SAP HXM Solution Architect

at SAP
Published October 25, 2022
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


**We help the world run better**

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**About the Role:**

The HXM Solution Architect will lead innovation and digital transformation initiatives across the HR domain for SAPs largest and most important customers.

This is a key leadership role, requiring deep and wide-ranging knowledge of SAPs SuccessFactors HXM Suite of solutions as well as their core business processes and industry specific best practices.

Architects must have the skills and knowledge to navigate complex cloud environments, lead teams, identify value drivers, develop cloud strategies and business cases to guide our customers in their strategic cloud decisions.

**Key Responsibilities:**

Excellent facilitation and communication skills are essential as is the ability to effectively engage with executive stakeholders, partners and SAP account teams.Other key competencies of this role include the ability to:

+ Facilitate collaborative architecture discussions with our customers Human Resources, IT and business executives

+ Identify, translate and document requirements based on Architectural leading practices and create detailed functional solution architecture design documents

+ Collaborate with technical architects and functional consultants to create technical specifications for custom developments and systems integration requirements; ensure execution against strategy

+ Identify the appropriate solution portfolio and work with others to design end-to-end holistic solutions, including functional and technical integration points

+ Identify Solution gaps and develop appropriate gap closure options

+ Document, present and discuss the end-to-end architecture and solution options, recommendations and implications

+ Provide architectural guidance and share leading practices with the customer and the project team throughout the duration of the engagement

+ Work collaboratively with project teams to review and adjust project plans considering customer specific situations

+ Ensure project plan activities and timelines are devised considering architectural leading practice guidance related to such things as instance strategy, testing strategy, etc.

+ Identify/mitigate risks and vulnerabilities related to the functional and integration requirements

+ Partner with customers, account executives, engineering and product management to continuously improve SAP technology in such a way that customer business problems can be addressed, and innovations can be adopted

+ Participate in pre-sales activities and provide expertise through development of deployment plans, completing process/solution gap analysis and effort estimation

+ Contribute to creating and improving of assets and artifacts for the internal Total Workforce Management team


+ Strong leadership skills - able to lead customer engagements at an executive level

+ Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation

+ Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills; ability to present and discuss strategies and technical information in a manner that establishes rapport, persuades others and establishes understanding for technical and non-technical audiences

+ Experience as a lead consultant in multiple global SAP SuccessFactors end-to-end implementation projects in various modules of SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

+ SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Certification is mandatory as well as additional Associate/Professional certification in other HXM modules

+ Broad knowledge across multiple SuccessFactors modules, understanding the interdependencies and cross-module dataflows within the HXM Suite

+ SAP Core HR / Payroll functional & implementation background preferred

+ In-depth HR system knowledge, ideally SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite, SAP ERP or S/4HANA On-Premise and other leading HR systems

+ In-depth knowledge of SAP SuccessFactors integration techniques with 3rd party systems

+ Willingness to continuously acquire new competencies and adapt quickly to new tasks and environments




**We build breakthroughs together**

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

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SAPs culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone regardless of background feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.

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**EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:**

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Requisition ID: 359073 | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services | Expected Travel: 0 - 50% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid