SAP S/4 Retail Business Solution Architect – Director

at Cognizant Technology Solutions
Published August 20, 2023
Location Amarillo, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Cognizant Technology Solutions is currently seeking a highly skilled SAP S/4 Business Solution Architect who will be catering to the North America customers and involves supporting proactive and reactive business opportunities such as managed services and transformation. The individual will be closely working with our onsite sales / delivery teams, and participate in solution discussions, and workshops.

Role: SAP S/4HANA Industry Solution Architect for Retail, Consumer Goods, Travel, and Hospitality sector

Job Level: Director

Location: Plano, TX and other metro areas. Travel may be required.

Duration: Full Time only - Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

Job Responsibilities:

End to end responsibility for Solution creation including conducting workshops for scoping, questionnaire and solution discussions

Collaboratively work with all internal and external stakeholders in crafting a winnable solution

Responsible for creation of differentiated solutions that meets the customer requirements.

Formulate re-usable bid components to achieve maximum utilization

Develop winning themes, SWOT and competitor analysis for the pursuit

Travel & Participate in Customer presentations

Bid resourcing - bid team formation including various internal and external stakeholders

Understand the problem statement and identifying missing information to develop appropriate queries

Engage with internal and external customers in scoping, questionnaire and solution discussions

Lead internal governance - Sales / delivery / practice approvals and signoff are taken before submission of proposal to client

Detail and articulation of solutions and ensure completeness of the same

Role Qualifications:

15+ years of industry domain and SAP implementation experience including knowledge of Retail, Consumer, Travel, and Hospitality industry and requirements such as Trade Promotion Management, Supply Chain Planning, Batch Traceability, Discrete and Process Industry, Farm-to-Fork, Service Parts Management (SPM)

S/4HANA Cross-functional Application knowledge across Order-to-Cash, Purchase-to-Pay, Plan-to-Stock, Record-to-Report, Acquire-to-Retire, and Hire-to-Retire business processes

Core SAP S/4HANA and Line-of-Business solutions relevant to the industry

Knowledge of SAP Analytics Cloud, Extended Warehouse Management (EWM), Transportation Management (TM), Global Trade Services (GTS), Third-party warehousing, Vistex, Vertex, Concur, Workday, SuccessFactors, Integrated Business Planning (IBP), Advanced Planning & Optimization (APO), Third-Party Supply Chain Management software, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Manufacturing Intelligence & Integration (MII), Cloud for Customer (C4C), and Ariba; Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) integration is preferred

Knowledge of Brownfield, Selective Data, and Greenfield S/4HANA implementation strategies with pros and cons

Knowledge of SAP Signavio Process Discovery, Process Insights

Knowledge of testing tools such as Tricentis

Knowledge of SAP Activate Methodology

Knowledge of SAP RISE and Cloud constructs and licensing models

Knowledge of Cloud Hyperscaler solutions

Experience in solution design, pre-sales , RFPs, proposals, orals

Experience in business case development

Development of Industry-specific Intellectual Property (IP) solutions to supplement S/4HANA

Articulate with excellent presentation & communication skills

Ability to manage CXO-level discussions

Preferable experience in full cycle S/4HANA implementation for version 2020 or above

This position is also eligible for Cognizant's discretionary annual incentive program and stock awards, based on performance and subject to the terms of Cognizant's applicable plans.

Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

Paid holidays plus Paid Time Off

401(k) plan and contributions

Long-term/Short-term Disability

Paid Parental Leave

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Aug 11 2023
About Cognizant
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @USJobsCognizant. Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.

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