Principal IT SAP WM Functional Analyst

at TekWissen
Published July 25, 2023
Location Oakland, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



Tekwissen Group is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. This Client is a holding company that primarily operates through Gas and Electric Company subsidiary. The subsidiary provides natural gas and electric service to residential and business clients. It also offers building and construction programs, energy efficiency financing, electric vehicle charge networks, wireless solutions, battery storage systems, etc. This Client is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce.

Job Title: Contractor - Information Technology

Location: Oakland CA 94612

Duration: Fulltime

Job Type: Fulltime

Work Type: Hybrid

Job Description:

Information Systems Technology Services is a unified organization comprised of various departments which collaborate effectively to deliver high quality technology solutions. The SAP Electric Ops Work Management Delivery organization provides SAP IT services to Electric line of business. The organization is responsible for strategic technology planning, roadmap development, solution design, solution delivery and solution support.

Position Summary

  • The role of the IT Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) Functional Analyst (FA) is to configure, implement, maintain, and upgrade Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application modules (e.g., Human Resources, Finance, Supply Chain Management, and Work Management Modules) The FA analyzes business requirements, creates functional design documents and performs ERP system configuration and customization to provide system solutions for the Line of Business and IT organizations. The FA is viewed as an integral strategic partner and business liaison in technology decisions and provides ongoing ERP system support. This includes analyzing business requirements and developing integrated IT and business solutions.

Functional Analysis:

  • Automate/optimize processes through a third-party enterprise resource planning system (e.g., SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle).
  • Create system design plans to meet business requirements.
  • Map business requirements to ERP system capabilities and configure ERP to meet requirements.
    Define and document business requirements for complex cross- functional projects.
  • Act as a key contributor to the business cases for complex and cross-functional IT projects and initiatives.
  • Review design and technical specification documents for alignment with business solution.
  • Prepare and review test plans and perform quality reviews of test results.
  • Perform complex configuration of ERP system.
  • Comply with SOX and other standard process requirements.
  • Provide cost estimating for complex enhancements and RICEF.
  • Responsible for application architecture design for large project or multi module and applications.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10 years of job-related experience in Information Technology
  • 8 years of experience as a Functional Analyst
  • 8 years of experience implementing or supporting an ERP system (e.g., SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle)
    Extensive participation in projects of high complexity or simultaneous participation in multiple projects of medium to high complexity in a leading role
  • Expert-level k now ledge and working experience with multiple ERP modules and their dependencies.

Desired Qualifications

  • MA/MS in Computer Science/ Information Systems, Business, Engineering, etc. or equivalent work experience.
  • Proficiency and hands-on experience on SAP S4Hana, Plant Maintenance, EAM (enterprise asset management module), Intelligent Asset Manager, Oracle P6/Primavera, or similar tools such as Infor EAM, Maximo.
  • Gas and / or Electric utility industry experience.
  • Exposure to Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or equivalent Agile methodology.
  • Exposure to writing business requirements document, software specifications or preparing business process flows.
  • Exposure to ERP design and development, especially in SAP either in college or in previous jobs.


  • Business Support and Consulting:
  • Define standards and drive adaption in enterprise work management area and document and maintain standard for all use cases.
  • Influence non-standards to follow agreeable standard processes, Enable business processes primarily through configuration and not customization.
  • Provide expert consulting in ERP Systems to multiple business teams to identify and satisfy their business needs.
  • Analyze end-to-end complex business processes and information needs of the across business functional areas and potentially external entities.
  • Understand in detail the current and future business environment of the business organizations; effectively anticipate, identify, and fully meet the business needs using an integrated approach leveraging existing and new ERP capabilities.
  • Identify, propose and influence IT solutions to complex cross- organizational business problems utilizing ERP capabilities; negotiate requirements and deliverables across multiple business and IT customers and organizations.
  • Evaluate and document alternatives that will provide the most effective solutions to complex, cross-functional business problems.
  • Evaluate custom code solutions to help business and IT partners understand risks and costs of customizing vs. using standard functionalities, advocating for using standard functionalities to lower future implementation cost and total cost of ownership (TCO) for solutions.
  • Anticipate business concerns and questions, and provide proactive, timely and professional communications across the business organizations.
  • Provide timely responses to business inquiries or delegate as appropriate.

TekWissen Group is an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity.