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Oracle CPQ Lead Functional Product Analyst

Company: CDK Global
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

We're excited about your interest in joining the CDK Enterprise Information Technology Team!CDK is a technology company with a singular focus. Our priority is to make it easier for dealerships of all types to excel, and we do it by developing integrated technology that optimizes, streamlines, and assists daily operations "-- - - all backed by data-derived business insight. In the same way we are obsessed with bringing our customers powerful business solutions we are obsessed with finding people who can grow, innovate, dream and create.CDK's culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding innovation. Our values define who we are and how we show up for each other, our customers and our communities.Our teams in CDK Enterprise Information Technology exist to enable the future for our entire business. We are agile thinkers and doers, designing solutions our competitors haven't even dreamed of yet. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to innovate, iterate and serve our customers. Our teams are diverse, innovative, and creative, taking our technology into the future and bringing the marketplace along with us.POSITION BASED IN Hoffman Estates, IL or Portland, ORTHE IDEAL CANDIDATE:CDK Enterprise Information Technology has embarked on a transformation to re-imagine the foundational application architecture of our enterprise. We are looking for a Product Analyst to help us keep pace as our business evolves. As a Product Analyst, you will work with a variety of CDK teammates and a leading force for building world-class enterprise products and platforms in support of our transformation. The ideal candidate will have Product Analyst or Business Systems Analyst experience with software engineering teams that build custom applications, leverage SaaS applications and are comfortable working in an Agile environment. If you have a passion for helping to delivery software engineering business solutions and enjoy working in technology, then this role is for you.KEY ACTIVITIES:In this role, you will play a lead role as part of a team focused on reimagining how the sales organization Configures, Prices and Quotes new sales opportunities utilizing the Oracle CPQ product.STAKEHOLDERS:You will get to work alongside very hard-working teams including engineering, product, program and business partners. Your work will be highly impactful in leading software engineering teams to efficiently delivery technical solutions that bring measurable value to solving critical business problems.RESPONSIBILITIES:Partners with the business to understand and analyze their business challenges and opportunities and then work as part of a dedicated software engineering team to develop and implement solutions.Provides technical expertise and recommendations to address specific business needs.Utilizes information from the business and software engineers to create detailed Agile features and stories.Work with the business to determine value for each feature and leverage this in building a prioritized backlog.Coordinates business, software engineering and QA resources to validate that new product features meet business expectations.Validates that new product features are effective in the real-world. Assesses the extent that the new features realize the desired business value and looks for opportunities to refine and improve.Performs other diverse tasks to support the ongoing success of the product including creating all levels of deliverables, assisting with policy and procedure development, product training, conducting business needs assessments, planning and advising senior managementParticipate in the configuration and ongoing management Oracle CPQ product, including evaluating and implementing new product releases.Mentors junior product analysts.Interfaces and present to all levels of the organization.QUALIFICATIONS:Previous analyst experience working as an analyst with a sales organization that sells complex, enterprise-grade software products.Intermediate-level experience with Salesforce Sales Cloud desirableDemonstrated ability to build and maintain business partnershipsProven ability to lead conversations with the business: help them organize their priorities, make recommendations and influence decision makingStrong communication skills both written and verbalComfortable collaborating with highly technical software engineers and able to translate business problems into technical work that is consumable by software engineers.Experienced in working with an Agile framework and a strong advocate of agile philosophiesBachelor's Degree8+ years of experience as a Product or Business systems analyst, including 5+ years of experience working as an analyst with a CPQ product. Oracle CPQ is preferred, but offerings from other vendors such as Salesforce are acceptable.2+ years in a software engineering or other technical roleAt CDK, we believe inclusion and diversity are essential in inspiring meaningful connections to our people, customers and communities. We are open, curious and encourage different views, so that everyone can be their best selves and make an impact.CDK is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive workforce where everyone is valued. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, creed or religion, age, disability (including pregnancy), results of genetic testing, service in the military, veteran status or any other category protected by law.Applicants for employment in the US must be authorized to work in the US. CDK may offer employer visa sponsorship to applicants.

Keywords: CDK Global, Hoffman Estates , Oracle CPQ Lead Functional Product Analyst, IT / Software / Systems , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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