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Application System Analyst (HR)

Division: IT
Job location: Anywhere in Canada
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday  - Friday
Employment type: Full-time permanent employment in a remote work setting


A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!

We’re a global cannabis company driven by our passion to help people improve their lives. We have a diverse team who bring their best every day so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71 and Whistler.

Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.

Job summary
Do you have experience with HCM applications? Are you looking for an opportunity where you can introduce innovative solutions and improve systems? Does the idea of working in a remote environment with a fun group of individuals sound exciting? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We’re searching for a dynamic professional to join our IT division in the role of Application System Analyst (HR). In this role, you will report into the Director, BIA and be instrumental in the design, implementation and optimization of our SAP SuccessFactors and Ceridian DayForce applications. You will collaborate with key stakeholders to transform complex IT processes into modern practices that improve the client experience with our applications. Sound exciting? Here is a little more…


As the Application System Analyst you will…

  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert for SAP SuccessFactors, Ceridian DayForce and Concur for the Aurora community
  • Support the optimization of SAP applications and modules by configuring, testing, reporting, troubleshooting, documenting, and maintaining current or new system enhancements and features
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business requirements and align goals with system applications to maximize productivity
  • Review system upgrades and patches to assess impact to business processes and technical design and make recommendations
  • Lead stakeholder and user engagement sessions to provide system updates, map processes, review upgrades and manage related tasks
  • Develop and execute test plans and documents to support successful implementation of new or existing product features
  • Liaise with business users, vendors, and developers to identify bugs and recommend, prioritize, and implement enhancements or solutions
  • Ensure continuous improvements within all applications by developing control policies, designing and documenting custom processes and providing training to stakeholders  
  • Maintain all integration points between SuccessFactors, DayForce, Concur and Active Directory
  • Provide full cycle support to stakeholders and end users through IT ticketing system (ServiceNow) to troubleshoot, prioritize and resolve issues and ensure the ultimate application experience
  • Participate in various special projects and provide cross functional support to other IT members to ensure efficient operations

You will be setup for success if you have…

  • Post-secondary education, such as a Bachelor’s Degree, in HR, IT, Business Administration or a related field
  • 5 years of experience with large-scale HCM or Payroll systems such as SuccessFactors or Dayforce (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • Relevant work experience providing application support with HCM systems and optimizing processes and efficiencies to meet business needs
  • Strong business acumen and HR functional knowledge with ability to ensure technical solutions and strategies deliver business and client value
  • Prior experience troubleshooting and resolving HCM issues and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Working knowledge of IT functions, query tools (PL/SQL, and SQL Plus) and MS Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)


Bonus points if you have…

  • A relevant Professional Designation (CPHR, PMI-PBA)
  • Prior work experience with Concur
  • Knowledge of software requirements for the auditing of HR systems, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes and ITIL, COBIT, or other IT frameworks


We can’t wait to meet you if you are…

  • A strategic professional who can leverage technical abilities to transform complex IT processes into client-oriented solutions that drive business value
  • A natural communicator who can convey technical terms in engaging formats for everyday users to increase engagement towards systems
  • A relationship builder who can connect and influence cross-functional teams to meet objectives and develop long-term partnerships 
  • An analytical individual with strong attention to detail who can configure complex system solutions and can spot an error a mile away
  • A culture champion who demonstrates the Aurora values and thrives in a team dynamic where they can have fun while being the best


Why you’ll love working at Aurora
Our people are at the heart of everything we do here at Aurora, and we take pride in fostering an inclusive space that inspires our team to love where they work! From rewarding career opportunities to flexible work environments to team activities, we go above and beyond to prioritize your success and here’s how we do it… 


  • Flexibility: you will enjoy a flexible work environment that is the perfect blend of work and fun! You will be empowered to achieve work-life balance with flexible hours, remote work options, vacation time, meeting-free-Friday-afternoons and more!
  • Total rewards: we will motivate you to go above and beyond with a competitive salary, stock options, an RRSP program, annual bonuses, and a health and personal care spending account for you to use for gym memberships, ski passes or staycations.
  • Benefits: we will foster your health and wellness (and your dependents) with our employee benefits package including, employer-paid health and dentalcare premiums, life insurance and LTD policies and a medical cannabis coverage program, designed exclusively for our A-Team, that will provide you with $3,000 of coverage each year (because we truly believe cannabis is the best medicine). 
  • Life-long learning: we’re lifelong learners here at Aurora and will invest in your professional development throughout all aspects of your career! You will have access to a tuition assistance program, virtual learning activities and annual performance reviews, to ensure you are provided with the toolkit and support you need to succeed.
  • Perks: we love to celebrate our people by providing corporate perks including employee discounts, perkopolis memberships, company SWAG, paid volunteer time, modern technology and snacks and beverages at all our office locations.
  • Team: we are a diverse and global team of cannabis enthusiasts, energetic innovators, fitness gurus, caring parents, foodies and more, with a collective passion to nurture an inclusive environment that helps you grow and provide people better days with cannabis.


Next steps
Think you have what it takes to join our team? So do we! Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by a human recruiter (not a robot) shortly after you apply, and our team will contact you via email if we see a fit.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity.


Not the role for you? Share this posting with a friend or colleague that you think may be interested while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities through our Aurora Careers Page (hot tip: if you are already an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by referring this position to a friend! If they are successful, you will receive a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic.

If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!


Health and safety

Our mission at Aurora has always been to improve the health and wellness of our core community. We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for our team and strongly believe introducing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy will help us achieve this.

As of February 2022, Aurora has introduced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees and as a condition of employment, all candidates must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or human rights accommodation prior to commencing employment with Aurora. If proof of vaccination is not provided or a request for accommodation is not approved, the offer of employment will be rescinded.

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.









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