Cognizant Technology Solutions is currently seeking a highly skilled SAP S/4 Business Solution Architect who will be catering to the North America customers and involves supporting proactive and reactive business opportunities such as managed services and transformation. The individual will be closely working with our onsite sales / delivery teams, and participate in solution discussions, and workshops.
Role: SAP S/4HANA Industry Solution Architect for Retail, Consumer Goods, Travel, and Hospitality sector
Job Level: Director
Location: Plano, TX and other metro areas. Travel may be required.
Duration: Full Time only - Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
End to end responsibility for Solution creation including conducting workshops for scoping, questionnaire and solution discussionsCollaboratively work with all internal and external stakeholders in crafting a winnable solutionResponsible for creation of differentiated solutions that meets the customer requirements.Formulate re-usable bid components to achieve maximum utilizationDevelop winning themes, SWOT and competitor analysis for the pursuitTravel & Participate in Customer presentationsBid resourcing – bid team formation including various internal and external stakeholdersUnderstand the problem statement and identifying missing information to develop appropriate queriesEngage with internal and external customers in scoping, questionnaire and solution discussionsLead internal governance – Sales / delivery / practice approvals and signoff are taken before submission of proposal to clientDetail and articulation of solutions and ensure completeness of the same
15+ years of industry domain and SAP implementation experience including knowledge of Retail, Consumer, Travel, and Hospitality industry and requirements such as Trade Promotion Management, Supply Chain Planning, Batch Traceability, Discrete and Process Industry, Farm-to-Fork, Service Parts Management (SPM)S/4HANA Cross-functional Application knowledge across Order-to-Cash, Purchase-to-Pay, Plan-to-Stock, Record-to-Report, Acquire-to-Retire, and Hire-to-Retire business processesCore SAP S/4HANA and Line-of-Business solutions relevant to the industryKnowledge of SAP Analytics Cloud, Extended Warehouse Management (EWM), Transportation Management (TM), Global Trade Services (GTS), Third-party warehousing, Vistex, Vertex, Concur, Workday, SuccessFactors, Integrated Business Planning (IBP), Advanced Planning & Optimization (APO), Third-Party Supply Chain Management software, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Manufacturing Intelligence & Integration (MII),Cloud for Customer (C4C), and Ariba; Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) integration is preferredKnowledge of Brownfield, Selective Data, and Greenfield S/4HANA implementation strategies with pros and consKnowledge of SAP Signavio Process Discovery, Process InsightsKnowledge of testing tools such as TricentisKnowledge of SAP Activate MethodologyKnowledge of SAP RISE and Cloud constructs and licensing modelsKnowledge of Cloud Hyperscaler solutionsExperience in solution design, pre-sales , RFPs, proposals, oralsExperience in business case developmentDevelopment of Industry-specific Intellectual Property (IP) solutions to supplement S/4HANAArticulate with excellent presentation & communication skillsAbility to manage CXO-level discussionsPreferable experience in full cycle S/4HANA implementation for version 2020 or above
This position is also eligible for Cognizant’s discretionary annual incentive program and stock awards, based on performance and subject to the terms of Cognizant’s applicable plans.
Medical/Dental/Vision/Life InsurancePaid holidays plus Paid Time Off401(k) plan and contributionsLong-term/Short-term DisabilityPaid Parental Leave
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