Department: IT Services, Web SystemsReference number: 15-135-T0121 Closing date: Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 17:00Employment status: OngoingFull or part time: Full-timeCompetition status: Completed Job description: As a member of the Web Systems team, you’ll work with like-minded, creative professionals in a collaborative and innovative environment.The team is actively involved in development and management of web applications including modules for our learning platform (Moodle), Drupal websites and other software packages as they are required (primarily PHP/MySQL).You must be proficient in developing with current web technologies and be enthusiastic in learning more about emerging technologies as they arise.You will have some experience with Linux and Apache and a keen interest in the Open Source community. Familiarity with iterative application development including AGILE development methodologies and ITIL practices, as well as a development experience in a team environment, using version control, such as Git, would be an asset.In addition, your day to day work environment will offer ongoing opportunities for you to: brainstorm creatively with a diverse group of other IT and educational professionalsfind and implement efficiencies within our systems and processescontribute back to the Open source communitybring innovative solutions to the table to be exploredenjoy a relaxed, fun and highly stimulating environment Qualifications: 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 a minimum of three (3) years’ related software development work experienceDemonstrated knowledge and experience working within LAMP hosting environmentsDemonstrated experience with PHP/MySQLProven experience in building functional specifications and coding to prepared specificationsAn in-depth understanding of information systems and familiarity with the software development life cycle (SDLC) and Agile development practicesLinux administration skills would be an assetExperience in the module and plugin development for open-source software (ex, Moodle, Drupal) is an assetAdvanced knowledge of current and cutting edge technologiesAdvanced problem solving skillsExcellent time management skillsAbility to communicate complex and technical ideas to others in plain languageGood communication and interpersonal skills and a strong customer service orientationProven ability to work well independently as well as part of a team Application submission information: This is a regular full-time position working 37.5 hours per week. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of;15-135-T0121 – Last name, First nameOr mail to:Human Resources - Career OpportunitiesRoyal Roads University2005 Sooke RoadVictoria, B.C. V9B 5Y2Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511(250) 391-2511 The competition began on February 19, 2016 and will close on March 3, 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.