Senior Solution Architect

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Eagle is currently seeking a Senior Solution Architect for a one (1) year contract opportunity, scheduled to begin immediately.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing advice to the Project Manager, Business Analyst, and stakeholders regarding technical issues and decisions, with refinement of the solution requirements;
  • Creating and owning the technical architecture design and strategy documents;
  • Working with Enterprise Architecture (EA) to ensure that the solution is aligned to the published company standards, policies, and broader technology portfolio plans;
  • Participating in Enterprise Architecture review meetings to ensure solution design alignment to the enterprise;
  • Identifying areas of architectural concern (i.e. applications, data, infrastructure, etc.) and executing investigations that lead to recommendations of practical solutions for both business and architectural stakeholders;
  • Working with the Program Manager and Project Managers to ensure the technical scope, issues, and risks are managed as part of the overall project scope, issues, and risk management activities;
  • Assisting in creation of the implementation project plan;
  • Providing advice and guidance to the project team regarding technical issues and decisions regarding the solution as well as refinement on the solution requirements;
  • Analyzing technical specifications and technical information related to the requirements;
  • Estimating and planning all work effort relating to SAP Basis activities and Technical architecture components;
  • Delivering technical architecture analysis, design, and strategic roadmap;
  • Prototyping technical environment based on design and stand-up infrastructure required for sandbox;
  • Advising on technical approach for all systems integrating to SAP;
  • Participating in technical assessment of RFPs to select System Integrator (SI) services;
  • Managing third party dependencies related to SAP and collaborate with SI partner as required;
  • Defining and managing sizing of the SAP solution and managing of process with the hosting;
  • Ensuring solutions fulfill both the functional and non-functional solution requirements; and,
  • Collaborating with all stakeholders (project, operational, etc.) to facilitate an understanding of the solution architecture and how it addresses functional and non-functional requirements.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • A Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in Computer Science/Business;
  • Eight plus (8+) years of SAP solution architecture experience;
  • Deep understanding of SAP products, technologies and competencies, across multiple ‘end-to-end’ SAP solution landscapes including several full life-cycle rollouts;
  • SAP delivery experience, with last two (2) years focused on delivering of SAP S/4 HANA solutions;
  • Experience of SAP S/4 HANA Enterprise Management, SAP Cloud solutions (Ariba, Fieldglass, Concur, Hybris), Cloud Hosting and other SAP technology (i.e. Fiori, SAP Cloud Platform, SAP Cloud Portal, etc.);
  • Experience working in a HEC and/or Azure/AWS cloud environment and understanding of what services they would or would not provide;
  • Relevant S/4HANA Certification;
  • Strong, broad SAP functional and technical expertise, with a good understanding of integration touch-points between modules and applications;
  • Sound understanding of the SAP product roadmap and awareness of differences between various releases and new innovations for each of the S/4HANA releases;
  • Knowledge in SAP Basis: SAP Sizing, SAP HA/DR Design, SAP Operational Best Practices;
  • Understanding of SAP Leonardo capabilities for Cognitive, Blockchain, Machine Learning, etc.;
  • Experience with SAP Activate methodology;
  • Excellent client engagement and communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills;
  • The ability to conceptualize and communicate complex topics in a clear and understandable manner;
  • The ability to communicate business requirements to technical people;
  • Demonstrated situational leadership, influences priorities of work execution, strengthens trust and commitment across the team, fosters a shared direction, able to make decisions.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.  Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

  • Posted On: November 05, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 57735
  • Location: Calgary AB