Principal Enterprise Architect (Canberra/ Melbourne / Brisbane)

  • Company:
    SAP
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    21 hours ago
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**Requisition ID:** 272770

**Work Area:** Consulting and Professional Services

**Expected Travel:** 0 – 70%

**Career Status:** Professional

**Employment Type:** Regular Full Time

**COMPANY DESCRIPTION**

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

**PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES**

SAP provides a comprehensive range of enterprise software applications and business solutions and supports companies worldwide in creating added values. As the management consultancy of SAP, SAP Business Transformation Services (BTS) supports customers in identifying value creation potential in the planning of strategic IT projects and enabling Digital transformation journey. The aim is to create flexible, cross-company processes and functionality, thereby influence enterprises’ growth and profitability significantly. SAP BTS is seen as a key enabler to grow software and services business of SAP.

BTS delivers the Value advisory, Architecture and Digital Innovation services. The BTS services empower business leaders to optimize the value of their businesses through best-in-class processes, organization and solutions. It helps the customer to achieve the desired business outcomes of their business transformations. Our Business Consultants and Architects work to create holistic solutions to align business goals outcomes with IT delivery to generate value for our customers, based on insights into leading practices and benchmarks.

A Business Architect has a very good overview about new solutions and the roadmap of SAP solutions/infrastructures. They will understands SAPs business and application reference architectures as well as available industry specific or generic reference architectures. They understand SAP’s business and application reference architectures as well as available industry specific or generic reference architectures. This helps customers to understand and extract value from technology investments and how to optimise business processes and business models.

**Key Skills:**

The Principal Business Architect role is a customer focused role. The position requires a combination of strategic and practical experience. The key industry focus for this role will be Public Sector, Utility as well as Energy and Natural Resources therefor proven experience Architecting Business Transformation projects in these industries are highly preferred and applicants with Australian Citizenship for security clearance purposes will be prioritised.

**Leadership**

+ Leads and supports the positioning and presentations with customer executives during the engagement. (project execution as well as in Sales cycles – consultative selling)

+ Introduce and translate SAP’s Architecture Standards into customer’s Enterprise Architecture

**Advisory and Delivery**

+ Act as a trusted advisor for strategic customers

+ Develop practical, large-scale enterprise architectures based on SAP solutions and the phased transition of current to future state architectures

+ Participate in the development of large-scale large-scale transformation road maps, their financial modelling and business cases

+ Establish improved Governance, Value management concepts, Processes and Tools

+ Understand Customer’s business and IT challenges on a strategic as well as operational level and create a customer-specific SAP architecture and solution roadmaps

+ Translate the business requirements to the optimal utilization of SAP Solutions and develop value based roadmaps

+ Present and sell Strategic services proposal to business and IT c-level

+ Support SAP license and services sales to create customer-specific, end to end services and solutions strategy through the sales cycle

**Thought Leadership and Innovation**

+ Contribute to and lead technology or business related communities or practices

+ Lead and contribute to knowledge management and innovation activities

+ Act as a coach and / or mentor for less experienced colleagues

**Experience:**

A combination of the following:

+ Ten years plus in an ICT delivery and / or strategy role with Enterprise Architecture, Project Management, Functional Consulting or Business Analysis as a core responsibility

+ Three years plus experience in developing Enterprise Architectures using SAP technologies both on-premise and cloud will be a distinct advantage. These enabling technologies may include: S/4HANA, SuccessFactors, Ariba, ECC, SAP Cloud Platform etc.

+ Expert in Enterprise Architecture

+ Some level of direct consulting and pre-sales experience

+ Knowledge in: Business, Data, Application and Technology Architecture with a strong focus on business and application architecture

+ Exposure in SAP programs of work will be distinct advantage

+ Knowledge in SAP Application Architecture and landscapes

+ Additional Expertise in at least one (Digital) Business Transformation topic: Business Process Management, Organizational Change Management, Value Management, Project Management, Innovation Management, Strategic Roadmaps, Cloud Transformation, Digital Transformation

**WHAT YOU GET FROM US**

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now _._

**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 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 ).

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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