Specialist, Solution Design, SAP Tax

  • Full Time
  • Calgary

Canadian National Railway

At CN, we work together to move our company—and North America—forward. Be part of our Information & Technology (I&T) team, a critical piece of the engine that keeps us in motion.

From enterprise architecture to operational technology, our teams use the agile methodology to automate and digitize our railroad ensuring our operations run optimally and safely and our employees can focus on value-added tasks. You will be able to develop your skills and career in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as ONE TEAM.

The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!
Job Summary
The role of Specialist Solution Design is responsible for producing technology solutions aligned with Business Objectives within a specific field of expertise and associated set of technology capabilities.

This is achieved through Consultation – participating to workshops with various stakeholders, understanding user & business requirements, researching data, and technological capabilities.
The mandate participating in developing the roadmap within the domain(s) of expertise; making assisting in recommendations to ensure components relevant; otherwise trigger introduction of new technology as well as containment or retirement.
Main Responsibilities
Project Delivery
• Participate in activities related to the delivery of technology solutions or software development: user stories gathering, fit/gap analysis, RICEFWs tracking, configuration, solution design, functional testing.
• Provide domain(s) expertise for delivery of projects
• Support Solution Designer, Solution Architect and System Integrator
• Assist with QA testing strategy and work with the functional team in with domain(s) of expertise
• Assist with security strategy and work with the functional team in with domain(s) of expertise
• Assist with change management strategy and work with the functional team in with domain(s) of expertise
• Assist with estimating efforts of work breakdown structure elements associated with domain(s) of expertise
• Support stabilization
• Assist with transition-to-core activities
Technology Blueprint / Software Design
• Participate in workshops with different stakeholders to determine scope
• Participate in medium/high complexity blueprint
• Responsible for delivering of blueprint
• Ensure deliverables comply with CN guidelines and Information Security
Requirements
Education/Certification/Designation
• Bachelor’s degree in business, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, a related field of study, or equivalent work experience
Skills/Knowledge
• Good knowledge in domain(s) of expertise
• For SAP, Good knowledge of SAP solution
• Familiar with Agile and Waterfall project methodologies
• Good knowledge of software development, telecom, infrastructure, or Industrial IoT technologies
• Very good technical documentation skills
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Knowledge of IT security principles
• Very good systems engineering or development knowledge
• Sense of prioritization for meeting deadlines
• Very strong knowledge in one domain (specialty)
Specialities
• Must-Have: Experience in Tax (Tax on sales and purchases, Sales tax & use tax, Withholding tax) for Canada and US. Vertex O series.
• Should-Have: Knowledge on other modules SAP FI (AP), (AR)
• Should-Have: Supporting or implementing SAP FI in ECC or S4 Hana
• Should Have: Experience in Agile methodology
• Nice to Have: S4 Hana certification
Experience
• Minimum > 5 years of overall work experience
• Experience designing and deploying solutions in domain(s) of expertise
CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler.

Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada’s Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919.

CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.
For internal candidates, note that the grade level of the position will depend on the employee’s experience.
CN requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof as a condition of employment.

The Company’s vaccination mandate extends to employees of our wholly owned subsidiaries as well as CN’s contractors, consultants, agents and suppliers and anyone who accesses CN properties in Canada.
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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