Consulting and Professional Services

Services Architecture Senior Specialist, Bangalore

Bring out your best

SAP innovations help more than four hundred thousand customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with two hundred million users and more than one hundred thousand employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, you can bring out your best.  

 


PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
 
SAP Data Management and Landscape Transformation (DMLT) group serves SAP customers in managing their data and transforming their landscapes. Business, market, and technology changes often result in realignment of business processes and structures.
This reflects in various business and IT driven activities, such as

  • Fast-track data migration and the move to SAP S/4HANA via selective data transition (SAP S/4HANA SDT) options into SAP
  • Manage business and IT challenges that come with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
  • Optimization of processes and data, or organizational restructuring
  • Ensure data harmonization, data restructuring or the consolidation of IT system landscapes
  • Improve data governance, master data management, data quality and information lifecycle management

We support and advise our customers globally in strategy definition, conceptual planning, and the realization of their business and digital transformation requirements. In fast pace changing market and business requirements, it is also essential for customers to adopt to the digital platform to drive their business innovation with SAP S/4HANA and SAP S/4HANA cloud.  The DMLT service portfolio and solution offerings play a significant role in helping customer to transition to SAP S/4HANA, BW/4, Successfactors, SAP Data Intelligence and more.

The DMLT solution offerings are based on three main portfolio items:

  • Transformation solutions helping customers with their transition into the digital economy – on premise and cloud offerings
  • Landscape transformation services including roadmap design, advisory, business blueprinting, execution, and safeguarding for topics like M&A, Divestitures, Unification services and System consolidation (all releases)  
  • End-to-end data management solutions with products and technologies for Data Quality, Data Integration, Data Governance process etc.
  • The service portfolio delivery ranges from short term engagements to long-term customer projects across global locations.

 

THE ROLE AND EXPECTATIONS
The SAP Data Management and Landscape Transformation (DMLT) as part of SAP’s Customer Success & Delivery Board Area is searching for a senior consultant to join the DMLT consulting team in India, Bangalore office.
As a DMLT Senior consultant, your job will involve working in a global team focusing on delivering national and international projects across global regions to realize planned changes in productive SAP applications and system landscapes and drive customers transition to SAP S4/H. The DMLT team offers a full solution package encompassing analysis, architecture and service delivery putting the customers in the center of all our activities.  
 
Your main tasks are:

  • Identifying customer’s holistic business needs and designing and architecting the appropriate solution proposal from the DMLT Portfolio and beyond
  • Leading and facilitating customer’s workshops and discussions to validate the best solution design for the customers’ requirement and leading a global solution architect team 
  • Delivering of DMLT services projects remotely and onsite, in distributed regional and global teams
  • Conducting feasibility studies and system analyses, supported by SAP DMLT products, tools and methodology
  • Contributing to continuously enhance the DMLT solution design according to changing market requirements and identify potential enhancements
  • Closely collaborate with people in different roles and locations, and with different areas and levels of expertise (for example, customer engagement lead, developers, product owners, solution architects, sales teams)
  • Establish and maintaining trustful relationships with people on all levels of both externally on customer side and SAP internally
  • Drive customer opportunities throughout all engagement phases (presales, sales and delivery)

 

We expect:

  • Continuous learning about new technologies, products, solutions and from project delivery experience
  • Strong team player attitude: actively establish relationships and motivate through inspiration
  • Show passion on the job: act as a role model, show authentic behaviour, pride and enthusiasm in what you do
  • Thinking outside the box, be aware of trends in the changing workforce and changing concepts of customer communication and engagement (i.e. Design Thinking Methods; lot size of one etc.)
  • Understands the as-is situation and goals of a customer holistically, can translate it into an adequate technology roadmap design (processes, applications, systems) as well as the appropriate operating concept based on SAP’s offerings, with a clear focus on customer success.
  • Clarifies existing expectations with customer’s technology/ operations experts and stakeholders; creates an approach which integrates diverse points of views and which drives success from a technology / operation perspective. Collaborates with customer / SAP teams for the best possible implementation.
  • Drives knowledge management and innovation activities based on this experience with customers. Documents successful approaches, tools etc. and makes them available to colleagues at SAP.
  • Collaborates and co-innovates with the respective development teams
  • Defines IT strategies, -governance and –architecture based on state-of-the art technology; creates buy-in with the customer and works with other SAP-experts within the MaxAttention / Premium Engagements
  • Defines the strategic, conceptual and technological boundaries for the design of the SAP-centric IT landscape as well as their financial impact. Can address the organization as well as the procedures of customers’ IT-departments with a focus on high efficiency, stability and performance. Helps customers to conceptualize a state-of-the-art Technology-Innovation Roadmap.
  • Knows solutions to address the need for cost sensitive IT operations versus supporting innovation in the age of digital transformation
  • Stays abreast with newest technological developments driving the Digital Transformation as well as the top technology trends; uses this knowledge to drive the SAP innovation story with customer engagements.

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION/ SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • An Engineering graduate or MCA from a recognized and well accredited university or institution.
  • Business development skills – understand customer’s pain points and present potential SAP/DMLT data transformation solutions and conduct GTM exercise to drive business
  • Ability to drive execution within area of responsibility and experience in aligning cross-topic objectives & approaches
  • 'Make it happen' and 'Fighter' attitude, hands on approach. Team player, proactive networking attributes, results and execution focus
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English. Skills in other language like German is a strong asset
  • Technology and architecture knowledge about SAP Enterprise Cloud Services.
  • Very good analytical skills combined with the ability to condense and visualize results.
  • Soft skills in communication, scope management, change management

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience as Consultant or Solution Architect of SAP Software solution portfolio and overall, 10 to 14 years of total IT industry experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in executing data migration and conversion projects, various data migration techniques and approaches, and/or data management topics like data management strategy, data intelligence, data quality, master data governance
  • Strong work experience in one or more SAP ERP Solution as a functional consultant with technical skills (SAP data model, ABAP).
  • Process knowhow for essential business processes like Lead-2-Cash, Procure-2-Pay, Design-2-Operate or Hire-2-Retire are a strong asset
  • Strong experience to work with customer’s project team to define the functional and technical specification towards implementation for Finance and Logistic module with integration experience.
  • Project management, Enterprise Architect, Business Consulting skills
  • Knowledge of writing functional specifications, create or review solution concept & designs and technical specifications. Actively involved in the preparation, conception, realization and Go-Live of Customer implementation projects
  • Presales acumen, assisting in defining the scope of a project or opportunity, estimating efforts and project timelines
  • Project management, Enterprise Architect, Business Consulting skills. Experience and proven track in long term customer C Level interaction and running international consulting projects.

 

Added Advantage:

  • Knowledge of SAP ERP financial processes and data models is a plus.
  • Knowledge on SAP’s best practice standards and tools for Application Lifecycle Management of Cloud Solutions
  • Relevant SAP Technology experience, SAP Business Technology Platform is a plus

 

 

The DMLT 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 developments globally. Coaching will be conducted by DMLT solution architects & consultants in global, Asia Pacific Japan & Greater China.

 

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Travel: Willing to travel internationally, Up to 70% depending on assignments
Job Location: Bangalore, India
Department: Data Management and Landscape Transformation

 

Additional Information

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!

 

 

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Bring out your best

SAP innovations help more than four hundred thousand customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with two hundred million users and more than one hundred thousand employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, you can bring out your best.  

 

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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 

Requisition ID: 393696  | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  393696
Posted Date:  Jul 3, 2024
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%
Location: 

Bangalore, IN, 560103

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