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: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)
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Jul 23, 2021

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Date Posted: 07/15/2021
Req ID:7543
Faculty/Division: U of T Mississauga (UTM)
Department: UTM: Mathematical/Computational Sciences
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)


About us:

The university’s second largest division, U of T Mississauga has 17 academic departments and offers 156 programs in 92 areas of study. Home to approximately 15,000 students and over 1,000 faculty and staff, the campus houses the Mississauga Academy of Medicine, Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and Institute for Management and Innovation. With its distinctive interdisciplinary programs such as forensic sciences and biomedical communications, U of T Mississauga offers a broad array of continuing education programs and professional masters programs. Established in 1967, the campus features award-winning architecture, robust community partnerships and a dynamic student environment set amongst 225 acres along the Credit River in Mississauga.

Your opportunity:

The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (MCS) is an academic unit that includes mathematics, computer science and statistics. We can only realize our mission with the dedication and excellence of engaged staff and faculty. As a Developer you will contribute to the smooth running of our courses and programs, and act as a vital resource to faculty on course delivery, research and website hosting and content.

Our dedicated Information Technology professionals are responsible for all computing hardware, operations, network infrastructure, and systems to support and enhance the Department’s core mission. MCS students, faculty, and staff use up-to-date technologies to directly enhance learning, teaching, and research.

As the Developer, you will be responsible for all aspects of design, analysis and evaluation of programming code, ensuring that it has validity, compatibility and that it meets appropriate standards, troubleshooting and resolving technical/hardware/software issues and customizing websites according to objectives or user feedback.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Writing complex technical code
  • Designing, testing, and modifying programming code
  • Analyzing user needs and business processes to create programming solutions
  • Evaluating programming code to ensure it has validity, compatibility, and that it meets appropriate standards
  • Customizing website according to objectives or user feedback
  • Troubleshooting complex computer system problems
  • Conducting needs assessments to determine end-user technical requirements
  • Serving as a resource on specific issues to a group of specialists

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
  • Minimum four years hands on experience in the analysis, design, development and delivery of programming solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience working with javascript (nodejs), python, c, c++, ruby, perl, PHP and java.
  • Strong understanding and proficiency with apache, tomee/tomcat, django, ruby on rails, ajax, jquery, angular, jqueryui, bootstrap, css, mysql, postgresql and mongodb, hypervisors (vmware, virtual box, kvm) git and subversion.
  • Demonstrated experience working with linux and shell scripting.
  • Experience with all aspects of the application lifecycle (e.g., requirements, design, implementation, and testing) and agile development methodology.
  • Familiarity with AODA requirements as it relates to creating accessible websites and applications.
  • Experience planning and implementing components of IT projects
  • Experience building responsive user interfaces for websites and/or web applications and writing complex technical code.
  • Proven aptitude and interest to learn and build experiences with new technologies and/or upgrades.
  • Must be organized, a quick learner, able to prioritize effectively, possess the desire and ability to take initiative, be able to self-manage and to meet deadlines. Work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, strong analytical abilities, creativity, and clear appreciation of end customer needs.
  • Proven ability to communicate concepts with technical and non-technical team members.

Assets (Nonessential):

  • Experience creating mock-ups and designing modern user-interfaces.
  • Ability to work on both front-end and back-end code.
  • Experience using command line interfaces (CLIs) on either Windows or Unix.
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture.
  • Experience with UI/UX.
  • Experience with mobile application development (e.g., iOS, Android).
  • Thorough understanding of MVC based frameworks, Laravel, Spring/Spring MVC
  • Thorough understanding of web-based client/server technologies in a LAMP environment

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Achievement oriented
  • Adaptable
  • Communicator
  • Organized
  • Problem solver
  • Resourceful

Closing Date: 07/29/2021,11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: USW Pay Band 12 -- $70,427 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $90,064. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Information Technology (IT)

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

U of T is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, U of T's vibrant academic life is defined by a unique degree of cultural diversity in its learning community.The University is sustained environmentally by three green campuses, where renowned heritage buildings stand beside award-winning innovations in architectural design.


U of T is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.
U of T is one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers.


Are you looking for a challenging, meaningful career in a supportive and diverse environment?

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Opportunities exist for people from a wide range of backgrounds, ranging from recent graduates to experienced senior professionals.

We offer challenging work within an open environment that celebrates diversity in all its forms. Our focus is on creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains excellent employees through a combination of competitive compensation, favourable working conditions, opportunities for career growth and development and a unique organizational culture.

Employees have access to:

  • Excellent health and dental benefits;
  • On-site support for training and career development;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Childcare subsidy;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • Scholarships and/or tuition waivers for dependants;
  • Generous paid time off;
  • Support on equity and diversity issues;
  • On-site child care;
  • University Pension Plan;
  • Subsidized athletic facility membership;
  • World-renowned libraries;
  • Confidential counselling services;
  • Parking and TTC Metropasses;
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan;
  • Continued health benefits for pensioners.


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