Security Analyst – Public Sector

SUMMARY
If you desire to work for a company that is focused on Cyber Security innovation and invests in the development of their employees, then this role might be for you.

Our Public Sector client is seeking a results-oriented professional with a passion for Cyber Security.  While working for a diverse team, you will act as a Governance and Risk individual while promoting security awareness, standards, and policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES
– Support the growth and maturity of their security operations by defining and documenting their processes
– Analyze vendors to determine their security posture
– Be involved in a portfolio of projects that assess risk and deficiencies
– Develop and execute a TRA practice for their clients
– Promote security awareness by helping to research and identify tools for tracking Phishing activities
– Develop KPIs to definite and track their security measures
– Complete general evaluations of internal security controls

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
– You should have between 4 to 6 years of experience in Information Technology and from a Security perspective
– Possess a completed Degree in Computer Science and a passion for CyberSecurity
– Have a strong technical background
– Be able to demonstrate your ability to think independently, problem solve and always be learning about your craft and remaining up to date in Cybersecurity.
– Strong communications both written and verbal are essential

If this role interests you and you have not only the technical skill but the enthusiasm and drive in the Cybersecurity field, please send a detailed resume along with some of the reasons why you would be a match for this role.

ABOUT IAN MARTIN

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Part-time Senior Application Architect

Our Public sector client has an immediate opening for a Part time Senior Application Architect in Toronto, ON. The client has developed a suite of centralized fire service web-based systems in order to meet its business needs and fulfill its mandate. These complex applications requires an expert Senior Applicant Architect to ensure uninterrupted operation of the system and that the systems meet the operational needs of the client and conform to legislative changes if and when required and to mentor and cross-train client's programming staff in adopting support of these systems.

Scope:

The client requires a senior application architect with 10+ years experience to support the Client's WEB sites. It is expected the consultant will provide:

  1. Architecture changes.
  2. Coding changes (create code changes, test and move to production)
  3. Creation of all documentation for all changes.
  4. Assisting in cross training process of client's staff
  5. Knowledge Transfer

Based on the estimated support, maintenance and enhancements required for these systems, the assumptions are:

  • 2.5 days of support and maintenance on average per week for the Assignment Term of the Statement of Work.
  • 1.5 days on average per week will be spent on support and maintenance of applications
  • 1.0 day on average per week on cross-training and mentoring client staff.

Deliverables:

The client requires a dedicated Senior Application Architect with 10+ years experience. It is expected that the consultant resource will have the necessary skills and demonstrated experience to provide leadership in the creation of a comprehensive application solution requiring possible integration of commercial off the shelf solutions, .NET modules and other custom build components.

Deliverables may include, at a minimum:

  • Responsible to ensure the alignment of application functionality/design with documented business/systems requirements Identifies the optimal infrastructure platform on which to run the solution Ensure alignment and adherence to client's processes and standards The consultant resource will interface directly with the project team, program area staff and management and is accountable for addressing the status of concerns to the customer related to application design considerations The consultant may also be required during the implementation and closeout phases of the project Knowledge transfer to internal staff – that is, upon leaving the project, the consultant will transfer over all information/research to the client's staff. The consultant will also provide a detailed list of all work/artefacts completed on the project Attend any meetings related to the resolution of any request as required

Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications

Application Architectural experience at the specified level

Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications

Leadership experience in one or more of the following areas:

1. multi-tiered application development

2. selecting and establishing application architectures

3. design and development of large or medium corporate application Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Highly developed interpersonal and negotiation skills A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines

Technical (Primary):

  • Visual Studio – all supported versions
  • NET Framework – all supported versions Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems – all supported versions Microsoft Windows Server Operating systems- all supported versions Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) ASP.Net

Technical (Secondary):

  • C#.Net MS Sync Framework
  • Experience with one of the diagramming tools listed:
  • Visio for Enterprise Architects
  • Class Diagramming and UML Modeling in VS2010 Sparx Enterprise Architect
  • PowerDesigner Experience with:
  • Visual Studio .Net 2010 with C++, ASP.Net, VB.Net, ADO
  • SQL Server 2005-2012 with T-SQL development, server administration, Business Intelligence, Integration Services, data warehousing
  • Active Reports Professional 7 for VS.Net with WebViewer Control (HTML Handlers, PDF Viewer, Flash Viewer, Raw HTML), HTTP Handlers, HTML5 Viewer Control and Silverlight Viewer Control, Active Reports Professional 7 for VS.Net with WebViewer Control (HTML Handlers, PDF Viewer, Flash Viewer, Raw HTML), HTTP Handlers, HTML5 Viewer Control and Silverlight Viewer Control.
  • Visual Studio LightSwitch technology
  • Adobe technology integrated with Visual Studio .Net development (Amethyst PE – Adobe AIR and Flex for Microsoft Visual Studio, Ensemble Tofino)
  • Complete System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience with particular emphasis on Rapid Application Development methodologies and JAD
  • Demonstrated client support role experience
  • Previous experience working in an Ontario Public Service Information Technology environment

Rated Criteria

Application Development Skills

  • Visual Studio .Net 2010 with C++, ASP.Net, VB.Net, ADO
  • SQL Server 2005-2012 with T-SQL development, server administration, Business Intelligence, Integration Services, data warehousing
  • Active Reports Professional 7 for VS.Net with WebViewer Control (HTML Handlers, PDF Viewer, Flash Viewer, Raw HTML), HTTP Handlers, HTML5 Viewer Control and Silverlight Viewer Control. active Reports Professional 7 for VS.Net with WebViewer Control (HTML Handlers, PDF Viewer, Flash Viewer, Raw HTML), HTTP Handlers, HTML5 Viewer Control and Silverlight Viewer Control.
  • Visual Studio LightSwitch technology
  • Adobe technology integrated with Visual Studio .Net development (Amethyst PE – Adobe AIR and Flex for Microsoft Visual Studio, Ensemble Tofino)
  • Complete System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience with particular emphasis on Rapid Application Development methodologies and JAD

Application Development Methodology

  • Demonstrated experience with developing GIS layers for database applications with an advanced level understanding of spatial data distribution and mapping and experience with Microsoft MapPoint

Client support role experience

  • Excellent communication skills with both technical and business audiences;

OPS Experience

  • Previous experience in the OPS would be an asset

Scrum Master

Our Public client is looking for a Scrum Master for a 12-month long contract in Toronto, ON to lead scrum teams to create quality solutions, achieve their highest potential and maximize value delivery.

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Maximize the value created by the Scrum Team by serving as the servant-leader, ensuring focus and flow, removing impediments, escalating blockers and managing dependencies with other teams in the organization.
  • Work with the team to achieve their highest potential, helping them create high-value products
  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies including sprint/iteration planning, retrospectives, daily standups
  • Work with the Product Owner to ensure that the that goals are understood by everyone on the team, assist with effective Product Backlog management, facilitate Story Mapping, assist/create Stories and Acceptance Criteria, sequence items to maximize value delivery
  • Work with the team and its stakeholders in its scrum/agile adoption and empirical product development
  • Provide inputs to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum/Agile methods in the organization
  • Comply with departmental policies and framework standards for WSIB agile project delivery
  • Identify and help mitigate project risks and issues
  • Ensure team execution and delivery to committed sprint/iteration work
  • Work with the team to maintain a sustainable pace
  • Enable continuous improvement

Knowledge & Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience as a Scrum Master in software development
  • Degree in Computer Science or technology-related field
  • Experience with Web and mobile software development (such as, React Native, Ionic, JavaScript, HTML, CSS), Cloud technology
  • Experience with a range of agile delivery techniques and tools
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams
  • Scrum Master Certification a must (ex. CSM, SAFe SM); Kanban certification good to have
  • Experience with DevOps capabilities (e.g. CI-CD)
  • Experience in JIRA/Confluence
  • Deep understanding of the software development life cycle.
  • Strong ability to facilitate, understand and contribute to technical discussions
  • Effective communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Comfortable communicating with development teams, Product Owners, Product Management, and Senior Management.
  • Effective facilitation and conflict resolution skills; able to facilitate discussion of multiple approaches and drive resolution.
  • High level of personal accountability, as evidenced by your commitment, resilience, ownership, and mindset toward continuous learning.
  • Hardworking, high-energy, motivated, and driven to help the team excel
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills; able to work with diverse personality types
  • Applying for this position means you are:
  • An experienced problem solver with a strong technical background
  • A leader and self-starter possessing a high degree of self-motivation
  • A motivator of cross-functional teams
  • Analytical, open minded, creative, courageous to ask the tough question

Senior FullStack Developer

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Full Stack Developer for a 12 month contract

As a Full Stack Developer, He/she is responsible to work with a team on constructing solutions that fully integrate and collaborate with existing IT systems to solve complex business solutions. Candidate should have a holistic view of enterprise solutions, taking into consideration operational costs, security, performance engineering, application development, and systems management.

Job Responsibilities:

* Knowledge & Skills

  • Candidate must be able to work with a team on constructing solutions that fully integrate and collaborate with existing IT systems to solve complex business solutions. Candidate should have a holistic view of enterprise solutions, taking into consideration operational costs, security, performance engineering, application development, and systems management.
  • Candidate for this position must be capable of playing different roles within the team, from high-skilled team member and technical leader to specialist and technical mentor.
  • The candidate must have a sound understanding of API, enterprise integration patterns, technology architecture and infrastructure but also very good communication skills, with the ability to adapted them to different audiences.
  • Java, Angular, Spring Boot, Microservices, Azure Cloud, Docker, Kubernetes, API Implementation
  • Experience using backend technologies such as Java, Spring MVC, SQL Server, MySQL, NoSQL database like MongoDB or Cosmos DB on Linux operating system.
  • Strong background in data structures and algorithms and computer science fundamentals.
  • Ability to participate in the solution construct in Azure Cloud environment
  • Proficiency in one or more general purpose programming languages: Full Stack – Java, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (jQuery or React or Angular), Spring, Hibernate, Messaging(MQ), Java Multithreading, Security, Performance, Apache, and Tomcat.
  • Experience and understanding of CI/CD, automated testing using opensource modern frameworks like Selenium, Jenkins etc.
  • Strong Web application design and development experience
  • Strong Object-Oriented programming experience and knowledge
  • Strong understanding of networking, security and infrastructure

*Resource Responsibilities:

  • Identify and define client requirements for the purpose of building a suitable solution to meet the business needs; prepare proposals for small to medium size projects or draft components of large proposals, demonstrating the added value to be gained from approval and implementation of the proposed project.
  • Working with robust and scalable solutions to support Enterprise applications
  • Utilize API’s using REST, Java, Spring Boot for application integrations.
  • Analyse user needs using structured systems analysis techniques, working closely with client representatives to work with system specifications indicating clearly what the system is required to do; evaluate alternative system solutions available and recommend proposed approach.
  • Test and customize the system it as required to meet user requirements, including translating system design into program design specifications and utilizing program specifications to resolve programming problems. Define, analyse and resolve technical issues and utilize program specifications.
  • Prepare programs for installation and install system, including completion of related documentation; provide installation support (on-site/on-call as required). Conduct post implementation reviews and provide technical support and problem resolution as required.
  • Function as a team representative on multi-branch projects.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required.

 

 

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

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Senior Guidewire Developer

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Senior Guidewire Developer for a 6+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Senior Guidewire Developer, He/she is responsible to collaborate with development team on the analysis of business needs to deliver technical requirements and other project artefacts to the project team as well as assist with hands on development activities.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of Guidewire Digital
  • Demonstrate in-depth, hands-on knowledge and experience with Guidewire Digital and Claim Center 7 or above including configurations and integrations, DevOps Tools
  • Well versed with Guidewire recommended guidelines and the best practices
  • Knowledgeable on P&C Personal lines Claims business functions
  • Familiar with Guidewire upgrade process – technical or functional. Ability to conduct impact analysis and testing
  • Provides technical consulting to business analysts, and technical associates, while working in close coordination with the architecture team
  • Possesses skills and knowledge of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) methodologies and processes such as object-oriented programming, distributed, and cross-platform program communication. Strong understanding of open systems architecture including integrations with vendor packages, relational databases, message queues, web services and legacy systems is must
  • Understands business and customer requirements that drive the analysis and design of technical solutions

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Overall 10+ years in design, development of systems – preferably within Insurance
  • 5+ years of hands on experience of Guidewire Digital Design and Development on Claims Center. Claims Center Certification would be a bonus.
  • 5+ years of hands on experience of Guidewire Digital Design and Development on Engage products suits.
  • Working experience for guidewire claim center with hands on experience with messaging, API, working with web service, startable plugin and batch job etc.
  • Experience working with at least 1 major Insurance carrier – either full time or as a consultant
  • 4-years Bachelor’s degree, Excellent organization and communication skills
  • 3+ years of experience with hands on Guidewire ClaimCenter.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to all audiences verbally and in writing
  • Experienced with Agile methodologies as well as DevOps tools
  • Proven track record of creating clear, concise deliverables that reflect a deep understanding of Guidewire Claimcenter and the out of the box software functionality
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience operating and interfacing with business management, including negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Understands communication channels and escalates appropriately.
  • Must be able to see tasks through to completion without significant guidance
  • Personal time management skills and ability to meet individual and team deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Worker Compensation Lines
  • Skilled with JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket or equivalent tool
  • Experience with the full SDLC, including the end-to-end test cycle and agile/iterative development and delivery

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

 

ewemi

Human Resources Advisor

Our Public Sector Client in Scarborough, ON is looking to hire a Human Resource Advisor for a 2+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Human Resource Advisor, He/she is responsible to •    Provide expertise and advice on a range of HR program services relating to recruitment and selection, learning and development, compensation, benefits, pension administration, attendance management, employee relations and counseling.

Job Description:

  • Provide expertise and advice on a range of HR program services relating to recruitment and selection, learning and development, compensation, benefits, pension administration, attendance management, employee relations and counseling.
  • Develop, implement  and administer effective recruitment, compensation and benefits, learning and development, health and safety, employee relations and performance management programs and services to meet EO’s strategic business and operational needs and legislative/regulatory compliance requirements;
  • Provide consultative advice, expertise and guidance to EO management and staff on the interpretation of human resources management policies, procedures, programs and the application of related government legislation and regulations;
  • Consult with client business units/management on client business needs related to HR management functions  and support client business units in integrating effective HR processes, programs and practices into their day-to-day business operations;
  • Contribute to the design development, optimization and implementation of new/amended HR policies; research HR-related issues and recommend procedures, processes and other solutions/options;
  • Design/facilitate training programs related to HR policy and procedures for EO client groups;
  • Participate on/lead project teams/task groups/committees to support and communicate new/amended corporate human resource initiatives, programs and strategies;
  • Monitor and assess the financial implications of HR activity and advise managers/directors in support of corporate business planning and monitoring, budgets and annual estimate submissions;
  • Provide guidance and direction to additional support staff hired during electoral event periods.

Qualifications:

Consultation and Relationships Management

  • Highly developed consultation, negotiation, partnership building, influencing and customer service skills;
  • Issues analysis and problem solving skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Time management, organizational, planning and  project management skills;
  • Familiarity with EO business, operations and organizational structure, goals and objectives.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Working towards or completion of a CHRP/CHRL designation;
  • Specialized knowledge and demonstrated expertise in the application of human resources theories, methods, principles, practices and techniques pertaining to the human resources management functions of recruitment, compensation and benefits, learning and development, performance management, health and safety, employee relations programs and services;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of governing acts, legislation, regulations including the Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Code, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues relating to organizational discrimination and systemic barriers to promote an organizational culture free of discrimination;
  • Issues analysis and problem solving skills; and
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

 

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

Ewemi

Systems Testing/QA Specialist Level 3

 We have an immediate opening for a Systems Testing/QA Specialist Level 3 on a 9-month long contract in Toronto, Ontario to develop a modern enterprise platform for Courts Criminal Case Management System.

Services build on this platform will requires a robust integration framework as well as an intuitive, responsive user experience for internal OPS users and named external users. In addition, development of cross application integration services is also a part of the project.

Responsibilities

The client requires temporary Systems Testing QA Specialist (L3) with 9+ years of experience to lead and manage testing for the delivery of Courts Criminal Case Management System Modernization project. Systems Testing QA Specialist will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Assist in the development of a test strategy, preparation of test cases / scenarios, test scripts, regression test cases/scenarios required to verify solution, system
  • Managing all test activities including AODA, penetration and stress testing
  • Execution of test scripts to verify solution
  • Recording and tracking of system or functional defects, break/fixes identified during unit and user acceptance testing
  • Communication with project manager and developers to ensure application quality and
  • alignment with project timelines

Tasks and deliverables

  • Developing test scripts and test data
  • Executing test scripts and record software defects
  • Documenting software defects and track resolution
  • Development of test plans, test cases and test scripts to validate the functionality of various modules.
  • Ability to test plan, test cases and test scripts to validate that changes made to the application
  • Provide, plan and support User Acceptance Testing and lead initial UAT sessions.
  • Review user documentation and provide feedback to improve application alignment and clarity of the information.
  • Management and maintenance of defect log and communication of defect related issues to PM
  • Working closely with developers holding triage sessions and ensuring appropriate prioritization of defects
  • Working closely with the client lead, prioritize, schedule and remediate defects.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables.
  • Identify test requirements from specifications, map test case requirements and design test coverage plan.
  • Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artifacts like the test data, data validation, harness scripts and automated scripts.
  • Execute and evaluate manual or automated test cases and report test results.
  • Hold and facilitate test plan/case reviews with cross-functional team members.
  • Identify any potential quality issues per defined process and escalate potential quality issues immediately to management.
  • Ensure that validated deliverables meet functional and design specifications and requirements.
  • Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes.

Rated Criteria

Technical skills

  • Hands on experiences with technologies such as SharePoint, .NET Web, Web Services, HTML, JavaScript, VBScript and related scripting technologies for automation
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of automated test tools and version control systems on one or more platforms
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle

QA Skills

  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in defect tracking using a collaborative tool to manage defects and change request and to communicate status of these to all project participants.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing test plans, test scripts and test data; documenting software defects and tracking resolutions.
  • Experience with User Acceptance Testing and leading initial UAT sessions.

Business Skills

  • Demonstrated experience working with clients and technical teams to ensure effective resolution of defects and management of change requests are complete
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; organizational, creativity and perseverance skills; strong verbal and written communication skills

Required Skills

  • Experience in quality assurance at the specified experience level
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint, .NET Web, Web Services, HTML, JavaScript, VBScript and related scripting technologies for automation
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of automated test tools and version control systems on one or more platforms
  • Knowledge and experience in all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; organizational, creativity and perseverance skills, verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Product cycle (functional & non-functional) testing experience
  • Test case design and review experience (from business requirements)
  • Test case development experience
  • Experience in defect tracking
  • Test scenarios (use-cases) design and review
  • Test execution, analysis and reporting experience
  • Experience in writing manual and automated test scripts

Functional/Technical Skills

  • Diverse knowledge of testing to be able to provide recommendations to senior management
  • Knowledge and experience in technical aspects of software solution being tested
  • Business process understanding

Senior Solution Architect – Market Renewal Program (MRP)

Our Public Sector Client in Mississauga, ON is looking to hire a Senior Solution Architect for a 24 months contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Senior Solution Architect, He/she is responsible to IT Lead on Market Renewal Program and is responsible for development of end-to-end technical solution architectures for projects under program.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include:

  • Works with technical systems specialist, business systems specialists from the impacted application groups/3rd parties to understand the current state and constraints for defining the future state architecture & the interfaces.
  • Integrate functional, security, archive and audit requirements in the design and implementation of information technology solutions while considering Information Technology architecture standards and guidelines.  As necessary, create and/or modify solution architectural standards and guidelines.
  • Identifies possible 3rd party vendor solution and leads the technical evaluation of the identified vendor solution.
  • Identify opportunities for information solutions that will provide effective and economic benefits for customers. Address the total solution in terms of communications, data sources, software tools, integration with existing functions, user interfaces, algorithms, testing methodologies, etc.
  • Act as a teacher or mentor to associates to advance their learning and facilitate their problem-solving skills within their respective area of expertise.

Skill Requirements:

  • Demonstrated expertise as a Solution Architect on an Information System project. The candidate should identify the techniques they used and artefacts they developed to bring technology together to solve a business problem while ensuring alignment with the enterprise architecture.
  • Strong academic knowledge of computer science and associated subjects, including a strong practical knowledge and demonstrated application of all aspects of the software development life cycle and operations of the electricity market and administration processes related to the power system delivery
  • Keen analytical skills for software solutions and their association with business processes and information technology.
  • Familiarity with Power System scheduling concepts (economic dispatch, unit commitment).
  • Communication skills, including report or business presentation skills.
  • Familiarity in the use of data query and manipulation tools.
  • Familiarity in the use and development of tools in the Linux & Windows environment.
  • Familiarity in the testing of application software including the formulation of test plans, conducting of the tests, and documentation of results.
  • Familiarity in web development including web content management systems
  • Familiarity in portal technologies, including integration with authorization and authentication systems.
  • Familiarity with business intelligence tools and ETL processors.
  • Familiarity with web-based technologies (i.e. web services, XML, java programming)

 

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

 

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SSIS Developer

Our Public Client is looking for a SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) Developer to participate in a 24 month project in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • A University degree in Computer Science or Information Technology is preferred but an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of IM/IT experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with data migrations (Extract-Transform-Load).
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English

Desired Skills

  • 3+ years of experience in design, development, testing and deploying SSIS packages.    
  • 3+ years of experience in SQL with experience in complex query design.  Describe function, scope and size of the referenced experience.   
  • 3 years of experiences working with a range of development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Waterfall).  
  • 3+ years of experience in a fast-paced, team-focused environment; proven ability to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks/projects is essential.  Describe function, scope and size of the referenced experience.
  • 3+ years of experience understanding, adhering to, and driving existing team processes and ongoing improvements. 
  • 2+ years of experience working within multi-vendor teams would be considered an asset.       

 

District Assistant

Our Public Sector client , Brampton, ON is looking to hire a District Assistant for a 6-month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a District Assistant will be responsible assisting the District Manager in providing management support for retail store outlets in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

Job Description:

Duties:

The incumbent must draw on proven, relevant experience in an office environment to provide confidential administrative support. Includes completing retail and statistical reports, preparing correspondence, filing, responding to inquiries and communicating with stores. Should possess good mathematical skills and excellent communication skills in order to deal with staff at all levels. Requires exceptional organization, and the ability to handle multiple projects and conflicting deadlines. Must be able to work independently and in an office environment, always demonstrate initiative and express good judgement .

Knowledge and Skills Required:

Must be an excellent communicator and able to deal with staff at all levels. Exceptionally well organized, must handle multiple projects and conflicting deadlines, work independently, and always demonstrate initiative and good judgment . Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet Explorer are expected.

 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

ewemi

End User Support Technician

Our Public Sector Client in , Owen Sound ON is looking to hire an End User Support Technician for 3+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As an End User Support Technician is responsible for addressing Help Desk concerns and providing frontline technology support across the client. End User Support Participates in and demonstrates and understanding of quality, risk and client safety principles and practices. Follows all safe practices and procedures to support a safe client and working environment.

The End User Support participates in and demonstrates an understanding of quality, risk and patient safety principles and practices, following all safe practices and procedures to support a safe patient and working environment.

Job Description:

Technical Responsibilities

  • Handles concerns directed to the Help Desk and tracks tickets
  • Provides front-line technology support (e.g., installing software and programs, creating and disabling users, setting up hardware, setting up video/audio teleconferences, etc.)
  • Trouble shoots basic technology concerns (e.g., fixing/replacing computers and other devices, first-level support to VOIP phones, etc.
  • Develops and conducts basic training programs on how to use hardware and applications; drafts user manuals and/or document process and procedures
  • Makes recommendations on potential vendor partners
  • Provides support to family health teams and other partnerships
  • Provides technical support for new applications and systems

Facilities Responsibilities:

  • Performs maintenance activities (e.g., facilities and equipment repairs, snow removal, etc.) and ensures compliance with health and safety requirements
  • Handles security concerns, including conducting security audits and setting-up and providing security badges
  • Sets up work spaces; books facilities and equipment when needed
  • Orders and maintains supplies and forms
  • Relationship Management
  • Maintains effective working relationships with community partners to determine needs and keep abreast of concerns

Patient Safety – an integral part of all jobs at the client

  • Maintains a daily focus on patient safety as everyone’s responsibility;
  • Complies with patient safety initiatives, e.g. hand hygiene protocols
  • Keeps alert to patient hazards and takes prompt action to eliminate unsafe conditions, e.g. not exposing patients or co-workers to your illness;
  • Reports incidents or near misses to appropriate management by using ETMS, an organizational adverse event reporting system;
  • Encourages and supports patients and families to be actively involved in their health care, e.g. asking questions to ensure clear understanding;
  • Advocates for safe, quality patient care by making safety improvement suggestions and promoting safety initiatives.

Staff Safety – an integral part of all jobs at the client

  • Complies with the Client Code of Conduct, Occupational Health and Safety Act, applicable regulations and procedures, e.g. wearing appropriate personal protective equipment;
  • Keeps alert to possible job hazards and takes prompt action to eliminate unsafe conditions;
  • Participates in health and safety orientation, education and training and stays informed about safety requirements;
  • Advocates for a safe work environment by making safety improvement suggestions and promoting safety initiatives.

Position Competencies

Lead Self:

  • Are Self-Aware: Aware of own self-assumptions, values, principles, strengths and limitations.
  • Manage Themselves: Takes responsibility for own performance and health.
  • Develops Themselves: Actively seeks opportunities and challenges for personal learning, character building, and growth.
  • Demonstrate Character: Models qualities such as honesty, integrity, resilience, and confidence.

Engage Others:

  • Foster Development of Others: Supports and challenges others to achieve professional and personal goals.
  • Contribute to the Creation of Healthy Organizations: Creates engaging environments where others have meaningful opportunities to contribute and ensures that resources are available to fulfill their expected responsibilities.
  • Communicate Effectively: Listens well and encourage open exchange of information and ideas using appropriate communication media.
  • Build Teams: Facilitates environments of collaboration and cooperation to achieve results.

Achieve Results:

  • Set Direction: Inspires vision by identifying, establishing, and communicating clear and meaningful expectations and outcomes.
  • Strategically Align Decisions with Vision, Values and Evidence: Integrates organizational missions, values and reliable, valid evidence to make decisions.
  • Act to Implement Decisions: Acts in a manner consistent with the organizational values to yield effective, efficient public-centered service.
  • Access and Evaluate: Measures and evaluates outcomes. Holds themselves and others accountable for results achieved against benchmarks and correct the course as appropriate.

Develop Coalitions:

  • Purposefully Build Partnerships and Networks to Create Results: Creates connections, trust and shared meaning with individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrate a Commitment to Customers and Service: Facilitates collaboration, cooperation and coalitions among diverse groups and perspectives aimed at learning to improve service.
  • Mobilize Knowledge: Employs methods to gather intelligence, encourages open exchange of information, and uses quality evidence to influence action across the system.
  • Navigate Socio-Political Environments: Is politically astute and negotiates through conflict and mobilize support.
  • Systems Transformation:
  • Demonstrate Systems Critical Thinking: Thinks analytically and conceptually, questioning and challenging the status quo, to identify issues, solve problems, and design and implement effective processes across systems and stakeholders.
  • Encourage and Support Innovation: Creates a climate of continuous improvement and creativity aimed at systemic change.
  • Orient Themselves Strategically to The Future: Scans the environment for ideas, best practice and emerging trends that will shape the system.
  • Champion and Orchestrate Change: Actively contribute to change processes that improve health service delivery.

Qualifications and Experience

Education:

  • Minimum 2 years Information Systems diploma from a recognized Community College
  • ITIL Foundations Certification an asset
  • Previous experience in an information technology support capacity
  • Basic knowledge of management information systems, technology and software
  • Basic understanding of the impact on client service delivery of changes and interruptions to applications

Experience:

  • Basic knowledge of Client business strategies, objectives, priorities and programs, and related Business Solutions and Information Technology priorities and plans
  • Basic knowledge of the evolving role of Client, and the issues and priorities within the healthcare sector and how these impact technology networks.

Knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge of government and MOHLTC policies, processes and legislation affecting facilities administration
  • Basic knowledge of health and safety legislation as it applies to physical facilities.

Technical Skills:

Knowledge of internet searching and navigating.

Language:

Proficiency in French is an asset.

Nature and Scope:

Communication/ Interpersonal Contacts:

  • Listens to and understands customer’s needs in order to address concerns
  • Communicates complex technical information in a way employees and/or community partners can understand
  • Interfaces with the OALHIN, E-Health Ontario and the Ontario Telemedicine Network to resolve technology concerns
  • Trains end-users in the use of software and applications.

Accountability & Decision Making:

  • Ensures proper functioning of technology software and hardware by providing front-line technical support
  • Handles day-to-day facilities administration, repairs/replacements
  • Accountable for protecting his/her own health and safety and commit to following safe work practices and procedures in accordance with the OHSA Sec 28.
  • Responsible for reporting unsafe working conditions, hazards, or infractions of health and safety legislation to their manager and follow health and safety rules, policies, and procedures to ensure protection from health hazards and unsafe working conditions.
  • Wear required protective equipment and clothing.
  • Use equipment for the purposes intended and in a safe manner.

Problem-Solving/Complexity:

  • Troubleshoots a variety of technical and logistical issues on a regular basis
  • Interprets and applies technical information and knowledge.

Risk:

  • Prompt identification and correction of basic technical issues promotes effective delivery of client service
  • Effectively trained end-users can use technology to perform their duties
  • Ensuring adequate, safe, and secure facilities and equipment allows for the provision of accessible and appropriate healthcare services to clients

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

 

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Programmer/Developer Level 2

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Programmer/ Developer for a 8+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Programmer/ Developer, candidate is responsible to migrate MVACF’s current database to a new platform that is separate from FSCO’s systems.

Job Description:

Background

In accordance with the Draft Feasibility Review Report recommendations, MVACF is proposing to secure consultants to migrate the current CMS system to a new platform. The original project required two level 2 Programmers/Developers and one level 2 Business Analyst. Of the roles filled, MVACF still requires one Level 2 Programmer/Developer. The Conversion Project is to migrate existing functionalities of the MVAC Case Management System into a standalone system that is sustainable, viable and would have ample availability for commercial programming support in the market

Project Deliverables also include:

  • Implementation Plan
  • Development and configuration of the platform to replicate existing MVACF CMS functionalities
  • Migration of current existing data and system
  • Data migration reports with acceptable success criteria
  • Testing and Deployment of the new environment

Rated Criteria:

Technical Experience – Client-Side scripting

Technical Experience – Server-Side scripting

  • Demonstrated experience on developing secure and efficient web-based applications focused on the following technologies:
  • Server-Side Scripting:
  • C#, .Net API, ASP .Net MVC, ASP .NET Core, Entity Framework, SQL Server

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills with both technical and business audiences;
  • Awareness of emerging I&IT trends and technologies;
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills;
  • Verbal and written communication skills;
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills;
  • A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines.

 

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

 

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Service Desk Analyst (in St. Catharines, Ontario)

Location: St. Catharines, Ontario

Rate: $20.00/hour

Summary
Our public sector client is seeking a client-centric individual with a passion for enhancing the end-user experience to provide front-line technical support services.  While working with a diverse team, you will act as the single point of contact for client partners (vendors) while keeping current with all requirements specific to client and account services.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect contact and information from users, open new or update existing tickets; responding to user requests to investigate and resolve hardware and software problems
  • Diagnose and identifying problems utilizing tools from a knowledge management system, specialized hardware and software tools
  • Provide assistance to users by recommending the most effective utilization of computers, standard software packages and their applications and related equipment (workstation and LAN)
  • Classify and categorize incidents; prioritize problems to ensure timely resolution either through first tier support or assignment to Tier 2 or Tier 3 through the established escalation system.
  • Track and follow up on problems reported to the IT Service Desk to ensure proper diagnosis at various levels and service levels are being met in accordance with established service level agreements.
  • Monitor incidents and advise support group of potential/upcoming and actual Service Level breaches
  • Prepares related documentation on system service and maintenance including service request forms, service logs and records
  • Notify Incident Coordinator when a potential Severity 1 incident has been detected.
    Assign unresolved requests to the appropriate Sr. Service Desk Analyst/Subject Matter Lead.
  • Ensure assigned tickets are handled appropriately during off shift, turnover ongoing activities to next on-site analyst
  • Provide technical services as part of a systems project team by carrying out investigations of new hardware and software developments, assessing potential application to client systems and preparing reports with recommendations to the Team Lead, Sr Analysts/SMEs
  • Maintain contact with external service suppliers and software manufacturers to discuss and evaluate new services and hardware/software for applications.
  • Prepare communications/information materials in conjunction with Team Lead/Sr. Analysts/SMEs, maintain current knowledge for respective accounts/services and of the
  • IT field through attendance at related courses, seminars, presentations, demonstrations, and trade shows.
  • Provide technical services to support system projects for the investigation of new technology developments.

Knowledge:

  • Job requires knowledge of all Microsoft OS Platforms, Microsoft Office Suite, Desktop Hardware troubleshooting, Blackberry troubleshooting packages to utilize structured troubleshooting techniques and diagnose user/account/client system hardware and software problems
  • The ability to provide advice on effective use of computers and standard software for their business applications and carry out assessments of new hardware and software technologies
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN and telecommunications, desktop networks (e.g. Token Ring) and related hardware (e.g. Intel-based PC's, network adapters, modems, CD-ROMS, printers and plotters) to install and configure new computer hardware and software, prepare service and maintenance documentation, develop and test desktop software components to meet client needs, prepare information materials for clients on computer equipment utilization, analyze problems and conduct minor repairs to ensure desktop and notebook systems are operating in accordance with service level agreements.

Working Hours:
This resource will work anywhere from 20 to 36.25 hours per week. 

Skills & Qualifications:

Mandatory (Must Haves)

  • 1-2+ Years of previous help desk/technical support/service desk experience in a “Big Desk”, high volume contact center environment analytical and problem solving skills to identify and assess user/account/client system problems resulting from equipment failures, operating system configurations and application errors, recommend/initiate solutions using diagnostic hardware and software applications and techniques and recommend most effective utilization of computers and software applications.
  • The ability to plan, organize and prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • A strong customer service orientation with a bias for action in order to meet client and service level agreement requirements.
  • Analytical and evaluative skills to classify and categorize incidents and to notify Incident Coordinators when a potential Severity 1 incident has been detected.
  • Interpersonal and oral communication skills to discuss system failures with clients and recommend/explain solutions and concepts in non-technical term.
  • Written skills to prepare system service documentation, develop reports with recommendations for improvements to systems architecture and prepare aspects of information materials.

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

Service Desk Analyst (in Toronto, Ontario)

 

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Rate: $20.00/hour

Summary
Our public sector client is seeking a client-centric individual with a passion for enhancing the end-user experience to provide front-line technical support services.  While working with a diverse team, you will act as the single point of contact for client partners (vendors) while keeping current with all requirements specific to client and account services.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect contact and information from users, open new or update existing tickets; responding to user requests to investigate and resolve hardware and software problems
  • Diagnose and identifying problems utilizing tools from a knowledge management system, specialized hardware and software tools
  • Provide assistance to users by recommending the most effective utilization of computers, standard software packages and their applications and related equipment (workstation and LAN)
  • Classify and categorize incidents; prioritize problems to ensure timely resolution either through first tier support or assignment to Tier 2 or Tier 3 through the established escalation system.
  • Track and follow up on problems reported to the IT Service Desk to ensure proper diagnosis at various levels and service levels are being met in accordance with established service level agreements.
  • Monitor incidents and advise support group of potential/upcoming and actual Service Level breaches
  • Prepares related documentation on system service and maintenance including service request forms, service logs and records
  • Notify Incident Coordinator when a potential Severity 1 incident has been detected.
    Assign unresolved requests to the appropriate Sr. Service Desk Analyst/Subject Matter Lead.
  • Ensure assigned tickets are handled appropriately during off shift, turnover ongoing activities to next on-site analyst
  • Provide technical services as part of a systems project team by carrying out investigations of new hardware and software developments, assessing potential application to client systems and preparing reports with recommendations to the Team Lead, Sr Analysts/SMEs
  • Maintain contact with external service suppliers and software manufacturers to discuss and evaluate new services and hardware/software for applications.
  • Prepare communications/information materials in conjunction with Team Lead/Sr. Analysts/SMEs, maintain current knowledge for respective accounts/services and of the
  • IT field through attendance at related courses, seminars, presentations, demonstrations, and trade shows.
  • Provide technical services to support system projects for the investigation of new technology developments.

Knowledge:

  • Job requires knowledge of all Microsoft OS Platforms, Microsoft Office Suite, Desktop Hardware troubleshooting, Blackberry troubleshooting packages to utilize structured troubleshooting techniques and diagnose user/account/client system hardware and software problems
  • The ability to provide advice on effective use of computers and standard software for their business applications and carry out assessments of new hardware and software technologies
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN and telecommunications, desktop networks (e.g. Token Ring) and related hardware (e.g. Intel-based PC's, network adapters, modems, CD-ROMS, printers and plotters) to install and configure new computer hardware and software, prepare service and maintenance documentation, develop and test desktop software components to meet client needs, prepare information materials for clients on computer equipment utilization, analyze problems and conduct minor repairs to ensure desktop and notebook systems are operating in accordance with service level agreements.

Working Hours:
This resource will work anywhere from 20 to 36.25 hours per week. 

Skills & Qualifications:

Mandatory (Must Haves)

  • 1-2+ Years of previous help desk/technical support/service desk experience in a “Big Desk”, high volume contact center environment analytical and problem solving skills to identify and assess user/account/client system problems resulting from equipment failures, operating system configurations and application errors, recommend/initiate solutions using diagnostic hardware and software applications and techniques and recommend most effective utilization of computers and software applications.
  • The ability to plan, organize and prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • A strong customer service orientation with a bias for action in order to meet client and service level agreement requirements.
  • Analytical and evaluative skills to classify and categorize incidents and to notify Incident Coordinators when a potential Severity 1 incident has been detected.
  • Interpersonal and oral communication skills to discuss system failures with clients and recommend/explain solutions and concepts in non-technical term.
  • Written skills to prepare system service documentation, develop reports with recommendations for improvements to systems architecture and prepare aspects of information materials.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply to this position, please do the following:

1. Submit your updated resume by applying to this job posting
2. Complete the 20 minute survey at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/IanMartinSDARole

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

Training Specialist Level 3

Our Public Sector Client in Kingston, ON is looking to hire a Trainer Specialist Level 3 for a 11+ month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Trainer Specialist is responsible to work with The Special Authorization Digital Information Exchange (SADIE) project which will provide value for the public, the drug prescribers and the Government.

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Complete work and achieve milestones within the assigned deadlines;
  • Notify the OPS Cluster/Ministry project manager in writing of any issues or other material concerns related to the Assignment Deliverables, as soon as the he/she becomes aware of them;
  • Submit Deliverables for the OPS Cluster/Ministry approval as they are completed;
  • Comply with the Ontario Government and the OPS Cluster/Ministry security procedures and practices;
  • Comply with the Ontario Government and the OPS Cluster/Ministry architecture/technology standards and best practices;
  • Comply with the Ontario Government and the OPS Cluster/Ministry Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Guidelines;
  • Provide knowledge and skill transfer to a designated OPS Cluster/Ministry staff; and
  • Comply with the Ontario Government I&IT Directive, Operational Policy on the I&IT Project Gateway Process, and other applicable Guidelines, Standards and Procedures.

Qualifications:

Training Skills

  • Development of comprehensive training strategies and plans for internal or external stakeholders at large organizations.
  • Development of training materials to support a wide variety of formats and contexts, including online, interactive, and in person.
  • Development, design and delivery of training material for both technical and nontechnical users.
  • Provision of training in a wide variety of formats and contexts, including online, interactive, and in person.
  • Development of training material in agile processes, where detailed specifics of user screens, etc. may be in flux and not finalized until late in the project.
  • Development of training materials and provision of training covering new and modified business processes as well as information technology systems in a seamless training experience.
  • Development of training materials in clear, concise, and readable formats that are visually appealing and easy to consume
  • Demonstrated experience in developing training materials that meet AODA compliance guidelines.
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating training activities and materials with communications and change management supports.
  • Experience with adult education and/or adult learning methodologies.

Written Skills

  • Evaluation based on sample written training material solely authored by the applicant. This sample of training material, approximately 10 to 20 pages’ illustrating the applicant’s ability to write clearly and effectively and format documents for effective presentation. Note that this material is to be actual training material and not a description of training material.
  • It is acceptable to redact original client details.

General Skills

  • Proven and demonstrable troubleshooting and analytical experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong Interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Strong consulting skills to engage with all stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated team player with a track record for meeting deadline.

 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

ewemi

Oracle Weblogic Portal Expert, Senior Procurement Advisor and • Optional Project Management Support

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Senior Procurement Advisor with Oracle WebCenter Portal for a 2year long contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Senior Procurement Advisor is responsible for Procurement Document Preparation, Procurement Support and Optional Services.

Job Description:

Our Public Sector client is looking for an Oracle WebCenter Portal Expert, Senior Procurement Advisor and Optional Project Management Support. The roles can be performed by one person or a team of two.

The Consultant(s) would be responsible for the following Deliverables:

Task 1 – Procurement Document Preparation

1. Completing background research, including understanding OPB’s current portals, business enhancement needs, and similar procurements conducted in other organizations/jurisdictions.

2. Assist with development and refinement of high-level project requirements.

3. Assess and develop the overall scope, business and technical requirements including responses and scoring criteria.

4. Create procurement document (i.e., Request for Proposal (“RFP”)) in consultation with OPB procurement, following OPB guidelines and templates. The RFP should contain two (2) key areas:

  • Core Work: Addressing key EOL risk and ensuring existing sites are rewritten on WebCenter Portals for go live no later than Q4 2021. This will be primarily “like for like” with basic improvements to key areas where appropriate (e.g., improved security management, basic look and feel changes).
  • Enhancement Work: A series of optional enhancements to the existing functionalities for the vendors to offer best solutions with separate costs.

5. Assist OPB procurement and in consultation with OPB appointed legal counsel to ensure legal terms and conditions properly reflect the portal development work.

6. Deliverables include but are not limited to the following:

  • Mandatory and desirable technical requirements
  • A list of portal development deliverables
  • Evaluation criteria and process
  • Pricing models
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Revise draft Deliverables for OPB’s acceptance.

 

Task 2 – Procurement Support

1. Assist OPB in answering proponent questions during the open competitive procurement process ensuring all timelines are met;

2. Assist OPB evaluators during the proposal evaluation process;

3. Assist OPB in developing the statement of work at contract finalization;

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4. Assist in finalizing project implementation plans during contract finalization, provide risk assessment and risk mitigation strategies as required; and

5. Ensure ongoing procurement knowledge transfer to the OPB team members.

 

Task 3 – Optional Services

1. The service provider may provide project management assistance to OPB during initial implementation stage of portal developments.

2. During the term, the service provider may also provide other related services on an ad hoc basis.

3. All costs associated with optional services will be charged based on hourly rates and must be preapproved by OPB. Service provider may propose a fixed fee for a specific assignment.

 

ABOUT IAN MARTIN:

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If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

 

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Programmer/Developer Level 2

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Programmer/Developer for a 6+ month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Programmer/Developer is responsible for developing, maintaining and administering IT solutions to support Ontario’s courts in the delivery of Clients services under various legislative frameworks and rules of procedure.

Job Description:

Duties:

The consultant will be responsible for:

  • Translate business requirements and functional specifications into working, tested applications. This includes developing detailed programming specifications, user interface designs, prototypes, writing and/or generating code, compiling data driven programs, conducting unit tests and debugging code.
  • Analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and documentation of approved requests related to our mainframe environments
  • Assessment of and recommendations for program enhancements/changes requested by business partners
  • Support and maintenance for mainframe application programs and program modules, including on-call support
  • Knowledge transfer to team members and other personnel

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Strong IBM COBOL experience and expertise with the mainframe environment
  • Experience in development of JEE based applications, including (but not limited to) integration layer services such as web services
  • Experience in Core Java and JEE frameworks
  • Experience in wrapping mainframe IMS transactions into Java APIs and/or web services
  • Experience in implementing system to system integration (through APIs, web services) involving mainframe applications
  • Experience working in a similar technical environment (recognizes the language, data model, and size of an application that has undergone multiple changes over a long-term period)
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of tools to support application analysis
  • Ability to apply lessons learned from applicable projects
  • Successfully completed technical analysis of legacy applications for similar complex, environments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Track record for meeting deadlines in a complex program environment

 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

ewemi

Enterprise Security Architect

Our Public client is looking for a Enterprise Security Architect for 5 month contract with the possibility of extension in Toronto, ON.

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Advises on the identification, analysis, and resolution of specific security factors, risks, vulnerabilities; protection of personal privacy issues; and appropriate industry and international security standards
  • Builds and maintains WSIB-wide security architecture designs and standards in alignment with the corporate technological vision and direction
  • Identifies and builds enterprise wide security architecture artefacts and roadmaps that meet the evolving business, customer service, operational, applications, risk and compliance requirements
  • Builds and documents scalable multi-use policies and standards that are compliant with the enterprise architecture and design documentation to be referenced by security and infrastructure specialists
  • Subject Matter Expert in security architecture, building and maintaining enterprise and solutions security architecture
  • Delivers architectural alternatives, recommendation documents and architecture blueprint documents to senior management and stakeholders for approval
  • Provides advice to clients regarding security technologies, technology risk assessments, and project issues
  • Defines, evaluates, and assesses security architecture requirements for systems environments and IT projects; ensures the incorporation of IT security and contingency measures in the design and development of IT solutions
  • Undertakes analyses of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on security architectures
  • Collaborates with all relevant internal and external stakeholders in order to review the objectives and constraints of I&IT solutions and determine conformance with current enterprise architecture standards, policies and technology roadmap
  • Maintains close working relationships with executive and business management to understand enterprise wide business and I&IT goals, objectives and strategies.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Candidate must have a solid understanding of enterprise IT security architectures, standards, controls, protocols, cyber security threats. 
  • The Candidate must be able to identify and analyze security factors, risks, vulnerabilities in the context of appropriate industry and international security standards. 
  • Candidate must be able to ensure alignment of initiatives with corporate business and IT strategies and the delivery of high quality and coherent solution architectures as well as future state architecture. 
  • The candidate must be able to articulate the holistic view of the WSIB enterprise that enables ease of use to customers, cost efficiencies, simplified architectures that promote improved agility for business partners. 
  • The Candidate must have the ability to present complex and technical ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively and in a user-friendly manner to non-technical audiences and maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients. 
  • The candidate must have the ability to present complex and technical ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively and in a user-friendly manner to non-technical audiences and maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients.
  • 10+ years progressively senior experience in information technology with solid background in security architecture, planning, design, and development
  • 8+ years of experience in enterprise wide security architecture experience, ideally within a Ontario Public Service or agency environment
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) an asset
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of various enterprise architecture methodologies (e.g., Zachman, TOGAF, SABA) and ability to adapt and develop hybrid applications of methodologies to meet WSIB’s needs
  • Knowledge and expertise in the principles, practices and latest concepts in Enterprise Architecture, Project Management methodologies and Software Development life cycles, with the ability to promote a coherent, corporate approach to enterprise architecture
  • Knowledge of techniques to secure information assets and the building and constructing and implementation of security technologies
  • Knowledge of techniques to discover gaps or weaknesses in solution architectures to identify and mitigate known security threats or inherent weaknesses
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and corporate directives related to the security and confidentiality of information (e.g. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act) in order to identify and assess areas of concern and risk
  • Solid knowledge of current security and contingency technology and techniques (e.g. digital signature, encryption, access controls, fire-walls, authentication, virus protection, etc.); and a proven working knowledge of security audit procedures and protocols
  • Experience in threat and risk assessment methods
  • Knowledge and understanding of Information Management principles, concepts, policies and practices
  • Superior communication skills (verbal and written) to explain technical concepts to non-technical people including senior business and I&IT leadership; ability to present ideas and suggestions clearly and effectively and in a user-friendly manner; maintain a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients
  • Strong written communication techniques to prepare reports, reviews, briefing materials and correspondence
  • Leadership, problem solving, interpersonal skills to lead the analysis, design, and development of security architecture initiatives
  • Strong follow-up skills; ability to organize applicable department timelines and follow up with internal and external customer needs
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to accomplish multiple tasks within the agreed upon timeframes through effective prioritization of duties and functions in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with internal and external customers and vendors
  • Self-motivated; able to work independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests and to collaborate with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify high quality solutions; high initiative and ability to prioritize in a high-pressure environment and ability to work on simultaneous projects

Intermediate Process Analysts

Our Public client is looking for an Intermediate Process Analysts for a 12 month contract in Toronto, ON

Resource Responsibilities:

  • The Intermediate Process Analyst acts as a change agent providing analytical and technical support in the integration and application of continuous improvement methodologies.
  • The Intermediate Process Analyst will serve as a subject matter expert in the identification of opportunities to improve business operations across multiple program areas.
  • The Intermediate Process Analyst’s expert facilitation skills will be applied in guiding internal teams in the application of continuous improvement methodologies to drive operational improvements, including the identification and documentation of business rules, future state business processes, and utilization of performance metrics used to monitor effectiveness and efficiency improvements.
  • Other activities may include providing advice on effective management and execution of business transformation and continuous improvement programs and initiatives, including the use of participating in practices for business process design as well as overseeing the design, implementation and monitoring of a system of performance objectives and metrics that track how the organization executes business process reengineering processes.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrated experience with conducting improvement workshops and demonstrating results such as reduction of cycle time, quality improvement, reduction of work in process and improved team building and decision making
  • Expertise in the application of continuous improvement tools and techniques such as Lean Six Sigma, AGILE, Business Process Reengineering, Theory of Constraints (TOC)
  • Experience in conducting interviews to gain insight into an organization and to uncover and document processes
  • Experience in developing and implementing performance measurement frameworks
  • Experience in performing business analyses of functional requirements to identify information, business rules, procedures and decision flows and develop associated data dictionaries
  • Experience in conducting value stream analyses and documenting knowledge inputs and outputs as well as "as is" and "to be" processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to articulate the benefits of change, build skills within a team environment and get stakeholder buy-in for change initiatives
  • Prior public sector experience, ideally with the Ontario Public Service is an asset
  • Prior experience in the insurance industry, specifically claims management is an asset

System Analyst Level 3

Our Public client is seeking to procure a System Analyst Level 3 in Toronto, ON to perform FileMaker tasks for the FST in identifying the FileMaker system enhancements, customizations, and development requirements.

Duties

The candidates responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Complete work as assigned
  • Provide progress/status information to Client Management
  • Comply with Client security procedures and practices
  • Comply with Client Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Guidelines
  • Provide skills / knowledge transfer to appropriate Client staff
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  • Analyze the requirements and arrive at solutions that (a) incorporate FSCO standards, tools and features, and (b) will integrate them with the above applications, ensuring that in areas of distinct usage, duplicate functionality is not developed where common utilities already exist among these applications.
  • Provide a project plan with identified tasks for each group in MS Project; this plan will address the deliverables based on the requirements for each user group, including the estimated time required from FSCO’s technical systems and business users to support the proposed plan.
  • Provide status reports on a weekly and monthly basis, and provide up-dates on the projected plans for the following weeks that conform to existing LTC standards (including identified and approved changes to the schedule where necessary); consistently update LTC’s activity reporting system until the project closeout.
  • Prepare for MOF review and approval of the proposed format, content and distribution for each deliverable, ensuring the work plan approval exists prior to the commencement of each task; submit deliverables on- schedule, as agreed, in the approved work plan. The Vendor may be required to conduct walkthroughs for specific deliverables to facilitate LTC / MTO/MOLSDB (server host) and FST (user group) review and approvals.

Responsibilities

Development

  • Experience in the development, integration, testing, and implementation of the clients’ applications
  • Experience in leading the technical aspects of projects related to the development of a diverse range of client applications through all stages of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).D
  • Experience with coaching and directing junior analysts throughout the project, related to the development of a diverse range of client applications through all stages of the Systems Development Life Cycle

Technical

  • Experience in rapid application development (RAD) methodologies
  • Experience with middleware and gateways
  • Experience with object-oriented programming skills.
  • Experience in requirements gathering and design skills in the area of Workflow/Case Management/Document Systems
  • Experience in government ministries/agencies Case Management Systems designing / development / implementation / enhancements / support using the environments/tools-set mentioned

Tools

  • Experience in FileMaker-16 tool set and the interfacing plug-ins and MS Office tools in a Windows 2012 VMware shared utility environment
  • Experience in remote connecting set-ups using RAS/VPN over DSL, cable modem or dialup connections.
  • Experience in FileMaker-16 / Citrix / Calendar-interfacing methods / MicroSoft Office tools-set including Outlook interfacing / EzXslt / eBlaster and Mass-mailing interfacing.
  • Experience with Windows 2007 / Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2010 / Microsoft Office 365

Analysis

  • Experience providing specialized technical expertise in the overall analysis of the design and architecture of systems solutions
  • Experience in the analysis and documentation for the design and architecture of systems solutions
  • Experience guiding feasibility studies and cost effective analysis of proposed client I&IT initiatives, ensures all studies and analyses are documented
  • Experience in business analysis, systems analysis and technical leadership skills

Project Manager Skills

  • Experience in planning, scheduling, estimating resources, providing technical expertise, co-ordination, monitoring progress and providing management with project status updates
  • Experience evaluating recommendations and ensuring all recommended solutions for improvement are congruent with the project goals and objectives
  • Experience with overseeing the research and evaluation of the technical components in the acquisition of software, hardware, technology, systems and products
  • Experience in identifying short and long-term project goals and objectives
  • Experience defining and identifying program and service delivery requirements in support of the development of client applications

Techniques

  • Experience with techniques, standards, and performance criteria to control the quality of application development initiatives

Soft Skills

  • Experience with client management skills
  • Presentation and meeting/conference facilitation skills

Sr. System Administrator

Our BC Public Sector client is looking for a Sr. System Administrator for their office in Downtown, Vancouver.

Under the direction of the IT Services Manager (Contract Manager), the Sr. System Administrator will be responsible for managing day to day operational system administration tasks as well as implementing enhancements to the current systems infrastructure. The Sr. System Administrator will also be required to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Working collaboratively with client’s Systems team, the Contractor’s services will specifically include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Maintaining current server infrastructure
  • Enhancing the server infrastructure to include new technologies such as clustering, cloud and or VMware
  • Improve the backup and recovery process (upgrade or enhance)
  • Domain administration for the local area network (LAN)
  • DNS and DHCP server configuration on the LAN
  • Monitoring and improving network performance
  • Security administration
  • Providing project support as required
  • Working with Shared Services BC on supplied services such as wide area network configuration changes to domain trusts, DNS servers, ministry firewall rules, new IP ranges and switches, e-mail Exchange server services and SharePoint server services.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of Server Administration
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of Microsoft IIS
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of current hardware technologies, including provisioning of computer room servers and rack-mounted equipment
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of virtual server environments such as Microsoft Hyper-V cluster and its management tools or VMWare
  • Demonstrated knowledge of firewall configuration
  • Knowledge of SQL Server Administration
  • Knowledge of Azure cloud infrastructure configuration
  • Proven ability to provide input, document requirements and support the design and delivery of server infrastructure changes
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Demonstrated capability to identify, analyze and prepare risk mitigation tactics for implementation of the solution
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with a team
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in accordance with
  • an organization’s security policies, or even just securely
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work, document and conduct research independently
  • Effective communicator (written and verbal)

 

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ETL Developer/Programmer Level 2

Our Public client is seeking to procure a ETL Developer/Programmer Level 2 in Toronto, ON to perform tasks that form a series of subprojects related to the ingestion of OT derivatives data from the three designated trade repositories.

These tasks include:

  • Requirements gathering, source extract definition and data profiling
  • ETL development
  • Quality assurance

Requirements:

  • 5 or more years of experience with IBM Data Stage and InfoSphere products
  • Experience in designing ETL data flows from start to end including scheduling and ETL job orchestration
  • Preparing ETL programs for assigned sources and targets
  • Unit Testing ETL programs in accordance with quality policy
  • Self-starter, with excellent communication to both business and technical audience
  • Ability to work under pressure, often in a self-supervised capacity

Technical Business Analyst

Our Public client is looking for a Technical Business Analyst for a 27 month contract in Toronto, ON

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Provide expertise and support to the business throughout the enterprise by conducting in-depth analysis, summary, and recommendations
  • Work with business partners and project managers to ensure project deliverables are being met as per the documented business related deliverables
  • Conduct complex statistical analysis and predictive modeling in order to provide ongoing performance measurement of the business
  • In collaboration with the various business areas, create and deliver corporate and operational performance measures, other required data, reports and/or presentations for use by the Strategy Cluster and internal clients; tailoring the report to an appropriate level of detail and client focus
  • Lead and/or participate in project, forums, and working groups varying in scope and complexity

Knowledge & Skills

  • Computer Science, Business Administration, or Social Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Eight or more year’s experience in business analysis with a focus on Software Solutions and IT transformation projects 
  • Proven experience with mapping end-to-end business process, business and technical requirements analysis, business planning, modeling, verification and methodology and product development.
  • Experience working and negotiating with a variety of stakeholders and third party vendors
  • Work with a sense of urgency and demonstrate leadership skills to achieve high performance and service levels
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills to effectively build relationships and influence decisions
  • Excellent project management skill, analytical, problem solving and influential skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Superior writing skills to prepare/edit comprehensive reports, and other documents
  • Excellent organization skills

Guidewire Technical Lead

Our Public client is looking for a Guidewire Technical Lead for a contract ending 23 August 2019 in Toronto, ON

Resource Responsibilities:

1. Work with management to in the construction and delivery of technology-enabled applications, products and high quality services that adhere to quality management and development standards. This includes:

  • Providing details to business/technical issues and ensure that design specifications meet architecture and requirements specifications and that development schedules are also met;
  • Providing high quality technical documentation, presenting it clearly to interested parties, and providing knowledge transfer to team members.

2. Interact with the technical teams by: 

  • Providing feedback, testing and change/implementation review and walkthroughs.
  • Work with system solutions to handle confidential data/information and transfers between WSIB and service providers;
  • Performing  system installations and software testing;
  • Translating logical data model to physical data model
  • Conducting technical and detailed design walkthroughs and code reviews;
  • Functioning in a support capacity, communicating options for resolution of software issues.

3. Collaborate with project or support teams  by:  

  • Defining data models and processing models based on the business requirements  in order to meet the needs of the organization's information requirements and helping to determine data requirements, normalization, structure and distribution.
  • Participating in defects meetings;
  • Supporting all testing, code drop release notes and the implementation of development components.  
  • Providing timely reporting on work progress status to the project manager, team lead and/or manager.

4. Following  the software development methodology (agile) and databases standards. 

Knowledge & Skills

  • University degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent.
  • 5+ years hands-on experience with Guidewire products (PolicyCenter, BillingCenter, ClaimCenter), preferably version 7.0, in technical consultant/lead role during implementation and maintenance phases
  • 10+ years experience in design, build, configure, deploy, support, and maintenance of Enterprise solutions
  • 5+ years experience in Java based technologies with general knowledge of specific components such as Authentication/Authorization, Active Directory, LDAP, CICS Transaction Gateway, JMS, MQ, JDBC, FTP, Mail etc.
  • 5+ years experience in developing business applications that have transaction data in ORACLE and / or SQL DB
  • 5+ years experience in distributed system integration technologies that span various platforms and operating systems
  • 5+ years experience in HTTP/S, FTP technologies including Secure FTP, FTPS, sFTP etc
  • 5+ years of experience in Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 5.x/6.x and AIX 5/7.x Operating system
  • Strong troubleshooting capability
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with business users, functional and technical teams and SMEs.
  • Strong knowledge sharing and knowledge transferring skills
  •  Ability to work in an environment of high growth and constant challenges.
  •  Good team player who takes instructions, can work in a fast pace project team with good listening skills
  •  5+ years experience in IBM WebSphere MQ / WebSphere Message Broker products

Task-based I&IT Consultant 2

Our Public client is looking for a Task-based I&IT Consultant level 2 for a one year contract in Toronto, ON

General Responsibilities:
Works in partnership with clients, advising them how to use information management (IM) and/or information technology in order to meet their business objectives or overcome problems, work to improve the structure and efficiency of an organisation's I&IT systems. The Task-based I&IT Consultant may be used to provide suggestions to organisation with regard to IM & Task-based IT technology, IT infrastructures and the enablement of major business processes through enhancements to IT. Analyze and document solution complexity and inter-dependencies for SAMS (Curam solution) and SA Mobile by function / track for purpose of effort and cost estimation. Provide the quality assurance/quality control of specific deliverables by supporting, providing input and solution options based on knowledge of Curam, web services, interfaces and best practices related to integrating technologies. Anticipates and resolves problems to ensure that the deliverables are completed within budget, to the highest quality, meeting or exceeding expectations Identifies conflicts and communicates deliverable conflicts or issues to the engagement lead or client manager. Builds positive relationships by developing an understanding of business and deliverable needs. Develops processes and procedures for implementing the deliverables. Prepares reports options, recommendations, implementation plans, and fit-gap analysis for SAMS (Curam) changes or opportunities, based on Curam v7 capabilities. Works with clients to support and understand internal work practices and the nature of their program areas. Defines software, hardware and network requirements

Rated Criteria

Technical Analysis, Documentation and Advice

• Demonstrated experience in providing recommendation and guiding the clients in using information management (IM) or information technology in order to meet their business objectives
• Excellent at providing the quality assurance/quality control of specific deliverables by supporting, providing advice and solution options based on knowledge of Curam, web services, interfaces and best practices related to integrating technologies.
• Experienced in developing processes and procedures for implementing developer/
programmer/technical deliverables.
• Experienced in preparing reports options, recommendations, implementation plans, and fit-gap analysis for Curam changes or opportunities, based on Curam v7 capabilities. Has worked with clients to support and understand internal work practices and the nature of their program areas.
• Ability to support technical teams in defining necessary software, hardware and network requirements.

Development Experience

• Experienced developing web services using the Cúram framework such as (SOAP, REST)
• Extensive experience peer reviewing unit tests and the development of web services and interface.
• Experienced in supporting technical team in the creation of deployment packages and documentation.
• Proven ability to complete and deliver analysis, solutions, code and development deliverables for case management changes based on knowledge of IBM Cúram V.6.04 Developer and Cúram V. 7.10
• Experienced in completing configuration or customization of functions or screens for Cúram solution, including in the areas of: Cúram Express Rules (CER), Eligibility & Entitlement and Display Rule sets, Cúram Financial Management, Cúram Web Service and Evidence modules.

Communication

• Able to builds positive relationships by developing an understanding of business and deliverable needs.
• Experience in providing effective and efficient analysis and documentation of solution for changes to case management systems, particularly for web services and interfaces.
• Proven ability to conduct analysis and build technical design documents including but not limited to: data mapping and updates to systems design

SharePoint Developer

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a SharePoint Developer for a 12+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a SharePoint Developer, the resource is responsible to work on software solutions by studying requirements analysis and information needs; conferring with stakeholders and IT Management; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; performing software design using software development fundamentals and processes, debug, test, and deploy software solutions.

* Knowledge & Skills

The Client is looking for a Strong SharePoint Developers to apply current graphics design and .NET technologies to develop, modify, maintain SharePoint server portals. Design, develop, and manage site content and capabilities and provide daily onsite maintenance of the existing SharePoint Portals. Participate in testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Work with project stakeholders daily. A certain degree of creativity required.

 

Knowledge & Skills

Must have:

  • Experience programming in .NET 3.5, C#, ASP.NET, T-SQL, C/C++, XLM. Experience with Visual Studio, SharePoint Designer, InfoPath, Web Parts, and workflow creation.
  • Experience as a SharePoint Developer in the analysis, design, hands-on development and delivery of web-based applications.
  • Experience using jQuery, Client Object Model, and Service Oriented Architecture.
  • Experience with SharePoint’s application services framework including implementation, configuration, and usages of Search, Managed Metadata, and User Profile Services.
  • Microsoft MCPD 70-576, SharePoint 2010/2013 Designing and Developing Applications certification is a plus but not required.
  • Ability to write Stored Procedures, write complex SQL queries, and ability to analyse the SQL data is desired.
  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, and/or SQL Server Integration Services a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems; or related discipline is desired.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to high quality/error free deliverables.
  • Must be motivated, independent and self-sufficient. Able to receive an assigned task and see it through to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Must have a strong programming background authoring well written, well documented, modular and clean code.
  • Must be well organized, a good communicator, able to effectively prioritize tasks, and manage your projects from concept to production.
  • Must be able to write thorough and concise functional and design specifications as well as easily readable end user documentation.
  • Must be well able to brainstorm with others, thrive in a collaborative team environment, multi task, and quickly adapt to change.
  • Emphasizes personal and professional growth by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Must rely on project management experience and judgment to accomplish goals in a variety of tasks.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and able to read and write in English.    

*Resource Responsibilities:

As a SharePoint Developer you will be performing the following duties:

 

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Senior Middleware Specialist

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Senior Middleware Specialist for a 6+ month contract with high possibility of extension to next 6 months.

As a Senior Middleware Specialist, is responsible to Perform Middleware installation, configuration and maintenance and to Support system integration testing, user acceptance testing and performance testing

Job Description:

Resource Description/Resource Profile:

  • Administration of WAS, MQ, MQ Broker, Directory server, HTTP Server
  • Knowledge of WebSphere and MQ configurations
  • Understanding of SSL and knowledge of setting up secure communication between WAS and MQ components
  • Strong understanding of High Availability concept and architecture.
  • Automation of middleware processes such as start/stop, monitoring, automated deployments of applications
  • Strong organizational, documentation skills and desire for continuous process improvements.
  • Strong understanding of SDLC
  • Application Production support experience is highly desired
  • Must have strong interpersonal, planning, facilitation, negotiating, and organizational skills.
  • Able to identify risk and issues and recommend appropriate mitigation plans.
  • Can deal with changing priorities and meet tight timelines. Can work under pressure, manage competing priorities and work independently with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a team for production support and respond effectively and efficiently to customers. Resource should be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle critical time bound issues and have the ability to work and respond within a defined SLA.

 Knowledge & Skills

  • Administration of WAS, MQ, MQ Broker, Directory server, HTTP Server
  • Knowledge of WebSphere and MQ configurations
  • Understanding of SSL and knowledge of setting up secure communication between WAS and MQ components
  • Strong understanding of High Availability concept and architecture.
  • Automation of middleware processes such as start/stop, monitoring, automated deployments of applications
  • Strong organizational, documentation skills and desire for continuous process improvements.
  • Strong understanding of SDLC
  • Application Production support experience is highly desired
  • Must have strong interpersonal, planning, facilitation, negotiating, and organizational skills.
  • Able to identify risk and issues and recommend appropriate mitigation plans.
  • Can deal with changing priorities and meet tight timelines. Can work under pressure, manage competing priorities and work independently with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a team for production support and respond effectively and efficiently to customers. Resource should be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle critical time bound issues and have the ability to work and respond within a defined SLA.

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Perform Middleware installation, configuration and maintenance
  • Support system integration testing, user acceptance testing and performance testing
  • Provide support in regular application deployments and implementations
  • Handle Incident tickets and Service requests as assigned
  • Participate in RCA conference bridges and brainstorming sessions to address critical business issues
  • Perform middleware upgrades and software patch installation in non-production environment and prepare upgrade plans for production
  • Utilize new development and testing environments as well as perform maintenance of existing environments
  • Prepare technical documentation including build books and implementation procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required including 24/7 on-call pager support
  • Utilize automated scripts to start/stop WebSphere Application Server, MQ, MQ Broker instances in various development and testing environments
  • Utilize automated scripts for deployment of WAS applications and MQ Broker archives
  • Work with external vendors and internal groups to analyse system capacity and address resources issues as they arise.

 

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Service Desk Analyst (in St. Catharines, Ontario)

Our Public Sector Client in St. Catharines, ON is looking to hire a Service Desk Analyst for a 3+ months of contract role as a Part time.

SUMMARY

Our public sector client is seeking a client-centric individual with a passion for enhancing the end-user experience to provide front-line technical support services.  While working with a diverse team, you will act as the single point of contact for client partners (vendors) while keeping current with all requirements specific to client and account services.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collect contact and information from users, open new or update existing tickets; responding to user requests to investigate and resolve hardware and software problems
  • diagnose and identifying problems utilizing tools from a knowledge management system, specialized hardware and software tools
  • Provide assistance to users by recommending the most effective utilization of computers, standard software packages and their applications and related equipment (workstation and LAN)
  • Classify and categorize incidents; prioritize problems to ensure timely resolution either through first tier support or assignment to Tier 2 or Tier 3 through the established escalation system.
  • Track and follow up on problems reported to the IT Service Desk to ensure proper diagnosis at various levels and service levels are being met in accordance with established service level agreements.
  • Monitor incidents and advise support group of potential/upcoming and actual Service Level breaches
  • prepares related documentation on system service and maintenance including service request forms, service logs and records
  • Notify Incident Coordinator when a potential Severity 1 incident has been detected.
  • Assign unresolved requests to the appropriate Sr. Service Desk Analyst/Subject Matter Lead.
  • Ensure assigned tickets are handled appropriately during off shift, turnover ongoing activities to next on-site analyst
  • Provide technical services as part of a systems project team by carrying out investigations of new hardware and software developments, assessing potential application to client systems and preparing reports with recommendations to the Team Lead, Sr Analysts/SMEs
  • Maintain contact with external service suppliers and software manufacturers to discuss and evaluate new services and hardware/software for applications.
  • Prepare communications/information materials in conjunction with Team Lead/Sr. Analysts/SMEs, maintain current knowledge for respective accounts/services and of the IT field through attendance at related courses, seminars, presentations, demonstrations, and trade shows.
  • Provide technical services to support system projects for the investigation of new technology developments.

 

KNOWLEDGE

  • Job requires knowledge of all Microsoft OS Platforms, Microsoft Office Suite, Desktop Hardware troubleshooting, Blackberry troubleshooting packages to utilize structured troubleshooting techniques and diagnose user/account/client system hardware and software problems
  • the ability to provide advice on effective use of computers and standard software for their business applications and carry out assessments of new hardware and software technologies
  • knowledge of LAN/WAN and telecommunications, desktop networks (e.g. Token Ring) and related hardware (e.g. Intel-based PC's, network adapters, modems, CD-ROMS, printers and plotters) to install and configure new computer hardware and software, prepare service and maintenance documentation, develop and test desktop software components to meet client needs, prepare information materials for clients on computer equipment utilization, analyze problems and conduct minor repairs to ensure desktop and notebook systems are operating in accordance with service level agreements.

 

WORKING HOURS

  • This resource will work anywhere from 20 to 36.25 hours per week.

 

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Mandatory (Must Haves)

  • 1-2+ Years of previous help desk/technical support/service desk experience in a “Big Desk”, high volume contact centre environment
  • analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and assess user/account/client system problems resulting from equipment failures, operating system configurations and application errors, recommend/initiate solutions using diagnostic hardware and software applications and techniques and recommend most effective utilization of computers and software applications.
  • the ability to plan, organize and prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • a strong customer service orientation with a bias for action in order to meet client and service level agreement requirements.
  • analytical and evaluative skills to classify and categorize incidents and to notify Incident Coordinators when a potential Severity 1 incident has been detected.
  • interpersonal and oral communication skills to discuss system failures with clients and recommend/explain solutions and concepts in non-technical term.
  • written skills to prepare system service documentation, develop reports with recommendations for improvements to systems architecture and prepare aspects of information materials.

 

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Infrastructure Integration Specialist (Network or Server) Level 2

Our client is looking for a Level 2 Infrastructure Integration Specialist (Network or Server) for a 1 year Part-time contract (124 Days)

Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Conduct Security Assessment
• Create Active Directory Domain for security management
• Migrate existing SSL VPN device (Juniper) to new device (Palo Alto)
• Setup a warm or hot site an alternate OFMEM facility
• Setup and configure VM to the Cloud (off site backups of VM)
• Participate in Disaster Recovery testing and drills
• Setup third tier of data replication to an out of province host.
• Addresses capacity

Requirements (Rated Criteria)

Network Infrastructure
• Demonstrated ability of maintaining and implementing network devices and hardware in an Enterprise Environment including knowledge of implementing domain controllers, security best practices and virtualization
Disaster Recovery
• Extensive experience in maintaining and implementing disaster recovery strategies including preventative measures (backups, replication and supporting tools / technologies), Response measures (monitoring tools) Recovery Measure (restoration activities and Disaster recovery Assurance)
Server Hardware
• Expert hands on experience in configuring and building servers including the installation of physical components ?
Server Hardware
• Extensive OSI security knowledge including the ability to conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
OPS Experience
• Previous Experience in the OPS would be an asset

Application Solution Designer

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Application Solution Designer for a 10+ month contract with high possibility of extension.

As an Application Solution Designer, is responsible providing high level recommendations on architectural solution feasibility and/or options for high value/mission critical investments, including both high level conceptual options and high-level solutions; identifying and presenting value-added assessments, such as opportunities for automation to project teams and business areas;

Job Description:

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Provide architectural solution artifacts to Project Managers, Business Analysts and clients on solutions options and directions by:
  • providing high level recommendations on architectural solution feasibility and/or options for high value/mission critical investments, including both high level conceptual options and high-level solutions; identifying and presenting value-added assessments, such as opportunities for automation to project teams and business areas;
  • utilizing system/software solution architecture documents, system conceptual models;
  • providing high-level estimates at project inception and detailed estimates on project costs after detailed requirements are captured;
  • cooperating with Project Managers and Business Analysts in preparing high level resource requirements and timelines estimates, identifying functional work areas and continually helping to remove technical hurdles;  

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Minimum 6 years of intensive hands-on experience in preparing project artifacts such as the solution architecture document and contribute to project plans, business requirements, test strategy, solution design, security design, infrastructure design deliverables throughout the project to ensure quality and requirement traceability.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience and knowledge in architect and designer roles within IT in planning, design, build and implement complex enterprise solutions such as, but not limited to, Kofax, Oracle WebCenter Suite and Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior solution architect or designer capacity with leadership abilities in order to provide guidance and to develop, coach, mentor and collaborate teams in a complex and dynamic environment to ensure delivery of quality service within timelines
  • Minimum 2 years technical experience in Unix (AIX and/or Linux)
  • Minimum 2 years technical experience in Windows 2008 and Windows 2012
  • Preference would be given to candidates with all or some experience with solution architecture and design of Kofax, Oracle WebCenter Suite and Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite.

 

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Senior Java Developer

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Senior Java Developer for a 6+ month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Senior Java Developer, is responsible as a trusted technical resource to satisfy complex requirements related to application development of Clients e-services 

Job Description:

Resource Profile:

• The Senior Java Developer has a bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science, software & systems design, engineering or related field required

• @ 10 years of experience in full stack java web application development

• Has a thorough understanding of WebSphere Portal, Apache Struts & Spring framework and spring security.

• Hands on experience in designing, developing and successful deployment of complex web applications end-to-end on portal technologies.

• Has experience and knowledge of Database modeling and performance tuning.

• Has a working knowledge of information security requirements and implementations

• Experience in following the iterative and Agile SDLC or SCRUM methodology.

 

Knowledge & Skills:

• At least 10 years’ experience on J2EE technologies (Core Java, Servlets, EJB, MDB, JMS, JSF, JSP, Struts MVC, Spring MVC, Spring Framework, Spring Security, Sessions)

• Strong expertise in Web development & design, building Web UI experience, excellent skills in WebSphere 7x/8x/9x, jQuery, JavaScript’s, Ant scripting, CSS

• Expertise designing and developing REST (Representational State Transfer)full API’s

• Knowledge of WebSphere, Oracle Portal, Sun LDAP, Oracle Access Manager & Identity Manager, (in order to transition from old to new technology stack)

• Hands on knowledge of AIX, Windows Server, Linux /Unix OS-based systems and Unix shell scripting

• Strong background in data structures and algorithms and computer science fundamentals; Hands on knowledge of RDBMS, IBM DB2, Oracle DB

• Tools – Confluence, JIRA, Jenkins, Git, VSTS, VS Code, Eclipse, IBM RAD, Maven

• Writing unit test cases (JUnit)

• Superior analytical, problem solving and debugging skills

• Excellent communication and written skills.

Resource Responsibilities:

The Senior Java Developer will act as a trusted technical resource to satisfy complex requirements related to application development of Clients eservices including;

• Work closely with the Development Lead and Manager in a consultative approach

• Utilize and test the system, customizing it as required to meet user requirements, including translating system design into program design specifications and developing program specifications to resolve programming problems.  Define, analyze and resolve technical issues and develop program specs.

• Maintain and execute test plans and functional test scripts for new and modified components

• Participate in code and configuration review processes

• Utilize programs for implementation and install the system, including completion of related documentation, provide installation support (on-site/on-call as required). Conduct post-implementation reviews and provide technical support and problem resolution as required.

• Provide input to work estimates for use in project planning activities

• Follow Clients project management and SDLC disciplines to ensure structured and effective implementation

 

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Application Solution Designer

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire an Application Solution Designer for a 10 month contract with high possibility of extension.

As an Application Solution Designer,  responsible provide solution design expertise to Project Managers, Business Analysts and clients on solutions options and directions

Job Description:

Resource Description

* Knowledge & Skills

  • Minimum 6 years of intensive hands-on experience in preparing project artifacts such as the solution architecture/design document and contribute to project plans, business requirements, test strategy, security design, infrastructure design, network design deliverables throughout the project to ensure quality and requirement traceability.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience and knowledge in architect and designer roles within IT in planning, design, build and upgrading complex OpenText Content Suite solutions and related technologies and products such as, but not limited to, TCM, Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite, and IBM Integration Bus.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior solution designer capacity with leadership abilities in order to provide guidance and to develop, coach, mentor and collaborate teams in a complex and dynamic environment to ensure delivery of quality service within timelines
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in OpenText Content Suite end-to-end solution troubleshooting and system performance testing / analysis.
  • Minimum 5 years technical experience in Unix (Linux and AIX)
  • Minimum 2 years technical experience in Windows 2008 and Windows 2012

 

*Resource Responsibilities:

  • Provide solution design expertise to Project Managers, Business Analysts and clients on solutions options and directions by:
  • providing high level recommendations on solution feasibility and/or options for high value/mission critical investments, including both high level conceptual options and high-level solutions; identifying and presenting value-added assessments, such as opportunities for automation to project teams and business areas;
  • utilizing system/software solution documents, system logical and physical models;
  • and, cooperating with Project Managers and Business Analysts in preparing high level resource requirements and timelines estimates, identifying functional work areas and continually helping to remove technical hurdles; 
  • Analyzing and documenting the current and target state of the OpenText Content Suite solutions including conceptual, logical and physical architecture/design.
  • Provide technology upgrade strategy, approach and a new solution design that complies with defined architecture, frameworks and principles.
  • Work with Clients management to provide technical OpenText Content Suite expertise solving upgrade issues.  Provide technical leadership in collaboration with multiple teams such as data center, network, systems administration, and vendors.
  • Provide knowledge transfer to Clients management and staff.

 

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Business Analyst (Level 3)

 Our client is looking for a Level 3 Business Analyst for a 3 month contract (96 Days).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Document the business requirement revisions and application enhancements
  • Facilitate workshops to document business processes and use cases
  • Provide inputs and technical recommendations on Microsoft Dynamics
  • IT system requirements planning, system testing, business validations and implementation support
  • Update user guides and provide end user training

Requirements (Rated Criteria)

Business Analysis Experience

  • 10+ years of demonstrated experience in business analysis and planning
  • Experience in gathering business requirements, revise existing business requirements based on enhancements
  • Develop/add new requirements to meet the desired applications changes
  • Coordinate with teams and provide walk through on final business requirements and enhancements, act as an liaison between business users and delivery teams Finalize the scope for a release and secure business approvals
  • Facilitate workshops to document new client business processes and revise existing business processes
  • Analyze existing use cases and update them as per application changes

Technical Skills

  • Knowledge and experience working with CRM applications, Dynamics 2016, and providing inputs and recommendations on MS Dynamics capabilities, functions and features
  • Provide recommendations on current technology trends in CRM and best practices
  • Assisting with technical problem solving and guiding teams as necessary to bring project on track

Clear Communication

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills

OPS Experience

  • Knowledge of Ontario government GO-ITS standards, especially Technical, Architecture and Security standards
  • Knowledge of OPS gating and architecture artifacts
  • Good understanding of diverse business environments, especially government environments
  • Experience following and complying with OPS standards Knowledge of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) web content guidelines
  • Experience with AODA standards

Peoplesoft Developer (RFS SPP2019-16)

Our Public-Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a PeopleSoft Developer for a 12 month contract, with high possibility of extension.

As a PeopleSoft Developer,  responsible to provide technical assistance in developing and implementing PeopleSoft systems solutions in support of approved project and service requests.

 Job Description:

Knowledge & Skills

  • 10+ years development experience with PeopleSoft experience, ideally including PS 9.2 HR and Finance related modules / components.
  • Completion of post-secondary education in a technology related field
  • 10+ relevant technical or systems analysis experience, ideally with a mix of technical and functional PeopleSoft experience.
  • 5+ years of experience and knowledge with PeopleSoft Advanced Tools such as Application Engines, Component Interfaces, Integration Broker, Business Interlinks, Workflow, and Object Oriented PeopleCode.
  • Proven experience working with accepted methods, standards, techniques and best practices for development.
  • Oral communication skills to work effectively with and discuss development approaches to clients/senior management and external stakeholders; written communications skills to document and communicate development specifications.
  • Decision making skills to assist with decisions and recommendations on various issues and solutions that impact the projects/programs.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle management, development and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems or products.

NICE TO HAVE:

  • PeopleSoft HR and Finance experience, ideally version 9.1 and 9.2

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance in developing and implementing PeopleSoft systems solutions in support of approved project and service requests
  • Translate client business requirements and associated functional designs into technical design documentation, ensuring that the solution(s) satisfy all business requirements.
  • Work with Analysts, Administrators, and Testing teams to support configurations, code customizations, code migrations, and testing from System, Integration, User Acceptance and performance.
  • Participate in technical sessions to prototype new system functionality.
  • Participate in workshops with project teams to explain and gain consensus on the solution(s) to be developed.
  • Work with systems analysts to ensure the solution meets the approved solution design.
  • Perform code reviews to identify potential issues.
  • Perform unit testing and troubleshoot coding issues.
  • Provide support during systems integration testing.
  • Coordinate testing, release management and change management activities

 

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Senior Guidewire Specialist – SPP2018-849 – 2nd Round

Our Public-Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Senior Guidewire Specialist for a 12-month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Senior Guidewire Specialist,  is responsible in  providing oversight on the solutions that fully integrate and collaborate with existing IT systems to solve complex business solutions. Candidate should have a holistic view of enterprise solutions, taking into consideration operational costs, security, performance engineering, application development, and systems management.
 

Job Description:

Candidate for this position must be capable of playing different roles within the team, from lead to high-skilled developer and technical team leader to specialist and technical mentor.
The candidate must have a sound understanding of Guidewire applications, API, Enteprise Integration Patterns, technology architecture and infrastructure but also very good communication skills, with the ability to adapted them to different audiences.

3-5 years’ experience in Guidewire configuration and integration development using GOSU with PolicyCenter, ClaimCenter, Billing Center and Contact Manager
5+ years of experience developing web based Java/J2EE applications.
Attention to detail and ability to oversee multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • High level of independence but also able to work as a team player.
  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong understanding of Object Oriented design and methodologies.
  • Familiar with SDLC including Water Fall and Agile.
  •  Experience working on development teams for large internet based front-end applications.
  • Guidewire Certification is preferred.
  • Ability to conduct effective code reviews.
  •  Hands-on experience, working knowledge and strong technical skills in the following technologies:
  • 5+ years’ experience designing and supporting implementation of Guidewire products
  • 2+ years’ experience in ESB, Guidewire Plug-ins, Messaging, and API.
  •  Proficiency in designing, implementing and supporting packaged Vendor products.
  •  Integration with Web Content Management tools
  • Source Code version tools such as Apache Subversion, and Git, GitHub.
  • Experience with Jenkins and Bitbucket

 

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”

 

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Service Designer x4 (SPP2018-1170)

Our Public sector client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Service Designer x4 (SPP2018-1170) for a 6 months of contract role with option to extend.

As a Service Designer x4 (SPP2018-1170), is responsible to build quality service experiences across the WSIB by working collaboratively with internal partners and using participatory design methods to improve customer experiences, incubate new services, and cultivate a human-centered design culture and capability across the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Experience (Years of Related Experience and Type of Experience):
  • 5+ years in Experience Design or related discipline, within a design consultancy or equivalent position
  •  Deep expertise in design thinking/ human-centered design, as well as core service design methods and processes
  • In-depth knowledge and experience within a relevant design discipline (UX Design, Design Research, Service Design, Design Strategy, Systems Design, Business Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work within a self-directed culture and navigate ambiguity and complex problems
  • Proven designs and experience of launched services that have been implemented (asset)
  •  Experience crafting and executing a project vision, strategy and client relationship (asset)
  •  Experience with concepting, ideation, and iterative prototyping (asset)
  •  Experience with mixed methods research (asset)

Responsibilities/Job Description:

  • The Service Designer builds quality service experiences across the WSIB by working collaboratively with internal partners and using participatory design methods to improve customer experiences, incubate new services, and cultivate a human-centered design culture and capability across the organization. The Service Designer combines strong business acumen and knowledge of the WSIB’s business with a deep expertise in design thinking to:
  • build organizational structures, systems and business models that support the WSIB’s customer centric objectives;
  •  assist in facilitating service improvements by redesigning the end-to-end journey of services delivered to WSIB customers, including those that support the implementation of new digital solutions;
  • architect new services that improve customer experience and create compelling new value propositions for customers.
  • Service Design may involve the creation of, or change to, transactions, products, programs and content across both digital and offline channels provided by different parts of the WSIB. The Service Designer is a hands-on design expert, taking concepts forward and working hand-in-hand with business partners to implement services in a variety of settings and for all of WSIB’s customers.
  •  Collaborate closely with lines of business across the WSIB, becoming an expert on how the customer interacts with their services, systems, products & processes.
  •  Dive into the complex people, process and technology landscape that makes up WSIB services. Take a systemic approach to understanding a new business area, both zooming out to see the big picture, then diving in to capture the important details. Identify the touchpoints between the customer and the WSIB throughout their journey.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with Senior Executives and colleagues across the WSIB to promote best practices for service development and delivery, generate buy-in, ensure appropriate resource allocation, support co-creation objectives, and ensure high quality outputs. Liaise with key stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Assist internal business partners with transforming current service experiences and building new service delivery opportunities by building a shared understanding of current state, and generating meaningful insights through the design process.
  •  Leverage service design methodology to solve hard-to-diagnose problems that require a holistic approach to effectively uncover the root cause (i.e., experiences that are cross-channel, involve multiple touchpoints, and are the result of a cross-functional effort comprising many different teams).
  • Enable holistic, meaningful change by blueprinting ecosystem-level scenarios that span and intersect across a web of offerings related to a particular service. Work closely with business partners to build an end-to-end and surface-to-core understanding of a process that not only encapsulates the experience of the customer, but also the activities of the behind-the-scenes staff and systems that deliver the service (underlying support actors, touchpoints, systems, and policies). Take into account the things that happen before and after the primary experience, looking at upstream causes and downstream effects, to enable teams to identify critical moments that make or break a service experience.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to identify service design project opportunities in the digital and physical realms. Distil business, legislative, & customer constraints into digestible components during the design process.
  • Serve as a service design Subject Matter Expert in design workshops, particularly through ideation, prototyping & testing. Lead co-design working sessions with cross-functional teams. Construct service design concepts and prototypes, and co-facilitate testing of concepts and prototypes for validation and iteration.
  •  Assist lines of business in documenting solution requirements to improve service delivery to our customers, considering both the customer’s experience and the WSIB’s ability to implement and scale the solution.
  •  Work closely with business partners across the organization, Senior Executives and the Board of Directors to codesign organizational structures, systems and business models that support the WSIB’s customer centric objectives
  • Build new ways of creating, delivering and capturing value across the WSIB
  • Assist with cross-cluster initiatives of strategic significance by applying service design expertise
  • Respond to ad hoc requests from Senior Executives, including exploratory and/or advisory engagements
  •  Communicate and present research and design insights to stakeholders, including internal business partners, Senior Executives, the Board of Directors, as well as workers, employers, health care providers, and representatives.
  • Communicate service concepts and ideas to team members, internal and external stakeholders, and customers. Use diverse set of methods and tools to illustrate all the components and touchpoints of the service.
  • Contribute to building a customer centric organizational culture that understands the value of adopting a human-centered design practice and mindset. Instil teams across the organization with the confidence, capabilities and discipline to explore, incubate and scale innovative design solutions.
  • Ensure high quality and timely delivery of outputs by staying up-to-date on new developments, tools and approaches in service design.
  •  Demonstrate an intrinsic passion for making things better and creating new methods and practices. Employ creative problem solving skills, a curious mind, an enthusiastic work ethic, patience and a positive attitude. Be collaborative and contribute to healthy team motivation and morale.

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Program Director (SPP2018-1129)

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Program Director for a 18 month contract role.

As a Program Director, accountable for supporting executive project oversight and the overall program management of a program to implement a new electronic provider services platform, including. supporting and coordinating any necessary systems integration and change management efforts.

 Responsibilities/Job Description:

  • The identification, scoping and planning for the business implications across all functions in the WSIB (including but not limited to business processes, WSIB organizational structure and resourcing implications, and systems implications for various applications in operation at the WSIB).
  • Support the WSIB in the multi-phased and multi-year implementation plan for the project and the review, re-engineering and enhancement of innovative business processes, systems and structures to improve service delivery and customer/client service in order to meet the growing demands of the WSIB stakeholders. Encourage the leveraging of a range of creative and cost effective solutions and strategies that support WSIB business and service delivery, operational business process improvements and enterprise I&IT systems and objectives.
  • Support the conceptualization, development and implementation of an enhanced technology platform including leveraging a range of creative and cost effective information technology (IT) solutions and strategies that support WSIB business and service delivery, operational business process improvements and enterprise I&IT systems and objectives.
  • Work closely with senior level executives on a broad range of project issues, decision points and emerging/contentious issues. Support the WSIB in the development and monitoring of project governance products and reporting requirements and facilitate discussions/negotiations to gain support and approval of key initiatives and proposals.
  • Support senior level discussions and negotiations to engage/inform senior program and cluster management in the implementation and gain buy in/consensus on critical decisions and deliverables.
  • Support WSIB project leads and internal stakeholders to coordinate project delivery, change management and internal communication strategies through the various stages of the project that supports change at all levels of the organization and the assessment of risks, the establishment of broad mitigation plans and measures.
  • Partner in creating a multi-disciplinary team environment and quality service centred culture which encourages working cooperatively as a team to achieve common organizational objectives and goals. Support the identification of priorities and program requirements for staff and builds teamwork and open communication to facilitate the dissemination of WSIB priorities, strategies and plans.
  • Support the procurement of third party services as required, to support the implementation of the electronic provider solutions platform, including the development of technology and business solutions.
  • Support vendor relationships including the negotiation of contracts, service level agreements and the resolution of complex functional and strategic issues and problems in order to hold vendors accountable for driving results.

Qualifications:

  • Executive level individual with 10-15 years of Senior Project Management, Change Management and IT project experience
  • Track record of successfully delivering multi-year, multi-stakeholder transformation projects
  • Experience building and managing large multi-disciplinary teams including business, IT and vendor staff
  • Experience managing third party systems integrators
  • Experience leading major change management programs
  • Experience working in a broader public sector organization
  • Demonstrable financial acumen and expertise
  • Strong project governance experience
  • Nice to Have Technical & Interpersonal Skills:
  • MBA or similar, PMP certification would be an asset.

 

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Environment Support and Monitoring Analyst (RFS SPP2018-1087)

Our Public sector client is looking to hire an Environment Monitoring Analyst for a 12-month contract in downtown Toronto.

Here is the description:

Knowledge & Skills

  • Project management/delivery 4-5 years
  • Enterprise systems and application delivery 4-5 years
  • Application Environment Planning/Provisioning 5 years
  • Incident Management 5 years
  • Workflow Automation/Process Development 2 years
  • Proactive Application Monitoring 2 years

Experience with all or some of the following:

  • Enterprise Accounts and Claims software such as Guidewire
  • Enterprise document and content management solutions such as OpenText Solutions
  • Familiarity with enterprise messaging such as IBM MQ/ESB
  • Experience working within a complex Hybrid and Virtualized datacenter
  • Experience working with Java Virtual Machine platform, application delivery or administration
  • Working knowledge of service management and productivity tools such as Service Now, Jira, Confluence would be an asset

 

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Technical Lead_Advisor – End User Computing

SUMMARY
Our education sector client is seeking a results-oriented individual to centralize the management of desktops throughout the organization.  While working with a diverse team, you will work with internal clients to understand their business requirements and develop a new customized image for the PCs in their environment

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with internal clients to design, implement and test end-point management systems across the institution. 
  • Ensure that end-user computing environments are secure, robust and provide optimal value 
  • Provide IT infrastructure that effectively exploits technology for the benefit of internal clients

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of a post-secondary degree program in Computer Science or other relevant technical degree and a minimum of five (5) years of work experience in a large Microsoft Server and Desktop environment managing 1000+ PCs.
  • Experience as a technical lead with imaging and deployment of Windows and Apple operating systems, including current O/S versions, in large managed enterprise environments
  • Minimum 5 years work experience with Windows authentication, permissions, and privilege management using Microsoft Active Directory permissions and Group Policy, File & Print Servers, and PowerShell Scripting in a large enterprise environment (3000+ users).
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft server 2016 and MAC Sierra OS
  • Minimum 5 years work and troubleshooting experience of Microsoft security protocols and networking (VPN, DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, VLAN, LAN and WAN)
  • Enterprise management and security solutions, including antivirus products such as Sophos, endpoint encryptions such as Dell Data Protection Encryption (DDPE), and asset management administration, configuration and imaging such as KACE 1000 & 2000
  • Familiarity querying Microsoft SQL Databases
  • Demonstrated experience with enterprise management and reporting of computing assets.
  • Proven ability to document and provide recommendations on process improvements
  • Strong research skills and the ability to make recommendations for new technologies.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including tact and diplomacy
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.