSP, Servlets, JDBC, JPA, XML (DOM, SAX, XSLT), DHTML/HTML, Web Service, WebLogic / WebSphere / JBoss / TomCat / WildFly, relational, hierarchical and NoSQL databases -     Provide critical application support (incident investigation, troubleshooting, interim / long-term fixes, maintenance / incremental changes, etc) for complex production Java enterprise Applications -     Provide Method of Procedure (implementation package) document for production releases where required, and operational procedure document for production support staff as required. -     Co-ordinate system development activities and provide technical consultative support to other staff members. -     Provide knowledge transfer to ministry staff at all stages of this assignment. -     Provide post implementation support. Skill Set ·         10+ year knowledge of, and experience with the following computing environments: o    Databases: Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, DB2, IMS, etc, and SQL programming o    Operating System / Platforms: Unix (Solaris, AIX), Linux (e.g. RedHat), Windows(Server), container platforms / technologies (e.g. OpenShift / Docker), industry leading IaaS / PaaS Cloud platforms (e.g. Azure App Service) o    Web / Application Servers: WebLogic, WebSphere, JBoss, TomCat, WildFly, Microsoft IIS, etc ·         15+ year experience with Object Oriented Analysis & Design (UML – Use Case/Class Sequence/ Collaboration/State) and 3+ year experience with Micro Service Architecture model ·         10+ year experience in developing web-based applications using JEE (Java 1.8+, EJB, JPA, JSP, Servlets, JDBC, JNDI), XML (DOM, SAX, XSLT), DHTML/HTML, Struts, JavaScript, Web Services, JUnit, Log4J, iTEXT, Jasper Reports, Jakarta Commons Beans Utilities / Collections framework, Apache Commons Logging, Spring Framework / Spring Boot / Spring MVC, JSON, etc ·         3+ year experience in Angular, React / Redux, GraphQL, Node.js,Lombok Annotations, etc. ·         Good understanding and exposure (3+ years) of program & service concepts, general and best practices, business processes & rules, stakeholders & relationships, service delivery models (incl. self service / digital service), private & public partnership, etc in complex and high-impact public sector (e.g. transportation safety) related licensing, registration, permit, enforcement, safety inspection, photo identification and related fraud prevention line of businesses, services, or functional areas, in relation to I&IT application software delivery ·         ProvenExperience (10+ years) with all stages of automated systemimplementation in large complex high volume heterogenous systems, with online Mainframe Transactions ·         Experience (15+ years) in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications ·         3+ year experience and knowledge in Cloud-Native application design, Agile, DevOps Continuous Delivery / Continuous Integration methodologies / processes, integration of business rules engines (e.g. Oracle Process Automation OPA) ·         Demonstrable knowledge and experience (2+ years) working in accordance with policies and procedures of Public Sector Service in Canada. ·         Working experience with toolsets and open sourcesoftware packages / frameworks that support objectoriented languages, web application, and Cloud-Native product development including: o   Configuration / Builds:  Harvest (or similar), Ant, GitHub / GitLab, Maven (v3) build tools o   UML modeling tools, e.g. PowerDesigner o    Eclipse, Visual Studio o    Test Automation Framework / Tools, e.g. Selenium, JAWS, WAVE, Chrome AXE, NVDA, WC3 Validator ·         Excellent problem solving, communication (verbal and written), and interpersonal skills. ·         A team player with the ability to work with competing priorities and strict deadlines. ·         Proven ability to perform to successful completion assignments of high magnitude and complexity. Evaluation Criteria Technical Skills in Web-based Java EE (Enterprise Edition, 10+ years) / Cloud-Native PaaS (3+ years) application development -     Overall 10+ years’ work experience as a systems analyst -     must have used Java EE frameworks extensively                                                                                                                      (Java 1.8+, EJB, JPA, JSP,Servlets, JDBS, JNDI, etc) -     Working experience of developing Web-based Java EE and Cloud-Native applications using XML, DOM, SAX, and XSLT, DHTML/HTML, Struts, Node.js, GraphQL, JSON, Spring Framework / Spring Boot / Spring MVC, JavaScript, Web Services, Lombok annotations, JUnit, Log4J, iTEXT, Jasper Reports, Jakarta Commons Beans Utilities / Collections framework, Apache Commons Logging, etc -     Solution design and development experience for Cloud-Native PaaS based applications 35 Computing Environments and Toolsets (10+ years) Knowledge of, and experienced with the following computing environments: -     Database: Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, DB2, IMS, etc, and SQL programming -     Operating Systems / Cloud Platforms: UNIX (Solaris, AIX), Linux (e.g. RedHat), Windows (Server), container platforms / technologies (e.g. OpenShift / Docker), industry leading IaaS / PaaS Cloud platforms (e.g. Azure App Service) -     Web / Application Servers: WebLogic, WebSphere, JBoss, TomCat, WildFly, Microsoft IIS -     Working experience with toolsets / frameworks that support object oriented languages , web application, and Cloud-Native product development including: o  Configuration / Builds:  Harvest (or similar), Ant, GitHub / GitLab, Maven (v3) build tools o  UML modeling tools, e.g. PowerDesigner o  Eclipse, Visual Studio o  Test Automation Framework / Tools, e.g. Selenium, JAWS, WAVE, Chrome AXE, NVDA, WC3 Validator 20 User Interface Design / Development (3+ years) Familiar with UI design principles and guidelines, familiar with Angular, React / Redux, and AODA compliance 10 Subject Matter Knowledge and Expertise (3+ years) in related Business Programs, Services, and Processes Good understanding of program & service concepts, general and best practices, business processes & rules, stakeholders & relationships, service delivery models (incl. self service / digital service), private & public partnership, etc in complex and high-impact public sector (e.g. transportation safety) related licensing, registration, permit, enforcement, safety inspection, photo identification and related fraud prevention line of businesses, services, or functional areas, in relation to I&IT application software delivery 5 Object-Oriented Analysis & Design (15+ years) and complex & modern application system implementation / delivery -     Experience with Object Oriented Analysis & Design (UML – Use Case/Class sequence/Collaboration/State) and Micro Service Architecture model -     Experience with all stages of automated system implementation in large complex high volume heterogenous systems, with online Mainframe Transactions -     Knowledge in Cloud-Native application design, Agile, DevOps Continuous Delivery / Continuous Integration methodologies / processes, integration of business rules engines (e.g. OPA) -     Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications. 15 Public Sector Experience (2+ years) -     Experience with Public Sector I&IT Solutions architecture, application design / development (& secure programming) / quality assurance standards, solution / project delivery methodologies, and practices -     Demonstrable knowledge and experience in working in accordance with policies and procedures of Canadian Public Sector Services 5 Interpersonal & Communication Skills -     A team player with the ability to work with competing priorities and strict deadlines. -     Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communications skills; interpersonal and negotiation skill 10
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Programmer/Developer
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
06/16/2021
06/16/2021
6/16/2021 12:00:00 AM
Role: Programmer/Developer RFS: RQ01460 Rate: $83/h inc Client: Ministry of Treasury Board Secretariat Location: WFH Duration: 259 business days, 7.25 hours per day Anticipated Start Date: July 2021 Software Developer- Front End 4-7 years' experience with mobile and responsive front-end development Experience with semantic accessible HTML5, CSS/SCSS, Foundation, Bootstrap, ES6, TypeScript, Styled Component Hands-on experience with modern web frameworks technology stack - REACT and Next.js web framework preferred Experience working in an agile multi-disciplinary team Responsibilities: Designing, developing and implementing front end code including user interface interactions and creating attractive and effective user interfaces Required to translate technical systems specifications into working, tested applications. This includes developing detailed programming specifications, writing and/or generating code, compiling data-driven programs, maintaining, and conducting unit tests. Resolves and troubleshoots technical problems which arise during the use and operation of software packages, including technical assistance in implementation, conversion and migrations General Skills: Experience in programming and analysis; specialized software package support at the specified experience level Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience in design, code, test, debug and document applications Experience in application design, latest design patters, deployment and troubleshooting Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Front End Skills Knowledge and experience coding to deliver a complete user interface Experience creating web interfaces for large websites. Experienced with complex large-scale systems Experience with Cross browser compatibility Experience with Responsive frameworks Experience defining product strategy and roadmap Desirable Skills: Ability to provide post-implementation support and resolve any post-implementation technical issues Experience conducting design walkthrough sessions with product team Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards Ability to provide user and system documentation as required Skills Experience and Skill Set Requirements Digital Experience and Product knowledge -15 Strong knowledge of software standards and best practices in delivery of complex, user-centric IT solutions. Experience with defect management lifecycle and tools such as Jira Knowledge and experience of digital dealer registration processes and systems is an asset Development experience - 30 4-7 years' experience with mobile and responsive front-end development Build effective UI design, accessibility, security-driven development, web standards, and design systems Experience with semantic accessible HTML5, CSS/SCSS, Foundation, Bootstrap, ES6, TypeScript More than proficient in JavaScript (AngularJS, Express, Webpack) Knowledge and experience of backend stack (some examples include: Java, Node.js, Redis, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Golang or similar) Demonstrated experience with Cloud delivery / deployment models and working with DevOps Framework & testing experience - 25 Hands-on experience with modern web frameworks technology stack - REACT and Next.js web framework preferred Identify experience with browser/mobile automated testing (Unit Testing, SIT, UAT, etc.) using tools such as BrowserStack Experience with testing frameworks like Selenium, Selenium Grid, Protractor, Cucumber, Karma, Jasmine, Mocha, Chai Experience with WCAG 2.0 and ARIA implementation and accessibility best practice Design and Architecture - 15 Experience in micro service design and implementation of IT solutions from the architectural design Understanding of modern architectural principles for cloud-based solutions Proven experience designing modern architectural patterns to support delivery of complex IT solutions that are reliable, secure, responsive and scalable Leadership & methodologies -15 Experience on a build/run team using agile methods such as understanding of product backlog in sprint planning, conveying vision for team on end-product, experience part of scrum ceremonies, etc Experience collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team Comfortable participating in design sprints and bringing your product and technical ideas to the wider team
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Programmer/Developer
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
06/16/2021
06/16/2021
6/16/2021 12:00:00 AM
Role: Programmer/Developer RFS: RQ01400 Rate: $94/h inc Client: Ontario Financing Authority Location: WFH Duration: 252 business days, 7.25 hours per day Anticipated Start Date: July 2021 Must Haves: #1 Overall development experience 10+ years development experience Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent is required #2 .NET Development C#/VB Microsoft Visual Studio 2017/2019 (with a focus on VB and C#) with significant experience in building ASP.NET MVC, WPF and .Net Windows desktop applications. Strong knowledge of .NET Framework and .NET Core; Knowledge of windows processes, multi-threaded concepts and asynchronous operations; #3: SQL Database design & development SQL data retrieval stored procedures using Microsoft SQL Server 2014, implement SQL Server database objects, experience in database design, SQL, Transact-SQL, database optimization and tuning; Responsibilities: Required to translate technical systems specifications into working, tested applications. This includes: developing detailed programming specifications writing and/or generating code compiling data-driven programs, maintaining, and conducting unit tests Resolves and troubleshoots technical problems which arise during the use and operation of software packages, including technical assistance in implementation, conversion and migrations General Skills: Experience in programming and analysis; specialized software package support at the specified experience level Ability to collaborate with IT Professionals throughout the Software Development Life Cycle Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience in design, code, test, debug and document applications Experience in the use of object and/or third generation language development tools Experience in one or more programming languages Experience in application design, latest design patters, deployment and troubleshooting Experience with relational and hierarchical database technologies Experience in the use of information retrieval packages using query languages Experience with one or more communications protocols Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience eliciting and documenting information from diverse business area stakeholders and subject matter experts Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Desirable Skills: Knowledge and experience with programming Internet-ready applications Knowledge and experience in rapid application development (RAD) methodologies Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices Experience with middleware and gateways Experience reviewing, analyzing, and modifying product installation scripts including encoding, testing, debugging Ability to provide post-implementation support and resolve any post-implementation technical issues Experience conducting design walkthrough sessions with project team Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards Ability to provide user and system documentation as required Experience and Skill Set Requirements Must Have Technical Skills - 70% #1 Overall development experience 10+ years development experience Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent is required #2 .NET Development C#/VB Microsoft Visual Studio 2017/2019 (with a focus on VB and C#) with significant experience in building ASP.NET MVC, WPF and .Net Windows desktop applications. Strong knowledge of .NET Framework and .NET Core; Knowledge of windows processes, multi-threaded concepts and asynchronous operations; #3: SQL Database design & development SQL data retrieval stored procedures using Microsoft SQL Server 2014, implement SQL Server database objects, experience in database design, SQL, Transact-SQL, database optimization and tuning; #4 Windows/Web App development platforms/frameworks Experience with C#, VB, JavaScript, TypeScript and other structured programming languages; Good knowledge of the following platforms: Web API, WCF, AngularJS, Angular 2.0+, ReactJS, NodeJS, jQuery, Entity Framework etc. Good knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture and Micro-services solutions #5 Crystal, Active, SSRS Reports Knowledge of reporting tools: Active Reports, Crystal Reports and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) etc. for Windows desktop and Web applications; #6 Web design & web development tools Creation/maintenance of Web and Windows services (in C# / VB.NET) providing data for consumption by windows and web applications and workflows; Knowledge of SharePoint 2013 and above; #7 Experience in full stack development Familiarity with Secure Software Development Life Cycle Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards Ability to provide user and system documentation as required Ability to provide post-implementation support and resolve any post-implementation technical issues Experience conducting design walkthrough sessions with project team Other Core Skills (10%) #8 Communication skills Strong written and spoken English communication skills are essential; Experience make presentation to peers or clients Nice to Have Skills (20%): #9 Internet-ready applications & cloud solutions Experience in implementing cloud solutions, resources and cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, etc.) Familiarity with Microsoft Azure, Kubernetes and Serverless technologies; Knowledge of Internet security techniques and best practices, static and dynamic analysis security testing, penetration testing; #10 Knowledge of Finance Knowledge of fixed-income and derivative-based financial instruments Ability to quickly grasp financial terms and concepts Familiarity with Capital Market activities and Risk management
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Technology Infrastructure Support Specialist
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
06/14/2021
06/14/2021
6/14/2021 12:00:00 AM
Role: Specialized IT Consultant - contract RFS: RQ01516 Rate: $80/h inc Client: Ministry of Government and Consumer Services Location: WFH Duration: 445 business days, 7.25 hours per day Anticipated Start Date: July 2021 Responsibilities: Assist maintaining the KTLO so the EFSS team can complete the OPS Plan FY20-21 projects and the internal initiatives before end of the fiscal Successful delivery and completion of the internal initiatives. OPS Plan FY20-21 projects, incident management, problem management, change management, share management, data migrations, documentation of resolved and outstanding incidents, completed changes, all completed maintenance work and all configuration changes made to Ministry’s infrastructures and applications, and Ministry’s infrastructure having availability of no less than 99.5%. General Skills: Has very good understanding of theory and principles of midrange WINTEL operations management, ITIL, and related methods, techniques, practices and standards, in order to provide technical leadership in: analyzing and defining clients business and information technology requirements; design, development, testing and implementation of business or systems solutions, operational procedures and processes, evaluation software or hardware, preparing technical documentation and technical support; make persuasive technical recommendations; identify and diagnose serious incidents/problems, which may be very diverse and broad scope; provide viable options and solutions; provide draft procedures; train and explain technical concepts to others. •        Customer service techniques, to provide data, reports, problem resolution, advice, education and information. •        Experience with large data migrations and support of file share services. •        Varonis knowledge •        Written and oral communications, to write, explain and present complex technical reports and recommendations for staff and/or decision-makers who may not have in depth technical expertise; establish effective working relationships and provide instruction for less experienced team members; negotiate with and instruct vendors; provide training; and draft procedures. •         Prioritizing and time and quality management to ensure outputs meet SLA and operational needs efficiently and cost-effectively. •         Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as collaborating in work and contribute to an agile team environment •         Advance knowledge of Change, Incident and problem management tools and practices. Self-motivated technical support specialist with proven specialized technical expertise and knowledge for the development, maintenance and management of multi-site Data Centre Operations, VMware, VMware Horizon and Window server Operating System and subsystems for 7/24/365 processing services; to provide specialized technical expertise in the resolution of problems which may be very diverse and broad in scope; and to provide technical leadership and co-ordination for related mid-size projects or parts of large and complex projects. •          8+ years of technical experience with the installation, administration and maintenance of enterprise-class midrange servers, cloud, virtualization and hypervisor technologies (eg. Microsoft HyperV, VMware, VMware Horizon, vROPS, vSAN, Azur Dev-Ops, Azure VDI), Microsoft operating systems (eg. Windows Server 2019) and related features and components, database management systems, automation tools, information security systems, application software, networks, telecommunications technologies, and emerging technologies, in order to provide technical and operational leadership in delivering information technology production services to clients. •          Experience to lead project teams in identifying and evaluating information technology options for clients, developing infrastructure or system modifications, evaluating and recommending acquisition of midrange hardware, software, services or production consumables. •          Project management, and situational operational and service management skills, including costing and cost control, problem-solving techniques, to provide leadership, advice and cost-effective solutions which deal with complex infrastructure problems efficiently and effectively. Skills Experience and Skill Set Requirements VMware ESXi - 20% Parameter: 5-8 yeas of demonstrated experience managing ESXi environment including but not limited to installation, upgrade, patching of ESXi 5.5/6.5/6.7 or later, vSAN and vROPS Windows Server OS - 15% Parameter: 5-8 yeas of demonstrated experience of installing, upgrading, patching and managing Windows 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2019. Experience with share support and data migrations - 20% Parameter: 5-8 years of experience of managing shares and data migrations. Communication and Collaboration - 5% Parameter: 5-8 years demonstrated experience in effectively organizing, communicating and collaborating with partners and stakeholders to understand business rules, data and develop automation reports, demonstrated knowledge of SharePoint, MS Teams, Microsoft O365 Tools and documentation repositories. Tools Knowledge - 10% Parameter: ?Demonstrated knowledge of infrastructure performance and fault monitoring tools, Azure DevOps, Power BI and BMC Remedy.
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Programmer/Developer
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
06/10/2021
06/10/2021
6/10/2021 12:00:00 AM
Role: Programmer/Developer contract RFS: RQ01513 Rate: $89/h inc Client: Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services Location: 5700 Yonge Street, North York Duration: 90 business days, 7.25 hours per day Anticipated Start Date: June 2021 Due to the urgent issues for this project, this position may be initially required to work from 5700 Yonge Street if there is a potential delay in receiving the OPS VPN token, as critical issues will require immediate support. Requisition as it is on a part-time to full time basis. Please note the manager is looking for a strong Coldfusion developer. Please ensure the cold fusion experience is clearly indicated. Knowledge of coding languages (e.g. C++, Java, JavaScript) and frameworks/systems (e.g. AngularJS, Git, Jenkins), Microsoft PowerApps platform. Responsibilities: Required to translate technical systems specifications into working, tested applications. This includes: developing detailed programming specifications writing and/or generating code compiling data-driven programs, maintaining, and conducting unit tests Resolves and troubleshoots technical problems which arise during the use and operation of software packages, including technical assistance in implementation, conversion and migrations Experience with Cold Fusion Application. Expertise in Data Migration , Collaborating with vendor on a SaaS solution deployment of IT Solutions. General Skills: Experience in programming and analysis; specialized software package support at the specified experience level Ability to collaborate with IT Professionals throughout the Software Development Life Cycle Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience in design, code, test, debug and document applications Experience in the use of object and/or third generation language development tools Experience in one or more programming languages Experience in application design, latest design patters, deployment and troubleshooting Experience with relational and hierarchical database technologies Experience in the use of information retrieval packages using query languages Experience with one or more communications protocols Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience eliciting and documenting information from diverse business area stakeholders and subject matter experts Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Desirable Skills: Knowledge and experience with Cold Fusion skill set Knowledge and experience with programming Internet-ready applications Knowledge and experience in rapid application development (RAD) methodologies Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices Experience with middleware and gateways Experience reviewing, analyzing, and modifying product installation scripts including encoding, testing, debugging Ability to provide post-implementation support and resolve any post-implementation technical issues Experience conducting design walkthrough sessions with project team Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards Ability to provide user and system documentation as required
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Business Analyst
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
06/10/2021
06/10/2021
6/10/2021 12:00:00 AM
Role: Business Analyst contract RFS: RQ01353 Rate: $87/h inc Client: Ministry of Treasury Board Secretariat Location: WFH Duration: 325 business days, 7.25 hours per day Anticipated Start Date: July 2021 Must Haves 10+ years' experience in business analysis and business modeling Requirement gathering, business process re-engineering, developing documentation GUI, user interface design and mock ups. (e.g. Balsamiq/Figma) Joint Application development (JAD) Unified Modelling language (UML) Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools. Document Management system and/or Customer Relationship Management System (CRM) The Senior Business Analysts will work closely with the Business Team, Business Architect, Systems Architect, Technical Architect, Development Team and Project Manager to ensure completeness of requirements and full understanding of business expectations. Sr. Business Analyst will generate artifacts that demonstrate how business, operations and systems inter-operate within the organization to support new correspondence business processes. In this period the Sr. Business Analyst will deliver the following: 1. Detail Business Requirements 2. Screen Design/User Interface 3. Check Point 0,1,2 material 4. Business Process Models 5. Business Scenarios 6. Business Rule Profiles 7. Business Domain/Function Model (breakdown) 8. Business Domain Concept/Class Model 9. System Functional Requirements (including use cases) 10. Supplementary Specifications 11. Other business domain artifacts as per GO-ITS 56 Enterprise Architecture 12. Support the development of Business Architecture 13. Support the completion of the Threat Risk Assessment 14. Support the development of Logical Architecture Artifacts The Senior Business Analyst will also conduct sessions to verify the artifacts, evaluate technologies, and create the artifacts that demonstrate how business, operations and systems inter-operate within the organization to support new correspondence business processes. Required Skillset: Candidate should have 10+ years’ experience in business analysis and modeling 10+ years’ experience in applying business modeling techniques/tools in a way that the developed artifacts can be reused and leveraged for multiple projects Experience in the following areas: Development of business strategies Business process re-engineering Business case development and cost-benefit analysis Feasibility studies Joint Application Development (JAD) facilitation Process improvement System enhancements User training Screen Design (GUI Designer - Balsamiq & Figma) Experience in structured, object oriented and agile methodologies for users-requirements elicitation and the development of specifications Experience in UML (Unified Modeling Language) Experience in the use of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools to document conceptual requirements and scope (e.g., Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect CASE tool) Proven ability to support the client in development of presentation materials, briefing notes, etc. related to the project. Ensure that the artifacts are aligned with the enterprise architecture standards and principles (i.e., GO-ITS 56) Good understanding of OPS corporate policy development and communications business processes and general practices Good understanding of the components of the Government of Ontario’s senior level reporting as it exists today, and the types of decision-making tools used such as correspondence, communications planning, issues/briefing notes, FOI requests, and financial and HR reporting. Experience working on a Document Management System or/and Customer Relationship Management System (CRM), and\or Talent Management (TM) or Human Resources Management System (HRMS) would be considered an advantage. Evaluation Criteria Business Requirements Gathering/Documentation 10+ years experience in a business analyst capacity, with demonstrated work outlined clearly Experience conducting requirements gathering and developing documentation Demonstrated experience with developing business strategies, business process re-engineering Demonstrated experience with business case development, cost-benefit analysis and feasibility studies in a complex project environment Experience with a wide range of methods, tools and techniques for business analysis such as, but not limited to: business functional modelling, business event modelling, business process mapping 28.5% Technical Experience Demonstrated Experience with GUI, user interface design and mock ups. (e.g. Balsamiq/Figma) Demonstrated Experience with Joint Application development (JAD), Unified Modelling language (UML), and Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools. Demonstrated experience with Document Management system and/or Customer Relationship Management System (CRM) Exposure to working with diverse business environments and enterprise wide systems. 28.5% System Functional Requirements Ability to work with business and development teams to document system requirements. Demonstrated experience with creating Business Cases, Screen Design/User Interface, Business Process Models, Privacy Impact Assessment and Threat Risk Assessments, and Logical architecture artifacts, among other deliverables. Demonstrated experience with Business Architecture. 28.5% Communication Skills Demonstrated experience in solving problems analytically, and making sound decisions based on. Experience in negotiating using both verbal and written communication skills and should have worked in a team based environment with a proven record of meeting deadlines. 14.5%
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Programmer/Developer
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
06/09/2021
06/09/2021
6/9/2021 12:00:00 AM
Role: Programmer/Developer RFS: RQ01337 Rate: $83/h inc Client: Ministry of Treasury Board Secretariat Location: WFH Duration: 259 business days, 7.25 hours per day Anticipated Start Date: June 2021 Manager is looking for hands-on developers to join their modern web application project. They are creating new modern web applications to replace existing systems. 5+ years of hands-on experience in a professional, programming position, working with modern technology stack Extensive experience and knowledge of frontend stack such as Javascript,React HTML5, CSS/SCSS, ES6, Sass Experience in backend stack such as: Node.js, Java, PHP, Python, npm, RabbitMQ, Kafka, ElasticSearch, Redis Proficient in designing and implementing complex system's integration solutions (emphasis on RESTful APIs, GraphQL, etc.) Experience collaborating with an agile multi-disciplinary team Responsibilities: Design, implement, and continuously expand data pipelines by performing extraction, transformation, and loading activities. Required to translate technical systems specifications into working, tested applications. This includes developing detailed programming specifications, writing and/or generating code, compiling data-driven programs, maintaining, and conducting unit tests. Resolves and troubleshoots technical problems which arise during the use and operation of software packages, including technical assistance in implementation, conversion and migrations. General Skills: Experience in programming and analysis; specialized software package support at the specified experience level Ability to collaborate with IT Professionals throughout the Software Development Life Cycle Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience in design, code, test, debug and document applications Experience in the use of object and/or third generation language development tools Experience in one or more programming languages Experience in application design, latest design patters, deployment and troubleshooting Experience with relational and hierarchical database technologies Experience in the use of information retrieval packages using query languages Experience with one or more communications protocols Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications Experience eliciting and documenting information from diverse business area stakeholders and subject matter experts Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation skills A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Full Stack Skills Proficient with both front end and back end development, including any associated areas such as database design/management and DevOps Knowledge and experience with design and implementation of the overall web architecture Experience with implementation of approved user interface, design and deployment of database Knowledge and experience ensuring the entire stack is designed and built for speed and scalability Knowledge and experience with the design and construction of REST API services Knowledge and experience integrating front-end UI with the constructed API Knowledge and experience in design and implementation of continuous integration and deployment Desirable Skills: Knowledge and experience with programming Internet-ready applications Knowledge and experience in rapid application development (RAD) methodologies Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices Experience reviewing, analyzing, and modifying product installation scripts including encoding, testing, debugging Ability to provide post-implementation support and resolve any post-implementation technical issues Experience conducting design walkthrough sessions with project team Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) and related regulations and standards Ability to provide user and system documentation as required Skills Experience and Skill Set Requirements Product knowledge -15 The candidate must poses strong knowledge of technology standards and best practices in delivery of complex, user-centric IT solutions. Knowledge and experience in delivery of various IT solutions with tight timelines Development experience - 30 5+ years of hands-on experience in a professional, programming position, working with modern technology stack Extensive experience and knowledge of frontend stack such as Javascript, HTML5, CSS/SCSS, ES6, Sass Experience in backend stack such as: Node.js, Java, PHP, Python, npm, RabbitMQ, Kafka, ElasticSearch, Redis Proficient in designing and implementing complex system's integration solutions (emphasis on RESTful APIs, GraphQL, etc.) Demonstrated experience with various relational and non-relational data stores e.g. PostgreSQL, Oracle, MongoDB, Redis, Experienced with Linux and NGINX Demonstrated experience with Cloud delivery / deployment models Framework & testing experience - 25 Testing end-to-end, cross-browser, device, and accessibility testing (e.g. WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards) including implementing and running automated test scripts Demonstrated experience with modern JavaScript-based web frameworks: React, Node.js Demonstrated experience with Foundation and Bootstrap Design and Architecture - 15 Strong understanding of modern architectural principles for cloud-based solutions Proven experience designing modern architectural patterns to support delivery of complex IT solutions that are reliable, secure, responsive and scalable Build effective UI design, accessibility, security-driven development, web standards, and design systems Leadership & methodologies -15 Experience on a build/run team using agile methods such as understanding of product backlog in sprint planning, conveying vision for team on end-product, experience part of scrum ceremonies, etc Experience mentoring and coaching staff to support their development Experience collaborating with a multi-disciplinary team Comfortable participating in design sprints and bringing your product and technical ideas to the wider team
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Software Specialist
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
06/08/2021
06/08/2021
6/8/2021 12:00:00 AM
Role: Specialized IT Consultant contract RFS: RQ01389 Rate: $96/h inc Client: Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services Location: WFH Duration: 200 business days, 7.25 hours per day Anticipated Start Date: June 2021 The Manager is looking for a strong developer, who has worked on a team that has a DevOps operation. This person will not be responsible for managing the DevOps process. Must-haves: Hands-on developer with strong Spring boot frameworks, Java 8+ experience Experience in developing web-based applications Experience in developing and support of cloud native applications running on PaaS services like VMWare Tanzu Experience in designing and developing scalable microservices and database services Experience with relational and NoSQL database technologies Angular v9+ Responsibilities: Works in partnership with clients, advising them on information technology in order to meet their business objectives or overcome problems, work to improve structure and efficiency of an organization’s I&IT systems. The I&IT Consultant may be used to provide strategic guidance to organizations with regard to Information Management & IT technology, IT infrastructures and the enablement of major business processes through enhancements to IT. Provides subject matter expertise in their field and highly expert technical assistance. General Skills: Acts as the technical advisor/expert on all aspects of a specific deliverable Provide the quality assurance/quality control of specific deliverables Anticipates and resolves problems to ensure that the deliverables are completed within budget, to the highest quality, meeting or exceeding expectations Develops processes and procedures for implementing deliverables Prepares reports and presentations including options, recommendations, implementation plans, etc. Works with clients to define the scope of a project and to determine requirements Defines software, hardware and network requirements Analyzes I&IT requirements giving independent and objective advice on the use of I&IT Designs, tests, installs and monitors new systems and develops solutions and implementation of new systems Familiar with change-management principles and methodology Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices Desirable skills: Ability to collaborate with IT Professionals throughout the Software Development Life Cycle Knowledge and experience with developing web-based applications using Angular v9+ and Spring boot frameworks, Java 8+ Experience in design and development of responsive web applications Experience in asynchronous programming both client and server Experience in developing and support of cloud native applications running on PaaS services like VMWare Tanzu Experience in designing and developing scalable microservices and database services Experience with relational and NoSQL database technologies Experience working with DevOps engineers to design and implement an end to end CI/CD pipeline for the application and ensure performance and reliability of production environments Experience in API integration best practices Experience working in a test-driven development environment Expertise to influence testing strategy and guide test automation Perform peer review and ensure quality at every stage of the product development lifecycle Provide mentorship and perform knowledge transfer to other peer developers Recommend and implement changes to reference architecture, development frameworks and design patterns Promotes industry standards and best practices with the product teams Experience implementing application performance monitoring tools like Azure Monitor Knowledge and understanding of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA)/WCAG 2.0 related regulations and standards Ability to provide user and system documentation as required Experience working in an agile environment and using tools like Azure DevOps A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines Familiarity with Government work environment, tools, applications would be an advantage.
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