IT Programmer and Help Desk

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Programmer / Developer, Specialist / Associate
  • Technology
  • Information Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology
  • Support / Help desk

Full-time, permanent position.

This is a full-time, permanent role for an experienced self-starter to program large enterprise applications.

Applying your strong combination of technical troubleshooting and interpersonal skills, you will split your time evenly between programming and help desk/network maintenance functions. Ours is a small, close-knit team of IT professionals, so expect plenty of variety as you contribute where necessary to get the job done. You will provide programming for an in-house, comprehensive student records system, so any experience you have working in a K-12 educational environment would be beneficial. A self starter, you are always on the look-out for ways to help out our user base.

For you to be successful in this IT Programmer/Help Desk position, your skills must include:

Computer programming (PHP preferred)
Hardware troubleshooting
Windows OS troubleshooting (7 and 8 preferred)
Microsoft Office (2013 and Office365 preferred)
Basic network knowledge and troubleshooting
Strong interpersonal skills

Ideally, you would also have:

Software requirement collection and business analyst skills
Help Desk experience
Software testing experience
Technical writing experience

Bonus points if you can impress us with your experience in:

Programming large enterprise applications
VMWare ESXi server administration
Linux OS administration (Ubuntu preferred)

Application Details

Applicants are requested to supply a resume with references, accompanied by a cover letter outlining the candidate’s particular strengths.

Please respond, preferably by email, on or prior to Wednesday, September 30, 2015 to:

Rob Przybylski, Head of Computer Services
St. Michaels University School
3400 Richmond Road
Victoria, BC V8P 4P5
Fax: 250-592-2812

For further information on this posting, please feel free to contact the above email address. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

St. Michaels University School is one of Canada’s leading co-educational, independent day and boarding schools. It was recently recognized by the College Board as the top school in Canada for Advanced Placement Equity and Excellence as well as placing among the top 60 schools worldwide.

Our boarding population is recruited nationally and internationally to form a rich and diverse community. Our graduates attend the top universities in the world, many of them on scholarships. The faculty culture of excellence is supported by healthy professional development resources and a dynamic program of professional growth, which has earned them national and international recognition, including several Prime Minister’s Teaching Awards.

SMUS is currently implementing a strategic plan built around our vision, “To learn, to lead, to serve; discovering the promise in our selves and the world.” This translates into a pervasive culture of fulfillment for students and staff, facility renewal, redevelopment, endowment growth, and excellence in our academic and extra-curricular programs.

For more information about St. Michaels University School, please refer to the rest of our website.