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Ministry of the Solicitor General
Justice Technology Services Division
Job Term:
1 Temporary - up to 12 months with possible extension
Job Code:
17162 - Systems Officer 6
$1,670.59 - $2,087.00 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
About Us

The Justice Technology Services is responsible for Information Technology (IT) services and support to the Justice Enterprises - Ministry of the Attorney General, Ministry of the Solicitor General and their external Justice partners - that enable transformation into a modern, effective and efficient justice system.

The Opportunity

Come and showcase your specialized IT knowledge at the Ministry of the Solicitor General where you will provide senior technical leadership, expertise and overall project co-ordination, and control all activities in the development of application solution design with the Justice Technology Services Division.

You will be developing the new IT solutions, setting up environments, and creating necessary enhancements to the business applications to support Ministries' modernization and transformation goals.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Lead Developer, you will:

• Provide specialized technical expertise and advice in the overall design, development, testing, implementing, maintaining and enhancing system architectures (technical, data, application, network) for both acquired and developed application solutions.
• Oversee the performance of specific system integration from a technical perspective, including designing appropriate architectures and recommending cost-effective and high-performance tools and middleware.
• Lead the development or implementation of current computerized solutions to support end users, project teams, and peer technical staff.
• Provide technical expertise and advice/mentorship on programming practices and techniques to individuals and cross-functional teams.
• Provide leadership and in-depth knowledge and expertise for technical project work.

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge

You have:
• expert knowledge of current and complex information technology and information engineering principles, computer programming techniques, current development platforms(.NET, mobile platform and others), and leading-edge application development technology (web-based, n-tier), and comprehensive understanding of system architectures
• expert knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) and IT service management (ITSM) concepts
• expert knowledge of a full range of current development tools/languages within .NET framework (Visual Studio, Visual Basics, C#), HTML, Dynamic HTML, Angular, mobile platform, and SharePoint
• understanding of and skills in data design and management, database development, and current versions of SQL Server; Oracle; XML/XSLT/XSD, Windows server environment

Excellent Reasoning and Problem-Solving Skills

• You possess highly developed interpretive reasoning and problem-solving skills to assess and recommend architectural strategies
• You can assess technical design problems and develop computerized solutions to information problems in support of end users
• You can assess problems referred to by other analysts in the section and to identify, diagnose and resolve complex problems
• You can identify current microcomputer and mainframe software requirements for clients with highly technical complex requirements and provide solutions to improve administrative productivity

Communications, Facilitation and Negotiation Skills

• You have strong interpersonal, conflict resolution, negotiation/influence and client relationship development skills to discuss client I&IT program/service delivery needs, requirements, goals, objectives and priorities
• You possess oral communication and listening skills to lead technical discussions with clients, managers and vendors
• You can prepare senior-level briefing materials, cost-benefits analysis, project reports, analysis, and recommendations

Group Leadership Skills

• You have the ability to lead/coach/mentor senior developers as part of a team
• You have demonstrated ability to lead/contribute on multiple projects concurrently

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 21 College St, 3rd Flr, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Fingerprint Based), Annual CRJMC, Canadian Border Services Check, Credit History Check, Driver's License History, Local Police Databases Search, Ontario Provincial Police Investigation/Background Interview, Social Networking Search
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Information Technology
Posted on:
Thursday, March 25, 2021
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • T-SL-161959/21 - The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures, including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, April 12, 2021 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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