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Software System Analyst

Posting Date: Nov 10, 2022

Location: CA Prince Edward Island, CA New Brunswick, CA NL, CA ON, CA Nova Scotia, CA Quebec, CA

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

What makes us a different kind of employer?


As a national health solutions partner, Medavie is committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians — and in our digital-first culture, technology is key to providing the products, services and solutions that increase access to care and improve health outcomes.


Our technology team is the backbone of our organization with over 500 employees and growing. We are constantly creating, testing, and learning to enable personalized, digital experiences in all we do.


When you join us, you’ll be part of an in-house, innovation led team focused on cutting edge digital health solutions that help provide the best care possible, when and where it’s needed.


Job Title: Software System Analyst
Department: External Facing Applications
Competition: 84591 
Internal/External: Internal/External
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Location: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland, Quebec, Ontario - Remote
Salary: Competitive Compensation and Benefits 
Reports To: Manager

The Opportunity:


We’re looking for an outstanding Software System Analyst to join us in improving and revitalizing our client-facing applications. You’ll collaborate with the team to turn complex business needs and functional requirements into high-quality software solutions, while following departmental software engineering processes, methodologies and standards.


Our ideal candidate is collaborative and team-minded, while also being capable of independent self-direction. You're a great communicator, with a knack for innovative solutions and a keen interest in dynamic and emerging technologies. You see challenges as puzzles to be solved, not roadblocks. You are detail-oriented and organized, able to understand the big-picture goal while focusing on a complex timeline of tasks.


Your everyday with us will consist of:


  • Analyze requirements and conceptualize, define and document appropriate solution considering development and Quality Assurance
  • Analyze data and system integrations to understand underlying functional impacts introduced through business requirements
  • Troubleshoot defects in JAVA software solutions (front-end and back-end JAVA components) to determine root cause of a defect, including setup of data and application components in a development environment for the purpose of re-creating an issue and subsequently determining root cause

  • Estimate with high degree of accuracy the effort required to produce appropriate solution
  • Lead efforts to carry out appropriate solution with goal of fulfilling all business requirements
  • Assess business needs and document requirements
  • Transition and communicate problem solution to designers, developers and testers
  • Communicate and collaborate with business counterparts the solution status and plans
  • Advise, persuade &/or negotiate on problems or situations of a simple to complex nature
  • Manage multiple priorities and activities
  • Provide supervision, leadership, mentorship, coaching and guidance to any team members, coaching and guidance to any software development team members, ensuring all members follow the software development guidelines provided.
  • Plan and coordinate simple to complex projects and activities with software development team members and any stakeholders both internal to Medavie Blue Cross and external clients


What’s in it for you?

What makes us a different kind of employer? Our award-winning culture, a team who really cares, unmatched training and support are all dedicated to ensuring you are set up for success.  


What we offer:

•    Permanent full-time position with opportunity to grow in a well-established organization 
•    Flexible work arrangements and emphasis on work-life balance 
•    Remote and hybrid work options
•    Comprehensive health, vision and dental plan that is 100% employer paid effective on your first day
•    100% employer-matched Defined Contribution Pension Plan
•    Annual Incentive Bonus which recognizes your contribution to our success.
•    In addition to paid vacation, we offer a gifted week of vacation in your first year and an optional Vacation Purchase Program.     
•    An organization where we encourage personal learning and growth with opportunities for career development and advancement
•    Emphasis on work life balance, providing wellness benefits, health resources and fitness center discounts


What you need to succeed:


Education:  University degree or college diploma in Computer Science or a similar program


Work Experience: 7+ years in a functional or system analyst role, and 3+ years hands-on JAVA software development experience


Work Status: Due to Security Clearance requirement, we need candidate to be in Canada for at least 5 years and their status should be Permanant Resident or Citizen now. 


Language Skills: Proficiency in English is required (written & spoken).  Proficiency in French would be an asset.


Skills: Hands on experience in technical solution design, software specifications, conceptualization and development of both front-end and back-end JAVA software components; software development experience with JAVAScript technologies such as Vue.js or Angular.js would be an asset; Hands on experience in agile projects; Customer oriented and focused on delivering high value innovative software solutions.





We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential - a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.


For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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