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Intermediate Application Developer

Listed on: Monday August 11th 2014 at 10:44 am

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Category : PROGRAMMER ANALYST
Location/City : ON - Ottawa
Job Type : Permanent
Region : ONT
Id : 6739

What you'll do:

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying areas for improvement and will be expected to possess the ability to assess and recommend new technologies as they pertain to the existing architecture. You will guide other developers with code review and mentorship and have strong interpersonal skills as well as a demonstrated aptitude for fostering collaboration and communication.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in major application development initiatives from inception through to deployment.
  • Co-ordinate application testing and deployment with the testing and operations groups.
  • Experience with the administration of Weblogic in a clustered development environment.
  • Provide supplemental database design and development activities.
  • Confer with clients and users to gather requirements and determine operational requirements.
  • Coordinate with consultants as required.
  • Work with the Technical Writer to help guide the preparation and deliver application documentation.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to more junior staff.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in a Computer Science related discipline or equivalent, with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience with strong web application design and development in a Unix environment.
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented development in Java/J2EE.
  • Experience with UNIX based development is essential with knowledge of Linux.
  • Experience with WebLogic or JBoss.
  • Experience developing applications for a highly available, clustered J2EE architecture an asset.
  • Strong understanding of web application development, including: security, application design, session management, performance, multi-language support, and internationalization.
  • Strong understanding of the J2EE technology stack including: EJB (Session, MDB), JPA, JMS, JAAS.
  • Experience developing applications consuming / producing XML.
  • Strong knowledge of relational database design and SQL. Experience with Oracle desired.
  • Experience with Subversion or other version control software.
  • Ability to work with a team of diverse technical individuals.
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate with other departments and stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience using an Agile development process.

 



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Software Product Manager

Listed on: Thursday July 31st 2014 at 9:12 am

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Category : PRODUCT MGR
Location/City : On - Toronto
Job Type : Permanent
Region : ONT
Id : 6681

Software Product Manager

Location: Toronto
Status: Full time/Permanent

Redwood's client is seeking a Product Manager with a passion for creative technical business thinking to imagine, find and define new product functions enabled by our new visual analytic technology. Responsibilities will include investigating market needs, presenting capabilities to senior executives and managers at prospective customers, engaging them in conversations about how break through capabilities can meet their needs. The successful candidate will collaborate with technical staff on researching, analyzing and defining product functions. The candidate will bring creativity and vision to this position and be able to act independently or as part of a small agile team of complementary skilled individuals. Excellent communication skills, initiative and perseverance are required.

Job Duties:

  • Investigate, define and prove business opportunities for a big data software service clientele
  • Engaging with representative market leaders and requirement gathering on data sourcing, user needs, markets, definition of functionality and capability
  • Validate product concepts through iterative design, review and development cycles.
  • Planning and conducting tests of our capability to provide needed solutions to current issues of concern
  • Working closely with our Technical Architect(s) to imagine and define capability and then to assess feasibility
  • Producing detailed presentations, plans and designs

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent enthusiastic communicator (speaking and writing)
  • Insightful, questioning critical thinker
  • Self starter on defining objectives and achieving them
  • Able to meet with and work with industry sector leaders
  • Background in business rationale, creative definitions and entrepreneurial business thinking
  • Ability to do effective open source research
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Nice-to-Have:

  • Engineering business design experience
  • Software industry experience

 



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Mobile Sales Engineer

Listed on: Wednesday July 30th 2014 at 8:17 am

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Category : SALES ENGINEER
Location/City : ON - Ottawa
Job Type : Permanent
Region : ONT
Id : 6672

Mobile Sales Engineer

Status: Full-time/permanent
Location: Ottawa

Redwood's client is currently searching foran enthusiastic, results-oriented Pre-Sales Engineer (SE) / Solutions Architect (SA) to join their growing MOBILE team. The success candidate will ideally have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar Sales/System Engineering or Consulting roles.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Sales team to address enterprise customer requirements and ultimately achieve the technical win.
  • As the MOBILE Subject Matter Expert you help the prospective customer understand, in detail how mobile products meet their business requirements and how mobile apps integrate with other mobile infrastructure (MDM)
  • Prepare and deliver presentations, demos, trails and proof of concepts
  • Responsible for partner and customer training and provide second line presales support to partners as required.
  • Prepare technical solution content (proposal writing) as part of the RFP responses process.
  • Remain current on evolving market and trends in the Information & Communications Technology (ICT) industry (i.e. Mobile Enterprise, Security, Compliance, Cloud-Computing)

Qualifications & characteristics:

  • High energy and results-oriented individual, with the ability to gather information, analyze and resolve problems in a positive and proactive manner.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in previous software Sales Engineer, Solutions Architect or Consulting roles, ideally related to mobile or Information Security.
  • Experience with mobile operating systems (iOS and Android)
  • Experience with MDM solutions such as MobileIron, AirWatch, or Good Technology is preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange or Office 365 infrastructures is considered a definite asset.
  • Security, technical or other certifications like CISSP are considered an advantage;
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science or Information Management is preferred.

 

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Mobile Development Manager

Listed on: Wednesday July 30th 2014 at 8:16 am

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Category : MANAGER DEVELOPMENT / IT
Location/City : ON - Ottawa
Job Type : Permanent
Region : ONT
Id : 6674

 Mobile Development Manager

Status: Full-time/permanent
Location: Ottawa

Redwood's client is currently searching for a dynamic and results oriented individual who will manage and lead mobile development teams on both the iOS and Android platforms. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in mobile development, deep technical and architectural skills, and strong project management and communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the rapid enhancement of the current set of mobile security apps for email and documents
  • Ensure the timely delivery of new mobile apps for iOS and Android
  • Manage the integration of mobile apps with the Windows suite of applications
  • Use the Agile methodology to project manage several mobile projects in progress and hold daily scrum meetings to ensure the projects are progressing and navigate challenges
  • Responsible for both driving development and QA processes and workflow
  • Manage and mentor developers and QA team members at various levels, as well as co-op students.

Qualifications & characteristics:

  • Prior experience as a Manager with a record of delivering results.
  • Experience in iOS development, Objective-C and preferably Java/ Android development
  • Proven ability to manage projects in an Agile development environment with a track record of delivering products that delight the customer through the UI experience and performance.
  • Effectively collaborate with other cross functional leaders to achieve corporate goals
  • Demonstrated experience delivering complex mobile applications
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects and teams
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, ability to communicate with confidence, clarity, and focus, verbally and in writing.
  • Exposure to enterprise-level software development is essential, including security and scalability aspects a definite asset.
  • Knowledge of email protocols such as ActiveSync and Exchange Web Services would be an asset
  • Knowledge of encryption would be an asset.
  • A passion for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry and the latest trends in Mobile Apps, Enterprise, Cloud, Security and MDM.

 

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Resource Managers & Account Managers

Listed on: Monday June 23rd 2014 at 1:54 pm

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Category : PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Location/City : ON - Toronto
Job Type : Permanent
Region : ONT
Id : 6467

Who are we?Redwood Global (www.redwoodglobal.ca) is one of Canadians fastest growing Information Technology staffing firms. We have been recognized for three consecutive years by Profit Magazine for our unsurpassed growth in this sector. We consistently work with Clients and Candidates who produce Remarkable Results for the business units within which they work.We are looking for Resource Managers and Account Managers, ideally with agency experience, to be a part of our success story as we continue to build a world class company.Why join Redwood?New hires will join a dynamic team with a focus on introducing top notch contract and permanent resources to our clients. You can expect us to invest heavily in your success and provide you with access to the best tools and training in the business. You can expect effective business practices and support You can expect to work on a team with very low turnover You can expect to make good money -- we offer an aggressive compensation plan You can expect to work hard, be successful, and have fun in a collaborative environmentTo apply in confidence please contact Ian Brady at:(416) 987-4000 x 421ibrady@redwoodglobal.ca

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Solutions Architect

Listed on: Wednesday June 4th 2014 at 1:49 pm

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Category : SALES ENGINEER
Location/City : ON - Ottawa
Job Type : Permanent
Region : ONT
Id : 6407

Solutions Architect

Status: Full-time/permanent
Location: Ottawa (or remote from Toronto)

Redwood's client is looking for an enthusiastic, results-oriented Pre-Sales Engineer (SE) / Solutions Architect (SA) to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years? experience in a similar Sales/System Engineering or Consulting roles.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide pre-sales technical support necessary to achieve the technical win.
  • As the Subject Matter Expert you help the prospective customer understand, in detail how products meet their business requirements.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations, demos, trials and proof of concepts.
  • Contribute to the RFP process and write the technical portion of the proposals.
  • Responsible for partner and customer training and provide second line presales support to partners as required.
  • Provide on-site professional services consulting to large enterprise customers.

Qualifications:

  • High energy and dynamic individual, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Minimum of 5 years? experience in previous software Sales Engineer, Solutions Architect or Consulting roles, ideally related to Information Security.
  • Experience with Microsoft infrastructure products including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Exchange and SharePoint.
  • Experience with security infrastructures including S/MIME, PKI, and MS RMS solutions is considered a definite asset.
  • Security, technical or other certifications like CISSP are considered an advantage;
  • Canadian, US, NATO or other government security clearance is preferred.
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science or Information Management is preferred.


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Developer (Junior, Intermediate or Senior Level)

Listed on: Wednesday February 5th 2014 at 10:07 am

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Category : PROGRAMMER ANALYST
Location/City : ON - Ottawa
Job Type : Permanent
Region : ONT
Id : 5776


Junior, Intermediate or Senior Developer
Status: Full Time/Permanent
Location: Ottawa

Our client is looking for developers with STAR potential to join their development team. As a software developer/engineer, your main responsibility will be developing code for various products and systems, specifically geared towards law enforcement. The candidate will be well versed in a variety of technologies because they will work with specific clients' systems in order to create an overall end solution which can involve all types of technologies/languages.

Our client is looking for entrepreneurial developers who have shown leadership, creativity and enjoy working in teams within a fast-moving company environment. Our client only hires the best talent regardless if they are junior or senior, and are looking to invest in a few strong candidates by emphasizing continuous learning and challenging their employees. This company has created a "family" culture amongst its employees which enables the overall success of the organization as a leading provider of solutions to the law enforcement industry.


Mandatory qualifications:
Phenomenal problem solver
Proven history of getting things done (e.g. not just a thinker, but someone capable of cranking out a lot of high quality code, and finishing the job)
Team player • able to share, mentor, code review and check their ego
Good verbal communication
Computer Science degree or close equivalent
Eligible for secret level security clearance, top secret preferred

Desired qualifications:
Agile development experience, including the use of automated unit and integration tests
Product developer (vs. internal tools developer or contractor)
2+ years .Net/C# experience is preferred, C++ experience is a definite bonus
Microsoft WPF experience
Linux experience
Enterprise development experience (large databases, multi-tier applications)
Multi-team development environment experience
Keen developer • codes in his/her spare time

Bonus skills:
Solr
Cassandra

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Resource Manager / Recruiter

Listed on: Monday November 25th 2013 at 9:04 am

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Category : SALES
Location/City : ON - Toronto
Job Type : Permanent
Region : ONT
Id : 5526

Company Overview: Redwood Global (www.redwoodglobal.ca) is a leading Canadian staffing firm specializing in the provision of top talent in the technology space. We place hundreds of technology professionals each year in fulfilling Contract and Permanent roles within financial institutions, insurance companies, software companies, professional services firms and the government. Our company has grown exponentially since inception (2006) and has been recognized as a leader in the Canadian staffing market. Redwood Global was recently honoured by Profit Magazine as one of Canada's top 200 Growth Companies based on 5 years of results; we ranked 4th among the 200 leading companies and 1st among the select few staffing firms to make the list. Article: http://www.profitguide.com/manage-grow/success-stories/good-will-hunters-35186What Redwood Global Offers The opportunity to join an industry leading team, helping to advance our business objectives within the southern Ontario market. A progressive company where actions and results are recognized and amply rewarded The chance to work for a privately held company that values employee input, feedback and suggestions - we listen to our employees as we truly understand that our employees are the key to our success! A very strong compensation structure that rewards our employees for their success Heavy investment in tools and training to ensure you start, and continue, on a very strong track for growth and success with our organization
Role and Responsibilities:Reporting to the Director of Canadian Operations, responsibilities will include the following: Source, evaluate, and engage potential IT candidates utilizing internal database, cold calls, job boards, social networking, etc. Interview prospective IT candidates via phone/in person to assess skill set, work history, and salary requirements. Develop and maintain a strong pipeline of qualified IT talent to submit to current and future client base.
Skills Required Post secondary education. Proven track record of sales performance, ideally within the IT or staffing industry. Entrepreneurial mindset. Personable, outgoing, able to proactively meet, attract and work with senior level stakeholders. Self-motivated, highly organized and detail-oriented.Why join Redwood? You will join a dynamic team with a focus on introducing top notch contract and permanent resources to our clients. You can expect us to invest heavily in your success and provide you with access to the best tools and training in the business. You can expect to work on a dynamic team with very low turnover. You can expect to make good money You can expect to work hard and be successful in a fun collaborative environment.To apply in confidence send an introductory email to: ratkinson@redwoodglobal.ca~CB

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Business Development Manager - Toronto

Listed on: Monday November 25th 2013 at 8:57 am

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Category : SALES
Location/City : ON - Toronto
Job Type : Permanent
Region : ONT
Id : 5524

Company Overview: Redwood Global (www.redwoodglobal.ca) is a leading Canadian staffing firm specializing in the provision of top talent in the technology space. We place hundreds of technology professionals each year in fulfilling Contract and Permanent roles within financial institutions, insurance companies, software companies, professional services firms and the government. Our company has grown exponentially since inception (2006) and has been recognized as a leader in the Canadian staffing market. Redwood Global was recently honoured by Profit Magazine as one of Canada's top 200 Growth Companies based on 5 years of results; we ranked 4th among the 200 leading companies and 1st among the select few staffing firms to make the list. Article: http://www.profitguide.com/manage-grow/success-stories/good-will-hunters-35186What Redwood Global Offers The opportunity to join an industry leading team, helping to advance our business objectives within the southern Ontario market. A progressive company where actions and results are recognized and amply rewarded The chance to work for a privately held company that values employee input, feedback and suggestions - we listen to our employees as we truly understand that our employees are the key to our success! A very strong compensation structure that rewards our employees for their success Heavy investment in tools and training to ensure you start, and continue, on a very strong track for growth and success with our organization Ability to explore new territory and clients across the public and private sectorsRole and Responsibilities:Reporting to the Director of Canadian Operations, responsibilities will include the following: Developing and nurturing existing and potential client relationships within the central Canadian region. Conduct sales presentations to new client prospects both in person and over the phone. Provide quality customer service, ongoing guidance and support to clients throughout the complete sales cycle (from prospecting to closing).
Skills Required Post secondary education. Proven track record of previous sales experience, ideally within the IT or staffing industry. Entrepreneurial mindset. Personable, outgoing, able to proactively meet, attract and work with senior level stakeholders. Self-motivated, highly organized and detail-oriented.Why join Redwood? You will join a dynamic team with a focus on introducing top notch contract and permanent resources to our clients. You can expect us to invest heavily in your success and provide you with access to the best tools and training in the business. You can expect to work on a dynamic team with very low turnover. You can expect to make good money You can expect to work hard and be successful in a fun collaborative environment.To apply in confidence send an introductory email to: ratkinson@redwoodglobal.ca~CB

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