Oracle Functional Solutions Architect

Quest Software - Aliso Viejo, CA

Posted 838 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Information Technology
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Computer Software
  • Job ID
    3156205

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Job description

Are you passionate about technology, in search of a career in which your passion, analytical skills and willingness to learn will play a key role in your success? Want to get your foot in the door of an international software company?  A career with Quest Software could be just what you’ve been looking for.   At Quest Software (Nasdaq:QSFT), founded in 1987, we currently have over 3,000 employees worldwide and are a leading provider of IT Management solutions around the world.   In this Functional Solutions Architect role you work as part of the Oracle team where you will analyze, define, and implement global cross-functional business process solutions in order to improve the efficiency and productivity of the business.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

 

Business Process
• Analyze business processes in order to define the current state, identify inefficiencies, and gather requirements from Subject Matter Experts.
• Define and document future state processes.  This includes creating process flows and documenting the solution design.
• General understanding of relevant business processes across the major business process tracks.
• Expert working knowledge of relevant business processes across major process tracks, providing insight and expert consultation on best practice.  Must include knowledge of the 'Core Financial' process tracks (Record-to-Report, Order-to-Cash, Procure-to-Pay and Acquire-to-Retire), and there related Oracle modules (General Ledger – GL, Accounts Receivable – AR, Accounts Payable – AP, Fixed Assets – FA, Purchasing – PO, iExpenses, iProcurement, Oracle Time & labor – OTL, Advanced Global Intercompany Systems – AGIS, Subledger Accounting – SLA).
• Additional knowledge across the Project-to-Invoice – Oracle Project Accounting – PA and Cash-to-Compensate –  Oracle Incentive Compensation – OIC is desirable.
• Strategize change management by analyzing the gap between the current state and future state in order to determine the areas of user acceptance risk.

Configuration & Technical Knowledge
• Exposure to Oracle 11i (R12 highly desirable) configurations.
• Proven experience configuring Oracle 11i (R12 highly desirable) in the most optimal manner meeting business requirements. 
• Working knowledge of the Oracle underlying data model in order to support analysis and issue resolution.

Solution Design & Testing
• Implement the solution design by providing direction and feedback during the process of technical design & development.
• Develop and oversee testing strategies to ensure solution designs meet the business requirements and function according to specifications.
• Create test plans, test scripts, and assist users in conducting tests.

Training/Support
• Develop and deliver training materials for new technology releases.
• Provide Level 2 support for the Oracle R12 production environment including 3rd party Oracle integrations.  Log Oracle service requests as needed and work with Level 3 support (Quest Oracle development team) as necessary to resolve accordingly.
• Share in system administration responsibilities.

Project Management
• Provide project management oversight/leadership.
• Proven experience with project methodologies such as the system development life cycle, AIM.
• Create Solution Roadmaps, Standards and Best Practices for Oracle EBS and related components.
• Represent Finance on major systems implementations, upgrades and enhancements.
• Mentor other team members across all facets of the job.
• Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously

 

Desired Skills and Experience

Minimum Qualifications:

• Requires 7 to 10 years functional user experience in working in an Oracle Applications environment with system implementation experience a plus

• Strong Oracle 11i (R12 preferred) knowledge is required. Implementation experience of variety of Oracle Applications is required – functioning as lead roles on Oracle Implementations/upgrades.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, Visio, and PowerPoint is required. Microsoft Sharepoint, Siebel, OBIEE experience is a plus

 

Preferred Experience:

• Requires strong written and verbal presentation and communication skills

• Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

• Good analytical and problem solving skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with both technical and non-technical project participants. 

• Strong documentation skills

***Some travel may be required. No relocation assistance provided and must be authorized to work in the US.***

About this company

Quest Software

Quest Software (Nasdaq: QSFT) simplifies and reduces the cost of managing IT for more than 100,000 customers worldwide. Our innovative solutions make solving the toughest IT management problems easier, enabling customers to save time and money across physical, virtual and cloud environments. For more information about Quest solutions for administration and automation, data protection, development and optimization, identity and access management, migration and consolidation, and performance monitoring, go to www.quest.com. For live updates, please follow us via Twitter at www.twitter.com/quest or become a Quest Software fan at www.Facebook.com/questsoftware

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