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Auto req ID 6219BR
Posting title BW Application Designer
Position profile This person is responsible for producing the overall BW solution that meets business requirements for a reporting solution. This person will design the ETL process and the functional design specifications as well as producing the properly configured and tested reporting applications in BW. This includes testing, analyzing, maintaining and documenting BW solutions, and defining and executing implementation plan details.

  • Gather business requirements and convert requirements into RTM/User Stories
  • Provide the solution design for the documentation.
  • Provide, or verify, work estimates.
  • Produce detailed functional design specifications that meet the business requirements and align with the solution architecture.
  • If required, guide, and collaborate with, the application developer/designers and/or other configurator/designers on the configuration and functional designs. Address any potential design development issues with them.
  • Produce test cases/scenarios and prepare test data to test all functionality identified in the functional design. Conduct unit, functional and integration testing and log results.
  • Diagnose and resolve defects through root-cause analysis and impact analysis. Determine whether redesign is required for proper resolution. Change the design specifications when applicable.
  • Define the implementation plan details, including deployment, cutover and fall-back. Ensure that all functions have been promoted successfully to the production environment.
  • Guide and execute the knowledge transfer to the support teams as per the knowledge transfer plan.
  • Apply, and ensure compliance with, all appropriate CN IT standards (eg. Security, Architecture, Project Delivery Methodology, SOX, etc.)

Key Deliverables:
  • Requirements traceability matrix/user stories (including fit gap, configuration list, etc.)
  • Design documentation
  • Functional designs and Technical designs
  • Test cases/scenarios, test data and test results
  • Configured, tested and documented reporting applications
  • Implementation plan (including deployment, cut-over and fall-back)
  • Work estimates

Skill Set:
  • Strong knowledge of BW data modeling and design min 7 years experience
  • Strong knowledge of BW ETL process
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong knowledge of BW reporting tools ie: Bex, Web templates etc,
  • Strong understanding of R/3 processes in (FI,CO,MM,SD,PM,QM,HR)
  • Business Objects experience a plus
  • ABAP programming skills a plus
  • Strong Communication skills verbal/written.
City Montreal
State/Province QC
Country Canada
Company CN
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