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Title Programmer Analyst
Division Information Technology Services
Category Support Staff
Type Full-time/Probationary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary $29.12 – $33.80 per hour
Band H
Hours 37.5 hours per week
Campus Casa Loma
Effective Date ASAP
  • Assesses a statement of work that has been assigned in order to understand the scope and changes required, and provides feedback on potential solutions and analysis of options to resolve the problem being described.
  • Assists in deciding on the best approach (modifying an existing program, creating a new program) and designs the overall logical approach.
  • Completes code changes to Banner and other applications, including preparing forms, scripts and reports, or creates new programs as directed based on the analysis.
  • Unit tests the code and conducts a code walkthrough if the solution is sufficiently complex to warrant review.
  • Assists in designing test procedures to ensure that all possible actions by the user are anticipated and handled properly.
  • Prepares documentation for the code changes that have been completed.
  • Prepares the code package for review and Quality Assurance Testing.
  • Participates in code walkthrough processes and provides feedback to staff on best coding practices and potential efficiencies that could be achieved.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Three year diploma or degree from a recognized post secondary institution in Information Technology, Computer Studies or equivalent.
  • Minimum of five years experience as a programmer analyst using current programming languages, such as PL/SQL or SQL Loader (e.g. packages, triggers, functions, Oracle reports, Oracle forms), XML. SQL, Unix Shell Scripting, HTML, Java, .NET, Pro*C, and JavaScript.
  • Experience in web development using an object oriented programming language is a requirement.
  • Knowledge of Groovy programming language and experience with other object oriented languages is highly desirable.
  • Ability to design and construct high performing code and database queries.
  • Must have experience in relational database design and have a good understanding of data relationships and have experience in tuning and optimizing SQL code.
  • Well developed analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to relate well to clients and peers.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member; able to manage changing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proven commitment to achieving performance goals, learning new technologies and methodologies and applying them as appropriate to the completion of assignments. 
  • Ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations are encountered.
Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
To apply submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 13-005
Closing Date Now Posted Externally Until Filled
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