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Int. Cloud Web Analyst

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Multiple Locations in Alberta, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Intermediate Cloud Web Analyst 

Job Requisition ID: 21696

Ministry: Service Alberta

Location: Multiple Locations in Alberta 

Full or Part-Time: Full-Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open

Closing Date: January 26, 2022

Classification: Systems Analyst 2

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx

Every Service Albertan strives to enable the success of our Ministry partners and Albertans through providing exceptional client focused services that meet and exceed our clients’ expectations. We are looking for collaborative, agile, solutions focused individuals with strong communication skills and a strong service orientation. If that describes you, please read on!

To learn more about us, please visit: http://www.servicealberta.gov.ab.ca
 

Role

The Cloud Web Hosting Services team is part of the Cloud Platform Services pillar in the Office of the Corporate Chief Information Officer & Telecommunications (OCCIO&T) division. This team delivers web hosting and cloud platform services for web applications in the Government of Alberta (GoA).  

The Cloud Web Hosting Services team works with many teams in the division in order to provide efficient and secure delivery of services. For example: 

  • Access Management – Creation, management, and termination of accounts
  • Architecture – Enterprise Architecture and Solution Architecture
  • Application Support teams – Application Development (ADS) and Management (AMS)
  • Platform Services – Database, Collaboration, ServiceNow, etc. 
  • Technical Services – Server management, Storage, Network
  • Service Desk and End User Computing Services
  • Service Design, Quality and Lifecycle Support – Change Management, Incident/Problem Management, Service Management, etc. 


Reporting to the Team Lead of Cloud Web Hosting Services, this role is part of a team of IT professionals that provides web platforms and services enabling web application and content teams with web hosting on premise or in the cloud, and other cloud services – which include Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS), Platform as a Service, (PAAS), and Software as a Service (SAAS). This is achieved by leveraging various technologies and services such as IIS, .NET, Cloudflare, file transfer services, TLS/SSL certificate lifecycle management, ServiceNow, web search and security policies, PowerShell, Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud Platform. 

The role is an intermediate position on the Systems Analyst job ladder and a successful candidate is a technical expert that can build and deliver solutions for initiatives that range in size and complexity. You will have strengths in more than one technology, in addition to cloud, and a level of competence in multiple domains. As a Cloud Web Hosting team member, you will contribute to the design and solution delivery and provide leadership to other analysts and IMT staff as needed, within your technical expertise.

As the successful incumbent, you will demonstrate:

  • The ability to understand requirements and translate business problems into technology plans
  • Flexibility to accommodate changing plans, requirements and priorities
  • The ability to assess the impact of technology changes to multiple environments and communicate this to multiple sectors/ministries/departments, senior SA management, and other impacted stakeholders
  • Strong customer service focused interpersonal, communication, and consulting skills
     

Qualifications

University graduation in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related discipline plus two years related experience, or equivalent as described below is required. 

 

The following is required:

  • Experience supporting an Enterprise IT environment following ITIL practices
  • Experience in web server administration and website hosting using Microsoft based platforms 
  • Experience with IIS and .Net website hosting
  • Experience with scripting and automation (ex: PowerShell)

 

Assets are:

  • Experience with File Transfer Services (FTP and SFTP)
  • Experience hosting websites on the cloud (i.e. Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services) 
  • Experience with serverless, DevOps, containerization, and CDNs such as Cloudflare 
  • Experience working with SSL certificate life cycle management
  • Experience in Linux

 

Equivalency: A related two-year diploma in computer technology or a related discipline from a recognized postsecondary institution and four years related experience; or a related one-year certificate from a recognized postsecondary institution and five years related experience.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. 

The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/psc-alberta-public-service-competency-model.pdf

Systems Thinking: you will consider how work completed can impact a variety of other groups/projects inside and outside the Alberta Public Service. 

Creative Problem Solving: you will assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.

Agility: you will need to provide results in a complex, diverse and changing environment. 

Drive for Results: you will work with your team to set goals and priorities and to deliver outcomes that are consistent with the direction of the department. 

Develop Networks: you will proactively build networks, connect and build trust in relationships with different stakeholders.

Build Collaborative Environments: you will lead and contribute to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.

Develop Self and Others: you will drive by example a team culture that is focused on continuous learning and growth and encourage self-development through experience sharing.
 

Salary

$2,645.60 - $3,632.52 bi-weekly ($69,050 - $94,808 / year)

Notes

Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening.

Must reside in Alberta to work remotely.

On-call rotation and occasional overtime is required.

What we offer:

How To Apply

Click on the “Apply Now” button. 

Candidates are required to apply for a job online. Please visit https://www.alberta.ca/navigating-online-jobs-application.aspx to learn more about creating a candidate profile and other tips for the Government of Alberta’s online application system. 

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system, click here to access the main log in page where you are able to ‘Create an account’, reset your password (‘Forgot your password’) or ‘Sign In’ should you already have an account. 

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant. 

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-jobs.aspx 

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies. 

Resources for applicants: 
https://www.alberta.ca/apply-for-jobs-with-the-alberta-public-service.aspx 
https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-public-service-hiring-process.aspx
https://alis.alberta.ca/look-for-work/  

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) https://www.alberta.ca/iqas-overview.aspx. Applicants are encouraged to include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
 

 

Closing Statement

The Government of Alberta is implementing a proof of COVID 19 vaccination policy for all Alberta Public Service employees, to improve the health and safety of Alberta Public Service employees and Albertans we serve.

Any candidates in the process for applying for employment with the Government of Alberta, must be able to comply with one of the following:

  • Proof of COVID 19 vaccination; 
  • If you are a successful candidate and have not provided proof of COVID 19 vaccination, you may select to produce a negative PCR (molecular polymerase chain reaction) or rapid test result, date-stamped within 72 hours of every scheduled work day/shift, on an ongoing basis starting on December 14, 2021. These tests will be paid for by the employee;
  • Candidates and employees who are unable to get vaccinated based on a protected ground under the Alberta Human Rights Act may request approval for an exemption and accommodation.


This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Liliane Karara at Liliane.Karara@gov.ab.ca.

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.