Senior NetSuite Application Architect

11 - 15 years experience  •  Retail / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/23/17
Pleasanton, CA
11 - 15 years experience
Retail / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/23/17

Senior NetSuite Application Architect

Position Summary:

Provide support for Application and software solution designers and business relationship managers in identifying solution frameworks and high level designs that align with Clorox IT standards, guidelines and principles.

Work closely with Application and Domain architects, as well as IT and business stakeholders to develop as-is & target-state application & technology architectures and roadmaps that guide our choices on business-technology investments.

Provide oversight and architectural guidance during solution design and delivery phases of the Software Development Life Cycle, in alignment with Clorox reference architectures & business strategies.

 

Specific Core Responsibilities:

Accountable for developing systems application strategies, roadmaps, and actionable reference architectures relevant to their focus area, to best enable business capabilities needed to achieve The Clorox Company's long term growth strategy.

Collaborate with business, service operations, and enterprise architects to understand the implications of respective architectures on application architecture.

Work closely with other Application and Domain architects, as well as IT and business stakeholders to develop as-is & target-state application & technology architectures and roadmaps that guide our choices on business-technology investments.

Provide oversight and architectural guidance during solution design and delivery phases of the Software Development Life Cycle, in alignment with Clorox reference architectures & business strategies.

 

Specific Scope Factors:

Given a set of business requirements, can provide a complete technical solution of low to medium complexity for their specialization and understand what other architect level input is required.

Provide leadership to individual projects and support to programs of architectural significance.

Can work with end customers and business relationship managers to document requirements and then provide a complete technical solution of medium to high complexity and involve other architect level input as required.

Manages lifecycle considerations for technology assets in their architecture domain.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet with business leaders, decision makers, and end users to define business requirements, and systems goals
  • Facilitate discussions among business owners to understand problem statements and gather requirements
  • Partner with Business Analyst and Business team to gather business requirements and pain points, and translate them to technical requirements
  • Lead NetSuite system related projects, enhancements, and process redesign
  • Responsible to support finance, product supply technology stack and architect solutions to automate and scale FI/PSO operations. Develop and maintain departmental dashboards, searches, and reports, as needed by the business team.
  • Perform daily administrative and support tasks and maintain system documentation
  • Work closely with 3rd party support vendors to customize, implement and QA changes required on NetSuite to support existing and new needs of the finance and accounting teams, including managing the testing process that includes developing test plans, creating test cases, establishing protocols and appropriate testing environments
  • Identify internal requirements and development of systems that improves NetSuite productivity and enforce corporate policies and procedures
  • Own the data strategy across NetSuite integration points with various internal and external systems
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on NetSuite application and its partner tools
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures and guidelines (including SOX) to ensure the quality of financial data and perform regular data audits; resolve data integrity issues
  • Fulfills departmental requirements by providing work coverage and administrative notification during periods of personnel illness, vacation or education.
  • Performs at or above the enterprise's Information Technology performance standard

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 10 Years + of Experience in implementing, solution design, and architecting core ERP, Trade, Financial, Planning, EDI, Tax, B2B, and B2C applications and or data integration, subject to specific role requirement.
  • 7 Years + of Extensive experience working with large application vendors like SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, and SaaS providers like NetSuite, WorkDay, Salesforce, and ServiceNow
  • 7 Years + of Experience years of application portfolio management and planning experience -- ideally as a solution architect or technical -consulting project lead on value chain & innovation initiatives
  • Enterprise-wide understanding of business processes, systems & data -- ideally in Fortune 500 multi-national companies, in fast-moving consumer goods & FDA-regulated food / drug industries - Required
  • Understanding of Agile / Six Sigma / Lean Methodologies - Required

 

Responsibilities

  • Comfortable working with senior executives regularly
  • Become an expert with the NetSuite application
  • Work directly with customers to understand, validate and document their business requirements and map them to NetSuite functionality
  • Solution delivery responsibilities include but are not limited to: requirements gathering, design, documentation, implementing, testing and user training

 

Qualifications/Skills

  • Experience in software, technical fields, or specific business models such as distribution, manufacturing, services, retail
  • Familiarity with cloud computing technologies preferred
  • Experience with CRM, ERP or Ecommerce application preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

Required Experience:

  • Excel: 1 year
  • Architecting and developing data synchronization solutions across NetSuite and other systems: 1 year
  • Using NetSuite customization tools such as scripts and forms to develop new and maintain existing business workflows: 1 year
  • System integrations tools: 1 year
  • Architecting financial systems for various revenue, pricing and monetization models that have revenue recognition and cash flow implications: 1 year
  • Architecting, consulting, implementing and customizing solutions and workflows built on NetSuite or other ERP platforms: 4 years
  • System implementation, Agile project management and data flow best practices: 4 years
  • Managing available solutions for financials and technology stacks: 1 year
  • System and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies: 1 year

 

Education:

BS/BA degree or MBA or equivalent work experience

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