Job Posting 89449

Application Developer
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 3 days (Thu, 1 Dec)
full time


($80,718.42 - $93,540.00 annually)


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:

For Java focused positions:

Software components:

  • Experience with Eclipse IDE, Ant, Maven, JDeveloper and Oracle WebLogic Server
  • Designing and developing operational reports such as Oracle BI Publisher
  • Application testing and debugging using Junit, Log4J and Java debugger
  • Source control and branching software such as Visual Studio Team


  • JAVA EE, EJB, XML, JSP, JSF, Servlets, and Struts
  • Oracle PL-SQL
  • Oracle ADF
  • Responsive web application using HTML, CSS, JQuery and JavaScript
  • Web Standards/Specifications, e.g. RESTful / Web API, MS Graph API

For .Net focused positions:

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

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