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Senior Application System Analyst

Requisition ID:  167794 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Ecomm & Marketing Product Team 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario  

City: Toronto,Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: L4W 0C7 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We currently have a full-time opportunity for an Senior Application System Analyst. This role is based out of our office in Mississauga,ON

Job Description


As a Senior Application System Analyst with Sobeys, you will:

  • Work within a multi-skilled team in charge of a portfolio of PIM & DAM related products through its entire lifecycle.
  • Work with Business Partners to lead the development and ongoing refinement of the overall Product Strategy and Roadmap.
  • Ensure the backlog management is always current, accurately prioritized and categorized. 
  • Ensure the solution is built and configured to meet the business objectives and delivers the intended value.
  • Ensure the overall solution / service design meets the business objectives and expectations and is aligned with all organization and industry standards. 
  • Work with the Business Analyst, Developers and Testers to ensure compliance to the organizational quality standards for new or enhanced products or services throughout the delivery lifecycle.
  • Identify opportunities to automate processes, or otherwise innovate on business operations using application features.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives through advisory and consultative support. Proactively share new leading practices.
  • Keep appropriate teams members and other teams updated on product backlog status, incidents, and projects, as appropriate. Serve as the liaison between vendors, users, and product team as needed.
  • Observe and communicate potential application risks and improvements in support of effective issue prevention and risk mitigation.

Job Requirements


Your experience and resume will show us:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, related or relevant experience in Technology. 
  • 5+ years progressive experience in IT
  • Experience in application development and support and delivery.
  • Experience managing large scale projects through design, build and implementation.
  • Knowledge of Master Data Management tools (PIM), Preferable  STEP (Stibo)
  • Knowledge of SAP will be an asset.
  • Experience with integration of application and data flow between systems. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure API Management.
  • Experience managing a backlog and preferably experience working in agile framework. Familiarity with Jira/Confluence
  • Experience maintaining / supporting products through entire lifecycle.
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team setting. 
  • Strong Technical analytics skills to take functional requirements and translate into technical specifications
  • Strong understanding of product lifecycle. 
  • Proven ability to influence cross functional teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in working with outsourced service providers and vendor management.
  • Retail industry experience preferred


Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



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