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Junior Business Systems Analyst - Purchasing at Deckers Outdoor Corporation in Goleta, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


  • Designs and Delivers system solutions to support both new initiatives and continuous improvement efforts within Procurement/Integrated Planning across the Global Organization in alignment with overall company goals and IT strategies

  • Ensures that the business teams responsible for managing the Procurement/Integrated Planning functions get the solution and support they need to perform their jobs efficiently.

  • Support the day to day work of the Procurement/Integrated Planning by offering help, advice and troubleshooting the IT systems that have been implemented

  • Actively participates in projects, workshops and working parties, or carries out any other duties that may be outside the standard remit, that will benefit the individual, the Division or the Company as a whole.


  • Supports the Procurement/Integrated Planning teams in ensuring that the operations of the organisation are captured, processed and reported appropriately.

  • Participates in the delivery of projects, enhancements and new systems by working with the Solution Design team, other IT Teams and the user community & Global IT teams to define functional and technical requirements, deliver technical solutions, build unit test scripts/scenarios and develop any necessary technical supporting documentation.

  • Collaborates with other IT teams and internal departments to deliver technology solutions that meet the system and process needs of the region and Global organisation.

  • Support the day to day work of the   Procurement/Integrated Planning team(s) by offering help, advice and troubleshooting on the systems that have been implemented.

Solution Definition

  • Works with the Solution Design team to research and evaluate solutions to meet the documented requirements, agreeing the most appropriate solution with the local/global users and global IT team.

  • Uses analysis techniques to analyze and translate business requirements into functional and technical requirements for enhancements and projects.

  • Design and test the solution that meets the Business needs.

  • Work with the user community to perform an analysis of issues and managing the resolution process.

Implementation Management

  • Participate as part of implementation projects as assigned

  • Work with Local & Global IT resources to ensure that projects stay on track

  • Communicate technical project progress to the project managers.

Testing and Quality Assurance/ Quality Control

  • Perform unit testing of code, integrations and overall system and develops any necessary technical documentation.

  • Assist QA in developing any necessary QA testing documentation.

  • Assist in the resolution of QA defects

Liaison with the development team and other departments

  • Develop a strong understanding of Deckers systems and interdepartmental relationships, ensures that all systems implementations/changes take into account any operational impact and work with the teams concerned to appropriately integrate with the company’s systems.

  • Responsible for ensuring those solutions meet requirement specifications, adhere to best practices and are reliable.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Compilation of reports and documents as directed

  • Ensure programming and change control policies are adhered.


  • The solutions implemented add value to the organization by increasing sales, reducing costs or removing errors. 

  • Ensure that there is a constant improvement in efficiency within the functional area responsible for across the global organization.

  • Solutions as defined delivered to agreed timescales and within budgets

Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with ERP systems with specific knowledge of Procurement functionality

  • Familiarity with technical documentation and implementation methodology

  • Able to guide solution development from design to completion to successful implementation.

  • Good time management skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • Able to present ideas & plans to Management in a credible manner

  • Good team working and interpersonal skills

  • Professional demeanor and presentation

  • Good verbal and written communication skills


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or related work experience. (Preferred)

  • 2-3 years experience as a Business System Analyst or equivalent business experience in Procurement

  • Experience in Oracle E-Business Suite Procurement /Planning (Advance supply Chain Planning) modules with good functional understanding of P2P flows

  • 2-3 years of SQL experience. Familiarity with Oracle EBS data model preferred.

  • Good communication and Customer Facing skills.

  • Experience in designing extensions, interfaces, requirement analysis, and configuration of Oracle EBS especially in P2P/Planning Modules

  • Good Understanding of Oracle E-Business Suite technical architecture, underlying table structures in procurement/planning modules and implementation cycles.

  • Experience in preparing Functional design, Configuration documents like MD050, MD120 & BR100’s.

  • Ability to work cross functional/global and development teams during the design, development and testing processes

  • Experience working in Retail sector is desirable.