Job Description :
Cerebra Consulting Inc is a System Integrator and IT Services Solution provider with a focus on Big Data, Business Analytics, Cloud Solutions, Amazon Web Services, Salesforce, Oracle EBS, Peoplesoft, Hyperion, Oracle Configurator, Oracle CPQ, Oracle PLM and Custom Application Development. Utilizing solid business experience, industry-specific expertise, and proven methodologies, we consistently deliver measurable results for our customers. Cerebra has partnered with leading enterprise software companies and cloud providers such as Oracle, Salesforce, Amazon and able to leverage these partner relationships to deliver high-quality, end-to-end customer solutions that are targeted to the needs of each customer.










System Remediation Lead -Charlottesville,VA Remote initially and then must work onsite when COVID restrictions are lifted 2 year contract Manager notes: Technofunctional role - must have experience managing communication and remediation strategy for large finance system implementations that have a downstream impact on hundreds of sub systems. Will be the liaison between the project team and Client groups. This person will work very closely with the Change Management lead and technical teams to create and execute a schedule/strategy. Will provide guidance, advice, and updates to 125 groups across the University on Workday Finance project milestones and action items to remediate systems. The groups will be responsible for their own remediation efforts. This role will require excellent communication and presentation skills, technical background, ERP finance knowledge, and a BSA/PM/Change Management background. FST Project Overview This position description describes the FST technical team System Remediation Lead role, which includes the responsibilities and qualifications described below. Position Summary Reporting to the Workday Financials Implementation Lead, the System Remediation Lead develops and executes a comprehensive plan for identifying Client systems that will be impacted by the University's financial system transition from Oracle EBS to Workday Financials, develops a framework communicating with impacted system owners, and provides the information, references, tools and guidance needed to effectively remediate their systems. Responsibilities & Duties: Maintain an accurate and well-structured inventory of institutional, departmental, and external systems that will be impacted by the financial system transition from Oracle EBS to Workday, including maintaining up-to-date system descriptions, contact information, and post-implementation disposition of the systems. Develop and execute a comprehensive engagement and communications plan with system owners and contacts that continues throughout the entire lifecycle of the project. Establish a community of practice for system owners as a forum for communicating project information needed by system owners to remediate systems, discuss shared solutions, obtain feedback, and identify issues and risks. Develop a deep and broad understanding of the key technical and process impacts of the financial system transition that will drive the need for system owners to remediate their systems (e.g., chart of accounts changes, data structure changes, integration changes, etc. Provide consultative advice to system owners and contacts in identifying key areas of their systems that will require remediation. Facilitate direct communications between system owners and the responsible functional or technical team when unique business process or technical requirements or issues are identified. Identify reference documentation required by system owners in order to effectively remediate their systems, and work with appropriate FST team to develop content. Maintain an accessible library of information and reference documentation for system owners, such as a web site or community hub. Identify requirements for common technical tools and solutions (such as COA validation services, standard transaction imports or reports) required by system owners, and work with Technical team to facilitate tool development. Assist in testing common technical tool sets before release to system owners. Develop, communicate and monitor a milestone plan for the completion of system remediation efforts. Develop and execute a process for monitoring remediation status for each system, and report out status as part of technical team project status reporting. Develop and facilitate a test plan for all impacted systems, and ensure that all impacted systems pass through the testing process. Partner closely with the FST Deployment Manager to provide guidance to system owners as to the timing of deploying remediated systems to production. Partner closely with the Change Management team to ensure coordination of communications with the UVA community. Perform other duties as required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Outstanding ability to clearly and concisely communicate technical information to non-technical users, and ability to communicate accurate status to technical team leadership. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as strong group facilitation skills. Proven aptitude and ability to translate business needs into technical requirements, and to understand and learn and test new productivity and technical tools. Strong and effective organizational skills, with ability to plan and monitor effectively and efficiently. Effective writing and documentation skills. Ability to effectively manage multiple efforts and concurrent priorities. Exhibit a high level of attention to detail and analytical acumen. Demonstrated leadership, management and mentoring skills. Demonstrate honesty, integrity and respect for other individuals. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications Restricted/Unrestricted: Restricted Term: Two years Required Experience: 5 - 7 years of experience with implementing major financial systems Preferred Experience: 2 years of experience managing a team of developers Required Education: Bachelor's degree Preferred Certifications: Certified in business systems analysis Required Computer Applications: Excellent Microsoft Excel skills Experience with Office and desktop productivity tools such as Office 365, Zoom, Sharepoint, Visio and Microsoft Teams Preferred Computer Applications: Workday Financials Required Skills : Must have ERP financials experience Workday is preferred