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Application Developer (Gigya)

Requisition ID:  173524 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Ecomm & Marketing Product Team 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; Nova Scotia  

City: Mississauga, Toronto, Calgary, Victoria, Winnipeg, Stellarton

Location: Tahoe Office, Calgary Office, Foord St. Office, King St. Office, Sobeys Innovation Hub, Victoria Office, Winnipeg Office 

Postal Code: L4W 0C7 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.


In this exciting role, you will be supporting the customer identity and access management (CIAM) system and ensure the building and updates of new and existing applications and solutions meet the detailed functional, technical, and operational specifications for solution delivery. You will participate in all aspects of the system development life cycle. 

You will assist and execute code reviews to ensure the solution delivered conforms to IT and team standards and quality software delivery practices all while ensuring all documentation created is up to date and correct before solution or changes are implemented into production. In addition, you can create and execute unit test plans with detailed test cases and assist in the estimation of work packages and conform to Sobeys best practices.


Sobeys Inc. is investing big in technology – Join us and invest in your future


We are on a journey to completely transform how we do business, and we offer a hybrid work model with the opportunity for additional flexibility. 

Join us and you’ll be working with:

    • Leading tools and systems from SAP.

    • A data-driven culture

    • Strong, collaborative team of energetic and experienced digital experts.

Key Responsibilities


  • Providing system support for SAP CDC.  (NOTE:  The role will require some on-call support on weekends; you will be paid for weekend support hours as per applicable provincial regulations and Sobeys corporate guidelines)

  • Integrating external software with SAP CDC;

  • Upgrading and creating robust applications and prototypes.

  • Upgrading and creating test decks;

  • Reviewing the business and functional requirement documents

  • Updating or creating unit documentation (if needed) and running test cases;

  • Execution of test cases to ensure that solution meets business and functional requirement documents

  • Running integration test cases and recording the results;

  • Executing integration tests and correcting or reporting any anomalies noted;

  • Working collaboratively with teammates, internal business partners and vendors

  • Sharing knowledge with other team members.

  • Suggesting innovative solutions based on the company’s various needs


Skills and Experience Requirements


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in computer science (or equivalent) and / or work experience in systems analysis and programming.

  • You have experience developing JAVA and/or C# and .Net Entity Framework desktop applications.

  • You have experience developing and integrating APIs

  • You have knowledge of HTML, Java Script, ASP.NET and MVC.

  • You have strong problem-solving skills.

  • You have drive and ambition and are a good team player.

  • You adapt quickly to a changing environment.

  • You can learn new techniques and systems.

  • Knowledge of SAP and/or Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) is an asset.

  • Retail industry experience is an asset

  • Communication in both spoken and written French and English is an asset.


Does this job whet your appetite? Take this exciting opportunity to feed your ambition!

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