Canada's National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics
Summer 2018 job posting
Job number TR18-2-35

Position Title:

Programmer Analyst 

Name of Project:

Work Permit and Timesheet applications 


The student will participate in the development and/or enhancement of Java applications used at TRIUMF.


The activities will be aligned with the TRIUMF Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC). This will include;
1) Communicating with TRIUMF employees and other stakeholders in order to understand the features and functions required and the business justification for the requests.
2) Participation in joint sessions with TRIUMF employees and other stakeholders in order to prioritize development activities.
3) Design, under supervision, of data models suitable for storing the data elements required to implement the requested design features.
4) Development, under supervision, of Java, Javascript, jQuery and other software components required to implement high priority features and functions
5) Assisting the primary users of the software in the documentation of primary use cases and test runs
6) Deployment of the software to production and documentation of outstanding issues and user guides as appropriate

Skills learned during this work experience:

1) Developing user requirements and prioritizing development activities
2) Good database modeling and coding procatices
3) User testing strategies
4) Deployment methods in an enterprise environment


3 years of study in computer science or computer engineering or equivalent education/experience. Experience developing and deploying Java based applications is required. Exposure to relational data modelling would be beneficial.

Shiftwork required:


Period of work:

May - Aug 2018 with possible 4-month extension  
Salary is commensurate with academic progress and previous relevant work experience, and ranges from $ 2080 to $ 2800 per month plus 4% vacation pay.
TRIUMF pays round-trip airfare (this does not apply to Vancouver/Victoria students); for Vancouver Island students, TRIUMF will pay ferry costs.

TRIUMF is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all qualified undergraduate students as defined below:

  • Canadian undergraduate students or Canadian Permanent Resident undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited post secondary institution in Canada (or outside Canada) who are studying in a vocational or professional training program that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate.
  • Foreign full-time undergraduate students currently enrolled at a designated learning institution at the post-secondary level, and who are studying in an academic, vocational or professional training program that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate that is at least six months in duration, and who have a valid Canadian study permit which allows for employment off-campus, and who have applied for a Social Insurance Number
  • Foreign undergraduate students enrolled in a recognized undergraduate program of study abroad who have accepted, or are in the process of accepting, an "Invitation to Apply" for a work permit under the International Experience Canada (IEC) program

Applications must be received at TRIUMF by 4:00pm Pacific time on 2018-01-22.

One complete PDF for EACH position must be submitted. Please save the PDF as lastname-job number (eg Smith-15.pdf)

Email to:

Mail to:

TRIUMF Student Program
Job Number TR18-2-35
4004 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, B.C.
V6T 2A3

No phone calls please. TRIUMF wishes to thank all applicants for their interest, and regrets that only those being considered will be contacted.

TRIUMF is located on the campus of the University of British Columbia.
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