SAP Senior Project Consultant / Project Expert for Cloud Consolidation, LOB Finance Development Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 129376

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 20%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Line of Business Finance is fulfilling SAP’s simplification story by delivering leading finance applications as part of SAP’s enterprise portfolio, including SAP S/4HANA OnPremise and in the Cloud. This next-generation set of solutions is based on a simplified and renewed Financials technology stack and leverages the full potential of the SAP HANA platform. LoB Finance is a global development organization that works in close collaboration with customers and partners to support superior finance processes and new business models.

The newly formed Consolidation unit will work on providing real-time consolidation for S/4HANA on-premise customers and a cloud consolidation solution optimized for public cloud. Both solutions will feature a tight integration into S/4HANA Financials. The cloud consolidation solution will focus on ease of use and simplified configuration.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

As Project Expert for Cloud Consolidation, you will contribute to the future cloud consolidation solution. The new solution will leverage existing ABAP application components and new application parts developed in HANA Cloud Platform. Your tasks will include:

  • Coordinate development activities and reporting across different development locations.

  • Work closely with the product owners & scrum masters to ensure delivery of agreed scope and according to product standards.

  • Provide transparency to unit management and other stakeholders about development progress to support formal Q-gates and to operationally steer development.

  • Drive the operational readiness and service delivery of the new cloud service.

  • Drive the creation of relevant content / pre-configuration which are essential to the success of the cloud service.

  • Support lighthouse customers in their adoption of our new solution.

  • Organize customer workshops, customer solution validation and testing.

  • Align with S/4HANA, LoB Finance and HCP architecture groups.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in project management.

  • Experience with customer implementation projects and engaging customers.

  • Experience with SAP development or support & service processes.

  • Experience in the domain of group reporting or financial consolidation solutions would be a plus, familiarity with terms and processes in the accounting world is expected.

  • Experience with public cloud software development / test automation / continuous delivery would be a plus, ideally on HANA Cloud Platform.

  • Master / bachelor degree in computer science, engineering, business administration or any other relevant domain.

Soft skills:

  • Flexibility to work closely with remote development teams in China and France and to respond to short-term needs.

  • Good personal network into relevant areas (affected product development teams, Solutions, AGS, IMS, consulting). Previous work with the consolidation product teams would be a plus.

  • Strong presentation & communication skills to effectively align with remote development teams, partners and other stakeholders. Able to prepare and present development results to senior management.

  • Able to judge on product quality, ideally based on personal experience with other related solutions.

  • Quality-orientation and willingness to drive success of the end-to-end solution.

  • Motivated, committed, self-organized.

  • Working languages are German and English.

Language skills:

Fluency (written & spoken) in German and English.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 5 years of managing software development projects or customer implementation projects.

  • 3 years of experience with Financial Applications.

  • Familiarity with cloud software development or application management is a plus.

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, sensory 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 contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com . Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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