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Job Title:  Analyst, Systems


Mississauga, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  44543
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 44543  
Business Function: Engineering  
Primary City: Mississauga  
Other Location(s):  
Province: Ont. - GTA  
Employment Type: Full-Time  

Employment Status: Term  24 months with likelihood for extension
Language Requirement: English Essential  
Employee Class and Level: UPCET02  
Number of Vacancies: 1  
Recruiter’s name: ANGELINA BAAH  
Position Reports To: TAUHEED SALAHUDDIN  
Area of Competition: Regional   
Posting Date (dd/mm/yyyy): 24/07/2020
Closing Date (dd/mm/yyyy): 07/08/2020

Job Description

The Analyst, Systems, plans, co-ordinates and manages the development of systems projects and/or change requests at Canada Post, under the general supervision of the Manager, and directs programmer analysts and contractors on projects, systems development, and programming, while ensuring quality assurance is achieved and all system changes conform to audit standards.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Analyst, Systems.


  • Manages and leads systems design, development and implementations in order to meet business requirements. Leads the project team in the analysis of user specifications, reviews proposals and implements optimal technical solution. Studies and adjusts projects/enhancements priorities.


  • Designs and reviews proposed system solution (hardware and software). Performs system development, testing and integration. Reports projects/enhancement issues. Develops training material for production and user groups.


  • Supervises enhancements and provides ongoing support to existing production applications. Establishes priorities and timeframes. Reviews and approves the acceptance criteria for system changes testing and installation. Ensures all change initiatives conform to audit and control standards.


Job Responsibilities (continued)
  • Provides technical support and direction to programmer analysts and contractors on project analysis, systems development, and implementation of projects. Shares strategy with project team and programmer analysts. Ensures hardware and software solution will successfully meet project objectives. Monitors project timeframes and approves changes in system specification.


  • Manages the maintenance and support to a wide range of systems, running from a variety of software applications and platforms. Monitors production standards with programmer analysts, contractors, and contracting firms to ensure that the service level agreement is met.


  • Develops documentation standards, identifies and resolves system problems, establish standards for service level agreements and researches and recommends new technology for production applications enhancement.


  • A University degree or college degree/diploma in a related field.



  • 2-5 years of related work experience is required.


Other Candidate Requirements

  • Working knowledge of SAS/ORACLE or equivalent databases.
  • Thorough knowledge of programming languages, including Visual Basic 6, VB.NET and VB Scripts.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, AutoCAD, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Proven ability to apply conceptual thinking to complex problems and implement practical solutions to help achieve the objectives of the department and the Corporation
  • Design of process control circuits and safety circuits
  • Web application development
  • Familiarity with codes and standards: CSA Z460, CSA Z462, CSA Z463 and the Canadian Electric Code
  • Availability to work shift work and on-call support
  • Software acceptance testing
  • Electrical Engineering or similar Automation & Controls Engineering degree required
Other Information

This is a Term position of 24 months with likiehood for an extension

Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.


Employment Equity
Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.


Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.


If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.


Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Leadership Behaviours
Decision Making 
– A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.


Our Values
Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.


Position Occupancy
Applicants who are currently members of the employee group - the provisions of the collective agreement apply which respect to position occupancy requirements.

Applicants who are currently members of another employee group - should contact their human resources representative to learn more about their position occupancy requirements.


Interview Notification
Should you be contacted for an interview, you are required to notify your Team Leader. If you do not meet the position occupancy guidelines above, you will need to provide confirmation from your General Manager and Director, Human Resources responsible for your function/region that you can be considered for this opportunity.

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