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System Analyst MDM - Decatur, IL



Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

System Analyst MDM - Decatur, IL


IL - Illinois

Information Technology

Job Description

System Analyst MDM - Decatur, IL

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has embarked on a Digital transformation. We are moving to SAP and need your help to get us there! Want to use your technical skills and love of process to bring this new capability to ADM? Check out this opportunity!

Position Summary:
As a part of our transformation, we know that data is at the center of everything that we do. We seek a dedicated professional to help take us to the next level of our Master Data Management (MDM) journey. We depend on our Systems Analysts to investigate data, seeking opportunities to reduce duplicates, improve the quality and discover anomalies that may exist, and then create the specifications and designs that will allow us to develop intuitive solutions.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide deep functional & technical expertise for applications & products supporting one or more process areas
  • Partner with Process Analyst(s) to participate in the preliminary investigation for project solutions requests, requirements gathering, collecting data from a variety of sources, evaluating and interpreting data, and drawing conclusions on solution options
  • Provide input into system fit/gap analysis and design decisions
  • Write detailed functional and technical designs for reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements, forms, and/or workflows, partnering with development teams as needed
  • Work with Process Analyst(s) to identify system configuration needs and perform system configuration as needed
  • Ensure solution compatibility with documented architecture, security, and data standards
  • Collaborate with other IT delivery teams to ensure efficient and effective design, development and implementation of end-to-end solutions
  • Follow standard processes to create and maintain solutions documentation for projects, enhancements, and support requests.
  • Provide technical input for role-based security designs and solutions
  • Share knowledge of technology risks and opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness within the respective process area
  • Work with the Solution Leader and Process Analyst to support the development, maintenance, and communication of solutions roadmap for application(s) that service the business process
  • Provide regular and accurate status updates and other documentation to management and team members for assigned project, support, and improvement work
  • Mentor and monitor progress of junior level personnel on complex projects as needed
  • Provide technical expertise required to resolve escalated issues
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
Job Requirements:
  • Proven analytical, organization, time management, facilitation, and process management skills
  • Works well both in a team environment and independently
  • Strong analytical, organization, time management, facilitation, and process management skills
  • Communicates clearly ideas and findings with team members using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Uses Excel skillfully to demonstrate technical and non-technical information, ideas, procedures, and processes
  • Maintain calm in a fast-paced, changing environment, and with all levels of the organization and cope with constantly evolving information
  • Ability to evaluate and manage priorities while adapting to individual and team assignments as adjustments are needed
  • Maintains a positive work environment through collaboration & conflict resolution
Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of how current trends and process solutions can address identified business needs and capabilities
  • Prior experience in an SAP and/or Informatica driven environment
  • Ability to use SQL to analyze data
Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).
  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.
  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).
Additional benefits include:
  • Paid time off including paid holidays.
  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.
*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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