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SAP EAM Functional Analyst Norfolk Southern - RATE is OPEN but Reasonable market rate
Ref No.: 17-00023
Location: atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 01/23/2017
Norfolk Southern has an immediate opening for a SAP EAM Functional Analyst. This position requires significant experience in architecting, designing, developing and supporting SAP solutions. The candidate is expected to be an expert in the following domain: EAM with strong functional knowledge in Plant Maintenance. In addition, the candidate should have multiple implementations and operational support experience. This position will be a part of the Synergy team at our campus in Atlanta, GA.
  • The candidate will be responsible for architecting, designing, developing and supporting business solutions leveraging the latest versions of SAP EAM.
  • Translates business goals into appropriate solutions while assessing feasibility and optimization of the solution. Participates in the development of cost/benefit analysis.
  • Cultivates and demonstrates industry-specific business process knowledge and familiarity with relevant enterprise, business unit, and functional strategies, objectives, and plans.
  • Proactively identify process improvements including clear and concise solution definitions.
  • Develops proof of concepts to demonstrate proposed technical solutions.
  • Provides guidance in the definition of solution design practices and standards that link back to SAP best practices.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with a diverse group of business, functional and technical teams.
  • Directs and manages the daily activities of small to large distributed technical/functional teams consisting of FTEs, off-shore and on-shore consulting resources.
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex solutions to Client persons, demonstrate smart design techniques and mentor other team members.
Required Qualifications:
  • Experience with end to end full SAP project life cycle (more than one)
  • 10 plus years of experience in IT analyst or consulting position with knowledge and experience relating business requirements to sound technical solutions.
  • 7 plus years of hands on experience working with SAP EAM (Plant Maintenance) in business process analysis, systems analysis and design, and technical/functional solutions delivery (configuration and custom development). Experience with SAP Business Suite on HANA is a plus.
  • Strong in SAP development methodologies including strong troubleshooting and issue resolutions skills. Focus will be SAP EAM with a strong understanding of Plant Maintenance.
  • Proven ability to develop complex SAP solutions. Excellent facilitation skills, including experience planning and participating in SAP blueprint and design sessions. Have been through at least 4 complete implementation cycle.
  • Experience utilizing formal testing tools strongly desired (experience with Client ALM testing tools and Solution Manager plus). MS office including Visio
  • Ability to communicate merits/demerits/fit-gap relative to supported business areas and SAP modules
  • Experience with interacting with third party resources, including offshore teams.
  • Proven leadership in managing, governing and providing oversight of internal teams, 3rd party integrators, consultants and vendors through various initiatives.
  • Strong team building skills, with ability to build quick and effective work rapport with distributed team members.
  • Must be self-motivated in learning new concepts and willing to share knowledge and skills with other team members.
  • Outspoken and passionate about delivering well designed solutions that exceed business objectives and drive business success.
  • Must have excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex solutions and ideas.
  • Knowledge of SOH (Suite On HANA) & S/4 HANA

Preferred Qualifications:
  • In addition to core SAP EAM proficiency experience with other SAP Modules including: MM, PS, Service Management, FI & CO, HR, and/or Cross Application Timesheet.
  • Proficiency in Planning & Scheduling processes and tools.
  • Experience with SAP BW and Business Objects.
  • SAP PM or other related certification.
  • Previous experience in professional services or consulting industry.
  • Experience with Linear Asset Management.