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Solution Designer, Mobile and Web

Date: Jan 1, 2022

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:
Are you a programmer and developer by nature looking to make your mark on new software applications? You will be working in a product team and will design, enhance, and maintain all aspects of the Retail Petro-Canada mobile application and website. You will apply your disparate skillset including solution design; programming; network programming; database design and query tuning; web application development; integration with other corporate systems; and ad-hoc reporting and analysis. 

You will use your expertise to:

  • Be the primary point of contact for Retail Petro-Canada application and website related questions and issues
  • Design, develop, test, and implement application enhancements and upgrades
  • Design and implement solutions to requirements that are easily maintainable, highly scalable, tested, and good quality
  • Ensure technology designs and implementations solve clients’ requirements and challenges
  • Create and present team changes to change management team
  • Ensure reliable operations and maximal uptime
  • Analyze complex requirements and develop IT strategies and multi-technology solutions that are aligned with industry-accepted best practices
  • Stay abreast of changes and opportunities as they pertain to MFP (MobileFirst Platform), IBM cloud, iOS and Android
  • Understand business and technical requirements, and assess multiple technical alternatives to recommend the most optimal solution design/architecture
  • Lead technical architecture discussions and help drive technical decisions
  • Propose architecture and design optimizations
  • Create relevant documentation as required including conceptual design, logical and physical designs, bill of materials, as-built diagrams, knowledge transfer materials, FAQs, and transition to operations information
  • Assist with troubleshooting and resolving complex production system issues, including critical issues that might occur outside of normal business hours

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Hands-on experience and passion for mobile application development
  • Industry experience working with MFP (MobileFirst Platfrom), iOS and Android
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field
  • Solid understanding of software development practices and design patterns
  • Experience with Agile Frameworks, DevOps Automation, cloud platform and services
  • Experience with architectural patterns of a large, high-scale web and mobile application (e.g. Efficient algorithms, well-designed APIs, and high-volume data pipelines)
  • Proficiency with software development practices such as version control, unit testing, performance profiling, debugging, and reading and writing technical documentation
  • Strong working knowledge of database concepts, including indexing, query plans and query hints, locking, transaction isolation levels, and normalization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft O/S and M/S products
  • Working knowledge of cloud services
  • Ability to adapt to and work effectively with clients and co-workers with different styles and levels of technical knowledge
  • Strong analytical, decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and strong documentation skills
  • Ability to communicate directly with business and technical stakeholders to identify needs, troubleshoot problems, collaborate on new designs, and write technical documentation
  • Ability to quickly learn new languages/frameworks, absorbing large, legacy codebases, and independently researching and implementing solutions to technical problems
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Experience in Cloud based solution design and using cloud tools like Azure data lake
  • Working experience across corporate, web, and mobile application design and development
  • Experience with ASP.NET
  • Knowledge of integrating cloud services to other cloud services
  • Experience with MuleSoft

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the ability to be “on-call” 24/7 to support operational incidents and service level commitments on a rotation
  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 – 6th Ave SW
  • There may be times within the year that requires involvement on site to implement and monitor new IT solutions
  • We have numerous Employee Inclusion Networks who work together to help foster an inclusive and respectful culture and drive positive change at Suncor. Current networks include both Workplace Inclusion Networks (focusing on inclusion and respect for all), and identity-focused networks (focusing on building community and a sense of belonging and allyship for different groups) 
  • Suncor is aware that some job seekers have received false employment offers from an individual or organization posing as Suncor. All recruiting is conducted through our Careers site, your resume needs to be submitted to this site if you would like to be considered for a role. To learn more about false recruiting offers, click here.
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation
  • Suncor encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether


Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals