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Software Developer

Mackenzie Investments
Mackenzie Investments
Job Functions:
Software Engineering, IT, Data Science
Employment Types:
Toronto, ON, Canada
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Job Description

IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada's leading diversified wealth and asset management companies with approximately $271 billion in total assets under managements. The company provides a broad range of financial planning and investment management services to help more than two million Canadians meet their financial goals. Its activities are carried out principally through IG Wealth Management, Mackenzie Investments and Investment Planning Counsel.

Under IGM Financial’s unique business model based on leading brands and multi-channel distribution strategy is Mackenzie Investments, founded in 1967.  Mackenzie Investments is a holistic asset-management partner for thousands of Canadian financial advisors and the investors they support.

At Mackenzie Investments You Can Build Your Career with Confidence.

We have a vision and a strategy that will challenge the way business in this industry is done and help Canadians be successful in the ways that mean the most to them. As part of our team, you will do some of your best work, develop some of your most valuable skills and give back in ways that make a difference in the lives of Canadians.  We are proud to be recognized as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers (2022) by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for empowering our employees with the tools to thrive while working remotely, while also providing resources to ensure physical and mental wellness were put front and centre.

Join an unstoppable team that is embedded in continuous learning, understanding, and knowledge sharing. You will thrive in our supportive environment where you can indulge your curiosity to learn, while receiving the feedback you need to refine your skills and abilities. We are dedicated to offering a hybrid work environment when applicable.

Mackenzie Investments is a diverse workplace committed to doing business inclusively - this starts with having a representative workforce! We encourage applications from all qualified candidates that represent the diversity present across Canada – including racialized persons, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ community, gender diverse and neurodiverse individuals, as well as all who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Reporting to the Application Delivery Leader, the Software Developer will configure and support key applications for business partners from Consultant Compensation Operations and Reporting Administration, Field Programs and Distribution business areas.

The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, an imaginative approach to solving problems, good understanding of relational database models, and work efficiently in SQL based applications.


  • Participate and contribute to development of work effort estimates required to design, configure, test, and implement technology solutions for business partners
  • Design, configure, test, and implement Varicent Incentive Compensation Management (ICM)
  • Work closely with business and technical teams to ensure successful completion of all technical deliverables
  • Lead and participate in code reviews and make recommendations for optimization and improvements
  • Create deployment plans for production releases and support transition documentation
  • Support applications after production deployments
  • Investigate incidents and implement fixes in a timely manner
  • Provide after-hours on-call support on a rotational basis


  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge/Experience in all phases of a project life cycle
  • Critical and innovative thinker with good problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with relational data models
  • Hands on experience with database table design, maintenance, writing complex SQL queries

In addition, the following experience would be considered an asset:

  • Experience within a 24x7 production environment, preferably across multiple data centers and 3rd party environments
  • Experience with effective incident and problem management practices
  • Hands on experience with the Varicent Incentive Compensation Management (ICM) application
  • Hands on experience with StoneBranch scheduler or similar applications
  • Experience working in highly regulated industries
  • Python programming experience

Please visit our career page by clicking on the following link:

For internal applicants, please share with your current leader your intent to apply to the role. In the event that you are selected, please let your Talent Acquisition Partner know if you are in any other internal recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Mackenzie Investments; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mackenzie Investments is an accessible employer committed to providing a barrier free recruitment experience. If you require an accommodation or this information in an alternate format at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition team who will work with you to meet your needs.

Please apply by August 1, 2022.

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