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NREL Oracle EBS Applications Techno - Functional Analyst in Golden, Colorado

Posting Title

Oracle EBS Applications Techno - Functional Analyst

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Location

CO - Golden

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Position Type

Regular

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Hours Per Week

40

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Job Description

As a member of NREL’s IT Application Management team, the Techno-Functional Analyst is responsible for working with business owners and IT technical staff to deliver ongoing enhancements to the lab’s Oracle R12 Enterprise Business Suite modules including but not limited to; subledger accounting, general ledger, accounts receivable, payables, cash management, i-expense, i-procurement, projects, inventory, fixed assets, and purchasing. The Techno-Functional Analyst will understand the current business processes and data and use their functional understanding and technical expertise to recommend practical ways of enhancing, re-architecting and improving technical solutions to support business requirements. In addition, the successful candidate will aid in troubleshooting issues with current functionality and ensure the stability of the production environment. As our platform is extended, their work will be instrumental in ensuring all solutions complement one another and function seamlessly.

Duties shall include:

  • Provide requirement analysis, process review, feature design, application configuration, documentation, and implementation services for production support and system enhancements within an Oracle Financial R12 environment

  • Provide Oracle 12.2.x functional/technical expertise in financial modules including, but not limited to, subledger accounting, projects, general ledger, accounts receivable, payables, i-expense, cash management, fixed asset, inventory, i-procurement, and purchasing, to support the following:

  • Application design, analysis, configuration and implementation of improvements to meet all enhancement requirements and specifications with approval from NREL.

  • Perform unit and user acceptance testing on all configuration work.

  • Provide functional specifications and decision documentation.

  • Assess short-term and long-term trade-offs and make recommendations to the business and technology teams

  • Design solutions to address complex business problems, advocate for scalable solutions that achieve the outcomes of new or existing business processes.

  • Provide support to our Oracle user community by addressing system function anomalies, and end-user training, questions or issues

  • Discover and document requirements working with users

  • Identify /review processes, document gaps, and provide solutions to address gaps and enhance processes based on customer business needs

  • Develop designs and data mapping for interfaces, extensions, conversions, and reports

  • Assist with test plans, provide testing documentation, and perform testing activities

  • Assist with training sessions and documentation

  • Provide input to planning and scheduling direction for project and release management

  • Provide leadership and expertise to review and recommend improvements based upon “best practices” and current Oracle functionality for applicable business processes.

  • Provide analysis and problem resolution to implement fixes to reported problems

  • Provide updates to and validation of internal control documentation

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Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field, or equivalent experience

Masters Degree in Information Systems or related field, or equivalent experience

PhD in Information Systems or related field, or equivalent experience

5+ years functional/technical experience in implementing / supporting Oracle FinancialsR12 applications with emphasis on analysis, implementation and problem resolution

5+ years proven experience successfully designing, implementing and supporting Oracle R12 in a complex environment

5+ years demonstrated proficiency working with a variety of Oracle Financial Modules: subledger accounting, general ledger, accounts receivable, payables, cash management, i-expense, i-procurement, projects, fixed assets, and purchasing

5+ years of experience using SQL (preferred Oracle)

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Additional Qualifications

  • Considerable knowledge of Federal Government Accounting standards

  • Current experience developing functional designs including interface and extension designs

  • Applicable experience designing and executing end-to-end integration testing

  • Relevant experience with data conversion requirements and mapping

  • Extensive experience designing and implementing financial reports

  • Hands on experience configuring and enhancing Oracle R12 modules in government environments

  • Well-developed analytical skills, critical thinking and problem-solving ability with demonstrated experience working to analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve service requests within the Oracle E-Business Suite

  • Applies extensive IS expertise in specific field and has full knowledge of related disciplines

  • Evaluates new hardware, software, systems tools and applications and makes procurement recommendations

  • Excellent leadership and project management skills

  • Skilled in analytical techniques, practices and problem solving

  • Extensive programming and architecture abilities with various computer software programs and information systems

  • Proven excellent customer service skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication, presentation, analytical, and technical skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Visio and Excel

  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Oracle Fusion Cloud

  • Experience with Oracle BI Publisher

  • Experience with OBIEE

  • Experience using Service Now or similar ITIL management system

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Submission Guidelines

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at NREL you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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