Application Developer & Product Administrator (Senior Java / SQL Developer)

October 13 2020
Industries Education, Training
Categories Information Technology, Programming, Development, System administrator
Etobicoke, ON

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If you are interested in higher education and are looking to contribute to the largest polytechnic College in Ontario as we shape the future of our students and communities, here is your opportunity to join our team.

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Application Developer & Product Administrator (Senior Java / SQL Developer)

Role Profile

Under the direction of the Manager, Enterprise Solutions, the Application Developer & Product Administrator will provide support and services related to the development and support of integrations or web services between the various ERP systems and on-premise and cloud-based third party applications. This is accomplished through research, analysis, collaboration, and service excellence throughout the development lifecycle and requires programming of the highest caliber addressing the greatest complexity and technical difficulty within the college.

We are looking for a highly skilled back-end Java / SQL developer who can design, develop and support complex integrations using Java, Web Services, and/or orchestration systems to build integrations between ERP systems and numerous third-party applications, both on premise and in the cloud.  

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Translate user requirements into technical recommendations and solutions.
  • Code technical solutions using Java and/or Oracle PL/SQL and other integration software.
  • Create interfaces to third party solutions.
  • Initiate, develop and maintain relationships with functional subject matter experts to assist with the validation of the solutions that have been developed.
  • Provide support for production issues.

Minimum Qualifications


4-year degree in Computer Sciences, Mathematics, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 


  • Minimum of 8 years development experience in the delivery of business application and integration/web service solutions in a large, complex organization.
  • Has had a strong focus on back-end systems development with Java and related technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision, communicate technical information effectively with IT and functional users, coordinate several projects simultaneously.
  • Experience includes performing requirements gathering, preparing use/test cases for unit testing, conducting user training, and maintaining high technical standards. 


  • Extensive technical expertise is required with Java/J2EE and SQL or Oracle PL/SQL with working level experience with any of the following: JavaScript, Spring, Rest, JMS/RabbitMQ or similar message queueing system, and/or Jenkins CI.
  • Working level experience with any of the following is desirable: HTML 5, Maven, Bitbucket or GIT, and AWS technologies.
  • In addition, the incumbent must have demonstrated success working in teams. 
  • Additional skills include superior customer service and communication skills, exceptional organizational skills, ability to provide clear written and verbal direction, detailed oriented, critical, and out of box thinking, and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Working experience in Oracle HCM with HR business processes and technical support will be an advantage.

Occasional evening and weekend overtime may be required to meet demands of corporate deadlines.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Consideration for Support Staff and Academic positions will be given to internal employees in accordance with the respective collective agreements.

Humber is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek qualified individuals from equity seeking groups with demonstrated skills and knowledge to deal with all aspects of equity, diversity, and inclusion in a post-secondary environment. Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our HR Generalists will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate formats upon request.

We thank all applicants but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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