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Lead Systems Analyst - HR systems

Req id:  36618

Mississauga, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity:


OpenText is looking for a strong candidate to be part of a diverse team responsible for the supporting legacy HR applications including integration to other applications such as financial, payroll and benefits systems from acquisitions.

This individual will report to the Director, IT- HR, LMS & Comp and be able to effectively interact with the business partners, technical and operational resources.


This candidate will be an integral part of information systems development and integration for Open Text IT Enterprise Applications organization. 


You Are Great At:


The Lead Systems Analyst will have the following responsibilities:   


  • Lead the technical design of HR & Compensation application solutions that impact cross-applications functionalities including but not limited to M&A mass onboarding of acquisition employees and entities, integrations with other legacy HR, financial and payroll applications, etc.
  • Support M&A activity to accelerate the planning and consolidation of core capabilities and applications such as employee migration, payroll and benefit harmonization.
  • Participate and lead Blueprint and design workshops with Business and IT Leads. Act in a senior role to translate functional requirements to technical requirements and communicate to the process teams the technical capabilities of the selected solution.
  • Responsible for transitioning solutions from a project delivery to an operational model coordinating with the IT Ent Apps Operations Team Lead.
  • Evaluate new systems and coordinate with the Solution Architect to formulate detailed plans to add new systems to the existing core infrastructure.
  • Enforce enterprise IT policies, procedures, and compliance within the HR IT work structure.
  • Create and maintain supporting technical documents pertaining to platform and process.



What It Takes: 



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant discipline
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience with HR systems including Workday and SuccessFactors suite
  • Experience with full cycle (end-to-end) implementations of HR applications including data migration
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio, IIS and Microsoft SQL server is nice to have.
  • Self-starter that can work effectively as part of a team or individual contributor.
  • Strong skills, including analytical thinking, problem solving, and superior communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.



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Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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