Information Systems R30
An eligibility list may be established.
An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional
Service BC Division is government’s leading provider of citizen- and business-centred services. Through our province-wide network of over 60 in-person service centres and a province-wide Contact Centre, we provide over 600 services on behalf of close to 40 partner ministries and agencies.
Through BC Registries and Online Services, we provide trusted registry services including the Corporate Registry, Personal Property Registry, Manufactured Home Registry, OneStop Business Registry and BC Online. We also have an important mandate to deliver secure and privacy-enhancing identity services for citizens and businesses, through the Provincial Identity and Information Management Program, to support access to digital government services and information.
Within Service BC Division, our people and our culture are important to us. We look for people who are motivated to deliver an excellent service experience to citizens, businesses, colleagues, peers, clients and partners. Our vision is to deliver innovation, value, and service excellence to the citizens of British Columbia and our aspirational goal is to become a best-in-class public service delivery organization. We believe in being kind and helpful, and we are committed to delivering “Service with Heart”.
If this sounds like a fit for you, please check out the position details below.
The Senior Integration Architect works closely with Provincial Identity Information Management (IDIM) Program partners, clients and management team as an advocate of the Provincial IDIM Program services. In this role you will provide expertise and oversight in the role of integration with Identity Management products and solutions in support of Ministry or government strategic and operational goals. Organizes, and manages projects concerned with the integration of new infrastructures and services that will support the business applications and data resources of the ministry or government, and devises ways to efficiently share common services and technology components in a secure environment.
The successful candidate would have strong communication and organization skills as well as being a team player who is willing and able to be adaptable and flexible. The successful candidate will be expected to facilitate architecture and design discussions with partner and client subject matter experts, and may occasionally be required to present as subject matter expert in workshops, seminars or conferences on the topic of Identity Management.
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.
The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Jason.Owens@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Degree, diploma, or certification in the computer science field; OR
- An equivalent amount of experience may be considered.
- Experience working with of all aspects of application development using a System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and modern Software Engineering practices.
- Experience working with project management methodology and IT change management processes.
- Experience working with both project management processes and techniques.
- Experience building long-term relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
- Experience facilitating and presenting in meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
- A minimum of 1 year of experience supervising staff and providing technical advice to work teams.
Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
- Experience working in a senior role in a technical environment.
- Experience working in an IDIM related position.
- Demonstrated knowledge in any of the following areas:
- Knowledge of Identity Management policies, concepts & best practices.
- Knowledge of Single Sign-On, Federation Products (such as SiteMinder, ADFS and KeyCloak), and authentication protocols such as SAML, OAuth2 and Open ID Connect (OIDC)
- Knowledge of government privacy & security policies and issues.
- Travel will be required in this position.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
CRC – A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: (Application requirement options and the corresponding screening process)
Cover letter required: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume required: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire (STANDARD): YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.