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Application Support Specialist



If you are you excited about the internet of things, data, mobility & innovative solutions while always focused on the delivery of the customer experience, then please, keep reading!


We are J.D. Irving, Limited & our Information Technology Team work with the latest and best technology and we are the destination of choice for curious, energetic & collaborative people!


With over 300 employees centralized in Saint John, Fredericton, Dieppe and Halifax, we offer our people the opportunity to add business value to our organization while enjoying the friendly and naturally beautiful lifestyle that only the Maritimes can offer.  We invest in continuous professional growth through strong career development programs. As a key member of our team, your coworkers will be among the best in Maritimes. That’s why JDI.


We have a new, exciting opportunity.


Reporting to the Vice President of IT Halifax, the Application Support Specialist will support and maintain the ERP solutions within Fleetway. 

The Application Support Specialist is the main point of contact for technical expertise and support of the ERP solutions. The successful candidate will also triage issues to internal support, vendors or partners in order to ensure the solutions are supporting Fleetway.




  • Education Required: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or a combination of education and related experience
  • Years of Experience Required:
    • Minimum of 5 years experience
  • Experience working with ERP solutions
  • Excellent communication skills required  as well as the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Must be proficient in the use of MS office products (Excel, Project, Words, Etc) 

  • Team player who is highly motivated to meet all deadlines and expectations

  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing dynamics

  • Demonstrated ability to apply a variety of problem solving strategies - this would include conducting and identifying root cause analysis and escalating issues as necessary

  • Able to work with complex data systems and perform detailed analysis

  • Strong database experience with MS SQL

  •  Ability to travel to company locations as necessary for requirements gathering, end-user training, and implementation activities.

  • Technical knowledge in the configuration and troubleshooting of Windows 2012 Server, Microsoft SQL 2014 Server, and Microsoft Terminal Service environments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with configuration and testing of the ERP solutions
  • Provide 'go live' and post 'go live' support for project and solution in general
  • Provide assistance in creating business requirements for future product enhancements
  • Provide coaching to J.D Irving resources to develop capability for long-term internal support
  • Triage errors if any and assist internal/external resources correct the software
  • Upgrade software or interfaces for better performance of the solutions 
  • Continually review the solutions and make recommendations to improve or maintain the solutions
  • Installing of various software
  • Provide coaching and training to the solutions' users
  • Support the Delivery/Project managers regarding solutions
  • Monitor the work of external consultants 

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


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J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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