<![CDATA[ProVision Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.PROVISIONSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Unity 3D Game Developer]]> Our client in the gaming industry is looking for a Unity 3D Developer for a full-time role in the North York area. 

As a Game Developer the candidate must be  an expert in object oriented programming using C# and proficient in Unity3D. Any familiarity with the way slot games operate is a plus. They are looking for positive people of great enthusiasm and great pride  in the work that they do.
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Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[ C# .Net Developer]]> Our client, an Innovative,   nearshore software development company founded by an experienced team of technology and business experts, is experiencing amazing growth.

Located in Eastern Ontario, this  is an exciting opportunity to work with fortune 500 clients working with the latest technologies. 

Remote work is optional, however, on-site meetings will be required at times.

  If you have several years of experience writing distributed and cloud-native applications with Azure and .NET Core, you have previously led a development team and you thrive in an Agile fast-paced environment, The we want to hear from YOU!

 

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in most of the following skills and experiences:

  • 7+ years of hands-on experience with object-oriented software design and development using C#

  • At least 1 year of hands-on experience with cloud-native software development using the Azure PaaS offerings (Event Hub, Service Bus, API management, Application Insights)

  • Working experience with Microsoft .NET Core (ASP .NET Web API + API versioning, Entity Framework, MVC)

  • Profound knowledge of Unit Testing frameworks (e.g. xUnit.net)

  • Experience with Test-Driven Development and Behavior-Driven Development

  • Knowledge of Static Code Analysis tools and metrics (e.g. SonarQube)

  • Good all-round knowledge of Visual Studio Code and VSTS

  • Practical knowledge of CI/CD pipelines using VSTS

  • RDBMS development using T-SQL (MS SQL, Azure SQL)

  • Experience developing microservices and understanding of the Domain Driven Design approach

  • Understanding of IaaS, PaaS and Serverless (Azure Functions) concepts

  • Understanding of containerization principles, e.g. Docker, Kubernetes

  • Understanding of code instrumentation principles

  • Practical knowledge of source code management tools (Git)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English

  • Team leadership focusing on value-first and fail-fast principles

  • Drive end-to-end responsibility and T-shaped people mindset in development team(s)

  • Practical knowledge of the Lean software development, e.g. Scrum, pair-programming, pretotyping

Furthermore, one or more of the following skills will be considered an advantage:

  • Working knowledge of non-relational (NoSQL) databases (Azure Cosmos DB, Azure HDInsight)

  • Experience with BDD test automation (Cucumber, SpecFlow, Protractor, Selenium/Chrome driver)

  • Experience with front-end development (ReactJS, transpilers, linters, HTML5)

  • Hands-on knowledge of Azure container services, e.g. ACS, AKS

  • Understanding of SOA architecture to interact with legacy systems

  • Formal team leadership experience
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Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Help Desk level 1 ( Bilingual - French/English)]]> Position: Bilingual Level 1 Support
Reports to: Service Desk Manager
Duration: Permanent
Location: London, ON

Summary:

Our client located in London, ON is looking for a bilingual technical support who will join their team. The company provides service and support in the Supply Chain industry to provide level 1 support to users in their Quebec office.

Overview:
  • Front Line Support ( connectivity/ hardware/software & mobile devices)
  • Escalation process using ticketing system to track issues and update KB
  • Excellent customer service and time management
  • Provide bilingual live client support, for all aspects of the client' s products and platforms, including after-hours support, as required
  • Open to learning new skills

Requirements:
  • College diploma or bachelor’ s degree would be a strong asset
  • 1-2 years relevant experience in help desk or technical support role
  • Familiarity with a variety of programming concepts, practices, and procedures is key
  • Strong computer skills, including Office / Google Docs Suite, data or log analysis
  • Task and priority management skills on multiple ongoing projects is a required skill
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal in English and French is an absolute must
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Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[C++ Developer]]> Our client in gaming and payment industry is looking for several C++ Developers for Toronto North location.

C++ Developer

Job Purpose

This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects and systems within the company. He/she will be developing complex software and execute design for small sets of new functionality.

Responsibilities
  • Develop complex software in C++ language
  • Understand and modify complex systems already in use
  • Work with a business analyst to formalize requirements and develop implementation plans
  • Lead and perform the design, development, and support of financial/reporting applications
  • Perform technical cause analysis and suggest corrective actions for given problems
  • Collaborate and suggest solutions through participation in peer code review

Must haves:
  • 6+ years of C++ development
  • Expert knowledge of C++ and STL library
  • Excellent coding skills, ability to produce clean, robust, and accurate code that meets the specs
  • Experience in designing of efficient algorithms
  • Solid knowledge of SQL scripting and relational database (SQL Server, DB2)
  • Knowledge of computer networking and distributed applications patterns
  • Clear understanding of Internet communication protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, etc.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Bachelor or better in Computer Science or equivalent

Desirable
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with financial application
  • Knowledge of Java, C#, Perl scripting
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Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Java Developer]]> Solutions Design - break down implementation into pieces, the time it should take to develop those pieces, and ensure that the pieces will integrate.

•             Responsible for consistency in delivery - Ensures consistent naming conventions, code styling and best practices are used throughout a project. 

•             Spend their time unblocking others, mentoring new hires, upskilling their team members

•             Employ Agile development including task estimation, test automation, deployment automation and Continuous Integration to improve overall execution speed and product quality

•             Think through hard problems, and work with a team to make them reality.

Generally, a solid technical all round person with vast experience in most areas of the product

•             Extensive hands-on development and delivery experience with a broad mix of languages and technologies

•             Experience with industry-standard IDE, version control and development tools.

•             Experience on scaling and performance optimization of distributed systems.

•             Triaging and solving problems in distributed systems in integrated release and production environments including functionality, performance and scaling bottlenecks.

•             Passion for software engineering and craftsman-like coding prowess

•             Have helped lead development on large, in-house-built  applications

•             Great OO skills, including strong design patterns knowledge

•             Knowledge of software best practices, like TDD and continuous integration

•             Experience of working in a forward thinking, OSS-centric environment

•             Understands External Dependencies

•             Experience in building micro-services with RESTful APIs using JAX-RS and Messaging using JMS.

•             Knowledge of SQL as well as noSQL databases (such as Mongo DB)

•             Experience in unit and integration testing utilizing JUnit, Mockito, JAssert and Spring Test

•             Experience writing service using Spring Boot.

•             Java 1.8 – Collections, Streams, Lambdas.

 
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Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Cloud Data Architect]]> Our client, an Innovative,   nearshore software development company founded by an experienced team of technology and business experts, is experiencing amazing growth.

Located in Eastern Ontario, this  is an exciting opportunity to work with fortune 500 clients working with the latest technologies. 

Remote work is optional, however, on-site meetings will be required at times.

,   We want to hear from YOU!

 

We are seeking a Cloud Data Architect to work with our  senior solution architects, to help drive the design & enhance a data ecosystem that will enable improved large scale data quality & accessibility in the cloud for a global investment bank. Possesses demonstrated technical knowledge and skills, including capital markets back office processes and cloud data/computing strategies.

Responsibilities
  • Experience designing and developing data solutions. Define strategies and develop/deliver solutions and processes for managing enterprise-wide data throughout the data lifecycle from capture to processing to usage across all layers of the application architecture for both on-premise and in the cloud.
  • Provide technical leadership to the application development group on the use of data integration architecture and use of Canonical data models.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of various strategic initiatives around Meta Data Management, Master Data Management, Data Quality, Data Architecture Policies, Data Security, Standards and Governance.
  • Participate in data architecture design and review processes, including planning and monitoring efforts, reviewing deliverables, and communicating to management.
  • Develop and maintain conceptual, logical and physical data models and artifacts for large complex operational systems employing deep system integration and SOA architectures.
  • Interpret and deliver plans that specify strategy and improve data integration, data quality and data delivery in support of big data business initiatives and roadmaps to achieve results.
  • Contribute to analysis, solution design, development and implementation of operational data projects.
  • Define data and analytics requirements to support and enable business strategies and priorities.
  • Develop data standards, best practices, processes, and definitions of project and data requirements in support of strategy and ongoing operational support
  • Adhere to Global Information Risk Management policies and standards.

Skills and Qualifications
  • Industry experience in the financial services - Capital Markets domain data experience
  • Ability to think strategically and relate architectural decision/recommendation to business needs
  • Working knowledge in how to assess performance of data solutions on Azure
  • Experience in data design, data architecture and data modelling (both transactional and data analytics).
  • Experience in relational and dimensional data design and modelling in a large multi-platform data environment.
  • Strong understanding of data structure classifications, workflow and data management best practices.
  • Mastery of data management design, delivery, techniques, and systems development methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience managing the complexities of integrating new data technologies in both on-premise and in the cloud to achieve business objectives
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to provide updates to all levels
  • Experience working with distributed teams to provide technical guidance and leadership
  • Ability to create clear, detailed, concise documentation— architecture diagrams, presentations, and design documents
  • Deep knowledge of SQL Server on both Azure (PaaS) and on-premise.
  • Azure Data warehouse, Azure Data Lake – big plus
  • Experience with Azure HD Insight is strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with Azure Data services, like Azure Data Factory, Azure Catalog, Azure security model

Desired Skills

  • Capital Markets experience
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Sat, 04 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Application Architect]]> Our client, an Innovative,   nearshore software development company founded by an experienced team of technology and business experts, is experiencing amazing growth.

Located in Eastern Ontario, this  is an exciting opportunity to work with fortune 500 clients working with the latest technologies. 

Remote work is optional, however, on-site meetings will be required at times.

,   We want to hear from YOU!

 

looking for a Senior Application Architect, looking to use their breadth of experience, in designing front end and back end web applications and/or web services, to deliver exceptional solutions to our clients. In this client facing role, your primary focus will be to provide technical guidance.   Your main duties will include working with the PMO, senior business analysts, clients, and a team of developers within an Agile based delivery model.

Responsibilities

  • Designing technical solutions for complex applications and services that have to be built right the first time from business requirements.

  • Building sophisticated consumer-facing applications that transcend typical device categorizations.

  • Providing leadership on both process and technical matters to the business and development teams, become a real champion and trusted advisor in all facets of Agile software development and delivery.

  • Mentoring and educating development teams to keep them up to date on all changes that affect their sprint to sprint efforts with respect to architecture decisions, technology choices, and design changes.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Highly Technical with demonstrated breadth of experience in designing Front-End and Back-End web applications and / or web services and depth of experience with a variety of patterns and practices. Specifically, the candidate should be up to speed on best practices for modern web development, such as TDD, continuous integration and deployment, cloud deployment, DevOps, and infrastructure and testing automation.

  • A Skillful Communicator. As the primary point of contact with our clients, it is imperative that our Technology Specialist be a Software Architect, who is able to communicate highly technical subject matter to both technical engineering teams and non-technical business owners alike. You have no trouble expressing technical subject matter in writing and presenting that subject matter before live audiences of business and technical stakeholders.

  • Dedicated to Agile. We believe strongly in agile delivery practices, having implemented them for ourselves and our clients for a long time now. You should be very comfortable working with Agile, Software Automation and Continuous Delivery practices.

  • Experience in Microsoft .NET and Azure offerings to support cloud native based software designs and implementations.

  • Knowledge in ReactJS and at least one MvC based JavaScript framework to support all UI software designs and implementations.

Desired Skills:

  • Capital Markets experience

 
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Sat, 04 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager (Business Intelligence)]]> Position:  Project Manager (Business Intelligence)

Duration: 12  months 

Qualifications

It is important that the services be undertaken by a Project Manager (Enterprise Business Intelligence Implementation) who can demonstrate specific knowledge of and experience in performing similar work for projects of a comparable nature, size and scope, as detailed below.

  Experience and Qualifications:

 1.      Must have Bachelors or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration or related field. Should have an active PMP (or equivalent) certification.

2.      Proven track record in managing project teams team members, including staff, partner organizations, SI firms and independent consultants, in a matrix environment

3.      Must also have extensive practical experience and knowledge with techniques for planning, organizing, and monitoring multiple IT projects simultaneously.

4.      Demonstrated experience, at a senior level, in the following Project Management knowledge areas:
  • integration, scope, time and cost management
  • project financial management
  • risk & issues management
  • human resource management
  • stakeholder, engagement and communication management
  • procurement management
  • quality management

5.      Excellent written/verbal communication skills and polished presentation abilities; influencing and communicating at all organizational levels.

6.      Demonstrated adaptability and situational leadership, coaching, and relationship management skills. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain productive working relations and partnerships with clients, vendors, peers and team members

7.      Seasoned decision-making and critical thinking capabilities, with a working knowledge of effective tools and techniques for solving problems; analysing possible risks and recommending a mitigation approach from a number of possible choices, often creating new options with input from team members.

8.      Familiarity with the development and implementation of data governance frameworks, business intelligence frameworks, enterprise wide data architecture etc. for large, complex organizations.

Technical Abilities:

1.      Proficiency with project management tools (such as MS Project and MS Office Suite) to produce realistic and clear project plans, work-breakdown structures, resource plans, presentations and budget plans and relevant project artefacts.

2.      Excellent ability to coach, mentor, and train business and technical teams on processes, best practices, and tools.

3.      General proficiency and working knowledge of Business Intelligence platforms and tools (i.e. SAP ECC, BOBJ, BI/BW, LUMIRA, ETL etc.)

4.      Excellent knowledge of Business Intelligence and Data Governance practices and methodologies.

5.      Experience in Business and Data Analytics, Data Management, Data Warehousing, Big Data and Data Visualization
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Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Data Warehouse Architect]]> Position:  Data Warehouse Architect

Duration: 12  months 

Qualifications

The Data Warehouse Architect should have the following qualifications, experience &
technical capabilities:

Qualifications and Experience:
  1. Extensive and demonstrated experience leading successful large scale/enterprise data warehousing implementations in designing and developing the architecture for all data warehouse components (e.g. tool integration strategy; source system data ETL strategy, data staging, movement and aggregation; information and analytics delivery; and data quality strategy).
  2. Hands-on experience in data architecting, data mining, large-scale data modeling, metadata management, and platform migration.
  3. Strong knowledge of applicable data privacy practices, regulatory compliance, governance and data security related issues.
  4. Highly developed consulting, presentation and interpersonal skills including written and oral, with demonstrated ability to effectively interact with senior business managers, subject matter experts and business end-users.
  5. Considerable senior level experience in developing and operationalizing Data Governance and Management frameworks including establishing, publishing and implementing Data Governance standards, procedures and guidelines.
  6. BI / DW platform Migration planning & execution experience with emphasis on Dashboards oriented solutions (OBIEE, SAP BOBJ)

Technical Abilities:
  1. Demonstrated technical knowledge of Oracle & SAP data warehouse technologies including EDW, SAP BW / HANA, ODS, ETL: OWB/ ODI, SAP BODS, and BI Tools: Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 12c including and GIS mapping (MapViewer) applications; SAP BI (BOBJ) WEB Intelligence, SAP Lumira Designer /  Lumira Discovery, SAP Universe.
  2. Knowledge of data modelling and data profiling / data quality tools including Embarcadero ER Studio and SAP information Steward. Experience in multi-dimensional data modeling techniques and implementing enterprise wide reporting and analytic platforms.
  3. Proven capabilities/ considerable hands-on experience in using OBIEE 11g/12c architecture & OLAP technology; SAP BI (BOBJ), SAP Lumira Designer, SAP Lumira Discovery tool with GIS functionality; Data Integration ETL tools, testing and quality assurance (e.g. ODI, OWB, SAP Data Services BODS and other similar tools;
  4. Considerable experience with Oracle RPD & SAP Universe for semantic layer modelling. Designing / Creating BI semantic layer, metadata and report definitions using Oracle BI Application, OWB, ODI, SAP BODS and applying customizations to the ETL, RPD and SAP Universe.
  5. Demonstrated competencies and knowledge of relational database structures, theories, principles, and dimensional data modeling skills.
  6. Hands on experience utilizing Data Governance and Management frameworks offered by industry analysts and data management organizations including DAMA.
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Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[IT (Infrastructure) Coordinator]]> Our client is looking for a IT  Infrastructure) Coordinator who  works closely with the Technical Sales  Engineer, monitoring implementation progress and resourcing, and identifying and assisting in resolving potential issues. The IT Coordinator communicates client requests to development and support teams and aids in assembling marketing and proposal information.

Responsibilities

The  IT Coordinator  works closely with the  Technical Sales Engineer, monitoring implementation progress and resourcing, and identifying and assisting in resolving potential issues. The IT Coordinator communicates client requests to development and support teams and aids in assembling marketing and proposal information.

 
  • Support the  Technical Sales Engineer  in monitoring and tracking overall work progress of systems and IT team members, including public cloud implementations.
  • Assist with maintaining client request list, monitoring progression and resourcing.
  • Collaborate with team leads and team members to assign tasks and schedule/strategize resource allocation.
  • Provide meeting administration, including preparing meeting agendas, and taking and distributing notes.
  • Prepare client status reports and participate on client calls to provide updates and next steps.
  • Liaise between developers and clients with respect to expected delivery dates.
  • Collaborate on proposal development for prospective clients from a Systems/IT perspective
  • Collaborate on IT/Systems marketing material development
  • Establish and maintain productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain an organized documentation library so that all team members and/or stakeholders can access documentation easily.
  • Undertake client maintenance and marketing tasks and provide administrative support, as needed.
  • Ensure internal business processes are being followed.
  • Suggest improvements to management tools, software, and processes
  • Support and help maintain systems for client training, testing and support

Facilitate IT/Systems workshops, gap analysis with clients.

They are not interested in candidates that are strictly interested in doing PM type of work. Candidate should come from IT background that has great communication skills. It’ s more similar to technical sales engineer type of work.

Qualifications
  • Undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g. Bachelor' s degree) in information technology-related field required.
  • Organizational skills to prioritize competing demands, multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Team player with ability to interact with people at all levels in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to achieving customer success
  • Experience in public cloud environments (Microsoft Azure, AWS) using Microsoft technologies (Windows, SQL Server, Active Directory, etc.) preferred.
  • Good technical understanding of networking, hardware performance, and configuration issues an asset.
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Thu, 26 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst ]]> Position: Business Systems Analyst 

Duration: 12 months 

Location: Toronto

Mandatory Skills: 
  • Bachelor Degree in Business Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a business or business process analyst
  • Demonstrable experience engaging with multiple stakeholders from different business and technical areas
  • Excellent communicator, both verbal and written, possessing the ability to manage and influence stakeholders and to sell recommendations by stating advantages and value in business terms.
  • Demonstrable experience overseeing system implementations to meet business and project requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of business and systems development from methodology through analysis, design, development, implementation and production support
  • Hands on experience of developing process flow chart/diagram and use of formal process notation such as BPMN-2.0
  • Hands on skills in PL/SQL, MS Access tools and/or MS Excel Macro development.

Other Skills: 
  • Major IT implementation experience and understanding how systems are affected by business process change
  • Experience using structured techniques for business and system analysis
  • Thorough understanding of project management, data security audit concepts, and quality assurance principles
  • Familiarity and understanding of Key Performance Indicator (KPI) analysis and performance measurement
  • Self-motivated and is willing to work under pressure
  • ITIL, CBAP, PBA and/or PMP certification
  • Public Sector experience is an asset
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Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager (Citrix Consultant)]]> Position: Project Manager / Citrix Consultant

Duration: 12  months to Start

Location: Toronto

Description of Assignment

Our Client currently has Citrix XenApp 7.9 environment as an application delivery platform and would like to upgrade to the latest long term service release (LTSR) as an infrastructure improvement project. The Citrix Consultant/Project Manager will apply best industry practices, knowledge and skills to execute this project. The Consultant will be involved in various activities from assessing the current environment, requirements gathering, planning, writing a design document, prototype implementation, application testing and optimization, implementation and roll out, developing documentation and transfer knowledge to Integrated Technology Management Staff.

The primary responsibility of the Consultant is to provide planning, design and implementation support and project management service for this imitative. However, the Consultant will  occasionally be involved and provide operational support as a backfill resource, when deemed necessary by the management.

Mandatory Qualification Requirements
  • Must have Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization (CCE-V) or Citrix Certified Professional - Networking (CCP-N) in good standing
  • Must be physically capable of performing required duties
  • Must possess a valid Province of Ontario Class " G" Driver’ s and have access to a vehicle. Proponents must submit a copy of the Candidate' s driver' s license along with the submission.
  • Must provide Police Information Check (PIC) clearance with submission

Qualifications & Experience:

·  Post-secondary education in computer science, information technology, or related discipline.

·  Project Management Professional (PMP) certified or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Must be able to forecast the scope, provide WBS and be able to documents all phases of Project Life Cycle as required by the Project Manager

·  Minimum of 7 years' demonstrated experience in Citrix architecture design, configuration, implementation, and testing, support and optimization of Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop experience in a large scale enterprise environment.

·  Demonstrated experience implementing at least three (3) large scale XenApp/XenDesktop projects in last 7 years.

· Demonstrated experience in configuring, implementing, testing and supporting optimizing two or more of the following technologies: NetScaler, MCS, Storefront/Web Interface.

·  Minimum of 7 year demonstrated experience with Microsoft Windows Server Operating System/Terminal Services and in particular, recent experience with Windows 2012/2016 configuration, implementation, performance tuning, support and preventive maintenance.

· Demonstrated experience in developing proposals, creating architecture documentation, drawings and other relevant documentation as required.

· Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to lead meetings and present complex information to staff and management team of multiple skill levels. Must be self-motivated and able to work independently or with team members with little supervision.

· Strong conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills as well as superior organizational qualities in order to meet tight deadlines as well as coordinate, prioritize and communicate project status to stakeholders.

Technical Capabilities:

· Extensive knowledge in Citrix XenApp technologies including but not limited to Application Virtualization (XenApp), Desktop Virtualization (XenDesktop), Server Virtualization (VMWare)

·  Extensive knowledge of XenApp 7.X, XenDesktop 7.x, Desktop/Application Streaming and packaging, Storefront, NetScaler, Secure Gateway (CSG) and Resource Management Services (RMS), Installation Management Services, Branch Repeater and Access Gateway (CAG) with Advanced Access Control, Application Profiling.

·  Extensive knowledge of Microsoft products and technologies including but not limited to Windows 2008/2012/2016 Server Operating System, Windows 10 Operating System, Active Directory Services, Group Policy, Microsoft Terminal Services, Microsoft App-V, Microsoft SQL and DNS.

·  Extensive knowledge in Citrix environment assessments, health checks, installation, management, application testing, administration and upgrades.

·  Working knowledge of scripting languages such as PowerShell and VB

·  Working knowledge of project management software, such as MS Project
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Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Retail Banking BSA]]>  

 

  Our client, a major Canadian Financial services company has several BSA needs.

Technical Business Analysts required for a large Fraud Prevention project within Retail banking.

- 5 + years, preferably within the banking / financial sector

- Experience in process design and use case writing

- Experience liaising between business stakeholders and technology teams in a project environment

- Experience managing and negotiating scope within a  change management process, including experience performing and/or coordinating cost-benefit analysis

- Experience in some or all of the domains listed below*

- Experience working with or for “ Big Five” banks is a plus

- Must have excellent communication skills:

- experience and comfort presenting to Director-level bank employees

- attention to detail in written communication

- Practical working knowledge of Software Delivery Lifecycle

*Domain experience:  Retail Banking.  Specifically Multi Product Sales Origination.

 
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Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Software Developer]]> Software Developer - Ruby on Rails - Digital Marketing

Our  client in the Digital Marketing space, and a great Canadian entrepreneurial  success story, offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity to work from home 80% of the time and to go into the office twice a month, in  an idyllic setting north of Toronto. They are currently seeking  a software developer  to join  their  team.

Location: Home and Haliburton

Introduction: Develop and support a SaaS solution for clients across North America  that drives their business. 

Targeted Skills and Experience:
  1. Design, develop, test and implement SaaS applications (full stack), delivering high availability and performance.
  2. Write well designed, testable, and efficient code. Participate in code reviews.
  3. Actively participate in design sessions.
  4. Troubleshoot and debug applications.
  5. Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies.
  6. Make recommendations for process improvements and best practices.
  7. Provide training and support to internal teams.
  8. Assist in ensuring 24x7 operation of our SaaS solution.
  9. Other duties as required.

Targeted Technical Capabilities:
  • B.S. Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of full stack web development
  • 3+ years Ruby on Rails experience
  • 3+ years of working with relational databases, e.g. PostgreSQL
  • Strong knowledge of SQL, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML
  • Strong English communication skills
  • Mature, creative, self motivated, able to manage flexible workload.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience developing multi-tenant SaaS would be an asset

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

 

 

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

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ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Business Analyst (Salesforce)]]> Position: Senior Business Analyst (Salesforce)

Duration: 6 months to start

Location: Downtown Toronto

Our Public Sector client launched a Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Salesforce solution,  to track and manage contacts, referrals, complaints, business opportunities, client engagements, profiles of business and community partners, etc.

Qualifications: 
  • Extensive and demonstrated experience in business systems analysis and requirements gathering.
  • Extensive experience in business process, data and workflow modelling;
  • Experience in development of use cases, relationship diagrams, cost– benefit and stakeholders analyses etc.
  • Broad experience in developing architecture models for government organizations
  • In-depth expertise in UML modelling diagrams.
  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment with integrated enterprise solutions such as workflow management, business process management, business rules management, document management, content management, customer relationship management, enterprise application integration and portal solutions.
  • Experience in creating business architecture models demonstrating how products, operations and systems interoperate within the organization.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), presentation skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Practical experience and working knowledge of   Power Point,   MS Project and Visio
  • Demonstrated experience in and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and protocols including Java (web and client/server), Service Oriented Architecture, Java J2EE, XML, SOAP, CORBA/RMI, Zachman Framework.
  • Experience in the requirement gathering of cloud and web-based applications is a definite asset (e.g. Salesforce).
  • University/Community College degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent combination of education and /or experience. Professional designation or certification is a definite asset
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Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Test Engineer]]> Sr. Test Engineer

 

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

Location: Toronto

Duration: 12 months(renewable)

Role Description:

Apply software engineering skill set to accelerate automated testing capabilities of Capital Markets application portfolio, improve delivery capability and quality of delivered software.

? Develop and support automated test capabilities across a variety of technology platforms

? Write high quality test code, adhering to acknowledged best practices

? Drive improvement to quality assurance and measurement in build and delivery pipeline

? Build a bridge between Development and QA, understanding business scenarios, underlying technology, and solution design

? Collaborate with Developers, DevOps, QA staff to contribute to technical decisions

? Interact with project managers / business analysts / team leads for effort estimates, prioritization

? Contribute to strategy and decisions on appropriate automated test tools and frameworks

? Other duties as may be required

Core Qualifications:

? Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related applicable field

? Strong development experience with the following technologies o C#, Java, Python, or similar modern programming language o Web Service development and testing, SOA (SOAP / REST) o Asynchronous Messaging

? Strong development experience with Oracle (PLSQL) or similar RDBMS

? Strong experience with test automation technology and tools such as Cucumber, Fitnesse, SpecFlow, JUnit, NUnit, Selenium, scripting languages

? Experience in automated testing practices such as TDD, BDD, unit test, component test, integration test

? Experience with DevOps tooling (Github, Jenkins, Nexus) & Process (automated build, test, deploy)

? Strong problem solving, design, and coding skills

? Must have strong oral and written communication skills.

? Obsession with quality, operational excellence, continuous integration/delivery

? Candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision.

Additional preferred qualifications:

? Vendor trading / OMS systems (i.e.: Charles River) experience

? Tibco Business Works development and testing

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, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Project Manager]]> Position: Sr. Project Manager

Duration: 12 months 

Mandatory Skills: 

  • Experience as a Business/Technical Analyst

  • 7 + years of experience as a Project Manager

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is mandatory

  • University/Community College degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering or equivalent.

  • Usage of MS Project and other MS Office (Access, Excel, Word, and Power Point) is mandatory.

Other Skills: 

  • Experience implementing kiosk solutions in the public domain

  • Experience in Processing Financial transactions certification processes and accounting principles

  • 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

  • Experience managing project management deliverables

  • Well developed communications and presentations skills

  • Good planning, organizing and leading skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills

  • Experience with Primavera scheduling software or would be an asset.

 
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Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Salesforce Developer]]> Position: Certified Salesforce Developer

Duration: 6 months 

Location: Downtown Toronto 

Qualifications: 
  1. SFDC Developer (401 or Platform Developer 1) & SFDC Advanced Developer (501 or Platform Developer 2) certifications required
  2. Experience building relational database
  3. Considerable development experience implementing large-scale cloud-based Salesforce CRM projects;
  4. Extensive experience with integrating Salesforce with on-premise legacy systems;
  5. Minimum 3 years of experience as a SFDC Developer with Service Cloud, including the use of data tools (e.g. Data Loader);
  6. Experience in writing Test Classes for Unit Test framework in Salesforce;
  7. 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;
  8. Experience working with JavaScript, JASON, AJAX/EXT;
  9. Experience with HTML and CSS;
  10. Solid experience in executing Systems Integration tests and analysing the results to provide reports to management;
  11. Experience in Continuous Integration and Continuous Development Process is an asset;
  12. Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  13. Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle including Waterfall and Agile;
  14. Experience in tracking problems and defects within a large project

Technical Capabilities: 
  1. Demonstrated development experience in SQL, Oracle 11g or above and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or above;
  2. Development experience with Eclipse IDE, Apex, Visualforce, webservices, API, SOAP, Salesforce Lightening components, Salesforce process builder and VF flow;
  3. Knowledge of Web Services, REST, XML and outbound messaging;

 
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Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Front End Developer]]> Position: Front End Developer

Openings: 2

Duration: 12 months 

Experience and Qualifications:

1.      5+ years of experience in software development for large-scale or enterprise-wide application development projects including recent AWS, Microsoft Azure, or IBM BlueMix experience

2.      3+ years of Wordpress development experience designing and building Wordpress themes, developing Wordpress plugins, conducting all levels of testing i.e. unit, system, integration, regression, performance, security, usability, optimization/configuration and coordinates user acceptance testing

3.      8+ years of experience developing front-end apps integrated with JSON RESTful APIs, including developing Single Page Applications, and in developing Web-services, WSDL, XML Schemas and JSON REST APIs. OData experience an asset.

4.      10+ years of experience in software analysis, design techniques and system implementation methodologies, including: software architecture, development, testing and technical documentation development of the work performed, and conducting interviews to determine detailed systems requirements with a post-secondary education in computer science or a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience

5.      Experience conducting research, investigations and providing recommendations of best practices for information and application services, and preparing and presenting technical materials, including standards, procedures and technical specifications to all levels of management of staff.

Technical Abilities:

6.      6+ years of experience in Wordpress including developing themes and plugins (PHP development as it relates to Wordpress);

7.      5+ years of Modern front-end Development experience (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Angular, AJAX, Bootstrap (understanding Bootstrap is less than 5 years old)) and RESTful API Development experience;

8.      3+ years using version control systems specifically Git

9. Technical knowledge developing compliant web-based applications, including in compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) as per the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.0, understanding of privacy, security and  auditing, including how they can be reviewed, monitored and enhanced in regards to system implementation, and knowledge of the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).

10. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), analytical and problem- solving skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment
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Wed, 20 Jun 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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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Application Support Analyst]]> Application Support Analyst

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Technically knowledgeable analyst with extensive practical experience across the entire Office 365 suite of tools required to provide technical insight into designing, maintaining, and supporting Office 365 solutions.   This role will primarily be research oriented to determine the best practices required to successfully implement solutions across the Office 365 suite with an initial focus on Dynamics and InTune. The successful candidate should be viewed as a subject matter expert, and, would work closely with other areas within the organization (including infrastructure and software engineering) to ensure effective implementation of Azure / Office365 solutions.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Analyse, research and solve technical problems in coordination with infrastructure and development teams concerning Office 365 suite, in particular but not limited to Dynamics and InTune.

  • Document and propose solution design and configuration recommendations in coordination with infrastructure and development teams. 

  • Provide provisioning and deployment best practises and guidance for modules within Office 365 in coordination with infrastructure, development and information security teams

  • Working with Microsoft to determine how various features work and whether they are fit for purpose

  • Anticipating and analysing business requirements and how the Microsoft 365 platforms can meet those requirements

  • Providing solution support for production implementations i.e. here is how stuff works and is supposed to work

  • Assessing results of various Proof Of Concepts

  • Leading the resolution of technical issues in coordination with Microsoft and other OTPP technical teams.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 



KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

 

  • Extensive Azure and Microsoft Office 365 knowledge and practical experience

  • Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent working experience.  

  • Thorough knowledge of information systems theories, concepts, methods, and techniques.   

  • Experience in contributing to initiatives through the full software development life cycle - from conception to completion - with proven ability in coordinating activities, scheduling, and project control.

  • Self-starter who can develop and execute project plans - and the task detail appropriate for completion of work assignments.

  • Excellent collaborator with strong communication/customer service skills required for interactions with various parts of the organization with varying levels of technical expertise.

  • MCSA / MCSE Certifications an asset

  • Good skills in PowerShell

 

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, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst (Immediate)]]> Position: Intermediate Business Analyst 

Duration: 12 months 

 

Mandatory Skills: 
  • 7 years of business consulting experience
  • 3-4 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: 
  • Strong 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, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senioer Oracle DB Developer]]> Position: Senior Oracle DB  Developer

Duration: 5  months 

Qualifications

It is important that the Services be undertaken by an Oracle DB Developer who can demonstrate specific knowledge of, and experience (technical and practical) in performing similar work for projects of comparable nature, size and scope as detailed below. The Oracle DB Developer should have the following qualifications, experience & technical capabilities:

Qualifications and Experience:
  1. Extensive and current experience in large scale application development projects with specific experience in Oracle RDBMS technology stack
  2. Extensive and current experience in creating, documenting and sustaining ETL processes
  3. Clear understanding of Business Requirements, Statement of Work, and Test Strategies as they apply to projects. Solid understanding of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and other methodologies such as agile
  4. Experience in executing Systems Integration tests, analysing the results and creating reports for Management as needed
  5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  6. Experience in writing test documentation and tracking problems and defects within a large project
  7. Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment

Technical Abilities:
  1. Extensive and current experience with Oracle 11g/12c RDBMS
  2. Extensive and current experience with Oracle PL/SQL
  3. Extensive and current experience with Oracle tools such SQL/Loader and SQL/Plus
  4. Extensive and current experience with database tools such as TOAD or SQL Developer
  5. Familiarity with Embarcadero/Idera ER/Studio modelling tool
  6. Familiarity with SVN version control tool
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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Java Developer]]> Position: Senior Java Developer

Duration: 5  months 

Qualifications 

It is important that the Services be undertaken by a Senior Java Developer who can demonstrate specific knowledge of, and experience (technical and practical) in performing similar work for projects of comparable nature, size and scope as detailed below. The Senior Java Developer should have the following qualifications, experience & technical capabilities:

Experience and Qualifications:
  1. Extensive current experience in large scale application development projects, with specific experience as a J2EE web application developer & expertise creating and integrating web services using WebSphere.
  2. Considerable experience in system architecture (not just Java coding).
  3. Considerable and current experience in developing and sustaining Java-based microservices
  4. Considerable experience in developing secure systems and understanding security principles and best practices.
  5. Considerable experience with developing and sustaining service-oriented, component-based solutions utilizing WebSphere technologies.
  6. Considerable experience in creating application artifacts based on business requirements and creating high level data architecture/models, application architecture and other semantic diagrams and application mock-ups. Extensive and current experience in large scale application development projects with specific experience in Java
  7. Experience in executing Systems Integration tests, analysing the results and creating reports for Management as needed
  8. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  9. Experience in writing test documentation and tracking problems and defects within a large project
  10. Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment

Technical Abilities:
  1. Demonstrated competencies and knowledge in the following: Java, Hibernate, Spring, JDBC, Struts, Saxon, XML, XSLT, JSON, SSL/HTTPS, SOAP, REST and WS-* standards
  2. Hands-on experience working on projects that utilize majority of the following: WebSphere Application Server 8.x, IBM RAD 7/RAD 8, AJAX, Oracle 11g/12c, PL/SQL, design patterns, SQL Developer
  3. Extensive and current experience with Java
  4. Familiarity with SVN version control tool
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Tue, 19 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[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[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[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[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[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[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[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[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.

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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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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 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[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[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[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[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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