DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

MacEwan University is currently in a hiring restraint. As a result, job opportunities are limited. Available opportunities are listed below.

Systems Analyst
IT 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.

Opportunity

The IT Architecture and Development team is looking for a Systems Analyst to take the role of Web Developer and DevOps Analyst. The Analyst is responsible for the development and maintenance of web applications and integrations between applications to support the university’s business processes. Candidates should be proficient full stack developers who are equally comfortable in front-end or back-end web application development. Being experienced, the Analyst provides direction to junior developers, and provides input into the development activities of the team.

The Analyst is also responsible for the creation of development and maintenance tasks in the DevOps role of the team, designing and creating configuration and deployment automation tasks using continuous integration and configuration automation tools. In this role, the Analyst will provide direction and leadership in the implementation of DevOps strategies, both on-premise and in the cloud, to other areas within MacEwan IT.

Qualifications

To be successful, the candidate will need a Bachelor’s degree in Computing Science or related fields. Alternatively, any Bachelor’s degree combined with relevant experience will be considered. The position requires an academic level of thinking and problem solving. Well-developed communication skills are necessary to interact with IT departments, application technical resources, and with vendors and other third parties.

The Analyst should have at least 5 years demonstrable experience in relevant web application development technologies, platforms, libraries and frameworks currently in use at the University, and be able to adhere to the University’s standards around coding and version control. Based on skill set and abilities, fewer years of experience and a strong willingness to learn will be considered. Experience with continuous integration tools and platform deployment and configuration automation will be considered an asset. The Analyst should be comfortable in a mixed Operating System environment with a primary focus on Linux.

Benefits

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

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 MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note, initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first five steps of the salary grid.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary $67,540 per annum - $83,665 per annum
Closing Date March 29, 2020
Competition No. 20.03.021


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