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Software Developer - Highly Skilled
Ref No.: 18-00155
Location: Universal City, California
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Information Technology
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
Responsibilities 
  • Implement solutions to solve business problems in the area of financial planning and operational planning using SAP BPC HANA/NW.
  • Configure processes in SAP BPC using EPM skills, BADI, script logics and computations.
  • Review & participate in solution build and test activities on BPC implementations, rollouts, upgrade projects; may be asked to step in to conduct project management activities from time to time
  • Participate, support and advise on solution roadmap for BPC projects
  • Collaborate with peers in the Technology team to apply best practices to integrate with SAP applications (ERP, BW, BO and BPC)
  • Assist, and lead when needed, to troubleshooting production support issues related to EPM / BPC
  • Enhance expertise in the area of SAP products relevant to Enterprise Performance Management, by keeping abreast of literature, participating in webi/seminars, industry and SAP events as necessary
  • Participate as part of out FP&A Service Delivery team for regular production support activities including issue analysis, documentation & prioritization, defect management and testing.
  • Collaborate with technical teams to provide input on technical solutions and support end to end solution delivery
  • Build effective relationships within a matrixed organization with other IT teams, Controllership & Film Finance contacts within Business Units to support change request solution design & testing
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • BPC Senior Developer
  • BPC Senior Developer/Administrator will be responsible for supporting and administrating the SAP BPC solution, as part of our MF&SP FP&A IT support team.
  • This role requires a strong understanding of film finance/accounting based principles and proven experience supporting financial based EPM applications, specifically SAP BPC.The Marketing, Finance & Strategic Planning (MF&SP) team is part of the Filmed Entertainment, IT Division. With a growing suite of Essbase and SAP based FP&A based applications, the Film Finance portfolio is experiencing continued investment and growth, and is home to some of the best in class studio based accounting information systems.
  • The BPC Administrator will be responsible for supporting and administrating the SAP BPC solution being implemented for our Film Finance FP&A group, as part of our MF&SP FP&A IT support team.
  • This includes participating in project implementation design and development activities to support the successful business adoption of the new solution, and the ongoing production support and enhancement post go-live.
  • This role requires a strong understanding of film finance/accounting based principles and proven experience supporting financial based EPM applications, specifically SAP BPC.
  • The BPC Lead must also adhere to established NBCU processes, methodologies and associated practices, while carrying out his/her responsibilities. Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Business from an accredited institution or equivalent
  • 5+ years of progressive Outlooksoft/SAP BPC MS and/or BPC Netweaver hands on experience leading up to senior administrator level work in a IT capacity developing planning solutions of high complexity and large scale
  • This role requires prior hands-on experience in implementing BPC as technical/functional analyst with EPM skills to develop templates, configuration of new environments/models, dimensions, script logics and computations using BPC skills.
  • BADI skill is desired but not necessary.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess interpersonal skills to engage and collaborate in a team environment
  • Self-starter to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge
  • Adherence to IT/SAP project methodologies, and change control processes
  • Familiarity and comfort in working with a variety of support models with onsite & offshore resources
  • Willingness to work off business hours and weekends as required for production support when issues arise
  • Proven experience completing assigned tasks on multiple projects with tight deadlines successfully
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills able to identify flexible and forward thinking IT solutions
  • Excellent written and oral communications – ability to communicate to all levels of the organization, both business and IT
  • Strong understanding of IT project management SDLC processes and methodologies, such as Waterfall, Agile Scrum and associated best practices Desired Characteristics
  • Experience with Media/Entertainment
  • Prior experience supporting financial based ERP applications
  • BPC EPM 10.1 HANA or Netweaver experience
  • Migration experience from MS to NW platform for BPC
  • Familiarity with SAP ERP for FICO, BW in a functional capacity
  • Project time and cost estimation ability
  • SQL server knowledge
  • NET understanding
  • ABAP knowledge
  • Experience with studio based accounting practices
  • Passionate learner and follower of industry and technical trends