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IRP- Student, UBC

Senior Developer

Ubc, BC
Full Time
103,770 to 162,139 per year

What UBC is looking for:

We are looking to fill the role of Senior Developer on the IRP Technical Delivery team. This individual will lead the analysis, design and review of existing or proposed system features and requirements and devises computer programs, systems and related procedures.

The incumbent plays an important role in all aspects of the planning, implementation and operation of an enterprise-scale data integration solution for the University of British Columbia that transforms the processes and systems by which data is exchanged between major and minor systems at the university.

This is a hands-on delivery role within a multi-disciplinary technical and business team.

Key attributes of Successful Candidates:

  • Experience in designing, developing and implementing medium to large scale software applications and integrations, primarily using Java or Java-based tools to implement SOAP-based web services or RESTful API's.
  • Good understanding and experience with front end and backend development well as data modeling, data mapping, data structures, and data integration including the following concepts and technologies: SOA, ETLs, ESBs, MOMs, EAI, enterprise integration patterns, SQL/DDL/DML.
  • Strong working knowledge of enterprise application and integration patterns include message-oriented integrations that leverage technologies such as ActiveMQ, JMS and STOMP.

The ideal candidate has undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (Computer Science is preferred). Demonstrates ongoing career development through active and self-motivated professional development. A minimum of 8 years of experience and 2 years of managerial experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

About the program:

UBC has embarked on a multi-year journey to transform its academic and administrative support processes and system environments for the entire UBC community. Following the successful completion of major renewal projects related to UBC’s Human Resources and Finance systems under the Integrated Renewal Program (IRP) in 2020, work is now underway for the next stage of IRP - to renew the Student information ecosystem, anchored by the implementation of Workday Student.  

The Integrated Renewal Program – Student (IRP Student) will leverage the industry-leading cloud enterprise solution, Workday, to replace UBC’s current core Student administration systems with a new integrated, user-friendly, mobile-enabled platform. This project has a high degree of complexity, influence, and impact as our solution is designed for the majority of constituents in the UBC community. UBC is one of the first Canadian institutions to implement Workday for this purpose.

For more information on the IRP Student, please visit

Why work at UBC?

  • UBC is proud to rank 37th globally in the 2022 THE World University Rankings ( ). 
  • UBC is ranked 2nd Best University in Canada
  • UBC has been recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers, UBC offers faculty and staff a family-friendly work environment with paid vacation, as well as a comprehensive benefits plan.
  • The IRP Student Program has implemented a remote work program, modelled to respect the highly different roles and contexts that exist across UBC.

If you are interested in the Senior Developer role, please visit our UBC Staff Career portal to see the full job posting and to apply directly no later than September 30, 2021.

Thank you in advance for your interest and application!

Information Technology