Sr Business Systems Analyst

Sr Business Systems Analyst

01 Sep 2022
California, Santaclara, 95050 Santaclara USA

Sr Business Systems Analyst

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Our MissionAt Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We’re changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.Palo Alto Network is seeking talented individuals to solve the most pressing and challenging business problems as part of the WW Operations team & Supply chain Operations. The team is at the center of accelerating PANW ability to deliver on its strategy and financial goals by establishing best-in-class processes, systems and tools and leading business enablement projects. WW Operations & Supply chain Operation projects may span from initial strategy formulation to enabling execution, while partnering closely with executive leaders and cross-functional stakeholders.Your CareerThe Sr Business Systems Analyst will act as an interface between business and technical teams to understand business needs, define requirements and implement new business processes, tools, and systems. The ideal candidate is energetic, flexible, independent, and highly organized, has strong technical, project management, communication, and influence skills, and brings a combination of business acumen and technical architecture understanding. The breadth of the role requires partnering with all functions (OF, Supply Chain, RMA, Planning, Support, Engg, Tech Ops etc.) and across PANW (Shared Services organizations - IT, HR, Finance, etc.). The role will report to the Director of Business Systems.Your ImpactProcess and Systems Implementation

Work with business stakeholders to understand needs and define requirements

Translate business requirements into clear technical specifications

Engage technical resources to scope, assess and develop solutions

Develop new business policies and re-engineer processes

Facilitate change management by developing and executing communications plans, assigning roles, and defining accountabilities, facilitating training, etc.

Drive adoption of changed or new processes and systems

Work with WW Operations teams (including, but not limited to order, Fulfillment, Reverse Logistics, Trade, Procurement, Planning, Supply Chain, Quality teams) and other cross-functional teams to architect the solution for our business and systems.

Understand business drivers to map business needs to process and provide functional solutions.

Design and build Proofs-of-Concept (POC) for potential new solutions and technologies.

Work with WW Operations team to understand business requirements and partner with IT development team for the creation of functional business requirements, process flow diagrams, and business cases.

Ensure timely delivery of projects by working closely with the business teams and Manage relationships with multiple business teams for new solution features and technical support

Develop future solution strategies by working closely with Business and IT Development teams.

Good understanding of Cloud Products and provisioning requirements

Broad understanding of the Quoting processes namely Steel Brick and Callidus cloud and its integration to SAP

Good understanding of the NPI process for both hardware and software products

Participate in end-to-end implementation planning including project management, issue management, communication and change management.

Create and present functional and technical design including data analysis to the business team and gather feedback to influence the solution.

Design and create technical solutions to drive business process improvements and facilitate requirements gathering and process mapping workshop.

Write and review QA and UAT (User Acceptance Testing) test scripts and manage UAT with end users including coordination and user acceptance sign-off.

Exposure to SAP ARIBA upstream and downstream module for various processes involved in Sourcing , Supplier lifecycle management , Master data and Transaction management

Ariba user management and configuration of the catalogs and Procurement

Domain ExpertiseInfluence at all levels and across all functions by developing a credible reputation and providing domain expertise in Steel bricks , Callidus and Ariba

Project ManagementManage business enablement projects, programs, and operational activities

Coordinate and facilitate meetings with diverse business and technical stakeholders

Track and report progress toward key milestones and deliverables

Analysis and Problem Solving

Manage collection and organization of large data set; investigate root causes of problems

Identify solutions, evaluate costs and benefits, develop recommendations, and build business cases

Your Experience8-10 years of cross-functional experience managing Business – IT Projects and Business Process Projects; PMI or similar certification a plus

Knowledge of SAAS business processes and Steel Bricks/Callidus Quoting Tools

Understanding of Provisioning Process for Cloud products

Broad Supply chain management exposure with expertise in specific area to include logistics, fulfillment, Procurement and Supply chain operations

Proficient knowledge of system implementation and development life cycles. Proficient in business process flow diagramming

Ability to perform robust business process analysis and recommend solutions. Literacy with MS Word, MS Excel, Business Intelligence Tools, and basic project planning tools

Knowledge of architecture for BI, SAAS tools, ERP (e.g., SAP) and development methodologies

Identified as a high performer with leadership potential

Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical discipline required, MBA preferred

Demonstrated ability to manage and influence cross functional teams, as well as bridge the gap between technical and non-technical audiences

Broad Technical, analytical, and business acumen and structured problem solving skills

Experience in business policy development, process engineering and continuous improvement

Excellent oral and written communications skills and ability to interact with and present to all levels of management

Self-starter with sharp decision-making skills, ability to multitask, work independently and prioritize in a fast-paced and changing environment

Our CommitmentWe’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.#LI-PM2Covid-19 Vaccination Information for Palo Alto Networks JobsVaccine requirements and disclosure obligations vary by country.

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