Business Systems Analyst III at AIMCo (Edmonton, AB, Canada)

Business Systems Analyst III at AIMCo (Edmonton, AB, Canada)

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Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-05-18 05:00:51

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A Business Systems Analyst III in the Operations team is deeply involved with providing comprehensive application support for AIMCo’s managed and in-house built applications, surrounding various business processes including trade processes, settlement, accounting and payments. Your work will play a critical role in ensuring the accurate and timely valuation of AIMCo’s $118 B investment portfolio.


  • Providing second level support to numerous queries or incidents by performing root-cause analysis and providing solutions that first level support members have escalated
  • Maintaining data and/or reporting interfaces for investment support applications (Data marts)
  • Finding, recommending, and implementing efficiencies in day-to-day operations that includes coordinating with BT Delivery teams for complex issues
  • Conducting applications enhancements and support activities pertaining to investment support areas as assigned, including analysis, design, programming, testing, and implementation of new and existing custom-developed uploaders and exporters
  • Ensuring that application problems and system failures are addressed and responded to in a timely manner
  • Diagnosing, investigating and resolving issues that arise in applications the team supports and assisting other IT staff as needed
  • Coordinating with other areas to install, document, and test application functionality
  • Estimating and reporting progress on assigned tasks and recommending improvements and efficiencies to processes and applications
  • Identifying and communicating potential risks and possible solutions to ad hoc and ongoing projects
  • Embracing accountability, enhanced decision making and integrity to deliver on our cultural commitment of Doing Business the Right Way

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • Diploma or degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • Ideally brings 4+ years of experience in working with relational database and the ability to bring structure and discipline in developing/programming using SQL server
  • Possesses a minimum of 4 years experience writing and maintaining data/system integrations between applications using SQL
  • Ability to write efficient, complex queries against very large data sets
  • Experience with other programming languages (ie. .Net, Java, C#, etc.) is beneficial
  • Exposure to the investment industry or understanding of various financial instrument life cycle events is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of ITIL, DevOps and Agile methodologies would be beneficial
  • Familiarity with SimCorp Dimension, Bloomberg, Charles River, Calypso, Eagle, Murex and integration platforms is an asset
  • Thrives under pressure and takes a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Adept at managing multiple, concurrent deadlines and shifting priorities
  • Passion for continuous learning and excellent team player
  • Excellent Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to AIMCo’s core values of excellence, transparency, humility, integrity and collaboration, and inspires the same in others
  • Flexibility in providing on-call, after hours and overnight escalation calls is required