Support System Specialist 20643

information technology/GIS environmental services
Location: York Region, ON
Type: temporary full-time
Posted On: Nov 13, 2017
Closing Date: Dec 1, 2017
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Support System Specialist  20643
Environmental Services Department
Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring Branch
Location: Newmarket, Ontario.
Salary: $50.52 - $54.92 per hour. This is a Union position.
Temporary Full-Time
Position Purpose
Under the direction of the Supervisor SCADA Data Management & Support, is responsible for the maintenance and overall day-to-day performance of water/wastewater related IT systems, including the SCADA Historian and Real Time Data Acquisition Systems and enterprise IT infrastructure (Servers, SANS, VMs, network monitoring, etc.); working in consultation with PCS Assets, Technology Assets, and Information Technology Services (ITS) relative to data integrity, cyber security, and integration ensuring the goals, objectives and business, and regulatory compliance needs of the Water and Wastewater Branch and Regional corporation are met; and assisting in development and implementation activities to support the existing Water and Wastewater support systems and implementation of new projects and processes in coordination with branch staff.
  • Successful completion of a College Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Sciences or equivalent.
  • Experience and demonstrated ability on functional and technical levels of Real Time Data Acquisition Systems and in the use of relational databases, IT systems, and IP based networking.
  • Five (5) years’ experience providing project implementation analysis and support in data management systems, IT systems, data integrity and security as it relates to water & wastewater systems.
  • Computer literate in applications such as SCADA, Computerized Work Management Systems, SQL, SQR, Actuate Report Design and Microsoft Access.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in enterprise IT architecture including virtualization, server, SAN configuration, and network protocols.
  • Knowledge of trends in the use of current technology as it relates to data management systems and cybersecurity.
  • Understanding of programming development cycle. 
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
  • Ability to travel to offsite locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required. 
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
  • Analytical skills to assess application systems and end-user needs, identify issues and recommend solutions. 
  • Demonstrated ability to co-ordinate, plan, implement and evaluate programs for customer service.
  • Ability to wear a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus to enter confined spaces.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.
Scheduled Hours
Scheduled Shifts
0730 - 1530
How to Apply
Please apply online by December 1, 2017, quoting competition #20643. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.