Application Development Analyst

Halifax, NS
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​​About WCB Nova Scotia

On behalf of WCB Nova Scotia, Venor is recruiting an Application Development Analyst (ADA) to join their team and to support their Solution Delivery Group.

It’s an exciting time to work for the WCB – they have undergone a significant business transformation to better meet the needs of those they serve. They don’t just provide workplace injury insurance to approximately 19,500 employers and 335,000 workers across the province but also work with employers to help prevent injuries. In addition, they keep Nova Scotians safe, healthy, and on the job, supporting them when their lives are impacted by workplace injury. WCB Nova Scotia is consistently recognized as a Top Employer in Atlantic Canada and in Nova Scotia and has also been recognized nationally as a Top 100 Employer and as one of the Most Admired Corporate Cultures. WCB Nova Scotia champions safety and promotes a diverse and respectful workplace.

About The Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager, Solution Delivery, the Application Development Analyst (ADA) works closely with other IT functions and collaborates with other technical and business stakeholders and third-party vendors to develop, support, and maintain holistic technology solutions to support business services. The ADA understands and supports multiple platforms and designs, and develops and implements technical solutions to ensure maximum efficiency of business services. The ADA creates and sustains complex, integrated systems comprised of interconnected components used by business services. These components may be developed by WCB, commercial off-the-shelf software (COTS), vendor-developed/configured software, solutions developed in externally maintained platforms, or any combination of each. 

For WCB-managed solutions and/or components, the ADA develops and implements solutions and/or components to effectively enable business services, as well as providing on-call support and resolution of issues.  The ADA understands the design, implementation, and constituent components of vendor-managed solutions to ensure alignment with business needs and relevant standards.  The ADA is the primary point of contact for all integration points between WCB managed solutions, vendor-managed solutions, and third-party providers/partners in business services. The ADA will also have regular project-related responsibilities, including:

  • Overseeing the development done by external vendors and providing in-depth technical expertise for a specific portfolio of business services and continuous innovation of technology supporting business services
  • Participating in the review of requests for changes to technology and providing technology leadership
  • Researching technology solutions to evaluate potential and defines, documents and follows complex configuration management approaches, policies, and procedures to implement solutions
  • Partnering with external partners and providers to continuously stay up to date on potential technical capabilities available

About you

As the ideal candidate, you satisfy the following requirements:

Minimum of 5 years experience designing, developing, and implementing complex technology solutions comprised of multiple interconnected systems, including multiple combinations of custom development and configuration of COTS and/or other platform services;  and 3 years experience developing and scripting for software solutions, multiple designing patterns, and delivering technology services through multiple service delivery methods (e.g. managed services, software/platform/infrastructure as a service, and internal/external developed solutions). 


A university degree in computer science or related field, such as mathematics, engineering or physics, plus a minimum of 3-5 years experience in a systems development/technical/support/operational position.


A university degree plus completion of a 1-year certificate program in business computing, plus a minimum of 3-5 years experience in a systems development/technical/support/operational position.


Graduation from a community college or technical school 2-year or 3-year program in business computing, plus a minimum of 3-5 years experience in a systems/development/technical support/operational position.

The Offer

WCB offers a competitive compensation package including a salary range of $72,845 to $90,997. Interested candidates can send their resume to Steph MacIntosh via steph@venor.ca. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks, including a criminal record check and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the WCB.

Venor and WCB embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, we welcome your application. We all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. WCB Nova Scotia is an equal-opportunity employer committed to supporting and developing our employees. Visit their website at www.wcb.ns.ca. WCB Nova Scotia champions safety and promotes a diverse and respectful workplace. They are a scent and allergy-reduced environment.

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