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Career Opportunities: Application Developer, Java (55404)

Career Opportunities: Application Developer, Java (55404)

Feb 16,2017

 Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.
 
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The successful candidate is accountable for analyzing, developing, testing, implementing and documenting business/system solutions that will contribute to the organization's ability to achieve its goals.
 
POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Gather, refine, and document system requirements to ensure functionalities follow best practice methodologies;
Code, test, document and deliver requested functionality changes or enhancements to new or existing enterprise applications;
Produce technical documentation (i.e. requirements, design documents, turnover documentation, test plans) for requested functionality changes or enhancements;
Work within established CP software development standards and configuration management procedures and processes;
Assist in the creation of the system design and functional specifications;
Provide Functional Support for applications as needed;
Responsible for developing and testing solutions, coordinate the implementation and completion of recommended specifications application;
Write technical procedures and documentation for the applications including operations, user guide, etc.;
Responsible for the delivery of business or system solutions within a System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodology;
Responsible for support of business or system solutions in compliance with determined Service Level Agreements (SLA);
Diagnose, isolate and debug software problems and perform problem resolutions;
Review, analyze and modify programming systems, including encoding, testing, debugging and installing for a large-scale system;
Participate in post-implementation reviews of both application development content and process to maximize and share learning;
Lead the analysis of organizational needs for the development and implementation of applications;
Ensure that systems are developed which meet their business needs and specifications;
Ensure the operating efficiency of existing application systems;
Maintain records for the documentation of systems development and revisions;
Responsible for clearly and concisely articulating technical issues and resolutions with varied business stakeholders:
Ensure adherence to best practices for enhancements and support; ensure adoption and adherence to defined support processes (e.g. incident management, request management, etc.).
This role requires participation in a 24 X 7 on-call support rotation
 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
University Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Science or equivalent Application development experience is required;
7+ years of practical experience with using a wide variety of programming languages
Technical Skill Required: Java, J2EE, Web Programming Skills,  Web User Interface Design,  Object-Oriented Design (OOD), SDLC, Multithreading
Soft skill requirement: Team player, Software Debugging, Excellent communication skills
Nice to Have: UI5, VB, Linux scripting, Perl Scripting, Oracle DB, Python, C/C++, C#,.Net
Profound insight of Java, .Net and JEE internals (Classloading, Memory Management, Transaction management, Java enterprise application ecosystem etc.)
Knowledge in advanced multi-threading, asynchronous communication programming;
Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE/.Net platforms
Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate);
Experience with complex data relationships and operating environments;
Experience with Tomcat, Web sphere Application Server or similar;
Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (JSF, Wicket, GWT, Spring MVC);
Working proficiency with Linux in both desktop and server environments;
Advanced SQL – modeling, advanced query writing, tuning/optimization of queries;
Experience with MQ messaging or other messaging systems;
Proven ability to prioritize multiple work assignments;
Proven problem solving and analysis abilities;
Willingness to accept responsibility for delivering solutions to complex issues;
Experience working closely with the business to arrive at an optimal solution in terms of functionality, timelines, and implementation;
Experience with agile development methodologies;
Experience with providing on-call support to customers and complex integrated systems.
Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle; testing strategies and programming best practices;
Team player, skilled at working in a highly collaborative manner;
Proven strong communication skills - both written and oral - with technical and non-technical staff and with management;
Comfortable in a fast-paced environment where continual change is routine.
 
WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:
Flexible and competitive benefits package
Competitive company pension plan
Employee Share Purchase Plan
Performance Incentive Program 
Annual Fitness Subsidy
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.
 
Background Investigation:
The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:    
Criminal history check
Reference check
 
Management Conductor Program:
Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.
 
CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA")

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