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Sr. Programmer/Analyst

Posting Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: New Brunswick, CA Nova Scotia, CA Prince Edward Island, CA Quebec, CA ON, CA NL, 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: Sr. Programmer/Analyst
Department: Core Services 
Competition: 85478
Internal/External: Both
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 


As a Sr. Programmer/Analyst specializing in the Microsoft Platform, you will join an amazing team that makes a difference every day for our colleagues. Improving collaboration and creating innovative solutions on a proven modern platform.


  • Re-write and re-engineer custom legacy applications to MS Power Platform solutions
  • Develop PowerApps canvas and model driven apps
  • Build solutions utilizing best practices within the Power Platform Community
  • Utilize OOTB Connectors with Power Apps and Flow and when required create custom connectors for PowerApps and Power Automate
  • Integrate Power BI Reports and dashboards
  • Satisfy requirements, meet agreed completion dates, and perform unit and integration testing
  • Communicate proposed designs and progress to customers, leadership, and team members
  • Participate on cross-functional project teams consisting of App Development, IT Operations, and IT Security


Key Responsibilities:


  • Assess business needs and document problem/project requirements and needs
  • Analyze problem/project requirements and define and document appropriate solution
  • Estimate with a high degree of accuracy the approximate effort required to produce an appropriate solution for small to medium sized projects
  • Work with a team to understand solution scope and vision for the assigned projects
  • Advise and negotiate on problems or situations of simple to moderately complex nature
  • Plan required efforts, monitor, and report on progress, issues, and risks to team and stakeholders
  • Investigate defects, troubleshoot, and propose appropriate solutions
  • Create and assess detailed design specifications
  • Transition the detail design into code and implement an appropriate technical solution
  • Plan and perform appropriate tests to create a high-quality solution
  • Follows emerging technology trends and identify opportunities for Medavie


What makes us a different kind of employer?


In this role, it’s the opportunity to have exposure to every facet in our organization. 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 and growth
  • If getting involved in charitable causes is something you’re passionate about, we support and offer plenty of opportunities to give back 




Education: University or college diploma in Computer Science (or similar program)


Work Experience:


  • Relevant experience designing and building solutions in SharePoint and Power Platform for a mid to large enterprise.
  • Understanding PowerApps development methods to build canvas and model driven applications.
  • Understanding Power Automate to configure business process automation
  • Experience implementing solutions with multiple data sources.
  • Strong focus on developing secure solutions
  • Knowledge with Common Data Service (Dataverse)
  • Experience creating production Forms and Flows
  • Experience developing solutions that connect various Microsoft365 services
  • Experience with SharePoint 2013 applications
  • Experience migrating Infopath forms and SharePoint Designer workflows to Power Platform
  • Experience with Power Virtual Agents
  • Power Platform and MS Teams integration


Language Skills: Bilingualism (English/French) is considered an asset


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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