1+ months

Services Architecture Senior Specialist Job

Plano, TX 75074

Requisition ID: 253135
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 100%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T3
Original Posting Date: 5/27/2020




As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


Location:  Plano, TX (and various client sites nationwide)


Purpose and Objective: 

SAP America, Inc seeks a Services Architecture Senior Specialist at our Plano, TX location (and various client sites nationwide) to help define IT strategies, governance and architecture based on state-of-the art technology.


Expectations and Tasks:

Create buy-in with the customer and works with other SAP-experts within the MaxAttention engagements. Act as an advisor to the customers CIO / IT-department with technology- / operations focus, covering parts of the IT-department of a customer end-to-end. Understand parts of the as-is situation and goals of a customer holistically, can help to translate it into an adequate technology roadmap design (processes, applications, systems) as well as the appropriate operating concept based on SAPs offerings, with a clear focus on customer success. Help operationalizing the customers IT-strategies, helps identifying relevant components, approaches, input required, etc. to derive the best possible technology / operations approach for the customer combining public and private cloud as well as OnPremise scenarios. Help clarify existing expectations with customers technology/ operations experts and stakeholders. Collaborate with customer / SAP teams for the best possible implementation. Drive knowledge management and innovation activities based on this experience with customers. Document successful approaches, tools etc. and makes them available to colleagues at SAP. Collaborate and co-innovate with the respective development teams. Help ensure overall integration during the implementation project. Help define the strategic, conceptual and technological boundaries for the design of the SAP-centric IT landscape as well as their financial impact. Can address the organization as well as the procedures of customers IT-departments with a focus on high efficiency, stability and performance. Help customers to conceptualize a state-of-the-art Technology-Innovation Roadmap. Identify solutions to address the need for cost sensitive IT operations versus supporting innovation in the age of digital transformation. Stays abreast with newest technological developments driving the Digital Transformation as well as the top technology trends. Use knowledge to drive the SAP innovation story with customer engagements. 100% travel required to various client sites nationwide.

Education and Qualifications/Skills and Competencies:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration or a related field of study and 6 years of experience required.  The company will also accept a Master's degree and 4 years of experience.


Work Experience:

Experience must involve 4 years in the following: Solution design of SAP NetWeaver technology stack implementation (ABAP, JAVA and Dual Stack) based on private and public cloud (AWS, AZURE, GCP) solutions; Implementing and troubleshooting HANA scale-out, high availability, and system replication functionalities and implementing HANA related software including Dynamic Tiering, Smart Data Integration, Smart Data Access, and SAP Landscape Transformation; SAP value prototyping, Rapid deployment service, SAP Best Practices, and Model company implementation experience for various industry solutions; Automation experience using python programming language for monitoring, administering, and upgrading SAP HANA database; SAP S/4HANA Installations, Upgrades, OS/DB Migrations and system conversion from SAP Business Suite as High Availability solution based on various versions of OS (Windows, SuSe Linux, RHEL and Power Linux); Identifying, analyzing and resolving performance issues in SAP (ABAP & JAVA) and Database (HANA, MaxDB, Sybase and Redis); Roadmap strategy for transformation to S/4HANA based on New Implementation, System Conversion, and Landscape Transformation paths in private cloud, public cloud and hybrid landscapes. 100% travel required to various client sites nationwide.


Travel:  100% travel required to various client sites nationwide.


Internal use only: reference code lhrs4262





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 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: hrdirectamericas@sap.com, APJ: hrdirectapj@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.

Additional Locations:

Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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


Posted: 2020-05-28 Expires: 2020-08-08

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