Job Title SAP ARIBA Solutions Architect Location New Jersey, USA Job Description Overview The primary responsibility of the Solution Architect is to enhance the SAP Ariba customer experience by maintaining ownership and accountability for a specific functional area or areas of the SAP Ariba applications suite. The foundation of this ownership is through a deep level of both functional and technical SAP Ariba product expertise coupled with broad business process knowledge and customersituational management experience. The solution Architect must use this skill set to engage in critical customer situations to use SAP Ariba best practices. Education Technical Bachelorrsquos degree or equivalent experience Requirements 3-4+ years of experience with SAP-Ariba as Solutions Architect, with recent end to end, full life-cycle implementation experience including configuration, support and upgrade. Additional experience in IT sourcing and procurement applications including SAP and Ariba solutions desired. Experience with one or more of the following Ariba modules Order ManagementProcurementP2P, Supplier Information Performance Management, POInvoice Automation and ERP integration with Ariba Network 1-3+ years of SAP HANA project implementation experience Must be detail-oriented and have ability to manage priorities and deadlines High energy with the capability to multi-task in a dynamic, rapidly-growing organization. Ability to work with technical and business-oriented teams Ability to work collaboratively with employees within department and across functions Aptitude for understanding how SaaS solutions solve business problems Desired Skills and Experience Solution experience in SAP-Ariba sourcing and procurement cloud platform, including end to end, full life cycle implementation processes - configuration, implementation and provide technical analysisdocumentation Ability to develop, review and provide recommended solutions based on SAP best practices. Provide end to end (E2E) experience and knowledge in Sourcing and Procurement aspects of business value chain Integration experience of cloud-based Ariba Network with the SAP ERP application to ensure document traceability Strong understanding of modern software development methodologies like Agile Strong verbal and written communication skills demonstrated influencing skills, high level of technical and team leadership skills. Develop a customer-specific roadmap, business case and adoption initiative(s) Conduct in-depth reviews of a customerrsquos procurement, sourcing, contract and supplier performance measurement processes, business objectives, and operating model Architect creative and flexible solutions that maximize customerrsquos value and ROI from Ariba by driving process improvements, increased adoption, and solution expansion Deliver high-impact solution demonstrations to existing customers that demonstrate how Aribarsquos solutions can be tailored to maximize ROI and reduce costs Provide solution management and engineering teams with key product recommendations Work closely with customers during the implementation phase Key duties include Evaluate Clients Indirect Procurement Department future state processes and procedures to ensure project objectives are met, including implementing best practices for effective segregation of duties and governance. Identify potential solution and process gaps. Recommend alternatives and improvements. Provide expert knowledge on Ariba solutions Supplier Lifecycle Performance Buying and Invoicing Ariba Network collaboration integration with SAP S4HANA Produce written deliverables in the form of presentations to project leadership, process flow diagrams, functional solution documentation, and formal recommendations. Assist client with completion of SAP Ariba business requirement workbooks and other data collection documents. Explain purpose of configuration elements and impact on end-to-end processes. Provide suggestions on configuration options. Provide guidance on how SAP Ariba Cloud Services may fit into Clients existing system landscape within project constraints. Recommend opportunities for efficiency gains, and tips for maximizing return on Clients investment in SAP Ariba
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