Sr. IT Analyst - Financial Performance Management

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Information Technology
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Big Data, Analytics
  • Job Id


What You'll Do:


You are a forward-thinker who strives to innovate the world of offerings and solutions. Because you’ll craft so many inventive solutions, you’ll handle a continuous pipeline of transformations and digitization initiatives. You’ll have the opportunity to be visible, interacting with senior management and engaging business partners and executive management.  As Cisco undergoes its business model transformations, you will enable it through technology and data innovation, and automation. We are looking for an IT Analyst in Cisco Financial Performance Management IT organization who can help transform Cisco’s Financial and Management Reporting by:


  • Translating complex business requirements into elegant technical solutions while assessing what can be configured/bought and what should be custom developed
  • Partnering with business to find opportunities for process improvement and efficiency, measure KPIs to create compelling user stories, make data-driven recommendations, and drive system automations.
  • Collaborating and mentoring both onshore and offshore teams as well as vendor partners
  • Having strong communication skillset along with ability to solve critical issues across multiple business teams and drive issues to resolution
  • Demonstrating a strong technical aptitude, and understand both business and technical language and ideas
  • Bringing Industry and outside in perspectives on how we can shape solutions

Who You'll Work With



Financial Performance Management organization is a team of fun-loving and motivated individuals working on IT Engineering Services, architectures and platforms for Cisco Core Financials space. We are working on some of the most sought-after technologies in the market today. If working on Management Reporting, Financial Planning, Forecasting & Analytics technologies with exposure to Finance domain is what you have been looking for, with a passion for data, then look no further! This organization provides excellent opportunities to enhance your career in the latest tools & technologies the market has to offer. When you work with us, you’ll be part of a highly empowered collaborative “FUTURE IT” team who's passionate about delivering digitization and unprecedented business outcomes. You will work with business partners, Cisco’s outsourced partners and cross-functional infra partners.



Who You Are

The ideal candidate should be comfortable in an individual, self-driven role, as well as in a team environment. You have excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, along with having an awareness of current standards and trends in IT and emerging technologies


Specifically, you will:

  • Work with Finance business partners & IT to determine objectives that will improve business outcomes and user experience for Corporate FP&A and various finance users
  • Be responsible for analyzing all scope items that come through the scope intake process for a certain business capability and describe those to IT teams on release complexity, environment readiness, test plan, etc.
  • Be accountable for leading cross-functional dialogues to solve complex business capabilities required and making sure there is no misunderstanding or misalignment among various teams on the system requirements
  • Design IT solutions and work with IT engineers to build and implement the designed solutions
  • Fix and debug IT systems to ensure error-free functionality and end-user experience
  • Provide supervision to support Quality Assurance team during release testing; provide support for the end users queries as needed
  • Handle various tasks to deadlines; communicate progress at regular intervals

Key Skills Required:

  • 9+ years of IT industry experience
  • Masters/Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology
  • Experience in agile delivery model
  • Experience in Data Analytical skills & Articulation, Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence tools (Business Objects, Hyperion Essbase etc.)
  • Well-versed with RDBMS Concept and exposure to various RDBMS technologies like Oracle, Teradata and PostgreSQL
  • Working experience with Unix/Linux operating systems
  • Domain knowledge in Corporate Finance, Management Reporting, Data & Analytics is preferred
  • Ability to explain complex, highly technical information to non-technical colleagues/users using clear, simple language
  • Organized verbal and written business communication that effectively achieves business objectives
  • Utilize specific business knowledge and general business acumen to support effective IT engagement
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including teamwork and partner management
  • Jointly work with development team and business to drive support case reduction
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Self-driven, results oriented and passionate in delivering business value

Why Cisco:

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people. We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better. We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices. We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities. Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco