System Support Analyst

BC Transit

February 18, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
IT Management
Company Overview: 

BC Transit is a provincial crown corporation and coordinates the delivery of safe, reliable, cost-efficient and market-focused transit services in British Columbia outside of the Greater Vancouver region.  Working in partnership with local governments and private companies, BC Transit provides direct services in fleet acquisition and management, contract administration, transit planning, marketing and financial services.

This position is based in Victoria which is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.  Victoria (regional population 330,000) is the capital of British Columbia and a community of choice for many, due to our temperate climate, natural beauty and diverse economic opportunities.  Victoria is an international resort destination with a transportation network that includes airport, helicopter and seaplane services, buses, ferry, and cruise ships.

Job Summary: 

Reporting to the Supervisor, Application Services, the Systems Support Analyst (Payroll and Finance) is responsible for technical support of the corporate Payroll System and other financial systems. The analyst maintains, enhances and develops SQL reports. The Analyst coordinates support with product vendors. The Analyst maintains and enhances the product support documentation library. The analyst provides user training and desk-side support as required for these systems. The analyst is also involved in user requirement analysis and solution design, and may manage small projects.

Skills and Abilities:

  • 3 + years’ experience working in information technology or software development environment
  • 2+ years’ experience developing and supporting SQL reports
  • Experience working with HR, Payroll or Finance applications
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Oracle Discoverer, Crystal Reports, JD Edwards Report Writer, Insight, and SoFi Reports
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycles
  • ITIL and COBIT experience and training would be assets
  • Oracle PL/SQL experience would be an asset

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • This position requires a degree or diploma in Information Technology or Business or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Information:

  • This is a temporary position anticipated to be required for 18 months.
  • This position requires the completion of a clear Criminal Record Check.
  • Testing and assessments will be included as part of the recruitment process.
  • If requested by COPE, a copy of each application will be forwarded to the COPE office for any bulletined job in the COPE jurisdiction, as per Article 7.10(g) of the Collective Agreement.

BC Transit Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Extensive group benefits (medical, extended health, life insurance) and pension program once eligible
  • Fitness centre, health and wellness programs, and an employee and family assistance counseling program
How To Apply: 

Please reply with an accompanying resume and covering letter quoting competition number 2015-005 by March 2nd  to:

BC Transit, Human Resources Department

520 Gorge Road East

Victoria, BC   V8W 2P3

Fax: (250) 995-5664


BC Transit Is Committed To The Principles Of Employment Equity.  Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

While BC Transit values all applications we receive; only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted.