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Lead Systems Analyst

Req id:  21071

Richmond Hill, ON, CA Waterloo, ON, CA 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. 



Life at Opentext:

At OpenText and in IT, we believe in every employee having meaningful, purposeful work. By joining our team, you will join a community of supportive and collaborative peers focused on innovation, teamwork, and driving successful outcomes.  You’ll be expected to bring with you an ideation and “Yes, if” mindset.  And, as you build your network and demonstrate your professional excellence, you will have the opportunity to forge your own career path and professional growth.


The Opportunity:

OpenText is seeking a passionate customer-focused individual to serve as Lead Systems Analyst of Enterprise Architecture in the IT Enterprise Business Systems organization. This position will have responsibility for guiding the business application and technical architecture functions in our growing Enterprise Business Systems environment. This is a visible and key working as part of a team of technical resources across the globe. The right candidate will work closely with the Director, Enterprise Business Systems to develop & document the Data and Application architecture that will provide scalable and supportable solutions to the business as well as provide infrastructure technology leadership across the organization.   


The Successful Leader Will Be Responsible For:

  • Working with Enterprise Business Systems team to develop and maintain Data and Application architecture of Corporate Systems Landscape.
  • Assisting with the coordination of Infrastructure Technology initiatives for Corporate Systems landscape including: SSO, Application Monitoring, Backup & Disaster Recovery, Application Data Center Migration.
  • Key contributor to the overall technology strategy and ensuring the realization of goals such as reuse, infrastructure simplification, cost management and flexibility.
  • Strong advocate for OpenText Products in the Corporate OpenText architecture.
  • Collaborates with OpenText Engineering and Product Marking teams to understand product roadmaps and fit into OpenText Corporate landscape.
  • Build strong cross-organizational relationships and effectively collaborate with staff across the business and IT organization.
  • Responsible for the creation of the documents and diagrams that make up the structure of the Enterprise Business Architecture.


What You Are Great At:

  • Managing expectations of stakeholders.

  • Negotiating with peers and business partners.
  • Building a network of peers, business partners and external vendors/consultants.
  • Breaking down complex business problems into technical solutions.
  • Communicating on a technical and business level to Leadership teams.
  • Handling a fast-paced environment.
  • Time management and managing multiple priorities.
  • Strategic and critical thinking.
  • Cooperatively develop roadmaps and executing on them.
  • Presenting ideas in a clear and concise manner, with consideration of the target audience.
  • Proactively identifying areas for improvement, formulating a plan to improve, and executing on the plan.
  • Promoting best practices with the team and across teams.
  • Identifying new technologies and how they can be incorporated into Corporate Enterprise landscape.
  • Creating an environment of knowledge sharing and ongoing learning.
  • Successfully managing financial plans and budgets.
  • Delivering on time and on budget.


What it takes to excel:

  • Must have superior analytical skills.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Must have good organizational, strategic planning and research skills.
  • Must have superior negotiation skills.
  • A relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree, College diploma or equivalent experience.
  • At least 5+ years’ experience working with IT Enterprise Systems.
  • A strong background with broad set of application technologies.
  • The ability to handle multiple streams of work effectively.
  • Ability to inspire team members.



OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com).


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. 

Social events 
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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