Consulting and Professional Services

Services Engagement Engineer

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Key Responsibilities & Tasks

The Engagement Engineer works for customers covered by a long-term post-sales engagement.

The aim of this role is to support a long-term engagement between the customer and SAP. Those engagements will cover topics related to adoption, consumption and operation of digital innovation in SAP centric solutions.

Based on a strong organization and peer network combined with a sound understanding of the customer situation the Engagement Engineer manages relevant activities to pro-actively support customer success or to resolve critical situations if required. The Engagement Engineer is working in an engagement with a limited scope or together with a team with more experienced colleagues which are helping in judging situations and the creation of action plans for complex situations.


Customer Understanding and Situation Analysis

> Understand the customer's business, organization and how the organizational structure may affect the customer's success with SAP

> Understand SAP at the customer

> Support analysis of current customer situation, maturity of SAP solution operations, and IT service delivery


Engagement Setup

> Understand the scope of the engagement with the customer

> Understand engagement roadmap, innovation roadmap, focus areas and high-level delivery plan

> Understand goals and key performance indicators for the engagement

> Understand the governance model

> Expedite SAP’s collaboration platform at the customer

> Understand the initial action plan to the customer which is the starting point for the engagement


Engagement Governance

> Collaborate with the account team and other internal stakeholders as required

> Contribute to executive meetings, provide an overview of the engagement contribution to demonstrate the value delivered

> Understand engagement performance expectations and adhere to delivery standards and KPIs


Engagement Development

> Highlight opportunities outside own area of responsibility to the account team

> Support customer retention and contract renewals


Customer Relationship Management

> Aim for a trusted relationship with customer

> Support the communication of relevant topics between the customer’s organization and SAP during the engagement lifecycle

> Support capturing customer experience


Engagement Management & Planning

> Know the customer entitlement while adhering to entitlement or contract guidelines

> Support finding relevant SAP portfolio items to maximize customer value whilst supporting SAP delivery efficiency

> Understand the long-term engagement plan based on customer’s solutions, projects and top issues

> Highlight short term needs when having to avoid issues to the front office or account team


Anticipation and Identification of Risks and Top Issues

> Identify & assess potential issues and risks related to SAP solutions and associated business processes

> Provide advice on issue resolution

> Involve SAP experts, as well as experts from the customer and partners if deeper expertise is required

> Assist in action plan creation for root-cause analysis and resolution of the customer‘s (top) issues

> Support the preparation of executive briefing

> Document top issues


Escalation Management for Critical Situations

> Understand importance of all issues raised, and recommendations given to the customer

> Support condensing issues to top issues and ensure resolution thereof according to engagement deliverables

> Escalate critical situations inside the front-office or account team

> Highlight churn or maintenance at risk situations to the account team


Engagement Delivery

> Support execution of the engagement plan by aligning, scheduling, scoping, ordering and support of services the customer is entitled to

> Prepare the customer contacts for upcoming service delivery

> Prepare subject matter experts with customer specific information

> Follow up service deliveries to ensure value realization and support visibility of value delivered to customer


Documentation and Reporting of Engagement Status, Action and Value

> Provide regular status reports of engagement deliverables, accomplishments and value to the customer or the front-office team

> Enter and update the customer’s information and status in respective systems


Internal Feedback

> Provide feedback to processes and highlight improvement potential for SAP engagements


Experience & Educational Requirements


Functional Experience

> Ability to understand customer solution landscapes

> Understands principles and typical issues of solution landscape management

> Good understanding of the SAP technology, solutions and services

> Good understanding of SAP tools and processes



> Bachelor's in Computer Science, Science, Mathematics, Engineering or similar



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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:333650 | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  333650
Posted Date:  Jun 12, 2022
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Hong Kong, HK, .

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