Job Summary :
The person hired for this position will be responsible for development of extract, transform and load programs in the conversion of data between systems.
Primary areas of focus are on Polaris (SAP) deployments, acquisitions and divestitures. Typical alignment of work among the data conversion team and deliverables by process / functional area.
This position will work closely with application teams, local data clients, and the Global Master Data Management Deployment team to ensure the successful and timely migration of data.
This person will be a member of IT Applications Data Conversion Services team.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following :
Be the senior point of contact for the data conversion team in Costa Rica.
Development and support of extract, transform and load (ETL) programs for data conversion.
Process and execute change requests as an output of the data review and data cleansing processes.
Provide data mapping support for Polaris deployments within the process areas.
Assist in analysis, escalation and resolution of data mapping questions and issues.
Ensure the quality of the AP374 Data Mapping documents, working closely with the local Business Data SMEs and Technical SMEs.
Understand the Data Reporting Dashboard (DRD) and coordinate required actions / changes.
Share technical support and guidance to broader ETL team on use of ETL tools.
Contribute to improvements within the technical processes supporting the overall ETL environment.
Assist in the creation of data mapping deliverables, project and resource plans.
Work with cross-functional teams from different businesses and various countries.
Ensure work is being completed in compliance with defined processes.
Basic Qualifications :
Experience working with SAP and understanding of SAP data model.
Proficiency with data conversion concepts, ETL tool and SQL.
Minimum two (2) years of experience in Data Conversion development.
Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.
Experience working with SAP Business Objects Data Services (BODS).
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience documenting requirements for data migration and / or data mapping processes.
Proficiency with MS Excel, MS Access / VBA and / or C#.
Experience with scheduling solutions such as Redwood Scheduler.
Experience working with service management and issue management tools such as ITSM, JIRA.
Experience working with geographically disbursed teams on projects.
Experience working with cross-functional teams.
Excellent facilitative, interpersonal, written and team collaboration skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while juggling multiple priorities simultaneously.