Anaplan Expert

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Date: 03-Jun-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:124729 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The expert reports to Delivery Manager. Responsible for overall technical management of Anaplan platform, Architecture and Model building for Anaplan projects and guide/assist developers with best practices of Anaplan development

 

STRUCTURE, REPORTING, NETWORKS & LINKS

Organization Structure

CITO

|-- VP Business Solutions & Innovation

     |-- Shared Services Director

          |--Platform Services Delivery Manager

             |--Delivery Manager- Analytics

                |-- Technical Expert (ANAPLAN)

Organizational Reporting:

  • Reports to Delivery Manager

Networks & Links

Internally:

  • Shared Services Team
  • Digital Platform Team
  • Innovation Team
  • Application Platform
  • Business process owners
  • Infrastructure team

Externally:

  • Third-party technology providers
  • Strategic Partners

Location:

  • Position will be based in Bangalore
  • Willing to travel occasionally for onsite meetings and team workshops as required

 

RESPONSIBILITIES :-

 

  • Serve as the in-house resident ANAPLAN expert to support a fast-paced and dynamic project execution
  • Provide end-to-end technical expertise and knowledge in support of architecture, UI and data model design, security, and deployment of the ANAPLAN product.
  • Lead overall project implementation and architecture of large volume applications in ANAPLAN
  • Assist with the configuration of custom security roles and user access.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, in both written and oral formats.
  • Assist with the evangelization and knowledge sharing of ANAPLAN throughout the organization.
  • Assist with installation and testing of new releases of ANAPLAN updates/releases to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
  • Drive development of reusable and simplified data models appropriate to support requirements
  • Develop, communicate, and enforce data standards for data modelling and visualizations. Partner with technology team, Business Users and Product Management to drive successful adoption and evolution using these data sources
  • Be the level 3 support of the run team on ANAPLAN
  • Be able to assist the platform Operation owners on auditing the performances of the overall platform and suggest optimization on the configuration of the platform

The expert :

  • Should have very good knowledge of Data Architecture / multi- Dimensional Modelling / Data Modelling in ANAPLAN.
  • Should have experience in designing, developing and implementing ANAPLAN dashboards.
  • Should have the ability to translate current customer spreadsheet models to effective, efficient, and scalable multi-dimensional Anaplan models
  • Is responsible to explore, develop strong planning models for a given function. The planning models have to be standard across the Zone and should cover all areas of planning. Planning areas are: Commercial, Supply, Capex, Cash flow and Target & Size of the Pie calculation.
  • Should leverage ANAPLAN tool to provide new way of planning delivering insights into business processes and data.
  • Should understand Business Processes e.g. Budgeting & Planning, Rolling Forecast, overhead, Supply and Sales
  • Should have expert skills of Excel spreadsheet modeling, macros, pivot tables, formulas, charts, etc.
  • Ability to configure and maintain Anaplan lists, modules, dashboards, actions, and other model settings
  • Should have strong SQL, Dashboard Development and Data integration skills strongly preferred
  • Should have the ability to efficiently load large quantities of data from multiple data sources
  • Should have Clear, logical, and effective verbal/written communication skills and to interpret technical material to clients
  • Should have the Ability to work well independently with multiple deadlines
  • Should have Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Will be expected to deliver hands-on, on following:
  • Consolidate & articulate requirement gathering for the proposed dashboard and scorecards
  • Propose plans and dashboards to be created based on the understanding of the requirements
  • Data Model designing to accommodate user requirements
  • Developing planning models & dashboards in ANAPLAN from scratch, build extensions where required.
  • Performing set analysis and related dashboard development activities
  • Performance Optimization of the dashboards

 

 

 

Qualifications & Skills

EDUCATION

 

Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science Engineering /Technology or related field

 

 

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES: -

 

The candidate should demonstrate:

  • A strong sense for collaboration and being a team player Articulate issues and propose solutions.
  • Structured thought process and articulation Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Analytical bent of mind and be willing to question the status quo Possess excellent soft skills.
  • Sense of urgency, go-getter attitude
  • Individual contributor and proactive and have leadership skills. Be able to guide and drive team from technical standpoint.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Self-motivated, quick learner is a must.
  • Be fluent in English
  • Be able to influence and deliver

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCE: -

 

To be considered for this role, candidate needs to possess the following skills experience and attributes:

  • Should be an Anaplan Certified Solution Architect
  • At least 4 years of successfully implementing Anaplan solutions as Model Builder on 3 or more Anaplan implementation projects. And Good understanding of OLAP cubes functionality
  • Knowledge of architecture, design, administration, and solution implementation in ANAPLAN.
  • Experience in Installation, configuration, clustering & optimizing performance of the ANAPLAN product in a multi-node environment involving large data volumes
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal & communication skills Ability to work independently
  • 9+years of industry experience; 5+ years in any of the platforms such as Salesforce, Hyperion, Cognos, MicroStrategy etc. preferred.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   

 

 

Job Type:​Experienced​


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