The International SAP Functional Analyst will work to configure and maintain Costco's SAP Retail implementation and its related systems. This person will assist business staff in the identification, development, implementation, and monitoring of SAP solutions, including the creation of Functional Specifications and reporting capabilities. The role will also create policies, procedures, and controls to ensure data accuracy, information security and adherence to legal and regulatory compliance. The Analyst must ensure conformance to established system change control procedures and document any standard operating procedures in support of existing functionality, requested changes, and development of new functionality. The role will ensure the maintenance of configuration artifacts and source code in a manner consistent with company policies. The Analyst will also work collaboratively with others in the organization to deliver exceptional operational support on an ongoing basis.
Job Duties/Essential Functions
* Configures and supports the International SAP IS system in assigned regions and related SAP and legacy system components.
* Creates functional and technical design documents in collaboration with Engineer and Solution Architect.
* Supports IS business analysts with design, development, and solution management.
* Partners with International Regions to help define support and staffing models as well as support standards.
* Leads or participates in functional and business requirements gathering sessions.
* Defines and writes functional specifications and/or user stories for configuration, user exits, and custom programs.
* Authors and communicates business process designs and business systems designs.
* Collaborates with Quality Assurance (QA) on configuration, data requirements and test plans to satisfy functional unit tests, regression tests and system integration tests.
* Presents, discusses and demonstrates SAP Best Practices.
* Performs analysis on error incidents including Intermediate Document (IDoc) rejects and system errors.
* Collaborates with SAP and non-SAP technical teams for technical specifications and development of customized objects.
* Provides support of SAP applications, including integration points with other SAP modules and non-SAP applications to ensure business processes are maintained in a non-disruptive manner.
* Adheres to team and departmental development standards.
* Demonstrates a logical and structured approach to time management and task prioritization.
* Demonstrates excellent communication skills.
* Mentors less experienced team members on SAP concepts and tool suite.
* Participates in team planning and activities for improving skills, knowledge, and quality of work.
* Responsible for continued personal growth in the areas of technology, business knowledge, and company policies.
* Available to work nights and weekends and perform 24x7 on-call support as scheduled or as needed, including up to 25% International Travel.
* Regular and reliable workplace attendance at your assigned location.
* Assists in other areas of the department as necessary.
* Assists in other areas of the company as necessary.
Ability to operate vehicles, equipment or machinery
Computer, phone, printer, copier, fax
Experience, skills, education & licenses/certifications
* 6+ years of experience configuring and supporting SAP ECC 6.0/S4, MM, PP, FI, or SD, including specific. components and functions such as Procurement, Inventory Management, Sales Distribution, Production Planning and Pricing.
* Experience in SAP ERP implementations.
* Knowledge of SAP related business and implementation processes.
* Experience and knowledge of SAP Solution Manager.
* Good understanding of integration between SAP modules and non-SAP systems.
* Must have the ability to work with limited supervision and exhibit a strong sense of urgency.
* Customer-centric focus and dedicated to business partnership while meeting the needs of the business leveraging out of the box functionality without a high degree of customization.
* Ability to effectively teach and mentor less experienced team members about the SAP system.
* Strong conceptual, analytical, problem-solving, troubleshooting, and resolution skills.
* Self-motivated, flexible, and open to learning.
* General understanding of supply chain processes and principles.
* General understanding and knowledge on other SAP modules like, FICO, SCM, BW, BOBJ, Lumira, MDG, CAR, and PMR.
* Knowledgeable about middleware and communication technologies such as PI/PO, MQ, ETL, DataPower, WAS, FTP, etc.
* Experience with S4 HANA or S4 Retail.
* Understanding of testing tools, e.g., HP ALM.
* Successful internal candidates will have spent one year or more on their current team.
* Management will review the Job Analysis for this position prior to a job offer.
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Apart from any religious or disability considerations, open availability is needed to meet the needs of the business. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the United States. Applicants and employees for this position will not be sponsored for work authorization, including, but not limited to H1-B visas.
Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.