Programmer

  • SIGMA Assessment Systems / Research Psychologists Press
  • 127 Albert St, London, ON, Canada
  • Mar 06, 2019
Software Development

Job Description

Position Summary 

Research Psychologists Press (RPP, or SIGMA Assessment Systems, Inc.) is looking for a Programmer to join our IT team. The role involves some IT Support Technician responsibilities, in addition to programming and developing. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day internal IT issues: identifying system improvements; monitoring systems; and installing and configuring systems. The candidate will take on increasing levels of software development tasks to maintain and upgrade our web platforms and other software. 

The successful candidate will do the following: 

  • Support our custom web sites and other software 

  • Support our marketing website (WordPress) 

  • Work with external clients on technical issues 

  • Assist with internal I.T. issues (Email, Desktops, Laptops, security) 

  • Maintain local servers and backups 

Essential 

  • Computer-related diploma or degree from an accredited post-secondary school 

  • Experience with most or all of .NET, ASP.Net, Visual C#, HTML, JavaScript, SQL Server 

  • Experience with Windows Server 2008-2016 (IIS, file and network security, scripting) 

  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting Windows /7/10  

  • High level of skills in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word but also Outlook 

  • Experience with cloud solutions like Microsoft Office 365 (OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams) 

  • Knowledge of network protocols (DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, LAN and WAN, VPN), server peripheral hardware (UPS, backup drives, KVM) and monitoring (ServersAlive) 

Desirable 

  • Microsoft Azure experience 

  • Understanding of Delphi/Pascal 

  • Coding skills and experience with software development 

  • Able to work with project and team development tools (Zoho, SVN) 

Competencies 

  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written 

  • Ability to work well with people, including all levels of staff, management, and customers 

  • Customer service skills 

  • Ability to work independently and suggest creative improvements 

  • Able to pick up new coding languages 

  • Flexibility to prioritize and move between tasks, well-organized 

  • Objectivity, and openness to other views; able to give and welcome feedback 

What makes RPP a great place to work: 

  • Stable and growing business that’s been around for 50+ years 

  • Family-friendly with excellent work/life balance  

  • A respectful, professional environment where your input is valued 

  • 2 weeks paid vacation to start, additional time off around Christmas 

  • Benefits 

  • Room for advancement and promotion as we continue to grow, limited only by your drive and abilities 

About Us 

RPP has spent over 45+ years developing and delivering science-based assessment products and leadership coaching services.  Our clients include Fortune 100 companies and important government agencies.   

We offer the opportunity to work in an engaging, challenging, and growing business with other talented individuals. We enjoy our jobs, and it shows! The average length of employment with RPP for our employees is about 16 years! Our size and structure give us a degree of flexibility which is usually not possible in very large organizations.   

If you’re looking for an exciting, rewarding job opportunity, join our enthusiastic, talented team of professionals.  

Send cover letter and resume to jobs@sigmahr.com.