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SAP Technical Solution Architect m/f

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:11:05 AM
  • 2765878
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Information Technology
Location(s): United States, Switzerland; Georgia; Atlanta, Baden


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


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 data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



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.

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 Logistics, Project systems and Finance 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:

As the SAP Technical Solution Architect you will:

  • 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.;
  • Specializing in the design, planning, support and deployment of global SAP implementations.
  • Support the development software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses.
  • Research and evaluate emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities.




Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 6-7 years of 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.

    Eligibility Requirements

  • 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

    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 background assisting in technical solution architectural design, planning and managing SAP technical delivery.
    • 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;
    • Strong SAP Technical knowhow with good understanding of cross functional domains e.g. PS, SD, MM, FI-CO,PP, PM, etc.
    • Good understanding of Application Integration, SAP PI, Communication protocols.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Atlanta, GA / Baden, Switzerland;
    • 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



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    Locations: United States, Switzerland; Georgia; Atlanta, Baden

    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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