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SAP Technical Architect

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00396249


- Job description

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People in our Solutions career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.
SAP Basis professionals work across the Service Delivery Lifecycle to analyze, design, build, test, implement and/or maintain multiple system components or applications for Accenture or our clients. 

Job Description:
  • SAP Technical design, implement and deploy SAP solutions to achieve defined business goals.
  • Maintain skills in SAP technical process design, setup and deployment;
  • SAP technical strategy and planning;
  • Create implementation project plan
  • Estimate and plan all work effort relating to SAP Basis activities and Technical architecture components
  • Manage technical architecture analysis, design, build, test and deploy for:
    • Development architecture
    • Execution architecture - technical strategy for printing, faxing, Batch scheduling etc
    • Operations architecture – Backup and Recovery, Disaster recover, High availability etc, and
    • Infrastructure architecture – Sizing, virtualization, desktops, networks etc.
  • Define and manage sizing of the SAP solution and managing of process with the hardware provider / hosting provider
  • Advise on technical approach for all systems integrating to SAP
  • Manage 3rd party dependencies related to SAP environment
  • System landscape design and management experience in operations and project scenarios
  • Plan and manage SAP systems maintenance schedule
  • Involved in planning  and testing of the DR
  • Manage all SAP technical changes
  • Deep understanding of SAP best practice on Backup and Recovery
  • Troubleshooting and root cause analysis
  • Implementation, upgrade and support of the latest SAP systems versions, which are:  ECC, PI/PO, BI, GRC, CPS, DMS, EP, SolMan all running on Windows OS and MS SQL DB.
  • Experience on other OS and DB versions. i.e. UNIX , Oracle, DB2 etc.
Team management:
  • Manage day to day operations
  • Manage distribution of activities to the team
  • Able to coach and motivate the team
  • Ensure team is aligned on expected deliverables and due dates
  • Min 10+ years working on SAP
  • Understanding of SAP best practice
  • Technical professional with at least 3+ full life cycle SAP implementation, 2+ upgrade projects  and 3+ support projects
  • Understanding of the Business requirements AS-IS to be able to provide the TO-BE technical architect, approach or solution
  • Able to assess and manage technical risks and issues
  • Should be open to learn new products and take additional responsibilities
  • Able to report both verbally and in writing to executive level
Professional Skill Requirements:
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and forward thinking in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication & documentation skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the business.
  • Have excellent client interaction
Equal Employment Opportunity:


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity

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