Senior Developer – Agile Practitioner

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2557

JOB DESCRIPTION

Location: WFH
Duration: 6 Months (opportunity or strong likelihood for an extension, or conversion to full time employee)

Our client, a leading financial institution in Downtown Toronto is looking for a Senior Developer – Agile Practitioner to support continuous improvement activities through use of available data sources and tools to enhance effectiveness and ensure reporting and analytics solutions continue to be seen as “value add” to respective stakeholders. The successful candidate will lead the design, development, documentation and delivery of an array of reporting and analytical solutions, metrics and insights.

Typical Day in role:

  • Participate in business requirement and/or data gathering sessions with colleagues and internal partners to understand business opportunities and problems in the context of reporting requirements and recommend solutions
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency and effectiveness and make appropriate recommendations pertaining to process streamlining and/or leveraging technology to enable automation, mitigate risk of error, and improve user experience
  • Promote and share best practices with teammates and stakeholders
  • Support the development and maintenance of the Dashboard tool (Python and Django language)
  • Document technical specifications, walkthrough with stakeholder(s) and obtain sign off 
  • Create and execute unit and system integration test cases  
  • Automate reports using SAS
  • Willingness to perform other duties required to  meet sprint goals (training and support will be provided)

Must-Have Skills:

  • Experience with Agile and waterfall methodologies
  • 8+ years of experience with SAS report automation 

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • Experience with Building macros
  • Experience as BA/BSA

Soft Skills Required:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in information gathering
  • Be flexible and team player

Education:

  • Bachelor Degree

Finance professional is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. We advocate for you and welcome anyone regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.