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Posted on: December 19, 2019
Deadline: January 13, 2020
Grade: N/A


This posting represents a full-time one year contract position.


Reporting to the CISO and Executive Director, Application Portfolio Management, with a dotted-line reporting relationship to the Manager, Web Communications, the incumbent provides day-to-day system development and support for the applications and systems in the application portfolio, advise and work for the implementation of the Digital Strategy’s Concordia Hub project. He/she delivers technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new IT software projects and initiatives

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.
  • Participate in meetings with representatives from different services and faculties; organize and chair related meetings.
  • 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.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements.
  • Maintain system by monitoring and correcting software related issues.
  • Work closely with other staff; consult clients concerning the maintenance and performance of software systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, in Decision Science or Management Information Systems and two to four years of experience in application systems design and development, programming and analysis
  • Knowledge of PeopleTools 8.53+, ADFS and SAML technologies are assets.
  • Experience working with end-users, and developing and implementing solutions to meet their needs
  • Expertise with C#, ASP.NET, HTML, and XML
  • Experience developing and working with APIs.
  • Expertise in database access methodology and database structures, Oracle and SQL.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of written and spoken English to give and understand complex explanations, hypothetical questions, or abstract ideas.
  • Highly organized multitasker who works well under pressure and short deadlines
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills


$ 70,835.00 - $ 84,599.00 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by January 13, 2020. 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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