SAP Development Architect SAP S/4 Hana Financials - IBS Palo Alto (CA) Job in Palo Alto, California

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The role:


We are looking for a Development Architect for SAP Innovative Business Solutions, a global organization dedicated to delivering innovative software solutions to meet the unique business needs of our customers. We deliver a complete lifecycle of software development services from strategic planning, risk assessment, development and quality assurance to solution maintenance. With development centers in US, Canada, Germany, Eastern Europe, Brazil, India, China, and Japan, we leverage a delivery model that utilizes the specific strengths of each location. To ensure excellence in engineering and execution, all development is delivered by following our solidly defined Agile methodology. SAP Innovative Business Solutions helps customers maximize the value of their technology investments and enhances their competitive advantage.

In this role, you will:

  • Quickly understand customer requirements and propose solutions.

  • Drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment.

  • Design complex software systems.

  • Work closely with project managers, product owners and scrum masters in an agile environment.

  • Provide direction to development teams for solution realization and participate, as necessary, in coding, testing, documentation and maintenance support activities.

  • Participate in project quality management tasks such as peer and quality reviews of product backlog, design documents, and code reviews.

  • Work closely with internal SAP teams and external partners and deliver the innovative development projects flawlessly.

  • Be a multiplier of your skills by actively mentoring others in your team.

  • Continually enhance skills and seek new areas for personal development.

Domestic and international travel is required (overall travel typically not more than 50%, but can be 100% from time to time).

Role requirements:

You must be a US Citizen or permanent resident to apply for this role.

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree highly desirable, preferably in a technical related discipline like Computer Science or Engineering.

  • A passion for software development

  • Excellent communication skills, including written and oral; with the ability to present to large groups with confidence and lead the discussion with C-Level executives.

  • 10 years of professional experience.

  • 5 years of strong development experience (hands-on) on one or more SAP platforms

  • Holistic expertise in SAP Financials (S/4 HANA) with strong knowledge of FI New G/L, Controlling, Asset Accounting.

  • Should have expertise in one or few interfacing areas such as Logistics, Materials Management, Manufacturing, Project System, Plant Maintenance, etc.

  • Advanced knowledge of and development skills in SAP components is strongly preferred. Familiar with the current concepts and strategy of SAP with respect to HANA, S/4 HANA, etc.



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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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