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Data Analyst, CIS Location: Toronto, CA

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2019-11-29 09:07:46
Job Type: Full Time only

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Position Summary: Role requires an engaged, organized, and a self-starter-type individual with strong data analytics, cleansing and migration skills. This individual will be responsible for supporting the client Data Workstream and Business Solution Integration leads. This is a cross functional SAP data role which provides data cleansing, data migration, solution testing, data cutover support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acquire data from various systems within the business to build complete views of the customer base
  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reporting
  • Filter and cleanse data based on analytical review and data health indicators
  • Responsible for delivery of data required for ongoing cross functional data projects
  • Work with manager to explore opportunities to provide data insight and appropriately build new reporting procedures
  • Undertake data analytics focused on a view of customer retention, acquisition with the purpose of delivering a best in class customer experience
  • Responsible for working with Business data lead and SAP technical migration lead to develop a data cleansing and migration strategy, execute data cleansing and migration project activities, and perform data conversion during mock conversions, cutover, and go-live phases.
  • Support Client data workstream in developing a data governance strategy that includes business metadata definition, data quality measures, and data controls definition.
  • Leverage SAP data migration methodologies and migration tools to execute data migration activities for data extraction, transformation to SAP S/4HANA target, load and validation activities.
  • Bring a business lens to the data workstream required to understand the nature of legacy data elements.
  • Standardize and simplify Reliance data definitions and content to migrate into an SAP S/4HANA master and transactional data schema.
  • Ensure the data elements being migrated supports the user journey within SAP roles and across Reliance business functions.
  • Create processes for Data Life Cycle management so that Reliance can continue data discipline in an SAP production landscape.
  • Responsible for the management of the data migration task lists and update the plan with the latest estimates to complete.
  • Monitor and report on key data cleansing and migration metrics to the Business data lead and SAP Technical migration lead in a business professional manner.
  • Ensure execution of data cleansing and migration tasks as per project plan and escalate when there are risk, issues, or decisions identified.
  • Ensure data issues are remediated and completed on-time to be measured via volume and quality yields.
  • Manage dependencies between the project milestone dates and data migration project due dates.
  • Support business data lead in setting up appropriate SAP master and operational data governance.
  • Support in building and executing on mock conversion and cutover plans.

Ideal candidates possess the following educational background and skill set:

  • Post-secondary education in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or business required
  • 2 - 3 years experience in SAP implementations and operating SAP in a production environment focused on data cleansing / data migration / and post go-live master data management
  • Ideally worked on at least 1 SAP S/4HANA or SAP ECC implementation in the role of a data cleansing &/or data conversion analyst within the past 5 years.
  • Past experience with CIS billing systems and Financial systems (Microsoft Dynamics SL) would be an asset.
  • SAP project implementation experience ideally with the following tools: SQL, SAP S/4HANA or SAP ECC data conversion, Python, Power BI / Tableau, JIRA, SAP HANA architecture, HANA Modeling, HANA data provisioning, HANA views (Attribute, Analytic, & Calculation views), SLT (SAP Landscape Transformation Replication Server), SAP Data Services.
  • Ability to work with data within structured and unstructured databases, reporting tools, Excel files, flat files as well as experience analyzing data sets or data results.
  • Exposure and understanding to SAP ETL practices in migrating data from a legacy environment into an SAP greenfield for SAP modules including but not limited to FICO, SD, MM, EAM.
  • Individual must have business acumen and an ability to deal with ambiguity within data sets.
  • Excellent problem-solving and root cause identification skills are required, coupled with a strong business orientation and general pragmatism.
  • Good interpersonal skills are required and the ability to relate well throughout the organization is a necessity.
  • Ability to set and achieve goals, with strong follow-through
  • Analytical thinker, flexible, resilient and resourceful, with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders across all levels of the organization.
  • Forward thinking and able to foresee consequences of actions, recognizing risks and opportunities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, SharePoint).

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