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Senior Oracle Functional Analyst - Remote

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Information Technology
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24000016 Requisition #

POSITION SUMMARY:  

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This position is responsible for collection, analysis, review, documentation and communication of business needs and requirements to IT.  Facilitates and leads the gathering of business needs, developing and/or assisting with solution design with the primary focus on the Oracle EBS applications and modules. Partners with Oracle Functional Analysts, Business Analysts and Application Support Analysts to provide coaching and mentoring. Performs and/or partners with technical team members to make system modifications.  Performs software training and presentations.  This is a remote position (US). #LI-Remote

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ACCOUNTABILITIES:  

Requirements Documentation and Analysis

  • Assesses business needs utilizing a structured requirements gathering process. Analyzes, documents, and manages changes to assist with and identify business priorities including discussion documentation, agreements and existing processes.
  • Focuses on business process improvements of all levels of complexity impacting one to many client areas.  Assists business partners to identify gaps, opportunities, impacts, risks and provide best fit solution recommendation.
  • Ability to write functional specifications for enhancements and/or customizations by developing and writing requirements for the implementation of business solutions.  Translates business requirements, recommends best fit Oracle application with developed and documented business and application processes.
  • Contributes to strategic vision utilizing a broad range of ideas.  Performs feasibility studies of potential ERP applications/solutions.  Prepares design proposals to reflect cost, time, or alternative actions satisfying existing & future needs of the business; including Oracle upgrades, third party partners/solutions, and workflow products consolidation/upgrades.
  • Develops analysis models such as process flows, activity diagrams and usage models.
  • Writes, creates, organizes, and updates standard test script templates for each scenario within a test plan and training documentation, use of User Productivity Kit when possible.
  • New or changed functionality implementation planning and execution.

 

Support & Enhancements:

  • Triages application module, specific internally generated Oracle application Help Desk requests, managing to resolution.
  • Proactive monitoring system, identification of potential issues, solution development with appropriate approvals.
  • Log service request (SR) with Oracle Support/CDL as necessary, champion to conclusion.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of data flow in and out of Oracle via multiple interfaces.
  • Assist with User Administration, permissions and access.
  • Thorough understanding of table structures and data relationships within Oracle Database.
  • Proactive identification and champion additional functionality benefiting business processes and controls.
  • Maintains and enhances existing accounting applications for changing business requirements such as entity additions, consolidations, multi-currency, projects & grants, and other.
  • Analyzes, designs, evaluates, modifies, tests and implements enterprise wise changes (including integrations) in conjunction with the business and IT departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Solution Assessment and Validation:

  • Oversight on assigned projects and ensuring compliance to approval/prioritization processes.
  • Assists teams with detailed design work for projects of all levels of complexity.
  • Monitors and assists with creation of comprehensive test plans detailing all scenarios to be tested.
  • Coordinates various User Acceptance Testing, works with the Quality Assurance Team and End-Users to review test deliverables, acceptance criteria and assists in validating test results, thereby obtaining approval for implementation to production environment.
  • Assists and performs functional/business process testing aligned to documented requirements.
  • Patch Application coordination and relevant information with Database Administrator (DBA) and technical team members. Understands, communicates changes and additional functionality provided by version upgrades and their impact to Organization.

 

Training/Education and Mentor/Leadership:

  • Conducts on-going user training in addition to training during any conversion or implementation of new systems/processes.
  • Employs Oracle Knowledge Base to research and executes solutions to issues as needed.
  • Engaged in knowledge sharing within the Oracle Community.
  • Assists definition and establishment of new methodologies, processes, and best practice as related to business analysis.  Contributes both ideas and
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Organization specific customizations.
  • Adheres to and encourages adherence to the Agile/Scrum and/or EPMO processes and IT framework processes supporting organization initiatives (projects, enhancements, support).  This also includes compliance within the FDA SDLC process.
  • Partners with staff within and from other teams to provide coaching and mentoring to facilitate business and technology staff comprehension of new processes.
  • Actively participates with business partners in developing and achieving department goals and executing broader organizational initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

Knowledge of:

  • Functional expertise/knowledge of systems environment, system administration and related tools as well as reporting applications and tools.
  • Working knowledge of Oracle Applications.
  • Working knowledge with the Oracle financial applications suite of products:
    • Projects and/or Grants Module
    • Order Management
    • Inventory
    • Fixed Assets
    • Cash Management
    • General Ledger
    • Accounts Payable
    • Accounts Receivable
    • Purchasing

 

Ability to:

  • Work within a team environment.
  • Manage oneself in a complex, high speed, self-correcting environment obtaining desirable results.
  • Effectively facilitate and lead meetings.
  • Demonstrate strong organization and presentation skills.
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Be self-motivated.
  • Meet time commitments on multiple tasks with quality deliverables in unsupervised environment.
  • Exhibit strong, professional negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate experience with implementation of large-scale, cross-functional projects & analyzing improvement for business & quality processes, and business writing.
  • Determine and document comprehensive user requirements using a wide variety of techniques (e.g. Business Requirements Analysis, Use Case Design, Technical Specification Analysis & High Level Design). 
  • Read, write, speak and understand English. 

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor/Associate Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting IT or other related field.  However, upon evaluation, equivalent 5 years’ experience and/or education may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • 5-7 years of Accounting or IT experience. 
  • Business and Technical experience that includes business analyst and business partnership experience performing requirements definition, analysis, documentation and design.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Additional qualifications that may make a person even more effective in the role, but are not required for consideration)

  • SQL knowledge and understanding of underlying Oracle Applications table structure.  Working level technical knowledge including SQL*Plus and PL/SQL coding to support troubleshooting of existing and development of new customer processes.  Experience with process and data modeling, including an understanding of UML modeling standards.  Ability to use a wide variety of software packages to prepare and present analysis/. Experience with Agile/SCRUM framework a plus. Business Analyst principles; analysis and defining of business requirements and processes; quality improvement processes; Understanding of Quality Assurance, Project Management and SDLC methodology. 
  • Knowledge of Oracle distribution applications suite of products:
    • Procure to Pay
    • iProcurement
    • Trading Community  Architecture (TCA)
    • WebCenter Content
    • Order to Cash Process/Applications
    • iReceivables
    • Channel Revenue Management
    • iExpense

 

DEI COMMITMENT: 

As part of our values, we are committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion at NMDP. We actively celebrate colleagues' different abilities, sexual orientation, ethnicity, faith, and gender. Everyone is welcome and supported in their development at all stages in their journey with us. 

 

 NMDP offers regular, full-time employees medical, dental, vision, life and disability, accident/critical illness/hospital, well-being, legal, identity theft and pet benefits. Retirement, paid time off/holidays, leave and incentive plans are also offered to eligible employees. Please reference this link for more information: NMDP Benefit Information

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