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Systems Analyst

Posting Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: New Brunswick, CA Prince Edward Island, CA Nova Scotia, CA ON, CA NL, CA 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: Systems Analyst
Department: Application Development
Competition: 84595
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: Team Leader

The Opportunity


Medavie is looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, and organized individual to fill the position of Systems Analyst to assist with system support and implementation activities for the Disability Claim Management system. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to get training and experience in development, configuration, and support for an industry leading SaaS claims and case management system.


You’ll collaborate with the team to turn business needs and 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 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
  • 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
  • Plan and coordinate simple to complex projects and activities with team members and any stakeholders both internal to Medavie Blue Cross and external clients or software vendors.




  • Education: University degree or college diploma in Computer Science or similar program
  • Work Experience: 6+ years in a functional or system analyst role.  




  • Solid understanding of traditional SDLC and Agile methodologies 
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to develop requirements, communicate effectively, and collaborate productively.
  • Experience implementing and/or supporting SaaS products.
  • Experience with system integration and data migration solutions.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate mature and professional judgment and decision-making ability.
  • Demonstrated skills 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.




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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