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Solution Architect - SAP Finance

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 138869

BASIC PURPOSE: Responsibility for the optimization of processes throughout their lifecycles from Analysis thru Design, Implementation, Execution and Innovation.  Support SAP and various ancillary systems related to a business area.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Key decision-maker in solution design in collaboration with team lead and other architects
  • Understand and leverage new technology to support solution demands
  • Assess solution landscape and engage in proactive planning and maintenance
  • Manage library and architecture diagrams of solution applications
  • Code/Configuration Reviews
  • Roadmap planning for solution landscape
  • Set/enforce coding/configuration standards
  • Implementation, upgrade, and support of the latest system versions
  • Support the SAP FTM implementation as needed, helping prioritize backlog and performing level of effort evaluations
  • Implement SAP improvement projects as required
  • Perform analysis to gather requirements for integration with new SAP modules (MM, SD, HCM, BW/BI, PM, WM, and FSCM) and external systems.
  • Drive system remediation projects to completion
  • Quickly understand business needs and translate that understanding into a form that leads to the creation and/or composition of better process, organizational and/or technology solutions in line with best practices and standards
  • Learn the ins and outs of the existing solutions and identify potential improvement opportunities for system integrations
  • Assist Business Systems Lead in the configuration and ownership of Love’s implementation for their functional area (FICO, PS and BPC)
  • Elicit and effectively communicate internal and external customer requirements for system and process changes
  • Analyze and document as-is process and complete supporting documentation, including process diagrams
  • Discover process gaps
  • Establish process performance measurements to be able to constantly monitor, control and report end-to-end process performance
  • Develop and maintain best process management approach for Business and IT
  • Define, document and communicate future state solutions
  • Perform feasibility studies/solution reviews and make appropriate recommendations
  • Understand and ensure that quality standards are met
  • Help ensure development and maintenance of documentation (test scripts, specs, etc)
  • Understand the supported line of business from end-to-end and its impact on other business areas
  • Understands business/IT Integration principles
  • Creates functional specifications and delivers them to developers/engineers when unable to handle changes with configuration
  • Performs unit testing and integration testing of software changes
  • Assists with UAT
  • Coordinates new SAP releases with business process owners, super users, developers and basis team
  • Troubleshoot configuration problems, research OSS notes, creates OSS notes as needed
  • Perform updates to training tools and knowledge warehouse as needed
  • Assists in development
  • Extensive functional and technical knowledge for troubleshooting issues to determine whether process, ABAP or configuration changes are needed
  • Other duties assigned as needed

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience:
    • 10 + years systems related experience
    • In-depth knowledge of and experience in specific solution landscape
    • High functional and technical proficiency
    • Deep understanding of solution products in and surrounding solution landscape
    • Prefer 3+ Full Lifecycle Implementations
  • Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Knowledge of SAP ECC 6.0, Business Intelligence, BOBJ, BPC, data warehousing, application and design integration, SOA, Microsoft.Net, ABAP, web services and workflow/process automation
    • Strong Problem assessment/analytical skills
    • Capable of thinking of the big picture and sorting through an ambiguous environment
    • Ability to work within resource and time constraints
    • Ability to manage 100+ emails per day
    • Ability to manage numerous competing demands in an extremely high stress environment
    • Ability to manage 3rd party software products bolt on to SAP
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision

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The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


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