Systems Analyst-IT1, IT Services, Data & Applications Administration

Royal Roads University

February 27, 2015

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Job Summary: 

This is a re-posting of a replacement recruitment of an existing position.

Reporting to the Manager, IT Services Data & Applications Administration, you will be working primarily, but not exclusively, in an open source environment designing and developing SQL code to meet specified business requirements; supporting and maintaining SQL Servers; integrating various software systems; and providing diagnostic, administration and maintenance support for various systems.

To be well suited to the role you will possess the following qualifications and competencies:

  • Must have a degree or diploma in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience data mining complex relational DB environments with custom crafted SQL queries
  • MySQL Server Administration experience is strongly preferred
  • Linux experience and shell scripting also is strongly preferred
  • Ability to communicate complex and technical ideas to others in plain language
  • Strong customer service focus (excellent customer service skills; motivated to provide quality service and technical support)
  • Excellent communication skills - capable and comfortable with providing assistance/support via phone, e-mail or in a face to face environment
  • Proven ability to work well independently and as part of a team in a sometimes ambiguous and high pressure environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities (ie: testing, troubleshooting)
  • Well organized, project oriented and the ability to multi-task

This is a regular full-time position working 37.5 hours per week on campus.  The position has been evaluated at Grade 3 and the recruitment range starts at $42,864 per annum.  The University is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package.

How To Apply: 

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to:


Competition # 14-099a-T0022


Human Resources - Career Opportunities

Royal Roads University

2005 Sooke Road

Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2

Fax:  (250) 391-2570  Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition will begin on February 26, 2015 and will close on March 11, 2015; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply however; Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

Please note that two of our heritage buildings, including Hatley Castle, have some areas that are not easily accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.  Please call 391-2511 for information and assistance if you are dropping off your application in person.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf.