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ISL 18R - Programmer Analyst

Requisition #:  43348
Department: Ministry of Health
Ministry Branch / Division: Vital Statistics Agency
Posting Close Date: 2017-08-31
Location: Victoria  -
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Information Management/Information Technology
Job Profile: IS18_programmer_83409_Job_Profile_74BD.pdf
Job Summary:
Programmer Analyst
Information Systems 18
Salary $50,857.18 - $57,781.28 annually

An eligibility list may be established.

The Vital Statistics Agency is responsible through legislation for the following registries: births, deaths, marriages, stillbirths, change of name, adoptions, wills and the health status registry. The Agency registers all vital events occurring in British Columbia and maintains registries and records of those events.

The Systems Unit develops and maintains a variety of applications, including several java-based web applications; an Oracle web forms application which supports internal operations; and a B2B ebXML messaging system. The web applications allow service providers across BC to register vital events and provide services on behalf of the Agency, parents of children born in BC to submit a birth registration for their newborn, and other members of the public to order certificates for registered events.

The Programmer Analyst contributes to the systems team by providing application systems support, ad hoc reporting and application development, maintenance and enhancement.  Working with a dynamic, high functioning team, you provide critical application support in the day-to-day functioning of the Agency’s information systems by working with end-users in the resolution of data, application and operational issues.

If you have an IT background with excellent problem solving and communications skills, we welcome your application.  For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, requirements and qualifications, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact duane.lecky@gov.bc.caDO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “HOW TO APPLY” section below.

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:
•Degree in Computer Science and some related experience OR  Diploma in Computer Science and 1 year of related experience
•Knowledge of application design.
•Knowledge of system development life cycles.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in:
•Experience with application development
•Oracle development experience
•Development experience in a Java/JEE environment
•UNIX experience
•BASH scripting

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.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Cover letter required: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Please read the instructions on how to complete the Online Questionnaire below.

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.
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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.



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