Lifion by ADP - HCM Integration Consultant
We are a special venture within a large established company. We are "rewriting the rules" and defining our own standards for success. We have access to the resources of a Fortune 500 with the velocity of a startup. Our team is high powered and committed: we expect the same from every person we hire. Our industry is at the beginning of a transformational shift and we intend to lead it. We are building products and services to help both organizations and people succeed and grow in their professional endeavors and we are looking for out of the box thinkers to help bring us to market.
The Lifion by ADP program is looking for dynamic, motivated, and experienced individuals to advise clients on the design and implementation of leading business processes and practices in HCM using the ADP Next Gen HCM cloud technology and ADP products and services, while working closely with the product group in delivering solutions to clients.
An Integration Consultant is a client billable technology professional focused on researching, consulting, designing and implementing client integration solutions consistent with industry best practices, ensuring solutions are scalable, provide high availability, and above average performance. The Integration Consultant also participates in consulting on the construction, testing and support of ADP Canada integration solutions and projects, acting as a Technology Leader, Integration Subject Matter Expert, Mentor, or Developer (as applicable) throughout the process.
This role supports implementation, service and sales (Canada and Cross Border) along with ADP clients nationally for integration activities providing Consulting, Scope effort/cost estimation and Delivery on proposed solutions.
The Integration Consultant is accountable for overall integration project results (meeting commitments on cost, functionality, timelines, and quality) and ensuring that actions, deliverables, solutions and/or advice are in line with established business objectives.
Define integration requirements by meeting with lead originator and client.
Engineer and recommend potential solutions for integration requirement.
Present solution proposal to clients including scope, high level architecture and resource effort/cost to implement solution.
Provide expertise as Integration SME to Clients & ADP internal teams during and after sales process
Participate in client demo of integration solution as required by preparing demo material and/or presenting.
Provide assistance with RFP responses for integration requirements.
Perform review of client's current integration strategy and provide recommendations for improvement based on industry best practices.
Provide consulting to client on best practices, resource requirements, technical requirements and recommended activities for successful implementation of integration solution.
Plan, manage and Coordinate project activities with client and ADP resources to achieve desired results.
Coordinate with vendors and external consultants when necessary to achieve desired results.
Conduct detailed analysis with client to confirm architectural feasibility and approach for integration solution.
Conduct walk-thru of interface strategy with management, project teams and client to ensure compliance and completeness.
Design, document and present integration architecture, functional and technical specifications to client for client signoff.
Lead and participate in development, testing, rollout and support activities for integration solution by acting as a Technology Leader, Subject Matter Expert, Project Manager and/or Development Resource (as applicable) throughout the project engagement.
Research new technologies, applications and solutions for integration, participate in integration product evaluations, and make recommendations on how they can be best deployed to Professional Services & ADP's benefit.
Conduct Proof-of-Concept activities to test new technologies or integration architectural designs for acceptable functionality, scalability, availability and performance results.
Maintain a thorough and up to-date understanding of all ADP product offerings and related functional capabilities and processing workflows. Act as the SME for integration strategy with new and existing products for clients and ADP internal resources.
Research and maintain thorough and up to-date knowledge of integration points with external vendor products requiring integration with ADP Products. Act as the SME for knowledge on integration strategy with external vendor products.
Research and Define best practices and standards for integration solutions.
Provide product feedback and recommendations to product management based on client experience in integration projects.
Mentor and train new and junior resources.
Post-Secondary Degree/Diploma in Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent education and experience
Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:
Minimum 4-5 years experience with a proven proficiency in design and/or development of integration solutions preferably with Payroll/HR systems
2-3 years experience in managing and/or consulting on technical solutions
Expert level knowledge of the programming, database, testing & deployment tools, techniques, codes and languages applicable to the products or systems with which they work
Expert level knowledge of application analysis and design methodologies, including database concepts
Strong knowledge of technology trends, development tools and software development life cycle
Good knowledge of Project Management techniques
Advanced presentation, written and oral communication skills
Very Strong analytical skills to interpret and develop functional and technical specifications on an individual basis and in collaboration with other departments
Strong facilitation skills with ability to close issues by acting as a mediator and supporting negotiations leading to win-win resolutions.
Strong Impact & Influence skills with ability to gain the respect of peers, to influence without authority, and to build strong positive relationships with project team members and colleagues.
Detail oriented - ability to drill down to the finest detail to ensure quality of solutions and code.
Advanced knowledge of all phases of software implementation including management, business process re-engineering, data conversion, technical configuration, product integration and education
Specific and advanced knowledge of the following environments is required:
OS - All windows operating systems
Databases - SQL Server, Oracle
Experience in programming languages , C,C++,VB,C#
Understanding of .NET MVC server and SOLID development principles
Understanding of MSSQL data management
Experience building user interfaces web applications
Experience in Web services
Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
Understanding of web hosting and basic server administration
Microsoft Certification in related discipline
Advanced Knowledge of ADP Product architecture front-end/back-end and programming standards ( Database and file structures, application program interfaces, real time and batch processing methodologies) is considered an asset
Specific and advanced knowledge of the following environments is considered an asset:
SQR, C, C++,C#,VB Oracle Developer 20,08
FrontPage, UML, Visio
RESTful API's Integration with JSON format
Integration with ERP Products SAP, People Soft, Oracle, JD Edwards
Note to Job Seekers
Please note that any offer of employment will be conditional upon a background check, including a criminal record check.
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