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SAP Technical Lead

Job category: IS&T

Job ID: 70360


Posted: 20-Apr-2018

SAP Technical Lead (Sodexo, Inc.; Cheektowaga, NY): Responsible for project management activities such as the overall on-time, on-budget delivery of a successful SAP implementation as it relates to the technology aspects of SAP. This position requires strong SAP product knowledge/experience as well as strong managerial and communication skills. Serves as Subject Matter Expert. In addition to program development and Sodexo-specific customizations, this role will ensure integration of SAP systems with the other technologies in the business landscape. Specifically, the SAP Technical Lead will be responsible for the following: Manage direct reports of the internal SAP technical development team as well as any external technical resources engaged in support or project activities; ensure all deliverables and timing requirements; establish and monitor overall system implementation standards, relevant policies, and practices; ensure the delivery of the overall enterprise information architecture and for the application development required to support business operations; design and manage system implementation reviews to ensure compatibility with system development and implementation standards; design and manage development of requirements, evaluation, and selection of products (e.g., tools, hardware); ensure the interfacing of systems to other client systems; engage team members in their development and encourage them to set personal objectives; identify all deliverables, plans, and activities required to successfully complete the technology-related efforts in the implementation process; manage integration and risks between teams proactively for timely resolution; assume responsibilities for the project activities of the technology team members, and provide them with leadership and guidance in their day-to-day operations; review staffing, timelines, and resource allocation, and provide feedback to the Project Management Team regarding conflicts over and changes under assignments; ensure that all technical resources are available as per the project plan; provide an ongoing liaison with other technical resources external to the team; prepare appropriate reports and documentation for presentation to Senior Management; perform performance reviews for direct reports; develop and maintain the project plan covering team activities, status updates and deliverables; working as a visionary in enabling business processes through technology, this individual will be viewed as a leader by project team members and senior management and as a strategic partner by business colleagues; demonstrate an understanding of clients' operations, information environment, organization, and culture; and apply effective communication and presentation skills.


Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field plus 5 years of basic management experience.


Special Requirements: Must have: The 5 years of experience listed above must include: at least 5 years of experience in Information Technology and business related experience. Must also have (Please note Sodexo is seeking the stated ability in the following skills but no specific amount or years of experience in these skills is required): Proven experience in systems analysis, structured analysis, or methods and procedures; proven programming skills with SAP software and associated programming tools, including ABAP and the SAP developer's workbench; demonstrated project management experience for a technology team; demonstrated strong experience with IT standards in the areas of networking, hardware, and software; proven broad knowledge of client and SAP architecture; demonstrated skill in negotiation; demonstrated technical experience in SAP software and tools, which includes interfacing SAP systems with other technology systems; demonstrated ability to translate business processes and requirements into SAP system enhancements; and proven strong understanding of information systems, business processes, and an organization's key drivers and measures of success.


Apply online at: Reference:  70360

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years of experience in Information Technology and business related experience

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.