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IBM Delivery Lead of FP&A, SAP S/4HANA and Analytics - TruQua in Chicago, Illinois

Introduction

As a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients' business environment and achieve business results.

Your Role and Responsibilities

What You'll Do:This role is for a SAP FP&A, S/4 HANA and Analytics Lead within the SAP practice, which delivers SAP implementation services across all sectors of IBM within North America. This individual will be responsible for leading project teams as well as serving as an individual contributor, proposal development, ensuring the quality of team delivery, thought leadership, keeping the team members utilized, and ultimately growing revenue on projects. The practitioner will be very knowledgeable with required SAP product module/suite business processes, navigation mechanics, and configuration requirements and integration with other modules and SAP's Business Intelligence. This individual will lead practitioners to develop and maintain the configuration and functional design documents and support role-based profile changes. You will be advising client executives and leaders on the benefits delivered by SAP HANA, FP&A and S/4 Embedded Analytics.Sales and DeliveryYou will support or lead sales at key accounts by assisting with the scoping, solutioning, and program planning around FP&A, SAP HANA and S/4 Embedded Analytics. This will be required to support sales and go-to-market activities for new and prospective deals, which will include writing and shaping proposals and presenting at Orals. You will support delivery teams as a subject matter expert (SME) for ongoing FP&A, SAP HANA and S/4 Embedded Analytics programs and help kickoff and plan new ones.

As the Head of FP&A, SAP HANA and S/4 Embedded Analytics, you will also have the primary responsibility for the roll out of technical and functional aspects of the BW/HANA Analytics solution. You will lead the planning, design, implementation and support of FP&A, SAP HANA and S/4 Embedded Analytics solutions. Solution includes leading edge tools such as S/4 Embedded Analytics, SAP BW powered by HANA, BW/4 HANA, Native HANA modeling, SAP Business Objects and SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) in large and complex environments of SAP S/4 HANA, SAP ECC and non-SAP ERPs.

This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to interact with both business and technical stakeholders of client companies and a proven track record designing and implementing S/4 embedded analytics, Native HANA Solutions, SAP BW powered by HANA and BW/4HANA. You will be a team leader, proactive, an effective communicator with ability to work independently and manage other development resources.

Professional expertise:

Above all, the candidate should have the acumen to work closely with business stakeholders and building analytics solution for LOB areas such as Supply Chain, Finance, Manufacturing, Procurement and Logistics.

Working experience in Agile project environment with understanding of capacity management and user story preparation methods using tools like JIRA, Azure VSTS

Hands-on experience with Native HANA data modeling, schema management, content import & export, data provisioning technology including SAP LT Replication Server, Data Services and Smart Data Integration (SDI).

Hands-on experience with SAP S/4 Embedded analytics specifically with Core Data Services (CDS) views development technique.

Hands-on experience working with SAP BW powered by HANA and BW/4 HANA features, among others, standard and custom SAP BW Extractors, complex transformations, advanced DSOs, composite providers, exposing BW models as HANA views, mixed (hybrid) scenarios, HANA Analysis process in BW and LSA ++ best practice and performance optimization concepts.

Experience required in performance tuning of the HANA models.

Experience with administering, monitoring, troubleshooting, analyzing and resolving technical problems arises from the technical development.

Hands-on experience with Smart Data Integration (SDI), SAP SLT replication and SAP Data Services ETL design to integrate SAP and non-SAP environments.

Experience with various SAP Business Objects (BOBJ) tools (WEBI and Lumira Design) development lifecycle with BW/4 HANA, Native HANA and S/4 HANA from design through implementation and production support.

Experience required with BW/4 HANA, Native HANA and S/4 HANA Security concepts including User Management, Roles, and Privileges.

Experience with BW on HANA technical migration, BW/4 HANA conversion and XSA development skills is added advantage.

Experience required with capturing and documenting non-functional requirements, interpreting non-technical requirements, defining the architecture, preparing estimates and defining technical solutions to proposals.

Contribute thought leadership to the development and growth of our TruQua brand and intellectual capital by, among others: Publishing articles, white papers, and/or speaking at select domestic and/or global conferences

Manage and provide leadership to consultants and become actively involved in team development and practice management.

Understand and exemplify TruQua corporate values & deep commitment to excellence at all levels; internally and externally.

TruQua Enterprises, an IT services, consulting, and licensed SAP development partner that specializes in providing 'True Quality' SAP solutions to fortune 500 companies with integrated end-to-end analytic solutions. A silver SAP partner, TruQua has distinguished itself through its exclusive focus on the Central Finance, Planning and Analysis capabilities within SAP and is recognized within the ecosystem as a leading Central Finance expert. IBM Acquired TruQua November 2020. This acquisition enhances IBM's expertise in migrating financial platforms to SAP to help businesses modernize their financial processes and be at the forefront of industry innovation. For more information, visit https://www.truqua.com/.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5 years' experience in Native HANA Modeling

  • At least 1 end to end S/4 HANA Embedded Analytics POC/Project including 1-year experience of Core Data Services (CDS) views

  • At least 5 years' experience in SAP BW powered by HANA (BW 7.4, BW 7.5 powered by HANA) including at least 1 year of BW/4 HANA experience

  • At least 5 years' experience in Data Modeling and design.

  • At least 2 years' experience in Data Services and SDI

  • At least 5 years of experience with SAP Business Objects frontend tools with at least 1 year with SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)

  • At least 3 years of experience selling SAP HANA/S/4/Embedded/Analytics products, including strategic alignment with executives, solution development, and closing business.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Big data experience with platforms such as AWS S3, Snowflake, Azure SQL Data warehouse

  • Ability to write SQL Scripts, stored procedures and integrate them in the views.

  • Advance Analytics spectrum like HANA PAL, R and Python etc

  • Knowledge of upcoming changes in SAP S/4/HANA/Analytics landscape, as well as an eagerness to learn, prototype, and grow expertise in the latest relevant financial technologies

  • Thirst for knowledge and eagerness to continuously be on the cutting-edge of new SAP solutions.

About Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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