Systems Development Intern

ASpectrum Inc.

  Posted: May 18, 2021

  Location: Scarborough, Ontario

  Internship Program: Digital Tech

  Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000

  Hours per Week: 30

  Start Date: July 12, 2021

  End Date: January 12, 2022

Job Description

Plan, direct, and coordinate digital adoption activities that help ASpectrum run efficiently. Specific responsibilities include maintenance of our digital facilities such as our Customer Relationship Management Software, Applicant Tracking System, online record keeping, e-mail distribution, and database implementation and upkeep.

Digitizing, planning and developing administrative processes and systems on our new software platforms. The Systems Development Intern will be responsible for providing help desk support and training other staff on our systems.

Systems Development: Develop, test and document new system processes, reports and interfaces, and modifications to existing systems. Analyze existing applications and systems to identify opportunities for improvement. Design a user manual for the entire project upon completion.

Duties and Responsibilities

Create digital databases and online reports to support project measurement and data analytics. Design new systems and develop enhancements to existing systems. Monitor the efficiency of current systems and suggest modifications and/or improvements. Support implementation, trouble-shooting, solution planning.

Ongoing consultation with business and/or project manager to understand operational processes to be automated, business rules to be applied, and information and reports required.

Develop, test and document new digital system components, reports and interfaces, and modifications to existing systems.

Analyze existing software applications and systems to identify opportunities for improvement.

Design and perform systems testing procedures to ensure a new system is efficient and properly integrating into the overall system architecture.

Conduct usability tests with end users to ensure the system performs as specified.

Diagnose application failures and develop procedures to correct problems, make modifications to user procedures, user data entry instructions, user training programs and data files and structures as required.

Knowledge and Skills

Ability to think outside the cubicle: Creative and innovative decision-making skills.
Clear communicator, ability to communicate to people who are not tech-based.
Knowledge of technology infrastructure and computer software applications.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) – Programming and Design: Software design, testing and debugging skills.
Team Collaboration & Information Sharing: Ability to collaborate with others in designing, developing and troubleshooting applications.
Project & Change Management: Ability to effectively manage application development projects and implementation procedures.

Education Required

College diploma or undergraduate university degree in the fields of: Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science, Computer & Network Support Technician, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Systems Technician, Computer Programming & Analysis, Graduate degree.

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