Cummins Inc. IT Solution Analyst - Senior in Columbus, Indiana
IT Solution Analyst - Senior
Provides comprehensive application functionality, configuration and support expertise for application software solutions; works with business analysts, architects, technical experts and software vendors on the solution requirements, design, configuration, functionality gap resolution, implementation, support, maintenance and enhancement of the applications.
Analyzes and evaluates application functionality and provides recommendations to increase utilization of standard application functionality to improve business processes and capabilities
Determines and documents optimum application setup and configuration to meet functional requirements and specifications; configures and verifies application setup and configuration
Develops expertise in emerging application and solution trends and functionality; provides functional recommendations for assigned applications and systems.
Conducts analysis of potential application solutions, identifies and recommends solutions to address functionality gaps in the application.
Develops and maintains strong relationships with relevant vendors; works with vendors to improve application functionality and resolve functionality issues
Partners with process owners, business analysts, systems analysts and architects to gather, document and review functional, architecture and technical requirements and define application functional designs.
Serves as subject matter expert and point of contact on content, processes, procedures and functionality associated with assigned applications for projects and application support (as needed).
Creates and manages functional specifications for a given project from which programs and configurations will be applied to create the program, application, or complete solution
Solution Design - Creates and defines the solution design complete with instrumentation and measurement, using industry standards and tools, version control, and build and test automation to synthesize diagrams, models and documentation in order to build a solution that meets buildability, business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.
Solution Functional Fit Analysis - Composes and decomposes a system into its component parts using procedures, tools and work aides for the purpose of studying how well the component parts were designed, purchased and configured to interact holistically to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.
Solution Modeling - Creates, designs and formulates models, diagrams and documentation using industry standards, tools, version control, and build and test automation to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.
Solution Configuration - Configures, creates and tests a solution for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications using industry standards and tools, version control, and build and test automation to meet business, technical, security, governance and compliance requirements.
Solution Validation Testing - Validates a configuration item change or solution using the Function's defined best practices, including the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) standards, tools and metrics, to ensure that it works as designed and meets customer requirements.
Business insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.
Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Tech savvy - Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.
Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
Global perspective - Taking a broad view when approaching issues, using a global lens.
Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree in Information Technology, Business or a related subject required.
This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.
Intermediate level of relevant work experience required. 3-5 years of experience.
Elicit, Analyze and document the functional and non-functional business requirements.
Support or own IT projects in Aftermarket & First Fit Planning Applications
Able to build strong customer relationships and work closely with business functions and stakeholders to define business requirements
Able to conduct working sessions to gather requirements, demonstrate solutions for diverse group of individuals
Understand business needs and know how to configure or customize the tools to manage them.
Work with Business and technical teams to prototype solution to gain design approvals.
Leverage re-usability of component designs to reduce costs and shorten time to deliver solution.
Demonstrated Project Management, Business Analysis and strong communications skills
Experience working in a Dev Ops and Agile practices is a plus
Effective collaboration with Solution Architects, Integration, Data Service teams while designing the solution, validation, deployment and hyper care period
Provide testing and infant care support for changes/improvements within the IT environment
Coordinate unit, system and integration level test plans, execution and documentation of results
Provide troubleshooting support in order to quickly resolve IT issues affecting production operations
To be successful in this role, following skills would be required
Knowledge of core planning capabilities such as Demand Planning, Inventory Optimization and Material Planning modules
Understand the end to end order execution flow with respect to the supply signals initiated from the Planning Application
Understand the data inputs and outputs to Demand Planning, Inventory Optimization and Material Planning modules
SQL skills in order to effectively validate the Integrations & Capabilities relating to the Supply Chain Planning Applications
Job SYSTEMS/INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Sears Building
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Jan 4, 2022, 10:21:35 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 210008C3