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SAP Application Architect /SAP Netweaver / Web UI
Ref No.: 17-03503
Location: Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
NTT DATA, Inc., a top 10 global IT services company, has an immediate need for an SAP Application Architect (SAP NetWeaver) for our client in Woodcliff Lake, NJ.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below or send your resume directly to For more information please call Kim Ladka at 732-362-2602.

Job Description/Responsibilities:
  • Working primarily as a Senior SAP Application Architect responsible for application design development based primarily on SAP, Microsoft and, Java platforms including mobile applications.
    A key focus area will be technical integration points between SAP components and other non-SAP technology sets. More specifically you will be required to identify integration points of various components, work with teams to make sure application design meets the requirements, highlight key risks and provide direct support for other teams. Work with project leads (e.g. ECC, CRM, BW, MDM) and Technical Leads on NWDI, EP and PI to help them understand integration points and dependencies.
  • Provide a single point of contact with other teams for SAP NetWeaver technical design issues.
  • Provide architecture recommendations, options and pros/cons on potential changes to SAP implementation scope and technical solutions. Ensure timely technical issues identification, resolution, and appropriate escalation. Develop standards for coding, impact assessments as it relates to technical landscape changes / revisions / additions. In addition to the above, you will also be responsible for the evaluation of various system and technology upgrade options and to outline the strategy for SOA implementation for the SAP landscape.
  • Participate in SAP NetWeaver solution design review sessions. Ensure timely technical issues identification, resolution, and appropriate escalation. Develop impact assessments as it relates to application revisions / additions 30% - Work across process, data and information, and technology teams to ensure alignment between business solution definition and SAP application architecture for the organization 25% -Work across technical architecture domains (application, integration, portal, etc) to identify and resolve issues and manage inter-dependencies 20%.
  • Work with other teams (e.g. Solution, Development) providing guidance and direction. Recommend technology alternatives that will meet business requirements 20% - Responsible for the application architecture, design and standards, processes and best practices 5%- Stay current on SAP and web Technologies.
  • You will be working with IT and development organizations:
    Product owner for Practice Management Systems (SAP) capability and strategy from a technical perspective
    Participates in the firm's technology standardization process, focusing on SAP and related technologies
    Participates and leads focus groups, working to align disparate IT organizations
    Researches new products and technologies to determine fit with the firm's architecture
    Contributes to the evolution of the firm's architectural frameworks and approaches
  • On projects, working with Business Analysts, application owners, functional and geographic business teams and IT organizations:
    Responsible for technical design track on mid to large scale projects focused on leveraging SAP and related technologies.
    Provides technical consultation through-out requirements gathering phases
    Provides buy vs. build analysis and supplier recommendations
    Responsible for translating business and functional requirements (business process models and use cases) into detailed technical design – from system down to code-level design
    Responsible for designing and developing proof-of-concepts to test and prove designs (as required)
  • Ensures alignment with the firm's application architecture.
  • Responsible for communicating technical design and approaches to Basis resources and developers on SAP focused projects
  • Provides guidance through-out the development process to ensure code is developed to specification
  • Provides information and guidance to support organizations
  • Development and execution of System and Application Design Documents
  • System Configuration Guides
  • Deployment Guides
  • Product Standards
  • Research and Position Papers
  • Product Evaluation, Analysis, and Proofs-of-Concept
  • Subject Matter Expert on SAP application architecture with background in Service Oriented Architecture
  • Strong knowledge of SAP NetWeaver application development including integration between heterogeneous systems and technologies
  • Strong experience as primary technical leader on successful large application development projects with the ability to manage resources and multiple projects simultaneously with multiple complete life cycle implementation of SAP (with at least 8 years experience).
  • Desired experience with integration of SAP with other systems such as BizTalk, .NET and cloud applications.
  • SAP NetWeaver application development knowledge. Experience must include application development skills in ABAP, Java, and .NET. Preference to those with large/complex implementation experience in SAP ECC 6.0, CRM 7.0, BW 7.0 or higher.
  • Experience with Fiori and HANA components would be a significant plus.
  • Experience with ECC 6, CRM 7, ERP 2004 or greater, NW2004 or NW2004s (or 7.1), BW7.0/PI/Portal/MDM
  • Should have good knowledge of the Microsoft platform (IIS, .NET, Web Services, SQL Server, SharePoint) and the interoperability between Microsoft and SAP products
  • In-depth knowledge of application, database, system, and network design with a strong understanding of enterprise standard design / development tools and methodologies (i.e. UML, BPM, VS.NET, Zachman, TOGAF)
  • Strong ability to interact with all levels of the organization (from junior staff to senior executives). Strong collaboration skills, communication and influencing skills with fluency in English.
  • Work effectively with a distributed multi-culture international team, across time-zones with minimal supervision. Available to travel internationally and nationally at short notice.
  • Preferred SAP certification in one or more NetWeaver technologies
  • Preferred to have published SAP white papers on SDN or similar forums

NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We're part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

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