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Job ID SUPP-PT-19/20-119

Location: Tri-campus

Deadline: December 31 / 2019

Job Type: Support

Start Date: Immediately
Department: Information Technology Services

Number of Positions: 1

Duration: Term


The incumbent is primarily responsible for developing and maintaining software solutions related to the St. Lawrence College information systems, using a variety of PeopleSoft technologies.  Currently the portfolio of information systems includes a number of complex mission critical applications such as the student information system, the human resources and payroll system, the financial system, the online learning management system, the St. Lawrence College public website content management system, the School of Online and Continuing Education ecommerce system and student portal.  The college is reliant on a number of PeopleSoft systems operating on a Windows and SQL Server platform for delivering a wide variety of information services.  The incumbent will leverage a variety of PeopleSoft, Microsoft and 3rd party development technologies to establish and deliver new information services and business process automation on this platform.  The incumbent will work on projects that are managed according to the Project Management Institute (PMI) principles and the St. Lawrence College ITS department’s project management methodologies.  The incumbent will not be required to act as a project manager, but must be able to perform some functions to support the project management process such as providing input into the development of a project plan, estimation of task effort, tracking of actual effort for tasks performed and identification of risks related to their work.  The incumbent will work in a team model where their specific activities, task assignments and priorities will be determined in collaboration with other PeopleSoft Systems team members, the project team, the assigned Project Managers, and the Associate Director, IT Systems PeopleSoft Development in order to support the overall ITS objectives for solution delivery and project success.


Minimum 3-year Diploma/Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems program of study that includes coverage of a wide range of topics including information technology, information management systems, databases, applications, networks and information security.  As a minimum the position requires a 3 year diploma / degree.  Candidates without a current PeopleTools 8 Advanced Developer Certified Expert certification are expected to work towards obtaining this certification as part of the 15% of time allocation towards developing and maintaining competencies and certifications.  Candidates with a current PeopleTools 8 Advanced Developer Certified Expert certification are expected to maintain a valid certification status with Oracle. An equivalent amount of education and experience may be considered. 

ITIL® Certification at the Foundation level or higher, based on the version 3 or newer framework; Oracle Java Development Certifications; Microsoft Certifications related to SQL Server Development; XML; HTML 5; foundation level project management training equivalent to the PMI CAPM designation content; Other certifications and courses related to the following areas will be considered as additional assets: Microsoft SharePoint, Business Intelligence, .NET Development, ASP.NET MVC; product level certification relevant to the college information system products such as Nintex Workflow.

Minimum 3 years of experience performing software development using PeopleSoft and Microsoft technologies and programming tools such as PeopleCode, Application Engine, Integration Broker, Web Services, Component Interfaces, SQRs, Query Manager, BI Publisher, XML, Application Designer, JDeveloper, HTML 5 and Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL.   Additional skills related to SQL Server Integration Services, ASP.NET MVC, SQL Server Reporting Services and 3rd party tools such as Nintex Workflow will be considered as additional assets.

Foundation level project management training equivalent to the PMI CAPM designation content will be an asset. Ability to multitask and focus attention within a busy environment subject to interruptions. Ability to investigate and analyse problems to determine the impact, scope and root cause and provide assistance in the resolution of incidents and fulfilment of service requests related to the college information systems. Ability to develop and maintain technical and non-technical competencies and certifications. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) to assist others and demonstrate procedures and to describe significant or complex issue resolutions or operational incidents.  Client service orientation and responsiveness. Demonstrated and strong detail-orientation and accuracy. Collaborative approach, teamwork. Good interpersonal skills, tact. Strong evidence of continuous learning motivation.

Salary and Terms

Payband J / 35 hour per week
Start: $36.78 per hour 
Range: $36.78 - $42.64 per hour

Working Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST

Location: Kingston, Brockville or Cornwall Campus (with tri-campus responsibilities) - This role allows the option for remote work within Canada. Successful candidates will be required to have their own access to a reliable internet network as a condition of employment but will be provided with the technological equipment.  

Start Date: Immediately
Re-Posted Date: October 7, 2019
Closing Date: Open until filled 

How to Apply: Send Cover Letter & Resume To:, quoting in the subject line Competition Number: SUPP-PT-19/20-119 PeopleSoft Developer 

Note: Your cover letter and resume must be attached as one document only. Your document should be in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format. e.g. in Adobe Acrobat - Portable Document Format or Microsoft Word Format and saved as LastName, FirstName.  

This competition will be processed in accordance with College policy and the Support Staff Collective Agreement.   The College is committed to employment equity.  We encourage members of the designated groups to apply and self-identify. St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We will make appropriate accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process for applicants with disabilities. To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact our Human Resources Consultants. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be addressed confidentially.

                                                                  This is a Term Bargaining Unit Position


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