SAP BI/BW Consultant (Montreal)

Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a vibrant group of Business, Strategy and Technology professionals, designed specifically to be the source of market-leading Industry consulting, Application and Business process management, supported by the industry's most sophisticated outcome-based delivery model, all designed to become the Digital Reinvention partner for leading clients across the world. IBM GBS provides Value-led and Asset-powered end to end solutions with global footprint in over 170 countries and empowers clients to build upon their tremendous heritage in Application Innovation processes and also to transform them for a Cloud, Cognitive and Social centric world.

The BI/BW/HANA Integration expert mainly oversees the following aspects:
• Reference Architecture, Governance, BI Organization
o Develop/control the BI reference architecture and align with the creation of business value based on identifying business incentives and KPI/industry measurement (reference framework for business processes and challenges expressed by SAAQ), BI Maturity, BI Roadmap (KPIs to measure business value improvements and achievements)
o Develop and support BI Governance implementation and underlying organization model
• Collecting and organizing data
o Match, configure, and modify the standard content according to the needs expressed
o Design, produce and support modeling of the data warehouse and its counters (third party and owner) and supply services (back-end)
o Develop and control the global architecture of BI/BW/HANA data
o Carry out the role of data wrangler
• Efficient support of development needs by the team:
o Analyze and design developments required to enhance pre-configured BI/BW/HANA solutions
o Analyze and design the custom coded ETL solutions as needed
o Integrate external data to SAAQ (Big Data)
o Optimize and manage performance offline and online
o Coordinate with architecture and engineering team to create cross-system connections

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• Good knowledge of analytical Embedded content with SAP S/4HANA, for example: analytical Fiori apps, Smart Business apps and Multi-dimensional reports.
• Good hands-on knowledge of SAP Activate methodology (including SAP Best Practices Embedded Analytics accelerators with SAP S/4HANA, Integration between SAP S/4HANA and SAP BW and Integration between SAP S/4HANA and SAP BI)
• Tangible experience in architecture, modeling, configuration and implementation on the SAP BI/BW/HANA solution according to SAP-LSA/LSA + + reference architecture: HANA and BW Modeling, Data acquisition (BODS, SDI, ODQ/ODP, CDS...), Scheduling and Monitoring, OLAP, Lifecycle Management, Workspaces
Good knowledge of BW/4HANA Business Content
• Good knowledge of analytical Embedded content with SAP S/4HANA, for example: analytical Fiori apps, Smart Business apps and Multi-dimensional reports.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

• Experience in managing the development, deployment and support for complex information solutions based on SAP BI/BW/HANA (including mixed HANA and BW scenarios). Experience working with offshore development teams is an asset.
• Good hands-on knowledge in integrating various reporting tools on BW and HANA
• Experience in converting and replacing existing operational data warehouses (non-SAP on traditional relational database): analyze existing model, determine target model, load, and validate data
• Knowledge of ABAP, SQL languages is an asset
• Knowledge of SAP Predictive Analytics suite for HANA Runtime and SAP Fraud Management is an asset.

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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