at Donnelly & Moore
Location Poughkeepsie, NY
Date Posted January 13, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Project Details:

Major Utility Client transitioning from legacy mainframe straight to SAP. Previous experience within Utilities industry involving SAP IS-U & migration from SAP R/3 (SAP ECC6.0) to SAP S/4 HANA highly desirable.

Client also seeks consultants with Application Portfolio Rationalization expertise .

Application Portfolio Rationalization & Disaster Recovery Project:

  • Participate within the Disaster Recovery Solution deployment to ensure that the holistic service to be provided is all encompassing.
    • Identify any interdependencies, system limitations and necessary remediation steps
  • Participate in the Application Rationalization of the 350 application portfolio in alignment with the technology strategy & roadmap of the company
    • Identify redundant capabilities and solutions, recommend the best fit solution
    • Identify retirement roadmap for solutions
    • Identify the necessary upgrade cycle for applications & infrastructure, provide input to the planning process
  • Develop standard architecture requirements best fit to the organizations size and capabilities
  • Provide estimates and documented scope inputs for implementation of projects from related strategies

Long Term Project Goals:

  • Facilitate the rationalization of incremental solutions through the intake process
  • Proactively identify areas of opportunity within the business processes to further leverage the strategic solutions of the company (SAP, Microsoft, Workday)
  • Participate in the initial planning and design stages of critical projects to ensure the necessary architecture is implemented in accordance with standards and procedures.
  • Facilitate the identification of technology solutions from business requirements
  • Provide estimates and documented scope inputs for implementation of projects from related strategies

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Identify areas of consolidation and Rationalization possibilities within the company's Application Portfolio (350 apps outside of SAP).
  • Facilitate gap/fit analysis throughout the intake process to ensure minimal capability redundancy in the enterprise.
  • Maintain a holistic view of the organization's strategy, processes, and information and technology assets.
  • Partner with business and technology leaders to translate business requirements into technology solutions.
  • Work closely with technology leaders, review and advise upon projects to ensure that they are compliant with enterprise standards, policies and guidelines.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders on how solution options will meet their needs.
  • Monitor and analyze industry, technology and market trends to determine their potential impact or application for the organization. Provide such suggestions to technology leadership to ensure that trends are accounted for within the strategic plan.
  • Help identify technical, business and operational implications of the technology investments.
  • Meet regularly with Project Teams (upon initiation and phase gate reviews) to ensure the best technical approach is being applied throughout project delivery.
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