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Senior Software Developer

Job ID: R0107102 Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Full time, Regular Employment
Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

We are currently looking for a Senior Software Developer to join Thales in Ottawa, Canada. The Senior Software Developer will be designing software, database components following and participating with the team’s Scrum process. Will conduct functional and empirical analyses using established procedures involving the design of new software products or enhancements to current products. Work in cooperation with other departments/functions for research and development activities. Assists and/or provides less senior developers guidance with their daily work activities. Remains abreast of current technological progress to ensure company's products remain marketable and competitive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop state of the art, cloud technology, large scale C# .Net applications

  • Gain awareness of complex product features and execution affecting product performance

  • Work in cooperation with support teams to diagnose performance issues

  • Design software and database components based on proposed release content and Marketing Requirements and best practices.

  • Create logical models and build physical models for the database and plan system architecture.

  • Socialize designs with team and integrate suggestions and changes as appropriate.

  • Identify and implement performance improvements in both database and application

  • Implement code and database changes in a timely fashion and with high quality, consistent with standards for the group.

  • Unit test software components to insure module-level functionality and data structure consistency.

  • Participate in test automation strategy and creation

  • Resolve issues found during engineering test and QA in a timely manner, taking risk into account.

  • Provide documentation as appropriate including design documentation, comments in code, inputs for External Specifications, Software Requirements Specifications, and end-user documentation.

  • Consistent use of group tools such as Jira, Confluence, Git/GitHub for tracking of defects and management of code.

  • Participate in design and code reviews of other team members

  • Independently manage time and prioritize tasks to achieve results within cost and schedule constraints.

  • Provides work assistance to lower level engineers.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related degree

  • 5y years of experience research and/or development

  • 5+ years of experience with relational database systems, including MS SQL, PostgreSQL, and MySQL

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise programming in .NET/C#

  • Experience with of Microsoft SQL Server and MS TSQL.

  • Experience in database design and SQL Server best practices

  • Experience with scalability strategies.

  • Experience with test automation, BDD, gherkin

  • Experience with performance tuning especially around complex queries, procedure and indexing strategies

  • Experience with SaaS technologies and infrastructures.

  • Experience with Agile development practices.

  • Experience with enterprise application development, software as a service and enterprise security technologies

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience C++ and/or Java is an asset

  • Experience with multi-site / multi-cultural team management

  • Excellent collaborative, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills.

Are you ready to be part a part of something big? If your skills, experience and attitude are a match and you’re looking for an exciting challenge, please apply now using the link below and we will be in touch.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!


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