Systems Analyst

Aspire Food Group

Aspire Food Group

London, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023

At ASPIRE we are pioneers in the field of precision insect farming, optimizing the growth and harvesting of an underutilized natural resource in order to meet global demand for sustainable ingredients and materials. Our vision is A WORLD TRANSFORMED BY INSECT TECHNOLOGY.


We are currently seeking a highly skilled and detailed Systems Analyst that will be instrumental in supporting the data management and infrastructure at Aspire.  You will develop, maintain, troubleshoot, review, analyze and evaluate the various data systems to ensure data integrity and optimize the needs of stakeholders.

 This is an on-site role located in London, Ontario and reports to the IT Manager.   


This role will primarily work Monday to Friday, day shift, however work outside of standard working hours is required as needed, in order to effectively support the location's 24/7 operation. 


  • Promote a Health and Safety, Food Safety and GMP Culture by adhering to company standards at all times. 

  • Provide technical solutions to assist with system requests from the business functional areas

  • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats

  • Identify ongoing data issues, implement corrective actions to reduce repetitive support cases and when warranted, provide detailed root cause analysis reports.

  • Monitor systems to ensure data accuracy and integrity

  • Administer user accounts and security roles as required. Ensure best practices are followed for Security, Reporting, Vendor and Stakeholder relationships

  • Manage user expectations and facilitate appropriate escalation responses that engage Internal or external resources when warranted

  • Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends

  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Demonstrate flexibility and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities

  • Work with applicable vendors to troubleshoot issues and create system change requests

  • Perform proactive application monitoring, maintenance, and system troubleshooting.

  • Other related duties and required or assigned.


  • Degree/Diploma in Computers/Information Systems or equivalent work experience

  • Superior computers skills and expert experience across Microsoft, ERP and SQL Database Applications

  • Detailed knowledge on creating RDLC Reports and Queries in SQL Database

  • Strong knowledge of schema within SQL and ODATA

  • Minimum of 2 years providing real-time technical and functional support to users in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience creating detailed reports

  • Detail-Oriented, analytical and inquisitive with advanced documentation skills more years experience in a similar leadership role.

  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to make the necessary decisions to move forward the work at hand. 

  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently. 

  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts. 

  • Extensive knowledge of computer systems and programming languages

  • Proficient with or able to quickly learn systems, software and manufacturing processes

  • Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines. 


  • Aspire has assembled the largest body of research on cricket biology and production in the world.

  • We are pioneering the industry by customizing, synthesizing and integrating cutting-edge technologies, including an Advanced Automation ASRS, IoT-Enabled Data Accumulation, Artificial Intelligence and Selective Breeding and Biological Optimization processes.

  • We offer a competitive compensation package that includes paid time off, medical benefits, Maternity/Parental leave top-up, STD/LTD, RRSP and Stock Option plans.

Aspire welcomes all applicants and is committed to a diverse workforce. If you require accommodation, please advise the Human Resources Department of any required accommodation needs.