Position Description

Full Stack Developer (12 Month Contract)
Province Ontario
Location Ontario - Head Office Mississauga
City Mississauga
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Full Stack Developer

Reporting to Director, Software Development

Contract Position (12 Months)

 

At Knowledge First Financial (KFF), we’re on a journey to create an entirely new student experience. One that is built on instilling confidence in students around the paths they are choosing and their ability and agency to achieve their goals for the future. As enablers and orchestrators of students’ success, we will create access, affordability and agency for students and their champions across our services and solutions. This will provide them with guidance and support in all aspects of planning and saving for post secondary education - giving them a future-ready advantage and help them thrive well past their educational journey.

 

What makes us qualified to do this?

In business since 1965 and owned and operated by a not-for-profit organization, everything we do is in service to our students. We are a diverse and passionate community of experts that firmly believes in the benefits of education, priding ourselves on helping to shape their future and empowering them to reach their full potential.

As we move forward, we will leverage and build upon our unmatched expertise in the RESP space to propel both our students and our company forward, ensuring a better tomorrow. Our vision is set, our future is bright, and we’re just getting started.

 

Mandate

We are looking for a Full Stack Developer to develop corporate systems and work with software upgrade projects.

 

CHALLENGES TO BE MET

As part of the Software Development team, the Senior Software Developer will be primarily responsible for working individually or in small teams on development of web-based applications and API’s using:

  • .NET Framework, Asp.NET Core, C#, Nodejs
  • A web front-end stack (React, HTML, JavaScript, CSS)
  • MS SQL Server, Entity Framework, Mongo DB
  • You will also be expected to:
  • Work closely with our Product Owners and Business Analysts to define feature specifications and build our next generation of products
  • Code, troubleshoot, and debug software
  • Scope technical requirements on projects, provide estimates and flag issues that affect scope
  • Test online projects for functionality, presentation, accessibility, and usability.

 

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor’s Degree/College Diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ Years experience
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Experience creating and maintaining system documentation.
  • Highly organized with well-developed time-management skills and processes for managing multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid foundation on Object Oriented software design principals.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ .NET software development experience, including C# ·
  • Experience with the ASP.NET MVC framework Core
  • Experience with HTML5, React, or TypeScript
  • Experience with responsive web development
  • Basic web front-end skills (HTML, JavaScript, & minimal CSS)
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and working in a SCRUM team
  • Experience with RESTful web-services
  • High level relational database programming experience
  • Familiar with Design Patterns and Secure Coding best practices
  • Experience creating and maintaining system documentation.
  • Experience with the following would be considered an asset:
    • Bootstrap
    • Git, CI/CD pipelines
    • Azure DevOps
    • Postman

 

Work Model

We have adopted a hybrid model, leveraging the best of remote and in-person work.

 

COVID-19 Vaccination

All Knowledge First Financial employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the Company's Mandatory Vaccination Policy.

Accommodation Individuals Who Cannot Be Vaccinated

The Company is committed to a workplace free from discrimination and harassment in accordance with Ontario human rights laws. Candidates who provide a medical or religious reasoning for not having received a COVID-19 vaccine, will be assisted by the Company in developing and implementing an appropriate accommodation. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause the Company undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer
We at Knowledge First Financial, are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a culture that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

 

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