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SOFTWARE SPECIALIST

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Job Description



JOB TITLE:  SOFTWARE SPECIALIST


DEPARTMENT:  CORPORATE SUPPORT SERVICES


POSTING NUMBER:  104950


NUMBER OF POSITIONS:  1


JOB STATUS & DURATION:  Full Time Temporary 6-months


HOURS OF WORK:  35 hour workweek  


LOCATION:  Hybrid Model – when working onsite, you will report to the location of West Tower.


SALARY GRADE:  7


SALARY RANGE:           1ST STEP:        $68,523.00 per annum


                                       2ND STEP:        $72,090.20 per annum


                                       JOB RATE:        $75,912.20 per annum


JOB TYPE:  Union


POSTING DATE:  August 8, 2022


CLOSING DATE:  August 19, 2022


 


AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:


 


Reporting to the Program Manager, Information Technology, this position creates specifications for automated applications. Performs system analysis and design to develop applications using client/server and browser based tools. Maintains existing applications. Test systems and programs. Train users, developers and staff in the functional/technical aspects of the applications.


 



  • Creates specifications for automated applications using information from the user department and knowledge of the industry.

  • Develops applications utilizing client/server and browser based tools.

  • Maintains existing applications. Analyzes user requests for system enhancements and takes action to accommodate requests.

  • Tests all systems and/or programs to ensure accuracy and develops test data;

  • Creates and/or updates user and system documentation as application modifications are implemented.

  • Assists in developing project schedules with Project Managers and ensures all work is completed within the project schedule.

  • Trains users, and other IT staff in the functional/technical aspects of the applications developed.


 


SELECTION CRITERIA:


 



  • High school (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of over two and up to three years in Computer Programming, or equivalent.

  • Over two (2) years, up to and including four (4) years related experience

  • Good understanding of relational database design and SQL.

  • Experience with SQL Server, and/or Oracle database.

  • Knowledge of Visual Studio, Filemaker Pro, Office365, Sharepoint

  • Strong analytical skills coupled with demonstrated creative abilities.

  • Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills.

  • Must be able to work within established timelines in a fast paced development environment.

  • Excellent verbal, written and public relations skills required with a commitment to customer service.


 


**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.


 


Alternate formats will be provided upon request.


 


Interview:  Our recruitment process will be completed with video conference technology.


                                                          


As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation.  Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.


 


If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above quoting reference #104950 by August 19, 2022 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.


 


As part of the application process, applicants will be invited to complete a self identification survey. The survey is voluntary. Participation in the survey will have no impact on hiring decisions.  All information collected is confidential and will not be shared with the hiring manager. The surveys will be anonymized and will be kept separate from applicant or employee files, such that the individuals who completed the surveys will not be identifiable.  The results of the survey will assist in the analysis of disaggregated metrics for organizational planning purposes and our commitment to advance and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The City may use anonymized data to produce aggregate reports for internal or external use.


 


Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.