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Developer, Integration

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Date: Jul 8, 2019

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: TransAlta

Powering Possibilities …for Today & Tomorrow!

A leader in sustainable energy, TransAlta has over 100 years of experience generating power and is one of Canada’s top 50 Socially Responsible Companies since 2009, recognized as a global leader for sustainability and corporate responsibility standards. TransAlta operates 75 facilities in three countries; Australia, Canada, and United States.

TransAlta is committed to fostering a dynamic, productive and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountability, strong leadership and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.




The Developer, Integration position is accountable for the design, creation, deployment and management of data interfaces, data flows, APIs and integration middleware that power TransAlta's data systems. This position will work closely with team members and business partners to plan, develop and deliver end-to-end data solutions that enable the business.




  • Work closely with business partners, business analysts and IT team members to deliver high-performance, complex integration solutions.
  • Support the design and build of modern, cloud-based data systems that will meet TransAlta's complex and fast-evolving data requirements.
  • Contribute to data initiatives as a technical resource by providing design considerations, cost estimates and identifying past practices.
  • Analyze existing integrations to suggest and implement improvements which reduce application issues and enhance performance.
  • Ensure that data users and consumers use data responsibly through executing data governance and compliance initiatives.
  • Participate in and facilitate the resolution of operational issues in a time-sensitive manner.
  • Perform peer code reviews as required.




  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering or related quantitative field.
  • 2+ years of work experience in data management disciplines including data integration and data modeling.
  • Experienced programmer with a good understanding of software design patterns and principles and ability to apply them within a cloud environment.
  • Demonstrated capability to identify and resolve technical, operational, and organizational problems.
  • Capability to develop and communicate complex project plans to stakeholders at all levels of an organization.
  • Working knowledge in any of the following areas is considered an asset:
    • General scripting & programming languages (SQL, C#, Python)
    • Databases (SQL Server)
    • SAP solution architecture (CRM, ECC, SAP BW)
    • Telemetry and messaging platforms (Azure, Service Bus, Azure Event Hubs, Apache Kafka)
    • Data flow and integration tools (Azure Data Factory v2, Apache Nifi, Azure Functions, Azure Logic Apps, BizTalk Server)
    • Cloud storage (Azure Blob Storage, Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2)
    • API development (REST, SOAP, Web services)
    • Data visualization (Power BI)
    • Data science tools (scikit-learn, R, Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch)

Our comprehensive and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, incentive and rewards programs form the foundation of TransAlta’s excellent employment proposition.

Come on board!



Our commitment is to attract and retain the best talent. Some positions may require the successful completion of one or more background checks such as criminal, medical, or compliance. If these verifications are needed, they will be indicated on the job posting.