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IT Solution Lead, Procurement - KG1001912

Company: Juniper Networks
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

About the Position:An exciting opportunity for an IT Solutions Lead - Procurement. In this role, you will front-end supply chain business teams and enable IT strategy, roadmaps and technical solutions. Individual must be able to understand the business drivers and help translate these into solutions.The procurement solution lead -selects efficient and appropriate problem solving methods and techniques and is responsible for obtaining solutions to complex information systems problem that may directly impact the company's general business operations. - Will provides leadership and guidance to other team members.This position reports into Senior Director, IT Applications Management.Responsibilities:This role has a primary responsibility to lead systems and solutions to support the following business functions in Supply Chain - Indirect Procurement, Direct Procurement, Supplier ManagementProactively looks into potential processes or system solution options and drives business and IT investigation into emerging strategic capabilitiesEnsures functional quality of delivered application capabilities.Requirements gathering, Business Process Mapping and Fit gap analysisWriting functional specification documents for technical componentsSolution architecture and designLead and participate in Conference Room PilotsUses analysis skills to immediately resolve issues and perform root cause analysis to identify and prevent recurrence.Takes part in user meetings and assists in presenting issues and solutions both orally and in writing.Assists colleagues and users in defining acceptance tests for automated systems.May lead cross-functional linked teams to address business or systems issues.Assists in defining, planning and justifying (in business terms) projects to develop/implement automated components of new or changed processes.Prepares design proposals to reflect cost, time and alternative actions to satisfy existing and future functional needs.Manages project within scope of responsibility.Job Specifications:BS in Computer Science or MIS or equivalent required, post-graduate degree in Computer Science or Business Administration preferred.10+ years related work experience preferably in High-Tech companies.Broad understanding of Indirect & Direct procurement, Order to Cash processes including Order booking, sourcing, scheduling, and fulfillment process.Deep functional knowledge of Source-to-Pay, Procure-to-Pay, Supplier Onboarding/Supplier performance management, Supplier selection (RFX), Supplier collaboration/portal, Catalog Management, Contract Management, Vendor Master Very good knowledge on product structures, BOM and production models like Build-to-stock, Configure-to-order.Candidate must have worked on ERP systems like SAP ECCMust have strong experience in systems such as Coupa, Ariba, Levadata etc.Experience in applying AI technologies like Machine Learning, NLP into supply chain use cases.Good Understanding of SaaS systems/Cloud technology, APIs, B2B/Integration methods/systems.Programming experience in PL/SQL, Java, Python, R is a plus.Ability to consume, assess, and analyze large amounts of data to enhance the planning process and business decisions.Motivated by the opportunity to learn and solve problems and takes initiative to improve processes and systemsCommunicate effectively with all levels within the organization, including the business and technical departments and work closely with customers.Work closely with onsite/offshore, matrix teams, managers and executives to ensure the release of high-quality solutions.Demonstrated expertise in the strategic use of process improvements and IT as an enabler of business initiatives and business solutionsStrong ability to collaborate, influence, negotiate and build consensus.Other Information:Relocation is -not available for this positionTravel requirements for the position #JuniperITRecruitingJob Req: -1001912 As Juniper is a US Federal Contractor, proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination is required for all U.S. employees. Juniper will consider accommodations for medical conditions or religious reasons on an individualized basis.About Juniper Networks: Juniper Networks brings simplicity to networking with products, solutions and services that connect the world! Through engineering innovation, we remove the constraints and complexities of networking in the cloud era to solve the toughest challenges our customers and partners face daily. At Juniper Networks, we believe that the network is a resource for sharing knowledge and human advancement that changes the world. We are committed to imagining groundbreaking ways to deliver automated, scalable and secure networks to move at the speed of business!ABOUT JUNIPER NETWORKSJuniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. Our products and technology run the world's largest and most demanding networks today, enabling service providers, enterprises, and governments to create value and accelerate business success. Everyday our 9,000+ colleagues come together across 46 countries to realize our company vision - Connect Everything, Empower Everyone. We are innovating in ways that empower our customers, our partners and ultimately, everyone, in a connected world. These customers include the top 130 global service providers, 96 of the Fortune 100 and hundreds of public sector organizations.WHERE WILL YOU DO YOUR BEST WORK?Wherever you are in the world, whether it's downtown Sunnyvale or London, Westford or Bangalore, Juniper is a place that was founded on disruptive thinking - where colleague innovation is not only valued, but expected. We believe that the great task of delivering a new network for the next decade is delivered through the creativity and commitment of our people. The Juniper Way is the commitment to all our colleagues that the culture and company inspire their best work-their life's work. At Juniper we believe this is more than a job - it's an opportunity to help change the world...

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