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Computer Programmer/Analyst

Position Status: Full-Time Regular
Department: Human Resources Services and Corporate Services
Employee Group: Teamsters Local 31
Location: 4730 Kingsway, Burnaby

Description:
Our Human Resources Services and Corporate Services Department is seeking a Computer Programmer/Analyst who will join our IT Digital Strategy and Project Management team. The successful candidate will support various apps with a primary focus on Unit4 and Questica.

You are: Are a team orientated individual with a strong technical competency. You are a motivated to improve operational efficiently through innovation and have a strong focus on support. You have the ability to work effectively in both a team environment and autonomously all while providing the best in class support.
 
This role:

  • Works with user department staff in analyzing existing and proposed data processing procedures and requirements; devises and develops computer solutions for problems of varying complexity.

  • Prepares detailed specifications for and writes new programs and revises existing programs utilizing all available and applicable software aids and languages.

  • Provides technical assistance for and coordinates the development and integration of programs; prepares test data and conducts program testing and debugs programs; identifies the need for additional testing.

  • Prepares and maintains detailed user and operations documentation.

  • Evaluates the need for and develops general purpose routines, utilities and command procedures.

  • Keeps up to date with developments in programming techniques and languages, operating systems, data base management software and related matters.

  • May provide technical direction to programmers in junior classifications.

  • Estimates time and cost of system development activities and reports progress against those estimates.

  • Provides technical support for Enterprise Applications which includes Unit4 and Questica.

  • Performs related work as required.


To be successful, you have:

  • Completion of a two-year diploma course in computer programming or systems development at a technical institute or community college plus sound experience in programming; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of computer programming methods, practices and procedures as applied to the work performed.

  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, techniques and equipment used in data processing operations.

  • Considerable knowledge of the operating system used in the District's computer system.

  • Considerable knowledge of problem definition and solution techniques applicable to data processing systems and procedures, as applied to the work performed.

  • Ability to collect, analyze and evaluate information required for programming purposes, to develop logical solutions for assigned problems and to perform the resultant coding.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with divisional and user department staff.

  • Ability to operate data processing equipment.


Our Vision: 
Metro Vancouver embraces collaboration and innovation in providing sustainable regional services that contribute to a livable and resilient region and a healthy natural environment for current and future generations.

Please follow this link http://www.metrovancouver.org/about/careers/ to our Careers page where you can submit your application by June 4, 2020.


Professional Categories
Posted: May 21, 2020, 8:52 am
Expires: June 4, 2020, 4:30 pm