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Systems Analyst
Web Architecture and Development

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

MacEwan University is looking for a Systems Analyst to join the Web Architecture and Development team. This technical position requires an individual who can troubleshoot and problem solve, with experience in configuring and tuning web application servers, managing web applications, integrating with web services, and developing website templates and web applications. The position requires the ability to install a Linux server on a virtual machine to test new ideas and technologies. The successful candidate will need to be service oriented, and respond to client requests by analyzing their technology needs, and coming up with an effective solution.

You will need to work well in project teams that can vary in background and makeup, but you also will need to have the ability to complete activities independently. You will roll out your solutions following MacEwan University’s standards. The individual should be inquisitive, eager to learn new technologies, and not afraid to ask the right questions. You will need to communicate well with others, including those who may not be as well versed in technology as you are.

Technical knowledge required: Ability to configure, tune and troubleshoot web application runtime environments and their installed applications, particularly using Java VMs, Java Servlet containers, and PHP. Writing web page templates and components in PHP.

Technical knowledge that would be very helpful: A working knowledge of the Linux operating system, Oracle WebLogic application server, Apache Tomcat servlet container, Apache web server, XML, JSON, SOAP, REST, and MySQL.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, information technology or related discipline, or diploma in related discipline combined with relevant on-the-job experience. Equivalents and work experience will be considered. Minimum of 5 years’ experience with systems and application management, specifically in web technologies is required.

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

• Competitive base pay
• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca. Please be advised that only applicants who apply directly to a posting through www.macewan.ca/careers will be considered

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

This position is included under the Out of Scope employee policy (D1015).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary $63,379 to $97,182 per annum
Closing Date Monday, February 12, 2018
Competition No. 18.01.024

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