Software Developer - 1 Year Contract
Accreditation Canada
Ottawa, ON
Health Standards Organization (HSO) is looking for a Software Developer who shares our passion for achieving quality health services for all. In Canada and around the world, we are building a bold and bright future for our enterprise and our clients. If you are looking for an exciting challenge and seeking to be part of something larger than yourself, this position could be for you.

As a Software Developer, the use of Agile methodology and Scrum is something you embrace! Your passion for software means you exhibit exceptional problem solving skills, proven software design abilities and a high degree of adaptability and creativity. You have a track record of designing and creating great user experiences for end users. You’re not afraid to take initiative and ownership and you make sure to stay on top of the latest and greatest in technology.

If you’re right for this opportunity, you are ready to jump in! You thrive on beating deadlines and surpassing expectations. You have a winning attitude and love to learn from and collaborate with others. Having a full plate doesn’t intimidate, but motivates you and you have a knack for triaging multiple priorities and juggling tasks while maintaining attention to detail.

Let’s break it down. Your responsibilities include:
Working in a fast-paced environment that requires agile, clear thinking for quick turnaround of accurate, high-quality deliverables while managing multiple priorities.
Staying up-to-date of current technologies and industry trends. A techie at heart, you leverage all technology to its fullest.
Finding innovative solutions to any problems that may arise as a competent software programmer leveraging your ability and preparedness.
Using your excellent communication skills: the ability to clearly explain complex technical issues to colleagues and stakeholders, with varying levels of technical knowledge.
Designing, implementing and maintaining software applications, systems and utilities.
Working collaboratively with other teams in order to meet or enhance service requirements;
Taking initiative, you know when to check in, but won’t let it slow you down. You are willing to go the extra mile when it’s crunch time.
Being a flexible team player. Contributing positively to the culture of our workplace by staying positive, engaged in the work you do and energized by the difference you’re making.
You have a unique history. Does it include the education and experience listed below?

University degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field.
A minimum of 5+ years of software development experience, with an emphasis on data-driven web applications.
Fluent in English, both written and oral.

Experience with:
Modern web technologies and techniques such as HTML; CSS; MVC; SQL; JavaScript; Typescript; C#; Angular
Experience developing applications for cloud deployment (Azure)
Writing efficient SQL queries and design schemas for relational databases;
Building complex data models;
Experience developing RESTful APIs;
Experience working with content management systems;
Experience working in complex, enterprise environment;
Working with overseas contract developers;
Converting mock-ups to working user interfaces;
Designing, coding, testing and troubleshooting application programs;
Version control (GIT and TFS).
You’ll stand out if you…

Have experience with mobile development applications.
Have experience with Web content management systems.
Have experience integrating with COTS products
Experience working with agile methodology (experience in scrum highly recommended).
Have what we’re looking for? Submit your CV, cover letter and salary expectations.

We are equal opportunity employer and are committed to the principles of Employment Equity. We encourage applications from qualified applicants from all genders, including visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.