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Oracle Technical Lead (Financials) Job in Cleveland, Ohio US
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Job Summary

Company
The Sherwin-Williams Company
Location
Cleveland, OH
Industries
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Employee
Years of Experience
7+ to 10 Years
Job Reference Code
42446197_1

Oracle Technical Lead (Financials)

About the Job

Here, we believe there's not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there's a place for you at Sherwin-Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We'll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you to show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show!
Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

The Oracle Technical Lead's (Financial) role is to partner with customers, functional business analysts and other team members in driving appropriate design and implementation of technical solutions to meet desired business requirements. Design, develop, test, analyze, and maintain the Oracle E-Business Suite Applications within the application in support of the business function. The Lead developer will also research, design, document, and modify software specifications throughout the production life cycle in accordance with the business goals and organizational architectural standards. Finally, this position will provide proactive guidance for solution design with internal and external systems to facilitate maximum utilization of the Oracle Suite for business success.

Essential Functions

Strategy & Planning
*Collaborate with business analysts, business users and other developers in conceptualization and development of new technical objects within the Oracle applications environment.
*Analyze and assess existing procedures to allow the application to respond to business changes.
*Evaluate requirements from functional specifications and create efficient technical designs.
*Recommend business process improvements.
*Provide recommendations to address and resolve business issues for a specific business group.
*Analyze and plan Oracle release upgrades.
*Determine staffing and skills requirements.
*Drive change.

Acquisition & Deployment
*Develop complex technical objects in accordance with the technical development standards and best practices.
*Mitigate significant risks associated with projects, which have a high technical complexity and/or involve significant challenges to the business.
*Create and resolve Service Requests in collaboration with Oracle Support.
*Provide generalized production technical support.
*Gather business requirements and recommend industry best practices and work with functional knowledge holders.
*Ensure that any new software integration into company systems meets functional/technical requirements, system compliance, and interface specifications.

Operational Management
*Provide solutions and suggest changes to leverage Oracle applications functionality for the Financial and Supply-Chain areas and suggest process improvements. (AR,AP,GL,FA, PO, OM, and INV etc..).
*Design, develop, deploy, test and maintain technical objects that exist in Oracle applications production environment, e.g., reports, interfaces, conversions and custom applications extensions.
*Design, develop, deploy, test and maintain technical objects that exist in Oracle applications production environment, e.g., reports, interfaces, conversions and custom applications extensions.
*Create process flows, high level functional and detailed technical design specifications from business requirements.
*Provide customer support for business critical application problems and issues.
*Assist with testing and deployment of Release Update Pack and other module upgrades to keep application release level current.
*Proactively work through service requests with vendor support as needed.
*Coordinate work efforts with the DBA and middleware teams for application change controls and system performance issues.
*Provide support to System Administrators relating to custom responsibilities, security profiles, menus, and user account provisioning.
*Partner with business analysts and application super users to successfully complete projects.
*Manage open issues, requests and work with business owners to prioritize and resolve in a timely manner.
*Establish service levels and report relevant metrics to measure performance & trends
*Guide technical team in developing reports, conversions, interfaces, extensions for Oracle EBS.
*Provide leadership to ensure appropriate reviews for architecture design, code reviews, and standards are adhered to.
*Conduct activities like staffing, performance and resource management, and strategic direction of the team.
*Set employee objectives, monitor and evaluate performance and provide feedback and mentoring.
*Create and maintain development plans for each team member, including training, skills assessment, career planning, and goal planning.
*Manage personal growth objectives for the Team in conjunction with Career Development Office.

Incidental Functions
*Assist with large scale projects may be required to contribute to efficiency, effectiveness and success of the work.
*Conduct research into new technologies, including tools, components, and frameworks.
*Make presentations to management, clients, and peer groups as requested.
*Train and share knowledge with development teams.
*Participate in hiring activities and fulfilling affirmative action obligations and ensuring compliance with the equal employment opportunity policy.*Up to 25% travel as required (domestic and international)
*Work outside the standard office 7.5 hour work day may be required.

Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification
*Bachelor degree in IT-related field or equivalent experience.

Knowledge & Experience
*8+ years IT experience.
*6+ years progressively responsible ERP application implementation and support experience.
*Proven experience in 3 or more ERP modules including Accounts Receivable,Accounts Payable,Fixed Assets,General Ledger,Purchasing, Order Management or Inventory .
*Proven development expertise and experience in the Oracle Database system including skills in Oracle SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, and Oracle SQL Loader.
*Experience creating process flows and detailed technical design specifications (BP080) from business requirements and collaborate with business analysts, business users and other developers in development of new technical objects within the Oracle applications environment
*Must be well versed with data models and interfaces for applicable ERP modules.
*Knowledge and familiarity with the 2 or more of the following tools: Linux/Unix Shell Scripting, Oracle Workflow Builder, Oracle Approvals Management (AME), Oracle Forms (or other equivalent), Oracle Reports/Oracle BI Publisher (or other equivalent), Oracle Alerts, Oracle Application Framework, Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF), Java..
*Expertise in Audit and Month end activity will be an added advantage.
*Expertise with configuration and setups for Oracle Financial modules.
*Working knowledge of software development and support methodologies.
*Experience reviewing, coding and guiding PL/SQL programmers when necessary

Preferred Qualifications and Skills
*Reporting and Business Intelligence experience with Oracle Discoverer and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition.
*Experience with event-driven enterprise architecture with Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA).
*Experience with ETL/ELT development with Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) or other packages.
*Expertise with database integrated development environments such as Quest TOAD, Oracle SQL Developer, All Around Automations PL/SQL Developer.
*Experience in Java development.
*Experience in Enterprise Scheduling with BMC Control-M.
*Experience in working with version control and software configuration management tools including Subversion, CVS, HP Project and Portfolio Management (PPM).
*Oracle Certification.
*Conversational/Business competency in speaking/writing languages including Spanish, Portuguese or Mandarin.

Personal Attributes
*Excellent written and oral communications skills.
*Exceptional ability and initiative to learn and research new concepts, ideas, and technologies quickly.
*Excellent systems/process orientation with demonstrated analytical thinking, organization skills and problem solving skills.
*Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
*Ability to quickly pick up new tools and technologies.
*Strong ability to train and teach others.
*Ability to facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
*Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
*Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
*Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment, and to lead and influence cross-organizationally with and without direct authority.
*Exceptional ability to effectively move forward on tasks even with ambiguous or changing requirements.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future.

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-CLEVELAND
Work Locations: US OH Cleveland Headquarters
101 West Prospect Ave 
 Cleveland 44115

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Inclusion and Diversity Supportive Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referral of protected veterans.
 

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