243 Consumers Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4W8
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Why is this role important?
Application software subject matter expert: understands and documents current state, knowledge of application flow, data flow and integration methods.
responsible for the creation, support and maintenance of data repositories used as sources for the Pharmacy Product Family data-driven initiatives. This is the foundational position for ensuring the data sources are robust and secure. Directly works with the LCL Enterprise and Solution Architecture, and various business functions to determine the data requirements, how to obtain and store the data, and then to provide the data to the business as agreed
Strong analytical skills: able to interpret business needs and define technical solutions. Able to perform problem determination to get to root cause of application issues.
Strong leadership skills: able to provide technical leadership to business solutions, problem determination, best practices and solution integration.
Strong documentation skills: responsible for key application and project documentation including: defines system flows, technical specifications, assembles non-functional requirements.
Strong communication: is able to describe solutions consistent with architectural standards and best practices. Able to describe technical issues in layman’s terms.
With knowledge of the business requirements as documented, is accountable to participate in sessions with business stakeholders and system owners to elicit application systems goals that are realized in the application system solution to meet the business requirements.
Accountable for gathering application systems specifications, including documentation and providing quality assurance on the requirements to ensure alignment with enterprise architecture and vision.
Accountable for application system design, technical specifications, application gap analysis, non-functional requirements and recommending service level improvements to existing application systems.
Accountable for application documentation including detailed system flow charts, data flow diagrams and application interfaces outlining processes and data mappings.
Participates in root-cause analysis and resolution of application system issues that emerge through design and development, provides impact analysis of suggest changes to applications such as defect fixes.
May be requested to conduct code reviews to ensure accuracy to technical specifications.
Maintain an awareness of current and developing trends in relevant technologies, systems development methodologies and best practices.
Maintain close ties with other Process and Technology departments including Business Analysts, Network Services, Service Desk, Shared Web Development Services and Engineering.
May be required to support the team accountable to install, configure and troubleshoot system software for environment builds in support of project goals.
Work with internal and external resources to develop robust Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) processes for disparate data sources.
Establish and monitor connections to all data sources for stability and reliability.
Create and maintain objects inside all repositories which accurately store and reflect the data acquired, such as: Tables, Indices, Stored Procedures and Views.
Stand up new data sources as required
Work to ensure the quality of the data.
Conforms to standards/governance defined by the LCL Enterprise Architecture
Notifies appropriate business partners when quality issues arise, monitors to resolution
Provides support to the Environment Leads and Infrastructure System Leads.
Ability to collaborate with multi-disciplinary and multi-location teams
Collaborate proficiently with external service providers and internal change & problem management teams.
Effective in workload management and possess good time management skills and can conform to demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities;
Create and maintain thorough and accurate documentation of systems and procedures.
Depending on the project, the Analyst is accountable to deliver either the overall E2E application functional design, the detailed component functional design, or both, based on a solution blueprint. The functional designs are to be comprehensive and to cover functional and non-functional requirements. The analyst is responsible to walk through the design with the Architect, all affected application functional leads, and then present to the business the design as it relates to the overall solution. The role is also responsible for overseeing the solution functional testing working in tandem with the developers, and in some cases test groups, to ensure the integrity of the solution prior to moving to QA. The analyst is also accountable to review production problem tickets and to drive solutions to resolve these tickets. Finally this role is responsible to work in sizing efforts for Annual Portfolio Planning (APP), enhancements and new projects based on high level business requirements.
How You’ll Succeed:
At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
Type of Role:
Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
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