Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an IT process Analyst- Continuous Improvement for Rutgers University Procurement. This position reports to the Manager, Continuous Improvement (CI) Team. The IT Process Analyst – Continuous Improvement is a member of the Procurement Center of Excellence organization and is responsible for identifying and optimizing business processes, as well as designing, configuring, creating, implementing, and maintaining Robotic Process Automations (RPA).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Works with the Continuous Improvement Manager, Business Process Analyst, and internal/external stakeholders to identify automation opportunities.
Acts as the Rutgers SME / Domain expert for the RPA (Robotic Process Automation) ecosystem.
Responsible for coding and maintenance of RPA bots which will follow standard SDLC methodology ((Develop code, maintain coding/testing, release management etc). Manages system life-cycle and maintain RPA programs.
Utilizes expertise in RPA technology (Automation Anywhere, UI Path etc.) that include translation of process maps, developing of scripts and bots that will interface with Rutgers systems (Oracle, RU Marketplace, BI/BW data warehouses and other IT platforms) to automate business processes.
Schedules and monitors Bot performance, manages exceptions and troubleshoots/remediates as required.
Creates and maintains automation solution, and technical and training documentation.
Supports implementation, adoption and maintenance of Procurement systems.
Oversees spend management and spend analytics Source to Pay (S2P) tools and other procurement enabling solutions.
Advises strategic sourcing team and other procurement members regarding best practices to develop analytical models or to implement data management tools within the organization.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
A minimum of 3 years of experience as a programmer and/or analyst.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience in process improvement or process reengineering experience using RPA automation tools ( preferably Automation Anywhere, Pega or UiPath)
Broad knowledge of current IT technologies and trends as well as knowledge of full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies (Waterfall, Agile)
Experience with any ERP systems (Oracle preferred, but not required)
Experience in Lean/Six Sigma a plus
Experience with systems development life cycle and structured programming methods including requirements definition, solutions design, program development, testing, documentation, training, deployment, operations, support, and maintenance
An understanding of workflow-based logic and have the ability to understand a business process from a workflow diagram or procedural documentation
Demonstrated advanced process improvement/configuration/analytical skills
Ability to prioritize, schedule, and complete configuration and testing required for multiple applications with overlapping schedules.
Demonstrated ability to be detail-oriented and thorough
Excellent communication skills
Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal supervision or in a team environment
Experience in working with automated expense systems preferred.
Experience with purchasing and account payable systems, preferably Oracle and Jaggaer.
RPA (Automation Anywhere, UI Path preferred)
BOA (Bank of America Works) platform to manage Supplier Payments and/or Credit Card Programs
Supplier Portal (Setup/Maintenance of supplier records)
E-Sourcing Platform (Strategic Sourcing and RFP lifecycle management)
Proficiency at using Microsoft's suite of Office products.
BI tools (Altreyx, Micrstrategy) SQL/Server Oracle, Jaggaer preferred (Other ERP, P2P systems may be considered)
Posting Number: 19ST2155
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 87497
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.