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S/4HANA FICO Principal Consultant - Data Management & Landscape Transformation Services (DM&LT) Job

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    169711 Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services Expected Travel: 0 - 100% Career Status: Professional Employment Type: Re
S/4HANA FICO Principal Consultant - Data Management & Landscape Transformation Services (DM&LT) Job

S/4HANA FICO Principal Consultant - Data Management & Landscape Transformation Services (DM&LT) Job

Date: Jul 15, 2018

City: Palo Alto, CA, US, 94020

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 169711
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 100%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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.



SAP Data Management and Landscape Transformation (DMLT) group serves SAP customers in managing their data and transforming their landscapes. Business, market, and technology changes often result in realignment of business processes and structures. This reflects in various IT-based activities, such as consolidation of system landscapes, harmonization and optimization of processes and data, or reorganization of corporate structures. We support and advise our customers globally in strategy definition, conceptual planning, and the realization of their business and digital transformation requirements. In fast pace changing market and business requirements, it is also essential for customers to adopt to the digital platform to drive their business innovation with SAP Leonardo, S/4HANA on premise and cloud options.  The DMLT service portfolio and solution offerings play a significant role in helping customer to transition to S4/H, BW/4, Successfactors, SAP Data Hub and more.

DMLT has significantly refined and grown its service and solution portfolio to increase market demand and to foster customers’ adoption of SAP’s digital platform. SAP’S new flagship S/4HANA and SAP Innovation Services are of our main drivers.

The DMLT solution offerings are based on three main portfolio items:

  • Transformation solutions helping customers with their transition into the digital economy – private, public cloud and innovation offerings (i.e. SAP S4/H, SAP BW/4, SAP Leonardo, SAP Data Hub)
  • Landscape transformation services including roadmap design, advisory, execution, and safeguarding for topics like M&A, Divestitures, Unification services and System consolidation
  • End-to-end data management solutions with products and technologies for Data Quality, Data Integration, Data Governance process etc.

The service portfolio delivery ranges from short term engagements to long-term customer projects. During the upcoming years, the demand for our DMLT will increase significantly in the North America Region.


The SAP Data Management & Landscape Transformation (DMLT) as part of SAP’s Digital Business Services Area is searching for Principal Consultants to join the DMLT consulting team in North America. 

As a DMLT Principal Consultant, your job will involve working in a global team focusing on delivering international projects mainly in North America but where needed also in all global regions to realize planned changes in productive SAP applications and system landscapes and drive customers transition to SAP S4/HANA. The DMLT team offers a full solution package encompassing project management, programming and services.

Your main tasks are:

  • Identifying customer’s holistic business needs and designing and architecting the appropriate solution proposal from the DMLT Portfolio and beyond
  • Leading and facilitating customer’s workshops and discussions to validate the best solution design for the customers’ requirement and leading a global solution architect team 
  • Leading the delivery of DMLT projects remotely and onsite, in distributed regional and global teams
  • Conducting feasibility studies and system analyses, supported by SAP DMLT products and tools
  • Contributing to continuously enhance the DMLT solution design according to changing market requirements and identify potential enhancements
  • Closely collaborate with people in different roles and locations, and with different areas and levels of expertise (for example, customer engagement lead, developers, product owners, solution architects)
  • Establish and maintaining trustful relationships with people on all levels of both externally on customer side and SAP internally
  • Lead and drive customer opportunities throughout all engagement phases (presales, sales and delivery) and architecting potential solution designs.

We also expect:

  • Continuous learning about new technologies, products, solutions and from project delivery experience
  • Strong team player attitude: actively establish relationships and motivate through inspiration
  • Show passion on the job: act as a role model, show authentic behavior, pride and enthusiasm in what you do
  • Thinking outside the box, be aware of trends in the changing workforce and changing concepts of customer communication and engagement (i.e. Design Thinking Methods etc.)
  • Acts as a senior advisor to the customer’s CIO / IT-department with strong technology- / operations focus, covering the entire IT-department of a customer end-to-end.
  • Understands the as-is situation and goals of a customer holistically, can translate it into an adequate technology roadmap design (processes, applications, systems) as well as the appropriate operating concept based on SAP’s offerings, with a clear focus on customer success.
  • Operationalizes the customers’ IT-strategies, identifies relevant components, approaches, input required, etc. to derive the best possible technology / operations approach for the customer combining public and private cloud as well as OnPremise scenarios. Is challenging existing approaches/concepts, to generate a state-of-the-art and future-ready outcome.
  • Takes a step back if required and re-defines the concept to come to the best solution (agility in solution design)
  • Clarifies existing expectations with customer’s technology/ operations experts and stakeholders; creates an approach which integrates diverse points of views and which drives success from a technology / operation perspective. Collaborates with customer / SAP teams for the best possible implementation.
  • Drives knowledge management and innovation activities based on this experience with customers. Documents successful approaches, tools etc. and makes them available to colleagues at SAP.
  • Collaborates and co-innovates with the respective development teams
  • Defines IT strategies, -governance and –architecture based on state-of-the art technology; creates buy-in with the customer and works with other SAP-experts within the MaxAttention engagements
  • Defines the strategic, conceptual and technological boundaries for the design of the SAP-centric IT landscape as well as their financial impact. Can address the organization as well as the procedures of customers’ IT-departments with a focus on high efficiency, stability and performance. Helps customers to conceptualize a state-of-the-art Technology-Innovation Roadmap.
  • Knows solutions to address the need for cost sensitive IT operations versus supporting innovation in the age of digital transformation
  • Stays abreast with newest technological developments driving the Digital Transformation as well as the top technology trends; uses this knowledge to drive the SAP innovation story with customer engagements.


Required Skills:

  • Master degree or equivalent
  • Specific skills and experiences in the following functional and technical areas
    • Knowledge and implementation experience in at least two SAP ERP or SAP S4/H Solution and modules (i.e. FI/CO, LO; SD/MM)
    • Knowledge and experience in executing data transformation (i.e. migration and conversion) projects, various data migration techniques and approaches (DMLT methods, standard transactional methods)
  • Specific skills in at least ONE of the following areas/solutions:
    • SAP Migration Cockpit
    • SAP Data Services (DS) 
    • SAP Landscape Transformation or Migration/Data Load implementation background
    • ERP Technology background
    • S4/H Transition scenarios 
  • Excellent communication skills across all hierarchy levels, both internally and externally
  • Advanced presentation and facilitation skills are a strong asset (e.g. visualization techniques, Design Thinking, etc.)
  • Solution design skills, Knowledge about data architecting / system architecting is a strong asset
  • ABAP Programming skills and understanding of the SAP Data Models and technical structures
  • Very good analytical skills combined with the ability to condense and visualize results
  • Experience in international customer projects
  • Team player, proactive networking attributes, results and execution focus
  • Proactive and interested in learning new solutions and business practices
  • Willingness to become an expert in DMLT migration, conversion and transformation approach and technology
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers to understand the specific data needs and to be able to translate those requirements into a comprehensive DMLT solution
  • Ability to drive execution within area of responsibility and experience in aligning cross-topic objectives & approaches
  • Experience in working in an international environment
  • High customer focus and strong business acumen


  • Minimum of 10 to 15 years’ work experience in one or more SAP ERP Solution or module (e.g. as a functional consultant with technical skills (SAP data model, ABAP)) and experience in Data Transformation, Data Migration projects and solutions (SAP LT, DMLT Services or SAP EIM Solutions).
  • Knowledge and experience in executing data migration and conversion projects, various data migration techniques and approaches
  • Additional experience in SAP S4/H, BW/BW4, CRM, SRM, HCM/ Successfactors, Hybris, MDG, C4C or SAP Industry Solutions is a benefit
  • Experience and proven track in long term customer C Level interaction and running international consulting projects



To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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.

Additional Locations: Virtual - USA


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