Programmer / System Analyst

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Closing date: Apr 28, 2017

Location: Yellowknife

Department: ECE PRE Divisional Support

Job Code: 14258

Salary: $87,263 - $104,208

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Department Information

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) invests in and provides for the development of residents of the NWT, enabling them to reach their full potential, lead fulfilling lives and contribute to a strong and prosperous society.

ECE helps northerners go places through various learning opportunities that encourage their continued personal development throughout life, from early childhood to adulthood. In keeping with the priorities of Northern leaders and elders, the languages, cultures and heritage of the NWT form the foundation of ECE programs and services.


Job Information

The incumbent reports to the Manager, Technology Operations & Support (TOS). The incumbent works directly with the TOS team, ECE Project Manager / Business Analysts, vendors and third-party developers as required throughout the SDLC.

The incumbent’s primary role is to provide sustainment and technical project support for the Student Information System (SIS). The SIS has 1200 end-users and is used throughout all territorial schools and Education Authorities to record details and daily event information about students in NWT schools (K-12) including marks, attendance, photos, incidents, disciplinary actions, marks, courses, report cards, etc. The incumbent’s secondary role is to design, develop, and support the architecture needed to integrate the SIS with ECE and inter-jurisdictional systems including; Case Management (CMAS), Reporting (Oracle Reports), Business Intelligence (OBIEE), Alberta Provincial Approach to Student Information (PASI), and other custom departmental web/client-server systems. The incumbent designs and develops reports/data extracts and provides end user support for the SIS and supporting systems to ECE, Education Authorities, and schools.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

These knowledge skills and abilities may typically be attained through; college diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information science, management information systems, or software engineering and 4 years related work experience.

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Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $44.75 per hour to $53.44 per hour (approximately $87,263 - $104,208) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,450.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 14258         

Closing Date: April 28, 2017 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Human Resources
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.