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SAP Design Architect / SAP Consultant Topeka, Kansas
Thinkfind has a consulting opportunity for a Design Architect / SAP Consultant for a long-term consulting assignment based in the Topeka area. You will work with this Fortune 500 company moving time to gross pay functionality for 18k union employees into SAP ECC HR module leveraging SAP Time Evaluation / CATSDB. The HR system of record is SuccessFactors in the Cloud. Another key data input will be from our Manpower systems which is not SAP, thus integrations will be key between (1) Manpower (2) SuccessFactors and (3) SAP ECC On-Prem (where building this time to gross solution). Gross to Net resides in SAP as well as other SAP downstream modules. You will review overall project timeline and phases; help lead the business design sessions with Manpower, SuccessFactors and SAP teams; and, review the accuracy of design flows, configuration, and development items. Youll do requirements gathering for role-based UI; help determine most efficient design and data flow across (1) Manpower (2) SuccessFactors (3) SAP ECC HRM; ensure key decisions are discussed and documented appropriately; ensure proper configuration and technical documentation is produced throughout the project; conduct cross-training sessions with TS support team prior to implementation; ensure design/build is S4 compatible. If some build is not compatible, document what will need to be redone as part of S4 migration. In this role, you will act as an internal consultant and design architect for SAP solution within specific modules. Partner with peers in the IT organization and fellow Functional Architects and Business Analysts to align business processes with solution design, leveraging the capabilities of the SAP modules. You will be responsible for the full systems development lifecycle from requirements gathering through implementation of various functional architecture solutions; translate overall business process requirements to SAP configuration; advise on the management of configuration and testing across the SAP environment; and, support the identification of enhancement opportunities to standardize/improve processes and system configuration that supports the customer-focused approach, but ensures compliance to the business management goals and objectives. You will also collaborate with Functional Architects and Business Analysts to ensure end-to-end process integration and consistency; develop, prototype, test and implement solution improvements to increase stability, usability and functionality to enable end users to meet business objectives; and, lead and support project initiatives to expand the usage of the SAP solution to improve and expand processes across the enterprise. Youll be expected to understand non-SAP business systems and their interaction with SAP. Assist in the management of those systems as part of an overall solution portfolio; provide functional support and leadership to SAP User Community including: interaction with Third-Party Support Providers, definition of SOPs, gathering business requirements, documenting functional designs and specifications, and evaluating / directing enhancements. In addition, youll identify training needs and supports CoE Training Manager in the development & delivery of training content; research and analyze basic and complex issues surrounding our client’s business processes and systems; collaborate with Master Data Management team to provide solution architecture input on strategy and initiatives to support management reporting requirements; and, mentor business and functional team members to increase their competency in SAP.
This position requires 10-15+ years of experience in the implementation and maintenance of SAP Enterprise Applications with a focus on HR/HCM modules in ECC. Time Evaluation, Time Schema, Payroll Schema, CATSDB, BADI and UI Feeder classes, Data Replication Framework, ABAP knowledge, Rules Engine knowledge, SAP UI5/FIORI experience is essential. 3 to 5 years of experience in SuccessFactors required. Experience in MDG Master Data Governance needed. Knowledge of SAP Solution Manager needed. Experience using SAP implementation methods also needed. Position requires business process analysis and redesign experience: strong business analysis skills; process mapping; business process redesign and implementation. Systems implementation skills required include: requirements/process analysis, conceptual and detailed design, configuration, testing, training, change management, support. Must effectively promote process best practices. Excellent interaction and communication skills: strong presentation/communication/facilitation skills (oral and written) are required. Must work well with teams or in a team environment, with the ability to work independently. Proven team leadership, mentoring, and project management skills are a must. Strong time management skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and handle large workloads required.
Desired skills: SAP Enterprise Applications, HR/HCM, Time Evaluation, Time Schema, Payroll Schema, CATSDB, BADI, UI Feeder classes, Data Replication Framework, ABAP knowledge, Rules Engine, SAP UI5/FIORI, SuccessFactors, MDG Master Data Governance, SAP Solution Manager,
**Local candidates preferred. Must be onsite in Topeka as Covid restrictions are lifted**