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ISL 21R - Programmer/Technical Analyst

Requisition #:  43650
Department: Advanced Education
Ministry Branch / Division: TBTB/Financial Management Division
Posting Close Date: 2017-08-30
Location: Victoria  -
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Information Management/Information Technology
Job Profile: Programmer_Analyst___Job_Profile.docx
Job Summary:
Programmer/Technical Analyst
Information Systems 21R
Salary $55,422.02 - $63,164.54 annually 

 An eligibility list may be established may be established to fill permanent and/or temporary vacancies

Bring your IT experience to this great role.

The Technology and Business Transformation Branch (“TBTB”) supports the Information Management and Information Technology requirements of the Ministry of Advanced Education.  The TBTB provides direction, leadership, support and expertise to ensure that all mandated key strategic information management and information technology projects, critical business and other initiatives are delivered in scope, on time, on budget and with the agreed upon functionality and business results.  The TBTB responsibilities include defining and managing the application development architecture, developing and promoting information technology standards, servicing client line of business information systems, and managing system development projects.

The Programmer/Technical Analyst develops, analyzes and maintains the application portfolio for the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.  This position leads the design and implementation of server infrastructure to support Ministry applications and provides system maintenance and monitoring of applications and their hosting servers, analyzing performance, identifying problems, initiating corrective actions and recommending improvements.

 For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Kiran.Grills@gov.bc.ca.  DO 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, diploma, certification in computer science or equivalent.

- Experience in problem resolution relating to hardware, software, operating systems, middleware, and network components.

- Experience sizing server hardware for applications.

- Experience with client/server, web based applications, including analysis, design, development, implementation, and support of complex applications.

- Experience participating in project teams including application developers, business area users and technical resources.

- Experience leading technology projects (Hardware, Software, Implementation and Upgrades).

Preference will be given to those applicants with demonstrated experience in any or all of the following:

- Windows Server OS and Enterprise Applications

- Redhat Linux

- Weblogic/J2EE

- UNIX administration and shell scripting

- Siteminder

- ACL/Firewall

- Experience in programming Object Oriented languages such as Java or C#.

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:  NO
 - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Please select "SKIP" on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

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.

 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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