Programmer Analyst

Referral Number: OCIO.19.20.R0567
Employment type:
1 Permanent Position
1 Temporary Position
Position Group: Non Bargaining / Non Management
Department: Office of the Chief Information Officer
Location: St. John's
Closing Date: 20 Feb 2020
Salary (scale): $29.83 - $33.28 (hourly) (CG-35)
Benefits: Onboarding

Position Details


Office of the Chief Information Officer


Reporting to the Manager, the Programmer Analyst works within a team that provides technical support and development for a number of systems including 12 AMANDA Permits and Licensing applications for multiple government departments. This position investigates, analyses and corrects production problems; writes or modifies simple to complex programs; defines requirements for system enhancements and program modifications; prepares test plans; performs unit and system testing; reviews testing with clients; writes/updates operation instructions and user documentation; works closely with the Team Lead, OCIO resources and clients to ensure that system modifications and enhancements are correct; adheres to OCIO standards; meets the client's business needs; and completes other related duties as required.

Merit Criteria

Screening Criteria

  1. Completion of an undergraduate degree or diploma program in computer science or computers studies (equivalencies will be considered)
  2. Experience developing or supporting IT applications as per the System Development Lifecycle
  3. Experience working with relational database technologies such as Oracle PL/SQL
  4. Experience developing or supporting IT applications using various programming technologies such as Java, .Net and Crystal Reports (asset)

Assessment Criteria

  1. Knowledge of the System Development Life Cycle
  2. Knowledge of formal incident and change management practices
  3. Knowledge of Oracle PL/SQL programming
  4. Knowledge of Java, .Net and Crystal Reports programming (asset)
  5. Ability to think critically
  6. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal)
  7. Ability to manage time and tasks
  8. Ability to work in a team (teamwork)
  9. Client service orientation

Conditions of Employment

Conditions of Offer

  1. Recent and satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from local police

Conditions of Acceptance

  1. Willing to accept on-call availability (occasional)
  2. Willing to accept overtime (occasional)

Applicant Information

For more information about this opportunity please call: Lisa Staubitzer at (709) 729-4034.

  • This position is considered a "Position of Trust" and therefore, a job offer may be subject to a satisfactory security check.
  • The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Disability related accommodations and alternate formats are available upon request at any stage of the recruitment process by contacting, 709-729-0130 or toll free at 1-888-729-7690.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Applications must be received on or before the closing date stated for this job posting.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
  • Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
  • All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
  • All information submitted as part of this application must be factual, complete and current to date of submission.
  • This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

How To Apply

Applications, quoting Competition Number OCIO.19.20.R0567, should be submitted:

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By Mail

Human Resource Secretariat, Strategic Staffing Division
50 Mundy Pond Road
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL, A1B 4J6

By Fax
(709) 729-6737

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