System Analyst (Java and J2EE) – Information Technology


Location Name
Alberta Blue Cross - Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Date Posted Nov 05, 2019
Profession Information Technology
Career Level(s) Experienced (Non Manager)
Job Type(s) Permanent, Full Time
Education Level(s) Diploma, Bachelors
Job ID job-9462

Position Summary

Do you enjoy Java development?

Does the thought of creating Java solutions that enable key business capabilities excite you?

If you are looking for an opportunity to join an organization that is committed to creating a healthy environment for its’ employees and providing a nice work/life balance, Alberta Blue Cross is the place to be! 

At Alberta Blue Cross, we are committed to providing the best health coverage for our members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans.  We believe in what we do and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

We are looking for eight system analysts experienced with Java to come and join our IT team!

What you’ll do:

  • Maintain applications – ensure applications are running well and efficiently.
  • Produces and maintains program code (primarily Java) and documentation.
  • Understand, design, build and test business requested changes.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Assess the root cause of issues and recommend changes.
  • Performs systems testing with both IT and business customers.
  • Prepares documentation and instructions for the execution of application programs.
  • Provides time estimates for tasks.
  • Work as part of a project team as required.
  • Apply quality control standards.
  • Gain knowledge of the application environment, interdependencies, and integrations with other systems.
  • Follow Systems Development Life Cycle best practices.
  • Work collaboratively with multiple teams across the organization.
  • Communicate effectively with your team, team manager and business customers.

What you’ll have

  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an Oracle environment using J2EE and/or Oracle ADF.
  • Experience with Spring Framework would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in setting up the project structure, defining coding patterns/practices.
  • Experience with system to system integration (Web Services, RESTful) would be considered an asset.
  • Ability to write efficient, complex queries against very large data sets.
  • Exceptional consultation skills are critical, with the ability to convey technical ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences and contribute within a team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Exceptional planning, organizational, analytical, problem-solving and consultation skills are a must.
  • Demonstrated project leadership expertise would be highly beneficial.
  • Completion of Oracle Java certifications or Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) would be considered an asset.

Alberta Blue Cross offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in a challenging team-oriented environment. This position will remain open until November 19, 2019.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, please apply online at

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