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IBM IBM Tech Re-Entry Program: HCM Specialist - Payroll in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Introduction

As an Application Package Specialist, you'll help clients in the selection, implementation, and production support of application packaged solutions. You'll gain in-depth consulting skills, business knowledge, and packaged solution expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into the clients' business environment. Join us and start your path as a key player to achieve client expected business results and become the expert you want to be.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM's Tech Re-Entry program is looking for talented technical professionals who are looking to restart their technical careers after an absence from the workforce of 12 months or more. This paid apprenticeship will enable you to work on projects that match your expertise, interests, and abilities and could lead to full-time employment.

During your IBM Tech Re-Entry apprenticeship program, you will have the opportunity to update your skills in a contemporary work environment. You will have access to the latest tools and technologies available and work alongside multi-disciplinary teams to hone your expertise and deliver on client-critical solutions. You'll be able to experience the breadth of IBM resources while developing new skills and relationships. Re-Entry hires participate in 6 month apprenticeships to refresh skills and prepare for transition to full time opportunities. The experience provides personalized technical learning to update and gain additional skills; earning badges and credentials along the way.

As an ideal candidate you have proven analytical and problem-solving skills, creative ability in developing and implementing quality solution deliverables, exposure to a proven methodology and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced and dynamic workplace. As well as being self-motivated and able to work fully independently, you are also able to work as a member of a global delivery team, cooperating and collaborating with other team members to produce optimum solutions. You possess exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities, with a keen desire for continuous learning.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the team to manage the System Changes and Defects.

  • Working closely with SMEs to manage the Operations.

  • Analyzing, interpreting and translating requirements into a viable solution,

  • Providing business support and advising on analysis and design to development team

  • Developing test cases, performing unit/system testing and on larger initiatives coordinating user acceptance testing,

  • Clarifying functional requirements, and resolving implementation issues,

  • Some evening/weekend support will be required,

MUST be eligible for Federal Government security clearance

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5-10 years of PeopleSoft NA Payroll Technical experience

  • Good communication skills

  • Experience in supporting large NA client

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

MUST be eligible for Federal Government security clearance

Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

About Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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Location StatementThis role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

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