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Applications Developer & Data Manager

Applications Developer & Data Manager

Company: SIM Canada
Contact Person: Paul Russell
10 Huntingdale Blvd.
Scarborough, Ontario , M1W 2S5
Phone: 416-497-2424 ext 130

Position Description

Applications Developer & Data Manager  - CONSTRACT


SIM Canada is an international, interdenominational, evangelical mission with over 2,000 missionaries and 2,000 national workers serving in more than 65 countries around the world.  SIM Canada is a community of God's people who delight to worship him and are passionate about the Gospel, seeking to fulfill the mission of Jesus Christ in the world.

Position Description:

The primary role is to be the “go-to” person for all Applications and Data users in SIM Canada.  In this position, you will be working with the Communications, Projects and Information’s Group and reporting to the Director.  Functions include maintenance and development of the SIM Canada intranet website, databases, and applications.


Duties & Responsibilities:


Maintain all SIM Canada approved applications like Raiser’s Edge, Financial Edge etc.
Maintain all SIM Canada databases (SQL Server 2012). Ability to write and modify all SQL procedures, backup jobs and to keep all databases running efficiently.
Maintain and jointly develop the SIM Canada intranet website (using ASP.Net) for our missionaries and applicants.
Develop and maintain all bridging software between in-house applications (using C# and
Analyze existing setup and recommend and implement improvements
Contact point for all user questions
Provide ongoing help and training of applications and processes to SIM personnel to enable them to complete their tasks efficiently
Analyze data for reporting and / or performance (trend) analysis for the leadership team (using crystal reports, Microsoft applications and SQL).
Develop strategies to optimize production tasks
Liaison between SIM Canada and the different application vendors
Liaison between SIM Canada and other SIM offices on application and data issues
Any additional analysis and duties as requested by the Supervisor, as required
Attending and participating in chapels and prayer days



Strong attention to detail and analytical skills, with an ability to solve problems
At least 2 years hands-on experience with SQL Server, C#, ASP.Net, Windows.Net, Crystal Reports, MS Office products and applications
Knowledge of Blackbaud products (Raisers Edge / Financial Edge) an asset
Proficient use of written and oral English.  French is considered an asset


Work hours & Location:

This is a full-time Contract  position, 5 days a week (can be 9 month term to one year).  The SIM office is located in Scarborough, Ontario



Please send a cover letter and resume to the Deputy Director (, SIM Canada by Application Due Date (M/D/Y).  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


The successful applicant will need to agree to SIM Canada’s core values. Offers of Contract are conditional upon the successful completion of reference checks and a Police background check.


Mission Statement: SIM Canada’s mission is to glorify God by planting, strengthening, and partnering with churches around the world as we: evangelize the unreached, minister to human need, disciple believers into churches, and equip churches to fulfill Christ’s commission

Posted: March 1, 2018 | Expires: May 30, 2018
Posted Under: Information Technology
Career ID: [ 5003 ]