Reference : 587577

IT Senior Systems Analyst APO

  • Information Systems
  • United States Malvern
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/31/2021

Position description

The IT Sr. Systems Analyst designs, delivers and supports IT solutions for CertainTeed business processes. He/She leverages the best-practices within the application landscape and tailors it to business specific requirements as applicable.


The IT Sr. Systems Analyst leads and supports IT projects and initiatives, guides business team members in engineering efficient business processes and identifies related functional requirements. He/She is responsible for performing/coordinating process analysis, solution design, system configuration and support across multiple platforms and/or cross-functional areas in a fast paced environment. This individual will work closely with the business users, other IT resources and consultants to meet required objectives. 

  • Governance – Collaborates with the CTIT BPC team members, IT resources and business users to guide business process owners/councils to evaluate their processes in order to define value propositions, streamline operations and automate activities as applicable, resulting in a robust application design.

  • Ongoing production maintenance - Handles support tickets (incidents, change requests, questions) and documents the resolution in the helpdesk tool.

  • Change Management - Ensure integrity of the system is intact with application changes. Perform application changes as required to fulfill business requirements, in compliance with SOX, SOD and related compliance policies.

  • Responsible for all aspects of change management including implementation or coordination of thereof (configuration, development, master data…), testing (unit + integration + non-regression), facilitating user acceptance, documentation, training, and empowering the user community to use the functionality of the tools as per as their intended design.

  • Project Team Member - Deliver (or coordinate the delivery of) project deliverables including blue prints, functional and technical specifications, system configuration, test, training, cutover plan, and go-live support. Ensure accurate documentation is completed through all phases of the deployment.

  • Project Manager/ Team Lead - On a need basis, manages small to medium projects, with responsibility for project budget, quality and timeliness of project deliverables. Directs project resources and/or recommends and creates internal development procedures and methodologies


  • Strong awareness of industry or global 'best-practice' process for Advanced Planning and Optimization

  • Strong understanding of SAP APO – DP (Demand Planning) and PP/DS (Production Planning Detailed Scheduling) concepts and standards, and integration with SAP ECC. 

  • Ability to conceptualize and document business process flows in a simplified manner, as suited to the corresponding target audience (business community or technical teams).

  • Ability to apply organized, logical thinking to design as-standard-as-possible solutions addressing business challenges 

  • Expert knowledge of Core Interface (CIF) integration with SAP ECC

  • Expert knowledge of the following SAP APO modules: DP (Demand Planning), PP/DS (Production Planning Detailed Scheduling)

  • Expert knowledge of BW Objects required for APO-Demand Planning

  • Expert knowledge of SAP PP – Material Requirements Planning

  • Understanding of following SAP modules: SD, PP, MM

  • Knowledge of background jobs & batch jobs to manage the daily planning requirements

  • Manage a team

  • Experience supporting and/or implementing SAP APO (Advanced Planning and Optimization) – DP (Demand Planning) and PPDS (Production Planning Detailed Scheduling solutions)

  • Participation in at least 2 full scale (blueprint, design, build, test, deploy and support) implementation projects involving SAP APO and integration with ERP application

  • Exposure to latest technological trends as it relates to the IT digital landscape

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 5,700 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. The group had total sales of approximately $3.3 billion in 2015.

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