Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM is the world's largest SAP Partner; we have worked together for over thirty years and have more than 5000 satisfied joint customers. This is your opportunity to join the world s leading SAP integrator and transform some of the most influential and creative organizations. You ll be part of an award-winning SAP Consulting team, benefiting from world-wide knowledge sharing and leading-edge technology. We re currently looking for senior SAP experts and leaders to enhance our growing team.The SAP Technical Architect Lead role will entail pre-sales, solutioning and delivery of end to end System Architecture design and implementation of SAP landscape. The candidate will design S/4 HANA road-maps and knowledge in latest technological developments in SAP, industry specific SAP modules, manage onsite and offshore multi-cultural teams, promote innovation by adapting latest technologies in SAP. The candidate should have thorough understanding of SAP Architecture deployment scenarios on-premise as well as on Cloud, latest features of S/4 HANA in the areas of Mobility, Reporting, Digitization, Data Migration, Developments.
The SAP Technical Architect supports the comprehensive architecture, functionality, economics and compliance of a suite of SAP applications (S/4HANA and peripheral SAP solutions). This position works closely with Solution, Application, and Enterprise Architects and stream leads and key stakeholders to determine requirements for solution planning and development.
The Technical Architect is responsible for all technical aspects of a group of systems including; creating the optimum technical and integration solution in the context of the customer's environment, requirements, and financial resources; ensuring a quality system design which provides good system performance, 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.
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.
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
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in building new SAP solutions to help customers undergo their digital transformation journey, for example in the areas of digitization, Internet of Things, Watson, Industry 4.0, Intelligent Workflows, Blockchain, Data and Analytics.