Advisor, Senior Developer

September 22 2022
Industries Public administration
Categories Analyst, Information Technology, Product development and Management, Project management
Toronto, ON

Do you have experience overseeing a team and contributing to the design, development, and maintenance of enterprise applications? Have you actively participated in the application implementation utilizing DevOps concepts? Are you an expert in object-oriented software development in a .Net Core C# or Java, J2EE environment? Do you understand best practices in designing and implementation of secure and efficient APIs as it applies to enterprise applications? Consider this opportunity in the Treasury Board Secretariat, Central Agencies I&IT Cluster, and lead the development and implementation of Enterprise-wide applications based.


Note: This position is located at 33 King Street West, Oshawa and/or 222 Jarvis Street, Toronto; however, alternate work arrangements including flexible hours, hybrid remote work, and compressed work week may be available.


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What can I expect to do in this role?

As an Advisor, Senior Developer, you will:

  • Lead projects and other initiatives in the design, setup, development, and support of Enterprise applications.
  • Provide technical leadership in delivering integrated technology solutions.
  • Lead the research and acquisition of technology, systems, and products.
  • Identify short- and long-term solutions, and define service delivery requirements in consultation with management and clients.
  • Work with service providers and external stakeholders on the purchase of new software/hardware, and negotiate the acquisition of services.


Location: Oshawa, Toronto


How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:

  • You have extensive experience in development, testing and implementation of web solutions using Java Enterprise technologies (Java, J2EE, Websphere) and other emerging web technologies and cloud delivery/deployment models including RESTful API, Container, Compute, and Developer services.
  • You are a full-stack developer with extensive practical experience in design and development using markup (HTML, CSS, XML), scripting (JavaScript, Node.js JavaScript framework), and procedural and OO languages (Java).
  • You have extensive practical experience in the service integration design, development and related technologies such as API service, API Management service and code management tools (e.g., DevOps, GIT).
  • You have extensive practical experience in designing, building, and configuring database management systems (Oracle, SQL).
  • You have extensive practical experienced in the current web (e.g., WCAG 2.0+) standards, and security (OWASP) best practices and experience in their application.
  • You have a full understanding of modern Software Development/Design, especially Web Application Development and troubleshooting of large/complex systems.
  • You have advanced knowledge in scripting and performance optimization of databases such as SQL & Oracle and related technologies.


Project Management Skills:

  • You have strong research and project management skills with the ability to lead and participate in multi-disciplinary teams, identifying information technology options for clients, developing and modifying new systems, and making recommendations for acquisition of applications, hardware/software, and IT services.
  • You have deep experience with leading Application Development Teams utilizing modern SDLC methodologies such as Agile and DevOps.


Analytical Experience and Problem-Solving Skills:

  • You have strong problem-solving, analytical, and interpretive reasoning skills with experience leading large system implementations.
  • You have experience analyzing system design, build, test, and implementation phases as well as leading and resolving critical sustainment problems in modern cloud-based systems such as Microsoft Azure.

Interpersonal, Team-Building and Communication Skills:

  • You have strong customer-service, interpersonal, and client-management skills.
  • You have demonstrated team-building, conflict resolution, and facilitation skills to lead project teams.
  • You have excellent communication skills with the ability to work with stakeholders on business requirements.
  • You have the ability to prepare project reports, analyses, systems documentation, training manuals and senior-level briefing materials.


Salary Range: $1,704.17 - $2,128.95 Per Week


Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region or 33 King St W, Oshawa, Central Region


Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 186929, by Monday, September 26, 2022. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.


If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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