Application Configuration Manager - SharePoint

Position Summary


Job ID:  3016


Location:  BURNABY, BC

To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online, by clicking on 'Apply' below.

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BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership.  Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

 Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing.

BC Housing is committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets.  We encourage and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.

BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians.  And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

  • In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
  • Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
  • Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
  • Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
  • An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
  • Participation in community and charitable events.

** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **

Application Configuration Manager

Burnaby, BC

Reporting to the Manager - IT Programs, the Application Configuration Manager – Sharepoint is responsible for analyzing, defining, configuring/developing, testing, deploying and maintaining Microsoft based solutions in support of the achievement of business objectives. This includes application design and prototyping SharePoint, SharePoint Online, Office 365 technologies and third-party services/add-ons used to augment our Microsoft based well as in a multi-tier environment that is built on Oracle technology and tools and Microsoft .NET framework. The Application Configuration Manager will also analyze, design, document, and modify software specifications throughout the system life cycle. In undertaking the work, the incumbent is required to view and manipulate confidential information such as employee compensation and benefit data.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Degree or Diploma in Information Technology or equivalent combination of education and experience with 5 years of progressive IT industry experience specifically focused on IT solutions and services and/or appropriate training/experience.
  • Solid experience:
    • with configuring, developing and deploying SharePoint solutions for on-premises and SharePoint Online. This includes configuring and managing SharePoint services and components (sites, libraries, lists, etc…), along with a solid understanding of managing security and user permissions.
    • in developing custom solutions for SharePoint using the SharePoint Framework, SharePoint API, Microsoft Office Graph, SharePoint Object Model, web parts web services, workflows and site collections.
    • in configuring and integrating with Azure services.
    • in conducting content migrations, either creating custom scripts OR 3rd party migration tools (ShareGate).
    • with source control management systems (TFS, VSTS, etc …), continuous integration, and deployment environments.
  • Experience with JD Edwards, Siebel, PeopleSoft, Crystal Reports, Oracle BIP, Oracle OPA, Oracle WebCenter Sites, and Oracle Identity Access Management beneficial but not required.
  • Experience with system integration beneficial but not required.


  • Ability to document complex business requirements and test scenarios, and design and develop custom interfaces using a broad set of programming (including but not limited to JSON, PowerShell scripts, C# and .NET, and analytical skills. Handle all aspects of basic information design, coordination, requirements gathering, and security management.
  • Ability to identify, diagnose and troubleshoot problems related to technology
  • Ability to create and update technical and user manual documentation
  • Well versed in various SDLC’s like Waterfall, Agile, Scrum and DevOps
  • Ability to work effectively within a team made up of business users and technical analysts
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to generate and articulate new ideas and adapt effectively to new technologies
  • Ability to excel working under pressure to meet deadlines and changing priorities
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in dealing with confidential information contained within the Talent Management system and other systems
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and familiarity with UNIX and LINUX.


How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at will be accepted

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