Technology Dir SAP Arch - 90333938 - Washington

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20002

Company: Amtrak

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
The Technology Director SAP Architecture is responsible for providing Architecture leadership to ensure technology investments are in alignment with architectural guidelines and business strategy.  This role will utilize education, guidance, and governance processes to maximize return on technology investment, and reduce time to capability, while minimizing operational costs. 

 

The Technology Director SAP Architect is responsible to serve as the conduits between businesses and technology.  They oversee all aspects of a systems solution, including those that are targeted towards human resources, finance, procurement, warehouse management, supply chains and the entire functional SAP portfolio. This role will also be responsible for providing guidance the direction for SAP technology deployment, including the deployment architecture and way to optimize development, testing and deployment of SAP solutions. In addition, the role should understand leading practices in integrating with non-SAP technologies, as well as an understanding of ECC to S4 migrations strategies

 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for collaborating with Service and Business owners to create an architecture and technology plan to support one of more IT Services / Service Offerings. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following: (See Amendment)
  • Collaborates with the peers and service owners to ensure service offering is consistent in process and spirit with the Service Offering
  • Confers with IT Service Offering leader and direct reports to develop a plan to ensure architecture is driving technology plans and delivery of technology
  • Establishes measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals. Documents and presents performance assessments. 
  • Recognizes and rewards associates commensurate with performance. Implements organizational practices for staffing, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), diversity, performance management, development, reward and recognition, and retention
  • Responsible for technical and functional solution design through the delivery phases, be responsible for working through the technical and functional challenges and decisions.   
  • Responsible for the design and ensuring that it leverages the SAP product capabilities to meet the business stated strategic requirements.
  • Experience of a wide range of SAP technologies and non-SAP technologies including key SAP strategic products, like ECC, S/4HANA, Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings, partner products to SAP, public and private cloud solutions, best practices, analytics, extensibility, intelligent technologies, and industry knowledge necessary to work with a diverse range of technical solutions.
  • Deep understanding of high-volume architectural, technical and functional SAP solutions, integration technologies, understanding of Non-Functional Requirements and clarity in the mitigation of their impact on SAP solutions.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field with 11+ year’s relevant experience or equivalent work experience.
  • 15+ years of relevant work experience in business systems, development and/or support functions with a focus on Architecture and Technology Strategy.
  • Client expectation management, Program management, Financial management and Technology product delivery experience is required.
  • 11+ years of relevant technical and business managerial experience with 2 to 3 years leading an Architecture Practice.
  • May require knowledge of one processes/services. Business experience should include assignments in multiple business and technical processes.
  • Technical and/or ITIL, or equivalent Certifications 
  • Must have expert knowledge as described in amendment.
  • Requires leadership experience in managing architecture teams and influencing executive level management and key stakeholders.
  • Requires demonstrated ability to manage multiple architecture engagement and effectively plan and use staff to ensure the architecture view
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, work well with others in an integrated team environment, and must be self-motivated.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Management, or similar relevant field
  • 13+ years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Experience working in large complex companies that heavily rely on real time 24x7 IT operations to successfully service external customers.

 

 

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:105221
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

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We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.


All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.


In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.


Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.


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