Senior Developer (.NET/React)
Toronto, Ontario, CA
3d ago


The Senior Developer role holds responsibility for working closely as part of a team of software developers in the creation of high-quality software applications within an Agile environment and keeping up to date with the latest relevant technological innovations

In addition, this role will be responsible for assisting the Tech & Product Leadership team in building and promoting a positive working environment for the team as well as acting as a technical resource for team members.

What that means day-to-day :

  • Be an integral part of the development team, actively forming a deep understanding of and contributing towards development of tools, services and platforms.
  • Review and regularly contribute to the ongoing improvement of team practices and Ways of Working with an aim to making the team more effective and improving delivery.
  • Where appropriate you will lead on delivering changes in working practices.

  • Collaborate with other teams both within the Technology & Product department and across the business - to identify improvements to existing processes and services or where new services could be developed.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders in the collection and documentation of user requirements and the development of user stories.
  • Plan, write, test and maintain code for web, mobile and desktop business applications in accordance with established standards in an Agile environment
  • Participate in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code.
  • Work closely with the quality teams to ensure that standards are maintained and improved.
  • Provide third-level support to business users.
  • Adapt and learn to work with other languages / platforms where required.
  • Develop a deep working knowledge of the application, how it is structured, which areas of code are responsible for which functions.
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of helpdesk support tickets
  • Development of new features and functionality within existing products.
  • Translate technical jargon into plain English and effectively communicate with non-technical stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the product roadmap and development of future features and products.
  • Assist in the development of junior team members
  • What you’ll need to be successful :

    Essential :

  • NET Framework and .NET Core
  • ASP.NET MVC and Web forms
  • RESTful APIs
  • React, TypeScript / JavaScript
  • SQL Server
  • Entity Framework
  • Senior level experience as a developer with strong understanding of web-based applications
  • Able to communicate with non-technical users and explain complex information in an easy to digest format
  • Highly developed influencing and relationship management skills : both internally and externally
  • Desirable :

  • Windows services
  • KnockoutJS / Durandal
  • DevOps experience
  • Familiarity with AWS environments, services and APIs.
  • Continuous Integration
  • Security best practices (OWASP, ISO 27001, ISO 27032)
  • Microservice Architecture
  • Open source contributor
  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • Understanding of principles of scalable applications
  • Familiarity with multiple design and architectural patterns
  • Can leverage asynchronous programming, queuing, caching, logging, security and persistence when appropriate
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to inspire and motivate
  • Degree educated in a relevant discipline
  • What you’ll get in return :

    FOR THE HERE AND NOW We provide a mature and flexible work your way’ culture, paid time off to relax and unwind, a paid day off to celebrate your birthday, a Giving Day’ to give back to others, enhanced parental leave, an employee assistance program, accessible telehealth benefits, retail discounts, flexible health benefits for all your vision, dental, and health needs, and paid time off when you’re physically or mentally unwell.

    FOR FUN Our hybrid work environment allows you the flexibility to work your way whether that’s at home, in our downtown Toronto office, or somewhere in between.

    We’ve always got something going on, from charity events and friendly competitions to recognition events and awards; we encourage our teams to get involved and have fun along the way.

    FOR THE FUTURE We’re committed to providing you opportunities to build your career at Alcumus. We offer development sessions internally to help build your skillset, and offer access to LinkedIn Learning for anything else you’d like to level up on.

    If that doesn’t cover it, our $1000 annual education reimbursement fund should! 2022 is the year we Grow Our Own’ and have an ambitious target across the company for roles filled internally we’re looking at our own talent first and promoting team members in all departments!

    Sound interesting so far?

    What you can expect if you apply :

  • A response to your application within 15 working days
  • An interview process consisting of :
  • o An initial discovery call with the recruiter

    o A first stage interview via Microsoft Teams

    o Additional interview with the stakeholders you’ll be working with closely in the role

    We’re keen to ensure our hiring process allows you to be at your best, so if you need us to make any adjustments, please just let us know.

    Who we are :

    By this point, you’ll likely have decided if the role sounds up your street, but what about Alcumus as an employer?

    Time to introduce ourselves

    We believe that everyone should be able to go home safely from work every night, so we’ve made it our mission to build risk management solutions that are far beyond simple box ticking exercises, instead embracing new and evolving technology that will support our clients to keep their workforce safe.

    We’re a PE backed, high growth business that sets ambitious goals, moves at pace, and fails fast. We believe that if you look after your people, they look after everything else, so we place significant emphasis on providing stretch for personal development.

    Our growth will be your growth.

    We value diversity and work hard to foster a culture where everyone can bring their whole self to work, each and every day.

    Every one of our people is unique, and that’s what makes Alcumus stronger as a whole.

    What we stand for :

  • Our values are the core of our business and fundamental to the way we work. In your role, you will;
  • Be a team player working collaboratively and being consciously inclusive with your colleagues
  • Be brave sharing your ideas, challenging the status quo, and taking responsibility for the part you play
  • Know your stuff continuously developing your skills and expertise, with the support from our many learning offerings
  • Enjoy the journey contributing to a positive working environment that enables you and everyone around you to be at their best
  • Equal Employment Opportunity

    Alcumus is an equal opportunity workplace. All candidates will be afforded equal opportunity through the recruiting process.

    We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity and / or expression.

    We are dedicated to growing a diverse team of highly talented individuals and creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

    If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation / adjustments during the interviewing process, please let us know.

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