VIAD

IT Systems Analyst

CA-AB-Banff
4 weeks ago
Job ID # (iCIMS)
2017-9153
# of Openings
1
Job Posting Categories
Information Technology

Overview

We wake every day to greet glaciers, mountain peaks and turquoise lakes. At Pursuit, we live the dream. We’re united by an intrinsic love of exploring that can’t be confined by physical borders. Together, Pursuit team members and guests create inspiring memories they’ll share with their friends and families for years to come. It’s all about sharing our amazing destinations. 

We have gathered a collection of adventure travel experiences, each of them thoughtfully united by their power to inspire and invigorate. As a brand, Pursuit weaves elements of wonder and amazement across our range of awe-inspiring experiences. 

  • Our Vision is to be the world’s leading provider of experiential adventure travel.
  • Our Mission is to connect guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable, inspiring experiences. 

Responsibilities

  • Key liaison and lead between business representatives, IT development and other IT representatives for implementation and support of all assigned application projects, major changes, and new software solutions
  • Actively partner with project management, development, testing and other IT engineers as a team to successfully deliver new IT initiatives to meet approved business needs
  • As part of a small, multi-disciplinary team, you may be asked to perform any task in the software development life cycle, including analysis, design, development, testing, training, implementation or support
  • Lead and facilitate data gathering sessions with business for delivery of application solutions
  • Actively gather, build and outline detailed business requirements and system specifications
  • Actively work with IT Development to resolve issues and prepare system solutions, including creation of functional and technical requirement deliverables for development, and communicate needed changes to all key stakeholders
  • Work with business and IT Project Management to develop and implement the most efficient and costeffective solutions to application issues
  • Actively participate in system test planning and execution; facilitate user acceptance testing as required; create and implement test scripts working in tandem with the business; lead testing efforts
  • Actively lead smaller projects and IT initiatives independently
  • Work closely with business management to identify business process dependencies, and prioritize business goals
  • Work in conjunction with the Viad Global Service Desk to resolve application issues, ensuring issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner
  • Actively participate in business and IT planning meetings
  • Prepare activity and status reports to manager and business stakeholders

Qualifications

The successful candidate must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • BSc or BA in Computer Science or a related discipline, with 5+ years of software development experience
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal; with ability to communicate difficult and sensitive information to the business
  • Systems testing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work very effectively in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Maintains a strong attention to detail at all times with consistency during high-pressure and timesensitive situations
  • Solid understanding of all IT functions and roles within the software development lifecycle including feasibility analysis, business /systems process reengineering, change management and IT project management
  • Deep technical understanding of application and database design and development
  • 2+ years working experience with ASP.Net MVC, AngularJS, and C#
  • Working knowledge of MSOffice and Visio
  • Excellent meeting facilitation, organization skills as well as business and technical presentation skills
  • Working experience documenting business process workflows, procedures, and redesigns
  • 2+ years working experience with MS SQL Server
  • General understanding of SOX controls and processes
  • Working experience with agile software delivery best practices and principles
  • Position is in office setting, however, may require limited travel for business support
  • Some occasional after-hours on-call support may be required
  • To honour our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record check
Thank you for your interest in working with us, but only those invited to an interview will be contacted. 

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