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IT Business Analyst

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Coyol, A, CR

Additional Locations: Costa Rica-Coyol



Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and has been recognized with the Catalyst Award in 2022, a prestigious recognition of diversity, equity and inclusion excellence. Also, we have a Gender Equality Policy to support our compromise.


Hybrid Roles:

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes WFH and onsite. You will have the opportunity to discuss details in the interview. 



About the Role:

Boston Scientific is looking for an experienced IT Business Analyst to support Supply Chain Planning in SAP S4/HANA for Run state/ Project work. This person will analyze, design, document, test and deliver business process and Information System solutions to meet business requirements. You will be closely partnering with our S4 HANA PPDS implementation analysts to ensure alignment between roll-out and Run state/ enhancement work.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Design, build, test, and implementation of Supply Chain Planning solutions in SAP.
  • May lead multiple project activities simultaneously, working with internal and external cross-functional groups.
  • In depth knowledge in PP/DS Heuristics and optimizer.
  • Extensively worked upon Detailed Scheduling board and its interactive functionalities both on on-premises and FIORI.
  • Capable of understanding the actual constrained-based planning scenario and adopting the same using SAP PPDS.
  • Crystal clear understanding of CIF, its integration and master requirement of PPDS.
  • Hands on experience with alternative resource determination, Setup Matrix - using SAP PPDS.
  • Well, equipped with identifying the optimal lot sizes for in-house production or external procurement and changing the planning situation (why-why analysis) via interactive planning using PPDS.
  • Should have worked on industry-specific solutions provided by SAP such as block planning, campaign Planning, resource networks.
  • Integration experience with IBP or third-party Demand Planning software tools like Kinaxis Rapid Response is desirable.
  • project status, escalate issues, and manage timelines and action items.
  • Work closely and collaborate with onshore and offshore scrum team members to ensure a prioritized and sufficient product backlog for the teams to work against
  • Actively engage and educate business process owners on solution optimization, simplification, and standardization capabilities.



Management Responsibilities:


  • Collaboratively work across different groups and divisions to achieve organizational goals and deliver timely solutions
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures


Soft Skills:


  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including oral, written, and listening skills with a track record of communicating complex concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff, including at senior executive levels.
  • A positive attitude, innovative and creative thinker
  • Responsible risk taking and risk management.



Minimum requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong SAP configuration and implementation skills (APO & S4 Hana PPDS)
  • Good understanding of Supply Chain Planning and associated SAP/Industry Best Practices
  • Knowledge and experience of the cross- functional master and transactional data supporting demand and supply planning processes.
  • Knowledge of and experience with interface technologies, best practices, data mapping and detailed functional design
  • Experience with integrated advanced planning technology and business processes (Rapid response preferred).
  • Understanding the integration between various SAP modules including MM, QM, SD, WM, PP, FI


Preferred qualifications:


  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and methodologies
  • Experience writing and executing test documentation.
  • Experience demoing functionality and providing training and user support.
  • Knowledge of and experience with agile methodologies along with experience in Jira a plus



Requisition ID: 583318


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!



Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination, and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work

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