Lawson Business Systems Analyst

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
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Lawson Business Systems Analyst

job summary:
We are currently seeking a Lawson Business Systems Analyst for the Houston, TX area. An ideal candidate will support Lawson and Corporate System applications along with various interfaces / integrations built around those systems. You will work on projects for developing new technical solutions by utilizing technical, analytical and problem solving skills.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with IT Leads, IT and Business Users and Vendors to design, construct, implement and support software systems in compliance with company IT policies.
  • Monitor, track and report on the status of projects and initiatives as required.
  • Consult with business analysts and developers to ascertain common custom development requirements and then transform requirements into technical specifications.
  • Work very closely with internal business users and vendors to troubleshoot issues.
  • Have the ability to program (code) from written, graphical, or verbal specifications.
  • Independently troubleshoot and solve complex technical problems by collaborating with various internal IT resources, vendors, and business users.
  • Devise and modify procedures to solve the business problems using IT best practices, keeping in mind the capacity and limitations of the hardware / software, system response time, and form of desired results.
  • May be required to work non-traditional hours and respond during non-working hours, especially related to company emergencies.

  • 3+ years of direct work experience with Lawson ERP. Must be able to code / configure, test, and deploy screen design and other changes under moderate to minimal supervision.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems is required
  • Experience in configuring and scheduling batch jobs using a batch scheduling tool.
  • Respond to and resolve day-to-day production issues to minimize the business interruptions.
  • Work with various IT groups (DBAs, Infrastructure, Network Security, Telecommunications, etc.) to maintain the current system architecture, and stability.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to initiate and maintain exemplary working relationships with other technology workers and business customers.
  • Ability to express complex concepts verbally and in writing to diverse groups of people.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and prioritize work during critical deadline-driven conditions.
  • Create and maintain documentation for new and existing technical processes.
  • Adhere to and promote company change management and application standards.
  • Ability to multitask effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Maintain a high regard for personal safety, the safety of company assets and employees and the general public.
  • Demonstrated ability to continue to learn new skills and share knowledge with others.
Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with applications in Finance, Accounting, HR, and Procurement business functions.
  • Familiarity and understating of SOX Controls.
  • Prior experience with building and automating interfaces / integrations with various 3 rd party vendors and ERP system.
  • Experience with Lawson Security Administration.
  • Develop IPA Process Flows in Lawson and automate processes for operational excellence.
  • Ability to develop software using Microsoft .NET, SQL Server, and Access technology stacks.
  • Experience with supporting and maintaining Time Tracking Applications
location: Houston, Texas
job type: Permanent
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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