Integration Analyst

Canfor - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Posting ID: 18691
Position Type: Regular/Full-Time
City: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Location: Vancouver H/O - Canfor/CWPM_1000 (BC13)

Canfor Technology

At Canfor, our Information Technology professionals play an important role in the daily functioning of our operations. Consistently pushing the boundaries when it comes to innovation within the forestry and pulp and paper industries, our IT professionals support Canfor in achieving exceptional results.

With a high caliber Information Technology leadership team, a clear vision, and significant growth and training opportunities, a career in IT at Canfor allows individuals to strengthen their competencies and grow within their respective roles. Working as an equal partner with our operations to achieve organizational objectives, you will be at the forefront of innovation.

The Opportunity:
Integrations have become a critical component of Canfor’s business systems portfolio. Reporting to the Manager of Integration, the Integration Analyst, will design, implement, enhance, and support A2A interfaces within Canfor and B2B integration services with trading partners.

Key Responsibilities (Including but not limited to):
Analysis, Solution Definition and Support

Communicate with various departments to gather business requirements and specifications to map out process workflows.
Monitor integration support case queue to provide timely resolution of issues.
Coordinate with tools vendors, consulting partners and other service providers to ensure timely resolution of issues with the integration technology stack.
Support, enhance, and maintain Canfor integrations to assure their availability, reliability, performance, and fit to evolving requirements. Effectively resolve production problems in a timely manner.

Design and Testing

Translate business requirements to value-added technical solutions.
Develop test plans, support unit and system level tests, and document results.
Participate in and guide user testing.
Design and document interface specifications, including the development of training and educational materials for use within the department and Canfor support team.

Project Delivery

Provide input into planning integration related portions of capital projects.
Coordinate with implementation partners, service providers, and business stakeholders to implement business requirements.
Provide input to Integration Manager to assist in the development of capital and operating budgets and strategic goal planning.

The Candidate:
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or other related field.
5+ years’ experience in implementing, optimizing and supporting business system integrations. Preference for A2A (Application Integration) and B2B (EDI).
Ability to design, develop, document, and support enterprise solutions utilizing proven design patterns, reference architectures, and best practices.
Strong knowledge of Software AG webMethods 9.x Integration Server and related technologies (UM, TN, Designer, MWS, Terracotta) preferred.
Build highly reusable, performant services and applications on the webMethods platform or equivalent that optimize conversion and growth.
Software AG WebMethods Integration Server clustering, patching and performance tuning experience a plus.
Experience in middleware and enterprise integration including XML/XSLT, Data Transformation, Integration Infrastructure and Web Services (REST/JSON, SOAP/WSDL).
Experience in working with EDI ANSI X12, flat files, and XML schema design and implementation
Experience with various protocols like AS2, HTTP/s, SFTP, FTP/s, File Polling and VAN.
Worked on projects that span a broad range of systems and enterprise wide complex components requiring in-depth knowledge across multiple technical environments.
Proven capability to accurately prepare written business correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective, professional and engaging.
Strong proficiency with Oracle and SQL Server databases and toolsets (PL/SQL, TOAD, etc.)
Hands on experience with any of the following technologies will be an asset: JD Edwards, Oracle Transportation Management, MS SQL Server, Elixir.
Lumber/pulp/paper manufacturing industry experience is a plus.

Attributes and Skills:
Take responsibility for self-development and continuous learning to achieve required knowledge for the job
Organized and able to manage multiple and shifting priorities.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills
Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Strong customer service orientation
Logical and efficient
Keen attention to detail
Highly self-motivated and directed
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required
Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language

The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance. In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.

Canfor Values
At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.

Safety comes first.
We succeed when our customers succeed.
We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our Company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor Information Technology team and become a part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding and innovative careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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