Columbia Sportswear Company EDI Analyst II in Portland, Oregon

EDI Analyst II

United States, Oregon, Portland

Information Services

1000064D Requisition #

Jan 07, 2019 Post Date

Columbia Sportswear relies on our EDI team to provide the integration between our trading partners and other third party systems that demand an EDI interface and support our global operation. As an EDI Analyst II you will play an important part in ensuring that there is effective data exchange between Columbia and our connected partners. This position works closely with business process leads and technical and functional teams. This position is responsible for supporting and analyzing EDI requirements, designing and implementing appropriate EDI designs, participate in enhancement projects, and provide on-going production EDI support.


  • Execute the corporate EDI strategy and collaborate with SAP process teams to deliver SAP IDOC/ALE best practice integration
  • Work with existing trading partners/customers, onboard new trading partners
  • Partner with other business analysts to design, implement and support EDI integration requirements
  • Support our existing integration volume and look to streamline throughput consumption
  • Participate in testing of solutions at all levels (unit, integration and end-to-end testing)
  • Gather and document functional requirements
  • Monitor VAN and systems landscape
  • Develop, enhance, and maintain EDI mapping requirement for trading partners and transactions
  • Communication with third party business partners for design, implementation and support


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Accounting, or related field, or work experience equivalent to a degree
  • 3 - 5 years experience in positions as an individual contributor by performing functions such as - analyzing business processes, team project participation, and providing systems support and analysis
  • 2 - 5 years of experience with EDI transactions - Purchase Order, Advance Ship Notice and Invoice
  • Experience collaborating with business users, trading partners, and vendors
  • Experience configuring trading partner setups with EDI service providers and within SAP preferred
  • Experience in EDI transactions and mapping
  • Knowledge of ANSI X12 and EDIFACT standards is preferred
  • Experience working with SAP IDOCs is preferred
  • Experience using a cloud based integration layer preferred (GXS, OpenText, SPS Commerce, etc.)
  • SAP ECC knowledge preferred
  • Setup VAN, AS2, SFTP, etc. connectivity preferred

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.

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