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Amended - Advisor, Senior Developer

Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery
Enterprise Financial Services and Systems - Ontario Shared Services
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
17162 - Systems Officer 6
$1,704.17 - $2,128.95 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
**AMENDMENT: Closing date extended due to OPS Careers system outage.**

Are you a highly motivated self-starter with a passion for emerging technologies?

We are looking for a team player with a desire to innovate, learn and share, and the agility to adapt to new challenges. This technical and strategic role requires a client-centric mindset and involves responsibility for building digital solutions using Robotic Process Automation tools, working with a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of enterprise technical solution designs for major digital transformations.

The Opportunity
• allows you to contribute to the creation of products that will change the way our partners and citizens use technology to interact with government
• recognizes and values diversity and inclusion
• encourages you to share your passion and expertise
• allows flexible work arrangements
• provides an environment that supports your aspiration to continuously learn, grow, and develop your career

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As an Advisor, Senior Developer, you will:

• Be part of an agile, self-directed, multi-disciplinary team that includes project managers, senior solution designers, software developers, and IT professionals with business expertise.
• Provide technical expertise to deliver advanced and complex digital solutions in all phases of SDLC, including design, implementation, testing, and maintenance in multi-platform environments.
• Develop interactive dashboards, reports, and data visualizations allowing clients to explore data and discover business insights independently.
• Constantly and passionately learn emerging technologies, best practices, toolsets, and others to deliver state-of-the-art digital solutions.
• Develop robotic process automation and machine learning (RPA&ML) applications to enable Ontario Public Service (OPS)-wide business process automation, which will have a great impact on Ontarians' day-to-day government experience.

What you bring to the Team
• You are a life-long learner who values sharing your knowledge and experiences with others.
• You are solution-focused and know how to get the job done while working with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals.
• You are familiar with design thinking and agile methodologies, understand the importance of inclusion and diversity, and keep abreast of current industry standards and new developments.
• You are passionate about technology and producing meaningful solutions.

How do I qualify?

Technical Skills and Expertise

You have:
• Experience and skills to use Microsoft Power App to build desktop/Mobile UI interface and integrate with database, different services, Power Automate flows to implement end-to-end solutions
• Knowledge of, and experience in, developing applications using C#, Java, Java Scripts, Groovy, Web-Harvest, JSON, HTML/CSS/XML/XPath and tools like Maven, GIT and JIRA
• Extensive knowledge and experience in all phases of the software development life cycle, writing well-designed efficient code, ensuring implementation compliance with specifications, and supporting continuous improvement by providing operational support and resolving complex system issues
• Demonstrated experience with frameworks like Spring, Angular, and React
• Demonstrated experience in developing SOAP and Restful Web Services and microservices
• Demonstrated experience with Databases, SQL (MS SQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL) and BI tools such as Tableau
• Experience in developing applications that follow Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) at AA level
• Robotics Process Automation (RPA) and Machine Learning (ML) knowledge, and demonstrated experience using RPA tools (Power Automate, WorkFusion, UI Path, Blueprint, Automation Anywhere, and others)

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

• You are solution-focused with an ability to assess competing needs and manage the risks and challenges that present themselves.
• You have analytical skills to conduct research, assess client needs, lead design processes, and develop high-level recommendations regarding solution feasibility and options.
• You can perform complex problem troubleshooting and system resolution activities and resolve critical sustainment problems.
• You can assess clients' I&IT needs and develop cost-effective solutions to improve their program delivery and resolve critical sustainment problems.
• You are able to troubleshoot and resolve issues and risks, through a collaborative process.

Leadership and Interpersonal Skills

• You have demonstrated team leadership skills to coordinate the development of technical project plans, control project process, and provide technical leadership to project staff and external stakeholders.
• You have experience leading teams of internal project staff and external consultants to ensure project deliverables are in alignment with organization strategies.

Communication, Customer Service, and Relationship Management Skills

You have:
• demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and collaborate effectively within a multi-disciplinary team
• proven leadership skills that provide you with the experience of influencing others by persuasion rather than authority and making your case through excellent communication, speaking clearly to be easily understood, and persuasive writing skills
• demonstrated the ability to comfortably lead discussions and promote your ideas to technical and non-technical colleagues, and senior management
• proven written communication skills to prepare business cases, project reports, analysis, recommendations, and briefing materials.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Permanent, 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Information Technology
Posted on:
Monday, September 19, 2022
  • 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.
  • W-MG-186880/22
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 Friday, October 7, 2022 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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