Position title
IT Applications Specialist

Calyxt is seeking a highly motivated and results – oriented professional to join our talented team. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, serve as an internal subject-matter expert on multiple business applications and act as a hands-on power user to provide assistance to internal end users.  This individual will report to the Director of IT, partner with users across the organization, play a key role in the implementation of new and maintenance of current cloud-based applications and oversee compliance and reporting related to internal controls.

  • Serve as a power user and internal subject-matter expert to resolve end-user challenges related to performance and enhancements of cloud-based applications such as ERP, CRM, Agiloft/CLM, and other enterprise business tools and applications
  • Partner with the scientific staff and address Abbott STARLIMS laboratory information system user and maintenance related issues
  • Identify and implement opportunities for internal business process improvement and automation through the usage of toolsets from Office 365, Adobe Creative Cloud, AdobeSign, and other application platforms and services
  • Provide support for company cyber-security program, including training and awareness campaigns, and partnering with third-parties, such as KnowBe4, in threat recognition and prevention
  • Participate in deployment of new tools and applications in a fast-changing early growth stage ag technology company
  • Support and contribute to the continuous improvement in company’s utilization of the IT support services delivered by third party partners
  • Monitor and ensure compliance related to the company’s internal controls for data management, report status and progress to corporate leadership
  • Infrequent availability to address critical issues in after hour support along with larger enterprise support teams
  • Associate degree in computer science, business analysis, or related field
  • 3+ years of work experience
  • Continuous learning, with demonstrated technical agility and hunger to learn new skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills, especially as it comes to business process improvement
  • Strong organizational and communication (written, verbal, presentation, facilitation) skills to effectively collaborate with all levels in the company and partner vendors
  • Highest level of ethics, integrity, judgment, discretion, and confidentiality

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business analysis, or related field
  • 1-2+ years of previous experience in a multi-application user environment
  • Business analyst background
  • ERP support experience (version doesn’t particularly matter: SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, NetSuite, Great Plains, etc.)
  • Demonstrated process improvement mindset
  • Proven ability to use IT tools to bring automation into the workplace
  • Previous experience developing playbooks and standard operating procedures
  • SaaS and ITSM/ITIL experience

Please send resume and motivation letter to: clxitad202009@calyxt.com

Job Location
Date posted
October 13, 2020
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Position: IT Applications Specialist

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