|Vacancy #: AP 06/2014|
NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY
Application Developer (2 Vacancies)
Application Development, Information Technology Services
Term Full Time (12 Months) With Possibility of Renewal
(Job Group J)
Our unique philosophy takes students beyond the pursuit of academic excellence. To achieve this philosophy we endeavour to take our employees beyond the pursuit of just a career. Brock is a place where left-brain and right-brain thinking come together. We encourage our employees to utilize their rational/analytical thinking in concert with their emotional/creative sides in order to have an engaging and rewarding career. Were one of the fastest-growing universities in Ontario, with hundreds of millions of dollars committed to new construction and programs. Were small enough to be intimate and big enough to attract world-class minds. Located at the centre of Canada's beautiful Niagara Peninsula, Brock offers an exciting work environment with strong undergraduate, graduate and interdisciplinary programs and a vigorous research culture. We are looking for qualified people who will bring their expertise and dedication in support of the Universitys goals and objectives.
Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the Application Developer provides web based development for University administrative systems, including registration, student records, finance, Human Resources, payroll, alumni and other systems.
Duties and Responsibilities
Developing new web pages and stored procedures
Working with the Business Analyst to understand the requirements needed for each project
Developing the page as designed with the appropriate validation checks
Updating security with the new page information
Adhering to version control procedures to ensure recoverability of all pages and stored procedures
Maintaining and enhancing existing systems
Modifying the existing program to provide the enhancement requested
Providing time estimates for development and adhering to agreed upon deadlines
Providing regular updates to the Business Analyst, advising of any changes in estimates as they occur
Testing and debugging all programs and webpages
Identifying problems to be aware of to aid other developers, improving productivity;
Developing an understanding of the business requirements for programs being developed or enhanced
Working towards an overall understanding of the application, using the Business Analysts as mentors
Offering suggestions for improvements to system designs
Investigating software issues and analyzing what technical solutions are possible, and recommending and implementing solutions where possible
Understanding and adhering to all applicable policies, procedures and standards as set out by the development team to ensure consistency in all programming
Completing all documentation and work tickets as required
The ideal candidate will have:
An undergraduate degree or college diploma in a relevant discipline (e.g. Computer Science)
Demonstrated experience with systems analysis, AODA compliant webpage design and development against a database
Demonstrated working knowledge and ability to design webpages
Proven ability to utilize current development tools (VB.Net, ASP.Net, SQL, HTML, Jscript, Java etc.)
Working knowledge of SQL servers
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft desktop products
Proven ability to troubleshoot software problems
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a diverse population at all levels
Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment with changing deadlines
Strong judgement, analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to remain current with development and database technologies and relevant emerging technologies
Knowledge of SharePoint development (an asset)
Notes / To Apply :
This position includes full comprehensive benefits coverage, including tuition waiver. Applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, by applying online below by April 16, 2014.
It is Brock Universitys policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.
We appreciate all applications received; however, we will contact only those candidates selected for an interview.
Brock University is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measure will be addressed confidentially.
*The salary range indicated is representative of all positions evaluated at this level. Actual salary is determined by examining related skills, experience, budgetary restrictions and both internal and external equity comparators.