Sheridan College

Senior Sitecore Developer

Job Description

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Employee Group: Support Staff
Faculty/Department: Marketing and Brand Strategy 
Campus: Trafalgar  (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 17/S/111
Payband: J
Hourly Range: $35.88 - $41.60
Hours/Week: 40
Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Details: This position is being reposted to consider external applicants.


Founded in 1967, Sheridan has grown from a local college of 400 students to one of Ontario’s leading postsecondary institutions, educating approximately 22,000 full-time and 17,000 continuing and part-time studies students every year on four campuses in three Ontario cities – Oakville, Brampton and Mississauga. An award-winning institution, Sheridan attracts students from across Canada and around the world. Sheridan’s 160,000+ alumni play a critical role in shaping the future of our society in the fields of arts, business, community service, health, technology, and the skilled trades.


Why Sheridan?

We strive to engage our employees by placing great value in work life balance, by finding and nurturing the strengths of each individual, by encouraging innovation and creativity and, ultimately having a supportive culture that inspires each and every employee to have fun while at work!

Perks and Total Rewards:

  • Generous vacation + December holiday closure
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Generous maternity/parental leave top-up
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program


About the Position:

Reporting to the Digital Marketing Production Manager, the Senior Sitecore Developer leads the technical and functional development of Sheridan's primary web properties and web applications. The incumbent is part of an operational team that installs, designs, develops, implements and maintains Sheridan's entire web presence. The incumbent's responsibilities involve installation, support, and development of Sheridan's Sitecore Experience Platform (SXP) and corresponding websites and web applications. The incumbent investigates new or modified user requirements, designs and implements appropriate solutions, resolves reported problems, evaluates and installs software upgrades and develops new applications. The incumbent works in close collaboration with Information Technology teams to achieve the strategic goals and objectives of Sheridan.



Specific Responsibilities Include:


  • Supporting Sheridan's business-critical web properties in Sitecore, specifically and, by doing web application development as well as integrations and supporting applications
  • Reviewing requests to determine feasibility of implementation;
  • Analysing existing systems/system modules and available technologies, identifying and recommending possible solutions;
  • Providing senior technical support to maintain existing Sitecore systems;
  • Assessing and analyzing the requirements for new web features, functionality, and application modules for design and implementation purposes;
  • Providing high-level technical support and analysis for Sitecore system upgrades;
  • Maintaining, developing and sharing technical skills in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.




  • 3-year diploma/degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field along with 8 years of web application design and development experience utilizing web based technologies and relational databases including a minimum of one-year experience with Web Content Management Systems is required. (Or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience)
  • Demonstrated experience with: ASP.NET MVC Web Applications HTMLS, CSS, Javascript and Web Services is also required
  • Experience with Sitecore CMS is preferred. Microsoft Certification (MCSD – App Builder) is considered an asset. Sitecore XP 8 Website Development for .NET Developers (WND) certification is also considered an asset
  • Strong ability to research, troubleshoot and analyze data along with excellent oral and written communication skills



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Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.


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