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SAP O2C Software Analyst

Portland, OR

Although we're an apparel and footwear focused company, technology is central to everything we do. Columbia Sportswear’s Columbia Digital Technologies (CDT) teams enable an IT infrastructure across four global brands, a global supply chain, and 500+ geographically dispersed stores. These teams support in-store, mobile, and data platforms to enhance customer interface and service in an ever-evolving industry.

The Principal Software Analyst – Order to Cash is a liaison between business partners, IT solution architecture and delivery teams responsible for application design / development / QA / rollout SDLC activities and ongoing business support.

The Principal Software Analyst will have responsibility for one or more domains within the Order to Cash function. This position will be part of a high performing team of business analysts and developers that deliver value across the supply chain order fulfillment space.


  • Establish collaborative and productive relationships with internal IT department, business partners, external partners  
  • Responsible for developing business requirements and translating them into functional specifications for the Supply Chain organization and managing changes to such specifications  
  • Articulate, assess, and prioritize business requirements and partner with business / technology teams for successful delivery of these capabilities  
  • Leverage knowledge of supply chain best practices, functional design to deliver robust, future ready capabilities   
  • Develop functional and technical designs, configurations, guide developers, conduct system testing and coordinate user testing/training 
  • Own, prioritize and facilitate the refinement of product backlog to ensure that the team is delivering the right enhancements at the right time to drive business value 
  • Technology thought leadership – technology evangelist, promoting our business strategies and advancing our technology capabilities through knowledge of best practice with customer focus  
  • Demonstrate functional and best practices experience and leverage these to promote our technology capabilities 
  • Own functional documentation including but not limited to requirements documents, product backlog, functional specification, business process documentation, etc.  
  • Assist the business and enterprise change management teams to build and execute change management and training strategy for new applications  
  • Provide transparent / honest status and communication to business stakeholders and leadership 



  • Able to communicate effectively, build relationships and influence outcomes in a cross-functional matrix organization  
  • Able to translate abstract concepts into defined objectives, business requirements, business processes and functional specifications and an actionable product roadmap 
  • An excellent communicator that can document and present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences 
  • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind to build their trust and respect 
  • Adept with time management and problem-solving skills A relentless, versatile learner that is open to change and embraces experimentation to find solutions 


  • 8+ years relevant experience in implementing/supporting order management and fulfillment systems processes, preferably in the retail industry 
  • Prior experience as an SAP order management business analyst or product owner / product manager (highly desirable)  
  • Prior experience supporting SD technologies globally including U.S., Canada, Europe, and APAC 
  • Experience designing, implementing, and supporting business solutions in SAP particularly in the areas of Order Management, Pricing, and Delivery Due 
  • Experience integrating SAP with external systems such as Microsoft D365, Order Dynamics, Manhattan WMS 
  • Experience working with Azure integrations in an SAP environment (highly desirable) 
  • Experience working in both agile and waterfall SDLC environments  

Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company. 

Columbia Sportswear is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

The Know Your Rights poster is available here: The pay transparency policy is available here: Columbia Sportswear is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please notify your recruiter.

At Columbia Sportswear Company, we’re proud to offer regular full-time employees a benefits package that includes a variety of services and products to help make your life and work more rewarding.

Our benefit programs contribute to overall employee well-being by aligning those programs with the fundamental elements of well-being: physical, social/emotional, financial, career and community.

Benefits that can protect your family’s financial future and help you save money through our 401k plan plus a generous company match. Columbia offers medical, dental, vision, life Insurance, disability, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and an assortment of voluntary benefit offerings (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity, ID theft, and legal services). We have extensive wellness benefits and employee discounts available.

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