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ERP Business Solution Software Engineer

Mexico (Mexico)

  • Organization: CIMMYT - International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center
  • Location: Mexico (Mexico)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Engineering
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Public, Private Partnership
    • Supply Chain
    • Logistics
    • Sustainable Business Development
  • Closing Date: 2020-02-28

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The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit agricultural research for development organization with partners in over 100 countries. As an International Research Center, CIMMYT has a very modern IT infrastructure and advanced IT solutions which provides for an interesting and challenging IT environment with many opportunities to learn more. Please refer to our website for more information:

CIMMYT is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, and service-oriented professional for the position of ERP Solution Analyst\Engineer to work in the Information Technologies Unit (ITU) in CIMMYT. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing technical and functional expertise to the ERP system, which includes but not limited to solution configuration, customization, testing, security, reporting, and user support.  The candidate will be a key business improvement partner of process owners and will be responsible for identifying challenges and opportunities in the organization. The position shall be responsible for the configuration and maintenance of solutions to meet business requirements.

The position is based at CIMMYT’s campus in Texcoco, State of Mexico, located 45 km northeast of Mexico City, Mexico.

Specific duties:

  • Analyze business process issues and improvements, and provides solution recommendations to Business users and IT management in timely manner.
  • Create well-written and effective professional documentation such as business requirement documents, process maps, test plans and use cases for technical team members and business user.
  • Functional and technical requirement gathering, gap analysis, understand software functionality and recommend solutions using best practices.
  • Manage, lead, and participate in ERP implementation and projects,
  • Assist the technical team in designing, programming, testing, deploying, maintaining, and supporting new services.
  • Prepare extensive documentation and training materials, as well as conducted major user specific training sessions.
  • Understand the capabilities of the D365 ERP platform and knows how to configure it to meet the business needs.
  • Design and development of financial and operational reports using SSRS and other Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools
  • Assist in IT processes such as but not limited to: incident and service management, problem management, change management, design and transition, release and deployment.
  • Ensure the rigorous application of information security/ information assurance policies, principles, and practices to the delivery of application software services.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by supervisor from time to time. 

Required academic qualifications, skills and attitudes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information technology, Computer Science or Administration and Finance.
  • Minimum of 5 years related work experience.
  • Preferably with Microsoft Dynamics 365, AX 2012 Certification: Financials, Supply Chain, Project Accounting; SAP or Oracle.
  • Intermediate user of Productivity Tools such as Microsoft Office Suite, Advanced Excel,Visio, Management Reporter 2012 (Reporting Tool), PowerBI.
  • Preferably, with understanding of Dynamics AX development environment, Visual Studio, SQL Management Studio, SSRS, ETL using SSIS, SSAS, object oriented programming.
  • Experience in ERP gap analysis and requirements gathering, hands on experience in diverse ERP projects including but not limited to implementation, migration, training & troubleshooting.
  • Preferable familiar with ISO20000 principles and processes.
  • The candidate must exhibit sense of urgency , appropriate handling of confidential information and commitment to responsibilities and deadlines
  • Intermediate level in English language (English test will be administered; candidate must score a minimum of B2 as per CEFR).
  • The selected candidate must exhibit the following competencies: Achievement Orientation, Problem Solving, Multi-Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communication, Pro-activity, Teamwork, Flexibility/Adaptability, Time management, Project Management and Presentation Skills.

CIMMYT offers an attractive remuneration package and support for continuous professional development. In addition to the provisions of the Mexican Labor Law our package of benefits includes year-end bonus (40 days), vacation premium (56%), life and medical insurance, supermarket coupons, savings fund, social Mexican benefits (IMSS, SAR / Infonavit).

Candidates must apply online to M19186 ERP Business Solution Software Engineer. Screening and follow up will begin on Friday, June 14, 2019. For more information on the recruitment process, please contact Karen Luna (

 Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Foreign national candidates must have legal documents to work in Mexico.

This position will remain open until filled. 

CIMMYT is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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