Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst

Location Gatineau, QC
Start Date December 21, 2018
Security Clearance Secret
Duration 5+ months
Date Posted December 3, 2018
Job ID 11324

Maplesoft Group is currently seeking a Systems Analyst to join one of our clients located in Gatineau

The System Analyst is responsible for providing various design and analysis expertise on system applications and on the numerous software products utilized by the applications. Their tasks and deliverables could include but are not limited to the following:
•  Designs and develops objects to perform specified functions  associated with various modules for each project;
•  Provides as required, maintenance objects or other objects required by any associated  modules such as Table Maintenance;
•  Works with software testing tools to identify and correct defects found during the component testing process;
•  Assists with functional and integration testing as required;
•  Prepares and assistswith the delivery of demonstrations of applications to the client community;
•  Maintains a library of all objects developed;
•  Develops requirements, feasibility, cost, design, and specification documents for systems;
•  Implements systems to support projects, departments, organizations or businesses;
•  Translates business requirements into systems design and specifications;
•  Analyzes and recommends alternatives and options for solutions; and,
•  Develops technical specifications for systems development, design and implementation

Additional  Responsibilities:

•  Shared responsibility for the system design and development of the PowerBuilder 12.x client/server suite of applications
•  Application Production Support and Resolution of operational problems
•  Shared Responsibility for platform maintenance (scripts, release preparation, configuration management, incorporating PowerBuilder 12.x  patches to application)
•  Assists  in the Development of web utilities/forms online for the Applications suite website, and prime responsibility of analysis/design/implementation  of Cognos BI    COTS application/reporting support and portal
•  Shared Responsibility for all UNIX batch jobs, Database/Stored procedures/Triggers and database administration of business rules
•  Assist in data cleansing exercise for migration of the applications to changing departments standards/technologies/methodologies
•  Utilizing configuration management tools and software distribution tools as required to build, package and distribute releases;
•  Advising on the development of standards, policies and procedures;
•  Reporting progress of the project on an ongoing basis and at scheduled points in the life cycle;
•  Documenting  system and program changes
•  Backup responsibility for the handling of all third level support for all applications of the suite; especially hardware, software and infrastructure issues
•  Assists the release coordinator for planned and emergency releases (scheduling releases, writing  release documentation, liaising with other applications/teams, etc.)
•  Assists with the creation and definition of testing strategies
•  Coordination and verification of testing results from the testing sub-project  team
•  Conduct requirements analysis with subject  matter  experts  and integrate  required changes
•  Identifies changes and refinements to the process model, physical database design and/or prototype
•  Verifies all batch jobs, dependencies, stored procedures and triggers required to support  the application and all table maintenance facilities
•  Define application architecture, dialogue structures, window dialogues and application flow
•  Use Problem Management and Change Management tools for reporting and resolution of the problems and change management  requests
•  Knowledge acquired throughout the project must be transferred to a designated corproate representative prior to the termination of work
•  Limited requirement to be available after hours and weekends during application release cycles to address problems affecting installation to production  
•  Limited requirement to work after hours and weekends to resolve critical issues during development cycles as deemed necessary by the Team Lead or Manager (will be pre-approved)

Maplesoft Group prides itself on its distinct corporate culture and recognizes that success is a direct reflection of our most valuable asset - our people.  Therefore, attitude and ambition are key personality traits we seek out, along with skill and aptitude, in potential employees.

We thank you for your interest in Maplesoft Group and wish to advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


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