System Administrator – Oakville

System Administrator – Oakville

System Administrator for Software Company

About the Job
The purpose of this role and why this role exists

We are growing our team again. We are a software development company and as such are always pushing technology to the limit. We need someone to help us push.

Perks
Why we’re a cool company

  • Recent recipient of Employee Recommended Workplace Awards
  • Flex time, partial work-from-home
  • Full benefit package from Day 1
  • Monthly Social events
  • Headquarters in NE Oakville
  • Less than 1km from the QEW, walking distance to cafes and eateries.

If people only knew the great stuff we do here. – Unsolicited quote from team member

Top Responsibilities
The part that you play in this organization, and specific duties you are measured against

  • Provide first and second-level problem resolution of in-house servers, laptops, and cloud systems
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance tasks
  • Provisioning computers and resources
  • Work closely with the DevOps team to provide appropriate monitoring mechanisms for deployed architectures
  • Assist with analysis and design of new technology solutions
  • Develop technology standards and specifications for use by systems administrators. Perform technology evaluations

Some of the Experiences & Background we’d like to see
All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before

  • Three years or relevant work experience as a Systems Administrator on a WAN virtual environment.
  • Good knowledge with most recent Office 365, MS Windows server, Active Directory, Exchange server, SQL Server Reporting Services, Queries, SPs
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure & AWS / Iaas / Saas platforms (Azure, O365)
  • Good knowledge of network administration, TCP / IP protocols, Internet services (DNS, FTP, etc.), WAN, branch office interconnectivity
  • Knowledge of backup and replication
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies and VMWare
  • Ability to troubleshoot
  • Customer-focused and service-oriented
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • MCSE, MCSA, CCNP certifications is an asset

Connect with Us!
To learn more about this opportunity, the client, their culture, we invite you to share your resume with us via this job board or to Rick @ SearchVelocity.ca, Subject: JAVA Developer

Have a canned cover letter? Delete it. Tell us why you’re perfect for this opportunity and you’re virtually guaranteed an interview.

About the Company

Our client is a software product company, custom software development and IT professional services firm, based in Oakville and offices in New York and Waterloo. They are on the Branham300 List of Top Canadian ICT Companies, three years in a row. Recently they have also ranked in the Growth500, Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies for two years.

Please include your resume. We’re searching for local permanent resources only.

Python / Django Full-Stack Developer & Designer

Python / Django Full-Stack Developer & Designer

We are searching for a Full Stack Python / Django / MySQL Developer & Designer.

We are a Canadian company using our 20 years of experience to provide consulting services to businesses obtaining government funding.

Coupled with our services, we have developed a unique supporting suite of applications providing us with an unrivaled competitive advantage. Our application provides our clients with visibility into the very complex and hidden $14B data feed of open funding opportunities.

If your career goal is to own commercial applications then this role may be for you. Due to the nature of the business, you’re usually utilizing the latest tool sets and language versions with virtually no maintenance.

You will be working with the business to prioritize outstanding changes and build the product roadmap as we scale and expand internationally.

We provide full benefits in a casual, yet professional environment

About the Job
The purpose of this role and why this role exists.

We are growing and need a professional software designer/developer to analyze, enhance, scale and maintain our custom SaaS solution.

You will lead a small team of data analysts. We offer full benefits in a casual, yet professional environment.

Top Responsibilities
The part that you play in this organization, and specific duties you are measured against

  • Proactively collaborate with cross-functional teams to define & design of new Products, features and functionality
  • Full-stack coding, end-to-end design & delivery, implementation, development testing, defect investigation and resolution
  • Assess existing application suite and (if required) propose a technology roadmap
  • Automate information gathering. Build a workflow driven survey application that integrates with our application suite
  • Lead the development of programmatically sourcing data, cleansing data, and integrating into our application
  • Periodic Level 2 & 3 support
  • Expanding the automation components gathering data
  • Managing a small team of Data Analysts

Some of the Experiences & Background we’d like to see
All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before

  • 7-years+ years of experience in software development roles with open source technologies in a SaaS environment
  • Backend: Python / Django and PHP / Laravel (or other PHP frameworks), NodeJS
  • Frontend: Bootstrap, Sass, CSS, HTML, VueJS
  • MySQL/PostgreSQL and data model design (logical & physical data models)
  • Experience manipulating very large data sets (5T)
  • IDE such as Pycharm (Python) and Phstorm
  • HTML / XML parsers like Beautiful Soap
  • Experience with NLP
  • Alfresco and WordPress content management systems
  • Experience with DevOps methodologies, CI/CD pipelines, Deploybot and Ansible
  • Scaling applications
  • Experience with DigitalOcean and managing VMs
  • Experience with AWS S3
  • Experiencing creating data integration solutions
  • Experience with web scraping solutions
  • Git code repository
  • Good working knowledge DNS
  • Linux
  • Effective communication skills
  • Proficiency with cross-browser/cross-platform issues
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent

Nice to haves

  • Product Management experience, developing roadmaps and project plans
  • Experience with ETL solutions
  • PaaS experience
  • Experience with Machine Learning and AI

 

Let’s Get to Work!

To learn more about the client, their culture and the opportunity, we invite you to share your resume with us via this job board or to Rick @ SearchVelocity.ca, Subject: Python

Have a canned cover letter? Delete it. Tell us why you’re perfect for this opportunity and you’re virtually guaranteed an interview.

 

About SearchVelocity.ca

We provide recruitment services to technology companies to identify and acquire high-value technology staff. We specialize in complex assignments, roles requiring multiple technologies, skills and/or business vertical knowledge, like this one.

We bring 25+ years of broad experience working in software companies and IT professional consulting firms as hiring management of Technical staff.  We can help you find the right people.

Based in Halton Region, Ontario (GTA-West) we specialize on the staffing challenges of tech companies located in Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Halton Hills, Georgetown, Hamilton, Mississauga, Brampton and Toronto. Visit us at SearchVelocity.ca

 

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.NET Front-end Developer (Contract) – Oakville

.NET Front-end Developer (Contract) – Oakville

.NET Front-end Developer for Software Company

Perks
Why we’re a cool company

  • Recent recipient of Employee Recommended Workplace Awards
  • Flex time, partial work-from-home
  • Headquarters in NE Oakville, with satellite office in Waterloo. This role can optionally be partially based in Waterloo
  • HO less than 1km from the QEW, walking distance to cafés and eateries

If people only knew the great stuff we do here. – Unsolicited quote from team member

Some of the Experiences & Background we’d like to see
All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before

  • Front end web development experience with ASP.NET, JavaScript, JavaScript libraries such as jQuery. Also HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap
  • Strong experience with other Microsoft development tools including .NET frameworks
  • Experience building applications using Angular or ReactJS (nice to have)
  • Technical degree in Computer Science or Engineering at University or College level

Connect with Us!
To learn more about this opportunity, the client, their culture, we invite you to share your resume with us via this job board or to Rick @ SearchVelocity.ca, Subject: .NET Front-end Developer

Have a canned cover letter? Delete it. Tell us why you’re perfect for this opportunity and you’re virtually guaranteed an interview.

About the Company

Our client is a software product company, custom software development and IT professional services firm, based in Oakville and offices in New York and Waterloo. They are on the Branham300 List of Top Canadian ICT Companies four years in a row since 2016. Recently they have also ranked in the Growth500, Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies for two years.

Expect up to <5% travel into the USA.

Please include your resume. We’re searching for local permanent resources only.

Project Manager (Software) – Oakville

Project Manager (Software) – Oakville

Project Manager for Software Company

 

About the Job
The purpose of this role and why this role exists

We are growing our team again.

The consistent high quality of our products and services is resulting in continued healthy growth. Resultingly, we are searching for additional Technical Project Managers to take over client deliverables, enabling us to further scale and further grow client engagements within our Data Analytics portfolio.

Our successful Project Managers have an entrepreneurial spirit and a leader personality. They’ve become trusted advisors to their clients, managing client’s expectations, and have a keen eye on new opportunities for future business. They eventually, effectively, play the role of Account Manager and Program Manager, ensuring overall client satisfaction.

You will be involved in projects from their inception – ideation sessions with the client. Then you will be responsible for delivering projects and managing the teams delivering these projects.

This is a growth role with an opportunity to move into a leadership role.

Perks
Why we’re a cool company

  • Recent recipient of Employee Recommended Workplace Awards
  • Flex time, partial work-from-home
  • Full benefits package from Day-1
  • Fitness membership allowance
  • Company cell phone or cell phone allowance
  • Headquarters in NE Oakville, with satellite office in Waterloo. This role can optionally be partially based in Waterloo
  • HO less than 1km from the QEW, walking distance to cafés and eateries

If people only knew the great stuff we do here. – Unsolicited quote from team member

Top Responsibilities
The part that you play in this organization, and specific duties you are measured against

  • Manage project, evaluate talent, manage resources, manage budget, deliver projects on-time and on-budget
  • Aligning with clients’ vision and priorities
  • Develop strong relationships with assigned clients, understanding their challenges, and mapping their business objectives to our solutions
  • Ensure high quality delivery of service solutions
  • Facilitate requirements gathering
  • Actively promote our company, its products, services, and solutions

Client Management

  • Develop and maintain a strong client relationship that aligns with the company’s objectives and client centric approach
  • Act as the escalation point on assigned clients to resolve any issues or concerns
  • Proactively analyze potential client requirements and take appropriate steps to align us in the best position to meet the needs

Project Management

  • Manage the relationships with the client and all stakeholders
  • Initiate design meetings to draw out and clearly define development and implementation options
  • Creating SOW for Discovery Process, then Project with Scope and Objectives
  • Determine project budget
  • Manage technical resources, and address any resource challenges, who are responsible for the project’s deliverables, within budget and schedule
  • Keep apprised of the status of development and serve as liaison between development staff and client
  • Facilitates team and client meetings
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and manage the plan for moving technical solutions to final client hand-off
  • Own the communication and execution of solution hand-over to client services, service delivery, technology and other team members at designated milestones

Some of the Experiences & Background we’d like to see
All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before

  • 5 years experience in enterprise project management with Software Solutions build and deployments, ideally rollouts to Cloud environment
  • Excel in problem solving with teams to meet clients’ goals and move project forward
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, presentation. Facilitating interdepartmental communication
  • Managing client expectations
  • Managing internal resources
  • Creating Statement of Work documents
  • 5-years experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Understands Microservices concepts
  • Understands complex database concepts
  • Understands object-oriented concepts
  • Understands the benefits of the various programming languages
  • Experience with our stack: Oracle/MSSQL/MYSQL/PostgreSQL, Java, JavaScript, XML, SQL Server, Microservices architecture, Containerization (K8s, Docker), SOAP / RESTful services, AWS, Azure, Bluemix, JIRA
  • Technical degree in Computer Science or Engineering at University or College level

Connect with Us!
To learn more about this opportunity, the client, their culture, we invite you to share your resume with us via this job board or to Rick @ SearchVelocity.ca, Subject: Project Manager

Have a canned cover letter? Delete it. Tell us why you’re perfect for this opportunity and you’re virtually guaranteed an interview.

About the Company

Our client is a software product company, custom software development and IT professional services firm, based in Oakville and offices in New York and Waterloo. They are on the Branham300 List of Top Canadian ICT Companies four years in a row since 2016. Recently they have also ranked in the Growth500, Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies for two years.

Expect up to <5% travel into the USA.

Please include your resume. We’re searching for local permanent resources only.

JAVA Developer – Oakville

JAVA Developer – Oakville

Sr. JAVA Developer for SaaS Product Company

About the Job
The purpose of this role and why this role exists

We are growing our team again. We have continual growth across each of our business units, which is why we’re always looking for new additions to our vibrant and diverse team.

Projects revolve around our BI and DevOps products and custom software development.

Perks
Why we’re a cool company

  • Recent recipient of Employee Recommended Workplace Awards
  • Flex time, partial work-from-home
  • Full benefit package from Day 1
  • Monthly Social events
  • Headquarters in NE Oakville
  • Less than 1km from the QEW, walking distance to cafes and eateries.

If people only knew the great stuff we do here. – Unsolicited quote from team member

Top Responsibilities
The part that you play in this organization, and specific duties you are measured against

  • Work with business analysts to translate user requirements and technical specifications into design solutions
  • Peer review programming code and participate in code reviews
  • Provide support and guidance to intermediate and junior developers covering development and implementation approach
  • Lead implementation and adherence to development and process standards, while refining, defining and establishing processes, templates, and software development

Some of the Experiences & Background we’d like to see
All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before

  • JAVA – 5 years
  • Full-stack experience
  • Experience leading 5+ developers in a software development team
  • Experience with modern JS frameworks like React, Vue, Angular and responsive design
  • Experience building cloud native applications
  • Experience with design, implementation and integration with common enterprise application storage mechanisms including in-memory, object storage, RDBMS and NoSQL
  • Computer Science related degree or diploma ideally with coop terms

Connect with Us!
To learn more about this opportunity, the client, their culture, we invite you to share your resume with us via this job board or to Rick @ SearchVelocity.ca, Subject: JAVA Developer

Have a canned cover letter? Delete it. Tell us why you’re perfect for this opportunity and you’re virtually guaranteed an interview.

About the Company

Our client is a software product company, custom software development and IT professional services firm, based in Oakville and offices in New York and Waterloo. They are on the Branham300 List of Top Canadian ICT Companies, three years in a row. Recently they have also ranked in the Growth500, Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies for two years.

Please include your resume. We’re searching for local permanent resources only.