Senior ERP Systems Analyst

City of Colorado Springs, CO

Job Details

  • Job Function: Other; Non-Department Head
  • Salary: $7,282 - $8,742. per month
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 416,427
  • Where: 30 S Nevada, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
  • Form of Government: Mayor-Council

Post Date: Dec 4 2018

Deadline: Dec 31 2018


Job Title Senior ERP Systems Analyst
Closing Date/Time Mon. 12/31/18 4:00 PM Mountain Time
Salary $7,282.00 - $8,742.00 Monthly
Job Type Full-time
Location Information Technology - City of Colorado Springs, Colorado
Department Information Technology
Description / Position Overview Benefits Supplemental Questions

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Senior ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Systems Analyst

In this position, you will develop, implement, and support integrated ERP systems of a high degree of complexity and scope. You will serve as the functional lead and SME (subject matter expert) supporting one or more modules within the PeopleSoft Financials (general ledger, financial reporting, asset management, Accounts Payable, Billing, Purchasing, eProcurement, project costing, commitment control, accounts receivable, grants) application.

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:
Serve as SME/end-user resource and an advocate for the PeopleSoft ERP system; help increase improved integration and business process re-engineering to address outdated or inefficient business processes with the user community
Identify, scope, re-engineer, coordinate, and implement business requirements which provide solutions that enhance business operations; guide design, configuration, and testing
Execute functional or business tasks; coordinate the involvement of other resources as required; update and maintain issue logs associated with initiatives; escalate issues, risks, and initiatives to management as appropriate; work with management to request and obtain approval for changes to scope, budget, and timeline
Provide production support and continuing education to end-user community; work with development team and end-users to review and implement ongoing maintenance; provide production support when issues/questions are presented, including review/research documentation provided by Oracle on legal/regulatory fixes, maintenance packs, and new versions (upgrades)
Understand the impact that changes/maintenance would introduce to the City's system and the relationship between modules and effect of change on that relationship
Obtain or provide confirmation that system changes have been tested and are ready to be moved to the production environment; verify that items newly moved to production are working as expected; provide implementation recommendations to ensure leading-practice standards are met
Identify issues/risks with the existing PeopleSoft ERP design from a business perspective; identify alternative approaches and improvement opportunities
Develop business case outlining proposed changes, rationale, and benefits; manage testing and implementation for approved system initiatives and improvements; provide updates and status reports to management and other governing bodies
Develop functional design specification documents; work with technical application analysts; address questions or issues that arise during the development and configuration processes; make updates as required; provide a transfer of knowledge and training to end-users
Lead PeopleSoft projects; perform or coordinate the functional tasks related to the development lifecycle, including requirements definition, analysis, process design, implementation, configuration, testing, training, validation, and support after implementation
Act as the conduit between the end-user and the technical application analyst; perform a variety of lead tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility
Analyze and assess the functional needs of City departments then recommend, design, and implement improved business processes
Define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and resolve user issues and/or prepare appropriate reports
Effectively present information and/or respond to inquiries/complaints from City management, regulatory agencies, or the public
We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:
In depth, functional knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials modules, including Accounts Receivable, Billing, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Commitment Control, General Ledger, and eProcurement
Knowledge and understanding of functional business processes
Ability to create functional specifications, design documents, and training materials
Ability to understand the relationships that exist between the PeopleSoft modules
Ability to research and stay current on new and existing proposed enhancements
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision
This position requires strong analytical, troubleshooting, communication, and issue resolutions skills.

Successful candidate will have:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information management, or a related field. Significant related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Five years of full-time professional experience working in IT applications or a related field
Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver's license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges
Ideal candidates will also have:
Experience with the use of process mapping tools and swim lane diagramming
Experience with relational databases and PeopleSoft table structure
Experience with query writing and reporting
Production support experience
Project management experience
Additional Information:
This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.

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