Junior Systems Analyst - Application Development & Support


Openings 1
Location Name
Alberta Blue Cross - Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Date PostedJan 01, 2014
ProfessionInformation Technology
Career Level(s) Entry Level, Experienced (Non Manager)
Job Type(s)Permanent, Full Time
Education Level(s)Diploma, Bachelors
Job IDjob-8653

Position Summary


This position will analyze business requirements, perform design, development, support and documentation activities in an application environment.


  • Analyzes application problems and recommends modifications.
  • Designs and builds custom forms and reports for various business units.
  • Produces and maintains program code and documentation.
  • Designs and builds data interfaces and extracts.
  • Designs logical and physical data models.
  • Prepares functional specifications for user sign-off.
  • Performs systems testing with internal and external clients. Provide support during various phases of testing.
    • Prepares Operations instructions for the execution of application programs.
    • Reviews requirements with the users and provides time estimates for task completion.


  • Experience in an Oracle environment using Oracle Designer, Oracle Developer (Oracle Forms/Reports, PL/SQL, Java, and/or J2EE).
  • A related technical degree or diploma, which focuses on systems development.
  • Experience in developing applications in Microsoft Access would be considered an asset.
  • Ability to write efficient, complex queries against very large data sets.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written communication.
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn business applications.
  • Good customer service and communication skills. Must be comfortable interacting with internal clients.
  • Demonstrated project leadership expertise would be highly beneficial.

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 a suitable candidate is selected.


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