Application Developer-Desktop

Concordia University of Edmonton invites applications for an Application Developer-Desktop. This is a full-time, permanent position (37.5 hours/week) reporting to the Director of Information Technology Services. The Application Developer – Desktop makes use of Delphi, Visual Studio, NetBeans, Eclipse and related tools to develop and maintain Concordia’s in-house software, including its Student Information System, as well as to integrate externally developed software and services with Concordia’s systems as well as external (e.g. government) systems. In addition, the Application Developer will perform database design and maintenance to support application development.
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Technical Diploma or Degree in Computing Science or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Embarcadero Delphi Developer Certification
  • 3+ years of experience in software development and maintenance, including experience in Delphi
  • Demonstrated proficiency with PHP and related Frameworks (e.g. Phalcon, Laravel, CodeIgniter)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with SQL
  • Ability to set priorities and work independently
  • Demonstrated proficiency performing unit testing, debugging, and maintenance
  • Superior analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proficiency in database architecture and design
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new programming languages and technologies
  • Effective human relations skills
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Develop, maintain, and support in-house developed applications;
  • Review business requirements and recommend appropriate system changes/design features;
  • Perform technical research, requirements analysis, high level and technical design, and implement new functionality;
  • Troubleshoot and respond to production/testing issues;
  • Perform unit testing;
  • Develop applications using Delphi, PHP, and SQL;
  • May lead a team to manage projects;
  • Write systems-level documentation; and
  • Other duties consistent and assigned to the role.

Annual salary range starts at $67,000*. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Concordia also offers a flex option benefit plan as well as a Defined Contribution Pension Plan that is employee/employer shared.

Candidates must understand and support the Mission/Vision/Values Framework of Concordia.
Closing date:  Open Until Filled.
All applications, including three work-related references, salary expectations and reasons for applying should be forwarded in confidence to:
Human Resources
Concordia University of Edmonton
7128 Ada Blvd
Edmonton, AB  T5B 4E4
Tel: (780) 479-9214
Fax: (780) 479-2793

*Subject to candidates meeting ALL position requirements.

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