IT SAP Solution Architect

Published: 15 October 2021

IT SAP Solution Architect
Location: Houston, TX with travel
Duration: 6+ Months

Role Summary

We are looking for an IT SAP Architect to join our SAP team, this will be a great opportunity to be instrumental in the shaping of an SAP architecture that will underpin the business processes for a leading operator.

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop and document end-to-end high-level solution designs and related architecture deliverables, which address an agreed set of requirements and meet demand.
  • Ensure architecture high-level design documents and related architecture deliverables are completed and approved on time and kept evergreen when updates are required.
  • Ensure alignment of solution architecture to the segment architecture with a clear focus on market standard platforms, data, and business strategy alignment.
  • Support project teams in delivering the detailed solution design, ensuring alignment with agreed requirements, and challenging/ validating any customizations.
  • Ensure all elements of architecture are included in the solution by orchestrating between Business, Application, Data, Security, and Technical architects.
  • Attend project planning, retrospective review, and other related meetings and provide architectural guidance.
  • Coordinate collaborations to align on design decisions.
  • Work with IT Management, Segment Architects, Competence Centre, Delivery Vertical Leads during project initiation to understand the business need and agree on the functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Review and understand the Project Information and Risk Assessment document and business case with the Segment Architect and the PM to determine the required level of Architecture input and support.
  • Embed ‘Security by Design’ and ‘Privacy by Design’ to the solution.
  • Evaluate proposed SAP solutions to ensure alignment with overarching Digital Strategy.

Required Skills

  • Understanding of business workflows.
  • Expertise in SAP system applications
  • Expertise in SAP/HANA cloud platforms.
  • HTML 5
  • API’s ( REST)
  • Information security models.

Preferred Skills

  • At least 10 years of solution architecture and application design in a related business domain.
  • Experience with all or one of the following modules SAP PM, PRA, Finance, PSCM, GRC modules
  • Developer experience is preferred.
  • SAP Enterprise Architect: Professional Certified.
  • TOGAF.

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