SAP BO Consultant

Confidential Company  •  Columbia, SC

Less than 5 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/07/18
Confidential Company
Columbia, SC
Less than 5 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/07/18

We are looking for SAP BO Consultant for our client in Columbia, SC

Job Title: SAP BO Consultant

Job Location: Columbia, SC

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

SCOPE OF THE PROJECT: 

  • Client has implemented SAP Finance, Material Management and HR. Client is leading the effort to report their finance & HR data with their existing system KPIs as well as with historical archives. Client has a current SAP Business Objects implementation that needs ongoing Operations, Maintenance, Changes, and Enhancements as well as architectural leadership as client goes through major data reporting changes and needs. 

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

Within project schedules and other defined deadlines, candidate will provide functional and technical services including:

  • Design reporting architecture and platform configuration requirements to meet the high demand for analytical, operational, and compliance reporting.
  • Architect reporting data structures from DHHS data sources, both relational and non-relational.
  • Refine report and dashboard requirements with project team members, finance and HR subject matter experts, and executives
  • Design, prototype, develop, test and implement BusinessObjects universes, WebIntelligence reports, Xcelsius dashboards and/or Explorer Info Spaces to meet those requirements
  • Assist in source data investigation plus help design/refine data models and strategies into an integrated, high performing data warehouse design, allowing for robust reporting and analytical capabilities
  • Develop and execute unit, system and user acceptance test plans
  • Resolve technical and business issues
  • Help mentor finance and HR staff and executives on InfoView, WebIntelligence & Explorer
  • Help maintain and upgrade SAP Business Objects Enterprise, Explorer and Data Federator as appropriate
  • Work closely with network, database & system administrators
  • Provide technical knowledge transfer via paired programming, peer coaching, and written documentation.
  • Provide effective and timely oral and written communications to management, peers and users
  • Identify and escalate issues and risks to management in a timely manner

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

  • Experienced with installation and configuration of Business Objects software
  • 3+ years of experience in developing and implementing universes and WebIntelligence reports
  • Experienced in developing and implementing Xcelsius dashboards
  • Able to interpret and document business requirements, develop technical specifications and test processes to meet requirements
  • Able to formulate technical resolutions to business issues
  • Able to troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Able to work closely with others in a team environment
  • Able to work independently, self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills;

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

  • Experience with BusinessObjects Explorer and Data Federator
  • Experienced in full lifecycle of data warehouse delivery including analysis, design, dimensional modeling, development, testing, implementation, training and support
  • Familiarity with major industry relational and non-relational database management systems
  • Proficient with MS Office tools (e.g. Word, Excel, Visio, Project)
  • Public Sector/Gov?t Experience - Not required, but preferred

REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors in IT, Business or equivalent experience

PREFERRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • MCSA, MCSE, SAP CERTIFIED APPLICATION ASSOCIATE,.

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