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SAP NS2 Cloud Solution Sr. Specialist (Ariba) - Virtual

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SAP NS2 Cloud Solution Sr. Specialist (Ariba) – Virtual



SAP is the global market leader for business software and related services, and SAP National Security Services Inc. ® (SAP NS2®) is an independent U.S. subsidiary, offering SAP solutions with specialized levels of security and support to meet the requirements of U.S. national security and critical infrastructure customers.

All internals must have manager’s approval to transfer.


Must be a U.S. Person; NS2 does not offer Visa sponsorships for this role.



Solution Sr. Specialist maintains contact with customers, user groups, end users, and the entire SAP ecosystem (partners, analysts, the press). The goal is to gain an in-depth understanding of current and future requirements. They consolidate trends in technology and the global public sector industry, market research data, and customer requirements to define areas of future growth for SAP NS2, develop solution road maps including the associated revenue plans.  


In this role within the NS2 GTM team, your key responsibilities include:

  1. Collaborating with SAP Ariba product, Solution Strategy and Solution Management to identify solutions and key innovations for Tier One or Tier Two Go-To-Marketing (GTM) Launch Programs
  2. Orchestrating the end2end GTM Launch Programs, including but not limited to managing timelines of deliverables and GTM activities across cross-functional teams. 
  3. Working with the field organization in the market units to build and execute the GTM plan, ensuring relevance, market value and the successful adoption of the solution
  4. Work with cross functional stakeholders, such as Product Management, Engineering, Sales, Customer Adoption, Marketing and Knowledge & Education to ensure new solutions and innovations are successfully launched and executed. This includes:
  • ​​​​​​​Delivering within the required launch project plan
  • Articulating the value to customers and prospects
  • Supporting customer facing teams to have successful conversations on the new solution, leading to increased sales and, or adoption of feature releases
  • Ensuring that launch materials are available to internal stakeholders via the management of launch SharePoint pages



  • 5+ years professional business experience in enterprise software product management, sales, sales enablement, industry operations, corporate development, experience driving complex projects and drive revenue topics Experience in program planning and / or evaluating new business development opportunities in new or emerging markets.  
  • Multi-year experience engaging with customers, SAP field teams, development teams and partners
  • Strong experience in operating in virtual teams
  • Strong organizational skills and/or project management skills
  • 4+ years of SAP work experience. Experience in ERP, SFSF, Ariba, BTP and Cloud. Preferably cross sector experience (sales, development, consulting, services)



  • Proficient understanding of SAP, its products and solutions, partners, markets, and competition
  • Broad knowledge of SAP other solutions (S/4 HANA, Fieldglass, SuccessFactors, BTP, etc.)  Strong customer focus, presentation skills and business acumen
  • Understanding of cloud, Hosted Services, and SaaS/ PaaS models, cloud -based commerce / business networks. 
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships at every level of the organization and understanding how to motivate and influence individuals outside of their direct span of control
  • Ability to leverage internal SAP-network across the globe
  • Willingness to work at both strategic and tactical levels
  • Very good communication and presentation skills
  • Presales or Consulting skills are preferable
  • Strong knowledge of best business practices and business planning. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Computer Science required from an accredited university. MBA or advanced degree in related discipline preferred.






We are SAP

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.


Our inclusion promise

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: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


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.

Requisition ID:321252 | Work Area: Sales | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

SAP NS2 Cloud Solution Sr. Specialist (Ariba) - Virtual

Facility:  321252
Posted Date:  Dec 22, 2021
Work Area:  Sales
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Herndon, VA, US, 20171

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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