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Service Enterprise Architect SAP Transformation Hub

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!

 

 

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

SAP’s key customers continuously extend and adapt their IT infrastructure and processes, to better serve evolving business needs while reducing cost and risk at the same time. SAP’s Digital Business Services organization enables SAP’s customers to consume SAP’s recent innovations centered on a future-proof “digital core” SAP S/4HANA and modern next-generation cloud solutions as well as the SAP HANA Platform, and to effectively manage the transition from today’s IT architecture.

 

Under the umbrella of the New MaxAttention, the Transformation Hub is designed to enable an advanced, scalable way of delivering relevant architecture guidance to the SAP front-office teams and customers directly. The Service Architect Transformation Hub is structured into these areas:

 

  1. Support the front-office architects and account teams in their architecture related work with the customer, as a combination of process guidance and back-office like responsibility. Close collaboration with Transformation Hub counterparts ensures continuity throughout the journey of defining a customer IT strategy and providing guidance in conceptual and architectural questions typical for an IT transformation.
  2. Active delivery of strategy services service and architecture point of views together with the front-office architect role
  3. Build and maintain a central knowledge hub, enabling a cross customer / cross industry and cross regional perspective to architecture-related topics

 

We are establishing team of architects in all regions representing a broad area of expertise, ranging from enterprise architecture to technical architecture and infrastructure.

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

Digital Transformation with S/4HANA is at the core cover both application-related topics but also IT strategy. The Service Architect Transformation Hub guides large enterprises through the digital transformation by identifying drivers for change, mapping those drivers to enablers in terms of application components or non-functional qualities and deriving an industry & customer-specific target architecture. From there, a roadmap for a multi-step transition is derived. Following up on this initial transition roadmap, the Transformation Hub architect continuously supports selected customers into the execution phase, in the role of a trusted advisor.

 

As we are ramping up the Transformation hub operation, we will constantly have to define and refine processes and approach of the Transformation Hub itself. In this sense, you will actively shape concepts and content.

 

Besides those customer-related activities, the Service Architect Transformation Hub takes a leading role in refining and evolving the service methodology. This includes knowledge documentation and collecting learnings from the deliveries for re-use by the service development groups, to further improve the service concepts and service content. We expect a share of 40% directly customer billable activities, and 60% activities for front-office enablement, delivery support and concept work.

 

It is essential that the Service Architect Transformation Hub maintains a strong network within SAP Digital Business Services as well as SAP development; building up strategic working relationship across multiple locations will be critical.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Required skills

  • The candidate needs to be proficient in at least one LoB, out of Finance, Sales & Marketing, Purchasing and Manufacturing. The ideal candidate also has a strong background in at least one key industry
  • Knowledge on key qualities of cloud and on-premise solutions (qualities in the sense of “how to integrate”, “how to extend”, “how to scale”, …)
  • Proven track record in advising large enterprises on IT strategy and enterprise architecture topics
  • Understanding of different Enterprise Architecture domains (Business, Application, Data & Technology)
  • Ability to turn customer requirements into requirements for an application architecture
  • Excellent visualization and communication skills
  • Willingness to support colleagues in the field (“back-office”)
  • Ability to structure and document methodologies and best practices (whitepapers, presentations)
  • Enterprise Architecture certification or an equivalent practical experience is desired

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 10+ years of experience with SAP ERP / S/4HANA or at least one other key SAP application
  • Experience in working on SAP based architectures & general IT technology strategies for 5+ years
  • Strong experience with SAP products
  • Experience in working on enterprise Architecture artifacts (e.g. Business capability modeling as part of business architecture or application landscape design as part of application architecture)

 

 #LI-REMOTE

 

 

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.

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

 Requisition ID:304966 | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services | Expected Travel: 0 - 30% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

Service Enterprise Architect SAP Transformation Hub

Facility:  304966
Posted Date:  Dec 29, 2021
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 30%
Location: 

Newtown Square, PA, US, 19073


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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