Software-Design and Development

Associate Development Architect

Requisition ID: 362659
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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Location: Newtown Square, PA (and various client sites nationwide)


Purpose and Objective: 

SAP America, Inc. seeks an Associate Development Architect at ourNewtown Square, PA location to contribute to the aligned and consistent design and architecture of a product, part of a product or a specific architecture subject including integration, software lifecycle.


Expectations and Tasks:

Evaluate architecture risks and contribute to effort estimation of backlog items. Translate product requirements into technical requirements and system language. Drive alignment of designs in accordance with the defined architecture including Architecture Concept Document, Guidelines, Standards. Identify opportunities for reuse of software parts. Collaborate with the developers and architects of the product team and implementation teams. Contribute to all tasks of implementation team and product team. Support product owner by ensuring architecture feasibility, readiness and compliance. Monitor and implement design and architecture concepts together with implementation team. Coach and consult implementation teams on software engineering aspects. Implement software parts. Identify improvements and innovations in development processes and methodologies.


Education and Qualifications/Skills and Competencies:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field and 6 years of experience required. The company will also accept a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field and 4 years of experience.


Work Experience:

Experience must involve 4 years in the following:

  • SAP ACM business processes;
  • Configuration tasks for the product architecture;
  • SAP ACM (Agricultural Contract Management) Product vision to customers, partners and field;
  • Roll in of customer requirements to SAP ACM Product Owner and Product Development team;
  • SAP Business Rules Framework (BRF+);
  • SAP Core Data Services (CDS) views;
  • SAP S/4 HANA Architecture and Data Model simplification; and
  • Programming skills in ABAP.


Travel: 30% travel required to various and unanticipated client sites nationwide.


Internal use only: reference code lhrs4262




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This position is eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program subject to the eligibility criteria outlined in the SAP Internal Employee Referral Policy.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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Requisition ID:  362659
Posted Date:  Jan 25, 2023
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 30%

Newtown Square, PA, US, 19073

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