Enterprise Master Data Analyst 8/31/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide. Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Enterprise Master Data Analyst within our Operations Data Management group based in Houston, TX.
PURPOSE AND ROLE:
Get in on the ground floor as the Data Management & Analytics Organization creates a new team tasked with managing Oxy s enterprise master data as we prepare for an enterprise wide SAP implementation.
This high impact, high visibility team is responsible for ensuring all master data is accurate, complete and consistent across the enterprise. The team drives development of policies and procedures in concert with process owners and governance councils, conducts audits, performs analysis, and recommends and implements improvements. The team supports current implementation projects and performs ongoing guidance after SAP transitions to a production environment. The analyst directs the process teams in the creation of technical documentation, test programs and other task related to the development, test, and cutover to SAP ERP. After Go Live, the analyst will provide direction and play a similar role in the deployment of enhancements or new functionality.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with business process owners and others to analyze, design and document how SAP Master Data integrates with new business processes,
Identify and define business requirements, create business and functional requirements documents.
Ensure metadata is consistently defined across all work streams, with no redundancy, with clarity for consumer use
Participate in warehouse and architecture definition
Drive data life cycle management
Ensure a clear and complete understanding of the requirements. while transitioning the requirements and use cases to the developers
Assist in identification and creation of test scenarios, and test scripts, validation methodologies.
Participate in development and user acceptance testing
Support change management team developing communications, training curricula, and training materials.
Train end users
Perform analysis on master and transactional data
Recommend changes to improve overall data quality, improve processing times, and anticipate future needs *LI-YN1
Bachelor Degree required
4 years of Data Management experience required
Oil & Gas functional knowledge a plus (Upstream, Downstream, and Oil Field Services) required
Implementation experience on any one of the following technologies: IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server, IBM InfoSphere Product Information Management, Infomatica MDM (formerly Siperian), SAP MDM 7.x, SAP MDG, Oracle Product Hub, Oracle Customer Hub, TIBCO Collaborative Information Manager, D&B Purisma
Working knowledge of SAP processes
Organizing requirements using structured techniques for documentation, analysis, evaluation/validation
Data profiling, data analysis, statistical analysis
Process mapping and analysis
Functional design and delivery experience for master data domains in an MDM technology (SAP ECC, SAP MDM / MDG, Informatica MDM etc.) Domains can be Customer, Vendor, Material, Assets etc. (Upstream Oil & Gas experience preferred)
Strong project management and delivery experience leading large scale Information Management / Enterprise Data Management engagements through all phases of the project lifecycle including: requirements gathering, business case development, estimating, planning, application and architecture design, application and architecture development and all phases of testing
Business process design for managing Master Data throughout the lifecycle, including data quality, metadata and workflow technologies
Data and hierarchy design for the conceptual, logical and physical data model of the master, conditional and reference data
Experience in architecting Master Data solutions that integrate multiple systems and data through application consolidation/ migration / conversion, application integration and data integration
Executing current state assessments, documenting business process and identifying data quality KPI s
Experience in defining data conversion and cleansing strategies that includes defining industry / function specific (Oil & Gas / Customer) data quality business rules
Deep knowledge of Data Quality toolsets such as: Informatica IDE / IDQ, Trillium, SAP Data Services (BODS), IBM QualityStage and SAS/DataFlux
Experience in performing data quality analysis and discovering data quality issues, this includes coordinating with technology partners to gather source data and loading into an integrated database
Organization design for Data Governance and Master Data Organizations including, establishing Data Governance processes, roles and responsibilities across multiple business units
Expertise in Data Modeling & Data Administration Tools (Erwin, Designer/2000, Rational Rose, Power Designer, Embarcadero, System Architect
Develop business cases for an MDM solution and the value it brings to an organization
Good understanding of data governance design and implementation and how data quality is a key component for the management of master data
Full Life Cycle Development
Team Lead skills
Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in an information systems environment
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status