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Business Support Senior Specialist - SAP Data Management and S/4 Job

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Date: Aug 1, 2019

City: Tokyo, 13, JP

Company: SAP

Requisition ID:169700
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T3
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The SAP Data Management & Landscape Transformation (DM<) as part of Services Delivery, Digital Business Services, is searching for a Senior Consultant/Architect to join the DM< consulting team in Bangalore, India.

Changed business requirements often result in the realignment of a company’s business or corporate structure, which can be reflected in various IT-based activities: Data Management, Consolidation, harmonization and optimization of processes, reorganization of corporate structures as well as reduction of IT-complexity helps to realize our customer’s business goals. In fast pace changing market and business requirements, it is also essential to adopt digital platform for future innovation of business, e.g.) Leonardo, analytics with HANA and S/4HANA and cloud for future business sustainability.

The service portfolio of the Data Management & Landscape Transformation perfectly supports the evolving needs of our customers in ever changing economic environment while minimizing technology driven business disruption. DM< will significantly refine and grow it with SAP’s solutions around data - Data Management topics with products and technologies, like Data Hub, SLO, Landscape Transformation, TDMS, Data Services, Information Stewart, Information Lifecycle Management, Master Data Governance and more to keep up with increasing demand to foster its position as the market leader. To facilitate this strategy, we are looking for experienced professionals in all areas of SAP systems with a strong architectural, functional and/or development background.

The DM< team offers a full solution package - service/support/product - encompassing solution architect, project management, consulting, solutions for data management like cleansing, decommissioning, master data governance, integration solution by Data Hub. The service portfolio ranges from short term engagements to long-term customer projects. During the upcoming years, the demand for our DM< will increase significantly in Asia Pacific Japan and Greater China. The DM< unit in APJ & Greater China is part of Global DM< serving to customers in global.

This position is a great opportunity to join SAP Global expert community to become a global solution architect and develop carrier in special strategic technology in SAP.




As a DM< Expert in this position your job will involve working in a global team focusing on:

  1. International customer engagements/projects/support to lead delivery of defined solutions in productive environment, SAP applications, digital platform, innovation and system landscapes:
  2. International customer engagements/projects/support to provide the best solution and solution architect to realize planned adoption and changes in productive environment, SAP applications, digital platform, innovation and system landscapes with experts from other team members or individually for your own core solution area:
  3. Activities in our Go to Market Area including support for consulting/PE/License sales, the intellectual property in the form of best practices, creating sales collateral, methodologies and providing critical input into the Service Portfolio Management Team and development teams for further improvements.

Main tasks would be to:

  • Conduct evaluation of customer requests to define and construct the solution offering tailored to the specific requirements
  • Plan and estimate the implementation of the offering
  • Lead and deliver small to large size of projects & engagements
  • Maintaining trustful relationships with people, both externally on customer/partner side and internally
  • Maintain and contribute to service development and knowledge sharing, continuous improvement in operation, products
  • Lead bringing innovative idea of solutions to customers for their business benefits
  • Enable regional/local resource for delivery
  • Engage and leverage multiple stakeholders in the related SAP environments (sales, marketing, portfolio management, development..) to support our Go to Market activities

We also expect:

  • Continuous learning about new technologies, products, procedures, and from experience
  • Leading and supporting knowledge sharing initiatives (e.g. Focus Groups, Mentoring)
  • Strong team player attitude: actively establish relationships and motivate through inspiration
  • Show passion on the job: act as a role model, show authentic behavior, pride and enthusiasm in what you do
  • Should be open for travel without any restrictions


  • An Engineering graduate or MCA from a recognized and well accredited university or institution.
  • Area of specialties that potentially enhance business value like business administration, data science, AI, city planning etc. would be big plus


  • Business development skills – understand customer’s pain points and present potential SAP/DM< solution
  • Solution design and architecture skills for core knowledge area
  • Customer focus, ability to handle conflicts, organizational skills
  • Specific skills and experiences in multiple of the functional and technical areas
  • 'Make it happen' and 'Fighter' attitude, hands on approach. Team player, proactive networking attributes, results and execution focus
  • Knowledge and experience in executing data migration and conversion projects, various data migration techniques and approaches, data management topics like master data governance
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Skills in other language like German is a strong asset
  • Working in an international environment, Willingness to travel
  • Project management, Enterprise Architect, Business Consulting skills are plus
  • Experience in ABAP/other languages like Java and development activities, and development support during large implementations is plus


  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ of work experience in one SAP solution, especially Data Quality management, MDG(Master Data Governance)/EIM and/or module (e.g. as a functional consultant with technical skills SAP data model, ABAP etc.) or experience in data transformation projects and solutions (SAP LT, DM< Services, MDG/EIM) and overall 10 to 12 years of total IT industry experience.
  • Should have understanding of business processes and enterprise structure overview. Fundamental knowledge of application areas in ERP FI, CO, LO, SD or MM modules in relation to MDG/EIM data topics
  • Knowledge and experience in executing data migration and conversion projects, various data migration. Techniques and approaches as well as data management/governance topics like master data governance.
  • Experience and proven track in customer interaction and international projects.
  • Should have an understanding in SAPs’ new dimension products S/4, BW/4 HANA, Data Hub

Added Advantage:

  • If already worked in the area of presales support and RFP preparation for scoping
  • If candidate has technical understanding of ABAP, and exposure to data migration topics like ETL using BODS, MDG etc.
  • If candidate with Basis knowledge with OS/DB migration experience and system tuning and optimization
  • Experience in business consulting is plus
  • Knowledge in Data Scientist is great plus


The DM< provides great opportunities to develop your professional and personal career working in a fast growing cross cultural team with close links to the service/product development and HUB Headquarter in Walldorf. Coaching will be conducted by DM< solution architects & consultants in global, Asia Pacific Japan & Greater China.


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