Software Engineer – Major Projects
Information Systems R30
One regular, full time position is available in Vancouver.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies in Vancouver, Victoria and/or Coquitlam.
An excellent opportunity to join this dynamic team and apply your technological skills
The Software Engineer will manage the ministry corporate software architectural development environment and infrastructure cross multiple environments and ministry/sector, mission critical applications and to provide technical expertise and standards to systems professionals developing, implementing, integrating, and maintaining ministry custom applications. The Software Engineer for major projects manages the development, enhancement and maintenance of Ministry systems including Industrial Control System (ICS) technology.
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure plans transportation networks, provides transportation services and infrastructure, develops and implements transportation policies, and administers many related acts and regulations as well as federal-provincial funding programs, including the Building Canada Fund. The Ministry opens up B.C. through innovative, forward-thinking transportation strategies that move people and goods safely, and fuel out provincial economy. Improvement of vital infrastructure is a key goal, along with enhancing the competitiveness of B.C.’s transportation industries, reducing transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions and providing B.C. with a safe and reliable highway system.
Major projects at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure include upgrades and replacements of highway infrastructure (roads, bridges, tunnels etc.). These projects include a variety of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) such as:
- Variable speed limits
- Lighting systems
- Dynamic Message signs
- Heating and cooling systems
- Land control
- Fibre network
- Fog detection
- Sensors (for various uses)
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.
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 Janelle.Heron@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.
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 in computer science field or business or equivalent and four years related experience; or
- Diploma in computer science field or business or equivalent and six years related experience; or
- Secondary school graduation or equivalent and ten years of related experience.
- Minimum 2 years’ experience supervising employees, project teams, or contractors.
- Minimum 2 years’ experience in a senior technical architect or equivalent senior technical role.
- Minimum 2 years’ experience in software development, including integration and continuous development environments.
- Experience working with a variety of remote data systems and technologies.
- Experience managing Industrial Control System (ICS) technology components throughout their life cycle.
- Experience with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and/or Open Platform Communications (OPC) systems.
- Experience with Video Collection and/or Distribution Systems.
Preference may be given to candidates with:
- Experience with industrial field devices, data flow and/or integration with IT systems
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: NO
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. 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.