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Temerty Faculty of Medicine - University of Toronto


3 months
Location: Toronto Type: Full Time

About us:

Home to over 40 departments and institutes, the University of Toronto's Temerty Faculty of Medicine lies at the heart of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network and is a global leader in ground-breaking research and education, spanning clinical medicine, basic science and the rehabilitation sciences sectors.

Your opportunity:

Discovery Commons provides information technology support for the Faculty of Medicine.Our mission is to partner and collaborate with clients, University, and third parties to determine value based, sustainable technology solutions that enable the Faculty to achieve its academic mission.

As Developer, you will design, develop, maintain and support web-based applications for staff, faculty and learners. Working in close collaboration with our Lead Developer and the Service Delivery Team, you will gather business requirements, design and diagram systems, conduct programming and testing, deployment and system refactoring, and actively participate in Scrum processes to move our projects forward. Relying on your initiative and strong desire to stay on top of emerging trends and technologies, you will recommend, test, prototype and develop new methods and tools to help us drive continuous improvement and innovation for the faculty.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Writing complex technical code and designing, testing and modifying programming code
  • Analyzing user needs and business processes to create programming solutions
  • Evaluating programming code to ensure it has validity, compatibility, and that it meets appropriate standards
  • Developing technical application implementation plans
  • Planning and implementing components of web projects
  • Conducting usability testing for web applications and troubleshooting and resolving technical issues

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or acceptable combination of equivalent experience
  • Minimum four years experience in website development and design including requirements analysis, system modeling, and database diagramming
  • Experience developing remote services such as web services using RESTful API’s (JSON, XML) and messaging queues
  • Experience with front end development frameworks (Bootstrap, Vue.js, ember) that support responsive design for multiple platforms (desktop, tablet, smartphone)
  • Demonstrated experience with continuous integration principles and automated testing tools (MAVEN, JENKINS, POSTMAN, COMPOSER, TestNG, JUnit, PHPUnit, Codeception)
  • Demonstrated experience working in an Agile software development environment
  • Demonstrated experience with direct contact with clients, including training end users, and experience in open source development
  • Must be fluent in Enterprise Java (JEE), using JEE technologies such as servlets/JSP and Frameworks such as Spring, Struts or JSF, JDBC or JPA or HIBERNATE (or any other O/R mapper such as OpenJPA, TopLink, etc.)
  • Must be fluent in PHP and experience in using frameworks such as Zend, and Laravel
  • Proficiency in JavaScript, AJAX, DHTML, XHTML, XML, CSS, and JQuery; Strong knowledge of MVC and object-oriented programming
  • Proficiency in IIS, APACHE/TOMCAT, MSSQL, and MySQL; Familiarity with TCP/IP and related Internet protocols
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Must have superior organizational and analytical/diagnostic skills
  • Must be self-motivated, results oriented, a quick learner with a strong customer service focus and impeccable attention to detail
  • Works well under pressure in a fast paced environment, meets strict deadlines and has sound judgment
  • Works effectively both independently and as part of a team

Assets (Nonessential):

  • Technical certification in Java
  • Familiarity with University of Toronto ITS systems: Shibboleth, GROUPER, LDAP

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