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Programmer/Analyst - Full-Time
Job Description

Purpose of the Job

The Digital Banking Development is tasked with developing, integrating and maintaining the software components and applications of Meridian’s Digital banking technology and infrastructure. The team’s function involves working closely with the Business Analysis/Quality Assurance and Infrastructure team to develop quality solutions.

Under the guidance of the Online Banking Manager, the successful candidate will design, code, unit test, document, implement, and provide ongoing support for web applications and  mobile apps for iPhone, Android platforms.

The Programmer/Analyst serves as a resource on corporate projects by completing the design and programming for all application software initiatives. This includes the maintenance of Meridian’s Ovation banking system as well as the implementation of vendor software packages, creation of custom in-house applications, enhancements to existing applications, application maintenance, and upgrades.

Key Responsibilities

Design and Development

  • Perform a variety of complex technical tasks, including design, architecture, programming, maintenance, unit testing, and documentation of software solutions, web based technology and shared multidimensional data solutions
  • Contribute to the ongoing development, documentation and maintenance of programming and system integration standards
  • Design, implement, and maintain the components required for complex application features
  • Integrate third party software into existing applications and infrastructure
  • Adhere to any and all regulatory and audit requirements in any solution or work provided
  • Provide input on project deliverables, including time and cost estimates

Research and Technical Assessment / Support

  • Provide consultation/best advice to achieve optimal technological solutions and tools that support and enable our internal business partners
  • Consult with other team members in a technical capacity on projects and initiatives
  • Identify potential risks to Members and the Enterprise
  • Investigate and make recommendations on new technologies that increase efficiencies
  • Resolve complex technical issues, conduct research and identify product and service innovations
  • Support the Business Analysis, Service Desk and Quality Assurance groups by providing technical expertise when needed


  • Collaborate with multiple groups including Business Analysts, Quality Assurance, Project Management Office, Network Technology and Operations to develop and integrate software solutions
  • Work closely with Manager, Digital Banking Development, to create and align the vision for new software directions
  • Articulate complex solutions to a variety of audiences

Knowledge, Experience and Skills


  • Sound knowledge of software development processes, analysis, design, tools and techniques
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases and client-server concepts
  • Solid understanding of financial tools and the banking sector is a definite asset
  • Knowledge of SoA and n-Tier architecture.
  • Strong understanding of financial tools and the banking sector is a definite asset
  • Degree or diploma in computer science or related field with emphasis on web technologies

Essential Skills

  • Excellent analytic and problem solving skills with great attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and plan workload, multi-task, meet deadlines and adjust plans to changing needs
  • Ability to adapt to changing business needs with innovative solutions
  • Capable of working independently
  • Flexible, creative, with the ability to plan, and drive issues through to solution
  • Ability to make decisions and recommendations to multi-discipline groups
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter who is hands-on, pragmatic and results-oriented

Technical Skills

Must Have:

  • C#, .NET, ASP.NET, MVC, XML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery
  • Angular JS
  • SaaS

Nice to Have:

  • SQL
  • Appcelerator Development


  • Minimum of 3 years of  application development experience in corporate environment
  • Development experience in C#, ASP.NET MVC, XML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, Angular JS
  • Experience with relational database systems  and usage of stored procedures
  • Experience in mobile and responsive web development
  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Experience in using MS SQL Database – Microsoft Entity Framework
  • Experience in cross platform mobile app development – Appcelerator (Nice to Have)
  • Experience with development of Web Services using WCF, REST

Experience the Difference!

Thank you for your interest in Meridian Credit Union. Please note that due to the volume of applications, only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

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Company Overview

Meridian is Ontario’s largest credit union, helping more than a quarter of a million Members grow their lives and businesses.

As a credit union, we are 100 percent owned by our Members. We work only for them, with profits returned to our Members in the form of the best products and services we can offer.

We get to know our Members so that we can proactively advise them on ways to save money, how to invest for the future and what financial solutions are in their best interest.

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