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SAP Business Analyst

Company: General Atomics
Location: Poway
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryGeneral Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world's leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Systems Analyst (BSA) to join the Payroll and Administration Value Stream team within the ITS organization located in San Diego, CA. With minimal oversight from leadership, this individual will play a pivotal role as a liaison between one or more business functions and departments, including but not limited to: Payroll, Labor Accounting, Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, Accounting, Flight Operations, Contracts, Logistics, Quality, Procurement, and resources from various Information Technology disciplines (e.g. infrastructure, operations, cybersecurity, applications, development, and continuous improvement) to ensure the four critical pillars of business analyses are accomplished effectively and efficiently: (1) IT Projects, (2) Applications & Systems Enhancements, (3) Break-fixes, and (4) Business Process Support, to provide business process and technology support that enables seamless business operations. This position requires technical aptitude, strong interpersonal communication skills, and knowledge of business process and strategy to work closely with end-users, business process analysts, and leaders to interpret requirements, provide best practice and innovative solution design recommendations, and to lead implementations and deliver on value-added, technology driven solutions.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:As part of GA's Information Technology Services (ITS) Value Stream team, the individual will participate in supporting the GA business in the following value stream tracks:PayrollLabor AccountingHuman ResourcesFacilitiesSecurityOther GA Administration functionsConfiguration knowledge of SAP Human Capital Management (HCM) module primarily for the Time Management and Payroll components.Manage integrations between SAP and Non-SAP applicationsLead meetings and discussions on new project initiatives throughout all the phases of typical ITS projects with some or little supervision:Facilitates process-oriented meetings.Understands and identifies areas for process improvement through functional and technical solutions.Distinguishes between a reasonable business requirement vs. a solution requirements.Documents the process flows in a swim lane format.Writes functional specifications for complex development objects (Forms, Reports, Interfaces, Conversion, Enhancements, and Workflow)Understand system configuration foundation and be able to learn configuration behaviors of various applications (e.g. SAP Products and other systems with similar configuration settings)Engages customers for user acceptance testing.Identifies, tracks, and resolves issues from all phases of the project.Communicates project statuses both positive and negative in a concise and meaningful manner.Works closely with technical developers, application administrators, infrastructure teams, security, and other functional analysts for cross-functional delivery of complex solutions.Develops test procedures and coordinates testing of changes with process owners. Follows established change control procedures to move any changes to Production.Performs other duties as assigned or required. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.Job QualificationsTypically requires a bachelor's degree and 7 or more years technical experience working with computerized systems. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of Software lifecycle principles such as Waterfall, Agile, and Scrum.Must demonstrate strong business analyst and solution architect skills and project execution.Experience as a Business Analyst on multiple system implementationsMust possess the ability to follow best practices regarding documentation and unit testing.Must possess the ability to contribute to the development of new processes, as well as effectively identify, analyze and resolve highly complex business process and technical issues. Must be customer focused, demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings, and possess excellent interpersonal skills to interface with all levels of employees.Must be a team player with demonstrated professional/social interpersonal relationship management skills.Must be able to maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.Must be able to work extended hours and travel between Company facilities as required.Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them in an evolving environment while contributing to the development of new processes.Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify and analyze issues and develop solutions to a variety of highly complex and diverse problems; (2) excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) excellent interpersonal skills to interface with all levels of employees, management and external contacts; (4) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and (5) excellent computer skills. Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. Experience working in a government contracting environment or within Aerospace & Defense industry is a plus.Knowledge of general business processes in "payroll", or "time keeping" areas is required.

Keywords: General Atomics, Poway , SAP Business Analyst, IT / Software / Systems , Poway, California

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