Outbound Logistics Product Analyst
Posted on Nov 20, 2018 by Nike
Nike, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world's largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.
As a Product Analyst you will support initiatives that enable Nike to increase productivity, realize efficiencies and build profitable customer experiences. If you're the one for this role, you'll be joining the Nike Technology organization. Nike Tech brings together technology and process expertise into one streamlined, consumer and customer-oriented team. You'll be joining the team that delivers and supports the Logistics Agile Delivery model within Nike's Supply Chain. This organization enables Nike, Inc.'s businesses and brands worldwide. Interest and experience in the latest methodologies goes a long way here and we're looking for people who are passionate about the world of value-driven solution delivery and support. In addition, you'll get to work within and alongside truly talented teams and help them enhance their performance by promoting collaboration and innovation.
Inthis role,you will:
- Be a member of an 8-10-person Agile Delivery Team that will utilize Agile principles.
- Participate in Program Increment (PI) planning sessions with the team's Product Owner, Scrum Master, and other Product Analysts to understand the business vision and create plans and objectives for the upcoming PI.
- Work with the team during the PI on the backlog of work for each iteration delivering value in 2-week Agile Sprints.
- Have the technical capability, or are willing to learn, within each Sprint to:
- Perform configuration within an SAP ERP software package.
- Work with application engineers to customize SAP to meet business needs.
- Work with integration engineers to develop links between SAP and other systems within the Nike Tech landscape as needed.
- Provide Quality Management (QM) testing support to all configuration changes and custom enhancements.
- Coordinate with other Agile Delivery teams to produce the successful implementation of end-to-end solutions via an Agile Release Train.
- Create technical documentation and system diagrams to document any enhancements to the product.
- Stay closely aligned with the Lead and Senior Product Analysts throughout the iteration.
- Demo to the business team all work delivered within each Sprint.
- Participate in a retrospective at the end of the PI to determine ways to continuously improve.
- Ensure standards, processes, and policies are followed. Apply global process standards to regional technology solutions.
To make it clear, we're not looking for just anyone. We're looking for someone special, someone who has had these experiences and clearly demonstrated these skills:
- Bach elor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other relevant subject area.
- Understanding of SAP AFS, FMS & S4 HANA or willing to learn about configuring those systems.
- Knowledge of other technologies used within a supply chain such as warehouse management systems (i.e., Manhattan) and system integration technologies (i.e., Fusion and/or Informatica, Amazon Web Services (AWS)) is a plus, but not a requirement.
- An understanding of Supply Chain processes is a plus.
- A general understanding of Agile project methodology and a willingness to learn the details.
- Excellen t analytical skills and a desire to learn how to translate business functionality and opportunities into technical solutions.
- Can learn new business processes and can learn to understand the technology requirements needed to support those processes.
- Comfortable working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
- Flexible, accountable, detail-oriented, ability to deal with ambiguity, and a demonstrated desire for continuous personal growth.
- Ability to work with onshore/offshore teams, and communicate using virtual communication tools (phone, conferencing, online meeting).
- Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical IT teams.
- Ability to pass a 7-year background investigation.