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Senior Programmer Analyst

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Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Kamloops, BC, CA

Company: British Columbia Lottery Corporation

Why you should work with us


At BCLC, we believe that our people are what makes us amazing so we are committed to our people. We have a culture of fun and hard work – it’s not unusual to see teams eating together at lunch in the cafeteria or heading outside for a walking meeting. We continue to have a highly engaged team and we’ve been named one of BC’s Top 50 Employers for over 10 years. Here are a few reasons why it’s great to be part of the team:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Robust wellness program with subsidized onsite yoga, bootcamp, running club and more
  • Competitive compensation
  • Company paid Flexible Health and Dental plan for you and your family
  • Defined Benefit Pension Program
  • Leadership and professional development programs

Why our Kamloops office rocks


The City of Kamloops offers a relaxed lifestyle with an abundance of recreational opportunities and a close-knit community of welcoming people. It has been home to the BCLC head office since 1985 and features:

  • A subsidized cafeteria with healthy and delicious food choices
  • Free gym
  • Free parking and easy access to transit
  • Close proximity to parks, trails and other recreation amenities


Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager, Application Development, the role of the Senior Programmer Analyst is to deliver professional integration services and solutions. This role will proactively resolve complex technical issues and use innovative thinking in the development and delivery of solutions and broader issues resolution. The Senior Programmer Analyst role acts as a consultative partner providing expertise, analysis and advice to internal stakeholders within BCLC, as well as external to the organization to enable the business to provide technical products and services efficiently and effectively.



•    Performs development and analysis within a multivendor services environment. 
•    Works with other technical resources as a member of an Agile Product Delivery Team
•    Collaborates with business and other IT personnel to integrate new requirements into software solutions.
•    Works with vendors, and the business, as well as internal QA department on orchestrating testing and user acceptance.  
•    Delivers technical solutions to projects and reviews technical design documents from vendors.
•    May act as a technical lead on key integration projects.
•    Works with architecture team members in the creation of technical requirements and specs.
•    Collaborates with Sr. Systems Analyst, business and architecture group on the technology roadmap.
•    Works closely with other technology groups to provide analysis, expertise and development on enterprise solutions.
•    Provides application support of enterprise integration solutions.
•    Provides estimating and expertise to business cases brought forth during business planning cycles.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience 
•    University degree or certification in Computer Science or equivalent experience;
•    3-5 years progressively more responsible experience in a programming/analysis environment, with at least three years at a programmer/analyst level; 
•    Experience working on large projects with high levels of integration;
•    Experience with implementation and maintaining of large systems would be an asset;
•    Equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered.


Technical Requirements
•    Knowledge of Programming languages: .Net Framework (including C#, ASP.NET), Java/J2EE, SQL, XML, HTML;
•    Knowledge of Agile processes and ceremonies;
•    Knowledge of Middleware: Tibco Businessworks, JMS, WebServices, SOAP, REST;
•    Knowledge of Database: Microsoft SQL Server; 
•    Knowledge of Automation: Jenkins Pipeline, CICD;
•    Knowledge of Containerization: OpenShift, Docker;
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Windows systems, system administration, would be an asset;
•    Excellent interpersonal skills;
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
•    Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation;
•    Strong computer skills – MS office suite;
•    Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills.


Please Note: This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

Please Note: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada



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