Cargill Senior Deployment Services Analyst in Europe, United States

Senior Deployment Services Analyst

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


The Senior Deployment Services Analyst is an advanced data professional who provides leadership in project deployment services, including data conversion, UAT coordination, and project cut-over activities. They are responsible for all deployment related activities for one or more projects.

This role has the in-depth knowledge of data and deployment processes to be able to educate, partner and support BU teams. This includes cut-over planning, cut-over execution, UAT planning, UAT execution, data mapping, data construction, data validation and resolution of data deficiencies. The individual in this role will partner closely with the project teams to ensure that deployment services are aligned with the needs of the project and that data is being effectively usable by the business.

This position requires an individual who is resourceful, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skill in both proactive project and expectation management.

Principal Accountabilities


  • Participates in business readiness, requirements gathering and solution assessment phases of a SAP project for deployment services through post go live support

  • Understand and document business requirements for relevant data objects to support the Data Conversion design team for their work

  • Facilitation of data mapping sessions with project and BU data teams and document field mappings so that value mappings, and transformation rules can be incorporated into a functional conversion designs by the designers of the respective SAP Instance

  • Oversee the data resolution activities for defects or gaps identified from validation reports and readiness reports and ensure they are resolved by the BU or through the Instance Data Conversion role for each data load cycle

  • Prepare and validate Cut-Over plans for project

  • Supervise the cut-over resources during go-live and ensure that tasks are performed correctly, in the correct order and dependencies are respected.

  • Actively work with the deployment team members to answer data mapping or integration questions during each phase of the deployment cycle

  • Accountable to ensure completion of legacy to SAP Field Mapping Documents in partnership with the BU data team

  • Accountable for reviewing Data Readiness against entry and exit criteria for Mock Loads

  • Validation of converted/constructed data with BU and Data teams

  • Tracks and monitors overall data conversion progress and manages issue resolution

  • Tracks risks, developing mitigation plans, and escalate as appropriate

  • Oversee User Acceptance Testing to ensure all scenarios are tested correctly, defects logged and passed top appropriate teams.


  • Actively partners with Deployment Managers to ensure Data Conversion and Cut Over is defined & incorporated into project plans

  • Educate the BU data teams regarding the approach, the process and the tools of data cleansing, data field mapping, data reconciliation, data construction and data validation

  • Educate project team on Cut Over planning, execution, and time lines

  • Work with the Instance Data Conversion Advisor to show the BU data teams how to read, interpret and utilize data validation and readiness reports

  • Educate BU teams on how defects should be documented and partner together to ensure resolution


  • Perform related Deployment activities as requested


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree

  • 5 years of business experience

  • 3 Prior conversion experience

  • Knowledge of at least one major SAP business process

  • Experience working on a global team

  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and influence others

  • Demonstrated ability learn quickly and drive for a high degree of execution

  • Demonstrated ability to excel in ambiguous situations

  • Strategic thinking, prioritization, collaboration and problem solving skills

  • Work experience with Project Management Methodology, Tools and processes

  • Business fluency in English

  • Ability to travel up to 40%, varying by project cycles

Prefer Qualifications

  • Effectively manage / lead significant organizational change and achieve desired results.

  • Acquire project experiences, which align common processes, consolidate software portfolio and upgrade technology infrastructure to meet strategic aspirations.

  • Demonstrate broad perspective of business environment.

  • Being able to apply knowledge to new and complex situations.

  • Leverage knowledge, perspectives and experience from working with globally diverse teams.

  • Be part of new or unfamiliar roles, building / being part of a new global team, dealing with ambiguity.

  • Influence people without direct authority.

  • Create a process from the ground up.

  • Collaborate across process areas and across the organization.

  • Increase business-partnering skills.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today!

Job Information Technology

Primary Location Region - Europe

Other Locations Poland-MZ-Warsaw

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: REG01480