Application Consultant

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka
Date Posted: 07-18-2018
International Decision Systems, Inc. is a world-class software developer of enterprise level software for the commercial finance industry. Headquartered in Minneapolis with global offices in Australia, Europe and India, International Decision Systems, Inc. has a 30-year history of serving the majority of the top 200 leasing organizations worldwide. International Decision Systems, Inc.’s customers are among the largest publicly traded organizations in the world and they value International Decision System, Inc. for its nimble, responsive technology expertise. At International Decision Systems, Inc. you’ll be part of an innovative team of professionals who serve the world’s commercial finance industry with progressive products and financial depth only available from an integrated strategic partner.
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Job Summary:
Works as a consulting team member on for-fee product implementation, enhancement, integration, conversion, business process enhancement or training projects. Participates in all phases of software implementation; requirements gathering, solution design, development, testing, launch, and post go-live support.Conducts business analysis to gather internal process and issues faced by the customer base to ensure successful implementation of the IDS solution. (Quantitative and qualitative analysis). Performs technical implementation tasks, primarily via software configuration, to deliver solutions that align with the overall solution design.Works with senior and lead solution consultants and the customer to resolve conflicts between business requirements and system capabilities.Participates in project test phases, launch, and post go-live support.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Consults with Lead Consultant/ SME as needed to maximize implementation of the solution.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following specifications: Solution Design Document, Consumer Interaction Flow, Use Cases, and Interface Designs/Flows.
  • Successfully engage in and drive to completion multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Participate in the technical design of interfaces, custom reporting requests and reporting conversion requests. Designs must coexist with native IDS product functionality
  • Works with users to define concepts and under direction of project managers to ensure timely completion of milestone dependencies.
  • Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business and translate them into fully specified application and operational requirements. 
  • Develop requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language and identify common features for inclusion in our Platform.
  • Accountable for targeted project deliverables including configuration of functional solutions, development of test strategies/plans, and risk assessments.
  • Assist technical consulting team with translation of business requirements into detailed technical designs.
  • Testing and sign off on product customizations and technical integrations during development and test project phases.
  • Participates in project planning and estimating
  • Provides task status/updates to the PM
  • Facilitates work by resolving minor project issues 
 
Qualifications: Experience/Education:
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Business System Analyst ideally implementing Financial Systems or in a software development environment.
  • 1-3 years’ experience working as a consultant in a client facing environment.
 
About You:
  • Ability to work in a matrixed environment and comfortable being assigned to more than one project at the time
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, sales, marketing or equivalent experience
  • Experience with SOAP, .NET, WSDL or other Web Service Protocols
  • Integration and communication expertise, including the understanding of integration technologies such as xml, web services, messaging, etc.
  • Experience or knowledge of data migration and ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) concepts
  • Ability to develop software solutions in UniBasic, Java, .NET or other languages used in customer systems
  • Excellent communication, presentation, organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work as a team member and customer liaison
  • Familiar with software development, waterfall and agile, preferred; business rules, and implementation methodologies.
  • Experience in configuration and workflow management systems
  • Product knowledge of software in the Asset Finance industry preferred.
  • Performs professional level work that typically requires processing and interpreting, more complex, less clearly-defined issues. Identifies problems and possible solutions and takes appropriate action to resolve.
  • Can quickly grasp new technologies to gain a complete understanding of IDS solutions.
  • Demonstrates effective client facing competencies including communication (both verbal and written), navigating complex problem resolution, leading problem resolution, etc.
  • Specific Consulting Competencies include:
    • Ability to see the big picture
    • Problem definition and resolution
    • Business Acumen
    • Proficiency in managing interpersonal and relationship skills
    • Coping Skills
Travel Expectations
  • Travel will be required, up to 50%
  • Duties will be performed at customer’s site or remotely
 
Location: Bangalore, India
 
Candidate must be able to pass criminal and credit background check
 
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