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Posted on: August 20, 2019
Deadline: September 3, 2019
Grade: N/A


This posting represents a temporary contract effective until November 5, 2020.


Reporting to the Manager Application Development, Student Systems, the incumbent is a resource person for customers in various administrative units, providing technical expertise and recommendations in the support & enhancement of existing software systems as well as assessment of new IT software projects.

Primary responsibilities

  • Undertake modifications to a software system in response to clients’ changing needs.
  • Provide support to end-users of all administrative systems.
  • Coordinate testing and approval of system changes with a 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.
  • Develop new application software to address new requirements that are mandated by the University.
  • Work closely with other staff; consult clients concerning the maintenance and performance of software systems.
  • Participate actively in meetings with representatives from different departments; 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 clients, developing and implementing solutions to meet their needs.
  • Expertise with C#, ASP.NET, HTML, and XML desirable.
  • Expertise in database access methodology and database structures, Oracle and SQL.
  • Expertise with PeopleSoft Development Technologies (Application Designer, PeopleCode, Application Engine, Integration Broker, SQR, Component Interfaces, BI Publisher, Application Packages)
  • 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.


$ 70,835.00 – $ 84,599.00 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by September 3, 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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