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2018-08-102018-09-08

Supply Chain Buyer Integrator (SAP Ariba) Job

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  • Job Code
    186582
Supply Chain Buyer Integrator (SAP Ariba) Job

Supply Chain Buyer Integrator (SAP Ariba) Job

Date: Aug 8, 2018

City: Alpharetta, GA, US, 30004

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 186582
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

Supply Chain Buyer Integrator

 

Location: SAP Ariba offices in Alpharetta, GA, Palo Alto, CA, Pittsburgh, PA, Plano, TX, or US or Canada-based home office.

Reports to:  James Gonzalski

 

SAP Ariba is the world’s business commerce network. SAP Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time, from any application or device to buy, sell, and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Companies around the world use the Ariba Network to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver.

Do you want to build bridges between buyers and suppliers?  We are a team driven to lead our customers through initiatives to automate their buying and selling processes and drive collaborative commerce. We aim to build strong relationships between trading partners and help them run smart and run simple.

Are you excited about bringing your “start-up mentality” to a team under the stable umbrella of SAP? Do you see defining and shaping a growing team as a challenge to put your energy behind?  Are you excited when your voice and your experience are integral to crafting new ideas and shaking up old ones? You’ll learn and grow continuously as we strive to develop ourselves and perfect how we deliver SAP Ariba solutions! Your thumbprint will be on our cloud applications and how we deliver them.

Does the prospect of acquiring expertise in leading-edge technologies speak to you? The technologies that our team works most closely with, SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration (SCC) and the SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway (CIG), are some of the most recent additions to SAP Ariba’s portfolio; they are generating significant buzz among SAP’s customer base. Ariba provides the missing link in the quest to drive an efficient supply chain. As a unified, cohesive solution it allows effective collaboration by providing actionable intelligence, extensive supply chain visibility, and automated interactions between trading partners.

- What will you do?

The principal responsibility of a Supply Chain Buyer Integrator (SCBI) is to support the implementation of SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration by SAP Ariba’s “buyer” customers. More specifically, you would provide consultative guidance regarding the technical components of the Ariba Network connectivity solutions.

Each project is unique, but you will find the common threads between your different assignments and use your experience to better deliver SAP Ariba SCC integration on future assignments.

You will be a crucial player in the collection of customer requirements, the crafting of a system design to meet those requirements, the roll-out of that design into new software solutions and system enhancements, the challenging of the new system through a testing phase, and the readying of the new system for productive use. While the new system is being tested, you are responsible for investigating issues and overseeing their resolution.

You will be an SCC product expert and as such you will bridge customer requirements and SCC core product functionality. Your knowledge of the Ariba Network’s requirements and cXML (the Ariba Network’s electronic business document format) specifications will enable you to reconcile customer requirements with product capabilities.

You will provide your customers expertise on Ariba Network integration options which include SAP Ariba-created integration tools like the Cloud Integration Gateway, as well as customer or third party-built solutions. Furthermore, customers will consult you regarding functional configuration changes or customizations/extensions to systems in their existing landscape so that those systems can integrate with SAP Ariba SCC in a manner to most effectively meet their business objectives.

 

- What do you already know?

professional experience in software consulting, business consulting, or a related field.  Your experience should span industries and projects. You hold a university degree, preferably in a business or technical area of study.

You are an expert in deploying cloud-based technologies; you understand their integration and implementation challenges as well as their benefits.

These technical qualifications are preferred and would make you a more versatile SCBI:

  • SAP BASIS role experience
  • SAPs SCM – SNC and/or SAP IBP experience
  • HANA/NetWeaver development experience
  • Knowledge of EDI and its standard formats ANSI X12 and UN/EDIFACT for the exchange of business documents
  • Java, JavaScript, or HTML development or debugging experience
  • Familiarity with the Ariba Network, other SAP Ariba cloud applications, or SAP Ariba’s integration tools

You bring strong supply chain knowledge . Your firm grasp of the business processes that underpin SAP Ariba SCC is essential. This includes but isn’t limited to:

  • Subcontract purchase order
  • Scheduling agreement
  • Consignment order
  • Supplier-managed inventory (VMI)
  • Logistics management including quality management
  • Invoicing and payment in FI
  • MRP and IBP supply planning

You bring a strong understanding of how documents flow and data translations occur between systems, specifically SAP ECC, S4HANA, and other ERP systems. This is preferably illustrated by your knowledge of the SAP PI/PO platform or SAP Cloud Platform Integration (formerly SAP HANA Cloud Integration). You have worked on interfaces for integrating SAP with Non-SAP systems. You are skilled in the following areas: IDoc, ALE, RFC, WSDL, and Enterprise Services.

You have incredible communication skills, both written and oral, and you’re able to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences.  You’re able to effectively strategize and strongly believe in the power of a collaborative team effort. You have already had experience leading calls, analyzing issues, handling escalations, and maintaining alignment with all pertinent stakeholders. 

You’re able to think on your feet and think out-of-the-box to find solutions to problems that arise. You know that the best solution may be one that isn’t defined on a product roadmap. You’re able to analyze, devise, and present appropriate approaches and solutions.

You can appropriately prioritize the commitments of multiple projects. Each project is unique, but you’re able to find the common threads between your different assignments and use your experience to better deliver future assignments linking trading partners on SAP Ariba SCC.

You can appropriately prioritize the commitments of multiple projects, and you work effectively with minimal supervision.  You honor commitments to ensure the timely delivery of high quality services.

The SAP ARIBA #BeREAL Pledge

SAP Ariba strongly values being recognized as a customer-centric organization. We’ve created our #BeREAL pledge to ensure that all SAP Ariba employees factor optimizing the customer experience into every business decision that they make.

What exactly does #BeREAL stand for? The R equals responsiveness to customers (including SAP Ariba colleagues), the E relates to empathy with understanding the culture of our customers and their business objectives, the A signifies being aligned with your SAP Ariba colleagues to deliver the best customer experience, and the L acknowledges that we lead our customers to realize value through our expertise.  

 “To become a part of the SAP Ariba team, we ask all applicants to share experiences that embody the #BeREAL pledge.”

 

WHAT YOU GET FROM US
Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
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. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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.
Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

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