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Data and Technology Architecture Job at SAP Nigeria
« on: Feb 18, 2014, 09:31 PM »
Job Title: Architecture, Data and Technology

Employer: SAP Nigeria

Do you demand the best from your professional career? Are you inspired by excellence? At SAP, you will have the power to make a real impact. As the global market leader for business software, SAP helps companies and organizations in more than 25 industries to run better.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES:

•   The EMEA DTS HUB is the team in SAP focused on customer facing technology projects. Our goal is to help our customers get the most out of their Innovation investments and to better manage their IT and data infrastructure.

•   This team is focused on the design and build of projects covering all technology aspects of the SAP product portfolio and will therefore will have a strong grounding in the traditional SAP Applications space.

•   This candidate must be willing to learn about the newest technologies while still applying traditional IT best practices by being a thought leader in this space.

•   The Data and Technology Architect (f/m) will be responsible for the formulation and execution of data and IT architectures for SAP implementations and upgrades.

•   The architect (f/m) will often be called upon to assist software and services sales colleagues with pre sales activities leading the technology aspect of new projects from concept through to deployment and go-live.

•   The architect’s activities will be split between pre-sales, bid support, solution design, hands on implementation and project support.

•   The Data and Technology Architect (f/m) will also be contributing to the SAP DTS services pipeline by seeking additional business opportunities and by supporting business development with demonstrations, track sessions, and other pre/post-sales support activities.

•   The Data and Technology Architect (f/m) will primarily be responsible for the successful delivery of consulting services with regards to performance and/or functional requirements for SAP customers. This includes the design, implementation, execution, maintenance/support, and customer mentoring.

•   Additionally, the Data and Technology Architect (f/m) will be required to provide support for internal initiatives to develop new and/or enhance existing collateral – processes, documentation, etc.

•   This person (f/m) may be responsible to manage a large technology team or program, but must also be self-sufficient and capable to work on their own with a hands-on approach, based upon the situation and customer needs.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS:

•   Independently deliver successful consulting engagements for Data and Technology Commercially Focused but Quality Driven

•   Must be a self-starter and able to work independently and with teams

•   Actively drive DTS Pre-Sales activities in all Africa region and EMEA

•   Design of complex solutions and DTS architectures

•   Analysis of requirements and building of Proofs of concept

•   Customer and junior staff coaching and mentoring

•   Effectively lead project teams consisting of SAP consultants, delivery partners, and/or Client resources. These teams will also consist of onsite and off-shore resources

•   Communicate with client leadership on design approaches, best practices, project risks and recommendations

•   Analyze and map clients’ business requirements, processes, and objectives in SAP Solution Manager

•   Become the trusted advisor for customers and continue credible business partnerships

•   Proactively support with the creation of Data and Technology Services collateral and content while leveraging repeatable processes. These assets could then be used towards the development of new products and delivery packages

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

•   University degree in a related field or substantial work experience required

•   Knowledge of or certification in one or more databases (HANA, ORA, ASE, IQ etc)

•   Hands on skills with some/all of: BASIS, Netweaver, Unix, Linux, SQL is a requirement

•   Knowledge of SAP Solution Manager is required

•   Solid background in the technology aspects of an SAP ERP project implementation

•   Experience with any of the SAP innovation products is a plus

•   Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

•   Project management experience

WORK EXPERIENCE:

•   3-5 years of top tier consulting experience or equivalent

•   Over 3 years of practical experience in the data and technology landscape of SAP systems

•   Must have a proven track record of hands on experience with data and technology products

•   Must have a proven track record of team or project leadership

LOCATION: Any Location, ,Nigeria

WORK AREA: Consulting

EXPECTED TRAVEL: 0% – 40%

CAREER STATUS: Professional

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Regular Full Time

REFERENCE CODE: NG-58248210-EN-14-002

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