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ISL 27R - Senior Programmer Analyst

Requisition #:  43180
Department: Tech, Innov & Citizens' Serv
Ministry Branch / Division: Information Management Branch/CSD
Posting Close Date: 2017-08-22
Location: Victoria  -
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Information Management/Information Technology, Scientific and Technical
Job Profile: Job_Profile_IS27_Senior_Programmer_Analyst_June_2017.docx
Job Summary:
Intermediate Programmer Analyst
Information Systems R27
Salary $66,200.03 - $75,658.71 annually plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and temporary vacancies.
Location: Victoria

An excellent opportunity for a customer service driven programming team lead professional whom will be joining and leading a team responsible for a multi-year project to implement an enterprise ITSM tool for the Service Management Branch of the OCIO :
 The Ministry Information Management Branch (IMB) fulfills the business needs with technology solutions and ensures ministry IM/IT investments support strategic objectives of the larger government.  The IMB Application Management unit provides full life-cycle service management, design, delivery and support to applications for ministry line-of-business divisions and corporate government applications.
As the Senior Programmer Analyst, you will lead and coordinate the application development teams in the application development lifecycle using conventional and agile methodology; In planning, designing, developing, testing, enhancing and maintaining mission critical applications of significant complexity (multiple platforms; including cloud), environments and technologies, requiring integration of new and legacy systems). In addition, you will provide guidance and technical expertise to staff and contractors. The Senior Programmer Analyst will work with the clients, citizens, suppliers and specialist delivery teams, balancing multiple priorities while ensuring a focus on high service delivery. 
The BC Public Service offers training, growth and development opportunities; a competitive benefits package; a pension plan that ranks among the best; and a balance between work and life commitments. We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work. For more information about opportunities and benefits please go to What We Offer.

Consider this exciting opportunity to live and work in Victoria, a community located on Vancouver Island. Victoria offers a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities, festivals, special events, art and cultural experiences for every season.

For full description of accountabilities and qualifications, please review the attached job profile.  To learn more about this opportunity, please contact David. Woo@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT APPLY TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. 

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NOTE:  Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:



  • Computer Science or Computer Engineering Degree with 5 years of equivalent work experience; Diploma in related field with 6 years of equivalent work experience; or Certification in related field with 9 years of equivalent work experience as an intermediate application developer.

  • 4 years of experience with complex client/server and web based applications, including analysis, design, and development/implementation of complex applications.

  • 3 years of experience in leading teams including application developers, business area users and technical resources.

  • 3 years of hands-on experience in .NET application development using Visual Studio, C# and  MVC

  • 3 years of experience in SQL Server, Oracle database design, development, PL/SQL and Object Relational Modeling with different tools such as Entity framework and LINQ

  • 3 years of experience in client-side development using JavaScript, jQuery, CSS and HTML

  • Experience in a broad number of application development tools.

  • Experience in data modelling, process modelling, and/or business area analysis techniques.

  • Experience with all aspects of application development using a System Development Life Cycle and modern Software Engineering practices.

  • Experience with project management and business analysis.

  • Experience supervising staff and/or consultants.


REQUIRED:  Successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service; which includes a Criminal Record Check and Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check.


Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.

Cover letter required: NO - A cover letter is not required as part of your application.


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Online Questionnaire:  YES - As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications. You need to allot 30-60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.


IMPORTANT: The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered.  If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply.  Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are available on the Apply for a Position page on MyHR.

NOTE: Questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job qualifications noted above so please ensure you include all relevant information about your education and experience such as the date ranges of experience, job titles, and job duties when responding to the questionnaire. Your resume may not be reviewed for shortlisting purposes.




The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.


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