OCIO

http://www.gov.nl.ca/exec/ocio

Position Details

Reporting to the Design & Delivery Manager (DevOps) and working under the guidance of a Team Lead, the Senior Systems Analyst will be responsible for the ongoing support and development of new and/or updated software applications, enabling the Government of Newfoundland & Labrador to provide services to its citizens. As part of the Mainframe Applications Team, you will have the opportunity to leverage a collaborative approach while working within a mainframe systems environment and assisting with modernization efforts. Through both initiative and project-led activities, the successful candidate will utilize their expertise and innovation to deliver new solutions.

Within this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide technical support within a portfolio of large-scale mainframe systems;
  • Participate in system testing and user reviews;
  • Identify and participate in modernization opportunities;
  • Translate business requirements into detailed system design and technical specifications;
  • Consult with users, key stakeholders, and initiative/project team members, as required;
  • Provide technical analysis, design, and development on application enhancements;
  • Estimate development efforts and assist in initiative/project planning, as required;
  • Create, update, and maintain system documentation, procedures, and standards;
  • Provide feedback on architectural designs, solution approaches, and software usage;
  • Mentor junior resources, as required;
  • Collaborate as part of a team and with other OCIO technical groups;
  • The incumbent may be asked to perform other related duties, as required.

Screening Criteria

  1. Completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or Business (equivalencies may also be considered)
  2. Extensive experience of a progressively responsible nature in developing and/or supporting mainframe applications using programming technologies such as COBOL, ADSO, or JCL
  3. Extensive experience working with mainframe database technologies, such as IDMS or IMS
  4. Experience developing and/or supporting non-mainframe applications using programming technologies such as .Net, PHP, C#, Java, etc. (Asset)

Assessment Criteria

  1. Knowledge and experience with developing and/or supporting mainframe applications using technologies such as COBOL, ADSO, JCL, IDMS, and IMS
  2. Knowledge and experience with developing and/or supporting non-mainframe applications using programming technologies such as .Net, PHP, C#, Java, etc.) (Asset)
  3. Knowledge and proficiency with systems analysis, design and coding
  4. Knowledge of software development methods and best practices
  5. Ability to work independently and collaborate within a team
  6. Ability to manage time and tasks efficiently
  7. Ability to effectively exchange information

How to Apply
Go to https://www.hiring.gov.nl.ca/job-details/29492

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