The Information Systems (IS) Senior Business Analyst (Supply Chain Management) is responsible developing a sound knowledge for researching, planning, coordinating and recommending business, cost, strategy, software and system choices to meet an organization's business requirements. The IS Analyst understands problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommends solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals. Furthermore, the IS Analyst is responsible for leveraging and enhancing our ERP platform, MS Dynamics AX, to sustain and improve the SCM business operations.
An internal consultancy role that is responsible for leading the work team’s investigation of processes, technology, cost, and strategy while identifying options for improving and bridging the needs of the business with the use of Information Systems and Technology. An IS Senior Analyst is responsible for leading the team’s analysis of and approving the documentation of Information Systems needs of clients to help identify problems and propose solutions.
Liaise with the internal business departments and the providers of services to the enterprise.
Lead the analysis in resolving incidents as they occur by working with multiple third party vendors to ensure maintenance and support is carried out effectively among all parties
Understand, interpret and suggest resolution to technical systematic issues and communicates these issues effectively to management and peers
Scope of analysis includes all functions within several domains, including cross-functional and cross-regional business functions.
Plays vital role in the systems and business development process, analytical, technical, managerial, and interpersonal.
Familiarity with various programming languages, operating systems, and computer hardware platforms.
Manage projects, resources, risk, and change.
Act as a liaison between vendors and the organization they represent.
Ability to work in a matrix organization.
Ability to lead the teams efforts to establish deliverables and detail customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders and service providers in order to establish the deliverables for the service providers, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups).
Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal communication with both technical and non-technical audiences.
Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artifacts as needed: (Functional requirements (Business Requirements Document), Use Cases, GUI, Screen and Interface designs, develop, monitor and conduct application testing)
Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
Serves as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team through which requirements flow.
Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs.
Ability to interpret business logic and identify points of failure based on source code and/or error logs as part of production support for business functions within scope of expertise to provide permanent resolution to incidents.
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level
Industry - Automotive
Employment Type - Full-time
Minimum Requirements (specific areas of knowledge, level of computer proficiency, software programs used to perform job, etc.)
15 Years overall IS/IT experience with at least:
10 years combination of application development and/or systems architect experience.
10 years of experience in working with various third party vendors.
Prior experience working with off-shore personnel is a plus.
Experience in SCM functions in MS Dynamics AX; Functional and Technical, such as SSRS reporting preferred
Experience in MS Dynamics AX Enavate/MBSDEV preferred
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