[HZM225] | ISL 27R - Senior Systems Analyst, Corporate IT

[HZM225] | ISL 27R - Senior Systems Analyst, Corporate IT

21 Aug
BC Public Service Agency

21 Aug

BC Public Service Agency


Senior Systems Analyst, Corporate IT

Information Systems R27

At the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) our vision of ‘Service. Relationships. Results.’ is all about providing a valued service, building strong relationships with our stakeholders, and achieving greater results for the province.

The LDB is one of two branches of government responsible for the cannabis and liquor industry of B.C. We operate the wholesale distribution of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis within the province, as well as the household retail brands of BC Liquor Stores and BC Cannabis Stores.

We employ nearly 5,000 people in over 200 communities and have hundreds of career opportunities spanning our entire wholesale,

retail and corporate operations - from supply chain logistics, to high-tech solutions, and everything in between. The LDB has been named one of BC’s Top Employers 12 times over for offering exceptional places to work, flexible work hours and earned days off, extended health and dental benefits, maternity and parental leave top-up payments, a pension program, in-house professional and leadership development, and subsidies for professional accreditation.

The information technology (IT) team is highly customer focused and directly supports four distinct lines of business: retail liquor, wholesale liquor, cannabis, and corporate. These line of business IT teams are supported overall by both a Chief Information Security Officer and a Chief Technical Officer and their respective departments to ensure the organization prioritizes security and innovation.

At present the technology team consists of more than 200 full-time employees and has also adopted a multi-sourcing strategy and leverages external expertise, Cloud SaaS based services and government shared services as appropriate.

The teams integrate, maintain and enhance more than 80 business systems on a hybrid on-premises and cloud infrastructure. These include:

- Merchandising and retail store systems that process 40 million plus customer transactions per year.

- Wholesale, distribution and warehouse systems that enable the movement of 17 million plus cases per year.

- Corporate finance systems to service an annual budget of approximately $3 billion and HR and payroll systems to service more than 5000 employees.

The Senior Systems Analyst leads the design and development of IT systems, develops design and functional specifications, produces deliverables related to the project(s) assigned and assists in post implementation support and system enhancements through the various phases of the application development life cycle. This role undertakes integration work which has a significant impact across the IT environment and client departments. This position is responsible for planning, analyzing, designing, developing, testing and implementing effective solutions to meet requirements.

This position oversees system applications’ maintenance and enhancements varying in complexity, cost and business significance entailing both short and long term projects that may be either of a self-contained nature or ones which require the assignment, coordination and monitoring of work performed by other team or project resources to support the business objectives of the BC Liquor Distribution Branch.

The expectation is that the Systems Analyst resources will be available to work core business hours (currently 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday) with additional flexibility to the support needs of the retail and wholesale business (evening hrs. and weekends) is required. With two weeks’ notice Systems Analyst will be required to cover expanded shifts during implementation roll-outs, migration and stabilization periods etc. Those shifts can be from Monday - Sunday within a 24-hour period. Shifts will be rotated. Additionally, Tier 2 standby callout support for escalated issues will be assigned.

A criminal record check is required.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job description, also located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

An eligibility list for permanent or temporary future opportunities may be established.

Position Requirements:

Education and Experience:

- Degree or diploma in Computer Science/Information Technology or a related field and a minimum of four (4) years of recent* Systems Analyst (or similar) experience.


- An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered, i.e., a minimum of five (5) years recent* Systems Analyst (or similar) experience with a related certificate.  

*Recent is defined as occurring within the last ten (10) years and must include the following:  

- Experience with Oracle ERP Application (E-Business Suite).

- Experience using SQL and/ or PL/SQL query.

- Experience identifying key project milestones and producing project deliverables (i.e., test plans, migration plans etc.).

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

- Experience in analysis/design/support of Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) modules.

- Experience in developing enterprise applications, interfacing and service integration.

- Experience with architectural and technical infrastructure planning.

- Experience leading small project teams including application developers, business area users and/or technical resources.

- Systems analysis experience with retail and/or wholesale supply chain systems (SCM) and processes - Order Management, Finance (A/R, A/P, G/L, data management, audit, purchasing), HR (recruitment, payroll, training & learning, labour relations, occupational health & safety).

How to Apply & Application Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the Position Requirements section above. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies as outlined in the attached Job Description.

A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

For specific position-related enquiries, please contact Pardeep Dhatt, HR Advisor, Talent and Compensation at (phone hidden).

Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted. For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the attached Application Instructions or refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected] before the stated closing time, and they will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Late applications will not be accepted.

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