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Applications System Administrator



Department / Unit:

Systems Support

Position Type:

Full Time

Bargaining Unit:


Posting Date:

2021/02/19 12:00

Closing Date:

2021/02/26 23:59

The primary focus of the Applications Systems Administrator is the application support, planning and maintenance of core line of business applications, including, but not limited to: Business process automation/delivery applications, API Healthcare, SQL Server Environments, and Office 365 Power Platform and other technical projects as assigned.


This role will serve as the technical point-of-contact between IT and Clinical Stakeholders. They will assist subject matter experts with performing system administration tasks associated with our enterprise applications. This includes maintenance of web application servers and corresponding SQL databases, patches, testing, providing technical guidance on minor upgrades, assisting in project coordination and Tier 2 application support.


The duties of this role include:

  • Plan, coordinate and oversee activities related to enterprise application information systems

  • Manage and maintain web application servers and corresponding SQL databases

  • Provide technical guidance on major upgrades to enterprise applications

  • Assist team in project coordination of technology team (Support Analysts and Infrastructure Administrators)

  • Understand the functional and technical aspects of the application (web application, integration services like Biztalk or Mirth) through documentation, network topology, data flow diagrams, data contracts, etc.

  • Provide Tier 2 application support, identify remediation actions and manage the implementation of improvements

  • Make recommendations of processes and technologies that will improve efficiency and effectiveness to the team

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • College Diploma in Computer Science/Computer Information Systems or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Microsoft Certifications considered an asset

  • LEAN Six Sigma Certification considered an asset

  • Project Management certification considered an asset

  • Good technical experience of common database technologies, such as SQL Databases and Servers

  • Understanding of access management, administration, and application support

  • Understanding of IT infrastructure, including performing backups, upgrading and patching, performance tuning, monitoring, alerting, deployments, and disaster recovery.

  • Good working knowledge of these technologies: Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Office 365, SharePoint, Teams, Visio

  • Knowledge of HL7 Medical Protocol using Biztalk, Mirth or other interface engines

  • Knowledge of Business process automation and delivery applications such as Planet Press, NetDelivery, Active Fax, Boston Workstation, Power Automate, Power Apps considered an asset

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Knowledge and practice in effective problem-solving techniques.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with technical, operational and vendor staff.

  • Change oriented and possesses an attitude of continuous improvement.

  • Self-motivated, able to work with minimal direct supervision, and has a demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload in a self-directed manner.

  • Demonstrated experience writing design and technical documents (e.g. Visio drawings, process documents, and briefing notes).

  • Demonstrated ability to manage routine correspondence, multiple tasks/projects, diversified workload and rapidly changing priorities and challenging deadlines.

  • Analytical and process oriented, with a proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through.


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