Consulting and Professional Services

SAP Solution / Enterprise Architect

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Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from.Apply now! 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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 asnd 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.

 

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • A key competency of this role is the ability to translate SAP customers’ business problems and ambitions into practical tactical and strategic roadmaps charting the deployment of digital solutions SAP offers while identifying clear value drivers and developing compelling outcomes-based value propositions to guide customer’s decision-making.
  • Acts as an advisor to the customer with a broad application, LoB or industry understanding.
  • Understands the as-is situation and goals of a customer holistically (e.g. industry, LoB), can translate them into an appropriate business-driven IT-roadmap and architecture design based on SAP’s offerings and SAP’s cloud strategy, with a clear focus on customer success.
  • Operationalizes the customers’ business strategies, identifies relevant components, approaches, input, etc. to derive the best possible solution and helping our customers reap the increasingly differentiating benefits of our cloud solutions.
  • Challenges existing solutions / approaches / concepts, to generate a state-of-the-art and future-ready outcome.
  • Takes a step back if required and re-defines the concepts so that a constant improvement is guaranteed (agility in solution design).
  • Clarifies expectations from various stakeholders, especially in very difficult cases; creates a solution which integrates diverse points of views and serves as a starting point for future SAP business. Collaborates with customers, partners and 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 at SAP internally.
  • Collaborates and co-innovates with the respective development teams.
  • Fully understands and leverages the capabilities of SAPs technology platform(s).
  • Support our customers on their transformation to SAP S/4HANA / Intelligent Enterprise
  • Take the lead of delivery of complex remote and onsite services together with our experts for global customers with focus on system optimization, conceptual planning and road mapping as well as empowering the customers with newest best practice knowledge.
  • Be the key SAP architect for our global customers when it comes to Enterprise Architecture planning following proven methodologies and delivering Enterprise Architecture artefacts together with our customers.

 

 SAP Specific Expertise

 

  • Very strong knowledge with a proven projects record in any of the following areas where he acted as a team lead and/or consultant and/or solution architect, areas can be either
    • Finance & Treasury Management
    • Or Logistics for example MM, EWM, TM, logistics executions. Others
    • Or Supply chain example PP, QM, PM, others
  • Good understating of SAP integration points between modules.
  • Good knowledge of SAP cloud solutions and products roadmap (Ariba, C4C, SF & Fieldglass as an example)
  • Overall SAP Corporate Strategy and SAP Product Strategy Knowledge
  • Knowledge of the latest SAP Strategy and its related pillars including the capability to discuss this with the customer
  • SAP Products and Methods Knowledge:
    • Advanced knowledge of SAP Product Portfolio (on premise and cloud solutions, S/4HANA)
    • Industry Solutions (in related industry area) - Leverage industry and SAP reference architectures
    • Certification / competence in one or more of the following is highly desirable:
      • S/4HANA Functional Modules as mentioned above.
      • Project Management (e.g., SAP Activate, PMI or SAP internal certification)
      • SAP Professional Architect
      • TOGAF
      • SAP Transformation Navigator
      • Design Thinking

 

Soft Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills in remote and on-site modes. The ability to present and discuss strategies and technical information in a professional manner that establishes rapport, persuades others, and establishes understanding for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Meeting Moderation and workshop facilitation in remote and on-site modes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Contribute to a functional or business-related community
  • Pro-active support of Knowledge Management and Innovation activities

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & LANGUAGES

  • University degree – minimum bachelor’s level, Masters level preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience as Solution Architect or lead expert in SAP related applications and system landscape architectures.
  • Practical experience in managing customers, SAP implementation projects, service deliveries and/or project management.
  • Excellent communication skills with a convincing and friendly appearance. 
  • High-quality service mindset and the capability to perform well under pressure in a dynamic environment.
  • Fluent English is a must, German/French is a plus.

 

 

ABOUT THE TEAM

Customer Success drives software adoption, ensuring customers implement and run what they buy whilst safeguarding maintenance and subscription. Using our unparalleled expertise, we guide our customers throughout the entire lifecycle to make the benefits of digital transformation a reality, end to end. 
The strength of our Centers of Expertise (CoE), as part of Customer Success, is to analyze customer solutions with 360° view with service delivery teams combining experts for all relevant software components including application, database and technology, as well as engaging a strong back office support.
As member of the CoE Supply Chaing Management Team 2 in Budapest, Hungary you will work with SAP’s premium customers. Our team primarily focuses on and planning the digital transformation, assessing SAP solutions incl. functional and technical design, performance critical processes, assessment of implementation and upgrades, monitoring during testing and GoLive. You are a part of a highly motivated and diverse team with colleagues from 10 nations

 

We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 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 200 million users and more than 100,000 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, we build breakthroughs, together.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Careers@sap.com
For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

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: 359006  | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services  | Expected Travel: 0 - 80%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.
 

Requisition ID:  359006
Posted Date:  Jan 21, 2023
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 80%
Location: 

EG, 11865

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