Content Editor – Senior 22426

Our banking client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Content Editor – Senior will be the Editorial lead on an agile project team that is working on the redesign of the Investors Edge client website.

As a Content Editor – Senior, here is the description;

Must have:

  • Excellent written communication, editing and proofreading skills
  • In-depth knowledge of style guides
  • 5-7+ years of experience in a content writing and/or technical writing position within an enterprise-level organization
  • Financial services experience, preferably with brokerage or investment knowledge
  • One page sample of writing to be attached to resume

Nice to have: 

  • Understanding of and experience working with accessibility guidelines and requirements
  • Experience working in an agile environment

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capability
  • Effective time management and ability to prioritize assignments

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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Devops Engineer

Devops Engineer

Start date: 29th April

End date: 31st Oct

DevOps engineers whose focus is to establish KPI tracking and reporting framework and dashboards.  The skill needs are Elastic stack (Beats, Logstash, ElasticSearch, Kibana). 

CI/CD pipeline and tools including Jenkins, JIRA, Github, SonarQute, automated unit test frameworks and automated testing frameworks.

Solution Architect – Web Security

Solution Architect – Web Security

Start date: 29th April

End date: 31st Oct

Solution architect who understands web application security (SSO, OAuth, LTPA, WebToken, IAM etc.)

Service Desk Analyst (in Toronto, Ontario)

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Service Desk Analyst for a 3+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Service Desk Analyst is responsible 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.

Job Description:

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.”

 

 

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Analytics Developer and Implementation Specialist

Analytics Developer & Implementation Specialist

Duration: 4 + Months (strong likelihood for extension or conversion based on performance and budget)

Location: Toronto, ON

Job Summary:

As a Senior Associate on the Data Instrumentation team you will play a strategic and technical role requiring analytics and development knowledge and skills. You will work directly with internal and external client teams to provide an array of Analytics, Tag Management, Testing and Optimization and Data Management deployment services for a book of business.

Data Instrumentation team focused in four key areas:

Analytics – Creation of custom tracking solutions based on a measurement plan, documenting solution design and mapping of analytics variables to defined requirements. Through defined KPIs, implement a solution enabling a stable architecture for capturing robust data sets.

Tag Management Solutions – Creation of data layer specifications and TMS rules for best practice implementation of site-side and media analytics tracking while reducing page complexity and improving performance.

Testing and Optimization – Implementation of testing and optimization tools with integration across marketing and data instrumentation to ensure sound testing, targeting, and personalization strategies

Data Management Instrumentation – Implementation of DMPs ensuring taxonomies, tags, and integrations are leveraged to support data analytics, insights and channel level targeting.

Responsibilities:

This extremely detail-oriented person will be responsible for the day-to-day execution of data platform deployment in support of business objectives: ensuring data is collected accurately to build a robust data set from which insights and analysis will be based.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills within the agency and to the client are necessary as this person will be working with multiple geographies (agency offices, client sites, etc).

This person should:

  • Possess an in-depth knowledge of a client’s website architecture, online business model & marketing strategy.
  • Function as a subject matter expert on utilization of Tag Management Systems to enable the capture of marketing analytics data.
  • Interact frequently with clients via phone, email, and/or in person with marketers, analysts, and web developers
  • Consult directly with clients, account services, delivery, and web development teams within the agency on projects requiring tag management implementation, analytics strategy, and analytics platform remediation
  • Provide best practices consulting services to clients in solving their web analytics and site optimization platform strategy and technical needs by designing technical site and page-implementation strategies
  • Translate Business Requirements into a Solution Design Document used for implementation support, guidance and documentation of processes
  • Stay current with the latest developments with Data Instrumentation (Analytics, Tag Management, Testing, Optimization and Data Management) and techniques to help our team stay on the cutting edge of marketing analytics.
  • Develop and present solutions and recommendations

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four (4) year, accredited college or university in Computer Science, Marketing, or a related field of study
  • A minimum two to four (2-4) years of experience with data platform tools and methods to be used for website/ad campaign research, site testing and targeting, and/or display ad targeting
  • A minimum two (2) year of experience using tag management systems
  • Experience working on testing, targeting and personalization projects with both targeting and optimization tools and data management instrumentation (DMP).
  • Understanding of the following tools (in order): Google 360 Suite, Google Tag Manager, Adobe Analytics, Adobe Dynamic Tag Manager, Adobe Target, Optimizely, Tealium, Ensighten, or Signal.
  • JavaScript, jQuery, CSS and HTML skills, and a high attention to detail
  • Understanding of web analytics tool basics: tags, cookies, variables.
  • Possess an understanding of tag management systems: tags, rules, variables, and jQuery
  • Experience presenting in front of groups, to clients, and via web conference
  • Strong attention to detail and QA abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and the ability to thrive in a collaborative agency environment with multi-disciplinary teams required
  • The ability to successfully manage multiple internal and external initiatives/projects in a deadline-driven environment

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in creating case studies, point of view documents or white papers in line with your job function in analytics.
  • Work with internal team to continually streamline processes and find efficiencies in the day-to-day work processes done by the data instrumentation team.

Programmer/Developer Level 3

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Programmer/Developer for 100 days of Part Time Contract between May 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario

As a Programmer/ Developer, the candidate is responsible to support and maintain all existing web applications as well as develop new web-based initiatives.

 

Job Description:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Support and Maintenance

  • Provide business application support as a tier 2/3 resource for seven production applications Respond to a break/fix notification within one business day Restore normal service operation within three business days
  • Review and implement change requests to meet client needs Planned Activities (Tangible Deliverables)

Existing Applications

  • Emergency Management Training Portal (EMTP) Provide solutions and incorporate new business processes in support of the new business requirements for the Incident Command Structure (ICS) Update and configure existing modules to meet new business requirements Update and Implement new features based on technical specifications Design and build custom web features (front-end) Design and build custom administrative modules (back-end) in support of web modules and business functions Configure the EMTP in support of new or updated features Build custom administrative reports Update the data model (database) and write custom SQL queries in support of reports and updated / new features Incorporate accessibility requirements (WCAG 2.0) into new features Conduct Data analysis, transformation and import of new data in the EMTP
  • Municipal Compliance Tool Implement an annual update process and updated Contact Management module Design and build features based on technical specifications Build additional modules based on business requirements / technical specifications
  • PDF/UA Generation Tool Implement automated PDF/UA generation for Standard Incident Reports Build Solution that includes the Programming Logic, XML, XSLT, CSS and PDF Identify and determine the best method for integration into existing web application / process Integrate into existing PDF Generation Tool Investigate and build a proof of concept for automated word / structured document to PDF/UA and HTML accessible formats

Skills and Qualifications:

Technical Skills

  • Demonstrated experience in design, build and delivery of Learning Management System (LMS) modules in the TP Macro Language and TP environment.
  • Experience with and knowledge of database including data modelling SQL programming skills with the ability to write queries, stored procedures and views.
  • Experience with the design and development of user and system interface(s).
  • Experience in the use of information retrieval packages using SQL.
  • Experience with middleware and gateways.
  • Demonstrated experience in design, build and delivery of Learning Management System (LMS) modules in the TP Macro Language and TP (Training Partners) environment.
  • Demonstrated experience with technical analysis of the design and architecture of solutions using Training Partner / .Net.
  • Demonstrated experience with applying accessibility requirements to .NET based applications and PDF/UA.

Technologies Experience

  • Experience with Windows XP, Vista, 2K3, 2K8 environment, SQL, XML, Visual Studio, MS Web Services, Enterprise Library, and Team Foundation Server.
  • Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications.

NET Enterprise Level Applications

  • 10+ years of experience in programming and analysis.
  • Experience in developing .NET enterprise level applications incorporating loosely coupled components and nTier architecture.
  • 8+ years of .NET experience.
  • Experience with ASP.NET Programming, .NET Framework, C #.Net and VB.NET.

OPS Experience:

  • Previous Experience in the OPS

 

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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Training Specialist/Instructional Designer 

Our large IT client, is recognized by customers as Canada’s leading Aerospace company.

We are looking for a Training Specialist/Instructional Designer to support the team.

Duration: 12 months

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION         

As a Training Specialist you will be accountable for assessing needs, designing, developing and evaluating training solutions. This person will be responsible for creating and updating learning materials to support the goals and priorities of the business. This role collaborates directly with senior leadership, subject matter experts and project managers, and will be actively involved in the complete training cycle.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Creative, innovative and a self-starter thats eager to take on new challenges and become a SME in a given subject area
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat
  • Highly self-motivated, proactive, comfortable multitasking with acute attention to detail; be sure to mention your favorite ice cream in your cover letter
  • University degree or College diploma in Instructional Design/Development or related field

 RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Map objectives and key learning points to multiple delivery methodologies including virtual, and classroom training.
  • Create an assessment plans for topic objectives and entire blended programs.
  • Review training map and assessment plan with stakeholders and secure sign-off.
  • Write and maintain detailed topic training briefs that outline measurable objectives and clear and concise key learning points.
  • Design instructor led/virtual instructor led training, leader guides, presentations and learning tools.
  • Write reinforcement questions.
  • Create interactive and engaging on-brand learning activities.
  • Design graphic elements to support learning content.

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

Learning Consultant – 22294

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a to hire a Learning Consultant for a 6+ months contract for the Talent Development – Enterprise Initiatives Line of Business with high possibility of extension.

As a Learning Consultant, He/She is responsible in  supporting a specific line of business and will also work with team members from Talent development, SMEs.

Job Description:

Daily Job Duties/Activities:

  • Contribute to designing and building a Leadership Academy for Personal and Small Banking teams
  • Align content/messaging with purpose and other Clients initiatives
  • Partner with program manager to execute strategies
  • Manage the implementation of any new testing
  • Research, recommend, design, develop integrated, comprehensive training solutions based on analysis and assessment of business partner and learner needs.
  • Consult with cross functional project teams, leaders and stakeholders.
  • Conduct on site interviews with staff/contractors on the job and with subject matter experts.
  • Conduct needs assessments and consultations to identify and evaluate training requirements/need for learning.
  • Design and plan customized training programs through instructional design methodology to create successful learning experiences.
  • Develop training materials and curriculum; prepares learning recommendations.
  • Implement customized training programs
  • Manage and coordinate training schedule for team members.
  • Support full learning cycle, curriculum design, development, execution and review.
  • Prepare learning recommendations.
  • Coordinates or performs administrative functions necessary to deliver and document training programs.
  • Ensure that deliverables meet all defined standards of quality and effectiveness, while providing continuity throughout the end-to-end process

MUST HAVES

NICE TO HAVE:

  • Understanding of measurement and evaluation
  • Marketing experience
  • Experience working in a large matrix organization
  • Rapid instructional design skills
  • Experience creating elearning material

Soft Skills

Ability to work autonomously and manage one's time

Ability to work within a team

Strong Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, customer service and interpersonal skills

 

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

Technical Solutions Architect

Junior Technical Solutions Architect -Permanent

Location: Downtown, Toronto

?Industry: Finance

Compensation: Salary + 20% bonus

Our Financial Client is looking to hire full-time a Junior Technical Solutions Architect

As a Junior Technical Solutions Architect, he/she will be responsible to create and maintain architecture plans and specifications including providing architect solutions of medium complexity, based on established patterns, requirements and boundaries.

Scope of responsibilities:

  • Play a critical role in helping the business achieve success through the identification and execution of new technology platforms.
  • Develop and assess technical solutions that involve component integration between internal and external vendor systems. Solutions can be presented at the project delivery team level or at an ARB (architecture review board)
  • Assist in product/project planning that aligns with architecture
  • Provide leadership in meetings with the business, product owners, technologists and project managers to illustrate trade-offs, constraints and/or concerns
  • Translate technology requirements into solutions and provide leadership to the delivery team
  • Liaise and coordinate with broader technology units to ensure adherence to corporate wide standards and strategies. Ensure that architecture standards, policies, and procedures are enforced.

Qualification required:

  • University degree in technology or equivalent job-related experience.
  • At least 7 years of experience in a technology role, including 1+ years as an Architect in a formal Architecture practice
  • Experience in any of the following roles: Solution Designer, Application Architect, Solution Architect, Data Architect or Enterprise Architect
  • Experience with the following technologies:
     

    • Architecture framework: TOGAF, Zachman
    • UML or other standard modelling frameworks
    • Foundation knowledge of OO Design, SOA, micro-services, JEE, cloud, n-tier architectures, databases, APIs, event oriented architecture, enterprise integration patterns, infrastructure
    • Traditional and Single Page Apps, Javascript, JEE, Spring, Oracle, AWS, BPM, API Gateway, Content Management, Oracle, MQ, security architecture: identity and access management, encryption, network security, SSO, cloud technologies.
       
    • 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.”

 

System Testing/QA Specialist Level 3

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

As a Systems Testing/QA Specialist is responsible to develop test cases and execute test cases Develop test cases and execute test cases and execution of test efforts for MS Dynamics 365, including the execution of systems integration tests, specialized test and user acceptance testing

Job Description:

General Skills:

  • Experience in planning, organizing and implementing testing efforts at the specified experience level
  • Knowledge of structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance · of applications
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools and data query tools to aid in the development of test cases
  • 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 · A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines
  • Knowledge of one or more automated testing tools
  • Experience in the specified experience level
  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics 365
  • Experience using Visual Studio Team Server (VSTS)

Desirable Skills:

Primary Requirements: 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 test scripts using Visual Studio Team Suite (VSTS)
  • Experience using Team Foundation Server
  • Experience in the use of information retrieval packages
  • Knowledge and understanding of testing methods in an object-oriented environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of Enterprise Content management
  • Because of the relatively short duration of the contract and the requirement for existing application support, previous experience in the OPS and with Justice-specific applications would be an asset.

 

General Skills, Knowledge and Qualification

  • At least 10 years' experience performing the Quality role on I & IT projects within and outside government

 

 

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

Technical Help Desk – 22218

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Bilingual Help Desk for a 4+ month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Bilingual Help Desk is responsible for Operational Process Efficiency, focused primarily on Mortgage products. They are always actively looking for ways to improve the process workflow and systems for the front-line mortgage sales team, which is composed of nearly 1100 sales staff.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Answer user inquiries regarding computer software to resolve problems, typically of a lower complexity
  • Review user inputs and observe system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors
  • Maintain records of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial actions taken
  • Review technical processes, confer with users or conduct computer diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems or to provide technical assistance and support

Daily Duties: Inbound Call Centre environment. The worker will be advising mortgage agents on the use of a newly launched mortgage sales tool, answering any questions or concerns they may have about using it or the new functionality that has been added. Also providing basic technical support, escalating any issues to the technical team.

Must-Have Skills/Experience:

  • 1-2 years of work experience within a call center environment
  • Bilingual – Fluency in both French & English (Position will support sales agents in Quebec)

Nice to Have:

  • Microsoft Excel experience
  • Previous banking experience

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Basic ability to work independently and manage one’s time

 

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

Controller

Our Public sector client is looking for a Controller in Toronto, ON for a 17 month contract. 

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To manage the integrity of all financial information including oversight of the accurate and timely completion and reporting of all financial activities and leadership of back office system related projects to ensure a high level of data quality and reporting.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads the development of financial reporting and information requirements for PHO; develops and enhances the financial reporting systems and processes, to meet the needs of  internal customers;
  • Leads/reviews and develops Internal Control policies/procedures ensuring sufficient segregation of functions to safeguard assets and to ensure the integrity and accuracy of financial data provided to internal/external users;
  • Develops and implements, as and when required, benchmarking and related monitoring strategies;
  • Create standardized reporting format for statistical and financial information that builds strong linkages between financials and PHO mandate/strategic  plan
  • Evaluates the overall budgetary reporting and information requirements for PHO; develops and enhances the reporting systems and processes to meet the needs of PHO’s internal customers;
  • Analyzes and develops budgeting and operational data reporting for senior management’s’ decision making; ensures  financial information for audit, financial reporting and cash flows is automated, designs and modifies electronic financial management reports using Prophix;
  • Initiates and approves banking transfers and uses signing authority, as identified in the Delegation of Authority document;
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of the department’s mandate and operating procedures by taking a significant role in the identification of new projects that fit PHO’s mandate
  • Manages PHO corporate credit card programs (purchasing card and travel cards); oversees issues, use and related reporting; Leads SharePoint initiatives that enable increased electronic workflow and single Point storage.
  • Manages and coordinates the accuracy of monthly reports of Third Party Funds, (e.g., research grants, segregated donations), tracks financial activities and prepares reports for Government agencies
  • Manages and directs staff, to ensure congruence with PHO’s internal policies and procedures, professional standards, Collective Agreement requirements and other relevant standards, legislation or regulations, including: providing direction and leadership in the implementation of new techniques and standards; assigning staff and implementing work/vacation schedules; setting clear responsibilities and objectives and evaluating performance; advising on training needs, participating in recruitment and selection of staff; dealing with disciplinary issues and responding to grievances in conjunction with  PHO’s Human Resources management programs; 
  • Leads a variety of special projects focused on process improvement and provides input into overall financial policies/procedures for the department and PHO; 
  • Manages the development and delivery of training programs on controllership across PHO
  • Manages collaborative working relationships internally and externally; participates/chairs corporate meetings/committees;

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or business administration with preference for a post graduate degree ;
  • Professional designation – CPA, CA, CMA, CGA
  • A minimum of ten years financial managerial experience with a large, complex, service based organization, preferably within a healthcare environment.
  • Solid understanding of information management frameworks and principles, business intelligence, as well as key enterprise processes and tools that support effective decision making
  • A track record of responsiveness in solving customer challenges
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), with business analysis skills and knowledge of financial and related organizational systems in order to develop and coordinate budget reporting activities within PHO;
  • Skilled in managing and delivering multiple projects, to enable decision-making and measurement of results;
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in the use of various computerized Accounting systems (particularly AccPac, Prophix and of MS Office software including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Visio and presentation applications. 

COMMUNICATION/INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

  • Oral communications skills, to: manage working relationships at all levels within and outside PHO; facilitate groups and deliver learning/training sessions and presentations to staff on Full Cost Financial Reporting, Position Control Reporting;
  • Written communication skills, to: prepare briefing notes, letters, presentations and a wide variety of other materials, including policies/procedures on business processes, educational material, forecasts, budgetary and operational reports, in standard and non-standard formats such as electronic financial management reports, Third Party Funds and financial reports for Government agencies;  
  • Interpersonal, consultation, team building and relationship management skills, to: work with other members of the Finance team; interact with all levels of management, staff and clients using discretion and diplomacy; interpret/translate specialized information/concepts to non-financial staff; facilitate learning/training sessions; make presentations; participate on corporate meetings, committees and/or working groups.

Technical Help Desk – 22054

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Technical Help Desk for a 12 months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Technical Help Desk is responsible for taking calls throughout the day, answering inquiries related to the accounts payable process within the bank. They will also spend time responding to emails that come into the general mailbox.

Job Description:

This resource will be taking calls throughout the day, answering inquiries related to the accounts payable process within the bank. They will also spend time responding to emails that come into the general mailbox.

Must-Have Skills/Experience:

  • 1-2+ years of experience in a call center environment
  • Some technical expertise

Nice to Have:

  • Bilingual English & French strongly preferred (majority of calls will be in English)
  • Previous banking/financial experience

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Basic ability to work independently and manage one’s time

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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Hardware Refresh Technician – 21924

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Desktop Support Analyst for a 6+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Desktop Support Analyst is responsible in supporting the daily operational tasks within this team and working with every department and/or line of business throughout the enterprise in the downtown Toronto area.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

•Contacting end-users, scheduling tech assessments and refresh deployments

•Daily updates in ServiceNow

•Asset Management updates

•Opening and closing tickets

•Imaging new hardware, wiping old hardware for disposal

•Preparing hardware orders, gathering accessories, etc.

Must-Have Skills/Experience:

•2+ years of experience in deskside and/or technical support

•Experienced with imaging new computers

•Strong familiarity with Windows 7 & 10

 

Nice to Have:

•Previous banking experience is preferred

Soft Skills:

•Strong verbal and written communication skills

•Problem-solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills

•Ability to work independently and manage one’s time

 

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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IT Program Manager

Our Public Sector Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Contract Program Manager for 10 Months

As a Program Manager you would be responsible to work with Business Partners to implement complex solutions to achieve project goals.

Manage all aspects of project including changes, risks and issues.

Report on project health and status to senior executives within program and architecture governance bodies.

Provide guidance and mentoring to team members as required

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • 10-15+ years of experience managing large scale, cross functional, complex, multi-stream IT programs with a strong focus on project governance
  • The IT Program Manager will be responsible to ensure the program meets the predefined objectives with a strong focus on overall governance.  This role will be required to understand all risks associated with the program and is required to communicate and suggest mitigation activities for any risks identified.  Overall, this position is accountable for connecting the business and technical needs of the program, driving execution, establishing effective communication internally and externally, while ensuring the overall governance and customer experience is the program focus.

Must Haves:

  • 5+ years’ experience in Insurance P&C industry
  • 5+ years of delivering Guidewire based solutions.
  • 5+ years working in a hybrid environment managing onsite and offsite delivery partners, vendors and staff
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to all audiences verbally and in writing
  • 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

 

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.”

 

 

 

Business Analyst – 22171

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Business Analyst with Contact Center for a 6+ month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Business Analyst is responsible to support a work place transformation project with the Centre of Expertise for Contact Centers ensures the delivery of common and consistent standards, technology, and best practices across all Contact Centers. This group focuses on workplace and employee experience

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to lead BA and the Director
  • Support the design phase of a major strategic transformation
  • Schedule and conduct intake meetings
  • Assessing needs and translating them into high level business requirements
  • Collecting and synthesizing multiple data sources to derive strategic insights and recommendations to help inform the strategy
  • Leading stakeholder engagement and people change management deliverables, as required
  • Defining and completing risk assessments; conduct analysis of reports
  • Developing strategic communication material targeted towards senior executives (up to and including the CEO)
  • Prepare presentations, coordinate meetings, record and distribute minutes
  • Identify gaps and challenges
  • Support the development, socialization and execution of the strategy
  • Duties will vary day to day, depending on project needs.

 Must Haves:

  • 3-5 years of experience as a BA
  • Intermediate Excel skills, strong PowerPoint

Nice to Have:

  • Contact Centers experience
  • Experience working on a project that require a massive internal culture shift
  • Matrix organization experience
  • Previous FI experience

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to manage a fast pace of change
  • Motivated, adaptable, and dependable
  • Organized and able to prioritize
  • Positive outlook

 

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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Application Architect Level 3

 

Our Public Sector Client is looking to hire a Level 3 Application Architect in Toronto, ON for a 6 month contract.

The client requires an Application Architect L3 with 10+ years' experience in application design/solution development and support experience using Microsoft .NET. with smart client, .C #, Oracle version 11g, Sequel Server 2003, the CSLA framework, and document assembly and SharePoint 2010.

Duties:

  •  Supporting the integrity of the OPGT’s business applications, architectures, and ensuring that development is to standard, documentation is compliant
  •  Performing application design
  •  Providing leadership and support to the business and other team members, in addition to providing hands-on application support for PGTed (Public Guardian and Trustee enterprise desktop) providing leadership and support to the business and other team members, in addition to providing hands-on application support for PGTed (Public Guardian and Trustee enterprise desktop)
  •  This resource must have a holistic view of the applications

Skills, Knowledge and Experiences

  • Knowledge and experience with business analysis techniques and tools, business process modeling and re-engineering, Joint Application Development (JAD) and interviewing, to elicit, assess and document the business requirements of clients.
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of the Business Analyst Body of Knowledge (BABOK): business analysis planning and monitoring, elicitation and collaboration, requirements life cycle management, strategy analysis, requirements analysis and design definition, and solution evaluation.
  • Knowledge of life cycle methodologies for systems/software development for business applications and systems specifications design; software design, development and integration; user interface design principles; database concepts; data and information architecture; change management; quality assurance; risk management; test planning and execution
  • Knowledge and experience with Trust Accounting Systems, or Financial Applications (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger)
  • Experience with UML, in particular use case diagrams, activity diagrams, sequence diagrams
  • Practical application ability with Microsoft Office, Visio and TFS (Team Foundation Server) and other tools commonly used in business analysis
  • Knowledge about change management, service delivery management and project management, including planning, resource management, budgeting, and risk assessment and management
  • Knowledge and experience with BPMN (business process model and notation) and DMN (decision model and notation) is a plus
  • Experience with quality assurance is a plus
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills; organizational, creativity and perseverance skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team player with a track record for meeting strict deadlines
  • Architecture : N-Tier Client-Server and Internet Application Architectures (.NET), Component-Based Design (COM+), Architectural Design Patterns, Systems Integration
  • System Design: Object Oriented Analysis, Design and Programming, UML, Relational Database Design, User Interface Design, Network / Environment Design
  • Operating Systems: Windows 7, 10, Windows Server 2012 & 2014
  • Programming Languages: C#, Visual Basic .NET, ANSI-SQL, PL-SQL, T-SQL
  • Databases: SQL Server 2008 – 2016, Oracle 11 & 12
  • Other Tools: IIS, ASP, ADO, XML / XSL, Web Services, SOAP, TFS, Visio, Visual SourceSafe, TOAD, SQL Reporting Services, SharePoint foundation Services 2013
  • Middleware and Software
  • Microsoft Internet information Server (IIS)
  • Host Integration Services (HIS)
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2013
  • Experience in architecture, analysis and programming at the specified experience level
  • Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines

 

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.”

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.

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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Greer Operator

Greer Operator

  • Scarborough, Ontario
  • Class “B” Refrigeration Certification
  • Permanent
  • $26.92 per hour to start with increase after training period 
  • Fully Company Paid Benefits, Pension Plan
  • Stable Work Environment

Are you looking to work with an established company that has been in business for over 70 years?  Are you seeking a stable and challenging job with an industry leader?

Ian Martin Workforce is working with a pioneering company in Waxes. They have an extensive list of products and applications – anything from cosmetics to building and construction materials

As our new Greer Operator, you will enjoy doing physical work and working in a team environment.

Your tasks will include:

  • Operation of a Refrigeration plant and communicating with Maintenance of any needed repairs/troubleshooting
  • Overseeing the Molding Machine to produce slabs of wax by pouring liquid wax into pans on a conveyor system that runs them into a cooling chamber; slabs come out frozen and then need to be packed
  • Manually packs slabs and use robotics to put boxes onto pallets
  • Clearly communicating with your team on regular basis to ensure that production maintains its quality and speed
  • Ensure correct labelling of each box

Working with Ian Martin Group to Find Your Next Career

We’re a big company with a lot of history, but with a personalized approach and a genuine interest in finding you your perfect fit.  We work with companies that take a lot of pride in what they do – just like us.  Our client knows that top talent can be anywhere in Canada, and if this sounds like the role for you, they will assist in relocation.

Qualifications

  • Class “B” Refrigeration Certificate
  • Must be able to read and understand written instructions and maintain accurate documentation according to the operation procedures manual
  • Self-starter that can work independently and with a team
  • Flexible to work shifts and weekends; overtime with little advanced notice
  • Willing to attend and successfully complete training and educational upgrades as deemed necessary
  • Able to meet the physical requirements of the job: lift up to 60 lbs repetitively, bending, twisting, and working in both hot and cold environments

 

Are you ready to apply and feel you fit the criteria above?

Please submit your resume by clicking “Apply Now” to this posting.  Or you can give us a call to Jebas at (647) 490 0705. 

 

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Systems Engineer – 21732

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Systems Engineer Specialist for a 6+ month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Systems Engineer Specialist is responsible for the development and engineering of new technologies, creating proof of concepts for the bank. They also provide level 3 support and review the end-to-end services delivered to end-users to ensure alignment of technology to business needs and identify opportunities for automation.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities: This resource will be planning, road mapping, and implementing automation capabilities. Additional responsibilities will include presenting to executives during weekly status meetings to discuss updates and potential challenges.

What Project Will the Contractor Be Working On: This role will be supporting a joint venture between Client & Microsoft to roll out a new technology called “Autopilot”, which will be a new method of imaging and deploying laptops within the enterprise.

Who Will the Contractor Be Working With on a Daily Basis: They will be working closely with the engineering and operations teams as well as the 3rd-party vendor (Microsoft).

Must-Have Skills/Experience:

  • 5-7+ years of experience in similar positions
  • Strong automation experience related to:
  • Windows 10
  • Mobile Device Policies
  • Security
  • Experience with Microsoft Intune

Nice to Have:

•Experience with SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager)

•Experience with Azure conditional access

 

Soft Skills:

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•Problem-solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills

•Ability to work independently and manage one’s time

 

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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Chief Mechanical Engineer

Overview:

We have an exciting opportunity for a mechanical engineer to lead in the creation of a research, design and testing processes. Our client provides innovative and premium vaporizer hardware for the cannabis industries and require a chief engineer. The ideal person is collaborative, enjoys challenges, strives fors continuous improvement and solving problems. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct studies on the properties of materials (hardware & chemical) and characteristics of materials; Identify and communicate technical problems, processes and solutions
  • Understand products, formulations & recipes, evaluate characteristics of multiple products and their interaction with proprietary hardware
  • Act as external technical consultant in mechanical and material expertise
  • Develop strong, collaborative relationships with partners and clients and foster an environment of knowledge sharing
  • Partner externally and leverage client expertise
  • Design and execute experiments (lab tests), and analyze and interpret material data to make sound technical recommendations on hardware and oils
  • Coordinate the procurement of cannabis products from partners and follow internal procedures for inventory controls.
  • Be present at product trials to provide material and mechanical expertise, record data and collect samples
  • Keep up to date with the latest scientific and technological advances in the field.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Minimum BA/BSc related field, Master’s degree is an asset.
  • 5+ years of Mechanical engineering (or equivalent) experience
  • Mandarin language communications skills

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated experience as a mechanical engineer, working with small devices
  • Experience with Tooling
  • Demonstrated experience testing components
  • Demonstrated ability to identify issues, generate solutions and propose solutions using root cause analysis
  • Having worked with or is familiar with Patents
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Fluid Dynamics experience
  • Previous experience working with cannabis or tobacco infused products is an asset
  • Knowledge of the fundamental principles of materials science, especially phenomena that determine material structure, property and performance relationships
  • Experience in working in a Good Manufacturing Process (GMP), Good Documentation Practice (GDP) environment (ideally in cosmetics or OTC/pharma companies) 

HR Payroll Analyst

Special or New Considerations

An existing employee is well suited to the Operations Manager role, but is currently resolving some personal issues.  As such, given that resolution may take some time, a contract hire to act as a bridge is indicated.  Anything less than a 6-month contract would be almost impossible to find.

In addition, optimal use of our Pivotal contract will see the pushing out of all payroll calculations to Pivotal, accompanies by business rules that guide the calculations and fulsome discussions of all evolving, changing or emergent matters.

What Kind of person are we looking for?

Some who has done payroll or been substantially responsible for review and management of payroll related information

Someone who has held at least coordinator roles

Some proficient in the use of office software and with experience using HRIS and payroll applications

Someone with good communication skills, who is innovative, self-directed and active

 

What are the major responsibilities of the role?

 

  1. The role will be responsible for coordinating each payroll run, working with the HR team to ensure that all required information is available on or before the due dates, and for ensuring that time for reviewing and approving payroll is in the calendar of the VP Talent.
  2. The position will have to have been familiar enough with payroll to enter and process the Ceridian Power Pay payroll for OSSU and MVX.
  3. The role will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of information flowing from BambooHR to Pivotal.  This will involve a review of the parameter change reports each pay to ensure that only the parameters for which there is paperwork are being changed and that all of the parameters for which there is paperwork have been changed.
  4. The role will be responsible for pulling, formatting and printing and then reviewing the payroll preview reports for each iteration of reports, as well as annotating significant changes, with reports to include but not be limited to:
  1. This Pay Last Pay Gross Pay Comparison
  2. This Pay Last Pay Net Pay Comparison
  3. Payment Register and Manual Payment Register
  4. Retro adjustments
  5. MDD Payroll Continuity Schedule
  1. Once pay is approved and finalized, the position will be responsible for requesting final payroll reports are run and the period registers are generated and validated.
  2. The payroll funding reports will then be tied back to the payroll registers. Reconciled, and final copies of the funding report, payroll register summary and reconciliation will be signed by the incumbent and the VP Talent to authorize payroll.  The incumbent will also prepare the draft emails for each payroll and forward same to the VP Talent, who will review same and forward them to Pivotal for payment as part of signing off on the funding reports.
  3. The individual will then organize the payroll files in Box for the pay run and copy out the following information:
    1. To the 2019 Payroll Previews folder, copies of the final period registers for the pay, including any manual pay registers, and filing same in the appropriate folders, using the appropriate naming and numbering conventions.
    2. To the 2019 Adjustments folder, copies of the timesheet summaries, by company, and the final adjustments, by company, and filing same in the appropriate folders, using the appropriate naming and numbering conventions.
    3. Once proofed and balanced to the funding requests, to the 2019 Payroll Journal Entries folder, copies of the payroll journal entries to be filed in the appropriate folders, using the appropriate naming and numbering conventions.
    4. Updating and filing the Ceridian version of information for MVX and OSSU into the folders  – Adjustments/Previews and OSSU – Adjustments/Previews folders respectively.
    5. Dealing with adhoc reporting requests for information out of either BambooHR or Pivotal.
  4. The individual will be involved in the redevelopment of the people model so as to be able to provide the data necessary to keep it up to date and produce information based on its contents.  Similarly the position will be responsible for data integrity and working with analytics staff to ensure the right data is available for reporting needs.
  5. The position will be the custodian of the data dictionary and technical documents describing how the system operates and its key features and internal controls.  This will also include ensuring that workflows, particularly the Change and Onboard workflows, are kept up to date at all times. 
  6. The position will be responsible for updating all documents for framework changes in BambooHR and/or Pivotal, recognizing that any such changes will affect the API that connects the two systems and will require planning, update of the API, testing and validation before the changes can be implemented.
  7. The position will be the key liaison with Pivotal Payroll Management
  8. The position will assist with the update of variable compensation information into BambooHR so that annual bonus payments can be made by Pivotal.

Email Marketing Analyst

Email Marketing Analyst (51388)

 Location: Toronto

Start Date: ASAP

Position Summary: The Analyst is responsible for gathering requirements from the client and internal teams for email campaigns.  Using the functionalities within ExactTarget, the Analyst will create campaign journeys, put together the email, conduct testing and launch the campaign.  

Responsibilities:

Content Builder – put email together

  • Work with clients’ creative/marketing teams to create emails in Exact Target. Use of dynamic content blocks is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Ampscript within emails and CC/BCC functionality is a plus

Journey Builder

  • Candidate should be experienced in configuring journey based on client business needs, i.e:  (must have)
    • Re-entry only after exit, etc.
    • Auto-suppression logic, email categorization (transactional vs commercial)
    • Set up of Entry source: Journey DE
    • DE to source journey data from
    • Scheduling
  • Candidate will need to build journey using the at least the following journey activities (must have)
    • Entry Source: audience selection
    • Decision Splits
    • Engagement Splits
    • Exit Criteria
    • Testing journeys
    • Activate journeys
    • Update Contact activities
    • Wait/Wait Until steps
    • Joins

Automation Studio (nice to have)

  • Candidate will need to utilize Scheduling/File Drop Triggers activities in Automation Studio to achieve client needs, as we as
    • Importing
    • SQL Activities

Sr. Business Analyst

Position Summary

The Senior Business Analyst takes ownership of the ‘requirement analysis and design’ phase of a project, and also acts in a consultative role during other phases. The Sr. BA liaises with various levels of stakeholders to understand problems and opportunities, and proactively recommends solutions to enable the organization to meet its strategic goals through changes and transformation of business process, information and technology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Project Team, the Sr. BA provides an approach to how business analysis activities will be executed. I.e. approach to how current state will be assessed, approach to how requirements will be elicited/documented/confirmed/approved
  • Provide input into project planning activities such as; work task/activity breakdown structure, time/effort estimates, stakeholder analysis, constraints and dependencies
  • Elicit business, stakeholder and functional requirements using various techniques such as; workshops, surveys, document research, interviews and focus groups
  • Create business analysis documents and artifacts such as: process flows, requirements definition, data flow diagrams, wireframes (UI), entity relationship diagrams, business rules catalogues, glossaries and use cases – and deliver according to the project plan timeline
  • Key facilitator at various meetings such as; project kickoffs, requirement workshops, requirement validation and approval sessions, training sessions, and other meetings as required
  • Provide input for training materials and/or deliver training sessions focused on processes he/ she developed.
  • Structure, organize and maintain shared project documentation such as; requirement backlog, issue and change request logs
  • Create summary level information for Senior Management / Leadership
  • Raise issues and risks with the Project Team, and provide support in finding a resolution
  • Provide guidance and support to Jr. BAs on best practice in business analysis

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as a Senior Business Analyst, working on a diversity of projects representing many functional areas within an organization (Finance, Operations, IT, Marketing, HR)
  • Experience working on large business transformation type projects
  • Strong experience with process analysis and mapping: current state vs. future state definition, ability to promote future state according to process/ workflow best practices, understand and clearly explain the change impact. We need a candidate with experience on both types of projects, i.e. technology and Business.
  • Superior ability to facilitate workshops/ requirements sessions with large virtual teams (20+), including senior level participants is a key role requirement, and ability to present concepts and models.
  • Ability to work on different projects concurrently
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Visio, Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Good understanding of how Technology supports process and org structure improvements and make recommendations to this effect
  • Must be in current possession of the Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) designation
  • Experience with operational metrics definition, review and improvement processes (nice to have)
  • Previous experience in an Agile environment, i.e. preparing and prioritizing stories, working side by side with developers, and Product Owners, wireframes preparation.
  • We are looking for a candidate who takes ownership of their deliverables, who is able to build relationships with their stakeholders, and will get quickly up to speed.

Project Manager

Our Public Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Junior Project Manager for a 1 year contract role with a high possibility for an extension.

As a Project Manager, He/She is responsible for accomplishing the project objectives and maintains the progress, mutual interaction and tasks of various parties in such a way that reduces the risk of overall failure, maximizes benefits, and minimizes costs.

Job Description:

The Project Management Consultant is responsible for accomplishing the project objectives and maintains the progress, mutual interaction and tasks of various parties in such a way that reduces the risk of overall failure, maximizes benefits, and minimizes costs.  Key project management responsibilities include:

Ensures that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget

Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

Ensures resource availability and allocation

Develops a detailed project plan to track progress

Uses appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs

Key Duties

•  Ensures that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget

  • Day to day management of resources and tasks, organizing and leading meetings, monitor and control
  • Project Communication within the project team, with various stakeholders, management and external organizations

•  Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

  • Develops a Business Case if not available
  • Develops a Project Charter

•  Ensures resource availability and allocation

  • Ensures resources are available within and outside the project team, through internal assignment or external hiring, depending on the phase/needs of the project

• Develops a detailed project plan to track progress

Project Plan deliverables aside from the Project Charter can be depending on the project:

  • Change Management Plan
  • Communication Plan
  • Project Log
  • Project Schedule
  • Project Status Reports/ Presentations
  • Test Plan
  • Training Plan
  • Roll out (deployment) Plan
  • Knowledge Transfer Plan
  • Client Satisfaction Survey if applicable
  • Post Implementation Report; Including future enhancements and Lessons Learned

• Uses appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs

  • Handling of Project Change Requests: investigate, document and submit for approval; adjust the project plan if approved

• Other duties as assigned

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.”

Manager Database Administration

MANAGER DATABASE ADMINISTRATION

The Manager, Database Administration is responsible for planning, procurement, installation, configuration, testing, security, tuning and maintenance of all Database related technologies in support of the Canada and other businesses as required.

Job Description

• Coach, mentor and manage a team of technical direct reports
• Manages and monitors workload of staff members, provides direction on project deliveries
• Provides consistent and timely feedback to staff members regarding their performance and development
• Prepare and manage departmental budget – includes forecasting and development of business cases (ROI) for approval
• Work with vendors on the annual maintenance contracts of Database systems and look for opportunities to improve efficiencies
• Develop business plans and strategies to support our clients business across Canada
• Continually applies knowledge and expertise on initiatives and offers direction and guidance to the various groups involved to ensure successful outcomes
• Responsible for architecture, planning, procurement, installation, configuration, testing and maintenance of all Database related technologies in support of the business
• Ensure databases are supportable (by vendor) and under enforceable maintenance contracts at all times
• Document processes as it relates to production and DR procedures
• Ensure security and access compliance – including encryption where necessary
• Field database audit requests and liaise with auditors on all aspects of database management
• Research and champion the deployment of new technologies (e.g. Cloud) and features that benefit the business.
• Continually seeks methods for enhancing the efficiency of the database environment
• Responsible for timely delivery of multiple projects
• Accountable for reliability, availability and security of the Database systems and infrastructure (24×7)
• Ensure databases are properly tuned and performing optimally
• Ensure availability SLA's are consistently met throughout the year
• Represent the database team at change and (deployment) risk management
meetings

Required Experience

• University degree or college diploma in Information Systems or Engineering
• More than 5 years of technology experience including 3 years in a leadership
capacity, preferably in the financial services industry
• Thorough understanding and hands on experience in advanced RDBMS technologies
as applied to various database systems
• Excellent performance tuning and database monitoring skills
• Strong system integration skills with experience in enterprise storage, backup and
recovery systems

Technologies

• Oracle advanced database technologies (Oracle 12 /RAC), MS SQL Server2016
• UNIX, Windows and Linux scripting experience
• Progress RDBMS and Progress Appservers including PASOE
• Big-Data Technologies
• Cloud Computing technologies

 

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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

Job Description Writer – Human Resources (HR)

Our Public Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Job Description Writer for a 6+ month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Job Description Writer, he/she is responsible to work collaboratively with Human Resources and various Stakeholders to draft and update job descriptions within a Unionized environment.

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Consulting with Management stakeholders to gather job requirements and undertake a thorough needs analysis in order to translate job functions into job description format
  • Write, edit and / or review HR content to ensure alignment with job evaluation standards and college policies
  • Analyse and compare job descriptions to identify appropriate job evaluation rating benchmarks and flag duplication of functions across different roles
  • Attend meetings and communicate with relevant College stakeholders to understand business and job design requirements
  • Organize and prioritize the creation and submission of multiple job descriptions within short deadlines
  • Interpret new process requirements and identify opportunities for improvement to ensure high level of quality
  • Ensure content information is clear, accurate and complete, following industry standards for plain language and information design
  • Understand the impact and effectiveness of communications suitable to all audience types, while maintaining high level of confidentiality

Qualifications:

  • 2-year Diploma/Degree in English, Communication, Journalism, Human Resources, Business or a related field
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

Experience:

  • 3 years of experience with technical writing and producing manuals or user instruction documents;
  • Experience writing job descriptions would be an asset

Skills:

  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills (spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity, voice, style, tone), with a strong command of English
  • Knowledge of Job Evaluation and Job Design would be a strong asset
  • Experience writing job descriptions within a unionized environment would be a strong asset
  • Strong verbal communication and consulting skills with the ability to clarify ambiguous information
  • Highly analytical with strong attention to detail and the ability recognize relationships and distinctions between complex systems
  • Ability to maintain high standards of accuracy and detail within short deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to deliver materials in a clear and consistent tone that is easy to follow
  • Political acuity and judgement to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • MS Office (Word, Outlook, Adobe, Visio, Excel)

 

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Systems Analyst (2019-022, 2019-023)

Our Public Sector client is looking to improve warehouse productivity and improve availability of materials at central and distributed locations.

Project Goals:

Goal is to improve processes at central and satellite stores to have real time view of inventory. Optimize storage and processing times to receive, stock and process material requests.

The proposed solution will……

  • Optimize stocking locations at new warehouse that improve space utilization and processing times.
  • Real time picking, stocking, receiving and counting using bar coding device
  • Improve material availability of materials at satellite sites by incorporating cross docking at central store
  • Incorporate all warehouse processes through bar coding/mobile device
  • Working in conjunction with the Portfolio and Solution Delivery Manager, IFS Centre of Excellence, the developer is responsible for designing and developing solutions for our business partners.
  • Responsibilities of this position include liaising with the end-user, subject matter experts and business analyst to define business requirements, preparation of the functional specification documents, detailed design specifications, construction, unit testing, and system integration testing of a number of components for various processes either in production or under development.
  • These components include .Net applications (MVC), REST APIs, batch processes and BOE reports.
  • Developer will also provide technical support during the various phases of acceptance testing, preparation for production implementation, and post-implementation support including application trouble-shooting and performance tuning during the warranty period.
  • Developer will be involved in the development of technical documentation and end-user training for the components listed above.
  • Follow DevOps and Agile methodology.
  • Develop full stack technology solutions
  • Ability to work with Service Oriented architecture (REST APIs) and integration platforms.
  • This is a highly technical position requiring candidates with strong communication skills and current development skills.

Must Haves

  • REST APIs
  • ASP .NET MVC
  • Mobile Application Development using React Native 
  • Javascript/HTML 5.0/Json/React
  • Experience with Warehousing
  • Supply Chain Management experience

Help desk Specialist

Helpdesk Specialist

This is for a 6 month contract, with the option of converting into a permanent employee after 6 months. Must be open to working weekends.

Our client is a full-service Network Operations Centre and Helpdesk company. Headquartered in Ontario, Canada and servicing North America and Overseas.

They are seeking a full-time technical NOC and Helpdesk Specialist to the growing team. This is an in-office role and requires experience with PSA/RMM tools with a focus on Managed IT Services based on NOC and HelpDesk Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Handling phone service calls from clients requiring assistance
  • Providing remote technical support to all clients at various different support levels
  • Responding to technical alert notifications on client servers and network appliances
  • Creating and managing technical tickets
  • Managing IT related alerts and notifications
  • Coordinating with other team members
  • Working to build best-in-breed managed technical solutions

Technical Skill Requirements:

  • PSA Tools such as Autotask, ConnectWise
  • RMM Tools such as AEM, Labtech
  • Excellent knowledge of Managed IT Services concepts including integrations and central management of tools
  • Windows Server 2003-2012 (including R2)
  • MS Hyper-V, VMWare ESXi
  • Active Directory, DNS, DHCP
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with backup technologies such as Windows Server Backup, VEEAM, BackupExec, Acronis
  • Networking appliances such as commercial-grade firewalls, switches, routers, etc.
  • experience with internet / networking concepts such as VPN, Public DNS, Dynamic DNS
  • Office 365

Additional Technical Skills to mention:

  • Experience with linux considered an asset
  • Knowledge of hosting concepts considered an asset

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with both IT and business personnel.- Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Desire to learn and take on new responsibilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A self starter and able to drive tasks

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

Event Coordinator

Our Public client is seeking an Event Coordinator in Toronto, ON. An engaging, outgoing and enthusiastic individual is required to be part of the Events and Venue Team, providing our clients with exceptional experiences.

Duties:

  • Assist with the complete lifecycle of events, this will include inquiries, bookings, client correspondence, development of quotes, agreements and invoicing
  • Administer, coordinate and oversee load in, event and load out for event bookings at Ontario Place
  • Coordinate the preparation of events, which will include liaising with external (clients and service providers) and internal stakeholders (operations, security and janitorial teams)
  • Attend meetings as required/related to the execution of events
  • Maintain excellent client/customer relations, identify problems as they emerge and manage conflict resolution
  • Provide quality phone, online and in-person customer services delivering timely and accurate information related to all Ontario Place events, activities and services; this includes responding to customer complaints and resolving customer issues.
  • Regularly update key documents (work orders, event plans and schedules) and distribute as and when required.
  • Utilize databases, to gather/enter information and data for reports and assignments
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Requirements:

Event Management and Coordination Skills

  • You have previous event experience working in a coordination or assistance role
  • You have excellent time management and organization
  • Completed or enrolled in a hospitality/tourism or event management program from a recognized college or university

Customer Service and Communication Skills:

  • You have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • You have exceptional interpersonal skills to interact with the public and resolve customer complaints

Problem Solving and Analytical Skills:

  • You have demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills to probe for information, assess situations and determine appropriate course of action
  • You can effectively analyze information to determine the underlying needs of the customer beyond those that may have been initially expressed
  • You demonstrate judgement and tact when interacting with customers

Collaboration and Organizational Skills:

  • You have flexibility and collaboration skills to effectively work in a team-driven environment and ensure that operational requirements are being met
  • You can interact with other team members to discuss varying points of views, ideas and opinions to help make decisions
  • You have planning and organization skills to organize and prioritize workloads

Computer Skills:

  • You are proficient with word processing, spreadsheet, database, email and internet applications
  • You have experience using computers (i.e. Intranet, Internet, databases, and electronic manuals) to research, retrieve and summarize information

The following general skills and work habits will be an asset:

  • The ability to follow directions and seek clarification when needed.
  • The ability to pay attention to detail to record information accurately and to process and prepare administrative paperwork and payments.
  • Ability to work outdoors and on your feet for long hours
  • The ability to work in collaboration with others in a team setting and to take initiative.
  • The ability to be punctual.

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
  • Request for Services
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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

Quantitative Application Specialist – BNSJP00011399

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Quantitative Application Specialist for a 8+ months of contract role with high possibility of extension.

As a Quantitative Application Specialist, is responsible to contribute primarily to advanced analytics and financial modelling related to the measurement and management of our financial risk.

Job Description:

Typical Day in Role

• Work with QTS and trading to advance risk management platform

• Contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle including, but not limited to, product research, technical design, unit and regression testing, and production support

• Design and implement analytics and automation for equity desks

• Analyze system performance and trading results to find ways to improve our execution

• Develop and maintain a strong knowledge of quantitative trading strategies, technology, market structure, risk management and hedging

 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

1) Strong programming skills, ideally including developing real-time, event-driven applications (5+ years)

2) Java (3+ years of hands on coding/programming experience)

3) Angular (1+ year of hands on experience)

4) Familiarity with open-source big data tools such as Kafka (2+ years of experience)

5) Experience with data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance (2+ years of hands on experience)

6) Experience building web applications (2+ years of experience) preferred Angular web applications

7) Capital markets experience (1+ years of experience) and/or related education such as CFA/FRM (Financial Risk Manager) designation

8) Understanding of trading flow research, analysis and impact cost models

 

Nice-To-Have Skills:

• Experience and/or relevant course load in AI, specifically machine learning

• Familiarity with portfolio optimization and/or risk modeling tools such as Axioma or Barra

• Exposure to asset classes in Capital Markets

• Experience with Python, C++, kdb+

• Knowledge or exposure with Spark, Neo4j, Docker and R

 

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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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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

Business Analyst Level 3

Our Public client is seeking to procure a Business Analyst 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:

  • 10 or more years of experience as a Business Analyst in data management environment
  • Understanding of key Data Quality (DQ) concepts and how to apply them to the process of data acquisition & integration
  • Hands on Project delivery experience
  • Demonstrated ability in working with and supporting project delivery team members
  • Strong SQL Skills: ANSI SQL, T-SQL, DB2 SQL
  • Understanding of DW and Database concepts, with proven ability of applying them in practice to a solution
  • Demonstrated experience in owning and documenting the following deliverables, in addition to be able to explain when they are needed and why:
  • 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

Enterprise Architect

The Enterprise Architect will report to the Director of Innovation and Technology Solutions and act as the primary architecture guide and coach.  The Enterprise Architect will lead and consult across multiple architectural engagements and will provide expert advice and guidance in the development of strategic directions for architecture, policies, principles and best practices.  This role will also develop and present architectural viewpoints, frameworks, models and designs to map out and/or evolve components of the Client’s existing systems.  The Enterprise Architect will build and nurture strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to understand enterprise wide business IT goals, objectives and strategies.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Ownership of the Clients’ Enterprise Architecture and standards in alignment with the corporate IT vision and direction.
  • Collaborate with architecture community and key SME’s to align the technology roadmap with enterprise technology strategies.
  • Deliver architectural alternatives, recommendation and architecture blueprint documents to the Director of Innovation and Technology Solutions for review/approval.
  • Architectural blueprints will primarily focus on the software solution and development standards for the organization.  Familiarity and comprehension of the corresponding impact in IT infrastructure fundamentals (network technologies/protocols, security, cloud, servers, virtualization, storage, application virtualization, scripting and IT automation) will assist in the complete blueprint topology being proposed.
  • Provide consulting and expert advice regarding strategic directions for IT architecture, standards, principles, best practices.
  • Develops and participates in the architecture governance process to ensure compliance across all relevant solution architecture domains as well as traceability of business objectives.
  • Conduct architecture reviews, code-reviews, determine impacts of change and ensure solutions are aligned with corporate/business strategies, outcomes, architectural principles and standards. 
  • Identify implementation risks and analysis of potential impact on the enterprise and on the achievement of scheduled objectives.
  • Keep abreast of industry (technical, business-related and market) trends and internal strategies and directions through publications, research papers, personal networks and vendors to identify opportunities and impact for the Client.
  • Periodically assess current architecture for components at risk of obsolescence and identify opportunities for investment/remediation or replacement.
  • Develop architecture models and plan to drive forward the strategy, taking advantage of opportunities and leveraging technology to improve business performance.

Education / Experience / Skills:

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  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Information Technology required.
  • 5+ years of technical leadership and architecture experience in enterprise software development as a software architect.  Advanced knowledge, experience, and understanding of architecture, application development, application systems design, and integration.
  • Knowledge of software development practices, concepts, and technology obtained through formal training and/or work experience.
  • Extensive solution development experience, with expertise in Visual Basic, C# 3.5, Xamarin Forms, Vue.js, Desktop Development (Client Server), N-Tier Development, Microservices, WCF, SQL Server
  • Extensive comprehension and hands on experience with architectural frameworks, design approaches and development methodologies (.NET, SQL/BI stack, REST/API, Microservices, SOA, EF, ASP.NET, MVC, HTML5, etc…) as well as a strong track record in creating and maintaining platform business and technology roadmaps.
  • Experience with both non-Agile and Agile processes.
  • Experience in constructing architectural runways.
  • A great sense of passion towards innovation, continuous improvement, growth and change management.
  • A high sense of ownership and accountability as well as immense pride in your work.
  • A strong ability to think at strategic and tactical levels as well as sound problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently with minimal guidance.
  • Critical thinker with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with an ability to convey concise and complex information to all levels of the organization.

 

Nice to Have:

  • Financial, Mortgage/Credit or Insurance industry experience
  • Familiarity in Cloud, Services and DevOps.
  • Familiarity with MS Dynamics CRM, SAP, Enterprise Content Management, Machine Learning/AI, CI/CD.
  • TOGAF, Zachman, FEA or other architecture certification an asset.
  • Agile certification.
  • Prior experience with at least one major IaaS and/or PaaS technology.

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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 Toronto, Ontario)

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.

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

LOOKING FOR MEANINGFUL WORK? WE CAN HELP
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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

Network Engineer

A talented Network Engineer is needed to join a team in a large TSX listed company.  Come join a fast growing retailer in their head office located in North York, just off the 401.

This is a permanent opportunity, paying an annual salary of $90,000 + benefits and other FTE perks. 

Reporting directly to the Director, Information Technology, here's what we are looking for: 

Preferred Experience Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or management information systems.
  • Proficient in IT operations to support supporting Warehouse, Distribution and Retail environments.
  • Experience in ITIL and ITGC
  • Demonstrated ability to self-motivated and ability to prioritize multiple projects to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Strong Project management and planning skills.
  • Budget management and reporting, bookkeeping

Responsibilities

  • Report directly to Director, Information Technology

Network design

  • Architect WAN and LAN for corporate and retail store functions
  • Design and build network redundancy to support retails and eCommerce operations
  • Internet and Network level Disaster Recovery
  • VoIP network design and QoS implementation

Network Management

  • Enterprise level network management. This includes supporting and maintaining campus equipment such as edge firewalls, routers and local area networks
  • Support and manage corporate core switches, SAN switches and closest switches
  • Implement disaster recovery plan for corporate networks
  • Network equipment configuration backup, perform configuration change, testing and edit

Network Monitoring and Utilization Analysis

  • Implement monitoring system (i.e. Smokeping, MRTG chart, Nagios and WhatsUp Gold)
  • Provide network utilization reporting and trending analysis
  • Oversee and manage Azure network operations and utilizations

Vendor Management

  • Oversee Internet and WAN Managed service vendors
  • Review contract and SLA reviews

Others

  • Willing to work outside of regular office hours as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Technologies

  • Strong, working knowledge of Cisco, F5, Checkpoint networking products
  • Microsoft Office tools & technologies, this includes Office365 suite, Visio, Project
  • 10+ years in supporting Windows AD environment, desktop & server environment
  • 8+ years in managing Network infrastructure
  • Hands on knowledge on FootPrint ticketing systems

Certifications

  • ITIL Foundation
  • CCNA (Cisco) or above
  • CCSA (Checkpoint) or above
  • F5 network training and certifications

Perks:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Career advancement. If the chosen candidate can deliver exceptional results, this role has the potential to be promoted to a Security Officer.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with top talent across multiple projects.

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.

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

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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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

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

 

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

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.

 

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

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

Senior Security Specialist

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

As a Senior Security Specialist,  responsible to work with the various areas of the ITC; application and technology architecture staff, business clients, development and technical staff to ensure the use and application of industry standard, best practice security architecture in order to optimize the effectiveness of Clients Corporate applications and databases.
 

 Job Description:

Resource Responsibilities:

 

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent written & verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment
  • Superior time management
  • Solid research and analysis skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Strong business relationship management skills
  • Experience with security architecture solutioning and design
  • Knowledge of the ISO17799 standards, GO ITS, NIST, Carnegie Mellon, COBIT standards/frameworks
  • Knowledge of Information Security risk assessment methodologies and standards
  • Knowledge & Experience with the following systems / applications;
  • IBM WebSphere MQ and Messaging Integration Middleware (Message Broker)
  • IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS) z/OS
  • IBM DB2 Database for AIX
  • IBM DB2 on z/OS Mainframe
  • IBM Cognos Analytics
  • PeopleSoft Enterprise HRMS 9.1
  • OpenText RightFax Server & Desktop Client Software
  • Pitney Bowes Spectrum version 12
  • Computer Associates TopSecret Security & CA1/CA7/CA11 Scheduler for z/OS

 

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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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Integration Specialist (SPP2019-15)

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

As an Integration Specialist,  responsible to Provide technical assistance in design, developing and implementing integration solutions in support of integration requirements

Job Description:

Knowledge & Skills

  • 10+ years’ development experience with at least 9 years of Java Enterprise Edition experience,  typically acquired through completion of post-secondary education in a technology related field, business administration or related field with a minimum 10 years relevant technical or systems analysis experience, ideally with a mix of technical and functional PeopleSoft experience.
  • 5+ years working experience and knowledge of with various integration technologies/protocols such as WebSphere Message Queue / Message Broker, Web Services, SFTP/FTP, digital encryption methods and procedures etc.
  • 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 exposure is an asset.

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance in design, developing and implementing integration solutions in support of integration requirements
  • 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.
  • Provide coordination in release and change management processes.

 

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Cloud Data Engineer – BNSJP00011160

Our Banking Client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Cloud Data Engineer for a six month contract with high possibility of extension.

As a Cloud Data Engineer,  responsible to design and implement the enterprise level data initiatives for the Client. As a Cloud Data Engineer within EDS, your primary job is to engage in a variety of data analysis and development activities that contribute to the design and development of enterprise level data repositories for enablement of AI, Machine Learning and data analytic
 

Job Description:

Candidate Value Proposition:

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with cutting edge Google Cloud technologies and will have the opportunity to learn while working with intelligent colleagues, well experienced in data management.

Typical Day in Role:

  • Conducting data profiling to understand source data structure and contents including data granularity, data format and data volume.
  • Performing data analysis to drive the target data architecture
  • Creating data curation specifications based the target architecture
  • Development of data transformation/loading pipeline according to the data curation specification
  • Work closely with the Business Analyst, Developers and QAs

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have Skills:

  • Highly proficient in SQL (3+ years of experience)
  • Fundamental knowledge on RDBMS, CLOUD and Big Data technologies
  • Familiarity in data wrangling techniques
  • Strong Python or Java Programming skills
  • Familiarity with Objected Oriented Design and Development methodologies
  • Knowledge of Analytical tools such as R/SAS
  • Knowledge of BI tools such as PowerBI/Tableau, etc.
  • Exposure to CI/CD tool sets such as Bitbucket, Jenkins etc. and to Cloud technologies
  • Familiarity with Agile development
  • Good Communication skills

Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • Experience working in data warehouse environment
  • Fi/Banking Industry experience.

 

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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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3rd Round: Senior DevOps Specialist x 2 (SPP2018-840)

Our Public sector client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire two (2) DevOps Specialist for a – month contract with option to extend for another 12 months.

As a DevOps Specialist x 2, 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.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate for this position must be capable of playing different roles within the team, from head architect to high-skilled developer 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 2, Spring, Microservices, Cloud, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience using backend technologies such as Java, Spring MVC, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, NoSQL and Linux.
  • Strong background in data structures and algorithms and computer science fundamentals.
  • Ability to build the solution construct in Cloud environment and assist with any migration elements
  • Excellent skills in NodeJS, AngularJS (Angular 2 preferred)
  • Experience and understanding of CI/CD, automated testing using opensource modern frameworks like Selenium, Jenkins etc.
  • Strong Web development experience
  • Strong Object Oriented experience and knowledge
  • Strong understanding of networking, security and infrastructure
  • Knowledge of WebSphere and Oracle Portal in order to transition to new technology stack

Responsibilities/Job Description:

  • 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.
  • Analyze user needs using structured systems analysis techniques, working closely with client representatives to develop system specifications indicating clearly what the system is required to do; evaluate alternative system solutions available and recommend proposed approach.
  • Design, build 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 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.

 

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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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Buyer – Public Sector

SUMMARY
Our public-sector client is seeking a self-directed and detail-oriented individual to work with cross-functional teams from various departments in support of Operations Management

RESPONSIBILITIES
– Working with the requisitioner to obtain verbal and written quotes
– Drafting required documents using the organization’s established template and collaborating with the requisitioner.
– Post the final documents for tender on the electronic bulletin board (MERX) and managing the process for question and answer addendums required to be posted, receiving documents on behalf of the organization, etc.
– Working as part of a team in the initial assessment of bids, presentations, selection   committee meetings and fielding and re-direction of vendor inquiries during the tender process.
– Investigate and research potential vendors for various products/services required by the organization (Internet, Trade Journals).
– Purchase materials/services for clients across the College while ensuring compliance with all legal and health and safety requirements.
– Ensure efficiency by seeking out opportunities where college wide buying power could be used to meet needs of various departments and reduce costs. Establish preferred vendors or vendors of record where appropriate.
– Negotiate pricing with the vendors to get the best value on money spent and to optimize the life cycle cost of the products provided.
– Maintain vendor data in the Finance system. Check vendor status for any conflict with departmental policies, etc.
– Maintain timely flow of goods by clearing goods through customs and forwarding required documents and information to broker.
– Expedite Purchase Orders on demand for items not yet received through common purchasing practices.
– Work with Accounting and Receiving to resolve issues related to invoicing and the receipt of goods and services.
– Prepare and issue bid documents by collecting the required information from both internal and external sources before processing as required by the Manager.
– Department Administration – Collect, summarize and analyze statistical data as required for the purchasing activities.
– Receive and verify policy compliance for draft contracts, ensure they are properly signed and a file copy is maintained in the purchasing area.
– Develop and run "spend" reports from the financial system.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
– 5+ years of experience in a Purchasing role, preferably in the Public Sector
– Deep understanding and professional experience with Purchasing Contracts
– Strong verbal and written communication skills
– Excellent commercial awareness
– Good analytical skills
– The ability to recognize future trends
– Ability to make decisions under pressure
– Negotiation skills
– Advanced skills with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
– Excellent negotiation, customer service and consulting skills
– Strong market knowledge and experience in working across various functions, businesses and regions
– VMS system experience

ABOUT THE IAN MARTIN GROUP
Founded in 1957, the Ian Martin Group is one of North America's leading consulting and project recruitment firms. As a Certified B Corporation (www.bcorporation.net/ianmartingroup) our company meets comprehensive standards that measure our impact on employees, suppliers, the community, and the environment. Our guiding statement is: "building authentic connections around meaningful work."

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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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Customer Service Representative (1-2 weeks – $29.90/hour)

As a Customer Service Representative for our Public Sector Client, you will have dynamic work each day, and be the first point of contact for all of their customers. There are many qualities that will help you to succeed in this role: attention to detail, confidence, strong communication, and most importantly, adaptability. 

You’re organized and detailed, capable of handling a wide variety of tasks accurately. You are also calm & patient – able to inspire confidence in customers and deal with complex situations in a competent manner. 

In addition, you’re a people person, a good listener, and a friendly and supportive coworker. If that sounds like you, you’ll fit right in with their team. 

Other specific duties will include: 

  • Provide quality customer services in a call center environment by providing timely and accurate information related to programs, products and services
  • Provide interpretation of guidelines, directives and procedures
  • Offer guidance and support to customers in completing documents and forms
  • Offer support to customers experiencing problems accessing or obtaining specialized information, and refer to the appropriate program area or organization for resolution 

Attributes & Qualifications 

The attributes of a great customer service rep: 

  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and spoken, with customers and co-workers
  • Ability to listen and understand a customer’s request
  • Task oriented with a strong work ethic and genuine desire to uphold the company vision
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Strong problem solving skills with a solution based approach
  • Accountable and reliable
  • Courteous mannerism with a customer focus
  • Professional approach
  • Ability to be flexible 

Additionally, these qualifications will help you stand out: 

  • Experience in customer service where service was delivered in person and on the phone
  • Experience working in a high-volume inbound call center
  • Experience in retail sales or customer service an asset
  • Tech savvy with outstanding Microsoft Office and especially Excel skills 
  • Fluency in French is considered an asset. 

The Work Environment 

This is a short-term position (1-2 weeks), where you can accelerate your career growth by gaining valuable experience with a leading customer care organization. 

 

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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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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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Graphic Designer – 16531

We have an immediate opening for a Graphic Designer  for a six-month assignment in Toronto, Ontario.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Skills:

  •  2-3+ years of experience in visual design.
  •  Portfolio of part work required.
  •  Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  •  Experience with a mix of digital media, mobile, print, and other media types.
  •  Must-have an interest in finance/investing.

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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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Web Accessibility Specialist (IT-17-509-510-A)

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

As a Web Accessibility Specialist,  responsible for making accessibility improvements to legacy and new web applications and related digital content within large organizations.
 

 Job Description:

3+ years' demonstrated, hands on experience making accessibility improvements to legacy and new web applications and related digital content within large organizations

  • 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience using front-end development technologies (HTML5, CCS3, JQuery, Bootstrap, Angular) to build mobile responsive web applications using agile methods that conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA including understanding technology limitations and constraints  
  • 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience conducting web accessibility testing against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA success criteria using assistive technologies and testing tools (NVDA, VoiceOver, JAWS, WebAIM Wave, Nu HTML, Colour Contrast Analyzers, aChecker, Tenon, WorldSpace) 
  • 3+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience leveraging inclusive design techniques to identify and remove barriers by design to ensure a positive user experience for all users  
  • 2+ years' demonstrated, hands-on experience working with people with a diverse range of abilities   Technical Abilities: 
  • IAAP Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA) or equivalent credentials is an asset 
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and presentation skills to all levels of staff 
  • Excellent knowledge and awareness of disabilities including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities 
  • Excellent ability to coach, mentor, and train business and technical teams on digital accessibility processes, best practices, and tools 
  • Proficiency with Windows 10, Mobile OS (iOS, Android), MS Office 2013+ applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint), SDLC Tools (JIRA, GitHub, MS TFS, HPE ALM), Accessibility Testing Tools, Adobe Acrobat Pro.

 

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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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Batch Analyst

Our client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Batch Analyst for a 12 months of contract role (possible to extend for another 6 months).

As a Batch Analyst, here is the description;

Knowledge & Skills

  • College or University degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Enterprise systems and application delivery 6-7 years
  • Mainframe, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CA7 scheduler
  • 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 passed environment and be able to handle critical time bound issues and have the ability to work and respond within a defined SLA

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring timely delivery of artifacts from other streams and appropriate escalations in time.
  • Demonstrate experience in the workload automation space with a complete knowledge of the enterprise scheduler environment.
  • Enterprise scheduler schedule updates
  • Responsible for business automation improvements and maximizing the utilization of
  • Enterprise Scheduling and Mainframe Automation Software.
  • Facilitate cross-functional teams through projects to design, implement and supports the adoption of new scheduling processes.
  • Work with complex batch processes.
  • Provide application teams with support on problem determination and resolution of scheduling issues.
  • Ability to be a technical interface between engineering and database teams to provide innovative and efficient approach to scheduling complex batch processes.
  • Reports, minutes and presentation materials related to scheduling.
  • Documents all aspects of the batch schedule.
  • Follow industry trends and software developments to assist in creating a roadmap for the
  • Enterprise Scheduling group.
  • Ensure Service Level Agreements are met for applications supported.
  • Ensure daily scheduling requests are completed accurately and on time.

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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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Enterprise Integration Architect

Our client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire an Enterprise Integration Architect to support the technical teams and business clients throughout the enterprise by conducting in-depth analysis, summary, and recommendations for a 6-month role (possible to extend for another 12 months).

Knowledge & Skills

Candidate must have a solid understanding of enterprise application integration strategies, patterns, date integration requirements, APIs, microservices, event driven architectures.

Candidate should also have a holistic view of enterprise solutions, taking into account operational cost, security, performance engineering, application development and systems management.

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.

  • 10+ years progressively senior experience in Information Technology with solid background in integration architecture, planning, design, and development
  • 8+ years of experience in integration architecture/solution design experience, ideally within a Ontario Public Service or agency environment
  • Experience in architecting in an agile and/or Dev/Ops environments or knowledge of methodologies
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of various Enterprise Architecture methodologies (e.g., Zachman,
  • TOGAF) and ability to adapt and develop hybrid applications of methodologies to meet WSIB’s needs
  • Experience with middleware and gateways and in structured methodologies for the construction and integration of applications; knowledge of performance considerations in different environments
  • Experience and knowledge of different integration types including SOA, APIs, web services and RESTful services, real time and batch based, hub and spoke; experience in enterprise service bus implementations
  • Experience leading integration projects, with deployment of significant application and integration architecture
  • Knowledge of technology developments, trends and new products to evaluate opportunities against enterprise and client short and long term technology requirements
  • 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
  • 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, and construction 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.

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Builds enterprise application integration reference architectures and integration related patterns and standards to be used by solution/integration designers for both project and operational work
  • Builds and maintains WSIB-wide integration architecture designs and standards in alignment with the corporate technological vision and direction
  • Identifies, constructs enterprise wide integration 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 application, solution and integration specialists
  • Defines, evaluates, and assesses integration architecture requirements for systems environments and IT projects; ensures the incorporation of integration requirements in the design and development of IT solutions
  • Delivers architectural alternatives, recommendation documents and architecture blueprint documents to senior management and stakeholders for approval
  • Defines the structure and relationship amongst applications, including the identification of re-usable components, the organization and layering of software, and the determination of interfaces.
  • Undertakes the analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on application and integration 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 roadmaps
  • Maintains close working relationships with executive and business management to understand enterprise wide business and I&IT goals, objectives and strategies

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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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Network Engineer

Our client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Network Engineer  with strong technical background in LAN, WAN, Cloud services to work with the Information Technology Cluster (ITC), Infrastructure Delivery Services department for a 12 months of contract role (possible to extend for another 12 months).

As a Network Engineer, here is the description;

Knowledge & Skills

  • A minimum of 10 years of network experience including enterprise-wide requirements definition and design
  • methodologies.
  • Proven and demonstrated experience in coordinating with outsourced IT Infrastructure service providers and
  • third party suppliers on complex build and migration projects.
  • Strong experience on infrastructure project delivery including construction of enterprise solutions, preparing,
  • coordinating, tracking, and reporting on project activities.
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers and subject matter experts.
  • Conceptual and analytical skills to assess and evaluate needs and cost/benefit analysis for new infrastructure
  • technology requirements and solutions.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills (will present various project documentation including business
  • cases, briefing notes, action plans, executive summaries, technical reports etc.)
  • Strong ability to prioritize a very high volume of day-to-day activities and balance demands against longer-term
  • work and commitments.
  • Professional interpersonal skills including negotiation, consulting, and customer-service.
  • Superior relationship management and teamwork skills to engage, motivate multi-disciplinary teams

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the design, preparation, construction and implementation of new technology and network upgrades for corporate business projects and internal initiatives.
  • Tracking and reporting on project activities.
  • Liaise with internal/external stakeholders and WSIB governance committees to ensure deliverables and dependencies are successfully delivered.
  • Support the development of long-term network technology and capacity planning.
  • Work on the architectural model of hardware infrastructure.
  • Work on infrastructure installation and upgrade projects, and related activities.
  • Participate in defining business and technical requirements and support the business by working with stakeholders through the requirements process and using information provided in order to meet business needs.
  • Maintain and update technical and project documentation as well as maintain a clear and concise documented process for the implementation and integration of infrastructure projects and services.

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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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SharePoint Developers

SharePoint Developer

We are looking for two SharePoint Developers to join our team. These position are 6 month contracts located in Toronto.

Responsibilities

  • Apply current graphics design and .NET technologies to modify, maintain SharePoint server portals.
  • Construct, build 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.
  • Work with project stakeholders on a daily basis.
  • Build and maintain key components of the software suite using Microsoft .Net, SharePoint Server 2010 and new 2016.
  • Implement SharePoint-based workflows as well as development of Business Intelligence dashboards.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Build proof of concept examples or graphical simulation software. Maintain product test software and demos for training purposes.
  • Protect operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Actively participate in product design reviews by providing creative and practical ideas and solutions in a teamwork environment

Knowledge & Skills

  • Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • A certain degree of creativity required.
  • 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, construction and building 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.
  • Ability to write Stored Procedures, write complex SQL queries, and ability to analyze the SQLdata 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.

Additional Assets

  • Microsoft MCPD 70-576, SharePoint 2010/2013 Constructing and Building Applications certification.

 

Travel and various hours are a part of this opportunity

 

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PeopleSoft Developer

Our client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Senior PeopleSoft Developer by providing technical assistance in constructing and implementing PeopleSoft systems solutions in support of approved project and service requests for a 6 months of contract role (possible to extend for another 12 months).

As a Senior PeopleSoft Developer, here is the description;

Knowledge & Skills

  • 10+ years’ 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 constructing and implementing PeopleSoft systems solutions in support of approved project and service requets
  • 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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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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Data Quality Specialist

Resource Profile:
Data Quality Specialist

Knowledge & Skills

Our Client is looking for a Data Quality Specialist to assist with the construction and implementation of a data quality vision and strategy. This role will support with the construction and articulation of the data quality strategy, framework, strategic priorities and road map for improving the processes, practices, and methods to advance the data quality discipline.
Between 6 to 8 years of experience in a leadership role in Data Management, Data Governance and/or Data Quality.
Demonstrated success in a leadership role and vision

  • Graduate level degree in Computer Science, Information Management or Software Engineering
  • Wide range of superior communication skills, including but not limited to: interpersonal and collaboration skills, public speaking, negotiating, and presentations
  • Extensive experience with all facets of data management including data architecture and modeling, data quality, data warehousing, business intelligence, and metadata management
  • Extensive experience and exposure to tools used to support data management specifically business glossary, metadata management, data profiling, and data quality (e.g. IBM Infosphere).
  • Strong ability to work in undiscovered, unstructured territories and to formalize processes that are currently not formalized
  • Experience in establishing and successfully leading Data Quality programs: heavy emphasis on developing and implementing data standards policies, practices, and procedures that lead to substantive improvements in data integrity and data quality.
  • Proven ability to coordinate cross-functional teams of IT professionals, business executives, and other key stakeholders towards common goals and objectives.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify quantify and effectively raise business risks associated with data quality and data governance.
  • Extensive project management and leadership experience

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Thought Leadership for Data Quality
  • Proactively champion the value of data as a strategic asset by supporting the advancement of Data Quality frameworks, standards, policies, artefacts and processes that will be leveraged by business units locally & regionally.
  • Provide advisory guidance and support to Data Owners to ensure Data Quality accountabilities are understood.
  • Liaise with ITC and other functions collaborating to provide support and sharing learning including standards, policies and processes on Data Quality journey.  

 
Executive and cross-functional, cross-project support for Data Quality:

  • Support committees and business partners to identify Data Quality requirements and mitigate data risks.
  • Act as an advocate and subject matter expert for data quality as a strategic imperative, providing support and guidance to other enterprise stakeholders 
  • Support executive leadership, IT, and business partners to deliver superior data quality solutions, including defining and documenting data quality requirements, rules and controls consistent with department and organizational strategies.

Data Quality Strategy, Policy, Standards & Enforcement

  • Support the construction of the Data Quality Framework and Strategy for in line with the organization`s strategic plan and goals
  • Support the construction of Data Quality policies, standards and processes
  • Recommend which data rules, responsibilities & data management processes should be implemented or changed to support establishment of the Data Quality Framework and Strategy
  • Recommend tactical actions as well as longer term initiatives to mitigate data quality risks
  • Ensure that proposed recommendations are aligned with enterprise data governance strategy
  • Set up action plans, evaluate, and prioritize potential initiatives with business stakeholders

Data Quality cross-functional organization support:

  • Support the establishment of data ownership and accountability within the business
  • Partner with the business to ensure that appropriate resources are assigned to support data governance accountabilities
  • Educate and encourage data to be recognized as a “Strategic Enterprise Asset”
  • Support the selection and adoption of Data Governance & Data Quality technology tools.
  • Support other Data Governance, Metadata Management and Data Stewardship objectives
  • Support and contribute to project management activities by participating in the scoping and estimating of project efforts, risks identification and mitigation measures recommendation, communicating activity status and providing timely notification and escalation of possible issues/problems to the Project Manager;
  • Maintain the currency of the data quality documentation

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Technical Lead – IT Security

Our client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Technical Lead – IT Security for a 6 month contract.

As a Technical Lead – IT Security for providing technical coordination expertise of IT security requirements in distributed systems and solutions.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Must have excellent Communication and Leadership Skills 
  • 7 – 10 years of experience in providing technical leadership, guidance and expertise in implementing IT security requirements for business systems solutions and infrastructure server hardening 
  • 7 – 10 years of experience in technology planning for upgrade/migrate business applications 
  • 7 – 10 years of experience of participating in projects involving multiple technologies and solutions, such as, but not limited to OpenText, Kofax, Cloud, WebSphere, Data warehouse, Java, web technologies, IBM Datastage, RDBMS.
  • Excellent understanding of project governance, IT security standards and processes. 
  • Excellent understanding of managing stakeholder’s expectations, business analysis methodologies, application development methodologies, architecture and corporate security frameworks
  • Proven ability to lead a team effectively  
  • Solid ability to quantify both technical and functional impact of affected system modications. 
  • Excellent stakeholder expectation management and communication experience

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Review, assess, coordinate and implement solution changes to satisfy it security requirements. 
  • Provide technical expertise and oversee the analysis, solution architecture and implementation plan
  • Determine the priorities and sequencing of systems enhancement and/or change implementation to reduce level of risk to the client.
  • Facilitate scope, solution, and effort estimation workshops with architects, network team, it security team, business analysts, business stakeholders, service delivery partners
  • Facilitate release management and change management and other project delivery activities, as required
  • Oversee the technical delivery of technology upgrades
  • Provide knowledge transfer to the staff

 

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.”

 

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Senior DevOps Specialists

Our client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Senior DevOps Specialists for a 6 month contract.

As a Senior DevOps Specialists, 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

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Java, Angular 2, Spring, Microservices, Cloud, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience using backend technologies such as Java, Spring MVC, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, NoSQL and Linux.
  • Strong background in data structures and algorithms and computer science fundamentals.
  • Ability to build the solution construct in Cloud environment and assist with any migration elements
    Excellent skills in NodeJS, AngularJS (Angular 2 preferred)
  • Experience and understanding of CI/CD, automated testing using opensource modern frameworks like Selenium, Jenkins etc.
  • Strong Web development experience
  • Strong Object-Oriented experience and knowledge
  • Strong understanding of networking, security and infrastructure
  • Knowledge of WebSphere and Oracle Portal in order to transition to new technology stack

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.
  • Analyze user needs using structured systems analysis techniques, working closely with client representatives to develop system specifications indicating clearly what the system is required to do; evaluate alternative system solutions available and recommend proposed approach.
  • Design, build 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 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.

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.”

 

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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

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.

Application Developer

Our client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire an Application Developer for a 6 month contract role (possible to extend for another 12 months).

As an Application Developer, here is the description;

Knowledge & Skills

  • 10+ years’ experience with at least 9 years of Java Enterprise Edition experience, typically acquired through completion of post-secondary education in a technology related field, business administration or related field.
  • 5+ years working experience and knowledge of with various integration technologies/protocols such as WebSphere Message Queue / Message Broker, Web Services, SFTP/FTP etc.
  • Proven experience working with accepted methods, standards, techniques and best practices for development.
  • Oral communication skills to work effectively with and discuss 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:

  • DevOps experience and Angular JS

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance in constructing, building and implementing web applications and systems integrations
  • 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.
  • Provide coordination in release and change management processes

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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Deskside Support Specialist

Our client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Deskside Support Specialist to provide support for the desktop environment, work with internal/external service providers to resolve incidents and problems, consult with and train end users, ensure organizational standards and policies for a 12 months of contract role (possible to extend for another 12 months).

As a Deskside Support Specialist, here is the description;

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Three to five years of experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience
  • ITIL Foundation Certification
  • Microsoft certification – strongly preferred
  • Ability to construct solid relationships and to demonstrate expert level ability to inspire trust and maintain confidentiality to best support and improve end user needs and to better understand how each individual operates and how to best support and improve their experience (Required 5 Years)
  • Monitoring and maintaining systems that run Windows 10 (Required 2 Years)
  • Configuring backup and recovery options (Required 5 Years)
  • Configuring hardware and applications (Required 5 Years)
  • Configuring access to resources (Required 5 Years)
  • Configuring mobile computing (Required 5 Years)
  • Configuring network connectivity (Required 5 Years)
  • Resolving computer problems (Required 5 Years)
  • Workstation testing and security updates (Required 5 Years)
  • Application packaging (Required 2 Years)
  • Imaging and software management (Required 2 Years)
  • Licence management (Required 2 Years)

 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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Documentation Specialist

Our client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Documentation Specialist to prepare technical and end user procedural and process documentation, data entry and client services support for a 12 months of contract role (possible to extend for another 12 months).

As a Documentation Specialist, here is the description;

Resource Responsibilities:

  • Two-to-five (2-5) years of technical editing / writing experience
  • Strong familiarity with ITSM frameworks (e.g. ITIL)
  • Proven working experience in business process redesign and technical writing of processes and procedures
  • Strong command of English grammar and punctuation
  • Ability to translate technical information into simpler terms for non-technical audiences
  • Abilty to grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Ability to manage multiple writing assignments under tight deadlines
  • Ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, especially Word, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • Experience developing and applying Microsoft Word styles and templates
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development
  • Familiarity with end-to-end testing and documenting outcomes

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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Full Stack Architect

Our client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Full Stack Architect responsible for documenting the current state of our eService applications, working on the reference Architecture for Web sites and applications, the roadmap and transition architectures. Work on the Reference Architecture across existing Web sites and applications and evangelizing the Reference Architecture to stakeholders for a 15-month contract role (possible to extend for another 9 months).

As a Full Stack Architect, here is the description;

Resource Description

Candidate must be able to work with a team that fully integrates and collaborates 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 able to play different roles within the team.
The candidate must have a sound understanding of API, Enteprise Integration Patterns and technology architecture but also very good communication skills, with the ability to adapted them to different audiences.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Java, Angular 2, Spring, Microservices, Cloud, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience using backend technologies such as Java, Spring MVC, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, NoSql and Linux.
  • Strong background in data structures and algorithms and computer science fundamentals.
  • Ability to work on the solution construct in Cloud environment and assist with any migration elements
  • Excellent skills in NodeJS, AngularJS (Angular 2 preferred)
  • Experience and understanding of CI/CD, automated testing using opensource modern frameworks like Selenium, Jenkins etc.
  • Strong Web development experience
  • Strong Object Oriented experience and knowledge
  • Knowledge of Websphere and Oracle Portal in order to transition to new technology stack

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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Sharepoint Developer

Our client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a SharePoint Developer to apply current graphics design and .NET technologies to develop, modify, maintain SharePoint server portals and work on site content and capabilities and provide daily onsite maintenance of the existing SharePoint Portals for 6 months contract role(possible to extend for another 6 months).

As a SharePoint Developer, here is the description;

Knowledge & Skills

•    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 analyze the SQLdata 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.

 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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SharePoint Developer

Our Public-sector client is looking for SharePoint Developers for a six-month contract in Toronto, Ontario.

If you have the following skills, we'd like to hear from you.

  • 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 analyze the SQLdata is desired.
  • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, and/or SQL Server Integration Services a plus.

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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Environment Management Team Lead

The Ian Martin Group is only as strong as the workforce in the field.  We have a distinctly different approach to our contractor engagement and have a team of specialists to ensure success on your assignment.

Our role is to provide top level technical talent to some of the planets strongest companies in the manufacturing, telecommunications, and technology industries.  This is where you come in.

We have an Job opening for an Environment Management Team Lead on a 7 month contract (Option to Extend up to 12 months)  in Downtown Toronto,ON

If you have the following skills, connect with us;

Requirements:

  • 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
  • Proficient in MS Office suite with priority on Excel (Advanced Excel will be a definite asset)

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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User Support Technician (in Toronto, Ontario)

Position: Renewable Contract (renewable every march) with the potential for eventual permanent employment

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Rate:  $29.90/hour

SUMMARY
Our public sector client is seeking a reliable individual with strong communication skills to provide an exceptional customer service experience for their valued clients. While working with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment, you will be the first line of contact to resolve technical support issues for 68,000 end-users.

RESPONSIBILITIES
For Incoming incidents and service requests:

  • End-user connects by telephone, voicemail, email, or on-line
  • Agent receives and logs the request in the call management system (ESMT);
  • Agent diagnoses the request to determine needed support services;
  • Agent resolves the request OR dispatches (transfers – assigns) the call to a Tier 2, Tier 3 or other approved service provider;
  • Agent closes the request upon completion of the required support services.
  • The agent may either dispatch/transfer/assign an incident or service request to a Tier 2/3 or other service provider through available and approved means

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ Years of previous help desk/technical support/service desk experience
  • Previous Technical support experience with: Microsoft Windows (7, 10) Office/Exchange/Active Directory
  • Blackberry or iOS support experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to respond to questions by providing clear, concise and accurate information
  • University or College Graduate in Computer Science, IT Support, or a related field

WORKING HOURS

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

APPLICATION PROCESS

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.

Development & DevOps Specialist

The Ian Martin Group is only as strong as the workforce in the field.  We have a distinctly different approach to our contractor engagement and have a team of specialists to ensure success on your assignment.

Our role is to provide top level technical talent to some of the planets strongest companies in the manufacturing, telecommunications, and technology industries.  This is where you come in.

We have an immediate opening for a Development & DevOps Specialist on an 8 month (with the option to extend the term up to 16 months) assignment in Toronto, ON.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Knowledge & Skills

  • 5 to 10 years of relevant professional experience – DevOps and Release experience in a multi-vendor environment including infrastructure, QA and Application development. 
  • Experience Automating builds and deployments in Jenkins, GIT, Bitbucket, Crowd, and Artifactory
  • Experience maintaining, upgrading and implementing Agile DevOps methodology in a managed datacenter with a mixed UNIX, Linux/Windows environment
  • Experience implementing CI/CD from bottom up (from process level, technical implementation/maintenance)
  • Experience with CI/CD in a managed datacenter in a mixed Linux/Windows environment
  • Multi-vendor/platform experience (Java frontend/backend/monolith, WMB(ESB/Messaging), Gosu/Guidewire, OpenText, etc)
  • Successful track record of complex deployment.
  • Strong business acumen and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Up to 10 years of automating Software Development Builds and Deployments in Development and QA environments.  

 

ABOUT THE IAN MARTIN GROUP

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.

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ServiceNow Design & Developer Experts

The Ian Martin Group is only as strong as the workforce in the field.  We have a distinctly different approach to our contractor engagement and have a team of specialists to ensure success on your assignment.

We have an immediate opening for a ServiceNow Design & Implementation Expert on a 24-month (Two year) assignment in Toronto, ON.

If you have the following skills, connect with us.

Knowledge & Skills

  • 4-year college degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Five years of experience in SaaS software configuration and development using Web Services and Simple Object Access Protocol, XML/RPC, and AJAX.
  • Deep functional and technical knowledge of the ServiceNow platform as well as experience delivering a minimum of two medium to large-scale ServiceNow implementations
  • Certified ServiceNow Administator
  • Minimum of 8 years working IT environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills. Must be able to communicate well with all areas of the business.
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Oracle)
  • Experience in one (or more) scripting languages: JavaScript, Python, Perl, Unix Shell, Windows Shell)
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Oracle)
  • Experience with ServiceNow client and server-side Javascript and the ServiceNow APIs

 

ABOUT THE IAN MARTIN GROUP

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.

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API Architect

Resource Profile:
One (1) API Architect
Candidate must be able to work with team members on 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.
    
The candidate must have a sound understanding of API, Enteprise Integration Patterns and technology architecture but also very good communication skills, with the ability to adapted them to different audiences.

Knowledge & Skills
Full-Stack Engineering vision: ability to leverage breadth of experience and knowledge to architect 
Leadership experience in architecting, developing and deploying enterprise class solutions in customer facing environments
Excellent communications skills – ability to engage in deep technical discussions with customers and peers and become a trusted technical advisor
Problem-solving orientation. Thinker and doer attitude. Just make it work!

Resource Responsibilities:
API architect is responsible for constructing and implementing API solutions, and the API adoption process within the organization. Help write RFP if necessary.