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Senior Business Analyst, Business Intelligence

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
A month ago
Senior Business Analyst, Business Intelligence

BC Centre for Disease Control

Vancouver BC

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

The Senior Business Intelligence Analyst (SBIA) is responsible for Systems Administration, the day-to-day management and administration of the BCCDC information technology infrastructure and related systems. This includes all application, web, and database systems, core infrastructure applications and functions such as storage, backup, IT security, IT networking, High performance computing (HPC) and virtualized VMware environment. The role provides support related to hardware, operating systems and network configuration, including the coordination, control, testing, maintenance and support of current infrastructure systems. In addition, the role is responsible for developing specialized solutions to meet the organization's evolving server infrastructure and communication requirements (e.g. cloud migration), and will act as the primary liaison with IMIT on future data infrastructure projects.

What you'll do

  • Lead the analysis, design, and documentation of multi-dimensional data cubes, ETLs, BI reports, and interfaces to support the surveillance, health monitoring, evaluation, and research functions of the BCCDC, collaborating with PHSA Performance Measurement and Reporting and other project team members as needed. This includes gathering requirements from stakeholders; negotiating changes in the context of the vision of the Public Health Reporting Data Warehouse; defining appropriate cube dimensions, measures, and attributes; translating user requirements to technical requirements for implementation by the BI developers; designing reports; researching solutions; and implementing change management procedures. May occasionally take direction from a Project Manager on large projects.
  • Ensure the quality, accuracy, reliability, and timeliness of the data and reports available within the BI environment through meticulous testing, automated and manual data reviews, performance monitoring, contingency planning, consistency reviews, and other methods as appropriate.
  • Support the BI end-users through training sessions, user guides, one-on-one consultations, advice, workshops, troubleshooting, downtime procedures, and issue resolution.
  • Evaluate the BI tools and their use through customer satisfaction surveys, performance measurement, auditing, usage logs, and other methods, and report the findings to management and other stakeholders as required.
  • Maintain all documentation and related information resources in shared knowledge repositories, applying metadata and other organizational techniques to ensure information is searchable and easy to locate for members of the project team and end-users.


What you bring

  • A level of education, training, or experience equivalent to a Master's degree in Health Information Science, Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of recent experience in a similar role in information management or business analysis which includes at least three (3) years in data warehousing and business intelligence. Related experience in a public health or scientific field preferred.


You also have:
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills to gather operational requirements and recommend innovative solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and organize documentation at a variety of levels including business requirements, technical documents, and user documents.
  • Advanced knowledge of relational and multi-dimensional (OLAP) data models and ETL tools.
  • Ability to understand complex statistical concepts and translate them to technical requirements.
  • Understanding of the Systems Development Life Cycle and project management methodology.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English including the ability to express complex ideas in simple terminology.
  • Ability to test solutions to ensure the highest quality.
  • Knowledge and adherence to privacy and confidentiality policies and measures to protect data.
  • Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, while working independently to organize workload, set priorities, and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to use query- and report-writing tools is an asset.


What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.


Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Location:
655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver BC, V5Z 4R4
Hours of Work:
Monday-Friday; 0830-1630
Requisition #
116949

What we do

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is dedicated to preventing and controlling communicable diseases and promoting environmental health for the province of BC. BCCDC is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA and BCCDC are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of November 5, 2021. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

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Health Care