Job Title: Solution Architect (Director)
Duties: As Solution Architect, you will drive the SAP PS and SD solution design review sessions and actively participate in ensuring that a robust application framework and roadmap is achieved for the SAP footprint in the organization.
You will be working with IT and Business organizations:
Product owner for Practice Management Systems (SAP) capability and strategy from a solution perspective Participates in the firm's process and technology standardization process, focusing on PMS as a process base and SAP and related technologies Participates and leads focus groups, working to align disparate Business and IT organizations Researches new process enhancements and technologies to determine fit with the firm's architecture Contributes to the evolution of the firm's architectural frameworks and approaches
On projects, working with Business leads, senior analysts, application owners, functional and geographic business teams and IT organizations:
Responsible for the solution design of Engagement and Project management track on mid to large scale projects focused on leveraging SAP NetWeaver and related technologies.
Provides Solution consultation through-out requirements gathering phases Provides buy vs. build analysis and supplier recommendations Responsible for translating business requirements (business process models and use cases) into detailed functional and technical design – from system down to process-level design Responsible for designing and developing proof-of-concepts to test and prove designs (as required) Ensures alignment with the firm's application architecture Responsible for communicating solution design and approaches to Business, other architects, development and IT stakeholders on SAP focused projects Provides guidance through-out the development process to ensure system is developed to specification (also providing advisory to the PMO) Provides information and guidance to support organizations
Development and execution of
Process and Application Design Documents in the PS and SD solution area Solution strategy for implementing project systems and resource planning and integration with other areas System Configuration Guides Deployment Guides Product Standards Research and Position Papers Business Case papers Product Evaluation, Analysis, and Proofs-of-Concept
10+ years IT experience designing enterprise systems with an emphasis on globally available applications with minimum 8 to 10 + years of experience in SAP functional design roles with strong focus on SAP Project Systems (PS) and SD areas.
Strong implementation experience in SAP PS and SD areas At least 1 end to end project experience in S4HANA solution from SAP Well versed with the S4HANA best practices for Professional Services and exposure to CPM module Subject Matter Expert on SAP landscapes and related architecture Proven track record in designing and delivering complex SAP SD and PS areas Strong experience as primary functional leader on successful large SAP projects with the ability to manage resources and multiple projects simultaneously with multiple complete life cycle implementation of SAP (with at least 8 years' experience).
Good knowledge of Architecture/design techniques (including but not limited to OO, top-down, structured analysis, component-based design) Strong ability to interact with all levels of the organization (from junior staff to senior executives). Strong collaboration skills, communication and influencing skills with fluency in English.
Work effectively with a distributed multi-culture international team, across time-zones with minimal supervision. Available to travel internationally and nationally at short notice.
Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Work Experience #