Job Posting 77645

Application Developer- .Net
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 12 days (Thu, 9 Dec)
full time  •  Tbd

Application Developer - .NET

BC Housing is a provincial Crown agency with an annual budget of $1.6 billion (2020/21) and a portfolio of housing services and programs that assist approximately 117,616 households in over 300 communities provincewide. As such, we continually seek sustainable housing solutions that are supported by excellence in service delivery and research, and take into account social, financial and environmental impacts.

Our Information Technology Department plays a mission-critical role within this complex environment by ensuring that BC Housing has the right systems and applications in place at all times to deliver on its mandate. As an Application Developer – .Net, you’ll support the achievement of business objectives by reviewing business requirements and translating functional specifications into technical specifications.

Reporting to the Manager, Business Applications Development, or the Manager, IT Programs, you’ll take on all aspects of the development life cycle, including analysis, design, development, performance management, systems testing, deployment and post-deployment support, as well as research, document and modify software throughout the system life cycle. Equally adept at working independently and as part of a cross-functional software development team, you’ll collaborate with business support resources to deliver viable system solutions, and work closely with internal departments to provide technical support to the end-user community and resolve system performance issues. In addition, you’ll assist managers in developing business-tier components, web applications and database objects for both internal and external audiences.

This is an exciting opportunity to serve as a technical resource on project and operations teams, as needed, collaborate with system administrators to identify, diagnose and resolve application performance issues, and provide sound, research-informed recommendations on the purchase or implementation of new technologies. You’ll also support the Quality Assurance team in developing testing strategy, and work closely with the IT Data Integration & Analytics team, Business Systems Analysts and business users to ensure data quality within the systems.


Your application development expertise is built on a solid foundation, namely, a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Engineering from a recognized post-secondary institution, and considerable development experience in small to medium projects, IT solutions and services, designing operational reporting applications, interacting with project managers, business analysts, and technical resources such as application development team members and users, and complete lifecycle application development projects. Alternatively, you’ll have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.

The following competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities will also support your success as an Application Developer – .Net:

  • Core Competencies
    • Personal Effectiveness
    • Communication
    • Results Oriented
    • Teamwork
    • Service Oriented
  • 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, thriving 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 as part of a cross-functional software development team.
  • Ability to generate and articulate new ideas, and 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.
  • Experience with the following Microsoft technologies:
    • Microsoft C#
    • ASP.NET Core MVC
    • HTML and JavaScript
    • T-SQL
    • Developing or consuming web services.
  • Sound knowledge of, and familiarity with, the following software and languages:

Software components:

  • Azure Services such as Azure SQL, Azure Storage, Web App /services, Logic Apps, Power Platform, SharePoint Online and Dynamics 365
  • Designing and developing operational reports using Crystal Reports or Power BI
  • Source control and branching software such as Microsoft Team Foundation or Azure DevOps


  • C#
  • Responsive web application using HTML, CSS, ASP.NET Razor, Bootstrap and JavaScript
  • MS SQL, experience with Azure SQL service is beneficial but not required
  • Web Standards/Specifications, e.g. RESTful / Web API, MS Graph API


  • Experience developing with Microsoft Graph API.
  • Experience developing with Microsoft .NET Razor framework.
  • Experience creating Azure Pipeline.
  • Experience using different Azure Services (such as Webapp services and SQL services).

As part of our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy spaces, BC Housing has introduced an interim mandatory vaccination program for all employees. We require proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals who cannot be vaccinated for reasons related to a protected ground under human rights law (such as medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs) may request an accommodation. Upon receiving a request, we may request additional information to determine whether the applicant can be accommodated in the desired role without undue hardship.

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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At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

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