Reporting to the Supervisor, Application Development and Sustainment and/or the project manager, the Systems Integrator 2 will provide analysis, development, and implementation of business application services, as well as work on application development and/or enhancement.
- Develops programs to translate business requirements and designs into information systems
- Conducts feasibility studies on business opportunities and challenges
- Assesses, analyzes, evaluates and recommends process and policy alternatives
- Provides input on improvements to current business environment and processes
- Recommends improvements to current methodology, process, standards and policies
- Liaises and coordinates with internal and external groups on accomplishment of deliverables
- Conducts analysis of technical issues and provides recommendations to clients and stakeholders
- Facilitates collection of business requirements and builds consensus among clients on the accomplishment of deliverables
- Prepares logical data models and design documents for proposed solutions
- Provides input to Data Management teams on the transformation of clients’ business requirements as represented by logical data models into physical data models
- Designs and implements business and data/information requirements into databases or file management systems
- Develops, supports and sustains internal City Clerk’s Office applications
- Prepares test data, quality assurance strategies, test cases and test scripts
- Conducts testing of programs and applications for system, performance, usability user acceptance, disaster recovery and implementation tests
- Participates in walk-through of deliverables to identify potential problems
- Prepares implementation and rollout strategies and plans
- Prepares documentation for systems to facilitate transfer of knowledge
- Provides input on “Go/No-Go” cut-over decisions, e.g. roll-outs
- Travels to off-site locations, as required
- Post-secondary degree in computer science or a related discipline or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
- Considerable experience with web application development for enterprise-scale projects.
- Considerable experience using Java 6, 7 and/or 8 and J2EE.
- Considerable experience using IBM WebSphere, and/or IBM RAD 7/8/8.5 and/or Eclipse.
- Considerable experience using CSS, HTML and/or XML.
- Considerable experience using application programming interfaces (APIs): SOAP and/or RESTful, including both JSON and XML-based APIs.
- Considerable experience using database design and modeling, SQL and/or PL/SQL languages.
- Considerable experience using Struts, Hibernate and/or Spring frameworks.
- Considerable experience using Java based MVC framework such as Spring and Struts
- Considerable experience developing web-based applications in compliance with AODA and/or WCAG 2.0.
You must also have:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills to provide technical support to all levels of staff within the organization.
- Proven technical skills to develop effective, high performance solutions to meet complex application requirements.
- Understanding of the unique qualities and responsibilities of working in a political environment, including developing, supporting and sustaining applications for Elected Officials and Accountability Officers.
- Strong analytical, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively with a group of multidisciplinary staff in a project team setting.
- Ability to exercise independent judgement and discretion and handle confidential material responsibly.
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize and deal with conflicting work demands in a fast-paced environment.
- Knowledge of privacy and security components for web-based applications.
- Familiarity with HP suite of testing tools (HPALM), SVN version control, Confluence, JIRA, SharePoint, Bootstrap.
- Familiarity with the following reporting tools: Crystal Reports and/or Jasper Reports.
- Knowledge of C#, Rational Rose UML, Erwin, MS SQL Server and/or .Net 4.0 an asset.
- Ability to develop and maintain enterprise-wide information technology applications.
- Familiarity with rapid application development (RAD) and systems analysis.
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