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  • Kitchener, Ontario
  • Full-time
  • Customer Engagement

Implementation Consultant - Project Lead Contract

  • Reference #: 2187708

As an Implementation Consultant, you will lead new client implementation projects across all verticals (Higher Education, Corporate, K12).

D2L is a cloud company that is modernizing education and building the Future of Work. The old models of teaching and learning are in the midst of the largest transformation in history, and D2L is at the heart of that fundamental shift. 

New models of teaching and learning enable a personalized, student-centric experience – and deliver improved retention, engagement, satisfaction, and results for learners of all ages – in schools, campuses, and companies.

D2L is disrupting the way the world learns, by providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire learners. And most importantly, by giving customers a platform that is easy, flexible, and smart.  No other company provides a solution as robust and innovative as D2L.

D2L has had a singular mission for 20 years and is dedicated to that same mission in the years ahead: to transform the way the world learns – and by doing so, we will help improve human potential globally.

JOB SUMMARY:

As an Implementation Consultant, you will lead new client implementation projects across all verticals (Higher Education, Corporate, K12). Being the client's primary point of contact, you will work closely with Sales, Product Development, and other Services departments to ensure that each client is prepared and enabled for their launch. This is a very project-oriented role and most of the tasks completed in this role would be considered billable. Travel may be required.

The role has responsibilities that traverse a broad spectrum of technical, business, and project accountability including: project management, requirements facilitation, business analysis, technical solution design, and solution implementation.

HOW WILL I MAKE AN IMPACT?

  • Primary technical contact in the Implementation Phase of D2L Solutions for small-sized clients
  • Assess client technical readiness and plan software installation and configuration
  • Requirements analysis with clients to establish an implementation and configuration plan for the solution.
  • Propose, design, develop, and deploy standard product as well as custom technical solutions
  • Design, configure, and deploy integration solutions between enterprise systems such as the D2L suite of products, Authentication Systems, and Student Information Systems
  • Support client acceptance testing of deployed solutions
  • Keep up to date with new technology trends to help facilitate client learning solutions
  • Maintain proficiency with D2L APIs to help clients design custom integrations

WHAT YOU'LL BRING TO THE ROLE:

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience supporting client needs for integrating enterprise systems
  • At least 2 years of experience working with Internet technologies, Web 2.0 concepts, Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Strong business analysis skills, including comfortably communicating with a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders to elicit requirements and articulate solutions that best leverage the capabilities of Brightspace
  • Experience inproject management and acting as a project lead
  • Ability to multitask many simultaneous projects using strong organizational skills
  • Confident and knowledgeable in Information Technology, including systems development lifecycle, business modeling, systems integration/implementation, and solution architecture
  • Working knowledge of enterprise solution implementation to business customers
  • Highly proactive and independent
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with relevant technologies and standards, such as:
    • SSL
    • SAML
    • XML
    • SOAP and REST APIs
  • Spanish bilingual is a strong asset 

EDUCATION RECOMMENDATIONS: 

  • Bachelor or Diploma in Computer Science, Applied Science, Engineering or equivalent

 WHY WE'RE AWESOME:

  • Key reasons you should apply:

    • Supported to do the best work of your life
    • Mission to transform the way the world learns
    • #1 company in North America for Candidate Experience (beating out all the other companies you know). Plus, we have an amazing company that keeps winning awards for Most Admired Company Culture, Best Managed, Best Company for Young People, and so many others.

    Plus, we also offer:

    • Flexible work hours
    • Two paid volunteer days
    • Health and wellness programs
    • Collaborative work environment
    • Stock options
    • Healthy snacks
    • Gym on site
    • Various committees including Environmental Advisory Committee and Social Committee
    • And lots of other great benefits

    Thanks for reading the full job profile – hope you are now ready to apply!  We are excited to meet you.

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