Canadian Pacific Railway Specialist Business Systems - Sr. Java Developer in Calgary, Canada
Req ID: 75710
Department: Information Services
Job Type: Full-Time
Position Type: Non-Union
Location: Calgary, Alberta
% of Travel: 0-10%
of Positions: 1
Job Available to: Internal & External
Deadline to apply: 09/16/2019
Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Responsible for analyzing, constructing, testing, implementing and documenting application software solutions
Responsible for support of application software solutions in compliance with determined Service Level Agreements
Responsible for monitoring application software health, ensuring optimal operation and performance throughout the organization’s software asset life cycle
Responsible for adherence to the organization’s chosen SDLC methodology
Coach developers on best practices and perform peer review of code.
Analyzes, designs and documents technical specifications that satisfy validated business requirements
Constructs software solutions that strictly comply with technical specifications
Creates, executes or participates in all levels of application testing; E.G. Unit, SIT, etc.
Executes and supports a range of application software deployment types; E.G. from small standalone applications to highly integrated and complex cross-functional software solutions
Participate in the on call support rotation.
Participates in post-implementation assessments of application solutions
Participates in reviews of SDLC deliverables and processes to maximize and share learnings with teams
Analyzes, modifies and supports legacy and new software applications at all levels of integration and complexity
Actively monitors the operating efficiency and stability of systems against determined service level agreements, ensuring optimal usage of the organization’s software assets and its contribution to the organization’s goals
Actively maintains system technical documentation ensuring accuracy and timeliness of information
Awareness of, and adherence to, best practices for application software development
Awareness of, and adherence to, defined support processes (e.g. incident management, change management, etc.)
Driving the development of system specifications;
Configuring the software to business requirements;
Developing and executing tests to confirm the functionality;
Creating necessary documentation and delivering knowledge transfer sessions;
Communicating in a team environment.
University Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Science or equivalent practical experience
5+ years experience delivering technical solutions within a formal Software Development Lifecycle
5+ years’ experience with Testing Strategies and techniques; E.G. Unit, SIT, performance, load, Etc.
5+ years’ experience with diagnosing, isolating and debugging software and/or data related problems.
5+ years of experience with programming languages and environments:
Must Have: Java, Java Script, SOA, Multi-threading, Web Services, API
Should Have: Unit Testing, SQL, Source control, Automated builds/integration, Security (encryption), Database experience, Packaging
Nice to Have: XML/XSD, IIS Configuration/troubleshooting, Active Directory, Architectural Design Experience, SD Methodology, UML
Working knowledge and practical experience with Problem Solving techniques
Working knowledge and practical experience applying programming best practices
Strong root cause analysis skills
Good interpersonal skills
Team player, skilled at working in a highly collaborative manner
A desire to continuously learn
Strong written and oral communication skills, addressing different audiences; technical, non-technical and management
Ability to coach developers on solution designing, documentation and code reviews.
WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:
Flexible and competitive benefits package
Competitive company pension plan
Employee Share Purchase Plan
Performance Incentive Program
Annual Fitness Subsidy
As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.
The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:
Criminal history check
Management Conductor Program:
Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.
CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").