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Developer, Digital Platform - 35854

Location: TORONTO, ON, Canada
Posting Start Date: Jun 14, 2024
Posting End Date: Jun 25, 2024


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.

Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.

Part of the Digital Platform, the Developer is responsible for the design and the development of the Enterprise’s core Application Programming Interfaces (API) and integration flows. Together, we will facilitate integrations between the different Air Canada systems and develop the Enterprise’s core services. These are exciting times for IT at Air Canada, with many major projects underway that will transform the IT landscape the company. Air Canada is also massively investing in new technologies that will facilitate its digital transformation. This is a unique opportunity to learn state of the art technologies at an industry leader, as well as to contribute to the creation of the Air Canada of tomorrow.

This position will be reporting to the Director, Digital Development and Technology - Corporate

Key Functions 

  • Develop scalable, high performance and robust integration flows between systems, using Air Canada’s Enterprise Integration Platform.
  • Design, document, and develop core Enterprise APIs that will be widely used across the company, as well as exposed to business partners.
  • Create unit tests, mocked services for the developed applications.
  • Package and support the deployment of releases.
  • Analyze and resolve technical and applications issues.
  • Play an active role in projects-related activities, such as sprint planning, daily scrum meeting, sprint review.
  • Actively contribute to the continuous enhancement of the team and the platform, by bringing new ideas and solutions on how to ameliorate the applications, the processes, the delivery, as well as the communication, etc. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent.
  • 5 + years minimum of experience in software development.
  • Strong experience in Java development (at least 2 years).
  • Strong experience developing and integrating with mission – critical APIs (min 2 years).
  • Previous experience in the following is required: 
    • Developing scalable, high-performance applications
    • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
    • Unit testing, Mocking and integration testing
    • Agile development methodology
    • Version control software
    • Relational databases and NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of API-related formats (XML, JSON), protocols (SOAP, REST, HTTP action verbs) and specifications (RAML, WSDL, Swagger, OpenAPI).
  • Knowledge of design and integration patterns.
  • Results oriented and deadline driven.
  • Pro-active and capable of autonomous work.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Interest in learning new technologies and in understanding the airline industry.
  • High attention to detail, demonstrated ability to produce high quality work.
  • Demonstrated evidence of a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving.


  • Experience with Mulesoft or with another Java-based ESB (IBM IIB, Tibco BusinessWorks).
  • Experience with an API-management software (Mulesoft API Manager, IBM API Connect, Apigee, 3scale).
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery toolchains.
  • Experience in the Airline Industry.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.

Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.

Diversity and Inclusion

Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.