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Senior Application Analyst

Senior Application Analyst

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BC Transit BC

  • We love that our head office is in Victoria and we bet you do too! We are happy you have decided to explore a career with BC Transit, this is a great city to work and live in. We are passionate about helping reduce congestion in the city and providing a public service to everyone in BC (except for Metro Vancouver). We have innovative new bus lanes being installed from Colwood to Downtown in both directions, real time GPS being installed in the full fleet across the province and we are beginning to explore mobile payment options among other things. It is an exciting time to be in the transit industry and we are looking for fun, creative, passionate people to join our amazing team. Not only would you work with an incredible team, you would also receive great benefits and a pension plan to boot. Keep reading to find out if this role makes you feel excited to come to work each day!

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    Victoria, BC
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    11 Feb 2021
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    01 Mar 2021
  • Please apply directly on our Careers site

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What will you do?

As the successful candidate, you will apply your creativity and innovation to help us push the envelope! You will focus on architecting, building, and integrating systems to create lasting business solutions. This means you will be working closely with business stakeholders and members of IT to ensure the successful delivery of new applications and maintaining critical services used for the successful operations of BC Transit. We have a mix of commercial, off-the-shelf software (with a mix of legacy and modern applications) and in-house applications and solutions. 


Ideally, we are looking for someone that:

  • Has a strong penchant for cloud solutions: We want to leverage public infrastructure, services, and platforms to deliver rapid and scalable solutions. We are a Microsoft shop, so experience with Azure and Office 365 are ideal 
  • Has been around application development: Minor to moderate experience developing in Python, .NET, or other languages to solve business problems would be a great asset
  • Strong listening and communication skills: Understanding customer needs and requirements, communicating with vendors on the development of customizations, understanding testing requirements, and expressing ongoing support needs to stakeholders ensures successful, lasting solutions 
  • Has leveraged or built integrations: As more applications need to talk to each other in a safe and secure manner, an understanding of an overall integration architecture is vital 
  • Can work with data: On the database end, experience using or designing database structures is required (we use Oracle and MSSQL, but eyeing cloud options).  Regardless of which provider, an understanding of data analysis functions that support business intelligence and reporting is a key part of this role
  • Is able to see the big picture: While operations always will be there, the ability to reflect on the overall architecture (the “big picture”) and designing and integrating systems accordingly is essential

 

What education will you need to be successful?
We love lifelong Learners and recommend the following mix of education or certifications to be successful in conjunction with relevant experience:

  • Post-secondary degree in Computer Systems or an IT related discipline with up to 5 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.
  • ITIL training would be an asset
  • Scrum Master training would be an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in software development lifecycles
  • Experience supporting with enterprise Finance, Asset Management, HR and payroll applications such as JD Edwards, PeopleSoft or Oracle eBusiness
  • Experience working with Business Intelligence tools such as Crystal Reports, JD Edwards Report Write, Hubble
  • SQL and Oracle PL/SQL coding experience

 

To view the full job description for this role please visit our Careers site.

 

Additional Information

  • The position requires the competition of a Criminal Record Check Or Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Testing and assessments may be included as part of the recruitment process
  • An eligibility list may be established for future vacancies
  • If you have a disability which requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you

 

BC Transit Offers

  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Vacation (based on the terms outlined in the appropriate collective agreement or exempt policy handbook)
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Health and Wellness Spending account
  • Employee fitness centre, at both the Victoria and Langford depots (not currently open due to COVID-19)
  • A complimentary BC Transit bus pass, plus taxable dependant passes
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Social Club
  • Employee Recognition Program – Recognizing Excellent Values (REV)

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

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