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Job Title:  Analyst, Collection and Delivery Systems

Location: 

Ottawa, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  156865
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 156865   
Business Function: Engineering   
Primary City: Ottawa  
Province: Ontario  
Employment Type: Full-Time  
Employment Status: Term  
Language Requirement: English Essential  
Employee Class and Level: UPCET02  
Number of Vacancies: 1   
Job Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 10/02/2022
 

All qualified candidates will be considered however preference will be given to Indigenous people (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) or persons with a disability. This is a special measure employment equity initiative and candidates from this group who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify.

 


 

Job Description

 

Reporting to the Manager, Address and Delivery Engineering Systems Management, the Collection and Delivery Systems Analyst works in a team of systems/business analysts, UAT coordinators, and Proxy Product Owners who are responsible for design, development, maintenance, implementation, usage, and quality of subsets for a large number of corporate systems.

 

The Analyst works closely with Operations (field and support groups), Lines of Business, other analysts within the broader team and stakeholders, to ensure solutions are thorough, optimal, meet customer / operational needs and enable future growth. The incumbent will work with Innovapost and other suppliers collaboratively throughout the software development life cycle or hardware procurement through to the deployment cycle to ensure requirements or user stories are defined and certify that all system changes are done in accordance with contract and client specifications.
 

Job Responsibilities

 

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Analyst, Collection and Delivery Systems: 

 

1.    Coordinates with Innovapost and other suppliers for system fixes to ensure business continuity. Prioritizes fixes (based on cost, efficiency, severity, impact, and time to implement) and tracks performance while managing impacted users/stakeholders. Performance includes application (system) problem resolution speed, break fix severity and quantity. Working with suppliers, tracks hardware performance and breakage statistics and identifies trends.

 

2.    Acts as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on systems and associated processes. Acts as second level problem resolution point. This includes the processes followed for the hardware (equipment), network (wired and wireless) and applications (system) that supports (Plants, Depots, Retail and Operations support functions) nationally. 

 

3.    Establishes, documents, and monitors policies and procedures governing collection and use of the data.

 

4.    Participates in the definition and be accountable for updating the technical specifications for the systems including data models, data flow diagrams, entity relationship diagrams, process and business flow models using standard corporate tools as well as business analyst skills and tools.  

 

5.    Acts as the corporate subject matter expert providing first line support and interfacing between users and Innovapost/other suppliers for system changes. Identifies and documents user requirements. Analyzes user requirements and determines impacts.   Prepares the detailed design requirements/acceptance criteria. Provides input, direction, and reviews and approves functional/contextual designs. Supervises the builds. 
 

Job Responsibilities (continued)

 

6.    Performs Regression & User Acceptance Testing (UAT) testing. Coordinates all individuals responsible for UAT. Ensures completion and correctness of all changes associated with improvements and fixes meet the Managed Release schedule and within cost estimates.

 

7.    Provides guidance and advice to regional Operations LOB and Process Design teams on systems, tools and reporting. Participates in associated projects of a complex and technical nature within and/or outside the function which has or will have implication on Field Systems. Participates on external (Federal, Provincial, International and private sector) and internal committees.  

 

8.    Leads teams to help identify, develop and deploy Operating improvements to systems. Provides technical support to users in Field Operations, Field Operations Support, National C&D, and external data users. Utilizes this support chain to help identify improvement opportunities associated with the systems (processes, hardware, applications and data) as well as resource members of the team.

 

9.    Develops related scripts for the contracted helpdesk, trains help desk representatives and monitors effectiveness. Works with manufacturer to ensure hardware meets CPC specifications. 

 

10.     Keeps abreast of developments in technology and industry and makes recommendations to management for future development and enhancements.

 

11.     As required, supports the team as a System / Business Analyst, UAT coordinator, Proxy Product owner, technical deployment support resource in Agile and Waterfall System projects based on needs within the team.
 

Qualifications

 

Education


•    Completed post-secondary degree in a related field (e.g. Systems/Computer Engineering) OR completion of a College Diploma

 

 

Experience


•    A minimum of 2 years of experience in Engineering or IT Systems or Processes.


•    Scrum/Agile certification would be an asset


•    PMP Certification would be an asset

 

 

Other Candidate Requirements


•    A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience with SDLC, Agile development is required.


•    Working knowledge of software development tools and methods, such as: Project Management, Microsoft Access; SQL Server; Microsoft Office products; Android Mobile Operating System; JIRA, Confluence.


•    Must have a customer oriented and business focused mind set.


•    Ability to work as part of a team (internal and external stakeholders) within a fast-paced environment.


•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


•    Skilled at creating and maintaining project materials, especially action logs and meeting minutes.


•    Bilingual in French and English is considered an asset.
 

Other Information

This is a 9 months term opportunity with the possibility of extension or permanency.

 

Essential Requirements

 

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and Process Management.
  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methods, such as: Agile, Project Management, Jira and Confluence
  • Knowledge of Reactive Architecture, specifically Domain Driven Design
  • Knowledge of Redirection Services (RS), Scan to Vehicle (STV), Plant Receiving and Verification System (PRVS) and Supply Chain Quality (SCQ) an asset
  • Knowledge of CPC Lines of Business (e.g. products) and the CPC Supply Chain an asset

 

Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, clearly and professionally regarding complex issues and requirements to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work in a high paced environment
  • Ability to adapt easily to new tech
  • Ability to identify customer needs and designing business processes and solutions to meet customer requirements.
  • Ability to design and build test, UAT and Stabilization Plans
  • Ability to manage project timeline and ensure integrations are completed by required deadline
  • Ability to collaborate with other departments to retrieve necessary information for future projects
  • Ability to maintain appropriate documentation in compliance with organization rules

 

Personal Suitability:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership behaviours; decision making, business orientation, accountability leading people, and execution

 

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

 

Employment Equity

Canada Post will represent Canada’s diversity and provide a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces and celebrates our differences. We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, Indigenous People, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

Disability is defined as a persistent or episodic physical, sensory, or mental health condition and/or functional limitation. Disability includes both visible and hidden conditions and/or limitations that may impact vision, hearing, mobility, flexibility, dexterity, pain, learning, developmental, mental/psychological, and memory.

 

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.

 

Accommodation

Canada Post is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you have any restrictions that need to be accommodated.  All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

 

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 themselves 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

We value diversity as an essential part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future. We believe that attracting, developing, and retaining people who reflect the diversity of Canada is essential to our success because this matters to all communities and customers we serve. 

Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.

Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.


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