JD Edwards Business Systems Analyst

  Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington


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Posted Date
Friday, October 06, 2017

JD Edwards Business Systems Analyst
6 Month+ Consultant Engagement
Location: Irving, TX

We have an exciting new job opening for a JDE Business Systems Analyst to work on-site at our client's global corporation's North American headquarters in Irving, Texas. This individual will be an employee of Alleare Consulting and provide consulting services on our client's 6+ month project. This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic company that is number one in its industry and become part of a dynamic IT team that is integral to the that company's operations and success. Under the general guidance of the Business Systems Manager - JDE, this position will provide a high level of functional and business process expertise in the research, development, and support of JDE EnterpriseOne 9.0 functionality. Primary responsibilities will include providing user support, gathering user requirements, configuring the system for new functionality, and ensuring that the system is kept current with patches and updates. This position will primarily be responsible for supporting the GL/AP/AR, maintenance, capital asset management, procurement, security, and inventory modules of JDE. The successful candidate to fill this position will have 7 plus years of JDE Financials/Accounting experience, strong analytical skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

o Actively participates in cross-functional groups to solve problems.
o Provides 2nd and 3rd level JDE support to end users.
o Works with developers to create and test new system functionality.
o Researches, coordinates, and tests JDE software patches, updates, and fixes.
o Partners with business users to coordinate application and testing of system patches and enhancements.
o Creates technical specifications for developers.
o Installs and configures applications.
o Acts as a liaison with vendors and consultants to address support activities.
o Develops documentation to improve the use and availability of applications.
o Provides expert level support and maintenance of core software functionality and technology components.
o Provides expert knowledge of business line process flows and procedures to junior analysts.
o Identifies, develops, and initiates innovations and solutions where precedents and procedures may not exist. Works cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.
o Leads and mentors junior analysts in resolving the more complex technical issues.
o Maintains a shareable library of system documentation and practices.
o Up to 10% travel may be required.
o Required to be on-call when assigned.
o Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
o Works to de-complicate processes and systems, including master data management improvement projects.

o Minimally requires education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree.
o 6+ years of experience in an information technology environment.
o 7+ years of JD Edwards (JDE) experience
o Minimum of 4 years of experience as a business analyst.
o Extensive experience working in project teams, with ability to effectively lead project management staff.
o Knowledge of prevalent IT methodologies, management practices, architectures, system development lifecycles and best practices.
o Strong analytical ability.
o Experience with M&A activity involving JD Edwards EnterpriseOne system.
o Expertise in both business and configuration knowledge for functional areas.
o Strong communications skills, including presentation and facilitation ability. Must have the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
o Business process viewpoint with integration impact.
o Requires project management skills; designs solutions for internal/external clients.
o Considered a subject matter expert resource for others.
o May have knowledge of more than one professional discipline.
o May require awareness of external trends and best practices.
o High level of expertise JDE General Ledger, Security, Inventory, Procurement, and core setup/configuration like AAIs, DBAs, and business processes.
o High level of knowledge of JDE file and application structure.
o Experience performing upgrades involving JDE EnterpriseOne 9.0 or greater.
o Strong analytical skills.
o Detailed knowledge of core software data structures, infrastructure components (LAN / WAN / Client / Server), database, data flows and reporting techniques.
o Proven experience in troubleshooting, testing and quality assurance techniques.
o Proficient in the development of documentation to support functional specifications, data flows, etc.
o Keen interest in new technologies and the vision to identify opportunities for improving business processes.
o Proficient in MS Office, Project and Visio.

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