SAP Development Architect Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 185072

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

SAP Cloud Architecture & Engineering is currently seeking a self-driven Architect for the multi-cloud team in Walldorf. The candidate is responsible for strategic leadership, oversight and implementation of solutions and collateral developed by the Cloud Architecture & Engineering team. Leading cross-functional teams for the purpose of efficient business operations are essential responsibilities of this leadership role. Working in a team environment, the Multi-cloud architect will be responsible for providing technology consulting to external customers and internal project teams. The focus of this role will be around AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform deployments for internal customers. The Architect will be responsible for providing technical leadership and/or support in the creation and delivery of technology solutions designed to meet customers’ business needs and, consequently, for understanding customers’ businesses. As a trusted advisor the Architect will create and maintain effective customer relationships so as to ensure customer satisfaction. The highly motivated individual will maintain knowledge of leading edge technologies and industry/market domain knowledge. The Architect will provide account team support for complex projects/programs to include business and technical solutions for throughout the pre-sales process and the planning, design, implementation and support to ensure the information technology (IT) solutions strategy and architecture align with business strategy.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

  • Technology and business enablement advocate to advise the best practice methods in how to utilize IT to drive competitive advantage.

  • Provide expert guidance to customers, driving solution architecture, and ensuring solution strategy is optimally aligned with business strategy.

  • Develop Architecture Specification deliverables that map customer business requirements to solution / technologies.

  • Able to learn quickly, and keep pace with the rapid changes in the IT industry particularly in cloud and mobility.

  • Provide effective leadership, development, coaching and guidance.

  • Independently manage high impact cross-functional initiatives.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, and experience.

Required skills:

  • Experience in working in AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform

  • Highly motivated and results oriented

  • Expert knowledge in one and Advanced knowledge of at least two in the following technology areas

  • Core infrastructure, virtualization and systems

  • Cloud solutions (Public, Private, Hybrid)

  • Network and security

  • Information management

  • Unified Communications

  • Mobility and WAN

  • Identity management

  • Data and BI

  • Excellent presentation skills as you will be required to present to customers and at events.

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise selling solutions to business decision-makers by reinforcing the value of solutions.

  • Must obtain and maintain vendor certifications.

  • Solid problem solving skills required with excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong business acumen.

  • Experience and desire to work in a technology consulting environment.

Preferred skills:

Experience with Hana Enterprise Cloud and other SAP technologies/products would be ideal but not required

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 5 years of technology related project management experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience of systems integration/administration within an agile organizations implementing complex IT solutions

  • 3 years of customer interaction in a technical, technical sales, or technical leadership role.

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now .

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com , APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com , EMEA: Careers@sap.com ).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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