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Senior Architect - Cloud Integration & Innovation Job

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Date: May 10, 2019

City: Feltham, LND, GB

Company: SAP

 

 

Requisition ID: 204233
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 90%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

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 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.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

EMEA North Cloud Platform is a regional Practice under EMEA Digital Solutions North organization. It is chartered to support EMEA North region in Cloud Integration & Innovation Space and enabling differentiators by helping customers innovate on SAP Cloud Platform and also link Cloud and On Premise solutions as well as interconnecting Cloud with Cloud. It is focused on Cloud Platform Innovation involving various Cloud and On-Premise solutions by SAP and work closely with various LoBs/Local MU’s/Sales/Pre-Sales Units in EMEA North to support these units in consulting delivery of Integration and Innovation topics on Public Cloud Solutions like Ariba, SuccessFactors, FieldGlass, Concur, C4C, etc. Currently, we are working on a conscious and strategic move to expand the consulting capability breadth of SAP Cloud Platform Practice to support the „Cloud Integration and Innovation Expert Services‟ requirements of EMEA North region. And the current position offers the role of Cloud Integration & Innovation, who will be responsible for Cloud Platform Development and Integration

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Will provide direction and thought leadership in Cloud Integration and Innovation Space to develop new services and tools and will work closely with Product Management and SPMs to position such services in EMEA North Region
  • Will also provide Pre-Sales/Sales and Bid Support to MU/EMEAs Region for the positioning of right services mix and will also be following up/responsible for delivery of outcomes of complex and innovative functional/ technical discussions integrating client needs
  • Will be responsible for supporting strategic business goal of the function and financial objectives of Cloud Platform
  • Will make functional/ technical decisions and recommendations of a broad nature for EMEA North Customers.
  • Will represent Cloud Platform Practice under Digital solutions EMEA North externally to SAP Customers/ Subsidiaries on specific subject matters

 

SKILLS, COMPETENCIES AND EXPECTATIONS 

  • Ability to play the role of Senior Cloud Architect/Innovation Manager: Strong hands experience on Cloud Architecture and Cloud Solution Integration through SAP PI, PO and development platform like Cloud Platform and Integration. Very good understanding of SAP Portfolio on Private and Public Cloud offerings with demonstrated experience on SAP Cloud, Cloud Platform, Cloud Platform Integration, SuccessFactors, Ariba Integration, FieldGlass Integration, Concur Integration, Boomi, etc. Knowledge of On-Premise Middleware Products like SAP PO, AIF, B2B Add-Ons, etc. is must. Understanding of various Cloud Services like CAS, Cloud Integration, etc. is desirable
  • Demonstrated Innovation: using Cloud Platform: Experience of developing and leading Cloud Platform Engagement. Must be able to lead or drive Cloud Solution Extension.
  • Delivery Excellence/Customer Reference: Transformational & Visionary Leader experienced in Services Delivery, Client Management and Project delivery with immaculate credentials. Must have participated or led Integration in at least one customer reference/success story in Europe/EMEA North region. Ability to conduct/support strategic customer workshops on Cloud Integration/CAS.
  • Focus Group Participation –  ability to participate in various community of Technical Skills and proven Business Acumen for effective contribution towards skills building. Must be thoroughly acquainted with or skilled in Knowledge Management, Reusability and SDN through study or experience.
  • Strong Network & Collaboration Skills - Track record of successful streamlining and Liaising with Development Organization, SDCs, NSCs to MUs to support EMEA Cloud LoBs from pre-sales support to final delivery.
  • Excellent Communication skills, Consulting skills, Customer interaction skills and positive attitude with the ability of exhibiting these skills are must.
  • Experience in Bid management/Pre-sales Support, Familiarity with SAP Launch, SCRUM and Quality Management methodologies, has worked on large, complex activities, using demonstrated creativity and expertise

 

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • At least Masters/PhD in Computer Science/Engineering/Applications with strong Technical Skills.
  • 10+ years of delivery experience with consulting or software organizations with at least 10+ years of SAP experience. At least 5 years of experience as an Architect.
  • Must have worked on large complex projects as Integration Architect.

 

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SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
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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