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Consulting and Professional Services

SAP NS2 S/4 HANA Big Data Principal Technology Consultant

What we offer

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!




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.


Please note: This position will require to travel up to 100% based on customer/project requirements.



  • Provide S/4 technical strategy & roadmap guidance while also having the ability to provide regular hands-on work with customers.
  • Key areas of focus include S/4 HANA and HANA DB Installation, tuning, troubleshooting
  • Detailed planning of IT- implementations and migrations
  • Define detailed blueprint for migration or tuning activities
  • IT-Process implementation across all related IT-components
  • IT-components specific expert consulting
  • Support in escalated projects
  • Support of operating system
  • Support for system optimization



Business Development and Presales Support:

  • Support consulting and license presales opportunities
  • Architect installation / implementation approach (Requirements, Scope, Estimation)
  • Provide thought leadership to sales teams for pursuit strategy
  • Provide input into workforce management and partner strategy based upon demand


Solution Delivery Oversight:

  • Provide solution specific oversight on key projects where technical design is critical to project success
  • Knowledge of other 3rd party technologies (Cloud offerings, databases, ETL, various report tools).


Practice Management – Practice Development

  • Focused skill transformation by developing programs and teams in support of SAPNS2 strategy
  • Identify areas of skills transformation and define education plans to meet goals
  • Support practice community development through creation of Communities of Practice and COE’s among consultants and monitoring engagement
  • Support internal and external training events (SAPHIRE, Tech-ED, ASUG)



  • Good communication and people skills
  • Security+ Certification
  • Keen Situational Awareness



Functional Experience

  • At least six years professional experience thereof four years as a consultant
  • Advisor in questions of SAP technology and good knowledge in at least one more
  • Planning and leading of technical implementation projects
  • Plans and reviews concepts and detailed blueprints of IT projects
  • Knowledge about SAP InMemory technology and HANA database (Architecture Installation/Configuration/Migration/Optimization)
  • Detail knowledge about S4 architecture and migration paths and technical roadmaps
  • Detailed knowledge of migration tools and techniques from traditional ERP systems to S/4 HANA
  • Has successfully handle several escalation projects
  • Strong communication skills with technical and project management focus
  • Acts as thought leader or moderator of a technology related community


Managerial Experience

  • Takes responsibility as a project leader as required
  • Coordinate’s customer project members, his/her own team and his/her own project tasks.
  • Acts as a coach for colleagues



  • Required undergraduate university degree, preferably in commerce, engineering, information technologies or equivalent training and job experience
  • Ability to travel up to 100% based on customer/project requirements



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:320642 | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services | Expected Travel: 0 - 100% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

SAP NS2 S/4 HANA Big Data Principal Technology Consultant

Facility:  320642
Posted Date:  Jan 10, 2022
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 100%

Herndon, VA, US, 20171

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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