ISL 27R – Senior Mid-Tier Systems Specialist

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 30, 2020
Type Part Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $71,298.93 - $81,387.14 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Information Technology
Client BC Public Service
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ISL 27R – Senior Mid-Tier Systems Specialist – (68583)

Posting Title: ISL 27R – Senior Mid-Tier Systems Specialist
Position Classification: Information Systems R27
Union: GEU
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $71,298.93 – $81,387.14 annually (effective Apr. 12, 2020) plus 6.6% Temporary Market Adjustment
Close Date: 4/17/2020
Job Type: Regular Part Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Attorney General
Ministry Branch / Division: Information Systems Branch
Job Summary

Senior Mid-Tier Systems Specialist
Information Systems R27

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
There is currently a temporary opportunity available until May 1, 2021, with the option for a 6 month extension.  This temporary opportunity may become permanent.

If this position interests you and you meet the required criteria, we look forward to your application

The Information Systems Branch (ISB) provides IM/IT planning, architecture, project support, application development, information security, technology and information support services to the Ministry of Justice and Public Safety Sector, and for the provision of IM/IT services to support our sector program areas and stakeholders.

The Senior Mid-Tier Systems Specialist provides mid-tier analysis, development, administration, operational and user support and standards development of complex multi-tier application server infrastructures and ensures integration with underlying operating systems and hosted applications.  The position manages multiple environments, performs migration of application components across those environments and establishes and maintains change control procedures for infrastructure technology upgrades and business application software migrations.

This position has the ability to work from home and/or training from home, at this time.

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 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.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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:

  • Degree, diploma, or certification in a field related to computer science or equivalent.
  • Proven experience with Unix-based operating systems such as Linux and Solaris, and one or more associated scripting languages such as csh, bash, perl and python.
  • Experience troubleshooting, designing, implementing software/hardware and management solutions.
  • Experience developing action plans and documenting infrastructure business processes.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

  • 5 or more years experience with Unix-based operating systems.
  • 3 or more years experience troubleshooting, designing, implementing software/hardware and management solutions
  • 3 or more years experience developing action plans and documenting infrastructure business processes.
  • 2 or more years experience with WebMethods, Oracle Forms and Reports, Oracle WebLogic, JBoss, Apache, Adobe Experience Manager and/or Layer7 WebService gateways.
  • Experience with tools such as JIRA, Confluence, ServiceNow, Jenkins, Ansible and/or Splunk.

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. 
Enhanced Security Screening will be required.


Cover Letter: YES – 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.

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.

Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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