Senior Business Solution Analyst with Finance_ SAP Background

Location: San Jose, California, United States
Date Posted: 16-03-2018
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Job Title:  Senior Business Solution Analyst with Finance_ SAP Background    
Job ID #: 180320
San Jose, CA
Duration: Longterm Contract 
Start Date: ASAP
Interview Type: Phone & Skype 
Job Description 
The Cloud Technology – Sr. Business Solutions Analyst (BSA) – Information & Data Services position will be based in our San Jose office and will be part of an Agile team working with Client Cross Cloud, Product, IT and Business Teams to understand the analytics & insights requirements to delivery data-driven Analytics Solutions and address business problems through data insights. 
The Senior Analyst will own specific work streams as a part of a broader problem-solving process, identify the most relevant information (from across the client functional & Product teams) required to test specific hypotheses, and synthesize the relevant information to build actionable recommendations to the business. 
The ideal candidate should be able to:
  • Analyze business needs and provide creative solutions towards problem resolution.
  • Identify the most relevant sources of data/information needed to address the key issues on a project.
  • Help develop compelling “stories” that convey the relevant synthesized insights in a compelling manner to various internal stakeholders.
  • Translate business requirements to functional specifications and coordinate with analytics development team for building analytics product.
  • Call out key gaps in the current knowledge base and develop a plan to gather the most important information
  • Synthesize information across a wide variety of insight sources including: Clients Cloud System, Product Systems, SAP, Sales Force and MS-Dynamics.
  • Work directly with raw data – including accessing data and linking in Hadoop, structuring and carrying out analysis before handing over for analytics product development
Additionally, the candidate should have experience in cross functional environments, driving change, and excellent communication skills, including a strong ability to communicate effectively to executive and non-technical audiences.
  • Be the analytics subject matter expert regarding  enterprise sales, contracting, customer on boarding,  product usage
  • Support Client Information & Data Services(IDS) team through multiple analytical disciplines and in partnership with cross functional teams such as Finance, Sales, Product, Business and IT teams
  • Interface regularly with senior team leaders and relevant stakeholders across the client organization
  • Identify and prioritize growth opportunities for the Enterprise business through the use of various analytical tools and techniques
  • Work effectively with other members of the IDS team
  • Drive the problem-solving, synthesis, and storyline development across team projects
  • Present findings and recommendations to business stakeholders and Internal IDS Analytics Teams for product delivery
  • Define Analytics Product Road Map to address future business needs and use cases.
What you need to succeed:
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience working with SAP ECC Sales and Distribution transactional data
  • 3+ Years of experience working in the Data Warehousing and BI reporting industry
  • Strong knowledge on Data Analysis, SQL, Hadoop Stack
  • Experience developing reports using various BI Tools such as Tableau, MicroStrategy, or Power BI
  • Confidence in working with colleagues in different roles, including senior management and engineers
  • Product Management and Executive Presentation skills
  • Strong analytics skills, including a good understanding of statistics and interests in machine learning techniques
  • Excellent understanding of IT infrastructure
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Business acumen
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