TM1/IBM Planning Analytics Developer

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Job Overview:

We are seeking a TM1 Planning Analytics Developer to join our growing Finance team.  The TM1 Planning Analytics Developer will have  solid IBM Planning Analytics knowledge particularly with Rules and Turbo Integrator to support our global Finance Planning and Operations  team with all system improvements, reporting needs  and data integrations.  This role is customer-facing, responds to reporting/analytics requests, supports integrations and works independently but closely with functional Finance partners.

As the TM1 Planning Analytics Developer, you will be responsible for: system maintenance in support of Forecast, Budget, and Long Range Planning, maintenance of day to day user support of the current models, maintenance of reporting and security set-up and support implementation of new models and on-going development of the current system.


  • Assist in the administration and development of production environments for IBM PA analytics
  • Support on-going enhancements and implementations of new TM1 models by building new processes, rules, dimensions, cubes, and measures
  • Partner with Finance to understand system needs, open technical support tickets, triage issues and share best practices for using IBM Planning Analytics tool 
  • Data and metadata maintenance, version copies, provide tier-1 user support, maintain user permissions and role access, perform data loads and reconciliations for data integrity and integrations with other company systems (i.e., Netsuite)
  • Develop and implement best practices of internal documentation for system processes, new models, enhancements, and training
  • Analyze business requirements and translate them into effective & efficient application configuration

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of development experience supporting Finance teams using IBM Planning Analytics tool
  • 2+ years of experience writing and developing TM1 rules and Turbo Integrator processes, building dimensions with alternate hierarchies, cubes and dynamic subsets
  • Experience with the IBM Planning Analytics Workspace interface and the PAx add-in
  • Demonstrated history effectively supporting end-users and troubleshooting IBM Planning Analytics system issues with a positive end-user experience
  • Advanced Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TM1py and/or TM1 REST API experience a plus
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and interest in developing further skills and knowledge in TM1 

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Our job titles may span more than one career level. The starting base pay for this role is between $75,000 and $164,000 for all US candidates. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and location. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, and benefits.

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