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Philips Platform Specialist - SAP Development (VISTEX) in Bangalore, India

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We offer you the unique opportunity to deliver Utility and Value to a world-class, complex global company. Philips IT Delivery enables Philips to be the leading Company in health and well-being by delivering meaningful innovative IT solutions through excellent IT project delivery. Philips IT Delivery is responsible for building and deploying IT solutions, with increasing focus on configuring and integrating standard re-usable applications. Besides, Philips IT Delivery will accelerate through Agile engagement of IT delivery services. It is positioned to provide the best business service today and for the future, organized around 3 main competence centers: Bangalore, Eindhoven & Andover.

The IT team at PIC Bangalore is part of the Global IT Organization and plays a major role in conceptualizing and executing multiple strategic initiatives. The IT organization structures itself into three blocks which are Delivery, Architecture & Platforms ( A&P) and Infrastructure & Operations (I&O).

IT Delivery is responsible for building and deploying end to end IT solutions for business and markets. This will increasingly involve configuring and integrating standard applications (the full stack including infrastructure), rather than customizing or developing software. Input for these solutions comes from the Sector/Function/Markets CIO and Platform & Architecture organizations. Upon acceptance by the business, the deliverables will be transitioned to Operations for “run management.” In the run phase, the Delivery organization provides 3rd line application maintenance and support to Operations.

IT Delivery applies the Agile/Scrum methodology and manages external partners on an output basis. Competence centers and sourcing will be organized around Platforms: Idea to Market, Market to Order, Order to Cash/Fulfillment business applications and the enabling Platforms. Key roles in the Competence Centers are the Competence Group Manager, Team Lead, Business Analyst & Technical Lead.

Key areas of responsibility:

As an IT Tech Lead / Solution Architect :

  • Accountable that the solution designs meets 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 technical leads and developers.

Key areas of responsibility:

As an IT Tech Lead / Solution Architect :

  • Accountable that the solution designs meets 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 technical leads and developers.

Experience & Knowledge :

  • 10 – 12 years of Total IT experience.

  • 7 to 10 years of relevant IT Experience.

  • At least 7 Years of full SAP Project life-cycle Implementation experience with SAP-ABAP( ECC 6 .0 and above).

  • In depth knowledge and experience on the SAP-ABAP , Reports Interfaces , Forms , Conversions , Enhancements

  • Experienced in working with the ABAP workbench , OOABAP.

  • Experience in SAP Add-in VISTEX is preferred. Technical / Functional knowledge of VISTEX is a big advantage.

  • Possess a solid understanding of technical architecture, infrastructure and ABAP development, including, testing, administration .

  • Experience on Enhancements and BADI.

  • Experience in working with Web services, Consumer Proxy , Inbound and outbound IDOC Interfaces .

  • Experience in working least 2 Functional Modules SD,MM, FI etc

  • Recommendation of best practices of SAP Methodologies , Rapid deployment services.

  • Ability to provide hands-on support to the Support team and trouble-shoot issues occurring Post Go-live

Additional Technology Skills (preferable) :

  • Exposure or Knowledge on HANA , S4, Fiori

  • Exposure or Knowledge on Open Text Document presentment

  • Exposure or Knowledge of Workflow

  • Exposure or Knowledge of Solution Manager

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)

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