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Organization:    Ministry of Government Services
Division:    Central Agencies I&IT Cluster, Enterprise HR Systems Branch
City:    North York
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    17160 - Systems Officer 5
Salary:    $1,357.77 - $1,753.98 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51540
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Bring your business systems consulting expertise to the Central Agencies I&IT Cluster where you will provide leadership in the design, development, implementation and maintenance of cost effective information technology solutions, related to the Ontario Public Service's Human Resources (HR) systems.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• work with project teams to develop business systems and applications to meet business needs and priorities
• analyze business needs in relation to Human Resources clients' programs and service delivery requirements
• provide clients with business systems consulting expertise on the use of information technology, such as PeopleSoft, to meet business goals and objectives
• recommend systems development solutions which meet clients' needs
• provide technical expertise and advice in complex systems analysis and design
• provide leadership in the coordination and development of production support procedures

How do I qualify?

Technical Skills:
• you have knowledge of business systems technologies such as PeopleSoft
• you have knowledge of the theory and principles of system design to lead the analysis and definition of clients' information technology requirements
• you are able to design, develop, test and implement business solutions
• you are able to evaluate hardware and software
• you have knowledge of new development, analysis and design techniques used throughout the system development lifecycle

Analytical Skills:
• you have strong analytical skills to evaluate information technology options for clients in the development of new systems or system modifications
• you have the ability to understand clients' businesses processes and recommend necessary systems development solutions that promote IT strategies
• you have strong analytical skills to provide clients with various recommendations and outline advantages and disadvantages of each

Project Management Skills:
• you have knowledge of project planning methodologies and theory to support the IT business planning process

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
• you have strong verbal communication skills to discuss system requirements with clients
• you are able to discuss technical requirements in clear non-technical terms
• you have strong written skills to prepare various reports, presentations, systems documentation and manuals
• you have strong interpersonal skills to work with various stakeholders and achieve business goals

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 180 Duncan Mill Rd, North York, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Information Technology
Posted on:   Thursday, February 14, 2013
  • The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, March 1, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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