Big Data Analytics, System Analyst

Ref#: 19803

Function: IT

Location: Canada, ON, Waterloo

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As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

The opportunity:

OpenText is looking for strong candidates to be part of a diverse team having responsibility for the ongoing management and expansion of their BDA and Analytics Suite. This is an opportunity to support our environment and help to grow the usage of our analytics tools throughout the organization.
The BDA System Analyst candidate will be responsible for providing BDA functional and technical expertise. The candidate must have experience working with analytics tools in both a development and support role. This professional will be focused on ongoing improvement and expansion projects as well as production support and operations.

You are great at:

• Participating/Lead Blueprint and design workshops with Business and IT leads
• Acting in an intermediary role to translate functional requirements to technical requirements
• Communicating to process teams the technical capabilities of the solution
• Performing requirement analysis and fit / gap analysis and produce configuration and development requirements
• Designing, configuration, and testing of solutions within the OpenText Analytics Suite
• Writing detail Functional Specifications in order to translate the business requirements into functional design and oversee the development of the proposed solution
• Being responsible for management and maintenance of the BDA Platform
• Creating Data models to be used by the business in their analysis
• Consulting with business users on BDA usage

What it takes:

• Proven experience translating functional requirements into technical design
• 5+ years IT experience
• Strong skills in SQL
• MS SQL Server DB experience
• Should have good understanding of the business processes, ability to prioritize, organize, and accomplish multiple tasks, both as part of a team and independently
• Experience in Software Development Lifecyle
• Experience in production support
• Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of education and equivalent experience
• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of sex, national origin, disability or race. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email

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