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Systems Analyst

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Saanich School District

Systems Analyst - Job 76

District Overview

Driven by our desire to help students thrive in their academic and personal lives, the Saanich School District provides quality educational programs and a safe and nurturing learning environment for the over 7,000 culturally diverse students within its 18 schools. Serving the Saanich Peninsula located just north of Victoria, BC, the district has one of the highest graduation rates in the province and a student body that consistently scores well on annual assessment tests, thanks in large part to the dedication and efforts of our 900 teaching and support staff.SUMMARY

Under direction of the Director of Information Technology, provides technical administration for district-wide computer and network resources while protecting the integrity and confidentiality of district information and other districts.


    Provides technical support for the District’s Local and Wide Area Networks including design, installation, administration and maintenance

    Provides diagnostic, installation, preventative maintenance and repairs on computer hardware and related peripherals

    Researches, installs, troubleshoots and monitors district network servers including Application Servers, Web Servers, FTP servers and Proxy Servers, etc.

    Researches, plans and estimates technological changes and improvements to maximize the efficient and effective application of technology, associated systems and facilities and recommends network and system hardware and software solutions to technology problems and improvements

    Prepares and delivers reports on work in progress

    Prepares technical documentation such as instructions, procedures and user manuals

    Provides technical advice to the schools and district staff as part of a team responsible for evaluation, planning, and implementation of computer technology

    Responsible for the data integrity and security of confidential information throughout the district including student demographics, financial data and employee records

    Analyzes security policies, issues and concerns and provides timely and cost effective solutions including firewalls, anti-virus, user rights and disaster recovery

    Writes custom script applications using various programming languages (i.e. vb, vbscript, html, asp, sql, wmi, and adsi)

    Creates scripted batch files to perform various tasks such as, logon scripts, backups and user administration

    Reads and interprets drawings and specifications

    Provides advanced technical advice, support, training and mentorship to school-based technicians

    Prepares and delivers technical workshops and user help files for district staff

    Provides direct support to district staff (administrative and support) using the most effective methods by remote desktop, email, phone or onsite visit (as required)

    Designs, implements and administers district websites and web based services

    Provides district-wide support and administration for software including, library automation and database software, student administration database, financial accounting database, email and communication services

    Performs emergency call-in maintenance duties outside of assigned hours as required

    Prepares and delivers technical workshops and user help files for district staff

* Performs other assigned duties that are within the area of knowledge and skills required by the job



    Grade 12

    Two-year technical diploma (e.g. Computer Systems Technology Course) or equivalent combination of experience and training

    Five years’ related experience

    Specialized relevant training (e.g. Microsoft Certification, Novel, Linux/Unix, Network Diagnostic tools)

    Thorough working knowledge and experience with multi-platform computer systems including hardware and software applications

    Thorough working knowledge and experience with FTP, Web, Proxy servers, Database servers and Remote access

    Thorough working knowledge of local and wide area networks in multi-platform and protocol environments

    Knowledge and experience in multiple programming languages

    Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks often with conflicting priorities in a professional manner

    Demonstrated effective, interpersonal and communication skills

    Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s license

* Or equivalent combination of training and experience.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

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