Systems Analyst – J1221-0817

Company Details

Opening Statement
We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members *2SLGBTQ+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary
The System Analyst is responsible for supporting business units in leveraging information technology to take business improvement and modernization opportunities from inception through to realization. This job is responsible for supporting business units in realizing the value of their technology investments and building trusting relationships to help navigate the continuous change.

Key Responsibilities
Interprets, analyzes and documents functional specifications, business and system requirements based on industry practices in order to comprehend the current state and future state of the business and provide a gap analysis.

Provides support and maintenance for existing applications through our issue tracking and project management systems to ensure systems are secure, functional, and modernized.

Plan, monitor and control small to medium sized projects using current project management methodologies to ensure effective solution delivery and appropriate resource management.

Advise business stakeholders on effective change management using industry practices to promote positive change within the corporation.

Design, implement, document and maintain data and systems integration strategies using our content management solutions to ensure efficient support, augmentation and maintenance of these integrations.

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Competencies
Degree/diploma education in Computer Science or related field;

3 – 5 years of recent and relevant experience in a systems development environment, including experience as a project lead.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands
Must be able to multi-task with focus.

Proficient skills in MS Office, relational databases (Oracle, MS-SQL) and modern programming languages/tools

Knowledgeable in current information technology (Web based technology, Cloud Computing Technology)

Knowledgeable in Business Intelligence reporting

Must have excellent communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills

Knowledgeable in Change Management

Strong, effective customer service and interpersonal skills

Ability to work in a team environment, liaise with key stakeholders and to function effectively with minimal supervision

Strong time and project management skills

Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to gather and interpret information

Strong analytical and research skills with the ability to formulate solutions to complex issues

Valid class “G” driver’s licence

Required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check at candidates’ expense

Closing Statement
Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers
Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca

Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.