A Design Expert is responsible for leading and managing Hyperion Planning projects. They must have in-depth knowledge of the Hyperion Planning and Essbase products.
They will have overall responsibility for the design and implementation of small projects; including design, implementation and project management.
On larger projects, the Design Expert may be responsible for a specific application and would typically work with the assigned Project Manager to ensure the overall project is managed to success.
A Design Expert is able to perform the routine and non-routine tasks independently, and will be asked to coach others on The Goal Getters team.
All implementation work should be completed in accordance with The Goal Getter’s implementation methodology and standards, and be completed independently.
Validate the initial requirements analysis, document design and design the application by integrating product knowledge with the client requirements.
Conduct design meeting with project team(s), ascertain client business and technical needs, and provide information to determine project scope.
In preparation, includes reviewing and understanding any presale documentation / proposals.
Obtain design validation from cross section of client resources (design, technical, and product).
Perform continuous reevaluation of the design and adjust the system accordingly.
Review and finalize project documentation produced by other team members, or create project documentation independently as client project requires.
Ensure knowledge is transferred to the client.
Participate in leadership and management training and development that focus on initiative.
Actively seek career development goals and supporting plan.
Enhance conflict resolution and communication skills through training and development
MINIMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
Four-year university degree in fields such as (but not limited to) Business, Finance, Information Systems, Mathematics, or CIS or equivalent experience and four years experience in a related field. CPA or MBA preferred.
Must be product certified in Hyperion Planning (Hyperion Planning); new hires must obtain certification within 6 months of hire date.
Must be product certified in Hyperion Essbase; new hires must obtain certification within 12 months of hire date.
Successful completion of basic project management training curriculum.
Experience with financial accounting processes.
Minimum of 5-6 years overall experience in functional or technical role.
Financial and / or web application experience.
Candidate will have strong leadership competencies and have success managing cross functional teams.
Consistent ability to build rapport with team members and clients.
Candidates will have excellent communication and negotiation skills as well as conflict resolution skills.
Success in leading at least 3 medium, multi-location Hyperion projects, resulting in customer success.
Candidates must have strong presentation skills for working with middle management and executive management teams.
Regional travel, up to 100% depending on location and project location (may require some weekend travel).
Extensive use of car, depending on location.
Reimbursable out of pocket expenses incurred (e.g. for travel).
Virtual offices will require independence and self-motivation and working under individual initiative to establish procedures and prioritize tasks.
Independence, self-motivation and working under individual initiative to establish procedures and prioritize tasks.
Ability to easily accept changes in schedule.
Work may require rapid, short-notice response to client and business needs.
Dress code to match client environment.