Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017 6:48 PM
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 : 10
Career Status: Professional
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.
SAP SuccessFactors Service Architecture and System Engineering (SASE) team is currently seeking a self:driven Infrastructure (IaaS+) Architect. The candidate is responsible for strategic leadership, oversight and implementation of solutions and collateral developed by the SASE team. Leading cross:functional teams for efficient business operations are essential responsibilities of this leadership role. Working in a team environment, the architect will be responsible for providing technology consulting to internal project teams. The focus of this role will be around public and private cloud platform deployments. The Architect will be responsible for providing technical leadership and/or support in the creation and delivery of technology solutions designed to meet business needs.
As a trusted advisor, the Architect will create and maintain effective internal customer relationships to ensure customer satisfaction. The highly:motivated individual will maintain knowledge of leading edge technologies and industry/market domain knowledge.
The Architect will provide account team support for complex projects/programs to include business and technical solutions for throughout the planning, design, implementation and support to ensure the information technology (IT) solutions strategy and architecture align with business strategy.
-Technology and business enablement advocate to advise the best practice methods in how to utilize IT to drive competitive advantage.
-Provide expert guidance to customers, driving solution architecture, and ensuring solution strategy is optimally aligned with business strategy.
-Ability to develop detailed project plans and work breakdown structures.
-Ability to develop Architecture Specification deliverables that map business requirements to solution / technologies.
-Create and implement a solution roadmap and select the right infrastructure and technology platform or product based on in:depth knowledge of one and broad knowledge of other technologies and/or alliance product landscape.
-Able to learn quickly, and keep pace with the rapid changes in the IT industry particularly in cloud.
-Mentor others and assist them with their professional development.
-Independently manage high impact cross:functional initiatives as required by leadership team.
-Channel incoming inquiries and requests by internal and external stakeholders to appropriate resolution.
-Highly motivated and results oriented
-Expert knowledge in one and Advanced knowledge of at least two in the following technology areas
oCore virtualization infrastructure
oCloud solutions (Public, Private, Hybrid)
oDocker / Kubernetes / Mesosphere infrastructure
oNetwork and security
-Excellent presentation skills as you will be required to present to internal customers as well as the executive team.
-Solid problem solving skills required.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong business acumen.
Education, Experience and Training
-Bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, and experience.
-Minimum of 10 years of technology re
• Location: San Francisco
• Post ID: 57123693 sf