Systems Analyst

Ocean Software - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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As noted in the description below, for security clearance reasons only Canadian or USA citizens are eligible.

Job Summary

  • Specialist Software
  • Support and Understand Military Aviation Operations
  • Exporting to Global Markets
  • Ottawa Based
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Travel: 50%+ of time

Ocean Software is an Australian global export success story, providing Defence clients with world-class aviation and logistics management solutions. In Canada, Ocean is in the unique position of supplying its world-class operations and training management software system, FlightPro®, to all levels of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). Introduced to Canada at NATO Flight Training Canada (NFTC) in 2002, FlightPro® now services Contracted Flight Training Services (CFTS) in Portage La Prairie and is being delivered to all operational RCAF Squadrons.

With the significant expansion within Canada and globally, Ocean has a growing need for an experienced professional to lead and support the delivery of FlightPro® to the RCAF. The right candidate(s) will join an existing team of technical and operational experts whose primary goal is to deliver the best possible service to RCAF, improving the day to day experience of the User’s and providing the tools needed to make unit operations and training safe and efficient. The anticipated start date for successful applicant(s) is autumn 2019, based on operational needs. The office is located in the National Capital Region (Ottawa/Gatineau), and the team travels extensively throughout Canada.

The role, System Analyst, provides support through operational optimisation of FlightPro® to users at various levels of the RCAF. This role is not only key to the success of the project but also directly affects the daily operations of client units. Successful applicants will work in a team atmosphere and will be embedded with the client, working with, and reporting to, public servants and military personnel.

As noted in the description below, for security clearance reasons only Canadian or USA citizens are eligible.

While the primary focus of this role is the delivery and support of FlightPro® to RCAF, FlightPro®’s continued success internationally will provide a wide variety of opportunities.

Essential skills/traits

  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in software development or software maintenance
  • 4+ years of experience identifying training requirements for an enterprise user’s application
  • 4+ years in an Information Technology (IT) environment as a business analyst or systems analysis or systems training or technical support
  • 3+ years of experience analyzing software performance and system sizing
  • Canadian or USA citizen who holds or is able to hold a Canadian Security Clearance at LEVEL 2 / SECRET
  • Available for extensive domestic travel on a demanding schedule

Desired skills/traits

  • Experience in a military flight operation, as civilian or as a military member
  • Proficiency with Microsoft SQL Technology and understanding of relational database systems
  • Experience in working in a classified environment and in the handling of COMSEC Material
  • A strong professional reputation and network among RCAF units
  • Currently holds and is able to transfer a Canadian Security Clearance
  • Competency in a second language, French or other

To apply please send your cover letter and resume.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $70,000.00 to $125,000.00 /year


  • software development: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)


  • Ottawa, ON (Preferred)