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Senior Application Developer

Requisition ID:  167599 

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  

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe 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, Lawton’s 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.

Job Description


We’re expanding our digital team and we need exceptional talent in Data, IT and Innovation.  


In this exciting role, you will be identifying functional and technical solutions to meet requirements and ensure the development of detailed functional, technical and operational specifications for delivery of recommended solutions. This includes researching, documenting, and modifying software and specifications throughout the system development life cycle. 


You can conduct design and 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 unit test plans with detailed test cases and consistently write and test solutions without errors, to estimate and conform to best practice.


Join us and you’ll be working with:


  • Leading tools and systems from the Salesforce Portfolio.
  • A data-driven culture 
  • Strong, collaborative team of energetic and experienced digital experts. 


Your day-to-day duties will include:


  • Understanding users’ needs;
  • Providing estimates based on requests for changes;
  • Preparing functional analyses and suggesting IT solutions;
  • Preparing detailed specifications for developers;
  • Integrating external software;
  • Upgrading and creating robust applications and prototypes;
  • Upgrading and creating test decks;
  • Updating or creating unit documentation (if needed) and running test cases;
  • Running integration test cases and recording the results;
  • Monitoring program performance during integration tests and correcting or reporting any anomalies noted;
  • Sharing knowledge and mentoring and training programmers;
  • Suggesting innovative solutions based on the company’s various needs;
  • Providing call centre support.


Job Requirements


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in computer science and 5 to 7 years experience in systems analysis and programming (any other combinations deemed equivalent will be considered).
  • 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 program and learn new techniques quickly.
  • You have experience developing C# and .Net Entity Framework desktop applications.
  • You have experience with Windows, Microsoft SQL Server, and Visual Studio.
  • You have thorough knowledge of HTML, Java Script, ASP.NET and MVC.
  • Basic knowledge of Salesforce Core and/or SAP
  • Retail industry experience is preferred
  • Communication in both spoken and written French and English is an asset.




  • Flexible working hours policy; 
  • Friendly and welcoming environment; 
  • Teamwork; 
  • Proximity with senior management and openness to new ideas; 
  • Possibility of advancement; 
  • Company involved in its community; 
  • Fitness center available; 
  • Recharging stations for electric cars.





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.