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Senior Java Cloud Developer

  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: Level 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 12/05/2022


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP. 



  • Responsible for software development (greenfield projects), upgrade existing code (legacy to new technologies or simply enhance functionality) and application support as well maintenance.



  • Analyzes, designs and documents technical specifications that satisfy validated business requirements;
  • Participate in modernization design, planning and execution to utilize new and exciting technology capabilities;
  • Constructs software solutions that strictly comply with technical specifications;
  • Creates, executes or participates in all levels of application testing; E.G. Unit, SIT, etc.;
  • Executes and supports a range of application software deployment types; E.G. from small standalone applications to highly integrated and complex cross-functional software solutions;
  • Participate in the on call support rotation;
  • Participates in post-implementation assessments of application solutions;
  • Participates in reviews of SDLC deliverables and processes to maximize and share learnings with teams;
  • Analyzes, modifies and supports legacy and new software applications at all levels of integration and complexity;
  • Actively monitors the operating efficiency and stability of systems against determined service level agreements, ensuring optimal usage of the organization’s software assets and its contribution to the organization’s goals;
  • Actively maintains system technical documentation ensuring accuracy and timeliness of information.
  • Awareness of, and  adherence to, best practices for application software development and defined support processes (e.g. incident management, change management, etc.);
  • Conduct root cause analysis;



  • University Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Science or equivalent practical experience;
  • 5+ years’ experience with diagnosing, isolating and debugging software and/or data related problems;
  • Experience with Java, Web Services, Unit Testing and Linux
  • Experience in using a variety of testing techniques



  • Experience with AWS Cloud
  • ReactJS, NodeJS, Informix DB, WildFly Server, AD, Go, PostgreSQL, SQL, GIT, Linux application server, CI/CD Experience.
  • Previous experience in participating in the on call and after-hours support rotation;
  • Experience delivering technical solutions within a formal Software Development Lifecycle - 1 complete cycle




  • Highly collaborative team environment
  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy



As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:    

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").



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