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Work in partnership with business users on business requirements, processes and systems. Provide knowledge and input to the business on the system implications of business process changes. Support business partners in defining target business processes by assessing current processes, globally and cross-organizationally. Help to identify consolidated, worldwide target processes. Collaborate across the organization to ensure seamless system integration across all business applications, systems, platforms and infrastructure in the global computing environment.-Business Requirements: Analyze business requirements, assess alternative solutions, design develop and implement application system solutions. Work closing with the business and our SA/EA teams as required. Assist with PMO to ensure project scope, budget and timeline are managed.-Technical/System Documentation: Develop and maintain a comprehensive technical blueprint of the solution/process. Develop process workflows aligned with system design and business requirements.-Data Analysis and Support: Documenting and evaluating required data and information. Using modeling, testing and data models to improve the flow of information through an organization to enhance project success.-Leadership: Effectively articulate how the team can realize business value through process and technology. Lead with the business BA’s to deliver a total solution to support streamlined processes.-Customer Engagement: Deeply understand the customer’s business capabilities and business strategies. Incorporate customer feedback into the team’s solution architecture to support business strategies.-Continual Improvement: Frequently monitor the business capability landscape to identify opportunities for greater long-term business value. Frequently monitor the industry solution landscape to track the development of available solutions, and identify opportunities for adapting the team’s solution architecture. Provide ongoing feedback to Enterprise Architecture team to ensure the framework remains relevant and useful.-Project Management: This role will be responsible for project management of smaller size projects. Expected to deliver to budget, scope requirements and timeline and the ability to lead the delivery of project, change management and all aspects of project management methodology.-Other: -Unit testing, integration testing support, review of business training materials.-Review and update security/control compliance activities-Understand and support security role identification-Coordinate activities with global teams
-Bachelor’s degree, with a degree in computer science desired.-A minimum 7 years of IT software development experience with:-3 years of a functional understanding of software systems and at least fundamental understanding of software coding-5 years of software development on the relevant technology stack.-Proven track record of supporting the necessary business system application (Finance (AX), sf.com, Workday, etc.) with implmentation experience preferred.-Experience with implementing non-ERP solutions including bolt-on applications and interface development.-Good knowledge of best practice business system implementation methodology.-Solid understanding of best practices in business application design and development.-Proven project management skills.-Strong ability to successfully deliver in a changing environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.-Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.-Ability and willingness to be versatile and flexible to work on application system projects in support of different business areas at various times.-Must be results oriented.-Must be hands-on.-Must be able to interact effectively with all levels of management as well as individual contributors.As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.