<![CDATA[ProVision Staffing: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.PROVISIONSTAFFING.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[QA Coach]]> QA Coach

Our client in the Banking Sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking a QA Coach to join their IT team.

Location: Toronto, ON 

Initial Planned Duration: 3/6 months (Contract) – Potential extension after 3 months.

Key skills: QA Analysis, Agile Methodologies, DevOps, Open Source Tools (Junit, Selenium, Cucumber etc) 

Nice to have:  JIRA, Jenkins, Banking Industry

Responsibilities:
  • More than 15 years of experience.  One project delivery with below experience would help
  • QA background is mandatory
  • Experience on working with Agile team in Devops environment
  • Consulting experience in defining the final state of project for Agile ways of working
  • Understanding of open source tools and technologies such as Junit, Selenium, Cucumber etc.
  • Understanding of JIRA, Jenkins and other tools applicable for CI/CD integrations
  • Help team understand TDD/BDD implementation
  • Guide the team on agile ways of working focusing on Quality
  • Help team implement the recommendations identified by transformation team
  • Work with other delivery transformation teams to align with overall transformation objectives

 
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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[QA Automation Coach]]> QA Automation Coach

Our client in the Banking Sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking an QA Automation Coach to join their IT team.

Location: Toronto, ON 

Initial Planned Duration: 3/6 months (Contract) – Potential extension after 3 months.

Key skills: QA Automation, Automation tools (Selenium, Appium, Winnium, LeanFT etc),  Jenkins, JIRA, Agile

Nice to have:  Java, JavaScript, Banking Industry 

Responsibilities:
  • More than 7 years of experience in automation. One project delivery with below experience would help
  • QA background is mandatory
  • Hands-on experience in tools such as Selenium, Appium, Winnium, LeanFT and other automation tools
  • Knowledge of programming languages like Java, Java Script, etc.
  • Worked with Jenkins, JIRA, etc. in Agile environment
  • Experience of setting-up automation framework in the past
  • Help team identify automation needs, requirements and estimation
  • Create automation scripts and integrated them with the CI/CD pipeline (if required)
  • Worked in Agile projects with BDD/TDD and other implementation methodologies
  • Guide team on best tools for the landscape

 

 
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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Junior Sharepoint developer]]> Technology service and support  of Global wholesale wealth and Risk division, has an immediate contractual need for a Sharepoint developer. Initially a 6 month assignment with strong potential for renewal.

 

Job Responsibilities: 
• Analyze highly complex business requirements; generate technical specifications to design or redesign complex software components and applications 
• designing, deployment, developing- Coding, scripting (vba, Microsoft server, SQL server 2005-2016) 
• .Net Development, .NET framework (C#) Visual Studio 2003-2013, MS SQL Server, MS SQL Server Reporting Services, TSQL 
• Business and technical requirements analysis, development, deployment and implementation Enterprise level, mission critical ECMS, Document Management & CRM Solution 
• Working with SharePoint UI, developing Web Parts and Controls, developing Business Logic, working with SharePoint Data, Stabilizing, securing and deploying SharePoint components 
• Adapt to change quickly and adjust work accordingly in a positive manner 

Qualifications: 
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required 
• 3-5 years of experience is required 
• Web parts development for Sharepoint 2013 Online and Office 365 application using Client Object Model (CSOM), JSOM, REST API jQuery, ECMA, UI Libraries Angular JS, Kendo, with Azure Cloud backend 
• Working within an agile environment 
• Microsoft Certified Application Developer .NET framework (C#) since 2006 
• Good communication skills 
• Microsoft SharePoint Application Development Certification 

  Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Sharepoint Development (3-5 years of experience overall) 
2) designing, deployment, developing (3-5 years of experience) 
3) Coding, scripting (vba etc) (3-5 years of experience) 
4) Microsoft server, SQL server 2005-2016) 
5) Agile methodology experience 
6) Good communication skills as there will be a need to deal with different business and department people 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[.Net Developer]]> .Net Developer (Permanent)

Our client in the IT sector and a Upcoming Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking a .Net Developer to join their IT team.

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, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Intermediate Java Developer - Angular.JS]]> Intermediate Java Developer - Angular.JS

Our client in the Banking Sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking an Intermediate Java Developer - Angular.JS to join their IT team.

Location: Toronto, ON 

Initial Planned Duration: 3/6 months (Contract) – Potential extension after 3 months.

Key skills: Angular JS having experience building OCA end applications for Java.  Java developers with 3-5 years’ experience (Not junior) that can start work without much ramp up on either java or Angular.JS

Responsibilities:

·         Delivering a complete front end application

·         Ensuring high performance on mobile and desktop

·         Writing tested, idiomatic, and documented JavaScript, HTML and CSS

·         Coordinating the workflow between the graphic designer, the HTML coder, and yourself

·         Cooperating with the back-end developer in the process of building the RESTful API

·         Communicating with external web services

 

 
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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Java / J2EE developer]]>  

The  Online Services team of our major Canadian Financial services client,  is looking for an energetic and results driven Programmer Analyst Advisory who preferably has some experience in the financial industry.   Online services team is responsible for Corporate and Commercial web applications. The applications provides the users with functionality to make bill payments, account transfers, wire payments etc. as well managing the administration and entitlement model. 

The successful applicant will work in the Programmer Analyst Advisory role, developing solutions and supporting production, resulting in a positive impact to the team and Bank as a whole.

Attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple tasks with changing priorities within tight timeframes is required for this position. To be successful, the individual must thrive on challenge, be proactive, eager to learn, and be attentive to detail.   Working knowledge of Commercial Banking and/or payment systems/processes is also an asset.

 

Key Accountabilities:
  • Application analysis and design, and development for the  Online commercial web application, the supporting web services and reporting services. 
  • Assist technical resources in the analysis of business requirements in order to establish the technical feasibility of proposed initiatives 
  • Responsible for the assessment and scoping of projects (from a development work effort perspective). 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills   
  • Ensure a timely delivery of quality products/functions which meet end-user requirements and that are developed following   development standards and methodology; 
  • Responsible for performance analysis (from an application and environment perspective) and make recommendations to improve operational effectiveness 
    Work in a development team comprising both  staff and external consulting resources as required; 
  • Deal effectively with external vendors, external business partners, and internal stake holders 
    Must be able to work within tight deadlines and schedules which may result in external work hours to meet project deliverables 
  • Effectively communicate with departmental application development team members, management, and with the wider IT&S Architecture Office. 
     

Assist with production support by:
  • Joining bridge calls to address production issues 
  • Carrying a production support pager for after-hours support and 
  • Investigating customer support issues.  

Skills:

Experience Requirements    
  • 3  to 5 years software development experience 
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in the financial industry 
  • 3+ years’ experience in Java 

Experience Requirement details
  • Expertise in Java, J2EE, JSP, JSF 2, Richfaces, Struts 1.x, Spring Framework, Hibernate, SQL, XML/SOAP is a must 
  • Strong knowledge in Spring MVC, Spring Web Services, JAXB, Spring Batch, Quartz, Apache Common libraries, Log4j, SiteMesh, Shell scripts 
  • Experienced in use of development tools such as Eclipse, RAD, Clearcase, SVN, JUnit, ANT, Hudson/CruiseControl, Fortify, FindBugs 
  • Must have experience with DB2 or Oracle, and  stored procedures is desirable 
  • Experienced in the following middleware is highly desirable: WebSphere MQ, BIRT, and IBM Change Data Capture 
  • Familiar with Windows and UNIX operating systems such as AIX, & Solaris. 
  • Familiar with both waterfall and iterative development SDLC, RUP, UML, J2EE design patterns 
  • Experience in developing enterprise level web applications and web services 
  • Familiar with   batch processing architectures, data warehouses, star schema, and ETL is a plus 
  • Familiar with Networking principles & hardware such as DMZ, load balancers, firewalls, and security technologies (Entrust, SSL,   PKI, CA, digital cert, hardware tokens.) 
  • Familiar with Banking applications in a national/global multi-bank, multi-lingual, multi-currencies environment. 
  • Experience in production level operational design and support addressing best practices / designs for scalability, robustness, redundancy, system management, alert management, change management, and configuration management 
  • Strong knowledge in designing and coding secure applications 

 

 

 

 

 

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, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Application Developer]]> Application Developer

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 8 months

Job Description: 
  • Develop and support reports and in-house applications;
  • 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;
  • Provide technical support for our applications
  • Other duties as may be required.

Must Have  Skills and Experience:
  • ASP.NET MVC
  • Oracle
  • AngularJS
  • C#
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision.

Nice to Have Skills:
  • Experience implementing finance related applications

 

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 specialties 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, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Infrastructure Engineering Lead]]> Infrastructure Engineering Lead

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent Position

POSITION SUMMARY

An Infrastructure Engineering Lead is a senior technical leader is accountable for data centre infrastructure design and works with various service providers to oversee implementation. Responsible for planning, gathering and translating technical requirements into infrastructure solution designs in alignment with business needs. This role is additionally responsible for managing services, processes and KPIs, related to system design effectiveness, requirements traceability, customer and partner satisfaction, system design quality and system availability in order to take proactive actions and deliver expected levels of system capability.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Analyse System Requirements

- Analyse existing Infrastructure systems to ensure they are effectively meeting the needs of the organization.

- Coordinate with all areas of the organization to see that the system is working as optimally as it should.

- Analyse business requirements to identify where they can integrate new hardware, operating systems, or connectivity solutions.

Recommend Alternative Technologies and Improvements

- Based on their knowledge of IT and their analysis of the systems’ needs, the Infrastructure Lead may recommend alternative technologies or improvements to enhance information systems to support organizational goals.

- These recommendations are presented clearly and understandably to senior management.

Lead Design and Review of New Systems

- Lead the design and review processes for new Infrastructure systems.

- Develop and document the proposed technical design for the integration and implementation of any new system.

- Work with the integration and implementation service providers / teams to ensure proper understanding of the IT system design(s).

- Responsible for artifact management relating to design standards, templates, patterns and other design documentation standard

Plan for Integration

- Lead in the creation of detailed plans/approaches for the integration of new systems into existing infrastructure design/ architecture. This includes logistical plans for the Operations areas to actually conduct the physical integrations, during which the Infrastructure Lead provides technical direction and support.

Evaluate Projects

- After a new system has been integrated, the Infrastructure Lead participates in evaluating the success of the project, identifying best practices and lessons learned. They provide feedback to leadership and incorporate this information into future integration plans. General

- Minimize system integration complexity while maintaining system reliability and business continuity objectives.

Technical Skills & Presence - The technical authority in multiple areas of ETS IT. Understands & applies the strategic direction of the organization and the supporting IT systems and system Architecture.

Leads technology innovation - Implements improved technical solutions. Designs and implements innovative solutions to advance business opportunities.

Subject Matter Expertise - Actively seeks, provides or coordinates internal or external training for ETS IT employees. Maintains knowledge of emerging technologies and mentors system engineers on technical specialties.

Technical Strategic Planning - Coordinates development of technical standards and processes between IS and business areas. Demonstrates ability to translate organizational structures to technical Architectures.

Technical Alignment to Business Needs and Technical Solutions - Practical approach to solving business needs with optimal technical approach. Advocates for appropriate technologies to solve business problems.

Quality & Initiative - Aligns and leads technical projects that have met quality standards for production. Ability to apply out of the box thinking. Investigates areas for quality standards and decreases numbers of defects. Implements standard repeatable processes.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

- Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Business Studies, IT or relevant experience

- 10+ years of experience in IT

- 5 + years of experience in designing Enterprise Infrastructures running various Computer, Network & Storage ecosystems

- 5 + years of experience with Enterprise Storage Area Networks (HDS and EMC)

- Candidate should understand global information technology service models.

- Strong ability to perform and understand financial modelling.? Experience working with a Global Service Provider? Understands Service Provider governance models

- Strong knowledge of common IT organizational functions, inter-relations and dependencies

- Excellent communicator, demonstrating strong interpersonal and presentation skills

- Excellent capability to manage deliverables, influence, make recommendations, facilitate decisions, lead technical staff and organize work as it relates to the management level within Teachers’.

- Excellent verbal and written communication capability demonstrated at technical professional and customer/stakeholder levels

- Excellent in critical thinking and problem solving skills, planning and organizing and organizational change disciplines

- Experience in procurement or other sourcing experience? Demonstrated capability to perform financial and performance analysis

- Project management capability

- ITIL Foundations certification preferred

- TOGAF certification preferred

- Extensive experience with developing strategies to provide highly reliable data center operations facilities leveraging data replication, server clustering, load balancing technologies.

- Experience with developing three and five year plans to aligned technology selection with TCO and ROI objectives.

- Experience in managing a complete Project Life Cycle process including but not limited to project; Request-Discovery- Planning-Delivery and Closure milestones

5 + years of experience with the following technologies:

Data Centre Technologies: Microsoft AD, DNS, IIS and Windows Server, Linux Server, Data protection & replication solutions (CommVault), Enterprise storage (Hitachi, EMC, NetApp, PureStorage, Nutanix, etc.), Virtualization & cloud (VMware, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, etc.), Disaster Recovery (DR) systems

Networking: TCP/IP, Ethernet, Fiber, VPN, Wireless networking, Wide Area Network (WAN) devices - Cisco Routers, Communication Gateways, Intruder Detection Systems (IDS), Network Firewalls (CheckPoint, Juniper), QRADAR security appliances.

Hardware: Cisco switching, IBM iSeries, NetApp, EMC, PureStorage, Isilon and Hitachi SAN, Brocade & Cisco SAN switch, Dell server & Dell blade server infrastructure

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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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Test Data Analyst]]> Test Data Analyst

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

Location: Toronto, ON

Initial Planned Duration: 3/6 months (Contract) – Potential extension after 3 months.

Introduction: Looking for a Test Data Analyst who has experience with test data automation, basic JAVA and has experience in SQL scripting and Mainframe.

Targeted Skills and Experience: Java, Automation, SQL Scripting, Mainframe, Strong communications skills, banking experience.

Strong experience with test data automation, basic JAVA and has experience in SQL scripting with a basic knowledge of how to use a mainframe system
  1. Experience with  Automation, Prepare test plan, test scenarios, test cases for mainframe, web based and database driven applications
  2. Experience with JAVA automation
  3. SQL server, Db2 Html, Mainframe
  4. Experience with SQL scripting
  5. Basic understanding of Mainframe – mostly from a UI  / Navigation perspective as the native apps are in Mainframe

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

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

ABOUT ProVision:

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

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

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

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

 
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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - IT Procurement]]> 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 Intermediate/mid-career Business Analyst with a specialization or focused experience in IT Procurement to contribute to the delivery of several IT Procurement modernization initiatives.

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

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • 5+ years’ IT business analyst experience, with a minimum of 2 years’ IT procurement experience
  • Purchasing program certification (preferred)
  • Strong stakeholder management experience (internal clients and vendor management)
  • Superior teamwork, interpersonal, organizational and facilitation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Very strong MS Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Strong experience with Procurement Best Practices

 

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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Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Big Data / Hadoop developer]]>  

 

 

Our client, a Major Canadian Financial Institution, has 2 intermediate contract assignment  opportunities within this innovative new division of the Bank.

Working within a " lab" environment, these individuals will be experimenting with new technologies to bring an intuitive change to the technology environments of the Bank.

Capital markets expertise is preferred but technical experience with the following would be paramount.

Hadoop (naturally), Spark, SCALA, Python and Cassandra.

This is an exciting time as our client dramatically changes their technological horizon 

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Data Warehouse Modeller (Intermediate)]]> 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.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 months 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Data Warehouse Modeller (intermediate level)  to contribute to  the development of data warehouse / data mart solutions. 

Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a Data Warehouse modeller/developer.
  • A university degree in Computer Science, or the equivalent, combined with directly related experience in a business or computer related discipline.
  • Extensive experience working with  SQL Server 2014/2012 (SSIS, SSAS, DQS).
  • Experience with MicroStrategy 
  • Experience working in an Agile environment. 
  • Experience working with  Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS)
  • Expert understanding and enterprise scale experience working with Data Warehouse (DW) and Business Intelligence (BI) implementations

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, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[User Experience Specialist (Web App Developer)]]> 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.

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

They are seeking the services of an accomplished User Experience Specialist  to contribute to the delivery of revamping the interface our client' s back office and work management processes. 

Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • 5+ years of experience working as a UX Specialist / Web App Developer delivering intuitive, user-friendly, accessible web site and web app designs and content.
  • Knowledge of AODA Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level A and Level AA as applied to web sites and content
  • 3+ years of experience working on website development/design projects using a web content management system, WordPress and SharePoint are preferred, and data visualization technology
  • Experience working with technologies such as  HTML5 (CCS3, JQuery, Bootstrap, Angular), Mobile (Cordova, SAP SMP), APIs, WordPress, and SharePoint
  • 2+ years of experience working on large-scale web app development projects.

 

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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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)]]> Business Analyst - Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

Our client in the Manufacturing sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking a Business Analyst - Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) to join their Trade & Logistics team.

Location: Toronto, ON

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent (75% Travel to USA) – Canadian Citizenship is a must! The client will arrange work visa for USA.

(Mainly in CA, and in Pennsylvania and Virginia)

Introduction: The individual in this role will perform business requirements analysis, workflow analysis and will write functional specifications.  S/he will design, write, and execute system/integration test plans.  The Business Analyst will provide analytical support of production systems.  S/he will act as the liaison between the customer and technical team and will provide support throughout the project development lifecycle.  

In addition, the Business Analyst will perform in a highly visible client role by running client meetings/presentations, by owning a portion of a larger development effort, and/or by assisting in

Targeted Skills and Experience: Business Analysis, Requirement Gathering, Excellent Communications Skills

Targeted Technical Capabilities: Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), Microsoft Dynamics AX, Trade & Logistics

Accountabilities:

· Perform business and systems analysis for large, complex problems

· Write functional specifications and end user documentation

· Design, write and execute test plans

· Perform various roles in response to business needs and project schedule, such as requirements, documentation, and QA testing and support activities

· Gain client confidence in ability to accomplish project tasks and manage client expectations

· Learn new technologies, applications, and business areas

· Issues Recognition and Escalation

· Tracking bug resolutions

· Managing project change control

· Provide leadership and mentorship to team members

· Provide task estimations

· Perform work within the scheduled timeframe

· Provide feedback for performance reviews of other team members when required

· Implement and train Dynamics AX Warehouse Management and Transportation at client sites

· Knowledge of Process and/or Discrete Manufacturing Industries 

· Strong knowledge of warehouse setup, procedures, and processes in AX including:

o Mobile device menu configuration

o Receiving and put away – directed put away, location directives

o Movements and transfers

o Production receiving

o Shipment, Wave, and Work Template configuration

o Execution of work – pick, pack, stage, ship options using the handheld mobile device menus

· Item configuration as it relates to Warehouse Management – Unit sequences, reservation hierarchy, pallet conversions, and license plate functionality

· Strong knowledge of Transportation Management setup, procedures, and processes including:

o Load management configuration settings

o Merging shipments

o Managing loads

o Rating Carriers

o Creating Routes and applying them to shipments/loads

· Industry experience in Warehousing and  Transportation a plus

 

 

 

 
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Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Data visualisation ( Tableau) developer]]> Risk Management technology group has it' s own centre of excellence for supporting the Bank' s risk applications.

Candidate will be part of a team analyzing vast amounts of data, where it comes from, how it is staged (stored), does a data lake need to be set up etc. This data is then developed into Tableau reports for all  areas of the Bank to   monitor Risk.

Candidate should have a consultative demeanor as internal, client-facing meetings will be part of the mandate.

 

Typical Day in Role 
• Work in a cross-functional agile/scrum team environment with Developers and BA specialists to execute software projects 
• Creating Tableau reports by using SQL Server Database, for internal projects and customers 
• Integrating Tableau reports with ASP.NET MVC application 
• Exposure to enterprise and application level data profiling, architecture, modeling, and analysis. 
• Solve problems, analyze and weigh alternatives and determine the appropriate course of actions 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - Public Sector]]> 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.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is scheduled for 12 months

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Systems Analyst  to contribute to the delivery of the creation of a new Strategic Plan, providing principles and direction for the Division' s IT projects to  ensure a coordinated and prioritized implementation of IT solutions.

 

Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • University degree in computer science or related discipline.
  • 10+ years’ experience as a Business Systems Analyst, preferably with several years experience in an enterprise-class Public-Sector environment
  • 5+ years' working experience and ability to evaluate and document business workflow, procedures, roles & responsibilities and integration & conversion strategies
  • 5+ years'  working experience and the ability to perform requirements gathering, impact analysis, and interviewing subject matter experts.
  • Working experience in utilizing project management tools for planning and implementing multiple concurrent complex projects and/or work packages.
  • Previous Public-Sector Experience is considered an asset 

 

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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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Java ETL developer]]> The development team within Risk management technology is growing again. An exciting,  opportunity for a senior Java / J2EE developer has opened up. This group develops and support applications pertaining to Liquidity Risk and Compliance.

responsibilities;

Be a key contributor in the development of cost effective and robust applications

Manage own development timelines and many related tasks

Ensure all tasks are worked to a robust completion.

Provide technical support to applications in production and during user acceptance testing.

Provide technical support to infrastructure teams to assist in resolving production issues.

Participate in systems implementation, planning, and documentation development.

Provide technical guidance to other team members.

Must Have;

Required   technical qualifications:

- Strong knowledge of J2EE and JAVA web development technologies  ( JSP, EJB/JavaBeans, Servlets, JMS, JavaMail, WebServices, Struts 1.X,  XML, XSLT, Javascript, AJAX, Jquery, HTML) 5 years +

- Good level of knowledge for web application servers (WebLogic, iPlanet, Glassfish)

- At least 2 years of experience in development on a Unix Environment (preferably Solaris).

- Strong knowledge of major RDBMS systems: Preferably Oracle (4 years +)

- Proficient in the following programming languages: Java, Shell scripting, JSP,   SQL.

- Familiarity with major transport protocols: FTP, SFTP and other SSH connectivity tools.

Nice to have;

- Experience with graphical ETL tools a strong plus (Ideally Talend)

- Experience with automated deployment tools (TeamCity, Jenkins, Puppet, etc) is a plus

 

Desired business knowledge:

-Knowledge of financial instruments.

-Experience application / solutions architecture

 

 

 

 

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Quality Assurance Lead]]> 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.

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

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Quality Assurance Lead  to champion  the adoption of our client' s new QA framework. This resource will be an " agent of change", and will lead, train, coach, and motivate both the Management Team and Staff. 

Qualifications & Experience: 
  • 7+ years' experience driving QM change initiatives within large organizations.
  • 7+ years' applying QM best practices throughout all aspects of the SDLC.
  • 7+ years' experience leveraging  methodologies, frameworks, and approaches such as Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, DevOps, and ITIL v3. 
  • 7+ years' working with software development test tools such as HP Quality Centre and HP Application Lifecycle Management Suite.
  • 5+ years' defining metrics and producing dashboards; must be able to articulate QC activities to senior executives. 
  • PMP certification is a huge asset.

 

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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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Solutions IT Consultant]]> 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.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 months

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Solutions IT Consultant  to contribute to the delivery of the creation of a new Strategic Plan, providing principles and direction for the Division' s IT projects to  ensure a coordinated and prioritized implementation of IT solutions.

Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • University degree in computer science or related discipline.
  • 5+ years' working experience and ability to evaluate and document business workflow, procedures, roles & responsibilities and integration & conversion strategies
  • 5+ years'  working experience and the ability to perform requirements gathering, impact analysis, and interviewing subject matter experts.
  • Working experience in utilizing project management tools for planning and implementing multiple concurrent complex projects and/or work packages.
  • Previous Public Sector Experience is a huge asset. 

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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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Information Security 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.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 18 months 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Information Security Analyst  to contribute to the delivery of Penetration and Vulnerability testing, Threat Risk Assessments, and investigating security incidents. 

Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • College diploma or University Degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or a related field. 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in  IT regulations and compliance standards such as ISO27002 framework and industry IT Security best practices.
  • Strong knowledge of network security, application security, and system integration. 
  • An ability to communicate complex and technical issues to diverse audiences.
  • IT security certification – CISSP and CISM certification is an asset.

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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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[QA Tester]]> 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.

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

 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished QA Test Analyst to contribute to the delivery of QA/Testing Assignments connected with a Data Warehouse and Business Analytical Reporting System enhancement, which is key to support the organizations emerging business objectives.

 

Targeted Skills and Experience: 
  • 5+ years QA experience with multi-layer architectural applications and complex enterprise and/or industrial applications.
  • Strong experience with QA and Testing related to ETL processes and extensive experience in ETL processes testing with various dimensional models of data warehouse and complex business rules for sources to target data mapping
  • Strong experience with of Data Warehouse concepts, related technologies and testing approach/methods
  • Hands on experience in testing with various relational databases (SQL Server, Oracle) as well as flat files based data, including binary and encrypted data
  • Creation of complex SQL scripts/queries and output results analysis
  • Experience in automation of testing for data warehouse, databases, and data quality. Development of testing scripts (HP UFT, QTP, Perl, Shell, etc.) for testing of complex ETL business logic, output data and log files parsing/analysis.
  • Experience with testing of applications/dashboards developed with MicroStrategy BI tool (considered an asset)
  • MS SharePoint and Team Foundation Server experience (considered an asset)
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to quickly ramp up understanding of underlying technologies

 

Other Targeted Skills: 
  • Testing experience with Informatica is an asset
  • University degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering, CSTE/CSQA certification is an asset.

 

Preliminary Targeted Deliverables: 
  • Individual System Test plans
  • Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • Completion of all compatibility, system and regression tests for Business Applications
  • Test Results and defect logs documentation
  • Various project and system related documentation

 

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, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Project Coordinator - IT Infrastructure]]> Our client is a very high-profile, enterprise-class Public-Sector organization, located in downtown Toronto.   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.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 13 months.

They are seeking the services of a Senior (Public Sector experienced) Project Coordinator to contribute to the delivery of an Enterprise-class IT Infrastructure Refresh.

 

Targeted Skills and Experience: 
  • Strong Enterprise PMO Project Coordination experience including coordinating, large and complex IT Projects, with a preference for specialization in IT Infrastructure
  • Excellent Stakeholder Management experience, with a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with I&IT management and staff, clients and stakeholders
  • Strong demonstrated ability to monitor comprehensive Implementation strategy, Integrated project plan, and managing risks;
  • Strong Vendor Management in a multiple service provider and multiple client group environment
  • Strong Project Planning and Project Communication experience, including: tracking project status, process, action items and risks, etc.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Public Sector or BPS IT transformation projects (preferred

 

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, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Technical Consultant]]> Senior Technical Consultant

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 4 months

SUMMARY:
This vacancy is within the Technology Application Services Team. A Senior Technical Consultant will participate in all aspects of the DevOps software deployment lifecycle. 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to):

• Helping with the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimates, developing, testing in a high demand environment, configuring, maintaining and supporting tools such as JIRA, Jenkins, Slack, GitHub, Artifactory and Docker
• Serving as a technical member who drives results by implementing new solutions, or providing help with continuous improvement of existing solutions
• Establishing best practices, creating process documents and coaching team members
• Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with team members
• Demonstrating the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level

TOP SKILLS/MUST HAVES:
• 5-7 years of overall professional experience
• 2-3 years of experience ensuring administration and support of at least 4 of the following tools: JIRA, Jenkins, Slack, GitHub, Artifactory and Docker
• Knowledge and deep understanding of Agile and DevOps methodologies
• Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents

SOFT SKILLS:
• Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff
• Skilled problem solver with the desire and proven ability to create innovative solutions
• Flexible and adaptable attitude, disciplined to manage multiple responsibilities and adjust to varied environments
• Ability to work in a fast-pace environment
• Capable of building strong client relationships
• Self- starter with ability to work both independently and within a team setting

NICE TO HAVE:
Experience with Containerization, Kubernetes or VmWare

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
• Post- secondary education in MIS, Computer Science, Math, Engineering or similar
• Certification in Scrum and DevOps

WORKER VALUE PROPOSITION: 
Opportunity to work with new methodologies, tools and technologies; high visibility within the organization

 

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.

 

Position: Senior Technical Consultant

Key Role(s): Will participate in all aspects of the DevOps software deployment lifecycle. 

Key Experience: • 5-7 years of overall professional experience
• 2-3 years of experience ensuring administration and support of at least 4 of the following tools: JIRA, Jenkins, Slack, GitHub, Artifactory and Docker

Key Technologies:   JIRA, Jenkins, Slack, GitHub, Artifactory and Docker

• Knowledge and deep understanding of Agile and DevOps methodologies

Duration: 6 months 

Location:  150 York Street, 3rd Floor

Client JO#:  3408-1

Max Bill Rate:  $75.00

Max Pay:  $60.00

Internal Deadline: Aug 2nd 9 AM

Client Deadline: Aug 2nd 10  AM

*Client is seeking our 1  best candidate*

 

 
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Software Engineer]]> Senior Software Engineer

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 4 months

OVERVIEW
The Software Engineer will be working within the Software Configuration Management Team as the subject matter expert of JIRA and Confluence. 

The main function of a Software Engineer is to perform a wide variety of installation, configuration and upgrading of servers and related hardware and software in a LAN, WAN and stand-alone environment, providing investigation, diagnostic testing and repair/resolution of system, hardware, software and infrastructure.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Complete configuration, installation and support of equipment to the specifications of the business.
• Influence the long term strategy for new and existing technology initiatives.
• Maintain configuration and support documentation.
• Maintain multi-site network operations, software applications, operating systems through regular maintenance.
• Maintain software applications and operating systems through regular maintenance.
• Manage assigned projects and program components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives.
• Manage technology solutions relationships to enable the efficient development of business systems.
• Manage the overall relationship and engagement process between technology solutions and technology infrastructure at a senior level.
• Supervise the administration of systems and servers to ensure availability of services to authorized users.
• Troubleshoot malfunctions of hardware, software applications and security systems to resolve operational issues and restore services.
• Develop, promote, and maintain successful relationships between clients and service providers.

MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS
• 5-7 years of overall professional experience. 
• 3-5 years of experience working with JIRA and Confluence administration.
• Excellent understanding of Agile development methodology.
• Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
• Broad knowledge of IT Systems engineering.
• Experience with system capacity and planning, as well as functional configuration and audit.
• Experience with system planning and capacity tools and analyses.

SOFT SKILLS
• Ability to understand customer needs in order to provide excellent service.
• Ability to establish, build and maintain healthy working relationships.
• Ability to impact decisions within and outside own organization.
• Proven ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently.

NICE TO HAVE QUALIFICATIONS
• 1-3 years of GitHub administration experience.
• HP ALM experience.

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

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

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ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

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

 

 
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[KPI Data analyst]]> Our client, a leader in the manufacturing arena, has a requirement for an experienced Data Analyst  who will be working in our I.T. Manufacturing  department. The position is located at our Main Office in Hamilton

 

Role:  Advanced Manufacturing KPI Data Collection

Work:  Seeking, acquiring, analyzing, cross-referencing, summarizing, saving & documenting data from many areas of a high speed, continuous manufacturing operation.  This is a continuation of work already started, but with much more data to collect.

 

Duration:  This work scope expected to take 6 to 9 months.

 

Key tools:  iba Client, iba Data Extraction Utility, Oracle SQL queries & insert/update transactions, Oracle views, Oracle PL/SQL package programming, Oracle SQL Developer, SVN

 

Technical knowledge needed:  data assessment concepts & KPI extraction, complex use of SQL & relational database concepts (sufficient to add columns to existing tables or to create/integrate new tables into an existing design), C programming

 

Learning/support:  Manufacturing process, equipment & data knowledge will be provided by co-workers.  Knowledge of existing systems architecture, data architecture, data and software will be provided by co-workers.

 

 

 

 

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, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[FX regulatory BA]]> Our client, a major Canadian Financial service company, has an immediate need for an intermediate business analyst within its Foreign Exchange division. 

Initially a 3 month assignment that will definitely extend. You will use your expert Excel and SQL skills to test, map and support regulatory aspects of FX.

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) 5 + years of experience as BA 
2) Advanced Microsoft Excel 
3) SQL Queries 
4) Ability to read and translate (regulators- read and translate to BA language) 
5) Regulatory terminology- Fatca, Dodd-frank, Emir etc 
6) Excellent Communication skills 


7) Nice to have: Wall street system, foreign exchange, HPQC, can speak/write Spanish, CSC, Derivatives fundamentals 

The manager is looking for an intermediate level BA to work on on-going regulatory projects. They will be dealing with regulatory requirements for foreign exchange. This will be front and back office. This BA will be testing, mapping, providing regulations support, and helping coordinate promotions between BA/Developers/QAs and within the business so they must have great communication skills. 

 

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

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

 

 

 

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Scrum master]]> Global Wholesale and Wealth management division of our major Financial services client has an immediate contractual requirement for a Senior  Scrum Master.

 

Consultants will  run a large size project ($25MM +) structured in two parallel streams.

The program involves;

platform development in partnership with a well-known technology vendor,

·          data migration and decommissioning of the existing platform and

·          deployment in various regions globally

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

NOTE: If applicable, include budget size and/or scope of the initiative, number of scrum teams supported and number of employees assigned to an initiative.
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Systems Analyst - ITSM]]> 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.

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

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Senior Systems Analyst – ITSM Specialist to provide Expert Level ITSM Guidance across a variety to ITIL/ITSM topics/initiatives. 

 

Targeted Experience and Skills: 
  • Advanced experience with / understanding of the ITILv3 and Microsoft Operations Frameworks.
  • Strong experience implementing Request, Incident, Problem, Change, Release and Deployment Management, Software Configuration Management, and other ITSM processes.
  • Solid knowledge of the CA Unicenter product family (preferred) including:  CA IT Process Automation Manager (IT PAM), CA Service Desk Manager, CA ITAM APM and SAM, CCA and CA Service Catalog and USS
  • Previous experience as a Technical Lead
  • Experience working with SQL.CA Certified Installer
  • Expertise in the deployment and integration of an enterprise asset and change management system across diverse platforms, system architecture and design, test planning, technical writing, experience in data migration/conversion, project management experience and excellent communication and documentation skills.

 

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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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager - VoIP and Unified Communications]]> 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 Project Manager with Technical Specialization in VoIP and Unified Communications technologies  to contribute to the delivery of a VoIP/UC modernization project. 

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 6 Months.

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Project Manager with specialization in VoIP/UC Projects
  • Strong experience with VoIP and Unified Communications technology and marketplace
  • Strong experience creating RFPs and managing the process
  • 10+ years’ overall experience in IT projects with a preference for VoIP/UC projects
  • Strong experience in stakeholder management
  • Strong verbal, written and management presentation communication skills

 

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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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Organizational Change Management Consultant (OCM)]]> 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.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 2 years! 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Organizational Change Management Consultant to provide Expert Level Guidance and Contributions as a major segment of the organization progresses through an Organizational Transformation.
  • 5+ years experience as a Change Management Practitioner (with the majority of work being in an enterprise-class environment)
  • University Degree/College Diploma in Business Administration, Organizational Development, or the equivalent,
  • Experience in the practical application of change management methods and strategy combined with a sold understanding of how people go through change and the overall change process in an organizational transformation initiative
  • Project management experience and excellent facilitation and coaching skills; excellent analytical, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with various stakeholders to meet corporate objectives
  • Any of Change Management Designation (CMP), ITIL(Information Technology Infrastructure Library), certification in Lean, Six Sigma, or Kaizen would be an asset, but not required
  • Experience developing and facilitating change management within a unionized environment is an asset
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) designation is an asset but not mandatory

 

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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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Business Systems Analyst - Capital Markets]]> Senior Business Systems Analyst - Capital Markets

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

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

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Conduct business analysis, requirements gathering and documentation, and validation testing
  • Engage customers and information technology stakeholders to collect and document detailed business and information technology requirements
  • Analyze business requirements against existing processes, systems, and data stores for gap analysis and recommended improvements
  • Conduct analysis of business process workflow and outline alternative solutions considering benefits, risks and costs
  • Conduct working sessions and use interviews to obtain appropriate information to develop solutions (e.g. one-on-one discussions, formal requirements gathering sessions).
  • Translate business requirements and information gathering discussions into professional business presentations and other types of business documentation for consumption by Business customers and solution partners (Development, QA)
  • Identify and assess requirements and scope changes, liaise with IT partners to determine project impact, issues and risks
  • Work with Quality Assurance to facilitate and assist with the development and execution of the testing requirements
  • Provide support as required (answering queries, performing investigations) to end-users

 

Skills and Job Qualifications:
  • Excellent understanding of investment management concepts, processes and practices
  • Excellent understanding of techniques, tools and technologies pertaining to the analysis, design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance of software solutions
  • Experience working with Business Intelligence  and Reporting Tools
  • Excellent knowledge of requirements management concepts and processes supported by deep practical experience.
  • Analytical skills with knowledge of techniques and tools used for process mapping. Overall end-to-end view of business processes and data flows to understand core business issues.
  • Ability to identify underlying assumptions and constructively challenge them if necessary to ensure scope and requirements are clearly understood and documented
  • Excellent communication skills including business writing and presentation skills
  • A team player with strong relationship building skills
  • Proven ability to adapt to constantly evolving priorities and environments, ability to multitask and work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Track record of successfully delivering initiatives

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

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, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[CRM Campaign Analyst]]> CRM Campaign Analyst

Our client in the digital marketing sector and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking a Campaign Analytics – CRM to join their Marketing team.

Location: Toronto, ON

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months (Contract) – Potential extension

Introduction: Looking for a Campaign Analysts who uses CRM tools to work on a client’ s marketing campaigns – so pretty self-explanatory! Essentially someone who has experience doing that in the past client side or agency.

Targeted Skills and Experience: Client facing, strong communications skills, experience of working with databases, email channels knowledge & experience of working on CRM campaigns, and SQL Queries.

Digital Agency experience would be an asset.

Targeted Technical Capabilities: CRM tools, SQL

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, 24 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Project Manager - CRM]]> 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 Senior Project Manager, with a specialization/experience in CRM to contribute to the delivery of a SAAS CRM solution  

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

 

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  1. Advanced experience in Project Management with a preference for demonstrated experience in end-to-end transformation projects within the Public Sector
  2. Strong CRM experience - SaaS Applications and Cloud Services, with preference given to experience with Salesforce or other equivalent Client Relationship Management solutions.
  3. Certification in Scrum Master/Agile development project management methodologies. Project Management Professional certification and ITIL certification are considered a strong asset.
  4. Strong experience managing large-scale projects/programs of significant complexity and value with high risk.
  5. Extensive experience in managing all aspects of transformational enterprise-wide IT projects in complex multi-departmental environments (including budget and timeline management, scope management, estimating and managing project resources, risk management, issues management, timely decision making, critical path identification, business transformation, data transformation/migration, user experience optimization, etc.)
  6. A university degree in Computer Science or a related discipline (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).

 

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.

 
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Coordinator (Expert Level)]]> 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.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 15 months! 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Senior Project Coordinator (PMO) to provide Expert Level Project Coordination, and Intermediate Level Project Management, within a well-structured, PMBOK congruent, enterprise-class Public Sector environment. 

 

Targeted Skills: 
  • 5+ years experience as an Enterprise-Class Project Coordinator, PCO, Project Manager, Project Lead, and/or Business/Systems Analyst
  • Strong experience leading multi-disciplinary projects including information technology, process engineering, construction and facility maintenance
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders across a large organization to collect and manage information
  • Experience preparing project plans and schedules to define project tasks, timelines and resources
  • Professional experience organizing and contributing to the development of Project Charters, Statements of Work (SOWs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and other project artifacts
  • Professional experience collaborating with formal organizational change management and deployment processes
  • Experience tracking project costs, identifying variances and resolving related discrepancies
  • Applied knowledge of MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Visio
  • Participation in development of new PMO tools, templates and processes

 

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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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Manager - MS Dynamics AX]]> Project Manager - MS Dynamics AX

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

Location: Toronto, ON

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent or Contract

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

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

Targeted Technical Capabilities: Microsoft Dynamics AX, ERP Implementations

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

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

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

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

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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, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Marketing Data Analyst]]> Marketing Data Analyst

Our client in the Digital Marketing Company and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking a Marketing Data Analyst to join their team.

Location: Toronto, ON

Initial Planned Duration:  6 months contract 

Introduction: Looking for a Marketing Data Analyst on a contract term until the end of the year. Really crucial that they are a problem solver vs. just a do-er, are able to work with databases and raw/structured data vs. just digital data or creating reports. They need to be the ones asking the questions and finding solutions.

Targeted Skills and Experience: Marketing Data Analysis, Data Mining, Segmentation, Reporting, Dashboards

Targeted Technical Capabilities: Tableau, statistical analysis, Adobe Analytics

Job Description:

The Analyst, Marketing Analytics will pair their considerable digital marketing experience with skills in data collection and analytics to deliver valuable insights and evidence-driven strategy for our internal teams and clients. In this role, you will be driven to find ways to solve complex challenges that may involve  creative,  strategic, technical and analytical aspects.  He/she  must  have experience in finding and applying data-driven insights to lead business and marketing strategy.  He/she  will be a strong and confident communicator, who is adaptable to many different levels of data availability, analytics maturity and toolsets.

You will:
  • Work directly with clients, team members and senior leadership to develop analytics strategy
  • Improve  profitability and drive revenue through  creating  effective  KPIs  and optimization of metrics that affect them
  • Guide the development of key processes by supporting, prioritizing, defining, and gathering needs for the cross-functional projects; convert this data into business narratives for areas of development
  • Lead analytics on projects of varying sizes and complexity, including report automation, data visualization, tool implementation  requirements gathering and documentation,  split testing, and ad hoc analysis and data mining
  • Ensure the  integrity  of analytics data by ensuring policies around data governance and working with agency and client teams to provide tools and training
  • Drive strategy for customer acquisition and customer conversion by developing models, forecasts, and analyses that are based on previous activity and benchmark data
  • Interpret analytical findings and/or recommend an approach and solution(s) that are relative to the strategic objectives of the project, company, and stakeholder  needs
  • Use advanced analytics techniques on large data sets for the purpose of delivering ad hoc analyses and insights; formulate analytics-enabled solutions in an online advertising environment
  • Facilitate and perform consistent and reliable data collection, utilizing primary and secondary research methods; perform analysis for testing, targeting,  creative  and offers
  • Creation of post campaign reporting and work with design teams to build engaging data visualization

You Must  Have:
  • Curious, self-starter, works independently and within a team environment
  • Undergraduate degree in social sciences, business, computer science, mathematics or related quantitative discipline
  • 3+ years analytical experience: strong presentation skills,  flexible,  adaptable, resourceful, assertive &  proactive,  able to simplify and package complex ideas for presentation
  • Deep knowledge  of digital, social and mobile marketing principles within the context of broader mass communications
  • Experience in using analytics to effectively drive digital strategy and business transformation
  • Keen ability to work within a team, with experience of project ownership/leadership
  • A strategic and analytical in approach to your work; thoughtful, goal-oriented
  • Experience with marketing attribution modeling
  • Demonstrated experience in  requirements gathering and documentation  for web analytics implementation including  KPI  development, tagging and report automation.
  • Intermediate level capabilities with Adobe Analytics and/or Google Analytics
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively maintain focus while working on multiple complex projects

Bonus Points for:
  • Experience with Tableau
  • Proficiency with statistical analysis (regression models, cluster or factor analysis)
  • Experience designing, supporting, executing and interpreting research projects and experiments
  • Experience with digital qualitative research platforms
  • Experience with tag management platforms (DTM, GTM, Tealium IQ, Ensighten  Manage)
  • Experience with ad tech  integrations  for Adobe Analytics, Domo, Anametrics or Google Analytics Premium

We are an  equal opportunity  employer and  value diversity  at our company. We are also an  inclusive  employer and offer reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application.

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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, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 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 to contribute to the delivery of  the state assessment and document review of Toronto Fire Service' s data architecture.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 3 months, with a possible extension of up to  12 months. 

Desired Experience & Qualifications: 
  • University degree in computer science or related discipline, and 5+ years of ' progressively more responsible' experience working on large-scale information technology projects or the approved equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Demonstrated experience to lead the business requirements definition process, analyze and document proposals and requirements relative to the creation of a Data/Business Intelligence Strategy
  • 5+ years; working experience and ability to perform requirements gathering, impact analysis, interview subject matter experts, facilitate joint-application-design sessions, and mapping of business processes
  • 5+ years' working experience and ability to evaluate and document data architecture, business workflow, procedures, roles & responsibilities and integration & conversion strategies
  • Working experience in utilizing project management tools for planning and implementing multiple concurrent complex projects and/or work packages
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain an effective consulting relationship with clients and other business organizations with a strong customer service orientation
  • Experience in a government/public sector setting with mobile computing projects

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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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Data / Business Intelligence Architect]]> 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 Data / Business Intelligence Architect  to contribute to the delivery of  state assessment and document review of Toronto Fire Service' s data architecture. 

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 3 months with a possible extension of up to 12 months. 


Desired Experience & Qualifications: 
  • University degree in computer science or related discipline
  • 5+ years of ' progressively more responsible' experience working on large-scale information technology projects or the approved equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Demonstrated experience to document high-level data and BI architecture environment including data asset inventory, data flow diagrams, track data issue/opportunities aligned to business context
  • 5+ years; working experience and ability to perform requirements gathering, impact analysis, interview subject matter experts, facilitate joint-application-design sessions, and mapping of business processes
  • 5+ years' working experience and ability to evaluate and document data architecture, business workflow, procedures, roles & responsibilities and integration & conversion strategies
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in assessing and reviewing business processes to identify options, best practices, and opportunities to improve service delivery
  • Experience in a government/public sector setting with mobile computing projects

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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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Configuration Management 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.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 3 years 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished IT Configuration Management Analyst to contribute to the lifetime management of numerous systems, hardware, and software artifacts. 

 

Targeted Skills: 
  • Expert level experience and preferably certification in Configuration Management
  • 3+ years’ experience with SAP S/4HANA
  • 5+ years of experience in Software Release and Configuration Management processes
  • Technical background with understanding of hardware, network, clustering, virtualization, operating systems, database management systems, authentication systems, email systems
  • Deep knowledge of the client-server system architecture (n-tier), database-centric system architecture, service-oriented system architecture and component based software engineering

Other Skills and Experience: 
  • Experience in Agile Configuration Management
  • Experience in impact and risk analysis

 

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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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Process Improvement Specialist]]> Senior Process Improvement Specialist

Our  client in the financial  sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  a Senior Process Improvement Specialist to join  their  Enterprise Security and Risk Services  team.

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

GROUP/PROJECT INFO: The position is vacant within the Enterprise Security and Risk Services, which assesses risks in IT projects; evaluates security standards of vendors; works with the Corporate Security on worker background searches and systems access. The Process Improvement Specialist will mainly be working with the Corporate Security processes; approximately 10% of the work relates to data analytics and report generation.

START DATE: As soon as possible

DURATION: 6 months 

HOURS: 9.00AM – 5.00PM EDT

OVERTIME: Very rare

LOCATION/REMOTE: Mainly onsite work at Toronto,  but the worker must be flexible to work in various buildings around the downtown core. 

REASON ROLE IS OPEN: This role is open to fill in for a full time worker, who left.

SUMMARY: A process improvement specialist serves as a consultant, evaluating, planning, and implementing improvements in the Enterprise Security business process documentation and practices. Other aspects of the job can include compiling and tracking data.

MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Evaluates existing business and operational flows, understand as-is processes and develops/prepares recommendations for process improvements and system enhancements/optimizations, prepares to-be process flows
- Ensures documentation of standard operating procedures and service level agreements are current and accurate.
- Conducts interviews and/or facilitated workshops with users to analyze processes and identify system optimizations.
- Recommends best practices for operational controls, procedures and risk management.
- Prepares functional requirements documentation for system optimizations / enhancements in support of process improvements
- Develops use cases and test scripts, as applicable for system enhancements.
- Performs user testing and quality assurance checks of systems processes and solutions.
- Maintains weekly/monthly status reports to key stakeholders tracking the status of the improvement projects.
- Handles the project management of workflow process improvements including reengineering of business processes and implementation of change management systems for complex projects that cross multiple systems with multiple stakeholders.
- Ensures risks and issues are identified and communicated in a timely fashion.
- Communicates effectively with impacted staff and stakeholders.
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TOP SKILLS/MUST HAVES:
• 8-10 years of overall professional experience
• 3-5 years of professional experience in process improvement (preferably in financial services industry)
• 3-5 years of professional experience in data analytics and reporting (preferably in financial services industry)
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Knowledge of the banking industry, including operations, products, and services.
• Experience gathering requirements, and analysis including Use Case analysis.
• Professional experience with system development lifecycle, application delivery and implementation.
• Extensive experience in facilitating meetings with team members, management, and stakeholders.
• Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage. 
• Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. 
• Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines. 
• Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details. 
• Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions. 

SOFT SKILLS:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Advanced interpersonal skills
• Autonomous self-starter personality

NICE TO HAVE:
• Knowledge of SharePoint (general user), Tableau and Archer

EDUCATION:
• Post-secondary education in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.

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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<![CDATA[Interaction (UX) Designer]]> Our client, a Major Canadian Financial Services company, is building an exciting new team within its derivatives operation. Be part of the growth!

Be part of the Derivatives Modernization initiative. Bring your Creative skills to the table.

Assist the UX Director in building the Interaction Design portion of the DPM product suite

Apply Human Computer Interaction principles to financial products

Deliverables UX Research and Investigation, Personas, Information Architecture, User-Flow Diagrams, User Stories, Wireframes (low - high fidelity), Prototypes (proto.io), Usability Testing, User Testing Strategy.

Produce multiple (3+) concepts (wireframes/prototypes) per product type based on the " DPM Design Language"

Understand the basics for Equities, IRS, IR Swaps, Bonds, FX and other financial products

Have at least a basic-medium understanding of financial markets and how Capital Markets operate

Self-starting, progressive, and a catalyst for change within the UX department Generate new ideas and ways of approaching business, technical and UX problems Host " Interaction Days" (or similar) types or events that showcase the work being done in the UX Department

Recommend new ways to integrate with different lines of business, and new ways of streamlining UX production processes'

Nice to haves:

An understanding of Motion Graphics and Animation

Psychology background

HCI Factors

Empathize with users and fully understand their working context (location, software environment, social patterns, demographics, tools setup, screen layouts, hardware and peripheral preferences)

Expert in recording user feedback, from any source, and distilling that feedback into iterations that solve business and user problems

Distill complicated, multivariate business and informational fields into a streamlined, fluid user-flow

Account for accessibility factors (hearing, sight, physical, mental disabilities) with industry standard or unique solutions to accessibility problems

Excellent at telling user stories with prototypes and user journey maps

Build patterns, mapping, and predictive interaction features to flatten learning curves for software enhancements

Expert in building prototypes to create solutions for user goals

Make novices experts - guide users through the interface in a way that is familiar, but also optimizes common tasks

Instill a sense of control, and give users objective, logical interfaces to complete tasks Simplify

Required (high - expert skill level) Adobe Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC Proto.io InVision Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio

Secondary Tools (medium skill level required at minimum) Sketch Axure Adobe After Effects Adobe Captivate

Others (nice to have) Atlassian JIRA Confluence MatterMost

 

The level of knowledge the Interaction Designer has in relation to the existing development environment. For example, an Interaction Designer should fully understand the " Material Design Language" and all related concepts if they are working on an Android-facing product. We work on web-apps, with " Google Chrome" as our delivery environment. The applicant should have a good working knowledge of web-app design paradigms, and best practices. They don' t need to code, but they should understand how the pieces of their design will be translated into components once it is handed off to the development team.

 

 

 

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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<![CDATA[Project Manager - Risk Management and BI Module Implementation]]> 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 Project Manager to contribute to the delivery of the implementation of the Business Intelligence Module in addition to an application upgrade. 


The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 6 months. 

Targeted Skills & experience: 
  • 10+ years hands-on experience in information technology (IT) project management in Government jurisdictions and or large private sector organizations
  • 5+ years in development and/or  operations experience in large scale IT solutions or the approved equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Excellent management consulting skills and experience to advise, guide, facilitate and produce quality deliverables
  • 5+ years demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate and follow-up on the work of teams of resources consisting of finance and municipal government business stakeholders, information & technology stakeholders, and contract resource
  • Experience in Business / Operations Risk Management (would be an asset)
  • Experience in implementing a Business Intelligence Module (would be an asset)
  • Solid experience in Software Development Life Cycle, planning, implementation of Enterprise application and Project Management Methodology, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability and innovative approaches to Project Management
  • 5+ years demonstrated experience in and knowledge of current project management tools and techniques for information technology projects
  • PMP or similar Certification (would be an asset)
  • Solid experience in Business requirement gathering, solution design documentation and technical specifications
  • 5+ years’ experience in all stages of the system development life-cycle adhering to an enterprise architecture approach and established system development methodologies
  • 5+ years’ solution integration and implementation experience working with IT infrastructure teams including server & Storage Solutions, Enterprise System Products, Data Centre Operations, Network Services, Voice & Wireless Applications, Desktop Services, and Service Desk
  • Strong written and oral communication, presentation and facilitation skills

 

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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<![CDATA[UI Designer]]> Our client, a Major Canadian Financial Services company, is building an exciting new team within its derivatives operation. Be part of the growth!

Be part of the Derivatives Modernization initiative. Bring your Creative skills to the table.

A UI Designer should fully understand the " Material Design Language" and all related concepts if they are working on an Android-facing product. We work on web-apps, with " Google Chrome" as our delivery environment. The applicant should have a good working knowledge of web-app design paradigms, and best practices. They don' t need to code, but they should understand how the pieces of their design will be translated into components once it is handed off to the development team.

Candidate will assist the UX Director in building the overall aesthetic and visual design for the DPM product suite.

Deliverables: Creative Briefs Mood Boards Personas Color Palettes Graphic Design Composites (UI Mockups) Control Design (static and interactive states) Type Treatments Design Language Documentation

Produce multiple (3+) concepts per product type based on the " DPM Design Language"

Self-starting, progressive, and a catalyst for change within the UX departmen

t Generate new ideas and ways of approaching business, technical and UX problems

Host " Design Days" (or similar) types or events that showcase the work being done in the UX Department

Recommend new ways to integrate with different lines of business, and new ways of streamlining UX production processes'

Nice to haves: Understand the basics for Equities, IRS, IR Swaps, Bonds, FX and other financial products

Have at least a basic understanding of financial markets and how Capital Markets operate

An understanding of Motion Graphics and Animation

 

Design Elements and Principles of Design Fundamentals

Design Elements; Color Theory Grid Theory Use of Space Texture Form Principles of Design Unity, Symmetry, Harmony Balance Hierarchy Scale and Proportion Dominance, Emphasis Contrast

Typography

Knowledge of Typography and typographic treatments Serif vs Sans Serif, and usage in digital environments How typography is used with Design Principles to create a harmonious UI aesthetic

Iconography

Iconography rational and treatments Common export formats (.ico, .png, .jpg, .svg) Know and include meaning of symbols, both in a business context and based on modern UI design awareness

Required (high - expert skill level); Adobe Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel

Secondary Tools (medium skill level required at minimum) Sketch Axure Proto.io InVision Visio

Others (nice to have) Atlassian JIRA Confluence MatterMost Adobe After Effects Adobe Captivate

 

 

 

 

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Test Manager]]> Test Manager

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

Overview:

The Test Manager develops and leads the implementation of the end-to-end testing strategy for OTPP’ s investment data warehouse.  Specifically, the Test Manager is accountable for:
  • Devising end-to-end testing strategies in support of major (Projects) and minor (Application Support) extensions and changes to the investment data warehouse
  • Test planning through collaboration with Project Managers, Development Leads, QA Leads, Release / Deployment Leads and Business (Analyst) Leads
  • Interactions with Clients and stakeholders for Testing activities
  • Managing deflect flow across solution delivery teams from investigation through resolution
  • Coordinating Testing activities across build and test lifecycles
  • Looping back to strategy to ensure adherence and validity

*Candidates should possess knowledge and experience with capital markets data flow and warehousing.

Role Description:
  • Responsible for strategizing and coordinating the end to end testing efforts across the different testing types (E.g. Integration Testing, Regression Testing, User Acceptance Testing, etc.)
  • Drives the Defect Management Process including Triage
  • Owns the regression testing strategy and target the different suites to run on different test scenarios (including Automation and Performance testing)
  • Responsible for the test data and test environment strategy and manages the coordination of testing activities within the environment for Application Support and project teams
  • Accountable to Release Lead and PM for testing; supporting the Application Support Teams and project processes. 
  • Communicates effectively with BA, Developer, test leads, testers, Release Lead (PM), Customers and Testing Strategy and Governance Teams
  • Aligns and implements standards, governance, and progress metrics.
  • Drives continuous improvement in testing

Skills (Mandatory):
  • A university/college degree
  • A minimum of 8 years working experience in Information Technology or Investment Business area with minimum of 5 year in a QA Testing area
  • Have extensive planning and coordination skills
  • Experience with building and managing end-to-end test strategies
  • Experience with building QA standards (including end-to-end Defect Flow)
  • Experience with test environment planning
  • Experience with QA automation and Performance Testing
  • Knowledge/experience with HP ALM/QC and QTP/UFT is required
  • Ability to work independently in a fast changing environment. Results oriented, team player
  • Good logical, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to create clear and concise, high quality testing artifacts
  • Knowledge of industry standard SDLC and Testing Methodologies (including Agile Methodology)

Skills (Nice to have):
  • Knowledge of enterprise data warehousing concepts; vendor tools such as UC4, MarkitEDM is an asset
  • Knowledge/experience writing and reviewing programs (VB, PL/SQL, Transact SQL, C#) is an asset
  • Knowledge of Financial Products (Stocks, Bonds, Private Investments, Derivatives) and process for managing the products 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.

_________________________

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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<![CDATA[Technical Help Desk]]> Technical Help Desk

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

CULTURE (to help find the best cultural fit): The team is enthusiastic and ambitious and are looking for someone similar to join.

EVP (Employee Value proposition): A great opportunity for entry level IT technicians to work for one of the big banks of Canada! There is also an opportunity for renewal and conversion to full time.

GROUP INFO: The team is responsible for the delivery of technology in support of all of the organizations businesses and customers. Directly aligns to the organizations businesses, with a technology team for each business. Delivers world class solutions in support of business strategies, through a combination of in-house systems development and working with leading technology partners. This group also manages the core computing facilities, telecommunications and networks globally.

PURPOSE OF JOB: To provide first level support for technology products or applications

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):
        - Respond to client needs from multiple lines of businesses related to infrastructure and service delivery requests; resolve and/or escalate for one or more products or services
        - Maintain written documentation on each contact; respond to clients; escalate complex incidents to the next level of support as required by documented procedures/policies
        - Respond to client requests (telephone, email, web) for infrastructure support to defined service level objectives.
        - Track and/or monitor the incidents to insure a timely resolution
        - May perform network and application infrastructure monitoring and acknowledges/escalates alerts that are generated

QUALIFICATIONS:
        - Associate' s degree in computer related field or equivalent training required
        - Minimum of 2 years of Level 1 or Level 2 Help Desk experience
        - Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills
        - Basic ability to work independently and manage one’ s time
        - Knowledge of computer software, such as configuration management software, desktop communications software, operating system software and internet directory services software

TOP SKILLS/MUST HAVES:
        - Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with client side support of Microsoft Outlook 2000/2003 (configuring profiles/how-to/delegation/MS Exchange/client connectivity troubleshooting)
        - Minimum of 1 year experience with client side support of Citrix/VPN technology
        - Minimum of 1 year experience and knowledge of Active Directory (passive resets are about 40% of calls)

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
        - Technical backgrounds
        - Troubleshooting knowledge is very helpful
        - An ability to understand customer needs and expectations

SOFT SKILLS:
        - Enthusiastic and ambitious personality
        - Problem Solving: Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems
        - Oral Communications: Ability to express oneself and communicate with others verbally; recognizing that verbal communication is more than just language - it includes tone, style and structure
        - Written Communications: Ability to produce a variety of business documents that demonstrate command of language, clarity of thought and orderliness of presentation
        - Listening: Ability to gather, clarify and apply information transmitted verbally, while exhibiting a genuine interest toward the speaker

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
        - Associates Degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent training required

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

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

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


 
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<![CDATA[Senior Business Systems Analyst - Financial Payment Systems]]> 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.

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

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Senior Business Analyst - Financial Payment System to contribute to the delivery of a high-profile Fare Payment Card System.

Targeted Mandatory Skills and Certifications:
  • 5 + years of Business / Systems Analysis experience
  • Experience implementing kiosk solutions in the public domain
  • Experience in Processing Financial transactions certification processes and accounting principles
  • 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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<![CDATA[Quality Assurance Test 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.

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

They are seeking the services of an accomplished QA Test Analyst to contribute to the delivery of:

Mandatory Skills: 
  • Minimum of 5 years QA experience with multi-layer architectural applications and complex enterprise and/or industrial applications.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to quickly ramp up understanding of underlying technologies.
  • Understanding QA processes based on CMMI and/or ISO standards. Knowledge of various testing methodologies (waterfall, agile)
  • Extensive experience in assessing and reviewing business and system requirements, requirement analysis, verification, traceability, gap analysis, risks.
  • Strong knowledge of Data Warehouse concepts, related technologies and testing approach/methods
  • Understanding of ETL processes and extensive experience in ETL processes testing with various dimensional models of data warehouse and complex business rules for sources to target data mapping
  • Hands on experience in testing with various relational databases (SQL Server, Oracle) as well as flat files based data, including binary and encrypted data
  • Creation of complex SQL scripts/queries and output results analysis
  • Experience in automation of testing for data warehouse, databases, and data quality. Development of testing scripts (HP UFT, QTP, Perl, Shell, etc.) for testing of complex ETL business logic, output data and log files parsing/analysis.
  • Experience with testing of applications/dashboards developed with MicroStrategy BI tool.
  • MS SharePoint and Team Foundation Server experience
  • Understanding of Data Quality Assurance principles

Other Skills: 
  • Knowledge of Software Metrics concepts (Function Points).
  • Performance testing experience
  • Hands-on experience with testing of networking and various communication protocols.
  • Testing experience with Informatica is an asset
  • University degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering, CSTE/CSQA certification is an asset.

Deliverables: 
  • Individual System Test plans
  • Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • Completion of all compatibility, system and regression tests for Business Applications
  • Test Results and defect logs documentation
  • Various project and system related documentation

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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<![CDATA[Business Analyst - SAP Time and Attendance]]> 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.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 months 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Analyst to contribute to the delivery of: 
  • Facilitate interviews and workshops with business at various  locations to understand and map exisitng (As-Is) workforce management processes   particularly from the perspective of workforce scheduling, time reporting, absence management, banked days/lieu time processing, sick time processing, and payrolll update processes.
  • Identify the variations/differences in workforce management processes as adopted at various  business locations (garages, shops etc.)
  • Through interviews and continuous interactions with business representatives, identify the current pain points in the workforce management process.
  • Identify, document and validate potential process improvements.
  • Use analytical tools and apply problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills to define and quantify the perceived benefits of identified process improvements (based on factors such as importance, criticality, frequency & likelihood etc.)
  • Contribute to the identification and creation of the business requirements  document
  • Participate in vendor / solution research to contribute to the solution “ to-be” process documents and use cases, as well as participate in the creation of functional specifications documents for any development objects.
  • Assist the enterprise architecture team to analyse, define and document the integration requirements of  legacy systems with proposed SAP solution.
  • Build strong relationships with business stakeholders, vendors, analysis team members   and solution architects to ensure proposed solution addresses the business requirements.

Mandatory Skills: 
  • University degree in Information Management, Information Technology, Business Administration  or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years experience working as a IT business analyst/ functional analyst in relatively large multi-site organizations.
  • Minimum of 2 years exposure to working with a time and attendance / workforce management solution such as Kronos, Workday or NovaTime in relatively large organizations.
  • 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
  • Major IT project implementation experience and understanding SDLC.
  • Experience in MS Office including high proficiency in MS Visio
  • High level written, verbal communications and presentation skills
  • Experience working in a team environment and leading workshops

Other Skills: 
  • Knowledge and experience in 3rd party workforce solutions such as Kronos is an asset.
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or equivalent is an asset.
  • Experience with formal process notation such as BPMN is an asset
  • Familiarity with public sector project implementation will be an asset

Deliverables: 

The BA would be required to deliver relevant documentation at various stages of the SAP Wave 2 project. These deliverables will include (but are not limited to) the following
  • High level “ As-Is” process map
  • Future state process/ solution (To-Be process) documentation
  • Business Requirements Document (inclusive of pain points identified)

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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<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst - Agile Specialist]]> 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.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 months

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Systems Analyst with a Specialization in the Agile Method  to contribute to the delivery an Enterprise Data Warehouse Solution.

Targeted Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in Business, Computing Engineering or Science, or related
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a business or process analyst
  • Experience in both waterfall and agile project delivery methodologies
  • Experience acting as a  a Product Owner, identifying  functional requirements, business rules and recording requirements using Epics and User Stories

Other Skills:
  • CBAP, PMP certification an asset
  • Experience in dealing with complex business problems, identifying business/functional requirements and recommending how to best support them through processes and applications.
  • Excellent communicator, both orally and in writing and ability to manage and influence stakeholders
  • Thorough understanding of project management, data security audit concepts, and quality assurance principles
  • Major IT implementation experience and understanding how systems are affected by business process change.
  • Ability to have influence without authority, and a strong ability to sell recommendations and solutions by stating advantages and value in business terms
  • Experince with Key Performance Indicator (KPI) analysis and performance measurement
  • Real world experience utilizing a major process optimization framework such as Kaizen, Lean, Six Sigma, TQM, etc. is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience with application integration technologies (i.e. Microsoft BizTalk 2010/2013) and service development tools (i.e. Microsoft Visiual Studio, WCF, ASP.NET Web API, XML, JSON, XSD, WSDL, XSLT, SOAP, REST, and WS-*) an asset
  • Self-motivated and is willing to work under pressure
  • Public Sector  experience would be an asset

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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<![CDATA[Business Analyst - HR Time and Attendance]]> 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.

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 12 months 

They are seeking the services of an accomplished Business Analyst to contribute to the delivery of modern solutions to streamline the Human Resources Time and Attendance processes, increase efficiency and reduce/eliminate unwanted costs. 

 

Targeted Mandatory Skills: 
  • 5+ years experience working as a IT business analyst/ functional analyst in an enterprise environment
  • 2+ years exposure to working with a time and attendance / workforce management solution such as Kronos, Workday or NovaTime in relatively large organizations.
  • Experience in process analysis, design, and modelling in a complex environment
  • Major IT project implementation experience, preferably in HR Time and Attendance Systems
  • Experience in MS Office including high proficiency in MS Visio
  • High level written, verbal communications and presentation skills
  • Experience working in a team environment and leading workshops

 

Other Skills: 
  • Knowledge and experience in 3rd party workforce solutions such as Kronos is an asset.
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or equivalent is an asset.
  • Experience with formal process notation such as BPMN is an asset
  • Public Sector Experience (asset)

 

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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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Application Solution Designer]]> Senior Application Solution Designer

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 12 months

EVP (Employee Value proposition): 
• The opportunity to be part of a team that continues to advance the bank as the market leader in innovative technology
• An environment where you can build easy, flexible, and personalized banking solutions for the banks clients while broadening your technical knowledge and expertise
• An organization that focuses on managing and developing talent with exceptional training, rotational experience, exposure, and mentorship opportunities
• The chance to network and work with senior leaders across Technology and our bank 
• Workplace accommodation solutions and assistive technologies that remove functional barriers 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: As an Application Solution Designer you will join the banks Enterprise Data Technology group to be responsible for formulating End-to-End Enterprise Data solution design and mapping the applications’ architecture to the chosen technology platforms for applications 
• Create and recommend application solution designs with activities, tools and techniques for converting business requirements and logical models into a technical application design
• Present technology solutions on new and existing initiatives to senior executives and across the organization
• Act as a change agent and be able to present and communicate new ideas, products, and technology solutions
• Identify technical risks with project delivery solution designs
• Develop and maintain roadmaps reflecting the technical and business’ s strategic direction 
• Assess the impact of the banks technology initiatives and procedures and making adjustments to internal operations as necessary to improve productivity
• Determine the feasibility of new products / systems by analyzing market/economic data, competitor practices, vendor viability and the banks architectural fit

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must have 8+ years of application solution design & architecture ideally within a data driven environment
• Knowledge and understanding of data governance‎ practices 
• Must have technical knowledge of analytic applications, technologies, and concepts such as Data Warehouses, Data Marts, Business Intelligence, MIS, Hadoop, etc.
• Must have the ability to contribute to operational (short term), tactical (1 - 2 years) and strategic (3 - 5 years) planning in support of the business plan
• Must have application design and architecture knowledge and experience with activities, tools and techniques for converting business requirements and logical models into a technical application design
• Knowledge of tools and techniques for effective use of a broad range of factors, assumptions, frameworks and perspectives when solving problems.
• Must be able to estimate project work effort where new technology is involved and no guidelines exist

TOP SKILLS/MUST HAVES:
• Must have 8+ years of application solution design & architecture ideally within a data driven environment
• Knowledge and understanding of data governance‎ practices 
• Must have technical knowledge of analytic applications, technologies, and concepts such as Data Warehouses, Data Marts, Business Intelligence, MIS, Hadoop, etc.
• Must have a good mixture of both architecture and design experience within the Big Data space
• Excellent communication skills

SOFT SKILLS: 
• Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs 
• Excellent communications skills are required for this role

REASON ROLE IS OPEN: This is a new role, not a replacement as this is a new group which was created last year, and they are building the team. 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 
• Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science or a related field
 

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, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst - Business Process Development]]> 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, with a specialization/experience in Business Process Engineering / Business Process Optimization to contribute to the delivery of an Enterprise-Class Financial Reporting System that has a Mobile Computing component to it as well.  

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

 

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • 5+ years; working experience and ability to perform requirements gathering, impact analysis, interview subject matter experts, facilitate joint-application-design sessions, and mapping of business processes
  • 5+ years' working experience and ability to evaluate and document business workflow, procedures, roles & responsibilities and integration & conversion strategies
  • 2+ years of working experience in the implementation of integrated business applications or mobile handheld computing solutions with ability to evaluate, analyze and document business data for consistency/system integration, business intelligence or reporting
  • Experience in a government/public sector setting with mobile computing or enterprise work management system projects
  • Experience with documenting business frameworks, as well as business process/workflow/data modelling

 

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, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[HEADS UP - Senior Test Automation Engineer x 4]]> Role: Senior Test Automation Engineer x 4 

Our client an Online Auction Company and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking 4  Senior Test Automation Engineers to join their team. 

Location: Toronto, ON

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

Key Role: Will work closely with developers and testers to evaluate, recommend and implement automated test tools / scripts and strategies to expedite testing cycles and improve overall testing quality

Targeted Skills and Experience: QA Automation and developing experience relative to automation test scripts

Targeted Technical Capabilities: QA, Automated Testing Tools, Agile Methodologies, Programming or Developing, JavaScript (Angular JS and Node JS), Cloud (AWS), Scripting

Job Description:
  • Audit all forms of testing to ensure each level of testing achieves the stated goals.
  • Participate in unit test reviews and help identify gaps in the testing.
  • Participate in the review of the acceptance criteria and the automated tests by developers/UX developer to ensure there are no gaps and the tests are compliant with the acceptance criteria.
  • Able to provide additional diagnostic information about bugs to developers to aid in the quick remediation of defects.
  • Writes test cases and scenarios in support of automated testing.
  • Write or amend the acceptance criteria in a Behavior Driven Development (BDD) or
  • Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) style of business language (Gherkin scripts), per specific frameworks such as CucumberJS
  • Thorough understanding of testing fundamentals and quality metrics
  • Good understanding of code branching, version control and working in different environments such as GIT.
  • Able to be a gatekeeper for bugs and quality concerns
  • Utilize agile based story development standards such as INVEST, MoSCoW, and SMART.
  • Utilize Business Process Flows expressed in the form of Test Cases to develop automated tests.
  • Promote best practices relative to test automation, the management of the automated test case repository, and source code management.
  • Build and maintain the test automation framework.
  • Develop a Test Automation Plan defining the scope, timeframe and resources for a given test automation initiative. Ensure project completeness.
  • Architect, design and develop automated solutions to expedite tests. Ensure adherence to proper methodology, test design and coding standards.
  • Maintain a repository of all automated quality assets.
  • Provide active technical leadership throughout the entire development process reviewing test cases and test automation code and communicating regularly to project teams on defects, issues and QA status.
  • Facilitate the creation/maintenance of test data for the team.

Skills
  • 10+ years of developing experience relative to automation test scripts.
  • 3+ years of general development experience in an Agile environment using JavaScript, Typescript and Angular2 or higher
  • Experience with BDD frameworks (Gherkin, CucumberJS)
  • Knowledge of UI Test Tool like Protractor
  • Knowledge of AWS Lambda and NodeJS
  • Knowledge of performance tool like Gatling
  • Understanding of Business Event Streaming ( Kinesis)
  • Knowledge on Git, Jenkins and CI/CD
  • Experience with Code Coverage Analysis (Sonar, TSLint, NYC)
  • Experience with ALM tools (e.g., Jira, and Confluence).
  • Experience with back-end Testing frameworks
  • Experience with front-end Testing frameworks
  • Experience with Micro-services
  • Experience with Security and Penetration Testing a plus
  • Solid Experience building and maintaining the test automation framework.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced Agile environment.
  • Understanding of test fundamentals.
  • Understand Quality metrics (duplicates, code coverage).
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies. He has a well understanding on SMART, MoSCoW
  • and INVEST principles. SAFe Certification a plus
  • Very good Oral and Writing skills.
  • Ability to work with teams in multiple sites (onsite, offshore, nearshore)
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Understanding of accountability and ownership

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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, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[User Interface / User Experience (UI/UX) Specialist with Expert Level AODA]]> 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 UI / UX Specialist, with a advanced experience in delivering AODA Compliance Projects to contribute to a new, higher-profile Public Website.  

The initial anticipated term of this contract assignment is 5 Months.

 

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • Certified in SME experience level  with WCAG 2.0 (W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0)
  • Highly Knowledgeable and Proficient working in AODA 2005 Act, Section 508, W3C WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, HTML Accessibility
  • Experience with Content Management Systems such as WordPress, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, AJAX, Bootstrap or other similar frameworks
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator or similar products
  • Experience with UI/UX modelling tools

 

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.
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Java/J2EE Application Developer]]> Java/J2EE Application Developer

Our  client in the financial sector and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  a Java/J2EE Application Developer  to join  their  team.

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

GROUP/PROJECT INFO:  The manager is looking for an experienced Java/J2EE Application Developer who is team oriented and open to collaborating. This individual would be working with and contributing to the banks award winning online banking application. This role is completely hands on, and this individual would be performing as part of an Agile team, working on 2 week springs. 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):
• Must successfully manage multiple priorities as this role will manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups or activities.
• Act as an expert technical resource for modeling, simulation and analysis efforts.
• Adapt to change quickly and adjust work accordingly in a positive manner.
• Analyze highly complex business requirements. 
• Generate technical specifications to design or redesign complex software components and applications.
• Analyze, define and document requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interface with other. systems, internal and external checks, controls, and outputs.
• Assure quality, security and compliance requirements are met for supported area.
• Be flexible and thrive in an evolving environment.
• Coordinate coding, testing, implementation, integration and documentation of solution.
• Ensure that errors are detected to avoid production outages.
• Leverage industry best practices to design, test, implement and support a solution. 
• May act as a team lead for a small team and/or technical solution provider (subject matter expert) for complex application problems.
• Perform complex applications programming activities.
• Provide cost and time estimates for assigned work packages to support the development of time tables and project plans.
• Provide solutions that potentially impact other dependent projects and applications.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 7-10 years of experience as a Java/J2EE Application developer working on enterprise wide application in a mid-large size organization.
• Spring (MVC, IOC, AOP, JPA, Spring Security), Hibernate
• Application Container Experience (WebLogic, Tomcat)
• Agile (Scrum, XP, TDD, SAFe)
• Continuous Integration (Jenkins.), TDD (jUnit, Integration Tests)
• WebServices (REST/SOAP/WSDL)
• J2EE and Java Core components - JSP (Java Server Pages), Servlets, EJB, 
• SVN, GIT repositories, Eclipse, Atlassian JIRA
• Unix/Linux
• Shell Script
• Debug/Troubleshooting skills
• Log Analysis
• Must have strong knowledge of Object Oriented Design & Development concepts
• Must have strong presentation and communication skills

TOP SKILLS
1. Spring
2. Web Services, RESTful Services
3. J2EE/Java Core Components (JSP, Servlets, EJB)
4. Agile Methodology 
5. Strong communication and presentation skills 

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
• Pivotal GemFire
• JavaScript (Ember/Angular/Wicket/Bootstrap… etc)
• JBPM
• Web Security/Cryptography/SAML (certs)
• Performance Tuning
• Microservices (modularized architecture)
• Leadership experience is a big bonus 

SOFT SKILLS: 
• Must have strong presentation and communication skills
• Consulting professional experience to understand approaches, tools, techniques and roles and responsibilities in providing technical or business guidance to clients and partners.
• Ability to effectively interact with stakeholders, end users, business analysts, and technical resources to gather requirements and prepare design specifications.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required

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

 

 

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

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

 
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Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Magento Developer]]> Role: Magento Developer (Contract)

Our client a Software Development Company and a Top Canadian Employer offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join their Senior Test Automation Engineer.

Location: Toronto, ON

Initial Planned Duration: 12 Months or PERM

Key Role: Developing and supporting applications on the Magento 2.0 platform within an enterprise environment 

Targeted Skills and Experience: Magento 1.8 or 2.0

Targeted Technical Capabilities: Magento, MySQL/PHP/HTML5/JavaScript/CSS3 

Job Description:
  • Developing and supporting applications on the Magento 2.0 platform within an enterprise environment 
  • Research develop logic, code, test, and deploy Magento/PHP application 
    Experience with MySQL/PHP/HTML5/JavaScript/CSS3
  • Full stack experience with Magento, including JS libraries 
  • Designing API layers for cross-application communication 
  • Supporting and enhancing existing ecommerce online practitioner software 
  • Optimize the back-end software for speed and scalability 
  • Work with common third-party API’ s (Google, STRIPE, etc.) 
  • Apply problem solving techniques to design database changes 
  • Experience Creating Modules/Web Services (REST/SOAP)/Integration of Backend Systems 
  • Experience doing performance optimization and troubleshooting 

Required Experience:
  • Magento Experience with building highly interactive, highly trafficked, database driven web applications, is something you have developed in for the past 5+ years’ 
  • Must have first-rate knowledge of Object Oriented Programming concepts, HTML, PHP, JavaScript, and MySQL 
  • You are someone who has a large experience with web technologies, including HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, and Magento
  • You have a strong grasp of security principles and eCommerce applications 
  • You have developed scalable web applications 
  • SVN and Git are common for you to use in development 
  • You have a deep expertise with Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc.)

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision:

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

 

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

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

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

 
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Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Security Specialist - Threat Risk Assessment]]> Our client is a high-profile Public Sector organization located in downtown Toronto.  They are seeking the services of a Threat Risk Assessment Consultant / Security Consultant to conduct assessments on several systems.  This role will last between 3-12 months (depending on specific experiences and related proficiency).

 

Initial Qualification:

1.     Have you recently authored at least two comprehensive Threat Risk Assessment Reports (TRA)?

2.     Do you possess at least two, commonly recognized security-related certifications (e.g. CISSP, CRISC, CISA or similar)?

 

Targeted Qualifications and Experience:

·         Currently a holder of two (2) or more security industry specific certifications such as, but not limited to, CISSP, CRISC, CISA

·         Knowledge of Formal Threat Risk Assessment (TRA) approaches such as Harmonized Threat and Risk Assessment (HTRA) methodology

·         Experience in delivering written TRA reports;

·         Knowledge of identifying assets and risks relating to work management systems, cloud computing, IT/Business processes;

·         Demonstrated experience conducting TRAs on complex projects in the public sector;

·         Minimum of six years of experience in the information security and/or risk management field;

·         Extensive experience applying information security policies, best practices, standards and security controls within an environment such as COBIT, ISO27001;

·         Minimum of two years' experience identifying assets and valuation, preparing statement of sensitivity, creating threat assessment tables, vulnerability assessment tables, assessing residual risk and providing recommendations relating to TRA;

·         Demonstrated ability to engage stakeholders, consult and manage issues;

·         Superior written and oral communication skills with technical and business audiences;

·         Timely with deadlines, team player and organized as well as able to conduct information gathering sessions and interviews with stakeholders;

·         Demonstrated understanding of technical and non-technical vulnerabilities

·         Knowledge of Information Technology concepts and processes (Such as Cloud, SaaS) that impact the protection of personal information, including (but not limited to) internet tools, system interfaces, information security, information architecture and data flows.

·         Well-developed research, analytical and problem-solving skills;

·         Understanding of vulnerability assessments and penetration testing lifecycle;

·         Understanding of Risk remediation and risk treatment.

 

If you are qualified and interested in this high-profile assignment, that will likely be referenced on your resume for years to come, please send your resume today!

 

 

 
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Thu, 06 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - Work and Asset Management (WAM) Functional Consultant]]> Our client is a high-profile Public-Sector organization located in Toronto.  They are seeking the services of an experienced Business Analyst who has strong experience as a Functional Consultant in Work and Asset Management (WAM); preferably related to Public Transportation or a Utility.

 

This is a high-profile assignment which will likely be a showcase assignment for the successful consultant’ s resume for years to come.

 

Planned initial duration:  12 months

 

Targeted Experience and Skills:
  • At least 5 years’ experience working as functional consultant with Work and Asset Management solutions (e.g. Maximo, Oracle EAM, Infor, SAP PM, etc.) -- Experience with Maximo Asset Management and/or Transportation Services is a definite asset
  • 3 years of business analysis experience Municipal utility, municipal/ federal/ provincial Transportation services industry
  • Experience as Work Order planner, working with Work Order planning, scheduling and dispatch, and Preventive Maintenance and Work Order modules in Maximo a plus
  • Demonstrated experience to lead the business requirements definition process, analyze and document requirements relative to the design and development for a work management system, its functionality and architecture.
  • Demonstrated experience applying organizational change management processes and tactics to shift mindset, behaviors, and achieve results.
  • Experience in using a variety of software packages including MS Office (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point), process design software (e.g. Rational Modeler, Visio 2013 Pro), business requirements management and quality assurance tools (e.g., Blueprint, HP QC) and project management software (e.g., MS Project)

 

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

 
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Tue, 04 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[SharePoint End-User Support - Document Management Specialist]]> Our client is a high-profile Public-Sector organization, located in Toronto.  They are seeking the services of a SharePoint Support Professional with solid SharePoint 2010 fundamentals to Champion the adoption of SharePoint within the environment and perform 2nd Level Support Duties.

 

Targeted Experience and Skills:

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

•                     3+ years of Microsoft SharePoint Site Administration experience – resulting in a deep understanding of SharePoint and its capabilities including best practices for developing Document Management, Sites, Lists, Libraries, Pages, Email, Workflows

•                     3+ years of working experience relating to providing technical customer service to business clients (internal/external)

•                     Basic understanding of information architecture principles (taxonomies and folksonomies) as well as their effective application in SharePoint

•                     Experience building Document Management specific sites

•                     Basic understanding of SharePoint Email and Workflow capabilities  

 

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

 
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Mon, 03 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Java / Scala Developer]]> Global Wholesale and Wealth technologies division of our Financial Services client, has an immediate need for a Java, Scala developer for an initial 4 month assignment

Java/Scala Developer to support  on-going projects: enhancements of current platform (Oracle/Sybase/MQ) to Kafka (streaming architecture). These projects are within the Fixed Income space. 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1. Java (5+ years experience) 
2. Scala (2+ years experience) 
3. Unix/Linux (5+ years experience with shell scripting) 
4. Messaging Bus technologies: MQ, JMS, Solace, Kafka (Kafka is an asset, not mandatory) 
5. Fixed Income trading platforms: ION MMI, Anvil, TOMS 

 

Nice-To-Have Skills: 
1. Distributed frameworks: Spark & Cassandra 
2. Big Data technologies: Hadoop, Elastic Search, HDFS 

• Degrees or certifications: Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. 
• Excellent communication and presentation skills 
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Director, Application Development]]> Director - Application Development

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

Location: Toronto

What You’ ll be Doing

Lead a team responsible for:
  • Development, testing and implementation of multiple, complex, organization-wide application development projects
  • Defining and managing resource requirements and allocations, monitor and improve quality, and ensure ' best practice' development techniques
  • Facilitating smooth workflow; ensure high standards and quality of technical work
  • Directing reviews of tools and technologies for improving performance and reducing costs
  • Overseeing multiple applications programming and analysis projects
  • Ensuring compliance with policies, standards, guidelines and controls by applying the policies and controls fairly and consistently so employees understand what to expect
  • Analyzing manual functions (procedures/systems) to identify features and considerations, which must be incorporated into application requirements
  • Analyzing complex programming needs to ensure software systems and utilities are available and responsive to end user requirements

Team Leadership and Direction:
  • Direct, motivate and develop staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team
  • Work closely with other technology, vendor, and business teams to ensure successful deployment, testing and delivery
  • Make recommendations regarding the ongoing viability of a project plan based on ability to deliver upon agreed functionality within approved budget and schedule for medium to large complex projects
  • Analyze Project, Business, and/or Technical Risk plans for possible short-term initiatives and recommend opportunities for enhancement, ensuring alignment with business and technology goals
  • Manage relationships with clients and internal partners; interface and maintain communications with them and business management
  • Monitor adherence to budget for project within area
  • Continuous look at ways to improve efficiencies on the team
  • Present status updates to Executive levels

What We’ re Looking For
  • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
  • Must have experience leading and driving application projects
  • Must have experience leading and coaching developers
  • Must have strong leadership, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Must have the ability to manage large teams both onshore and offshore
  • Must have the ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Must have strong communication skills with the ability to present to various levels within the organization
  • Must have experience with Java/J2EE technologies
  • Information Security knowledge is considered an asset
  • Experience working with third party applications considered an asset
  • Understanding of architecture frameworks considered an asset

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

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

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Project Manager]]> Senior Project Manager -  is required to assist with the planning and execution of assigned Projects as a member of the Information & Technology Division PMO. Providing resource augmentation and expertise in the area of technology project management and delivery, the candidate may be assigned to planned and active Projects within the Corporate I&T Portfolio.

The successful candidate will be a senior-level IT Project Management professional with strong business transformation experience and acumen, proven solution delivery leadership capabilities and a successful track-record in organizational change management. Prior experience in IT-enabled Business Transformation initiatives is required.

This resource may be assigned to multiple projects based on priority, lifecycle phase and complexity and may also be expected to mentor and assist other Project Managers. To address project continuity and business expectations for delivery, the resource may manage assigned projects through to successful completion or support overall scoping/definition, blueprint/planning and realization phases on an ' as needed' basis.

Location: Toronto 

Initial Planned Duration: 12 months 

Targeted Skills & Experience: 

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

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

3. Must have Bachelors or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field. Should have an active PMP (or equivalent) certification. Practitioner or Advance ITIL certifications an Asset

4. Extensive experience in using project management tools for planning and implementing complex projects and packages (experience working in a matrix project management environment using tools such as Microsoft EPM would be a definite asset). Proven capabilities for developing and maintaining complex project delivery schedules within MS Project 2007 or later is required.

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

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


ABOUT ProVision:

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Project Manager]]> Our client is a high-profile Public-Sector Healthcare Organization, located in Toronto.  They are seeking the services of a Senior Project Manager with specialization in Paramedic Information Exchange (PiX)  for a 9-month assignment.

Scope of Services: 
  • Project manage the work to design, develop and implement the PiX solution, including managing risks, issues, ensuring fulsome documentation, and readiness for transition to operations
  • Project manage the work to ready the Central Integration Platform (CIP) for integration with PiX, including scaling CIP to be able to meet public safety grade service requirements, and implementing processes and procedures to manage future releases of PiX on CIP.
  • Provide project management guidance to resources throughout the project management life cycle while meeting HSC gating and architecture checkpoint requirements
  • Developing, managing and executing project charters, integrated project plans, schedules and communication plan including obtaining approvals
  • Creating and managing the assigned work package within the overall project plan, including all components documents and reports.
  • Participating in steering committee and stakeholder forums
  • Providing project, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels.
  • Proactively identify risks and issues pertaining to the assigned work package, and reporting them to the overall Project Champions and the Portfolio Team. Identifying mitigation strategies and responses to the issues and risks.
  • Adhering  I&IT standards and best practices for project management to facilitate control of system quality, adherence to standard methodology and the control of the use of I&IT resources.
  • Managing stakeholders interests and expectations throughout the life cycle of the project
  • Ensuring a high level of fiscal control and accountability for project budget. Forecasts changes to the budget and communicates planned vs. actual budget as the project progresses.

If you are qualified and interested in this assignment, please send your resume today!
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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Network Analyst - 1]]> Global Networks Services division of our major Canadian Financial client has an immediate contract need for a junior network analyst.

This is a project to apply a new policy. Network QoS implementation end-to-end for 13+ Ontario locations identified as part of the initial Lync as a PBX conversion

They will be working with other people but the actual work is on evenings or weekends (12-8 PM shift)

• Act as the primary implementation engineer for the update of end-to-end QoS configuration, in accordance with design/standards delivered by the  Network Engineering team, for a number of campus locations across Ontario. 
• Review the in-scope network infrastructure and formulate an action plan to update the configuration to comply with standards provided by Network Engineering, including the clean-up/removal of any unnecessary legacy configuration. 
• Work with the project team and network engineering to establish timelines for implementation. 
• Liaise with  internal network engineers and architects to resolve any design or software related problems that may arise throughout the course of the project. 
• Ensure that QoS configuration is implemented consistently and successfully across all locations in scope for this project. 
• Perform network QoS implementations outside of standard work hours to align with established maintenance windows (evenings work primarily; working from home with adjusted work hours is a possibility) following standard corporate change management processes. 
• Provide regularly reporting of overall project status to the project delivery manager and direct manager on a regular basis. 

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Strong understanding of standards based QoS Packet marking (DSCP, PHB, COS (2 years of experience) 
2) Strong familiarity with the way QoS is configured across a variety of Cisco IOS, IOS-XE & NX-OS platforms (i.e. Software vs Hardware Queuing, WRED, NAR etc (2 years of experience)
3) Excellent communication skills are a must -critical thinking, articulate and comprehend ideas 
4) cisco certification would be a nice to have or working within a cisco environment 
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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Business Systems Analyst]]> Sr. Business Systems Analyst – Crime Prevention

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

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

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies.
• Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers.
• Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation.
• Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities.
• Supports one or more highly complex business processes.
• Works on multiple projects as a project team member.
• Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
• Provide managerial oversight to business analysis activities for a team in order to advance initiatives and ensure project success.
• Provide management and planning for the Supplier team.
• Ensure that Supplier Personnel deliver analysis of complex business/function information and provide recommendations/proposals.
• Ensure the quality of the output of Supplier team.

MUST HAVES:
• 10+ years of overall professional experience. 
• 7 years of experience in an IT Business Systems Analyst role in financial services industry
• Knowledge and understanding of financial crime prevention, risk and compliance solutions (such as Actimize) and financial client vendor systems
• Knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions. 
• Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage. 
• Extensive experience with requirements analysis, including Use Case analysis.
• Extensive knowledge of business process modeling and workflow analysis.
• Knowledge of the system development lifecycle, application delivery and implementation.
• Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions. 
• Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. 
• Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines.
• Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details.
• Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions.
• Meeting facilitation experience.

SOFT SKILLS:
• A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level.
• Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships.
• Ability to effectively manage a team of individuals and be part of a team, while maintaining independence.
• Ability to learn fast and continuously.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 
• Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field.

NICE TO HAVE:
- CBAP certification

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

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

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

 



 

 
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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - regulatory reporting]]> Global Wholesale and Wealth technology group within our major Canadian Financial client, has an immediate need for a Business specialist .

Position - Business Analyst

Role - Design, modelling of regulatory reporting documentation

Experience - 

Technologies - Capital market regulatory reporting, XML, Data mapping

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1. Business Analysis (5+ years experience with requirement specification document writing) 
2. Capital Markets (3-5+ years recent experience with a focus on Regulatory Reporting) 
3. XML Messages (5+ years experience) 
4. Data Mapping (5+ years experience) 
5. IT systems & SDLC (5+ years with IT practices, systems development techniques, including requirements specification and testing methodologies, real-time analytical and formal modelling tools) 

 

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

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

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

4.Continually acquire and enhance knowledge of the Division' s business strategies and policies, risk management practices and methodologies, product offerings, financial markets, financial instruments, regulatory requirements, and rapidly changing technology to be able to provide effective business solutions and services to the end user business lines. 
5. Provide active support during various testing cycles. 
6. Production Support: Analyse, investigate and resolve production issues independently. 
7. Provide second line support both during business hours and off business hours 
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Configuration & Deployment Lead]]> Configuration & Deployment Lead

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

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

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

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

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

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

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

 
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Programmer Analyst]]> Programmer Analyst - Enterprise Operations

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

Introduction: 

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

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

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

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

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

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

 
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Business Analyst]]> Senior Business Analyst   - Data Modelling

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

 

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

 

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

 

Targeted Skills and Experience:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Qualifications:

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

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

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

  • Broad experience in developing architecture models for government organizations

  • In-depth expertise in UML modelling diagrams.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision:

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

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

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

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

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

 

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 12 months

 

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

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

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

 

 

 

Targeted Skills and Experience:

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

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

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

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

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

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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

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

• Ability to drive collaborative consensus in a highly technical environment

 

Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision:

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

Location: Toronto, ON

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

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

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

Targeted Technical Capabilities: Microsoft Dynamics AX, ERP Implementations

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

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

 

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

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision:

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

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

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

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

 
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sales-Trading Data Integration Developer]]> The wholesale trading subsidiary of Bank, is seeking a self-starting, motivated and high-performing individual who look forward to being a strong contributor in a dynamic front office technology organization at a major bank. 


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

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

Must haves - 

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


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


Nice to haves: 

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

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: 6 months

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

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

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

Nice to Haves:
• Knowledge of Planview.

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

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

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[DevOps Automation engineer]]> An amazing group within our major Canadian Financial client - Data Science and Analytics. This is Global Banking' s major ' think-tank"...Be part of the growth!

 

 

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

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

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

·          Experience with docker is an asset

 

 

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Control Officer - 3]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) IT Project Control Officer/Project Coordination (5+ years experience with an understanding of IT concepts, methodology, vocabulary) 
2) Project Management Office (5+ years experience in PMO supporting a multiple number of projects of similar complexity in a sophisticated matrix management organization.) 
3) Project Financials (5+ years experience with authorized funding, forecasting, etc) 
4) Excel (5+ years experience in relation to project financials and budget) 
5) MS Project (5+ years experience to maintain schedule including multiple files consolidation and reporting) 
5) FI/Banking industry experience 

 

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

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

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

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

-CFA/ MBA

-Certified Business Analysis Professional

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

 

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

 

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

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

 
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[System Developer]]> As a System Developer you are an expert in object oriented programming using C#, proficient in programming and consuming web services, knowledgeable in interactions with SQL databases and reporting tools. Experience developing web sites is a plus.

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

We are looking for positive people with great enthusiasm and a great sense of pride in the work they do.
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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Control Officer]]> Our client, A major Financial Services company, has immediate needs for several PCO' s within its Capital Markets groups.

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

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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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Analyst/Developer - Specialty - 5]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Java (10+ years with Python experience) 
2) Unix/Linux environment (10+ years experience) 
3) Relational databases (10+ years experience) 
4) Open source products (5+ years experience) 
5) Big Data (2+ years recent experience with Hadoop, Cassandra, Spark, Scala, Kafka) 
6) Technical Lead (3+ years in a lead capacity for development team) 
7) Capital Markets (5+ years, preferably in Risk Management) 
8) Agile environment (5+ years experience) 

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

START DATE: As soon as possible

DURATION: 6 months

HOURS: Regular (9.00AM - 5.00PM EDT)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Duration: 12 months 

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

Location:

Initial Planned Duration:

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

Targeted Skills and Experience:

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

Targeted Technical Capabilities:

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

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

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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, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Bilingual Credit Analyst / Mortgage Underwriter]]> Position Summary:

 

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

 

Responsibilities:

 

Acts as the primary contact for Mortgage Brokers.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Responsible for meeting all productivity measures and service levels 

 

Verifies data and information on mortgage applications to ensure accuracy.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
  • Ability to use initiative and good judgment.

 
  • Results-oriented.

 
  • Strong Customer Service mindset.

 
  • Excellent problem-solving and negotiation skills.

 
  • Strong aptitude for leadership and providing others with assistance.

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

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

 
  • Knowledge of Internal systems including MOS, Express and Work Desk is   an asset.
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Integration / BizTalk Developer - Systems Analyst]]> Introduction:  Our client is a high-profile, enterprise-class Public Sector Organization located in Downtown Toronto, with easy access from the Subway.  The Integration Developer (and Systems Analyst) will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing the components required for integrations between enterprise systems such as (SAP, Maximo, IFS) and other internal applications.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Preliminary Targeted Deliverables:

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

 

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

 
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Release Manager]]> Summary of Project: The program is in need of a senior Release Manager with a technical development background, to undertake the duties of a Deployment Specialist, which includes building, and deployment of releases for multiple applications, using both Agile and Waterfall methodologies. 

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

No QA or Change managers. 


MUST HAVES: 

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

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

NICE TO HAVE: 

Plugin Development 
Jenkins Experience 
QA automation 
RTC Administration 



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

Business Critical Deliverables 

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

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

SKILLS: IT expertise in systems programming or network management. Team leadership experience
   
 
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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Application Developer]]> Application Developer - Front-end

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

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

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

 

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

_______________________________________________________________

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

Located in North York.

6 Month initial contract.

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

 

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Skills and Job Qualifications:

  • Excellent understanding of investment management concepts, processes and practices

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

  • Experience working with Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools

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

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

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

  • Excellent communication skills including business writing and presentation skills

  • A team player with strong relationship building skills

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

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Track record of successfully delivering initiatives

 

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

 

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

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

Located Downtown Toronto

6 month initial duration

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

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

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

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

 

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

_____________________________________________

 

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Thu, 08 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Java / SVN / Jenkins developer]]> Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) 5-7 years of overall experience is required as a Developer 
2) Java, Svn (repository system, for code development), Jenkins (4- 6 years of experience) 
3) Unix OS (4-6 years of experience) 
4) Sybase (4-6 years of experience) 
5) Nice to have: Banking/Capital Markets, Kafka, JSON, Hadoop, agile environment, 

 

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

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

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

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

Duration:   12 months +

Location:   200 Wellington St, 16th floor, Toronto

Client JO#:  IT-17-119-A

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

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

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

Internal Deadline:   Wednesday April 12, 2017 – 10 AM

Client Deadline:   Thursday April 13, 2017 @ 12 noon 

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

 

Internal ProVision Introduction:   User Experience Specialist 

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

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

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

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

 

Targeted Experience and Skills:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Targeted Technical Experience and Skills:

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

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

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

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

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

 

Preliminary Primary Responsibilities and Deliverables:

Architecture & design artefacts

Navigation and website organization plans and models

Web usability policies, standards and procedures

Knowledge transfer to other team members

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

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

Location: Toronto, ON

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

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

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

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

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

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

Prefer someone who has worked within Insurance / Consulting firms

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

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

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision:

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

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

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

Please get in contact with me, and I’ ll connect you to the right individual. It’ s what we do.
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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Marketing Data Analyst]]> Senior Marketing Data Analyst

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

Location: Toronto

What You’ ll Be Doing
  1. Leverage client information and product data to analyze client information and banking behaviour to prepare pre-campaign analysis for the purpose of sizing and creating client contact programs and direct marketing campaigns.
  2. Manage and drive the technical design, development, execution, quality and ongoing management of new and ongoing internal and external campaigns for business partners.
  3. Define and document the technical design, technical requirements, development, execution and quality of medium to high complex ongoing and new internal and external campaigns.
  4. Establish a two-way working relationship with internal partners to solicit their input and feedback on campaign improvement opportunities
  5. Ensure the direct marketing communications and campaigns are delivered through the appropriate channels to maximize campaign effectiveness and seamless delivery to clients
  6. Leverage analytical partners including Client Insights (modeling team), Campaign Analytics and Client Reporting to improve and enhance contact programs and direct marketing campaigns
  7. Contribute to requirements to enhance and develop internal and external communication channels
  8. Manage small to medium size projects associated with client contact and direct marketing
  9. Conduct campaign audits, review data outputs and review lives to ensure campaigns are developed and delivered without errors
  10. Monitor and track process issues and make recommendation to streamline, enhance and improve overall processes
  11. Lead the development of campaign process improvements
  12. Trouble shoot issues to ensure the lead generation cycle remains on track and provide support to address client issues for immediate resolution.
  13. Building a solid understanding of your designated business partner group(s) & businesses to recommend client specific approaches to improve and enhance direct marketing campaigns.
  14. Provide training and support to new hires and support other Senior Consultants and Senior Analysts to help grow and develop their capabilities

What We’ re Looking For
  • Experience and proficiency with campaign design and execution methods and tools such as Unica
  • Experience creating and developing direct marketing campaigns within the financial sector
  • A proven history in designing campaigns and leveraging measurement methods
  • Knowledge and experience with data exploration and leveraging data through business intelligence (BI)/User Interfaces
  • Ability to manage within tight deadlines, adapt to changing deadlines and ability to prioritize multiple deliverables within a cross-functional team environment.
  • Ability to assimilate information from a variety of sources, analyze information, make recommendation and present information in an easy to understand manner.
  • Solid relationship building and interpersonal skills sufficient to develop and maintain internal and external business relationships
  • Developed process management, continuous improvement skills sufficient to identify opportunities to improve process and recommend potential solutions.
  • Developed project management skills sufficient to lead small to medium scale direct marketing projects and programs
  • Strong leadership skill sufficient to coach and train individuals on campaign development, processes and data
  • Knowledge and experience in leveraging statistical and predictive models and other targeting methodologies including segmentation.
  • Developed communication skills
  • Ability to operate in a fast past dynamic organization where change is a constant.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work effectively, while managing competing priorities.
  • Previous experience in campaign development, database marketing.

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

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

 
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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Marketing Data Analyst]]> Marketing Data Analyst

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

Location: Toronto

What You’ ll Be Doing
  1. Leverage client information and product data to analyze client information and banking behaviour to prepare pre-campaign analysis for the purpose of sizing and creating client contact programs and direct marketing campaigns.
  2. Manage and drive the technical design, development, execution, quality and ongoing management of new and ongoing internal and external campaigns for business partners.
  3. Define and document the technical design, technical requirements, development, execution and quality of medium to high complex ongoing and new internal and external campaigns.
  4. Establish a two-way working relationship with internal partners to solicit their input and feedback on campaign improvement opportunities
  5. Ensure the direct marketing communications and campaigns are delivered through the appropriate channels to maximize campaign effectiveness and seamless delivery to clients
  6. Leverage analytical partners including Client Insights (modeling team), Campaign Analytics and Client Reporting to improve and enhance contact programs and direct marketing campaigns
  7. Contribute to requirements to enhance and develop internal and external communication channels
  8. Manage small size projects associated with client contact and direct marketing
  9. Conduct campaign audits, review data outputs and review lives to ensure campaigns are developed and delivered without errors
  10. Monitor and track process issues and make recommendation to streamline, enhance and improve processes
  11. Participate in campaign process improvements
  12. Trouble shoot issues to ensure the lead generation cycle remains on track and provide support to address client issues for immediate resolution.
  13. Building a solid understanding of your designated business partner group(s) & businesses to recommend client specific approaches to improve and enhance direct marketing campaigns.

What We’ re Looking For
  • Experience and proficiency with campaign design and execution methods and tools such as Unica
  • Experience creating and developing direct marketing campaigns within the financial sector
  • A proven history in designing campaigns and leveraging measurement methods
  • Knowledge and experience with data exploration and leveraging data through business intelligence (BI)/User Interfaces
  • Ability to manage within tight deadlines, adapt to changing deadlines and ability to prioritize multiple deliverables within a cross-functional team environment.
  • Ability to assimilate information from a variety of sources, analyze information, make recommendation and present information in an easy to understand manner.
  • Relationship building and interpersonal skills sufficient to develop and maintain internal and external business relationships
  • Experience in identifying opportunities to improve processes and recommend potential solutions.
  • Project management skills sufficient to lead small scale direct marketing projects and programs
  • Knowledge and experience in leveraging statistical and predictive models and other targeting methodologies including segmentation.
  • Developed communication skills
  • Ability to operate in a fast past dynamic organization where change is a constant.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work effectively, while managing competing priorities.
  • Previous experience in campaign development, database marketing.

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

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

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

 
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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[IT Project Manager]]> GROUP/PROJECT INFO:  The Project manager will work on various projects, no specific/set project, it all depends on what comes up in their cue.

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

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

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

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

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

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

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
        - Service Now
        - MS Project

SOFT SKILLS: 
        - Excellent communication skills

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 
        - PMP certification
        - Bachelor' s Degree in a Technical Field (such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field) - not required but preferred
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Wed, 31 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Solution Designer (ECIF)]]> Solution Designer 

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

Location: Toronto

Initial Planned Duration: Perm Role

What You’ ll Be Doing
  • Translate user requirements to process and data requirements. Design application' s technical infrastructure, such as specific databases, programming languages, utilities, and testing approaches
  • Design and/or integrate solutions for the processing of data and development of precise steps and processing logic across all platforms
  • Provide broad understanding of platforms and applications across all technologies.
  • Ensure the designed specifications achieve business needs
  • Develop and maintain technology roadmaps for enterprise application
  • Influence technology delivery teams to align solutions to roadmaps
  • Analyzing project and/or technical risk, using available information, to support business recommendations
  • Analyzing business and/or client processes and practices to identify and recommend opportunities for enhancement
  • Interpreting business requirements and design application solution
  • Assessing work and information flows to identify and recommend appropriate solutions
  • Providing overall solutions to complex application problems
  • Providing application solutions or making technology selection decisions that are often made in situations where business requirements are not completely defined or changing
  • Estimating project work effort where new technology is involved and no guidelines exist
  • Making decisions with respect to application solutions or technology selection which impact one or several applications resulting in significant financial impact to the project

What We’ re Looking For
  • Must have 5+ years of experience as a Solution Designer, or in a similar role
  • Must have practical working knowledge of: Rational Unified Process, Agile Software Development, SOA Design Patterns, Java EE, JSP, JMS, JMX, JAX-WS, SOA, Web Services, BPE, Oracle Weblogic, Oracle DB and PRPC
  • Must have experience with API, Microservices, and Enterprise enablement
  • Must have previous experience in designing front-end UI solutions in mid-large scale projects
  • Should have consulting professional experience to understand approaches, tools, techniques and roles and responsibilities in providing technical or business guidance to clients and partners
  • Must be able to effectively interact with stakeholders, end users, business analysts, and technical resources to gather requirements and prepare design specifications.
  • Previous financial industry experience is an asset
  • TOGAF and/or Zachman certification is an asset
  • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs

 

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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Tue, 30 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sales Executive]]> Sales Executive - B2B Sales

Our  client in the radio  industry and a Top Canadian Employer, offers challenging and rewarding opportunities. They are currently seeking  an Sales Excutive  to join  their Sales  team.

Location: Toronto

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Manage the full spectrum of sales activities within the pipeline including prospecting, presenting, churning, negotiation, and closing
  • Focused on selling enterprise solutions to the executive level
  • Connect with prospects from your designated market of broadcast companies
  • Educate prospects on how our suite of products can work for them
  • Attend and mine prospects from state and provincial association conferences
  • Effectively negotiate and close new clients
  • Support marketing initiatives as they relate to sales and driving prospects through the sales process
  • Communicate ideas for the company' s product development roadmap
  • General CRM administration and reporting
  • Contribute to culture of success

Desired Skills and Experience
  • Energetic and outgoing personality with very strong communication and listening skills
  • 2+ years of sales experience, SAAS and/or Broadcast Ad sales experience is a benefit
  • Proven track record of consistently meeting aggressive sales goals
  • Full sale cycle, including demos / presentations, and solution selling
  • Strong ability to perform gap analyses and problem solving when closing deals
  • Solid understanding of social media and digital marketing
  • Experience navigating a sales CRM - Hubspot experience beneficial
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) proficiency

(Company) Provides
  • Solid base salary with a pay for performance commission structure
  • 20-year old company with a start-up mentality and entrepreneurial spirit
  • On-the-job training and ongoing professional development, potential to move into director level
  • Newly renovated office space centrally located in Toronto’ s high-tech center

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

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

_________________________

ABOUT ProVision :

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

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

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

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

 
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Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Business Analyst - IT Procurement and RFP Development]]> Assignment: Senior Business Analyst - IT Procurement and RFP Development

 

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

 

Duration: 12 Months

Location:  Downtown Toronto (near TTC/Union Station)

Client:  Government / Public Sector

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

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

 
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Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - 1]]> Business Analyst provides operational support to  Global Equity' s business lines for their technology dependent business processes. These business lines include Security Lending & Borrowing, Prime Brokerage, Institutional Equity Sales & Trading and all the technical services delivered via Anvil, Fund Manager, Netik, Trade Management, IEST MSD, GASL and GLE to name a few. The primary function of the Business Analyst is to act as a single point of contact to our clients for the purpose of managing their incident and service event needs within stated service levels and having as little negative impact on the business' ability to conduct their business within normal service levels. Further, the Business Analyst will also produce requirement documents as well as support documentation as needed with business strategies 




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


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

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) Technical Business Analyst (1-2 years of overall experience within a technical role) 
2) Helpdesk, service desk environment (1-2 years of experience) 
3) Supporting applications (Prime Brokerage, Institutional Equity Sales & Trading and all the technical services delivered via Anvil, Fund Manager, Netik, Trade Management, IEST MSD, GASL and GLE to name a few) (1-2 years of experience) 
4) Good communication skill
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Thu, 04 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Business Analyst - ERP Applications]]> Senior Business Analyst – ERP Implementation  

 

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

 

Location: Markham, ON

 

Initial Planned Duration: Permanent

 

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

ABOUT ProVision:

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

  What We’ re Looking For
  • Must have 5+ years of Java/J2EE application development in a mid to large size enterprise environment
  • Must have 1-2 years of experience mentoring/leading a team of 2-4 individuals
  • Must have extensive experience with Weblogic, Spring, Hibernate, Struts, EJB, SQL, UNIX, Shell Scripting, XSLT and SOAP and RESTful   Web services
  • Must have development experience using XML, Ant, JUnit, maven and Jenkins
  • Must have working experience using UML methodology, UML diagrams and design patterns
  • Must have working knowledge of J2EE security frameworks
  • Must have Bachelors or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Experience with IBM DataPower is an asset
  • Experience with JBOSS is an asset
  • Experience with JavaScript, CSS, HTML is an asset
  • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
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Mon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Project Control Officer - 3]]>   New PCO needed to work on 2 projects: – Control Room PTA Global Rollout – Market Abuse Order Monitoring 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

Testing includes not only the games developed by the company but also  gaming peripherals, such as printers, bill validators, etc.
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior System Administrator]]> Potential to move into an architecture role

Working knowledge of the following:

 

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

Tools: Chef, Jenkins, Ansible, Git, Docker

Platforms: Windows, Linux, Unix

Middleware: SQL, Weblogic, IIS, Oracle, Websphere   

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

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

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

 

 

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

    Key Roles:   Mobile UX Analysis  Specialist and User Experience Design

    Duration:   12 months +

    Location:   Downtown Toronto

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

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

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

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

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

     

    Targeted Experience and Skills:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

     

    Targeted Technical Experience and Skills:

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

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

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

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

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

     

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

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

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

    Position - Java Mobile application developer

    Role - Development and testing applications on Swift platform

    Experience - Analysis / Modeling / development

    Technologies - Java, Mobile REST API, Agile


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


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

    Degrees or certifications: 
    • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required 
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    Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Business Analyst]]> As a Senior Business Systems Consultant, you will join our Capital Markets Enterprise Solutions department to build and enhance our in-house Regulatory Reporting Systems (RRS).

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

     

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

    -       Congos Framework version 10.x

    -       Oracle database

    -       SQL

    -       Strategic thinker

    -       Independent worker

    -       Good Communication

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

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

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

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

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

     
    • Ability to fully understand and prioritize business requirements, functional specifications and to conceptualize information processing systems in response to them.
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    Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Automation Engineer]]> Looking for Automation Engineer  who has a infrastructure testing skill set and experiences including both functional and non-functional. ie.  Kitchen and chef, right scale and Ruby etc. 
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    Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Business Systems Analyst]]> What We’ re Looking For
    • Passionate innovators, creators, collaborators, and leaders who are up for the challenge of building the bank of the future and delivering solutions that meet our clients’ changing needs
    • Successful candidates must exhibit our values of trust, team work, and accountability
    • Must have 4+ years’ experience working as a Business Analyst or Systems Analyst with good SQL skills.
    • Good to have to knowledge of the banking industry.  Knowledge/experience of business analysis with an emphasis on  CapitalMarkets.
    • Knowledge/experience of front end trading systems is good to have.
    • Knowledge/experience of post trade processes would be an added advantage
    • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), and presentation skills to enable the precise articulation of ideas, findings and recommendations
    • Regular contact with various lines of business including the Trading Desks, Operations Groups, Compliance Group etc.
    • Must have a logical mind capable of analyzing and understanding complex and sophisticated products, data and situations but also must be personable
    • Must be well-organized, capable both of planning work commitments, task prioritization, meeting deadlines and dealing with peaks of activity and unexpected events
    • Conduct analysis of client processes and functional or reporting requirements to prepare documentation and communicate the information clearly and concisely
    • Coordinate and lead cross-functional tasks or work packages to identify and document functional or reporting requirements, work flow, information sources and system specifications
    • Application Delivery Process- Knowledge of major tasks, deliverables, formal methodologies and disciplines for delivering new or enhanced applications. 
    • Regular contact with peers and senior management within business unit, and occasionally with our executives to discuss, interpret and provide opinions related to their area of specialization.
    • Partner with project manager, technical resources, vendors, and management to ensure accurate execution of project(s)
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    Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Solution Designer]]> Job Overview

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

     

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

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


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

    • Degrees or certifications: Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent 
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    Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
    <![CDATA[Oracle Insbridge Developer]]> Senior Oracle Insbridge Developer
    Location: Toronto or Montreal

    Must Have:

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

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

    Required Skills ans Experience:

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

    Qualifications:
    • 3 years+ in the IT recruiting or staffing industry
    • 5 years+ in a proactive sales role
    • A track record of achieving targets
    • University degree or equivalent professional experience
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    Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
    <![CDATA[Technical Resource Manager]]> Job Description:

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

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

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

    Maintain Company Standards
    • Conduct all recruitment activity according to ProVision standards, and document all activity using internal processes.
    • Develop the quality and volume of candidates identified and brought forward for client requirements, and maintain effective relationships within the sales team.
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    Mon, 08 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0