Collaboration Applications Analyst (Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto)
Aurora Cannabis
Edmonton, AB
COLLABORATION APPLICATIONS ANALYST

Reporting to the Manager, Collaboration Applications, the Collaboration Applications Analyst will develop, maintain and improve collaboration applications by evaluating business needs, analyzing and gathering requirements, and developing software systems in accordance with IT standards.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
5+ years of experience working with SharePoint Online, Office 365 and complementing technologies
Experience with document and records management using an enterprise system
Experience creating SharePoint Governance plans to support developing best practices
Experience documenting business requirements, system design, test cases, and production changes, along with developing end-user training and reference materials
Experience developing and implementing Governance and Information Architecture plans for SharePoint and other Collaboration environments
Experience integrating SharePoint with other enterprise systems
Experience with Corporate Communications IT Solutions including intranets, extranets, and social media platforms
Experience with Skype for Business, Teams, Power Apps, Forms, Flow and other Microsoft Tools to solve business problems and increase collaboration and access to data
Accomplished presenter with the ability to engage at all levels of the organization
Strong understanding of programming methodologies and best practices
Strong collaboration skills to work in extremely fast-paced, dynamic team environment
Collaborate and build a strong relationship with all member of the IT team and key business stakeholders to create and maintain reliable, efficient, and high-quality application solutions
As required, participate in infrastructure projects that may affect business applications systems to assess impact and ensure operational stability
Work closely with external vendors to develop and implement projects / systems for the business
Work with the IT team to evaluate and document departmental, IT processes and procedure, and business processes and procedures, to ensure consistent support and administrative practices

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of the cannabis industry considered a strong asset
Knowledge of other collaboration tools like LucidCharts, Smartsheets, Confluence and JIRA is considered a strong asset
Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Computer Science or a related discipline
5-10 years’ experience in application development and system analysis
Minimum of 5 years of analysis, design, and toolset experience pertinent to project engagement
Strong understanding and experience with IT operational process frameworks
Broad knowledge of computer systems technology, programming, design techniques, and various Software Development Lifecyle methodologies

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