Mackenzie Investments

  • Software Developer (Data Office)

    Job Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/27/2018 9:12 AM)
    Reference Number
    18-216
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    3
  • Job Description

    IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada's premier personal financial services companies, and one of the country's largest managers and distributors of investment funds and other managed asset products, with over $156 billion in total assets under management as of March 31, 2018. Its activities are carried out principally through Investors Group Inc., Mackenzie Investments and Investment Planning Counsel Inc.

     

    As part of Power Financial Corporation, we are focused on the long-term strength and stability of our companies. We recognize these as core responsibilities to our clients and shareholders as we adapt and lead in an ever-changing world.

    DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:

    The IS Services Division provides information technology solutions and support to the Power Financial group of companies:  Investors Group, Mackenzie Financial, Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life. The Data Office oversees the technology management and governance of IGM’s data assets. This includes providing enterprise Data services, advancing & expanding our Data Hubs, overseeing the re-platforming of legacy assets, supporting core data intensive applications and delivering the data component of data intensive projects.

     

    This is a very exciting time at Mackenzie Investments, especially in the Data Office.  We are adopting extensive technological change to thrive in the new and changing Financial Services industry.  We are embracing big data, cloud computing, and high-performance data appliances in a delivery focused Agile environment. 

     

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The Information Services (I.S.) division is looking for a Software Developer for its Mackenzie Investments location in Toronto. The successful candidate will be associated with the Data Office. 

    The Software Developer will design, develop and implement software solutions to meet our business objectives. They are able to design software solutions across a variety of platforms and work effectively as a member of a larger, multi-disciplinary team.  They have outstanding problem solving abilities and can communicate their ideas easily to others. They are willing to learn to technologies and eager to apply their learning’s in the work environment.

     

    DUTIES INCLUDE:

    • Design, build, test and implement software solutions
    • Perform application analysis
    • Provide estimates for software development work
    • Provide consultation to Systems Analyst and Systems Architect

     

     QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Post secondary relevant degree/diploma (Computer Science, Computer Analyst/Programmer or equivalent)
    • Creative and possess strong problem-solving skills
    • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a team or individually
    • Database design and development for Oracle and SQL Server would be an asset
    • Experience in the writing and use of SQL would be an asset
    • Knowledge of SAP in the one or more of the following areas (Web Intelligence, Crystal Reports, ECC, BI, BW and ABAP) would be an asset.
    • Positive attitude and ability to learn new technologies quickly
    • Outstanding English communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Proven success setting work priorities, multi-tasking and balancing varying demands
    • Dedication to keeping up to date with current trends and best practices

     

    We thank all applicants for their interest in Mackenzie Investments; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Mackenzie Investments offers an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive base salary, performance-based bonuses, excellent benefits, recognition for your accomplishments, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

    Mackenzie Investments is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodations in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

     

    File #18-216

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