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SAP Ariba On-Demand Solution Architect
Ref No.: 18-41097
Location: Oldsmar, Florida
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Experience Level: 11 Years
Start Date: 06/14/2018
Technical/Functional Skills  
  • Responsible for successful global delivery of Ariba technology/processes. Experienced in procurement processes/operations as well as technology design, build, test and deployment efforts for large Ariba projects. Involved in improving operational metrics, business case development and performance measurement. This role will provide technical knowledge and manage client relationships in procurement processes supported by Ariba
Experience Required  
  • Basic Requirements:
    • Minimum 10 years –Implementation and support of Ariba delivery engagements
    • Minimum 2 years - experience as Ariba Solutions Architect
    • Minimum 2 implementations - Ariba On-Demand cloud-based solutions
  • Thorough knowledge of various types of software development lifecycles and industry best practices
  • Minimum ten years of experience supporting global (on-shore/off-shore/near-shore), enterprise-wide delivery engagements
  • Experience with : Order Management/Procurement/P2P, , PO/Invoice Automation, and ERP integration with Ariba Network using various integration technologies like business suite direct Add-on, SAP PI Adapter etc. 
Roles & Responsibilities :
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to customers with your expertise in Ariba solutions
  • Develop a customer-specific roadmap, business case and user adoption initiative(s)
  • Work seamlessly with various Client and TCS teams to develop comprehensive solution and business case assessments
  • Conduct in-depth reviews of a customer's current Buying and Invoicing processes, business objectives, and operating model
  • Positively influence both mid-level managers and C-level executives on a strategic vision for business process transformation
  • Architect creative and flexible solutions that maximize customer's value and ROI from Ariba by driving process improvements, increased adoption, and solution expansion by involving all necessary regional business groups throughout the project
  • Deliver high-impact solution demonstrations to existing customers that demonstrate how Ariba's solutions can be tailored to maximize ROI and reduce costs
  • Develop global wide training strategy for all Client users, with hands on training for power users.
  • Provide solution management and engineering teams with key product recommendations
  • Conduct User Acceptance Testing and System Integration Testing
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables to ensure compliance with current business strategies
  • Provide analytical guidance to project teams
  • Recommend and take action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems
  • Work closely with customers as their technical advisor during the implementation phase
  • Execute necessary data migration initiatives 
  • Lead a team of Solutions Architects:  provide direction, motivate team members and identify training requirements
  • Support sales efforts with in depth product expertise