eHealth Ontario Technical Consultant, ONE Mail Full Time in Toronto, ON

eHealth Ontario

Branch Toronto ON CA

Technical Consultant, ONE Mail
Toronto, ON

Develop and deliver presentations to clients, steering committees etc. on proposed approaches to addressing client and deliverables….

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Analyze business and technical requirements to identify opportunities to deploy technology or develop realistic new solutions
  • Provide solutions to meet client requirements using the appropriate design and technology
  • Evaluate the feasibility of proposed solution architecture and technologies related to a business change and ensure consistency and integration with existing and planned architectures as well as business strategies
  • Evaluate technical solutions that meet client business requirements, this could include new or changed work flows, web services, web applications, etc
  • Broad scope of knowledge of the technologies used at eHealth Ontario and within the Identity and Access industry (e.g., web application platforms, networking, OSes, OO programming languages, source control, remote access, databases, etc.)Coordinate development and deployment work among with other program areas (e.g., developers, engineering, Operations, consultants, etc.) to ensure delivery of functionality within predetermined timelines
  • Create technical design documents, deployment guides and configuration guides where applicable
  • Proactively work to achieve a high degree of client satisfaction by identifying potential solutions that allow the client to leverage eHealth Ontario’s ONE Mail service
  • Consult with business units and projects in identifying, documenting and evaluating options for the delivery of solution to client business requirements
  • Provide input to the product roadmaps by developing an in-depth understanding of the immediate and future client business needs
  • Assess new and existing technical solutions to ensure that client business requirements are met
  • Act as lead resource on some project teams where you will be responsible for most aspects of the deliverables, including client interaction, technical resolution, deployment and development, testing etc
  • Investigate industry best practices and technology to determine the viability of integration new technology with existing solution
  • Collaborate with colleagues to determine the most suitable solution and obtain buy-in from the team
  • Develop and deliver presentations to clients, steering committees etc. on proposed approaches to addressing client and deliverables. These presentations must facilitate understanding of technical solutions by business audiences using non-technical terms and link proposed solutions to overall business vision
  • Ensure application performance metrics are well-defined and delivered
  • Ensure that solutions are in compliance with and adhere to eHealth Ontario standards and protocols with respect to privacy and security of information
  • Identify opportunities for improvement of business and development processes, related architectural and software frameworks and the overall direction of services
  • Provide independent assessments of technical problem, issues and solutions to the Executive Team
  • Experience developing project scope, work breakdown structures, task sequence and priorities, and identifying required skill sets and resources

Your Skills Make the Difference


  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or applicable business discipline or equivalent from a recognized institution


  • At least 10 years experience translating business requirements into functional systems
  • Extensive experience with Java and/or .NET (depends on the application)
  • Extensive experience integrating different vendor products to provide an overall solution
  • Experience integrating web applications with external web access management systems is desired
  • Experience with vendor products that utilize workflow management
  • Experience working with applications that interface with third party software
  • Experience developing, deploying and supporting highly available business critical applications
  • Experience with a variety of J2EE application servers (e.g., JBOSS, Tomcat, OC4J) (depends on the application)
  • Experience in creating design artifacts and solutions which adhere to Software Development Lifecycle methodology
  • Experience developing and deploying applications in high-availability environments
  • Extensive experience in troubleshooting and remediation
  • Practical experience with n-tier architecture

Technical Knowledge & Skills:

  • Good Understanding of performance testing tools for back end and front end applications
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Clearly communicate and present complex technical solutions to ensure understanding and buy-in among audiences of varying levels of technical expertise
  • Team player with track record of meeting strict deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, to liaise between internal technical and external client business teams
  • Strong understanding of agile development practices
  • Understanding of Project Management concepts
  • Good understanding of network architecture operations and technology is an asset
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in business transformation initiatives
  • Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture
  • Knowledge of Health care systems is an asset
  • Knowledge of IT Security principals is an asset
  • ONE ID specific:
  • Knowledge of IT Security principals and associated Registration, Identity Management and Access Management techniques is a definite asset
  • Knowledge of Oracle’s Identity product suite a definite asset, specifically Oracle Access Manager.
  • Previous experience with Entrust product suite, especially PKI certificate issuing and support

As a condition of employment, this position is subject to the successful completion of the following pre-employment conditions:

  • Reference Check
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Bring your knowledge and expertise to our team and contribute significantly to the province’s eHealth initiative. Solid career advancement opportunities and superior benefits are some of the other advantages you’ll find at eHealth Ontario.

    We regret that only those candidates qualifying for an interview will be contacted by a member of the Talent Acquisition team. We encourage you continue to refer to our career page as new opportunities become available and updated on a regular basis. Thank you again for your interest in eHealth Ontario!

    eHealth Ontario is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the hiring process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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    Employment Type: Full Time
    Location: Toronto, ON, CA
    Posted on: 2016-05-19
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