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Business Analyst, Oracle Peoplesoft Hcm

May 19 2017
Industries Education, Training
Categories Business analysis
Toronto, ON

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As a member of the HR Projects and Development team,  you will provide analysis, design, configuration, testing, implementation and continued on-going support for our Human Resources systems including but not limited to eHR (Oracle PeopleSoft HCM).  The Business Analysts ensure that business and user requirements are understood and translated into appropriate functionality, as well as serve as liaison between HR Subject Matter Experts and IT service providers.  


To help us learn more about you, our applications asks you to provide a cover letter and resume describing how you meet the following required qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree in an Information Technology Management or Computer Science Program, or a degree in a Human Resources program combined with subsequent formal experience that includes Oracle PeopleSoft products, PeopleTools and writing/understanding SQL and normalized data/table structures; along with three to five (3-5) years of experience with:
    • translating HR business requirements into ERP application functionality, including process design, configuration and testing, preferably in a higher education or public sector organization.
    • implementing ERP applications, with emphasis on recent experience in two or more of the following areas: records management, payroll, time and/or absence reporting, recruiting, total compensation, commitment accounting, reporting and/or security.
    • designing and implementing custom solutions related to Oracle PeopleSoft HCM functionality.
    • working with relational databases
    • designing complex reporting extracts
  • Equivalent education and experience with other ERP products (such as Oracle EBS, SAP, Workday, etc) may be considered. Business Analyst certification is an asset.
  • Excellent, well developed, analytical skills to consider and balance functional requirements against technology constraints and the ability to conceive of alternative approaches and strategies balancing business and end-user needs against a sound technical approach.
  • Proven experience and documentation capability in business requirements gathering, fit-gap analysis, solution design and proposal.
  • Good knowledge of existing and emerging technologies related to HR systems and web-based applications.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and self direction while understanding the importance of teamwork, consultation and communication.
  • Well developed listening skills and demonstrated ability to communicate technical issues with non technical people and business issues with technical people.
  • Excellent organizational skills to ensure quality and timeliness of work.

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