EY Blockchain Application Developer / Architect in Toronto, Ontario

Blockchain Application Developer / Architect

Advisory

Requisition # TOR0039Y

Post Date Jun 28, 2018

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, transaction and advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

We currently have career opportunities for Blockchain Developer / Architect in our Toronto IT Advisory Services team. The individuals will work directly with clients to transform their business challenges into technology solutions. The goal is to support our clients' efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient and, where required, provide services in connection with the development and implementation of technology solutions. Our experience is also important to the analysis of specific business requirements for alignment with technology architecture, technology infrastructure design, and vendor selection decisions that support the line of business IT organizations of our clients.

This position falls within our IT Advisory team, which helps our clients enhance the effectiveness of Operations functions by assisting them as they shift their emphasis from transaction-level control, processing and reporting to more value driven, decision support and analytics.

Responsibilities

Participate in project teams through all phases of the technology enablement life cycle. Lend specific subject matter knowledge to the design and integration phase of each project, helping to give specificity to the appropriate architecture, data model, and system design and interfacing requirements.

Advise clients on a variety of business process services that help identify, assess, manage and measure the organization's capabilities. Team with client technology professionals, and/or third-party strategic alliances to provide implementation of technology solutions. Participate in engagement management, engagement execution and reporting, and client relationship building and management.

Qualifications

Desired qualifications include:

Overall:

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in development of enterprise applications and / or decentralized peer-to-peer applications

  • Knowledge of Blockchain technology and concepts

  • Strong analytical and creative thinking skills, must be a team player and comfortable with scrum / Agile methodologies

Experience in the following:

  • Must be strong in object oriented programming languages such as Java, C++, Ruby etc., JavaScript (strong knowledge of Node.js preferred along with React.js, Meteor.js), Python etc.

  • Ethereum specific knowledge will be an added advantage: Go, Solidity (Ethereum), and experience with Mist wallet, Mix IDE, and open-source Ethereum clients

  • Cryptographic techniques such as hash, symmetric-key encryption, public-key encryption etc.

  • RDBMS concepts, SQL, NoSQL databases

  • GitHub and IDE environments (Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA and others)

  • Strong knowledge of Unix, Linux environments

  • Cloud infrastructure management on MS Azure, Amazon AWS, IBM BlueMix etc.

  • General system and network administration skills

Willingness and ability to travel approximately 50-80%.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.