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I&IT, Infrastructure & Application Support
Job Term:
1 Temporary
Job Code:
ML/10 - Metrolinx
Not Available
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario and its goal is to create a transportation network that enhances the prosperity, sustainability and quality of life for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. It leads the planning in the region with its Regional Transportation Plan that guides the work and investments of the organization. It builds light transit, bus rapid transit and Regional Express Rail and operates GO Transit, UP Express and PRESTO.

What can I expect to do in this role?

The I&IT Infrastructure & Application Support Office is seeking a Software Developer to develop, extend, enhance, and maintain dynamic interactive multi-tiered applications (Oracle Cloud Technologies such as HCM, Taleo, etc) in support of the corporation's business activities

How do I qualify?


• Completion of a diploma in Computer Science, or a related discipline – or a combination of education, training, and experience deemed equivalent
• Minimum 6 years related work experience with a solid background in analysis, design and development of web-based corporate systems. Must have an excellent knowledge of the principles, practices, and standards of the Systems Development Life Cycle
• Minimum 5 years of experience in implementing, extending, and supporting web-based n-tier enterprise applications
• Solid experience with industry standard database technologies (e.g. SQL, PL/SQL, Stored Procedures, ODBC), including building packages, stored procedures, triggers, and cursors
• Strong knowledge of operating systems, middleware, and other technologies for building and maintaining multi-tiered enterprise business solutions
• Knowledge of industry standard reporting and business intelligence tools
• Developed customizations using application programming interfaces (APIs), including exposure to extract, transfer, load (ETL) data Integration process
• Experienced with applying fixes, patches, and upgrades from the product vendor

Key Responsibilities

• Applies standard Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process to develop software applications and solutions in response to business requirements
• Develops system design documents for use in coding and testing business applications and solutions
• Develops test plans and data, and performs testing to verify that the programs function correctly and ensure that modifications have not caused errors in other parts of the program and interfacing programs and systems
• Designs, develops, and implements integrated web applications using industry standards (i.e. Web Services, Service Oriented Architecture)
• Prepares technical documentation for all development items; supports analysis, development and testing for enterprise solutions
• Develops maintenance enhancements, in response to changing business requirements, for enterprise solutions, to ensure their continuing value to business users
• Provides troubleshooting and technical support business solutions and applications that raise vendor support tickets
• Applies effective quality control and security measures to all applications modules; prepares proper documentation to facilitate support of custom oracle objects (reports, forms, interfaces)

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your resume online viaMetrolinx job opportunity no later than October 30, 2017.

Please note that applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.

Please be advised, Metrolinx uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant's responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Search may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 5 months, 277 Front St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Information Technology
Posted on:
Monday, October 16, 2017
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