Senior Technical Architect
Information Systems R27
One (1) full-time, permanent position available
Position located in Victoria, BC
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies
Due to present physical distancing requirements related to COVID-19, the recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually
An excellent opportunity to apply your senior technological skills and join this dynamic, leading-edge team
The Ministry of Citizens’ Services and Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) performs a dynamic, corporate leadership role in government to support the development of an innovative, modern and robust technology environment; to improve accessible and responsive services and information to citizens; and to provide enabling infrastructure for ministries and the broader public sector to transform how government works on a day-to-day basis.
The Connectivity Division leads government’s mandate to expand internet connectivity to all British Columbians in all corners of the province. The Division provides leadership funding programs and expertise to communities and local governments in the expansion, coordination and provisioning of telecommunications services, evaluating innovation solutions, and pathways to the adoption of emerging technologies that enable the digital transformation of communities in every corner of the Province. The Connectivity Division delivers on this mandate through its Strategic Initiatives, Network BC and Connected Communities branches.
Network BC has the mandate to increase access to reliable high-speed connectivity to underserved communities throughout the province. It achieves this through a diverse portfolio of policy and programs and by administering agreements for the expansion and improvement of connectivity. The Branch works closely with all levels of government, the broader public sector and the telecommunications industry to expand and improve connectivity in rural BC and coordinate activities of various stakeholders to leverage current and future investments.
The Senior Technical Analyst is responsible for participating in the development and delivery of the vision, strategy and roadmaps for how the new and emerging portfolio of connectivity technologies will realize rural and indigenous community high-speed internet needs, achieve the ministry mandate and business priorities, as well as how specific technologies will impact the broader telecommunications services lifecycle, ensuring maximum business value and cost-effectiveness to provincial funding programs and to overall connectivity goals. Working with stakeholders, including cross-ministry partners, business and technical subject matter and industry experts, vendors and product representatives, this position will work to ensure the successful realization of a technology portfolio roadmap to achieve the longer-term connectivity mandate for the province.
To learn more about Network BC and Connected Communities, please visit the links below:
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with stunning beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.
The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
*NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
Education and Experience:
- Degree, diploma, or certificate in computer science, business, public administration, or related field; OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- A minimum of three (3) years’ experience providing business analysis on high risk projects, including management of financial and human resources.
- A minimum of three (3) years’ demonstrated experience in assessing customer requirements, developing and implementing technical and business solutions.
- A minimum of three (3) years’ experience providing leadership to highly trained and qualified staff and consultants.
- A minimum of three (3) years’ experience providing technical advice to technical and non-technical work teams.
Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:
- A minimum of three (3) years’ business analysis and/or project management experience.
- A minimum of three (3) years’ using spatial applications and spatial data experience.
- A minimum of three (3) years’ experience or certification in the role of network architect or telecommunications service owner.
- A minimum of three (3) years’ experience working in a program service delivery role.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume: YES– Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE)– As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
*IMPORTANT:Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history, including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your job-related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments. *Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your resume may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Information Management/Information Technology
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