NOVA Chemicals IT Analyst and Developer in Sarnia, Ontario

IT Analyst and Developer

IT Analyst and Developer

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As a member of the IT Applications Team, you will utilize your skills in the development and support of applications to meet the needs of our internal clients. This role will specifically support the Responsible Care team


  • Analyze, develop code, configure and implement solutions to meet the business needs within the framework of an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system solution, SAP (Systems Analysis and Program Development), Eclipse or Visual Studio.

  • Provide system support and troubleshooting for business users.

  • Participates in projects/initiatives to develop and implement integrated systems solutions.

  • Work with clients and other technical resources to translate business requirements into configuration or programming requirements by completing technical specifications.

  • Adhere to programming standards and processes as defined at NOVA Chemicals.

  • Update documentation/instructions for internal IT and/or client reference.

  • Perform testing using established methodology to ensure components of solutions meet defined specifications.

  • Apply established IT standards and processes to deliver/enhance business results.

  • Works with other IT professionals across NOVA Chemicals


The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with 5+ years IT experience. A combination of 8+ years post-secondary education and related experience, e.g. diploma and 6+ years’ experience.

  • Programming experience with a preference given to proficiency in one or more of the following; SAP ABAP, SAPUI5/HTML5, XML, JavaScript, C# and VB .NET.

  • An understanding of web services and the underlying standards/tools.

  • Familiarity or experience with SAP and SAP modules will also be considered an asset but not a requirement.

  • Thorough attention to detail.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Effective interpersonal skills.

  • Applicant will work in a team environment but must also be self-motivated and able to work independently.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

About Us:

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals, plastic resins and end-products that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is a wholly owned subsidiary of The International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The NOVA Chemicals Manufacturing East Sites are located near Sarnia, Ontario. The Sarnia Sites focus on the production of ethylene and polyethylene and is recognized as a cornerstone of Ontario’s petrochemical industry.

Sarnia is situated on the south shore of Lake Huron at the headwaters of the St. Clair River, and just an hour from Detroit, Michigan, United States.


NOVA Chemicals’ flexible benefit programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees, because when it comes to benefits, everyone has different priorities. Our benefits offerings will vary based on your work location, and are an element of the “Total Rewards” package used to reward employees.

Additional Comments:

Internal and External candidates are being considered simultaneously, Salary is commensurate with education and experience


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