We are seeking a Business Analyst with Oracle Agile PLM and EBS expertise. As a Business Analyst for MSI you will be responsible for maintaining MSI’s global Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) System : Agile PLM version 9.
3.6 and have the business acumen to work with Products business and IT leads to drive, develop & deliver complex efforts needed to enable new MSI product launches.
Required Qualifications :
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required.
5+ years of experience working in a Business Analyst type role in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Oracle EBS (Quoting, Order Management, Service / Subscription contracts, Supply Chain and Invoicing)
3+ years of experience monitoring and managing Agile interfaces with other systems
BA / BS or equivalent work experience
Scope of Responsibilities / Expectations
Key responsibilities include :
Assist with the design of Oracle PLM / CPQ process extensions and API’s to replace Office / G-Suite tools with automated solutions that reduce manual processes and handoffs.
As well as Enablement of automated and simplified BOM structures and changes
Automate the Product Enablement process to replace the manual product requirements gathering, BOM structure set up in PLM and downstream to CPQ, and testing processes
Generate self-service solutions to streamline work for Product Managers and Product Orderability teams, also Establish and document Business Processes utilizing industry Best Practices
Gather requirements and complete analysis, design, coding, configuration, testing, and integration of CPQ or PLM software features, and all software management, integration and validation activities support
Participate in the evaluation, selection, and implementation of new product lifecycle tools and Assist in upgrading existing Product Lifecycle tools & associate customizations to newer version or Cloud-based platforms.
Provide proactive value added analysis, insights and recommendations that helps leaders establish priorities and set direction
Identify process and tool changes required to support New Product Introductions or new sales and marketing strategies (ie.
subscription licensing, combined hardware and software sales as opposed to just software or hardware). Ensure all IT tools, technologies, and process changes are in place to support a successful product launch
Function as a liaison working with stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems.
Also, Collaborate effectively with both business and IT partners to meet commitments. Work through issues and challenges to complete tasks on time and on budget
Have a technical curiosity in order to provide input (develop) system architecture roadmap to align with product roadmap and shifts in marketing, sales, supply chain, or finance strategies
Technical Knowledge / Skills Required :
It is preferred that the candidate have experience with Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS), CPQ or other Oracle R12 configurator
Knowledge in Oracle Design to Release Process Integration Pack (DTR PIP)
Knowledge in process Extension / SDK development and preferably Web Services (JSON, REST, or SOAP API’s) is a plus
Knowledge in Oracle DB, SQL, PL / SQL
Experience with Atlassian Software Suite (Jira, Confluence) is preferred
Familiar with Agile Scrum methodology
Non-Technical Knowledge / Skills Required :
Broad understanding of Oracle E-business supply chain modules such as PIM, Inventory Management, and Bills of Material
Experience with Oracle’s Cloud Product Data Hub (PDH) is a plus
Self-motivated and ability to work independently Should be able to drive execution independently
Very strong team player. Should possess an ability to foster teamwork and a positive working environment to the project team in light of changes and challenges.
Should have people skills to be able to work independently with different IT team members in different roles
The ideal candidate would have a Bachelor’s Degree and 8+ years of relevant experience in a business-facing role. The primary responsibility as a Business Analyst will be working closely with cross-functional global teams, such as Engineering, Product Managers, Product Orderability, Supply Chain and other MSI Teams.
Typical activities for this position include :
Support for a large, global user community across multiple business units.
Support the Agile PLM (PC, PG&C) and GoSaaS EG&C.
Support Interfaces going to other applications such as Oracle EBS via PIP.
Manage and coordinate large, complex projects to design, develop, test, and implement IT solutions for NPI Products, this also include working with 3rd party Agile solutions partner
Develop and gain approval for cost and business cases
Maintain IT Change Control and Regulatory Validation compliance of Agile System
Work with Product Managers to understand overall product roadmaps
In return for your expertise, we’ll support you in this new challenge with coaching & development every step of the way.
Also, to reward your hard work you’ll get :
Competitive salary package
Private medical & dental coverage
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Flexible working hours
Strong collaborative culture
Comfortable work conditions (high-class offices, parking space)
Volleyball field and grill place next to the office
Access to wellness facilities and integration events as well as training and broad