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SAP/Primavera Business Analyst

Job ID: R0098131 Location: Irvine, California, United States of America
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Irvine, United States of America

In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.


We are looking for a SAP/Primavera Business Analyst to join our team in Irvine, CA, Melbourne, FL, or Orlando, FL. The SAP/Primavera Business will support the deployment of functional and technical aspects of Primavera System and SAP PS (Project System) implementation and maintenance within Thales.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gathers requirements from the business and develop technical solutions in Primavera and SAP PS
  • Performs Primavera and SAP PS configuration to meet business requirements
  • Provides day to day production Primavera support for the North American region
  • Performs unit testing of Primavera and SAP PS changes
  • Provides support and knowledge transfer to SME’s and End users
  • Manage IS/IT Projects assigned by Team Leader or IT management
  • Day to day monitoring of business issues and resolutions related to Primavera and SAP PS
  • Engage with broader team members to identify and resolve technical issues
  • Conduct defined processes and solutions, such as compliance to escalation procedures and customer support processes
  • Independently solve complex technical issues in Primavera and SAP PS

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering from four-year college or university with at least 5 years related experience
  • 3 years of experience with Primavera R15 and its configuration
  • 5 years experience with SAP PS
  • 5 years working experience with Primavera ERP interfaces
  • 8 years working knowledge of Project management Principles and the impact on business
  • Demonstrated working experience in writing detailed functional specifications and design documents
  • 6 years practical experience and knowledge of other Project Management tools (Version One, MS Project)
  • 6 years working knowledge in Business Analysis, Requirements reviews, and creation of Testing Requirements
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Expertise with Oracle Primavera and SAP PS support
  • Ability to analyze, document, and verify system change requests (defects, enhancements and new features)
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbal are required

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working in the aviation industry or other government regulated industry
  • Agile engineering tool support
  • Experience with IS project management
  • Expert in project accounting
  • Experience with report development using PowerBI
  • Expertise in partnering with development team for program development

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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For United States Candidates

Thales is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age or any other characteristic protected by law. Please read Thales Equal Opportunity Policy Statement. Please read our Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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