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Software Developer/ Team Lead

Job Number:  44380
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  PRESSTRAN INDUSTRIES - BLD1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

ST. THOMAS, ONTARIO, CA, N5P 4B4

Magna

 

Job Number: 44380 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: PRESSTRAN INDUSTRIES - BLD1 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: ST. THOMAS 

 

Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.

 

Role Summary

The IT Leader is responsible for making high level software architecture and system design decisions and set medium to long-term strategy for the company.  The Leader oversees the design team for agile development for delivery of production and technical improvements. Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review.

This position carries direct and/or indirect supervisory responsibility for approximately 3-4 employees.  They are responsible for Development in .net framework, c#, microservices, APIs, cloud platforms while providing experience in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing, designing in compliance with specifications and delivery. This is an in-person position with the flexibility to work a couple of days remotely a week. 

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  1. Equivalent to completion of University, Community College or specialized courses up to 2 academic years.
  2. A minimum of 5 years of experience designing, implementing and administration of relational databases and analysis, design and implementation of applications in a GUI environment.
  3. A background in successful project management.
  4. Experienced with the following:
    • System Design and Integration
    • Agile and non-agile processes
    • Solutions Architect
    • Microsoft full stack technologies
    • Cloud Services
    • .Net/application development
  1. A solid understanding of manufacturing processes, in the automotive industry.
  2. Good knowledge of current information technology industry directions.
  3. Must possess time management, leadership, communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Actively involved in helping our company achieve strategic goals and continuous improvement objectives as outlined in the Business Plan.
  2. Responsible for making high level software architecture and system design decisions and set medium to long term strategies.
  3. Experiment with creative solutions and new technologies to create exceptional customer experiences.
  4. Set best practices and contribute to standards of technical documentation to maintain commitment to building scalable systems that are reviewed with the team on a regular basis.
  5. Technical lead for agile development team ensuring the delivery of product and technical improvements.
  6. Help guide in product ideas by providing feasibility and creative technical solutions.
  7. Proactively identify and address gaps or areas of improvement in development and testing.
  8. Development in .net framework, C#, microservices, APIs, cloud platforms while providing experience in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing, and designing in compliance with specifications and delivery.
  9. Work in a team environment and mentor junior team members.
  10. Provides leadership and guidance for design team, as well as coaching, training and development, and performance management.
  11. Ensures team is trained or certified, as required and participates in training programs as required.

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

PRODUCT FAMILIARITY:

Software:             System Design and Integration, Agile and non-agile processes, Solutions Architect, Microsoft full stack technologies, Cloud Services, .Net/application development

RESPONSIBILITY AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

Under direction of the IT Assistant Department Leader, the IT Leader will lead a team to accomplish strategic business goals as it relates to all divisional software and system design projects. The leader will develop application from end to end, including microservice architecture. The IT Area Leader Helps guide product ideas by providing feasibility and creative technical solutions. This position is very dynamic, with respect to its focus, with the requirement to prioritize constantly.  It is expected that this position “lead by example” with respect to motivating staff, and facilitating change.  The IT Area Leader works in an office environment but may be exposed to some elements such as temperature and noise during time spent in the plant.

Vacation: 2 weeks of paid vacation (3 weeks after 3 years) + 3 Personal Paid Holidays (PPH) 

Benefits: Medical and Dental Coverage. Plant wide Incentive Program – based on a number of factors, all members of our team receive an Incentive Bonus, if requirements are met. Magna Profit Sharing. Matched GRRSP. Company paid life insurance and AD&D coverage. Educational Assistance program.  Work boot, safety glasses and custom molded earplug allowances.

Weekly pay via direct deposit. Barbecues and Children’s Christmas Party.

Roger’s cell phone plan available to Presstran Team Members,  month Employee discounts (new vehicle, amusement parks etc.)

Additional Information Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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