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Senior Programmer Analyst

Full Time
4 days ago
Senior Programmer Analyst

Location: Remote within, BC, CA

Job Function: Information Technology

BCLC exists to generate win-wins for the greater good.

For our people, our players, our communities, our industry, and our planet.

Lottery | Casino | Sports

Being a social purpose company, we are not only able to better align our business decisions with our purpose, but more importantly, we are committing to doing our part in creating a better world.

We bring our purpose to life by ensuring all our actions, behaviours and decisions create benefits for communities and the planet.
Motivated and guided by our social purpose, everything we do must benefit the greater good. And we encourage our employees, partners, players, industry and communities to engage with us on this ambition.

We want you to be where you feel you can do your best work. This job can be done remotely providing you reside in BC.
For those who prefer working in a community with others, we have two beautiful offices in convenient locations:
2940 Virtual Way, Vancouver | 74 Seymour Street W, Kamloops
This is a Permanent, Full Time opportunity
Expected Salary Range: $70,177.00 - $87,722.00 - $109,652.00
Our typical hiring range will be +/- 10% of the midpoint shown above
Factors influencing this decision include qualifications and market conditions for the role

The Company

For over three decades, BCLC has delivered exceptional gambling entertainment for British Columbians. To fulfill our social purpose we have a vision to revolutionize gambling entertainment through engaging experiences that build and benefit communities. We operate national and provincial lotteries in partnership with 3500 retail partners, provide the games, technology & oversight to 37 brick & mortar casinos, and operate a safe secure and 100% legal online gambling presence In our recently completed fiscal year, BCLC generated a record $1.6 billion in net income to the Province of B.C. to support First Nations, local host governments, health care, education and community programs across the province.

Job Summary:

As a key member of the Retail Partnership Team, the role of the Senior Programmer Analyst is to work with other Developers and Operations staff to build, deploy, and support Integration services in BCLC's Lottery ecosystem. This role will proactively resolve complex technical issues and use innovative thinking in the development and delivery of solutions and broader issues resolution. The Senior Programmer Analyst role acts as a consultative partner providing expertise, analysis, and advice to internal stakeholders within BCLC. They will work with external partners in a multivendor environment to enable the business to provide Lottery products and services efficiently and effectively.

  • Design Complex Software Components: Take a leading role in designing and architecting software solutions that meet specified requirements.
  • Advanced Coding and Implementation: Write sophisticated code to implement software designs, ensuring scalability, performance, and maintainability.
  • Technical Problem Solving: Address complex technical issues independently, demonstrating a high level of problem-solving capability.
  • Collaboration and Mentorship: Collaborate effectively with team members, product owners, vendors, and stakeholders; providing guidance to junior engineers, and contributing to a positive team dynamic.
  • Code Reviews and Quality Assurance: Conduct and participate in thorough code reviews to ensure code quality, adherence to best practices, and knowledge sharing within the team.
  • System Optimization: Optimize and enhance existing software systems for improved performance, efficiency, and overall effectiveness.
  • Adopt Advanced Technologies: Stay abreast of emerging technologies, tools, and development methodologies, incorporating them into projects where appropriate.
  • Contribute to Technical Documentation: Document software architecture, design decisions, and coding standards to facilitate knowledge transfer and future maintenance.
  • Automation and Process Improvement: Maintaining, enhancing, and identifying opportunities for continuous improvement of software delivery processes.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience
  • University degree or certification in Computer Science or equivalent experience;
  • 3-5 years progressively more responsible experience in a programming/analysis environment, with at least three years at a programmer/analyst level;
  • Experience working on large projects with high levels of integration;
  • Experience with implementation and maintaining of large systems would be an asset;
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered.
Technical Requirements
  • Knowledge of Multiple Programming languages: Java Spring Boot, .Net Framework (including C#, ASP.NET), Java/J2EE, SQL, XML, HTML;
  • Knowledge of Containerization: OpenShift, Docker;
  • Knowledge of Automation: Jenkins Pipeline, CICD;
  • Knowledge of AWS Cloud Products: EC2, S3, API Gateway, MQ, SNS/SQS, etc
  • Knowledge of Agile processes and ceremonies;
  • Knowledge of Middleware: Webservices, Microservices, REST, SOAP;
  • Knowledge of Database: Microsoft SQL Server;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows systems, system administration, would be an asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation;
  • Strong computer skills - MS office suite;
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills.
What's in it for you
  • Defined benefit pension plan which provides a recurring income you can depend on for life throughout retirement
  • We pride ourselves on our flexible working model which supports work-life integration and our 37.5 hour work week
  • Professional development including education/certification sponsorship, in house leadership cohorts, LinkedIn Learning
  • See all our rewards here
However you identify, or whatever your path in life, if you see something here that makes you excited to get to work every day, please apply. We hire people for skills, capabilities and potential, not just education and experience.

We value Respect, Integrity and Community, and we provide an inclusive environment where everyone can feel like they belong .

Our social purpose is much more than returning 100% of net income to the province in the form of healthcare & education programs, and community gaming grants. Check it out !

Did you know BCLC is an industry leader in player health and safe & responsible gambling? Find out more !

We are trained in neurodivergent hiring. If you require accommodation so you can be at your best in the interview, please let us know: .

All candidates must be at least 19 years of age and legally eligible to work in Canada

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