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Product Expert Job

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    186919 Work Area: Solution and Product Management Expected Travel: 0% Career Status: Professional Employment Type: Regular Full
Product Expert Job

Product Expert Job

Date: Jul 4, 2018

City: Downers Grove, IL, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 186919
Work Area: Solution and Product Management
Expected Travel: 0%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Original Posting Date: 6/5/2018


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Location: Downers Grove, IL


Purpose and Objective: SAP America, Inc. seeks a Product Expert at our Downers Grove, IL location under supervision, assist with integration strategy and prioritize projects by balancing business needs versus technical constraints.


Expectations and Tasks: Articulate business opportunities and needs into product integration requirements with concise and clear definitions of prioritized features for the technical teams to implement. Define how integration will work by driving detailed requirements, clear priorities and actionable functional specifications. Define product requirements, use cases, strategy and roadmap for Ariba engineering and QA teams. Ensure delivered functionality meets the requirements of external and internal stakeholders. Ensure roadmap delivers clear value to customers and system integration partners. Write, review, edit & present technical and functional marketing collateral including presentations, webcasts, data sheets, high-level and detailed feature descriptions. Work with Alliances Team to coordinate strategic third party vendors and OEM partnerships. Work on Ariba Network supplier-side integration strategy, work on integration approach for suppliers, work on product roadmaps, release products based on the integration strategy, work with Engineering, QA, Documentation on the product releases, and work with technical experts the products. Work on the following types of projects: Ariba Network supplier side integration, Integration using various standards and formats EDIFACT, ANSI X12, PIDX, OAGIS, EANCOMM, Integration with SAP and other ERPs, work with the Early Adopter Care program, design our care program for early customers, and ensure that these early customers successfully go live on the products. Assist with customer escalations, work with the company's Internet of Things (IoT) integration strategy, define approach and work with customers/partners on IoT, compile proof of concept for IoT, and work with initial beta customers to prove our solution works. Release the general availability version of the solution. Work on the solution roadmap.


Education and Qualifications/Skills and Competencies: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field of study and 7 years of experience required. Will accept a Master's degree and 5 years of experience.


Work Experience: Experience with product management, consulting and development. Experience with various integration methods and formats for ERPs and third party systems, especially SAP, Peoplesoft, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics, and Lawson. Experience with Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) and middleware technologies. Experience working with enterprise technologies and a specific focus on data, middleware, APIs, web services and XML standards (SOAP, REST, WSDL, XML Schema, etc.). Experience with SaaS and cloud applications. Experience with scrum and other agile development methods. Experience with sourcing, procurement, invoicing and payment solutions.

Travel: N/A


Internal use only: reference code lhrs4262


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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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