* Cognizant will not sponsor H-1b or other U.S. work authorization for this role. *
Do you love the challenge of bringing teams together to tackle business problems? Do you dream of working with a dynamic learning community that offers the latest knowledge in SAP? Do you want to see yourself working for a highly respected Fortune 200 company with an established reputation in the ERP space?
Have you thought about becoming part of Cognizant's SAP team? We are currently seeking a highly skilled SAP S4 Technical Architect with experience in SAP S4. We are seeking out the best problem-solvers, idea-makers, and high-energy SAP professionals for our fast-growing practice area. We need people with good instincts and a positive outlook that can overcome any obstacle.
* Provide technology and architectural leadership, strategic direction and long-term vision for the SAP investment; inspire creative solutions for maximizing the value contribution of that investment.
* Define and promote enterprise architecture standards and strategies.
* Making recommendations on strategic direction and roadmap for the use and implementation of SAP applications, as well as integrated third party systems
* Champion continuous improvement, driving inefficiencies out of implemented processes and solutions.
* Providing technical expertise on SAP architecture and making recommendations to improve performance.
* Providing technical leadership on upgrades and maintenance planning for SAP applications.
* Conduct work effort estimation and develop work plans
* Advocate and enforce applicable standards, policies, procedures, and best practices in the implementation and/or maintenance of NetWeaver and its various components.
* Develop, communicate, and ensure adherence to relevant architectural artifacts such as policies, standards, guidelines, roadmaps, and maturity models.
* Provide insight on new SAP technology and how it can be leveraged appropriately to improve the current environment.
* You've got at least 10 years of experience in various roles in the planning, design and deployment of SAP.
* Experience developing SAP architecture to meet business requirements in complex SAP environments.
* Experience with S4 HANA, HANA, Fiori, CDS and other tools such as Analysis for Office.
* You've completed at least one S4 HANA Design and Explore phase in a complex SAP environment.
* Exposure to S4 HANA Data Migration Cockpit.
* Experience with Cloud solutions, virtual platforms and the future roadmap for SAP's support of cloud.
* You also have expertise in integration across platforms and systems.
* You have experience with Sizing and scoping of core SAP platforms.
* You have a solid grasp of hardware, operating systems and networking connectivity required for SAP environments.
* Experience working for a Tier 1 or specialist boutique consulting group.
* You have proven cross functional leadership i.e. ability to look at the end-to-end process and understand how it fits together.
* You can demonstrate effective communication with clients on both the business and IT side.
* You possess the ability to lead and facilitate design workshops (Blueprint), assessments, planning sessions
* You can also demonstrate leadership experience in full-cycle SAP implementation projects.
* You can show us your ability to guide and manage a team of specialists in configuring the finance process in SAP, both onsite and offshore.
* You have extensive exposure to SAP S/4HANA.
* An advanced degree (such as a Master's) would be ideal.
Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It supports lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is encouraged to craft meaningful solutions through true collaboration.
If you're comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we'd love to hear from you.
Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.