Senior Software Developer (CORE - Security)


Toronto, ON, Canada Remote

Full time

Sep 28

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Senior Software Developer (CORE - Security)

Calgary, AB, Canada ● Halifax, NS, Canada ● Markham, ON, Canada ● Mississauga, ON, Canada ● Montreal, QC, Canada ● Ottawa, ON, Canada ● Toronto, ON, Canada ● Virtual Req #6652

 Friday, September 11, 2020

Ceridian. Makes Work Life Better™

This is our promise. Not only for our customers, but our employees as well. 

Do you thrive in an innovative and exciting environment that’s continuously evolving? Ceridian is looking for fun, intelligent, team oriented people who believe in our values: Customer Focus, Transparency, Diligence, Optimism, and Agility. Our workplace culture provides empowering programs for career growth and offers diversity and inclusion groups to support every person’s career journey. Ceridian employees have declared Ceridian a Great Place to Work® in 2019, a Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2019, and one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 16th consecutive year! 

Find out why Ceridian is such a great place to work.

About the Position:

Are you a creative thinker who enjoys solving problems and finding innovative solutions? Are you a developer who strives to refine his working code into impeccable code? Do you like to be part of a team that grows together and pushes software to its next level, while having fun? If so, then the following position may be a great fit for you.

Reporting to the Development Manager of the Dayforce Core Architecture team, the Senior Developer is responsible for designing and implementing new products and features as well as enhancing existing solutions. The Senior Developer will collaborate with an energetic team of Developers, Test Engineers, Technical Product Managers and Technical Writers throughout the development process to ensure the product is functionally complete and well-engineered. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing innovator in a technically challenging and rewarding role.

The Dayforce Core Architecture team is a Scrum team comprised of high caliber, hands-on software professionals who aim to provide technical leadership and stewardship of the Dayforce product. The team enables Dayforce HCM’s technical success by building performant, scalable and secure core components, frameworks, and customer-facing technical features, and by providing build processes, tools and expertise to enhance developer productivity. The team also enhances the maintainability and supportability of Dayforce HCM by building environment management and operational management applications and tools.  


  • Analyze, design, prototype, program, test, troubleshoot and support – the complete software lifecycle in your hands!
  • Envision and deliver new features by working, as part of a high-performing scrum team, with clients, prospects, implementation partners, and Dayforce personnel
  • Create and enhance a scalable SaaS enterprise application
  • Assess risks and impacts on the existing system as new functionality is added
  • Perform code reviews
  • Mentor other developers and share knowledge

Job Requirements:

  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion for technology
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Understand emerging web development models
  • Knowledge of object-oriented design and development
  • Extensive experience in enterprise software development
  • In-depth working experience with C# and .NET Framework
  • Proficiency with TSQL and relational database systems
  • Experience building one or more architectural and low-level components such as background processing components, build and deployment systems, security, identity management, logging, APIs, interfaces, and messaging components
  • Experience with one or more advanced programming constructs such as multi-threaded programming, dependency injection, database design, and performance optimization

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in an Agile scrum team as a key contributor and a team player
  • Experience working with SaaS products
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure such as AWS or Azure
  • Experience building highly-performant and scalable applications
  • Experience with OAuth 2.0 or OpenID Connect protocols
  • Experience building various authentication solutions such as Single Sign-On, and Multi-factor authentication
  • Knowledgeable of common web application security vulnerabilities and how to protect against them
  • Experience building tools for use by other developers
  • Working knowledge of HTML 5, JavaScript, CSS, MVC web frameworks, JSON
  • Experience with one or more modern JavaScript libraries such as Dojo, React, Angular, Ember, Backbone, jQuery
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience with RESTful Services
  • Experience with Docker Containers and Azure DevOps CI/CD automation
  • Knowledgeable or understanding of microservice orchestration
  • Experience with Test Automation

Ceridian combines the excitement of a startup environment, with the growth opportunities of a large organization. We believe our employees should be happy and healthy, with peace of mind and a sense of fulfillment. We provide our employees with comprehensive benefits for various life circumstances and needs, great opportunities for career development, and a balanced lifestyle to achieve personal and professional success.  

Ceridian is fueled by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace all individuals and what makes them unique. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on award winning projects!

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

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