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Business Systems Analyst (Application Development)

by City of London

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 30, 2024
City of London

Job Description

Business Systems Analyst (Application Development)

Summary of Duties:

Reports to a Manager of Information Systems as designated by Director, Technology Services.  Develops and/or assists with selection and implementation of business solutions, providing consultation services in the selection of business solutions, including recommending appropriate hardware or software platforms; develops systems and applications and provides training and on-going support of hardware and software systems, and monitors effective use of the same.


Area's of Focus

  • Develop and support custom software applications with proficiency in multiple programming languages (C# and legacy C++).
  • Demonstrate strong development expertise in both modern Model View Controller (MVC) and legacy application architectures.
  • Exhibit exceptional Business Analyst skills to create detailed architectural workflow diagrams based on thorough code reviews.
  • Using Microsoft DevOps tools, translate complex business requirements into actionable development tasks, craft precise user stories, and create and execute comprehensive test plans.

Work Performed:

  • Responsible for Business Process Reviews leading to recommendations for process change including new or improved business systems.  Upon approval, responsible for implementing cost effective solutions using hardware, software, staff and other resources.
  • Analyzes problems and develops methods to improve the effectiveness of business systems and equipment through effective programming using appropriate languages and development tools, and recommending support utilities and/or purchased solutions required to support such systems.
  • Recommends to and liaises with supervisor, non-Technology Services managers and external vendors as required with respect to personnel, systems and hardware adjustments required to implement and maintain effective systems.
  • Instructs and advises Project Team members on matters related to assignments, depending on specific technical skills required may have role of Project Leader.
  • Participates in Departmental and outside agency priority reviews, project scheduling, and makes recommendations regarding automation and long term planning.
  • Evaluates the ongoing effectiveness of systems in meeting their intended objectives, recommending improvements in both systems and methods within Technology Services and user Departments.
  • Assists with plans, schedules and coordination of requests for business systems and/or equipment to ensure the effective and efficient selection, installation, implementation and ongoing use of the same.  Responsible for Project Management for assigned projects.
  • Provides input towards the development and administration of standards and guidelines (for feasibility studies, data security and integrity methods, systems analysis, systems design, programming, training programs, user developed applications etc.)
  • Introduces new ideas towards the development of work plans.
  • Performs research, evaluation, review and assessment of hardware and/or software products and recommends changes.
  • Responsible for training (including course material development reflecting changing technology, general class room instruction and formal presentations to internal and external personnel) and instruction of both Technology Services and non-Technology Services management and staff.
  • Maintains a current knowledge of business technology, through continuous formal and self-learning programs.
  • Installs or assists with installation of equipment, software and/or components and develops complex technical coding requirements for special projects, training courses and research projects.
  • Liaises with third party application software vendors, Provincial or Federal agencies, internal and external personnel, auditors, and other computer sites regarding business solutions.
  • Access to, and/or maintains passwords and User rights to selected areas of Corporate systems as assigned by management ensuring confidentiality of information accessed through use of such passwords.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Three year Community College Business Information Systems Diploma.


Three years related experience.

Specialized Training & Licenses:

Skills and abilities in the following areas are necessary:
Valid Driver's License - Class G
lndustry designations and/or courses on specific products may be required.

Compensation & Other Information:

$58,649 - $85,218 (Level 14)

This posting is for one (1) permanent full-time position.

Current hours of Work: Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Work Arrangement: Majority remote. Subject to change in accordance with business requirements.

These hours of work are subject to change in accordance with the Collective Agreement and may include evening hours and Saturdays.

NOTE: Applicants may be required to complete a job related test.

Police Record Check:

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check.


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