Sr Configuration Analyst

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Date: Aug 30, 2022

Location: East Providence, Rhode Island, US, 02861

Company: Hasbro

At Hasbro we’re changing the face of play and entertainment. We’re looking for people who want to explore, experiment and innovate to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.

Are you someone who turns challenges into opportunities, who enjoys teamwork, value diversity, and love to partner with the business and IT? With equal opportunities, and excellent job benefits, we are seeking a creative Sr. Configuration Analyst with outstanding interpersonal skills to provide solutions to support our business partners. The focus of this position is to work closely with the business units to gain in-depth understanding of their strategy, processes, services, roadmap, and the context in which the business operates. This role will be key to understanding and detailing the capabilities needed to address business challenges through proposed solutions in the area of Supply Chain Planning.

The Sr. Configuration Analyst is also responsible for reviewing assigned business requirements to find opportunities to improve efficiency. The candidate will provide short term and long-term solutions enabling the business to thrive in reaching their business goals. In addition, the candidate will manage the product backlog, prioritize deliverables with the business and work with the software provider and/or system integrator to design, build and deploy solutions.


We expect from the candidate the following capabilities:


  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Information Systems and apply it to the development, execution and improvement of action plans
  • Team up with business to learn their processes, gather requirements, partner with the software provider and/or system integrator to provide solutions to current challenges, and help drive value.
  • Identify improvement opportunities, review product backlog, assess business process and system inefficiencies, and provide timeline for deliverables
  • Support and align efforts and resources to meet business needs.
  • Deliver incremental enhancements and participate in projects by completing and updating documentation; managing scope; setting daily priorities; ensuring efficient and on-time delivery of tasks and milestones; and following proper critical issue resolution paths



A day in the life as a Senior Configuration Analyst


  • Analyze and synthesize business requirements, including recognizing patterns and conceptualizing processes
  • Understand and negotiate needs and expectations of multiple business owners in the context of a SaaS delivery model
  • Identify, create, and facilitate process design changes by conducting business and systems process analysis and design; focusing on quality improvement and data management; ensuring data is reliable and valid; developing process improvements; integrating new systems and processes with existing ones; and partnering with internal and external customers to ensure systems provided support the long-term business strategies
  • Provide and support the implementation of business solutions by; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes and new responsibilities
  • Stay abreast with business needs and strategies; utilizing formal and informal written communication methods to communicate updates and findings; and facilitating project meetings and presentations to all types of audiences
  • Provide project level analysis – producing required project analysis documentation (business requirements, scope matrix, use cases, sequence diagrams, future state proposals, UAT plan, etc)
  • Collaborate with software provider developers to implement the requirements, provide needed mentorship to testers during the QA process


What you'll bring

We expect our candidate to bring over 3-5 years of experience in the following:

  • Excellent business communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Expertise in business requirement gathering, and leading design and process workflow sessions
  • Good technical writing skills to document functional and technical artifacts
  • Solid grasp in relational databases, web applications, and cloud hosting or SaaS based solution implementation
  • Solid understanding of demand management, inventory planning, replenishment planning and distribution components of the supply chain process.
  • Familiarity with a top tier supply chain planning system (Kinaxis, SAP IBP, Blue Yonder, E2Open, Logility, o9 Solutions, etc.)
  • Small/midsize projects and team management
  • Partnership with 3rd party providers on delivering all aspects of project and support execution

Hasbro’s world-class brands and talented people are our greatest assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements and years with the company. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day Fridays year round, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more!


Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status.



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Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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