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Organization:    Ministry of Education
Division:    Community Services I&IT Cluster
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    2 Permanent
Job Code:    17160 - Systems Officer 5
Salary:    $1,357.77 - $1,753.98 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    66647
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If you are an IT professional with a strong technical background along with excellent analytical and project management skills, here is your opportunity to utilize your knowledge to lead the design, development and implementation of I&IT applications.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• provide technical expertise for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of large, complex and diverse I&IT applications
• assess client business requirements
• lead technical projects to devise and assess options, recommend and develop solutions, and ensure integration
• provide expert technical support, guidance and direction

How do I qualify?

Technical skills:
You have:
• demonstrated knowledge and experience with development and support of large and complex multi-tier Web based applications and reporting technologies, I&IT architectures, programming languages and concepts, and database management systems
• working knowledge and experience with computer system technologies, including operating systems, web, networks, Internet and emerging technologies; current IBM websphere application server environment, java enterprise development, relational database technology and query languages
• knowledge and experience using reporting technologies and platforms, mainly SAP BusinessObjects reports or similar technologies, to provide design, development and implementation of embedded and ad-hoc reports for various application systems
• knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications (e.g. SAP, Siebel or similar technologies) to provide design, configuration and implementation expertise

Specialized knowledge:
You have:
• knowledge of accepted application quality assurance process, methodology and tools, quality assurance testing and implementation methods and practices to design testing procedures; co-ordinate acceptance testing and consolidation with clients.
• knowledge and experience in the application of the systems development life cycle (SDLC), theory and principles of systems analysis and design, development, and related methods and techniques, practices and standards

Project management and organizational skills:
You have:
• project management skills including chartering, planning, estimating, budgeting, scheduling, measuring, monitoring and controlling to concurrently manage large and complex applications projects
• organizational skills to work effectively within a deadline driven environment and deal with multiple teams representing various areas in the delivery of projects

Analytical and problem-solving skills:
You have:
• analytical and problem-solving skills to analyze and define clients' application needs, conduct complex systems analysis and design, and resolve system design and technical problems surrounding web applications

Communication skills:
You have:
• oral and written communication, presentation and negotiating skills to discuss systems development options, modifications and technical processes with clients and project team members, explain analyses and recommendations, develop detailed technical documentation of clients' requirements, and prepare systems documentation and manuals
• interpersonal skills to work collaboratively and foster effective relationships with stakeholders, present/explain/illustrate alternate applications and solutions, and develop client support for recommended approaches

Additional information:

  • 2 Permanent, 175 Bloor St E, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Information Technology
Posted on:   Friday, June 13, 2014
  • T-EU-66647/14(2)
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, June 27, 2014 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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