Evaluates user business and software requirements and develops new or enhance existing and off-the-shelf computer applications. Is assigned small projects of limited duration or may participate in a designated portion of a larger project under supervision. Is focused on meeting user needs and improving the efficiency of the University’s operations through system and software solutions.
University degree in Computer Science or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum 3 years of experience in the development and implementation of system and software programs
Knowledge of University policies, guidelines and standards regarding system and software development and deployment.
Knowledge of and experience with programming tools, languages, techniques and industry standards and best practices.
Experience in troubleshooting and repairing programs.
Analytical skills to diagnose debug and repair programming issues.
Ability to proactively keep abreast of new/emerging technologies.
Ability to communicate technical concepts to users.
Bilingualism – both French and English (spoken and written).
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section “Useful links” on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Temporary assignment or contract of 12 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring. Applications from employees holding regular positions part of the bargaining unit PIPSC will be considered first. The University also accepts external applications; they will be considered in second place. To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).
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Application closing date: 06/02/19