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Staff Technical Writer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 8:17:43 PM
  • 2787279
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Information Technology
Location(s): Slovakia ; Bratislava

About Us:
GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver
electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital
power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our dataleveraging
software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more
affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

Role Summary:
You will be working within SAP COE Technical Delivery Team driving world class technical design leveraging industry standards SAP solution. Support delivery streams with solution architecture across functional domains, specializing Project systems, Treasury, Cash Management, QM domains.
Hands on SAP technical capabilities, application of methodologies and practices that support and enhance business objectives, strategic goals and internal client services engagements.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Specializing in the design, planning, support and deployment of global SAP implementations. Responsible for designing a large service or integration of services. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business,

  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for deployment tasks. Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members. Shows ability to effectively delegate work. Demonstrates the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment. Understands whole enterprise,

  • Participate in the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction,

  • Responsible for technical solution design of the SAP systems as part of SAP COE Technical Delivery team,

  • A strategic thinker from a solid technical background, experiences in IT Solution, Application and a solid record of Delivery implementations across a wide range of disciplines,

  • Understands the complexity and nuances in various phases of SAP projects with industry specific issues through an ITIL view,

  • Experience with global template deployment and integrations with multiple SAP modules,

  • Well-versed in ASAP implementation methodology, in managing all aspects of solution delivery both as hands on functional expert and also as a team lead/manager,

  • Good understanding of existing and emerging technologies in SAP and non-SAP space in the areas of Web Development, Cloud, In-memory Databases. Integration, Infrastructure and Security. Helps in designing interfaces and information exchange between service components.,

  • Possesses advanced domain knowledge and shows great customer focus. Articulates the need for scalability and understands the importance of improving quality through testing. Drives design reviews, defines interfaces between components, and applies existing technology to designs.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) (or equivalent knowledge/experience),

  • Significant relevant experience Implementing and supporting SAP ECC with specialism in one or more components such as BI, Business Objects PI, Portal, SRM, CRM, BPM and MDM; specializing in the solution design, planning, support and deployment of global SAP implementations,

  • Should have worked in at least 3 full life cycle implementations,

  • Strong background assisting in technical solution architectural design, planning and managing SAP technical delivery.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills. (If Visa Sponsorship is Yes),

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job (If Visa Sponsorship is No),

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen,

  • Must be willing to travel 10-15%,

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong English verbal & written communication skills, and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse global group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts,

  • Strong ERP strategic and governance leadership skills, driving business transformation at enterprise level across multiple businesses,

  • Experience of the use of, and tailoring of, best of breed project management processes and tools,

  • Demonstrate a combination of strong leadership skills with sound SAP technical knowledge and an ability to clearly communicate key recommendations to stakeholders,

  • Complete project based work keeping a focus on hitting key project milestones,

  • Possesses good communication skills to coordinate, resolve queries of both external and internal customers,

  • Team leadership experience with excellent interpersonal skills and people centric approach to understand employee needs as well as to manage employee expectations,

  • Self-motivator and result oriented to complete task as per timelines,

  • Must have good analytical and problem solving skills,

  • Positive attitude – goes the extra mile, is committed, willing to take on challenges and has a can-do mind-set.

Technical Expertise:
  • Strong SAP Technical knowhow with good understanding of cross functional domains including some of the key domains e.g. PS, FI-CO, QM, APO, ePM, Treasury, Cash Management, FSCM etc.,

  • Good understanding of SAP ABAP with latest knowhow on related technology,

  • Technical solution architecture capabilities,

  • Participates in domain technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals,

  • Gathers and analyzes data and develops architectural requirements at project level, aligning architectural requirements with software development strategy,

  • Reviews exceptions and makes recommendations to architectural standards at a domain level,

  • Understands technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals,

  • Understands concepts of setting and driving architecture direction,

  • Familiar with elements of gathering architecture requirements,

  • Understands architecture standards concepts to apply to project work.

Business Acumen:
  • Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization; is aware of business priorities and organizational dynamics.

  • Coaches and mentors team members,

  • Familiar with concepts of costing hardware and software components. Works to assure work is on-time and within budget,

  • Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits,

  • Participates in change initiatives by implementing new directions and providing appropriate information and feedback.

Personal Attributes:
  • Applies values, policies, procedures and precedent to make timely, routine decisions of limited, clear choice,

  • Reacts open-mindedly to new perspectives or ideas. Considers different or unusual solutions when appropriate,

  • Resolves day-to-day issues related to strategy implementation. Escalates issues that impact the client and/or strategic initiatives.

Locations: Slovakia ; Bratislava

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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