System Analyst, CUA

Members of the CUA Team work to create and deliver a great banking experience to 20,000 individuals and businesses across Nova Scotia.  The CUA Difference is a combination of flexible products, personalized service and quick decisions made and delivered by people who know and love our Province.  CUA’s continued growth and member satisfaction reflects a team of committed problem-solvers who think big and outside the box to help others take a step forward in their financial health.  If you are excited about the opportunity to help people achieve what matters most, while changing the way people think about banking, consider the following opportunity.


System Analyst

Reporting to the Manager, Information Technology (IT), the System Analyst is responsible to maintain and support CUA’s IT systems, including the execution of system changes, testing, upgrades and ongoing operations.  The System Analyst evaluates the effectiveness of the systems and makes recommendations for enhancements with consideration of business and customer needs.   In addition, this position identifies potential or actual system issues, conducts timely diagnostic assessment and executes the determined solution, working with the IT vendor.


As the successful candidate, you have strong knowledge of IT systems and programming, including system design and testing.  Your work with data processing, hardware platforms and enterprise software applications enables you to be effective in this analytical role.  You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to translate technical matters into easy to understand concepts for non-technical audiences.  You thrive in an environment that entails being a problem solver and solution seeker with a keen attention to detail.  Being part of a cohesive team in a dynamic organization fits your style and interests.


  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in Computer Science or a related field, with three to five years of information systems experience, and preferably in a System Analyst or similar role; or, equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Experience working in LAN/WAN environments, administering VMWare and NetApp storage technology, server administration and working in the banking sector are considered an asset.

Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at CUA:

CUA strives to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and recognizes the value that diversity brings.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those who identify as racially visible, indigenous, women in underrepresented roles, persons with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ+ community.  CUA supports candidates and employees with access and accommodation needs.  If you are selected for an interview and require a specific accommodation, please let us know and we would be happy to assist.

This is a full-time position offering competitive benefits and compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Closing date for this opportunity is September 20, 2023.

Method of Applying: 

Please apply by submitting a resume to as well as providing your salary expectations.   While we appreciate all submissions, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest in joining the CUA Team!