BC Pension Corporation

Intermediate Software Developer -

Database Development

Job Type Location

Temporary, full time (12 months)

Victoria, BC Canada

Competition Union/Excluded



Salary Range Criminal Record Check

$73,751.58 to $84,016.16 per annum (salary includes 6.6% temporary market adjustment)


Classification Closing Date

Information Systems 24 (IS24)

March 29, 2023


This 12-month appointment may be extended or become regular.

An eligibility list to fill future vacancies may be established.

Why choose us?

There is more to Pension Corporation than you might think. We are an award-winning organization with meaningful purpose-driven work, where staff have impact and create peace of mind for those we serve. We have cultivated an outstanding community rooted in respect, where employees are inspired to have courage, take action, and be at their best every day.

Our new nine-year strategic plan, Plan 20|30: Our Future is Insight, will guide us from 2021 to 2030. To learn about our aspirations and objectives and how you can be a part of a people-focused organization that is grounded in operational excellence, visit bcpensioncorp.ca.

What we offer:

  • A variety of work options (modified workweek, on-campus work, or a hybrid of home/on-campus)
  • Incredible campus with collaboration spaces, sit/stand desks, and lots of natural light
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities and scholarship programs
  • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits for you and your family
  • Defined benefit pension program
  • Health & wellness programs - lunchtime seminars, community activities and a comprehensive Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Opportunities to give back to the community and support not-for-profits
  • Seasonal events and socials
  • A robust awards/recognition program
  • Discounts on BC Transit passes, travel and accommodation, cell phones and plans, and more

BC Pension Corporation is committed to the health and safety of our employees and is taking every precaution against COVID-19 while supporting our culture of community and connection in our hybrid workplace. We have implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all employees, as a condition of their employment, to confidentially self-disclose to the Corporation that they are fully vaccinated (two COVID-19 vaccinations). Details about the COVID-19 verification process will be provided at the time of offer.

Hybrid Work Model

This position is located in our Victoria, BC office. You will have the opportunity to work part of the time on-campus and part of the time off-campus. Guidelines and requirements for in-office presence are determined by operational need and vary according to the unique needs of each business area.

The opportunity

We are seeking an Intermediate Software Developer - Database Development to join our team in VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada.

The Intermediate Software Developer plays a critical role in the software development lifecycle by contributing to the technical design, development, enhancement and maintenance of BC Pension Corporation's information systems and services. This position is responsible for the delivery of software during the design, development, testing and implementation phases of projects throughout the systems life cycle, with a focus on database development.

The IT Engineering branch is responsible for technical integration within and across systems in the corporate product portfolio, ensuring the appropriate technical solutions are being delivered, appropriate governance is applied, risks and technical deficits are mitigated, issues are resolved, and sound sustainable technical solutions are successfully implemented. The team ensures that the solutions implemented are as intended and that technical debt is both managed and maintainable.

What do you need to succeed?

Must have

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology, Computer Science, or similar field and (2) years of related experience; OR
  • Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science, or similar field and (3) years of related experience; OR
  • Certificate in Information Technology, Computer Science, or similar field and (4) years of related experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and (5) years of related experience.

Related experience must include the minimum number of years of experience with each of the following requirements corresponding to the education listed above:

  • Being in a software Developer role for a medium to large organization;
  • Using a variety of modern development tools and technologies, relational and non-relational databases;
  • Using CI/CD (one or more - Terraform, CI/CD pipelines, Github actions);
  • Using Data APIs, Open API;
  • Development in continuous integration and deployment environments; and
  • Role specific technical experience as per below.

Database Developer role specific technical experience with the following:

  • Database technologies: Oracle (SQL, PL/SQL) / Microsoft (Azure SQL, SQL Server, TSQL);
  • Reporting tools; Oracle BI Publisher / MS Power BI; and
  • Using Authentication/Authorization (one or more - OpenID Connect (OIDC), JWT).

Nice to have

Preference may be given to applicants with experience in one or more of the following:

  • DevOps and using DevOps tools such as GitHub, Jenkins, and Docker;
  • Designing, developing or consuming REST APIs;
  • Azure cloud development, OCI and AKS; and
  • Experience and/or training with automated testing frameworks (e.g. Cypress) or test suites to support a Continuous Deployment Environment.

To learn more about the Intermediate Software Developer - Database Development position, please click the link to the job description at the bottom of the page.

Application requirements

Cover letter: Please do not submit a cover letter; it will not be reviewed.

Resume: A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Ensure your resume includes your education, the start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job requirements.

Questionnaire: As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please allow approximately 15 minutes to complete this questionnaire.

Please submit your application through the Apply Now feature on this page.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm PST on the closing date referenced above. Late applications will not be considered.

Diversity & Inclusion

BC Pension Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please email us at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

Thank you for your interest in working with us. We will let you know about your status in this competition as soon as possible. If you have questions about this opportunity, please email us at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

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