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The IT Functional Lead is responsible for the continuity of the enterprise applications and the related business processes from a functional perspective. This person should have a detailed-level understanding of the applications/modules, the integration between these modules and key processes within the modules. Primary responsibilities include the detailed knowledge of enterprise business systems and business processes as to provide guidance and leadership in the development and functional use of these systems. This person will play an integral part of the business by working closely with the business areas and IT in both development and support of the systems. The understanding of the end-to-end business process is essential. Responsibilities - Participate in the improvement of business processes, including but not limited to, the following Enterprise application modules: Accounts Payable, Treasury (Cash Management) and Expenses
Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects.
Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines and standards are met.
Work on IT Enterprise related projects including upgrades, enhancements and integrations.
Accountable for requirements gathering, creating functional specifications, application configuration, conduct system testing, assisting users to create user acceptance test (UAT) test scripts and support UAT.
Provide guidance and hands-on functional assistance to the technical team members to provide the best solution and meet task/project deadlines.
Assist business to define reporting needs, design reports and maintain in-house knowledge base, as well as manage change control
Support enterprise applications maintaining, investigating and resolving production issues.
Seek to remain current on latest and to-be-released features in PeopleSoft or elsewhere. This to be done to provide continuous improvement of Covantas business and IT processes.
Position Requirements 7+ years of direct PeopleSoft implementation / support / upgrade experience is required.
Direct experience with PeopleSoft Accounts Payable, Treasury, Expenses and their integration points. Including procure-to-pay knowledge and electronic invoicing.
Working knowledge of PeopleSoft Testing Framework (PTF) to create scripts and shells is a plus.
Experience facilitating design, setup, and configuration of PeopleSoft modules as described above is required.
In depth PeopleSoft experience, with implementations and/or upgrades. Release 9.2 and PeopleSoft Upgrade Manager (PUM) upgrades preferred.
Assist business to define reporting needs, design reports and maintain in-house knowledge base, as well as manage change control.
Knowledge of applicable PeopleSoft reporting tools needed. (i.e. Query, nVision)
Strong business skills and experience in finance or operations are required.
Excellent written, oral presentation skills.
Ability to lead workshops, including the gathering/documenting of requirements and use-cases and recommendation of envisioned processes is required.
Ability to assess functional and technical gaps in designs is required.
Ability to define and articulate Business Benefits is required.
Experience managing technical development by acting as a liaison between the technical team and the business community is required.
Experience developing detailed work plans for project activities within scope of application responsibility is required.
Experience with training and supporting end users with the PeopleSoft applications are required.
Experience testing PeopleSoft application instances to successfully validate application setups, including input to test plans, test scenarios, and test scripts is required.
Experience presenting results of work efforts to company management is strongly preferred.
(Internal Code: *LI-COV) Associated topics: .net, application developer, architecture, java, maven, php, programming, project architect, senior, software engineer lead
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