Senior Application System Analyst

Website Sobeys

Requisition ID:  168775

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Merch & Supply Chain Product Team 

Travel Requirements:  0 – 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time

Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia; Alberta; Ontario  

City: Stellarton / Calgary / Mississauga

Location: Foord St. Office, Calgary Office, Dartmouth Office, Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 

Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.

A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.

All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

Overview

Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time opportunity for an Senior Application System Analyst. This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Mississauga, ON; Alberta, AB.

Job Description

As an Senior Application System Analyst with Sobeys, you will:

•    Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the application(s) within the Product Team Portfolio. Maintain up-to-date expertise in the application(s) and mentor and lead the team(s) in translating product needs into enhancements and or fixes for the supported application(s).
•    Provide specialized application support. Identify the root cause of issues, and triage with the appropriate team. Prioritize the backlog and make necessary configuration or changes. Source additional support from other teams to resolve underlying issues as needed. Maintain the system documentation; run books and required changes to user documentation as incidents are resolved.
•    Monitor applications and their components across dimensions such as end-user experience, application interfaces, runtime code exceptions and performance. Recommend enhancements as needed.
•    Participate in each phase of the development life cycle: Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), design, build, testing, deployment and release. Design the applications to ensure both the business and architectural needs are met including adhering to standards, patterns, and reference models.
•    Identify opportunities to automate processes, or otherwise innovate on business operations using application features.
•    Support continuous improvement initiatives through advisory and consultative support. Proactively share new leading practices.
•    Keep appropriate team members and other teams updated on product backlog status, incidents, and projects, as appropriate. Serve as the liaison between vendors, users, and product team as needed.
•    Observe and communicate potential application risks and improvements in support of effective issue prevention and risk mitigation.

Job Requirements

Your experience and resume will show us:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, related or relevant experience in Technology.
  • 5+ years progressive experience in IT
  • Experience in application development and support and delivery.
  • Experience in application development support and delivery.
  • Technical knowledge of Products Areas supporting; Category Management, Promotions, Pricing and Master Data.
  • Experience working with outsourced service providers and vendor management.
  • Retail industry experience preferred.

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.

While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

To Apply, please go to Senior Application System Analyst and finish the online application, thank you!