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Business Process Architect (Pricing)

Company: NetApp
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Be part of a team that's united in spirit, but diverse in thought and background Title: Business Process Architect (Pricing) Location: San Jose, CA, US, 95128 Boulder, CO, US, 80302 Austin, TX, US, 78759 Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709 Vienna, VA, US, 22182 US Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089 Houston, TX, US, 77024 Addison, TX, US, 75001 US Charlotte, NC, US, 28210 Los Angeles, CA, US, 90001 US Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Winnipeg, MB, CA Requisition ID: 88502 About NetApp We're forward-thinking technology people with heart. We make our own rules, drive our own opportunities, and try to approach every challenge with fresh eyes. Of course, we can't do it alone. We know when to ask for help, collaborate with others, and partner with smart people. We embrace diversity and openness because it's in our DNA. We push limits and reward great ideas. What is your great idea? About the Position The Pricing Process Architect , is part of a team of professionals who plan, perform, and implement process and application capabilities to enable exceptional commerce experiences to our customers, partner and field and achieve cost, quality and efficiency goals utilizing proven transformation and improvement techniques. The ideal candidate will have strong business acumen, understanding of pricing and discounting process in the high-tech industry and have practical knowledge and experience with the Oracle CPQ Cloud or similar pricing applications and possess solid understanding of quote to cash process inclusive of quoting in Distributor and Reseller environments. Configuration, sales contract, master data, order management for subscription, consumption and capital commerce processes and systems; in-depth pricing and discounting experience in cross-functional transformation and process improvement, project management, requirements/user stories definition, metric development, reporting and business and process analytics. In addition, the position requires strong relationship building, analytical, collaboration and influence skills to be successful. Essential Functions

  • Lead process transformation and improvement efforts focused on improving pricing and discounting models for subscription, consumption and capital purchasing models.
  • Utilize proven approaches to implement new business capability or improve operational performance through entire project lifecycle from charter definition to benefit realization
  • Determine, present, and gain approval from decision makers and stakeholders of all deliverables (e.g., charter, business case, design directions and recommendations, requirements, roadmaps, etc.)
  • Design operational processes and provide business requirements/user stories. Collaborate with IT and team members to define solutions
  • Conduct process and business analysis and present results and recommendations
  • Define project plans, resource requirements, costs and project or release schedules
  • Ensure program milestones and objectives are met with expected quality. Provide clear and timely status
  • Develop metrics that provide data for process performance assessment to identify difference making opportunities for improvement
  • Measure performance against process requirements.
  • Provide content and/or deliver required training and communications in support of business readiness activities Job Requirements
    • Deep process and systems knowledge and experience in successfully implementing pricing and discounting commerce capabilities. Including Revenue Contracts Administration, Channel Pathways, and CPQ Pricing Optimization
    • Zoura and Oracle Cloud CPQ experience preferable
    • Experience in business process analysis and improvement methodologies that deliver expected and substantial results.
    • Experience with Agile methodologies as a product owner or designer
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills; including presentation skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment to meet aggressive goals and pre-defined measurement criteria.
    • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and utilizing project management applications.
    • Strong user of Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Teams, and Visio. Responsibility and Interaction
      • Responsibility :
        • The tasks this individual is responsible for are often unstructured and the issues addressed are less defined requiring new perspectives and creative approaches.
        • This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving problems that are complex in scope requiring in-depth evaluation.
        • Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance and proposing solutions.
        • Interaction:
          • This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties.
          • Limited supervision and direction are provided, as this individual can operate and drive results and set priorities independently.
          • The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert. Education & Experience A minimum of 8 years of experience is required A Bachelors degree in Business or Engineering, or equivalent experience. Masters degree a plus Demonstrated ability to have completed complex system-enabled transformation projects. Did you know---
            Statistics show women apply to jobs only when they're 100% qualified. But no one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to shift the trend and apply anyway! We look forward to hearing from you. Why NetApp? In a world full of generalists, NetApp is a specialist. No one knows how to elevate the world's biggest clouds like NetApp. We are data-driven and empowered to innovate. Trust, integrity, and teamwork all combine to make a difference for our customers, partners, and communities. -
            We expect a healthy work-life balance. Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with their favorite organizations. We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness, and vision plans for you and your family. We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.
            If you run toward knowledge and problem-solving, join us. Colorado Residents Only: If the Company determines this role will be performed in Colorado, the starting salary for this position is (.9 compa*). This role could be eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401(K), Paid Time off (PTO), Company bonus, Employee stock purchase plan, and restricted stocks (RSU's) *. Final compensation will be dependent on various factors such as location, qualifications, certifications, relevant work experience and other factors, consistent with applicable law. As a U.S. federal contractor, in accordance with President Biden's recent Executive Order for U.S. federal contractors, all U.S. employees of NetApp must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if they work at a Company location or remotely. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, you must request and be approved for one of the legally acceptable exemptions.
            Nearest Major Market: San Jose
            Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto
            Job Segment: Business Process, Pricing, Architecture, Medical, Engineer, Management, Operations, Engineering, Healthcare

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