SAP EDI Business Analyst
5 - 7 years experience • Staffing & Recruiting
Job Title: SAP EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) Business Analyst
Description: SAP EDI Analyst
The SAP EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) Business Analyst analyzes complex business problems to be solved with SAP and similar automated systems. This role provides technical expertise in identifying, evaluating and developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements. This individual will configure system settings and options, plan and execute unit, integration and user acceptance testing, and create functional specifications in the event that system customization is required to meet business requirements. Design, configuration, and functional experience in SAP is required.
5-7years of SAP EDI experience in SAP ECC. Areas of competence are:
- Firm understanding of EDI file formats and SAP IDOCs.
- Experienceworking withtrading partners and EDI service providers
- Deep understanding of SAP EDI methodologies and associated mapping and configuration
- EDI production support and project implementation experience
- Knowledge of SAP best practices in the electronic data interchange space
- Ability to interact with all levels within the organization and work on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision
- The ability to develop, execute, and document the results of (executed) test plans
The person in this role must be able to translate customer and internal specifications for enhancements and extensions to electronic data interchange application interfaces and maps. Additionally the ability to understand and translate user's requests, design workable solutions to these business issues, and configure them is crucial to this role.
The ability to resolve complex business issues as part of a multidisciplinary team by working with various groups both internal and external to the company.
The willingness to help the business redesign procedures and processes to better align with best practices and standard SAP.
Participation in the creation and enforcement of IT software standards and procedures.
Maintenance of the accuracy of the help desk ticketing database including the addition of artifacts required to support our robust audit requirements.
Understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC)
The person that would succeed in this position would typically have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, business, or a related area and/or 3-7years of SAP focused experience in industry, or consulting. Additionally this person should be able to quickly come up to speed on the current configuration and customizations (development) in the client?s SAP system, develop and evaluate alternative solutions to business issues, and recommend the best solution based on technical and business impacts.
This role acts as a consultative liaison with the business to define business requirements and solution them appropriately. The person in this role must be able to lead and execute small to medium size break/fix and improvement projects with minimal supervision. Additionally this person will participate in the identification of process improvement opportunities, provide input and recommendations, and conduct solution implementation.
Excellent communication skills are a must for this role, as well as the ability to proactively identify risks and propose mitigation plans for same.
Travel to other client facilities, conferences, seminars, training, etc. may be required. During integration projects, this travel may be as high as 50% to 75%, depending on the phase of the project.