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SAP Ariba: Senior Consultant (Technology) Job

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Date: May 17, 2019

City: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 212707
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 80%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Title:  Senior Consultant

Department: Digital Technology Services (DTS) – North America

Location:  North America

Reports To: Business Manager - Consulting, DTS


Why SAP Ariba?


The Company

SAP Ariba is the recognized leader in enterprise spend management solutions because it is our exclusive focus. SAP Ariba is how companies connect to get business done. On Ariba Network, buyers and suppliers from more than 3.6 million businesses, operating in more than 190 countries, discover new opportunities, collaborate on transactions, and grow their relationships. Buyers can manage the entire purchasing process, while controlling spending, finding new sources of savings, and building a healthy supply chain. And suppliers can connect with profitable customers and efficiently scale existing relationships – simplifying sales cycles and improving cash control along the way. The result is a dynamic, digital marketplace, where USD 2.3 trillion in goods and services are traded every year.


Work Life Balance

Strike the perfect work/life balance. We want our employees to love it here, so all work and no play is just not an option. We offer flexible work schedules, opportunities to work from home, time off for volunteering, and so much more. Get the freedom you need to work at your best – with plenty of time for what matters to you most.



You will be part of a collaborative team that prides itself in learning and sharing, we strongly believe in multiplier effect and enabling peers to perform well is an integral part of our work culture. Our team comprises people of various skillsets and experience levels, offering you a wonderful opportunity to thrive on diversity. We understand that initial learning days at a job are challenging, we offer a very rigorous new hire onboarding program that enables you to perform competitively with relatively shorter learning period.


Job description

SAP Ariba Digital Technology Services is a team of high skilled diverse technology consultants that support complex technical configurations to enable spend management business processes and seamless integrations between SAP Ariba cloud solutions and enterprise resource planning systems or external systems. Our team is looking for a senior SAP S/4 HANA consultant with 7-10 years of experience. This role leverages consulting skills, advisory skills, business knowledge and strong solution expertise to effectively manage and deliver large scale complex integrations for SAP Ariba cloud offerings.


What this role offers?

  • A career at SAP can open many doors for you. SAP recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment.
  • Opportunity to become the point person or thought leader within the practice for SAP Ariba and S/4 HANA integrations.
  • Opportunity to gain experience implementing best in class cloud spend management offerings including but not limited to:
    • SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing, Strategic Sourcing and Contracts, Collaborative Supply Chain, Commerce Automation, Supplier Lifecycle and Performance.
  • Exposure to first-of-its-kind SAP Ariba SAAS middleware offering cloud integration gateway.
  • In-depth learning opportunity that allows you to gain expertise on the following areas:
    • Webservice integrations, Web security, Single Sign on integrations, REST application programming interfaces, Microservices, complex business integrations between SAP Ariba, S/4 HANA and SAP.
    • Enterprise spend management, supply chain best practices, agile deployment methodologies.
  • Our cloud solutions and application features change at a very rapid pace to keep up with market demands and constantly changing customer expectations providing you an incredible opportunity to enhance your dynamism and excel in latest technologies, supply chain processes, industry standards and rapid learning methods.
  • Develop SAP and cross-industry skills with unmatched 24/7 access to the SAP Learning Hub, expert-curated learning boards, webinars and instructor-led classroom training programs.



  • Provide deep SAP functional & technical expertise to implement best-in class supply chain processes for SAP Ariba customers.
  • Propose, conceptualize, design and implement solutions that involve integrations between SAP Ariba cloud offerings, S/4 HANA and/or SAP ECC.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key integration points across SAP modules, technical components and SAP Ariba solutions to provide strategic technical and functional direction.
  • Proactively apply global SAP implementation experience to guide complex fit/gap analysis and design decisions.
  • Organize and facilitate collaborative solution architecting workshops with consulting partners, client business managers and end-users to drive industry best practices.
  • Validate and assess feasibility on business requirements analysis or design decisions made by consulting partners, customer’s business and IT delivery team members.
  • Develop functional specifications and work with BASIS and ABAP personnel resources to complete object development and testing.
  • Prepare technical artifacts including technical design documents, integration design documents and quick reference guides.
  • Lead and manage technical development and configurations for SAP Ariba, SAP ECC and S/4 HANA solutions.
  • Enable business rules and integration configurations on SAP/S/4 HANA and Ariba applications suite.
  • Facilitate SAP software components installation and configuration.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical or business problems.
  • Establish and nurture relationships with business users, help analyze their processes, make value driven choices by being proactive and adaptive.
  • Integrate technical expertise and business understanding to create superior solutions for customers.
  • Demonstrate broad technical leadership, exert influence outside of immediate team and drive change.
  • Mentor and train SAP ABAP resources on S/4 HANA.


Required Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in information technology, Computer Science, Business Informatics, Business Administration with focus on Information Technology, Mathematics, Engineering or related area.
  • Minimum 7 years of technical and functional experience implementing SAP ERP solutions.
  • Minimum 3 years of technical experience implementing SAP S/4 HANA solutions (Finance, Simple Logistics).


Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years of SAP ERP technical and functional experience with focus on supply chain.
  • 3+ years of experience in SAP S/4 HANA with focus on simple logistics and finance.
  • Hands on project-based experience designing and implementing SAP S/4 HANA (versions 1511, 1609, 1709, 1809) solutions that involved green field implementations, system conversions or landscape transformations.
  • Strong knowledge of ABAP programming for S/4HANA – New Enhancement Framework, CDS Views, AMDP, Gateway, object-oriented programming etc.
  • Strong understanding of developing complex WRICEF objects.
  • Understanding and knowledge of SAP S/4 HANA migration tools such as Migration Cockpit & Migration Object Modeler.
  • Hands-on experience implementing user exits, enhancements, report and transaction objects, scripts, BAPIs, RFCs, API, OData, IDocs, ALE/EDI, internal and external integration technologies.
  • Exposure to SOAP, Micro Services and one or more SAP Cloud Platform Capabilities – ABAP, Integration, Workflow, User Experience, Mobility, Analytics, Machine Learning, Block Chain etc.
  • Experience integrating SAP Ariba solutions with SAP S/4 HANA.
  • Strong business process knowledge and ability to map business requirements to standard SAP processes with minimal or no customization.
  • Global Delivery Model experience working with geographically distributed teams positioned across global time zones.
  • Ability to strategize and support ERP migration projects as a trusted advisor.
  • Ability to handle high pressure and high demand situations effectively as a technical lead or an integration lead.
  • Experience with SAP implementation methodologies and SAP Solution Manager.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to impart ideas in both technical and user-friendly language, presentation skills and influencing skills.



Position requires up to 80% travel to client locations across North America.

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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