Systems Engineer

$95,000 - 105,000 / YEAR


Job Summary:

As a member of an Agile delivery team, the Systems Engineer acts as a senior technical resource in the area of application/service architecture, application design and delivery, translating business and technical requirements into enterprise system solutions by defining and developing technical solution architectures and functional/non-functional designs for Product Teams.  The Systems Engineer partners with diverse stakeholders on delivering enterprise system solutions, including Product Owners, Enterprise Architects, business stakeholders, as well as a variety of technical and business subject matter experts. 

The Systems Engineer collaborates with the coach and product owner to facilitate flow within the delivery teams by identifying and eliminating impediments and by helping team members communicate, cooperate and adopt processes to increase operational agility throughout the solution delivery lifecycle.

BCLC (British Columbia Lottery Corporation)

BCLC (British Columbia Lottery Corporation)


Vancouver, British columbia

Hiring Bonus ~ $1,050 CAD

Referral Reward ~ $5,250 CAD

Key Accountabilities:

  • As a senior technical resource in the area of application/service architecture, application design and delivery, translates business requirements and provides technical and impact analysis to deliver complex enterprise system solutions; designs scalable and highly available applications at all layers of the architecture; and, utilizes industry-standard approaches and design patterns and a deep understanding of enterprise systems and their integrations points.
  • Collaborates with the Business Analyst, Product Owner and Subject Matter Experts to define non-functional requirements to a sufficient level of detail to ensure applications are flexible, open, scalable, available, testable and maintainable within a high-volume, mission-critical production environment. Ensures the successful development, quality assurance, implementation, and ongoing support of the designed solution.
  • As a senior technical persona, the role may take on Scrum Master accountabilities or technical leadership work.  Collaborates with Product Owners, Project Managers and Product Team to ensure the successful development, quality assurance and transition of the enterprise systems solution through removing blocking issues experienced by technical teams, helping teams adapt to changing priorities and ensure solution delivery continues to drive maximum business value.
  • Creates, documents and communicates technical solutions using agreed upon standard documentation processes. 
  • Proactively resolves complex issues and demonstrates innovative thinking by regularly making recommendations for new approaches to technical work and broader issues resolution.
  • May lead Proof of Concepts or Architectural Spikes as required.
  • Collaborates with Enterprise Architecture and the wider Architecture Community of Excellence (COE) to provide significant input and recommendations on Architecture Strategy, Enterprise Domain Roadmaps, Principles, Standards, and Reference Architectures throughout the organization.
  • Researches technology providers and emerging technology to provide advice and recommend solutions and opportunities to business and technology stakeholders. Participates in Development Community of Practice and/or COE’s to ensure alignment with development trends, technology, and approaches.
  • Ensures technical solutions are aligned with the overall Enterprise Architecture Principles, Strategy, Roadmaps, and that they are implemented in adherence with designs.

Skills and Requirements

Education and Experience

  • University Degree, College Diploma in Information Technology supplemented by industry recognized professional courses;
  • 4-6 years’ experience in Information Technology in a medium to large sized environments, including a minimum of three years’ experience in a senior development role;
  • Scrum Master, TOGAF, and other professional certifications would be an asset;
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.

Technical Requirements

  • Software integration experience; experience in analysis, design, development and deployment of complex software solutions involving on-line transaction processing, client/server, web and native applications;
  • Experience in delivering design and development in an Agile Environment;
  • Experience in analysis, design, development and implementing systems using application integration architecture (e.g. Microservice and Service-Oriented Architecture, Enterprise Service Bus), technologies, principles, and standards;
  • Vendor Management experience
  • Experience in information management, data modelling, data analytics, database design and development;
  • Exceptional organizational skills, written and oral communication skills including presentation skills and strong listening skills;
  • Ability to interpret and translate ambiguous situations into structured and clearly defined deliverables;
  • Team player with intermediate to expert skills in facilitating and encouraging team collaboration;
  • Demonstrated experience with complex problem solving, analytical and innovative thinking with the ability to adapt to a face paced environment with changing priorities;
  • Strong computer skills – MS Office Suite, Jira and/or Kanban online boards would be a strong asset;
  • Experience using several programming languages and tools such as Java, C#, C++, T-SQL, PL/SQL, JSON/XML, HTML5, JavaScript, Eclipse, .NET, and Visual Studio would be an asset;
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills;
  • Understanding of B.C. gaming industry would be an asset;
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills including the ability to act as a change agent to champion continuous change and improvement.

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation is a Canadian Crown corporation offering a range of gambling products including lottery tickets, casinos and legal online gambling. It is based in Kamloops, with a secondary office in Vancouver.

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    Our CEO, Jim Lightbody, says that “If you take care of your people, they will take care of your customers. If you take care of your customers, they will take care of your business.” At BCLC, we focus upon enhancing our employee’s overall experience by creating a culture that is people centric and driven by innovation to deliver exceptional business results. A key component of our enhanced employee experience is helping employees balance their career and personal life by offering a competitive compensation and benefits package. Below are just a few highlights.

    Health and Well-Being
    Our health and well-being plans are comprehensive and flexible to fit your lifestyle and keep you and your family healthy. In addition to the basics like massage, physiotherapy, vision, medical, dental and travel insurance we also promote well-being at work with lunchtime programs like bootcamp, yoga or run club and access to fitness facilities and bike storage.

    Vacation and Work Flexibility
    We know our employees have diverse needs and interests so at BCLC we have options. You can choose to buy or sell vacation days, work flexible hours to fit your lifestyle or consider a deferred salary leave for continuing your education or setting off on an extended travel experience.

    Planning for Retirement
    BCLC is committed to supporting you and helping you achieve long-term financial security during retirement. Our defined benefit pension plan is designed to give you peace of mind, and you can plan ahead even more by contributing to RRSP or TFSA accounts.

    Employee Extras
    We believe that having fun and enjoying life are as important as working hard. To foster this culture we make extras a priority too. We encourage our employees to give back to their community by offering time in lieu for volunteering, we have a corporate recognition program so that you can be recognized in a way that actually matters to you and we foster technology empowerment with our computer purchase plan. We also subsidize our cafeteria, social and team-building events throughout the year as well as wellness programs for all staff.

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