SAP Solution Architect
SAP Solution Architect
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry's most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.
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Enterprise Group works to streamline innovation and simplify IT with superior solutions. By combining ESSN (Enterprise Server, Storage and Networking) and Technology Services into one division, we gain a strategic advantage in our focus on "Converged Infrastructure". The HPE Enterprise Group supports our customers with the transformation and integration of their technology. We are there for our customers – come join us!
Will be responsible for delivering business value to internal customers by architecting effective information systems solutions that address the customer's business problems, needs and opportunities, in a manner consistent with HP's strategic and business goals. Have knowledge of architectural frameworks, methodologies, and tools and understand how to apply this knowledge to successfully deliver customer projects. Establish and maintain a professional working relationship at multiple levels both internally and with the customer by understanding the customer's business context and their unique situation. Collaborate with both internal and external/industry experts to anticipate customer needs in order to facilitate the definition and development of the solution. Strong supporters of the professional development framework for their profession and use the knowledge and best practice derived from their professional associations to the benefit of their customers. Collaborate with program/project managers to ensure effective and efficient development, delivery, deployment, operation and support of these IS solutions.
- The Candidate will have in-depth knowledge of SAP SD, MM and FI modules and the corresponding business processes including external integration with other solutions.
- Architect solutions of project and program or operational scope.
- Architect reusable solutions of project or operational scope.
- Customize reusable solutions of project and program or operational scope.
- Capture and share architectural IP at the project and program level.
- Oversee the implementation and governance of architectures of project and program or operational scope.
- Contribute to the Architect profession worldwide and across HP businesses.
- Develop technically feasible long-term IT strategies and plans .
- Assess business impact of specific technologies/strategies .
- Identify and address technical or operational risks.
- Provide review/input on project activities for medium to large business unit level projects .
- Collaborates with the program/project manager to develop detailed project plans and work breakdown structures for medium to large business unit level projects.
- Develop and deliver presentations at Business Executive /CIO Staff levels for medium to large opportunities.
Education and Experience Required:
Industry experience – 10 years with Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience OR a Master's degree and a minimum of 8 years' experience.
- 6-7 years of demonstrable experience in multiple implementations of SAP for complex global companies. Hands-on functional and configuration experience in at least one of the SAP modules like SD, MM or FI including integration points between the components .
- Experience with "SAP to SAP" as well as "SAP to non-SAP" integrations is a plus
Experience with SAP Agile implementation methodologies and SAP Solution Manager is preferred
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to understand the customer's business problem, need, or opportunity and to design an Information Systems solution that appropriately addresses the business problem, need, or opportunity. Ability to lead a teams in the completion of one or more architecture, requirements, operational, or implementation deliverables. Ability to lead the architectural design, development, deployment, and technical quality of medium to large business unit level IT based solutions (typically within multiple technology or specialty areas). Be able to provide architectural direction for multiple medium sized projects concurrently. Understands and applies information system or operational solution related modelling methods and tools. Can validate/evaluate if an information systems or operational architecture meets technical requirements and specifications . Familiar with multiple architectural, development and operational methodologies (e.g., Zachman, TOGAF, ITSM, …) . Applies appropriate methodologies and SME knowledge to resolve complex business issues.
Identifies risks and challenges the customer should expect to encounter with the solution based on similar efforts done with other customers. Develops Architecture Specification deliverables that map customer business requirements into specific technology or operational recommendations. Ability to apply business management and financial concepts, capital investment, financial modelling, and general aspects of business contracts. Use this knowledge to analyse business needs and develop meaningful system or operational recommendations. Ability to apply knowledge of how the industry uses IT to address business challenges using, for example, technical standards and infrastructure, cross-industry trends that impact IT investment, industry-specific roadmaps, and IT enablers.
Deep IT industry knowledge in specific areas of Enterprise like Finance, Supply Chain etc. Understands future technology or operational trends as they relate to and support customer business requirements ("trusted advisor" role). Deep knowledge of IT and business standards and best practices in specific areas and how to apply them appropriately in solutions . Expert or Master level of knowledge of specific technologies, IT operations, or IT disciplines . Able to design planning for accessibility, scalability, and availability.
Ability to write RFPs for medium to large business unit level solutions that span multiple technologies or operational areas. Ability to apply program/project management methods and processes to define, plan, cost, resource, track and ensure the accomplishment of targeted goals for medium to large business unit level projects. Successfully works on project teams (individual success defined by how the organization works as a team, including resource and skill sharing across the organization).
Collaborates effectively with the program/project manager to manage medium to large projects as necessary. Plays a leading role in the Architect profession at the local level. Makes consistent and ongoing contributions (at least 2 per year) to HP knowledge systems. Make formal recommendations to business to improve the level of job satisfaction for other HP employees working on the project. Can contribute in the development of new IT services and modifications to the methodology. Assists in development and delivery of training. Coaches and mentors team members. Participates in defining ITs processes, standards, and policies .
Build and manage long term strategic relationships with internal Business & Function Leaders Good customer influence and negotiation skills to build rapport and trust. Ability to tactically consider all sides of an issue within the contexts of time, breadth, and range of options. Ability to systematically gather, assess and apply organizational, technical, operational, and sales/marketing information for business decisions. Ability to prepare clear, concise, and persuasive communications for multiple audiences, including demonstrating effective writing and presentation skills, listening actively, and projecting a trustable image. Ability to articulate technical or operational problems or issues into understandable business terms.
Able to design and present high-impact messages to internal customer's senior level management. Able to use a wide variety of presentation tools to persuasively communicate complex messages to multiple audience levels, including senior level management. Ability to use prepared and create complete original materials to communicate with the customer. Communicates a mix of Strategic information and Tactical information. Excellent speaking and writing skills.
Leads large projects within a business unit and contributes to cross business unit projects. Works with VP level executives and their direct reports. Contributes to industry wide external events and multivendor projects. Has tactical influence.
Contributes to and leads teams working issues within and across BUs
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Values:
Partnership first: We believe in the power of collaboration - building long term relationships with our customers, our partners and each other
Bias for action: We never sit still - we take advantage of every opportunity
Innovators at heart: We are driven to innovate - creating both practical and breakthrough advancements
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What do we offer?
Extensive social benefits, flexible working hours, a competitive salary and shared values, make Hewlett Packard Enterprise one of the world´s most attractive employers. At HPE our goal is to provide equal opportunities, work-life balance, and constantly evolving career opportunities.
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