Applications Programmer & Support Analyst – Islands Trust (Victoria, BC)

Applications Programmer & Support Analyst

Information Systems R21

Location: Victoria, BC
Union: BCGEU
Salary Range: $59,802.68-$68,060.72 annually
Close Date: 11/6/2020
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service – Islands Trust
Ministry Branch/Division: Islands Trust

An eligibility list may be established.

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

The Applications Programmer & Support Analyst (the Analyst) is a member of the Information Technology Services Team. The position’s role is to evaluate, support and maintain, and develop Islands Trust business systems through various phases of the application development lifecycle. The position also works closely with end users to provide application support, training, and data analysis services to various members of the organization. The position requires the ability to understand and interpret user needs and business processes as identified and described by management, in order to determine and implement system improvement initiatives.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
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NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Diploma, certification or equivalent in the computer science field;
  • OR a combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience in structured and object-oriented programming in a complex rules-based environment.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

  • Experience working with JavaScipt, HTML5, PHP, SQL, Python.
  • Experience managing code through Source Control Management software, i.e. Git.
  • Experience working with a JavaScript Testing Framework, e.g. Jest.  
  • Experience using a broad number of application development methodologies, e.g. React, Vue or Angular.
  • Experience Identifying, analyzing and diagnosing specific issues for a variety of software, hardware, network and custom applications.
  • Experience developing documentation and training material, and delivering one-on-one or classroom training.

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 Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

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Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES – 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.

Questionnaire (BASIC): YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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