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Principal Business Systems Analyst

Company: Akamai Technologies Inc
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Would you like to influence the way Akamai's business is operating?

Do you thrive on creating innovative solutions to solve problems?

Join our dynamic Corporate Systems team

The Corporate Systems team designs and develops the technology platform underpinning all processes impacting business. The team focuses on increasing efficiency and transparency in all areas of business while maintaining enterprise-class reliability.

Partner with the best

This is an Akamai-wide role and you will be one of the key liaisons between the various Akamai business teams and the IT Team. You will apply skills in business analysis, project management, requirements gathering, functional testing, change management, and enablement to enhance and implement business processes and applications.

As a Principal Business Systems Analyst, you will be responsible for:

  • Acting as a senior liaison between Business Teams and IT communities for Business Operations, Planning and Reporting needs as a Supply Chain SME.
  • Thinking strategically, identifying areas for innovation, improvement, and transformation activities as the business shifts from an As-Is to To-Be state
  • Leading the Business Teams and IT communities in capturing and or approving Requirements, User stories, Functional Design and Business Process flows
  • Leveraging system domain knowledge on Infor EAM, Nexus/Portal and or Anaplan to align business process with technology direction
  • Collaborating with the Change Management team on new or existing processes that impact the business in the areas of training and or communications
  • Leveraging prior Supply Chain Management expertise in the areas of Telecom and or Server maintenance to guide Akamai in its transformation strategy

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent
  • Have experience as a Subject Matter on the Infor EAM, Infor/Nexus or Anaplan platforms
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience leading Supply Chain Management projects
  • Have Supply Chain Management domain experience in the Telecom or Server maintenance verticals
  • Have the ability to think strategically and identify areas for innovation and improvement
  • Be action-oriented and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Be able to analyze data, provide actionable solutions and thought leadership to internal and external stakeholders
  • Have extensive experience with corporate business operations, planning & reporting and related software solutions

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, we're curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you'll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health
  • Your finances
  • Your family
  • Your time at work
  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

Keywords: Akamai Technologies Inc, Cambridge , Principal Business Systems Analyst, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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