1+ months
2018-03-152018-05-04

Application Architect

Abbott
Waukegan, IL

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Abbott will implement a Quote to Contract system to manage Contract / Pricing / Quote / Contract negotiation. This is a new application and will need an senior architect to define the future global landscape, translate business requirements into finite technical requirements, and implement the solution to a scalable environment.

Looking for a proven solution architect with 7+ years of design/architect experience and at least 2 full life cycle QTC implementations, with strong expertise in at least two of the following areas/modules: Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, marketing Cloud with mandatory experience in CPQ and CLM areas.
Enterprise Application architect will be responsible for designing and aligning technology solutions with business strategies, working primarily with management and technical specialists across functional disciplines. Enterprise Architect will participate in the development of the Abbott infrastructure and understands the impact and needs of the applications. He/She will support the application and technical specialists in the multi-system application architecture and has a thorough understanding of available technology, tools and existing designs for the applications involved and the impact upon each other.

Job Description:

  • Architect cloud based Solution for QTC
  • Build blue-prints for a scalable QTC function to multiple divisions and global platform.
  • Map business requirements into global architectural design
  • Implement world class CPQ/CLM functions.
  • Mentor other developers within the team
  • Interface with both internal and external stakeholders

    Skills:

    • Strong functional knowledge of Quote-To-Cash, Configuration, Product, Pricing and Quoting functionality
    • 7 or more years of experience of implementing QTC, preferably in Apttus CPQ, Apttus CLM
    • Hands on experience on external systems integrations with Salesforce
    • Experience in project management like project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling and communication is a plus.
    • Required BS or MS in Computer Science
    • Understands complex ETL and data migration practices
    • Effectively balance and prioritize multiple projects concurrently.
    • Prior consulting experience a plus
    • Required strong communications Skills
    • Experience in large enterprise level projects, writing software application requirements
    • Analytic, creative and business focused problem solver. Must be able translate a problem into stories and tasks for developers.
    • Team oriented – ability to motivate and work well with diverse, cross-functional and virtual teams in a matrix environment
    • Demonstrated ability to excel in a global matrix organization
    • Strong organization, planning and global leadership skills
    • Strong interpersonal and coaching skills
    • Mandatory - Experience with the Agile software development methodology
    • Software engineering & SDLC experience

      Desired Certifications

      • Mandatory QTC certification
      • Apttus certifications a plus
      •  Salesforce Certified Sales Consultant a plus
      •  Salesforce Certified platform Developer a plus

         
        Job Family: IT Services & Solutions Delivery
        Division: GIS Global Information Services
        Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
        Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
        Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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