Inventory - CS-02 IT/IM
Federal Public Service
Gatineau (Québec)
40d ago

Important messages

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies.

As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Work environment

The PSC is located in a brand new building at 22 Eddy Street, in the heart of downtown

Gatineau. Our location is easily accessible and is located near Terrasses de la Chaudière and just

a few kilometers away from downtown Ottawa. Our facilities meet the new 2.0 office concept

and is WI-FI ready throughout the building. Our employees also have access to showers,

changing rooms and reserved spaces for bicycles, which is ideal for those wishing to travel to

work by bike, running or walking while using the nearby bike paths. Moreover, the PSC

launched in March, a pilot project for active workstations, which now enables our employees to

work while walking on treadmill or pedaling on stationary bike.

Intent of the process

PSC Strongly Supports Professional Growth

The PSC offers students support and information about future career path and advancement (furthering education, training, workshops, coaching, etc.).

A pool of qualified candidates may be established to staff identical or similar positions on an indeterminate or term basis with various linguistic profiles within the Public Service Commission in the National Capital Region and Halifax.

Unless otherwise specified experience constitutes a minimum of two years usually acquired working in each field, problem space, or with a particular technology.

Recent experience is defined as experience from within the past five years.

Positions to be filled : Number to be determined

Your résumé.

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification.

Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

  • Graduation with a degree* from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in computer science, information technology, information management or another specialty relevant to the position to be staffed.
  • Degree : A baccalaureate or higher-level degree, as established by educational authorities, unless the type of credential is specified in the relevant Qualification Standard.
  • A college diploma is insufficient to qualify.


  • Experience conducting technical research and analysis in multiple areas of IT, and providing written technical advice, including recommendations, to various audiences.
  • Knowledge :

  • Knowledge of the latest trends in IM / IT.
  • Knowledge of open source software
  • The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

    Various language requirements

    Stream 1 : Programmer / Analyst, Quality Assurance

  • Experience developing, implementing, maintaining, and testing web applications in Java.
  • Experience in performing testing and quality assurance related activities (including but not limited to test planning, functional and regression testing, defect reporting and tracking).
  • Experience in creating, maintaining and executing tests using automated testing tools.
  • Stream 2 : Analyst, Project Management

  • Experience contributing to the creation or maintenance of an Information Technology (IT) project plan integrating activities from multiple Information Technology functions and units, including but not limited to : Business Analysts, User Experience, Technical writer, Quality Assurance, Developers and Operations
  • Experience facilitating or leading consultations with clients and stakeholders
  • Stream 3 : Programmer / Analyst, Development

  • Recent and significant experience with one or more general purpose programming languages, including but not limited to : Java, C / C++, C# and Python
  • Recent and significant experience with relational databases and Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Experience with version control and automated build tools
  • Experience in HTML / CSS and JavaScript.
  • Experience writing unit tests
  • Stream 4 : Infrastructure

    Select 3 of the available options :

  • Recent experience in developing, managing and supporting Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policies.
  • Recent experience in developing, documenting and maintaining automated software installation scripts on Microsoft Windows 7, 10 or later.
  • Recent experience in managing clients and creating application packages with Microsoft SCCM 2012 or later.
  • Experience configuring, installing, and maintaining web servers (Examples : WebLogic or Tomcat)
  • Experience troubleshooting enterprise level networking or infrastructure issues (slow nodes, connectivity issues
  • 1 year of experience working with Platform as a Service, Software as a Service, Docker, or any container management platform such as OpenShift
  • Stream 5 : Database Administrator

  • Experience installing and upgrading the database server and application tools
  • Experience with database and data recovery
  • Experience in database issues troubleshooting
  • Experience monitoring and optimizing the performance of the database
  • Stream 6 : Technical Analyst, Change & Release Management

  • Experience in documenting and analyzing software release, test plan results and deployment requirements
  • Experience with desktop operating systems and support
  • Stream 7 : Analyst, IT Security

  • Experience in one of the following :
  • oIT security Incident Management

    oIT security Investigation and reporting


  • Experience in supporting clients on Information Technology related subjects
  • Experience in the deployment and configuration of IT security tools
  • Stream 8 : Commercial off-the-shell (COTS) software Administrator

  • Experience in Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software maintenance, configuration and support;
  • Experience in troubleshooting and solving technical Information Technology problems as second level support
  • Stream 1 : Programmer / Analyst, Quality Assurance

    Knowledge :

  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and Testing techniques and practices
  • Knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0)
  • Stream 2 : Analyst, Project Management

  • Knowledge of industry best practice in the area of Project Management
  • Knowledge of Application Development framework / tool best practices
  • Stream 3 : Programmer / Analyst, Development

  • Knowledge of software development best practices such as data structure, algorithm and object oriented principles
  • Knowledge of structured query language (SQL)
  • Stream 4 : Infrastructure

  • Knowledge of infrastructure service delivery model
  • Stream 5 : Database Administrator

  • Knowledge of data structures and concepts such as data normalization
  • Knowledge of query plan and SQL optimizations principals
  • Knowledge of database backup and recovery methodology
  • Knowledge of ETLs and data exchanges techniques
  • Knowledge of query plan and SQL optimizations principals
  • Stream 6 : Technical Analyst, Change & Release Management

  • Knowledge of analytical and problem-solving techniques including testing strategies
  • Knowledge of change and configuration control
  • Knowledge of change management principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of quality control and quality assurance techniques
  • Knowledge of change and configuration control
  • Stream 7 : Analyst, IT Security

  • Knowledge of the IT Security controls, technology and best practices
  • Knowledge of IT security tools and usage
  • Knowledge IT security Incident handling process
  • Stream 8 : Commercial off-the-shell (COTS) software Administrator

  • Knowledge of configuring and managing Commercial off-the-shell (COTS) software on Windows servers
  • Knowledge of configuring, managing and troubleshooting application servers
  • Personal Suitability :

  • Demonstrating integrity and respect
  • Showing imitative and being action oriented
  • Thinking things through
  • Working effectively with others
  • The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

    Education :

  • Information Technology related certifications
  • Master’s degree in a field relevant to the positions being staffed
  • Experience :

  • Experience supporting governance activities
  • Experience developing software using an object-oriented language
  • Experience designing solutions using Java micro-services
  • Experience developing complex scripts and queries in Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Experience in using Git or other version control software
  • Experience in using Selenium or other automated testing software tools
  • Experience in using TestNG, Junit or other testing frameworks

  • Experience with, cloud computing, common networking components, or similar technologies
  • Experience administering and troubleshooting Linux environments
  • Experience contributing to open source projects or public repositories such as GitHub
  • Experience developing, documenting and maintaining scripts using a scripting language (example : JavaScript, Powershell, Shell, Batch, AutoIt, etc.)
  • Experience profiling Java applications for memory and CPU intensive work
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment
  • Knowledge :

  • Knowledge of latest container technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies related to Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Analytic
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence Reporting platforms such as SAS, Cognos, Tableau, R, Python, or other
  • Knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology, techniques or practices
  • Knowledge of Agile-Scrum methodology
  • Knowledge of Data Warehouse Architectures and BI solutions
  • Knowledge of data structures and concepts
  • Knowledge of managing VMware and vSphere
  • Knowledge of configuring and managing Windows Group Policy Object (GPO)
  • Knowledge of capacity and storage management in either physical or virtual environments
  • Competencies :

  • Ability to handle changing priorities, conflicting multiple priorities and demands, and to respond quickly to unpredictable demands
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and technical restraints
  • Personal Suitability :

  • Demonstrating integrity and respect
  • Showing imitative and being action oriented
  • Thinking things through
  • Working effectively with others
  • Conditions d’emploi :

  • Cote de fiabilité / cote de sécurité de niveau secret
  • Consentir à voyager à l’occasion et être en mesure de le faire
  • Consentir à faire des heures supplémentaires à court préavis et pendant les périodes de pointe, et être en mesure de le faire
  • Other information

    The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are .

    The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.

    If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

    Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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