• Application Analyst

    Posted Date 5 days ago(4/13/2018 6:17 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    CA-ON-Mississauga | CA-ON-Etobicoke
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
    Mississauga Halton LHIN
  • Job Description

    Reporting to the Manager, Information Management, the Application Analyst participates in the planning, development, deployment and on-going maintenance of system applications, databases, data and information retrieval from Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) information systems, through all stages of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and provides technical guidance on new technologies adoption.


    Title:    Application Analyst

    Competition #:    FY1718-201

    Portfolio:    Finance and Corporate Services

    Team:    Information Management

    Reports to:    Manager, Information Management

    Category:    Permanent Full-time

    Current primary assigned location:    401 The West Mall, Etobicoke



    Technical Responsibilities

    • Identifies needs, recommends, supports and facilitates the implementation of related change to improve client care and business operations
    • Collaborates with user groups to further develop information systems (IS) solutions with a global proactive approach
    • Develops, when required, software Windows and Web applications utilizing technology compliant with Mississauga Halton LHIN and Health Shared Services Ontario (HSSO) standards
    • Ensures that system modules are developed, revised, thoroughly tested, and implemented in conjunction with user requirements
    • Analyzes, designs (including options), estimates and makes recommendations, using the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology:
      • Identifying needs / opportunities with the customer
      • Analysis, design and estimate through customer negotiation and agreement
      • Solution creation inclusive of user manuals and training
      • Unit / System testing within IS
      • Support User Acceptance Testing
      • Coordinate move to production environment
      • Conduct post implementation review
    • Utilizes time / project management techniques / tools to emphasize proactive planning and monitoring of assignments through to successful completion with WIN/WIN results for both the customer and information system
    • Develops and delivers reports, outside the scope of Decision Support, as requested by the user areas and duly approved following prescribed methodologies
    • Proposes, prepares and oversees system enhancements, utilizing formal systems analysis techniques, to ensure improvements in process, technology or business needs
    • Maintains and administers systems ensuring business continuity, data integrity and policies necessary for the organizational decision making process
    • Achieves smooth transfer to the customer for user acceptance testing inclusive of the user manuals; including the resolution of agreed upon problems through the Systems Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) approach
    • Understands all related applications that are running on the computers
    • Works in partnership with the Learning & Organizational Development team to providing technical and functional knowledge to support training for staff and/or key-trainers using the related system(s)
    • Functions as a resource to users in troubleshooting, training, researching, evaluating and recommending software applications and integrated solutions when necessary, including liaison with external personnel or organizations to effect these solutions
    • Is informed and knowledgeable of all interfaces and any changes to their respective modules
    • Looks for opportunities to improve levels of service recognizing the needs and expectations of our client



    Education, Training & Experience

    • University degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Science (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
    • Minimum of three (3) years of experience developing rich (Win32 or Win64) and web applications using current technology, e.g., .NET framework (ASP.NET, C#, VB.NET, etc.), HTML, XML, VB Scripts, Java Script, AJAX, PHP
    • Knowledge of tools, techniques, measures and systems for developing and monitoring information systems, including SDLC frameworks
    • Good understanding of the impact of information systems on client service delivery and how it can be used to support case management
    • Knowledge of security and data privacy legislation, requirements and practices
    • Is current with the latest technology developments within and outside the healthcare sector
    • Proven experience working with relational database systems such as MS-SQL Server, MySQL, etc., being able to write and modify Transact-SQL queries, Stored Procedures and Views
    • Proven experience working with SharePoint, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

     Skills and Attributes

    • Solid capability to use MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Understanding and commitment to quality service and best practice
    • Flexible, adaptable and responsive to change
    • Good customer service skills


    To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY1718-203 via the following link www.lhinjobs.ca or visit the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca.

    Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

    To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.


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