<![CDATA[ProVision Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.PROVISIONSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Configuration & Deployment Lead]]> Configuration & Deployment Lead

Our  client in the financial  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an Configuration & Deployment Lead  to join  their technology  team.

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

Introduction:  As a Configuration and Deployment lead you will join our technology team. You will be responsible for the deployment and integration of the new system through the stages of the SDLC.  You will grow to become a SME on the technology and be relied upon for leading future projects.

Targeted Skills and Experience:
  • Support development and testing teams from construction through implementation phases of the SDLC, by conducting walkthroughs of requirements, providing clarification and facilitating issue resolution. Prepare documentation for sign off deliverables for development, testing and implementation (Test Plan, Test Cases, and Capacity Plan) 
  • Successfully prioritize and manage multiple requests, projects, and activities typically working under pressure
  • Work closely with projects and developer communities to ensure the successful delivery of products/changes throughout each of the system environments
  • Write deployment scripts of moderate complexity and scope, working with basic applications systems designs and specifications, and utilizing standard procedures/techniques
  • Interface with system designers and developers to design and create deployment scripts
  • Create and maintain SIT/UAT/PTE/Production implementation plans
  • Facilitate walkthroughs of implementation plans with third party vendors and stakeholders

Targeted Technical Capabilities:
  • Must have 7+ years of experience developing, integrating or deploying C++ applications within a SOA based environment
  • Must have 5+ years of experience with XML with some knowledge of XSLT or similar tools
  • Must have 5+ years of SQL or similar RDBMS
  • Must have 3+ years using Eclipse within an enterprise environment
  • Must have 3+ years of experience with BASH/PERL scripting
  • Must have 3+ years of experience with MKS, CVS or any SCM tool
  • Technical knowledge and experience in network methodologies, TCP/IP protocols, DNS, system and network performance analysis
  • Must have previous application delivery development experience encompassing knowledge of formal SDLC methodologies and disciplines for delivering new or enhanced applications
  • Must be able to effectively interact with stakeholders, end users, business analysts, and technical resources to gather requirements and prepare design specifications
  • Participate in post-implementation reviews by providing recommendations on improving both application development and deployment content and process to maximize and share learning
  • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.

 
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Java / C++ / ETL developer]]> Risk Management team within our Financial Services client, has several new projects.

With your experience with Java, C++ and ETL tools, you can hit the ground running for this long term assignment.

 

Must-Have skills: 
1) Java (5+ years experience) 
2) C++ (5+ years experience) 
3) ETL tools: Talend and/or Pentaho (5+ years experience) 
4) Unix commands, Shell scripting (5+ years experience) 
5) SQL, JDBC, and ORM (5+ years experience) 
6) Apache/Tomcat, Spring, J2EE (5+ years experience) 
7) FI/Banking industry experience (preferably Capital Markets - Risk experience) 

 

Nice-To-Have Skills: 
• MVC design pattern (implemented in Sprint MVC, JSP, Angular etc.) 
• Familiar with XML, XSD, XSLT and Excel XLS 
• Any Javascript UI framework 
• Any BI tools experience such as Tableau, QlikView or JasperReport 
• Familiarity with a flavor of UNIX (Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, etc.) and Windows. 
• Agile/Scrum development methodology. 
• Authorization and authentication standards and protocols (SAML, OAuth, Kerberos, etc.) 
• Python development experience 
• MATLAB experience 

The main function of a Developer (Other Specialty) is to design, develop, and implement applications using in-demand languages and technologies to support business requirements

 

experience on delivering efficient, maintainable, robust enterprise solutions in a Java environment. 
• Familiar with produce designs and estimates, and implement features based on product requirements. 
• Maintain and integrate with existing applications by implementing new features and fixing defects. 
• Collaborate with peers on designs, code reviews, and testing. 
• Produce unit tests to improve code quality and maximize code coverage for new and existing features. 

 
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Project Manager - Digital Healthcare]]> Our client is a high-profile Public-Sector Healthcare Organization, located in Toronto.  They are seeking the services of a Senior Project Manager with specialization in Digital Healthcare and the Provincial Drug Repository for a 9-month assignment.

 

Targeted Experience:
  • Project management experience leading complex, mission critical projects or initiatives involving business transformation, and design, development and implementation of IT solutions;
  • Experience in applying business process transformation and re-engineering concepts to promote business improvements through alternative, cost effective service delivery approaches;
  • Developing and/or supporting the development of training and communication materials in support of large system implementations;
  • Experience leading a team of business analysts, designers, developers and working with cross- functional teams;
  • Experience in managing projects using agile methodologies for the analysis, design, development and implementation of applications in large complex environments; and
  • Experience with large complex IT Health related projects.
  • Extensive knowledge of Ontario’ s provincial health eHealth solutions including Ontario’ s provincial drug information systems e.g. Drug Profile Viewer and/or other regional drug initiatives;
  • Knowledge of electronic medical records systems, pharmacy management systems and hospital information systems;
  • Knowledge and experience with designing eHealth solutions and business processes to meet Ontario’ s privacy legislation requirements;
  • Proven ability in working with clinicians and other health sector stakeholders to identify their business needs and translate them into concise and complete requirements under tight deadlines;
  • Knowledge of the eHealth Technology landscape in Ontario, including Ontario health building blocks such as the Client, Provider, Consent and User Registries; and
  • Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices.

 

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today.

 
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Project Manager]]> Our client is a high-profile public-sector organization, located in Toronto, seeking to secure the services of a Senior Project Manager for a 12-month+ assignment.

Targeted Experience and Qualifications Include:

-Extensive experience in managing large-scale projects and/or programs of significant complexity and value with high risk; specifically, transformational enterprise-wide IT projects impacting multi-departmental environments (including budget and timeline management, scope management, estimating and managing project resources, risk/issue management, timely decision making, critical path identification, etc.)

-10+ years of professional Project Management experience, exhibiting clear, practical knowledge of tools and techniques for planning, organizing, executing, monitoring and controlling complex IT projects.

PMP (or equivalent) certification

Clear proficiency and experience in contract negotiations, procurement procedures and Vendor and Contract Management. Hands-on experience in preparing a range of project and formal contractual documents

Proven track record in managing large teams of 30+ team members, including staff, partner organizations, SI firms and independent consultants, in a matrix environment. Must also have extensive practical experience and knowledge with techniques for planning, organizing, and monitoring multiple IT projects simultaneously.

If you are qualified and interested in this assignment, please send your resume today!
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Specialty Developer IV]]> Summary:

Senior Developer/Analyst to perform design, development and testing of Markit EDM packages to support the flow of Security Master data from producers to consumers including data collection, processing, access, retrieval and governance.

Skills/Experience:

- Ability to develop technical documentation and functional specifications
- Ability to work with unclear or changing requirements
- Work with limited direction and minimal supervision



MUST HAVE:

1.) Senior Development experience (10+ yrs)
2.) Strong SQL (7-10 yrs)
3.) Markit EDM application * 2 yrs
4.) Understanding of business and bank technology standards
5.) Excellent communication skills


NICE TO HAVE

1.) Data analysis is a plus
2.) Security Master implementation experience is a plus.
3.)  Security Master Data experience – strong asset
4.) Banking/Financial Industry experience
5.) Wealth Management/Securities/Capital Market experience


If not able to find Markit EDM, we will focus on the following:

Skills/Experience:
-        Senior Development experience (10+ yrs)
-        Strong SQL (7-10 yrs)
-        Security Master implementation experience is a plus.
-        Data analysis is a plus
-        ETL development - any experience
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Programmer Analyst]]> Programmer Analyst - Enterprise Operations

Our  client in the financial  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an Programmer Analyst  to join  their Enterprise Operations  team.

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

Introduction: 

Responsible for designing, developing, maintaining, and supporting solutions within the Microsoft Dynamics initiative.

Targeted Skills and Experience:
  • Completes well designed systems of high quality that make appropriate use of technology.
  • Develops both personal plans and project plans - and the task detail appropriate for completion of work assignments.
  • Contributes in the development of design, implementation, and testing plans.
  • Maintains currency in technological trends and directions through research/education/self-motivated technology experimentation.
  • Participates and/or leads in new technology investigation and makes recommendations for new technology adoption where appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent working experience. 
  • Thorough knowledge of information systems theories, concepts, methods, and techniques.  
  • Design, architect, development, and implementation of data models, processes and integrations into and out of Microsoft Dynamic.
  • Experience in contributing to initiatives through the full software development life cycle - from conception to completion - with proven ability in coordinating activities, scheduling, and project control.
  • Excellent communication/customer service skills required for interactions with people of varying levels of technical expertise.
  • Expertise needed in the following technologies: Microsoft Dynamic, C#

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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ABOUT ProVision :

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.

 
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Bilingual Business Analyst (Manufacturing)]]> Bilingual Business Analyst (Microsoft Dynamics AX - Manufacturing)

Our  client in the Manufacturing sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  a  Bilingual Business Analyst to join  their  Microsoft Dynamics AX team.

Location: Montreal, QC

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

Introduction:  The Business Systems Analyst (Production) will provide full lifecycle implementation consulting for the Production suite of modules of the Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for end clients. S/he will perform business requirements gathering and analysis and optimal design recommendation for the new system workflows, through the creation of functional specifications, to support established business needs. Build the new system functionality in concert with the client team and the technical team. S/he will design, write, and execute system and integration test plans. Build end user documentation and train end users on new system. Support the migration effort to the new system.

Targeted Skills and Experience: Provide full lifecycle implementation consulting for the Production suite of modules of the Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for Edgewater Fullscope clients

Targeted Technical Capabilities: Business Analysis, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Functional, Manufacturing, MRP Capacity
 

Qualifications:

Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or a related field or foreign equivalent.

Minimum experience required:

Must be Bi-lingual (French)

5 years of experience in a client-facing consulting position.

3 years of experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Implementation.

2 years of experience in Microsoft (MS) Dynamics AX Release 2012 or later.

Certification in: MS Dynamics AX Functional Area(s).

1 year of experience in each of the following MS Dynamics Production Modules: Process Manufacturing Module, Discreet Manufacturing Module, Quality, Master Planning, Bill of Materials, and Inventory.

3 years of Experience in the following MS Dynamics AX Implementation lifecycles: Requirements gathering and analysis, Build, Testing, Training, Go live phases of engagement.

2 years of experience in the following MS Dynamics AX implementation lifecycles: Design.

2 years of experience working with the following industry: Discrete Manufacturing.

1 year of experience working with the following industry: Process Manufacturing.

Position is based out of Montreal (On Client’ s Site)

 

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision:

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.

 
 
 
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business analyst - portfolio management]]>   Enterprise Project Governance & Policy Standards group is seeking a seasoned Business Analyst to join the Business IT Alignment team to support and process reporting, portfolios, and CA PPM initiatives.

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
- Business requirements (5+ years gathering & writing requirements) 
- Portfolio management tools & methodology (5+ years with CA PPM preferred but not mandatory) 
- Project risk reporting (5+ years with risk assessments) 
- Excel (5+ years with pivot tables, vlookups, macros) 
- Visio (5+ years with process flows, support, reporting) 

 

  Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies 
• Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers 
• Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation 
• Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities 
• Supports one or more highly complex business processes 
• Works on multiple projects as a project team member 
• Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs 
• Create business solutions that increase competitive advantage 
• Exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions 
• Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines 
• Solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details 
• Increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions 
• Analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions 
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Bilingual (Spanish) Business Analyst]]> International Banking Division of our Major Financial Services client, has an immediate contract opportunity for a Bilingual (Spanish / English) analyst.

Main responsibilities:

The resource will be responsible for the detailed documentation of business requirements (incl. full analysis of end to end processes) in English and Spanish, schedule and manage walkthroughs &/demos of requirements and obtaining sign off as well as scope changing documents, process flows, users' procedures/manuals and assistance.

 

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Fully Bilingual in English and Spanish (Written and Verbal) 
2) Business Analyst (5+ years of experience) 
3) Great Communication skills 
4) Visio, Microsoft Office 
5) Documentation (will be documenting and translating in both English and Spanish) 


6) Nice to have: FI/Banking Experience, Telophony/ Contact Center experience, 

The manager requires an intermediate/senior level bilingual Business Analyst, fully fluent in both Spanish and English. They will be doing a lot of documentation and will be required to document and translate in Spanish/English

Also, the analyst  will be responsible for leading and coordinating with group of technology areas through solutioning, development, testing and implementation of specific technology components. Candidate must have solid project management skills and experience including building and managing project plans in MS Project, as well as leading when required team sessions and status meetings, capturing action items and meeting minutes, status reports (incl. capturing of decisions, issues & risks), implementation checklists and implementation strategies.   He/she  will also work very closely with the international, in-country teams, responsible for Desktop, Telephony, IVR, Sharepoint & MIS deployments and must maintain a strong relationship with our business and I.T. partners, both in and out of country. 
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Calypso Developer]]>
Job Description:
The successful candidate will be working on Calypso initiatives for a legacy version of the platform. It will require in depth knowledge of the Calypso API, solid Java and Oracle PL/SQL skills as well as Fixed Income Post trade Settlement knowledge.
Initial engagement for Fixed Income Cash Strategy to get us to August Delivery. Subsequent work for EuroTLX trading and MIFID 2 regulatory compliance.

Must have -
5+ years of Calypso Development experience
5+ years of Core Java development
2+ years of Java Swing
5+ years of Oracle PL/SQL
3+ years of Fixed Income Post trade/Settlement knowledge
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Business Analyst]]> Senior Business Analyst   - Data Modelling

Our client in the Public sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking an Senior Business Analyst to join their Data Modelling team.

 

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

 

Introduction: As the Senior Business Analyst, you will gather, validate and document business and functional requirements for the next phase of the Customer Relationship Management Solution. You will ensure that business requirements are mapped to business needs and approved by stakeholders.

 

Targeted Skills and Experience:

  • Review, revise and document business and functional requirements across the Division.

  • Further evaluate the CRM solution and it' s alignment to City-wide Enterprise solutions.

  • Perform a Fit-gap Analysis – evaluate key business processes and identify gaps that need solutions.

  • Cost Analysis - review solution/licensing cost and provide an estimate for annual operating costs across the Division.

  • Review and analyze existing business processes in order to gain a complete understanding of current procedures and identify and document areas for improvements.

  • Review functionality of Salesforce to optimize its use for EDC services.

  • Interview business unit staff and gather business requirements and translate them into detailed project plans.

  • Perform business and technical analysis and evaluation concerning the project' s goals and objectives.

  • Work with City subject matter experts to ensure proposed solution architecture aligns with the City Enterprise Architecture framework and technology standards.

  • Define the architectural scope including business, information, application, and technology and security architecture.

  • Develop technical documentation related to business and system requirements, architecture, specifications, systems integration, maintenance, training and implementation planning.

  • Collaborate with various project resources to develop project Statement of Work.

 

Qualifications:

  • Extensive and demonstrated experience in business systems analysis and requirements gathering.

  • Extensive experience in business process, data and workflow modelling;

  • Experience in development of use cases, relationship diagrams, cost– benefit and stakeholders analyses etc.

  • Broad experience in developing architecture models for government organizations

  • In-depth expertise in UML modelling diagrams.

  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment with integrated enterprise solutions such as workflow management, business process management, business rules management, document management, content management, customer relationship management, enterprise application integration and portal solutions.

  • Experience in creating business architecture models demonstrating how products, operations and systems interoperate within the organization.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), presentation skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Practical experience and working knowledge of   Power Point,   MS Project and Visio

  • Demonstrated experience in and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and protocols including Java (web and client/server), Service Oriented Architecture, Java J2EE, XML, SOAP, CORBA/RMI, Zachman Framework.

  • Experience in the requirement gathering of cloud and web-based applications is a definite asset (e.g. Salesforce).

  • University/Community College degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent combination of education and /or experience. Professional designation or certification is a definite asset.

 

 

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

 

 

We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision:

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

  We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

  Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Directory Services Technical Project Manager]]> Technical Project Manager  - Data Migration

Our client in the Public sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking an Technical Project Manager to join their Data Migration team.

 

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 12 months

 

Introduction: Lead a team of very Technical SMEs in the development and implementation of Directory Consolidation and Transition Project:

- Migrate from NetIQ eDirectory/IM to MS Active Directory/Forefront Identity Manager

- Build and Implement Microsoft ADCS Enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (Certificate Authorities, Certificate management)

 

 

 

Targeted Skills and Experience:

• University/Community College degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent a definite asset. Applicable Certifications in Infrastructure, Architecture, Engineering, Microsoft/Novell/NetIQ/MicroFocus Systems, Project Management or equivalent a definite asset.

• Ability to facilitate the design, deployment and migration to a new Directory Service, including Identity Management and Public Key Infrastructure components, in a complex, heterogeneous Technology and Business Application Environment

• Clear understanding of Business/Technical Requirements, Statement of Work, and Strategic Plan creation as they apply to projects. Solid understanding of System Development Life Cycle, Technical/Technological and other methodologies

• Extensive Technical Project Management experience in all facets of technology (unit, functional, integration, system, regression, penetration, and performance) is required

• Infrastructure and/or System Architecture experience in large enterprise environment is a definite asset

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Experience in strategy creation and execution for a large project/program.

• Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.

• Ability to drive collaborative consensus in a highly technical environment

 

Qualifications:

• Strong knowledge of NetIQ eDirectory/IM and Microsoft Active Directory DS/FIM, including Exchange and third-party application integrations

• Strong knowledge of PKI concepts in Microsoft AD CS environment (Chain of Trust, CAs, deployment modes, certificate management, etc.)

• Experience in Cloud Technologies, IaaS, PaaS, etc. is an asset

• Thorough understanding of Cash Flow analysis, budgeting and general financial management.

• Demonstrated Working knowledge of Server, SAN, Middleware, and Database and Application Development technologies

 

 

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

 

 

We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision:

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

 

With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

 

We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

 

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Directory Services Senior Technical SME]]>
  • University/Community College degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent a definite asset. Applicable Certifications in Infrastructure, Architecture, Engineering, Microsoft/Novell/NetIQ/MicroFocus Systems, Project Management or equivalent a definite asset.
  • Ability to create the design, deployment and migration to a new Directory Service, including Identity Management and Public Key Infrastructure components, in a complex, heterogeneous Technology and Business Application Environment
  • Clear understanding of Business/Technical Requirements, Statement of Work, and Strategic Plan creation as they apply to projects. Solid understanding of System Development Life Cycle, Technical/Technological and other methodologies
  • Extensive NetIQ eDirectory/IM to MS Active Directory/Forefront Identity Manager experience in all facets of technology (unit, functional, integration, system, regression, penetration, and performance) is required
  • Infrastructure and/or System Architecture experience in large enterprise environment is a definite asset • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in strategy creation input and execution for a large project/program.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Ability to drive collaborative consensus in a highly technical environment
  •   Targeted Technical Capabilities:
    • Strong knowledge of NetIQ eDirectory/IM and Microsoft Active Directory DS/FIM, including Exchange and third-party application integrations
    • Strong knowledge of PKI concepts in Microsoft AD CS environment (Chain of Trust, CAs, deployment modes, certificate management, etc.) and Office365
    • Experience in Cloud Technologies, IaaS, PaaS, etc. is an asset
    • Thorough understanding of Cash Flow analysis, budgeting and general financial management.
    • Demonstrated Working knowledge of Server, SAN, Middleware, and Database and Application Development technologies.
      If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!   We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted. _________________________ ABOUT ProVision: ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search. With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors. We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
     
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    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Project Manager - MS Dynamics AX]]> Senior Project Manager - MS Dynamics AX

    Our  client in the Manufacturing sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  a  Senior Project Manager to join  their  Microsoft Dynamics AX team.

    Location: Toronto, ON

    Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

    Introduction:  Looking for a Senior Project Manager with an ability to manage  full-cycle projects for end clients, doing their ERP implementations, mainly with Dynamics AX

    Targeted Skills and Experience: Project Management, PMLC, ERP Implementation, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Manufacturing. MRP

    Targeted Technical Capabilities: Microsoft Dynamics AX, ERP Implementations

    Responsibilities:
    • Manage small to large scale ERP implementations
    • Meet delivery timelines
    • Achieve high customer satisfaction
    • Manage and motivate the team.
    • Communicate project expectations and performance appraisals for team members
    • Provide accurate project status and budget reports to customer and Management
    • Conduct formal project reviews as requested by the Management
    • Perform project acceptance and closeout procedures to adequately transition the project to sustaining operation

    Job Requirements:
    • Industry knowledge in Discrete or Process Manufacturing
    • Knowledge in Finance, Distribution or Manufacturing
    • 7+ years of Project Management Experience
    • 5+ years of ERP consulting experience
    • 2+ years of AX Project Management experience
    • Ability to write estimates, keep detailed budget and status reports
    • Ability to perform Implementation Sales presentations to prospective clients
    • Excellent oral and written communicator
    • Enjoys working with customers and solving business problems
    • Willing to travel to Montreal up to 20% of the time
    • Possess Strong leadership skills

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

    We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    _________________________

    ABOUT ProVision:

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.

     
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    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst (Production)]]> Business Analyst (Microsoft Dynamics AX - Manufacturing)

    Our  client in the Manufacturing sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  a  Business Analyst to join  their  Microsoft Dynamics AX team.

    Location: Toronto, ON

    Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

    Introduction:  The Business Systems Analyst (Production) will provide full lifecycle implementation consulting for the Production suite of modules of the Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for end clients. S/he will perform business requirements gathering and analysis and optimal design recommendation for the new system workflows, through the creation of functional specifications, to support established business needs. Build the new system functionality in concert with the client team and the technical team. S/he will design, write, and execute system and integration test plans. Build end user documentation and train end users on new system. Support the migration effort to the new system.

    Targeted Skills and Experience: Provide full lifecycle implementation consulting for the Production suite of modules of the Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for Edgewater Fullscope clients

    Targeted Technical Capabilities: Business Analysis, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Functional, Manufacturing, MRP Capacity
     

    Qualifications:

    Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or a related field or foreign equivalent.

    Minimum experience required:

    5 years of experience in a client-facing consulting position.

    3 years of experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Implementation.

    2 years of experience in Microsoft (MS) Dynamics AX Release 2012 or later.

    Certification in: MS Dynamics AX Functional Area(s).

    1 year of experience in each of the following MS Dynamics Production Modules: Process Manufacturing Module, Discreet Manufacturing Module, Quality, Master Planning, Bill of Materials, and Inventory.

    3 years of Experience in the following MS Dynamics AX Implementation lifecycles: Requirements gathering and analysis, Build, Testing, Training, Go live phases of engagement.

    2 years of experience in the following MS Dynamics AX implementation lifecycles: Design.

    2 years of experience working with the following industry: Discrete Manufacturing.

    1 year of experience working with the following industry: Process Manufacturing.

    Position is based out of Toronto (On Client’ s Site)

    Telecommuting option is available and travel to Montreal is required for 20-30% of time.

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

    We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    _________________________

    ABOUT ProVision:

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.

     
    ]]>
    Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Publishing Specialist]]> Senior Publishing Specialist - QA

    Our  client in the financial sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  a Senior Publishing Specialist  to join  their  team.

    Location: Toronto

    Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

    INTRODUCTION:

    This is a team of 15 content publishers that maintain content on all of the banks sites, provide quality assurance, and publish for a few channels. They have a client-centered approach that builds relationships and improves sales and service through their targeted offers, ATM, web and mobile channels. Working in an agile based startup environment, the team is comprised of talent from across all verticals – banking, consulting, and technology, among others. They brainstorm and incubate ideas at Live Labs at MaRS Discovery District where they challenge each other to see the world through the eyes of the client, then build and test their way to success. And they have fun while they’ re doing it! Join a growing team of digital groundbreakers with the Bank of the Future. 

    EVP (Employee Value Proposition): 
    • Flexible hours, casual Fridays, summer hours (work an extra hour Mon-Thurs and get half day off on Friday)
    • Flexible health benefits, stock purchase plan, competitive incentive pay and recognition programs
    • Competitive salary and banking benefits. 
    • Career growth, development and continuous learning opportunities.
    • Opportunity to be involved in our events that help our communities.
    • Click to learn more about Rewards & Recognition, Learning & Development, and Employee Community Involvement.

    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to): As a Senior Publishing Specialist, you will coordinate and build activities for  Testing and Publishing Dailies team. You will have ownership of a defined portfolio of sites and platforms and are responsible for approving the release of marketing initiatives, and base essential changes to the Online, ATM and Mobile platforms. 
    • Regularly attend and represent team in production meetings, forecasting gaps or issues with requirements or scheduled timelines.
    • Design tests and assist with variance analysis and problem resolution.
    • Complete test cycles, including overtime coverage as required.
    • Log and follow up on variances using guidelines for completeness and accuracy.
    • Create and circulate build status updates to stakeholders / liaise with Intake team and Technology support team on a regular basis.
    • Provide appropriate approvals and release builds to staging environments for deployment to production. 
    • Isolate issues / outages to business applications or processes – conduct root cause analysis and provide regular reports to Publishing Manager.
    • Assist in the administration of documentation on the team’ s knowledge repository.

    QUALIFICATOINS:
    • 3-6 years of experience in a Web production environment.
    • 3-6 years of experience in Quality Assurance (Experience validating web pages a plus).
    • Experience and understanding of Content Management Systems (CMS) or Web Content Management Systems (WCM or WCMS). 
    • Problem solver able to perform root cause analysis that leads to timely resolutions 
    • Understanding of W3C standards, and Windows and MacOS interface standards.
    • Experience with Accessibility requirements testing (WCAG2.0).
    • Understanding of user experience issues, and Internet design principles.
    • Experience with defect tracking software, such as HP Quality Center or JIRA.
    • Comfortable working in a team environment with minimal supervision.

    TOP SKILLS/MUST HAVES:
    • Minimum 3 years QA experience
    • Agile methodology experience
    • Superior communications skills as there is a lot of interaction with other teams on a daily basis

    TECHNOLOGY USED ON A DAILY BASIS:
    • JIRA
    • HPLM (MQC)

    NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
    • Previous experience in a financial institution preferred.
    • Experience validating web pages a plus
    • Publishing experience is definitely preferred (content promotion experience/publishing experience)
    • Mobile Banking
    • Mobile Device
    • Mobile Testing
    • CST QB certification

    SOFT SKILLS: 
    • Coordination skills - the testing itself is not complicated - but piecing everything together is complex
    • Problem solving - unlike large projects with lots of planning, things change here, plans change, ideas come into play, so this resource needs to be able to act on the fly, and adapt to the changes 
    • Outgoing personality - this resource will be interacting with 10 different teams, each responsible for 1 aspect, all to get 1 item out the door - so they need to be outspoken and comfortable interacting with others
    • Organization skills - to stay on top of changes and fixes required
    • Think like an entrepreneur
    • Can see through the client’ s eyes
    • Love to challenge the status quo
    • Have a passion for all things digital
    • Understand that collaboration is necessary for success 
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).

    EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 
    • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or applicable work experience. 
    • CST QB certification - huge bonus (Canadian Software Testing Quality Board)

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

     

    We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    _________________________

    ABOUT ProVision :

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.

     

    GROUP/PROJECT INFO: 
    This is a team of 15 content publishers that maintain content on all of the banks sites, provide quality assurance, and publish for a few channels. They have a client-centered approach that builds relationships and improves sales and service through their targeted offers, ATM, web and mobile channels. Working in an agile based startup environment, the team is comprised of talent from across all verticals – banking, consulting, and technology, among others. They brainstorm and incubate ideas at Live Labs at MaRS Discovery District where they challenge each other to see the world through the eyes of the client, then build and test their way to success. And they have fun while they’ re doing it! Join a growing team of digital groundbreakers with the Bank of the Future. 

    EVP (Employee Value Proposition): 
    • Flexible hours, casual Fridays, summer hours (work an extra hour Mon-Thurs and get half day off on Friday)
    • Flexible health benefits, stock purchase plan, competitive incentive pay and recognition programs
    • Competitive salary and banking benefits. 
    • Career growth, development and continuous learning opportunities.
    • Opportunity to be involved in our events that help our communities.
    • Click to learn more about Rewards & Recognition, Learning & Development, and Employee Community Involvement.

    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to): As a Senior Publishing Specialist, you will coordinate and build activities for  Testing and Publishing Dailies team. You will have ownership of a defined portfolio of sites and platforms and are responsible for approving the release of marketing initiatives, and base essential changes to the Online, ATM and Mobile platforms. 
    • Regularly attend and represent team in production meetings, forecasting gaps or issues with requirements or scheduled timelines.
    • Design tests and assist with variance analysis and problem resolution.
    • Complete test cycles, including overtime coverage as required.
    • Log and follow up on variances using guidelines for completeness and accuracy.
    • Create and circulate build status updates to stakeholders / liaise with Intake team and Technology support team on a regular basis.
    • Provide appropriate approvals and release builds to staging environments for deployment to production. 
    • Isolate issues / outages to business applications or processes – conduct root cause analysis and provide regular reports to Publishing Manager.
    • Assist in the administration of documentation on the team’ s knowledge repository.

    QUALIFICATOINS:
    • 3-6 years of experience in a Web production environment.
    • 3-6 years of experience in Quality Assurance (Experience validating web pages a plus).
    • Experience and understanding of Content Management Systems (CMS) or Web Content Management Systems (WCM or WCMS). 
    • Problem solver able to perform root cause analysis that leads to timely resolutions 
    • Understanding of W3C standards, and Windows and MacOS interface standards.
    • Experience with Accessibility requirements testing (WCAG2.0).
    • Understanding of user experience issues, and Internet design principles.
    • Experience with defect tracking software, such as HP Quality Center or JIRA.
    • Comfortable working in a team environment with minimal supervision.

    TOP SKILLS/MUST HAVES:
    • Minimum 3 years QA experience
    • Agile methodology experience
    • Superior communications skills as there is a lot of interaction with other teams on a daily basis

    TECHNOLOGY USED ON A DAILY BASIS:
    • JIRA
    • HPLM (MQC)

    NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
    • Previous experience in a financial institution preferred.
    • Experience validating web pages a plus
    • Publishing experience is definitely preferred (content promotion experience/publishing experience)
    • Mobile Banking
    • Mobile Device
    • Mobile Testing
    • CST QB certification

    SOFT SKILLS: 
    • Coordination skills - the testing itself is not complicated - but piecing everything together is complex
    • Problem solving - unlike large projects with lots of planning, things change here, plans change, ideas come into play, so this resource needs to be able to act on the fly, and adapt to the changes 
    • Outgoing personality - this resource will be interacting with 10 different teams, each responsible for 1 aspect, all to get 1 item out the door - so they need to be outspoken and comfortable interacting with others
    • Organization skills - to stay on top of changes and fixes required
    • Think like an entrepreneur
    • Can see through the client’ s eyes
    • Love to challenge the status quo
    • Have a passion for all things digital
    • Understand that collaboration is necessary for success 
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).

    EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 
    • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or applicable work experience. 
    • CST QB certification - huge bonus (Canadian Software Testing Quality Board)
    ]]>
    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Sales-Trading Data Integration Developer]]> The wholesale trading subsidiary of Bank, is seeking a self-starting, motivated and high-performing individual who look forward to being a strong contributor in a dynamic front office technology organization at a major bank. 


    This is a visible and complex role within the technology organization that will require the developer to interface with senior developers and development leads across various groups in the wholesale banking technology organization. 

    Brief Role Description 
    • Developer to work on data aggregation projects and build business intelligence sales tool for the wholesale bank’ s sales and trading organization 
    • Develop java translation layer to route data from internal systems to the vendor system 

    Must haves - 

    Expert Java developer- 10 years 
    Enterprise Integration Patterns and Design Patterns- 7 years 
    Strong concurrency, networking, algorithms and data structures knowledge- 5 years 
    Detailed low-level Java knowledge - 5 years 
    Strong knowledge of source control software (preferably Git, Integrity)- 2 years 
    Familiarity with software change controls applicable to the banking industry 
    Familiarity with continuous integration tools (preferably Teamcity, Jenkins)- 2 years 
    Familiarity with dependency management (preferably Nexus, Maven, Gradle)- 2 years 
    Familiarity with code review tools (preferably Crucible) 
    Familiarity with Agile methodology- 2 years 
    5+ years of experience in a wholesale banking technology group as a developer or developer lead 


    Job Description – Day-to-Day 
    • Analyze existing data sets (eg. trades, prices, inquiries, etc.) that route data to integration end points while maintaining awareness of current business requirements 
    • Develop front office/sales applications to support the Fixed Income rates and credit businesses across cash and derivatives globally 
    • Re-write code base of existing legacy batch-based data integration system to handle real-time data 
    • Work closely with other team members to ensure consistency in coding standards and approaches 
    • Update Confluence (wiki) site and documentation to reflect changes to the design, architecture, or other essential information
    • Support Sales system project implementation - Communicate data and system tool requirements with the vendor and internal developers 
    • Coordinate with our data source technology teams to ensure data quality and ideal integration 
    • Be responsible for leading technical aspects of projects from inception through to deployment 
    • Provide detailed development estimates as well as weekly status reporting 
    • Ensure that solutions adhere to development best practices and architectural principles 


    Nice to haves: 

    • Continuous Delivery concepts (deployment pipelines, etc) 
    • DevOps concepts 
    • Python
       
     
    ]]>
    Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Sr. Project Manager]]> Project Manager - Qualifier (eg.  Senior Project Manager – EMR (Electronic Medical Records)

    Our  client in the financial  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an Project Manager  to join  their  team.

    Location: Toronto

    Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

    Main Job Responsibilities:
    • Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing.
    • Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope.
    • Effectively oversee project staff (direct reports, matrixed reports, contractors, and interns), delegating work to appropriate leads.
    • Efficiently communicate to stakeholders to manage expectations and project progress.
    • Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized.
    • Ensure that necessary risk assessments are continually reviewed and monitored and proactively addressed in a timely fashion.
    • Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures.
    • Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs.
    • Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors.
    • Manage medium to large scale projects working collaboratively with business stakeholders, vendors, and technical resources.
    • Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising.
    • Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements.
    • Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses.
    • Successfully plan, execute, control and close projects against defined scope and budget using the organization’ s procedures and policies.

    Must Haves:
    • 8-10 years of overall professional experience.
    • 5 years of professional experience as a senior project manager in financial services industry.
    • PMP or PMI certification.
    • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project.
    • Extensive practical experience and knowledge with techniques for planning, organizing, and monitoring multiple IT projects simultaneously.
    • Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities.
    • Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions.
    • Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment.

    Education:
    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.

    Nice to Haves:
    • Knowledge of Planview.

    Soft Skills:
    • People management and team building skills.
    • Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Attention to detail.

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

    We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    _________________________

    ABOUT ProVision :

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.


     
    ]]>
    Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Business Systems Analyst]]> Main Job Responsibilities:
    • Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies.
    • Gathers requirements from business units and translates those into Business Requirements Document (BRD), Solution Requirement Document (SRD) and supporting artifacts including uses cases, user interface design documents, system to system requirements document and process models. 
    • Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation.
    • Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business and technology functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities.
    • Coordinates and leads cross-functional tasks or work packages to identify and document. 
    • Works on multiple projects as a project team member.
    • Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
    • Partners with project manager, technical resources, vendors, and management to ensure accurate execution of project(s).

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. 

    Must Haves:
    • 5+ years of experience in a Business Systems Analyst role
    • Knowledge and deep understanding of SDLC
    • Ability to elicit requirements from business units and translate those to clear and concise requirements documentation 
    • Extensive experience with requirements analysis, including Use Case analysis.
    • Extensive knowledge of business process modeling and workflow analysis.
    • Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions.
    • Knowledge of the system development lifecycle, application delivery and implementation.
    • Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage. 
    • Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions.
    • Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details.
    • Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions.

    Nice to Haves:
    • Knowledge and understanding of Agile software development
    • PMI-PBA or CBAP certification

    Soft Skills:
    • A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level.
    • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships.
    • Ability to effectively manage a team of individuals.
    • Meeting facilitation experience.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. 
    • Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines.

    Culture: 
    The team is flexible, but dedicated to meeting tight deadlines; looking for someone similar to join

    Worker Value Proposition: 
    Opportunity to work on various projects using different methodologies

     
    ]]>
    Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Microstrategy DataWarehouse Developer]]> Programmer Analyst  - Data Modelling

    Our client in the Public sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking an Programmer Analyst to join their Data Modelling team.

     

    Location: Toronto

    Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

     

    Introduction: You will be responsible for understanding and documenting IFS Maintenance Work Order system data, modelling the data for import to the Enterprise Data Warehouse, delivering the data via dashboards and reports to the business users.

    Scope of Work:

    • Work with the Enterprise Data project team in designing, developing and maintaining the TTC enterprise data warehouse and associated data marts

    • Responsible for the data modelling, design and development of the processes to import data from the IFS Maintenance Work Order system to the Enterprise Data Platform.

    • Responsible for the delivery of IFS data to the business users via MicroStrategy dashboards and self-service analytics interface.

    • Assist in developing and documenting SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) packages   to import data from IFS to the Enterprise Data Warehouse.

    • Responsible for designing, developing and documenting complex T-SQL, PL/SQL, stored procedures, views, triggers, indexes, etc.

    • Responsible for designing and implementing data quality processes

    • Helping to maintain the Enterprise Data Dictionary

    • Work closely with the business analyst(s), and other team members, to understand requirements

    • Convert business requirements to technical specifications.

    • Research, document and share knowledge with the project team.

    • Provide accurate time estimates for work to be undertaken

    • Create project documentation according to the Project Management Office Standards.

    • Work on other project tasks as assigned.

     

    Qualifications:

    • A university degree in Computer Science, or the equivalent, combined with directly related experience in a business or computer related discipline.

    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a database developer.

    • Extensive hands-on experience working as a developer with Oracle 11g, or later, and Microsoft SQL Server 2008, or later

    • Expert in PL/SQL and Microsoft Transact-SQL programming with the ability to optimize, analyze and improve database SQL performance.

    • Experience designing/developing data models using ERwin Data Modeller.

    • Experience working with and understanding of IFS (Industrial and Financial Systems) Enterprise Asset Management system, specifically IFS Maintenance Work Order system.

    • Experience developing and designing using MicroStrategy 9, or later

    • Extensive hands-on experience working with Visual Studio 2012 and Team Foundation Services

    • Hands-on experience working with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

    • Ability to solve complex data problems by analysis, develop appropriate solutions and clearly communicate those solutions to the team.

    • Ability to work efficiently and provide accurate time estimates for work to be undertaken.

    • Well-developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

    • Must have, or rapidly acquire, a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees

     

     

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

     

     

    We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    _________________________

    ABOUT ProVision:

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

     

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

     

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

     

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
    ]]>
    Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager - Intermediate Professional Level]]> Project Manager  - RFP Writer/Manager

    Our client in the Public sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking an Senior Business Analyst to join their Data Modelling team.

     

    Location: Toronto

    Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

     

    Introduction: Project Manage the Payment Systems, Wifi, and RFP process.

     

    Qualifications:

    • University degree in computer science or equivalent discipline

    • Minimum of five (5) to eight (8) years of professional experience as a business analyst, with expert command of business analysis techniques, methodologies and tools

    • Experience performing business requirements gathering tools

    • Very strong competency with MS Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    • Demonstrated experience with Project Management tools

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Comfortable leading meetings and driving the purpose of the meeting with a goal-oriented approach

    • Demonstrated ability to be an effective representative of Toronto Public Library and its IT Department when dealing with people from outside the organization

     

     

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

     

     

    We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    _________________________

    ABOUT ProVision:

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

     

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

     

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

     

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
    ]]>
    Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[DevOps Automation engineer]]> An amazing group within our major Canadian Financial client - Data Science and Analytics. This is Global Banking' s major ' think-tank"...Be part of the growth!

    Position - Systems (Linux) automation Engineer

    Role - Automation, Scripting applications 

    Experience -  distributed systems. Experience with Big Data components 

    technologies - Linux RHEL, Scripting, Automation (Ansible, Docker, Chef)

     

    Linux System administration. Comfortable installing, troubleshooting, and monitoring all sorts of applications

    ·          Passion for automation. Knows how to script, Ansible experience an asset

    ·          Interested in distributed systems. Experience with Big Data components is an asset: hdfs, yarn, spark, presto, cassandra

    ·          Experience with docker is an asset
    ]]>
    Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[System Administrator - 3]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills 
    1. Solaris (3+ years recent and hands-on experience) 
    2. Unix (3+ years recent and hands-on experience) 
    3. Linux (3+ years recent and hands-on experience) 
    4. Websphere (3+ years recent and hands-on experience) 
    5. Middleware: Tomcat, JBoss, Weblogic MQ Server (3+ years recent and hands-on experience) 

    Schedule Hours: Shift rotation 7am to 3pm, 12pm to 7pm, occasional after-hour on-call support 7pm-7am 

    ypical Day in Role 
    • Responsible for the administration of core systems as well as monitoring and repair of high performance computing systems. Ensures consistent and reliable operation including enterprise servers and network infrastructure. 
    • Provides wide ranging system administration in a multi-platform environment 
    • Responsible for general systems administration tasks including system configuration management, OS installations, security updates, urgent system patching 
    • Strong Solaris Administration and IBM websphere application server Administration skill 
    • Writes and implements scripts to automate tasks 
    • Ability to identify and troubleshoot software/application components that are problematic 
    • Performs daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, network disruption awareness and predefined key processes 
    • Reviews system logs, application logs and security logs 
    • Work on rotate AM, PM shift and carry pager for after hour support 
    ]]>
    Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Control Officer - 3]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) IT Project Control Officer/Project Coordination (5+ years experience with an understanding of IT concepts, methodology, vocabulary) 
    2) Project Management Office (5+ years experience in PMO supporting a multiple number of projects of similar complexity in a sophisticated matrix management organization.) 
    3) Project Financials (5+ years experience with authorized funding, forecasting, etc) 
    4) Excel (5+ years experience in relation to project financials and budget) 
    5) MS Project (5+ years experience to maintain schedule including multiple files consolidation and reporting) 
    5) FI/Banking industry experience 

     

    320 Bay Street, 13th floor - Occasionally at 720 King Street 

    Responsible for supporting the Delivery Team in the following: 
    • Maintain the project files; this pertains to project documentation, approvals, drawdowns, spreadsheets, meeting minutes, monthly status reports, third party contracts and other correspondence and documentation as appropriate. 
    • Maintain the budget; this includes auditing items to be delivered under projects, reviewing the weekly and monthly time tracking reports for anomalies, ensuring all invoices have been approved with the proper sign-offs prior to payment and ensuring drawdowns are properly recorded and maintaining ongoing cost to complete forecasts. This includes full reconciliation of the project budget and completing investigations for differences as they occur. 
    • Act as the project secretariat; this includes preparing/distributing agendas, attending meetings, preparing/distributing clear and detailed minutes on a timely basis, recording, communicating and following up on action items and maintaining project distribution lists. 
    • Support the Delivery Manager to ensure all appropriate areas are represented on the project team and to maintain momentum of the project against a background of constantly conflicting priorities. The individual is required to multitask on several projects at one time depending upon complexity and activities in progress. 
    • Formally document and cost project activities by using the Microsoft Project tool Definition of development activities at sufficient detail levels (not to exceed 10 work day increments and not to detail less than 4 hours) 
    • Ongoing communication of project status, completing the agreed on project reports and escalating issues to the Delivery Manager, or Senior Delivery Manager as required 
    ]]>
    Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Delivery Director - FX, UI, Digital]]> What they are doing:
    • Analyzing project and/or technical risk, using available information, to support business recommendations.
    • Involved in managing intakes and end to end application lifecycle delivery
    • Analyzing business plans for shorter term initiatives to identify and recommend opportunities for enhancement ensuring alignment
    • Balancing resource allocation and workforce planning
    • Assessing the impact of our technology initiatives and procedures and making adjustments to internal operations as necessary to improve productivity.
    • Determining the feasibility of new products / systems by analyzing market/economic data, competitor practices, vendor viability and our architectural fit.
    • Meeting the computing needs of an assigned business unit, including assessment and selection of technology and development of new/modified applications, as business needs change.
    • Responding to changing business priorities and system outages (e.g., re-plan, re-prioritize, re-allocation of resources, etc.
    • Making judgments regarding the ongoing viability of a project plan based on ability to deliver upon agreed functionality within approved budget and schedule.
    • Making judgments regarding the viability and fit of a technology solution. Poor judgment may create moderate to significant financial loss in some portfolios.
    • Providing supervision to approximately 5 - 10 staff members depending on portfolio.
    • Managing an operating budget of approximately $1 – 2 million, and a capital budget of approximately $3 – 5million

    Experience/ skill set:
    • Must have 8-10 years of experience in application development & delivery, ideally someone with a developer background, working in a Shared UI/Service environment
    • Must have previous experience with modern web technologies as well as mobile development (Native & Hybrid)
    • Must have experience with Responsive Web / Single Page Application architecture / Web Component experience
    • Must have 2-4 years of hands-on UI/UX technology experience
    • Must have strong Java/J2EE knowledge, ideally Portal experience
    • Must have a minimum of 2-4 years of experience leading development teams, strategies, and end to end project implementation
    • Must have knowledge of process, tools and techniques for assessing and controlling an organization' s exposure (assets, liabilities, reputation…)
    • Must have strong communication skills both written & verbal
    • Must have strong stakeholder & vendor management skills to deal with internal/external clients
    • Must be able to work with cross functional teams and liaison with business and technology in a productive way
    • Previous experience working on FX Money platform and Global Money Transfer projects is an asset

     
    ]]>
    Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Analyst - Total Fund Program - Performance Project]]>  

    The Business Analyst elicits client needs related to Fund Performance measurement and participates in delivery of the solution. The Business Analyst works with the solution team and documents business processes, information workflows and writes detailed functional specifications to support Teachers’ Investment performance management needs. 

     

     

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

     
    • Engages business clients to elicit business requirements and understand business objectives
    • Produces business analysis related documentation, including requirements, current and future state processes and workflows, and solution specifications with high quality standard
    • Works with business and solution teams to ensure that solutions being delivered meet business intent and provide business value
    • Works with QA teams to ensure they understand the business requirements and are able to test solutions appropriately.
    • Engages business clients and coordinates User Acceptance Testing of solutions being delivered
    • Ensures that business analysis framework and project controls are consistently applied within initiatives
    • Defines the approach, work plan, and quality criteria for Business Analysis work packages
    • Participates in the initiation and planning of projects - including facilitating the definition of objectives, scope, and deliverables as well as provide Business Analysis work estimates.
    • Supports the Project Manager in project quality assurance, monitoring, reporting on progress, and documenting and acting on issues discovered

     
    • Collaborates with business and information technology stakeholders facilitating the selection of solution alternatives for implementation

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

     
    • Strong knowledge and experience with performance analysis including performance measurement, performance calculation and attribution
    • Experience of relative performance evaluation with benchmark is an asset
    • Investment industry experience (i.e. understanding of investment products, performance evaluation, trade life cycle, etc.)
    • Experience of delivering performance evaluation and reporting solution is an asset
    • 7 to 10 years’ experience in business analysis or operations in the institutional investment industry
    • Experience with and understanding of leading practices in business analysis, project management and process improvement in an agile delivery environment
    • Ability to translate from business requirements to functional specifications
    • Possess strong data analysis skills
    • Ability to prioritize, coordinate and complete tasks to meet deadlines
    • Experience working with clients at an Executive and Senior Management level
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, collaborating effectively with business, delivery and technology partners
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Experience with following technologies is an asset:

    PL/SQL, OLAP, Microsoft Power BI, Excel Power Pivot, Sylvan, SimCorp, SharePoint
    • University degree or equivalent experience (Business/Finance, Financial Mathematics, Computer Science)
    • Asset would be one or more of: 

    -CFA/ MBA

    -Certified Business Analysis Professional

    -Process improvement methodology accreditation
    ]]>
    Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Data Warehouse Modeller]]> Our Client is a high-profile Public-Sector organization located in Toronto with excellent access to the TTC/Subway.  They are seeking the services of a highly qualified and experienced Data Modeler to lead modelling connected to an Enterprise-Class Public Sector Data Warehouse initiative. 

     

    This is a high-profile assignment that will be easy to showcase on a resume for years to come.

     

    Targeted Experience and Skills:
    • Several years’ experience working as a Data Warehouse modeller/developer.
    • Expert understanding, coupled with enterprise scale, hands-on, experience of dimensional data modelling techniques as relates to data warehouse design.
    • Extensive hands-on experience working with Microsoft SQL Server 2014/2012 (SSIS, SSAS, DQS)
    • Hands-on experience working with Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS)
    • Expert understanding and enterprise scale experience working with Data Warehouse (DW) and Business Intelligence (BI) implementations
    • Expert in Microsoft Transact-SQL programming with the ability to optimize, analyze and improve database SQL performance.
    • Experience designing/developing data models using ERwin Data Modeller.
    • Experience with data quality, data cleansing and data stewardship processes and techniques
    • Experience working with MicroStrategy.
    • Experience working in an Agile project development environment

    If you are qualified and interested in this assignment, please send your resume today!

     
    ]]>
    Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Calypso Developer ( Performance Initiative)]]>
    Job Description:
    The successful candidate will be working on a major Calypso performance initiative for a legacy version of the platform. It will require in depth knowledge of the Calypso API, solid Java and Oracle PL/SQL skills as well as Fixed Income Post trade Settlement knowledge.

    Must have-
    5+ years of Calypso Development experience
    5+ years of Core Java development
    2+ years of Java Swing
    5+ years of Oracle PL/SQL
    3+ years of Fixed Income Post trade/Settlement knowledge
    ]]>
    Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[System Developer]]> As a System Developer you are an expert in object oriented programming using C#, proficient in programming and consuming web services, knowledgeable in interactions with SQL databases and reporting tools. Experience developing web sites is a plus.

    It is expected that you are familiar with serial port communications as it is an integral part of the job communicating with various types of peripherals as well as custom serial-base protocols to exchange data with Casino’ s accounting systems.

    We are looking for positive people with great enthusiasm and a great sense of pride in the work they do.
    ]]>
    Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[C# and Cognos Developer]]> Our client is a high profile Public Sector organization located in Toronto.  They are seeking the services of a Senior Microsoft Developer C# (.NET, ASP.NET, MVC, IIS, WCF) along with advanced skills in Cognos (Cognos 10, Cognos PowerPlay, Metrics Studio, Events Studio, Cognos SDK Experience) for a 9-month+ contract assignment.

    This high profile/showcase assignment is directly connected to critical elements within the healthcare industry, and will in all likelihood become a highlighted assignment on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

    Prequalification:
    • 10+ years of software development experience in all aspects of the SDLC and Application Lifecycle Management.
    • 5+ years’ experience with developing and supporting Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, multi-dimensional cubes, Report Template Library, batch processing, relational models as well as user reports and conducting analysis

    Targeted Experience and Skills:
    • Demonstrated experience with developing code in C# (.NET, ASP.NET, MVC, IIS, WCF)
    • Experience with developing code in SQL Server -SQL using coding version tools such as TFS and Management Studio
    • Experience in developing and supporting operational and ad-hoc reports using Cognos tools which include Cognos 10., Framework Manager (Create relational models using best practices), Data Manager (Creating data warehouses and data repositories), Query Studio & Report Studio (Creating new reports, maintaining existing reports and troubleshooting performance and design-related issues), Transformer (Create new models and cubes using a variety of data sources available in Cognos 10) and Cognos Power play
    • Experience with Metrics Studio, Events Studio, Cognos SDK Experience with the development of custom SQL and reporting views
    • Experience with building web applications, web services (SOAP and REST), and Windows client applications
    • Experience with multi-threaded applications
    • Demonstrated experience with using XHTML, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, AngularJS, Bootstrap, XSLT and XML for development.
    • Experience with and knowledge of UI Design
    • Experience with debugging, refactoring and optimization
    • Demonstrated experience in using DI (IoC) frameworks such as Ninject and Castle Windsor
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of continuous integration and knowledge of concurrency patterns in C#
    • Demonstrated experience and competency with Common Language Runtime (CLR), its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds
    • Experience with developing Cognos queries to facilitate report writing and development activities
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong Interpersonal and negotiation skills.

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this high profile, high impact role, please send your resume today!
    ]]>
    Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Talend ETL developer]]> Our  client in the Financial Banking  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding employment opportunities. They are currently seeking a  Talend ETL Developer  to join  their team.

     

     

    Position - ETL Talend developer

    Role - Build and develop  ETL layers of new systems.

    Experience - ETL with Talend

    Technologies - ETL, Talend, Unix and Oracle

     

    1 position is for development and Build of ETL layers of new systems being implemented.

    2 position is to trace (read through ) code   and  to describe to business what the code is doing and how it comes up with end-results.

     

    Talend – Ideally they will have worked with Talend for at least one year, where Talend was a main portion of their development.  I’ m willing to entertain a candidate who has worked with other graphical ETL tools.

    §   Unix – 2+ years - Candidate must be very comfortable with Unix.  Shell scripting is a key part of this role.  Other common Unix tasks (modifying files, moving files, running jobs, promoting Java code to Unix, etc) will also be needed.

    §   Java – 5+ years experience - We have some pure java jobs that are part of our ETL layer.   Most of our Talend jobs are complex enough that java snippets will need to be written and put into the Talend jobs. 

    §   Oracle, SQL and PL/SQL knowledge – 5 years – key components of our system rely on an Oracle DB and stored procedures within it.

    §   Communication – Above average communication skills will be needed.  This project involves constant communication with other developers and BA resources.  

    §   Drive – We have key deliverables for every month going forward.  Resource must be able to achieve, and ideally exceed, stated timelines.  Overtime may be needed at times.

    §   A background in capital markets – not mandatory, but strongly preferred.

     
    ]]>
    Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Control Officer - 3]]> 1) PCO experience 5+ years of experience 
    2)MS Office- Excel, MS Project, Word, Powerpoint etc (4+ years of experience) 
    3) Microsoft Visio (3+ years of experience) 
    4) Previous FI/Banking experience or working within a consulting firm 
    5) Excellent communication skills 

     

    Responsible for supporting the Delivery Team in the following: 
    • Maintain the project files; this pertains to project documentation, approvals, drawdowns, spreadsheets, meeting minutes, monthly status reports, third party contracts and other correspondence and documentation as appropriate. 
    • Maintain the budget; this includes auditing items to be delivered under projects, reviewing the weekly and monthly time tracking reports for anomalies, ensuring all invoices have been approved with the proper sign-offs prior to payment and ensuring drawdowns are properly recorded and maintaining ongoing cost to complete forecasts. This includes full reconciliation of the project budget and completing investigations for differences as they occur. 
    • Act as the project secretariat; this includes preparing/distributing agendas, attending meetings, preparing/distributing clear and detailed minutes on a timely basis, recording, communicating and following up on action items and maintaining project distribution lists. 
    • Support the Delivery Manager to ensure all appropriate areas are represented on the project team and to maintain momentum of the project against a background of constantly conflicting priorities. The individual is required to multitask on several projects at one time depending upon complexity and activities in progress. 
    • Formally document and cost project activities by using the Microsoft Project tool Definition of development activities at sufficient detail levels 
    • Ongoing communication of project status, completing the agreed on project reports and escalating issues to the Delivery Manager, or Senior Delivery Manager as required 
    ]]>
    Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Network Analyst - 1]]>  

    The manager is looking for an eager, entry level network analyst who is willing to do shift work (weekends, Days/ Evenings). This person should have knowledge of cisco routing and switching protocols. Preference will be given to CCIE over CCNP or equivalent knowledge. 

     

    Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) 1-2 years of overall experience (open to fresh Grads- Network Knowledge/Certification is key) 
    2) Cisco professional certification (CCIE or CCNP) or equivalent knowledge or experience 
    3) Know cisco routing and switching protocols 
    4) Excellent Communication skills (will be on conference bridge with over 50 people at a time) 


    5) Nice to have:: Cisco wifi, programming languages- vba, python, familiar with firewall, load balance 

     

    Job Responsibilities: 
    • Level 2 Repatriation Network Support Services 
    • Accept support calls from 1st level support teams on IP Network related problems; 
    • Accept problem call reports from  support team on IP Network related problems; 
    • Perform 2nd level troubleshooting and problem resolution activities as defined in the PRPs. 
    • Perform the on-site investigation and take corrective action (i.e down/up) on network devices in the bank locations as required. 
    • Other related activities as prescribed by the Global Networks management team. 
    Qualifications: 
    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required 
    • 0-2 years’ experience required 
    • Network/systems administration/related work experience required 
    ]]>
    Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Analyst/Developer - Specialty - 5]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) Java (10+ years with Python experience) 
    2) Unix/Linux environment (10+ years experience) 
    3) Relational databases (10+ years experience) 
    4) Open source products (5+ years experience) 
    5) Big Data (2+ years recent experience with Hadoop, Cassandra, Spark, Scala, Kafka) 
    6) Technical Lead (3+ years in a lead capacity for development team) 
    7) Capital Markets (5+ years, preferably in Risk Management) 
    8) Agile environment (5+ years experience) 

      Risk Management Information Technology (RMIT) is looking for a hands-on Developer-Architect to be part of Capital Markets IT - Risk Management group. This person will be part of a specialized team that will be helping multiple development teams deliver their projects, by conducting PoC’ s, collaborating on high level design and solving specific technical challenges (performing spikes) through coding/prototyping. The job entails working on a wide spectrum of new technologies, mostly open source as well as cloud technologies. This person will also work with enterprise architecture, infrastructure, security and dev teams to produce solution architecture documents for projects. 
    ]]>
    Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[IT Database Administrator IV]]>


    The Database Administrator’ s role is to design, install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data availability. 

    This individual is also responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software. 

    Responsibilities: 

    *Plans, coordinates, and supervises complex informatics assignments; designs and applies new methods and procedures. 


    *Responsible for physical databases on specific database technologies; design and implement back up, recovery, archiving and conversion strategies. 
    Maintains the integrity of databases. 

    *Lead or provide subject matter expertise in production and non production databases for data development. 

    *Manage database distribution, configuration, security and access requirements. 

    *Design and develop physical databases. 

    *Lead or perform testing, reporting, capacity planning, performance tuning, backup and restores. 

    *Provide leadership and technical expertise to on going problem identification and resolution and root cause analysis process for database environments 

    SKILLS: DBMS, Data warehousing expertise, Performance tuning and Root cause analysis experience. Previous application and operating systems knowledge. Can perform data warehousing and data modeling functions. Advises and updates management on database concepts and techniques. 


    Must haves: 
    - DBA experience 5yrs* 
    - Oracle 5yrs* 
    - OEM 2yrs* 
    - Data warehousing and database concepts 2yrs* 
    - Bilingual French/English 
    - Be ready to be on call 

    Nice to have: 
    - DBA developer experience 
    - Knowledge of Cloud, virtual and physical environments 
    - Knowledge of Oracle 12 
    - Financial / Banking experience 
    - Experience with data replication tools – Very strong asset 

    Le spé cialiste de livraison Oracle qui rapporte au directeur de livraison de services Intergiciels, DBA, Unix & Middleware, a pour rô le de fournir un large é ventail de services incluant, la recherche, l' installation (incluant le dé ploiement et la gestion de version), la maintenance, la configuration et l' administration de nos bases de donné es. 
    Voici le dé tail de ses responsabilité s et les expertises requises: 

    1- Effectuer les opé rations de maintenance quotidienne des bases de donné es applicatives. 
    Par exemple: gé rer des comptes, corriger les donné es, migrer les applications, bâ tir ou dé sactiver les schemas des donné es applicatives, executer et faire le suivi sur les projets. 

    2- Valider les modè les de donné es fournis par l’ architecte fonctionnel et y apporter les recommandations pour s’ assurer la performance optimale lors de la construction des bases de donné es physiques et/ou pour l' ajout et cré ation de nouvelle application. 

    3- Analyser les transactions effectué es dans les environnements de tests, fournir et documenter des recommandations aux dé veloppeurs pour optimiser la performance du code SQL. 

    4- Pendant les stages de tests de Systè me et d’ Acceptation, ainsi que pour l’ installation en production, exé cuter les scripts SQL tels que demandé s par l’é quipe de projet. 

    5- Mettre en place, exé cuter et documenter les processus opé rationnels pour s’ assurer l’ exploitation 24/7 des bases de donné es: les diffé rentes techniques de copie de sé curité (backup/recouvrement), plan de maintenance, suivi de performance, plan de recouvrement en cas de dé sastre (DRP). 

    6- Installer le systè me de gestion des bases de donné es, estimer les ressources physiques requises, cré er les sché mas des donné es et gé rer les droits d’ accè s aux donné es. 

    7- Il peut ê tre appelé à travailler en dehors des heures normales du bureau pour des travaux de maintenance des systè mes. (peut ê tre sur appel (rarement) soir et fin de semaine) 

    8-Faire le suivi sur les manquements au niveau de la sé curité, faire les corrections et produire les é vidences pour les audits. 

    9- Il doit savoir gé rer le stress lors des interventions urgentes et impré vues.
    Qualification Rating Must Have Short-listing Questions
    available and open to 7x24 support - support after hours *

    Yes
    Skills
    Bilingual - French/English *

    No

    Communication Skills - Please Provide Rating - 1 to 5 (excellent) *
             
    Data warehousing and database concepts *
    5 Yrs.
    DBA experience *
    5 Yrs.
    OEM *
    2 Yrs.
    Oracle DB *
    5 Yrs. Nice to Have Short-listing Questions
    Any upcoming vacation plans?

    No

    Has your candidate worked at TD as a Full Time employee? *

    No
    Skills
    Banking / Financial Industry Experience
    2 Yrs.
    Cloud experience
    2 Yrs.
    Data replication tools
    2 Yrs.
    DB developer
    2 Yrs.
    Is this candidate a former TD contractor?

    No

    Oracle 12c
    2 Yrs. ]]>
    Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[IT Project Control Coordinator]]> POSITION/JOB TITLE: IT Project Control Coordinator – Consultant (Internet Channel and Agile Project Management)

    START DATE: As soon as possible

    DURATION: 6 months

    HOURS: Regular (9.00AM - 5.00PM EDT)

    SUMMARY:
    The main function of an IT Project Control Coordinator is to provide project support to staff, working on internet channel and Agile projects, and provide general administrative duties as needed. 

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Check master schedule and work orders, establish priorities, and change schedule according to projects, work order specifications, priorities, and availability of workers, material, or equipment.
    • Participate in meetings with clients and task members to determine progress of work and identify additional follow up needs.
    • Provide general administrative support including monitoring calendar, setting up meetings, making travel and/or meeting arrangements, entering time and filing expense reports.
    • Compile reports concerning progress of work and downtime to distribute to personnel involved in project.
    • Ensure project control procedures and policies within a number of projects are executed and functioning according to Technology’ s project performance standards.
    • Consolidate and integrate Work Breakdown Structure data.
    • Develop, consolidate and reconcile management and resource allocation reports.
    • Track progress and make decisions regarding response plans.
    • Track and reconcile financials.

    MUST HAVES:
    • 5 years of professional experience in the IT Project Control Coordinator role, supporting medium size projects (500, 000$ to 2, 000, 000$).
    • 10+ years of overall professional experience.
    • Knowledge of key principles of Agile.
    • Hands-on experience working with MS project tools: Excel, Word, Power Point, MS Project and Visio.
    • Extensive knowledge and understanding of finance.
    • Knowledge of and experience with monitoring the vital signs of an IT project.
    • Knowledge and experience with IT project administration and management.
    • Project Management skills.

    SOFT SKILLS:
    • Written and verbal communication skills.
    • Interpersonal skills to be able to interface effectively with a broad range of contacts from technical staff to senior management.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple concurrent activities and to work successfully under pressure.
    • Analytical thinker, with ability to solve problems.
    • Can deal with ambiguity and requests for change.
    • Quick and continuous learner with proactive attitude to the job duties.
    • Genuine interest in the role.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
    • Diploma or a degree in computer science or business.

    NICE TO HAVE:
    • PMP certificate
    • Professional experience in financial services industry

    WORKER VALUE PROPOSITION: Opportunity to work on challenging and varied projects and with new technology.
    ]]>
    Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Agile Project Manager - Internet Services]]> Position: Agile Project Manager – Internet Services  

    Duration: 12 months 

     

    Our client is a high-profile Public Sector organization located in Downtown Toronto, who is embarking on a high-profile, public facing (highly visible) Internet Development project that is a re-engineering effort of their current website.

    This is a high profile, easy to reference/showcase assignment that should become a featured element in your future resume.

    Targeted Qualifications/Experience:
    • University degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent discipline
    • 5+ years of experience leading Agile teams in the Scrum master role and conducting daily standups, product grooming sessions, retrospectives, etc.
    • 10+ years of enterprise experience leading information technology projects with a focus in web technologies
    • PMP certification
    • Experience performing business analysis on information technology software and applications projects
    • Experience leading all phases of IT technical projects from inception to implementation and delivering them on time, on budget and with superior quality
    • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, show initiative and self-direction, maintain currency of knowledge, and identify and solve problems that require investigation and creativity, under sustained pressure in a results-oriented team environment
    • Demonstrated ability to respond flexibly and productively to multiple and changing priorities in a variety of work environments, including joint project teams, work with consultants, and on individual assignments
    • Demonstrated ability to be an effective representative of the Toronto Public Library and its IT Department when dealing with people from outside the organization
    • Demonstrated superior problem solving skills
    • Superior teamwork, interpersonal, organizational and facilitation skills
    • Very strong oral and written communication skills
    • Very strong competency with MS Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Demonstrated experience with Project Management tools

     

    Preliminary Assignment Duties:
    • Managing a competitive procurement process required to support the project including, but not limited to, coordinating internal resources, third parties and vendors for product reviews and demonstrations as necessary
    • Managing all phases of the implementation of the chosen solution, including the coordination of all follow-up activities related to the subsequent phases of the business vision
    • Creating a shared business vision among stakeholders
    • Coordinating all activities required to realize the solution’ s delivery including scope, budget, schedule, quality, communications, change and resource management

     

    Preliminary Deliverables:
    • Project Charter
    • Scope and Business Requirements with business vision
    • User Stories, Use Cases, Product Backlog and any other required Agile artifacts
    • RFx and any other documentation required for the competitive procurement process
    • Detailed project plan addressing the Execution, Implementation, Migration, Testing and Training
    • Documentation of the proposed approaches to assignments and completed work
    • Work with designated staff to transfer the knowledge

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this 12-month+ assignment, please send your resume today!

     
    ]]>
    Tue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Java/JEE Application Consultant]]> Senior Java/JEE Developer - Capital Markets Applications

    Our  client in the Financial sector and a Top Canadian Employer, has a challenging and rewarding contract opportunity for a Senior Java/JEE Developer  to join  their Capital Markets  team.

    Location:

    Initial Planned Duration:

    Introduction:  New projects have come up so you will be working on several different projects. You will work within the Development team for the organisation' s Capital Markets, FX Technology, building new applications, or enhancing existing systems.

    Targeted Skills and Experience:

    • Analyze highly complex business requirements and generate technical specifications to design or redesign complex software components and applications
    • Act as an expert technical resource for modeling, simulation and analysis efforts
    • Leverage industry best practices to design, test, implement and support a solution
    • Assure quality, security and compliance requirements are met for supported area
    • Be flexible and thrive in an evolving environment
    • Adapt to change quickly and adjust work accordingly in a positive manner
    • Ability to contribute to operational, tactical and strategic planning.

    Targeted Technical Capabilities:

            • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
            • Strong ability to work on different projects, applications concurrently
            •  7+ years, intensive experience in system design and development in all software life cycle phases from proof of concepts, development and implementation
            • Hands-on experience in JEE development and related technologies: JEE, JTA, Spring framework (core, MVC, JMS, security, boot), Maven, GIT, Javascript, Jquery, Bootstrap, CSS, Oracle SQL, OOP, Unix shell scripting, Eclipse.
            • Excellent knowledge of IBM MQ and other messaging technologies (Experience in Solace messaging is an asset)
            • 7+ year experience in building high performance, multi thread, Web and non-Web based, low latency, fault-tolerance, high availability systems. Experience in building enterprise web applications running on WebLogic or Websphere is necessary.

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

    _________________________

    ABOUT ProVision :

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
    ]]>
    Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Bilingual Credit Analyst / Mortgage Underwriter]]> Position Summary:

     

    The Bilingual Credit Analyst (Mortgage Underwriter) is primarily responsible for underwriting  mortgage applications to ensure that they meet our standards, and recommends decisions to the appropriate authority.    

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    Acts as the primary contact for Mortgage Brokers.

     

    Investigates, evaluates, sets conditions, approves or declines loan and line of credit applications based on authorized lending limits, ensuring compliance with the current legislation and with our policies, programs and procedures.

     

    Gathers any necessary information required to co-ordinate and analyze credit applications and ensures consistent, objective and sound credit decisions in a high volume environment.   

     

    Analyzes and submits recommendations regarding credit applications which exceed their authorized limit.

     

    Responsible for meeting all productivity measures and service levels 

     

    Verifies data and information on mortgage applications to ensure accuracy.

     

    Ensures the attainment of service standards for processing applications in accordance with company policies and procedures.

     

    Resolves any escalated credit issues, replies to internal and external client queries, and communicates credit decisions. 

     

    Keeps up-to-date on applicable legislation, as well as on the Bank' s policies, programs, procedures and mortgage insurer policies.

     

    Qualifications:

     
    • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field and over 3 years of lender mortgage underwriting / mortgage lending experience within the financial services industry.

     
    • Bilingual (French/English) verbal and written communication skills is mandatory.

     
    • Experience related to Mortgage credit or Mortgage underwriting with a bank or trust company is required for the role.

     
    • Sound knowledge and expertise of credit and underwriting practices, and lending products.

     
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required in order to interact with Mortgage Brokers, legal parties etc.

     
    • Understanding of the financial services industry, its independent distribution channels, and the regulatory environment.

     
    • Ability to use initiative and good judgment.

     
    • Results-oriented.

     
    • Strong Customer Service mindset.

     
    • Excellent problem-solving and negotiation skills.

     
    • Strong aptitude for leadership and providing others with assistance.

     
    • Must possess intermediate to advanced skills in MS Excel. Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Outlook a must; familiarity with using large and complex financial database systems; ability to learn inquiry functions in back office processing systems.

     
    • Demonstrated ability in core and role specific competencies including teamwork, adaptability, customer service, analytical, negotiation, problem solving, and judgement.

     
    • Knowledge of Internal systems including MOS, Express and Work Desk is   an asset.
    ]]>
    Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Coordinator - 2]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) PCO experience (2-4 years of overall experience) 
    2) Financial Management experience 
    3) Strong with Microsoft Excel/ Office 
    4) Great Communication skills

     
    5) Nice to have: FI/Banking, Clarity, Visio, 

    he hiring manager is looking for a PCO who is able to communicate and present themselves well to senior management, VP’ s/SVPs etc and work within a team environment. This person should be finance focused as they will be managing the finances, forecasting and overall process. 
    Some of the duties will also include invoices for payments, time entry, sharepoint site management, minutes, and risk issue logs. This project deals with workplace transformation, work programs for employees as well as new technology on how people work. Previous Scotiabank experience will be preferred as well as FI/Banking.

    The main function of a Project Coordinator is to provide project support to staff and providing general administrative duties as needed. A typical Project Coordinator arranges schedules and regulates flow of work within or between organizational groups or businesses. 
    ]]>
    Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Integration / BizTalk Developer - Systems Analyst]]> Introduction:  Our client is a high-profile, enterprise-class Public Sector Organization located in Downtown Toronto, with easy access from the Subway.  The Integration Developer (and Systems Analyst) will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing the components required for integrations between enterprise systems such as (SAP, Maximo, IFS) and other internal applications.

     

    This is a very high-profile assignment, and will be a featured assignment on your future resume.

     

    Mandatory Skills / Certification:
    • A university degree in Computer Science, or the equivalent, combined with directly related experience in a business or computer related discipline.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as an integration developer
    • Extensive hands-on experience working with Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010/2013
    • Extensive hands-on experience working with the Microsoft .NET development stack (.NET 4.5 Framework) and Visual Studio 2010/2012/2013.
    • Experience with service development tools (i.e. WCF, ASP.NET Web API, XML, JSON, XSD, WSDL, XSLT, SOAP, REST, and Ws-*)
    • Experience with web development technologies (i.e. HTML, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX)
    • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database platforms with experience developing using T-SQL (and/or PL/SQL) coding.
    • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Analysis Services (SSAS), and Data Quality Services (DQS).

     

    Other Skills / Certification:
    • Experience with Enterprise Integration, Service-Oriented Architecture principles and Enterprise Application Integration design patterns would be an asset.
    • Previous experience working on SAP integration projects would be an asset.
    • Hands-on experience working with Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS)
    • Design and development experience utilizing MicroStrategy
    • Ability to work efficiently and provide accurate time estimates for work to be undertaken.
    • Well-developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, strong analytical and problem -solving skills.
    • Ability to solve complex data and integration problems by analysis, develop appropriate solutions and clearly communicate those solutions to the team.
    • Experience with data quality, data cleansing, and data stewardship processes and techniques is an asset.

     

    Preliminary Targeted Deliverables:

     
    • Detailed design specifications for all delivered components.
    • Completed system components ' unit tested' and ready for System, QA, and User Acceptance testing.
    • Technical support during the various stages of testing (system integration, QA, User Acceptance)
    • Implementation preparation
    • Technical documentation
    • Post implementation support during the warranty period.

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

     
    ]]>
    Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Python developer]]> Our client, a Major Canadian Financial institution, has an immediate need for a developer within its Risk management (Big data) division.

    Position - Programmer

    role - develop, enhance, support Big data applications

    Experience - 

    Technologies - PYTHON . SQL

    Exciting times within the Big data space. Candidate will be developing, enhancing and supporting applications  

     

    Postgres and tableau   nice to haves.
    ]]>
    Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Release Manager]]> Summary of Project: The program is in need of a senior Release Manager with a technical development background, to undertake the duties of a Deployment Specialist, which includes building, and deployment of releases for multiple applications, using both Agile and Waterfall methodologies. 

    Profile focus: Candidate should have strong hands-on deployment experience . Manager is not looking for a PM profile as they don' t have the production end result mind set required. 

    No QA or Change managers. 


    MUST HAVES: 

    SLDC/Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle * 4 yrs 
    Coordination of multiple release of applications * 4 yrs 
    Release management experience * 4 yrs 
    Deployment of applications * 3 yrs 
    Banking/Financial Industry * 3 yrs 
    Documentation * 4 yrs 
    Analysis of metrics * 4 yrs 
    Sharepoint * 4 yrs (creating dashboards ) 
    Strong Excel skills * 6 yrs 
    Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Word, Excel) * 6 yrs 
    SIT /BAT 2yrs* ( environment they will work in ) 
    Risk management 3yrs* 
    Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must. 
    ITIL Foundations v3 
    Rational Team Concert 
    a. Experience with source code management 
    b. Configuring the Jazz Build Engine, to build, deploy and report for code promotions 

    ANT Scripting understanding 
    XML knowledge 
    Linux 
    a. Ability to create scripts and automation 
    JAVA Development Experience 
    Agile Development experience 
    Knowledge of Release Management Best practices in AGILE development 
    Understands Continuous integration methodology 

    NICE TO HAVE: 

    Plugin Development 
    Jenkins Experience 
    QA automation 
    RTC Administration 



    The release manager organizes, directs, and manages activities for building and maintaining software releases for their promotion to the production environment. The release manager may manage large multi-discipline teams in a matrix management organization. Acts as a liaison between business unit personnel and testing teams in executing and managing test processes and ensuring the availability of environments used to conduct testing of the final deliverables. The candidate will be required to review release notes, coordinate/orchestrate issue resolution incorporating SME input from multiple teams within the Technology sector. The position requires strong people skills as well as written and verbal communication skills. 

    Business Critical Deliverables 

    • Own the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases within EETS. 
    • Responsible for the overall Release communications and manages communication to key stakeholders ensuring they are aware of significant changes/impacts in a timely manner from a timeline, cost and a risk perspective. 
    • Responsible for coordinating and managing the overall deployment of applications releases, including sequencing of project deployments to ensure on-time delivery. 

    Accountabilities / Scope: 
    • Act as the Build Manager for Agile projects - build and deploy code to multiple environments 
    • Interface and communicate with Project Managers and/or application support manager and/or other TS partners on a daily basis. 
    • Establish improved processes to enhance release delivery timeliness and quality across EETS and to improve visibility/performance across the portfolio of projects/activities. 
    • Coordinate the planning and support of the Release Production Acceptance Testing (PAT) with Project Teams, ITS. 
    • Understand and communicate testing impact of scope changes/PCRs to the project management team both from a timeline/cost and a risk perspective. 
    • Chair Production release status calls with ITS and Project Managers to ensure activities are coordinated and issues are addressed in a timely manner. 
    • Make and implement recommendations to improve the overall Release Management process within EETS. 

    SKILLS: IT expertise in systems programming or network management. Team leadership experience
       
     
    ]]>
    Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Test Manager]]> Must Have: 

    Hadoop 2yrs* 
    Big Data 2yrs* 
    Test exp 10yrs* 
    ETL (ingestion / extraction) 7yrs* 
    Data warehouse 10yrs* 
    ETL tool testing like informatica 7yrs* 
    Unix/Linux 7yrsw* 
    Test Strategy development, Test Planning, Defect Reporting and Test Case design 10yrs* 
    QA methodologies 7yrs* 
    SDLC 7yrs* 
    HP ALM 7yrs* 
    Microsoft suite 10yrs* 





    The program requires an experienced Test Manager to assist the QA team with coordinating, writing and execution of project level QA activities. These activities include but not limited to the analysis of requirements, test plans/test cases development, coordination and execution of functional, integration, regression testing for different stages/releases of the project. 

    Job Description/Accountabilities:

     
    • In depth knowledge of quality assurance concepts and strong core experience in various phases and types of testing including functional, integration, regression, and performance testing 
    • Advanced knowledge of Test Strategy development, Test Planning, Defect Reporting and Test Case design techniques for initiatives ranging from moderate to high complexity 
    • Experience in the delivery of System, SIT, BAT, Automation, Performance Testing, Operability Testing (SDLC, AGILE) 
    • Experience in Creation, review and sign-off of testing documentation (e.g. test strategies, plans, schedule, cost estimates, resource planning, test cases, dashboards, defect logs, test phase closure for assigned area/projects. 
    • Manage a team of Test Leads and Test Analysts (onshore and offshore) that are aligned to multiple lines of Business 
    • Accountable for all phases of testing for projects including System Testing (ST) / System Integration Test (SIT) 
    • Manage onshore and offshore test teams in the delivery of Test Planning, Test Preparation, Test Execution scheduling and Testing execution activities in adherence to standards for System Testing (ST), System Integration Testing (SIT), Automation Testing and Performance testing 
    • Primary liaison for testing resources and business participants on business acceptance tests and PAT testing phase as required. 
    • Manage creation, review, delivery, maintenance and sign off of testing documentation (e.g. testing KPIs and SLAs, test strategies, test plans, test schedule, Testing project budget, test cases, QC dashboards, defect logs, test phase closure reports) 
    • Strong knowledge of testing methodology within SDLC 
    • Experience in coordination of End to End test activities not limited to System, SIT, BAT, Performance Testing, 
    • Experience in identifying root cause analysis /decision making ability to review defects severity aligned to technology vs business goals. Can also act as Defect coordinator 
    • Experience performing risk based testing approach with identified defects 
    • Provide technical assistance to the test team, in creation/review/maintaining test data required for E2E test flow. 
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint, MS Project, Visio and PowerPoint 
    • Proficient in HP ALM testing tool 
    • Strong documentation skills as well as written and verbal communication skills 
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
    • Self-motivated and able to manage multiple priorities 
    • Able to oversee test activities as assigned and ensure resources have thorough understanding of how to optimize test activities across projects in order to achieve optimum use of test resources and execution cycles 
    • Experienced in Enterprise Customer Information Management (ECIM) domain 
    • Review System Requirements and System Design Documents to review test cases with detailed steps and expected results with a high degree of accuracy 
    • Assist in defining Test Data and Test Environment Requirements 
    • Participate in or develop test strategies/plans for medium to high complexity projects 
    • Create Traceability Matrix and have walkthrough of test cases and scenarios with BA and technology team 
    • Adhere to prescribed Testing processes 
    • Provide support to Business Teams for Business Testing as required 
    • Build relationships and work collaboratively to identify solutions and resolve variance from product/application specifications
    • Prioritize and manage own workload in order to deliver quality results and meet timelines 
    • Support a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork and ensure timely communication of issues/ points of interest 
    • Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency of the business unit and/or team 
    • Participate in knowledge transfer within the team and business units 
    • Establish effective relationships across multiple business and technology partners, program and project managers 
    • Experience identify the areas of test / reusability to automate test scripts 

    Qualifications/Skills/Experience: 

    • Strong know ledge of Test Strategy development, Test Planning, Defect Reporting and Test Case design techniques for initiatives ranging from moderate to high complexity 
    • Advanced knowledge of testing, software development life cycle, QA methodologies, configuration management, defect tracking systems and automated test tools 
    • Provides leadership, project management and testing co-ordination 
    • Manages defect management / resolution process and acts as the primary contact on projects 
    • Advanced technical knowledge, analytical skills and strong working knowledge of Hadoop / Big Data and ETL 
    • Knowledge of Hadoop Ecosystem & SQL server. Hands on experience with ingestion / extraction 
    • Knowledge of Hive, Pig tool, Sqoop, oozie, Podium (good to have) 
    • Knowledge of data warehouse projects, Data Masking, Data Integration, Data Mapping 
    • ETL - experience with ETL tool testing like informatica/datastage/QuerySurge 
    • Proficient with SQL and well-formed understanding of data, data modeling, data mining and ETL processes 
    • Define and establish Data Quality standards for the data driven implementations on Hadoop platform and SQL Server. 
    • Knowledge of Unix/Linux system. 
    • Identifies testing risks and coordinates test environment 
    • Writes scripts and scenarios per QA methodology 
    • Builds relationships and works collaboratively to identify solutions and resolve problems 
    • Sound understanding and working knowledge of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and PMLC (Project Management Life Cycle 
    • Proficient in HP ALM testing tool 
    • Proven experience of participation in multi-platform Integration Projects 
    • Proficient knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint, MS Project, Visio and PowerPoint 
    • Sound understanding of the underlying technologies, infrastructure and business continuity planning for the applications supported 
    • General knowledge of Bank and technology standards (e.g., infrastructure, architecture, processes, applications) 
    • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment 
    • Ability to work in teams as well as independently with little supervision 
    • Experience with information technology, data and systems management 
    Specific Education Requirements: 
    • University or college or equivalent work experience 
    • Candidates who do not meet the education requirements but have experience in Quality Assurance Testing will be considered
       
     
    ]]>
    Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager (HR Capital Management)]]> Must Have: 

    IT Project manager 15yrs* 
    Executive level communication skills (strong, assertive, driven ) 
    PMP 
    Agile 5yrs+* 
    SCRUM /PMI certification 
    Project minimum able to drive 10M size 
    Ms Office 
    Leadership 

    Nice to Have: 

    FI/Banking
    Workday ( HR platform ) 

    Clarity 



    Accountabilities 

    The general accountabilities of this role include, but are not limited to the following: 
    • Lead the delivery of System Upgrade or Application Development projects or assigned work packages from Initiation to Implementation 
    • Manage multiple project stakeholders from cross-functional teams, as well as interfacing with project leaders, technology specialists, professional staff, vendors and consultants. 
    • Engage executive sponsor to ensure active participation on project initiatives 
    • Effectively manage stakeholder expectations related to project cost, time, and scope of deliverables 
    • Establish effective project oversight and other governance bodies, and engages the correct levels to support the direction for the project 
    • Provide on-going communication to key stakeholders, including the Project Sponsor, Program Manager and Portfolio Director to ensure they are aware of significant changes to the project status in a timely manner 
    • Communicate project summary, status, financials, etc. to appropriate parties involved in the governance of the project 
    • Collaborate with the appropriate partners to ensure required resources are assigned to the project for successful delivery 
    • Assess and ensure that customer experience / stakeholder expectations are appropriately managed 
    • Build consensus and relationships with project team and business 
    • Manage and track cash view of all project financials (forecasts and actuals) 
    • Build and manage project schedule, obtaining input from all project stakeholders to gain buy-in and acceptance of milestones and target completion dates for all project deliverables 
    • Maintain project RAID log, tracking and managing risks, issues, actions and decisions through to completion by owners 
    • Adhere to established project management processes ensuring approved scope deliverables are completed 
    • Oversee scope of the project and collaboratively adjusts scope when necessary, ensuring adherence to established project change management processes 
    • Adhere to enterprise project gating and governance controls to ensure that projects meet all the performance, quality and compliance standards and conforms to appropriate methodology
       
     
    ]]>
    Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Application Developer]]> Application Developer - Front-end

    Located steps from Union Station, with our big 5 banking client. This Advisory Application Development role is an opportunity to have an impact on the development direction and and work with business leaders in a fast paced Capital Markets 

    What you will be doing:
    • Analyze, define and document requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interface with other systems, internal and external checks, controls, and outputs
    • Provide cost and time estimates for assigned work packages to support the development of time tables and project plans
    • Coordinate coding, testing, implementation, integration and documentation of solution
    • Perform complex applications programming activities
    • Provide solutions that potentially impact other dependent projects and applications
    • Ensure that errors are detected to avoid production outages
    • Create low level technical designs
    • May act as a team lead for a small team and/or technical solution provider (subject matter expert) for complex application problems

    Key skills you will use:
    • Your 5 or more years of experience as a .Net/C# developer
    • Your experience creating technical/low level designs
    • Practical working knowledge of web UI/UX development
    • Leading a team and  providing coaching and mentorship
    • Leading code reviews
    • Experience recommending solutions and working with the business considered an asset
    • Experience in  ASP.NET, MVC and Web API considered an asset
    • Experience in HTML/HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, AJAX, XML considered an asset
    • Web Service Development (REST, SOAP), WCF considered an asset
    • Knowledge of SQL Server 2008 R2/2012 considered an asset
    • Experience with Entity Framework,  ADO.NET  considered an asset
    • Knowledge of Telerik controls, Microsoft TFS and SharePoint 2013 will be considered an asset
    • Knowledge of Agile methodology considered an asset
    • Proficiency with other types of development tools, languages and database environments including Visual Studio 2015, SQL Management Studio 
    • Capital Markets knowledge

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

    _______________________________________________________________

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.

     

     
    ]]>
    Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Analyst]]> Business Analyst

    Our client is one of the largest private equity management organisations in Ontario. They have a need for a strong Business Analyst with Capital Markets experience.

    Located in North York.

    6 Month initial contract.

    Requirements:
    • Business Analyst with a strong understanding of financial instruments used in Capital Markets, Alternative Assets and Fixed Income
    • Individual with excellent data analysis and SQL skills.    Detail oriented, but still able to see the big picture. Candidate must have strong knowledge of Business Analysis framework and deliverables, as well as experience working as part of an Agile development team.
    • Interpersonal skills: can build relationships with peers and clients, will be sensitive to client’ s time, proactive and efficient and able to lead and be led.
    • Candidate must have experience in supporting and/or developing compliance reporting solutions .

     

    Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Conduct business analysis, requirements gathering and documentation, and validation testing

    • Engage customers and information technology stakeholders to collect and document detailed business and information technology requirements

    • Analyze business requirements against existing processes, systems, and data stores for gap analysis and recommended improvements

    • Conduct analysis of business process workflow and outline alternative solutions considering benefits, risks and costs

    • Conduct working sessions and use interviews to obtain appropriate information to develop solutions (e.g. one-on-one discussions, formal requirements gathering sessions).

    • Translate business requirements and information gathering discussions into professional business presentations and other types of business documentation for consumption by Business customers and solution partners (Development, QA)

    • Identify and assess requirements and scope changes, liaise with IT partners to determine project impact, issues and risks

    • Work with Quality Assurance to facilitate and assist with the development and execution of the testing requirements

    • Provide support as required (answering queries, performing investigations) to end-users

     

    Skills and Job Qualifications:

    • Excellent understanding of investment management concepts, processes and practices

    • Excellent understanding of techniques, tools and technologies pertaining to the analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance of software solutions

    • Experience working with Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools

    • Excellent knowledge of requirements management concepts and processes supported by deep practical experience.

    • Analytical skills with knowledge of techniques and tools used for process mapping. Overall end-to-end view of business processes and data flows to understand core business issues.

    • Ability to identify underlying assumptions and constructively challenge them if necessary to ensure scope and requirements are clearly understood and documented

    • Excellent communication skills including business writing and presentation skills

    • A team player with strong relationship building skills

    • Proven ability to adapt to constantly evolving priorities and environments, ability to multitask and work independently

    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

    • Track record of successfully delivering initiatives

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

     

    ________________________________

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.

     

     

     

     
    ]]>
    Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior JavaScript Developer]]> Javascript Developer

    Our client is one of the Big 5 Canadian Banks.

     

    They are looking to add 3 Sr Javascript Developers to theier team of 45, working on high profile internet and software application projects.

    Located Downtown Toronto

    6 month initial duration

    The main function is to design, develop, and implement applications using in-demand languages and technologies to support business requirements.
            • Hands on code development
            • Analyze highly complex business requirements; generate technical specifications to design or redesign complex software components and applications
            • Act as an expert technical resource for modeling, simulation and analysis efforts
            • Leverage industry best practices to design, test, implement and support a solution
            • Assure quality security and compliance requirements are met for supported area

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    •        5+ years’ experience required on Internet projects and software applications
    •        Experience working in medium to large size environments
    •        Hands on experience in designing, developing and successful deployment of medium to large scale projects from end-to-end
    •        Hands on experience in following the iterative and agile SDLC
    •        Deep experience and understanding of Responsive web design (RWD), Mobile Web Development
    •        Deep experience in developing and browser testing for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, iOS / Android mobile and tablet browsers
    •        Deep experience with accessibility WCAG 2.0 AAA standards, WAI-ARIA
    •        Test Driven Development experience (QUnit) is strongly desired
    •        Strong UI experience, Internet design principles, W3C standards, SEO

    TOP SKILLS/MUST HAVES:
            • JavaScript, JavaScript Frameworks
            • CSS, HTML layout structures
            • Strong experience of Javascript SPA frameworks, Ideally with Ember.js  1.x and 2.x, Addons, Engines (equivalent experience with AngularJS, ReactJS and other JS frameworks will be considered)
            • Strong experience with jQuery, JSON, 3rd party APIs
            • Agile methodology experience (Scrums, Backlog estimation, Atlassian JIRA, GIT, JENKINS, MAZEN, TDD (test driven development)

    NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
    •        Financial Industry experience is a nice to have but not required
    •        WCAG 2.0 AAA Web accessibility - as it is a standard they follow to build HTML so users can read their sites
    •        Be flexible and thrive in an evolving environment
    •        Adapt to change quickly and adjust work accordingly in a positive manner

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

    _____________________________________________

     

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
    ]]>
    Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Linux / Tomcat technical analyst]]> Our client, a Major Canadian Bank, has an immediate need for a Linux / Tomcat technical specialist.

    Initilally a 6 month assignment, with excellent potential for renewal.

     

    Requirement for a expert on RHEL w Tomcat webservers. Candidate will need to build the environment from scratch. Build / installation and configurations and the support.

    assets to this assignment would be the following;

    Automation for Linux Admin - any or all     Puppet, Chef, CFEngine, Ansible, Foreman, Katello, Nagios

    NTH.

    Oracle 11g configs, Windows 2003/2008/2012, Citrix, Vertitas clusters
    ]]>
    Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Analyst/Developer - Generic - 2]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) 5-7 years of overall experience is required as a Developer 
    2) Java, Svn (repository system, for code development), Jenkins (4- 6 years of experience) 
    3) Unix OS (4-6 years of experience) 
    4) Sybase (4-6 years of experience) 
    5) Nice to have: Banking/Capital Markets, Kafka, JSON, Hadoop, agile environment, 

     

    The manager requires a Java Developer with 5-7 years of overall experience. Essentially, he requires a good developer who is open to new languages and does possess the must have skills. Kafka is a new technology (they will be sending data to kafka bus which distributes to end clients). Communication skills are important as this resource will be interacting with end users on a regular basis. This candidate will be developing, testing, and documentating while working in an agile environment. He wants to see meaningful experience on the resume, not short stints but long term assignments/tenures and does not want to see junior candidates as they require this resource to hit the ground running. Banking experience will be preferred within the capital markets. 

    Job Responsibilities: 
    • Analyze highly complex business requirements; generate technical specifications to design or redesign complex software components and applications 
    • Act as an expert technical resource for modeling, simulation and analysis efforts 
    • Leverage industry best practices to design, test, implement and support a solution 
    • Assure quality, security and compliance requirements are met for supported area 
    • Understands specification requirements, developing technical solution using program 
    • Testing solutions and interacting with end users 

    Qualifications: 
    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required 
    • 5-7 years of experience is required 
    • Development experience in needed language or technology (e.g. - C#, C++, HTML) 
    • Hands on experience in designing, developing and successful deployment of large scale projects from end-to-end 
    • Hands on experience in following the iterative and agile SDLC 
    ]]>
    Mon, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior User Experience Specialist / UX SME]]> Position:   User Experience Specialist 

    Key Role(s):   User Experience Specialist / UX SME

    Duration:   12 months +

    Location:   200 Wellington St, 16th floor, Toronto

    Client JO#:  IT-17-119-A

    Billing Hours per Day:   7 (8 hours on-site per day includes 1 hour lunch)

    Max Bill Rate:   OPEN (competitive because rate is 15% of the evaluation and double-submission credit goes to the lower Bill Rate)

    Max Pay:   OPEN (competitive because rate is 15% of the evaluation)

    Internal Deadline:   Wednesday April 12, 2017 – 10 AM

    Client Deadline:   Thursday April 13, 2017 @ 12 noon 

    *** Client is seeking our one (1) best Candidate for submission (will clarify) ***

     

    Internal ProVision Introduction:   User Experience Specialist 

    The City of Toronto is aggressively upgrading its’ online web applications to ensure AODA Compliance and to ensure certain usability standards are met. With the focus on the development of a new " service oriented" and " citizen-centric" design that will conform with the new City of Toronto website design.

    The User Experience Specialist will join the design team for Common Components, and will be responsible for identifying the user audiences for many different online web applications; assessing user requirements, needs and satisfaction levels; creating and testing user interface designs, prototypes and specifications across multiple platforms and browsers; ensuring all designs and implementations meet AODA Compliance WCAG 2.0 Level AA; designing and conducting usability tests at various stages of the development process; analyzing the results of these tests and making recommendations to improve the design and functionality; developing and publishing usability guidelines to provide developers with tools in the design process; and creating, promoting and supporting a corporate standard for usability excellence.

    The User Experience Specialist will be required to work at 200 Wellington St, 16th floor (or any other location within the City of Toronto), seven (7) hours per day, five (5) days per week based on normal City working hours.

    The User Experience Specialist will be involved in the process of analyzing site metrics and site user behaviour that will inform the site redesign process, and will assist with the stakeholder and user consultations required to develop, test and refine design concepts for the City’ s public web applications.

     

    Targeted Experience and Skills:

    7+ years of ' progressively more responsible' experience working on web information technology projects that are large-scale or in complex environments, preferably municipal public sector.

    A minimum of 5+ years experience working as a User Experience Specialist in a large enterprise environment comparable in size to the City of Toronto. Experience in web development projects for large public service organizations, preferably municipal, is required.

    3+ years experience working in website and web application development/design projects using enterprise scale web content management & portal technology.

    7+ years experience leading enterprise website and web application development/design projects including content development for the web, site and application design, web site construction, navigation and management.

    5+ years experience developing and implementing interactive media technologies demonstrating a comprehensive grasp of online media and social media tools and issues

    5+ years experience managing formal and informal usability testing, gathering user research and heuristic analysis and translating research into design decisions in support of enterprise web projects

    5+ years experience demonstrating the ability to participate in, co-ordinate and lead cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams producing innovative web designs and strategies.

    4+ years experience in designing, implementing and testing using AODA WCAG 2.0, Level AA compliance. 

     

    Targeted Technical Experience and Skills:

    1. Demonstrated experience developing designs/interfaces for website and web application solutions that take into account the capabilities of Web browsers across multiple platforms and the constraints involved in designing for online media including the need for content to be accessible to a broad and diverse audience.

    Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), presentation skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities, coaching and mentoring.

    Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple projects, work to overlapping deadlines and prioritize based on impact assessment.

    Demonstrated proficiency in user scenario test design and quality assurance scripting and results documentation

    5+ years experience using Microsoft Word; Excel, Visio; and Powerpoint.

     

    Preliminary Primary Responsibilities and Deliverables:

    Architecture & design artefacts

    Navigation and website organization plans and models

    Web usability policies, standards and procedures

    Knowledge transfer to other team members

     
    ]]>
    Mon, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Cognos Specialist ]]> Cognos Specialist

    Our  client in the Insurance sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  a Cognos Specialist to join  their  Data Analytics team.

    Location: Toronto, ON

    Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

    Introduction:  This is your opportunity to help transform one of Canada' s largest and most trusted companies in Insurance, to join the new Analytics and Data Strategy Team! They operate like a start-up within a large financial institution.

    Analytics and Data Strategy is a new function which will be the steward and champion of the client’ s enterprise information management capability. Working hand-in-hand with the lines of business and key functional heads, this team will be responsible for defining/executing the overall data strategy and overseeing the data architecture, governance and compliance issues.

    Reporting to the Chief Data Officer, you will work as a member of the interdisciplinary Analytics and Data Strategy Team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to  deliver on the vision, including customer journey analysis; business requirements leadership and business process excellence  across all of our lines of businesses.

    Targeted Skills and Experience:
    • Bachelor’ s degree required (Finance / Engineering / Management Information Systems)
    • Master’ s degree preferred (Finance / Engineering / Management Information Systems)
    • Hands on experience on Cognos BI tools v8.x and v10.2 with minimum 5 years’ experience in end to end implementation i.e. developing framework manager models, developing basic & advanced
    • Cognos reports (List Reports, Grouped Reports, Cross tab Reports, Chart Reports and Drill-Through Reports) and making them available for business for self-exploration
    • Experience with Cognos Analytics (Cognos v11) is an asset
    • Experience with COGNOS 10.x/8.xBI/Report, Framework Manager, Analysis Studio, Report Studio, Metric Studio, Event Studio, Dashboard, Server Administration Tools, Configuration Manager, Scheduler, ETL tools i.e. Ab initio, Informatica
    • Experience with languages i.e. SQL and Java Script
    • Experience with databases technologies like Oracle, SQL Server, Terradata, DB2, MS Access, and SAP
    • Ability to communicate effectively with management, advisors, customers, and prospects
    • Ability to identify business problems by looking at underlined processes and operations / financial reports
    • Strong creative thinking skills to determine unique ways to deliver on unmet customer needs
    • Proven interpersonal / teamwork skills on high performing teams
    • Experience working on project teams to analyze business needs and proven ability to handle multiple priorities

    Targeted Technical Capabilities: Cognos, SQL, SAS, Advance Excel (Macros), PowerPoint, Dashboard, Tableau, Qlikview, and a Strong Business Accumem

    Prefer someone who has worked within Insurance / Consulting firms

    Responsibilities:
    • Skilled to break down the complex problems into pieces and find solutions with eye on quality and accuracy of the data, to come up with ideas to drive the business value
    • Proficient to run workshops to gather reporting business requirements, & work with technical teams to translate them into technology requirements
    • Ability to install, configure, and administer Cognos BI on development and production environments
    • Develop complex reports involving multiple prompts, filters, calculations, pages, and queries
    • Import metadata from various sources such as Relational Databases, Multidimensional cubes as sources into the Framework Manager and build models, and publish packages
    • Use Cognos Connection to administrate Cognos BI Reports, design and create reports and dashboards in Report Studio, and develop ad hoc reports in Query Studio
    • Ability to understand, connect, coordinate, speak, and bridge both the business & technology teams, as it relates to reporting. Work with the Reporting Manager to provide support in communicating & translating the needs of both business & technology at the executive & team levels
    • Propensity to take the reporting business & technology requirements developed, & go through the design, build, test, launch phases of the SDLC with IS while keeping the business leadership informed to ensure the right solution is delivered
    • Aptitude to adopt the mind-set (prioritizing requirements, design, build, test, launch activities) to drive smaller but earlier releases (& then driving adoption with the business on this release while working on the next releases in quick succession)
    • Adopt agile methodology for SDLC management while managing multiple activities at once ensuring tasks are completed on time within budget
    • Provide coaching to ensure engagement, performance, foster collaboration and develop high functioning analysts
    • While this job requires a lot of technical skills, it also requires strong presentation & communication skills as there will be significant interaction with executive leadership across multiple lines of business

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

    We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    _________________________

    ABOUT ProVision:

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
    ]]>
    Mon, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst]]> Global Wholesale banking Operations is undergoing a major transformation. An exciting time to work within Capital markets.

    This is a multi-year program  to onboard and automate a large scope of key controls/reconciliations onto a  global and integrated reconciliation platform

    Position - Business Systems Analyst 

    Role -   ETL/configuration/mapping/reporting

    Experience -   at least one product line

    Technology - 

     

    Be a part of a new a team of business analysts, and work with Technical system experts, technology solution architects in a complex program


    • Involved with  workshops,  JAD sessions,  business process mapping (current and future state), mapping out the new Operational environment along with the key controls and reconciliations
    • Gathering requirements and documenting detailed business and system use cases to drive out the detailed functional requirements for the different applications
    • Maintain a requirements traceability matrix to ensure resulting solution delivers the expected acceptance criteria
    • Work closely with the  Test team to define traceable Test Scenarios that confirm the requirements through multiple testing phases
    • Support Global Operations Controls team  to ensure the resulting solution meets business requirements and business acceptance is achieved
    • Work closely with the Strategy Execution / Change Management leads to ensure that the Business is ready for the change and the processes and solutions meet the acceptance criteria
    ]]>
    Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Analyst - Capital Markets Operations]]> Global Wholesale banking Operations is undergoing a major transformation. An exciting time to work within Capital markets.

    This is a multi-year program  to onboard and automate a large scope of key controls/reconciliations onto a  global and integrated reconciliation platform

    Position - Business Analyst 

    Role - Capital Markets Operations analysis

    Experience - SME on one at least one product line

    Technology - SQL queries, MS Office

     

    Be a part of a new a team of business analysts, and work with Technical system experts, technology solution architects in a complex program.
    • Involved with  workshops,  JAD sessions,  business process mapping (current and future state), mapping out the new Operational environment along with the key controls and reconciliations
    • Gathering requirements and documenting detailed business and system use cases to drive out the detailed functional requirements for the different applications
    • Maintain a requirements traceability matrix to ensure resulting solution delivers the expected acceptance criteria
    • Work closely with the  Test team to define traceable Test Scenarios that confirm the requirements through multiple testing phases
    • Support Global Operations Controls team  to ensure the resulting solution meets business requirements and business acceptance is achieved
    • Work closely with the Strategy Execution / Change Management leads to ensure that the Business is ready for the change and the processes and solutions meet the acceptance criteria
    ]]>
    Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Database Analyst / Programmer - 4]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) Sybase & Stored procedures (5-7 years experience) 
    2) Unix (3-5 years experience) 
    3) Golden Gate (3-5 years experience) 
    4) Unix shell scripting (1-3 years experience) 
    5) F/I Banking industry experience 

     

    Risk Management Systems & Support group' s Non-Retail Data Integration team is seeking a Database Analyst to support maintenance on multiple legacy applications. The main function of a Database Analyst / Programmer is to coordinate changes to computer databases, test, and implement the database applying knowledge of database management systems. 
    • Reason for request: Backfill 

    Typical Day in Role 
    • Work with senior management, technical and client teams in order to determine data requirements, business data implementation approaches, best practices for advanced data manipulation, storage and analysis strategies 
    • Write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system or direct others in coding descriptions 
    • Design, implement, automate and maintain large scale enterprise data ETL processes 
    • Modify existing databases and database management systems and/or direct programmers and analysts to make changes 
    • Test programs or databases, correct errors and make necessary modifications 
    ]]>
    Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Architect]]> Global Wholesale banking Operations is undergoing a major transformation. An exciting time to work within Capital markets.

    This is a multi-year program  to onboard and automate a large scope of key controls/reconciliations onto a  global and integrated reconciliation platform.

    Position - Business Architect (Capital markets specific)

    Role - Architect and Lead the Program transformation

    Experience -  Demonstrated experience with business process re-design  Experience and deep knowledge in at least one CM product line, i.e. Securities, OTC and Cleared Derivatives and Commodities, Base and Precious Metals Business processes and relevant key controls

    This lead position as a Senior Business Architect will be working as a member of a large program team and lead a special task force to redesign the operational key controls and work with the rest of the team to configure the platform to achieve the desired match results. The Architect  will work directly with the Global Wholesale Operations Utilities, other relevant areas in the Bank, Technology team and the vendor.


    The position will lead a team of business analysts, and work with Technical system experts, technology solution architects in a complex program. The role is hands on and is responsible to lead the BA team and individually deliver:
    • Conducting workshops, lead JAD sessions, conduct business process mapping (current and future state), mapping out the new Operational environment along with the key controls and reconciliations
    • Gathering requirements and documenting detailed business and system use cases to drive out the detailed functional requirements for the different applications
    • Maintain a requirements traceability matrix to ensure resulting solution delivers the expected acceptance criteria
    • Work closely with the Test Lead and Test team to define traceable Test Scenarios that confirm the requirements through multiple testing phases
    • Support Global Operations Controls VP to ensure the resulting solution meets business requirements and business acceptance is achieved
    • Work closely with the Strategy Execution / Change Management leads to ensure that the Business is ready for the change and the processes and solutions meet the acceptance criteria

    The Lead will develop and monitor product introduction metrics, SLAs and  KPIs during the product rollout and transitions to the operational groups as part of post implementation activities.

    Work Experience
    • Minimum 10 years of experience in lead capacity, leading Business Analysis or Business Systems Analysis teams in a global delivery multi-year complex program
    • Experience as program level lead in major transformation initiatives in various Capital Markets domains, such as Securities, Commodities, Derivatives.
    • Minimum of 8 – 10 years’ experience in Information Technology in all phases of the systems development lifecycle (Agile or Iterative methodology experience an asset).
    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in business systems analysis including requirements definition, feasibility studies, cost estimates, proposals, business process mapping, design, development, quality assurance, user acceptance testing and implementation.

    Specific Competencies
    • Demonstrated experience with business process re-design

    • Experience and deep knowledge in at least one CM product line, i.e. Securities, OTC and Cleared Derivatives and Commodities, Base and Precious Metals Business processes and relevant key controls

    The Program will adopt hybrid agile  iterative approach.

    Knowledge of Business Architecture concepts
    • Understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
    • Effective analytical and planning skills
    ]]>
    Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[IT Project Manager]]> GROUP/PROJECT INFO:  The Project manager will work on various projects, no specific/set project, it all depends on what comes up in their cue.

    EVP (Employee Value proposition): This is a great opportunity for a  Project Manager who wants to work for one of Canada' s largest financial institutions and join a hard working team. As well, depending on how the initial contract goes, there is a possibility for extension or conversion to full time.

    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to): The main function of an IT Project Manager is to oversee the application of project management methodology during all phases of the project cycle, with responsibilities that include project design, scope management, cost control, quality and performance reporting.

            - Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing.
            - Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope.
            - Effectively oversee project staff (direct reports, matrixed reports, contractors, and interns), delegating work to appropriate leads.
            - Efficiently communicate to stakeholders to manage expectations and project progress.
            - Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized.
            - Ensure that necessary risk assessments are continually reviewed and monitored and proactively addressed in a timely fashion.
            - Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures.
            - Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs.
            - Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors.
            - Manage medium to large scale projects working collaboratively with business stakeholders, vendors, and technical resources.
            - Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising.
            - Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements.
            - Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses.
            - Successfully plan, execute, control and close projects against defined scope and budget using CIBC procedures and policies.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
            - 5 - 7 years of Project Management experience.
            - People management and team building skills.
            - Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities.
            - Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization.
            - Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions.
            - Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment.
            - Extensive practical experience and knowledge with techniques for planning, organizing, and monitoring multiple IT projects simultaneously.

    TOP SKILLS/MUST HAVES:
            - Infrastructure Background is preferred - someone who has managed infrastructure projects.
            - Enterprise Change Management experience is preferred - change tickets with regards to projects so it is helpful if they have Enterprise Change Management experience. They use Service Now, which they can train them on if they don’ t have this experience.
            - Excellent communication skills are absolutely required for this role.

    TECHNOLOGY USED ON A DAILY BASIS:
            - Not necessary, but they use Plan View as their document " repository", recently replaced with MS Project.

    NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
            - Service Now
            - MS Project

    SOFT SKILLS: 
            - Excellent communication skills

    EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 
            - PMP certification
            - Bachelor' s Degree in a Technical Field (such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field) - not required but preferred
    ]]>
    Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst - Derivatives]]> Global Wealth and Risk Division is expanding once again. Our client is looking for one, maybe two Business systems analysts to implement the current Derivatives trading system to their Mexico branches.

    Position - Business Systems / Implementation Analyst

    Role -    system implementation (requirements, testing, implementation)

    Experience - Derivatives systems implemenations

    Technology -   SQL (actual working knowledge applied to work and not just learned about it)‎, can read code (don' t have to code). Experience with VBA/macros

     

    currently have a project deploying our derivatives system to Mexico. Key things I’ m looking for:

         Strong derivatives knowledge

       Strong technically (not necessarily a developer, but is technical)

      Experience working on technical/system implementation projects (Any type of derivative / trading system)

     NOT looking for a PM or someone who only has business experience. Need someone who has actually been deeply involved technically in system implementation (requirements, testing, implementation)

                                   Spanish speaking is an asset 
    ]]>
    Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Sr. .NET Developer]]> Growth opportunity with Toronto-based Fintech, our client provides a collaborative, team oriented, and results focused environment that offers you the opportunity for personal accomplishment and career growth.

    We are looking for a highly skilled full-stack .NET Developer with a strong background in building scalable, predictable, high-quality and high-performance web and mobile applications. You will work alongside a small, experienced, delivery-oriented team to create new solutions for the payments industry.

    Responsibilities: 
    • Design and develop high quality and scalable solutions
    • Maintain and enhance existing software solutions and develop new software products
    • Ensure system compliance to financial services regulatory requirements.

    Desired Skills and Experience
    • At least 5-7 years’ experience as a developer with .NET frameworks and SQL Server
    • Proficient with web development
    • Strong knowledge of software implementation best practices.
    • Hands-on experience in third party integration with banking systems.
    • Ability to design and optimize SQL Server stored procedures.
    • Experience with JQuery or similar technologies.
    • Experience with BizTalk would be an asset.

    Key Technologies:
    • CSS/HTML/Javascript/AngularJS
    • C#.NET, MVC, WCF, WFE, Identity Framework, Entity Framework
    • SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, SSAS
    • Visual Studio

    Education:
    • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related area is preferred.
    • Microsoft certifications are a definite asset.
    ]]>
    Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[IT - Solutions Architect IV]]> Must Have: 

    Architect 8yrs* 
    Application Design 8yrs* 
    Enterprise Content Management 8yrs* 
    Experience in some of the technologies in digitization domain: content repositories, ingestion platforms, mobile, eSignature, Robotic, BPM, document composition. 

    Development 8rys* 
    Automation 8yrs* 
    Leadership 8yrs* 
    Vendor management 8yrs* 
    Large organization 8yrs* 

    Experience with project lifecycle methodologies: PDLC and/or agile 
    Experience with presenting architecture solutions to architecture community and forum such as ARB/EAB, etc. 

    Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel. 

    Nice to have 

    Data Modeling 
    BPM (Pega, JBPM or any other major workflow) 
    Microsoft .Net framework 
    Banking 
    Problem Solving 
    Stakeholder management 

    • Experience in banking industry or similar large companies. 
    • Background with Enterprise Content Management systems and/or BPM or other digitization technologies such as Smart Forms, eSignature, eComposition or similar line of products. 
    • Ability to communicate well with large scattered teams. 
    • Ability to work with business functions, vendors, partners and potentially participating in RFI/RFPs 
    • Service oriented mind set, approachable and team player 
    • Proficient in creating architecture assets. 
    • Presentation skills, ability to guide a team through an unfamiliar concept/solution and get their buy in. 




    Develops and maintains respective architecture framework / solution that supports the most efficient, reliable, scalable, and secure solutions to meet the business needs and technology strategy; this includes planning, evaluating, recommending and designing architectural solutions in compliance with enterprise standards. Contribute to, design and/or develop an architecture framework including technology domain architecture strategy, policies, ‘ guiding principles’ and standards to govern how technology solutions will be developed and implemented 
    • Work with CoE partners and other Architects to understand the security standards, risks and ratify solution security design 
    • Research/analyze business requirements to evaluate and recommend optimal solutions within technology architecture 
    • Review project detailed solution architecture and design ensuring it meets requirements / complies with the architectural and security standards, patterns and frameworks and provide sign-off on the detailed design 
    • Contribute to the development of project plans by providing input and manage projects / initiatives by directing assigned resources, communicating project status and providing timely escalation of issues 
    • Provide expert consultation and participate as a subject matter expert on projects of moderate to high risk and complexity 
    • Work with Technology Systems Analysts to develop a Requirements Traceability Matrix to ensure end-to-end traceability of the solution to the requirements 
    • Build consensus and facilitate collaboration and decision-making within/across business units to ensure consistent application of IT strategy and compliance with architecture framework 
    • Ensure projects are compliant with technology domain architecture and design/operate processes to provide ongoing review of inprogress activity against technology architecture and development standards 
    • Comply with well-defined enterprise technology delivery practices and standards and project management disciplines - including creation of project documentation of system requirements, estimates of scope and cost 
    • Support the development, documentation, communication and execution of a comprehensive strategy, policies and solutions 
    • Conduct pre and post implementation reviews, ensuring all technical solutions have met business requirements 
    • Contribute to and/or develop the process by which decisions will be made regarding technology standards 
    • Protect/enhance the security, availability of technology, brand integrity and shareholder value by establishing parameters for continued investment in technology solutions, and providing technical risk analysis / assessment 
    • Identify enhancements and gaps in architectural frameworks, standards and patterns to raise issues for inclusion in future versions 
    • Continuously enhance knowledge/expertise in own area and keep current with emerging industry trends, new technologies and best practices in the external market that can contribute to delivering effective client solutions 
    • May develop and/or contribute to negotiations of third party contracts/agreements 
    • Participate in knowledge transfer with senior management, the team, other technical areas and business units 
    • Work effectively as a team, supporting other members of the team in achieving business objectives and providing client services 
    • Expert knowledge of architecture for own technology, tools, processes and procedures and broader organization issues and technology 
    • Advanced knowledge of applications, programming languages, industry best practices, business/ organization, Bank standards, infrastructure, architecture 
    • Works autonomously on complex, highly visible architecture projects / initiatives 
    • Manages / directs activities related to analysis and design of architecture on larger, high risk / complex projects 
    • Acts as a lead expert resource in the exchange of architectural information for project teams, the business and/or outside vendors 
    • Generally reports to Senior Managing Architect or above 
    Undergraduate degree or Technical Certificate 
    • Graduate degree, preferred 
    • 8-10 years relevant experience
       
     
    ]]>
    Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[IT Manager]]> IT Manager/ Systems Administrator

    Our  client in the Manufacturing sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an IT Manager/ Systems Administrator to join  their  IT team.

    Location: Barrie, ON

    Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

    Introduction:  The incumbent is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This position is also responsible for the security of the network and through the use of available tools will monitor and remove viruses, spyware and other non-authorized software. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, and Partners.

    Notes from Manager: 
    • This is a hybrid role - IT Management/ Tech Support/ Help Desk
    • Helpdesk heavy/ day-to-day IT Operations Experience
    • This person will be a " Go-to person" for everything relating to IT, it is a 1 man show. 
    • Also want someone with ERP implementation experience; they are switching from their current custom-based system to ERP. 
    • Some experience with Data mining, Business Analysis, Crystal Reporting is nice to have
    • Personality fit is most important - someone who is easy to talk to, can wear multiple hats, able to multitask, technical savvy etc. 

    Targeted Skills and Experience:
    • Minimum 3-year Systems Administration degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science.
    • Systems Administration or Equivalent certification in Unix and Microsoft. Windows 7, 8 and 10
    • Exposure and Knowledge of MFG-PRO, Progress & SQL
    • Microsoft Office 2013, 2016 and Office 365
    • Remote Control Tools such as VNC and RDP.
    • Awareness of all mainstream mobile technologies (Blackberry, Android, Apple, etc.) specifically related to Office 365/Exchange Online.
    • Office365 Administration
    • Basic Laser Printer Maintenance and Troubleshooting.
    • 4-6 years’ system administration experience.

    Targeted Technical Capabilities:

    Systems Administration:
    • Assist project teams with technical issues in the Initiation, Planning and Implementation phases of IT Software/Hardware or Network projects.
    • Accountable for the following systems: Linux and Windows systems that support MFG/PRO infrastructure; Linux, Windows and Application systems that support Time and Attendance System; Responsibilities on these systems include provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation.
    • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
    • Install and configure systems such as supports MFG/PRO applications or Time and Attendance applications, as well as other standard applications used throughout the company.
    • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
    • Contribute to and maintain system standards.
    • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.  Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers.
    • Attend technical conferences, classes and seminars to keep abreast of new software and hardware product developments.
    • Report writer competency in MFG-PRO/Progress and Cyberquery.
    • Monitor software licenses, insuring that there are sufficient numbers of licenses to cover the number of installations and users.
    • Maintain and periodically test Disaster Contingency/Recovery plan to insure that business can continue in the event of a disaster which renders our computer equipment unusable.
    • Establish and maintain hardware and software maintenance contracts for all computer hardware, operating system software, and applications software where appropriate.
    • Maintain security firewall hardware and software, configure firewall software to allow authorized remote user access to CSR Cosmetic Solutions and network via dial up and Internet.  Monitor daily and weekly firewall security reports to ensure that no security breeches are occurring.
    • Install configure Internet browsers on users’ personal computers.  Monitor e-mail and browser usage to insure that there are no problems or abuse.

    Operations and Support
    • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
    • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
    • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, and media backup sets are duplicated and sent off-site as necessary.
    • Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.
    • Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.
    • Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies.  Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
    • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures.  Coordinate and communicate with impacted departments.

    Maintenance
    • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
    • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
    • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
    • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.  Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
    • Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.

    Network Administration
    • Establishes network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.
    • Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls
    • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
    • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
    • Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
    • Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.
    • Protects organization' s value by keeping information confidential.


    Communications Hardware/Software (Data & Telephone)
    • Monitor telephone system to insure proper operation. Program phone system to enable various features on individual employee phones.
    • Maintain and program phone sets, arrange for repair/replacement when necessary.
    • Maintain and program Voice Mail System.
    • Order phone lines for private usage, fax machines, etc.
    • Maintain Paging System, insuring that system operations properly in all areas of the building. Schedule maintenance by outside contractor when indicated.   Work with outside contractor when indicated.

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

    We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    _________________________

    ABOUT ProVision:

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team. 

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
    ]]>
    Tue, 23 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Business Analyst - IT Procurement and RFP Development]]> Assignment: Senior Business Analyst - IT Procurement and RFP Development

     

    Our client is a high-profile Public Sector organization, located in the heart of Downtown Toronto.  They are seeking the services of Senior Business Analyst who possessed deep experience in Procurement specifically related to IT RFP design, development, writing, execution, evaluation, and award/negotiation, etc.

     

    Duration: 12 Months

    Location:  Downtown Toronto (near TTC/Union Station)

    Client:  Government / Public Sector

    Key Experience: Managing a full RFP Lifecycle (writing, analyzing, scoring, contract negotiations), and experience with IT (multi-tiered architecture and web-based application and integration architecture and cloud architecture)

     

    Targeted Qualifications and Experience:
    • Extensive experience with preparation of public sector procurement documents, including business case, RFPs, RFQs, RFIs, tenders and bid requirements, statement of work (sow), master agreements (MA) and evaluation criteria and vendor contracts.
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, CBAP certification or similar equivalent and related certification or greater than 8 years experience as a Sr. BA or Project Manager/Lead
    • Highly developed interpersonal and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate with colleagues, municipal officials, consultants, solicitors and other internal and external clients at all organizational levels.
    • Well-developed written and technical writing skills with demonstrated experience writing business cases, briefing notes, presentations, business and technical requirements for procurement

     

     

    Targeted Technical Capabilities:
    • Solid understanding of System Development Lifecycle and Project Management methodologies such as Rational Unified Process (RUP), PMI PMBoK, Agile, Lean
    • Project related experience and knowledge in the development of licensing (application intake and processing) and inspection/investigation workflow applications
    • Project related experience and knowledge of cloud solution procurement and implementation
    • Understanding of Enterprise Architecture (Conceptual, Business, Logical and Physical Checkpoints) and experience with development of architecture artefacts
    • Good understanding of multi-tiered architecture and web-based application and integration architecture and cloud architecture.

     

     

    Preliminary Deliverables:
    • Lead the development of RFP evaluation criteria, cost tables, score matrixes, RFP appendixes; conduct evaluation workshops; prepare business cases, recommendation letters, etc. for successful completion of solution procurement.
    • Develop detailed work plans for completion of project deliverables.
    • Coordinate and participate in joint business, vendor and IT workshops/sprints, scrums, JAD sessions to execute setup, configuration and customization of solution.

     

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    We thank all applicants who apply, but only those selected for interview will be contacted.

     

     

     

     

    A little bit of information on ProVision Staffing / ProVision IT Resources Ltd.:

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialties who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

     
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    Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Scrum master / PM]]> Global Wholesale and Wealth management division of our major Financial services client has an immediate contractual requirement for a Senior Project Manager / Scrum Master.

     

    The candidate will  run with multiple projects in Capital Markets Operations technology projects, such as Confirmations Platform, Archival system, Global KPI/KRI system   implementations

     

    The Senior ScrumMaster manages a program comprised of multiple Scrum teams within one initiative (may exceed 5 teams at any given time). He/she must have demonstrated competence in delivering large scale technology solutions. In addition,   will be responsible for overall success of the program, navigating through complex environments, integrating multiple dependencies and ensuring ongoing alignment across development teams and business portfolios.

     

    This role provides a high level of visibility/exposure across different stakeholders of the Bank. The individual must have expert oral and written communication skills and proven ability to: make presentations to various groups; conducting stand-up meetings, manage product owner’ s expectations, keep team members accountable and resolve any conflicts within the teams. He/she must have an expert ability to balance competing or conflicting goals of various departments/stakeholders, requiring a mature, diplomatic approach and highly developed negotiation and influencing skills.

     

    Functional Skills
    • Thorough knowledge of software technologies and of the various Software Development Life Cycle methodologies (Agile, Incremental and Iterative, Scrum-ban, Lean, Waterfall)
    • Familiar with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), and/or knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc
    • Ability to execute highly complex or specialized projects; adapts precedent and may make significant departures from traditional approaches to develop solutions
    • Advanced level of understanding of agile principles and practices, service-oriented environments, and iterative development practices and risk management
    • Advanced understanding of incremental delivery and the value of metrics including backlog tracking, burn down metrics, acceptance criteria, velocity, and task definition
    • Demonstrated ability to facilitate the effective breakdown of epics into user stories, to attain high levels of sprint velocity within corporate constraints, to plan and execute against sprint roadmaps

     

    Experience
    • 7- 10 years of IT experience, with a minimum of 5 or more years managing projects
    • 3+ years of People Management experience and/or leading large cross-functional/cross-regional teams on major organizational projects
    • Project Management experience with a strong understanding of Agile project management disciplines and practices coupled with working experience as a ScrumMaster in a recent project/initiative 

     

    Certifications
    • Individual may have ScrumMaster Certification (CSM)
    • Scaled Agile certification an asset

     

    NOTE: If applicable, include budget size and/or scope of the initiative, number of scrum teams supported and number of employees assigned to an initiative.
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    Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[IT Security Analyst - 1]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) 2-4 years of overall experience within a Security Analyst/ Similar role 
    2) Risk and Threat assessment experience (2 to 4 years of experience) 
    3) Understanding of Vulnerables 
    4) Understanding of Architecture, Infrastructure and understanding overall picture 
    5) Nice to have: FI/Banking experience, related certifications 

     

    Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans 
    • Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate security-focused tools and services including project leadership roles 
    • Develop and interpret security policies and procedures 
    • Participate in security compliance efforts 

    • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies 

    • Participate in initiatives and projects driven by various business lines. Guide project and delivery managers to design and establish sound information security practices, facilitating key artifacts such as security design documents, threat/risk assessments and data classifications with the owner to ensure that risk is identified and effectively managed. 
    • Where required by risk, lead due diligence reviews over third party outsourcing partners to ensure that their security posture aligns with the Bank and industry best practice. 
    • Work with the relationship owner and the 3rd party to create and track an action plan for remediation of issues. 

    Qualifications: 
    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required 
    • 2-4 years’ experience required 
    • Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security 
    • Consistent implementation of security solutions 
    • Experience in infrastructure or application-level vulnerability testing and auditing 
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    Wed, 17 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Big Data Engineer]]> The Data Science and Analytics group within Global Banking has a career opportunity for a senior Big data / software Engineer.

    The Data Science & Analytics team develops sophisticated distributed infrastructure to provide management, trading, and sales staff key insights for decision making. The team consists of accomplished professionals and highly motivated recent graduates who blend business, modeling, and computer science expertise to solve complex problems.

     

    At this time we are seeking a key member of the engineering team to build a solution for corporate network analytics. You will work in partnership with data scientists and business experts to bring together a broad set of network data, leading to new and sophisticated analysis of profitability and risk. We are looking for a creative individual with experience executing and the vision to bring next-generation technology to the Bank. As part of the engineering team, you will work alongside colleagues with a variety of technical backgrounds, all working to solve current business challenges while building out data and technology to solve what' s next. 

    Group is focused on organizing data and making tools for business strategy and data science. Ideal candidate is a bit of a hacker: likes to build new things and not afraid to work on different parts of the stack, not just hadoop & databases

    Key Accountabilities

    •           Plan and build data architecture for corporate network analytics

    •           Develop new or enhance features across the platform: data pipelines, new datasets, efficient interfaces, and interactive visualizations

    •           Work with data science colleagues to generate powerful datasets for analysis and bring successful analytics to market

    •           Learn the business strategy and generate ideas for insightful tools

    •           Work with traders, sales, and management to understand their analytics, tools, and data needs

     

    Skills

    •           5+ years of data engineering and software experience

    •           Enjoy discovering and learning new technologies

    •           Experience with large data sets and working with Hadoop, NoSQL databases, and/or graph databases

    •           Experience with Python and/or Scala

    •           Hands-on development in a distributed data environment an asset

    •           Knowledge of Banking and Capital Markets an asset

    •           High performance, pragmatic, detail-oriented

     

    Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or related field or relevant experience
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    Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Control Officer - 3]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1. Project Control Officer/Coordinator (2-3 years experience - preferably junior rather than too senior) 
    2. Excel (2-3 years experience with financial models, dashboards, macros) 
    3. Audit Requests (2-3 years experience with internal & external audits) 
    4. Process administration/management (2-3 years experience for IT teams - Agile, SDLC, support teams) 
    5. Capital Markets (1-2 years recent experience) 
    6. IT systems for Capital Markets (any experience - preferably recent with front, back, accounting, etc) 

    Global Wholesale & Wealth Technology (GWWT) group is seeking a Project Control Officer to support the Technology team servicing the Trading group (Murex, Commodities trading, Global trading desks). This team provides 24/7 support on a global scale. They will support one Project Manager on multiple initiatives for all aspects of the program/projects over the entire program/project cycle. There will be a strong focus on project financials and financial controls. 
    • Reason for request: Backfill 

    Typical Day in Role 
    . Maintain the budget; this includes auditing items to be delivered under projects, reviewing timesheet reports for anomalies, ensuring all invoices have been approved with the proper sign-offs prior to payment and ensuring drawdowns are properly recorded and maintaining ongoing cost to complete forecasts. This includes full reconciliation of the project budget and completing investigations for differences as they occur. 
    . Performs Project Manager functions, on small projects across business lines. Co-ordinate and manage small to medium phases of larger projects 
    . Responsible for providing project support services to Program/Project Managers, applying all project management standards and templates to support the PM in project schedule management; project risk issues, actions and change management; dashboard reporting; vendor management and budget management, including financial forecasting. 
    . Perform ongoing communication of project status, and escalating issues to VP or SVP as required. 
    . Maintain the project files; this pertains to project documentation, approvals, drawdowns, spreadsheets, meeting minutes, monthly status reports, third party contracts and other correspondence/ documentation as appropriate. 
    . Prepare/distribute agendas, record minutes, attend meetings, track issues, risks, etc. 
    . Create and maintain Project Plan/Schedule 
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    Mon, 15 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior UI Developer]]> The Global Wholesale, Wealth, and Risk Technology - Derivatives team is responsible for servicing Global Capital Markets worldwide and delivering system solutions for the derivatives trading desk. 

    The developer is;

    responsible for the hands-on development and testing of an HTML5 AngularJS application that uses a Public Cloud to display the bank' s derivatives trades and their valuation adjustments. The role carries responsibility for the detailed design and specification of the solution with an emphasis on pragmatic delivery.

    Must have previous experience in Capital markets and a good knowledge in financial instruments, ranging from derivative products (IR, Credit, and Equity) to foreign exchange.

    Looking for creative, self-starting, results-oriented, and highly motivated individual with attention to details and excellent problem solving skills. 

      possess a very good understanding of current IT practices, systems design and development techniques, including testing methodologies, and keep current with rapidly changing technology.

    Minimum of 7-10 years of industry experience.

     

    1. Expert hands on programming skills in HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, JavaScript

    2. Experience with HTML5 frameworks - Bootstrap, AngularJS 2 or similar

    3. 5+ years of UI development, 3+ years of HTML5

    4. 5+ years of .NET or Java

    5. A very good knowledge of financial instruments, how they are represented in trading and risk systems

    6. Experience working in banking/ capital markets

    7. Experience working in an agile team

     

    It would be nice if the incumbant had at least one of:

    7. Experience working on derivatives trading or derivatives pricing applications

    8. Knowledge of BI reporting tools & analytics

    9. Understanding of cloud based deployment
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    Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Software Integration developer]]> The Global Wholesale, Wealth, and Risk Technology - Derivatives team is responsible for servicing Global Capital Markets worldwide and delivering system solutions for the derivatives trading desk. 

    responsible for the hands-on development and testing of a front-office trading system used for trade booking, trade execution and pricing of derivatives trades. 

    This is primarily a back-end / server-side developer role, implementing Java services that  support trade booking or integrate with external market data vendors and electronic platforms using Straight-Through Processing.   The role also includes database development, using a mix of SQL and noSQL technologies.

    Must have previous experience in Capital markets and a good knowledge in financial instruments, ranging from derivative products (IR, Credit, and Equity) to foreign exchange.

    Looking for creative, self-starting, results-oriented, and highly motivated individual with attention to details and excellent problem solving skills. The incumbent need to be able to multi-task and work in a fast paced and agile environment

    must also possess a very good understanding of current IT practices, systems design and development techniques, including testing methodologies, and keep current with rapidly changing technology.

    Minimum of 7-10 years of industry experience.

     

    1. Development of Java RESTful web services for trade booking and capture.

    2. Development of Java integration services that extracts data from external market data sources or integrates with external execution platforms using an STP approach.

    3. Database setup and development, using a mix of SQL and NoSQL databases

    4. Assist with DevOps for automated build/ automated deployment to a Public Cloud infrastructure

    5. Putting in place suitable non functional supporting software to ensure a high automation, low support STP approach

    6. Hand off of production software to support team, initial production support for a limited warranty period

    7. Preparation of specifications and documentation for all software developed. Use of standard project management and team collaboration tools

    8. Collaboration as part of an Agile development team, participation in daily standups, preparation of work estimates, identification of blocking and critical path steps

    9. Hands on coding in one or more of the programming languages identified in the Functional Competencies listed below

    10. Detailed design for all functional components of the system

    11. Accountable for delivery according to pre agreed time and budgetary constraints

    must have;

    1. Expert hands on programming skills in Core Java, JavaScript, SQL

    2. Knowledge of Java frameworks e.g. DropWizard, Jersey, JavaSpring

    3. Strong database modeling and development skills, experience with SQL (Oracle and/or SQL Server) and NoSQL databases (ElasticSearch, Cassandra or similar)

    4. 5+ years of server-side development using Java

    5. 3+ years of database development  and SQL

    6. A very good knowledge of capital markets and financial instruments

     

    It would be nice if the incumbant had at least one of:

    7. Knowledge of C++ and CORBA

    8. Experience working on front office trading applications

    9. Good knowledge of SOA and messaging bus e.g. Solace or Kakfa

    10. Understanding of cloud based deployment
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    Thu, 11 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Network Analyst - 4]]> Job Responsibilities: 

    • Adjust network sizes to meet volume or capacity demands. 
    • Communicate with customers, sales staff, or marketing staff to determine customer needs. 
    • Coordinate network operations, maintenance, repairs or upgrades with other technical or end-user staff. 
    • Design, build, or operate equipment configuration prototypes, including network hardware, software, servers, or server operation systems. 
    • Determine specific network hardware or software requirements such as platforms, interfaces, bandwidths, or routing schemas. 
    • Develop and implement solutions for network problems. 
    • Perform network or software upgrades in a global, multi-vendor environment. 

    Qualifications: 
    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. 
    • 5-7 years networking industry experience required. 
    • Network/systems administration/related work experience required . 
    • Fundamental understanding of IP routing and routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, Multicast) and their implementation in an Enterprise class network. 
    • Hands on experience with a number of Cisco router and switch platforms (Nexus 5K, 7K, Catalyst 6500/4500/3650 IOS or IOS-XE based platforms). 
    • Experience with deploying and managing firewalls from multiple security vendors including Cisco, Juniper and Fortinet. 
    • Experience with firewall rule management software including Cisco Security Manager, Juniper Network Security Manager, Fortinet FortiManager and Algosec. 
    • Prior experience designing, implementing and troubleshooting IPSEC based site-to-site tunnels on Cisco ASA and IOS/IOS-XE based platforms. 
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification a plus. 
    • Working knowledge of F5 load balancers an asset. 
    • Programming skills including PERL, Python, and RESTful API integration as they pertain to the software defined data center considered an asset. 
    • Knowledge and/or experience with working with automation or orchestration tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Jenkins, Powershell is considered an asset. 
    • Knowledge of computer hardware as it relates to data storage. 
    • Knowledge of computer software, such as configuration management software, desktop communications software, operating system software and internet directory services software.

     

    Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) IPSEC based site-to-site tunnels on Cisco ASA and IOS/IOS-XE based platforms. (project is to migrate these tunnels from one environment to another, they must have expert knowledge of IPSEC tunnels work. CISCO ASA and IOS/IOS, cisco routers (5-7 years of experience) 
    2) Any of Cisco Security Manager, Juniper Network Security Manager, Fortinet FortiManager or Algosec (5-7 years of experience) 
    3) Designing and implementation experience is a must 
    4) Excellent communication skills are must (able to comprehend, critically think, not just verbal etc) 
    4) Experience with 3rd party technical people 


    5) Nice to Have: IP Routing, routing protocols, hands on experience with cisco router and switches and programming languages
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    Wed, 10 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Technical Specialist Networks]]> This a new group based out in Mississauga (West Mall) - occasional travel to Barrie data centre (once or twice a month)- Car is   essential.

    candidate MUST have expertise with servers / storage and networks.

    Windows / Linux / VMWare OS

    PURPOSE:

    Technical specialist  will provide technical expertise to address future capacity growth and to assess possible solutions to mitigate current environment’ s shortcomings. Carefully analyzing and debugging technical incidents will be a primary area of responsibility as well as carefully planning and completely implementing fixes to address said incidents. The incumbent is also expected to proactively identify risks and improvement opportunities to meet both short-term and long-term business needs.

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    Responsible for assessing, developing and recommending solutions to meet current and future business needs.
    Required to analyze and manage multiple complex tasks requiring superior analytical and high-level technical skills.
    Participate in completing team’ s operational tasks when needed.

    SKILLS:

    (Cisco UCS Chassis, NetApp Storage and Cisco 5K/2K switches)

    Virtualization 

    Rack mounting

    • Minimum 6 years of IT operations support experience is required.
    • Strong working knowledge of networks, NXOS, and storage networking protocols (FC, NFS, iSCSI, SMB)
    • Hands-on experience with hardware systems (preferred Cisco UCS)
    • Fast learner to new technologies and self-starter 
    • Ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to dynamic environment timelines
    • Strong working knowledge of Windows Server OS, VMware and Red Hat Linux  
    • Strong knowledge of shell scripting, power shell and VMware CLI
    • Deploy and administer high availability and contingency solutions (On -site failover, clustering and replication to off-site systems);
    • Strong knowledge of SAN Storage support for Windows and VMware
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; 
    • Strong critical thinking skills, including systems, business analysis, risk analysis, conflict resolution, as well as sound judgment/decision-  making ability.
    • Demonstrated understanding of system security best practices;. 

    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Degree or Diploma in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent
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    Tue, 09 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Analyst - 1]]> Business Analyst provides operational support to  Global Equity' s business lines for their technology dependent business processes. These business lines include Security Lending & Borrowing, Prime Brokerage, Institutional Equity Sales & Trading and all the technical services delivered via Anvil, Fund Manager, Netik, Trade Management, IEST MSD, GASL and GLE to name a few. The primary function of the Business Analyst is to act as a single point of contact to our clients for the purpose of managing their incident and service event needs within stated service levels and having as little negative impact on the business' ability to conduct their business within normal service levels. Further, the Business Analyst will also produce requirement documents as well as support documentation as needed with business strategies 




    Job Responsibilities: 
    • Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers 
    • Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation 
    • Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities 
    • Supports one or more highly complex business processes 
    • Works on multiple projects as a project team member 
    • Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs 


    Qualifications: 
    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred 
    • 0-2 years’ experience required 
    • Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions 
    • Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage 
    • Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
    • Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines 
    • Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details 
    • Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions 
    • A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level 
    • Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions 

     

    Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) Technical Business Analyst (1-2 years of overall experience within a technical role) 
    2) Helpdesk, service desk environment (1-2 years of experience) 
    3) Supporting applications (Prime Brokerage, Institutional Equity Sales & Trading and all the technical services delivered via Anvil, Fund Manager, Netik, Trade Management, IEST MSD, GASL and GLE to name a few) (1-2 years of experience) 
    4) Good communication skill
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    Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Analyst - 5]]> Global Wholesale & Wealth Technology (GWWT) group is seeking a seasoned Business Analyst to perform research, analysis and design leading to the definition of requirements and processes to assist in the resolution of complex business problems in support of Merlin (a centralized messaging and data hub supporting GBM/GT) and other general ledger, regulatory reporting systems. The incumbent is also responsible for leading or participating in the testing of new systems or enhancements, the training of users, and providing ongoing support to all supported units worldwide. 
    • Reason for request: Project need/Workload 

    Typical Day in Role 
    1. Assist the Senior Manager/Project Manager in resolving highly complex, multi-faceted problems to meet the needs of the supported Line of Business, by applying their financial and technological knowledge to the design of methodologies, models, and/or systems solutions. This may involve rapid prototyping, with requirements and solutions developed on an iterative basis that provides interim deliverables until a final production solution is created. This includes conducting research and analysis, accurately and clearly defining user requirements and processes, and liaising with the users. 

    2.Lead or participate in the systems implementation process by developing test cases, performing testing, defining user procedures and workflows, developing conversion and implementation strategies, verifying conversion, providing user documentation, providing user training, and providing post-implementation support. 

    3.Provide business support to all global units, including new and existing product and deal structuring, ad hoc queries and MIS, user training, and assisting with the design and implementation of systems enhancements. This is made more challenging due to differences in time zones and the variation in the business lines. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that management is kept informed and that problems and issues are escalated appropriately. 

    4.Continually acquire and enhance knowledge of the Division' s business strategies and policies, risk management practices and methodologies, product offerings, financial markets, financial instruments, regulatory requirements, and rapidly changing technology to be able to provide effective business solutions and services to the end user business lines. 
    5. Provide active support during various testing cycles. 
    6. Production Support: Analyse, investigate and resolve production issues independently. 
    7. Provide second line support both during business hours and off business hours 

     

    Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1. Business Analysis (5+ years experience with requirement specification document writing) 
    2. Capital Markets (3-5+ years recent experience with a focus on Regulatory Reporting) 
    3. XML Messages (5+ years experience) 
    4. Data Mapping (5+ years experience) 
    5. IT systems & SDLC (5+ years with IT practices, systems development techniques, including requirements specification and testing methodologies, real-time analytical and formal modelling tools) 
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    Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[QA Test Analyst]]> Our client is seeking an intermediate QA Test Analyst for a 12 month contract in downtown Toronto. The successful candidate will be involved in an ongoing project that is designed to streamline payment processes  in the transportation vertical.

    Mandatory Skills / Certification:
    • University degree/College Diploma in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience testing multi-layer architectural applications and complex systems.
    • Understanding of automated fare collection concepts used in public transportation.
    • Experience in testing of financial transactions and reconciliation processes: credit and debit card processing, open payments, Fare Media and associated standards.

    Other Skills / Certification:
    • Extensive experience in assessing and reviewing business and system requirements - requirement analysis, verification, traceability, gap analysis, risks.
    • Extensive experience in testing of complex enterprise and/or industrial applications including functional, non-functional and system integration testing using requirements traceability and coverage analysis
    • Proficient in database technologies (SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access)
    • Knowledge of network and data communication protocols
    • Interface Validation: automated data file parsing and analysis using Perl or Shell scripting.
    • Familiarity with concepts of Device Environmental Standards (EN 60950, EN 50155) for electronic equipment is highly desired
    • Understanding QA processes based on CMMI and/or ISO standards.
    • Knowledge of various testing methodologies (waterfall, V-model, Agile)
    • Proven problem-solving skills to identify, validate and verify system and software application issues using defect management tools
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for knowledge exchange and transfer
    • Certified CSTE/CSQA would be an asset

     
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    Wed, 03 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior System Administrator]]> Senior System Administrator 

    MUST HAVE: 

    5+ years’ experience in JBOSS Web Application servers and JBOSS IHS server
    Exp in incident management 5yrs* 
    Banking exp 3yrs* 
    Knowledge of ITIL 3yrs * 
    HTTP configuration 3yrs* 
    24/7 available based on on 37.5 or 40 hr work week ( on call requirement ) 
    UNIX \ Windows OS 3yrs* 

    Nice to Have: 

    Networking 
    Web services 
    *** DATA power / MQ 
    WebSphere 
    Data base Oracle 


    General Purpose: 
    Responsible for 2nd level technical support for all D&A Enterprise Content Management Services, the incumbent will work closely with other Technology Partners (ITS), Professional Services team (Vendors) and Development teams (D&A, TS) to remediate reported incidents in a timely and professional manner. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written. This is a challenging position that requires a team player with exceptional analytical skills. 

    Activities include but are not limited to triage, troubleshooting, gathering and analyzing logs, and testing to identify the possible cause of incidents; participating in the determination of appropriate course of action to resolve the issues with minimal business disruption, and establishing remedial processes to ensure application availability. 

    The primary focus is on ensuring the smooth operation and health of the FileNet, Kofax Capture e and CMOD services portfolio. Experience in JBOSS Application Server and JBOSS HTTP server is a MUST. 

    As such the incumbent 

    • Will ensure resolution of reported incidents of medium and high complexity in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures, configuration guidelines and service level agreements for core services and applications 
    • Utilize Application knowledge to effectively troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve problems. 
    • Interface with Line of Business Units, Service Desk, ITS infrastructure and Development areas to ensure problem is resolved. 
    • Assist Application Support Manager in developing/revising policies and procedures for supporting new and ongoing applications. 
    • Be the JBOSS Application Server and JBOSS HTTPS server subject matter expert, to address all JBOSS related technical escalations 
    • Participate in any testing and quality checks centered on the resolution of Application Support issues. 

    Responsibilities include 
    • Incident Management 
    • Participate in Root cause analysis and resolution 
    • Manage issues in production environments, recommending, coordinating and managing necessary fixes, and upgrades. 
    • Serve as liaison between departments as well as maintaining necessary documentation in the support of various core services. 
    • May assist the development of the software support analysis team members. Other duties as assigned. 
    • 24 x 7 Availability is a MUST 

    Requirements 

    A successful Technical Support Specialist will have prior application support experience, and must be strong with analysis, issues management, GUI/management and possess demonstrated experience in the following areas: 
    • 5+ years directly related experience in IT 24x7 supports and understanding of ITIL 
    • 5+ years’ experience in JBOSS Web Application servers and JBOSS IHS server 
    • 2+ year' s experience in UNIX/LINUX Administration support 
    • 2+ year' s experience in UNIX/PERL scripting Prior application development or business systems analysis experience an asset 
    • Willing and ability to provide knowledge transfer to other team members on the subject matter relating to JBOSS Application Server and JBOSS HTTP servers 
    • Full use and application of related principles, theories, concepts, and techniques. 
    • Knowledge of Web Services and SOA 
    • Excellent communication and negotiation skills. 
    • Banking applications is definitely a plus. 
    • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and changing environment; must be flexible. 
    • Ability to understand business impact, react with urgency and prioritize issues/projects. 
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others, particularly in teams. 
    • Strong analytical skills, and negotiation skills 
    • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or related field 
    • Available for 24 x 7 support, after hour support for 1 week per a month. 
    • Understanding of SSL certificates 
    • Understanding of network elements such as routers and load balancers
    ]]>
    Wed, 03 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[QA Test Analyst]]> Our client is seeking an intermediate QA Test Analyst for a 12 month contract in downtown Toronto. The successful candidate will be involved in an ongoing project that is designed to streamline payment processes  in the transportation vertical.

    Mandatory Skills / Certification:
    • University degree/College Diploma in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience testing multi-layer architectural applications and complex systems.
    • Understanding of automated fare collection concepts used in public transportation.
    • Experience in testing of financial transactions and reconciliation processes: credit and debit card processing, open payments, Fare Media and associated standards.

    Other Skills / Certification:
    • Extensive experience in assessing and reviewing business and system requirements - requirement analysis, verification, traceability, gap analysis, risks.
    • Extensive experience in testing of complex enterprise and/or industrial applications including functional, non-functional and system integration testing using requirements traceability and coverage analysis
    • Proficient in database technologies (SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access)
    • Knowledge of network and data communication protocols
    • Interface Validation: automated data file parsing and analysis using Perl or Shell scripting.
    • Familiarity with concepts of Device Environmental Standards (EN 60950, EN 50155) for electronic equipment is highly desired
    • Understanding QA processes based on CMMI and/or ISO standards.
    • Knowledge of various testing methodologies (waterfall, V-model, Agile)
    • Proven problem-solving skills to identify, validate and verify system and software application issues using defect management tools
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for knowledge exchange and transfer
    • Certified CSTE/CSQA would be an asset

     
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    Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Analyst - 2]]> Wealth Management Technology Solutions group is seeking two Business Analyst to provide 2nd level support for Wealth business line. Working under the direction of the Manager, Data Management & Governance, Wealth Management Technology Solutions, and in full collaboration with colleagues from BAS, TAG and Global Wealth Management, these BAs will be responsible for the support, maintenance and correction of data consumed by and produced by Advisor Desktop business applications, with special focus on Portfolio Management and application data. This role is heavily analytical - dealing with data issues, clean-up, queries, pulling/manipulating data, and pricing. In addition, they will be responsible for support of steady-state and operational activities through the correspondence of IT Store ticketing. As data governance capabilities are built out within WMTS, this role may expand to encompass data across the Global Wealth Distribution businesses. 
    • Reason for request: Project need/Workload 

    Typical Day in Role 
    Responsibility over mission-critical Scotia  master data. This includes (but is not limited to): 
    • KYC (Know Your Client) and Customer Information File (CIF) 
    • Account & Transactional data 
    • Performance 
    • Realized Gain/Loss 
    • Product data 
    • Security Reference data 
    In addition to the following duties: 
    • Perform data reconciliations between multiple platforms with similar data sets 
    • Perform data validations to ensure the data quality standards are being met 
    • Execute necessary corrections to ensure data quality/consistency 
    • Correct and process any failed records from the nightly processes 
    • Liaise with various support desks providing assistance where appropriate 
    • Working with external vendors on small projects 

     

    Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1. Business Analysis (5+ years experience with business process) 
    2. Data Analysis (5+ years with data governance, data reconciliations, data validations, data quality/consistency) 
    3. MS Excel & Access (5+ years with relational objects) 
    4. Canadian Wealth Management industry experience (3+ years with full-service brokerage) 
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    Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[PCO]]> New PCO needed to work on 2 projects: – Control Room PTA Global Rollout – Market Abuse Order Monitoring 

    Typical Day in Role 
    Job Responsibilities: 
    • Be PM’ s eyes and ears when PM is out of office. Most importantly, take ownership/ follow up with cross functional teams’ (IT, Vendor, Users) actions and project critical path ways 
    • Escalate timely and or to PM and BA Lead as needed (cannot treat this as second priority) 
    • Assist in maintaining project plans 
    • Maintain RAID Logs 
    • Schedule meetings as needed 
    • Maintain/keep up to date project repositories, assist in project financial reporting and management as needed. Assist PM with presentations, streering and operating meeting materials as needed 

     

    Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) PCO experience 4-6 years of experience 
    2)MS Office- Excel, MS Project, Word, Powerpoint etc (4+ years of experience) 
    3) Microsoft Visio (3+ years of experience) 
    4) Previous FI/Banking experience or working within a consulting firm 
    5) Excellent communication skills 

    Degrees or certifications: 
    • Bachelor' s degree or Post-Secondary education 

    Additional notes: Hiring Manager is looking for candidates who are coming from large FI/Banks with 4-6 years of experience working within a PCO role.
    ]]>
    Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Business Analyst - ERP Applications]]> Senior Business Analyst – ERP Implementation  

     

    Our client in the Manufacturing sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking a Senior Business Analyst to join their IT team.

     

    Location: Markham, ON

     

    Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

     

    Introduction: Looking for a Senior Business Analyst with an ability to manage full-cycle ERP implementation project(s) for client. The client is implementing Infor - M3 - Manufacturing ERP System

    Targeted Skills and Experience: Business Analysis, Project Management, ERP Implementation and Support, Manufacturing, and Strong Communication and Business Acumen  

    Targeted Technical Capabilities: ERP implementation experience (Infor M3), Financial/ Control Background

    Job Description:
    • Experience working as a Business Analyst within the manufacturing industry 
    • Experience working in a major transformation initiative i.e. analysis including requirements definition, feasibility studies, cost estimates, proposals, business process mapping, design, development, quality assurance, user acceptance testing and implementation 
    • Experience working with vendor products configured and  integrated in  overall solutions and in-house developed solutions 
    • Knowledge of manufacturing process 
    • Knowledge of the accepted practices of the Business Analysis profession
    • Extensive experience in business analysis and requirements definition for IT systems
    • Ability to facilitate requirements gathering meetings
    • Strong character with integrity and passion, able to interact with customers 
    • Demonstrated ability to design and deliver a business process that meets the expected outcomes within a major transformation initiative 
    • Strong analytical and product management skills including a thorough understanding of how to interpret and anticipate internal and external customer needs and translate them into application and operational requirements 
    • A strong attention to detail and the ability to consider how work underway impacts other areas/projects 
    • Demonstrated ability to support multiple projects concurrently, balancing deliverables and ability to prioritize deliverables across projects
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
    • With the employee " Switch Program": Tremendous growth and opportunity to work on various other ERP platforms, like CRM, Dynamics AX, etc.
    • They also have exciting roadmap laid out for another 3-4 years or more as it is an on-going Business Change Process. 

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

     

    We thank all applicants that apply. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

     

    ABOUT ProVision:

    ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organisations both private and public throughout Canada. Our services include: contract consulting, contingent permanent search, and retained executive search.

     

    With over 15 years of concurrent exceptional relationships with clients in the financial, government, and software engineering verticals, ProVision has built up an exceptional network of industry leading professionals in the IT, Finance & Accounting, and Human Resources sectors.

     

    We have a team of senior recruitment and account management professionals with a wide array of specialities who can help you with your search for a new assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

     

    Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.

     

     
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    Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Advisory J2EE Application Developer]]> Job Overview

    As an Advisory Application Developer you will be joining our Enterprise Product and Shared UI Services team  to lead the technical design, development, and integration of cross functional, multi-platform application systems.

     

    What You’ ll Be Doing
    • Analyze, define and document requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interface with other systems, internal and external checks, controls, and outputs
    • Provide cost and time estimates for assigned work packages to support the development of time tables and project plans
    • Coordinate coding, testing, implementation, integration and documentation of solution
    • Perform complex applications programming activities
    • Provide solutions that potentially impact other dependent projects and applications
    • Ensure that errors are detected to avoid production outages
    • May act as a team lead for a small team and/or technical solution provider (subject matter expert) for complex application problems

     

      What We’ re Looking For
    • Must have 5+ years of Java/J2EE application development in a mid to large size enterprise environment
    • Must have 1-2 years of experience mentoring/leading a team of 2-4 individuals
    • Must have extensive experience with Weblogic, Spring, Hibernate, Struts, EJB, SQL, UNIX, Shell Scripting, XSLT and SOAP and RESTful   Web services
    • Must have development experience using XML, Ant, JUnit, maven and Jenkins
    • Must have working experience using UML methodology, UML diagrams and design patterns
    • Must have working knowledge of J2EE security frameworks
    • Must have Bachelors or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
    • Experience with IBM DataPower is an asset
    • Experience with JBOSS is an asset
    • Experience with JavaScript, CSS, HTML is an asset
    • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
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    Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Open Data Visualization Lead]]> Position: Open Data Visualization Lead

    Duration: 9 Months

    Location: Downtown Toronto 

    Introduction: As part of our client' s  commitment to  Open Data, they have  created a project swat team which is tasked with the objective of developing and launching a new, citizen-centric, service-oriented Open Data web site and visualization portal by September 2017 which will provide an exceptional customer experience to citizens, businesses and communities who want to leverage our client' s  Open Data.

    The Open Data Web Development Lead will drive the development of the Open Data website and visualization portal in collaboration with all relevant stakeholders to ensure that our client  releases an  Open Data web site and visualization portal which meets and/or exceeds public expectations in alignment with their  Data Master Plan

     

    Experience and Qualifications:
    1. 5+ years' experience demonstrating the ability to participate in, co-ordinate and lead cross- functional, multi-disciplinary teams to design, develop and launch innovative web designs and data visualizations
    2. 2+ years' experience in eliciting stakeholder feedback and requirements
    3. 5+ years' experience in creating accessible and intuitive content for the web
    4. 2+ years' experience working with data and related data standards

    Technical Abilities:
    1. Excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills
    2. Experience work with various data visualization platforms, systems, and tools
    3. Proficiency with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
    4. Knowledge of User Experience Design principles
    5. Knowledge of AODA (Accessibility) standards as applied to web content and web sites

     

    Targeted Deliverables:

    The Open Data Visualization Lead is responsible for the following deliverables:
    • Open Data visualization best practices, guidelines and requirements
    • Updates to our client' s  Open Data Master Plan
    • Strategies, requirements and implementation roadmaps for Open Data visualization products and services
    • Transition plan for migrating the our client' s  existing Open Data catalogue into the new Open Data Visualization portal
    • Process and tools for gathering information and analytics regarding the usage of Open Data sets
    ]]>
    Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Control Officer - 3]]>   New PCO needed to work on 2 projects: – Control Room PTA Global Rollout – Market Abuse Order Monitoring 

    Typical Day in Role 
    Job Responsibilities: 
    • Be PM’ s eyes and ears when PM is out of office. Most importantly, take ownership/ follow up with cross functional teams’ (IT, Vendor, Users) actions and project critical path ways 
    • Escalate timely and or to PM and BA Lead as needed (cannot treat this as second priority) 
    • Assist in maintaining project plans 
    • Maintain RAID Logs 
    • Schedule meetings as needed 
    • Maintain/keep up to date project repositories, assist in project financial reporting and management as needed. Assist PM with presentations, streering and operating meeting materials as needed 

     

    Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) PCO experience 4-6 years of experience 
    2)MS Office- Excel, MS Project, Word, Powerpoint etc (4+ years of experience) 
    3) Microsoft Visio (3+ years of experience) 
    4) Previous FI/Banking experience or working within a consulting firm 
    5) Excellent communication skills 

    Degrees or certifications: 
    • Bachelor' s degree or Post-Secondary education 

    Additional notes: Hiring Manager is looking for candidates who are coming from large FI/Banks with 4-6 years of experience working within a PCO role.
    ]]>
    Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[QA Tester]]> Our client is in the business of developing, licensing, operating and maintaining electronic skill games, raffle, pull-tab systems and associated software. They  are currently looking for a Tester.

    As a Quality Assurance Tester  you are expected to have the ability to create and/or follow test scripts, have high level of attention to details and prior experience with bug tracking tools. Some experience with SQL Management Studio is necessary

    Familiarity with Casino games is also necessary and experience in casino gaming test procedures is a plus.

    Testing includes not only the games developed by the company but also  gaming peripherals, such as printers, bill validators, etc.
    ]]>
    Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Database Administrator - 4]]> This environment is currently 90% Oracle database and 10% MySQL database. This position is to provide day-to-day database support of this existing environment. There is the opportunity to support migration projects in the near future. 
    • Reason for request: Workload 

    Compelling Story – Candidate Value Proposition (CVP) 
    • This is team highly encourages collaboration, knowledge transfer, and support. The Manager prides himself on his team culture. There is also exciting opportunities in the near future for deployment in Linux and Cloud environments,. 

    Typical Day in Role 
    • Provide on-site database and system support 
    • Monitor, collect statistical information, and provide reporting on capacity and system performance 
    • Based on statistics, make recommendations to maintain and improve capacity and system performance 
    • Monitor the system, and act upon system and application automated alerts 
    • Perform diagnostics, testing, and troubleshooting of software, o/s, and database issues (ex. correcting installation, configuration, or data problems) 
    • Plan and perform software installation, configuration, upgrade and patching 
    • Plan and perform database configuration, maintenance, upgrade and patching 
    • Perform and manage system and database backups 
    • Perform manual switch to redundant system / database components, in case of system failure 
    • Rotation of 2 weeks primary support/2 weeks secondary support 

     

    Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills 
    1. Oracle DBA (5+ years experience with database administration support for development and implementation projects) 
    2. Oracle 11g and 12c (5+ years experience with creation & upgrade) 
    3. Oracle RAC (5+ years experience with setup, configuration, support) 
    4. OEM/Grid Control (5+ years for 11g & 12c) 
    5. Oracle Dataguard (5+years experience) 

    Nice-to-Have: 
    - Migration project experience 
    - FI/Banking industry experience 
    - Any experience with Oracle OLAP, OWB, OEM, Perl, MS-SQL, Sybase, and Oracle Exadata
    ]]>
    Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Project Analyst / Data Network]]> Title:  Project Analyst / Lead  for Data ( Telecommunications)   Networks

    Job Summary:

    The Canadian Network Services team is responsible for the operations of the data network of   Canadian retail branches, data centres, wealth management locations, call centres and Executive Offices. This PCO  will be accountable for the successful delivery of the next generation network (data) infrastructure at the Clients'  Canadian Retail Branch environment. S/he will be the focal point and representative of the Canadian Banking & Data Centre Network Services Team in the overall Next Generation Network Program. This is an integral  role that will  act as an escalation point for issues relating to the nightly site cutover activities.
    • Accountable for ensuring that the business needs and outcomes of the project are met as per business case.
    • Responsible for the management of the set of projects undertaken by the Canadian Network Services team in a manner that optimizes the ROI from these projects and ensures their alignment with the organizations strategic objectives.
    • Expected to have ' strong' business acumen, ideally with some specific knowledge of retail banking, that they can leverage to build the necessary relationship with the client being supported; establishing the trust to deliver the requirements that are being provided to them. The position requires expert understanding of networking technologies (TCP/IP, BGP4, QoS, MPLS, Cisco IOS and IOS-XR) and project management methodologies. The Project Manager will have excellent skills in relationship and general business management.

    Key Accountabilities:

    Accountable for leading the Delivery Team in the following:
    • Provide consulting and guidance on project initiatives including developing creative/alternative approaches to problem resolution. The focus is to be kept on overall business solutions, not on specific packages or technologies.
    • The solution must be formally documented and cost as the General Design Document and internally represented on the project management tool (i.e. Microsoft Project). Definition of development activities at sufficient detail levels.
    • Identify and confirm project leads from all required business stakeholders and IT groups to ensure responsibilities and deliverables are understood by each.
    • Assist and provide input to the Next Generation Network Program Manager to prepare appropriate information for dissemination to the Steering Committee.
    • Manage project participants and relationships ensuring project teams are cohesive ad operating to common objectives and priorities.
    • Work with the Program Manager to establish the scope of the project and then manage to the established scope.
    • Ensure Project Change Notifications are raised where necessary and approved. If the scope changes, identify impacts to the Program Manager, Project Sponsors and/or Steering Committee.
    • Hold meetings and work sessions as necessary to ensure that project management deliverables are met i.e. project planning, risk management, issue management, status meetings
    • Motivating the project team and maintaining the momentum of the project against background of changing and occasionally conflicting priorities
    • Ongoing communication of project status, completing the monthly project status reports and escalating issues to the Program Manager, Operations Sponsor, SVPs and EVPs.
    • Ensure the documentation and archiving of project activities, deliverables, tools and findings and for use in future projects.
    • Coach and manage the project coordination resources to ensure successful execution of nightly cutover activities
    • Work with the Telco Supplier' s project managers to ensure the Supplier' s technicians are meeting project obligations. Manage and escalate issues to the Bank and Supplier management teams.

    Functional Competencies:
    • Demonstrated competence in IP networking and MPLS carrier technologies related to the retail banking and broader financial services industry. This is to be coupled with the ability to effectively project manage a multiple number of projects of varying complexity in a sophisticated matrix management organization. To be effective, a thorough knowledge of the Bank’ s formal and informal organization structure is imperative.
    • Requires expert knowledge of project management tools and methodologies.
    • The position is expected to have extensive knowledge of emerging technologies, product development methodologies and technical architectures pertaining to the area.
    • Possess strong problem-solving and analytical skills to rapidly assess problem situations and creatively develop alternate solutions and approaches necessary to resolve high-level, complex problems. The individual is expected to bring solutions to the table and support information technology part of business objectives.
    • Expert facilitation and interviewing skills are required to produce objective and highly developed requirements and solution documents.
    • The individual requires superior oral and written communication skills and proven ability to:  make presentations to varied groups; deal with all levels of line management up to the Executive Vice-President (individually or in committee); chairing meetings involving diverse Bank organizations and management levels; and dealing with vendors/consultants without exceeding authority. He/she must have an expert ability to balance competing or conflicting goals of various departments/stakeholders, requiring a mature, diplomatic approach and highly developed negotiation and influencing skills.
    • Strong influencing skills and negotiation skills are also critical in order to negotiate with project team members/management to acquire/maintain support and to negotiate priorities with full consideration and awareness of potential impact on business needs and outcomes.

    Education Requirements:
    • PMP designation an asset
    • Formal Project Management Education
    • Bachelor’ s degree in business or technology
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    Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior System Administrator]]> Potential to move into an architecture role

    Working knowledge of the following:

     

    Language: Ruby, Shell Script, Perl, Python, javascripts

    Tools: Chef, Jenkins, Ansible, Git, Docker

    Platforms: Windows, Linux, Unix

    Middleware: SQL, Weblogic, IIS, Oracle, Websphere   

    Certs: ITIL, MCSE
    ]]>
    Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[C++ Developer]]> As a C++ Programmer you will be part of an actuarial team working with actuarial programmers to build new features in a high performance computing application. You will also be responsible for assisting with ongoing maintenance of the code and assisting internal clients with issues related to their software product.

    Your role will entail working independently alongside actuaries and system developers:
    • Programming complex data structures and conversions
    • Profiling and optimizing routines to make them run magnitudes faster
    • Assisting actuarial programmers with writing scalable and robust code
    • Designing and implementing new features for their software product  in the user interface and database areas
    • Liaising between system developers and actuarial programmers
    • Troubleshooting issues for internal clients
    • Testing and reconciling new features
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications & Skills
    • Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
    • Strong hands on experience in C++ development
    • Excellent understanding of algorithm designs
    • Knowledge of database technologies and database design principles
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong analytical and debugging skills
    • Experience or exposure to embedded database engines, an asset
    • Prior experience developing financial applications in the actuarial field, an asset

     

     

     
    ]]>
    Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Project Manager]]>
  • Experience with UMA – Unified Managed Accounts
  • Experience project managing or working with portfolio managed products and services
  • Understanding of fee-based account types
  • Good understanding of investment products: MFs, Equities, FI
  • Product background
  • Full service brokerage background
  • Understanding of Private Wealth
  • Understanding of brokerage operations
  • Able to help business and technology partners sort through early planning of a program
  • Ability to facilitate complex discussion and negotiate compromises
  • Ability to mobilize business and technology resources towards meeting tight timelines
  • Experience with account oversight (with respect to risk and appropriateness of trades/holdings)
  • ]]>
    Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[User Experience Specialist - Mobile UX Specialist]]> Position:   User Experience Specialist 

    Key Roles:   Mobile UX Analysis  Specialist and User Experience Design

    Duration:   12 months +

    Location:   Downtown Toronto

    Billing Hours per Day:   7 (8 hours on-site per day includes 1 hour lunch)

    Our client, a very a high-profile Public Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto is seeking a Mobile User Experience Expert to execute various responsibilities towards the development of a mobile application and hybrid mobile application user experience standard that delivers a service oriented and citizen-centric design/experience.  Given the nature of this very high profile assignment, it is a compelling resume/profile builder.

    The public sector organization is currently implementing its’ enterprise mobile development strategy and a key aspect of their strategy is to ensure that they  develop a usability standard that will be used by all teams developing mobile applications in the future. The focus of this standards development is to ensure the focus is based on " service oriented" and " citizen-centric" designs.

    The User Experience Specialist/SME will be responsible for identifying the user audiences for hybrid mobile applications; assessing user requirements, needs and satisfaction levels; creating and testing user interface designs, prototypes and specifications across multiple mobile platforms and browsers; ensuring all designs and implementations meet AODA Compliance WCAG 2.0  Level AA; designing and conducting usability tests at various stages of the development process; analyzing the results of these tests and making recommendations to improve the design and functionality; developing and publishing usability guidelines to provide developers with tools in the design process; and creating, promoting and supporting a corporate standard for usability excellence.

    From a preliminary perspective, the User Experience Specialist/SME will be involved in the process of analyzing application metrics and user mobile behaviour that will inform the mobile design process, and will assist with the stakeholder and user consultations required to develop, test and refine design concepts for the organization' s  mobile application development.

     

    Targeted Experience and Skills:

    7+ years of ' progressively more responsible' experience working on web information technology projects that are large-scale or in complex environments, preferably within a public sector context.

    A minimum of 5+ years experience working as a User Experience Specialist in a large enterprise environment comparable. Experience in mobile and responsive web development projects for large public service organizations.

    3+ years experience working in mobile website and mobile (native and hybrid) development/design projects using enterprise scale API integration.

    7+ years experience leading enterprise responsive website and mobile (native and hybrid) development/design projects including content development for mobile screens, mobile design, mobile application construction, navigation and management.

    5+ years experience developing and implementing interactive media technologies demonstrating a comprehensive grasp of online media and social media tools and issues

    5+ years experience managing formal and informal usability testing, gathering user research and heuristic analysis and translating research into design decisions in support of enterprise mobile projects

    5+ years experience demonstrating the ability to participate in, co-ordinate and lead cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams producing innovative responsive web and mobile designs and strategies.

    4+ years experience in designing, implementing and testing using AODA WCAG 2.0, Level AA compliance.

     

    Targeted Technical Experience and Skills:

    Demonstrated experience developing mobile (native and hybrid) solutions that take into account the capabilities of mobile web browsers and mobile OS’ s across multiple platforms and the constraints involved in designing for media including the need for content to be accessible to a broad and diverse audience.

    Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), presentation skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities, coaching and mentoring.

    Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple projects, work to overlapping deadlines and prioritize based on impact assessment.

    Demonstrated proficiency in user scenario test design and quality assurance scripting and results documentation

    5+ years experience using Microsoft Word; Excel, Visio; and Powerpoint.

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this assignment, please send your resume today!
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    Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Bilingual Business Systems Analyst]]> Job Overview

    As a Senior Business Systems Consultant, you will join our Capital Markets Technology department to support clients’ vision and strategy by participating in client meetings to provide advice and consultation for business applications developments to ensure growth

     

    What You’ ll Be Doing
    • Participate in client business review sessions to influence decisions regarding use of technology to support objectives or address issues.
    • Meet with business representatives to gather requirements for project, and perform analysis.
    • Facilitate business process review sessions and help client groups to implement process changes supported by technology.
    • Meet with technology partners from other groups  that have interfaces or receive reports that will be impacted by project.
    • Perform detailed and comprehensive testing on new the application and/or downstream interfaces being developed as part of the project. 
    • Liaise with representatives from our external vendors on a regular basis.
    • Liaise with our developers and the infrastructure technology groups as the user/client representative.
    • Ensure client needs are being supported by business system teams, and monitor client satisfaction levels.
    • Maintain awareness of and comply with all existing policies (e.g. Audit, Security, Change Mgmt) and processes.

     

    What We’ re Looking For
    • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
    • Successful candidates must exhibit our values of trust, team work, and accountability
    • Must have Bachelors or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
    • Knowledge of various Capital Markets and Retail Banking products.
    • Language – strong competency in French and English both verbal and written is mandatory for this role.   
    • Communication will be French first, English second.  This role requires communicating and documenting project artifacts in French and English. Strong  proficiency in both languages required.       
    • Written Communications - Ability to produce a variety of business documents, in French and English, that demonstrate command of language, clarity of thought and orderliness of presentation.
    • Interpreting and analyzing senior management communication needs to develop effective communications strategies
    • Analyzing project and/or technical risk, using available information to support business recommendations.
    • Analyzing and interpreting changes and trends in our technology to determine their impact and assessing opportunities to support new business requirements.
    • Providing advice and direction to project team and business/project sponsor regarding all aspects of technology planning and performance.
    • Judgements regarding the viability of a project based on ability to deliver agreed functionality within approved budget and schedule.
    • Consulting - Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques and roles and responsibilities in providing technical or business guidance to clients within and outside own area.
    • Problem Solving - Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems.
    • Leadership - Knowledge of approaches, tools, and techniques for gaining the cooperation and support of others.
    • Influencing - Ability to impact decisions within and outside own organization.
    • Coaching - Ability to encourage, motivate and guide individuals and teams in learning and improving effectiveness.
    • Application Delivery Process - Knowledge of major tasks, deliverables, formal methodologies and disciplines for delivering new or enhanced applications.
    • Business Assessment - Knowledge of activities, tasks, practices and deliverables for assessing and documenting business opportunities, benefits, risks, and success factors of potential applications.
    • Oral Communications - Ability to express oneself and communicate with others verbally; recognizing that verbal communication is more than just language - it includes tone, style and structure. 
    • Interpersonal Relationships - Knowledge of approaches, tools and techniques for working with individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
    • Regular contact with peers and senior management within business unit, and occasionally with our executives to discuss, interpret and provide opinions related to their area of specialization.

     

    What We Can Offer You
    • The opportunity to be part of a team that continues to advance, as the market leader in innovative technology
    • An environment where you can build easy, flexible, and personalized banking solutions for our clients while broadening your technical knowledge and expertise
    • An organization that focuses on managing and developing talent with exceptional training, rotational experience, exposure, and mentorship opportunities
    • The chance to network and work with senior leaders across Technology and our bank
    • The opportunity to work with innovative third party suppliers/partners
    • Workplace accommodation solutions and assistive technologies that remove functional barriers
    • Flexible health benefits, stock purchase plan, competitive incentive pay and recognition programs
    • Competitive salary and employee banking benefits
    • The opportunity to be involved in  our community investment and  corporate sponsorship events such as Run for the Cure, 

    What You Need To Know
    • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role
    • Work or attend numerous meetings in a variety of office locations.
    • Must be able to meet the schedules of several concurrent project and priorities.
    • May be required to work outside of normal working days/hours
    ]]>
    Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Java Mobile developer]]> Business group: Employee Interactive Solutions is seeking a  JAVA Developer to support CASL Project. 

    Position - Java Mobile application developer

    Role - Development and testing applications on Swift platform

    Experience - Analysis / Modeling / development

    Technologies - Java, Mobile REST API, Agile


    • Analyze highly complex business requirements; generate technical specifications to design or redesign complex software components and applications 
    • Act as an expert technical resource for modeling, simulation and analysis efforts 
    • Leverage industry best practices to design, test, implement and support a solution 
    • Assure quality security and compliance requirements are met for supported area 
    • Be flexible and thrive in an evolving environment 
    • Adapt to change quickly and adjust work accordingly in a positive manner 
    - Hands on development (expert level) on JAVA Swift platform. 
    - Provide deep technical and development knowledge to all team members within Development
    - Assist with Integrated System Test (IST) by supporting test plan and test case validation 
    - Assist with Users Acceptance Testing (UAT) Team to validate user acceptance test plans 
    - Provide production support when required 
    - Developing/reviewing code will be a large portion of day to day tasks 


    Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1) JAVA application (5-7 years experience writing native JAVA applications) 
    2) JAVA Mobile REST API mid-tier. 
    3) Tools: JDK 8, BitBucket, Eclipse Neon IDE, WebSphere Developer Tools, WebSphere liberty, Java EE7, Maven and Liberty Quick Start, Nexus, Jenkins, Mockito, Arquillan 
    4) Agile (3+ years working in a Scrum team) 

    Degrees or certifications: 
    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required 
    ]]>
    Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Application Architect - Database Architect]]> Our client is a high profile, government funded organization, who is seeking the services of an Application/Database Architect with depth in a wide variety of Oracle Production and Oracle Database Warehouse configurations.  This high visibility of this assignment makes it an ideal resume profile builder.

     

    Targeted Experience and Skills:
    • Extensive experience in Oracle 11g, PL/SQL and at least two different computing platforms, operating systems, database technologies and programming languages.
    • Leadership experience in the development and implementation of application and database architectures
    • Knowledge of performance considerations in different environments, experience in troubleshooting database performance and tuning Oracle databases.
    • Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development and implementation of applications
    • Extensive experience in systems analysis and design in large systems environments
    • Experience in the use of data and process modelling methodologies, techniques and tools, including a working knowledge of metadata structures, repository functions, and data dictionaries
    • Awareness of emerging IT trends and directions
    • 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 Experience and Skills:
    • Knowledge and understanding of object-oriented analysis and design.
    • Experience in developing enterprise architecture deliverables (e.g. models) based on Ontario Government Enterprise Architecture processes and practice
    • Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices

     

    Preliminary Assignment Scope:
    • Analyse current database applications with reference to enhancement/integration requests and recommend solutions or consolidation of applications and products/services; define strategies and design for synchronization of data between application databases and data warehouse. 
    • Leverage extensive experience in architecting, designing and building IT applications
    • Effectively communicate risks and issues for both applications and data; collaborate with development teams to ensure data quality and successful development of enhancements to existing applications and design/development of new applications & databases.
    • Manage and execute architecturally significant projects as required to support target state development – including proof of concept exercises, rapid results 100 day experiment projects, etc.
    • Participate as Oracle database Subject Matter Expert on IT initiatives involving data integrity, data integration and quality.
    • Support IT projects in the transforming and aligning the application architecture with our target future state.

     

    If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!

     
    ]]>
    Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Business Analyst]]> As a Senior Business Systems Consultant, you will join our Capital Markets Enterprise Solutions department to build and enhance our in-house Regulatory Reporting Systems (RRS).

    What You’ ll be Doing
    • Gather and document regulatory and business requirements, translate these into precise solution requirements and oversee the implementation of these requirements through the entire project lifecycle including testing and quality assurance.
    • Ensure the designed specifications achieve business needs.
    • Track project progress and make decisions / recommendations to mitigate risk, ensure timely responses on frontline support issues and escalate appropriately as required.
    • Keep the technical project repository updated and ensure good version control.
    • Provide additional support to the project manager

     

    What We’ re Looking For
    • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
    • Successful candidates must exhibit our values of trust, team work, and accountability
    • Must have a Bachelor in Computer Science or equivalent degree in a related field
    • Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal
    • Must have the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships
    • Must have extensive consulting experience
    • Must have excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Must have proven leadership abilities
    • Must have a solid understanding of derivative products and the lifecycle of the trade
    • Knowledge and experience with SQL, XML, Fpml and an understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
    • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server and an understanding of ALM process
    • Must have minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Business Analyst or Systems Analyst
    • Regulatory Reporting background (DoddFrank, Emir, CSA regulations) would be a distinct advantage
    ]]>
    Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Cognos Developer]]> -       Congos Report Studio Version 10.x

    -       Congos Framework version 10.x

    -       Oracle database

    -       SQL

    -       Strategic thinker

    -       Independent worker

    -       Good Communication

    -       Years of experience 5 or more
    ]]>
    Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Sr Java Developer (Health)]]>
  • Extensive experience in software development that includes design, development, testing and implementation of complex multi-tier systems using industry-standard tools and development best practices.

  •  
    • Extensive experience and proven expertise in full stack development and/or web services.

     
    • Experience with Java 1.6+, RDBMS, SQL, XML, HTML, Junit, Git and Maven

     
    • Strong experience using Object Oriented design patterns and frameworks that include Spring MVC, Spring WS, Spring Security.

     
    • Experience or general knowledge of HL7 healthcare data exchange standards such as CDA and FHIR would be considered an asset

     
    • Ability to fully understand and prioritize business requirements, functional specifications and to conceptualize information processing systems in response to them.
    ]]>
    Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Automation Engineer]]> Looking for Automation Engineer  who has a infrastructure testing skill set and experiences including both functional and non-functional. ie.  Kitchen and chef, right scale and Ruby etc. 
    ]]>
    Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Network Analyst - 4]]> Location: 2201 Eglinton Ave E 

    Working Hours: 7.5 hours/day, within core hours – maintenance window will be on Saturday night from 11: 30 pm – 6: 00 am 

    Duration of Contract: End of Contract October 31, 2017 

    Interview Process: 

    To be confirmed. 

    About Group: 

    The candidate will be working with Global Wholesale Network Services as a Network Analyst. The team is very technical and will be working primarily within their own team (analysts, technical lead, and Project Manager). This group supports multiple lines of business within the Bank, in all locations including the LATAM Regions. 


    Reason for Hire: 

    Filling in gaps within team. This is an ongoing project but scope has changed to migrate data from end-of-life devices to new devices – 137 devices need to be updated over a period of time. 
    Candidate Value Proposition: 
    Typical Day in the Role: 
    The candidate will take data that resides on current device and ensure that data will be accurate. 

    Training: 

    Standard onboarding and formal training will be held by PM to go through the processes. 

    Required Skills: 
    Must Have: 
    1. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (verbal and written) 
    2. Expertise in Cisco ACE, Cisco CSS, Bluecoat Proxy, F5 LB, F5 
    3. ASA Firewalls 
    4. Expertise in third party and internet gateway environment 
    Nice to Have: 
    1. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) 
    Overall years’ experience 8 – 10 years 


    Summary: 
    The main function of a Network Analyst is to determine user requirements and design specifications for computer networks. A typical network engineer is responsible for planning and implementing network upgrades. 

    Job Responsibilities: 
    • Adjust network sizes to meet volume or capacity demands 
    • Communicate with customers, sales staff, or marketing staff to determine customer needs 
    • Coordinate network operations, maintenance, repairs or upgrades 
    • Design, build, or operate equipment configuration prototypes, including network hardware, software, servers, or server operation systems 
    • Determine specific network hardware or software requirements such as platforms, interfaces, bandwidths, or routine schemas 
    • Develop and implement solutions for network problems 

    Qualifications: 
    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required 
    • 8-10 years experience required 
    • Network/systems administration/related work experience required 
    • Expertise in Cisco ACE, Cisco CSS, Bluecoat Proxy, F5 LB, F5 proxy OR 
    • Expertise in ASA Firewalls and Fortinet Firewalls OR 
    • Expertise in 3rd party and internet gateway environment 
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification a plus 
    • Knowledge of computer hardware as it relates to data storage 
    • Knowledge of computer software, such as configuration management software, desktop communications software, operating system software and internet directory services software 
    • Good verbal and written communication skills 
    • Experience in facilitating implementation checklist walkthrough reviews and implementation meetings with other technical teams and business users
    ]]>
    Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst]]> What We’ re Looking For
    • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
    • Successful candidates must exhibit our values of trust, team work, and accountability
    • Must have 4+ years’ experience working as a Business Analyst or Systems Analyst with good SQL skills.
    • Good to have to knowledge of the banking industry.  Knowledge/experience of business analysis with an emphasis on  CapitalMarkets.
    • Knowledge/experience of front end trading systems is good to have.
    • Knowledge/experience of post trade processes would be an added advantage
    • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), and presentation skills to enable the precise articulation of ideas, findings and recommendations
    • Regular contact with various lines of business including the Trading Desks, Operations Groups, Compliance Group etc.
    • Must have a logical mind capable of analyzing and understanding complex and sophisticated products, data and situations but also must be personable
    • Must be well-organized, capable both of planning work commitments, task prioritization, meeting deadlines and dealing with peaks of activity and unexpected events
    • Conduct analysis of client processes and functional or reporting requirements to prepare documentation and communicate the information clearly and concisely
    • Coordinate and lead cross-functional tasks or work packages to identify and document functional or reporting requirements, work flow, information sources and system specifications
    • Application Delivery Process- Knowledge of major tasks, deliverables, formal methodologies and disciplines for delivering new or enhanced applications. 
    • Regular contact with peers and senior management within business unit, and occasionally with our executives to discuss, interpret and provide opinions related to their area of specialization.
    • Partner with project manager, technical resources, vendors, and management to ensure accurate execution of project(s)
    ]]>
    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Solution Designer]]> Job Overview

    As an Application Consultant you will be joining our Remote Banking and Shared Services technology team specifically to be a part of their application solution design team. You will assist the Director and Sr. Director of Strategy & Design in developing short and long term strategies on various domains.  Domains include but are not limited to Enterprise Integration (Web Services & Browsers), Messaging, Product Catalogue and Application Security.

     

    What You Need To Know
      • Provide a leadership role in formulating Solution design and mapping the applications architecture to the chosen technology platform
      • Define application components, platforms, interfaces, and development tools
      • Provide technical guidance to application development teams
      • Create and recommend application solution designs with activities, tools and techniques for converting business requirements and logical models into a technical application design
      • Make recommendations on best development practices using formal methodologies and disciplines for delivering new or enhanced applications
      • Coordinate solution estimate and development efforts across the organization in response to client requests
      • Present technology solutions on new and existing initiatives to senior executives and across the organization
      • Be able to analyze, negotiate, and communicate cost, effort, and solution approach for various initiatives
      • Act as a change agent and be able to present and communicate new ideas, products, and technology solutions
      • Translate user requirements to create design documents and prepare the development plan to ensure that the design meets business needs
      •   Identify technical risks with project delivery solution designs
      • Listen and understand business long term goals and develop a long term road map that will meet in assisting client needs
      • Providing application solutions or making technology selection decisions that are often made in situations where business requirements are not completely defined or changing
      • Develop and maintain roadmaps reflecting the technical and business’ s strategic direction 
      • Assess the impact of our  technology initiatives and procedures and making adjustments to internal operations as necessary to improve productivity
      • Determine the feasibility of new products / systems by analyzing market/economic data, competitor practices, vendor viability and our architectural fit
      • Must have 5-10 years of experience as a Solution Designer
      • Must have a strong background in application development
      • Must have excellent communication skills in order to provide guidance and recommendations to clients
      • Must have knowledge of the application delivery process, application design and architecture
      • Must have proven experience in relationship building and management
      • Previous experience
      • Understanding of Retail Banking applications considered an asset
      • Previous experience with ESB applications such as Datapower or OSB considered an asset
      • Previous experience with any of the following technologies considered an asset: Rational Unified Process, Agile Software Development, SOA Design Patterns, Java EE, JSP, JMS, JMX, JAX-WS, SOA, WebServices, BPE, Oracle Weblogic, Oracle DB, and PRPC
      • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
      • The opportunity to be part of a team that continues to advance our company as the market leader in innovative technology
      • An environment where you can build easy, flexible, and personalized banking solutions for our clients while broadening your technical knowledge and expertise
      • An organization that focuses on managing and developing talent with exceptional training, rotational experience, exposure, and mentorship opportunities
      • The chance to network and work with senior leaders across Technology and our bank
      • Workplace accommodation solutions and assistive technologies that remove functional barriers
      • Flexible health benefits, stock purchase plan, competitive incentive pay and recognition programs
      • Competitive salary and employee banking benefits
      • The opportunity to be involved in   community investment and  corporate sponsorship events 
      • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role
    ]]>
    Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Business Analyst - 2]]> Global HR Transformation is seeking a Business Analyst to play an integral part in the deployment and support of a new global workforce management solution (Time and Attendance). This role will  take part in a wide range of activities and project phases including business process engineering, requirements gathering, system specification, configuration and documentation, testing, implementation and steady state support. 
    • Reason for request: Workload 

    Typical Day in Role 
    • Project and Steady State Support 
    • Participate in the full lifecycle of a project including, Business Analysis, Functional Specification, System Configuration, Design, Testing, Steady state Operational Support 
    • Work directly with the project team to understand their business needs and translate those business needs into a systems design specification providing clients with a clear picture of how the solution will solve their unique business needs 
    • Ensure timely delivery of all project documentation and other deliverables; 
    • Learn the capabilities and limitations of Workforce software offerings and be able to apply this knowledge on the job 
    • Research, document, configure and test all functional elements involving rules and policies 
    • Develop and document testing scenarios in partnership with the testing team 
    • Collaborate with the system integrator and other project team members to ensure the functional specifications identified have been met 
    • Comply with PMO expectations and processes 


    Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
    1. Business analysis (3+ years experience with gathering requirements) 
    2. Workforce management software (3+ years experience with implementation/support of one or more of the following: Workforce Software [preferred], Kronos, Workbrain/Infor, RedPrairie/JDA, Oracle, SAP) 
    3. Technical proficiency (3+ years experience with excel, web development technologies: J2EE, Javascript, SQL) 
    4. Software integration projects (3+ years experience participating in multiple phases of project lifecycle) 
    5. Bilingual English/Spanish (Asset - not mandatory) 

    • Degrees or certifications: Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent 
    ]]>
    Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Network Consultant I]]> Our client, a major international financial institution is seeking to grow it' s global infrastructure team. They are responsible for WAN, cloud connectivity, data centre networks, branch site networks, end user access and mobility solutions, and core network services such as DNS and IP address management. The team is geographically dispersed with team members in Toronto, Montreal, Waterloo, Boston and 11 Asian locations.

    This role can be  based in any of the North american centres, working on both North American and Global initiatives. There is flexibility to partially work from home.

    This role is an individual contributor with responsibility for leading cross-functional and matrixed teams comprising employees, service providers and vendors as well as expert hands-on network skills combined with the ability to work with/through service providers, prioritize, and communicate. The successful candidate will be expected to work very closely with the various business units and collaborating with geographically dispersed teams.

    Responsibilities

    • Translate business needs into technical actions and plans, manage technology lifecycles, and produce architectures, engineering plans, and roadmaps for data network solutions.

    • Provide technical direction and architectural requirements to Bell, IBM, CGI, Verizon, AT&T and other service providers to ensure optimum delivery of committed service levels are being provided.

    • Lead, design, review/validate, and execute on solutions for network-related projects. Assess, analyze and synthesize network data in support of the current network infrastructure. Assess alternatives for short and long term impacts and recommend appropriate solutions.

    • Analyze current network design and operational standards; identify gaps and improvements, gain team and management consensus to implement.

    • Produce solutions for business units that encompass Day 0, Day 1 and Day 2 operations in addition to the technical solution, aligning with corporate/group standards, service definitions, and strategies

    • Execute technical solutions hands-on where internally managed and through service providers elsewhere.

    • Develop or contribute to business cases and proposals. This may include presentation to senior management.

    • Provide governance oversight for troubleshooting complex network problems. This involves working closely with business units, other infrastructure teams and external vendors.

    • Work closely with the IT security group to ensure compliance with IT security standards and policies

    • Form collaborative relationships with peers, business units, regional technology groups, and external service partners

    • Participate in Change Review Board and approve major network changes

    • Occasional travel between offices as well as participation in evening conference calls, after hours escalations and weekend change tickets

    • Candidate will participate in On-Call rotation a few times per year.

    • Flexible Work Smart environment with ability to work from various office locations and from home as appropriate.

    Qualifications

    • Senior IT professional with extensive hands on experience designing, deploying and managing large complex network environments

    • Minimum 8 years of progressive data network experience in a large, complex, fast paced environment; financial services and/or telecom/Internet service provider experience preferred

    • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience in conjunction with industry certifications (Cisco certifications preferred, including but not limited to CCIE, CCDP)

    • Experience managing vendor-provided services including network outsourcing arrangements

    • Demonstrated technical leadership and expert knowledge in data network architecture and design

    • Strong working knowledge of network technologies, particularly Cisco Systems routing/switching equipment and 2 or more of the following Cisco ASA and VPN, Nexus, Catalyst, and WiFi; Aruba WiFi and Clearpass; F5 BigIP, Riverbed Steelhead, MobileIron, network management tools, analyzing packet captures, DNS & IPAM.

    • Added value skillsets include network security (firewalls, IDS, IPS, NAC, content filtering etc). – CISSP certification an asset – and VOIP, video and/or unified communications deployment using Cisco/Avaya/Nortel; and expertise in QoS, Software Defined Networking, and Cloud-optimized networks

    • Strong operations efficiency orientation (process, costing etc.) and ability to effectively manage ongoing operations within budget while identifying opportunities for ongoing efficiency, familiarity with ITIL framework

    • Ability to think strategically, assess alternatives for short and long term impacts and act decisively; strong systems aptitude, demonstrated project management and planning skills; balances strategic skills with tactical execution skills; function well within a matrixed environment; can manage situations under dynamic mandates

    • Clear, effective communication (written and verbal) is essential, including ability to explain technical information to non-technical audiences and create effective documentation for other teams

    • Global or multi-country operations experience an asset
    ]]>
    Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Analyst/Developer - Generic - 3]]> The main function of a Developer is to design, develop, and implement applications using general languages and technologies (e.g. - (e.g. -Java, J2EE, Websphere, DB2, AIX, Web Service) to support business requirements. 

    Job Responsibilities: 

    • Analyze highly complex business requirements; generate technical specifications to design or redesign complex software components and applications 
    • Act as an expert technical resource for modeling, simulation and analysis efforts 
    • Leverage industry best practices to design, test, implement and support a solution 
    • Assure quality, security and compliance requirements are met for supported area 
    • Be flexible and thrive in an evolving environment 
    • Adapt to change quickly and adjust work accordingly in a positive manner 

    Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required 
    • 5-7 years or above experience required 
    • Development experience in needed language or technology (e.g. -Java, J2EE, Websphere, DB2, AIX, Web Service) 
    • Hands on experience in designing, developing and successful deployment of large scale projects from end-to-end 
    • Hands on experience in following the iterative and agile SDLC 
    • Banking experience is preferred

     

    Must Have: 

    1. Java, J2EE, Websphere, Clear Case (5+ years) 
    2. Recent working experience in an Agile environment (5+ years) 
    3. Banking experience – preference to working with teller applications 

    Nice to Have: 

    1. C++ Microsoft Foundation Class – this ties into a separate project that will be running 
     
    ]]>
    Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Business Analyst - 3]]> MUST HAVE: 

    1. Hands-on experience working with Big Data 
    2. Hands on experience using Splunk, Hortonworks or similar operational tools managing data 
    3. Communication Skills/Relationship Building/Stakeholder Management 

    NICE TO HAVE: 

    1. Fluent in Spanish/understanding of LATAM Regions 

    Education: 

    College Degree/Diploma 
    **it should be noted that work experience trumps education with this group 

    Performance Measurements: 

    On-time completion of key deliverables and ability to complete tasks with limited assistance 

    Summary: 

    The main function of a Business Analyst is to perform the analysis, design, implementation, modification, and daily functional support of all applications. 

    Job Responsibilities: 


    • Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies 
    • Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers 
    • Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation 
    • Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities 
    • Supports one or more highly complex business processes 
    • Works on multiple projects as a project team member 
    • Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs 

    Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred 
    • 5-7 years experience required 
    • Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions 
    • Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage 
    • Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions 
    • Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines 
    • Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details 
    • Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions 
    • A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level 
    • Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions
    ]]>
    Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Web Developer (Angular)]]> Senior Web Developer (Angular)

    We are looking for a Senior Software Developer to build the next-generation web application for interacting with a flexible data model used worldwide. The ability to design a usable UI specifically for data-centric use cases is critical. In addition, the developer will be responsible for promoting and mentoring best practices in UI design, as well as backend API support.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Architect, design, and develop quality web applications using standard best practices.
    • Recommend changes to existing/new applications based on client feedback, language changes, and/or new technology.
    • Adhere to development standards/processes and work towards continuous improvement in this area
    • Participate in and conduct peer reviews as needed.
    • Provide leadership and work guidance to less experienced team members.

    Skills: 
    • Solid web development experience using Javascript/TypeScript/JQuery/RXJS/other JS utilities, HTML5, SCSS/LESS/CSS, Bootstrap, and other reusable component libraries/plug-ins.
    • Proven proficiency in developing using  client -ide frameworks such as  Angular or Dojo.
    • Experience with preprocessors and other front-end tools: Node.js (NPM), SASS, Grunt/Gulp, Web Pack, etc (Nice to have).
    • Experience with UX/Responsive Web Design (RWD) patterns on different screen resolutions/devices/browsers.
    • Proven ability to create working UI prototypes (proof of concepts) at varying degrees to facilitate RAD.
    • Experience rendering and working with large data payloads (frontend and backend) with scalability and performance consideration.
    • Strong experience with data integration; understanding/experience with RESTful API design using Net Web API, web services, and 3rd party libraries.
    • Solid understanding of .Net Framework / Net Core and Entity Framework development.
    • Experience using Visual Studio 2013/2015 as development tools.
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, Perforce or SVN
    • Strong data modeling and database experience which can be demonstrated by:
      • Ability to create a reasonably normalized relational model, indexes, views, lookup tables, etc. and strong knowledge of SQL/Linq.
      • Experience with modern ORM frameworks such as Entity Framework.
    • Comfortable working in an Agile environment
    • True problem solver
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering, or equivalent
    • Must have 4+ years of strong software development experience
    • Key technologies: Angular, Javascript/Typescript/JQuery/HTML 5/CSS, Web API, SQL/Linq, data integration, data modelling, C# .Net full stack  

     

     

     
    ]]>
    Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Oracle Insbridge Developer]]> Senior Oracle Insbridge Developer
    Location: Toronto or Montreal

    Must Have:

    Insbridge Oracle 3yrs*
    Insurance 3yrs*
    Developer  5yrs*
    SQL Developer 3yrs*
    Windows NT 3yrs*
    DBU 3yrs*
    Confluence  3yrs*
    Sharepoint  3yrs*

    Accountabilities:
    •        Collaborate in the development and implementation of pricing strategy for all products and all insurers using the rating tool in place (Oracle Insbridge).
    •        Write documentation clear and concise, according to the different change requests. While respecting the methodology, appropriate norms and standards.
    •        Perform unit tests and support testing teams.
    •        Adhere to existing processes and standards.
    •        Prioritize and manage own workload in order to deliver quality results and meet timelines.
    •        Support a positive work environment that promotes service to the business, quality, innovation and teamwork and ensure timely communication of issues/ points of interest.

    Required Skills ans Experience:

    •        Bachelor' s degree and a minimum of ten years of experience in business application development. Less education plus relevant experience may be considered;
    •        Proven experience in the development of applications that are built from Oracle Insbridge Rating tool;
    •        Experience with Agile methodology;
    •        Knowledge of platforms and development environments: Windows NT,  Oracle;
    •        Solid knowledge of manipulation or database tools such as SQL Developer, DBU, Query;
    •        Solid knowledge of documentation management tools: Confluence, SharePoint, track changes and versioning nomenclature;
    •        Excellent ability to communicate in spoken and written English and French with external stakeholders, colleagues, team members and management.
    •        Adaptability to various technologies;
    •        Keen sense of innovation and creativity;
    •        Ability to work under pressure and multi-task;
    •        Strong organizational skills, motivation and ability to work independently. Capable of self-training;
    •        Attention to detail;
    •        Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment;
    •        Ability to adapt quickly to change;
    •        Knowledge of the insurance field would be an asset.
    ]]>
    Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Sr Business Development Manager]]> As a Business Development Manager or BDM you will be responsible for selling the services of ProVision Staffing. This is a strategic role with the organisation, where you will take over existing relationships, grow our reputation and revenue within a key national account. Be responsible outside sales activity and work closely with the delivery team to ensure client success.
    • Build our business and relationships with clients through regular phone and face to face meetings with the client.
    • Build and maintain the strategic account plan.
    • Proactively search for prospective client contacts and needs.
    • Network throughout and beyond the client organisation, and look for new ways to expand the business.
    • Become involved in industry associations and events.
    • Meet sales metrics.
    • Ensure client retention.
    • Drive aggressive growth and profitability in a sustainable manner.

    Qualifications:
    • 3 years+ in the IT recruiting or staffing industry
    • 5 years+ in a proactive sales role
    • A track record of achieving targets
    • University degree or equivalent professional experience
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    <![CDATA[Technical Resource Manager]]> Job Description:

    Identify and source candidates for client requirements
    • Develop a strong base of candidates by building a network of contacts
    • Manage candidate pool and maintain relationships on an ongoing basis

    Match candidates to appropriate opportunities
    • Interview all candidates and obtain a thorough and detailed understanding of their career aspirations and needs in order to fully appreciate the type of contract or permanent placement that they would be receptive to
    • Conduct detailed written reference checks for all candidates
    • Present suitable interviewed, referenced and screened candidates to Account Managers in a timely fashion for client opportunities

    Manage and close the recruitment cycle
    • Communicate with Account Managers and candidates to ensure appropriate expectations are set
    • Prepares candidates for their interviews with clients
    • Debrief and pre-close candidates after client interviews
    • Understand, explain and negotiate contracts; must escalate any non-standard conditions to Manager
    • Close candidates, present offers and sign paperwork with candidates after offers come in, prepare appropriate portions of contract start files
    • Follow up with all placements before and after they start, further build the relationship and provide customer service, negotiate contract renewals etc.

    Maintain Company Standards
    • Conduct all recruitment activity according to ProVision standards, and document all activity using internal processes.
    • Develop the quality and volume of candidates identified and brought forward for client requirements, and maintain effective relationships within the sales team.
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