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Senior Software Developer - Fixed Term

Company Description

Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton, Halifax, St. John’s, Stephenville, N.L,  Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston and Washington (Dulles), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Muskoka, Ont., and Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Job Details


As a Senior Software Developer at Porter Airlines you will design, build, and maintain the next generation of software systems that help transport millions of passengers quickly and smoothly across our network.

As Porter operates in an agile development environment, your hard work will be published quickly so that employees and customers can immediately benefit from your important software innovations.

At Porter, we’re passionate about learning! You will have an opportunity to gain experience with the latest cloud technologies, front-end frameworks, and big-data environments.  Additionally, you will become well-versed in the technical intricacies of airline operations, reservation systems, aircraft, and airports.

Reporting to the Director, Software Development, this position calls for someone that is passionate about coding, and is interested in playing a key part in Porter software initiatives from conception to post production.


  • Lead the architectural design, development and deployment of new software solutions for Airport Systems, Finance, Reservation, and Flight Operations Systems

  • Work with business analysts, project managers, QA and other developers to ensure products are delivered on time and with all required documentation and testing

  • Maintain and support multiple projects and deadlines, working with project managers to establish timelines and estimate effort

  • Monitor critical systems to ensure operations are performing efficiently and smoothly, including communicating with business users, identifying production issues and rolling out bug fixes as required

  • Lead architecture design discussions, recommend and research innovative new technologies that can be used to enhance the business

  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of Porter’s business processes and suggesting areas of improvement

  • Mentor and advise junior team members on software development best practices

  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including, reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety policy.

  • Any other duties as requested by the Team Lead, Application Development or Director, Software Development


  • Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

  • Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.

  • Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).

  • Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.

  • Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.



  • Minimum of 5 years experience developing .NET software solutions

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering (or equivalent) preferred

  • Ability to communicate clearly with business users and project management, ability to clearly articulate ideas and thoughts verbally and in written form

  • Excellent organizational skills & attention to detail

  • Ability to construct user guides and documentation

  • Microsoft certifications are an asset


  • Full stack experience, along with experience in all stages of the software development life cycle including architecture, design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance

  • Expertise developing a variety of software applications, primarily using Microsoft technologies

  • Advanced .NET software development skills (C#) using Visual Studio 2017+

  • Expert-level experience developing ASP.NET MVC or ASP.NET Core applications

  • Advanced knowledge of .NET Framework 4.5+ and .NET Core

  • Excellent knowledge of database design in SQL Server 2017+, SQL/T-SQL , database indexing, views and stored procedures

  • Strong knowledge of Entity Framework (or other similar ORM frameworks)

  • Experienced in designing, developing and consuming SOAP and REST web services

  • Experience with event bus architecture and message broker services such as AmazonMQ and RabbitMQ

  • Solid knowledge of advanced programming concepts and design patterns including multi-threading, asynchronous programming, dependency injection

  • Proficient in creating UML diagrams and design documentation

  • Experience designing, developing and maintaining mission-critical systems

  • Good front-end web development and Javascript skills

  • Some experience with front-end libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, Angular, React, would be an asset

  • Familiar with agile development methodology and scrum framework

  • Experience developing and deploying applications in a cloud environment such as Amazon AWS would be an asset

  • Understanding of containerized applications would be an asset

  • Experience developing software to interface with wired and wireless peripherals would be an asset

  • Experience in the travel or airline industry would be an asset


LOCATION: Toronto (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ)

  • July 28, 2021
  • 21-55-98


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