Alberta Health Services Employment – IT Analyst

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Job Description:

We are looking for a self-motivated, focused, a productive and well-organized individual wanting to be part of an information-as-an-asset Analytics and BI program. The ideal candidate aspires to help others understand data and information as well as progress their analytic and business intelligence skills in a broad variety of initiatives aimed at providing informational value. Works closely with developers and analysts in a team with a client and informational value focus. This position can be located in Calgary or Edmonton; requests for a remote-hybrid work environment will be considered.

Job Responsibilities:

As an IT Analyst II, you will provide technical support related to information technology applications either directly to users of the systems or to service delivery functions. You will ensure reliable operations of information systems, resolve complex technical problems, find solutions to customer needs, and lead projects and program initiatives. You will be responsible for more advanced application, telecom or technology support duties. You will investigate, diagnose, and resolve complex problems that have typically been escalated several levels before assignment to this position, and will translate business requirements into technical requirements for a solution and recommend a potential approach to the vendor. You will analyse the solution provided to ensure that it fits both technical requirements and business needs. You will also spend time on project or initiative leadership and delivery.

Job Requirements:

  • Technical skills – proficient with multiple business intelligence tools using Tableau, PowerBI, MicroStrategy, Crystal Reports etc.; competent in metadata management and data quality processes; intermediate SQL programming skills and Microsoft BI Stack; able to work with complex data models and content among disparate sources; accommodates changing business processes and requirements and assesses their impact on the data and outcomes; creates and implements testing and validation; and able to support BI environment upgrades/migrations and issue resolution.
  • Analytical skills – able to navigate, join, and analyze data in diverse formats and systems; innovates information solutions using analytical problem-solving and development methodologies; experience performing business, system, and data analysis; interprets and improves relational and dimensional data models supporting analytics; and understands and translates business requirements into technical implementations and business visualizations.
  • Communication skills – excellent oral and written communication skills and able to estimate and plan in a team environment; writes technical and business documentation; draws workflows; articulates issues and solutions; and engages and collaborates with others to achieve consensus.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Prefer experience in privacy/security data auditing, skills using R and Python, relevant BI tool-based training tied to hands-on experience, utilization of Scrum and DevOps frameworks, and excellent customer service.
  • Completion of bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent.
  • Experience – 3 to 5 years applying progressive knowledge and experience in analytics and business intelligence; and continuous professional training in industry best practices, tools, and methodologies.

Job Details:

Company: Alberta Health Services

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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