IT Systems Engineer
Weir Marine Engineering
Various Locations (Halifax primary, Montreal and Ottawa as alternates)
On-Site - Hybrid
Purpose of Role:
The IT Systems Engineer will be a member of the Naval Information Technology Infrastructure and Communications Group within the Information and Communication Systems (ICS) Section.
Candidate must have a Canadian Citizenship and have been living in Canada a minimum of 10 years in order to obtain a government security clearance required for the position.
Why choose Weir:
Be part of a global organization dedicated to building a better future: At Weir, the growing world depends on us. It depends on us constantly reinventing, quickly adapting and continually finding better, faster, more sustainable ways to access the resources it needs to thrive. And it depends on each of us doing the best work of our lives. It’s a big challenge – but it is exciting.
An opportunity to grow your own way: Everything moves fast in the dynamic world of Weir. This creates opportunities for us to take on new challenges, explore new areas, learn, progress and excel. Best of all, there is no set path that our people must take. Instead, everyone is given the support and freedom to tailor-make their own career and do the best work of their lives.
Feel empowered to be yourself and belong: Weir is a welcoming, inclusive place, where each individual’s contribution is recognized and all employees are encouraged to innovate, collaborate and be themselves. We continually focus on people and their wellbeing. We believe in fairness and choose to be honest, transparent and authentic in everything we do.
Lead and support technical investigations and trade studies into current and future IT systems technologies in support of defining a solution space for our client’s project;
Develop logical and physical system architecture views based on Department of National Defence and Canadian Forces Architecture Framework (DNDAF) standards;
Conduct options analysis and cost-benefit analysis exercises resulting in reports;
Organize, prepare, and facilitate workshops to gather requirements;
Conduct requirements analysis, decomposition and tracing, ensuring high level requirements are consistent, complete, correct, singular, necessary and operationally defined;
Analyze information gathered, reconcile conflicts, and decompose high-level information into use cases, user stories, process maps, test cases and technical specifications;
Review and/or generate a set of acceptance test requirements to ensure all of the high-level requirements have been met;
Support reviews of contractor and subcontractor developed design materials;
Support systems engineering lifecycle phase reviews;
Perform system integration planning;
Develop design documentation; and
Follow systems and security engineering processes and best practices.
Safety First: Demonstrate 100% commitment to our zero harm behaviors in support of our drive towards developing a world class safety culture.
Job Knowledge/Education and Qualifications:
Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered for candidates that have the ability to perform the objectives above.
Information technology systems engineering, systems security engineering, System Development Life Cycle processes and requirements management and traceability;
Integration and the definition of physical and logical interfaces;
Virtualization concepts including capacity planning and high availability designs;
Concepts related to public vs. private cloud and secure multi-tenancy;
Project management best practices, policies, procedures, and processes. Familiarity with project management tools (Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, IBM DOORS);
Ability to work to tight timelines and take on additional roles or responsibilities when needed;
Demonstrated experience working well with customers of varying levels of technical expertise in complex environments; and
Excellent English writing skills, including technical artefacts, reports, presentations, and correspondence.
What we offer you:
Weir Marine Engineering (WME) has managed the Naval Engineering Test Establishment (NETE) on behalf of the Government of Canada since 1953. Through this association, WME has developed a unique capability to provide multidisciplinary engineering, testing and consulting services to government and industry.
Flexible, compressed work schedules, work from home or office
Vacation, personal days, holidays, and parental leaves
Comprehensive Family Medical, Dental and Vision coverage as well as:
A Wellness Spending Account to aid in your wellness journey
Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
Medical Travel Insurance
A Registered Retirement Savings Plan that includes matching company contributions that also includes access to Financial Advisors providing investment advice and comprehensive financial planning
Access to development resources to enhance your skills and/or advance your career including:
Education Assistance Program
Reimbursement for a professional membership
Under the Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination, new employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless accommodated due to certified medical contraindications, religion, or other prohibited grounds under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
Founded in 1871, Weir is a world leading engineering business with a purpose to make mining operations smarter, more efficient and sustainable. Thanks to Weir’s technology, our customers can produce essential metals and minerals using less energy, water and waste at lower cost. With the increasing need for metals and minerals for climate change solutions, Weir colleagues are playing their part in powering a low carbon future. We are a global family of 11,000 uniquely talented people in over 60 counties, inspiring each other to do the best work of our lives.
Weir is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.