Software Integration Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Canadian National Railway

At CN, we work together to move our company—and North America—forward. Be part of our Information & Technology (I&T) team, a critical piece of the engine that keeps us in motion.

From enterprise architecture to operational technology, our teams use the agile methodology to automate and digitize our railroad ensuring our operations run optimally and safely and our employees can focus on value-added tasks. You will be able to develop your skills and career in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as ONE TEAM.

The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!


The Solution Integrator plays an essential role in the Software Engineering lifecycle, as they are accountable to put in place and deliver the solution envisioned by the architects.

As a Solution Integrator, you act as a translator between the different roles within a project, by ensuring a continued understanding of the solution amongst the project team. You are the master of solution delivery between all the players, and you lead design decisions, solution integration and overall solution implementation.

As a Solution Integrator, your role is responsible for providing comprehensive functional expertise on solutions and advocate usage of re-usable patterns, automation, platforms and make sure enterprise reference architecture is respected.

The Solution Integrator defines the interaction between application packages, databases, and middleware systems in terms of the coverage of the business and functional requirements. You have experience in leading a group of functional designers and you are highly focused on team collaboration.

You want this job because you like to conceptualize complex solutions and lead a team that will help you deliver cloud application integration solutions connecting software applications across the enterprise.

You master software development and integration lifecycle, and you can envision, materialize, and coordinate conversion and implementation strategies. You are highly customer-focused, you have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and you know how to leverage your network and team to foster synergy.


· Collaborate with Business, Architects, Designers (SAP, integration, UX and data), Basis, Security, Transport and Landscape to understand business objectives and purpose of the future application and deliver it

· Understand integration points between, front-end, backend and satellite systems and highlight potential solution delivery risks

· Ideate and identify application components required to deliver the full integrated solution

· Ensure all the pieces of the solution have been thought and that solution respect agreed architecture

· Work closely with all teams involved (including vendors) in defining and planning the delivery of the solution

· Oversee application design activities (including vendors)

· Lead design sessions and overall design decisions

· Review and approve functional documentation by respecting CN methodology standards

· Collaborate with Quality Testing to build-up testing strategy and overall integration testing

· Collaborate with Business and Data Designer to define data conversion strategy

· Ensure consistency of the integrated solution by reviewing and approving solution artifacts

· Manage and mitigate solution and integration delivery risks

· Assist in improving software engineering processes and methods overall


· Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences, Software Engineering or Information technology

· Minimum of 7-12 years of relevant experience in software engineering lifecycle process

· Experience with software development lifecycle process

· Familiar with API Management platforms such as APIGee (preferred), WSO2, SwaggerHub, Mashery or others

· Experience with API concepts and technologies such as REST, JSON, XML, SOAP, YAML, and Swagger

· Familiarity with tools like Kafka, Mulesoft

· Strong knowledge in technical and functional specifications using flowcharting, sequence diagrams, or any other UML pattern needed.

· Experience in leading a team in the context of a project lifecycle (waterfall and agile/hybrid agile)

· Bilingualism with high proficiency in English (spoken and written)

About CN

CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler.

Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919.

CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.

At CN, we are dedicated to building North America’s safest, most inclusive and sustainable railroad, which includes reflecting the communities in which we operate.

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