GLS Canada

GLS Canada

Brampton, ON

Software Developer

Do you enjoy Software and Development and are you looking for a permanent, stable job in an environment where you will be treated like family?

Do you want to be part of a dynamic team where you will have fun at work each day?

GLS Canada is the company for you!

The software developer’s role is to design, code, test, analyze, and deploy software programs and applications. This includes researching, designing, documenting, and modifying software specifications throughout the production lifecycle. The software developer will also analyze and amend software errors in a timely and accurate fashion and provide status reports where required.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salaries
  • Stimulating positions
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Insurance plan according to your needs
  • RRSP plan
  • Corporate discounts
  • Annual salary review
  • Vacation
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program
  • Referral bonus
  • Personal Protection Equipment (Safety boot allowance program, safety vest(s), COVID-19 masks, ear protection etc.)




Strategy & Planning

?        Assist other developers, analysts, and designers in conceptualizing and developing new software programs and applications.

?        Plan phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) for a variety of projects.

?        Assist in the preparation and documentation of software requirements and specifications.

?        Research and document requirements of software users.


Acquisition & Deployment

?        Conduct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.

?        Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades.


Operational Management

?        Consistently design, develop, test and deploy software programs and applications according to specifications.

?        Perform and monitor software performance benchmarks and stress tests on new and existing applications for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.

?        Administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas.

?        Generate statistics and prepare and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the programming process.

?        Assist in the development and maintenance of user manuals and guidelines.

?        Install software products for end users as required.

?        Write programming scripts to enhance functionality and/or appearance of the company’s website and/or related web applications as necessary.

?        Remove/replace legacy and/or non-functional code from the company’s web site and/or related web applications as necessary.

?        Liaise with network administrators, systems analysts, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems.


 Do not wait, send your resume to Teresa today at [Email available when viewing the job] and join our winning team!!!


GLS Logistics Systems Canada Ltd. (GLS Canada), previously known as Dicom, meets the needs of business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) customers through parcel, freight and logistics services in Canada. The company was originally founded in Quebec in 1968 and was acquired by General Logistics Systems B.V. (GLS) in August 2018. The GLS Group is recognized as one of the leading parcel service providers in Europe with one of the largest ground-based transportation networks covering 40 countries.

While the Dicom name will always be a part of our history, we are now building our future as GLS Canada. This is an exciting time as the company is undergoing its transition, which will bring forward many opportunities for both our customers and our employees!

Our employees are motivated, passionate and have the desire to perform. We are constantly expanding and looking for individuals who are ready to grow within our evolving organization.

Please take note that GLS Canada is subscribed to a pay equity in employment. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

Job RequirementsPosition Requirements

Formal Education & Certification

?        College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science or a related field, and/or 4+ years of equivalent work experience.

?        Certifications in software development and DevOps.

Knowledge & Experience

?        Extensive technical knowledge of programming languages, including C# (.NET Core 3.1 and NET 5) and JavaScript (TypeScript is an asset).

?        Extensive knowledge of modern web application frameworks, including ASP.NET and Vue.js (Entity Framework and Nuxt.js are assets).

?        Experience designing modern UI’s and implementing an intuitive UX

?        Experience working with enterprise applications, including Trello, Jira and Confluence.

?        Hands on experience working with cloud computing platforms, including AWS and Azure.

?        Experience working with Windows and Linux-based (namely Ubuntu and CentOS) operating systems.

?        Extensive experience with SQL and noSQL databases, including MS SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MongoDB.

?        Knowledge of caching/in-memory database technologies are an asset (Redis, Memcached)

?        Extensive experience with Git and accompanying VCS platforms including Bitbucket and GitHub.

?        Solid working knowledge of current web technologies, including RESTful services, queuing platforms and the OpenAPI specification (GraphQL, web sockets, and web assembly are an asset).

?        Knowledge of common design guidelines, such as Google’s Material Design, is an asset.

?        Knowledge of software testing methodologies and experience implementing unit and E2E tests.

?        Experience with CI/CD tools and their implementations are an asset.

?        Hands-on software debugging and troubleshooting experience.

?        Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

?        Experience with the software development life cycle, especially testing and deployment.

?        Familiarity with Agile (Scrum and/or Kanban) software development methodologies.

?        Familiarity with the transportation industry is an asset.

Personal Attributes

?        Flexible and adaptable in regards to learning and understanding new technologies.

?        Strong written and oral communication skills.

?        Strong interpersonal skills.

?        Ability to conduct research into software-related issues and products.

?        Highly logical.

?        Technically proficient.

?        Highly self-motivated and directed.

?        Keen attention to detail.

?        Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

?        Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

?        Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

?        Creativity in the case of UI/UX design.

Work Conditions

?        Overtime hours may be required to meet project deadlines.

Some travel may be required for the purpose of off-site software installation