Reporting to the NAFTA Finance & Purchasing Chief Application Architect, the SAP Solution Architect will be responsible for the solution and...
Reporting to the NAFTA Finance & Purchasing Chief Application Architect, the SAP Solution Architect will be responsible for the solution and functional designs for SAP and ARIBA architecture across the Finance and Purchasing processes areas.
The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:
- Understanding the SAP product evolutions and roadmap to be able to propose the proper solutions and promote the SAP Footprint extension
- Identify opportunities for rationalization and process redesign to increase system reliability and efficiency
- Provide solution design across applications like SAP ECC, SAP SRM, SAP SLM, ARIBA and ability to build processes flows across applications and functions
- Provide strategy and solution design to make the applications mobile friendly
- Manage SAP Products licenses and be the interface to the global team for negotiation with SAP
- Reviewing application upgrades and cloud migrations as necessary in coordination with the operations team
- Supervise the technical solutions aspects and define guidelines for system configuration and development
- Contributing to the building of SAP solutions for the long-term Local and Global vision for the Finance and Purchasing platforms like S4HANA
- Working closely with IT business relationship team to assess business needs, acquire business process knowledge, help the prioritization and supporting Business cases behind strategic programs and critical initiatives.
- Define how the SAP applications interact with each other
- Define how to use newer technologies like RPA, ML and AI, Blockchain with SAP
- Lead the design of multiple simultaneous projects at Local and Global level
- Provide practical plans to implement functional architectural changes
- Analyze application design and performance metrics and propose improvements and redesigns
- Define how the applications interact with each other, with databases, servers, and external systems to provide the complete functional solution to business requirements