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City of Kamloops

Senior Software Developer


(Permanent, Full-Time) - 1378

Close Date
June 23, 2024


At the City of Kamloops, we believe in progressive and barrier-free recruitment for everybody every day. This means employment opportunities for all in a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace. We know our city is stronger when we hire qualified individuals from different backgrounds with diverse experiences, cultures and perspectives.
 
We are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates our employees who make it all happen. We are known as Canada’s Tournament Capital and are famous for our hospitality and community spirit, traits that make us a leader! Recreation, sports, arts and culture, health care, social activities, volunteerism, and affordable housing all meld to form a unique blend of big-city amenities with small-town ambience. This is Kamloops!

Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.

Position Overview 
The City of Kamloops is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Senior Software Developer to join our dynamic Information Technology team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for coding, a deep understanding of software development best practices, and a proven track record of delivering high-quality software solutions. This role involves leading complex projects, managing our database environment, and contributing to the architectural decisions that shape our solutions.

Being employed with the City of Kamloops allows you to be part of employee well-being programs that include support for mental well-being and physical health through onsite gyms and a Wellness Works program that focuses on this critical corporate building block. We also offer flexible work opportunities that include work from home and modified work schedules.

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  1. Completion of a post-secondary degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
  2. Minimum three years’ experience within the last four years as a programmer or developer that includes:
    1. being the lead in creating various modern web and mobile solutions
    2. writing and enhancing application interfaces
    3. working with web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, Java/J2EE, Net Framework, etc.) and web services (XML, SOAP, REST)
    4. working with source code and version repository systems
    5. database administration and/or development in at least two of the following database platforms: ORACLE, MSSQL, MYSQL, PostgreSQL, or NoSQL
  3. Demonstrated typing speed of 40 wpm.

 
For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check. A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position.

Hourly Rate
$ 47.732

Hours & Days of Work
Monday to Friday:
8:00 am to 4:00 pm (Summer)
8:30 am to 4:30 pm (Winter)

Hours per Week
35

Please note if you need assistance or have individual needs or requirements throughout the application process, contact the Human Resources Department by telephone, email hr@kamloops.ca or in person at 6- 510 Lorne Street so we can better support you.

External job postings are open to everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest. Please be sure to review the application requirements of each job you apply for. Only those selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.
 
Applications are accepted online at kamloops.ca/careers.