Manager, Computer Applications

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Salary$108,000.00 to $122,000.00 annually (to be negotiated) for 40 hours per week
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Terms of employment Permanent Full time
  • Start date As soon as possible
  • Job no.1037871
  • Source Job Bank

Job requirements




Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Oracle Certification


5 years or more

Specific Skills
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations; Meet with clients to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
Area of Work Experience
Software development
Security and Safety
Airport security clearance; Driver's validity licence check; Credit check; Criminal record check; Basic security clearance
Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel; Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Attention to detail; Large caseload; Large workload; Tight deadlines
Ability to Supervise
1 to 2 people; Staff in various areas of responsibility; 3-4 people; 5-10 people; 11-15 people; 16-20 people
Computer and Technology Knowledge
Oracle; Development of computer applications; Computer programming; Programming software; Programming languages
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Judgement; Values and ethics; Reliability; Organized

How to apply

Intended job posting audience

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Job location:

850-2nd Street SW

Web and Social Media Student

$15.42 – $17.64 an hour
Parks Canada – Mainland Nova Scotia Field Unit
Halifax (Nova Scotia)

Closing date: 28 February 2018
a full-time post-secondary student in an accredited institution
currently recognized as having full-time student status by the academic institution in which you are presently enrolled
returning to full-time studies in the next academic term
the minimum age to work in the province where the job exists

All eligible students who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Important messages

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

To submit an application on-line, please select the button “Apply Online” below.

Students who are in their final year of academic study and who are not intending to return to full-time studies are eligible to work part-time up until the time they graduate.

Tips for applicants:

When answering the screening questions ensure that you provide complete and thorough details of your experience. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided. Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.

Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.

Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.


Combine your passion for storytelling with your strong writing and editing skills to develop engaging content for Parks Canada’s website and social media channels.

Develop and implement social media strategies, including several online campaigns, aimed at promoting and nurturing the online presence of Parks Canada’s programs in Halifax.

Encourage dialogue with our audiences about our special places on themes of camping, nature, wildlife, history, geography and conservation through Facebook and Twitter.

Monitor online interactions and gather analytics to support the direction of Parks Canada’s social media channels.

Work environment

If you are a fan storytelling through imagery, then this opportunity is for you!

Parks Canada is seeking a highly creative and motivated individual to join our dynamic communications team this summer as a Web & Social Media Student. Based in Halifax, you will work with colleagues across Mainland Nova Scotia to connect diverse urban audiences with Canada’s National parks and historic sites.

Successful students will work for approximately 16 to 18 weeks between May and August, 2018.
Positions require students to work variable hours, shift-work, weekends, and holidays, in addition to working in diverse of weather conditions.
Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to hire one student for the summer of 2018. We will only contact students who demonstrate clearly in the screening and follow up questions that they possess the education and experience required for this opportunity.

The work locations Halifax, NS.

Positions to be filled: 1
Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A covering letter in 2,000 words (maximum) “Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter how they meet the Education and Experience criteria listed in the essential qualifications. Applicants must list both of these factors in their cover letter, and then write one or two paragraphs for each demonstrating how they meet these factors by providing concrete examples. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that these factors are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Resumes will be used as a secondary source to validate the experience described in the cover letter.”

Contact information for 2 references.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Post-secondary students recently or currently registered in a College or University program with a focus on marketing, promotion or graphic design who have completed at least one (1) year of full-time education by May 2018.

Degree equivalency

Some experience with social media platform (e.g. Facebook, Twitter and Hootsuite)

Experience with computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite and the Adobe Creative Suite.

Experience assisting with planning and coordinating events.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Bilingual – Imperative (BBB/BBB)

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of Parks Canada’s mandate

Knowledge of techniques for researching, writing and editing content for a variety of mediums (e.g., websites, social media, and handheld devices)

Knowledge of web design, content management systems and photo-editing software (e.g., Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop)

Knowledge and experience in outdoor activities like paddling, hiking, camping, etc.

Ability to work independently (self-motivated) and as part of a team

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

Good organizational and multitasking skills

Personally connects with people

Strives for excellence


Takes responsibility
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Experience interacting with the public

Experience with Photography and videography considered an asset

Advanced oral and written abilities in English and French are considered an asset. Preference may be given to bilingual candidates or candidates with additional language skills.

Ability to draft impromptu short text in both English and French
Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

  • Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and occasionally a mascot costume
  • Willingness to work varied hours, weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • Willingness to work outdoors, sometimes in adverse weather conditions
  • Willingness to set-up, take-down and move equipment of varying weight
  • Willingness to travel to various locations outside of Halifax and participate in overnight or multi-night camping trips / events
    Other information

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Network Analyst, Store Systems

Canadian Tire Corporation Full-time, Permanent
Interested in being a part of a team that is leading the evolution of retail in Canada?

Embracing and driving change is critical to our success. The complexity and rate at which the retail industry is transforming has increased exponentially in recent years and we are committed to being a leader in the industry. As such we are relentlessly focused on innovating at every level of our business, investing in new technologies and products, and doubling down on the best talent to drive the company forward. It is an especially exciting time to join the Canadian Tire Family of Companies.

Our Technology team plays a critical role in our evolution, specifically as we transition to an omni-retailer where digital complements the physical. Our commitment to being a world-class digital organization is evident in how we are using cutting-edge technologies to bring our digital strategy to life in-store, online and on your mobile devices, ultimately improving customer experiences, driving traffic, and boosting loyalty.

The Store Systems – Network Support team provides 24*7 production support for FGL corporate and franchise, Mark’s, National Sports, Pro-Hockey Life and Paderno brands. The team works core business hours and provides off-hours project and pager support on a rotating basis.

What you’ll do

We are looking for a Network Administrator to maintain a reliable, secure and efficient data communications network. The ideal candidate will be able to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation.
Specific duties include:

– Fully support, configure, maintain and upgrade network equipment

– Install and integrate new server hardware and applications

– Ensure network security and connectivity

– Monitor network performance (availability, utilization and latency) and test for weaknesses

– Collect and analyze data to optimize performance

– Set up user accounts, permissions and passwords

– Resolve problems assigned by lower level support teams

– Define network policies and procedures

– Specify system requirements and design solutions

– Research and make recommendations on network systems administration

Who you are

We are looking for high performing individuals who are:
· Agile and innovative individuals, who are able to manage in an environment of change and ambiguity to help us take bold and strategic moves in this rapidly evolving retail environment
· Creative thinkers who take initiative and are capable of building, launching and managing projects/programs that drive results for our customers
· Problem solvers with the ability to analyze and prioritize to meet business objectives
· Collaborative team players with superior influencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forward
If you’re curious, ready to take on new challenges and open to doing things differently to help us evolve rapidly, then Canadian Tire is definitely the place to be.
What you’ve done

The successful candidate will have the followin g:

– Proven experience in a network administrator role

– Good analytical and problem-solving skills

– Ability to work after hours, nights and weekends

– Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices

– Hands on experience in Cisco routing and switching

– Experience supporting networks that have a large number of remote sites

– Ability to quickly learn technologies and products using documentation and internet resources

– Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of networking infrastructure

– Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired

– Ability to set up and configure Cisco hardware

– Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies

– Great at organizing, prioritizing and multitasking

– Juniper, Cisco, CWNA or BCNE training

– BSc degree in Computer Science or related field, or revenant experience

Why us

Canadian Tire is one of Canada’s most iconic and diversified companies. Our culture and values uphold our pledge to sustainable practices, and commitment to our local communities through Jumpstart cannot be beat.

To learn more about this team and the Canadian Tire Family of Companies follow us on LinkedIn.

As a condition of employment, this position is subject to the successful completion of the following Pre-employment conditions:

Reference Checks: Criminal Background Checks

Canadian Tire is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees — their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience. FGL Corporate

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