Senior Back End Developer – Downtown Toronto (Richmond / Adelaide / King)

Why join us? We are looking for highly motivated Back End Developers to join our Pension Product & Technology team in Toronto. You will be working closely with the architecture and development team under the projects solution architect, as well as more broadly with a cross-functional team to deliver quality and leading-edge digital experience. Youll be able to quickly synthesize business requirements, research and design principles into well-considered applications. You will need to be able to identify and solve problems; explore different design solutions and present best options to the project team members and stakeholders. The Product & Technology team is an exciting new team focused on leveraging the newest technologies and approaches to deliver solutions & systems for the modern-day end user. Our primary focus and commitment are to provide real value and we encourage innovation and empower open-thinking for all our team members. Were excited for the opportunity to have highly driven and impactful talent join our team! You will be a key member of an engaged, high-reaching teampart of a world-class, winning culture that prioritizes people development and focuses on long-term growth. We take great pride in leading the industry by earning respect through every interaction, every day. We go above and beyond to protect and grow relationships by anticipating needs, being honest and considerate, and valuing customers as genuine partners. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for: Consuming and understanding business, functional and technical requirements Participating in solution evaluation, developing Proof of Concepts Collaborating with other team members to interactively design and develop new applications and features Developing and maintaining complete end-to-end solutions Developing technical documents to accurately represent the design and code Participating in design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and approval on designs and documentation Participating in the research and evaluation of new tools and technologies that can help drive innovative solutions for our clients Serving as the subject matter expert in the support of the applications assigned Gathering and refining specifications and requirements based on technical needs To succeed in this role, you are: able to speak clearly and politely with people in person, by phone, and in writing. You also are a good listener; who can also listen empathetically to others. able to analyze situations and make informed decisions; able to understand problems, think critically, and devise solutions. able to work effectively with the people around; able to negotiate with others, and to recognize and appreciate diversity in the team. a person with a strong work ethic; you come to work on time, complete tasks in a timely manner, stay focused, and stay organized. We are looking for a person, who has a subset of the following skills: Agile Software Development Building and documenting APIs Microservices/REST API Functional Programming Java is must have (production experience) C# or Kotlin is an asset Spring Framework is must have (production experience) Kafka is must have (production experience) Containerization (Docker/Kubernetes) Test-Driven Development (TDD) is an asset Domain-Driven Design (DDD) is an asset Event-Driven Architecture is an asset Cloud Environments (AWS, Azure, GCP) SQL and/or NoSQL databases (Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, MSSQL, MongoDB) JavaScript/TypeScript, Node.js is an asset