Business Analyst Programmer


Bluewater Power Distribution Corporation
Sarnia, Ontario

Posted On: November 04, 2021
Last Day to Apply: November 29, 2021

Business Analyst Programmer

 

Bluewater Power Distribution Corporation is the founding member of the Bluewater Power Group of Companies. Headquartered in Sarnia Ontario, Bluewater Power distributes power to over 35,000 customers in six Sarnia-Lambton communities. The Group of Companies also includes the following independent market driven private Corporations: Electek Power Services Inc., Bluewater Power Services Corporation, Bluewater Power Renewable Energy Inc., and Bluewater Regional Networks Inc. 

Bluewater Power Distribution is looking for a Business Analyst Programmer to join our IT team. Reporting to the Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, you are customer service oriented, practice healthy communication skills, and possess a voracious appetite for technology. The role will be responsible for analyzing, developing and implementing computer software programs and systems, maintaining existing applications, and interfacing with business users to solve problems and foster new solutions. 

MAIN RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Perform hands-on analysis of new and existing business processes, for in-house and third party vendor applications, including preparation of work specifications/design, code changes, testing, debugging, documentation, implementation and end-user training.
  • Conduct writing, translating and coding of software programs and applications according to specifications.
  • Run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement and general debugging.
  • Participate in end user business team discussions aimed at strategic integrated solutions between various software applications including both internal and external systems.
  • Assist vendors with understanding and developing new software features based on end user requirements.
  • Provide application and training support for end users.
  • Comply with all IT security measures and documentation standards relating to application development, testing, support and training activities.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation for technology support outside office hours.
  • Assist with projects outside of office hours related to business software and system upgrades.
  • Remain current in technology trends and developments to maintain a firm understanding of new systems, coding trends, security practices, and technologies. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University degree or community college diploma from an accredited educational institution in Computer Science.
  • Experience in current programming languages, including but not limited to, Abap, .NET, Python, C/C++, Java, etc.
  • Knowledge of SAP solutions, considered an asset.
  • Understanding of database structures and design with an emphasis on SQL.
  • Proven analytical and superior problem-solving skills.
  • Aptitude for learning and understanding new technologies.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a challenging environment.
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and a positive approach to work and co-workers. 

Interested, qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume detailing their experience and accomplishments to:

Bluewater Power Distribution Corporation

Human Resources Department

P.O. Box 2140

855 Confederation Street

Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7L6

 

or email: resumes@bluewaterpower.com

Include in the subject line: Business Programmer Analyst 

This position is open until filled, with the first review of applications on November 29, 2021 (and periodically thereafter, as needed). 

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). 

We thank you in advance for your interest in Bluewater Power, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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