System Analyst – Configuration Management


Openings 1
Location Name
Alberta Blue Cross - Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Date Posted Oct 01, 2018
Profession Information Technology
Career Level(s) Experienced (Non Manager)
Job Type(s) Permanent, Full Time, Contract
Education Level(s) Diploma, Bachelors
Job ID job-9397

Position Summary

At Alberta Blue Cross, we are dedicated to exceptional customer experience and community leadership.  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.


  • Be part of a growing team that is building a DevOps practice founded on well-documented release management processes.


  • Manage the deployment of changes for business applications.
  • Design and build automation for deployment.
  • Collaborate with application development and support teams in deployment of custom-built and commercial off-the-shelf software applications.
  • Participate in documenting, publishing and operationalizing configuration management processes.
  • Assist in design and implementation of build tools and scripts to increase release efficiency.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations for future improvements to existing processes.
  • Co-ordinate releases for multiple applications and projects.
  • Participation in a 24/7 on call rotation.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of either infrastructure or application-related experience.
  • Expert knowledge in release management practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of SDLC methodology.
  • Experience with Linux shell scripting, PLSQL, and Java.
  • REST API experience.
  • Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.
  • Exceptional planning, organizational, analytical, problem-solving and consultation skills are a must.
  • Strong Customer Service mindset.
  • Excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
  • Previous experience with the IBM UrbanCode build, deployment, and release tools would be 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 a suitable candidate is selected.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, please apply online at

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