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Lead Systems Analyst

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Job Detail

  • Experience 2-5 years
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description

If you enjoy working with clients and are seeking a rewarding opportunity, where you can utilize your analytical skills to deliver services to clients, consider the role of Lead Systems Analyst with the Treasury Board Secretariat, Central Agencies I&IT Cluster.

Note: This position is located at 33 King Street West, Oshawa; however, alternate work arrangements, including flexible hours, telework (remote work), and a compressed work week, may be available.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Lead Systems Analyst, you will:

  • Provide analysis and assist in the gathering and creation of client requirements to design, develop, implement and maintain cost-effective information technology solutions and services.
  • Provide leadership to complete testing phase and implementation verification of system components, including development of test plans and scripts.
  • Provide business systems consulting expertise to clients on the use of information technology.
  • Assist in the preparation of project plans and provide estimates on cost and resource requirements.
  • Organize on-going support of systems and applications.

Location: Oshawa

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:

  • You have knowledge of, and demonstrated experience in, the analysis and identification of business requirements, systems design, and development, testing and implementation of systems solutions.
  • You have knowledge of business systems and data analytics technologies to provide leadership in the identification and evaluation of information technology options for clients and in the development of new systems or systems modifications.

Analytical, Problem-Solving and Research Skills:

  • You can assess clients’ business priorities and needs.
  • You can propose IT solutions which are cost-effective and improve client program/service delivery.
  • You can maintain current knowledge of trends and advances in information technology, with a focus on data analytics across various computing platforms, including new development, analysis and design techniques.

Communication Skills:

  • You can provide technical expertise and advice in systems analysis and design, data requirements, and user application and systems specifications requirements.
  • You can facilitate a discussion to identify client requirements, options and technical processes among the project team.
  • You can develop training material and deliver training for end-users.
  • You can prepare project reports, system documentation, business cases, and presentations to convey concepts, research and analysis results and recommendations.

Knowledge of Project Planning Methodology:

  • You can assist in the preparation of project plans, cost/benefit analyses and schedules.
  • You can monitor project activity and provide status reports.
  • You can provide analysis on projects in relation to the business needs of clients and service delivery requirements.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy > and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint > pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Salary Range: $1,377.69 – $1,760.77 Per Week

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 18 months (with possible extension), 33 King St W, Oshawa, Central Region


  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures, including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
  • Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario) (, including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated’ under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 174022, by Thursday, January 20, 2022. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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