Job Description

Application System Analyst

Requisition ID:  181178

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Technology Solutions – HR & CDO 

Travel Requirements:  0 – 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia; Alberta; British Columbia; Ontario  

City: Stellarton / Calgary / Vancouver / Mississauga

Location: Home Office – NS 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


Our family of 131,000 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 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.



Ready to Make an impact?


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 Application System Analyst, CDO Solutions Team. This role can be based out of one our main offices including: Stellarton, NS; Mississauga, ON; Vancouver, BC; Calgary, AB.

Here’s where you’ll be focusing:


As a Application System Analyst with Sobeys, you will:


  • Application Expertise – Knowledge of the applications within the CDO Solutions Team Portfolio. Maintain up-to-date expertise in the applications and assist the team translate product needs into enhancements and or fixes for the supported applications.
  • Application Support – Provide specialized application support. Identify the root cause of issues, and triage with the appropriate team. Help prioritize the backlog and make necessary configuration or changes. Source additional support from other teams to resolve underlying issues as needed.
  • Application Development – Participate in each phase of the development life cycle: Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), design, build, testing, deployment and release. Assist designing the applications to ensure both the business and architectural needs are met including adhering to standards, patterns, and reference models.
  • Operational Innovation – Identify opportunities to automate processes, or otherwise innovate on business operations using application features.
  • Continuous Improvement – Support continuous improvement initiatives through advisory and consultative support. Proactively share new leading practices.
  • Communication – Keep appropriate team 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.
  • Risk Mitigation – Observe and communicate potential application risks and improvements in support of effective issue prevention and risk mitigation.


What you have to offer:


Your experience and resume will show us


  • Undergraduate degree in Business or Computer Science.
  • Experience in IT application development, support and delivery.
  • Knowledge of Products Areas supporting; Real Estate, Legal Communications and Strategic Sourcing systems preferred.
  • Demonstrate Analytical, troubleshooting and communication skills.
  • System analysis experience, hands-on testing and requirement gathering experience.
  • Familiarity with Agile & Scrum Methodology.
  • Experience working with outsourced service providers and vendor management.

The salary range for this position in [British Columbia] is [$60,666K – $83,000K per year]. We will consider factors such as your working location, work experience and skills as well as internal equity, and market conditions to ensure that you are paid fairly and competitively.

Our Total Rewards programs, for full-time teammates, goes well beyond your paycheque:

  • Competitive Benefits Package, including health and dental coverage, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, tailored to meet your needs.
  • Access to Virtual Health Care Platform and Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A Retirement and Savings Plan that provides you with the opportunity to build and add value to your savings.
  • A 10% in-store discount at our participating banners and access to a wide range of other discount programs, making your purchases more affordable.
  • Learning and Development Resources to fuel your professional growth.
  • Paid Vacation.


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.


While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.