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Systems Analyst

JOB TITLE: Systems Analyst
JOB TYPE: Contract 6 months + possible extension(s)
LOCATION: St. Catharines - ON
RATE / COMPENSATION: Flexible based on experience

This government client is seeking a System Analyst to assist with enhancing it's centralized "Data Hub" solution to enable effective and efficient sharing and data between application systems and to enable user-driven ad-hoc reporting. This system manages the complete lifecycle of construction projects from initial design to post-build maintenance. It does so with the help of a series of core application systems. These systems range in programming language and DBMS platforms from VB, Centura, C#, ASP.NET, FoxPro, Microsoft SQL, and Oracle.

The applications utilize a variety of connection methods, from point-to-point, database views, and SOA calls. It is also moving towards a more effective way of managing shared data through improved data governance standards and processes. Their technology strategy is to move to a common shared data repository where application no longer connect to each other directly, but rather through a combination of a shared data hub and web services.

Main Responsibilities include:

Being a primary liaison between internal IT SME's, external Clients to facilitate and the documenting of data sharing needs between applications
Gathering information about existing applications and data interfaces such as data models
Designing data interfaces, namely shared views, ETL requirements, and SOA services

Experience and Skills:

Experience with PowerDesigner;
Experience designing integration solutions requiring sharing of information between Oracle and SQL databases;
Experience designing interfaces between application systems;
Experience in the use of information retrieval packages;
Experience documenting requirements in the format required by OPS Enterprise Architecture standards such as Logical and Physical Data Models, Interface Data Requirements;
Experience with Data Management on a data-sharing platform;
Experience with conceptual, logical, and physical data modelling;
Experience with relational data base technologies;
Experience creating and updating data models;
Experience in systems analysis, development, design, testing and implementation;
Experience in structured methodologies for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications;
Experience in the use of development tools and Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools;
Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills; verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and negotiation;

Date: August 26, 2014
City/Town:St. Catharines, ON
Wage/Salary: Negotiable
Start: asap
Duration: Contract 6 months + possible extensions
Type: Full Time
How to apply:Apply here or on our website at
Company: SWGi
Contact: Rob Knowles
Phone: 416 644 8873 x 244

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