Technical Lead

Technical Lead

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 6, 2021
Deadline May 19, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Express Scripts Canada
Location Mississauga, ON
Category Developer
Client Express Scripts Canada
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Express Scripts Canada is actively looking to hire a Technical Lead to join one of their teams working out the head office in Mississauga. The successful candidate will work closely with the business to define how best to address business challenges faced by our customers and our internal operations. The Technical Lead will clarify functional requirements and non-functional requirements and develop effective designs and implementation approaches for the delivery of business applications. The Technical Lead will assure the quality of deliverables ensuring that developed products are fit for use, supportable and maintainable.


  • Create technical designs for one or more development teams as part of the Product Design and Review process.
  • Lead developers in one or more onsite or offshore scrum teams during regular Sprint cycles and Product Increments.
  • Review and approve code using best practices and established development guidelines.
  • Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications.
  • Provide estimates for development efforts based user stories.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Java code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation


  • Experience within Agile development environment
  • Proficient in Java, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems.
  • Minimum 5 years Core Java experience required, preferably with Java 8
  • Experience with JSP and JavaScript for web based user interface development.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in using Spring Modules such as Spring Boot, Spring Security, Spring AMQP, Spring Web Flow, Spring Hibernate with strong conceptual knowledge of JPA
  • Experience with both external and embedded databases. Ability to write simple and complex SQL Queries, preferably with Oracle
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns.
  • Skill for writing reusable Java libraries.
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, JDBC, and RESTful services.
  • Knack for writing clean, readable Java code
  • Basic understanding of the class loading mechanism in Java
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Basic understanding of JVM, its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit test frameworks (Junit, Mockito)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git, SVN etc.
  • Familiarity with build tools such as Ant, Maven, and Gradle
  • Familiarity with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins

Deadline to apply for internal candidates is May 19th, 2021.

Express Scripts Canada is a Cigna company

Express Scripts Canada is a subsidiary of Express Scripts, a Cigna company. Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, wellbeing and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna offers an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioural health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products.

About Express Scripts Canada

Express Scripts Canada is a leading health benefits manager and has been recognized as one of the most innovative. Our clients include Canada’s leading insurers, third party administrators and governments. We work with these clients to develop industry-leading solutions to deliver superior healthcare in a cost-controlled environment. We provide Active Pharmacy™ services to more than 7 million Canadian patients and adjudicate more than 100 million pharmacy, dental, and extended health claims annually. Through our proprietary consumer intelligence, clinical expertise, and patients-first approach, we promote better health decisions for plan members, while managing and reducing drug benefit costs for plan sponsors.

It will be a condition of employment that the successful candidate obtains an Enhanced Reliability Clearance from the Federal Government. The candidate will be required to provide supporting documentation to receive clearance if required.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with a positive work environment built on solid corporate values, integrity, mutual respect, collaboration, passion, service and alignment.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes a diverse, inclusive and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we build a more effective organization that empowers our employees to be the best that they can be.

We are committed to creating a working environment that is barrier-free and we are prepared to provide accommodation for people with disabilities.

If you require accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: [email protected] Do not email [email protected] for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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