Sr. Reports Developer

 Company: Avanti Computer Systems Limited
Position Location: Avanti’s head office, 251 Consumers Road, Suite 600, Toronto, ON

About Avanti

Avanti Systems is an Independent Software Vendor (ISV), who since 1984, builds, develops and sells Print MIS software (management information system) to the Print Communications industry. Today, Avanti sells the award-winning Print MIS on-premise and cloud-based platform Avanti Slingshot® in North America and the United Kingdom. At Avanti, our goal is to help print service providers deliver more jobs, in less time, integrated into one powerful Print MIS platform. We connect islands of automation, eliminate breakpoints in workflow, and get customers the information they want – when they want it, and where they want it – easily. From order entry through to production and billing, Avanti Slingshot® enables our customers to work more efficiently, control their costs and move more jobs through their shop with ease.

Avanti provides employees with a supplementary benefits program. The benefits represent an important and integral part of each employees’ total compensation package. Employee benefit eligibility may vary based on employment status and or length of service.

 

Position Summary

Reporting to the Development Manager, as a Reports Developer, you will work within an agile team to deliver complex reports for a robust software platform with top quality.
The successful incumbent will have a minimum 5 years of experience supported by a post-secondary education in Computer Science, Engineering or similar education. You will be highly professional with an excellent ability to handle a variety of reporting tasks. Additional essentials of the role include; excellent communication skills, “get it done” attitude, strong attention to detail, highly collaborative with flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities.

 

PURPOSE / ACCOUNTABILITY

• Solid reports development and database/SQL skills with an eagerness to be part of a growing team
• Collaborates to deliver code efficiently and with high quality
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Follows all development and / or maintenance related processes, methodologies and standards as established
• Assesses scope and produces reasonable estimates for report work
• Develops and maintains effective working relationships with subject matter experts, project stakeholders, IT leaders and staff
• Suggest, plan, assist and execute projects to drive continuous improvements

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

• Expert knowledge of designing reports, writing and tuning SQL queries for those reports in tools such as Jasper Reports, Crystal or SSRS
• Expert experience with SQL Server
• Experience in JavaScript or ability to quickly learn it based on programming experience in other languages
• Experience with Power BI is an asset
• Experience with tools such as Git, Eclipse and Jira
• Comfortable working in an agile development environment, juggling multiple deliverables with a ‘get it done’ attitude
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Strong sense of ownership and pride in all deliverables
• Experience with enterprise MIS or ERP systems an asset

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Completion of an undergraduate degree or diploma in Computer Science/Engineering/Technology or equivalent experience

 

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