Senior Systems Analyst Job

Job Overview

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
$89,000 - $133,600 Per Year
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Good Exp. Required (5 - 9 Years)

Job Description

As EDC aims to be the leader in helping all Canadian exporters go, grow, and succeed internationally, the Enterprise Digital Platform (EDP) group in EDC plays a critical role in enabling leaders to leverage technologies by providing an easy to use, secure and fit-for-purpose digital business platform. 

As EDP’s group continues to strengthen the organization’s core capabilities for continuous integration/delivery, test automation, infrastructure as code, within the enterprise technology platform, we have identified a need to undertake a digital transformation. This transformation effort will help us continue to elevate our core digital capabilities and transform how we design, develop, and leverage digital solutions efficiently, at scale.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Enterprise Digital Platforms Team accountable for building, enhancing, and maintaining EDC’s Integration, DevSecOps and Automation platforms.

The candidate will perform a range of tasks in the implementation, analysis and support of tools that comprise EDC’s Enterprise Digital Platforms.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Implement and configure components and features of Enterprise Digital Platform toolset
  • Provide recommendations on product features, design, security and vendor/industry best practices
  • Guide the deployment, migration, operation and performance of the toolset
  • Install, customize, test, and maintain applications
  • Apply patches, certificates, and upgrades to ensure applications are fully functional
  • Provide Tier 3 specialist technical support for escalated problem reports
  • Apply experiences and “lessons learned” from previous projects with other clients on migrations/transitions and ongoing operational processes and procedures
  • Consult with product development team and business analyst to evaluate system interfaces, operational requirements, and performance requirements of overall system
  • Maintain effective communication with the platform developers, testers and business analysts on toolset limitations, capability, and potential performance impacts

Screening Criteria

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Management information systems or related field
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in IT systems development, administration, or related experience
  • Proven development experience in one or more of the following technology domains: .NET API development, Microsoft Azure cloud-based platform technology (Azure functions, Event Grid, Event Hub, service bus), Azure API management, Microsoft .NET development, BizTalk 2016, infrastructure automation
  • Experience managing and administrating a suite of cloud and on-prem applications
  • Experience performing different types of upgrades
  • Experience in coordinating and leading release activities #LI-Hybrid
  • Experience managing technological debt
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent understanding of Agile and DevSecOps principles and practices
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing client requirements
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team members
  • Advanced knowledge of the Systems Development Life Cycle
  • Experience in structured multi-environment technology promotional model
  • Experience with working with technology vendor partners and service providers
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential


  • Experience conducting vulnerability assessments and remediation 
  • Experience with agile-related tools like Azure DevOps Boards, Aha!, Actionable Agile and Team Retro
  • Experience with code analysis appliances like WhiteSource, SonarQube and VeraCode 
  • Experience with Azure pipelines and Terraform
  • Experience with SOA or other service virtualization tools
  • Experience in using source code management system (Git)
  • Experience with PowerShell
  • Experience with automated deployments
  • Experience with programming with C#
  • Experience analyzing performance test results
  • Bilingual in both official languages (French and English)

Salary Range

  • $89,000 - $133,600, plus performance-based incentive


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