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Applications Analyst
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

July 9, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-135 (external) re-post (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Information Technology
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today

The City of Abbotsford’s Information Technology Department is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual with proven skills and experience working in a fast-paced environment to join our team. Reporting to the IT Applications Manager, this position will work alongside our IT Systems and Support teams at City Hall.

The Applications Analyst role is responsible for determining technology requirements for business processes and user requests, and analyzing and implementing solutions that will support and improve their efficiency and effectiveness. The Application Analyst develops or modifies business applications as required to suit business requirements, maintains related documentation and provides user support of applications. The scope of work may cover any aspect of information technology utilized by the City.

As the successful candidate you will have considerable knowledge of information technology, system design methodology and programming techniques. You will also have a good understanding of relational databases and SQL. Working experience in the following software products and platforms is also considered an asset:

• Tempest
• Amanda
• Open Text EDRMS
• MSSQL and Oracle
• Web Development

The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; along with good organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadline are essential to be successful in this role.

As our ideal candidate you will have:
• A two-year diploma in Computer Science or equivalent diploma from a recognized educational institution;
• Three years’ experience working with programming, systems design and application support.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $38.24 to $44.96.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

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Closing Date: July 9, 2019
Opening Date: June 18, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: July 9, 2019 04:30 PM