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Applications Architect
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
01/17/2020
01/17/2020
1/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Role: Application Architect - contract RFS: IT19-CYSSC-0027-1 Client: Ministry of Children and Youth Services Duration: 97 working days, 7.25 hours per day Location: 5700 Yonge, North York Anticipated Start Date: February 10, 2020 Rate: $100/h inc Rated Criterion ==================================================== Hands-on and extensive working experience in Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) Skills/experience including but not limited to: • Proven working experience on working with large complex PCF solutions: • Leading JAD sessions • Experience with cloud service hosting • Experience in cloud public infrastructure. Softlayer preferred.   • Identifying, analyzing and transforming business requirements to system functional, non-functional and other requirements; leading, performing and documenting fit-gap analyses / results and providing the appropriate architecture documentation for addressing the gaps • Creating data standards to enable integration with other systems • Experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry implementations   Application, Technical, Solution Architecture Design Experience Successfully completed both Application and Technical, and Solution architectures (e.g. System Use Case models, Logical Application architecture design models, Logical Infrastructure design models, deployment models, solution patters, quality level metrics) • Extensive experience in complex PCF based applications • Extensive experience with data modelling tools like Power Designer, and Viso. • Extensive experience with working with Oracle database version 11 and 12. • Extensive experience working with complex SQL, PL/SQL • Infrastructure / deployment design (e.g. cloud) • Experience in complex organization with large sized Social Assistance (SA) applications • Experience with defining and implementing an XML schema • Experience in knowledge of and experience with Social Assistance ERP systems and integration with eSignature solution/software • Experience in Social Assistance applications and overall data mapping   Architecture methodology, techniques and tools Demonstrable knowledge and experience with a wide range of methods, techniques and tools for application and technical architecture at the specified experience level • Integration / Interface architecture design • Application Architecture Design / Usage Patterns • Technical Architecture Design / Usage Patterns • Programming framework/platforms • Operating systems environment • Database technologies and communication protocols Project Requirements Checklist ==================================================== Has the resource developed and deployed in Cloud/ Pivotal Cloud Foundry environment?   Does the resource have knowledge of and experience working with sensitive data and protecting the same?   Does the resource have knowledge of and experience working with SA applications and overall data mapping and modelling? Please include the amount of experience in years with your answer. Scope of Services and Deliverables ==================================================== Provide architecture artefacts to reflect the latest application services, processes, network model, functional model, process flows, scenarios, workflows. Responsibilities:   • Lead/Support project government gating for Architecture by leading/obtaining business sign-off on the architecture artefacts / report specifications as required • Work under the Cluster lead Architect’s direction and guidance, update (and develop where required) • Information architecture artefacts (specified in the OPS architecture review checkpoint checklist) in compliance with OPS guidelines and standards and within the scope of the EST project including support for application, technical, and solution architecture deliverables as required. • Work and communicate with both the business and technical experts   • Provide advice and guidance on application, technical, and solution architecture for PCF environment • Develop high-level baseline application, technical and solution architecture for the existing application (function model / use case model) leveraging existing analysis and collateral. This will include documenting the current system rules and workflows. • Develop the system functional requirements based on the business architecture / business requirements. • Develop the non-functional requirements for the EST Solution in the Supplementary Specification document. • Develop the Logical and Physical Application Design for the EST solution which includes     o Logical application design document and Application usage pattern o Develop the Logical and Physical Application Deployment Model for the application which includes:     ? Logical and physical application deployment model ? Quality level metrics ? Application usage pattern ? Infrastructure usage pattern     • Solution Pattern Match (documenting any existing design patterns) • Obtain business and project approval for all the logical and physical application architecture artifacts deliverables including the fit-gap outcomes. • Application Implementation Document • Provide any required technical (technical) architecture documentation required for the development of the Physical Threat Risk Assessment. • Update the physical architecture deliverables to ensure all security concerns raised in the PIA and Physical TRA have been addressed. • Prepare workshop preparation materials / resources needed in order to elicit the information required for the development of the logical and physical architecture deliverables. • Provide regular weekly status updates to the architecture team lead and project manager on progress and ensure that risk/issues are identified • Provide the Knowledge transfer plan / knowledge transfer to EST lead architect, project team and ministry staff • Review and adhere to OPS Quality Service Standards which will be provided by the Contract Manager/Client Representative (e.g. phone calls answered by the third ring, all correspondence answered within fifteen working days of receipt, etc.)   Experience:   • Senior experience (10+ years) in providing advanced architecture/technology advisory/consulting services in a large government project/ organizations • Leadership with excellent communication, analytical, presentation and problem-solving skills with a learning attitude and open mind. • Ability to manage team, track projects, mentor/guide team. • Ability to lead/work in team in diverse / multiple stakeholder environment with matrix reporting • Experience(10+ years) • Senior experience with design and implementation of PCF solutions • Senior experience in end-to-end implementation of PCF solutions • Understanding of Zachman /TOGAF or other Frameworks Technology   • At least 9+ years of experience in PCF solutions • At least 6+ years of experience in project life cycle activities on development • Strong knowledge on PCF architecture • Hands-on development mentality, with a willingness to troubleshoot and solve complex problems. • Has strong opinions about technical approaches, design, solutions and is able to defend them in a collaborative environment
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Solutions Designer
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
01/10/2020
01/10/2020
1/10/2020 12:00:00 AM
Role: Solutions Designer - contract RFS: IT19-CYSSC-0055 Client: Ministry of Community and Social Services Duration: 52 working days, 7.25 hours per day Location: 315 Front Street West, Toronto Anticipated Start Date: January 27, 2020 Rate: $82/h inc Rated Criterion ==================================================== Technical Skills • Demonstrated experience with database design (SQL, Oracle, or DB2) • Demonstrated experience with data warehousing and dashboards • Demonstrated experience with data and information architecture best practices and enterprise data warehouse design • Demonstrated experience developing data extraction, transformation, and load (ETL) functionality for large relational and multi-dimensional data  stores • Demonstrated experience developing logical and conceptual architecture and dataflow diagrams • Working knowledge of Master Data Management tools, techniques and best practices • Working knowledge of advanced data visualization tools and techniques (statistical graphics, plots, information graphics) BI/BA Experience • 5+ years experience with Solution Design or Solution Architecture • Demonstrated experience developing Business Intelligence and Business Analytics roadmaps • Demonstrated experience with design, development, and implementation utilizing analytics • Demonstrated experience working with and analyzing large and diverse data sets, identifying relationships and themes • Demonstrated experience with the creating of detailed plans and accurate estimates toward development, testing, and implementation of project/programs • Demonstrated experience with data management, financial and business analysis, database architecture, and information visualization Communication • Working experience facilitating requirements gathering workshops and Joint Application Development sessions • Working experience with developing documentation, including presentations and briefing notes and conducting stakeholder engagements • Strong communication skills to both technical and non-technical audiences • Strong consulting, negotiation and relationship management skills • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment • Demonstrated experience working on projects with multiple stakeholders and competing priorities • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, and interpersonal skills Scope of Services and Deliverables ==================================================== 1. Identify architecture requirements and leads development of architecture solutions for Operational Data Warehouse, including conceptual, logical, and design level architecture. 2. Analyse, define, evaluate, and recommend enterprise architecture requirements. 3. Facilitate at least four JAD workshops to gather requirements, and better understand current challenges and desired end-state. 4. Conducts architecture review of current data flows of reporting and analytics data warehouse. 5. Participate in JAD workshops to document business requirements and feasibility study, including options and cost/benefit analysis (i.e. concrete savings opportunities from redundant infrastructure and FTE maintenance costs)
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Business Analyst
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
01/10/2020
01/10/2020
1/10/2020 12:00:00 AM
Role: Business Analyst - contract RFS: IT19-CYSSC-0056 Client: Ministry of Community and Social Services Duration: 52 working days, 7.25 hours per day Location: 315 Front Street West, Toronto Anticipated Start Date: January 27, 2020 Rate: $77/h inc Rated Criterion ==================================================== Technical Skills • Working knowledge of analyzing using Cognos • Working knowledge of database design (SQL, Oracle, or DB2) • Demonstrated experience with data warehousing and dashboards • Demonstrated experience developing data extraction, transformation, and load (ETL) functionality for large relational and multi-dimensional data stores   • Working knowledge of data preparation and scripting tools (such as Python and DAX) • Working knowledge of advanced data visualization tools and techniques (statistical graphics, plots, information graphics)   BI/BA Experience • 5+ years experience with Business Analysis • Demonstrated experience developing Business Intelligence and Business Analytics roadmaps • Demonstrated experience with design, development, and implementation utilizing analytics • Demonstrated experience working with and analyzing large and diverse data sets, identifying relationships and themes • Demonstrated experience with the creating of detailed plans and accurate estimates toward development, testing, and implementation of project/programs • Demonstrated experience with data management, financial and business analysis, database architecture, and information visualization • Demonstrated experience with conducting cost/benefit analysis and quantifying costs based on known/unknown assumptions • Working knowledge of statistical analysis and modelling, data mining, machine learning and algorithms   Communication • Working experience with requirements gathering, developing documentation, including presentations and briefing notes and conducting stakeholder engagements • Strong communication skills to both technical and non-technical audiences • Strong consulting and relationship management skills • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, and interpersonal skills Scope of Services and Deliverables ==================================================== 1. Identify architecture requirements and leads development of architecture solutions for Operational Data Warehouse, including conceptual, logical, and design level architecture. 2. Analyse, define, evaluate, and recommend enterprise architecture requirements. 3. Facilitate at least four JAD workshops to gather requirements, and better understand current challenges and desired end-state. 4. Conducts architecture review of current data flows of reporting and analytics data warehouse. 5. Participate in JAD workshops to document business requirements and feasibility study, including options and cost/benefit analysis (i.e. concrete savings opportunities from redundant infrastructure and FTE maintenance costs)
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Project Manager/Leader
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
01/02/2020
01/02/2020
1/2/2020 12:00:00 AM
Role: Project Manager/Leader - contract RFS: IT19-LTC-0066 Client: Ministry of Transportation Duration: 308 working days, 7.25 hours per day Location: Labour and Transportation Cluster (LTC) 301 St. Paul Street, 7th Floor St. Catharines, ON L2R 7R4 Anticipated Start Date: January 22, 2020 Rate: $117/h inc Rated Criterion ==================================================== Relationship Management • Demonstrated experience in communication and mediation skills with Clients and Resources to ensure Client projects are progressing according to schedule • Demonstrated experience in team building, consensus building and relationship management skills • Experience with strategies and actions to overcome resistance to change and capitalize on forces in support of change during all stages of projects - concept, definition, planning, implementation and close-out   Project Management - Managing Team/Resources • Experience in sourcing, selecting and on-boarding team members in various disciplines • Previous demonstrated experience clarifying roles and responsibilities and set task/deliverable/performance expectations for resources • Experience developing complex project budgets based on multiple funding channels and cross ministry dependencies. • Demonstrated experience effectively managing large project budgets and ensure a high level of fiscal control and accountability including estimates, forecasts and reconciliation/confirmation of actuals. Project Management – Knowledge, Risks, Issues, Scheduling & Reporting • Knowledge and understanding of Project Management’s Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge • Experience with identification to risk events and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed. • Ability to articulate and prioritize issues and risks at senior executive level and recommend mitigation strategies for decision makers • Knowledge and understanding of Enterprise Content Management • Experience gathering and developing requirements in order to create and maintain a detailed project schedule and/or integrated plan • Experience with project, program, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels; • Experience with participating in steering committee and  stakeholder forums.   Technical Skills • Expert knowledge in Microsoft Azure cloud platform • Expert knowledge in Data Strategy   Soft skills • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills • Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills • Experience in the use of project management software • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills • A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines and delivering high profile, high risk, complex initiatives   OPS Experience • Knowledge of Ontario government enterprise architecture standards including architecture domain artefacts required for government gating process • Knowledge of OPS I&IT standards and best practices for project management to facilitate control of system quality, adherence to standard methodology and the control of the use of I&IT resources. Scope of Services and Deliverables ==================================================== The Services and Deliverables to be provided by the Vendor will include the following: The Project Manager is responsible for the following activities:   • Provide expertise to all aspects of the project(s) related to compliance with the established methodology • Co-ordinate and manage tasks related to completion of integrated project schedules and activities   • Establish and lead project governance activities including client facing steering committees • Provide regular written status reports • Participate in status meetings as required • Work with a team comprised of both employees and consultants • Ensure knowledge transfer to full-time staff. • This resource also supports the Cloud First Program which will ensure alignment across numerous cloud initiatives, deliver a predictable and efficient activation of cloud offerings to Support the Ministry Data Strategy to create a centralized framework and plan for transforming MTO into a data driven organization • LTC stakeholders, and support business digital transformation initiatives including the Mid-Tier Refresh projects. • Resource may be assigned to additional projects as required.     Deliverables include (but not limited to):   • Coordinate multiple project activities and task assignments • Maintain project plans and schedules • Maintain issues and risk logs • Provide status reports to steering committees • Monitor project schedules, budgets, and deliverables • Identify, resolve and/or escalate issues as necessary • Adhere all required corporate project management standards • Chair regular status meetings with project team leads and clients • Supporting security review and Risk Mitigation Response activities. • Maximizing knowledge transfer from 3rd party providers, to build capacity in support of the Mid-Tier refresh project. • Manage mandatory hardware (Hosting Environment) remediations • Manage platform refresh/migration • Manage mandatory software upgrades to; Legacy MidTier application middleware and peripherals • Manage software refresh/migration   • Communication and mediation skills to liaise with clients and resources to ensure Client projects are progressing according to schedule • Experience gathering and developing requirements in order to create and maintain a detailed project schedule and/or integrated plan. • Expert knowledge in Microsoft Azure cloud platform • Experience sourcing, selecting and on-boarding team members in various disciplines, and clarify roles & responsibilities and set task/deliverable/performance expectations for resources. • Experience developing complex project budgets based on multiple funding channels and cross ministry dependencies. Ability to effectively manage large project budgets and ensure a high level of fiscal control and accountability including estimates, forecasts and reconciliation/confirmation of actuals. • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify potential risk events and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed. Able to articulates and prioritize issues and risks at senior executive levels and recommend mitigation strategies for decision makers. • Experience establishing and participating in steering committee and stakeholder forums. • Experience providing, project, program, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels.   • Demonstrated ability to use appropriate strategies and actions to overcome resistance to change and capitalize on forces in support of change during all stages of projects - concept, definition, planning, implementation and close-out. • Knowledge of OPS I&IT standards and best practices for project management to facilitate control of system quality, adherence to standard methodology and the control of the use of I&IT resources. • Knowledge and understanding of Project Management’s Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge • Knowledge and understanding of Enterprise Content Management • Strong team building, consensus building and relationship management skills • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills • Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills • Experience in the use of project management software • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills • A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines and delivering high profile, high risk, complex initiatives
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Software Specialist
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
12/02/2019
12/02/2019
12/2/2019 12:00:00 AM
Role: Software Specialist - contract RFS: IT19-CSC-0063 Client: Ministry of Education Duration: 73 working days, 7.25 hours per day Location: 777 Bay St. Anticipated Start Date: December 23, 2019 Rate: $80/h inc Rated Criterion ==================================================== IT Development Skills and Knowledge • 10+ years experience in web application development • Working knowledge of web-based technologies, development techniques and scripting to build client applications (e.g., ASP.NET, Visual Basic, C#, JavaScript, AJAX) • Working knowledge of data transfer concepts such as JSON\REST\SOAP • Strong technical analysis skills and the ability to design, develop, configure, test and release programs     GIS Developer Technical Skills • Working knowledge of systems design, development and analysis with specialized skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) theory and spatial information principles • Working knowledge of cartographic principles and topological relations • Working knowledge of ESRI products (e.g. Arc GIS Server, Arc Objects, Arc IMS and Arc SDE), Adobe Flex and Javascript APIs, HTML\JavaScript\Dojo • Working knowledge of Geodatabase, SQL, and Oracle databases • Working knowledge of 3-tier .NET application building tools   Coordination Skills and Experience • Experience with developing GIS solutions • Experience in co-ordination of web-based application development • Experience in dealing with multiple teams representing various areas in delivering the project • Project management / co-ordination experience in a large organization, using a structure project management discipline • Working knowledge of application architecture and technology planning for multi-project and or multi-client environments Scope of Services and Deliverables ==================================================== Location Intelligence and Visualization (70%)   • Working in a team environment, provide GIS support and spatial analysis on PSEZ • Perform data collection, review, analysis, mapping and visualizations on different scenarios • Presentations on finding to team and management in a logical and effective manner   I&IT Development (30%)   • Perform analysis, design, development and unit testing of the ArcGIS portal website • Perform unit / system / integration testing and support the QA testing and methodology • Create/update system documentation and technical specifications   • Support clients through application user testing , support and training • Attend project management meetings • Provide estimates, status and project status reports • Coordination of project tasks, and activities • Schedule management, change control and status tracking   The Manager will have the right to assign additional activities as and when required
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Programmer/Developer
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
11/29/2019
11/29/2019
11/29/2019 12:00:00 AM
Role: Programmer/Developer - contract RFS: IT19-CSC-0076 Client: Ministry of Education Duration: 122 working days, 7.25 hours per day Location: 777 Bay Street, 4th Floor, Toronto ON Anticipated Start Date: December 18, 2019 Rate: $71/h inc Rated Criterion ==================================================== Technical Experience - Demonstrates experience with designing and developing using IBM Cognos version 11.0.5 and higher in an environment where Oralce and IBM Cognos are used together - Demonstrates experience working with Oracle (11.x and higher) - Demonstrates design and development experience using Cognos Query Studio, Report Studio, Dashboards, and Cubes - Demonstrates experience developing and using re-usable components to assist with BI processes, and providing detailed documentation for the tools that are developed - Demonstrates experience with developing, debugging and enhancing the performance of complex SQL queries - Demonstrates experience with enhancing the performance of SQL Queries - Demonstrated experience developing for AODA compliance in web applications - Demonstrated experience developing application code package using TFS - Demonstrates experience with performing testing; Unit testing, SIT, SAT, UAT testing - Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft desktop tools (Visio, MS Office, MS Project and Outlook)   BI Design and Development - Demonstrates experience leading business intelligence report design and development - Demonstrates experience documenting business processes, business requirements, and functional/system requirements for reports and other enhancements to web based systems - Demonstrates experience working with aggregate reporting and dashboards - Demonstrates experience in analyzing and planning for the modernization of large, complex, multiplatform, multi- tier information technology systems - Demonstrates experience presenting technical analyses, options, proposals, reports and recommendations - Demonstrates experience implementing star schema multi-dimensional models and documenting detailed design models Requirements Management and Techniques - Demonstrates experience working in an agile and waterfall environment - Demonstrates experience communicating regarding day-to-day tasks and issue tracking, reporting and facilitating resolution of issues and risks for all project activities - Demonstrates experience providing input into changes required to business and/or system requirements, change requests, project artefacts, as well as requirement gathering sessions - Demonstrates experience with documenting, consulting and presenting for a diverse audience of stakeholders (both technical and non-technical) - Demonstrates experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) - Demonstrates experience providing technical advice and guidance - Demonstrates experience with performing testing and unit testing, and conducting SIT, SAT and UAT Testing Communication Skills - Demonstrates experience problem solving and decision making - Demonstrates experience communicating clearly in both written and verbal formats - Demonstrates experience producing deliverables on time and on schedule - Demonstrates experience working in an agile and waterfall environment - Demonstrates experience working as part of a team - Demonstrates experience working with multiple teams representing various areas in delivering the project - Demonstrates experience coordinating multiple projects with competing priorities OPS Experience - Demonstrates experience working within the OPS, particularly within the education ministries would be an asset - Demonstrates experience developing applications that comply with GO- ITS standards would be an asset Scope of Services and Deliverables ==================================================== The consultant will provide services under the direction of the Senior Technical Manager and Project Manager. Key deliverables to be performed by the consultants include, but are not limited to, the following: - Participating in the analysis, design, development, and unit testing of all the project's BI components i.e. Data Mart; Reports, Cubes, and Dashboards; - Developing Cubes, Reports, and Dashboards using IBM Cognos; - Creating and/or updating data processing overview, technical design, source to target mapping, operation manual and other technical documentation; - Participating in project design and code walkthroughs; - Participating in Quality Assurance (QA) and System Integration (SIT) testing and supporting the System Acceptance(SAT) and User Acceptance (UAT) Testing; - Developing, testing, and deploying full code package for the solution in Team Foundation Server (TFS); - Perform day-to-day tracking, reporting and facilitating resolution of issues and risks for all project activities in TFS; - Working closely with the subject matter experts, managers, and staff of the ministries on issues and business needs; - Proposing and developing proof of concept solutions for extending the use of Microsoft BI technologies within DDSB; - Participating in discussions with Infrastructure Technology Services (ITS), Corporate Security Branch (CSB), Centre of Excellence for Accessibility and Information Privacy and Archives (IPA) Office to ensure the application remains compliant with all applicable GO-ITS standards; - Participating in discussions with the business analyst regarding any changes required to business and/or system requirements, as well as requirement gathering sessions; - Supporting the analysis of existing business processes, design and recommending process improvements to effectively harness the benefits of using the application(s); - Providing input into and/or completing required architectural/development artifacts; - Liaising with IT specialists and unit leads and working closely with support team members and relevant stakeholders; - Contributing to realistic work breakdown structures and project schedules; and - Developing deployment plan for the production environment.     Skills and Experience: Based on the scope, the Programmer/Developer must have a minimum of 10 years of the following skills and experience: - Demonstrated development experience in an environment where Oracle and IBM Cognos are used together - Demonstrated development experience with IBM Cognos version 11.0.5 and higher - Demonstrated development experience with Oracle 11.x and 12.x databases - Demonstrated experience developing and using re-usable components to assist with BI processes, and provide detailed documentation for the tools that are developed - Demonstrated experience in analyzing requirements in order to determine functional requirements and define technical requirements for reports and other enhancements to the web-based business intelligence systems - Demonstrated experience with data and statistical analysis - Demonstrated experience enhancing performance of SQL Queries - Demonstrated experience in debugging queries, cubes, reports, dashboards, and framework manager - Demonstrated experience working on projects within a multi-client/partner environment, involving multiple highly inter-dependent applications and/or data sources - Demonstrated experience implementing star schema multi-dimensional models and documenting detailed design models - Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, decision-making skills, interpersonal and negotiation skills - Demonstrated experience working with both the business users and IT development teams to ensure business requirements are properly reflected in the system design and technical specifications - Demonstrated experience performing system testing and unit testing, and conducting SIT, SAT and UAT Testing - Demonstrated experience with SDLC processes, Agile and Waterfall methodologies - Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, as well as presentation skills - Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, with the ability to coordinate multiple projects with competing priorities and a track record for meeting strict deadlines   - Proficiency with Microsoft desktop tools (Visio, MS Office, MS Project and Outlook)
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Project Manager/Leader
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
11/29/2019
11/29/2019
11/29/2019 12:00:00 AM
Role: Project Manager/Leader - contract RFS: IT19-LTC-0057 Client: Ministry of Transportation Duration: 110 working days, 7.25 hours per day Location: 87 Sir William Hearst Avenue, Floor 1, Room 205, Toronto, Ontario, M3M 0B4 Anticipated Start Date: December 16, 2019 Rate: $101/h inc Rated Criterion ==================================================== Relationship Management - Experience in communication and mediation skills with Clients and Resources to ensure - Client projects are progressing according to schedule - Experience in team building, consensus building and relationship management skills - Experience with strategies and actions to overcome resistance to change and capitalize on forces in support of change during all stages of projects - concept, definition, planning, implementation and close-out   PM - Managing Team/Resources - Experience in sourcing, selecting and on-boarding team members in various disciplines, clarify roles and responsibilities and set task/deliverable/performance expectations for resources PM - Risk & Issues - Experience with identification to risk events and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed. Articulates and prioritizes issues and risks at senior executive levels and recommends mitigation strategies for decision makers - Experience developing complex project budgets based on multiple funding channels and cross ministry dependencies. Ability to effectively manage large project budgets and ensure a high level of fiscal control and accountability including estimates, forecasts and reconciliation/confirmation of actuals.   PM - Standards - Experience with OPS I&IT standards and best practices for project management to facilitate control of system quality, adherence to standard methodology and the control of the use of I&IT resources. - Hands on experience with Planview - Knowledge and understanding of Project Management's Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge - Knowledge of Ontario government enterprise architecture standards including architecture domain artefacts required for government gating process   Technical Skills - Knowledge and understanding of Enterprise Content Management Soft skills - Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills - Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills - Experience in the use of project management software - Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills - A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines and delivering high profile, high risk, complex initiatives   PM- Scheduling & Reporting - Experience with gathering and developing requirements in order to create and maintain a detailed project schedule and/or integrated plan - Experience with project, program, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels; - Experience with participating in steering committee and stakeholder forums Scope of Services and Deliverables ==================================================== The purpose of this RFS is to acquire one (1) Project Managers/Leader to assume the day-to-day planning, management and control of multiple client engagement initiatives. The Services and Deliverables to be provided by the Vendor will include the following: - Support application portfolio management analysis and best practices. - Provide expertise to all aspects of the project(s) related to compliance with the established methodology   - Co-ordinate and manage tasks related to completion of integrated project schedules and activities - Establish and lead project governance activities including client facing steering committees - Provide regular written status reports - Participate in status meetings as required - Work with a team comprised of both employees and consultants - Ensure knowledge transfer to full-time staff.   Deliverables include (but not limited to): - Coordinate multiple project activities and task assignments - Maintain project plans and schedules - Maintain issues and risk logs   - Provide status reports to steering committees - Monitor project schedules, budgets, and deliverables - Identify, resolve and/or escalate issues as necessary - Adhere to all required corporate project management standards - Chair regular status meetings with project team leads and clients     One Project Manager/Leader - Communication and mediation skills to liaise with Clients and resources to ensure Client projects are progressing according to schedule - Experience gathering and developing requirements in order to create and maintain a detailed project schedule and/or integrated plan. - Experience sourcing, selecting and on-boarding team members in various disciplines, and clarify roles & responsibilities and set task/deliverable/performance expectations for resources. - Experience developing complex project budgets based on multiple funding channels and cross ministry dependencies. Ability to effectively manage large project budgets and ensure a high level of fiscal control and accountability including estimates, forecasts and reconciliation/confirmation of actuals. - Demonstrated ability to proactively identify potential risk events and issues before they occur so that proper mitigating strategies can be developed. Able to articulates and prioritize issues and risks at senior executive levels and recommend mitigation strategies for decision makers.   - Experience establishing and participating in steering committee and stakeholder forums. - Experience providing, project, program, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior executive levels. - Demonstrated ability to use appropriate strategies and actions to overcome resistance to change and capitalize on forces in support of change during all stages of projects - concept, definition, planning, implementation and close-out. - Knowledge of OPS I&IT standards and best practices for project management to facilitate control of system quality, adherence to standard methodology and the control of the use of I&IT resources.   - Hands on experience with Planview - Knowledge and understanding of Project Management's Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge - Knowledge and understanding of Enterprise Content Management - Strong team building, consensus building and relationship management skills - Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills. - Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills - Experience in the use of project management software - Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills - A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines and delivering high profile, high risk, complex initiatives - Knowledge of Ontario government enterprise architecture standards including architecture domain artefacts required for government gating process.
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Solutions Designer
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
11/15/2019
11/15/2019
11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
Role: Solutions Designer - contract RFS: IT19-CAC-0046 Client: Treasury Board Secretariat Duration: 324 working days, 7.25 hours per day Location: 222 Jarvis St, Toronto Anticipated Start Date: January 02, 2020 Rate: $89/h inc Rated Criterion ==================================================== Development Skills * Demonstrated hands-on development experience on Java EE platform. * Working experience in application analysis, design, latest design patterns, deployment and troubleshooting. * Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development and implementation of applications. * Demonstrated experience in conducting design reviews and walkthroughs, evaluate design alternatives, and recommend optimal solutions. Tools, Techniques and Data Experience * Experience with the use of development tools, Computer Aided Software Engineering tools, information retrieval packages, and other software tools such as business re-engineering software. * Experience in the use of data and process modelling methodologies, techniques and tools, including a working knowledge of metadata structures, repository functions, and data dictionaries. * Experience in developing enterprise architecture deliverables. (e.g. models) Technologies Experience * Experience working with Spring Framework - Spring MVC, Spring Data, Spring Security, etc. * Experience working with ORM tools such as JPA or Hibernate. Support and Monitoring Skills * Demonstrated experience with monitoring issues and risks. * Demonstrated experience with coordinating and supporting the progression (and migration) of construction deliverables through the development and production environments. Database/SQL * Demonstrated experience in writing SQL and Stored Procedures in Oracle and PL/SQL Scope of Services and Deliverables ==================================================== Corporate Applications requires a Solutions Designer to participate, lead the design and oversee the development across all Production Applications.  Major Deliverables: * Ensure consistency in design in the Application for any new Request * Monitor issues and risks; * Conduct design reviews and walkthroughs, evaluate design alternatives, and recommend optimal solutions; * Coordinate and support the progression (and migration) of construction deliverables through the development and production environments; * Manage the completion of tasks in accordance with the project plans;   Skills and Knowledge Required: * Experience in the providing Systems analysis & recommendation for specified tools, processes & technologies with specified experience level * Extensive experience with at least two different computing platforms, operating systems, environments, database technologies, programming languages and communication protocols * Knowledge of performance considerations in different environments * Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development and implementation of applications * Extensive experience in systems analysis and design in large systems environments * Experience in the use of development tools, Computer Aided Software Engineering tools, information retrieval packages, and other software tools such as project management software and business re-engineering software * Experience in the use of data and process modelling methodologies, techniques and tools, including a working knowledge of metadata structures, repository functions, and data dictionaries * Track record for meeting deadlines * Experience in developing enterprise architecture deliverables (e.g. models)   Desirable Skills: * Knowledge and understanding of object-oriented analysis and design techniques * Experience in developing enterprise architecture deliverables (e.g. models) based on Ontario Government Enterprise Architecture processes and practice * Experience working with key business clients in system requirements and design phases of the SDLC * Awareness of emerging IT trends and directions
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Programmer/Developer
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
11/14/2019
11/14/2019
11/14/2019 12:00:00 AM
Role: Programmer/Developer - contract RFS: IT19-CSC-0124 Client: Ministry of Education Duration: 140 working days, 7.25 hours per day Location: 777 Bay St 3rd Floor Suite 3800 Toronto ON M5G 2E5 Anticipated Start Date: December 02, 2019 Rate: $76/h inc Rated Criterion ==================================================== Development Skills • 7+ years of experience in design, development, implementation and maintenance of large complex Java/JEE applications • Experience with n-tier web-based applications, Unix, Shell Scripting, Ant script, JavaScript, XML/XSD and source code management tools such as Subversion / CVS / GIT • 5+ years of recent development experience with both Oracle and SQL • Experience in designing detailed functional and technical requirements for new and existing business solutions • Experience with analyzing and designing changes to existing web-based software solutions Technical Skills • Experience with Web Services, Restful APIs, EJB, Messaging and other system integration technologies • Working experience with AngularJS • Knowledge of IBM Curam platform   Methodologies and Design Concepts • Working knowledge of technology solutions and solutioning methodologies   • Working knowledge of SDLC and the Agile development methodology • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with RDBMS design concepts   AODA and Front End Development • Experience with AODA compliant front-end development using HTML5, CSS , JSON, JQUERY, Responsive Web, BootStrap   Communication Skills • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills • Leadership and collaboration skills • Proven track record for building strong working relationships • A demonstrated team player with a track record for meeting deadlines • Strong verbal and written communication skills Project Requirements Checklist ==================================================== Does the consultant demonstrate 6 + years of experience with J2EE, EJB, WebServices, AngularJS Scope of Services and Deliverables ==================================================== The Vendor will provide services of a Programmer/Developer who will report directly to the Development Manager in the EOIS Unit. The operating Environment includes Java/J2EE technologies, Angular JS, Websphere, Oracle Database, Adobe Integration and IBM CURAM. The resource will be responsible for performing the following activities and producing deliverable: Designs, develops, and implements responsive web-based Java applications to support business requirements. Follows approved life cycle methodologies, creates design documents, and performs program coding and testing. Resolves technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation. Focus on the AODA compliant front-end development using HTML5, CSS , JSON, JQUERY, Responsive Web, BootStrap Produce layout, design and visual elements for web sites   Attend Scrum meetings and deliver as per sprint needs Help establish best practices and coding guidelines Communicate progress clearly and timely to the management team
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Programmer/Developer
...GTA, Ontario, Canada
11/05/2019
11/05/2019
11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
Role: Programmer/Developer - contract RFS: IT19-CYSSC-0046 Client: Ministry of Children and Youth Services Duration: 129 working days, 7.25 hours per day Location: 5700 Yonge St Anticipated Start Date: November 25, 2019 Rate: $78/h inc Rated Criterion ==================================================== Software Development Experience • 5+ years of experience working with Java Spring framework, SpringBoot 1.5+, JDK1.8+ • Extensive experience with a service registry, such as Eureka, Zookeeper, etc • Knowledgeable in the concepts of continuous integration • Knowledgeable in the concepts of continuous delivery • 3+ years of experience working with tools such as git, GitLab, BitBucket, GitHub • Extensive experience with a servlet container system such as Tomcat/Netty • Experience on large agile Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) projects • Experience support automation test analyst on Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) based projects   Soft Skills in Agile environment • Have knowledge of agile development methods and tools, and of automated code builds, testing and deployment • Extensive experience working in an agile environment • Strong communication, collaboration and consultation skills • Strong analytic skills and use of data for sound decision-making • Strive for constant improvement in both yourself and your team in meaningful ways. • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies • Make recommendations for process improvements and best practices • Be an active participant in design sessions, led by a Technical Lead and based on business requirements   Dev-Ops Best Practices and Experience • Knowledgeable in release policy, processes, standards, and procedures • Knowledgeable in process management tools such as Maven • Strong understanding of system and networking concepts and troubleshooting techniques • 2+ years of experience working with monitoring framework such as Nagios/ Promethius / etc • 2+ years of experience with log aggregating and analysis such as Rsyslog, Syslog-ng, Logstash/Graylog2 Scope of Services and Deliverables ==================================================== Programmer/Developer will be responsible for the following: Back-end Developer   • Provide the framework and implement the user experience design documentation to include the resolution or addition of key features that responds to business needs. • Collaborate with cross-functional and distributed teams, including designers, developers, architects, project managers, and QA engineers. • Knowledge of leading edge technologies design criteria, security and recovery procedures, preparation of technical specifications for installation, testing and performance of integrated, multi-services systems; assess performance and capacity of existing system making recommendations for improving performance and develop technical documentation. • Advising the appropriate technology stack based on business needs.   • Strong analytical skills and use of data for sound decision-making. • Knowledge of Continuous integration/Continuous Delivery. • Strive for constant improvement in both yourself and your team in meaningful ways. • Design, develop, test and implement software applications for mission-critical systems, delivering high-availability and performance. • Write well designed, testable, efficient code. • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies. • Understand and follow Agile development methodologies and the role of testing. • Make recommendations for process improvements and best practices. • Be an active participant in design sessions, led by a Technical Lead and based on business requirements. • Knowledge and skills training and transfer to full-time employees.
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