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Canadian Pacific Railway Specialist Business Systems - SAP-PO in Calgary, Canada

  • Req ID: 75574

  • Department: Information Services

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Position Type: Non-Union

  • Location: Calgary, Alberta

  • Country: Canada

  • % of Travel: 0-10%

  • of Positions: 1

  • Job Available to: Internal & External

  • Deadline to apply: 07/28/2019

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

As a Technical Delivery Specialist within the Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) team of Information Services, you will play a key role in providing services that support the delivery of Application-to-Application and Business-to- Business solutions;

  • Design, Plan, Build and maintain interfaces using SAP Process Orchestration (PO);

  • Maintain a strong knowledge and understanding of EAI services and how they pertain to the delivery of our PO services.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Work with development teams from project initiation through to production implementation in a consultative role, representing both EAI and PO;

  • Provide status updates on assigned project deliverables;

  • Work with application support teams to ensure PO environment availability through effective proactive monitoring and prevention to avoid unplanned outages;

  • Ensure SAP PO application failures are handled effectively and resolved in a timely fashion. Analyze dumps, traces, and logs in order to determine root cause of specific problems;

  • Manage stakeholder expectations to ensure level of service is understood;

  • Identify and prioritize enhancements to existing SAP PO interfaces and ensure execution per plan;

  • Work with EAI team members to determine best value service improvement opportunities. Actively seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction;

  • Deliver on chosen improvement opportunities following established service development best practices;

  • Ability to define, document, implement, and operate repeatable, well purposed processes;

  • Coordinate diverse groups who contribute to the SAP PO environment and build consensus for requirements across the various IS groups;

  • Identify assumptions, constraints, and anticipate and manage risks;

  • Liaise with architecture to ensure PO functional and non-functional requirements are considered (i.e. security, compatibility and maintainability).

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • University Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Science, Commerce/Business Administration or equivalent practical experience;

  • 7+ years of pure SAP PO experience with increasing degrees of responsibility

  • Proven strong communication skills - both written and oral - with technical and non-technical staff and with management;

  • Expertise in facilitation, negotiation, gaining consensus and managing conflict of diverse stakeholder groups;

  • Understand and manage change in working environment;

  • Appreciation and understanding of how to deal with different cultural values and sensitivities and how to work in a virtual work environment;

  • Comprehension of Enterprise Application Integration principles and practices;

  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Work effectively in ambiguous or stressful situations;

  • Stay current with industry directions and technology capabilities;

  • Develop relationships with business partners internally and externally to foster a consistent and outstanding business partner experience;

  • Interact effectively with various levels of the organization;

  • Ability to work both in an independent or a highly interactive team situation;

  • Experience in SAP Process Integration 7.1 EHP 1 or 7.3;

  • Experience in System Landscape Directory (SLD);

  • Experience in Netweaver Administrator (NWA);

  • Hands-on experience in Interface Design & Configuration using SAP-PO;

  • Hands-on experience in ABAP, JAVA & XSLT;

  • Experience with SAP-PO Advance Adapter Engine;

  • Hands-on experience in developing & configuring Adapter Module;

  • Experience with SAP-PO Alert Management;

  • Hand-on experience in defining & configuring adapters such as IDoc, File, RFC, JMS, JDBC, SOAP, Web Service etc.;

  • Hand-on experience in developing Proxy;

  • Experience in defining High Availability of SAP-PO systems, Message Security etc.;

  • Experience with developing B2B scenarios using SAP-PO.

Asset to have:

  • Fundamental knowledge of railway operations and processes;

  • Experience in non-SAP EAI tools and their integration with SAP-PO;

  • Experience in SAP ASAP methodology;

  • Experience in PO and AIF integration and reporting;

  • Experience in BPM ( Business Process Management);

  • Experience with developing e-SOA applications using SAP-PO and other SAP components;

  • Experience with SAP best practices for Design & Configuration;

  • Experience with SAP-PO industry adapters.

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package

  • Competitive company pension plan

  • Employee Share Purchase Plan

  • Performance Incentive Program

  • Annual Fitness Subsidy

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

  • Criminal history check

  • Reference check

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").

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