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Senior Software Developer

Department name: Information Technology
Business unit: TOPS
Position ID: J0821-2732

A little about us

What we do at Shaw matters - in a world where being connected has never been more critical, we bring the best wireline and wireless technology and solutions together to create exceptional customer experiences. Every day we help millions of Canadians live their best-connected lives through the strength, capacity and combined power of our Fast LTE and Fibre+ networks.

At Shaw we say we’re brighter together, and we believe it’s the diverse mix of brilliant people here that really makes us shine. When you join our team, you’ll see we are so much more than just a company. Shaw connects you with limitless opportunity, an incredible culture, career development and a great benefits package. We are a friendly, collaborative group, and we have a lot of fun finding new ways to delight our customers.

Come dream bigger and brighter with Shaw.

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Developer in our Calgary Hopewell office. The successful candidate will be accountable for helping develop solutions that ensure we continue to deliver an exceptional customer experience. Also key to this position is the ability to mentor and provide technical leadership to development and implementation teams.

A typical day

• Assume the technical leadership role on a project with significant customer experience influence
• Develop software in the context of focused projects while ensuring alignment to current and developing architecture using Agile methodologies
• Lead and mentor other developers on coding, design, testing and debugging practices
• Recognize and help refine unspecified requirements
• Conduct design and code reviews
• Exercise leadership through superior technical and domain knowledge
• Deal with and resolve difficult technical issues
• Aid in the development of architectural framework and design
• Take responsibility for the quality of deliverables
• Proactively identify areas for improvement, seek solutions and make recommendations
• Communicate regularly and effectively with colleagues, leadership, product stakeholders and vendors
• Various other duties as required

Your skills/experience

• Expert proficiency of .NET, JavaScript and Java
• Strong design methodologies and data analysis skills
• Advanced proficiency of database technologies (SQL, Oracle and SQL Server)
• Advanced proficiency of data and data modeling
• Strong understanding of unit testing
• Strong understanding of continuous integration and automated builds.
• Familiar with automated testing frameworks
• Familiar with Mercurial for source control
• Comfortable working in both Windows and Unix/Linux operating systems
• Experience with development tools such as Visual Studio, WebStorm Enterprise Manager, SQL Developer.
• Post-secondary degree or technical diploma in computer science or related field
• 8+ years of progressive experience in software development
• Familiar with Agile development methodologies
• Experience in networking, internet, billing and provisioning systems will be a definite asset
• Team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Other details

• This position requires the successful completion of a criminal and credit background check
• As a condition of employment, all new employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination with a federally approved COVID-19 vaccine (or proof of a valid exemption)
• This role will be based in our Calgary Hopewell location

Posting closing date: December 17, 2021

At Shaw, we believe diversity and inclusion are integral to the continued growth and success of our entire company. We believe diversity and inclusion enhances our Company’s culture and creates a sense of belonging where people feel comfortable bringing their true selves to work. This in turn promotes innovation through harnessing the variety of experiences, thoughts, and perspectives our employees have to offer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, age, or any other identifying characteristic.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.