Travel Alberta

Senior Systems Analyst

Oct 4, 2013
Sep 12, 2013
Travel Alberta

Travel Alberta is poised for its journey of excellence to become Canada’s pre-eminent tourism marketing agency.  Collaborating with private and public sectors regionally and globally, Alberta tourism economy will grow and prosper by bringing a consumer-driven brand to life and marketing at youthfully-spirited travellers.  

Position Summary

The Senior Systems Analyst is responsible for setting and implementing Travel Alberta’s IT strategy and ensuring appropriate governance and policy adherence. Collaborating with a variety of business units, this hands-on position will lead the planning, implementation, and management of new and existing business services and enterprise applications.  

Key responsibilities include:

 •Lead the planning, implementation and management of cloud based and on-premise business applications and services including but not limited to: Active Directory, Lync, Exchange Server, Dynamics AX, Dynamics CRM, and SharePoint.

 •Identify and translate business requirements into system specifications.

 •Identify and assist in resolving system, procedural or operational problems and make recommendations to improve business functions.

 •Manage relationships with third party service providers to ensure on-time and on-budget completion of   projects including the development of Request for Proposals (RFP) as required.

 •Manage volume licensing agreements with Microsoft and other software vendors.

 •Develop and manage the IT budget.

 •Lead the creation and implementation of new IT policies and processes.

Position Requirements

As Senior Systems Analyst you understand how to plan and implement enterprise IT solutions that support an organizations business strategy. Your collaborative approach along with your hands-on experience planning, implementing, and managing enterprise business solutions, developing IT strategies/policies, leading projects, budgets and third party vendors, enables you to drive business performance and improve efficiency. Your strong communication and interpreting skills enable you to explain and convey technical knowledge to non-technical stakeholders. 

Your degree in Computer Science or related field is complemented with five or more years of relevant, progressively responsible hands-on experience. Your dedication and passion in information technology has taken your career to this point. Now, it is time to advance to a new level by stepping into Travel Alberta’s exciting working environment!   

This position is based in the Calgary office.

Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate is found.

If you have the qualifications to succeed in this role, submit a cover letter and resume with the title in the subject line of your email to: If applicable, please indicate the name of the Travel Alberta Team Member who referred you to this role.

Travel Alberta offers a competitive compensation package that includes a full benefits package and ongoing learning & development, as well as the opportunity to work with a collaborative team in a results-oriented organization.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Any personal information submitted will be managed with the strictest of confidentiality.