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Application Developer

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Department: IT

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:      

Within a dynamic team, you will be responsible for coding, testing and supporting existing systems in addition to your participation to several maintenance projects. Your main responsibility will be to complete helpdesk tickets by fixing data, tracking and fixing bugs.


  • College Diploma/University Degree in Computer Science (programming oriented);
  • Minimum 2 years of combined programming/testing experience with integrated systems environment and with various web browsers;
  • Excellent research, analytical and problem solving;
  • Have experience with C#.NET, ASP.NET, database programming (SQL), OOP and Web Services;
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities;
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently and with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to resolve complex problems;
  • Ability to thrive in a fast past environment;
  • Ability to multitask, solid time/self-management skills;
  • Knowledge of Cold Fusion, Chrystal Report, unit testing, jQuery, Bootstrap and Informix is an asset;
  • Bilingual in both official languages, spoken and written is an asset.

We invite interested candidates submit their resume in confidence to human.resources@cowangroup.ca. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.  If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employee candidates will be selected strictly on the basis of an individual's technical qualifications, knowledge and experience, as they relate to the requirements of a particular position. Selections will be made without regard to: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed (religion), sex, sexual orientation, handicaps (physical or mental), age, marital status, family status, or the receipt of public assistance or record of offences.

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