20 days old

Technical Payroll Analyst / Developer - NextGen Payroll

Toronto, ON M9C

Technical Payroll Analyst / Developer

Location: 3250 Bloor Street West, Etobicoke, ON m8x2x9

ADP is hiring an experienced Back End Technical Payroll Analyst / Developer with demonstrated experience in building software solutions. The ideal developer will have Payroll / HCM systems experience. Seeking strong experience with JSON & APIs to build features, create payroll calculations, earnings, deductions, back end logic. Helpful experience may include PeopleSoft, Workday, SAP, or other payroll systems. Does this sound like you?

We believe people make great companies, not the other way around. Our people make all the difference in delivering innovative HR technologies and solutions that help employees all over the world do their jobs better. The result? We're building the next generation of ADP technologies.


Join us as we undertake one of ADP's most ambitious transformation initiatives ever. We're building a team from of the most elite, game-changing technologists and asking them to reinvent payroll for tens of millions of employees worldwide. If you know payroll and love solving tough challenges, we want to talk to you. We're looking for a technical payroll analyst/developer that can define payroll business rules using ADP's tools and technologies. Someone with a development background who has domain expertise in HCM / payroll is ideal.


  • Analyze feature maps, scenarios and user stories to understand new or enhanced payroll / tax processing requirements.
  • Develop JSON-based payroll / tax calculation policies that are structured, highly maintainable, well organized and documented.
  • Prepare spreadsheets of test data, test scenarios and test plans that ensure policies are calculating correctly prior to release.
  • Work with development partners to define system-to-system interactions.
  • Validate test results and calculations against product requirements.
  • Utilize JIRA, Confluence, Sequel Pro, MySQL, IntelliJ and other tools for analysis and development.
  • Participate in regular scrum team activities such as sprint planning, stand-ups, story refinement, and estimation.


  • Solid technical background with hands-on experience working with software applications and an understanding of how they are developed.
  • Experience creating complex spreadsheets, using advanced formulas.
  • Proficiency with unit testing, integration testing and automated testing using IntelliJ.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to get the job done.
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with HCM & Payroll software and background in deployment and/or maintenance of payroll systems.
  • Knowledge of advanced features of Excel and other Microsoft Office tools, such as lookups, pivot tables or VBA macros.
  • Experience working with JSON, XML or similar formats.
  • Experience developing software using Java, Javascript, .NET or other programming languages.
  • Agile product development experience.
  • Degree in Business, Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • Certification from the Canadian Payroll Association (PCP or CPM), or working towards one.


Req# 6007787507092020


We're designing a better way to work, so you can achieve what you're working for. Consistently named one of the 'Most Admired Companies' by FORTUNE Magazine, and recognized by DiversityInc as one of the 'Top 50 Companies for Diversity,' ADP works with more than 740,000 organizations across the globe to help their people work smarter, embrace new challenges, and unleash their talent. "Always Designing for People" means we're creating platforms that will transform how great work gets done, so together we can unlock a world of opportunity.

At ADP, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, or protected veteran status. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Posted: 2020-07-22 Expires: 2020-09-09

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