|Published||August 24, 2023|
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 Communications, Media, Entertainment, and Technology 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.
- 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
- 15+ years of industry domain and SAP implementation experience including knowledge of Communications, Media, Entertainment, and Technology industry and requirements such as Billing Revenue and Integration Management (BRIM), Convergent Mediation by DigitalRoute, Rights and Royalty Management, Entitlement Management, Digital Asset Management by OpenText, 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 S/4HANA integration to 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, 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.
Proficiency Level *
SAP S4 hana Administration
SAP S4 hana
S4 Hana Logistics
S4 Hana Financials
Proficiency Level *
Maintaining open invoices
Applying cash to invoices
* Proficiency Legends
The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.