Consulting and Professional Services

Senior/Principal Services Architect for Data Management and Landscape Transformation (f/m/d)


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As a Senior/Principal Services Architect, you will be responsible for building the business and technology scenarios, which will allow the customer to decide on the most appropriate solutions from the array of existing SAP Solutions (On premise / private or public or SAP cloud / hybrid / Partner-solutions options) to acquire and implement and to do so in an efficient way.

You will consult the customers on all types of DMLT Services available, with the end-goal of building the path into a digitized future for them, focusing on our latest technology as well as our entire portfolio of Services and Solutions.

Your main tasks are:

  • Acts as an Advisor to the customer to lead them towards the next step of IT-Services by providing an holistic advice and guidance focusing either on an application/solution, an industry or a technology.
  • Assess the as-is situation as well as the business goals of the customer and provide a structured path towards an integrated IT-Landscape as well as the relevant operational approach required for the implementation. Validates and optimizes the approach for maximum customer success.
  • Translate the desired IT end-state scenario of the customer into actionable project steps for the implementation work.
  • Maintain key relationships with Business Leaders (including but not limited to Chief Information Officer) in the customer in order to jointly design the IT end-state and required Services / Solutions to be implemented.
  • Coordinate with the different Services roles within the company (Consultants, Project Managers, etc) as well as Development and Sales organization where appropriate the delivery of the resources to implement the customer's road-maps.
  • Clarify existing expectations from various stakeholders with the customer, especially in very difficult cases; creates a path to solution which integrates diverse points of views and which serves as a starting point for future business. Collaborates with customer / SAP team for the best possible implementation.
  • Manage Projects, define deliverables and provide definitive advice and interpretation of situation
  • Ensure business critical and innovation results
  • Manage escalations
  • Ensure that goals and milestones are met and approved budgets are managed appropriately
  • Manage escalation appropriately
  • Initiate Success Stories / Customer Reference



  • University degree (Bachelor/Master) or equivalent relevant job experience
  • Minimum 7 years (preferably international) SAP consulting experience, SAP DMLT tools and methodology and data migration experience is a plus
  • Relevant SAP Technology experience, SAP Business Technology Platform is a plus
  • Process know how for essential business processes like Lead-2-Cash, Procure-2-Pay, Design-2-Operate or Hire-2-Retire are a strong asset
  • Additional experience in SAP S/4HANA, BW/BW4, CRM and CX, SRM and ISM, HCM/SuccessFactors, Data Management Solutions (MDG, ILM,..) or SAP Industry Solutions is a benefit
  • Proven track in C-level communication
  • Excellent communication and moderation skills, strong team spirit
  • Deep knowledge of project management skills
  • PMI, Six Sigma or equivalent certification
  • English required, German preferred 



Data Management and Landscape Transformation is a global Service Delivery organization within the Board Area Customer Success. We advise our customers in strategy definition, conceptual planning, and the realization of their business and technological transformation requirements for the digital economy.

Data Management and Landscape Transformation services offer a holistic approach for customers data-related needs with data quality and data integration services. The DMLT group serves SAP customers in managing their data and transforming their landscapes. Business, market, and technology changes result in realignment of business processes and structures. This reflects in various transformation and transition activities, such as:

  • Fast-track data migration and (selective) transition to the Intelligent Enterprise Suite (IES) (SAP S/4HANA cloud, SAP S/4HANA, BW/4, C4/H, SuccessFactors, SAP Data Intelligence and more)
  • Manage business challenges that come with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures
  • Optimization of processes and data, or organizational restructuring by ensuring data harmonization, data restructuring or the consolidation of system landscapes
  • Improve management of data from strategy to execution, with the focus on data quality, data privacy, data volume and lifecycle, data integration, and master data management

In fast pace changing market and business requirements, it is essential for customers to adopt to the digital platform to drive their business innovation. The DMLT service portfolio plays a significant role in helping customers to transition to the IES via SAP Move and SAP RISE. It’s our mission to “enable customer’s business to intelligently connect people, data and processes”.



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.



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: or, APJ:, EMEA:

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:329205 | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services | Expected Travel: 0 - 70% | Career Status: Berufserfahren | Employment Type: Vollzeit, unbefristet  | Additional Locations: Global, all locations world wide are possible  

Ausschreibungsnummer:  329205
Ausschreibungsdatum:  10.06.2022
Funktionsbereich:  Consulting and Professional Services
Karrierestatus:  Berufserfahren
Anstellungsverhältis:  Vollzeit, unbefristet
Voraussichtliche Reisetätigkeit:  0 - 70%

Walldorf, DE, 69190

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