Equal Opportunity

SWI is an equal opportunity employer offering employees an exciting and challenging environment in which to develop their career skills. We are committed to creating a work environment that is rewarding, motivating, fair, respectful, diverse, and encourages personal and professional development.

Employment for Persons with Disabilities

SWI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices, to working towards a barrier-free workplace, and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. We will accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and hiring processes. We will attempt to accommodate both employees and position applicants with disabilities in a way which respects their dignity, is equitable, and which enhances their ability to perform their work. For employees with disabilities, we will work with the employee to assess the nature and level of accommodation required to perform the essential duties of the position, and to provide individualized written accommodation plans where appropriate.

+ - Big Data Developer / Lead

SWI is currently seeking individuals with Big Data development experience.

As a successful candidate, your role will entail implementation of Big Data solutions. You will work on technically challenging and interesting projects in a hands-on programming/development role.

You may be assigned to work in the SWI office on the design and implementation of Big Data solutions, or you may be deployed to provide professional services at client locations in the Greater Toronto Area. You require strong technical skills and the ability to work in a client facing environment.

You enjoy variety in your work, are results driven and flexible, always strive for excellence, and take ownership of tasks. You want to work somewhere where your contributions matter.

More senior candidates will be responsible for mentoring and leading Big Data development teams, solution architecture and design, providing thought leadership and interfacing with clients to understand technical requirements.

Qualifications

• 5+ years of software development experience including proven Big Data solution development
• Spark and Scala experience is preferred
• Cloudera, Hortonworks or similar platform expertise
• Knowledge of Big Data technologies (e.g. Flink/Storm)
• Comfortable interfacing with clients
• Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
• A degree from a post-secondary institution in computer science or engineering
• Experience with BI architecture and design (including data modeling) would be an asset
• Experience in Capital Markets or Energy would be an asset

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+ - Business Analyst (Capital Markets)

SWI currently has openings in our Toronto office for Business Systems Analysts, to join our Financial Capital Markets practice.

Reporting to the VP or our Financial Practice, you will provide business systems analysis services to our clients. Your role will include working with senior business and technology stakeholders to gather requirements and to set strategic direction for their technology programmes. You will assist clients in evaluating the best technology choices for their current and future business processes, in Capital Markets, Risk, and Treasury. As a consulting firm, SWI undertakes a wide variety of technically challenging and interesting projects. You will work at client sites when assigned to projects and in our Toronto office, assisting with developing in-house requirements and specifications for new products and solutions.

To be successful in this role, you need a deep and thorough understanding of Capital Markets, Risk, or Treasury, and a sound technology background. You require excellent communication skills and must be able to take a lead role with senior stakeholders. You are results driven and flexible, enjoy variety in your work, and want to work somewhere where your contributions matter.

Typical Responsibilities:

• Work with senior stakeholders to define high level business requirements and prepare business cases
• Recommend technology directions
• Translate business requirements into comprehensive, complete and accurate functional and technical specifications
• Define and recommend systems solutions to meet business goals
• Develop and document business rules, interface specifications, and conceptual designs
• Act as a liaison between business users and the software developers
• Lead design reviews and other meetings
• Facilitate user acceptance testing or other testing
• Write user manuals, functional specifications and other project-related documentation
• Prepare training materials, and deliver end user training
• Mentor more junior staff

Required Qualifications:

• 5-7 years of business analyst and/or project management experience, on information technology projects in the banking industry
• At least 6 months working at a Canadian Bank on Capital Markets, Risk, or Treasury projects or demonstrated knowledge of Capital Markets, Risk, and/or Treasury products and regulatory requirements
• Certified Treasury Professional designation and/or Canadian Securities Course
• A Bachelor’s degree in Science, Mathematics or Engineering
• Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Able to interact with senior management and stakeholders
• In-depth knowledge of Business Intelligence and/or database technologies and a background working on complex technology projects
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office and SQL database queries
• A willingness and desire to undertake a variety of roles on projects
• A great attitude, with a passion for excellence

SWI offers a rewarding and friendly work environment where you will find engaging challenges that allow you to leverage your talent and experience, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package. Job Type: Full Time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week). Salary range: $85,000 - $105,000 per annum, commensurate with experience. Eligible for discretionary bonuses and salary increases in accordance with company policies.

 

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+ - Electrical / I&C Engineer

Alithya currently has openings for talented Electrical and I&C Engineers.  You will work on technically challenging and interesting projects in the energy sector.  You require strong technical skills and excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  You are comfortable in client facing situations, are results driven and flexible, take ownership of tasks, and enjoy variety in your work.

Responsibilities:

  • Electrical design of low-voltage control panels
  • Review of vendor electrical design packages
  • Preparation of proposals, including labour estimates and conceptual designs
  • Working within cross-functional project teams

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in electrical design and I&C aspects of control systems
  • A degree from a post-secondary institution in engineering, with demonstrated academic excellence
  • Good communication skills
  • Comfortable in client-facing environments
  • Some knowledge of PLC and SCADA systems, including software

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in the Canadian nuclear industry would be an asset
  • Professional Engineer designation would be an asset
  • Commissioning and installation experience would be an asset
  • Experience with circuit board design would be an asset

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+ - Experienced Control Systems Engineer

Alithya currently has an opening for experienced Control System Engineers.  You will work on technically challenging and interesting projects, mostly within the nuclear industry.  You require strong technical skills and excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  You are comfortable in client facing situations, are results driven and flexible, take ownership of tasks, and enjoy variety in your work.

Responsibilities:

  • Directing technical project staff
  • Providing input on control system designs
  • Reviewing technical design documentation
  • Meeting with clients
  • Preparation of proposals, including labour estimates and conceptual designs

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 – 15 years of experience working with I&C and software aspects of control systems
  • Professional Engineer designation in Ontario
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Politically astute
  • Comfortable in client-facing environments
  • In-depth knowledge of PLCs and SCADA systems

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with server and database configuration would be an asset
  • Experience with low-level programming such as VB, C#, etc. would be an asset
  • Experience in the Canadian nuclear industry would be an asset
  • Commissioning and installation experience would be an asset

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+ - Business Analyst

SWI is looking for experienced Business Analysts to join our Financial Practice. Knowledge of capital markets in particular equities, fixed income, derivatives and options is essential.

Qualifications

As a successful candidate, you have a deep and thorough understanding of Capital Markets, and a sound technology background. You possess excellent communication skills and are comfortable in a client facing environment. You are also flexible and willing to take on a wide range of roles and responsibilities depending on the needs of the specific project.

• 3-5 years of business systems analyst experience
• Solid working knowledge of Capital Markets in equities, fixed income, derivatives and options
• Background in computer science, software development or engineering
• Superlative communication and inter personal skills
• Comfortable in client facing situations
• A willingness and desire to undertake a variety of roles on projects
• A great attitude, with a passion for excellence

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+ - BI Developer

SWI currently has openings in our Toronto office for software developers to join our Business Intelligence Practice. You may be assigned to work in the SWI office on development and maintenance of our CASSITM solutions, or you may be deployed to provide professional services at client locations in the Toronto area. You will work on technically challenging and interesting projects involving business analytics, advanced visualizations, and Big Data. You require strong technical skills and excellent communication skills, both oral and written. You are comfortable in client facing situations, are results driven and flexible, and enjoy variety in your work.

Qualifications

• 2+ years of software development work experience
• 2+ years of software development work experience
• Demonstrable experience with Microsoft BI  (SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, and/or SharePoint)  – e.g., developing SSIS ETL packages, SSAS cubes and/or reporting interfaces
• A degree from a post-secondary institution in computer science or engineering, with demonstrated academic excellence
• Good communication skills
• Comfortable in client-facing environments
• .NET experience would be an asset
• Experience in Capital Markets or Energy would be an asset

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+ - Senior BI Developer – Team Lead

SWI currently has openings in our Toronto office for Senior BI developers / team leads to join our Business Intelligence Practice. You will work on technically challenging and interesting projects related to Business Intelligence and Big Data. Your role will include mentoring and leading BI development teams, assisting with solution architecture and design, and interfacing with clients to understand technical requirements and support solution roll-outs.

You may be assigned to work in the SWI office on the build-out of SWI BI solution offerings, or you may be deployed to provide professional services at client locations in the Toronto area.

Qualifications

You require strong technical skills, an ability to lead, and excellent communication skills. You enjoy variety in your work and want to work somewhere where your contributions matter.

• 5+ years of software development experience including proven experience developing data warehouses and/or analytic applications
• Extensive experience with Microsoft BI (SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, SharePoint) and/or competitive BI technologies
• Experience with all stages of the software development lifecycle
• Capable of leading a development team and/or spearheading an IT effort
• Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Comfortable interfacing with clients
• A degree from a post-secondary institution in computer science or engineering
• Experience with BI architecture and design (including data modelling) would be an asset
• Experience in Capital Markets or Energy would be an asset

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+ - Software Engineer

SWI currently has openings in our Toronto office for software engineers to join our Energy Practice.

Qualifications

• 2+ years of software development work experience
• Demonstrable experience with Microsoft BI (SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, and/or SharePoint) – e.g., developing SSIS ETL packages, SSAS cubes and/or reporting interfaces
• A degree from a post-secondary institution in computer science or engineering, with demonstrated academic excellence
• Good communication skills
• Comfortable in client-facing environments
• .NET experience would be an asset
• Experience in Capital Markets or Energy would be an asset

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+ - Software Developer

SWI currently has openings for intermediate Software Developers, to work on custom software development and integration projects, for our clients in the Energy and Financial sectors. You will undertake a wide range of technically challenging and significant projects, participating in all aspects of system design and implementation. You may be assigned to work in the SWI offices, or you may be deployed to provide professional services at client locations in the Toronto area. You require strong technical skills, excellent communication skills, and are comfortable in client facing situations. You enjoy variety in your work, you are results driven and flexible, and you want to work somewhere where your contributions make a difference.

Qualifications

You have solid C# experience, but also enjoy working with a variety of different technologies. Your communications skills, both oral and written, are excellent, and you are comfortable interacting directly with customers. You always strive for excellence, take ownership of tasks, and make things happen.
You also need:

• 3+ years of software development work experience
• Experience using Design Patterns
• Experience with WPF and/or WCF
• Good communication skills
• Comfortable in client-facing environments
• A degree from a post-secondary institution in computer science or engineering, with demonstrated academic excellence
• Experience in Capital Markets or Energy would be an asset

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+ - Technical Consultant

SWI currently has entry level openings for talented Software Consultants. Many of these positions involve working at customer sites in downtown Toronto or in Pickering. A few positions require more extensive travel in Ontario.

Qualifications

You have strong technical skills, and enjoy working with a variety of different technologies. Your communications skills, both oral and written, are excellent, and you are comfortable in client facing environments. You are results driven, take ownership of tasks, and make things happen.

You also need:
- A degree from a post-secondary institution in computer science or engineering, with demonstrated academic excellence

- 1-3 years software development and/or testing experience

- Experience in the energy or financial industries would be an asset

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New Graduates

If you have just graduated or are approaching graduation it’s time to put your studies into action and apply to SWI – a company where interesting and challenging projects with new technologies are taking place and dedicated students from these fields of study are always in demand:

* Engineering
* Computer Science
* Natural Sciences
(Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, etc.)

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