SAP Solution Architect

Be part of Deliver Digital!

 

As a key contributor to the Region’s Digital Strategy, you will contribute to organizational excellence and the continued success of your team by leveraging technology to reimagine how work gets done; developing improved business processes and ultimately an enhanced and enriching employee experience. As part of the SAP Transformation team, you will influence and support the SAP technical upgrade and future design as well as:

  • Experience the depth and intensity of project from inception to implementation
  • Build on and learn new skills related to project execution, change management, and innovation
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of SAP S/4 HANA functionality; learn it’s capability and how it can improve the way we work
  • Gain opportunities for additional long term growth
  • Obtain valuable experience as part of a project team and work with experienced consultants and leaders from other divisions and departments

 

At Halton Region, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. Halton Region is committed to providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. 

 

 As an employer of choice, Halton Region recognizes the many benefits of hybrid work arrangements including flexibility and better work-life balance for our employees. This position is eligible for our Hybrid Work Program.

 

Posting ID: 2376
Department: Digital & Information Services
Division: Business Solutions & Process Transformation
Pay Range: $105,466 - $140,597
Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Work Location:  Halton Regional Centre, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Employee Group: MMSG
Posting Date: November 15, 2023 
Application Deadline:  Posted Until Fulfilled

 

Job Summary

Reporting to the Manager, SAP Transformation, the SAP Solution Architect will oversee all system architecture aspects of SAP system solution implementations. The position provides key strategic and tactical guidance to facilitate the implementation and support of the SAP suite of solutions with emphasis on client business functionality and overall performance. 

 

SAP Solution Architect will analyze, research, design and develop new functionality and integration with key applications and services under SAP ecosystems.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-depth architectural analysis which involves analyzing the technical environment, enterprise specifics and business requirements.
  • Leverage extensive knowledge of industry and solution best practices and methodologies to make solution recommendations on complex SAP environments.
  • Recommend courses of action on the development of ERP/SAP solutions and advises on limitations and constraints that are built into platform and, how to segment scope into logical phases for deployment.
  • Design and configure SAP (S4 HANA and SuccessFactors) and related business-critical technical solutions that meet the Region’s organizational and design requirements.
  • Participate and/or lead in design sessions, demos, and prototype sessions, testing and training workshops to client groups and internal stakeholders
  • Optimize the value of various applications and mitigate risks in their implementation.
  • Maintain active involvement in related industry associations, and related professional development organizations and monitor the external environment and evaluates emerging technology, public sector and market trends for the purpose of updating platform architecture requirements.
  • Provide technical expert leadership by remaining current with architecture methods and frameworks.
  • Be a client-facing partner for the SAP ECC, S/4 HANA solution design, delivery and issue resolution.
  • Develop and manage strong working relationships within Business Solutions & Process Transformation division and Digital & Information Services department.
  • Facilitate business decision making by holding meetings, engaging stakeholders, developing implementation plans

Skills & Qualifications

Essential

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.
  • 8+ years’ experience in critical problem solving and advanced troubleshooting skills to drive resolution to technical and business issues.
  • Expertise in cross functional integration points within the ECC suite of products
  • Experience working in a heavily customized environment with several ECC landscapes
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of SAP S4/HANA to lead solution blueprint discussions accounting for integration points between the SAP modules as well as non-SAP legacy applications and, to design, communicate and deliver innovative end-to-end solution recommendations leveraging new features of SAP products and technologies.
  • Solid consulting and facilitation skills
  • Exemplary influencing and relationship management skills
  • Strong leadership skills to be able to lead customer engagements at all levels
  • Ability to build camaraderie to engage stakeholders along a journey to achieve outcomes 
     

Preferred

  • 6+ years’ experience in Brownfield and Greenfield implementations in an S4 environment
  • Expertise in ABAP development with very good understanding of SAP modules such as Finance, HR, Supply Chain, and Plant Maintenance
  • Experience using ABAP objects, HANA SQL Programming, SAP Fiori Developments, OData developments.
  • Experience with SAP security concepts and have implemented authorization checks in ABAP objects.

Working/ Employment Conditions

  • Current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check.

Important information about your application:

  • In accordance with requirements in Ontario Regulation 191/11 – Integrated Accessibility Standards and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Region will accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please inform the Talent Acquisition representative of the nature of the accommodation(s) you require.  
  • Please submit your application online. We will accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities and others who are not able to apply online. If you experience any issues with submitting your application, please contact HR Access at 905-825-6000 extension 7700.   
  • Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the deadline date specified on the posting.
  • We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
  • Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.
  • If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.

 

Halton Region serves more than 624,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to delivering high-quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work. We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service-focused, and award-winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment.