SAP Technical Architect

  • location: Hopkins, MN
  • type: Contract
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SAP Technical Architect

job summary:
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Program Notes:

Duration: This is an initial project term of 3 months. There will be a strong potential for project extension after the initial term, if both parties are in agreement. After that is is a possibility of contract to hire.

Non local candidates to Minneapolis are welcome, but travel/moving expenses, must be built into the bill rate.

Bill Rate: $130


This position is local to Hopkins.

The initial interview will be an a phone interview and will be followed by an onsite in person interview.


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4: Years of experience in the following:




Skills Required:

Yrs.





» Business Requirements

4-6 Yrs





» Enterprise Architecture

4-6 Yrs





» Infrastructure

4-6 Yrs





» Leadership

4-6 Yrs





» SAP

4-6 Yrs





» Six Sigma

4-6 Yrs



Program Notes:

This is an initial project term of 3 months. There will be a strong potential for project extension after the initial term, if both parties are in agreement. After that is is a possibility of contract to hire.

Non local candidates to Minneapolis are welcome, but travel/moving expenses, must be built into the bill rate.

SAP Technical Architect

Position Overview:

  • The SAP Technical Architect supports the comprehensive architecture, functionality, economics and architecture compliance of a suite of applications solution options of an assigned technology area.
  • This position works closely with Solution, Application, and Enterprise Architects and Regional Application Portfolio Managers and key stakeholders to determine requirements for solution planning and development.
  • This position develops technology and integration architecture at an enterprise and project level in collaboration with Solution architects, Application Architects and Solution Integrity teams and subject matter experts from Client Global IT and business units for assigned solutions.
  • The Technical Architect is responsible for all technical aspects of a group of systems including;
  • creating the optimum technical solution in the context of the customer's environment, requirements, and financial resources;
  • ensuring a quality system design which provides good system performance, an effective human-machine interface, optimal operational cost, and flexibility for future change;
  • maximizing the productivity of the project team by installing an effective development environment, establishing programming, design, and other technical/integration standards, training team members, and providing advisory and trouble-shooting support;
  • providing a focal point for all technical/integration issues and initiatives within that group of regional systems;
  • and ensuring that all components of the technical architecture are properly implemented.
  • This role will also partner closely with our Strategic vendor partners bringing outside in best practice into Client Global IT.
  • They will get the opportunity to influence vendor product road maps and Strategy.
  • The SAP Technology Architect is a thought leader who will collaborate with IT leadership and technical staff across the organization to formulate and maintain a cohesive SAP technical solution strategy.
  • This position will own the implementation of standards for the development, integration, maintenance and integrity of the solution architecture for SAP instance(s).
  • The SAP Technical Architect needs to excel as part of an agile team embracing the agile principles and collaboration with a global product team.
  • The Technical Architect will manage across multiple technologies and/or functional areas so that solution and development teams are equipped to meet business requirements, design objectives, and understand infrastructure impacts. This position will drive excellence and influence direction in the following areas:
- SAP Eco-System and Strategy for assigned solutions

- IT Infrastructure and Cloud

- HANA

- SAP Cloud Platform

- FIORI UX strategy

- Lifecycle Management

- Security

- Data Management

- Operational Excellence, Process Discipline, Industry Best Practices and Trends

- Performance Engineering

- Business Continuity Planning

- Vendor Management

Principal Accountabilities:

50% - Technical Architecture Planning and Development

20% - Business Partnership

10% - Architecture Assurance

10% - IT Innovation & Delivery

Required:

- Bachelor's degree

- 5 years' experience with infrastructure, enterprise, or solution design in SAP Basis

- 3 years of experience with SAP HANA database

- 1 year of experience with SAP FIORI and cloud deployment

- 3 years of technical leadership experience leading technology or deployment projects

- Any experience working on multiple full life cycle SAP implementation, preferably in a global organization

- Ability to travel, including internationally, up to 20%

Required Skills: Candidates must have the following:

#1 - Communication, able to communicate with technical & non-technical folks.

#2 - HANA & SAP FIORI

#3 - SAP Eco-System and Strategy for assigned solutions


Preferred:

- 8 years of experience with diverse operational, development and technology roles

- Business strategy development

- Knowledge of all components of enterprise architecture

- Experience with business process design

- Experience with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures

- Experience with database and operating system design

- Demonstrated ability in performance tuning methodologies, capacity planning, release management, monitoring and reporting processes.

- Industry certification (Examples include ITIL, APICS, six sigma, etc.)

Success Attributes:

- Strong conceptual, strategic thinking, problem solving, technical and analytical skills

- Leadership and interpersonal skills including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation

- Ability to influence peers and leadership stakeholders

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Excellent project management, planning and organizational skills

- Proven ability to work effectively within a large organization that operates using matrix management structures

- Knowledge and ability to support: translation of business needs into solution architecture requirements, application of multiple technical solutions to business problems, and estimation of the financial

impact of solution architecture alternatives

- Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies

- Any working knowledge with SAP in most or all of the following: Server, storage, database, network, security, virtualization, monitoring, software development

- Any experience collaborating with regional and global project teams to define business requirements and deliver solutions that meet business goals

- Any experience in developing integrated solutions involving process, data, and technology

 
location: Hopkins, Minnesota
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Position Overview:

  • The SAP Technical Architect supports the comprehensive architecture, functionality, economics and architecture compliance of a suite of applications solution options of an assigned technology area.
  • This position works closely with Solution, Application, and Enterprise Architects and Regional Application Portfolio Managers and key stakeholders to determine requirements for solution planning and development.
  • This position develops technology and integration architecture at an enterprise and project level in collaboration with Solution architects, Application Architects and Solution Integrity teams and subject matter experts from Client Global IT and business units for assigned solutions.
  • The Technical Architect is responsible for all technical aspects of a group of systems including;
  • creating the optimum technical solution in the context of the customer's environment, requirements, and financial resources;
  • ensuring a quality system design which provides good system performance, an effective human-machine interface, optimal operational cost, and flexibility for future change;
  • maximizing the productivity of the project team by installing an effective development environment, establishing programming, design, and other technical/integration standards, training team members, and providing advisory and trouble-shooting support;
  • providing a focal point for all technical/integration issues and initiatives within that group of regional systems;
  • and ensuring that all components of the technical architecture are properly implemented.
  • This role will also partner closely with our Strategic vendor partners bringing outside in best practice into Client Global IT.
  • They will get the opportunity to influence vendor product road maps and Strategy.
  • The SAP Technology Architect is a thought leader who will collaborate with IT leadership and technical staff across the organization to formulate and maintain a cohesive SAP technical solution strategy.
  • This position will own the implementation of standards for the development, integration, maintenance and integrity of the solution architecture for SAP instance(s).
  • The SAP Technical Architect needs to excel as part of an agile team embracing the agile principles and collaboration with a global product team.
  • The Technical Architect will manage across multiple technologies and/or functional areas so that solution and development teams are equipped to meet business requirements, design objectives, and understand infrastructure impacts. This position will drive excellence and influence direction in the following areas:
 
qualifications:
Required:

- Bachelor's degree

- 5 years' experience with infrastructure, enterprise, or solution design in SAP Basis

- 3 years of experience with SAP HANA database

- 1 year of experience with SAP FIORI and cloud deployment

- 3 years of technical leadership experience leading technology or deployment projects

- Any experience working on multiple full life cycle SAP implementation, preferably in a global organization

- Ability to travel, including internationally, up to 20%

 
skills: Required Skills: Candidates must have the following:

#1 - Communication, able to communicate with technical & non-technical folks.

#2 - HANA & SAP FIORI

#3 - SAP Eco-System and Strategy for assigned solutions



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