Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Sr Business Systems Analyst - SAP Solutions in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Req ID: 114162

BASIC PURPOSE: Responsible for the optimization of systems throughout their lifecycles from Analysis thru Design, Implementation, Execution and Innovation.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive implementation and improvement projects including a full-cycle implementation of SAP solutions

  • Responsible for the design, configuration and ownership of Love’s SAP solutions and integration with ancillary systems

  • Understand and recommend best practices of usage of integration points between SD, MM, FICO, WM and other SAP modules and partner solutions

  • Collaborate with team leads responsible for related functional areas (Finance to Manage, Procure to Pay, Supply Chain) and technical teams (Basis, Security, Development, Integration)

  • Lead new solutions initiatives to adoption, providing guidance to teams as necessary for productive results

  • Quickly understand business needs and translate that understanding into a form that leads to the creation and/or composition of better solutions

  • Assess and analyze systems problems to improve stability

  • Elicit, communicate and manage internal and external customer requirements

  • Analyze and document as-is and future state process and system interfaces

  • Work with IT resources to ensure coordination and prioritization of work to support system functionality/performance

  • Represent Business Systems in Change Control meetings, reviewing and approving testing and readiness for release in conjunction with business solution owners

  • Quickly understand business needs and technical requirements and translate that understanding into a form that leads to the creation of better solutions

  • Elicit, communicate and manage internal and external customer requirements

  • Discover process and system gaps

  • Advise business and IT resources on best practices for SAP Solutions

  • Stay abreast and advise of technology changes in the SAP marketplace

  • Provide input to establishing performance measurements to be able to control and report end-to-end process and system performance

  • Contribute to and maintain best practice process management approach for Business and IT

  • Contribute to the development of process standards and evaluation of tools as needed

  • Perform feasibility studies/solution reviews

  • Understand and ensure that quality standards are met

  • Other duties assigned as needed

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Experience:

  • 10+ years directly related experience designing and implementing SAP Development, Configuration, and Processes

  • Knowledge of integration with SAP modules WM, FICO, MM, SD, HCM and Development tools

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:

  • Knowledge of SAP ECC 6.0, Business Intelligence, BOBJ data warehousing, SOA, Microsoft.Net, ABAP, Idocs, batch scheduling, web services and workflow/process automation

  • Strong Problem assessment/analytical skills

  • Capable of thinking of the big picture and sorting through an ambiguous environment

  • Ability to work within resource and time constraints

  • Ability to manage 100+ emails per day

  • Ability to manage numerous competing demands in an extremely high stress environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Typical Physical Demands:

  • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping

  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds

  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator

  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision

Job Function(s): Information Technology

Founded in 1964 by Tom Love, Love’s Family of Companies is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and remains entirely family owned and operated. With more than 300 locations in 40 states, Love’s approximate growth rate is 20 stores per year. Love’s has consistently ranked in the top 10 on Forbes’ Magazine’s annual listing of America’s largest privately held companies. From the first filling station in Watonga, Oklahoma, the Love’s commitment has remained the same: “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.”

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