Kiva Manufacturing Inc, Information Systems Analyst

Oakland, Ca /
Kiva Manufacturing Inc. – Operations /
Kiva Confections ( is the premier cannabis-infused edibles company in California, the largest cannabis market in the world. Kiva's line includes Kiva Chocolate Bars, Terra Bites, Petra Mints, and Camino Gummies. Our products are crafted from premium ingredients and skillfully combined with California cannabis. Since our beginning in 2010, our goal is to create confections that redefine what a cannabis confection ought to be. By applying art and science to ensure a deliciously consistent experience every time, we continue to deliver on that mission today.
We have aggressive growth plans as the legal market, and consumer adoption continues to expand. Key growth initiatives include bold platform innovation, best in class marketing, geographic expansion, strategic partnerships, and more. We are resourced for this explosive growth and looking for great people to help take us to the next level.

Job Summary

The Kiva Manufacturing Inc. (KMI), Information Systems Analyst leads the charge towards making Kiva’s software systems as efficient, accurate, and productive as possible. This position requires technical skill, data competency, strategic thinking, and strong communication. Approximately 50% of time will be spent interacting with business users and external vendors, and the other 50% will be spent designing, building, testing, and training on our systems.

As KMI's Information Systems Analyst, you'll...

    • Take ownership of existing and new functionality related to our Rootstock ERP and Metrc Track and Trace systems
    • Identify issues and opportunities in those systems by coordinating with stakeholders, understanding and prioritizing their needs and challenges with respect to Kiva’s overall goals
    • Develop solutions via configuration and declarative programming in Salesforce and other similar platforms
    • Manage external developers and software vendors to oversee the implementation of bug fixes and new features
    • Translate and organize requirements and specifications from business users to technical designs, flow diagrams, and other tools as needed
    • Define and coordinate the execution of testing procedures. Develop test cases to serve the overall quality assurance process
    • Design, implement, and upgrade information systems to meet business and user needs

What we're looking for...

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or information technology, or equivalent experience
    • Strong understanding and knowledge of the principles and practices associated with relational databases, data modeling, declarative programming, system maintenance, and administration
    • Experience designing, building, installing, configuring, documenting, testing, training, and implementing new applications and systems
    • Experience configuring Salesforce automation and architecture
    • Experience with ERPs, specifically for supply chain and/or manufacturing
    • 2+ years experience working with IT systems, in cannabis a plus
    • Proven ability to assess business needs and translate them into relevant solutions
    • Ability to prioritize work and execute projects independently and as part of a larger team
    • Working knowledge of a wide variety of declarative programming concepts
Kiva Confections provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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