Software Developer

Workers Compensation Board
Job Description
WCB Manitoba Job Posting: Software Developer I - Job ID J0417-0562
Organization: WCB Manitoba 
Job Title: Software Developer I
Job Type: Term, Full-time
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Description:

Software Developer I

Job Summary:
Term Position until June 8, 2018

The Software Developer I position is an entry level position in Application Services. Software Developer I's are responsible for assisting in the design, development, integration, implementation, maintenance and support of custom software solutions. Software Developer I’s are also responsible for assisting in the customization, integration, implementation, maintenance, and support of packaged software/services solutions.

Job Duties:
Assists with Analysis & Design
• The Software Developer I assists more senior IT staff with the following duties:
• Uses prototyping or other simulation techniques to evaluate and confirm requirements
• Creates and applies analysis documents (e.g. models) as per departmental standards, guidelines, and practices to document the structure and function of systems
• Creates and applies design documents (e.g. models) as per departmental standards, guidelines, and practices to document and refine the structure and function of systems
• Analyzes the requirements for purchased software to determine how it should be configured and customized.
• Prepare software specifications for development staff
• Participates in quality assurance activities, such as reviews
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Assists with Construction
• The Software Developer I assists more senior IT staff with the following duties:
• Create, modify, and assemble program code to meet requirements and specifications
• Configures and customizes purchased software
• Test applications to ensure requirements are met
• Produce documentation
• Applies appropriate programming methods and adheres to standards
• Participates in quality assurance activities, such as reviews

Assists with Support and Maintain Business Applications
• The Software Developer I assists more senior IT staff with the following duties:
• Provides technical support for existing Computer Applications, which includes problem analysis/resolution, performance tuning and handling requests from other functional areas within the WCB.
• Works with software vendors to resolve problems with their products
• Monitor application performance, availability, reliability, and security
• Provide technical expertise to IT and other WCB staff in the use of application development technology and tools
• Applies appropriate programming methods and adheres to standards
• Meet published Service Level Agreements and other targets

Quality Assurance and Control
• Create and maintain test documentation as per standards and guidelines
• Identifies test strategy for projects
• Identifies test scope, tests, procedures for projects
• Plan, prepare data, perform, and verify unit, integration, system, performance, scalability, benchmark, and user acceptance testing.
• Review work products and ensure standards and guidelines are adhered to

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Two (2) year Diploma in Computers or four (4) year Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from a recognized post secondary institution, preferably from a program that has been accredited by CIPS (Canadian Information Processing Society)

Three (3) months of experience building and supporting computer systems, preferably using development tools, methods, and techniques similar to those used by the WCB IT department.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships both within and outside WCB

Ability to accurately interpret and execute complex technical instructions and apply analytical, problem-solving skills

Ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Competencies:
Essential
Quality Orientation/Attention to Detail
Decision-making
Analysis/Problem Assessment
Teamwork/Collaboration

Very Important
Client Service Orientation
Interpersonal Communication

Additional Information:
*MVA Applicable

You may be asked to demonstrate your ability through competency based interviewing and/or testing.

Screening decisions are based on information outlined in your resumé and cover letter. Your work performance must be satisfactory for your application to be considered. If applying for or out of a term position, please note that article 10.09d of the Collective Agreement may apply.

Additional Information:
A satisfactory criminal record check and verification of education will be required for the successful candidate.

The WCB is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce with equitable representation of Aboriginal persons, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, women, LGBTQ persons and members of other equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to indicate in their covering letter or resumé if they are a member of these groups.

During the WCB's assessment, interview, or hiring process, accommodations are available upon request.


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