Walter & Associates, Inc.
P.O. Box 3358
Olathe, KS 66063-3358

SAP Technical Lead

Location: Long Island, NY
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $120,000.00 - $150,000.00
Date: 3/22/2017
Job ID: 02464234
Job Description


Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
The SAP Technical Lead engages with business stakeholders, system implementation partners, and the IT team to develop SAP functional and technical solutions covering finance, human resources, procurement, sales, and end-to-end supply chain.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Leverages and applies hands-on experience in systems analysis, development, integration, data analysis, and workflow to configure and develop SAP business solutions that meet operational, performance, and reporting requirements.
  • Works collaboratively with the business and IT teams to leverage out-of-the-box SAP functionality, evaluate alternatives, close gaps and challenge the need for RICEFW components.
  • Documents SAP design, functional, technical, and performance requirements.
  • Leads multiple SAP ERP project tracks covering solution and program design, security, and quality aspects of the program.
  • Applies SAP and industry best practices, standards and blueprints to accelerate delivery of COMPANY?s ERP program.
  • Partners with COMPANY leadership and project management teams on all assignments with the ability to accurately estimate, track, and schedule tasks and deliverables.
  • Provides insight and guidance for day to day operations covering issue prioritization, defect management, and break fixes to ensure high reliability and availability of SAP related systems.
  • Serves as an advocate throughout the IT organization to promote the effective use of COMPANY?s ERP solution, data and technical architecture.
  • Maintains, follows and ensures compliance with all COMPANY standards, policies and procedures.
  • Mentors and influences COMPANY team members to fully develop SAP technical competencies that will help evolve the SAP center of excellence.
  • Acts as a strong liaison across direct and indirect staff onsite, offsite and offshore to deliver complex business solutions as well as application management services (AMS).
  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent degree, certification or work experience is required.
  • Minimum of eight years? of IT experience as a system analyst, architect, designer and/or developer required.
  • Minimum of five years? of recent full development lifecycle experience of global SAP implementations on SAP ECC 6.0 latest enhancement packs; Business Suite on HANA or S4/HANA preferred.
  • Experiencing working for a large multi-national company on a global SAP deployment from inception to go live is preferred.
  • Minimum of five years? of experience with SAP modules FI/CO/FSCM with the ability to expand into additional modules such as Procurement, Sales and Distribution (SD), and Material Management (MM) is required.
  • Minimum of five years? of experience integrating legacy, SAP ERP and third party packaged applications required.
  • Proven experience leading projects and influencing business, IT and consulting staff is required.
SKILLS:
  • Proven leadership skills that build relationships with the business community and key stakeholders.
  • Ability to quickly understand complex business systems and processes.
  • Strong project prioritization, planning, estimating and delivery skills.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to cross train and mentor associates on SAP configurations, technologies and tools.
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot, localize, and resolve system and application anomalies.
  • Ability to extend SAP through RICEFW solutions.
  • Understanding of SAP integration technologies and how to apply them covering Process Orchestration, Process Integration and Data Services using Java stack
  • Working knowledge of SAP Solution Manager and how to effectively leverage for application lifecycle and application management services (AMS).
  • Perform code review for all SAP development and integration
  • Strong knowledge of HANA, HANA Modelling, procedures development and fixes
  • Experience in Fiori application development environment, tools, configuration is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on knowledge in SAP ABAP programming tools including report and transaction creation, enhancements, conversion programs, SAP Script, user exits, function exits, screen exits, ALV reports, dialog programming, data dictionary, RFC, ABAP Query, ALE, BAPI, and BADI.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • A valid driver?s license is required.
  • Ability to travel 10-15% of the time is required.