SAP Technical Architect

at American Cybersystems, Inc. (ACS Group)
Published September 5, 2018
Location Minneapolis, MN
Category Default  
Job Type Contractor  


ACS group has an immediate need for a SAP Technical Architect. This is a 3 months contract opportunity with high possibility of Contract to Hire and is in Minneapolis MN. Our client is a leading Food Processing organization.

Please review the job description below:

Top Skills:

·         HANA & SAP FIORI

·         SAP Eco-System and Strategy for assigned solutions Infrastructure     

·         Business Requirements         

·         Enterprise Architecture         

·         Leadership                                                              

·         Six Sigma                             

Position Overview:

The SAP Technical Architect supports the comprehensive architecture, functionality, economics and architecture compliance of a suite of applications solution options of an assigned technology area. This position works closely with Solution, Application, and Enterprise Architects and Regional Application Portfolio Managers and key stakeholders to determine requirements for solution planning and development. This position develops technology and integration architecture at an enterprise and project level in collaboration with Solution architects, Application Architects and Solution Integrity teams and subject matter experts from Cargill Global IT and business units for assigned solutions.


The Technical Architect is responsible for all technical aspects of a group of systems including; creating the optimum technical solution in the context of the customer's environment, requirements, and financial resources; ensuring a quality system design which provides good system performance, an effective human-machine interface, optimal operational cost, and flexibility for future change; maximizing the productivity of the project team by installing an effective development environment, establishing programming, design, and other technical/integration standards, training team members, and providing advisory and trouble-shooting support; providing a focal point for all technical/integration issues and initiatives within that group of regional systems; and ensuring that all components of the technical architecture are properly implemented. . This role will also partner closely with our Strategic vendor partners bringing outside in best practice into Cargill Global IT. They will get the opportunity to influence vendor product roadmaps and Strategy.

The SAP Technology Architect is a thought leader who will collaborate with IT leadership and technical staff across the organization to formulate and maintain a cohesive SAP technical solution strategy.

This position will own the implementation of standards for the development, integration, maintenance and integrity of the solution architecture for SAP instance(s). The SAP Technical Architect needs to excel as part of an agile team embracing the agile principles and collaboration with a global product team.

The Technical Architect will manage across multiple technologies and/or functional areas so that solution and development teams are equipped to meet business requirements, design objectives, and understand infrastructure impacts. This position will drive excellence and influence direction in the following areas:

·         SAP Eco-System and Strategy for assigned solutions

·         IT Infrastructure and Cloud

·         HANA

·         SAP Cloud Platform

·         FIORI UX strategy

·         Lifecycle Management

·         Security

·         Data Management

·         Operational Excellence, Process Discipline, Industry Best Practices and Trends

·         Performance Engineering

·         Business Continuity Planning

·         Vendor Management


Principal Accountabilities:

·         50% - Technical Architecture Planning and Development

·         20% - Business Partnership

·         10% - Architecture Assurance

·         10% - IT Innovation & Delivery