New Job Systems Officer In Ontario

Systems Officer
Systems Officer

Systems Officer

Company : Ministry of the Solicitor General
Salary : $1,405–$1,796 a week
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Do you have application development knowledge? Do you have experience managing application servers and systems? If so, please consider joining our team at the Centre of Forensic Sciences with the Ministry of the Solicitor General!

About Us:

The Public Safety Division provides strategic leadership to the ministry on matters impacting public safety and the well-being of Ontario communities. It is done through the operation of the External Relations Branch, Criminal Intelligence Services Ontario, the Private Security and Investigative Service Branch and the Centre of Forensic Sciences.

Ontario's Centre of Forensic Sciences (CFS) conducts scientific investigations in cases involving injury or death for crimes against persons or property. We are dedicated to the safety of Ontario's communities and to supporting justice by providing timely and high-quality forensic science services. We will drive innovation across the organization and deliver forensic science services that anticipate the needs of public safety. Highly specialized forensic examination and analysis are conducted in Biology, Chemistry, Firearms and Toolkits, and Documents and Toxicology.

Why work for the Ontario Public Service (OPS)?

The OPS support career and leadership development, invest in learning opportunities, recognize team and individual achievements, and support flexible work arrangements.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Systems Officer, you will:
  • provide technical expertise to end-users in the planning, maintenance, and deployment of releases and upgrades of major IT hardware and software systems
  • ensure the integrity and stability of electronic information and support information management and analysis
  • provide technical expertise in the maintenance of business systems (e.g. Laboratory Information Management Systems) and other in-production information technology systems
  • provide technical services for the development and configuration of digitized solutions
  • develop proactive and preventative monitoring capabilities for critical IT applications
  • provide technical services for problems/incidents arising from current technology and future development and for deployment of new releases, upgrades of application software or configuration changes
  • provide database administration (i.e. development, implementation, performance) and with coordinating server and network changes to the production environments
  • lead and coordinate the refresh of application/web/database servers

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge and Skills

You have knowledge of:
  • knowledge of information technology and the systems development life cycle, computer programming techniques, systems development and integration, Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), relational databases, and Internet software packages
  • n-tier application hardware and software architectures, Oracle and SQL/Server databases, Oracle forms and Crystal reports, network protocols and topologies
  • current and emerging hardware and software products and peripheral equipment
  • analysis to evaluate systems needs and the impact of various options on existing service delivery
  • knowledge and understanding of multiple PC platform tools, including Adobe Professional, Microsoft Visual Studio, MS Office Suite, SQL Server, FOXPRO, ACCESS, DBASE, .NET and query/report writers such as Crystal Reports

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

  • You have the ability to identify requirements for clients with highly technical information technology requirements
  • You can assess technical design problems and develop computerized solutions to information problems
  • You can identify and resolve problems that have an impact on the information technology infrastructure and diagnose and resolve complex end-user operational problems (hardware and software)
  • You can conduct cost benefit analyses in support of acquisition recommendations
  • You can interpret guidelines and procedures for end users
  • You can apply innovation and creativity in order to find (often non-standard) solutions to unique scientific issues

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

You can:
  • discuss client requirements; lead discussion of technology acquisition options and technical processes and recommended solution
  • provide troubleshooting to customer sites and colleagues
  • prepare cost benefit analyses, project reports; explain analyses/recommendations; develop policies and operations guidelines
  • establish effective working relationships with staff and be able to communicate advice

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 25 Morton Shulman Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check

Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union

Understanding the job ad - definitions

Information Technology

Posted on:
Monday, July 17, 2023

  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Corporate Talent Programs Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • T-SL-201264/23