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Java Developer

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.



The Software Developer II will be responsible for analyzing, developing, testing, implementing and documenting software solutions/applications that will contribute to CP's ability to achieve it's organizational goals. The Software Developer II (IS) role will utilize their technology background to help meet departmental service level objectives. Software Developer II will demonstrate proficiency in providing user support by responding to customer calls and correspondence to ensure customers are well satisfied. Using established analytical skills, assists in troubleshooting and examining systems to identify technical issues and guide to root cause.



  • Gather, refine, and document system requirements to ensure functionalities follow best practice methodologies;
  • Code, test, document and deliver requested functionality changes or enhancements to new or existing enterprise applications;
  • Produce technical documentation (i.e. requirements, design documents, turnover documentation, test plans) for requested functionality changes or enhancements;
  • Work within established CP software development standards and configuration management procedures and processes;
  • Assist in the creation of the system design and functional specifications;
  • Provide Functional Support for applications as needed;
  • Responsible for developing and testing solutions, coordinate the implementation and completion of recommended specifications application;
  • Provide code and database administration in live and test environments;
  • Write technical procedures and documentation for the applications including operations, user guide, etc.;
  • Provides on-call support on rotation for production environments in a 24 x 7 schedule.
  • Participate in meetings with team to discuss progress and issues to be resolved, and report progress on a weekly basis to the Manager and perform various other duties as required.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related discipline Required
  • 7+ years of experience with Java development.
  • Experience designing and working with REST APIs
  • API development experience in service and resource-oriented architectures
  • Extensive experience in building Distributed, Service Oriented, Micro service-style and cloud-based architectures (Amazon, ECS, Docker, OpenShift, Kubernetes)
  • Hands-on experience with rational databases (e.g. Oracle,SQL Server) and caching technology (e.g. Redis)
  • Hands-on experience with Linux and Unix Shell Scripting
  • Extensive experience with Jenkins, TeamCity, Sonar Cube, Bitbucket
  • Knowledge of developing web interfaces using modern JavaScript/CSS frameworks (React, Angular)
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • You have a desire to teach and learn from your peers



  • Experience with Kubernetes, Kafka and MQ
  • knowledge of CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Azure/AWS DevOps CI, Github, etc)
  • Previous experience in performing on-call duties on a weekly rotation





  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with North American 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 CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)”. 



With Job Requisition Fields

  • Req ID: 101493
  • 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




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