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Lead System Analyst

Wolverine Worldwide | Rockford, Michigan Apply

General Function

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Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.

The Lead System Analyst designs and implements solutions supporting the assigned information systems. Requirements include gathering requirements, creating functional and technical specifications for operations. Partner with other functional and technical teams to ensure that solutions are in line with global business processes.

Primary Duties

  • Configures software or creates/modifies software code to meet business requirements; creates and executes test plans for software modifications and facilitates transfer into production
  • Writes software documentation suitable for internal systems control and user manuals; develops and provides user training
  • Confers with customers and team members, including across teams, to determine requirements; designs business application systems that address and solve complex corporate business needs
  • Estimates system configuration and development efforts for self and functional area
  • Functions as an area leader on large projects and/or project leader on small and medium projects; coordinates resources, milestone schedules and related communication; responsible for delivery of assigned work area(s) or project(s)
  • Uses standard team/department methods and processes to complete work; assists in developing methods and processes when required
  • Leads and/or assists team members and customers with problem solving related to software application performance and usage; collaborates across teams as needed
  • Participates in and supports disaster recovery initiatives and change management standards and procedures; assists in developing standards and procedures when required
  • Evaluates make vs. buy system alternatives under general direction; maintains awareness of current technologies and trends; assimilates new technology into company work environment
  • Develops technical and business proficiency through education, work assignments, research and technical/user group participation; demonstrates practical application of learning and actively shares knowledge across functional area
  • Provides 24-hour on call support, including evenings and weekends
  • Performs other duties as required/assigned by Manager
  • Performs duties consistent with the company's AAP/EEO goals and policies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with SAP Analytics Cloud: analytic and planning model development, story creation (canvas and responsive)
  • Experience in interfacing data from various sources (data warehouses, SAP solutions, HANA views) into SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Experience with Google BigQuery or Microsoft Synapse a plus
  • Ability to take a lead position in developing dashboarding solutions from blueprinting through implementation
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • 8+ years experience in BW development: HANA experience preferred
  • Expert understanding of data extraction, transformation, data modeling and standard content
  • Strong understanding of ABAP programming with respect to extractor enhancements, transformations, Function Modules, BAPI’s and BADI’s
  • Strong understanding of SAP AFS Functional Areas, Sales and Distribution, Order to Cash, Material Management, Procure to Pay
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization

WORKING CONDITIONS

Normal office environment; some travel may be required

Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).

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