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Posted on: April 23, 2019
Deadline: May 6, 2019
Grade: 12


Reporting to the Manager Application Development, Faculty Systems, the incumbent is a resource person for customers in the student and academic units and provides technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new IT software projects and initiatives to support and enhance existing systems.

Primary responsibilities

  • Undertake modifications to the system to respond to clients ’changing needs.
  • Provide support to end-users from different services and faculties regarding faculty applications and other student systems.
  • Develop new application software to address new requirements that are mandated by the University.
  • Coordinate testing and approval of system changes for each project with systems analyst and other required team members.
  • Serve as a liaison and facilitator between units to assist in addressing and resolving IT software issues.
  • Maintain systems by monitoring and correcting software related issues.
  • Work closely with other staff; consult clients concerning the maintenance and performance of software systems.
  • Participate actively in meetings with representatives from different services and faculties; organize and chair related meetings.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Bachelor of Commerce in Decision Science and Management Information Systems and two to four years of experience in application systems design and development, programming and analysis.
  • Experience working with end-users, and developing and implementing solutions to meet their needs.
  • Expertise with Java, C# and web development languages such as ASP, JSP, HTML and XML.
  • Expertise in database access methodology and database structures, Oracle and SQL.
  • Knowledge and experience with Oracle and MS SQL. Experience with Postgres and MySQL an asset
  • Good knowledge (level 4) of written and spoken English to provide and understand complex explanations, hypothetical questions or abstract ideas.
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organized multitasker who works well under pressure and short deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


$65,444.99 - $78,173.81 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by May 6, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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