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Senior Application System Analyst

Sobeys Inc. - 204 Jobs
Stellarton, NS
Posted 14 days ago

Requisition ID: 182512

Career Group: Corporate Office Careers

Job Category: Technology Solutions - Store Systems

Travel Requirements: 0 - 10%

Job Type: Full-Time

Country: Canada (CA)

Province: Alberta; Nova Scotia; Ontario

City: Calgary / Stellarton / Mississauga

Location: Foord St. Office

Postal Code: B0K 1S0

Our family of 131,000 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 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.

Ready to Make an impact?

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 a Senior Application System Analyst. This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Mississauga, ON; Calgary, AB.

Here's where you'll be focusing:

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

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Point-of-Sale (POS) systems and other store applications, and services which all fall within the Technology Solutions team's portfolio.
  • Maintain up-to-date expertise in the application(s) and lead team(s) in translating product needs into enhancements and/or fixes for the supported application(s).

Support ACS Point of Sale System

  • Monitor applications and their components across dimensions such as end-user experience, application interfaces, and performance.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives through advisory and consultative support while proactively sharing new leading practices and recommending enhancements as needed.
  • Identify opportunities to automate processes, or otherwise innovate on business operations using application features.
  • Identify and communicate application risks and improvements in support of effective issue prevention and risk mitigation.

Project/Enhancements management

  • Participate in each phase of the development life cycle including design, build, testing, and deployment.
  • Design the applications to ensure both the business and architectural needs are met including adhering to standards, patterns, and reference models.
  • Evaluate and balance the requirements/needs of multiple departments and teams in identifying the technical solution that will best meet the identified needs.
  • 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/project teams as needed.


What you have to offer:

Your experience and resume will show us:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, or college diploma in related IT area.
  • 5+ years experience in application support, enhancements, and delivery.
  • Strong technical knowledge and aptitude with a Point-of-Sale System.
  • Experience working with service providers and vendor management.
  • Retail industry experience is preferred.

We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

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.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.

Competition Number: 1164083600
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About Sobeys Inc.

About Sobeys Inc.

Sobeys Inc. is proudly Canadian, with more than 115 years of experience in the food retail business. As one of only two national grocery retailers in Canada, we serve the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods and Lawtons Drugs, as well as more than 350 retail fuel locations.

Our five core retail food formats and related businesses are designed to ensure that we have the right offering in the right-sized stores for each individual market we serve – from our full service format to the convenience format, each tailored to satisfy the unique shopping needs of our customers.

Our core values are our strength and the foundation of who we are: Customer-Driven, People-Powered, Community-Engaged and Results-Oriented. And, our purpose – We are a family nurturing families – is our collective passion and mission to nurture the things that make life better, including great experiences, families, communities and the lives of our employees.

Across our banners and businesses from coast-to-coast, we foster a family culture of care, trust and respect with each other, and focus on growth for ourselves, for others and for the company. Together, our employees, franchisees and diverse retail network are dedicated to nurturing our customers by providing exceptional shopping and food experiences and putting their needs and their families’ needs first. We also take tremendous pride in nurturing our communities by proudly growing, showcasing and giving back to the communities in which we serve.

Sobeys Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited, headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.

Sobeys, its franchisees and affiliates employ approximately 131,000 people