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Systems Engineer

Full Time
7 days ago
Systems Engineer

Location: Remote (BC only), BC, CA

Job Function: Information Technology


BCLC is committed to creating a welcoming workplace where everyone feels safe, included, and valued. For us, that means building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We all are winners when differences are respected, valued and celebrated. The Business Technology (BT) team provides the technology to deliver great Lottery, Casino and Sports experiences for our players across bricks & mortar and digital channels.

Join us on our journey to becoming a player-centric organization that leverages innovative technology to power our business. You'll get to work with smart, talented people who value inclusion, flexibility, and work life balance but who also take our work to generate annual revenue for our province seriously. Working in BT means you'll have a large, positive impact while working with systems at scale.

But this isn't just about us, it's about you too! We pride ourselves on providing opportunities for learning, growing, and development, with a total compensation package that provides great work life perks and a pension that is second to none. It's a win-win!

As a Crown Corporation that earns more than a billion dollars in annual revenue, BCLC's commitment to giving funds back to the province is an integral part of our business, but still only one piece of the picture. At BCLC, we exist to generate win-wins for the greater good. We believe everything we do must benefit the well-being of all involved. Through our Social Purpose, we aspire to make sure, in all of our endeavours and transactions and relationships - in the most important sense of life, livelihood, meaning, and well-being - nobody loses, and every person we touch comes out ahead.

This is a hybrid remote/office opportunity.
Job Summary:

As a member of an Agile delivery team, the Systems Engineer acts as a senior technical resource in the area of application/service architecture, application design and delivery, translating business and technical requirements into enterprise system solutions by defining and developing technical solution architectures and functional/non-functional designs for Product Teams. The Systems Engineer partners with diverse stakeholders on delivering enterprise system solutions, including Product Owners, Enterprise Architects, business stakeholders, as well as a variety of technical and business subject matter experts.

The Systems Engineer collaborates with the coach and product owner to facilitate flow within the delivery teams by identifying and eliminating impediments and by helping team members communicate, cooperate and adopt processes to increase operational agility throughout the solution delivery lifecycle.

Key Accountabilities:
  • As a senior technical resource in the area of application/service architecture, application design and delivery, translates business requirements and provides technical and impact analysis to deliver complex enterprise system solutions; designs scalable and highly available applications at all layers of the architecture; and, utilizes industry-standard approaches and design patterns and a deep understanding of enterprise systems and their integrations points.
  • Collaborates with the Business Analyst, Product Owner and Subject Matter Experts to define non-functional requirements to a sufficient level of detail to ensure applications are flexible, open, scalable, available, testable and maintainable within a high-volume, mission-critical production environment. Ensures the successful development, quality assurance, implementation, and ongoing support of the designed solution.
  • As a senior technical persona, the role may take on Scrum Master accountabilities or technical leadership work. Collaborates with Product Owners, Project Managers and Product Team to ensure the successful development, quality assurance and transition of the enterprise systems solution through removing blocking issues experienced by technical teams, helping teams adapt to changing priorities and ensure solution delivery continues to drive maximum business value.
  • Creates, documents and communicates technical solutions using agreed upon standard documentation processes.
  • Proactively resolves complex issues and demonstrates innovative thinking by regularly making recommendations for new approaches to technical work and broader issues resolution.
  • May lead Proof of Concepts or Architectural Spikes as required.
  • Collaborates with Enterprise Architecture and the wider Architecture Community of Excellence (COE) to provide significant input and recommendations on Architecture Strategy, Enterprise Domain Roadmaps, Principles, Standards, and Reference Architectures throughout the organization.
  • Researches technology providers and emerging technology to provide advice and recommend solutions and opportunities to business and technology stakeholders. Participates in Development Community of Practice and/or COE's to ensure alignment with development trends, technology, and approaches.
  • Ensures technical solutions are aligned with the overall Enterprise Architecture Principles, Strategy, Roadmaps, and that they are implemented in adherence with designs.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience
  • University Degree, College Diploma in Information Technology supplemented by industry recognized professional courses;
  • 4-6 years' experience in Information Technology in a medium to large sized environments, including a minimum of three years' experience in a senior development role;
  • Scrum Master, TOGAF, and other professional certifications would be an asset;
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.
Technical Requirements
  • Software integration experience; experience in analysis, design, development and deployment of complex software solutions involving on-line transaction processing, client/server, web and native applications;
  • Experience in delivering design and development in an Agile Environment;
  • Experience in analysis, design, development and implementing systems using application integration architecture (e.g. Microservice and Service-Oriented Architecture, Enterprise Service Bus), technologies, principles, and standards;
  • Vendor Management experience
  • Experience in information management, data modeling, data analytics, database design and development;
  • Exceptional organizational skills, written and oral communication skills including presentation skills and strong listening skills;
  • Ability to interpret and translate ambiguous situations into structured and clearly defined deliverables;
  • Team player with intermediate to expert skills in facilitating and encouraging team collaboration;
  • Demonstrated experience with complex problem solving, analytical and innovative thinking with ability to adapt in a face paced environment with changing priorities;
  • Strong computer skills - MS Office Suite, Jira and/or Kanban online boards would be a strong asset;
  • Experience using several programming languages and tools such as Java, C#, C++, T-SQL, PL/SQL, JSON/XML, HTML5, JavaScript, Eclipse, .NET, and Visual Studio would be an asset;
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills;
  • Understanding of B.C. gaming industry would be an asset;
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills including the ability to act as a change agent to champion continuous change and improvement.
About Us:

For over three decades, BCLC has delivered exceptional gambling entertainment for British Columbians with the primary purpose of giving back to the province.

Currently we:
• Operate provincial, national and "Instant Win" in partnership with over 3500 lottery retailers across the province.
• Oversee 34 casino and community gaming centres across the province.
• Provide safe, secure and legal online gambling options including sports betting, casino style games and lottery.

In the fiscal year prior to the pandemic, we gave over $1.4 billion back to the province to support healthcare, education, community groups, and much more.

To help us achieve this goal, we aim to have the healthiest players in the world by establishing a higher standard of support with evidence-based player health programs.

To build a rich diverse workforce representing the communities which we serve, we welcome applications from people of all colours and cultures, persons with diverse abilities, and members of the LGBTQ2S+ community.

BCLC values work life balance and offers remote work options.

Relocation assistance is available for successful job candidates from outside BC.

If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance at any step of your application, please send an email with your request to

For over more than a decade, we have been recognized as one of BC's Top Employers - and we are constantly seeking ways to improve our employee and player experience. To learn more about BCLC, please visit:

Ready to join our team?

BCLC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated from Covid-19 (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with BCLC unless a legal exemption is obtained.
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be at least 19 years of age to work at BCLC.
This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

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