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Hyperion Planning / Essbase Administrator V
Ref No.: 19-01759
Location: Dallas, Texas
As part of a leading IT managed services specialist with more than 12,000 associates worldwide, we rely on the personal relationships we build with our consultants and the clients who depend on them. Join the eXcell team.
Our well-known corporate client is looking to hire a Hyperion Systems Specialist based in San Francisco, CA. Primary responsibilities include managing day-to-day operations, end user support, and supporting project initiatives across the EPM platform. This position will partner closely with functional teams to solve complex business issues and design scalable system solutions. This is a highly visible role and will be critical in solidifying a "best-in-class” EPM solution for the company. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage operations and end user support of Hyperion EPM 11x platform: HFM, ERPi, FDM, Planning, Essbase, Essbase Studio, ODI, and Financial Reports
  • Ensure smooth month-end close and forecast / outlook cycles through close partnership with Finance and IT business partners
  • Troubleshoot integration and data issue across various Hyperion applications and boundary systems
  • Coordinate operational handover with global support teams
  • Proactively monitor and streamline tasks and procedures following company standards
  • Work interdependently with technical infrastructure teams, application teams, and business units to ensure service delivery is meeting business objectives
  • Establish and perform standard operational policies and procedures
  • Coordinate monthly patching activities with Infra teams
  • Coordinate and perform monthly deployments / release in collaboration with Scrum Teams and Release Managers
  • Monitor, analyze, and tune Hyperion system performance as required
  • Modify / tune existing batch scripts, VB scripts, consolidation / business rules, and Essbase calc scripts
  • Participate in system testing, data validations, and stress testing of new enhancements / features
  • Manage daily terminations from Hyperion systems per SOX requirements
  • Create technical documentation, including data flow charts, system diagrams, formulas, and methods for solving business problems, incorporating infrastructure requirements, and interfaces
  • Update / create end user training documents for HFM and Hyperion Planning / Essbase (including forms, grids, Smart View etc.)
  • Take on various roles regarding project initiatives while following strict deadlines
  • 5+ years of System Administration experience in Hyperion EPM version 11 or above within a Fortune 500 company: Hyperion EPMA, Workspace, HFM, ERPi, Hyperion Planning, Essbase (BSO / ASO), FDMEE / ODI, Essbase Studio, Smartview a must
  • Experience in cloud EPM solutions a big plus (e.g. Oracle Cloud, Anaplan, OneStream, etc.)
  • Understanding of HFM consolidation rules, data forms / grids, reports and journals
  • Expertise in Essbase calc scripting and MaxL batch scripting
  • Experience in integrating mergers / acquisitions into company financials
  • Oracle e-Business Suite R12 General Ledger module knowledge preferred
  • Working knowledge in relational database technologies and administration, preferably MS SQL Server and Oracle
  • Knowledge of Hyperion application architecture and design principles, including infrastructure, table structure, protocols, and delivered objects
  • Experience in installation and configuring Hyperion EPM suites a plus
  • Experience with Hyperion clustered environments and VM infrastructure is a plus
  • Expertise with Hyperion system tools for monitoring, testing, performance tuning, and debugging
  • Experience with Web Technologies: Java, Apache Web Server, and Weblogic preferred
  • Strong understanding of Windows Server, Active Directory, & network technologies required
  • Excellent analytical, design, and organizational skills, with strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Must have a strong desire for process improvement and automation
  • Ability to manage time efficiently with the capacity to handle multiple tasks concurrently under minimal supervision
  • Experience with high levels of accountability; demonstrated initiative, innovation, and flexibility
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be a team player and be able to build consensus with others team members
  • Experience with Agile / SCRUM techniques a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or related experience
  • Hyperion certification preferred
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