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BC Public Service

ISL 27R - Technical Architect

Location
Victoria, BC
Details
Full Time
3 days ago
Salary
72,724 to 83,014 per year
Posting Title

ISL 27R - Technical Architect

Position Classification

Information Systems R27

Union

GEU

Location

Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$72,724.97 - $83,014.85 annually plus 9.9% Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date

8/16/2022

Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization

BC Public Service -> Citizens' Services

Ministry Branch / Division

Hosting Services Branch

Job Summary

Technical Architect
Information Systems R27


Lesser qualified applicants may be considered at a lower classification.
An eligibility list may be established.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

An excellent opportunity to join this dynamic team and apply your technological skills

The Ministry:

Dedicated to making life better for British Columbians, the Ministry of Citizens' Services (CITZ) delivers key services that people rely on. CITZ delivers accessible, multi-channel services, through a single-point-of-contact service approach to people in urban and rural communities through Service BC , and delivers the digital face of government at www.gov.bc.ca . CITZ also provides support for the expansion of high-speed internet connectivity throughout the province, leadership across government to modernize information management and technology resources, trusted data services to government agencies, prompt and relevant responses to freedom of information requests, and statistical and economic research, information and analysis to businesses and the public sector. In addition, the ministry manages the Province's real estate assets, technology systems and equipment, and leverages procurement to increase business opportunities and create rewarding jobs that contribute to local economies and benefit individuals, families, and communities.

A service-focused organization, CITZ strives to be a great place to work, where all employees feel both engaged and motivated to do their best.

The Division:

Reporting through the Office of Government's Chief Information Officer, the Enterprise Services Division (ES) enables government to deliver services to citizens by providing cost-effective management and supply of Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) services such as data and voice networks, workstations and mobile devices, messaging and collaboration services, information security, data centre and application hosting, and enterprise architecture. These services are essential for providing mission-critical supports to all government ministries, broader public sector clients, and Crown corporations as they deliver their services to other ministries and citizens.

ES is responsible for providing IM/IT Infrastructure and services that include essential work tools (i.e., desktops, laptops, tablets, productivity tools), maintaining state-of-the-art-data centres; preventing, detecting, and responding to cyberattacks; supporting critical communication services (internet, telephone, and email); IT Service management and technology planning. ES is also responsible for operational communications and IT response to events such as large IT incidents, Wildfire and COVID-19, by utilizing the IT Operations Centre.

The Branch:

A part of Enterprise Service Division, Hosting Services Branch is responsible for delivering Server, Storage/Backup, and Data Centre Networking services.Through our contracted service provider, we deliver services to the entire BC Public Service, as well as a number of Broader Public Service organization.

The Job:

Working within the Hosting Services Branch of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), this position is part of the Technical Stewardship team.Within Technical Stewardship we design new data centre services that are provided to all Ministries across government, as well as the Broader Public Sector (BPS).This position will be responsible for providing technical oversight on a portfolio of services, as well as having the opportunity to contribute to the evolution of the entire portfolio of existing Hosting services.

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 information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Brian.Price@gov.bc.ca .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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , 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 Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Degree in computer science or in a related field and a minimum of 3 years *related experience in Information Technology; OR
  • Diploma in computer science or a related field and a minimum of 5 years *related experience in Information Technology; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Experience providing a significant focus on customer experience and customer service.
  • Demonstrated experience in assessing customer requirements, developing and implementing technical and business solutions.
  • Experience coordinating resolution of technical and business problems while managing multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Experience providing leadership to highly trained and qualified staff and/or consultants.
  • Experience conducting technical feasibility analysis and/or developing technology plans and strategies.

*Related experience in Information Technology includes 1 or more of the following:
  • Data centre infrastructure such as physical or virtual servers, networks or storage systems, or
  • Private cloud container infrastructure such as OpenShift or Kubernetes


Preference may be given to applicants with 1 or more of the following:
  • VMWare ESXi and/or VMWare NSX-T
  • Dell ECS - Enterprise Object Storage
  • Dell Isilon/PowerScale
  • Network services such as Load Balancing, Proxy, Firewall, and/or IDS/IPS


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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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 (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - 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 accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category

Information Management/Information Technology
Category
Information Technology Management and Executive