Business Systems Engineer

Job Description

The Business System Engineer will work as part of a team to support the enterprise procurement and finance SaaS systems. This role includes but is not limited to responding to customer requests and systems issues, continued improvement of processes, participation in projects and system implementations. You will also function as the point person between the customer and Business Systems team, ensuring the quality and timeliness of project deliverables. This position reports to the Manager of Financial Applications.


  • Partner with Finance/Technology on system related projects, including system releases/upgrades, enhancement packages, and process redesign.

  • Provide analysis, development of SaaS system solutions and related processes.

  • Work with and act as an advisor to internal customers on system design decisions, user experience, complex issue resolution and process design.

  • Organize system testing, identify discrepancies and create remediation plan.

  • Be a point of contact to SMEs for their system need and ensure best practices are communicated and implemented.

  • Expert on procurement related system processes.

  • Participate in improving system processes and implementing efficiencies.


  • 3+ years configuration experience required with SaaS solutions such as Workday Financials.

  • Experience with related products such as PeopleSoft FSCM and/or Coupa a plus.

  • Proficiency in object-oriented APIĀ 

  • Preferred Undergraduate degree in business analysis, computer science, information technology, finance or a related field

  • Comfortable working in a matrix organization

  • Familiarity with Agile practices and SDLC standards

  • Possess skills, necessary to express ideas and prepare analyses

Benefits and Perks:

  • Make an impact by supporting our original, independent and deeply reported journalism.

  • We provide competitive health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their families

  • We support responsible retirement planning with a generous 401(k) company match.

  • We offer a generous parental-leave policy, which we recently expanded in response to employee feedback. Birth mothers receive 16 weeks fully paid; non gestational parents receive 10 weeks, also fully paid.

  • We are committed to career development, supported by a formal mentoring program and $8,000 annual tuition reimbursement.

  • We have frequent panel discussions and talks by a wide variety of news makers and industry leaders.

Join a community committed to the richness of diversity, experiences and talents in the world we cover, supported by a variety of employee resource groups.

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

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