Canadian National Railway Company
Montreal, Quebec, CA
11d ago


CN has begun a critical technological transformation, bringing significant innovation to the locomotives. If you are interested by challenges involving complex systems, leading-

edge technologies, over the air communications, edge computing and predictive analysis you will be at the right place at the right time.

Join us if you have what it takes to be a key player in designing and deploying leading-edge technology systems.

The Locomotive is a critical element of CN's operation technology solution. The creation of the organization that will evolve the mobile data center onboard the locomotives to ensure high availability and reliability to guarantee overall safety in CN's environment is of the highest importance.

This role is accountable for the development and integration of the solution on board technology.

This role is responsible for producing Payroll application configuration and functional design, specifications for solutions, as well as producing the properly configured and tested application components.

This includes testing, analyzing, maintaining and documenting packaged application components, and defining and executing implementation plan details.

This role may apply in either a Development environment or a Core Support environment, depending on assignment.

Responsibilities :

  • Ensure optimal re-use and leveraging of existing / pre-packaged application functions versus the need for the development of new and / or customized functions.
  • Provide, or verify, work estimates.
  • Produce Payroll configuration design specifications, and if required detailed functional design specifications, that meet the business requirements and align with the solution architecture.
  • If required, guide, and collaborate with, the application developer / designers and / or other configurator / designers on the configuration and functional designs.
  • Address any potential design development issues with them.

  • Configure package application components based on the configuration design. Document component configuration.
  • Produce test cases / scenarios and prepare test data to test all functionality identified in the functional design. Conduct unit, functional and integration testing and log results.
  • Diagnose and resolve configuration defects through root-cause analysis and impact analysis. Determine whether redesign is required for proper resolution.
  • Change the design specifications when applicable.

  • Define the implementation plan details, including deployment, cutover and fall-back. Ensure that all functions have been promoted successfully to the production environment.
  • Guide and execute the knowledge transfer to the support teams as per the knowledge transfer plan.
  • Apply, and ensure compliance with, all appropriate CN IT standards (eg. Security, Architecture, Project Delivery Methodology, SOX, etc.)
  • Key Deliverables :

  • Configuration design and, if required, functional design (including application flow diagram, use cases, data flows, screen layout, table layouts, error handling, batch requirements, design alternatives, user interface wireframe)
  • Test cases / scenarios, test data and test results
  • Configured, tested and documented package application components
  • Implementation plan (including deployment, cut-over and fall-back)
  • Skill Set :

  • 5+ years of experience in SAP ECC 6.04 Canadian Payroll module, in a functional / technical support or project implementation capacity (minimum of 1 full project cycle)
  • Expert in rule writing
  • Support of 23,000 employees on approximately 200 PSAs
  • Canadian Year-End
  • Asset :

  • US payroll configuration and Year-End
  • Knowledge of Charm
  • Knowledge of HP ALM
  • CN is an employment equity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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