Database Programmer Analyst - Ottawa, Ontario

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Telesat LEO, our Low Earth Orbit network scheduled to begin service in 2022, will revolutionize global broadband connectivity by delivering a combination of high capacity, security, resiliency and affordability with ultra-low latency and fiber-like speeds. Privately held and headquartered in downtown Ottawa, with offices and facilities around the world, Telesat’s principal shareholders are Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Loral Space & Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LORL). For more information, visit

Reporting to the Manager, Business Systems; the Programmer Analyst will design and develop new enhancements to software applications to meet the current and future needs of the business

How you will contribute

  • Responsible for reviewing, supporting, automating and integrating Infosat’s business applications
  • Responsible for supporting and integrating LEO BSS requirements into Corporate Systems
  • Responsible for DBA monitoring and alerting of corporate SQL servers.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of the company’s application portfolio, development tools, and development procedures.
  • Actively participate in the development and review of business and system requirements to obtain a thorough understanding of business needs in order to deliver accurate solutions.
  • Provide development activities level of effort and duration estimates for schedule planning.
  • The developer will proactively manage activities to deliver required work on time.

 Education and Experience required

  • Extensive experience with SQL Server database
  • A minimum of 5 years of directly related working experience in business application development
  • Extensive programming experience using C#,,, Java, Python
  • Experience with web services
  • Experience with Cloud integration is an asset
  • Experience with MS Excel, VBA and pivot tables would be an asset
  • Knowledge of SSRS Reporting, SharePoint development, Tableau, Microsoft Office Products
  • Strong written and oral English communication skills
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate with other departments and stakeholders

 The successful candidate must be able to work in Canada and obtain clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods program (CGP).


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