Analyst/Senior Software Developer – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Analyst/Senior Software Developer

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title

Analyst/Senior Software Developer

Networks and Systems


Posting Number

Employee Group
NSGEU Local 77

Position Type
Regular, On-Going

Duration of Contract (if applicable)

Employment Type
Full Time

Full-time Equivalency (FTE)

$33.33 – $42.27 per hour ($56,322- $71,432 per annum, 32.5 hours per week)


Provisional Statement

About Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our more than 20,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.

Job Summary

Information Technology Services (ITS) is dedicated to a constructive, team-orientated environment, gathering varied perspectives, sharing knowledge, and building effective partnerships that enable our partners to achieve their goals by advising, providing solutions, and delivering service excellence in alignment with the University’s mission and goals. Reporting to the Manager of Systems Development, the Analyst/Senior Software Developer performs duties of a senior technical staff member in the systems development unit of Networks and Systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyze, design, implementation and production support of new/existing systems/services.
  • Lead Identity and Access Management (IAM) initiatives and perform workflow analysis to enhance directory infrastructure and service delivery.
  • Process production requests within established time frames, investigate problems and implement recovery procedures where necessary.
  • Enhance and support current applications and technology while transitioning to new platforms.
  • Adhere to project management methodologies to establish and deliver projects.
  • Remain current on the required systems/developing technology, and perform further related duties as required.


The successful applicant will be eligible for hybrid work (combination of in-person work on campus and remote work) as agreed by all parties based on operational requirements and university guidelines.

Dalhousie has a vaccine mandate that is currently in place until April 30, 2022. Should the vaccine mandate be in place at the time that the successful applicant begins employment, or should the vaccine mandate be re-implemented at a later date, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of full vaccination through Campus Check, or may seek an accommodation from Dalhousie’s vaccine requirements on grounds protected under provincial human rights legislation. Please visit the Campus Check website for more information.


Bachelors in Computer Science or Information Technology, plus a minimum of five years of related experience (or equivalent combination of training and experience) is required. Demonstrated experience in Windows PowerShell, C# and .NET programming, directory management and account provisioning. Good analytical, problem solving, written and oral communications skills, as well as organizational skills are required. Experience in Unix/Linux environment would be an asset. Experience with LDAP, Web Application Development using Perl, PHP, HTML 5, Javascript, Postgres and/or MYSQL is preferred. Assets would include experience in system design, work flow analysis and systems development methodologies.

Job Competencies

Additional Information

Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.

Application Consideration

Bargaining unit employees (NSGEU local 77) are given priority consideration and will be notified on the status of their application following assessment. All other applications will be considered when there is no qualified candidate from the bargaining unit.

We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources.

Diversity Statement

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled