International Paper Automation & Analytics Developer in MEMPHIS, Tennessee

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This role reports to the Sr. Manager Finance BI & Data Science to increase efficiencies, reduce cost and promote analytics in Finance. Candidate will work in collaboration with the onshore and offshore teams to design and develop process automation and work through all phases of the automation development life cycle, including testing.

The role will work with other technical, architecture and business stakeholders. This role utilizes ETL and RPA technology, to support business strategies and improve business processes by delivering process automation solutions that meet or exceed enterprise quality and security requirements.

Responsibilities include:

The role will participate in hands on development, configuration and testing of process automation (RPA) to meet the defined requirements. Design and develop process automation using core RPA workflow principles that are efficient, well structured, documented, maintainable and easy to understand.

Should have deep technical skills in Process Automation and be capable of serving as a subject matter expert in RPA Process Automation monitoring and troubleshooting, status reporting, and testing and issue resolution across all the phases.

Works collaboratively with process experts across global process, SMEs and business stakeholders during process analysis, script development & test and UAT phases to deliver RPA automations with quality. Responsible for RPA architecture and RPA technology administration functions.

Cross-functional responsibilities will apply for the area of data analytics: understand basic statistical principles, employ ETL and data visualization best practices, analyze and report insights from data, and collaborate with business partners to identify analytics needs.

Candidate will:

  • Provide training to various teams in automation process and technology.

  • Take responsibility for project activities including work estimation, planning, stakeholder management and project quality.

  • Strive to embrace diverse ideas, best practice, and industry trends from a variety of sources (internal and external) to create quality solutions, products, and services.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or Information Technology required

  • Demonstrate advanced business and technical acumen for applications

  • Demonstrate skills in shaping and leading development of technical specifications

  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills

  • Strong background in statistical principles and data modeling

  • Demonstrated ability to complete tasks within established timelines

  • Strong relationship building skills

  • Exceptional Communication skills - written and verbal

Experience developing in all or some of the following programming languages:

  • C# and/or Java

  • Microsoft .Net Technology

    Technical Skills:

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel, Access, SQL, Oracle

  • Advanced Visio / Flow Charting skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • IP Finance Processes.

  • Project Management Certification

  • Familiarity with IP ME methodology with Green belt certification

  • Lean process knowledge, certification preferred

  • Experience with RPA software such as Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, and programming (VBA, ETL, Java knowledge)

  • Knowledge of advanced analytics languages (Python, R, MatLab)

  • Experience in developing reports with Power BI/Tableau

  • Technical experience in several of the following areas:

  • Understanding of Machine Learning platforms

  • User level skills in SAP, SAP BW, Hyperion

  • Experience in JavaScript, ReactJS, Angular NodeJS, HTML, XML, JSON, CSS

Skills and Competencies:

  • Innovation Management

  • Customer Focus

  • Negotiating/facilitating

  • Project Management

  • Managing and Measuring Work

  • Functional/Technical Competencies

  • Organizing and Planning

  • Comfort Around Higher Management

  • Written/Oral Communications

  • Technical Learning

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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