ISL 27R - Senior Systems Analyst

BC Public Service - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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Senior Systems Analyst
Information Systems R27
Burnaby, Regular, Full Time
Salary: IS R27 $69,900.80 to $79,791.25 PLUS 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment (TMA)

There are two (2) vacancies

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The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of two branches of Government responsible for the wholesale distribution and retail sale of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis. In 2018/19 the LDB recorded gross sales of $3.6 billion, generating a net income of $1.104 billion that supported vital public services including health care and education. It has a workforce of approximately 4600 full- and part-time employees working across 197 BC Liquor Stores, two BC Cannabis Stores (online and stand alone), a Head Office, three Wholesale Customer Centres and three Distribution Centres. The LDB is led by a General Manager and CEO who is responsible for administering the Liquor Distribution Act and the Cannabis Distribution Act, subject to direction from the Minister. As part of BC’s mixed-model retail system for liquor and non-medical cannabis, the LDB is committed to providing customers with an enhanced shopping environment, an expansive product selection and a high level of service.

LDB’s Information Technology Division (IT) provides reliable, responsive and secure systems and services to support LDB in operational excellence and delivering superior customer service.

The LDB’s Information Technology Division consists of six departments and 23 distinctive units, with 200+ FTEs. IT has adopted a multi-sourcing strategy and leverages a combination of internal and external expertise, including outsourced services, contracted services and shared services, to deliver the IT mandate of supporting current operations and future business needs. Strategic plans, governance of standards and risk management are all developed internally to support Divisional and Corporate goals.

The Senior Systems Analyst leads the advanced tier application support (tier 2/3), design and development of IT systems, develops design and functional specifications, produces deliverables related to the project(s) assigned and assists in post implementation support and system enhancements through the various phases of the application development life cycle. Undertakes integration work which has a significant impact across the IT environment and client departments. This position is responsible for the Tier 2 support, planning, analyzing, designing, developing, testing and implementing effective solutions to meet requirements.

This position oversees system applications’ maintenance and enhancements varying in complexity, cost and business significance entailing both short and long term projects that may be either of a self-contained nature or ones which require the assignment, coordination and monitoring of work performed by other team or project resources to support the business objectives of the BC Liquor Distribution Branch.

Possesses experience client/server environments including the implementation and support of resource planning, sales automation, financial and distribution systems.

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Education & Experience:
Formal post-secondary education in Computer Science/Information Technology or a related field and a minimum of 3 years of recent, related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Experience with ERP systems.
Experience identifying key project milestones and producing project deliverables (i.e. Test plans, migration plans).
Experience leading small project teams (5-7 people) including application developers, business area users and technical resources.
Experience with several of the following business systems/technologies are required:

Wholesale - Systems analysis experience with wholesale supply chain systems and processes - Oracle E-Business, Warehouse Management System (Tecsys), Demand Planning, Forecasting, Transport Management Systems, Labour Management, Replenishment, Inventory Management, Customs, Excise.

Experience with one or more of the following business systems and process is preferred:

Retail - Systems analysis experience with retail supply chain systems and processes - POS, Inventory, Pricing, Markup/Promotions, Marketing, Merchandising, Replenishment, Workforce Management, Space Planning, Assortment Planning.

Corporate - Systems analysis experience with retail and/or wholesale supply chain systems and processes - Finance (A/R, A/P, G/L, Data Management, Audit, Purchasing), HR (Recruitment, Payroll, Training & Learning, Labour Relations, Occupational Health & Safety).

Knowledge of the following:
Knowledge of database systems (ie. Oracle, Sql Server).
Knowledge of MS Office Suite.
Knowledge of scripting.
Knowledge and recognition of the benefits of adherence to systems lifecycle methodologies.
Broad understanding of IT infrastructure (ie. Networking, testing methodologies, network level security)
Knowledge of SOA Architecture.
Knowledge of Java and/or C# preferred.

Skills and Abilities:
Strong time management and organizational skills to manage concurrent activities and meet timelines.
Good communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate information effectively to all levels within an organization.
Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking and analysis/problem solving skills to make appropriate business recommendations.
Ability to support routine process in personal computer and in-house/cloud server systems.
Ability to set up, monitor, and back up all existing and new systems including Windows Server.
Ability to create and maintain technical documentation.

Working Conditions

Position is on a rotating schedule; schedules are subject to change per the needs of the business. Please see Job Description for further details.