SAP Solution Integrity Analyst
?Position Purpose & SummaryThe Solution Integrity Analyst is a member of the Center-Led SAP Applications team, supporting the TCD instance of the SAP portfolio and will be working in a highly dynamic, fast changing, and fluid work environment.
?This position will work closely with other Global IT teams in a collaborative, cross-functional environment, to ensure SAP technology-enabled solutions and services meet the needs of the organization, with a focus on maintaining and protecting the instance blueprint in the area of responsibility by the means of understanding and dispositioning all identified Solution gaps providing solution direction for approved Solution gaps as well as approving solution change requests as a result of break fix, enhancement or upgrades
?This position is accountable for Solution Management within the Commercial Area (DSD, SD, MM, CM/ACM, TRM) of SAP.? This role is part of the TCD Instance Commercial Team and works in alignment with the Global IT governance model and processes, and must understand the integration impacts with other process areas for the TCD Instance.
?The Solution Integrity Analyst is responsible for the Solution Architecture in the commercial area for any Instance Specific Applications. In doing this they align closely with the SAP Architecture team, Enterprise Architecture and the Enterprise Process Management team.
***Position can be done remotely***?Principal Accountabilities70%?????? Solution ManagementLead Instance solution architecture, solution integrity and the functional relationship across multiple concurrent projects and sustain activitiesDrive strategic integrated solutions which in turn deliver the business requirements and associated benefitEnable technical and business architecture, solutions, and software plans and directionsResponsible for conceptual solution designs and solution blueprints for SAP deployment projects and sustain activities within assigned InstanceInvestigate complex business and system issues, researching and identifying innovative solutionsLead Solution Architecture for Instance specific Solutions in alignment with Enterprise Architecture and Global SAP Solution ArchitectsWork with EPM and EA team on applying the Enterprise Must Haves into the Instance that support the Enterprise Process StrategiesParticipate in proposed solution approval and alignment with SAP Solution Architects Responsible for maintaining solution integrity through the course of the project including controlling scope, managing solutions for change requests and clarifying solution capabilities during all delivery phasesCollaborates with management in application governance processes for Business operating model blueprint, localization, Enhancement and break-fixAccountable for application compliance, working with SAP Solution Architects??20%?????? Consulting & Partnering
Drive continuous process improvement and build/execute plan for building new solution architecture capabilityConsult, review and approve functional and technical specifications created by delivery project teamsDevelop and maintain long term business domain knowledgeMust effectively partner with teams with various staffing mixes of internal and external on-shore and off-shore resources in order to deliver successful solutionsPartner closely with Solution Analysts, Business Analysts, Value Enablers, Technical teams, other Solution Architects, Enterprise Architects, Infrastructure teams, and vendors to ensure alignment with projects, programs and strategies, and standards?10%?????? Other Project Delivery Responsibilities (may include some or all of the following)
Manage workload and priorities to deliver agreed upon project milestonesPrepare high and detailed level estimations of effort in order to achieve a preferred solution.Provide guidance and architectural oversight during requirements, design, build, and test phases.Work across architecture domains to identify and resolve issues and manage inter-dependencies between integration points for the assigned InstanceSkills:
Required QualificationsBachelor?s Degree in engineering, business, MIS, computer science or
equivalent work experience7 years relevant business or IT experience in solution or service
delivery positionsSAP functional and technical experience in one or more of the following:Commercial: DSD, SD, MM, CM/ACM, TRMAbility to translate business process requirements into process, data
and technology solutionsDemonstrated experience in delivering significant large multiyear
projects, capturing planned benefits and delivering on-time and on-budgetProven and demonstrated conflict management, influencing, negotiation
and consulting skillsAbility to translate business requirements into process, data and
technological models and specifications in an efficient way for a highly
complex and critical application Ability to manage ambiguous situationsAbility to demonstrate thought leadershipAbility to manage multiple priorities within a service environment.Strong written and verbal communication skills at all levels of the
organization, including the ability to communicate technical and business
information to both technical and non-technical audiencesExcellent