Application Developer & Business Systems Administrator
York University
Toronto, Canada
4d ago

Purpose :

The Application Developer & Business Systems Administrator is a specialist role in the field of application development and business systems for various business operations at York University.

The role provides top-tier support and day to day administration for application development, integration, and design of various in-house developed (original) and 3rd party applications and web administrative applications, sites, and services information applications, used by UIT clients, across the University.

As well, this role researches current trends and needs and provides solutions on application requirements, development, and design.

Education :

University degree in a related field, such as Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or an equivalent of 4 years recent experience (defined as within the last five years) working at York University and performing the same or similar tasks.

This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.

Experience :

Seven (7) years of current and relevant application development experience as follows :

  • Experience developing for a university business environment preferred,
  • Advanced experience working with specialized systems and creating unique applications for an academic business environment.
  • Advanced experience with data modeling and design, object-oriented analysis and design, and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Experience with providing technical direction, instruction, and training.
  • Skills : Technical Skills :

    Technical Skills :

  • Advanced knowledge of a wide variety of complex systems, methodologies and concepts including, but not limited to, business applications, business analysis, system design, and application development tool sets, such as C#.
  • Net, VB.Net, ASP.Net, ADO.Net, XML, SOAP, XSLT, Mobile Technology, Java Servlets, JSP, ASP, HTML, DHTML, CSS, Visual Studio.

  • Advanced knowledge of .Net Framework and Compact Framework technology, JavaScript (server and client), Java, IIS, Apache, security issues related to web application design and implementation relational database technology (Oracle, MS SQL, Access), and SQL programming (T-SQL, PL / SQL), C / C++, LDAP.
  • Also requires strong application security knowledge especially for multitier application.
  • Other Skills :

  • Strong written and oral communications skills and good time management skills.
  • Detail oriented with solid analytical, troubleshooting, and organizational and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop / maintain productive business relationships.
  • Ability to effectively plan, prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment with competing demands and work under pressure.
  • Ability to work with ill-defined client specifications to understand and develop requirements and / or re-engineer existing.
  • Self-sufficient in prioritizing individual work, meeting deadlines, forecasting efforts with minimal guidance and direction.
  • Strong customer service orientation with ability to assess the operational significance of an opportunity or a problem, skilled at using tact and diplomacy when dealing with clients in difficult situations.
  • Strong research skills to stay current with emerging trends and technologies and make sound recommendations for in-house or purchased solutions.
  • Additional Notes :

    This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and / or international equivalents at the time of interview.

    Hours of work : Monday to Friday, 8 : 30am to 4 : 30pm.Summer : Monday to Thursday, 8 : 30am to 4 : 30pm, Friday, 8 : 30am to 3 : 30pm.

    Overtime may be necessary during peak periods. On call hours may be required on a rotating basis and the incumbent will be required to carry cell phone.

    Peak periods : Project dependent, e.g., during upgrades and implementation of new systems Vacation restriction : During crucial upgrade and project implementation phases

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    In order to be considered as an internal applicant, York University employees in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit must apply for jobs through the Employee Career Portal - YU Hire.

    If you are a current York University employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit and / or are using your job posting rights under the collective agreement to apply for jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.

    As per Article 12.02(f) of the YUSA-1 Collective Agreement, to be considered an internal applicant, employees in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit must submit the application 5 working days following the first day of posting .

    this is referred to as the 'Posted Date' on the job the posting. This applies to YUSA-1 internal and YUSA-1 Concurrent postings.

    Please refer to the 'Posting Intent' on the job posting.

    If not filled by an employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit, employees in the YUSA-2 bargaining unit who have applied within the first 5 days from the 'Posted Date' will be given preference.

    The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation.

    York University is committed to a positive, supportive and inclusive environment.

    York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.

    We are committed to enhancing our environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of all members of the York community.

    Our long term perspective recognizes our responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a community to reduce our ecological impact.

    York University employees must apply to jobs through the Employee Career Portal - YU Hire. If you are a current York University employee and / or are using your rights under a collective agreement to view and / or apply to jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.

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