IT Business Analyst

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/10/17
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/10/17

This position is responsible for leading the systems business analysis and support services within the Operations function, focused primarily around the Oracle eBusiness Suite.  Duties include strategic functional alignment, business and technical analysis, problem solving, Oracle configuration, application support, project justification, report generation, data extraction, and project scoping activities.   This position will require direct interaction with end-users, business leaders and vendors.  This position will support, maintain and administer policies and procedures for ensuring security and integrity of the company’s critical business applications.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interacts regularly and directly with the Operations function and has close user working relationship to ensure industry and best practices are employed
  • Develops intimate knowledge of business strategy, business model, and processes in order to identify improvement opportunities and value added capabilities
  • Assists with the implementation of Oracle's eBusiness Suite modules
  • Provides end-user support to a diverse, non IT-technical user base
  • Liaises with various business groups and users to understand and analyze business problems in an effort to lead toward viable solutions
  • Lead in gathering detailed customer requirements
  • Documents functional and technical specifications for application configuration
  • Provides research, analysis and problem resolution, including creating and monitoring of service requests with Oracle support and Corporate IT Shared Services
  • Configures applications and interprets functionality for business users
  • Identifies and leads functional and business process improvements to support future growth
  • Works closely with technical developers as needed
  • Assists with testing and implementation of interfaces and/or additional Oracle modules
  • Regression tests functionality after the application of patches, critical performance updates and upgrades
  • Documents and communicates changes throughout the user organization, supporting change management and compliance
  • Provides training for end-users as needed

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in technology or related field strongly preferred
  • In-depth functional knowledge of and experience (5+ years) with Oracle's e-Business Suite applications with focus on operations modules from a functional and technical perspective
  • Strong Operations knowledge background
  • Strong analytical approach to business process design with emphasis on cross-functional inter-dependencies
  • Knowledge of Systems Life Cycle development methodologies
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience as a member of a team performing an Oracle implementation preferred
  • Experience in a team environment serving an end user community
  • Understanding of database concepts such as schemas, tables, and views as well as experience in developing SQL queries
  • Proven track record of operating independently while staying aligned with IT leadership
  • Strong learning agility and comfort with high degree of ambiguity
  • US citizenship required due to work with government contracts

This specification is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. Ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Fairbanks Morse Engine.

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