Consulting and Professional Services

Sr Consultant-Maintenance Optimization

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The CoE NA Maintenance Optimization team focuses on the top Max-Attention customers providing them conceptual and architectural guidance, typically during IT Transformation.

As a Senior Engineer your area of responsibility will include at least one of the following areas:


Transition Planning:

  • Deliver S/4HANA Migration Planning and Upgrade planning services to define a transition plan
  • Deliver downtime minimization strategy workshops focusing on defining a strategy for business continuity for planned and unplanned events


Implementation Support:

  • Lead project-based engagements for premium engagement customers focusing on downtime minimization
  • Deliver planning services helping customers to define the right implementation strategy for SAP S/4HANA


As part of a global team you will be working closely with SAP Development and the global SAP Support Centres to support strategic customer initiatives. Business travel will be an essential part of this role.



As a Senior Consultant we will look forward following technical skills:

  • Experience in understanding the results of Readiness Check and be able to explain the results to customers
  • Thorough understanding of the conversion to SAP S/4HANA, preparation activities that are involved in an S/4HANA Conversion
  • HANA Sizing
  • Capacity Planning
  • Expertise in any of the downtime minimization tools and technologies like doDMO, Downtime Optimized Conversion, nZDM, ZDO, Migrations using SUM/SWPM and NZDT
  • Experience and knowledge over NZDT methodology or project experience is an added advantage
  • Knowledge over the concepts Software Change Management and CI/CD using gCTS is an advantage


The candidate should possess following:

  • Proficient in meeting/workshop/training facilitation
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks or projects with changing priorities
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work cross-culturally
  • Strong collaborative and problem resolution skills with good leadership, diplomacy, decision making and analytical skills
  • Be a “roll up your sleeves” contributor and able to quickly adapt concepts and deliverables in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer-oriented with a strong focus on details and being organized.
  • Ability to coordinate global teams and multiple organizations in support of a common goal
  • Strong writing, decision making, communication, leadership, and meeting facilitation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to earn trust and respect from colleagues and upper management
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, lead by example, and achieve extraordinary results
  • 7+ years of relevant experience






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Requisition ID: 367937  | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services  | Expected Travel: 0 - 50%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  367937
Posted Date:  Feb 24, 2024
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 50%

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