SAP Data Analyst

Company: CompuScienceIT ,LLC
Location: St Louis, Mo
Status: Contract
Salary: 80 Hr.
Close Date: 12 Months +

Job Description:
SAP Data Analyst The SAP SME provides guidance and oversight to Enterprise Intelligence Architects on how SAP handles backend transactional process flows, table relationships/dependencies, and overall system guidance covering all functional business areas. Core modules used are Financials, Sales and Distribution, Material Management, Production Planning). We are not mapping TO SAP. It would be mapping FROM SAP in to our Data Warehouse. So the need is to have a detailed understanding and familiarity with the existing SAP data model so as to drive the mappings from SAP. Needs strong knowledge of at least some of the following areas in order to design and drive to delivery mappings from SAP in to our designed data model Finance (AR, AP, GL) Sales Procurement / PO Inventory Needs to have strong and recent SQL skills to practicably apply to the above areas. Need to be able to work largely independently on these tasks with some guidance and input from another architect to help understand the Target Data Model and needs. Need to be able to work with the actual technical developers to drive the mapping code, beyond the SQL they must write. Ideally can work with the SME, when there is one, to understand the existing SAP use and functionality. They/We will NOT BE: Designing or making customization within SAP MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Dissect SAP table relationships to provide guidance to EI Architects on how to properly map data for nightly ETL jobs tied to our Enterprise Data Warehouse. Capture flow of transactions (cradle to grave), derive key structures, and provide direction to ensure an accurate representation of the system. Map the tables and fields from SAP into our proprietary data model. Collect, analyze, review, document and communicate business needs and requirements to IT. Translate high level business requirements into functional and technical specifications and manage changes to such specifications through system development and quality assurance testing. Perform problem identification & resolution for issues related to specific module(s), functional and business area(s). Provide training to prevent problem reoccurrence and knowledge transfer. Serve as module expert for each functional area: finance, accounting, manufacturing, order to cash, procure to pay, inventory Comprehensive knowledge of both front end (user interface) and back end processes and relationships within SAP. Contribute to the overall planning and execution of projects and issue resolution including the development of approaches, identifying resources, and developing time lines. Mentoring and educating other staff members. Assist IT management and end-users to determine feasibility of potential systems projects tied to integration into our current ecosystem. Fully document testing scenarios on project implementations Works with the business and IT to build awareness of architecture & product capability along with limitations and alternative options. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. Monitor production processes, review reports and monitoring tools daily for data quality, performance and on time completion of processes. In some instances, respond to escalations during off hours (after initial offshore team has troubleshot the issue) Contribute to the overall planning of projects and issue resolution by recommending approaches, identifying resources, and developing timelines Follow documented procedures for configuring, maintaining, upgrading, testing, and coding the application/custom interface routines Ensure best technical practices are followed for all enterprise software development. Effectively communicate of project plans, priorities, and program status within the team. Perform detailed tests and review developer’s work to ensure a high level of data quality. Monitor and document post-implementation problems revision requests. Maps software functionality to business processes. KEY RESULT AREAS: Provide technical development and analytical support for SAP DW mappings Review and test code and results developed by offshore resources to ensure results tie to source system Assist in providing technical direction for future projects Ensure standard documentation requirements are met EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field/equivalent experience 5+ years of development experience with 5-7 years of that experience in designing, developing and supporting technical solutions for SAP. Must have worked in environments using SDLC methodologies and standards. Agile preferred. Must have strong analytic and problem solving skills Must have solid SQL development skills Experience on Oracle 10g/11g databases – preferred Experience with Data Warehousing solutions – preferred Experience with Informatica PowerCenter or Informatica Cloud - preferred Familiarity with multicurrency ERP implementations – a plus

Contact Information:
Job Code: 31189

Jim Jennings 636-484-6869

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