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Senior Applications Developer

Requisition ID:  167795 

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.


Ready to make an Impact?

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

You are a builder, influencer, and change agent

In this exciting role, you will be working with Sobeys Digital team. This involves conducting design and code reviews throughout the System Development Life Cycle to ensure the solution delivered conforms to IT standards and quality software delivery practices.

You can manage the development life cycle for large-scale projects and/or medium to small projects spanning multiple platforms or solutions, consisting of complex conversions, integration and new development. This consists of leading support teams in the development of software solutions and the development of detailed functional, technical and operational specifications. In addition, you can ensure all documentation created is up to date and correct before solutions or changes are implemented.

Job Description

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 in our modern EDAM, Azure and ADRM infrastructure.
    • A data-driven culture
    • Strong, collaborative team of energetic and experienced digital experts.

What you bring to the table:  

  • Good communication skills to ensure that department management is informed of progress, status and issues of delivery team activities.
  • Leadership skills to support teams in the development and support of software solutions
  • Ability to identify functional and technical solutions to meet client requirements

Job Requirements

What you have to offer:

  • An Undergraduate Degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Solid experience with SDLC methodologies – including agile/sprint processes
  • Solid experience in performing data migration/conversion design and development
  • Hands-on software troubleshooting experience

At least 5 years of good knowledge of the following technologies:

  • Java, Spring Boot, Spring Batch, Rest API, XML, JSON
  • SQL – SQL Server specific knowledge preferable.
  • XML related technologies and frameworks
  • HTTP and related protocols.
  • JBoss, Wildfly, TomEE (preferred), Tomcat, RabbitMQ, Apache servers
  • Windows Server, Solaris, HP UX, Linux (any one)
  • Good knowledge in using Tools like Maven Gradle, git, Jenkins pipeline, JIRA and Junit

Good to have experience in Digital Asset Management with proficiency in following areas:

  • Functional Knowledge of Digital Asset Management, Asset ingestions, system integrations
  • Maintenance and housekeeping activities in DAM environment.
  • Configuration settings on OTMM (Metadata, security, Policy, User, Advanced Search etc.)
  • Customizations on OTMM and associated application servers.
  • Operating with MS SQL Server, database maintenance and administration.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision of their digital future.  Are you ready to be part of this success story? #DigitalatSobeys #Hybrid

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.



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