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IT Analyst III - AS400/RPG

Date: Sep 6, 2022

Location: Stoneleigh, ENG, GB

Company: AGCO

Making a difference.  That's what a career at AGCO is all about. At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own 

AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and infrastructure. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Our diverse product line, global reach and technological solutions help our customers not only survive today’s changing landscape, but to also prosper. Visit www.AGCOcorp.com for more information.

 

IT Analyst III

Hybrid Working - Stoneleigh (Flexible on days required)

Job Summary

The Analyst position is responsible for leading the effort to understand the AGCO business needs and identify how best to meet those needs.  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 are followed and business value is delivered in accordance too the objectives.  The role leads the effort to analyse, 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), performing data analysis.

 

Job Function and Knowledge:

 

  • Collaborate with key business resources on requirements gathering, solution design, configuration, testing, user acceptance, implementation, and documentation.
  • Manage project deliveries.
  • 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, IT and 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. 

   

Functional Knowledge

 

  • Formal IT methodology experience is required, with formal qualifications being preferred. 
  • Formal Service or Change management experience with formal qualifications being preferred.
  • 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.
  • Good working knowledge of the following:
    • IT change management process
    • Problem management procedures
    • Multiple business process from an IT perspective.
    • All systems being and their impact on the business both regionally and globally
    • AS400 ILE JBA System 21 so knowledge of a similar logistics ERP & CRM key,
    • SQL, .NET, JAVA, Microsoft package helpful
    • Day-to-day operational environment locally, regionally and globally
    • The roles and responsibilities of the key IT staff members regionally and globally
    • IT vendor management
  • Previous experience with Mobile, ERP, and other large system deployment knowledge is a plus.

 

Business Expertise

 

  • Detailed understanding of the business areas supported by the systems is required to ensure solutions meet true business needs and requirements.
  • Agricultural experience is a plus.
  • Logistics experience is preferred plus in terms of warehousing and logistics.
  • Global company experience is a plus.

 

 Essential Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

 

  • Strong communication / interpersonal skills, capable of interacting with multiple levels of IT and business management.
  • Successfully influences diverse groups and teams in a complex, ambiguous and rapidly changing environment to deliver value-added solutions.
  • Effective working relationship with the business to ensure business requirements are accurately captured, agreed and accepted.
  • Adaptable to new technologies/practices and acts as change agent within teams.

 
We offer the following benefits: 

  • Basic salary:  Competitive
  • A company performance / Individual performance related bonus (10%)
  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (The company contributes up to 10% for a 5% employee contributions)
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • Life assurance and critical illness cover for Pension members
  • 26 days holidays + statutory holidays
  • Holiday trading
  • Retail discount portal
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme for employees and their immediate family
  • On-site parking
  • On-site restaurant 

 

Employee development and growth is part of our company culture. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring multinational environment for a leading global player of agricultural solutions, we look forward to receiving your application!

 


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