Senior SAP Functional Architect

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Date Posted: 11-28-2017
Position Posting - Senior SAP Functional Architect

Optima ECM Consulting is looking to hire a talented Senior SAP Functional Architect to the growing team!

Optima ECM Consulting is an Enterprise Information (EIM) and Content Management (ECM) consulting services firm,
primarily offering solution road mapping, analysis, design and implementation services for the business processes and functions for key departments including finance and accounting, operations, human resources, compliance, legal, and marketing. Optima implements these solutions utilizing the software products and technology from SAP, OpenText, and Taulia.

We offer an exceptional benefits package including Medical and Dental (with full premium coverage for employees),
Vision discount plan, Aflac, Health Savings Account (HSA), Company Paid and Voluntary Life Insurance, 401(k)
employer match, career path planning, and a competitive vacation and holiday policy!
Time away is an important part of a work-life balance for our employees.

Our Background
  • Established in 2009
  • Strategic relationships with industry leaders such as SAP, OpenText, and Taulia
  • Largest singularly focused OpenText/SAP ECM solutions implementer in North America
  • Headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ with an office in Monterrey Mexico
 
How We Do It
  • Partner with clients to deliver exceptional implementations
  • Provide top-notch service and delivery
  • Hire only the best and brightest and certify them in the solutions we implement
  • Provide continuous training and development


Position Summary

We are currently looking to hire a Senior SAP Functional Architect. The Senior SAP Functional Architect
provides functional and some technical subject matter expertise to help clients simplify their complicated
business processes through the design and implementation of SAP ECM software solutions. The ideal
candidate must be proficient in the areas of SAP FI (AP) and MM and be conversant with the business
challenges in Accounts Payables and Procurement.

What you will do:
 
The Functional Architect has 4 main areas of responsibility within Optima:
1. Lead the design and implementation planning activities for our projects to help our customers realize an effective
business solution. You will work with business representatives and IT members at our customers to define solutions,
participate in the requirements gathering, design and document customer requirements. You will also provide
subject matter expertise to Optima consultants during the projects, as needed, to support the implementation
of the solutions as designed.
2. Liaison between Optima delivery teams and customer towards ensuring end user acceptance of the business solution.
This will include quality assurance as well as orchestrating and executing change management for customers to secure
customer satisfaction.
3. You will have responsibility for input into, or development of, Optima methodology and best practices for
delivering solutions as well as identifying areas of opportunity for repeatable processes/templates
or pre-packaged solutions.
4. Support Optima’s portfolio expansion and other initiatives with relevance to your skillset.


Essential Job Functions
  • Gather, analyze and document Procure-to-pay Solution Requirements
  • Design, Implement and support procure-to-pay and other related SAP solutions for Optima customers.
  • Support peers and colleagues on customization/configuration/troubleshooting of SAP (OpenText) solutions
  • Develop project documentation, provide knowledge transfer and conduct end-user training
  • Build document deliverables and artifacts as part of Optima’s methodology:
    • Best Practices, Project Plan templates, Deliverable templates, Test Scripts, etc.
  • Support the sales and estimation of OpenText/SAP Project Activities
 
Required Knowledge
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.
  • Minimum 7 years of overall IT work experience
  • 5 years of OpenText/SAP experience in at least one of the following solutions:
    • 3-6 Years of SAP FI and MM configuration
      • Less if complemented by related experience in OpenText VIM
    • Experience in implementation of AP Automation Solutions such as OpenText VIM


Desired Knowledge (depending on area of expertise)
  • Experience with B2B integration using EDI, XML
  • SAP Technical skills and ABAP Debugging Skills


General Skills
  • Experience Requirement Gathering and Analysis
  • MS Office
           Word: Excellent level
           PowerPoint: Good Level
           Excel: Excellent level
  • Excellent writing and grammar
  • Great presentation skills with experience presenting to C-Suite Execs
  • Research/Troubleshooting abilities
 
Personal Skills
  • Open mindedness from a technology standpoint
  • Self-starter
  • Curiosity
  • Creative
  • Good time management
  • Goal oriented
  • Alignment to Optima Core Values:           
 
Passion for Excellence:
We always deliver quality work for our clients and each other, on time, and to the best of our ability.
We don’t cut corners.  
Create Remarkable Client Experiences:
We do the right thing for our clients and we consistently seek ways to add value to
their businesses. 
Embrace Change:
We are adaptable, flexible and easily adjust to new and challenging situations.
We are always innovating and enhancing how we do our jobs.
Get it Done:
We count on each other to fulfill every objective we’re given.
Our teammates and clients know they can trust us to get the job done.
Period.
Win as a Team:
We are each other’s teammates, mentors and cheerleaders and we support each
other along the way.  We invest in our teams to enhance achievement and create
opportunity for growth.
Have Fun!
We love what we do and have fun while we do it! 
We celebrate our successes along the way.
 
 
 
 
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