Systems Configuration Analyst - REMOTE (Within Canada)

Within Canada
VP Information Technology and CIO
76,488.00  Annual
57,073.00  Annual
Permanent Full Time
Division VP Information Technology and CIO FTE 1.0
Location Name Remote Position Type Permanent Full Time
Location , Within Canada Job ID 2343
Posted 01/14/2022 Wage Min 57073.0000
Closing Date 02/11/2022 Wage Max 76488.0000


Athabasca University (AU), Canada's Online University, serves more than 43,000 learners across Canada and in 87 countries. An early mover to the cloud with a focus on a holistic digital transformation strategy, AU was the first post-secondary institution in Canada to shift its entire digital operations infrastructure into its own secure cloud environment. Now, AU is creating an integrated learning environment that will bring together all aspects of online learning and student services into a seamless whole to engage students deeply in interactive learning experiences of online learning for their lifetime.

If you have a passion for contributing your technical expertise or leadership in cross-functional IT DevSecOps squads with a relentless focus on the needs of our online students, please consider joining our AU IT division. 

For more on our IT strategy, please refer to "RISE: Athabasca University's Digital Transformation, Our 5-Year IT Strategy":

The Systems Configuration Analyst provides subject matter expertise in the use and support of vendor-specific systems that support our users. The analyst assists in improving operational effectiveness by ensuring business processes effectively leverage vendor-specific systems functionality. The position is a primary resource in configuring, maintaining, and classifying user security and access permissions within the Application suite and providing source information to inform institutional planning relating to vendor-specific systems.



  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a vendor-specific solutions environment (e.g. Ellucian products, Brightspace, AWS Tools and Solutions).
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner certification required or the commitment to complete certification within 2 years of date of hire.
  • AWS Data Analytics Specialty Certification preferred.
  • Experience in relational data and Student Information Systems environments is essential.
  • Experience in testing software applications.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


The full job description can be viewed at: Systems Configuration Analyst

For further information regarding this position, please contact Michael Clair, Manager, DevSecOps by email at: