Job ID #: 20498
Company : Expedia, Inc.
Location : USA - WA - Bellevue
Functional Area : Technology
Employment Type : Full-Time Regular
Education Required : Bachelors
Experience Required : 10+ Years
Relocation Provided : Yes
Position Overview: Oracle Solutions Architect (OTC)
Expedia is in the process of implementing our financial systems transformation project which includes the implementation of Oracle E- Business Suite (EBS) R12 core modules: Order Management, Channel Revenue Management, Receivables, Purchasing, Payables, Fixed Assets and General Ledger. Desired skills for the ideal candidate include a deep functional knowledge of Oracle E-Business Suite Order to Cash business processes (Order Management, Accounts Receivable and Advanced Collections) Oracle Application schema and SQL.
The primary function of this role is to serve as a chief advisor to our business partners on behalf of Expedia Technology Services (ETS) Financial Systems Team in the Order to Cash process stream (Order Management, Receivables & Advanced Collections). The work requires broad and deep expertise in Oracle EBS application technology, current business processes, leading practices and application integration to direct the implementation of our new Oracle EBS platform. The individual must possess strong leadership capabilities, communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and have a desire to provide outstanding service to all internal and external stakeholders.
The Corp IT team delivers integrated software and hardware solutions allowing all of Expedia’s employees and partners to perform their roles every day and run the company. You would be a critical part of a growing team using the latest technology to improve our employee and partner experience across web and mobile platforms, empowering thousands of employees and partners to work and deliver every day. We are passionate and relentless in our drive to provide great tools for collaboration and a robust back office suite of mission critical applications.
In this role the Solutions Architect will:
Work Experience and Education Guidelines :
- Act as the primary consultant for the Order to Cash process stream, serving as a the bridge between our business stakeholders and technology delivery teams.
- Provide direction and functional oversight for the Order to Cash process stream across multiple project streams to ensure an optimal global design.
- Support corporate financial system initiatives providing technology solutions that will meet or exceed current requirement and scale to accommodate future change and growth.
- Participate as advisor in architecting and design of future enterprise solutions.
- Develop and execute enterprise wide standards for project implementation methodology and strategic initiatives.
- Identify opportunities to deploy leading technologies and practices in our business solutions.
- Drive new architectural requirements for impacted neighbor systems in collaboration with neighbor system architects
- Establish and sustain a technical roadmap to support a cost effective, repeatable, and rapid deployment framework.
- Evangelize the capabilities of Oracle EBS and build consensus for leveraging those capabilities across our business.
Core Competencies :
- 10 + years of experience implementing and/or supporting Oracle Financials (recent R12 experience required) in a complex, multinational, multi GAAP environment.
- 7+ full life-cycle Oracle implementations (required).
- BA/BS in accounting, finance, information systems, or related area required.
- Advanced degree and/or CPA certification preferred.
About Expedia, Inc.
- Possess global implementation expertise in implementations and solution architecture in a global environment.
- Strong understanding of business architecture methodologies and process modeling in a large organization across multiple functional units
- Extensive background in implementing and optimizing Oracle EBS Financial suite.
- Deep knowledge of the Oracle EBS R12 application architecture including integrations and executions, technology and toolsets
- Experience in application globalization.
- Must possess ability to understand highly complex and custom developed systems.
- Excellent leadership, communication, presentation, analytical and problem solving skills required.
- Ability to balance tactical objectives of speed, simplicity and agility with broader scope and long range strategic objectives.
- Energy and desire to thrive in a fast-paced organization.
- Flexible in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment and customer focused.
Our mission is to revolutionize travel through the power of technology.
Collectively, the Expedia, Inc. brands cover virtually every aspect of researching, planning, and booking travel, from choosing the best airplane seat, to reading personal travel reviews of hotels, to planning what to do in a destination once you arrive. The Expedia, Inc. portfolio serves both leisure and business travelers with tastes and budgets ranging from modest to luxury. Expedia delivers consumer travel demand from nearly every continent to nearly 149,000 hotels and hundreds of airlines, tour operators, car rental companies and destination services supply partners. Please visit http://bit.ly/expediabrands to learn more about our travel brands.
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