Programmer Analyst

IT Services, Data & Applications Administration
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Closing date: 
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 17:00
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Job description: 

Are you an experienced Programmer Analyst who enjoys coding?  In this Programmer Analyst role with RRU, reporting to the Manager, IT Services Data & Applications Administration, you will be working primarily, but not exclusively, in a Microsoft environment designing and developing new applications to meet specified business requirements; supporting, enhancing and integrating various software systems; providing diagnostic support, administration and maintenance for application systems. 


To be well suited to the role you will possess the following qualifications and competencies:

  • Must have a degree or diploma in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in building functional specifications and coding to prepared specifications
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a Programmer Analyst in a Microsoft .NET (C#) development environment is preferred
  • Familiarity with relational database concepts and direct experience with MS SQL Server or MySQL is preferred
  • SQL programming experience is an asset
  • Ability to communicate complex and technical ideas to others in plain language
  • Strong customer service focus (excellent customer service skills; motivated to provide quality service and technical support)
  • Excellent communication skills - capable and comfortable with providing assistance/support via phone, e-mail or in a face to face environment
  • Proven ability to work well independently and as part of a team in a sometimes ambiguous and high pressure environment  
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities (ie: testing, troubleshooting)
  • Well organized, project oriented and the ability to multi-task
Application submission information: 

This is a regular full-time position working 37.5 hours per week on campus.  The position has been evaluated at Grade 3 and the recruitment range starts at $42,864 per annum.  The University is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: with a subject line of:

16-007-T0022 – Last name, First name


Or mail to:

Human Resources - Career Opportunities

Royal Roads University

2005 Sooke Road

Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2

Fax:  (250) 391-2570  Tel:  (250) 391-2511(250) 391-2511


The competition is effective February 3, 2016 and will close on February 22, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found. 

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply however; Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

Please note that two of our heritage buildings, including Hatley Castle, have some areas that are not easily accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.  Please call 391-2511 for information and assistance if you are dropping off your application in person.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf.