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Oracle Programmer

Our client, a highly established non-profit organization focused on providing critical research that aids in the development and treatment of people, has a rare opportunity for an Oracle Programmer to join their passionate team based out of downtown Vancouver.

Find out why this organization has such a large number of long-term employees!


Job Overview:

Reporting to the Director and receiving direction from the Senior Oracle Programmer, the Oracle Programmer performs a variety of duties related to various aspects of data management for the organization including data being linked and/or extracted as well as being logical, consistent and correctly reflecting the information stored in the databases.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements and maintains large epidemiological Oracle databases
  • Integrates relational databases into an information system
  • Develops and maintains client applications using Oracle Forms and Reports
  • Develops web-based applications using Oracle Application Express (APEX)
  • Creates customized reports and ad-hoc queries
  • Provides training and support to Oracle application end-users regarding issues such as access methods, technical problems, and database policies and procedures
  • Determines and resolves data-related problems of a scientific nature
  • Conducts performance tuning/improvement of queries and database responsiveness
  • Builds business practices to facilitate the processing, cleaning, quality assurance, and review of clinical study data
  • Presents layout, formatting and design recommendations including various delivery methods
  • Prepares technical design documentation to support code development.
  • Executes code development and unit test
  • Provides management with timely reports related to development activities
  • Performs other duties as required


What will help you succeed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • Related experience working with relational databases
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle RDBMS, SQL and PL/SQL
  • Demonstrated expertise in Oracle Forms and Reports
  • Experience in Oracle Application Express (APEX) is required
  • Able to work independently to meet team and organizational goals
  • Excellent problem solving and organization skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proven ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to interact with colleagues from various backgrounds
  • Able to conduct research, risk analysis and recommend appropriate strategies/solutions


Why should you join this company:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Employee benefits include Medical, Extended Health, Dental, Group Life Insurance, Long Term Total Disability
  • Pension Plan
  • Four weeks vacation!
  • Benefits kick in right away*** No waiting until after probation
  • And more! 

This is an immediate opening and interviews are taking place right away. Cover letters are not required.

We look forward to reviewing your resume!

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