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Posting Date: May 13, 2022

Location: New Brunswick, CA Nova Scotia, CA Quebec, CA Prince Edward Island, CA NL, CA ON, 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: Analyst
Department: Application Development 
Competition: 84394
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


As a Medavie Systems Analyst, you will work with project stakeholders and business partners to elicit, analyze, validate, specify, verify, and manage the real needs for our Finance, Administration and Claims Systems.  You will be responsible to manage business expectations and advise, persuade and/or negotiate on problems, situations, or decisions of a simple to complex nature between stakeholders and serve as the liaison between customer community & software development teams.


What's in it for you?


What makes us a different kind of employer? In this role, we develop cutting edge Digital Health solutions for our members, partners, advisors, health care providers and group administrators.  We are an in-house, innovation led, IT shop that is 500+ strong and growing! Whether you are just starting your career as a new grad or you are an experienced developer, we have challenging and rewarding roles and we are looking for top talent.


 Common goals and collaboration to deliver outstanding service is what our team is all about, we offer:


  •  A diverse team of colleagues with multiple fields of expertise
  • A stimulating and flexible working environment
  • Comprehensive health and dental plan that is 100% employer paid effective on your first day
  • Emphasis on work life balance, providing wellness benefits, health resources and fitness center discounts
  • An organization where we encourage personal learning, growth and giving back to our communities


Your every day with us


We believe that our technology should truly connect with people. To that end, we adapt systems and technology to human behaviour, with our clients at the center of all we do.


There is never an “every day” here and that is what keeps life here exciting.  You will need to use strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication to have successful outcomes in your every day. You will also be using a balance of highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas to software design & development activities.  We have a team who thrives in a fast-paced and innovative development environment where business and technical experts collaborate to deliver the best digital health solutions that our clients have come to expect. 


What you need to succeed:


  • Facilitate the elicitation of the requirements using techniques appropriate to the project or problem
  • Responsible to identify impact of requirements on processes impacted by the requested changes.
  • Lead efforts to carry out appropriate solution with goal of fulfilling business requirements
  • Analyse information and determine problem, opportunity and solution resolution
  • Transition and communicate business problem solution to designers, developers and testers
  • Produce quality requirements specifications and functional design documents
  • Define quality attributes, external interfaces, constraints, and other supporting requirements
  • Collaborate with architects and or designers to clarify functional requirements and ensure that the proposed technical solution meets the business needs
  • Manage multiple priorities and activities
  • Support Project Management in planning required efforts and report on progress, issues and risks.
  • Validate the functionality of the end-product to create a high-quality solution
  • Provide supervision, leadership, mentorship, coaching and guidance to any team members, ensuring all members follow the direction provided.
  • Plan and coordinate simple to complex projects and activities with team members and any stakeholders both internal to Medavie Blue Cross and external clients.




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


Work ExperienceTypically 7+ years of experience with doing requirements gathering and analysis work. Knowledge of software development life-cycle methodologies; Working knowledge of business domain and/or application


Work Status: You need to have Permanent Residency or Citizenship of Canada




  • Possess analytical and investigation skills
  • Have the ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure of time restraints
  • Be well organized, with excellent time management skills
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possess highly effective listening skills
  • Demonstrate mature and professional judgment and decision-making ability
  • Demonstrated skill facilitating and building consensus among process stakeholders
  • High attention to detail, using logic and good judgment in decision making for when different situations and skills may call for different approaches
  • Working knowledge of the environment and tools used by the application area
  • Thorough understanding of Software Engineering Process



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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