Key areas of responsibility:
As Platform specialist / Solution Architect:
Accountable that the solution designs meet the functional requirements specified by the Business.
Accountable that solution design meets platform architecture. Provide feedback to architecture community on architecture and design.
Accountable that deliverables meet requirements w.r.t. reliability, availability, manageability, performance, and security and compliance.
Approves the content of the release prior to release and manages interrelation aspects with other applications.
Supports development team in performing build automation and configuration management.
Supports the Delivery Manager in timely provision of technical environments.
Supports Business Analyst, Project Manager and Delivery Manager on managing, tracking, and forecasting of solution development.
Coaches Platform Specialists and developers.
Experience & Knowledge:
Core technology expertise:
12 – 15 years of Total IT experience.
At least 8-10 years of relevant IT Experience.
3 Years of full Project life-cycle Implementation experience which includes architecture, design and implementation of Business Intelligence solutions using BI/BW/HANA
Hands-on experience on ABAP in BI in writing ABAP code in transformation, Data-source Enhancements, generic data-source creation based of Function module extractors, Routines and BEx exits (CMOD)
Driving initiatives to eliminate unrewarded complexity in Projects (LEAN).
Experience in architecture and design documentation, adherence to and/or enrichment of existing Industry Standards.
Experience in working closely with Business and IT Teams to gather requirements, enhance existing data solutions, and build new solutions as needed to meet the needs and goals of Industry.
Experienced in developing BEx Queries and integration with BO reporting tools on Composite and Transient providers.
Ability to provide hands-on support to the development engineers and trouble-shoot issues occurring during development.
Additional Technology Skills (preferable) :
Experience integrating on premise applications with Cloud SaaS/PaaS applications
Proficient on Business Warehouse on HANA and BW/4 HANA modelling components such as Composite providers, ADSO and Virtual Info-providers.
Proficient on data modelling in Information Models in SAP HANA - Attribute Views, Analytic Views, Calculation Views (Graphical and Script), Procedures and Analytical Privileges.
Knowledge on migration strategy from Existing BW landscape to future SAP EDW product line (BW4HANA or BWoH).
Knowledge / experience in integration with Cloud applications
People & Process :
Definition and enforcement of design and development guidelines, policies and procedures
Experience with Configuration Management Processes and systems.
Experience with requirements gathering, effort estimation, impact analysis and supporting project/delivery management with creating delivery plans
Experience with Application and Infrastructure Support in an outsourced model
Experience with Agile & Scrum methodologies in an onsite/offshore delivery model
Knowledge of IT Software Validation methodology in regulated medical device, pharmaceutical and healthcare industry would be an added advantage.
Possesses a broad, enterprise-wide view of business and appreciation for strategy, processes and enabling technologies
Strong focus on Organizational, Individual and Team KPIs as defined by organization.
Behaviors – Eager to Win, Take Ownership, Team up to excel.
Contribute and promote Knowledge management in the organization.
Willing to enhance skills and knowledge via trainings and certifications, as required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate with all levels of an organization from operational staff to senior executives both business and IT
Strong Team Building and Mentoring Skills. Strong individual contributor as well.
Effectively promote process best practices
Education & Experience:
Bachelors / Masters in Science or Technology
Open Group (preferable)
Lean Foundation (preferable)
Consultancy skills (added advantage)