SAP Technology Architect Job in Madrid, Spain

Requisition ID: 151891

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Management

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

The focus of an SAP Technology Architect / Project Manager is typically in the planning and design phases of an technical implementation of an SAP business application suite as well as the overall management of projects (of the appropriated complexity) throughout their lifecycle. However, it could also be leveraged on strategic corporate initiatives such as business process improvement initiatives, developing ongoing architectural governance processes.

The engagement model of a SAP Technical Architect / Project Manager starts in the Opportunity Management Phase of the customer engagement by providing input into the proposal or completing specific proposal deliverables, especially both in the scoping, delivery model & estimation on his/her technical areas of expertise, as well as in the areas of project structure, organization, and risk assessment.

On the basis of the client’s scope, requirements and business strategy, a SAP Technical Architect / Project Manager is able to

  • Review client as-is technical landscape and create the target operating model and the high-level to-be landscape

  • Evaluate customer requirements, map them to technology solution architectures and ensure a proper implementation from a solution architecture point of view. For this they:

  • Design detailed end-to-end industry-specific / corporate customer to-be processes

  • Identify the appropriate end-to-end solution portfolio options and recommendations

  • Identify solution gaps and develop gap closure options

  • Design the end-to-end technical landscape and solution design, including the functional integration points, applicable standards and governance

  • Provides leadership to cross-technical & functional teams responsible for delivering defined project outputs to time, budget and project quality criteria.

  • Ensure adherence to project management methodology practices, provide team coaching, evaluate the performance of team members and reinforce the enterprise knowledge management through the collection and communication of lessons learned.

  • Ability to manage projects that require coordination of work between various parties like SAP Custom Development, SAP Global Consulting Delivery, SLO, Cloud Delivery (including HEC), CoE, and SAP Support Organization or third party sub-contractors.

Work Experience:

Minimum of 7 years of experience in technical implementation in customer facing roles related to SAP Technology Architect / Project Management topics in the SAP area

Specialized Expertise

  • Strong technical specific solution consulting in SAP Business Suite family, with special focus in SAP HANA

  • Advanced Expertise in at least one (Digital) Business Transformation topic: BPM, Enterprise Architecture, Organizational Change Management, Value Management, Project Management, Innovation Management, Strategic Roadmaps, Cloud Transformation, TCO, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Demonstrated expertise in creating and maintaining project deliverables such as, project charter, project management plan, status reports, project timesheets, communications plan, budget and schedule.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing issues, scope and quality while bring projects to successful completion within the cost and time requirements.

Advanced knowledge of:

  • SAP Product Portfolio (on premise and cloud solutions, S/4HANA) / SAP standard solution and service offerings

  • SAP Next Generation solutions and services (e.g. S/4HANA, Fiori (Mobility, UX), Cloud)

  • Industry Solutions (in related functional area)

  • SAP Product Roadmap (in related functional area)

International Experience

  • Some international implementation experience is a plus

Management and Leadership Experience

  • Management experience in managing small to medium size teams or organizations (internal and external)

  • Management of remote resources (global delivery or distributed organization) is a plus

  • Cultural awareness and experience working across different cultures and nationalities

  • Coaches/mentors less-experienced colleagues

  • Strong leadership and people management skills are desirable

  • Experience leading in matrix organization without formal authority is a plus


  • Spanish: Native

  • English: Fluent


Required University degree, preferably in engineering, information technologies or equivalent training and job experience


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