SAP Solution Designer on IS-U (m/f)

Job description

Mission

The SAP IS-U Solution Designer is the subject matter expert in SAP IS-U and is accountable for capturing and converting the business requirements into a pragmatic solution design (MVP if required) and an appropriate solution configuration within a specific technology, based on the E2E solution architecture. Is able to quantify the designed solution into a feasible workload.


Tasks

  • Collaborates closely with the Solution Architect to ensure the solution design adheres to the overall solution architecture
  • Is able to understand data architecture within SAP IS-U
  • Supports the Solution architect and the Business Engagement team during intake
  • Coaches Solution Analyst and Engineer within SAP IS-U
  • Evaluates the feasibility of the different solutions always keeping in mind the affordability, fit-for-purpose and value for money
  • Defines the principles, IT & security policies and guidelines for SAP
  • Supports the solution lifecycle
  • Is responsible of supporting the Technical team in their technical solution design
  • Is accountable within SAP IS-U as the subject matter expert of the solutions and has a good understanding on the E2E processes
  • Provides expert advice within SAP IS-U and advise stakeholders on how to best align business processes and solutions
  • Formulates propositions for solution improvements
  • Estimates the effort and time required for solution design, configuration, implementation and unit/integration testing
  • Is accountable for delivering the solution configuration, implementation and testing within the agreed timeline and budget
  • Is responsible to ensure the solution design, configuration and implementation adheres to the solution principles, IT & security policies and standards, guidelines and best practices
  • Is responsible to ensure a continuous cross domain and/or BU alignment on the solution design
  • Gives operational support
  • Documents the solution design, configuration and implementation
  • Does regular knowledge transfer of solution specifics and changes towards the team
  • Does solution quality control by reviewing and approval of solution documentation, configuration, implementation and testing
  • Is responsible for the release management of the configuration changes 
  • Provides the necessary input in case there are dependencies with other changes
  • Understands very well the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) drivers and contribute to keep their evolution under control;

Requirements

  • Has strong listening, communication, facilitation, influencing and analytical skills.
  • Is able to understand & discuss Business needs (users), facilitating pragmatic & affordable solutions
  • Autonomous
  • Strong team worker
  • The ideal candidate holds a master degree in exact sciences (preferably in IT) or has attained comparable level through relevant experience; 
  • Has a proven track record of working on successful solution designs and their implementation;
  • Can prove in-depth knowledge of the SAP IS-U module
  • Has some background :
  • In other main SAP ECC modules (FI, CO, MM, SD)
  • Sufficient general technical and development knowledge
  • In integration with other applications linked with SAP (SF, ESB, …)
  • Did work at least 8 years in a SAP environment of which at least 5 years in a process delivery role;
  • Business proficient in English and at least in Dutch and/or French