18 days old

Presales Technical Architect, SAP Procurement Job

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Requisition ID: 231370
Work Area: Presales
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. Thats why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because its the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve peoples lives.




SAP is looking for a Presales Technical Architect at SAP Global locations in the following regions: NA, APJ & EMEA. This person will be responsible for the success of the SAP Procurement Solutions (SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass & SAP S/4HANA Cloud procurement) related to Technology and Architecture.  The primary objective of the role is to Win business through executing proof of concepts, prototypes & demonstrating technical maturity & integration across the SAP solutions including interoperability with SAP Intelligent Enterprise Suite (IES)




  • Build technical proof-of-concept around SAP Procurement solutions as a competitive advantage with Prospects (Performance, API extensibility, new innovative solutions based on SCP, Security, Integration, Customization, Architecture across multiple systems, IES)
  • Built and demonstrate prototypes for customers requirements in the presales cycle based on integration and extensibility of SAP Solutions & SAP Cloud Platform
  • Support Strategic customer opportunities & sales cycle by providing PoC with hands-on approach to API, extensibility, AI/ML technology and SAP Cloud Platform based prototypes.
  • Present and demo the SAP Procurement (SAP Ariba, SAP S/4HANA, API, AI/ML and Extensibility solutions including integration of how SAP Ariba & S/4HANA fits into SAP Suite and IES strategy
  • Intermediate understanding of procurement processes enabled by SAP S/4HANA or Ariba.
  • Demonstrate deep hands-on & development capabilities in Platform and Technology solutions both internally and externally




  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in Development or Consulting
  • Ability to work in an agile development environment and capable of working effectively in cross-cultural, global teams within SAP as well as customers
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills in English
  • Strong analytical skills, results-oriented, customer-oriented attitude, good strategic and conceptual thinking skills
  • Unmatched technical depth and hands-on knowledge of how our products can be used for the business problems customers face
  • Integration of our products within SAP (in particular IES suite) and with existing ERP systems
  • Constant learning and hands-on experience to ensure our technical and practical leadership




  • Technical Presales or consulting and software development experience
  • Strong experience in technology, API, Integration and extensibility topics like : XML, json, use of APIs, use of tools like Postman, SOAP UI, API authentication etc.
  • Strong experience in APIs on SAP Ariba solutions, SAP S/4HANA & SAP Cloud platform API management
  • Strong experience in building PoCs with SAP UI5/Fiori 3.0 , SAP HANA XS, SAP Cloud Platform Integration using JAVA, Node.JS or ABAP , SAP HANA modelling etc.
  • Experience in deployment and running Cloud Native apps in SAP Cloud Platform CF & Neo environment
  • Experience in AI/ML preferred: understanding of Machine Learning APIs from SAP and other open sources like SciKit etc.
  • Programming skills in JAVA; ABAP/OOABAP, JavaScript, Database & SQL, Python scripting
  • Experience in dev environments like in Jupitor Lab Notebook, EclipseIDE, Maven, SpringBoots etc, SAP Cloud Platform WebIDE.


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If youre searching for a company thats dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable 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:Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

Job Segment: IT Architecture, Architecture, SAP, ERP, Engineer, Technology, Engineering


Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-12-01

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