Solutions Architect / Senior Business Systems Analyst -- OTM

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Modesto, CA
$90,000 - $110,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Sep 05, 2017
Job ID
EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WITH A GROWING ORGANIZATION IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY OF CALIFORNIA THAT VALUES TEAMWORK, AGILITY, VALUE CREATION, TRUSTWORTHINESS AND CUSTOMER FOCUS! This thriving company believes everyone can make an impact every day and they look for people who want to make a difference. That’s how this employer defines leadership: taking personal ownership and working together for a better outcome! If that sounds great to you, and you meet the qualifications below, please apply today!

KEY EXPERIENCE NEEDED: Good experience with Oracle Transportation Management, Logistics industry / environment experience, and some experience with implementations. 

Job Summary....

In this role, you will report to the Manager, Business Systems / Project Manager and be part of a small cohesive team in the Operations Division. In this role, you will be interpreting solution requirements and building into solutions and you will have strong Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) experience as you will be the primary OTM resource on the team. You will work closely with the business and IT to support the development and implementation of cost-effective technology solutions while focusing on Business Analysis and Project Management. You'll be responsible for Functional Architecture and Support, Data Integrity and System Administration in support of Logistics Operations working with Oracle Transportation Management (configurations, system functionality, interfacing with Information Systems and providing key support in an integral area of the business). Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) is currently being utilized on one minor piece of the business and the company has plans to expand OTM to 6 additional lines of the business so you will be part of an integral team charted with this key company initiative. The person hired for this position executes against business defined reporting requirements to ensure data is accurate, timely, and can be leveraged for business decision making. Essentially, in a team of 4 - 5 people reporting to the Manager of Business Systems, you will be the most senior level person on the team with a career path leading to a Lead Analyst / Solutions Architect role in the future. You will work alongside a small team of consultants as well, who will eventually be phased out of the group, as you lead the charge.

What you’ll do in this key role...

  • Understand business problems and opportunities in the context of Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) functional requirements. Assess gaps and business impact and recommend solutions to leadership.
  • Effectively document and translate business requirements into functional specifications.
  • Lead functional OTM implementations, coordinate upgrades, and manage application enhancements.
  • Partner with IT in the leadership of systems projects.
  • Translate business data from multiple systems into a consolidated format for use in decision making.
  • Ensure data integrity across multiple systems in support of Logistics operations and reporting requirements.
  • Develop best in class processes to support data and systems integrity.
  • Develop, evaluate, and manage complex analysis and reporting.
  • Responsible in providing the business systems help desk support.
  • Develop audits to ensure data accuracy across multiple systems and corrects errors in a timely manner.
  • Proactively monitor, identify, document, track and resolve ongoing day-to-day business issues pertaining to system functionality.
  • Identify out-of-tolerance measures; perform against metrics and reports current state.
  • Use rigorous Pareto analysis and logic to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.
  • Translate business data from multiple systems into a consolidated format for use in decision making.
  • Recommend business requirements for interfaces between major information systems.
  • Prepare test plans, executes tests, and analyzes results.
  • Develop department procedures and performance measures.
  • Report status of ongoing prioritized projects to leadership.


Who we are looking for...

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Systems, or Finance plus 5 years of experience in Information Systems, Transportation, Logistics, Finance, or Accounting reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.... (OR) Master’s Degree plus 3 years of experience in Information Systems, Transportation, Logistics, Finance, or Accounting reflecting increasing levels of responsibility..... (OR) 9+ years of experience in Information Systems, Transportation, Logistics, Finance, or Accounting reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Minimum of 3 years of Quality or Operations experience in a Manufacturing environment reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Solution Architect with project experience, with experience interpreting solution requirements and building into solutions.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience managing OTM Functional Architecture and Support
  • You should have a great logistics background, a solid systems background, and good experience with Transportation Management 
  • Good experience leading an OTM implementation is desirable.
  • Experience managing cloud-based solutions, (preference is for OTM). MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE in cloud environment.
  • Good understanding of (Third Party Logistics) 3PL is highly desirable but not required... SOME Logistics and/or Transportation and/or Shipper industry experience is required, however.
  • Knowledge of structured query language (SQL).
  • Some demonstrated project management (PM) skills.
  • Computer skill requirements include: Intermediate to Advanced skills in MS Office including MS Word and PowerPoint, MS Excel and Database.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Relocation assistance will be provided for a well-qualified professional living outside the area. However, candidate must reside within the United States.
US citizens and Green Card holders encouraged to apply. Must be legally authorized to work within the USA without sponsorship. Visa transfer and Visa sponsorship is not available for this role.
Good compensation offered (competitive base salary plus eligibility for overtime pay under California labor law), plus excellent benefits, and solid opportunity for career growth to Lead role in the future!