Programmer Analyst, University Library

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Created: July 30, 2014


Located on one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses, the University of Saskatchewan is internationally recognized for its contributions to teaching, scholarship, research and innovation. Home to the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, the University offers a broad range of academic and professional programs, as well as exciting research opportunities, to more than 21,000 students. Established in 1907, the University is a publicly funded institution with approximately 5,500 employees.

As one of Canada’s leading research libraries, the University Library provides tremendous opportunities for professional growth and development in a dynamic and flexible work environment. We have an exciting strategic plan and an accompanying people plan for the future, which involves a significant transformation of library services, collections, facilities and organizational culture.

The University Library is seeking a Programmer Analyst to provide senior-level programming, analysis and systems administration for library applications and servers. The Programmer Analyst will be responsible for the implementation of new systems as well as the enhancement, maintenance and support of existing ones. Systems used include large vendor software solutions as well as custom applications and tools developed in-house.

Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications, with an initial starting salary in the range of $59,517 to $92,996 per annum.

A university degree in computer science or a related discipline is required, as well as a minimum of five years experience as an application developer in a Linux environment. Candidates should also possess experience in requirements analysis and software architectural design, vendor software implementation and customization, web application development and database design using a WCMS (Cascade, Drupal, or other), network security and authentication, application development and code management tools, and directing the work of other developers. Preference will be given to candidates with previous Linux systems administration experience in a virtual environment. Experience with mobile application and/or java web application development would be an asset.

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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