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Senior Systems Analyst - Victoria Police Department

Senior Systems Analyst - Victoria Police Department

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Supporting Victoria and Esquimalt's Police Department through excellence in IT, with a focus on applications and databases, software and development projects


Responsible for analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and support of applications and databases in accordance with the needs of the Department; manage software implementation and development projects, including cloud systems (SaaS, PaaS).


Design, implement and support technology projects to address identified Departmental needs.  Architect, build, maintain and support the department’s applications and database services.

Analyze business problems and formulate solutions to meets business, functional and technical requirements. Generate prototypes, data flow diagrams, system models as well as complete technical documentation.

Manage Information Technology projects for the department and between other agencies including the coordination, assignment, review and participation in the project tasks; liaise with other Police Agencies and Police staff regarding department projects.

Plan and execute upgrades, enhancements and changes required to keep the applications and platforms up to date. Follow industry best practices, e.g. patch management, change management, proper testing, access control, data protection, etc.  Make suggestions for improvement where applicable. 

Provide input into the IT strategy and technology roadmaps.

Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure products and services.

Work on multiple jobs concurrently, prioritizing workload as well as managing technology projects to design solutions, implement systems and solve problems.

Assure that Best Practices, Standards, IT policies and procedures are properly observed and maintained in a high-security environment.

Implement technology solutions and measures to manage cybersecurity risk and provide Disaster Recovery processes.

Day-to-day monitoring, management and optimization of existing network and IT infrastructure.  Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems.

Work with users, IT colleagues or in cross-functional groups as needed, until issues are resolved and solutions accepted by all parties.


Business application design, implementation, maintenance and support in a high-security and large-data volume environment. 

Gathering and interpreting business requirements and the ability to reconcile with technical and security requirements to determine the best solutions.

Microsoft 365 platform including Sharepoint, Power Automate with a strong emphasis on MS Security Suite.

Database Design and operation: MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB.

Systems Administration:  Linux, Windows Server OS, iOS, Android, IIS, Apache Tomcat, NginX, Experience in virtualized services and containers, such as Docker, Kubernetes.

Modern technical architectures including cloud, micro-service-based systems and multi-factor authentication frameworks.

Experience with open source and agile development as well as source control methods such as GIT.

Software testing procedures and quality management.

Exceptional troubleshooting skills, ability to analyze operational problems, and implement solutions.

Good knowledge of IT best practices for system security, compliance, change control.

Team player, willing to share and play various roles as part of cross functional teams.

Self-starter with strong time management, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Stay current on technology trends in networking, optimization, cloud, cyber security and Agile/DevOps and regulatory requirements.

Extreme attention to detail and accuracy.

Good listening skills, memory and focus.


Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:

Degree or Diploma in Computer Science or related field. (min. 3 years)

Required to obtain security and criminal record clearance.

Required to sign attestation of confidentiality.


5 years of related experience including 2-3 years experience in system development and implementation or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Intermediate Level, Senior Level

Salary range : $106288

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