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Hyperion Planning / Essbase Administrator V
Dallas, TX

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Job Description

Hyperion Planning / Essbase Administrator V Req I D



Primary Skills


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Client is looking to hire a Hyperion Systems Specialist based in San Francisco, CA. Primary responsibilities include managing day-to-day operations, end-user support, and supporting project initiatives across the EPM platform. This position will partner closely with functional teams to solve complex business issues and design scalable system solutions. This is a highly visible role and will be critical in solidifying a "best-in-class" EPM solution for the company.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

* Manage operations and end-user support of Hyperion EPM 11x platform: HFM, ERPi, FDM, Planning, Essbase, Essbase Studio, ODI, and Financial Reports
* Ensure smooth month-end close and forecast/outlook cycles through close partnership with Finance and IT business partners
* Troubleshooting integration and data issue across various Hyperion applications and boundary systems
* Coordinate operational handover with global support teams
* Proactively monitor and streamline tasks and procedures following company standards
* Work interdependently with technical infrastructure teams, application teams, and business units to ensure service delivery is meeting business objectives
* Establish and perform standard operational policies and procedures
* Coordinate monthly patching activities with Infra teams
* Coordinate and perform monthly deployments/release in collaboration with Scrum Teams and Release Managers
* Monitor, analyze and tune Hyperion system performance as required
* Modify/tune existing batch scripts, VB scripts, consolidation/business rules, and Essbase calc scripts
* Participate in system testing, data validations, and stress testing of new enhancements/features
* Manage daily terminations from Hyperion systems per SOX requirements
* Create technical documentation, including data flow charts, system diagrams, formulas and methods for solving business problems, incorporating infrastructure requirements and interfaces.
* Update/create end user training documents for HFM and Hyperion Planning/Essbase (including forms, grids, Smart View etc)
* Take on various roles regarding project initiatives while following strict deadlines


* 5+ years of System Administration experience in Hyperion EPM version 11 or above within a Fortune 500 company: Hyperion EPMA, Workspace, HFM, ERPi, Hyperion Planning, Essbase (BSO/ASO), FDMEE/ODI, Essbase Studio, Smartview is a must
* Experience in cloud EPM solutions a big plus (eg. Oracle Cloud, Anaplan, OneStream, etc.)
* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or related experience
* Understanding of HFM consolidation rules, data forms/grids, reports and journals
* Expertise in Essbase calc scripting and MaxL batch scripting
* Experience in integrating mergers/acquisitions into company financials
* Oracle e-Business Suite R12 General Ledger module knowledge is preferred
* Working knowledge in relational database technologies and administration, preferably MS SQL Server and Oracle
* Knowledge of Hyperion application architecture and design principles, including infrastructure, table structure, protocols, and delivered objects
* Experience in installation and configuring Hyperion EPM suites is a plus
* Experience with Hyperion clustered environments and VM infrastructure is a plus
* Expertise with Hyperion system tools for monitoring, testing, performance tuning, and debugging.
* Experience with Web Technologies: Java, Apache Web Server, and Weblogic preferred.
* Strong understanding of Windows Server, Active Directory & network technologies is important
* Excellent analytical, design, and organizational skills, with strong critical thinking and problem solving abilities
* Must have a strong desire for process improvement and automation
* Manage time efficiently with the capacity to handle multiple tasks concurrently under minimal supervision
* Experience with high levels of accountability; demonstrated initiative, innovation, and flexibility
* Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
* Must be a team player and be able to build consensus with others team members
* Experience with Agile/SCRUM techniques is a plus
* Hyperion certification is preferred but not required

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