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SAP Global Trade Services Business Analyst

Job Description

The SAP GTS Business Analyst analyzes complex business problems to be solved with SAP and similar automated systems. They will provide technical expertise in identifying, evaluating and developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements. They will configure system settings and options; plans and executes unit, integration and acceptance testing; and creates specifications for systems to meet business requirements. They will utilize their functional expertise in SAP GTS to design and configure and may lead cross-functional linked teams to address business or systems issues.

Job Duties

  • Identify and resolve integration issues between SAP ERP, SAP GTS and non- SAP systems by working with various groups within and outside of the company (i.e., system users, company management, consultants, software support staff)
  • Design & support experience with SAP GTS interfaces from data providers – denied parties, HTS content
  • Understanding & configuration experience in SAP ECC Sales & Distribution
  • Understanding of SAP ECC and GTS table structures, data elements/fields, & table inter-dependencies
  • Experience & understanding of SAP Batch Management, Batch Characteristics & ECC/GTS integration
  • Gather and translate business requirements into detailed functional design specifications that include current and future state of business processes on assigned projects
  • Support enhancement requests and resolve reported incidents within defined service level agreements
  • Conduct working sessions with Subject Matter Experts to identify the required capabilities and impacts to configuration to support business requirements
  • Translate user’s requests into application system solutions
  • Analyze system user requirements to define and design system configuration, enhancements, and modifications while following design standards
  • Design test plans, execute test scenarios, validate test data, and document test results
  • Coordinate end-user training documentation and train end users as required
  • Implement and maintain SAP configuration based on business requirements and strategies, using designed development standards and procedures
  • Utilize query and reporting tools to provide flexible and timely information to system users and perform data analysis to ensure data integrity
  • Work in multi-discipline teams to define and design complex processes and procedures for the configuration, upgrade, and maintenance of SAP and related application systems
  • Perform project management functions on small to medium projects for the user groups including: coordinating, organizing, planning and scheduling, communicating, tracking accountability, ensuring documentation, monitoring and evaluating, problem solving and technical assistance
  • Participate in the creation and enforcement of IT software standards and procedures
  • Maintain accuracy of help desk database of reported incidents and problems and the knowledge-base of corrective actions
  • Simultaneously work with multiple, diverse projects and activities
  • Non-standard work hours may be required on occasion


  • 8+ years SAP GTS and SD experience required
  • BA/BS Degree required
  • Extensive understanding & configuration experience in SAP GTS Compliance Management & Customs Management – sanctioned parties lists, legal regulations, licenses, classifications, tariff schemes, & classifications
  • Proven Software Systems experience
  • Proven understanding of database applications, system development, report writing, SAP GTS and SAP ERP
  • Production support and project experience
  • Must have solid project management experience, strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of SAP best practices
  • Must have ability to interact with all levels and work on multiple projects simultaneously with minimum of supervision
  • US Person status is required: US Citizen or US Permanent Resident status

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