MS Access IntermediateProgrammer/Developer

Our public client has an immediate need for an Intermediate MS Access Programmer/Developer for a 2 month contract in Toronto, ON. This short-term assignment will assist with the design, build and implementation of an MS Access database and the processes required by our client to manage the application and produce reports on a day to day basis. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Programmer/Developer will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and maintain a plan to address contract deliverables, through the identification of significant milestones and expected results; with weekly status reporting.
  • Review/analysis of current code and MS Access applications' structure.
  • Develop conceptual data model for the current applications to remove bad code and replace with a functioning code until a re-write for the application is establish.
  • Review poor performance of the applications and investigate possible improvements.
  • Participate in defect fixing, testing support, and development activities.
  • Bug fixes and enhancement to the Access Applications. Track defects and fixes and report status to stakeholders.
  • Performance testing and present results for validation and analysis.
  • Ensure tables and new codes in the MS Access applications are re-configured correctly. Promote OPS I&IT standards and best practices to facilitate control of system quality and implementation.
  • Complete documentation and Knowledge Transfer delivery to FTEs. Development of documentation and materials as part of a review and knowledge transfer to other Cluster staff.

 

  • Design, development and implementation of an MS Access Database
  • Provide input into the process design and improvement required to the current business model
  • Assist the assessment activities related to applications using MS Access database to store data.
  • Data segregation and reporting of the most critical issues related to departmental MS Access, Word and Excel applications
  • Testing application compatibility in Windows 10 operating system environment
  • Conduct preliminary functional testing with end-user before deployment
  • Support resolution of issues with regards to the application operating system compatibility, and other technical coordination during testing
  • Performs all duties in accordance with IT Solutions standards and procedures
  • Strong understanding and hands-on experience with software development tools including MS Access 2016/2019, Office 2016/2019, Windows 2010, Excel, VBA, Macros

Rated Criteria

Development and Database Skills

  • 5+ year of experience working on MS Access Database
  • 5+ year of experience importing data into Access Database, know how to import data into Access database
  • Extensive experience in tables and creating different relationship between different database, build a relationship between the different databases in Access. Know how to join tables, update data, delete data, sort, calculate, filter, etc
  • 5+ year of experience building Queries and can join tables, update data, delete data, sort, calculate, filter.
  • Extensive experience can export data in Excel format Extensive experience creating a table using MAOL (Microsoft Access Object Library)
  • Extensive knowledge on creating a form in Microsoft Access 2013

Accessibility Standards for Development

  • Proven knowledge of accessibility standards
  • Experience in development of web applications based on accessibility best practices

Technical Skills

  • Demonstrated experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Working experience with project management methodologies would be an asset
  • Working experience with AODA would be an asset
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills and a team player
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with developers, testers and business clients

REQUIREMENTS
– University or college graduate in computer science or related discipline with minimum – 5+ years application development experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
– At least 2 years experience providing advice, mentoring and expertise to team members
– Experience in gathering user requirements, understanding business processes and creating solutions based upon requirements
– In-depth knowledge of integrating complex applications on the desktop and across wide and local area

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