About this job
The Benchmark Analyst will serve as the primary technical contact for the Ariba Benchmark Program. This person will work directly with the Benchmark Business Analysts for the respective programs, with initially responsibility being on the Procurement (P2P) Benchmark program initially (until the programs are joined into one Spend Management Benchmark Programs). This position will assist in the expansion of the programs, perform the quarterly execution of the production runs, work with Sales and Marketing to provide customer specific benchmark information, and provide assistance to customers as needed for their participation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve as the technical contact for the Benchmark PrograInteracts with appropriate functional Managers, Directors and Business Analysts to develop technical roadmaps for design and improvement
Interacts with internal Benchmark customers (Sales and Marketing) to provide customer specific Benchmark results
Interacts with Benchmark participants to answer questions and resolve technical issues encountered while running their scripts or submitting their data
Ariba Solution Expertise
Is seen as an expert by the customer (i.e. positive customer feedback). Conversant in features and functionalities of the Benchmark program
Conversant and well-versed with the databases residing in each Ariba application
1) Maintain and Enhance Benchmark tools
Architect and implement the enhancements to be added to the data gathering scripts
Works with Ariba IT teams to ensure benchmark infrastructure is maintained and backed up, and operational
Maintains Benchmark scripts and tools in Perforce
Maintain a detailed knowledge on the technical enhancements for the Ariba solutions and plan the inclusion of the functionalities for the scripts and other affected areas in the program.
Assist in the maintenance of program documentation as needed to reflect enhancements
Manage the Benchmark database(s) on an ongoing basis
2) Add new Benchmarking programs into the Benchmark infrastructure
Design database structures
Write data extraction scripts
Work with Legal to get approval on the new Benchmarking program (and create client facing collateral)
Work with Sales to get client approval for data extraction
Extract data from relevant Applications and load the database
Design reports using Business Objects
3) Produce Quarterly Benchmark Reports
Update and distribute quarterly Benchmark scripts.
Process results including (but not limited to) loading the data returned from customers, ensuring the quality of the data, managing the automated processing of the data, creation of the scorecards for customers, and the creation of the internal reports for analysis.
Provide feedback to customers about the content of reports, and analysis of results when requested.
Teamwork good communication within internal team members (Benchmark business analysts), Engineering, Sales &
Marketing; delivers to team on time, proactively escalates issues
3+ years professional experience required
1+ years experience with Ariba solutions and backend databases
Deep knowledge of SQL, Oracle RDMS, SQL Server, and Unix is required
1+ years professional development experience using .NET Framework including ASP.Net, C#, Visual Basic, with SQL Server as backend database.
Experience with Business Objects reporting software
Familiarity with Ariba Sourcing, Ariba Contracts, and Ariba Invoice a plus
Experience with Java, Perl, Visual Basic, and Excel macros a plus
Demonstrated knowledge of IT development and support processes such as Software Development Life Cycle, Security, QA, Change Control, etc.
Experience years: 3 to 6 yrs.
How to apply
Contact Company:Ariba Technologies India Pvt Ltd