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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 11/18/2016

Riverbed Technology San Francisco, CA

Company
Riverbed Technology
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-3407
Location
San Francisco, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
576162243

JOB DESCRIPTION

More information about this job:

JOB OVERVIEW:

Riverbed is the leader in application performance infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for the hybrid enterprise to ensure applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues can be proactively detected and resolved before impacting business performance. Riverbed is trusted by the world s best brands for the delivery of superior application performance for their globally connected enterprises. Riverbed s 26,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 98% of the Forbes Global100.

Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.

ABOUT THIS POSITION:

Job Summary:



Analyst will be responsible for cross-functional systems/ process projects related to Product Configuration rules, Pricing Administration (pricing implementation & price lists in all related systems), BOM and Product Structure architecture.

Serve as liaison between business users (Manufacturing, Finance, Product Management, Sales Operations, Order Management and IT) to support requirements definition and prioritization, development and integration, implementation (Oracle) coordination and project management.

Also responsible for planning and business processes and systems changes and for streamlining user testing and validation processes.



Essential Functions:



Product Structure



* Product Setup- setting up SKU s with required attributes

* Have a clear understanding of BOM structure (CTO, PTO) as required for Oracle implementation to meet Product Management goals

* Load pricing as driven by the BOM and Oracle.

* Prior experience with pricelists, pricelist publication and management a plus.

* Familiar with tools like Agile, SFDC etc.

* Perform testing and verification of Quote tool, work closely with sales ops to resolve issues

* Understand Quote to Cash process

Oracle

* A good understanding of Oracle & modules- Advanced pricing,

* Develop test strategies, test scenarios and test cases, including execution and test run validation as driven by Product Management requirements

* Understanding of Oracle Categories and Attributes and their use.

Project Management

* Gather, characterize, and document business requirements from multiple stakeholders.

* Drive a cross-functional team as needed to identify gaps and best practice solutions, that meet the business requirements.

* Manage requirement changes efficiently

* Must work closely with Sales Operations, Order Management, Support, Manufacturing and Finance

* Work closely with IT to clarify and scope the requirements to ensure systems development and resolution of issues/ requests.

* Work with IT and business to define integration testing approach and definition of integrated test scenarios to support end to end business processes, documenting expected results

* Identify data required and define acceptance criteria for integrated test scenarios

* Manage the business aspects of detailed cutover and support live solution in Production during stabilization period

* Responsible for the coordination of deployment activities, including the communication required for success.

Requirements:

7-10 years of experience developing, testing and implementing ERP, BOM and pricing solutions.

* Ability to work independently across functions with differing levels of individual contributors and managers. Must be a self-driven individual who can motivate others.

* Strong operational experience with expertise with streamlining bill of materials, product structures; pricing structures and marketing level parts is highly desired

* Must have strong influencing skills

* Must be very detail oriented

* Excellent planning and project management with ability to track tasks to completion, assess risk, plan contingencies and resolve issues in a timely manner.

* Proven ability to exercise good judgment and make sound business decisions

* Must have strong problem solving skills and be able to effectively facilitate issue resolution.

* Must have strong written and verbal communication skills to provide appropriate updates to stakeholders and management.

* Experience working with BOM Management, Part Management, ECO Management, Agile.

* Ability to learn and setup the Riverbeds Quote tool (Powerstrip)

* Tools- must be well versed in MS office,



Education:

BS/ BA required.

* 7-10 years combined experience in Operations, Manufacturing, and IT in the high tech industry.

Project Management experience desired; formal training preferred.

ABOUT RIVERBED:



Why Riverbed Technology*

Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.



Learn more at www.riverbed.com.





Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.



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We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. M/F/D/V/LGBT.