SAP SAP hybris Solution Architect for SAP Custom Development, UAE Job in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Requisition ID: 152993
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 50%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
SAP Custom Development is a global organization dedicated to delivering solutions that addresses market specific or customers’ unique and competitive business requirements. The mission of SAP Custom Development is to be agile, innovative and flexible in providing high quality, supportable solutions. With 11 development centers worldwide, we are able to leverage a global delivery model that utilizes the specific strengths of each location.
As the global business development team we are expected to support the 4 regions (North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific & Japan) throughout the whole CD sales process from lead generation until successful delivery of a custom-developed project (CDP), or a packaged solution, and during a support phase.
SAP Custom Development therefore looks for an engaged seasoned professional (f/m) in the role of a Global Solution Architect (Expert level). The candidate must have a strong development or consulting background with proven experience on multiple customer projects in the area of SAP hybris. The candidate should have a very charismatic personality with superb presentation skills geared to all levels of customer’s corporate structure from IT developers to high executive level.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
As a Solution Architect for Custom Development you will:
Analyze the requirements coming from leading companies
Work closely together with customers and internal SAP teams (such as Go-To-Market, Consulting, Business Development, Sales, Development)
Develop Go-To-Market approaches for new markets/products and plan/execute respective activities, such as presentations at industry events
Position our solution experience with new and existing customers (Business Development/Market Development)
Discuss with customers different architecture approaches, considering commercial implications for SAP
Perform effort estimations for projects to be won
Write Solution Proposals for projects to be won
Take ownership of large portions of a project deal, including the analysis, authoring and estimation of a solution.
As a Solution Architect, you are expected to optimize the customer’s project by ensuring maximized usage of the SAP Standard Product and proposing a custom solution that is sustainable and maintainable. In the early stages of qualification and engagement, a Solution Architect must possess the ability to rapidly develop solution concepts, an overall vision of the “art-of-the-possible”. During formal evaluations, a Solution Architect acts as the team lead, must closely collaborate with Development Architects, delegate ownership and responsibility for various solution elements to the Development Architects, facilitates interaction and collaboration with the customer and acts as the “primary voice” of the team to the account team and the customer.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Software architecture and development experience
In-depth knowledge of and tangible project experience with SAP hybris commerce suite
Industry knowledge (in particular utilities, financial services or public sector) is a plus.
Strong analytical and communication skills, including ability to rapidly gather data, structure hypotheses, and develop synthesized findings/recommendations
Preferably some presales experience
Ability to pick up knowledge in new areas very fast
Fluent business English, in speaking and writing
Strong team orientation and ability to thrive on virtual, international, cross-functional teams
Proven record of excellent performance
Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or related fields
Excellent verbal, communication and board/executive level presentation skills.
Act pro-actively and success-driven, with a “can do” attitude
Bring the ability to understand and explain complex technical environments, at the same time reducing complexity
Show strong leadership and coaching skills
Innovative and willing to leave old paths behind
Minimum 10 years professional experience
Managed customer relationship over an extended period
Deep understanding of overall SAP portfolio is a plus
Experience in solving customer issues and building solution proposals.
SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.
SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com , APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com , EMEA: Careers@sap.com ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.