Senior Programmer Analyst
Information Systems R27
An eligibility list may be established.
An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional
BC Mail Plus (BCMP) operates a fully cost recoverable program, establishing standards for the efficient management of government mail. Customers include government ministries, boards, agencies, commissions, Crown Corporations and publicly funded organizations. Services provided by BCMP include mail processing, mail preparation and distribution, high volume variable laser and impact printing, electronic document scanning and verification, personal identity card production, and employee household relocation.
As the Senior Programmer Analyst you will provide systems planning, programming, organizing and project management services related to the implementation of hardware, network and operating systems including software infrastructure and services support. Develops sound technical business strategies incorporating government system standards. Provides leadership and direction to the BC Mail Plus system and document development team that are responsible for supporting many ministry programs and broader public sector clients.
You will provide expert advice to senior staff and lead multiple project teams as well as provide ongoing operational leadership for cross-government application services.
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.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Don.Swagar@gov.bc.ca. 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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, 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.
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, certification or combination of education and experience in the computer science field.
- Experience supervising staff and providing technical advice to work teams.
- Experience in server and mainframe security administration.
- Demonstrated experience in assessing customer requirements, developing and implementing technical and business solutions.
- Experience coordinating resolution of technical and business problems while managing multiple tasks and priorities.
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.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – 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.