Software Developer – Full Stack (RQ04744)

  • Contract
  • Toronto

Ministry of Education


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 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 Requirements

Programmer and Development Skills – 65%


·        Experience in systems design, configuration, integration and development, IT security, programming concepts, languages and related methods, techniques, practices and standards in JAVA, J2EE, JSF, HTML/DHTML, XML/XSL

·        Hands on experience in n-tier web-based application development using Oracle database

·        Development experience using emerging technologies such as Web Services, web responsive frontend development, AODA compliant solutions

·        Experience in using open source software such as Spring, myBatis, Bootstrap, jQuery

·        Experience using reporting tools such as Jasper

·        Demonstrated experience directly supporting the SDLC (agile/iterative) and implementation of business-critical software applications and systems

·        Hands on experience with Oracle SQL scripts and good understanding of RDMBS


Analytical and Problem-Solving Skill – 30%


·        Analytical skills to assess the feasibility of a broad range of options, make recommendations and develop customized strategies to resolve unique problems

·        Consultation, interpersonal and teamwork skills to discuss client requirements, lead discussions of system development options and technical process and to work effectively with colleagues and clients

·        A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines


Public Sector Experience – 5%

  • Experience with Public Sector application and information architecture, methodologies and GO–ITS standards would be an asset
  • Familiar with Public Sector Threat Risk Assessment (TRA) and Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) process

Supplier Comments

Please note: The candidate is required to work onsite at 777 Bay Street, suite 3200 (3rd Floor), Toronto for 3 days a week and 2 days from home. Initially candidate would be required to work onsite until VPN access of the resource is processed, this may take around 7-10 business days. 

MSP Notes

The consultant will need to work onsite in Toronto.

Shortlisting Date: Feb 28 at 3:00 pm EST

The maximum number of Candidate Submissions: 3

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