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Solutions Architect

Company: WayUp
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
The Opportunity:
Mattel's Enterprise Data & Shared Services organization seeks a Solutions Architect to provide technical guidance in the design and delivery of enterprise business insights solutions. The Solutions Architect is primarily responsible for developing technical solutions to finance business problems/opportunities and taking ownership of the solution from design to completion. This position reports directly to the Sr. Manager of Enterprise Data & Shared Services.
What Your Impact Will Be:

  • Lead the requirements management process and implementation for the Finance analytics and reporting solution and data requirements for downstream applications, as part of Mattel's Finance Transformation Program. The candidate will oversee the delivery of the finance analytics and reporting solution adhering to Mattel's reference architecture that includes Google BigQuery, Cognos Analytics on Cloud, Tableau, and ThoughtSpot.
  • Assist in translation of customer and business needs into analytic and reporting requirements
  • Assist with the Business Case Development for Business Analytic investments
  • Transform business requirements into functional and technical specifications for the Enterprise Data & Analytics team members.
  • Manage project scope, acceptance, installation, and deployment
  • Lead key activities, and manage tasks and resources
  • Work with the Enterprise Data & Analytics Development Team ensuring development aligns with requirements, schedules, and business expectations
  • Deliver technical architectural design, plans and strategies
  • Develop and maintain logical and physical data models
  • Perform data modeling for analytics and implementation
  • Oversee development of the data extraction solution from Oracle ERP Cloud to the Google Data Lake to meet analytics and reporting requirements as well as downstream application requirements.
  • Oversee development of the reporting solution deliverables in Cognos, Tableau, and ThoughtSpot.
  • Perform Unit Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, and support User Acceptance Testing
  • Lead quality assurance activities, including technical QA reviews
  • Provide technical leadership and mentor team members in development efforts of the analytics platform
  • Acts as the subject matter expert for Finance analytics and reporting
  • Provide planning inputs to ensure the scalability of the BI environment
  • Conduct Performance tuning and optimization activities for the BI environment

    Qualifications: Qualifications
    What We're Looking For:

    • BS / MS in Computer Science, Engineering preferred or equivalent experience.
    • 10+ years of IT experience.
    • 5+ years of experience working with Finance systems. Candidate must possess a strong working knowledge of finance business processes.
    • 5+ years of experience with enterprise data warehousing, business intelligence, ad- hoc reporting systems, data integration, and ETL, and knowledge of corresponding best practices
    • 5+ years of experience working with analytics and reporting technologies and familiarity with ETL processing, Informatica IICS, Google BigQuery, Cognos, Tableau and/or ThoughtSpot is preferred.
    • Experience with SaFE Agile development methodology preferred.
    • Proven ability to model multi-dimensional data sets.
    • Strong understanding of how to organize finance information into effective, user-friendly, interactive dashboards and reports
    • Hands-on experience working with finance data visualization, dashboards, and predictive analytics tools
    • Familiarity with these software solutions is helpful:

      • * Oracle ERP Cloud

        • Blackline
        • Hyperion Financial Management (FDMEE)
        • Anaplan
        • Coupa (Used for indirect purchases)
        • High Radius for cash application and claim resolution (AR)

        • Demonstrated a growth mindset by staying curious and continuously learning, embracing challenges, and improving themselves.

          Additional Information
          Don't meet every single requirement? At Mattel we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
          What It's Like to Work Here:
          We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors:

          • We collaborate: Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.
          • We innovate: At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.
          • We execute: We are a performance driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best in class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.

            Who We Are:
            Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children's and family entertainment franchises in the world. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO and MEGA, as well as other popular intellectual properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 35 locations and our products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world's leading retail and ecommerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.
            Mattel is recognized for the second year in a row as a Great Place to Work--- and as one of Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators in 2022.
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            Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, military spouses, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Keywords: WayUp, Jersey City , Solutions Architect, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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