Senior Azure Developer – #JoinOurFamily (Stellarton, ON, CA)

Website Sobeyscareers

Requisition ID:  141183 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Information Technology 

Travel Requirements:  0 – 10%

Part Time or Full Time:  Full Time 

Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia (CA-NS) 

City: Stellarton

Location: Foord St. Office 

Postal Code:  

Our family of 127,000 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. 


Do you love to write code and have a passion for supporting customers with your superior software skills? As a Senior Applications Developer – Azure on our Information Technology team, you will work with our Application Developers and Business Analysts to help bring our technology projects to life.

Job Description

As a Senior Developer with Sobeys you will:

  • Manage the System Development Life Cycle for large-scale projects or multiple medium to small projects spanning multiple platforms or solutions, consisting of complex conversions, integration and/or new development. 
  • Develop Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, Powershell scripts, etc. to support provisioning and deployment.
  • Lead project or support teams in the development and support of software solutions.
  • Identify functional and technical solutions to meet client requirements.
  • Ensure the development of detailed functional, technical and operational specifications for delivery of recommended solutions.
  • Translate user requirements into solution design documents for development and implementation of business technology solutions using agile/sprint approaches as needed.
  • Provide leadership to a development/support team to deliver team goals.
  • Conduct design and code reviews throughout the System Development Life Cycle to ensure the solution delivered conforms to IT standards and quality software delivery practices.
  • Capture and define technical and operational requirements for solutions.
  • Ensure that all solution unit, integration and system testing is conducted and documented.
  • Act as primary contact for IT Operations and Infrastructure, and Production Support for implementation of solution.
  • Provide expert knowledge of a particular architecture and discuss how the solution’s specific features, characteristics, functionality and design will meet business requirements.
  • Maintain industry knowledge on technology/business solutions and future trends.
  • Ensure solutions comply with application support requirements.
  • Ensure all documentation is created, up to date and correct before solution or changes are implemented into production.
  • Ensure department management is informed of progress, status and issues of delivery team activities.
  • Be primary contact for IT Operations and Infrastructure, and Production Support for implementation of solution.
  • Be knowledgeable in and promote agile development methodologies.

Job Requirements

Your experience and resume will show us:

  • Extensive technical knowledge of programming languages including C++, C#, .Net
  • Extensive and diverse experience in Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing:  Azure DevOps, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Azure Data Factories, Azure Resource Manager (ARM)
  • Knowledge of Azure CI/CD pipelines; Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates would be ideal.
  • Solid knowledge of Git; Knowledge of Cosmos DB including querying, design and configuration; Knowledge of Azure SQL including schema design, writing SQL queries, and SQL tuning concepts 
  • 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.
  • Strong experience in software engineering and solution delivery methodologies and integrated development tool suites.

If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application.  Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you’re the most qualified applicant for the role.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus.  We are only accepting online applications and welcome applications from all qualified people interested in this challenge. 

Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:

  • Growing organization
  • Competitive salary
  • Profit Sharing Plan (based on company performance)
  • Pension Plan
  • Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees) 
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)

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.

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