This job posting has expired.

Here are some similar positions.

System Development Specialist (Front-End Developer)

June 21 2021
Categories Information Technology, Programming, Development, Database Dev. & Admin.
Toronto, ON

System Development Specialist (Front-End Developer)

Job ID: 15428

Job Category: Information & Technology

Division & Section: City Clerk's, City Clerk's Strategic Integrat & Excel

Work Location: City Hall, 100 Queen Street West

Job Type & Duration: Full Time, Temporary, 12 Months

Hourly Rate and Wage Grade: $48.95 - $53.62, TFS203, Wage Grade 16

Shift Information: Monday - Friday, 35 Hours per Week

Affiliation: L79 Full-time

Number of Positions Open: 1

Posting Period: JUN-16-2021 - JUN-30-2021

Major Responsibilities:

To provide expertise and advice in the areas of initiation, analysis, design, development, implementation and sustainment of enterprise solutions. To contribute to the development of corporate system architecture, methodologies, standards, policies, procedures and guidelines.

  • Performs analysis and design duties as well as programming, modelling and scripting, testing, documentation and deployment preparation
  • Coordinates and prepares needs analysis and detailed component design
  • Conducts user interviews to determine detailed systems requirements
  • Completes preliminary analysis, system and functional design, and workflow diagrams for quality systems development
  • Prepares front-end prototypes and mock-ups of user interface
  • Designs, codes, tests, implements and maintains shared JavaScript libraries and components
  • Designs, codes, tests, implements and maintains HTML5 and hybrid mobile apps
  • Designs and develops systems that comply with Accessibility, Security and Privacy standards and legislation
  • Coordinates and develops program specifications and documentation
  • Designs and conducts all levels of testing, i.e. unit, system, integration, regression, performance, security, usability, optimization/configuration and coordinates user acceptance testing
  • Liaises and coordinates with internal and external consultants in detailed systems deliverables and technical problem resolution
  • Implements enterprise in-house developed/custom/packaged systems, component releases, and systems changes
  • Tests integrated systems to ensure system compatibility and proper functional integration
  • Provides application maintenance and enhancement, including implementation of vendor systems fixes and patches
  • Conducts quality assurance on departmental and external developments
  • Develops systems interfaces between enterprise and divisional systems
  • Performs information and application data conversions
  • Provides development support to users by providing technical assistance and troubleshooting
  • Provides documentation and instruction/training to users of the system
  • Designs and develops application security interfaces to enable clients in controlling and administering access to their systems
  • Provides expertise, advice and technical skills for information and application service delivery
  • Conducts research and evaluation of hardware/software/framework and makes recommendations
  • Recommends, presents and demonstrates system solutions to City management and corporate business clients
  • Conducts presentations, system demonstrations and system walk-throughs at project review meetings
  • Participates as a team member in the execution of project plans, providing technical expertise and advice re architecture, development tools, and work effort estimates
  • Contributes to project charters, statements of work and project plans, project status reports and variance explanations, risk identification and mitigation planning
  • Conducts research, and investigates and recommends best practices for information and application services
  • Contributes to post-implementation project reviews
  • Recommends improvements to current methodologies, processes, standards, policies and guidelines
  • Contributes to planning of future system growth and provides detailed work plans
  • Participates in enterprise projects
  • Conducts feasibility studies
  • Contribute to business cases, RFI/P/Qs, and technical reports by researching and participating in evaluations and recommending solutions
  • Determines user training needs

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Post-secondary education in computer science or a related discipline, or the approved equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  2. Extensive experience in business system analysis, rapid application development and programming in a large, diverse computing environment.
  3. Extensive experience in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Vue.JS, and Bootstrap.
  4. Extensive experience in using REST APIs, including JSON and XML APIs.
  5. Experience creating program specifications and code documents, including use cases, business process models, swim lane process, entity relationship diagrams, class and component models.
  6. Experience developing and/or maintaining large-scale information technology applications.
  7. Experience in working effectively with a group of multidisciplinary staff in a project team setting.

You must also have:

  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively as a member of a team, collaboratively with others in a multidisciplinary team environment, and independently, as required.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to negotiate effective resolution of conflicting business priorities with corporate business
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, listening and interacting skills.
  • Demonstrated business acumen to establish and maintain effective consulting relationships with corporate clients and vendors, using a strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work with competing demands, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of hybrid mobile apps development and Cordova is an asset.
  • Basic coding knowledge and knowledge of Salesforce programming languages, such as Java, Apex (custom code) and Visualforce (user interface).
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies relating to data warehousing, e-service, quality assurance tools, data retention and document management/imaging.
  • Experience in the following is an asset: Java, iOS mobile app development, Android mobile app development, OData, SAP Fiori, SAP UI5, SharePoint 2013, Oracle PL/SQL, Software AG Web Methods, web communication, and Scrum rapid application development methodology.
  • Ability to be on call for support of production systems.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including days, afternoons, nights and weekends, as required.

Toronto is home to more than 2.9 million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada's leading economic engine and one of the world's most diverse and livable cities. As the fourth largest city in North America, Toronto is a global leader in technology, finance, film, music, culture, and innovation, and consistently places at the top of international rankings due to investments championed by its government, residents and businesses. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter at, on LinkedIn at or on Facebook at

How to Apply:

For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at To apply online, submit your resume, quoting Job ID 15428, by Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City's commitment to employment equity.


The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City's Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process. network