York University

Job Description

Reporting to the Director, of Operational Excellence, the Senior Application Developer has a lead role in the development, implementation and support of systems and web applications that enable core enterprise-wide processes. Serving as an expert technical resource and consultant to projects for these processes, the Senior Application Developer takes application development from concept to implementation and provides advanced-level development and support for existing software.

A relevant University degree e.g. Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent of 4 years of recent experience (defined as within the last five years) working at York University and performing the same or similar tasks. This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.

Minimum of 6 years of current experience in the analysis, design, development, and deployment of web-based applications. Experience in directing the work activities of other team members is beneficial.

Using Java, Python, PHP, and/or .Net with Oracle or MySQL to develop complex web-based applications. using MVC frameworks. Ability to work with UX, data visualization, and/or big data professionals. excellent analytical skills and evaluative skills. Excellent written communications skills. Excellent oral communication skills. Ability to work and communicate with the external community in a professional and business-like manner. Ability and willingness to work effectively as a member of a team. Good organizational skills. Strong service orientation coupled with an ability to assess the operational significance of a problem and to set priorities accordingly. Exercising tact and diplomacy. maintaining confidentiality. Dealing calmly and effectively with people. attending accurately to details. Meeting short/long term deadlines. Setting priorities and working effectively under pressure. Ability and willingness to keep up to date with application development tools. Solid deployment skills within the application and web servers. experience with process design helpful.

Additional Notes:
This position may require the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of the interview.

If you are a current York University employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit and/or are using your job posting rights under the collective agreement to view and apply for jobs, you must apply through the Employee Career Portal – YU Hire to be considered an internal applicant.

As per Article 12.02(f) of the YUSA-1 Collective Agreement, to be considered an internal applicant, employees in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit must submit the application 5 working days following the first day of posting. This is referred to as the ‘Posted Date’ on the job posting. Please refer to the ‘Posting Intent’ on the job posting.

The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples, and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive, and inclusive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.

We are committed to enhancing our environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of all members of the York community. Our long-term perspective recognizes our responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a community to reduce our ecological impact.

York University employees must apply for jobs through the Employee Career Portal – YU Hire. If you are a current York University employee and/or are using your rights under a collective agreement to view and/or apply to jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.

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