Software Developer

Software Developer
Employment type: Full-time
City: Calgary
Last visit: 2014-09-03
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-09-03


As Canada's small business tax specialist, FBC is the high-value alternative to the traditional accounting approach for small business owners/operators including agribusiness, construction, oil and gas and transportation.  We use a unique, year-round Membership model to provide specialized tax preparation and accounting related services for 20,000 Members across Canada.  FBC has 60 years of experience helping small business owners put more money in their pockets.  

The quality of FBC services depends largely on the quality of the employees providing those services. That's why we recruit people who are passionate about helping our Members find positive solutions to their business challenges.  It's also why we provide an excellent initial training program, plus ongoing opportunities to gain new knowledge and skills.  We tell our employees exactly how their success will be measured - and they appreciate our regular feedback and reinforcement.  And, while we have high expectations of our people, we like to reward their superior performance through various incentive programs and to give them the necessary work flexibility to deal with personal and family matters.

An opportunity is now available within our Calgary-based Information Technology Team.  We require an experienced Software Developer to further our aggressive development agenda.  All of our tax processing software and data collection tools are programmed in-house.  As well, our team creates and maintains internal CRM programs and business reporting suites.  An innovative and diverse user group provides constant challenges to our creativity and problem-solving skills.


As a Software Developer and a key member of our IT team you will be responsible for the following:


Build and maintain data accessible software applications

Understand object-oriented design and Service Oriented Architecture

Work in a team development system, manage source code and unit test 

Communicate effectively with user groups in design and iterative development capacity


To ensure your success in this role, we require the following:


Degree, Diploma (or equivalent training and experience) in Computer Science, supplemented with five plus years related progressive technology experience

Minimum 5 years VB.NET programming experience

Minimum 5 years Oracle database and PL/SQL experience (or similar database)

Experience with other technologies such as Biztalk, Business Intelligence Reporting Tools (BIRT or Rules Engines (Blaze) would be an asset

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to interact clearly and directly with user groups when defining and solving problems


In return for your dedication and hard work we provide the following:


Career advancement opportunities- FBC has a promote from within focus

Full company benefits including Medical, Dental, Life, and Long Term Disability coverage

Competitive remuneration commensurate with experience

Flexible work schedule

Telecommuting options

Regular staff social events

A charitable donation matching program for all staff

Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Accounting and Auditing Services

Job Function: Technology and Digital Media