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Systems Analyst, CAD/GIS
EPCOR provides clean water and wastewater, and safe, reliable power to the places in which we live and work. Not an easy job, but one we all take pride in. Join EPCOR and help keep the lights on and the water safe for your friends and neighbours. At EPCOR, it's all about providing more. All we're missing is you.
Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, EPCOR is one of Alberta's Top 55 Employers and the best overall employer in Alberta Venture's ranking of Alberta's Best Workplaces. Our 2011 Corporate Accountability Report also achieved an "A+" level of reporting under Global Reporting Initiative guidelines.
We are looking for a talented individual to join our Application Services team as a full-time permanent Systems Analyst. This exciting opportunity involves working on EPCOR's key Geographic Information Systems and other related CAD/GIS tools.
In this position, you will grow and develop a solid understanding of spatial databases and GIS systems, as related to the electricity business, and work with a number of development languages. You will also have the opportunity to participate in numerous project and operational activities, develop a solid understanding of enterprise application development and management, and be part of a team that will play a key role in the future direction of EPCOR's businesses.
The accountabilities of the Systems Analyst include, but are not limited to:
Participating as a developer in major projects at the discretion of the reporting Manager.
Developing enhancements for our CAD/GIS applications.
Providing operational support, including troubleshooting and proactive monitoring of existing applications.
Improving Application Services through continuous knowledgebase updates with a focus on continuous process improvements.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Completed post-secondary Computer Science or Engineering degree or Computer Engineering/System Technology or Management Information Systems diploma.
Minimum of 4-6 years of directly related work experience (applicants who do not meet the full qualifications of the posting may be considered for a developmental opportunity).
Previous experience with System Delivery Life Cycle using one or more common programming languages.
Ability to react with urgency to troubleshoot critical issues when faced with application availability situations.
Well-developed technical proficiency in the current technology stack and an excellent understanding of business process and business requirements for applications.
Proven ability to possess strong skills in the following:
Understanding of GIS concepts
.Net or Java
Knowledge of the following would be desirable:
The successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
The successful applicant must possess effective interpersonal and customer service skills in order to build and foster lasting customer relationships, as well as collaborate and openly communicate with fellow team members. This position requires one to take ownership and demonstrate initiative by achieving objectives on time and to defined standards, as well as communicating when not able to meet deadlines.
In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong work ethic and critical thinking skills that will allow for success in a highly visible area of Information Services. This position requires active learning skills and a willingness to learn new ways of approaching work activities to allow one to successfully adapt to new changes in technology and business requirements.
All EPCOR employees must demonstrate the following behaviours:
Focusing on Continuous Improvement
Adapting to Change
Acting with Integrity
Collaborating with Others
Wage: $43.27 - $51.60 per hour
Hours of work: 7.5 hours per day, 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
EPCOR employees enjoy a variety of benefits, including:
Annual incentive (bonus) pay program
Flexible benefits plan
Five paid personal days off each year
Access to internal and external career development programs
Financial support for personal development
Financial support for employee wellness
Career opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines and operational areas
Financial support for charitable organizations that employees contribute to