Corporate application technical leader

City of Toronto’s Technology Services division is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Corporate application technical leader. City of Toronto’s Technology Services division is instrumental in advancing digital solutions for municipal operations. Specializing in information technology and innovation, it ensures seamless connectivity and efficient technological infrastructure. It plays a central role in enhancing Toronto’s digital capabilities, contributing to the city’s reputation as a technologically progressive and well-connected municipality. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: City of Toronto
Division: Technology Services
Section: Technology Standardization Delivery
Position: Corporate application technical leader (front-end developer)
No of Vacancies: 2
Salary: $53.98 – $59.17 hourly
Employment Type: Full time/Temporary (12 months)
Job Category: Information and Technology
Affiliation: L79 Full-time
Location: 55 John St 15th Floor, Toronto, ON M5V 3C6, Canada
Shift: Days, Afternoons, Nights, and Weekends
Working Day: Monday to Friday (35 hours per week)
Job ID: 41706


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have Post-secondary education in computer science or a related discipline
Experience: Candidates should have extensive experience in root cause analysis during unanticipated outages by providing troubleshooting and debugging recommendations and support

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should exhibit the ability to develop, maintain, and execute both test plans and disaster recovery plans
  • The candidates should be available to be on call for support of production systems
  • The candidates should be willing to travel across various office locations within the City of Toronto
  • The candidates should be able to work flexible hours, including days, afternoons, nights, and weekends

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have extensive experience working independently with minimal supervision on application architecture and integration. This includes managing architecture diagrams, technical documents, risk assessment, digital accessibility compliance, and QA/UAT feedback
  • The candidates should possess extensive experience in developing Single Page Application development using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, and frameworks such as Backbone, React, as well as API integration with REST (JSON, XML) APIs
  • The candidates should have experience in developing and/or maintaining large-scale information technology applications. They should also demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a group of multidisciplinary staff in a project team setting, including the creation of related documentation and relevant training
  • The candidates should have experience in developing digital products that comply with accessibility standards and/or best practices (WCAG 2.x AA, AODA, WAI-ARIA). This includes optimizing accessibility features of the platform (Web, iOS, Android) and having an approved equivalent combination of education and/or experience with the ability to provide technical leadership on large-scale projects
  • The candidates should possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with team members and clients regarding technical and business requirements and have knowledge of current and emerging technologies, with skills to evaluate and recommend new technology for introduction into a complex technical environment
  • The candidates should have knowledge of a variety of software packages, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), process design software (MS Visio), software requirements management, and quality assurance tools (Blueprint, HP Quality Center), data modeling (Oracle SQL Developer), project management software (MS Project), and software version control (Bitbucket, GitHub), Java, iOS mobile app development, Android mobile app development, OData, WebMethods, web communication, Scrum rapid application development methodology
  • The candidates should possess knowledge of DevSecOps methodologies, including infrastructure scripting such as Ansible, AWS Cloud Formation with GitLab following test-driven development methodologies and demonstrate a strong customer service orientation along with the ability to establish and maintain effective stakeholder relationships
  • The candidates should exhibit the ability to implement and support software products and/or reusable technical components integrated into business solutions. This involves using modern integration technology, including micro-service architecture and Message-queue technologies, while managing product/component release cycles
  • The candidates should be capable of eliciting, driving, and/or developing application requirements to ensure that business needs and requirements have been adequately defined and documented. This includes accurately stating the root cause of the problem and possess excellent problem-solving, leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills
  • The candidates should have the ability to work effectively as a member of a team, collaboratively with others in a multidisciplinary team environment, and independently and demonstrate advanced time management and estimation capabilities and the ability to perform several tasks and projects concurrently


  • The candidates should be able to direct business and technical inter-divisional staff and professional services to deliver and sustain complex, critical enterprise business applications and information through the application life-cycle. Report progress to managers, stakeholders, and team members, ensuring successful delivery of solutions adhering to project management methodology
  • The candidates should be able to direct the day-to-day work output of staff and resources, including scheduling, assigning, and reviewing work tasks. Ensure a continuing and consistent service by sustaining complex, critical enterprise business applications and information
  • The candidates should be able to negotiate among divisional business and technical stakeholders with multiple points of view to drive consensus for corporate-wide solution designs and bring together multiple stakeholders from across all divisions and provide expert advice within the context of corporate architectures, standards, policies, procedures, and emerging technologies
  • The candidates should be able to determine project requirements, analyze and recommend feasible options, design, build and/or code, acquire, test, and implement enterprise information structures and applications. Sustain information technology solutions to meet critical City-wide and divisional business objectives and provide scalable enterprise solutions
  • The candidates should be able to apply technical expertise to recommend, develop, and maintain corporate policies, procedures, and standards consistent with legislation to ensure enterprise information and applications integrity
  • The candidates should be able to apply technical expertise to ensure security, privacy, and quality assurance requirements are implemented in a manner that delivers business requirements and is consistent with MFIPPA and legislation, ensuring the integrity of complex enterprise information and applications
  • The candidates should be able to apply project management expertise to lead and/or input to project management and procurement processes, including the evaluation and recommendation of complex technical solutions and professional services and be able to, on a project basis, provide direction and assign work to non I&T positions, such as divisional unit staff (management & bargaining-unit)
  • The candidates should be able to apply technical expertise to develop and/or input to procurement and project management documentation. Examples include business cases, RFI/P/Qs, Sole Sources, statements of work, service level agreements, project charters, project plans, status reports, issue logs, change orders, resource plans, budgets, migration plans, contingency plans, and risk assessments
  • The candidates should be able to communicate effectively, e.g., lead and facilitate meetings, prepare and deliver presentations and reports. Audiences include business/project managers, project team members, and other orders of government and external parties
  • The candidates should be able to develop and/or apply complex business and application models, information structures, data models, data schemas, technical program code, network and security interfaces, data, and application design as governed by architectural frameworks, technology standards, information policies, and legislative requirements
  • The candidates should be able to apply a strong understanding of the information and technology industry and City priorities over both the short and longer term to advise, develop, and maintain City infrastructures, methodologies, tools, and techniques. Ensure conformance and adherence in daily practice among business and technical teams
  • The candidates should be able to analyze and recommend changes to current business practices, business and information processes, data flows, performance measures, information delivery, and knowledge utilization toward a more efficiently managed and coherently integrated information environment for all divisions in the City
  • The candidates should be able to generate the plan and direct the project team in the execution of software upgrade activities and apply technical expertise to perform analysis, development, and testing for new or enhancements to existing complex, critical enterprise business applications and information
  • The candidates should be able to apply technical expertise to support the development and testing environments of complex computing solutions and actively participate in corporate and cross-divisional initiatives to design, construct, and implement business and application infrastructure solutions, such as data warehousing, document management, and electronic service delivery

How to apply:

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