Golden State Foods

Business System Analyst

Location US-CA-Irvine
Job ID
2018-3296
Category
Information Technology

Overview

JOB SUMMARY The Business Systems Analyst is accountable for delivering high quality, comprehensive systems designs, business requirements and business cases to the IT organization that will help to improve business efficiency and productivity once implemented.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Business Requirements
  • Ability to provide functional hands-on support for key applications:  JDE Order-to-Cash, WMS, DSI 
  • Follow a standard, structured process for the gathering and prioritizing business requirements.
  • Interview business users and SMEs to determine business requirements.
  • Analyze business unit existing systems and flows of data.
  • Develop and maintain information and documentation related to developing and modifying business processes and systems.
  • Engage in data modeling, technical analysis and research alternatives for development of business requirements.
  • Translate requirements into highly specified project briefs or requirements packages.
  • Provide input into the development of business case and justification documents working with Business Consultants.
  • Detail the operations the system will perform, and the way data will be viewed by the user, present their design to the client and, once it is approved, work closely with the client team to implement the solution.
  • Support the development of business justification documents from an IT perspective.
  • Provide costing/sizing for enhancement requests with collaboration across the IT organization.
  1. Business Solutions Design
  • Identify options for potential solutions and assess them for both technical and business suitability.
  • Create logical and innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Draw up specific proposals for modified or replacement systems.
  • Ensure applications are designed to support instrumentation objectives, rapid enhancement objectives and will provide superior user experiences.
  • Produce project feasibility reports.
  • Work closely with Architect, Application Development and business units to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.
  • Discuss findings with the business unit and design an appropriate improved IT solution.
  • Present design proposals/solutions to clients.
  • Proactively identify solutions to address potential systems, design or business process issues and present to both IT and business stakeholders.
  • Understand current system limitations and pain points and identify technical and process solutions to address root causes of issues.
  1. Business Solutions Testing
  • Develop the testing schedule and plan for the solution.
  • Create business and application use cases.
  • Investigate new features of application and related technology before release, providing feedback to application development as appropriate.
  • Conduct standard systems testing and user-acceptance testing.
  • Ensure changes are properly tested, communicated, schedule and released to minimize any impact to the enterprise.
  • Investigate new features of application and related technology before release, providing feedback to application development as appropriate.
  1. User Training
  • Develop user training manuals and other aids to streamline the uptake of the new system or changes.
  • Providing training to users of the new system or information on the enhancements/features introduced.
  1. Resource Management
  • Coordinate the work efforts, scheduling and prioritization for cross-team resources.
  • Effectively transition senior level knowledge to other members of the team to help grow the organization as a whole.
  • Train and mentor other team members in team standards, processes and methodologies.
  • Support the professional development of other team members.
  • Effectively delegate tasks to other team members to challenge individuals appropriately.
  • Identify relevant training needs for the IT organization.
  • Provide leadership to the team in regards to quality and integrity. Inspect and ensure the quality of work delivered by other team members.
  • Provide input into the scheduled performance review process.
  • Suggest and lead areas for improvement in internal processes.
  • Provide input into the decision making process for the team.
  • Act as point person on behalf of the team and gain the trust and confidence of other team members.
  1. Additional Responsibilities
  • Accountable for properly following all IT standards, processes and methodologies as applicable including but not limited to Quality Assurance (QA), Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC) and Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Other responsibilities and accountabilities may be assigned based on business and organization needs. Varied

 

TRAVEL EXPECTATIONS

  • Regular travel requirements (10% - 25%)
  • During project implementation travel demand may vary

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

Education/Certification

  • Two year college required or applicable trade school or commensurate work experience, four year college preferred.

Experience

  • 5+ years JDE EnterpriseOne experience
  • 3-4+ years of functional JDE experience – including Order to Cash and JDE WMS with DSI
  • Exposure to picking systems – specifically SAE Selector Pro and/or Vocolllect is a plus

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

Technical

Expert

  • JDE EnterpriseOne 9.X
  • Good Knowledge of Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Inventory & WMS functions
  • JDE EnterpriseOne 9.X
  • Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Inventory and WMS modules
  • Business analysis
  • Application Configuration Management
  • Automated Testing Tools
  • ITIL Incident Management

Proficient

  • Order to Cash module
  • WMS/DSI modules
  • Application Integration and Compliance
  • Business Continuity
  • Data analytic tools, SQL
  • Code Management
  • Data Transport
  • Enterprise Data Modeling
  • Information Security
  • Packaged Software
  • Programming Languages
  • Remote Assistance Tools
  • SOA Strategy
  • User Interface Design

Basic

  • Exposure with picking systems – SelectorPro, Vocollect 
  • Procure to Pay, Inventory and Financial modules
  • Client/Server Systems
  • High Availability
  • Infrastructure Technology
  • Microsoft Project

 

 

Business

Expert

  • Innovative Solution Development

Proficient

  • Business Acumen
  • Business Alignment
  • ITIL
  • Project Management Methodology (PMM)
  • Requirements Definition
  • Risk Management
  • Systems Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Technical Writing
  • Test Plans

Basic

  • Quality Assurance & Controls
  • Release Management
  • Service Level Management
  • Strategic Sourcing

 

 

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