Programmer/Analyst, Web Developer

Okanagan College



Okanagan College transforms lives and communities.  We are one of Canada’s leading colleges.  We create outstanding educational experiences for our learners, both students and employees.  We work and learn in a welcoming and caring culture.  We are a catalyst for change through collaboration with our learners and partners.  We serve, lead and anticipate the social, economic and environmental needs of communities.


Position Title:

Programmer/Analyst, Web Developer

Competition Number:



IT Services


Software & Support Services



Flexible Work Options:

Any Okanagan College Location, Remote Work (BC Only)



Your Opportunity:

Under the direction of the Manager, IT Solutions, the Programmer/Analyst, Web Developer develops, tests, deploys, maintains and supports websites, integrations, web and mobile and software applications in support of Okanagan College business requirements.


Education and Experience:

University degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or software engineering, with a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience and ability to use modern Web Development Frameworks, Javascript, CSS, HTML5, and general UI/UX principles is required. Experience with Drupal 8 or similar Content Management System would be an asset.


Functions and Duties:

1. Develops websites and web applications using modern CMS, web development languages and web application frameworks (e.g. Drupal, PHP, C#, .NET, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, Sass, AJAX, Bootstrap, Angular)
2. Develops and maintains dynamic, database-driven web applications and integrations to work within OC’s technology infrastructure
3. Creates applications and sites that are mobile responsive and meet accessibility, UI/UX design, and browser support standards
4. Collaborates with other IT Services personnel to provide operational and technical support for web, mobile, software, and enterprise applications. Assists the department and IT Services team in the resolution of technical customer issues
5. Collaborates with clients and technical staff on systems analysis tasks including requirements gathering, process, workflow, and data mapping, review of existing or proposed software systems, integrations and solutions
6. Creates documentation and assists with project work breakdown and implementation planning
7. Provides training, advice and assistance for departments developing and implementing their web pages
8. Recommends resource requirements, including hardware and software, necessary to support development and add functionality to the OC information infrastructure
9. Performs other duties as assigned


Skills and Abilities:

• Experience using modern CMS, web development languages and web application frameworks (e.g. Drupal, PHP, C#, .NET, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, Sass, AJAX, Bootstrap, Angular)
• Understanding of UI / UX, responsive design, web accessibility and web search principles
• Familiar with the use of full-stack development environments (e.g. Linux OS, Windows OS, Git, Jenkins, Docker, Apache, Tomcat, Nginx, IIS, AWS, Azure)
• Working knowledge of relational database concepts and SQL, can develop applications/integrations using APIs, web services, single sign-on and enterprise databases (e.g Oracle, PL/SQL, REST-based services, XML, JSON)
• Familiar with Software Development Life Cycle and Agile software development methodologies
• Applies software development coding standards, data privacy, secure coding, and quality assurance best practices
• Ability to communicate effectively with interdisciplinary teams, technical and non-technical staff at varying levels while exercising courtesy, professionalism, tact and discretion
• Flexible and adaptable with learning, understanding and applying new technologies, methodologies, tools and programming languages
• Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to participate in meetings and group discussions, create formal and informal documentation as necessary
• Proven analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills, ability to investigate and assess software-related issues and products
• Highly self-motivated and directed
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
• Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
• Keen attention to detail and a quality driven mindset


Appointment Type:

Support – Regular Full-time

Appointment Start Date:



Monday to Friday – 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Annual Salary/Hourly Rate:

$53,953 – $61,693


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Remote work available however, preference will be given to those who reside in the Okanagan region and are able to work at one of the Okanagan College campuses on planned days.

Shortlisted internal candidates must notify the current Support Staff Bargaining Chairperson and Human Resources if they want a Union Observer during interviews and final selection of candidates.


Posting Opening Date:


Posting Closing Date:


How to Apply


To apply for this position, please go to our employment site: and complete an on-line application. 

All applications must be submitted through our employment site to be considered.

Okanagan College is committed to increasing the equitable and inclusive participation of marginalized people in all aspects of college life. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black People, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, people with disabilities and people with diverse gender identities or expressions. People with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence,