SAP Technical Architect UK Wide

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The Job on offer

We require SAP technical/solution architects who have the experience & ability to operate across multiple technology and business domains. You should thrive on variety and enjoy working across the full lifecycle of a project. Our SAP architects generally operate as technical leads within a project or programme team from the onset of solution design and development through to final delivery and support in Live Service. As part of the overall end to end delivery, our SAP architects often support the development of commercial proposals and additionally will own the technical solution governance at all stages.

As a SAP architect, you will have responsibility for the ownership of the technical solution design through the delivery phases, be responsible for working through the technical challenges and decisions in partnership with the functional leads as well as project and engagement management communities to safely deliver the solution into Live operation. You will be responsible for the design and ensuring that it leverages the SAP product capabilities to meet the clients stated strategic requirements.

You role

Here are some of the key activities of the role:
• Take ownership of the client requirements, deliverables and accountabilities to ensure adherence to Architecture Governance processes, industry and SAP solution best practices and to maintain consistency with clients’ Architecture vision
• Successfully manage to the agreed technical scope during the project and take ownership of architectural solutions and non-functional requirements based on the client’s requirements
• Produce clear architectural artifacts, including landscape designs, system sizing and a well-managed RAID log
• Solution design in a highly integrated, API driven estate with both strategic and legacy components at high volumes
• Apply large scale SAP Architecture experience (including ERP, Portal, and PI) for SAP system sizing and landscape design, delivering to client Non-Functional Requirements. Providing clarity in the mitigation of the impact of the design on the clients existing solutions.
• Drive the solution development and documentation of solution designs ensuring good architectural practices are observed through the lifecycle of the solution development
• Provide oversight of architectural direction for and on behalf of our clients
• Working with agile development teams and delivery architects through all phases of the solution lifecycle
• Take ownership of the solutions and be the face off to our internal and external senior stakeholders
• Develop excellent working relationships with our clients to become their trusted advisors through boldness and honesty
• Relationship management of the technical relationships with vendors, third parties and the wider Capgemini
• Ensure SAP technical delivery is performed according to agreed specification
• Own technical problem management and resolution relevant to the SAP architecture and solution development

Your Profile

We expect our SAP architects to have experience of a wide range of SAP technologies and non-SAP technologies including key SAP strategic products, SAP Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings, partner products to SAP, public and private cloud solutions, best practices and general ways of working. This experience is essential to influence and advise on the most appropriate solution options and to be highly credible with both our clients and senior internal stakeholders

• Deep understanding of high-volume architectural and technical SAP solutions (including ECC, Portal and PI)
• High-level of understanding of Non-Functional Requirements and clarity in the mitigation of their impact on SAP solutions
• Experience of client facing roles
• Able to set direction, technical scope and to build / lead teams of technical individuals and manage their technical deliverables
• Excellent communication, influencing and facilitation skills, in particular for problem solving/troubleshooting activities
• Assertiveness in dealing with people at all levels within and outside of the delivery organisation, including partner and client organisations
• Issue management, prioritisation and ability to provide pragmatic direction which is consistent with clients’ longer-term strategy
• Team working – able to work closely with interdependent projects and deliveries
• Good leadership and stakeholder relationship skills
• Proactive and positive attitude
• Able to demonstrate resilience, flexibility and adapt to changing schedules and priorities
• Ability to deliver under pressure
• Self-motivated and determined to succeed
• Demonstrate subject matter expertise in own area, can apply it effectively and able to apply logic across the board
• Demonstrate knowledge of how to integrate 3rd party products into complex IT estates, manage interdependencies between products and lead end to end delivery in potentially multi-supplier engagements
• A drive to deliver results and exceed client expectations
• Clear thinking and creative thinking in designs

Why Capgemini is unique

We aim to build an environment where employees can enjoy a positive work-life balance. Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements.
We work with a range of clients all with a unique set of business, technological and societal ambitions. Working for Capgemini you get to be at the forefront of designing future experiences, which truly impact our clients and wider society for the better.

Get the future you want

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask. But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts. A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology can help us reimagine what’s possible. It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future. By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is. Capgemini. Get The Future You Want.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 300,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion.

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Firm: Capgemini Invent

Location: Any UK base

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