Job description Analyst, Computer Simulations near Calgary (AB)

Find out what work is like for an analyst, computer simulations in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 21222).

Information systems specialists


Information systems specialists analyze, test and assess systems requirements, develop and implement information systems development plans, policies and procedures, and provide advice on a wide range of information systems issues. They are employed in information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the public and private sectors, or they may be self-employed.

Job duties

  • Design, develop, test, implement and oversee IT systems
  • Collect and analyze data to identify areas for improvement within an organization's IT infrastructure
  • Review existing IT systems and internal processes
  • Develop, implement and apply policies and procedures throughout the software development life cycle to maximize the efficiency, effectiveness and overall quality of software products and information systems, and to ensure that all systems and processes meet organization standards and user requirements
  • Develop quality assurance procedures and tests for the development and improvement of new and existing systems
  • Identify, analyze and document discrepancies and ensure that appropriate adjustments are made
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks on computer systems.

Job titles

  • computer systems analyst
  • informatics consultant
  • information systems quality assurance (QA) analyst
  • information technology (IT) consultant
  • management information systems (MIS) analyst
  • systems auditor
  • systems consultant

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