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Consulting and Professional Services

Global Solution Architect (Senior/Expert)



Requisition ID: 284147
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 60%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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.


SAP Global Services brings the value of SAP solutions to customers across the globe through experts with deep product knowledge, strong industry experience and best practice acumen.

This is an exciting time to be part of SAP Global Services. Working in close alignment with other organizational units, this is the centre stage for leading the content community across global services and all Services Regions and Market Units. This collaboration is driven by the “Content Hub.” 


Nested within SAP Global Services, the Content Hub is an operating model driving, orchestrating and enabling the content layer within Services.  But how?  The answer is our dedicated experts working globally helping infuse their deep expertise and thought leadership across SAP’s lines of business and industry solutions.

Subject matter experts within the Content Hub work in close alignment with Product EngineeringIndustry Business Units (IBU), Go to Market and Regional / Market Unit Services teams. As a result, Services benefits from more innovative, market-relevant delivery opportunities and higher sales potential, while Product Engineering is given the opportunity to get industry insights drawn from client experience in the field.

Ultimately, this collaboration delivers the best services and innovations to our customers who are the centrepiece in the Content Hub operating model.

The Role

As a “Global Solution Architect (Senior/Expert)” in Services for global Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Industries Team, you will play an instrumental role to:

  • Successfully deliver customer outcomes for ENR industry customers globally in teamwork with the regional/ local delivery teams
  • Roll-in industry market/ customer requirements across all regions to productize service packages and content
  • Support SAP ENR industry stakeholders across Product Engineering and Sales with deep industry knowledge


  • Relevant degree, as well as an adequate career in one or more of the following industries/process areas in the ENR industry cluster:
    • Oil and Gas
    • Renewables, and new energy
    • Utilities
    • Mill products
    • Mining
    • Chemicals
    • Asset Management
    • Commodity Trading and Risk Management.
  • Profound knowledge in one or more of the SAP Solutions in the industries/process areas listed above.
  • Demonstrable advisory and implementation skills in the above areas with the following prior experience (one or more):
    • Support in shaping and structuring deals in the role of a solution architect.
    • End to End implementation lifecycle experience.
    • Customer advisory as an industry business process expert.
  • Very strong analytical, and conceptual skills.
  • Pro-active driver, team-player, results-oriented, with a can-do attitude.
  • Works, collaborates and influences key stakeholders across organizational layers.



Self-driven motivation to drive SAP’s success in the ENR industry by securing our customer’s success and knowledge growth across the eco-system. Work in a global expert team within the industry cluster to fulfill following key tasks:

  • Drive customer success by delivering SAP projects and act as a globally trusted strategic advisor for customers and partner eco-system
  • Support License & Services Sales across the globe with thought leadership & expert knowledge and drive incubation and create lighthouse customer cases
  • Capture, package and create global innovative assets with outcome-based and faster time-to-value to accelerate customer adoption
  • Support definition and build of new solution components that drive market adoption in close alignment with Product Engineering
  • Lead the knowledge collection, sharing and distribution to educate across the eco-system to increase SAP’s footprint inclusive of partner enablement.


  •  5+ years in ENR industry
  • 10+ years working experience as Consultant or Solution Architect for SAP solutions
  • Fluency in English is required, additional language is a plus
  • Ability and willingness to undertake global travel




Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you 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).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

Global Solution Architect (Senior/Expert)

Facility:  284147
Posted Date:  Nov 27, 2021
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 60%

Houston, TX, US, 77098

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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