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IT Application Specialist

Summary:

The incumbent will be part of a team responsible for the administration, optimization and support of the Information Technology infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

  • Administer system and application installation, upgrades and daily operational activities;
  • Provide technical support to end users;
  • Act as the IT subject matter expert and a first contact for user requests;
  • Monitor and respond to user-reported issues as well as infrastructure alerts and engage all necessary parties including vendors to bring issues to resolution;
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve application defects through root-cause and impact analysis;
  • Be involved in IT projects in order to manage the transition from implementation to production;
  • Gather application configuration and integration requirements, analyse and document;
  • Configuration management;
  • Create technical specifications and technical design documentation including process flow diagrams, data flow diagrams, use cases and error handling specifications;
  • Participate in defining system or application test plans, create test scenarios, test scripts and execute tests;
  • Prepare technical and user level presentations and conduct training.

Experience and Skills:

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field, or pertinent/proven professional experience;
  • 3+ years of professional experience;
  • Experience using and administrating systems and applications under both Linux and Windows environments;
  • Familiar with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies including Agile;
  • Experience in programming using high level programming languages such as Java or C#;
  • Experience in scripting using Perl, Python, Bash or PowerShell;
  • Knowledge of ETL and database access, querying and reporting under Oracle, MS SQL or MySQL;
  • Strong client relationship skills, highly organized, capacity to multi-task and handle fast-paced environments;
  • Bilingual, English and French, spoken and written.

 


Interested candidates should send their résumé by email to careers@caprion.com

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