SAP Innovative Business Solutions: Solution Architect Job - (newtown square, pennsylvania)
Posted: Sunday, March 18, 2018 9:59 AM
Work Area: Software:Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 : 70
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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.
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
SAP Innovative Business Solutions Group is a global organization dedicated to delivering solutions that addresses market specific or customers' unique and competitive business requirements. The mission of SAP Innovative Business Solutions Group is to be agile, innovative and flexible in providing high quality, supportable solutions. With 11 development centers worldwide, we are able to leverage a global delivery model that utilizes the specific strengths of each location.
As the global business development team we are expected to support the 4 regions (North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific and Japan) throughout the whole IBSG sales process from lead generation until successful delivery of a custom:developed project (CDP), or a packaged solution, and during a support phase.
SAP Innovative Business Solutions Group therefore looks for an engaged seasoned professional (f/m) in the role of a Global Solution Architect (Expert level). The candidate must have a strong development or consulting background with proven experience on multiple customer projects within various vertical industries such Automotive, Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Retail, etc. The candidate should have a very charismatic personality with superb presentation skills geared to all levels of customer's corporate structure from IT developers to high executive level.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
As a Solution Architect for Innovative Business Solutions Group you will:
1.Analyze the requirements coming from leading companies
2.Work closely together with customers and internal SAP teams (such as Go:To:Market, Consulting, Business Development, Sales, Development)
3.Develop Go:To:Market approaches for new markets/products and plan/execute respective activities, such as presentations at industry events
4.Position our solution experience with new and existing customers (Business Development/Market Development)
5.Discuss with customers different architecture approaches, considering commercial implications for SAP
6.Perform effort estimations for projects to be won
7.Write Solution Proposals for projects to be won
8.Take ownership of large portions of a project deal, including the analysis, authoring and estimation of a solution.
As a Solution Architect, you are expected to optimize the customer's project by ensuring maximized usage of the SAP Standard Product and proposing a custom solution that is sustainable and maintainable. In the early stages of qualification and engagement, a Solution Architect must possess the ability to rapidly develop solution concepts, an overall vision of the "art:of:the:possible". During formal evaluations, a Solution Architect acts as the team lead, must closely collaborate with Development Architects, delegate ownership and responsibility for various solution elements to the Development Architects, facilitates interaction and collaboration with the customer and acts as the "primary voice" of the team to the account team and the customer.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
-Software architecture and development experience on SAP S/4HANA and/or S/4HANA Cloud, experience building extensions on SAP Cloud Platform
-SAP Industry Solutions knowledge (in particular Reta
• Location: newtown square, Philadelphia
• Post ID: 64247227 philadelphia