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Application Developer - 1 Year Contract
Job Description

Purpose of the Job:

The Programming & Development (P&D) team is tasked with developing, integrating and maintaining the software components and applications of Meridian’s technology and infrastructure. The P&D function involves working closely with the Team Lead, Senior Application Developers and our partners in Business Analysis/Quality Assurance and Infrastructure to develop quality solutions.

The Application Developer serves as a lead 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 evaluation and implementation of vendor software packages, creation of custom in-house applications, enhancements to existing applications, application maintenance, and upgrades.

The Application Developer 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

Communication

  • 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 the Team Lead, and Senior Manager, Programming and Development, to create and align the vision for new software directions
  • Articulate complex solutions to a variety of audiences Strong knowledge of relational databases and client-server concepts
  • A solid understanding of financial tools and the banking sector is a definite asset

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 4-5 years of  application development experience in corporate environment
  • Degree or diploma in computer science or related field with emphasis on Windows desktop technologies
  • A strong knowledge of software development processes, analysis, design, tools and techniques
  • Experience with relational database systems  and usage of stored procedures
  • APIs in the .NET Framework for building connected, service-oriented applications
  • Experience with WPF, Design Patterns, MVVM, MEF or PRISM an asset
  • A strong understanding of financial tools and the banking sector is a definite asset
  • Knowledge of SOA and n-Tier architecture.
  • 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
  • Strong customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter who is hands-on, pragmatic and results-oriented

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.

Meridian is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation, we will partner with you to meet your needs.

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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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