Job Posting 72983

Application Developer
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 6 days (Fri, 6 Aug)
full time - term / contract  •  To be discussed



Reporting to the Manager, Business Applications Development or Manager, IT Programs, the Application Developer is responsible for analyzing, designing, developing, testing, and maintaining software applications to support the achievement of business objectives. He/She/They researches, documents, and modifies software throughout the system life cycle. The incumbent works closely with internal departments to provide technical support to the end user community and resolve system performance issues.



The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Engineering from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Considerable development experience in small to medium projects, IT solutions and services, designing operational reporting applications, interacting with project managers, business analysts, as well as technical resources such as application development team members and users, and complete lifecycle application development projects.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.
  • Criminal Record Check required.


  • Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to identify, diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and drive them through to completion; thrives when working under pressure to meet changing deadlines due to shifting priorities.
  • Ability to effectively create and update technical and user manual documentation using good technical writing skills.
  • Ability to work either independently and/ or part of a cross functional software development team.
  • Ability to generate and articulate new ideas; adapt effectively to new technologies.
  • Ability to deal with confidential information using good judgement and discretion.
  • Ability to present information effectively during presentations, demonstrations and project meetings.
  • Sound knowledge and familiarity with the following software and languages:

Software components:

  • Oracle PL/SQL or MS SQL
  • Azure Storage, Web App /services, Logic Apps, Power Platform, and SharePoint Online
  • Designing and developing operational reports using Crystal Reports, Power BI or BI Publisher
  • Source control and branching software such as Microsoft Team Foundation or Azure DevOps
  • Experience with CRM is beneficial but not required


  • C#/Java
  • Responsive web application using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • MS SQL or Oracle PL/SQL
  • Web Standards/Specifications, e.g. RESTful / Web API


  • Please Note: Successful applicant(s) are subject to a satisfactory criminal record search and are required to maintain Security Clearance throughout their employment.

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

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