SAP Architecture Chief Expert (2) Job in Palo Alto, California

Role

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

SAP is in a unique position to help our customers accelerate value creation by helping them transform into Intelligent Enterprises. We touch every part of our customers’ business and are custodians of their data with over 70% of the world’s transactions touching an SAP system. Only SAP can execute on helping our customers transition to the world of Intelligence. SAP can deliver this vision by enabling next-gen business processes with the Intelligent Enterprise Suite, an integrated suite of intelligent cloud applications for every line of business including our next-generation ERP in the cloud, Digital Supply Chain, Customer Experience, People Engagement, and Network & Spend Management.

The Technology & Architecture Group’s mission is to help make the vision of the Intelligent Enterprise Suite a reality, by working towards out-of-the-box integration of our existing Cloud business LoBs and the Digital Core, leveraging the SAP Cloud Platform and a common data foundation based on SAP HANA and the SAP Data Hub.

Job Overview:

Do you have experience in navigating complex distributed software architectures? Ideally the ones of SAP? Do you live and breathe cloud and are comfortable with cutting edge technologies? Do you enjoy making things fit together and building something that is bigger than the sum of its parts? If yes, then join us on our journey to realize our vision of the Intelligent Enterprise.

You will:

  • Build bridges and facilitate collaboration across the involved LoBs and Platform Teams.

  • Drive architectural cross-topics within the Cloud Business Group.

  • Come up with pragmatic solutions to complex problems.

  • Foster a culture of Trust and Confidence and act as ONE team.

  • Be an advocate for cloud technologies and properties.

In order to accomplish this you will need:

  • Knowledge of complex and diverse Enterprise Technology Stacks. Ideally a deep familiarity with any or more of SAP Cloud Platform, SAP HANA, SAP NetWeaver and other stacks in SAPs portfolio.

  • Strong analytical and design skills – you should be able to think about problems broadly and deeply and to come up with concrete solutions.

  • Good grasp of Core Business Processes.

  • Cloud mindset and a passion for cutting edge concepts and practices.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to communicate your ideas to everyone from hardcore developers to high-level executives.

What do you need to bring?

  • BSCS or equivalent years of work experience, MS/PhD degrees preferred

  • 10 years of experience delivering successful software development projects reaching a minimum level of Development Expert or equivalent

  • A background in Enterprise Software.

  • Experience in working with Cloud technologies and platform stacks such as Cloud Foundry

  • 5 Experience with database technologies, including RDBMS, graph, and other NoSQL databases

  • 3 years in a manager role (but prefer to be an individual contributor)

  • 3 years of experience deploying applications (across multiple versions) to a public cloud platform such as AWS..

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 interested in applying for employment with SAP and 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 ( Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com , Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com , Careers.APJ@sap.com ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability: Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Developer, ERP, SAP, Cloud, R&D, Technology, Research

April 2018