Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst

Play a key role in business analysis and support for core business systems in a dynamic, evolving IT environment

Reporting to a Manager, IT Programs, you will provide business analysis and functional support for BC Housing’s systems and ensure the effective operation and use of the systems in accomplishing business objectives.

Management will rely on your assistance in leading business process modeling as well as proposing new enhanced business processes in collaboration with business resources, developing, clarifying and documenting business requirements throughout the process. Related functions include collaborating on the development of technical requirements and specifications for new / enhanced systems functionality, new reports and act as an effective liaison with application implementation / development and technical support teams. You will also monitor new installations and services, resolve issues, coordinate systems release notes documentation and training programs and conducting post-implementation reviews and performance analyses to assure the quality of the implementation.

Your credentials include a recognized degree in Commerce/Business Administration or Information Technology, coupled with 3+ years’ business analysis experience, 5+ years’ IT industry experience specifically focused on IT solutions and services and/or appropriate training/experience. Considerable experience in supporting enterprise-wide business systems is required, as is a broad knowledge of business processes, preferably in human resource management and payroll.

Naturally, strong skills are necessary in business requirements gathering and process modeling, including writing business requirement documents. You also have knowledge of feasibility, risk assessment, impact and cost-benefit analysis techniques and processes.

Good project management, leadership and facilitation skills as well as some negotiation and influencing skills are important.

BC Housing offers an attractive environment for IT specialists. We are leading the way with new technology, new systems and new processes—all designed to implement the ideas that help BC Housing change people’s lives for the better. You can expect to work in a state-of-the-art datacentre featuring: 130 Windows and Linux servers, a VMware ESX Cluster, EMC SAN and Cisco Unified communications; ample opportunity for cross-skill utilization; and Citrix VPN and teleworking support.

A satisfactory criminal records check will be required.

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BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Date Posted:
Apr 22, 2014 5:53 PM PDT
BC Housing

BC Housing
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

BC Housing is the provincial Crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options and programs for those most in need across the province. Creative and responsive to changing social pressures, BC Housing is recognized as a well-managed organization where people are passionate about their socially relevant work. It’s different here. BC Housing offers an... more