IT Systems Application Analyst

Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario


The successful candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Analyze current applications for security, efficiency, efficacy; ensuring current systems are meeting the requirements of ETFO.
  • Support & administer ETFO systems applications, including installation, upgrades and maintaining applications.
  • Performing configurations and fine-tuning on all applications.
  • Ensure all current and proposed applications meet IT infrastructure requirements.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot faults, errors and issues with existing and proposed application solutions and provide user support for all ETFO applications.
  • Serving as a liaison with internal customers and ETFO vendors and suppliers.
  • Create test plans and cases to identify issues with proposed technology.
  • Oversee and develop the implementation, training, and communication of new technology to achieve successful implementation.
  • Work with internal stakeholders and external vendors to provide application solutions and support.
  • Provide and maintain an application’s database, ensuring disaster recovery planning documentation is current for all ETFO applications.
  • Collaborate with all tiers of support to resolve issues, engaging with external vendors if necessary.
  • Create and maintain integration points with other external systems.
  • Provide technical support in managing applications in the Azure cloud-hosted environment.
  • Perform patching and upgrades; daily system health checks; and regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.
  • Create documentation to support applications framework and recovery system,
  • Ensure all proposed applications and systems are compliant with ETFO technology infrastructure, policies and procedures, including security and risk management.
  • Provide technical support for ETFO records and information management databases (including OpenText).
  • Provide on-call coverage and support as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • University Degree or College Diploma in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant experience with business application technical management.
  • Demonstrated experience, performance and results of application systems development & implementation.
  • Ability to analyze IT complications and develop and execute appropriate action plans and solutions.
  • Ability to test, analyze and provide recommendations on new or updated applications required.
  • Proven technical support work experience (hardware, applications support, networking, and mobile devices).
  • Proven ability to support packages, stacks, patches and component upgrades.
  • Expertise knowledge and certification of Microsoft technologies – i.e., Microsoft 365, Active Directory, Azure, Dynamics 365, SharePoint, and Exchange Online.
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2012 R2.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, coupled with decision-making, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills.
  • Superb organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment, adapt quickly to change, and develop new skills.
  • Demonstrate a positive and can-do approach to work.
  • This position involves the performance of duties after business hours, with paid overtime.

Applications, including a cover letter and resume, must be submitted before midnight, Monday, November 14, 2022, quoting posting #202223-06 in your subject line.

ETFO is committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at 416-962-3836 or etfohr ETFO is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it encourages groups who have been historically disadvantaged with respect to employment to apply for positions in the Federation. Individuals are encouraged to self-identify.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $89,000.00-$100,272.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Work Location: One location

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