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Senior Systems Analyst - FIMS

Regional Municipality of Durham

Reporting to the Manager, FIMS Applications (Projects),

The incumbent will:
  • Perform application development adhering to best practices and methodologies
  • Provide a lead technical role during projects on the implementation of new modules and applications, including overseeing technical staff and ensuring projects are implemented within strict timelines and budget
  • Liaise with management staff from business areas impacted by technology to address and resolve issues, review and assess alternative technical solutions and provide recommendations
  • Provide technical recommendations to FIMS management team in the utilization of application versions and tools
  • Provide a lead technical role in the upgrades and support of existing PeopleSoft Enterprise applications including HCM, Financials, Enterprise Learning Management (ELM) and Interaction Hub
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to staff to ensure timely issue resolution and technical accuracy to specifications
  • Review development work and provide a lead role in quality assurance
  • Implement and ensure technical standards are adhered to
  • Provide technical opinion on proposed work requests and provide recommendations of alternative technical or functional application solutions
  • Assist FIMS management team with the planning of projects/tasks
  • Maintain current knowledge of technology and industry trends
The successful candidate will possess:
  • A four year degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is an asset
  • Technical development experience with ERP applications
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft including software development experience with PeopleTools 8.5x, Application Engine, Application Packages, Integration Broker and BI Publisher is an asset
  • Experience and knowledge with Oracle 11g, SQL, JavaScript, SOA Architecture Concepts, HTML and XML
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems (Windows), and MicroSoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Strong knowledge of the system development lifecycle
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Strong project and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • A valid driver's licence and the use of a vehicle

CUPE 1764 Salary Grade 9
This position is with Salary Grade 9 and will be paid at the following hourly rates:

  • Start: $45.45 - Six Month: $47.98 - Job: $50.50
Conditions of Employment

Proof of education, qualifications and any other job bona fide requirements will be required prior to start date.

External Application Process

Come find a home where exciting and rewarding careers are balanced with your lifestyle.  We thank all applicants; however, only those being considered will be contacted. Please apply online ( no later than midnight on the closing date indicated on the Job Posting.
The Region of Durham is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process.  If contacted for an employment opportunity and you require accommodation, or if this information is required in an accessible format, please contact us at: and a Consultant will provide appropriate assistance pursuant to the Region's Accommodation and Accessibility policies.  Please note that resumes should not be sent to

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Senior Systems Analyst - FIMS Regional Municipality of Durham Ontario

Expiry Date: 2018-02-16
Date Posted: 2018-01-25
Province: Ontario
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