Applications Developer

Requisition ID: 51211
Career Group: Corporate Careers
Job Category: Information Technology
Travel Requirements: 0 - 10%
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Nova Scotia (CA-NS)
City: Stellarton
Location: Foord St. Office
Postal Code:
A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton's Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.
Together with our 125,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys' purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better. .
All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.
Sobeys currently has an exciting opportunity for an  Application Developer to join the Development CoE (Merchandising & Finance) team in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.
As a key member of the IT team reporting to the Manager, Development (Merchandising and Finance), you will be responsible for understanding requirements, designing and documenting a proposed solution, and then delivering the solution within our Systems Development Life Cycle framework. You will be involved in a blend of project-based development and on-going support for existing applications.
Job Description
What you'll get to do in this fast-paced role:
Support the management of the System Development Life Cycle for large-scale projects or multiple medium to small projects spanning multiple platforms or solutions consisting of complex conversions, integration and / or new development
Identify functional and technical solutions to meet requirements
Ensure the development of detailed functional, technical and operational specifications for delivery of recommended solutions
Translate user requirements into solution design for development and implementation of business technology solutions
Assist management in adoption of tools and technology, methodologies and innovations to achieve improvements in the delivery of solution development / system support
Conduct design and code reviews to ensure the solution delivered conforms to IT and team standards and quality software delivery practices
Provide accurate estimates from analysis and design specifications for yourself and other team members to work on
Assist management in identifying project delivery risks and participate in the delivery of the mitigation and contingency plans/solutions for those risks
Assist management in the development of the solution delivery strategy for the project or delivery activity
Capture and define technical and operational requirements for solutions
Provide expert knowledge of a particular architecture and can discuss how the solution's specific features, characteristics, functionality and design will meet business requirements
Assist Business Analyst(s) in organizational and process change decisions for the adoption and implementation of delivered solution
Maintain industry knowledge on technology/business solutions and future trends
Ensure solutions comply with application support requirements
Responsible for the development and maintenance of IT application standards for design, development and support of IT solutions
Ensure all documentation is created, up to date and correct before solution or changes are implemented into production
Ensure management is informed of progress, status and issues of delivery team activities
Job Requirements
What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:
Background in Microsoft Office
Background in a UNIX environment
Background in Unix and Windows integrated environments
Experience with Tableau would be an asset
Experience with SAS would be an asset
Experience with SQL and DB2 would be an asset
Background in data extracting and manipulating would be an asset
Background in creating automated ETL processes would be an asset
Related university degree or equivalent work experience
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Flexible and adaptable in learning and understanding new technologies
Strong written communication and presentation skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong work ethic
Highly self-motivated and focused
Keen attention to detail
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus. If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application. Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you're the most qualified applicant for the role.
Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:
Growing organization
Competitive salary
Pension plan
Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees)
Ongoing Training & Development
Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)
Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.
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