SAP Global Solution Architect for SAP S/4HANA - Financials Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 183921

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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.


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition.


SAP Innovative Business Solutions is a global organization dedicated to delivering solutions that addresses customers’ unique and competitive business requirements. The mission of SAP Innovative Business Solutions is to be agile, innovative and flexible in providing high quality, supportable solutions. With 12 development centers worldwide, we are able to leverage a global delivery model that utilizes the specific strengths of each location.

As the global business development and solution architects organization, we are expected to support the 4 regions (North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific & Japan) throughout the whole sales process from lead generation until successful delivery of innovative development projects (IDPs) and cloud application extensions (CAEs).

SAP Innovative Business Solutions therefore looks for an engaged seasoned professional (f/m) in the role of a Global Solution Architect (Expert level) with focus on S/4HANA – Financials. The candidate must have a strong consulting and sales/pre-sales background with proven experience around the SAP Financials product portfolio and proven experience on multiple customer projects in this topic area. The candidate should have a very charismatic personality with superb presentation skills geared to all levels of customer’s corporate structure from IT developers to high executive level.

This role will also be responsible for business development in the EMEA/MEE region and will work closely with our GTM teams to drive demand generation for innovative development projects related to S/4HANA – Financials.


As a Global Solution Architect and Business Development Manager for SAP Innovative Business Solutions you will:

  • Position our solution experience with new and existing customers

  • Uncover new business opportunities by identifying cross and upselling opportunities around the SAP product portfolio for S/4HANA – Financials

  • Identify white spots by customer/industry analysis where we can proactively position our solutions

  • Develop opportunities through deal qualification and opportunity nurturing in the early sales cycle

  • Lead customer workshops for projects to be won

  • Propose and present solution architecture for an innovative development project (IDP) or cloud application extension (CAE)

  • Take ownership of large portions of a project deal such as solution proposal and effort estimation in close collaboration with our IBS engineering teams


  • In-depth knowledge and tangible experience with SAP Financials product portfolio

  • Experience in business development and/or sales related experience, preferably some pre-sales experience

  • Software architecture and application development experience using agile methodologies

  • Strong analytical and communication skills, including ability to rapidly gather data, structure hypotheses, and develop synthesized findings/recommendations

  • Strong team orientation and ability to thrive on virtual, international, cross-functional teams

  • Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or related fields

  • Excellent verbal, communication and board/executive level presentation skills in English and German


  • Minimum 5 - 8 years professional experience in enterprise software business development, sales, pre-sales or consulting

  • Managed customer relationship over an extended period

  • Deep understanding of overall SAP portfolio


Germany (EMEA region)


Travel Expectations: 50%


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