• Senior Java Developer

    Position ID
    2018-5011
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Position Location(s)
    CA-ON-Kanata
  • DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

    At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.

     

    Join the momentum. We are seeking a Senior Java Developer for our growing Technology Consulting team. Driving business excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Consulting team works with organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to provide innovative strategies tailored to maximize efficiencies, enhance performance and increase profitability. Specifically, our recognized Technology Consulting team works with clients to translate technology issues and opportunities into meaningful results that meet organizational needs.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Genderal Responsibilities

    • Designing and developing scalable solution architectures centered on web content platforms, and delivering accessible and responsive web products
    • Implementing and enhancing development standards, defining SDLC process, and improving code quality control
    • Implementing software solution code for web products, which may include web content management (WCM), portals, web applications, REST endpoints, and analytics tools
    • Designing and implementing component libraries, content governance models, and auditing capabilities tailored to business requirements
    • Investigating additional software products and APIs, and designing architectures for systems integrations
    • Creating, maintaining, and updating system architecture design diagrams and supporting documentation
    • Proactively analyzing and evaluating alternative technology solutions to meet business problems
    • Identifying technical task breakdown and design to accomplish business requirements for different software releases, using the Agile methodology
    • Support business, functional, and non-functional requirements discussions to provide technical perspectives on solution design
    • Identifying policies, risk and constraints on proposed solutions
    • Providing technical mentorship for a small team of developers, fostering team skills development and knowledge sharing
    • Providing occasional third-level technical support, troubleshooting and developer training for delivered solutions

    Performance Expectations

    • Provide quality technical consulting services on a variety of client engagements while keeping within the project scope and ensuring client deliverables are on time
    • Support user requirements definition and create detailed technical design documents
    • Develop quality code in technologies such as, but not limited to, Java, XSL, SQL, JavaScript and CSS
    • Assist in estimating effort to complete project tasks and implement software products
    • Champion code quality standards and lead code reviews
    • Mentor and foster growth of junior team members
    • Assist with the monitoring of delivery progress and reporting status via the use of Agile project management tools, and addressing issues with implementation delivery
    • Develop a thorough understanding of MNP’s related services, businesses and industry
    • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
    • Actively provide constructive feedback to team members for continuous improvement
    • Regularly participate in learning activities to further develop technology consulting skills

    Credentials

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related education and/or experience
    • Six (6) to ten (10) years of combined experience developing with the following technologies: Java, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
    • Experience developing for websites and/or web services, including responsive design and WCAG
    • Solid understanding of all phases of the software development lifecycle
    • Experience with enterprise web content management platforms, preferably Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) or similar 
    • Experience producing solution designs, technical documentation, and technical knowledge transfer / guides
    • Experience in using and administering source control tools such as SVN, Git, or TFS
    • Experience with Windows Server and Unix or Linux operating systems
    • Experience with web servers and web application servers such as JBoss, Tomcat, IIS, and Apache Web Server
    • Experience mentoring and guiding a small team of developers (2-3 people)
    • Experience with common Java frameworks such as Spring is an asset
    • Experience in .NET and related tools is an asset
    • Experience in projects using Agile or Scrum approaches is an asset
    • Experience writing unit tests and using automated test tools are considered an asset
    • Eligible to obtain security clearance and a background check
    • Willingness and ability to travel as required

    Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
    • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
    • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
    • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
    • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
    • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
    • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
    • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
    • Interpersonal Skills – proven relationship builder with the ability to relate to team members, inspire them to participate and mitigate conflict
    • Willingness to Learn – enthusiastic and eager to meet challenges and assimilate new concepts
    • Technical Expertise – demonstrates in-depth professional and technical knowledge when completing tasks
    • Fostering Innovation – develops, sponsors, and/or supports the introduction of new and improved methods, products, procedures and technologies
    • Research & Analysis – questions inconsistencies in information and generates workable solutions by analyzing, gathering and organizing relevant information

     

    MYREWARDS@MNP

    MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our MyRewards@MNP package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.

     

    MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.

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