Philips Careers Job Vacancy for Finance Platform Analyst

Sr. Platform Analyst – Functions – Finance


The Platform Analyst is a SME with Deep domain, functional and technical skills of related processes and platform(s). The Platform Analyst is involved in E2E application life cycle management teaming up with Business Process Owners, Solution Architects, Platform Solution Managers and Project Managers.

The activities for a Platform Analyst include ideation, feasibility studies, roadmap development, project initiation, estimation, design, user story creation, backlog creation, build, test, validation, deployment, maintenance, operations and decommissioning of the applications including continuous improvement cycles ensuring the right quality and performance levels.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Support Intake business requirements and deliver Solution Design together with BPO, Solution Architects, Platform Solution Managers, Project Manager and other key stakeholders;
Work closely with Platform Solution Managers, Tribe leads in supporting Solution/Release planning and other Agile Phases;
Support Product Owner, Solution Architect, Solution design including NFRs, Estimation, Validation and help drive feature driven development with scrum teams;
Ensuring high quality backlog boosting the performance of scrum teams;
Own, Optimize E2E Solution Development Process and support fellow Devops engineers to realize the solution;
Support business in demonstrating the capabilities, training deployments, onboarding business/markets & change management
Accountable that the solutions design/ technology meets the functional and non-functional requirements with focus on Releasability, Reliability, Security and performance;
Accountable that solution design meets platform architecture principles & guidelines. Provide feedback on continuous improvement to architecture community;
Responsible for Software Quality, Compliance & Regulatory aspects of the solution;
Involve in Peer review, demo and other scrum ceremonies;
Responsible to validate test strategy and plan, test cases, automation, regression and test execution;
Raise impediments on time to leads and support resolution;
Identify Kaizen opportunities at work and improve process and delivery;
Endorses the content of the release (including NFRs) prior to release and manages interdependency with other programs;
Actively work to reduce technical debt and refactor the application for performance;
Identify E2E Business Processes together with BPO / BPE that are critical and establish monitoring via OCC;
Work closely with DevOps team in supporting key Domain and Technical inputs for Incidents, Change Requests, Service Requests and other regular operations activities;
Support Operations and business with SME Expertise during crisis management for business continuity across global timezones;
Support Platform Landscape upgrades, improvements to stay aligned with OEM guidelines;
Competence Development of New entrants (Employees and Partners);
Ensures solution guidelines are up to date in Knowledge repository/Wiki;
Stay current with Market knowledge on Platform Technology Curve.
You are responsible for

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

Analysing processes and making proposals regarding process re-engineering and use of IT tools & architecture;
Responsible for one complete application area and related processes;
Recognized as a SME in related technologies and domains, has clear understanding of future technology trends;
Makes sure all aspects of design, use of existing IT packages, documentation and SLA support are in compliance;
Provide direction to scrum teams in designing E2E solutions
Drive improvements across standards, guidelines & process
Work with Devops teams for all operational activities including Incidents, MEC, YEC and service Catalogues;
Builds a worldwide external network and makes this knowledge applicable for the business, now and in the future;
Represents Philips externally on related issues, and spearheads international platforms;
Is consulted to investigate feasibility of new solutions, choice of technology and platforms.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree
Expertise in Lean Agile, ITIL and DevOps practices
OG Certification Level 2/3
Lean Advance Certificate / Green Belt
Domain or related IT experience for > 15 years
Certified in one or more functional domain and related business processes
Expert on a complete application area and related IT solutions;
Knowledge of the newest IT technology;
Strong influence from architecture of business process, IT solutions and tool selection;
Understand business trends and the direction technology must take to support the business
Ability to identify the strategic IT implications and opportunities resulting from major corporate strategies and change initiatives, strategic vision business models
Good consulting and interpersonal skills

Technical Knowledge & Skills required

SAP Central Finance – system architecture, data flow, key components
Business Consolidation with S4 HANA
Management Accounting & Reporting
SAP S/4 Finance – knowledge in all SAP Finance areas (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Asset Accounting, General Ledger, and Profit Center Accounting), integration with other SAP Modules (SD,MM), the SAP Inbound / Outbound Interface with third party systems
SAP Controlling – Expertise in all domains in SAP CO – General Controlling for CO related settings; Cost Element and Cost Center Accounting – Planning, Budgeting, Assessment, Distribution etc.; Internal Order Accounting – Planning, Budgeting, Settlement etc.; Product Costing – Planning, Cost Object Controlling, Actual Costing, Material Ledger; CO-PA – Profitability Segments and Characteristics, Planning, Flow of Actual Values, Reports
At-least two full end to end implementation experience mandatory
Recent hands on experience on the above areas is expected.

Location: Bangalore

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