AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and infrastructure. As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of over 9,200 dealers and serve more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AGCO has manufacturing facilities all over the world creating and distributing their full-line of products, including Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson and Valtra. Visit www.AGCOcorp.com for more information.
Join the AGCO team in Marktoberdorf, Germany. Proud producers of Fendt. For more information about Fendt, visit http://www.fendt.com .
AGCO is embarking on a multi-year, multi-million dollar program to expand our existing strong physical product experience into a Digital one.
The Digital Customer Experience (DCX) program is a major strategic investment transforming our customer journeys into new digital business models providing new revenue and value-producing opportunities supported by leading-edge digital IT platforms and tools for the benefit of our customers, dealers and AGCO. This includes new digital ecosystems based on a flexible and agile architecture such as Configure Price Quote (CPQ), eCommerce, CRM, Data Analytics and many more.
As a global program with its initial implementation focused on Europe with project base in Marktoberdorf, Germany, AGCO’s Digital Program will deliver an outstanding customer experience and the promotion of innovation within our emerging digital strategy.
Following a successful blueprinting period, AGCO is about to start its journey to Digitalization in early 2018.
As a top talent you will be a part of this digital transformation and help chart the course for our future!
The position will be based out of the “home” of our Fendt brand in Marktoberdorf. Fendt is the leading brand in agricultural machinery – whether with tractors, combines, forage harvesters or balers; leaders drive Fendt.
The Digital IT Business Analyst position is responsible for leading the effort to understand the AGCO business needs and identify how best to meet those needs, specifically in the Data Analytics area using SPARK (on AWS EMR) as technical platform. Overall this role is critical to the entire project life cycle as it will be responsible for requirement definition, design, configuration, testing and documentation to ensure best practice is followed and business value is delivered in accordance to the objectives. The role leads the effort to analyze, validate and document the business and system requirements acting as a key liaison/engagement role between the global AGCO business and IT support functions. This role encompasses systems and data related activities as well business. These responsibilities include providing support for project work, ongoing day-to-day operational needs (maintenance, fixes, enhancements, releases and small change requests.) and performing data analysis.
Job Function and Responsibilities
Collaborate with key business resources on requirements gathering, solution design, configuration, testing, user acceptance, implementation, and documentation
Understand and translate business concepts to executable functional designs; ensure functional designs are executed as a viable solution to the business concept; ensuring module solution aligns and is compatible with overall architecture
Work with other analysts to understand integration points with other systems, and communicate the impact of proposed system changes
Develop and keep updated, functional design documents and testing scripts ensuring scripts are aligned with current system design and business practices
Partner with technical and business resources to support the product life cycle from Idea Generation through Completion
Plan production software deployment activities and provide input into the change management process
Assist with estimations of new developments and enhancement requests (costs, benefits, resources)
Monitor performance and provide responsive action to issues maintaining high-level internal customer satisfaction to required service level performance measures, through the successful resolution of customer requests/issues/change requests
Ensure individual and team compliance with all AGCO policies and procedures including Sarbanes Oxley, GDPR, and IT Security. Follow established governance processes and standards
Plan, prepare and execute system, product, acceptance and operational readiness testing. Create test approaches, conditions, cycles, scripts, environments.
Formal IT/Agile methodology experience is required
Demonstrated ability in developing use cases, test scripts and then leading the execution of the tests including documenting the results. Experience utilizing testing quality management software is required
Experience with functional configuration and system design knowledge in the assigned coding component with some cross functional awareness of components that interact with the assigned functional code
Experience working with offshore development teams in the delivery of enterprise solutions
Successfully completed studies in Business Administration, Business Informatics, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or comparable fields
Minimums 3 years of practical experience in requirements survey, requirements analysis and requirements management within It projects
Experience in the specification of interfaces and data links (ETL)
Experience in Data analytics and / or Big Data Projects is needed
Knowledge of common analytics tools (e.g. R and Phyton) and big data technologies (e.g. Spark, Hadoop, Cassandra) is an advantage
Knowledge of common cloud providers (e.g. AWS) is an advantage
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent oral and written communicational skills in English
Understanding of Configit Software
Experience of SAP Hybris
Previous experience with customer and dealer facing technologies and processes.
Previous experience with one or more of the following technology platforms: SFDC, Adobe AEM, Adobe DAM, Liferay, SAS, SAP MDG, Mulesoft, Cassandra, Forgerock, Java, HTML5, API’s
Previous experience with large system deployment
Global company experience