The position will be reporting to the Manager of the Oracle Financials System Support group within Administrative Systems (AS). AS is part of University Information Technology (UIT) department managed by the Office of the CIO. This position requires a good combination of functional and technical knowledge of the Oracle Financials R12 E-business suite. A successful candidate will have demonstrated a track record of delivering quality solutions providing with the highest value to the University and solid technical expertise of several of the Oracle based Technology used in Oracle E-Business Suite. The candidate should have experience in performing production support activities including, and not limited to, evaluating Patches/Fixes, maintaining system configurations, running batch cycles, data cleanup, testing, filing/resolving service requests, and estimating enhancements.
The Oracle Financials Support team is responsible for the support, maintenance, operations and upgrades of various Oracle E-Business Suite applications (Enterprise Asset Management, Inventory, BOM, Property Management), as well as other third party/custom financial applications and applications developed internally at Stanford using Oracle Application Express (APEX). The team is also responsible in maintaining software used in the Oracle Financials apps such as the Planning tool for Work Orders developed in Adobe Flex. The team also supports custom applications integration with other Oracle Financials Systems and Enterprise Data Warehousing.
Propose, conceptualize, design, implement, and develop solutions for difficult and complex applications independently. Oversee testing, debugging, change control, and documentation for major projects. Supervise professional staff, as necessary, working on all phases of application development projects. Define complex application development administration and programming standards. Oversee the support, maintenance, operation, and upgrades of applications. Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical problems. Review the physical design of existing systems for optimizing performance. Lead projects, as necessary, for special systems and application development in areas of complex problems. Work with other technical professionals to develop standards and implement best practices. Partner with business management to define the appropriate technical solutions. Provide status reports to business and information technology management. Collaborate with peer managers to coordinate enterprise-wide integration requirements. Coordinate work efforts for system enhancements and upgrades. Coordinate production support, and provide application performance metrics to business partners and IT management.
Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and programming tools. Demonstrated experience in designing, developing, testing, and deploying applications. Strong understanding of data design, architecture, relational databases, and data modeling. Thorough understanding of all aspects of software development life cycle and quality control practices. Ability to define and solve logical problems for highly technical applications. Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical clients. Demonstrated experience leading activities on structured team development projects. Ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods. Ability to recognize and recommend needed changes in user and/or operations procedures. Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle and methodologies.
Relevant Work Experience:
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks. Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation. Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone. Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds. * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended hours, evening and weekends.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
We are not able to provide sponsorship or relocation for this position.
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