Business Analyst / Developer 2
WireCo WorldGroup 20 reviews - Kansas City, MO

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The Business Analyst/Developer will work with the functional area leads and/or subject-matter experts (SMEs) to understand the business requirements within all process areas and translate these requirements into functional and technical specifications. In addition, the Business Analyst/Developer must possess the technical skills necessary to perform development activities when necessary utilizing the JD Edwards Object Management Workbench (OMW) toolset. This person may be specialized in a specific
business disipline but will be required to assess business issues across all functional areas as priorities arise. This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities but will provide leadership and guidance to team members including developers, the Help Desk, and end users.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes business issues, enterprise-wide requirements and their impact across functional areas.
  • Provides business solutions and issue resolution through the development of process models, systems design, functional and technical specifications using standard software development and change control management methodologies.
  • Works with department and executive management, subject-matter experts and the end user community to
    understand business requirements.
  • Collaborates with external sources such as software and hardware vendors, consultants and other users of the JDE ERP software system.
  • Develops system solutions and reports from functional specifications following the OMW process of JDE.
  • Defines and implements new changes to processing options, creates new versions and maintains menus.
  • Develops all necessary documentation including process models and training materials.
  • Determines development resources required working with the Manager of Applications Programming.
  • Develops schedules and project plans and maintains the plans with regular progress updates to team members.
  • Lead testing efforts and provides training when necessary. Conducts "Train the Trainer" sessions where possible.
  • Reviews infrastructure with IT Management and Technical support to insure timely execution of technical requirements and helps define operational assignments.
  • Helps establish the technical vision with IT management on the trade-offs between usability and performance needs.
  • Absorbs technical requirements when necessary for new software and hardware configurations and provides follow up training to those that will support the environment after go live.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.


  • Required Qualifications:

    B.S. in Information Technology or related field with experience in business analysis of ERP systems in a global enterprise. Knowledgable in project management procedures and project tools with good communications skills at all levels of the
    organization. Working knowledge of the JD Edwards ERP software modules, package build processes, OMW developer tools,
    and other third-party software such as Vertex tax software or PCMiler transportation software. A solid
    understanding of JDE tables including defining business-specific data elements required, server hardware, networking, databases, web-based systems such as JDE JAS, Internet Explorer configuration, and forms design tools. Some knowledge of hardware is necessary as it relates to printers and other devices interfacing with JDE. Travel is required at times including Internationally.

    Significant experience in a manufacturing and distribution environment using the J.D. Edwards Sales Order Processing, Advanced Pricing, Product Configurator, Kitting, Forecasting, DRP, Inventory Management, Lot Control, Advanced Warehousing, Transportation Management, Purchasing, and Supplier Scheduling.
    Additional experience required are in the core financials using the General Ledger, Advanced Cost Accounting, Accounts Receivables, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable, and Job Costing. Experience with the Equipment Asset Management will also
    be a benefit.

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    WireCo WorldGroup is the global leader in manufacturing, engineering and distributing wire rope, wire rope assemblies, high carbon wire,...