Here at Women in Biz Network, we value employers like Meridian for their commitment to diversity and inclusion. There are many reasons why we love Meridian but here are a few that we just have to mention:

  • Meridian is a flexible employer with virtual work opportunities in many roles
  • Meridian is committed to supporting the growth of girls and women with the Meridian Credit Union Women for STEM Scholarship
  • Meridian has won numerous Employer Awards for leadership, community involvement, and much more
  • Meridian has excellent Co-op and Graduate Programs
  • Meridian empowers their people to think outside the box and bring new ideas forward (that will actually get implemented)
  • Meridian strives to deliver a collaborative work environment that is fun and full of energy, built on a foundation of trust, diversity of thought, and inclusiveness
  • Meridian has a long tradition of contributing to communities where they work and live, which benefits the health of the community for their members and employees
  • Meridian is committed to a healthy and happy work culture with a promise to understand that your life is full of ups and downs, so they will always be here for you and have your back


Meridian recognizes that each and every employee has unique strengths that add value to Meridian and its exceptional member experience.  All employees are invited and encouraged to bring their whole selves to the workplace.  Meridian does this through focused commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and connecting employees to the importance of volunteerism through our Commitment to Communities program.

Meridian’s workplace is one where differences are welcomed and where integrity, honesty, respect, and openness are all encouraged. A place where everyone has a voice and where everyone is heard.


Who we are:

Meridian’s dedication to helping Canadians goes beyond banking, it’s about achieving a better life! Thriving communities are essential to the individual well-being of our Members and the overall well-being of Canadians.

At Meridian, we’re committed to providing exceptional banking, services, security, and advice so our Members can get everything they want from their money, and their lives!

Find our story here: About Meridian


About this role:

The Programmer/Analyst serves as a resource on corporate projects by completing the design and programming for all application software initiatives. This includes the development and implementation of software packages, creation of custom in-house applications, enhancements to existing applications, application maintenance, and upgrades.

The Programmer/Analyst serves as a resource on corporate projects by completing the design and programming for assigned application software initiatives.


What you’ll do:

Design and Development

  • Perform a variety of complex technical tasks, including design, architecture, programming, maintenance, unit testing, and documentation of software solutions, web based technology and shared multidimensional data solutions
  • Contribute to the ongoing development, documentation and maintenance of programming and system integration standards
  • Design, implement, and maintain the components required for complex application features
  • Integrate third party software into existing applications and infrastructure
  • Adhere to any and all regulatory and audit requirements in any solution or work provided
  • Provide input on project deliverables, including time estimates
  • Exhibit a strong ability to work in a team and provide assistance to other team members.
  • Ability and willingness to work for extended periods, non-business hours, weekends and holidays as required (some on-call required).

Research and Technical Assessment / Support

  • Provide consultation/best advice to achieve optimal technological solutions and tools that support and enable our internal business partners
  • Consult with other team members in a technical capacity on projects and initiatives
  • Identify potential risks to Members and the Enterprise
  • Investigate and make recommendations on new technologies that increase efficiencies
  • Resolve complex technical issues, conduct research and identify product and service innovations
  • Support the Business Analysis, Service Desk and Quality Assurance groups by providing technical expertise when needed


  • Collaborate with multiple groups including Business Analysts, Quality Assurance, Project Management Office, Network Technology and Operations to develop and integrate software solutions
  • Work closely with the Team Lead, and Senior Manager, Programming and Development, to create and align the vision for new software directions
  • Articulate complex solutions to a variety of audiences Strong knowledge of relational databases and client-server concepts
  • A solid understanding of financial tools and the banking sector is a definite asset


  • Excellent analytic and problem solving skills with great attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and plan workload, multi-task, meet deadlines and adjust plans to changing needs
  • Ability to adapt to changing business needs with innovative solutions
  • Capable of working independently
  • Flexible, creative, with the ability to plan, and drive issues through to solution
  • Ability to make decisions and recommendations to multi-discipline groups
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter who is hands-on, pragmatic and results-oriented
  • Experience
  • 2-5 years of application development experience

What you can bring to Meridian:

  • Degree or diploma in computer science or related field with emphasis on Windows desktop technologies
  • Understanding of Windows Server Technologies
  • Excellent configuration, administration and management skills for SharePoint (Enterprise) farms consisting of numerous web front-ends.
  • Understanding of Office 365 and SharePoint online
  • Knowledge of SharePoint Powershell, IIS and .NET
  • Experience an asset
    • managing SharePoint server farms and Windows Server
    • managing permissions between Active Directory and SharePoint
    • operating and maintaining servers in virtualized environments (VMware)
    • Exposure to enterprise Admin tools from SharePoint ISVs such as Metalogix, K2 and Knowledgelake
    • Exposure to Business intelligence features such as Excel Services, Power BI
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and high attention to detail, and the ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of current SQL Server, SharePoint Development and SharePoint systems an asset.
  • Hands-on experience with disaster recovery techniques and contingency planning.

What’s in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to delight your candidates and clients!
  • You’ll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top organizations around the world
  • Virtual and Flex work arrangements!
  • This isn’t your typical “corporate” job. We work hard and we have fun!


Meridian is committed to promoting an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to employing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities and Members in which we live and serve.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.

Please note that due to the volume of applications, only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

Thank you for your interest in Meridian Credit Union.

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NOTE: To be considered for this role you must apply using the above “Apply Now” link. We accept resumes to keep on file but applicants considering this role must apply through Meridian Career Site using their official application process.