Software-Development Operations

De-Escalation Architect for Sovereign Cloud

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Brief Description:

You will be responsible for the overall management of critical or escalated situations within the Sovereign Cloud Solution Landscape. The Cloud DEA is responsible for driving critical situations to resolution, and communication action plans and resolution summaries as an after-action activity.

You must have the desire and ability to work independently on complex issues, as well as collaborate efficiently with experts to anticipate issues that impact customer success.



As a Cloud DEA, you will be responsible for managing critical severity incidents for service disruptions, as well as special Critical Customer Management that impact the successful delivery of solutions to meet customer or project timelines.

You will work closely with Operations and Engineering teams to identify the root cause of critical situations, track defect remediation, draft action plans, and drive these actions to completion, including facilitation solution updates required to resolve issues in future release plan.


What you`ll do:

· Owns critical incident/situation, orchestrates and facilitates processing of critical situations within and outside of Sovereign Cloud T&E.

· Works closely and in coordination with various units of Sovereign Cloud like Technology & Engineering, Delivery & Operations and Portfolio and SAP’s LOB Teams.

· Sets and manages clear expectations by defining concrete objectives, deliverables, risks and action plans

· Communicates the Action Plan, solution approach, status updates and resolution to the Steering Committee (stakeholders, management, customers) regularly.

· Responsible for a proper documentation of the findings and the learnings

· Supports, drives and moderates Root Cause Analyses (RCAs) to elaborate continuous improvements and avoid experienced issues in the future in all affected areas.

· Drives integration of solutions into the developments

· Educating and coaching others to implement procedures in highly technical engineering teams and how to do post mortems

· Design and develop a dashboard with meaningful KPIs to provide an overview on measurable improvements.

· Document root cause, resource alignment and cost for the overall escalation.


What do you bring?

· >5 years of professional experience in Development, Product Support or CSI Support Environment or Consulting or in similar customer facing role.

· Experienced in de-escalation management.

· Experience with SAP Products

· Self-learner, good analytical, problem solving, multi-tasking and self-organizing skills.

· Excellent communication and presentation skills in English.

· Able to use influential language, actively listen and respond appropriately.

· Shows resilience in stressful, high-risk situations.

· Accustomed to working in an international / global virtual matrix organization.

· Customer first mindset, empathy for customers and ability to deal with customers in critical situations (internal customers or external)


Education Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, MIS, or Software Engineering.


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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: 377525  | Work Area: Software-Development Operations  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  377525
Posted Date:  Dec 2, 2023
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

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