<![CDATA[ProVision Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.PROVISIONSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[MS Exchange migration specialist]]> Urgent need for an MS Exchange specialist. Migration expertise is a MUST.


Description: 

Summary: 
The main function of a Technical Analyst is to plan, design, develop and implement efficient business and operations systems in support of core organizational functions and business processes. 


Skills: 
1. Experience working with and troubleshooting MS Exchange 2010/13, Office 365 (Exchange Online) and Exchange Hybrid - Must (5+ years) 

2. PowerShell scripting for Active Directory, Office 365 Azure AD, Exchange Online, and Exchange 2010/13 - Must (5+ years) 

3. Experience with Exchange to Exchange Migration - Must (5+ years) 

4. Microsoft Active Directory - Group Policy administration, object management, etc. Including Outlook GPOs - Important (3+ years) 

5. Experience with ADFS 2.0 and 2012R2, WAP, etc. – Nice to have (3+ years) 

6. Understanding of Microsoft Core Infrastructure based on Windows 2008/2012 – Nice to have- 3+ years) 

7. Active Directory synchronization tools – Azure AD Connect, Azure AD Sync, Forefront Identity Manager - Important (3+ years) 

8. Ability to develop professional technical documentation - Good to have (2+ years) 

9. Working knowledge of Lotus Domino/Notes and migration to Exchange - Good to have (2+ years) 




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

Additional notes: Will work with technical folks in contact center, deskside support team, PM team. There is a project to migrate Contact Centre users to Office 365. Manager needs to have an additional resource to assist with the Email migration. 
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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[UX Designer]]> Must-Have Skills/Experience:
• 5+ years of relevant work experience
• Portfolio of past work
• Experience eliciting requirements and presenting proposals with senior stakeholders (senior director level and above)
• Sketch and InVision experience
• Ability to work with other team members, analyzing and incorporating ideas from all disciplines
• Experience with setting up and conducting UX research, both guerilla and planned.
• Experience with conceptual design work and whiteboarding

Nice to Have:
• Past Financial/Banking Experience
• Agile Experience
• Tablet design experience

 

 

LOB: Front-Line Technology Strategy (Retail & Small Business Banking)

Tentative Start Date: ASAP

Number of Positions: 1

Duration: 6 months from contract start

Work Location: Toronto, 130 Adelaide St W – 4th Floor

Hours (is there a possibility of OT): Monday-Friday, 9: 00 am – 5: 00 pm. No overtime expected at this time.

Possibility of Extension/Conversion: Extension is likely, but the project is funded in 6 month increments. Conversion to full-time is available for a strong candidate upon completion of the contract.

Interview Process: 1 in-person interview with the hiring manager, a member of the UX design team, and the product owner

Reason the Role is Open: Increased workload; additional resources are required to meet project deliverables

Group Information: This team is responsible for the UX design for all internal CIBC applications. Team is composed of 9 full-time employees, 1 contingent worker, and the manager.

Who Will the Candidate Be Working with on a Daily Basis?: Other UX designers, the product owners, technical teams, and front-line staff/end-users

Daily Job Duties/Activities: Participating in design collaboration meetings, then creating the requisite design artifacts, getting peer reviews of work done, and other design-related tasks as-needed.

What is the Project the Contractor will be Working On?: This position is to work on the UX design for a Financial Planning application

Employee Value Proposition: Be part of an agile project in a complex environment, with direct impact to CIBC clients and frontline employees (over 8000 users).

Summary:
The main function of the User Experience Designer is to work with project teams to design and deliver high quality client-centered, effective, consistent and usable interfaces.

Job Responsibilities:
• Works closely with business analysts, business sponsors, project managers and IT teams to obtain and understand business requirements.
• Creates the design of user interface specifications, by applying client research, design standards, industry best practices, taking into account strategic business objectives, user needs, systems constraints.
• Participates in design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and getting approvals on designs and documentation.
• Executes business acceptance test cases and testing.
• Works with the project managers to ensure that usability deliverables accommodate project timelines, budgets, technical and scope constraints.
• Contributes to the development, maintenance, and continuous improvement of efficient and effective usability methodology/process, documentation, workflow, ROI, metrics and design standards.
• Acts as a user experience advocate regarding principles of user experience and user-centered design.

Skills:
• Proven understanding of user-centered design techniques & demonstrated ability to incorporate UCD principles into the architecture and design of user interfaces.
• Demonstrated ability in gathering and translating requirements from business sponsors, SMEs, users, and business analysts etc.
• Experience applying usability testing techniques and principles.
• Experience applying a web design standard
• Knowledge of web client technologies (browsers, HTML, CSS).
• Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to articulate ideas effectively.
• Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop.
• Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
• Strong detail orientation, and a passion for consistency.

 
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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[J2EE / Soap . Spring developer]]> Excellent assignment for a senior J2EE developer.

Development Team Services is the contact centre applications development team. Comprised of about 10 developers (including leads), they are responsible for developing the in-house applications for contact centre technologies.

Who Will the Candidate Be Working with on a Daily Basis?: Their team lead and fellow developers. There will be little exposure to external teams.

What is the Project the Contractor will be Working On?: This resource will be supporting numerous projects within this team of varying complexity.

Daily Job Duties/Activities: Role will be focused purely on application development and coding. No architecture and minimal design in this role.

 

An expert Java Developer is required to deliver mid-tier application changes related to upcoming and in-progress projects. The application provides front-end clients with rest/JSON API interface to access back-end host (soap/xml). It runs in a WebLogic container, clustered, using distributed shared memory cache. Databases are not part of the solution.

The responsibilities include:
  • Design and code application changes in Java, using the existing set of development tools.
  • Provide support and perform troubleshooting/ debugging of the DSIL solution.
  • Maintain unit and DIT test bed using SoapUI mock services.
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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Database Systems Administrator]]> Our Public Sector Client is looking for  an accomplished Database Systems Administrator for the following assignment:

Position:  Database Systems Administrator

Duration: 12  months 

Location: Toronto and surrounding locations

Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • Ensure that proactive action is taken for the operation, installation and support of the enterprise systems and solutions.
  • Perform analysis of Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) and companion products & tools.
  • Provide assistance and technical support in the planning, assessment, design, construction and implementation of upgrades to the existing systems and enhancements or additions of future enterprise technologies.
  • Research and evaluate enterprise hardware and software solutions and make recommendations.
  • Advise on security of all server hardware, software and networks, including set-up, revision and cancellation of securities.
  • Ensure the stability and integrity of relational databases and middleware products, providing critical support consultation for the various environments (DEV, UAT, PROD).
  • Provide backup and recovery services to meet the business recovery requirements.
  • Be responsible for the capacity planning, security measurement, system monitoring and performance tuning of the database & other products.

Qualifications
  • Considerable experience with database high availability and disaster recovery solutions, including Data Guard, SQL clustering, replication and always-on availability groups.
  • Demonstrated experience in installing, configuring and supporting MS SQL Server products in Windows, Linux, IBM-AIX and Sun Solaris environments.
  • Experience with Oracle & MS SQL RDBMS software licensing.
  • Experience in supporting a database environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Execute work streams using iterative approach
  • Participant in Agile lead projects.
  • Effective estimation of resources and participants needed to achieve goals
  • Assess risk including identifying problems and concerns within the organization that impact, or have the potential to impact program or technological performance and support lead change agent in raising risk assessments within organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey detailed technical information clearly and effectively to a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, assist with resolution and clearly communicate the means to resolve incidents and/or enhance applications or systems.
  • Fundamental working knowledge of a project methodology and various levels of system and/or application testing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and external contractors.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work under time constraints and meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours.

 
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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[.Net developer]]> Urgent requirement for a senior Dot net developer.

New projects launching soon. Additional resources required to meet increased workload.

Group Information: Development Team Services is the contact centre applications development team. Comprised of about 10 developers (including leads), they are responsible for developing the in-house applications for contact centre technologies.

Who Will the Candidate Be Working with on a Daily Basis?: Their team lead and fellow developers. There will be little exposure to external teams.

What is the Project the Contractor will be Working On?: This resource will be supporting numerous projects within this team of varying complexity.

Daily Job Duties/Activities: Role will be focused purely on application development and coding. No architecture and minimal design in this role.

Summary:

A .NET Developer is required to deliver contact centre desktop and server site application changes related to upcoming and in progress projects.

The responsibilities include:
  • Design and code application changes in ASP.Net, on the application server on Windows/Intel (Wintel) platforms.
  • The developer must have a strong working background in C#/VB, SOAP/XML/JSON based services, delivering application changes to existing front-end contact centre agent desktop applications.
  • Suggest solution improvements.
  • Create unit and DIT test transactions and run tests
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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[MS Dynamics config specialist]]> Our client, a major financial services company, is migrating a .Net application platform to MS Dynamics.

TOP SKILLS / EXPERIENCE (how many years of experience):
• Minimum 5 years of MS Dynamics CRM configuration, customization, development and deployment experience
• Experience in developing complex applications on Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform
• Must have working previous experiences in building complex platforms, and migrating legacy platforms, to an MS Dynamics/CRM solution with in-depth knowledge of microservices and API marketplace.

 

  Development Team Services is the contact centre applications development team. Comprised of about 10 developers (including leads), they are responsible for developing the in-house applications for contact centre technologies.

Who Will the Candidate Be Working with on a Daily Basis?: Their team lead and fellow developers. There will be little exposure to external teams.

What is the Project the Contractor will be Working On?: This resource will be supporting numerous projects within this team of varying complexity.

Daily Job Duties/Activities: Role will be focused on solution design for migration of an existing .NET application to MS Dynamics CRM platform, including the execution of that design, application development and coding.

Job Summary:
The CRM Developer is required to design a solution, create proof of concepts, and deliver migration of the contact centre desktop' s .NET applications to an MS Dynamics CRM solution.
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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Control Officer - 3]]> PCO required immediately.

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

1) Project Control Officer experience (7+ years experience)

2) Financials (7+ years managing project financials, forecasting, budget planning)

3) Jira/Confluence (Any experience managing Jira, creating sprints, running reports)

4) FI/Banking Industry (5+ years experience as a PCO at another bank - Scotiabank experience preferred)

 

 
  • Business group: Enterprise Portfolio Management is seeking an experience Project Control Officer to assume project support responsibility for all aspects of the project over the entire project life cycle (initiate, plan, execute, control, close). They will directly support the Manager for all projects under their portfolio, therefore multiple projects that are very demanding. They will provide administrative support, invoicing resolutions, project planning, and presentations. In addition, they will be responsible for Jira/Confluence management: creating sprints & running reports. Projects will deal with Information Security, Jira/Confluence clean-up, PII project (project info at banks), (ISC project) etc.
  • Reason for request: Workload/Project need

Typical Day in Role
  • 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

 

Degrees or certifications:
  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent experience
  • PMP designation is an asset
  • Formal Project Management Education is desired
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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Java / VUE developer]]> Development with VUE frameworks experience.

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

1) Web Front-End: HTML5, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, NodeJS

2) Vue framework: Vue JS, Vuex, Vue Router (if not, Angular or ReactJS acceptable)

3) Back-End: Java, Javascript programming, REST API, Spring, Spring Secrity

4) Database Integration: SQL

Nice-To-Have Skills:
  • Open Source, Java based BPM experience

 

 

Story Behind the Need
  • Business group: Enterprise Portfolio Management is seeking a seasoned Front-end & Back-end Java Developer to build a new platform to simplify & enhance the use of EPM (Planview) tool. This Developer will be building a new user interface layer on top of the packaged tool to better integrate with Scotiabank' s internal systems. This integration will also reduce manual efforts as data will be automated. This Developer ideally will be 30% Front-end, 70% Back-end as the team currently has a Front-end developer.
  • Reason for request: Workload/Project need

Candidate Value Proposition
  • Great opportunity to build a new platform from the ground up with enterprise exposure

Typical Day in Role
  • 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

 

Degrees or certifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required
  • 8 years of working experience in a Developer capacity
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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Desktop solution / change mgmt delivery]]> Our Financial services client has an immediate, long term assignment for a Desktop solutions delivery specialist.

This team supports the digital contact centre technologies. They own the “ Contact Centre Desktop” with over 6, 500 users, supporting a number of in-house applications, and own the relationship with a number of 3rd party vendor apps. The team is made up of 6 application support analysts and the manager to a total of 7 members.

Who Will the Candidate Be Working with on a Daily Basis?: Working directly with the manager and his team, coordinating with PMs and BAs, technical stakeholders, technology teams, operational teams, and other departments within the bank as-needed.

What is the Project the Contractor will be Working On?: This resource will be working on a number of projects within the team. They will be responsible for both solutions design and delivery for desktop changes/updates within digital contract centre technologies.

Employee Value Proposition: Chance to join a brand-new team, working on technology environments that have not been reviewed or updated in many years. The team is also implementing Agile and DevOps best-practices.

TOP SKILLS / EXPERIENCE (how many years of experience):
- 5+ years of experience in Solutions Delivery of technology changes in an enterprise work environment
- Need to have knowledge of supporting a desktop environment
- Change management experience
- Creating and maintaining and presenting high-level artifacts
- Familiarity with Microsoft infrastructure technologies
- Clear and effective communication skills both written and verbal
- Previous financial experience
- Excellent documentation and time-management skills

Nice to Have:
- Past CIBC work experience
- TOGAF framework knowledge/experience

Soft Skills
- Ability to manage/influence conflicts
- Positive Attitude in the face of challenges
- Critical Thinking
- Resourcefulness
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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Disaster Recovery Technical Application and Infrastructure Architect]]> Position:  Infrastructure Technical Architect (Disaster Recovery focus) 

Duration: 12 months 

Qualifications and Experience:
  • University/Community College degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent a definite asset. Applicable Certifications in Infrastructure, Architecture, Disaster recovery planning, Engineering, Project Management or equivalent a definite asset.
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment, with minimum supervision, to facilitate and coordinate the development of a Disaster Recovery Solutions in a complex Technology and Business 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 and other methodologies.
  • Minimum of five years of Infrastructure and System Architecture experience in a strategic development environment.
  • Extensive Project Management experience in all facets of technology (unit, functional, integration, system, regression, penetration, and performance) is required. Demonstrated
  • experiences in the successful execution of enterprise wide technology projects across multiple sections, units, stakeholders and teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills.
  • A high degree of Emotional Intelligence in working with a diverse stakeholder group.
  • Experience in strategy creation and transition to execution for a large project/program.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Excellent collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills in a highly technical environment to foster and drive results and decisions.

Technical Capabilities:
  • Demonstrated expertise in the field of Infrastructure Architecture, planning, and execution.
  • Strong knowledge of Disaster Recovery methodologies and experiences in disaster recovery planning.
  • Experience in Cloud Technologies, IaaS, PaaS, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of Cash Flow analysis and NPV, ROI, etc calculation methods.
  • Demonstrated Working knowledge of Server, SAN, MiddleWare, and Database and Application Development technologies.
  • Understanding of VMWARE Virtualization Technologies an Asset.

Experience to work with government executives, managers and unionized staff to implement change initiatives preferred
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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Bilingual (spanish) Business System Analyst]]> Spanish (fluent) BSA required immediately . This group communicates with Chilean counterparts in regards to International payments transactions.

 

Spanish-speaking Business Systems Analyst to support their Pacific Alliance project. This project is to onboard payment flows for their Chilean customers. They will be supporting the integration of payment platforms and working with counterparts on the Chile team. The project is currently at the beginning stages. 



Typical Day: 
• 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 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Business Systems Analyst (3-5 years experience in a BSA capacity) 
2) Bilingual Spanish/English (Fluent verbal and written) 
3) Agile (3+ years working within Agile framework) 
4) Payments Transactions (3+ years working on payments projects - global projects preferred) 
5) FI/Banking Industry (3+ years experience - previous Scotiabank experience preferred) 

Degrees or certifications: 
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required 
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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Trade confirmations Business Analyst]]> Excellent opportunity for an accomplished Business analyst with Trade lifecycle experience.

 

Global Wholesale & Risk Technology (GWRT) is seeking an experienced Capital Markets Business Analyst to provide end-to-end support to their Confirmations team. They will take on responsibilities of a Business Analyst as well as ad-hoc project management tasks such as setting up and participating in meetings with Directors, providing status updates, project planning. 

Typical Day: 
• 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 

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have Skills: 
1) Business Analyst (7+ years experience in a Business Analyst capacity) 
2) E2E (7+ years experience end-to-end from requirements gathering to post-production) 
3) Capital Markets (7+ years experience in Capital Markets with various financial products) 
4) Trade Lifecycle (7+ years experience with trade confirmation) 
5) Agile (5+ years experience working in sprints) 
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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Wallstreet FX Business Analyst]]> Wallstreet FX experience needed NOW!

Business analyst working on the Wallstreet work stream.

 

Global Wholesale & Risk Technology (GWRT) is seeking 2 Business Analyst to provide as SMEs for their new Wallstreet work stream. They will provide consultation on the Wallstreet process to set requirements, and business operations. 

Typical Day: 
• 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 

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have Skills: 
1) Business Analyst (5-7 years experience in a Business Analyst capacity 
2) Wallstreet FX (5+ years experience) 
3) Confirmations (5+ years experience with trade confirmations) 
4) Agile (5+ years experience working in sprints) 
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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Solaris / Linux System Administrator]]> Solaris / Linux Admins needed immediately.

Global Technology Services' Enterprise Cloud Computing Operations group is seeking 2 experienced Solaris System Administrators to join their L2 Unix team. They will be supporting the SOL project to update Solaris 10 to 11. 

* Infrastructure Planning: Provide assistance in the development and maintaining of the Unix/Linux infrastructure services based on the banks standards. Maintain up to date documentation. 
* Infrastructure Administration: Responsible for configuring, implementing and trouble shooting any issues that involve unix infrastructure services 
* Policies and Procedures: Assist in the identification, development and maintenance of policies and procedures that are relevant to the proper operational functions of the Unix infrastructure. 
* Evaluate New Products and Services: Assist in the evaluation of new unix related products. Provide detailed results to be incorporated in the management summary reports. 
* Users Education: Assist in presenting to the Unix admins with education materials to ensure that the UNIX Support groups are current with Unix infrastructure design and implementations. 
* Disaster Recovery: Maintain operational readiness ensuring rapid and complete recovery in the event of a catastrophic disaster. Conduct testing on regular bases, as outlined in the banks policies and procedures, to ensure DR functionality. Update the policies and procedures as required. 
* Risk Assessment: Ability to use the available Unix tools to monitor the environment and identify any issues which could be of a risk. 
* Project Planning and Management: Provide assistance in project management functions during all stages of requirements rollout including: assessment, planning, initiation, implementation and management 
* Capacity Planning: Update the capacity-planning model for the Unix environment. Make recommendations to management on the requirements to increase capacity when required 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills 
1) Solaris 10/11 (7+ years administration, migration, updates) 
2) RedHat (7+ years monitoring, engineering, virtualization, optimizartion) 
3) NIS, NFS, Solaris Zones, LDOMS 
4) Symantec Storage Foundation & Cluster Services 
5) Large enterprise environment (100+ servers) 
6) Scripting (7+ years with shell/perl scripting) 
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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Info Security Analyst - Senior]]> Information security analyst  required immediately.

  Information Security Standards and Governance in Bank' s  Information Security department, you will contribute to the alignment of industry regulatory requirements and enterprise techology standards. You will be hands-on for the analysis and writing of new reference documents as well as providing plans to update the enterprise standards. Your scope will include review of the requirements of prudential and industry regulatory against all technology standards and requirements documents.

What You’ ll Be Doing
• Reading and interpreting technology, cyber regulatory and industry requirements. 
• Writing new documents to capture requirements different from the enterprise information security standards. 
• Interfacing with Information Security and Technology partners to draw information from subject matter experts groups when required to support new or revised documentation.

Daily Job Duties/Activities: Researching current regulations, reviewing existing policies/documentation, and writing new documents or making updates.

What is the Project the Contractor will be Working On?: This resource will primarily be working on a PCI program.

Must-Have Skills/Experience:
• 5-7 years of experience in Information Security
• 3+ years of experience drafting policies, standards, and documentation
• Must be able to craft standards documentation that demonstrates clarity of thought, strong command of written language and an understanding of information security risk.
• Experience reviewing technology, regulatory or industry requirements.
• The ability to assess risk related to technology requirements in order to determine if there are material differences between the enterprise standards and other industry or regulatory requirements.
• Strong knowledge of various cybersecurity, audit or other relevant frameworks such as NIST CSF, SWIFT CSP, PCI DSS or ISO 27001/2.

Nice to Have:
• CISSP, CISM, CRISC or CISA certifications are significant assets.
• Previous Financial Experience
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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[QA Test Analyst]]> Position: QA Test Analyst 

Duration: 12 months 

Location: Toronto

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:

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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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Security Consultant]]> Position: Security Consultant/Architect 

Duration: 13  months(contract)

Location: Toronto or Kingston

 

Requirements: 

 

Deliver an information technology (IT) solution that addresses the business challenges facing the current system.

Provide security design, implementation and operational support for system  security technologies and processes. As a member of the project team, this person will provide defense-in-depth security support throughout the life of the engagement.

-Work with solution leads and stakeholders to identify and manage information security standards, privacy legislation, compliance and business risks

-Recommend platform security controls for internet-facing, cloud-hosted application compliant with relevant Government of Ontario Information Technology Standards

- Recommend incident management practices to ensure that all security incidents and privacy breaches are identified, that remediation plans are developed and implemented, and that regular reports are made to senior management

- Provide support to implement security technologies effectively such as firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, log correlation, data encryption and audit management systems

- Provide support to carry out security vulnerability assessments and penetration testing - Define policies and procedures to address and remediate risks

- Identify security and privacy risks associated with proposed changes to the delivery of health solutions, or to the collection, use, and disclosure of health information

- Manage information security and privacy risks using continuous improvement methodologies;

- Support projects to ensure compliance with security and privacy best practices, such as Government of Ontario Information Technology Standards (GO ITS), ISO 27000 series, Personal Health Information Privacy Act (PHIPA), Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), and the 10 privacy principles of Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

- Manage the security architecture to ensure appropriate security controls are built in during development or deployment of technology and business solutions - Work with stakeholders to provide security and privacy awareness, and ensure knowledge is transferred to all groups, including technical support, application support and business users

- Implement and maintain a security and privacy audit management program/framework

- Manage and/or conduct risk assessments as required based on using industry proven methodologies

- Contribute specific security design requirements for each iteration

- Recommend/demonstrate secure coding techniques

- Propose viable approaches to address results of vulnerability assessment and penetration test weaknesses

- Detect/prevent common programming issues that cause vulnerabilities (for examples see Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Top 10

- Performing detailed threat modelling and perform rigorous objective/independent reviews

- Document a set of security requirements (e.g. in the form of a template or a predefined list) that will be common to iterative development projects

- Providing advice on how to avoid common programming issues that cause vulnerabilities (for examples Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Top 10 and CWE/SANS 25).
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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Software and Infrastructure Tester]]> Position: Software and Infrastructure Tester

Duration: 6 months 

Location: Toronto

Experience and Qualifications:
  1. University/Community College degree in Computer Science or equivalent, and considerable years of progressively more responsible experience working on large-scale information technology projects or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience;
  2. Considerable experience in implementing large-scale cloud-based Salesforce Customer Relationship Management (CRM) projects;
  3. Extensive demonstrated experience in writing test documentation (test plans, test cases, test scripts) and generating test data;
  4. Solid understanding of Quality Assurance (QA) Methodologies and experience executing various testing activities such as, Acceptance testing, System Testing, Functional Testing, Integration Testing, Regression Testing, End-to-end testing and Performance testing;
  5. Experience with testing integrated solutions including web front end, back end, geospatial, telephony systems etc.;
  6. Minimum of seven (7) years QA test experience on large, complex IT projects within a mixed environment;
  7. Minimum of two (2) years QA test experience on large scale call centre IT projects;
  8. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with various levels of stakeholders;
  9. Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment;
  10. Certification in Software Quality Assurance or equivalent is a definite asset;

Technical Capabilities: 
  1. Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle including Waterfall and Agile approaches for example Scrum;
  2. Experience using Automated Test frameworks and tools such as HP Quality Centre (LoadRunner, QTP, Test Director), IBM Rational tools, Apache JMeter, Toad, etc.;
  3. Demonstrated working knowledge of SQL in Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server environments;
  4. Experience in tracking problems and defects within a large project and producing defect reports to senior management;
  5. Experience using Katalon Studio for web and API automated testing. Ability to script test cases with Groovy in Katalon Studio and knowledge of using Jira for managing agile projects as well as Zephyr testing tool
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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Full stack developer]]> Career opportunity for a Full stack developer. Personal Banking division of our major financial client has an amazing position
  • Design & Develop: Act as a SME on the analysis and documentation of requirements, estimations for assigned work packages and coordination for end-to-end implementation of program specific solutions. Lead the design and development of cost-effective and innovative solutions to meet business objectives while also maintaining existing applications
  • Programming Ability:  Perform and coordinate complex application programming activities: develop specifications, code, test, debug, document, and adjust in order to ensure successful implementation and maintenance of programs. Design application' s technical infrastructure: specific databases, programming languages, utilities, and testing approaches. 
  • Lead & Influence:  Lead code-review sessions and ensure overall code quality aligns with business and project requirements. Monitor production and user acceptance testing support to troubleshoot complex problems on applications and technologies. Provide support for the organization’ s transformation from Waterfall to Agile.

 

Who You Are
  • You can demonstrate experience in:  5 years of hands-on experience in C#, .NET framework, WPF, WinForms including familiarity with .NET Win32 APIs / Pinvoke, WCF and TPL.  You have technical experience with writing enterprise programs using Microsoft C# for desktop. You have 5+ years experience with web technology in Javascript, HTML, CSS. You have working knowledge of data modeling, database design and programming (T-SQL, Oracle, Stored Procedures), TFS and GIT source control. It would be considered an asset if you are familiar with Java and Java frameworks (Spring WS, JPA),  ASP.NET,  DevOps, Azure, and AWS
  • Your influence makes an impact.  You know that relationships and networks are essential to success.  You inspire outcomes by making yourself heard. 
  • You' re driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of a team that enjoys working together to create a shared vision. You are passionate about client service -  You want  the work you do each day to result in a  positive client experience. 
  • Values matter to you.  You bring your real self to work and you live our values - trust, teamwork, and accountability.

 

 

 

 

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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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Linux / middleware systems admin]]> Linux middleware admin required immediately to support Charles River environment.

this resource will be part of a team that is portfolio based, who use trading based application within the wealth umbrella. This resource will be right on the front line support, ticketing system (service now), interacting with the Dev/BA team. They will be supporting the Charles River application, communication skills are important. Wealth management awareness is good as these are portfolio and trading based/ customer centric- so need awareness of ecosystem.

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 5 years of experience with each skill 
1) 8-10 years of overall experience as a Systems Admin 
2) OS awareness- Unix/Linux (red hat linux) 
3) Middleware, Jboss, continuous development, troubleshooting 
4) Charles river experience is highly preferred as they currently support it 
5) Nice to have: ability to write scripts for automation- Unix scripting/Linux scripting, Jenkins, wealth management awareness, FI/Banks. 
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Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[VB.net developer]]> Intermediate dot net developer required immediately

 

Business group: Enterprise Portfolio Management is seeking an experienced Developer to support multiple initiatives: CPOC (Central Point of Contact) Store & Wealth Store, as well as existing applications. CPOC Store & Wealth Store are a " shopping cart" style website for internal employees to order hardware/equipment as well as user entitlement access. These projects involve SQL data migration as they are moving from ASP.Net to Service Now. 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) ASP.Net development (5+ years experience preferably with VB.Net) 
2) SQL Server (5+ years with SSIS & SSRS) 
3) Web Services (5+ years experience) 

Nice-To-Have Skills: 
- Java based skills 
- SAS/Mainframe 
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Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Java / identity access developer]]> Excellent opportunity for a Java developer within Identity access environment.

Java Development, any experience in identity space, PAM space. SAILPOINT would be ideal (knowledge) Identity IQ. They are looking to improve their identity platform, implementing/supporting identity platform with strong development background. 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Must have 3-5+ years of hands-on technical working experience as a client server programmer analyst (business system analysis, design, coding, testing, production hand off & support) 

2) Must have 3-5+ years of hands-on technical working experience with core Java, J2EE, XML, UNIX shell scripting & Windows scripting (VB scripting, PowerShell). 

3) Must have 3-5+ years of hands-on technical working experience with CI/CD DevOps, Maven, Jenkins, etc. • Must have 3-5+ years of hands-on technical working experience with relational databases (Oracle and/or MS SQL Server) & PL/SQL and/or T-SQL. 

4) Must have 3-5+ years of hands-on technical working experience with multiple operating platforms (Solaris, AIX and Windows). 

5) Must have good analytical, problem solving and trouble shooting skills in order to develop and support systems to meet user requirements. 

6) Must be creative and flexible in identifying technical solutions to resolve business problems in a rapidly changing, demanding and complex business environment. 

7) Must have good interpersonal and communication skills in order to deliver proposals, provide user support and interact with team members and other departments. 

8) Nice to have: Ability to communicate in Spanish (verbal, written) is an asset (technically strong is preferred over Spanish speaking. • Understanding of the application systems (password management; identity management and automation; access requests and certification; directory services) maintained & supported are an asset. • Networking & Communications technologies (SOAP, RESTful APIs, OAUTH, etc…) are an asset. • Hardware and operating system configuration is an asset. • Knowledgeable of secure coding & identity management practices are an asset. A broad understanding and knowledge of the Banks products, services, market trends, computer services, planning and control tools and organized structure 
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Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Reports Analyst]]> Immediate requirement for a Business reports analyst .

Global Wholesale & Risk Technology (GWRT) is seeking a Business Operations Analyst to support two VP' s lines of businesses on day-to-day operational tasks as well as ad-hoc requests. They will be responsible for 60% administrative tasks, 30% reporting, and 10% CoWorks onboarding/offboarding activities. They will be supporting the VPs with their portfolio management by conducting report analysis and creation of presentations 

This is a high-profile position with the opportunity to interact with all different levels across the bank (SVPs to admin staff). This team is growing therefore this role will provide many challenges but also rewarding learning experiences. This team has a positive work environment and the role is very dynamic

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Business Operations (2+ years supporting business operations) 
2) Excel (2+ years creating pivot tables & developing macros) 
3) Reporting (2+ years generating reports, analysis, presentation) 
4) Powerpoint (2+ years with design & presentation) 
5) IT knowledge (1+ years understanding of the IT space) 
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Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Infrastructure Architect]]> Our Public Sector Client is looking for  an accomplished Infrustructure Architect  for the following assignment:

Position:  Infrastructure Architect

Duration: 6  months 

Location: Toronto

Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • Experience with working on  multi-project/multi-client organizations with hybrid data centre models which serves > 100 distributed locations;
  • Solid understanding of Cloud and Microsoft offerings
  • Security Architecture:
    • Experience in discovering gaps or weaknesses in security architecture to identify and mitigate known security threats or inherent weaknesses.
    • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and corporate directives related to the security and confidentiality of information (e.g. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act) in order to identify and assess areas of concern and risk
    • Solid knowledge of current security and contingency technology and techniques (e.g. digital signature, encryption, access controls, fire-walls, authentication, virus protection, etc.); and a proven working knowledge of security audit procedures and protocols.
  • Technology Architecture:
    • Deep knowledge and experience in Digital technologies and projects, delivering Digital solutions across multiple channels and form factors (e.g., web, mobile, etc.)  or Deep knowledge and experience in Cloud-based delivery models and capabilities (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Good understanding of quality control and assurance strategies, planning and methodologies
  • Critical thinker with strong analytical skills, able to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, work well in a demanding dynamic environment and meet overall objectives
  • Project management skills; financial/budget management, scheduling and resource management
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals; Results driven
  • High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity
  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision
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Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Bilingual (spanish) System Administrator]]> Bilingual, Spanish Unix systems admin required immediately.

• Must have working experience with applications running on Windows, Solaris and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 
• Must have excellent working knowledge of scripting in Windows and UNIX Shell scripts 
• Must have working knowledge and prior support experience with the Kondor application. 
• Must have excellent problem solving, trouble shooting and analytical skills. 
• Monitor all e-mail, phone and CS Web queues; action requests, create ITStore tickets for Service requests, handle routine break/fix incidents and respond to routine inquiries 
• Working knowledge of databases, networks and software development is an asset 
• Excellent verbal, written communication skills 
• Works well under pressure and time constraints and can prioritize competing priorities appropriately. 
• Willingness to work overtime and provide on-call support as required 
• Ability to work with non-technical users. 
• Fluency in Spanish is mandatory. – 3 other people are Spanish dealing with projects in Chile.

Key Accountabilities 

Application Support and assist with Projects 
• Perform application support tasks associated with prod and non-prod environments, (Dev/IST, UAT, PRD) as well as supporting production code implementation. Assist with tasks required as a part of new or existing projects. 

Resolution and Prevention of Problems 
• Presented with application level issues and problems on mission critical systems requiring immediate resolution, thus ensuring applications are operational in accordance to the agreed upon service level agreements. Often, resolution determination requires interaction with service vendors. Considerable effort is placed into determining, developing and delivering procedures to protect production environment from unplanned outages. 

Provide Technical Assistance to Users 
• Establishes scope and objectives along with BAs. Develops practical, manual or automated procedures to solve complex problems. Prepare and provide accurate information so that specifications for programs, analysis and revisions to existing system logic deficiencies can be created. 

Follow and work within the work/request intake process 
• Monitors the service request intake process as well as emails and other methods or intake, and allocates tasks to team members, when on the Gatekeeper role. 

Application Support 
• Perform system administration tasks associated with development, UAT and production environments 
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Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Enterprise / Application Architect]]> Our Public Sector Client is looking for a Sr. Enterprise / Applications Architect for the following assignment:

Position:  Enterprise / Application Architect

Duration: 6  months to start

Location: Toronto

Assignment Duties
  • Develops and maintains business applications architecture and associated standards, policies and  guidelines; ensures that the architecture ‘ concepts’ are communicated and accepted across the enterprise
  • Coordinates all technical activities for the business applications and ensures alignment with the overall strategy and roadmap
  • Works closely with the business users/managers and ensures that all supporting solutions meet the specific business requirements and are configured to maximize performance and minimize risks
  • Evaluates application features, fit to business needs and level of customization required to meet them; plays a critical role in solution/system selection process
  • Provides overall guidance and direction to the design and development team to build and document the business applications
  • Coordinates with the applications teams as necessary to decompose the solution design into lower levels of details for development and testing
  • Collaborates extensively with the infrastructure and data architects, the IT security and risk team and the Division Owners to ensure that the enterprise solution is aligned with all the architectural standards as well as the business needs and strategy
  • Maintain high standards of software/application quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits
  • Collaborates with software developers, business analysts etc. to plan, design, develop, test and maintain applications
  • Assists in the collection and documentation of user' s requirements, development estimates and work plans
  • Coordinates with the application management teams on the build and release of new applications, enhancements and/or upgrades; supports deployment of releases
  • Participates in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code
  • A critical member of the Architecture/IT Security Review Committee and ensures that application architecture standards are complied with and that any exceptions are managed with a view to minimize security and enterprise risks
  • Reviews and implements technical designs and requirements; assists with estimation  and review of solution specifications
  • Designs, refines and tunes integrations between applications and ensures that they meet all the standards for IT security
  • Assesses opportunities for application and process improvement and prepares documentation of rationale to share with team members and other affected parties; proposes and implements industry best practices, innovation and continuous improvement
  • Documents and manages all business application architecture and solution designs and requirements

Required Experience
  • Experience with working on $10M+ multiyear in government settings or similar complex, multi-project/multi-client organizations;
  • Experience with Enterprise Architect tooling
  • Solid understanding of Service Oriented Architecture
  • Business Architecture:
    • Knowledge and experience with a wide range of methods, techniques and tools for business architecture such as, but not limited to: business functional modeling, service lifecycle modeling, business event modeling, business process mapping, value chain analysis, and other related disciplines;
  • Application Architecture:
    • Knowledge and understanding of object-oriented analysis and design techniques
    • Development experience with Java, C++, C, HTML5, JavaScript, Android & iOS platforms and application frameworks
    • Knowledge of customer engagement platforms within the digital landscape and how best to integrate with other systems and digital channels. 
  • Integration Architecture:
    • Experience with applications servers, message brokers, messaging services, adapters, development framework/technologies
    • Experience with middleware installation, configuration, tuning and application development
  • Information Architecture:
    • Experience in defining, identifying and describing information requirements in-depth with clients which are of a complex nature
    • 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
  • Security Architecture:
    • Experience in discovering gaps or weaknesses in security architecture to identify and mitigate known security threats or inherent weaknesses.
    • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and corporate directives related to the security and confidentiality of information (e.g. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act) in order to identifyand assess areas of concern and risk
    • Solid knowledge of current security and contingency technology and techniques (e.g. digital signature, encryption, access controls, fire-walls, authentication, virus protection, etc.); and a proven working knowledge of security audit procedures and protocols. 
  • Technology Architecture:
    • Deep knowledge and experience in Digital technologies and projects, delivering Digital solutions across multiple channels and form factors (e.g., web, mobile, etc.)  or Deep knowledge and experience in Cloud-based delivery models and capabilities (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • Good understanding of quality control and assurance strategies, planning and methodologies
  • Experience with automated testing tools
  • Knowledge of software design, selection and deployment techniques and methodologies
  • Working experience with Scrum/Agile software development process
  • Critical thinker with strong analytical skills, able to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, work well in a demanding dynamic environment and meet overall objectives
  • Project management skills; financial/budget management, scheduling and resource management
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals; Results driven
  • High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity
  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision
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Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Wealth Mgmt Program Manager]]> Senior Program / Project manager required for a CRM implementation (Salesforce)

Canadian Banking Technology' s Strategic Portfolio Office is seeking a seasoned Sr Project Manager/Program Manager to oversee 4 Agile teams for their Wealth Management business. They will be supporting a large CRM (Salesforce) initiative. This Sr. PM will be focused 60% on the business side, 40% on the IT side. There will be a large component of vendor management and vendor relationships. 

ypical Day: 
• Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope 
• Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising 
• Partner closely with other members of functionalprojectteams to define business requirements
• Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs 
• Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing 
• Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures 
• Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses 
• Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized 
• Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Project Management (10+ years experience as a Project Manager) 
2) Wealth Management (5+ years experience managing Wealth projects) 
3) CRM projects (Recent CRM implementation projects - preferably Salesforce - within last 2-3 years) 
4) Vendor Management (5+ years experience working with consulting vendors) 

Education/Certifications: 
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred. 
• PMP or PMI certification 
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Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Telephony BSA]]> Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0 <![CDATA[Ember.JS developer]]> Ember.JS developers needed immediately

This team is responsible for the development of   web properties. This includes pre/post signon SPA-based applications servicing transactions, account changes, etc. The team operates in a full Agile environment, with daily SCRUM meetings and operating in 2 week sprints. The team is broken into “ squads” of 1 lead and 3-4 developers, each working on various projects.

Who Will The Candidate Be Working With on a Daily Basis?: Their team lead, scrum master, and fellow developers, the Quality Assurance (QA) team, User Experience (UX) team, the strategy team, the accessibility team (SMEs on WCAG 2.0 standards), as well as   senior management.
 

 

Must-Have Skills/Experience:
· 5+ years of experience in web development using HTML5, CSS/CSS3, and ES5/ES6
· 3+ years of practical Ember.js application development experience
o Strong practical knowledge of Ember.js internals, private APIs, and Ember data
o Strong practical knowledge of the Ember ecosystem including addons, engines, cli, and blueprints
· Strong practical knowledge of Node.js and JSON API
· 3+ years of experience with Git
· 2+ years of experience with responsive web design (RWD) and mobile web development (particularly with ember/react/vue)
· Experience in development and browser testing for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, iOS/Android mobile and tablet browsers
· Strong familiarity with Accessibility standards (W3C, WCAG 2.0, WAI-ARIA) and testing web applications for compliance
· Experience with client profiling and performance optimization (e.g. Chrome dev tools)
· Knowledge of native DOM and Event APIs
· Knowledge of JavaScript security vulnerabilities (including XSS, SCRF, injection and how to mitigate)
· Knowledge and experience with Object-Oriented coding practices, including design patterns, refactoring, clean code, encapsulation, REST principles, and enterprise integration
· Experience working with Lean/Agile methodologies (e.g. SCRUM, Kanban, SAFe) and Continuous Integration, test driven development (TDD), behaviour-driven development (BDD), and JIRA
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Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Active Directory support]]> Active directory specialist needed immediately

This is a brand new team that was founded less than 1 year ago. Team is gradually ramping up and adding additional resources.

Group Information: This team supports the digital contact centre technologies. They own the “ Contact Centre Desktop” with over 6, 500 users, supporting a number of in-house applications, and own the relationship with a number of 3rd party vendor apps. The team is made up of 6 application support analysts and the manager to a total of 7 members.

Must-Have Skills/Experience:
  • 5+ years of experience in application and desktop support
  • Active Directory Experience
  • PowerShell and Batch scripting experience
  • Microsoft SCCM experience
  • ITIL knowledge/familiarity
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal

 

  Each week the resource will be engaged by management to look into specific incidents, coordinating with production support to troubleshoot issues, and maintain/update the support knowledgebase and related databases.

What is the Project the Contractor will be Working On?: Windows 10 Optimization – The team is rebuilding the desktop environment from scratch.

Employee Value Proposition: Chance to join a brand-new team, working on technology environments that have not been reviewed or updated in many years. The team is also implementing Agile and DevOps best-practices.
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Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[UX Designer]]> Immediate need for an intermediate UX designer.

Must-Have Skills/Experience:
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • portfolio of past work
  • Sketch and InVision experience
  • Ability to work with other team members, analyzing and incorporating ideas from all disciplines
  • Experience with setting up and conducting UX research, both guerilla and planned.
  • Experience with conceptual design work and whiteboarding

 

This team is responsible for the UX design for all internal Bank  applications. Team is composed of 9 full-time employees, 1 contingent worker, and the manager.

Who Will the Candidate Be Working with on a Daily Basis?: Other UX designers, the product owners, technical teams, and front-line staff/end-users

Daily Job Duties/Activities: Participating in design collaboration meetings, then creating the requisite design artifacts, getting peer reviews of work done, and other design-related tasks as-needed.

What is the Project the Contractor will be Working On?: This position is to work on a complete UX redesign for a transactional application to be used on both desktop and mobile.

Employee Value Proposition: Be part of an agile project in a complex environment, with direct impact to  clients and frontline employees (over 8000 users).

Summary:

The main function of the User Experience Designer is to work with project teams to design and deliver high quality client-centered, effective, consistent and usable interfaces.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with business analysts, business sponsors, project managers and IT teams to obtain and understand business requirements.
  • Creates the design of user interface specifications, by applying client research, design standards, industry best practices, taking into account strategic business objectives, user needs, systems constraints.
  • Participates in design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and getting approvals on designs and documentation.
  • Executes business acceptance test cases and testing.
  • Works with the project managers to ensure that usability deliverables accommodate project timelines, budgets, technical and scope constraints.
  • Contributes to the development, maintenance, and continuous improvement of efficient and effective usability methodology/process, documentation, workflow, ROI, metrics and design standards.
  • Acts as a user experience advocate regarding principles of user experience and user-centered design.

Skills:
  • Proven understanding of user-centered design techniques & demonstrated ability to incorporate UCD principles into the architecture and design of user interfaces.
  • Demonstrated ability in gathering and translating requirements from business sponsors, SMEs, users, and business analysts etc.
  • Experience applying usability testing techniques and principles.
  • Experience applying a web design standard
  • Knowledge of web client technologies (browsers, HTML, CSS).
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to articulate ideas effectively.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Strong detail orientation, and a passion for consistency.

 

Nice to Have:
  • Past Financial/Banking Experience
  • Agile Experience
  • Tablet design experience
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Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Charles River BSA]]> Charles River experience required - CRIMS

This resource will be working in the technology group, working as a BSA not a technical analyst, not doing interphases or development, but has to be a mix of IT and business person and understand how workflows. Will report to senior manager under Director. 
- Charles River BA / BSA with minimum 5 years of experience, focus is on the front-end workflows and configuration (Manager Workbench, trade blotter, compliance etc.) 
- Experience with CRIMS v9.8 or above is an asset 
- SQL querying experience is an asset 
- Experience with building / modifying Crystal Reports 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Overall- minimum of 5 years bsa, not less 
2) Business process knowledge (trade order management workflow- portfolio managers take their account and decide what to trade on)- mandatory 
2) financial instruments they would manage- equities, fixed income, derivatives, FX- would be ask to design- would work directly with fx trader- interpret into system and decide what reporting/ config is necessary 
3) Capital Markets or institutional asset management (not retail experience)- they are within the buying side not selling- ability to have interact with trade desk 
4) Charles river experience is mandatory (2 versions- they use CRIMS- front end of application and system configuration- it should be CRIMS and not CRIMA- at least a couple of projects or supporting day to day 
5) Communication skills- ability to effectively interact with vendors, business groups etc 
6) Nice to have: Bloomberg, eagle application how it works, Thomson reuters, accounting side of systems, symcor 

 

 
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Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Java / risk management developer]]> Senior Java developer needed within Risk Management division of our Major Financial services client.

 

Risk Management Information Technology (RMIT) is seeking a seasoned Capital Markets Java/Python Developer to support their in-house risk management system. They should have experience across financial products (derivatives, fixed income, etc) as well as strong, working knowledge of trading, algorithms, Risk Watch, and Risk Warehouse. They will be supporting the Initial Margin program (completion 2019).

 

Wide exposure across different Capital Markets products as well as opportunity to participate in migration into Cloud & Big Data. 

Typical Day in Role 
• 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 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Java and/or Python (10+ years experience) 
2) Unix environment (10+ years experience) 
3) SQL database stored procedures (10+ years experience) 
4) Capital Markets (5+ years experience - must be recent, preferably in Risk Management) 

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

Overall 10+ years working experience as a Developer/Programmer 
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Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Application Developer]]> Sr. Application Developer

 

Our  client in the financial  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an Sr. Applications Developer  to join  their  team on a contract basis.

Location: Toronto

Duration: 12 months(renewable)

POSITION SUMMARY

Rate: to be determined based on candidate qualifications

 

Role Description:

Working on Order management upgrade/enhancement project for the Capital Markets Project.
  • Implement / Enhance customization / integration component  of Order management system;
  • Work with business users to refine requirements;
  • Create and / or validate technical design documents;
  • Interface with service architect and other developers and contribute to technical decisions;
  • Interact with project managers / business analysts / team leads for effort estimates;
  • Write high quality Unit tested code;
  • Directly interact with business users to identify / resolve issues;
  • Facilitate UAT and QA testing;
  • Facilitate deployment of changes;
  • Other duties as may be required.

 

Skills (Mandatory):

 
  • At least 7 years’ experience for the following technologies
    • C#
    • Service Development (e.g.: WCF, Web API)
  • At least 5 years’ of Oracle (PLSQL) development experience
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in an agile environment
  • At least 3 years’ of development experience using integration / ESB platform (e.g. TIBCO)
  • DevOps tooling (Github Jenkins, Nexus) & Process (automated build, deployment testing)
  • Strong experience in software design concept and methodology
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision.

Skills (Nice to have):
  • Charles River Investments Management System
  • Capital Market Experience
  • Java development

 

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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Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[ServiceNow developer]]> ServiceNow developer. Immediate long term need.

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 
• ITIL Foundation certification or training 
• Service Now System Administrator certified or training 
• Service Now Scripting certification or training 
• Development experience in JavaScript and Service Now 
• Hands on experience in designing, developing and successful deployment of large scale projects from end-to-end 
• Hands on experience in working on integrations using REST and SOAP. 
• Hands on experience in working on the Service Now platform ITSM Modules (i.e. Service Catalog, Incident, Problem) 
• Hands on experience in working on the Service Now platform as a developer using ACL' s, Business Rules, Client Scripts, UI Actions, etc. 
• Hands on experience in following the iterative and agile SDLC 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Overall- 3-7 years of Servicenow development 
2) JavaScript, HTML, CSS, REST and SOAP Integrations- 3-4 years of strong experience 
3) Good Communication skills 
4) Agile/Waterfall, previous large organization experience is preferred 
5) ServiceNow System Administrator or ServiceNow Implementation Specialist certification is required. 

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

 

 

 

 

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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Mon, 04 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[.net developer]]> Urgent need for TWO dot net developers. Location is South West Ontario.

 

• Alternate Mortgage Channel Solutions 
Summary: 
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. 

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 
• Development experience in needed language or technology 
• 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 


Senior .Net Developer 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
.Net Developer 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) 5+ years as a developer (primarily .Net Development) 
2) Hands-on technical working experience with system analysis, design, coding, debugging & testing. Experience with the following technical currencies: 
- VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET, Windows Forms (Windows Presentation Foundation - WPF), Windows Services, Web Services (Windows Communication Framework - WCF), Batch Scripting, Visual Studio IDE (versions 2015 or higher), SQL Server Management Studio (versions 2015 or higher), UNIX & Windows Shell Scripting, & SQL queries/statements 
- Technical working knowledge with Core / J2EE Java is a strong asset. 
- Cloud hosting, microservices and DevOps also an asset 
• 3) Strong with TFS 
4) Good interpersonal and communication (verbal/written) skills in order to interact effectively with team members and other departments, and explain complex technical solutions and concepts. 
5) Nice to have: Broad understanding and knowledge of the financial industry’ s products, services, market trends, computer services, planning and control tools and its organized structure is an asset. 
 

 

 

 

 

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, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[QA Test Analyst / Lead]]>
Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in Toronto, with close proximity to the TTC/Subway and other public transit.  

Position: QA Test Analyst / Lead

Duration: 12 months 

Mandatory Skills: 

Minimum of 10 years QA experience with multi-layer architectural applications and complex systems for Work Order Maintenance and Inventory Control.

-  Maximo knowledge

- Testing experience in more than one Asset Management project

- Data migration experience

- Test automation for Maximo

- DevOps experience

- Experience testing operation process governance &  management dashboards

- Minimum of 5 years QA lead experience for team of 5-7 QA Analysts.

Other Skills: 

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

- Knowledge of Work Order Management processes and sub-systems integration

- Strong QA engineering background

- Proficient in database technologies (SQL Server, Oracle, MS Access)

- Understanding QA processes based on CMMI, Agile, DevOps and ISO standards.

 

 
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Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior .Net Developer]]> Senior .Net Developer (Permanent)

This young, fast-growing technology company has multiple software products and is looking for top talent.

4 year-old, well funded and sales are growing rapidly they are expanding their team and are anticipating a tripling in their development team to meet market demands.

Location: Oakville, ON

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

Key Skills: .Net, C#, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Mobile (iOS or Android), RESTful/JSO, Agile, JQuery, Client server architecture and OOP

Main Duties:
  • Develop and integrate code for enterprise client software systems
  • Full stack development with modern technology stack: SQL Server (Transact-SQL); C# .NET; HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (jQuery), Mobile application development for iOS and Android (Xamarin)
  • TDD development with automated unit and integration testing
  • Participate in an open, Agile methodology
  • Strong foundation in CS fundamentals
  • 3+ years’ experience in software development using C# .NET technologies
  • 3+ years’ RESTful/JSON web service experience
  • 3+ years’ HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Experience with JQuery an asset
  • Experience with GIT or Visual Studio Team edition an asset
  • Must have experience with web and enterprise application development
  • Solid experience and very good understanding of client server architecture and Object Oriented Programming concepts
  • Solid experience developing and implementing complex application components
      Strong communication skills needed
  • A track record of great teamwork and the ability to work independently and drive projects to completion
  • Experience in the Payroll/Benefits/HR/HCM industry – nice to have

Environment:
  • A young enterprise start-up started by very senior executives from the industry, provide HR Outsourcing Software Solutions to their clients.
  • Looking for a creative, versatile, open-minded person, having agility towards learning and strategizing, confident and someone who can stand on his/her ground to speak out.
  • Aspires to see him/herself in a leadership role in the next 3-4 years.

 
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Tue, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Incident / Problem management analyst]]> Urgent need for an incident / problem management specialist.

Global Wealth & Risk Technology (GWRT) group' s Global Payments & Transaction Banking team needs a Major Incident/Problem Manager. They will manag the process to restore normal service operation as quickly as possible to minimize the impact to business operations. Responsible for planning and coordinating all the activities required to perform, monitor, and report on the process. They will perform root cause analysis and handle bridge for suite of applications 

Typical Day in Role 
- Communication with technology owners. 
- Facilitation of plans to reduce problems in the environment, eliminating defects, shorten time to repair, reduce impacts and drive efficiencies. 
- Analysis of timelines for gaps and improvement opportunities. 
- Ensuring quality and in-depth root cause reviews occur. 
- Developing, assigning, and tracking actions to appropriate parties as part of the root cause review. 
- Ensuring appropriate actions are created to prevent problem from recurring. 
- Ensuring appropriate actions are created to resolve process or documentation issues that could contribute to longer TTR. 
- Create incident issue reports to present to Executives 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills 
1) Incident & Problem Management (3+ years experience as an IT Incident Manager) 
2) FI/Banking Industry (1+ years providing incident/problem management for a bank) 



Education/Experience: 
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred 
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Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Security analyst]]> Security analyst required immediately for an 18 month assignment

Major project entering a new phase and additional resources are required to support the increased workload

Group Information: This team supports several Security Operations applications, keeping them patched and up-to-date. Team is made of 8 on-shore  and 5 off-shore resources, with the onshore resources acting as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) on the applications supported.

What Is The Project This Contractor Will Be Working On?: Project is to ingest 9-12 thousand security logs into a new platform.

Summary:
The main function of a Technical Analyst is to plan, design, develop and implement efficient business and operations systems in support of core organizational functions and business processes.

Job Responsibilities:
• Gather requirements, design, configure code, test and resolve issues in a development and production support environment.
• Development of modules, support for conversion of data, job scheduling, unit/integration testing, business process documentation, development of training materials, and delivery of end user training.
• Translate business requirements into configurations and interface specifications.
• Coordinate testing and validation with business users.
• Prepare detailed functional specifications for the development of custom reports, enhancements, interfaces, conversions, and forms.
• Provide operational support and maintenance of the acceptance test environments.
• Provide technical operational expertise for the review and utilization of test plans.
• Identify resolution of testing and/or environment variances.
• Provide environment operational and application support

Daily Duties/Job Tasks: 
• Participate in daily SCRUM meetings to identity required work activities
• Identify all servers that will require ingestion into the system
• Coordinating with the various technical teams to facilitate the ingestion process
• Confirm all tasks are completed accurately

Must-Have Skills/Experience:
• 3-5 years of IT work experience in enterprise-level organizations
• 1-2 years of Information Security experience
• 1-2 years of experience with a logging platform (Securonix SNYPR, Tibco LogLogic, HP ArcSight, Microsoft Eventhub, or other similar tools)
• Experience working in an Agile environment

Nice to Have:
• Securonix SNYPR experience
• HP ArcSight experience
• CISSP Certification
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Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Windows System Administrator - 3]]> Windows systems administrator needed immediately

 

Job Responsibilities: 
• 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 
• Writes and implements scripts to automate tasks 
• Ability to identify and troubleshoot hardware 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 

Qualifications: 
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required 
• 5-7 years’ experience required 
• Proven work experience as a system or network administrator 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Overall 5 + years of experience 
2) Windows OS- 3 years 
3) Windows server 2008, 2012 
4) Good Communication skills (interacting with different users, employees etc.) 
5) Documentation and following process, for approvals- go through processes, work with (network group, infrastructure group, users) to do testing, and then go to production 
6) Nice to Have: Citrix, unix or linux, if there are any issues, they must have knowledge 
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Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst]]> Business Analyst 

Our  client in the financial  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an Business Analyst   to join  their  team on a contract basis.

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 12 months

POSITION SUMMARY

As a Business analyst, you will be passionate about implementation, support and
improvements of data systems that enable corporate functions such as market & credit
risk, collateral and liquidity, capital markets trading and portfolio management, private
capital, performance measurement and regulatory compliance.
You will play a key role underlying all initiative delivery. Your responsibility is to
understand, document and facilitate agreement on requirements, approaches,
specifications and decision variables that enable the delivery of appropriate solutions to
achieve the business and project goals.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Engage business clients to elicit business requirements and understand objectives
• Produce business analysis related documentation, including (functional and non-
functional) requirements, current and future state processes and workflows, and
solution specifications to a high quality standard
• Specifically, you produce business requirements for data, identify data sources and
deliver data specifications
• Work with data vendor manager to establish agreements for new external vendor
content
• Document the flow and transformation of data from suppliers through data
repositories and to end user datamarts/applications
• Work with business and solution teams to ensure that solutions being delivered meet
business intent and provide business value

• Work with QA teams to develop test plans and ensure they understand the business
requirements and are able to test solutions appropriately
• Engage business clients and oversee User Acceptance Testing
• Reference and apply our internal Delivery Framework in the context of delivering of
business analysis functions and materials
• Participate in the initiation and planning of projects - including facilitating the
definition of objectives, scope, and WBS as well as provide work estimates
• Can provide coaching, professional guidance and support to Business Analyst peers
and co-ops, as required, to foster professional development
• Contribute to the operation and improvement of their aligned delivery
system/program
• Exercise appropriate judgment in identifying and calling out risks and issues
• Builds proven partnerships with Business management and staff, Client Relationship
and Application Managers, Project Managers and other key partners.

Qualifications & Experience
• University degree or equivalent experience (Business/Finance, Financial Mathematics,
Computer Science, Engineering)
• Having additional certifications such as CFA, Certified Enterprise Data Professional,
Certified Business Analysis Professional, Process improvement methodology
accreditation or Accounting certification would be an asset
• Minimum 4 years’ experience for business analysis or 7 years for Senior Business
Analyst in the institutional investment industry
• Solid understanding of various asset classes including Equities, Futures, Fixed Income,
FX and their derivative products
• Ability to prioritize, coordinate and complete tasks to meet deadlines
• Superb communication skills (written and verbal)
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment, collaborating effectively
with business, delivery and technology partners
• Experience collaborating with project delivery and technology teams to deliver
solutions that tackle business problems and meet business requirements
• Experience in translating business requirements to technical specifications
• Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with multiple levels of
clients, team and partners
• Robust understanding of agile and waterfall project management delivery
methodologies and the difference between needs and wants
• Enthusiastic customer service focus
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Experience in planning and leading UAT

• Experience with the following technologies (in order of priority) is an asset: PL/SQL,
Bloomberg, Markit EDM (Cadis), Oracle EDQ (Datanomic), SimCorp Dimension,
Charles River Development, Findur, TopBraid

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, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst (Expert Level)]]> Position: Business Analyst 

Duration: 12 months 

 

Mandatory Skills: 
  • 10 years of business consulting experience
  • 5 years of experience as a business and/or process analyst
  • Experience in dealing with complex business problems, identifying business/functional requirements and recommending how to best support them through processes and applications
  • Experience in process analysis, design, and modelling in a complex environment; hands-on experience in developing process diagrams and documentation
  • Major IT implementation experience and understandiing how systems are affected by business process change

Other Skills: 
  • Extensive knowledge of business and systems development from methodology through analysis, design, development, implementation and production support
  • Experience in project management and working within a PMO
  • Experience in assisting with and/or authoring RFI / RFP documentation
  • Familiarity and understanding of performance measurement  and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) definition/analysis
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills, self-motivated and is willing to work under pressure
  • Experience with formal process notation such as BPMN-2.0 is an asset
  • Real world experience utilizing a major process optimization framework such as Kaizen, Lean, Six Sigma, TQM, etc. is an asset
  • CBAP, PBA and/or PMP certifications are an asset
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Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Oracle IM Consultant]]> Position: Oracle IM Consultant 

Duration: 6 months 

Location: Downtown Toronto and remote

 

 

Requirements: 
  1. 10+ years experience sustaining (e.g. administration, operations, support, patching, monitoring, starting/stopping) COTS based identity and access management systems.
  2. At least 4 years experience must be related to Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite Plus.
  3. At least 4 years experience must be related to implementations with over 10, 000 registered users.
  4. 10+ years experience designing, developing, deploying, and sustaining large application implementations based on the following technology products: Windows Internet Information Server (IIS), IBM HTTP Server, Apache, IBM WebSphere, Oracle database 11g (and later), Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition, Solaris, Windows, AIX and Linux.
  1. Experience with ITIL processes such as Service Level Management, Problem Management, Change Management, Release Management, and Capacity Management.
  2. 10+ years experience triaging, analysing, diagnosing (a.k.a trouble-shooting), evaluating options, and resolving application problems, especially those related to identity and access management systems and the above technologies. Experience with decision making processes.
  3. 10+ years experience with quality control and assurance methodologies and practices as applied to the implementation of applications with over 10, 000 users.
  • Experience with Change Management and Release Management as processes supporting the implementation of large applications.
  • Experience with automated testing tools, such as Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  1. 3+ years experience with the Oracle Unified Methodology (OUM) for COTS implementations or its predecessors (e.g. Oracle Application Implementation Methodology (AIM)) or equivalents.
  • At least one (1) new implementations of Oracle OIAM, i.e. focus on design, build/construct, test, and deployment; or
  • At least one (1) migration (or re-implementation) from Release 1 to a later release (e.g. Release 2 or 3).
  1. 4+ years experience tuning the performance of large applications.
  2. 2+ years experience with Nagios and other system monitoring tools (e.g. Big Brother).
  3. Strong interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.
  4. Knowledge of IT security technologies particularly encryption and authentication technologies such as PKI, PMI, and SSL.
  5. Knowledge of Microsoft technologies, such as Active Directory, ADFS and ADCS.
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Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[IT Project Manager - Intermediate]]> Infrastructure PM required immediately.

 

EMPLOYEE VALUE PROPOSITION: Moving into DevOps model – this team is on forefront. This department has 2 Agile PODs already, 2 more coming July. Moving to 100% non-waterfall (agile) for next fiscal year. This PM will start with waterfall and shortly will move to agile. Great opportunity to learn how to do agile development in this self- contained team. Opportunity to grow into Senior PM. Larger programs and projects are available. 

WHO THEY WILL WORK WITH ON A DAILY BASIS: Will be reporting to a Portfolio Manager (very senior and tenured PM), Desktop Development team, QA partners. 

DAILY DUTIES: Leading waterfall/agile projects - technology driven projects (65%), business facing projects (35%)

MUST HAVES: 
• Looking for someone on the Infrastructure side if possible – network, desktop technologies. 
• Well versed Project Methodology (PMI and SDLC)
• Must be able to create a project plan and manage to it

NICE-TO-HAVES: 
• Agile experience/ training
• Desktop Application experience
• Financial Management strongly preferred (budgets) 
• Versatile PM experience is good
• Contact centre Technology background
• Jira/Confluence


Job Description:
• 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

TECHNOLOGY USED ON A DAILY BASIS: 
• MS Project
• MS Office

Skills and Experience:
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. 
• PMP or PMI certification.
• Proven 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.
• 5-7 years experience.
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Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Full stack developer]]> Full stack developer required immediately.

Global Wealth Management Solutions' (GWMS)  Online Brokerage Solutions team is seeking a Full Stack Developer to build a new foundation to a cloud-based application. This Full Stack Developer will design, develop, and implement applications using general languages and technologies to support business requirements. There are multiple projects on the go, digitization is the main focus, working within an agile team. 

Typical Day: 
• 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 

Must-Have Skills: 
1) JavaScript, NodeJS, HTML5, CSS/SASS, Bootstrap 
2) React/Redux development 
3) Micro services, Pivotal cloud foundry, cloud technology 

Nice-to-Have Skills: 
- ECMAScript2015(ES6), Express.js, Webpack/Babel and JSON/RESTful 
- Spring Boot or Spring Cloud, JDK 8, and JAX-RS/JAX-WS 
- GIT, NPM and Gradle/Maven 
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Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[C++ Developer]]> One of our  big financial clients is looking for  a full-time  C++ Programmer,  be part of a team that works closely with Actuarial Software Developers to build new features in a high performance computing application. The C++ Programmer  will be responsible for re-engineering large scale code structures. You will also be responsible for analyzing various parts of the code and applying programming techniques to optimize the overall runtime of the Actuarial Modeling System. In this role you have opportunity to learn the domain, get specialized, and take ownership of that code.

The role will entail working independently alongside actuaries and system developers:
  • Studying and analyzing code structure to improve and modernize the codebase
  • Programming complex data structure and conversions
  • Profiling and optimizing routines to make them run faster
  • Assisting actuarial programmers with writing scalable and robust code
  • Liaising between system developers and actuarial programmers
  • Troubleshooting issues for internal clients
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science or Statistics
  • Strong hands on experience in object oriented programming in C++ development
  • Excellent understanding of algorithm designs 
  • Excellent skills in refactoring and writing expressive code
  • Strong debugging and analytical skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Open to learn new (actuarial/financial) concepts at the job
  • Prior experience developing financial applications in the actuarial field, an asset
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Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[C++ Software Engineer]]> One of our  big financial clients is looking for  a full-time  Software Engineer, as  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.

The 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 the 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
  • Experience in database technologies and SQL knowledge, an asset
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Experience in or exposure to embedded database engines, an asset
  • Prior experience developing financial applications in the actuarial field, an asset
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Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[IT Analyst]]> One of our big financial clients is looking for an  IT analyst/  Microsoft System Admin who will be responsible for the day to day operations of both of their  internal network infrastructure and  Cloud hosted environment. This includes being a primary point of contact for user issues, day to day administration of the network (monitoring, user management, configuration, installations, patches etc.). This role reports to the Director of Information Technology as part of the Information Technology Team. 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Interact with internal and external clients on technical design, support and configuration issues in their  Cloud and in on- premise deployments.
  • Support the director in monitoring and tracking overall work progress of systems and IT team members, including public cloud implementations.
  • Collaborate with team leads and team members to assign tasks and schedule/strategize resource allocation.
  • Install and administer their Cloud environments for clients.
  • Monitor network infrastructure and respond to or escalate issues as required.
  • Test software updates and security fixes in a lab environment before deploying them in production.
  • Maintain user documentation as well as logs of administrative activity.
  • Report to the Director of Information Technology on security or other issues that arise during the performance of the individuals duties.
  • Other duties as assigned

This role is part of our Enterprise Risk Solutions Team.
  • Undergraduate computer science degree or equivalent from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • At least 5 years of applicable work experience
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft operating systems administration
  • In-depth Knowledge of Windows network topologies and security architecture
  • Working knowledge of MS SQL Server (administration is a must, developer skills an asset)
  • Experience in troubleshooting common problems (antivirus, network connections, disk errors, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic team environment
  • Must be driven, self-motivated and passionate to learn new technologies
  • Excellent judgement and customer interaction skills
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Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Assistant Director - Senior Database Developer]]> Our client is looking for a Assistant Director - Senior Database Developer who is  responsible for designing and implementing new features that require significant knowledge in the database design and programming, object oriented design, programming complex data conversions, assisting their  programmers in writing fast and reliable database related code, profiling and developing code to improve database performance.  This role is part of our Systems Design Team.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Initially, learn as much as possible about client' s  database architecture and structure, insurance products and various aspects of insurance operations and the various supporting applications
  • Write efficient, bug-free code in compliance with client' s  programming standards
  • Write concise documentation in help text, articles and comments in code
  • Present new ideas to improve database design and performance

Qualifications:
  • Graduate computer science degree from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Comprehensive knowledge of database technologies (database design principles, SQL, DAO, ADO, ODBC, OLE DB)
  • Experience in working with SQL Server and programming for it
  • Comprehensive knowledge of C++ and C#/.Net technology
  • Experienced in software design and development
  • Experienced in designing high performance database applications and performance tuning
  • In-depth knowledge of Object-Oriented Design and N-tier application
  • Hands-on knowledge of VBA or similar scripting languages
  • Experience in troubleshooting and debugging programming defects in large applications
  • 7+ years of experience
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, team environment
  • Excellent research, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
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Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Software Engineer]]> Our  client in the Software/Security  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an Sr. Software Developer to join  their Development team.

Location: Midtown Toronto

Responsibilities
  • Design and develop major software projects
  • Provide technical leadership to the development team
  • Research product development options and provide analysis for product direction

 

Required Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or Science, or equivalent education & experience
  • Led projects in the past from conception to delivery, following modern best development practices
  • Strong software development experience in  Java (6 years+)
  • Hands on experience developing and deploying applications on the Cloud and on-premises
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Highly details-oriented
  • Able to lead and work well in a team environment
  • Knowledge and experience in development and testing best practices including Spring Framework (3 and up)
  • Experience with PKI, Cryptography algorithms, Java cryptographic libraries, JavaScript and UI development and design
  • Email standards

 

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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Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Support Analyst]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in Toronto, with close proximity to the TTC/Subway and other public transit.  They have a need for one Technical Support Analyst for the VOIP Project.

Position: Technical Support Analyst 

Duration: 14 months

Mandatory Skills: 
  • Must have practical experience in large VOIP Deployments
  • Familiarity with Bell Total Connect
  • Knowledge of Bell Centrex and Station CM
  • Must have a minimum 2 1/2 years and a strong Telephony background

Other Skills: 
  • Proficient with MS Excel & Word
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication Skills
  • Must have knowledge of internal ticketing systems

 
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Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior MEAN Stack Developer]]> MEANstack developers for career opportunities within our Canadian Financial service client

Contact us NOW!

 

Senior MEAN Stack Developer

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

Location: Toronto

If you are qualified and interested in this role, please send your resume today!
What You’ ll Be Doing 
You’ ll contribute to our Digital transformation by successfully delivering complex, enterprise-scale projects involving multiple back-end systems.  As a Senior MEAN Stack Developer within Capital Markets Technology, you will build, implement and maintain easy, flexible, and personalized solutions that enhance the client experience.  As you lead the planning and strategy for the technical design, development, and integration of these applications, you’ ll help build the future of banking. 

 

How You’ ll Succeed
  • Design & Develop:  Perform and coordinate complex application programming activities: Design application' s technical infrastructure: specific databases, programming languages, utilities, and testing approaches. Lead the design and development of cost-effective and innovative solutions to meet business objectives while also maintaining existing applications. Perform complex HTML5, JavaScript, AngularJS, Angular2, 4, 5, CSS3 programming activities
  • Technology Roadmap:  Develop 1-3 year technology roadmaps to align with overall vision & strategy. Spearhead multiple complex projects involving backend systems, new technology and innovation and enhancing existing applications 
  • Strong Leadership:  Act as the development team lead and interface with the project team including leading code-review sessions to ensure overall code quality aligns with business and project requirements. Support and mentor intermediate and senior developers through knowledge sharing, collaboration and effective problem solving. 

 

Who You Are
  • You can demonstrate experience in: 5+ years of hands-on development experience with Java, MEAN Stack, microservices, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, Angular JS, Angular 2, 4, 5; NodeJS, and CSS3 while working within an Agile test-driven environment.  You have the proven ability to effectively interact with stakeholders, end users, business analysts, and technical resources to gather requirements and prepare design specifications while managing multiple priorities and projects. Experience with UX/UI, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, SiteCatalyst, BitBucket, JIRA, GIT, Junit, REACT, Maven, Jenkins considered an asset. It would be an advantage if you have experience with visual design, site navigation, and webpage.
  • Your influence makes an impact. You know that relationships and networks are essential to success.  You inspire outcomes by making yourself heard. 
  • You' re driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of a team that enjoys working together to create a shared vision. You are passionate about client service -  You want  the work you do each day to result in a  positive client experience. \
  • Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values - trust, teamwork, and accountability.

 

What We Offer

Our people are our greatest asset. You’ ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’ s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’ s right for the client, and to do it well. As part of our team, you will:
  • Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home
  • Connect:  Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity 
  • Develop:  Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, and individual development planning.
  • Prosper: Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, and employee share purchase plan

 

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, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Network Systems & Security Specialist]]>  

Position:  Network Systems & Security Specialist 

Duration: 12 months 

Location: Toronto 

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Minimum five (5) years of demonstrated experience with WAN and WWAN technologies; specifically, TLS, VPLS, MPLS, private line, HSPA/HSPA+.
  • Minimum ten (10) years demonstrated experience in enterprise networking with knowledge in networking technologies, including but not limited to data centre infrastructure, routing, switching, security, unified communications, mobility, wireless LAN and its implication and importance on business decisions is essential.
  • Minimum five (5) years demonstrated experience with network and security planning, design, technology integration, implementation, and support of Cisco ASA Firewall Active/Active or Active/Standby and IPS.
  • Experience with the planning, design and implementation of Cisco UCS and Nexus. Experience with industrial control systems network and security policy planning, development, documentation and implementation is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to provide troubleshooting support, prepare technical documentation and reports on problems and to deal effectively with all levels of management and staff.
  • Demonstrated experience in the operation and use of management tools including but not limited to fault management, configuration management, performance management and security information and event management (SIEM) system.

 
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Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Technical Project Manager]]> Position: Directory Services Strategic Consultant 

Duration: 12 months 

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Ability to coordinate 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, Project/Product and other methodologies
  • Project or Product Management experience in all facets of technology implementation (unit, functional, integration, system, regression, penetration, and performance) is required
  • Procurement, Financial/Risk analysis and tracking, Business analysis and Marketing experience in large enterprise environment is a definite asset

Technical Capabilities:
  • Demonstrated expertise in the field of Infrastructure Architecture, planning, and execution.
  • Strong knowledge of NetIQ eDirectory/IM and Microsoft Active Directory DS/FIM, including Exchange and third-party application integrations
  • Experience in Cloud Technologies, IaaS, PaaS, etc. is an asset
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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Junior Project Officer]]> Position: Junior Project Officer 

Duration: 6  month contract 

Experience and Qualifications:
  1. 1+ years' demonstrated project coordination experience within large organizations with a track record of delivering projects to completion
  2. 1+ years' demonstrated experience with online service delivery projects, preferably in the public sector
  3. 1+ years' demonstrated experience coordinating, tracking, and monitoring the efforts of subject matter experts and specialists according to sequenced work packages
  4. 1+ years' demonstrated experience producing management reports, recommendations and user-friendly slide decks, and successfully delivering Executive-level presentations to diverse audiences using simple business language
  5. 1+ years' demonstrated experience providing responsive, timely support in a customer service role

Technical Abilities:
  1. Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, and problem solving skills;
  2. Proficiency with project management tools (such as MS Project) to produce and update realistic project plans, work-breakdown structures, resource plans, and budget plans
  3. Knowledge and awareness of disabilities including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities as well as relevant accessibility laws, standards, and guidelines
  4. Familiarity with Windows 10, Mobile OS (iOS, Android), MS Office 2013+ applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint), SDLC Tools (such as JIRA, GitHub, MS TFS, HPE ALM), Accessibility Testing Tools, Adobe Acrobat Pro, BI Tools (such as PowerBI, Tableau, SAP Lumira)
  5. IAAP Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) or an equivalent credential is a definite asset.

 
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Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager]]> Position: Project Manager 

Duration: 12 month contract

Experience and Qualifications:
  1. 7+ years' of progressive project management experience within large organizations with a track record of delivering projects to completion
  2. 7+ years' demonstrated experience with public sector online service delivery projects
  3. 7+ years' demonstrated leadership and hands-on experience managing and coordinating Web Accessibility subject matter experts to drive improvements to legacy and new web applications and related digital content within large organizations using agile methods to ensure conformance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA
  4. 7+ years' demonstrated experience with producing user-friendly slide decks and successfully delivering Executive-level presentations to diverse audiences using simple business language
  5. 7+ years' demonstrated experience successfully building partnerships with key stakeholders in order to achieve project results
  6. Proficiency with project management tools (such as MS Project) to produce realistic and clear project plans, work-breakdown structures, resource plans, and budget plans
  7. Excellent knowledge and awareness of disabilities including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities as well as relevant accessibility laws, standards, and guidelines
  8. Excellent ability to coach, mentor, and train business and technical teams on digital accessibility processes, best practices, and tools
  9. Proficiency with Windows 10, Mobile OS (iOS, Android), MS Office 2013+ applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint), SDLC Tools (such as JIRA, GitHub, MS TFS, HPE ALM), Accessibility Testing Tools, Adobe Acrobat Pro, BI Tools (PowerBI, Tableau, SAP Lumira)
  10. IAAP Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) or an equivalent credential is a definite asset.

 
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Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Project Coordinator]]> Position: Senior Project Coordinator 

Duration: 3 year contract 

Mandatory Skills: 
  • Requires expert knowledge of standard accounting, budgeting and cost control principles, methods and practices.
  • Must possess effective written and oral communication skills
  • Must possess expert mathematical skills
  • Knowledge of computerized financial systems, spreadsheets, and computerized cost analysis methods and practices.

Other Skills: 
  • Highly developed project planning and performance management skills
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Previously demonstrated exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Excellent prioritization and risk management capabilities
  • Exceptional interpersonal and collaboration skills
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Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[DevOps Engineer]]> DevOps Engineer

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

Reason the Role is Open: Increased workload and knowledge gaps in the current team

Group Information: Team is responsible for the design, development, and deployment of online banking assets. All front-end, customer-facing applications are handled by this team.

Daily Duties: Working with scripts, configuring/designing containers, solving technical challenges, working with existing CI engineers

Must-Have Skills/Experience: 5+ years of DevOps/Continuous Integration experience using tools such as GitHub, Maven, Jenkins, and/or Artifactory.

Strong experience in public cloud infrastructure (AWS, Google, or Azure) as well as IaaS and PaaS. Containerization experience using tools such as Docker and Kubernetes Experience with RedHat Linux Recent virtualization experience

Nice-to-Haves: Previous Financial Experience Solaris experience

Soft Skills: Great communication skills - able to communicate technical ideas to senior stakeholders

DevOps Engineer Job Overview

As a DevOps Engineer you will be joining CIBCs Digital and Contact Centre Technology team to drive and deliver modern best practices in DevOps across the entire department.

What Youll Be Doing
  • Working with a team of designers, analysts and developers to understand current application deployment requirements and infrastructure.
  • Automating deployment of Linux based applications containers, environment configurations and security settings and certificates.
  • Learning about and gathering new technologies and related tools to integrate into the teams DevOps tool-set.
  • Designing and implementing deployment pipelines to improve our Continuous Integration and Deployment capabilities.
  • Evangelizing Cloud and DevOps culture and processes across the broader team.

What Were 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.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with DevOps Practices such as Continuous integration and continuous deployment, configuration management, metrics and monitoring schemes, virtualization and cloud computing.
  • Strong experience in automating large-scale deployments, system administration, capacity planning, systems design, and automation for distributed data systems, services and APIs is essential.
  • Strong experience with Clustering, Network Load Balancing, Geographic redundancy, Fail Over Solutions, Data Backups, Recovery and Replication as well as Monitoring and Alerting is required.
  • Important to have recent, hands-on development experience in using Agile processes with Java and Spring based applications. Knowledge of Application Servers such as Tomcat, JBoss or WebLogic is expected.
  • Experienced in Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment and familiar with modern DevOps toolchain using tools such as GitHub, Maven, Jenkins and Artifactory.
  • Experienced in modern application containerization using tools such as Docker and Kubernetes. Experience with RedHat Linux and OpenShift is a huge benefit.
  • Excellent production-level scripting expertise with tools such as Bash, Ruby, Python or Groovy.
  • Highly preferable to have real cloud experience using AWS, Google or Azure and be knowledgeable in the different cloud concepts such as IaaS and PaaS.
  • Must have recent experience with virtualization 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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Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Intermediate Full Stack Developer]]> Our Client, a World leader in the Steel Industry, has an immediate requirement for an intermediate Full Stack  developer.

Initially a 6 month assignment with potential for extension.

Responsibilities
  •           Work with Business Users and IT Solutions team to translate requirements into software solutions. (Agile methodology)
  •           Deliver high quality results within project schedule timelines.
  •           Transfer knowledge for application support 

 

Full Stack Developer

General Requirements:
  •           Experienced person (at least 3 years) in software development using the toolset specified below.  They will be working Business Users and IT Solutions team to translate requirements into software solutions and are expected to deliver high quality results within project schedule timelines.
  •           Strong verbal & written communication skills
  •           Excellent Analysis & Decision making skills
  •           Teamwork - Technical & Multi-Discipline teams
  •           Excellent Troubleshooting skills
  •           Self-starter
  •           Ability to plan and estimate tasks

 

Technical Skills:

Front-End

•            Web application development using HTML5, JavaScript, Typescript and CSS

•            Angular - currently using v.5

•            Testing frameworks – Mockito, Selenium or other

•            Comfortable with Node.js and NPM

•            Good working knowledge of Bootstrap and Responsive design

 

Back-End

•            Web application development using HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS

•            REST API Development using either Spring Boot (Java) or WebAPI2(C#) frameworks

•            Use of ORMs (Hibernate, JPA, Entity Framework etc.)

•            SQL, Stored procedure developing using an RDBMS preferably Oracle 11

•            Working knowledge of dependency injection and IoC

 

Other Requirements

•            Agile Software Development, SCRUM

•            Experienced in writing / consuming REST APIs, concept of Microservices

•            Developing mobile responsive web applications

•            API design and best practices

•            Test driven development

•            Evidence of SOLID and Design Patterns use

•            OOP principles and design

•            Proper version control practices using GIT or SVN

•            Working knowledge of Outh2, JWT for application authentication and authorization

•            Full SDLC experience from collecting user stories and requirements to developing unit tests

 

Nice to Have

•            Knowledge Linux Server Environment (Configuration, Maintenance and Development)

•            Azure AD integration using ADAL, ADAL4J libraries

•            Microsoft reporting and analytic tools such as Power BI, SSRS

•            Domain driven design knowledge
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Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Release management Lead]]> Career opportunity within one of the most innovative, web based, financial services company. Lead a small team to automate and release mobile applications for all of the companys' banking services.

 
  1. ROLE PURPOSE:
  2. The Technical Lead of Release Management is responsible for conducting, leading and coordinating Software Builds in development and testing environments. The Technical Lead is also responsible for preparing production releases as well as documenting handover processes to IT Operations. The Technical Lead will support IT Development team throughout the entire SDLC. The Technical Lead will report directly to the Manager of IT Release and Change Management.
  3.  
  4. ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Work with various development teams to build and support automated builds, supporting daily continuous integration.
  • Develop automated test scripts to be run in development and testing environments to ensure build stability.
  • Responsible for Mobile Strategy, Deployment and releases - IOS and Android.
  • Administering and maintaining version control, defect management, code review and static code analysis systems.
  • Ensures volume of work produced follows  promotion model and meets Tangerine quality standards.
  • Trouble-shoot and resolve build issues, branching and merging of source code as needed.
  • Maintain a technical proficiency with respect to programming languages, scripts and processes to ensure that Bank  is well positioned for technological advances in the marketplace.
  • Supporting and promoting a structured Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Advise team members on best practices in Release Management.
  • Evaluate new technologies and participate in the continuous improvement of applications and systems.
  • Ensure 7x24 availability of all internet, intranet sites and applications.
  • Provide second level problem resolution of web issues.
  • Provide support to IT Development initiatives in matters related to internet, intranet presence and other projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  1. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:                                                                                                                                                  
  • Education/Experience
    • University or College Degree or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of related experience
    • Previous exposure to the banking industry/financial services is preferred
    • Experience with industry best practices standards (ITIL, DevOps, CMMI and others)
    • Strong development background
  • Specialized Knowledge
    • Understanding of  banking systems and processes
    • Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
    • Exposure to DevOps, Agile methodologies
    • Experience on CI/CD lifecycle
  • Technical Skills
    • Well versed in development lifecycle and object oriented development methodologies
    • Well versed with different Mobile Device Management (MDM) applications such as Mobile Iron, VMWare AirWatch, iOS and BES.
    • Competent in Version Control (like ClearCase GIT/ Bitbucket and Subversion), Continuous Integration Tools (like CruiseControl, Jenkins and/or Rational Build Forge), Defect Management Tools (like ClearQuest, Jira), Test Management and Planning Tools (like HP ALM/QC or IBM Rational QM, HP Agile Manager)
    • Competent in tools required to automate CI/CD pipeline- GITHUB, Jira, Confluence, Artifactory, Containers, Puppet, Slack and Cloud services
    • HTML and related Web development technologies (JavaScript, XML, XSLT), Java, J2EE,
    • Python, Perl, ANT and Python scripting, AIX, WIN2K, WebSphere Application Server, IBM Rational Application Developer or Eclipse Platform, XML Spy, Banking systems and their integration, Web Services
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Visio and MS Project)
    • Competent in enterprise application delivery and design techniques
    • Good troubleshooting and problem solving skills
    • Expertise in Automation
    • Web design experience
    • Excellent documentation skills

 

 

 

 

 

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, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Apple Business Analyst]]>  

Position: Business Analyst/Project Manager 

Duration: 6 months 

Qualifications & Experience: 
  • University/Community College degree in Computer Science/Electronic Engineering or equivalent is a definite asset. Apple and Project Management certification is an asset.
  • Relevant experience in Apple products and enterprise management tools
  • Proven experience completing similar assignment in other distributed organizations
  • Solid experience in executing Systems Integration tests, analyzing results and creating management reports as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in writing documentation.
  • Experience in tracking problems and issues towards successful comp

Technical Capabilities: 
  • Solid understanding and experience in working with Apple products on an enterprise level.
  • Experience in Apple integration into corporate network/Active Directory as well as security.

 
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Disaster Recovery Analyst]]> Position: Disaster Recovery Analyst 

Duration: 12 months
  • Minimum 5-7 years of disaster recovery/business continuity experience
  • Sound knowledge and training in disaster recovery and business continuity methodologies, best practices and tools (DRII, BCI, ITIL etc.).
  • Good knowledge of approaches to disaster recovery planning, capabilities and processes;; approaches to disaster recovery testing and reporting; articulation and visual depeiction of future state DR solutions
  • Highly developed Technical Skills and Analysis and thorough understanding of Server, Application other Technical understanding of terminologies and concepts
  • Demonstrated experience with disaster recovery and business continuity requirements gathering, plan development, testing and maintenance programs.
  • Sound knowledge in Emergency/Crisis/Disaster management and communication requirements
  • Sound working knowledge and experience performing Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Risk Assessments (RA) and presenting to ITS executives and business audience
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, prioritize and quality and quantity requirements met and maintained.
  • Must have the ability to motivate and work with diverse set of stakeholders and to translate business needs into technology and DR/BCP program improvements
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Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Front End Developer]]> Position: Front End Developer 

Duration: 6 months 

Location: Downtown Toronto (walking distance from Union Station)

Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • Industry experience working as a front-end developer
  • Experience with PHP. HTML, CSS, and JavaScript on the client and server
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites using WordPress
  •   Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience in converting comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Experience with AODA and WCAG accessibility standards
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (such as Git, GitHub and GitLab)
  •   Understanding of database technologies such as SQL
  • Knowing the intricacies of working with different browsers (different vendors, old and new versions, mobile versus desktop)
  •   Strong communication skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • Familiarity with Cloud hosting including Google and AWS
  • Experience and understanding of one or more different agile methodologies
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Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Facilities Co-ordinator]]> Long term assignment for a Facilities co-ordinator.

Typical Day: 
• Asset Management and distribution while ensuring an accurate inventory is maintained. 
• Responsible for ordering, tracking and receiving assets. 
• Facilitate hardware set ups and retrievals for new hires. 
• Responsible for supporting multiple team requests, being the point person for the team. 
• Provide general administrative support including scheduling move requests, arranging vendors repairs, Troubleshooting. 
• Compile reports concerning progress of work and downtime to distribute to personnel involved

Must-Have Skills: 
1) Facilities coordination & management (1-3 years experience with or knowledge of) 
2) MS Office Suite products (1-3 years experience with Outlook, Office, Excel - must have pivot table & vlookup experience) 
3) Operations background (1-2 years experience providing operational support in an office environment) 

Nice-to-Have Skills: 
- Project Management experience 
- AutoCAD experience 
- Ticketing systems (preferably Jira) 

 

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, 03 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Organizational Change Management Consultant]]> Position: Senior Organizational Change Management Consultant 

Duration: 12 months 
  • Sound knowledge of change management principles, practices, and methodologies
  • Organization Change Management certification will be considered an asset
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in the practical application of change management methods and strategy combined with a solid understanding of how people go through change and the overall change process
  • Experience leading large transformational change projects as the Organizational Change Manager in public sector supporting the senior management team driving change in the organization
  • Project management experience and excellent facilitation and coaching skills; excellent analytical, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure, and negotiate and influence within a collaborative framework
  • Ability to establish, build and maintain collaborative relationships with various stakeholders for the purpose of meeting corporate objectives
  • Solid experience in change related practices e.g., communications planning and delivery, training design and facilitation, and change champion network management
  • Self-directed, and confident in ability to lead a complex organizational change management project
  • Ability to successfully manage direct reports
  • Team player with the ability to work with and through others
  • Sound judgment; excellent planning, organizational, interpersonal, presentation, active listening, oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with computers and computer based techniques and applications related to the work are essential
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Mon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Web Accessibility Specialist]]> Position: Web Accessibility Specialist 

Duration: 12 months 

 
  1. 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience making accessibility improvements to legacy and new web applications and related digital content within large organizations
  2. 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience using front-end development technologies (HTML5, CCS3, JQuery, Bootstrap, Angular) to build mobile responsive web applications using agile methods that conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA including understanding technology limitations and constraints
  3. 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience conducting web accessibility testing against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA success criteria using assistive technologies and testing tools (NVDA, VoiceOver, JAWS, WebAIM Wave, Nu HTML, Colour Contrast Analyzers, aChecker, Tenon, WorldSpace)
  4. 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience leveraging inclusive design techniques to identify and remove barriers by design to ensure a positive user experience for all users
  5. 2+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience working with people with a diverse range of abilities
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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Full Stack Solution Developer]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to the TTC/Subway and other public transit.  This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

Position: Full Stack Solution Developer 

Duration: 12 months 

The key credentials of the specialists include:
  • Experience in Angular, TypeScript, LESS/SASS, HTML5, AODA
  • Experience in Java, Java EE, REST API, WebSphere, Unix/Linux
  • Experience in Oracle, SQL Server, data modelling, temporal data management, and data integration
  • Experience in CI/CD, Jenkins, DevOps, test automation, BDD, Selenium, Protractor, Jasmine
  • Familiarity with JSF 2, Microservices and cloud infrastructures such as AWS

Qualifications and Experience: 
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience with Angular framework, with at least one year on Angular 2 or above
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in design and development of mission critical Java EE web applications
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with Agile development methodology
  • Experience with web technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, CSS pre-processor, and JavaScript / ECMAScript / TypeScript? Experience in development of RESTful services using JAX-RS 2.0

Technical Capabilities: 
  • Angular 2+, TypeScript, TSLint, Gulp, NodeJS, NPM, Protractor, Jasmine
  • JAX-RS 2.0, RESTful services / REST API, OAuth 2? HTML5, CSS3, LESS or SASS, Bootstrap, and AODA
  • Java 7+, Java EE7+, JPA 2, and SQL
  • Oracle 11g/12c or SQL Server 2014+, WebSphere 8+ or WebLogic 12c or JBoss 8+, and Unix or Linux

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

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ABOUT ProVision:

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting 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 contract assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.
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Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[QA Testing Lead]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to the TTC/Subway and other public transit.  This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

Position: Quality Assurance Testing Lead

Duration: 12 months 

Mandatory Skills: 

1. 7+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience as a QA Test Lead in large, complex projects within large organizations managing all aspects of testing for web and mobile applications including automated testing using keyword and data-driven frameworks

2. 7+ years' demonstrated experience orchestrating and performing various types of testing (Functional, System, Integration, Regression, and Acceptance), familiarity with nonfunctional testing (Accessibility, Usability, Security and Performance) is an asset

3. 7+ years' experience following various SDLC methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, and Continuous Integration

4. 7+ years' experience translating business requirements and user stories into test plans, test scenarios, and test cases

5. 7+ years' experience using HP suite of test tools including ALM v12.X, QTP/UFT, Performance Centre

Technical Capabilities: 

6. Excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation, presentation skills involving all levels of staff

7. Excellent ability to write clear communications including documenting the results and status of various types of testing and presenting them to all levels of staff.

8. Excellent ability to coach, mentor, and train business and technical teams on QA/QC processes, best practices, and tools

9. Proficiency with Windows

10, Mobile OS (iOS, Android), MS Office 2013+ applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint), JIRA, GitHub, and MS TFS 10. ISQTB or equivalent certification in Software Testing is an asset.

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting 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 contract assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to comple
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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[IT Security Specialist (Audit, Compliance and Incident Response)]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to the TTC/Subway and other public transit.  This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

 

Role:  IT Security Specialist IT Security Audit, IT Security Compliance and Vulnerability Testing

 

Initial Duration:  8 months+

 

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • 5+ years experience in information security
  • Strong experience in IT Security Audit, IT Security Compliance and Vulnerability Testing
  • Solid experience in IT regulations and compliance standards such as PCI DSS, ISO27002 framework and industry IT Security best practices
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong organization, prioritization and rationalization skills
  • College or University in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
  • IT Security Certification preferred (any of CISSP, CISM, CISA or GIAC)

 

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

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting 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 contract assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

 
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Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST 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

 

 

 
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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Systems Analyst - MAXIMO]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to the TTC/Subway and other public transit.  This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished  MAXIMO Systems Analyst for a 2-year initial assignment.

 

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • 3+ years of experience with the following aspects of Maximo:
    • Maximo System administration
    • Maximo Workflow Designer
    • Maximo Application Designer
    • Maximo Integration Framework
  • 7 years of experience as a Systems analyst or a Developer
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PL/SQL database programming
  • Experience with Maximo Automation Scripts (preferred but not required)
  • Experience with BOE/Crystal Reports (preferred but not required)

 

 

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

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting 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 contract assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

 
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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[QA Developer]]> QA Developer - Web and e-commerce

Our  client in the gaming sector with an exciting growth story, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an  QA Developer  to join  their Web Development  team.

 

The QA Developer plays a key role in the Software Development Lifecycle.   In this position, you will be responsible for designing test plans, creating, executing and automating tests for new features and product changes for  products.   You will also participate in a small, growing QA function in performing unit testing, functional testing, performance testing and integration testing.  You will interface with Product Managers, Developers, and Support staff to ensure the quality and integrity of products.  This role is based in downtown Toronto and reports to the CTO.
Job Description
  • Create test plans, design test cases, and execute tests to ensure conformance with business requirements
  • Conduct unit testing, functional and regression testing, performance testing and integration testing
  • Work within an automation framework to define, script and execute automated tests
  • Ensure project tasks and assignments are delivered according to expectations.
  • Provide effective and timely communication with management and the development team.
  • Work independently with supervision.
Requirements
  • University degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years QA experience, including significant work with automated testing
  • Good knowledge of automation scripting languages (C#, Java, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Understanding and hands on experience with QA processes and methodologies
  • Knowledge of QA tools for test case management and test automation (JIRA, TestRail, Selenium)
  • Good understanding of web application development
  • Good working knowledge of SQL and Windows OS environments
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development environment
  • Self-motivated individual who takes pride in delivering high quality work
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced small company, results oriented environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team environment
  • Knowledge of Amazon AWS, cloud architectures and SaaS is an asset
  • Experience of testing mobile applications and knowledge of mobile automation tool such as Appium is an asset.
  • Experience working with e-commerce systems (Point of Sale, credit card proce
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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[C#.Net Application Support]]> C#.Net Application Support Analyst

Our  client in the Insurance sector and a Top Global Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an C#.Net Application Support Analyst  to join  their  team.

Location: Downtown Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 12 Months

 

The candidate must have good oral and written communication skills, as they will be a key team member at all phases of our software support. They must be able to work effectively in a team environment when reviewing workflows, test documentation or business requirements, and they must work effectively with the entire project team and business end-users. The candidate must have a high level of energy, desire to learn new skills, and enjoy interfacing with many users.

Responsibilities
  • Support of core in-house developed business applications.
  • Contribute and assist with all development life cycle phases: translation of business requirements into design documents, development, unit testing, and integration.
  • Provide team with technical expertise and offer advice and solutions to technical issues.
  • Ensure quality of deliverables through compliance with specification definition, code standard reviews, and design walkthroughs.
  • Produce documentation like Design documents, Technical Specifications, Deployment Notes, as well as code comments.
  • Provide technical recommendations and solutions aligned with business objectives.

Qualifications:
  • Proven Development consulting experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft technology stack, .NET Framework, C# 
  • Excellent working knowledge of Web development: ASP.NET MVC, Web API, HTML5, ASP.NET Web Forms, WCF, Web services, classic ASP; Front-end web development: HTML, AJAX, CSS3, Grid systems, responsive design
  • Excellent knowledge of MS SQL
  • Hands-on experience with JavaScript, jQuery, RAD, Bootstrap, AngularJS and other JS frameworks
  • Knowledge of W3C standards, cross-browser compatibility, validation HTML markup, common usability concepts, UX, consistency and accessibility
  • IIS configuration and administration;

 

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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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto, with close proximity to Union Station and the TTC/Subway and other public transit.   This organization’ s profile will bring incremental value to just about any professional’ s resume and professional track-record, and this assignment will likely be showcased on the successful candidate’ s resume for years to come.

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Systems Analyst.    

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 months. 

Desired Skills: 
  • 5 + years of Business / Systems Analysis experience
  • Experience implementing kiosk solutions in the public domain
  • Experience in Processing Financial transactions certification processes and accounting
  • Experience with Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability Information Security Best Practices
  • Experience preparing RFI' s and RFP' s
  • Experience and understanding of issues of working with vendor for contracted services

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

 

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ABOUT ProVision:

 

ProVision is a leading provider of professional talent to key organizations both private and public-sector 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 high-profile clients and industry-leading professionals in the Information Technology, Change Management and Management Consulting 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 contract assignment, career change, or that hard to find individual to complete your team.

 
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