Senior Software Developer IT-SK-17-03

Senior Software Developer, IT-SK-17-03

Headquartered in Saskatoon, Suncorp Valuations is a dynamic, growth-oriented leader in the global valuation industry. Through offices in Canada and the U.S.A., we offer a full range of valuation, consulting and costing services for land, buildings, machinery and equipment, and for intangible assets such as patents, copyrights and franchises.

Utilizing robust research methodologies, valuation consultants develop reports that provide an opinion of value for assessed property and other assets. Clients utilize reports for a variety of requirements including regulatory compliance, financing, litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, purchase price allocation, insurance placement and claims settlement. Risk Management Services assist clients by identifying and mitigating risks such as the potential for accidents, property damage and theft. For further details please refer to our website at www.suncorpvaluations.com. Suncorp provides employee benefits, transit allowance, along with incentive and RRSP programs.

The Role

Reporting to the Director of IT Services, the Senior Software Developer is pivotal to our software development team. As a technical leader, the Senior Software Developer will work with a small team of developers in our Saskatoon office, to enhance, maintain, and develop software that is critical to sustaining and streamlining business operations.

In this role you will participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle including determining requirements, design, development, testing, deployment, maintenance, and support. The Senior Software Developer will work closely with stakeholders to identify requirements and set priorities and deadlines. Along with software development, the incumbent will be responsible for the maintenance and expansion of our reporting systems including client-facing and internal management reports. Supporting the existing and new software post deployment is also a key part of this role.

The Ideal Candidate

Along with the required credentials and impressive technical skills, you are excited about joining a dedicated, passionate team that creates innovative software solutions. You are an accomplished software developer with a deep understanding of developing software in a multi-tiered environment. Although you are able to work independently, you thrive in a team environment and are able to appropriately leverage the knowledge of coworkers to overcome difficult challenges. You enjoy working in an office environment, while collaborating with stakeholders in other offices. You easily manage multiple projects and are naturally focussed on providing internal stakeholders with high quality service. You are forward thinking and resilient when faced with setbacks. On a personal note, you are interested in developing your career through on-going professional development.

The Requirements

  • Post-secondary Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five to eight years professional software development experience.
  • One year of experience in a related position demonstrating technical leadership.
  • Project management experience in some aspects of the software development lifecycle.
  • Experience designing and developing multi-tiered software applications.
  • Expertise in .NET programming (VB or C#), and TSQL
  • Expertise with ADO.NET in a stateful mode.
  • Experience with Winforms development in Visual Studio
  • Knowledge of MS SQL Server.
  • Experience with source control tools.
  • Knowledge of Crystal Reports or similar report writer.
  • Strong Database skills with understanding of SQL, relational databases, and SQL optimization.
  • Experience in the creation of stored procedures/functions, triggers and other database objects.
  • Understanding of networking protocols and technologies.
  • Proficiency with Windows operating systems and domain environments.
  • This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

The Competencies 

  • A genuine desire to go above and beyond to provide excellence in client service.
  • Proactive, with a desire to drive results and exceed goals.
  • Strong planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to balance competing priorities between project and non-project work.
  • Strong problem solving skills with ability to analyze and understand data.
  • Detail oriented and organized with robust analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated with solid oral and written communication skills.
  • A strong team player that demonstrates integrity and ownership.
  • Proven experience working in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Capable of writing clear and complete technical and functional specifications.

The Application Process 

Please send an email to address below providing the following information:

In the Subject Line place the competition number, followed by your first and last name.

Email: HR@suncorpvaluations.com
Subject: IT-SK-17-03 First Name Last Name
Deadline: March 5, 2018 (position may be filled prior to deadline date)

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

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Bienvenue à Montréal Suncorp

 

Suncorp Valuation is extremely excited to announce the opening of a new location along with an amazing new team in Montreal Quebec, Canada.

Visit us at our new location located at 10425 Gouin – #100 Roxboro, Quebec H8Y 1W6.

Our talent pool deepens

At Suncorp Valuations, we have over 50 years of experience in assessing value – market value and insurance replacement value for property of all types: diamond mines to water and wastewater systems; condominium complexes to retail malls; or pulp & paper mills to the house down the road, and all things in between. We are pleased to add to these talented individuals to Suncorp Valuations in our latest office location, Montreal.

Meet Asher Cohen, B.Mech.Eng., ASA Director, Canadian Industrial Valuation Group

Asher Cohen joined Suncorp Valuations in 2017 after 18 years with an international appraisal practice, completing complex industrial engagements around the world. Asher holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Concordia University and is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), Machinery & Technical Specialties, by the American Society of Appraisers. Asher is fluent in both English and French. See Asher’s full profile at https://suncorpvaluations.com/insight/team/asher-cohen-p-eng-asa.

Meet Daniel Guy, B.Sc., Senior Valuation Consultant

Danny joined Suncorp Valuations in 2017. Prior to this, Danny accumulated 39 years of experience in the valuation industry and has been involved in many complex engagements for a myriad of uses from financial reporting (IFRS/FASB/ASPE/IASB), to purchase price allocation, to insurance placement. Danny has served public sector entities, privately held companies, and many publicly traded corporations. Danny holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Concordia University. Danny is fluent in both English and French,  and has a working knowledge of Italian. See Danny’s full profile at https://suncorpvaluations.com/insight/team/daniel-guy.

About Suncorp Valuations

Suncorp Valuations is a leading provider of independent valuation, appraisal, and advisory services. Suncorp’s valuations and appraisals have been relied upon by leading insurance companies, public and private companies, property owners and managers, tax authorities, accounting bodies, courts, municipalities and financial institutions from all over the world.

Our valuation and appraisal staff consist of professionals that are highly accredited in the fields of engineering, real estate and equipment appraisal, business valuation, risk management and loss control. Our multi-disciplinary, multi-regional and multilingual staff take an interactive team approach and have been involved in some of the most complex valuation assignments across the globe.

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How can we help you?

Appraisal Services

  • Insurance Placement
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financing
  • Mergers/Acquisitions
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate Planning
  • Litigation
  • Post Loss Damage Qualification

Advisory Services

  • Loss Control Surveys
  • Implementation and Administration of Property Record Systems
  • Reserve Fund Studies

Administrative Assistant AA-SK-02

Administrative Assistant

 

Part Time Temporary (30 hours per week/Term up to 1 year)

Headquartered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Suncorp Valuations is a dynamic growth-oriented leader in the valuation industry, providing full service appraisal and valuation consulting services. Through offices in Canada and the U.S.A., we offer a range of valuation and costing services for land, buildings, machinery and equipment, and for intangible assets such as patents, copyrights and franchises.  Utilizing robust research methodologies, valuation consultants develop reports that provide an opinion of value for assessed property and other assets. Clients utilize reports for a variety of needs including regulatory compliance, financing, litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, purchase price allocation, insurance placement and claims settlement. Our risk management department assists clients by identifying and mitigating risks such as the potential for accidents, property damage and theft.  For further details please refer to our website at suncorpvaluations.com

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Manager of Administration in Saskatoon, this position is pivotal in sustaining business operations through internal and external client support activities in the Saskatoon office. The focus of the role is to: 1) support the Administration team by providing back-up centralized reception coverage for peak periods, breaks, and vacations, and 2) independently manage the completion of error free, high volume update reports and email correspondence for private sector clients.

Additional responsibilities include general office administration, scanning, and providing support to other team members with the completion of appraisal reports. The role is fast paced, with a variety of responsibilities, and provides the opportunity to grow and expand within and beyond the role requirements.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

Along with the required credentials, you are friendly and enjoy communicating on the phone. You excel at time management, are able to balance conflicting priorities, problem solving, manage a high workload, and be a strong team player. You are naturally focused on providing high levels of client service and ensure accuracy of your work through inquiry and well-honed proofreading skills. You are able to work independently and communicate openly with business partners to ensure work is completed to required standards and within given timelines. You are flexible and adapt easily to new procedures. You enjoy finding efficiencies within systems and learning new skills. You are detail focused and comfortable performing work that requires high levels of accuracy in a high volume environment.

THE REQUIREMENTS

  • A certificate or diploma from a recognized administrative program or equivalent.
  • Two to three years office administrative or related experience.
  • Extensive experience using Microsoft Office Suite; expertise with Word and Excel.
  • Exceptional written and oral English language skills.
  • Proficient, accurate and fast keyboarding skills (60 wpm minimum).
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new software applications.

  THE ROLE COMPETENCIES: 

  • Outgoing and friendly with pleasant and professional phone manners.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Active listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Genuine interest in providing high levels of internal and external customer service.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
  • Able to multi task with constant interruptions.
  • Can work competently with minimum supervision.
  • Proactive, with a desire to drive results and exceed goals.
  • Determined and hard working.
  • High personal and professional standards.
  • Team player able to support and collaborate with internal stakeholders.
  • Effective problem solving.

HOURS: Monday-Friday 8am-3pm (30 hours per week)

THE APPLICATION PROCESS: 

  • Send your resume and cover letter to the email provided
  • In the Subject Line place the competition number, then your first and last name.
Email: HR@suncorpvaluations.com
Subject: AA-SK-02 Followed by your first & last name

Example: AA-SK-02 Fred Doe

Deadline: December 11, 2017

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Apply Now

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