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Organization:    Ministry of Government Services
Division:    Central Agencies I&IT Cluster
City:    Oshawa, Toronto
Job Term:    4 Permanent
Job Code:    17160 - Systems Officer 5
Salary:    $1,357.77 - $1,753.98 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    58194
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Do you have expertise in systems development, programming and consulting to work with a variety of clients to support them in the use of information technology to meet business goals and objectives? If so, then consider this opportunity with the Ministry of Government Services, Cluster Applications Branch, where you will lead teams in the development, implementation and maintenance of cost effective information technology solutions and services.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:
• provide subject matter expertise in delivering the technical design, development and implementation of complex technical solutions and applications
• coordinate the analysis of client IT needs in relation to business goals and objectives
• provide advice/expertise in the acquisition of software, hardware and technology to meet specific client business needs
• perform senior-level application database administration responsibilities in conjunction with the Database Administrators
• provide leadership in completing research activities to establish technology direction/strategy/standards and best practices

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge
• you have knowledge of theory and principles of systems design and development, programming concepts and languages (such as Microsoft .NET framework, Visual C#.NET, VB.NET, Paradox-DOS, and Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Service), and related methods, techniques, practices and standards
• you have knowledge of database management systems (such as Microsoft SQL and Oracle) and application database administration
• you have the ability to develop new systems or systems modifications and evaluate and recommend acquisition of applications, hardware/software and information technology services

• you have knowledge of system technologies (such as operating systems, custom application software, packaged applications, and client customized software and networks), and the ability to acquire and apply knowledge of Cluster technology platforms
• you have knowledge of internet technologies and emerging technologies, to lead a project team in the identification and evaluation of information technology options for clients
• you have the ability to understand Cluster administrative policies and directives to ensure compliance of recommendations on acquisition of technology and services and negotiation of contracts

Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
• you can evaluate and assess client's information and system needs and define information technology and business requirements
• you have the ability to recommend and develop information technology solutions which are cost effective and support the improvement of client program/service delivery
• you have the ability to design, develop, test and implement system solutions

Team Leadership and Interpersonal Skills
• you have demonstrated team leadership skills to coordinate the development of technical project plans, control project process and provide technical leadership to project staff and external stakeholders
• you have proven consultation, interpersonal and team work skills to work effectively with colleagues and clients

Communication Skills
• you have strong oral communication skills to discuss client requirements, lead discussions of system development options and technical processes
• you have the ability to communicate and explain alternate system development solutions to clients
• you have written communication skills to prepare technical documents, project reports, briefing notes, and business cases

Additional information:

  • 4 Permanent, 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region or 33 King St W, Oshawa, Central Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Information Technology
Posted on:   Monday, November 25, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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