Delivery Architect - SAP BPC Planning Architect

SAP BPC Planning Architect ? BPC 10.1 NW On Premise San Diego
We are seeking a ?Hands-on? SAP BPC Planning Architect. A SAP BPC Planning Architect has expert level accounting principles knowledge for Operational and Financial Planning, a broad and deep product knowledge of EPM and BI solutions (within which BPC is categorized) for various types of Planning, and a track record of architecting and leading successful, large implementations. The BPC Planning Architect is also capable of creating and documenting estimates, conceptual architectures, functional and data integration designs, and project plans for complex projects. In addition, a BPC Planning Architect is a thought leader in the industry and provides expert consultative leadership on Planning implementations, with a focus on maximizing the effectiveness of BPC Planning solution. The BPC Planning Architect will act as a business solution subject matter expert and designer; creating the visions and solutions for the client. The BPC Planning Architect must be self-sufficient and proactive in managing the scope their work, while maintaining appropriate communication and escalation to management.
? 10 years of Operational and Financial Planning experience
? Minimum Bachelor?s Accounting Degree from Accredited Institution (MBA/CPA in addition preferred)
? 10 years of working with an EPM Planning Product (BPC, Hyperion, Anaplan, Tagetik, etc)
? 7 years of working specifically with SAP BPC Planning (MS or NW Versions)
? At least 10 SAP BPC Planning Full Life Cycle implementations
? At least 4 SAP BPC Planning implementations using BPC 10.1 NW version
? At least 2 SAP BPC Planning implementations using BPC 10.1 NW version with HANA back-end
? Thorough understanding of differences between USGAAP, IFRS, and Managerial Accounting Methods
? Experience in various planning types such as Financial, HR, CapEx, Demand, Strategic, Operations
? Experience designing Input Schedules and Reports
? Experience using VBA on Input Schedules and Reports
? Must understand and know how to implement Currency Neutral Planning
? Must understand and know how to implement Planning Eliminations under multiple methods (First Common Parent, Account based, etc)
? Must understand and know how to implement SAP BPC Business Rules for Planning functions
? Must understand and know how to implement Top Down, Bottoms Up, and Middle Out Planning Methods
? Must understand and know how to implement Driver Based Planning
? Must understand and know how to implement Business Process Flows
? Must understand and know how to implement Script Logic, BADIs, and Data Manager packages
? Must have an understanding of SAP Business Warehouse (BW) and experience in basic functions
? Must have an understanding of SAP HANA 1.0 and how it integrates with BW and BPC
? Must have experience with the Transport process and know how it works
? Must have an understanding of BPC Data Integration and data flows and be able to conceptually architect the entire BPC landscape
? Must have experience serving as project lead during the design/build phase across all Planning applications, with responsibility of QA on other developer?s activities
? Must be able to lead Design Sessions and be comfortable with public speaking
? Must communicate effectively, both written and oral, and be easily understood by clients
? Must be able to create presentations and documents in MS Powerpoint, Visio, Word, and Excel
? Must be proficient with Project Management tools such as MS Project or Clarity
? Must have experience developing testing strategy for BPC Solutions and participate in development of training strategy/approach
In addition to the Qualifications, the BPC Planning Architect will perform the following:
? Works with business application developers to determine how enterprise infrastructure will optimally meet business needs, while promoting adherence to analysis, design, and development standards and methodologies.
? Provide architecture governance and best practice advice
? Oversees and is responsible for the development of the technical requirements document (TRD)
? Ensures high architecture quality and maintains a "fit for purpose" state of the enterprise
? Provides a focused approach for developing advanced business & technology architecture strategies
? Accelerates innovation and time to market for creating architecture and business solutions.
? Help to formulate and define technical scope and objectives of application implementation and integration projects
? Prepare Project plans and estimates for Management and track progress to those plans.
The BPC Planning Architect will also have the following qualities:
? Project Execution:
o Experience leading project development and SDLC for BPC
o Manages resources in accordance with project schedule
o Consistently delivers high-quality services to our clients
o Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner
o Understands the components of running a fiscally successful project
? Technical Understanding
o Strong background in EPM based products and knowledge of competitor products
o Possesses understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design.
o Problem Solving and Solutioning
o Identifies critical issues with ease
o Exhibits confidence and an extensive knowledge of emerging industry practices when solving business problems
o Pushes creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing industry practices and client mind-sets
Candidates should be flexible / willing to work across this delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications Development, Support and Deployment.
Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.
Delivery Architects assess a project?s technical feasibility, as well as implementation risks. They are responsible for designing and implementing a project?s technical architecture. They define the structure of a system, its interfaces, and the principles that guide its organization, software design and implementation. The scope of the Delivery Architect?s role is bounded by the business issue at hand. A Delivery Architect needs to have knowledge of all the different aspects of the technical Delivery as well as robust business knowledge. This includes the Software Architect.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
? You are responsible for the end-to-end architecture of a Delivery, including its assembly and integration into the IT architecture principles defined with the client.
? You define the structure of the system, its interfaces, and the principles that guide its organization, software design and implementation.
? You are responsible for the management and mitigation of technical risks, ensuring that the Delivery services can be realistically delivered by the underlying technology components.
Required Skills and Experience:
? Qualification: Minimum 5 years experience, Bachelor?s Degree.
? Certification: Has or seeking IAF level 1.
? Should be proficient in foundation, People Leadership, client acquisition & development, service & delivery and business leadership.
? Should be experienced in technology awareness & leveraging and innovation & growth capability.
Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.
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About Capgemini
A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients? opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion (about $14.4 billion USD at 2017 average rate).
Visit us at www.capgemini.com . People matter, results count.
Job: _Developer_
Organization: _I AND D US_
Title: _Delivery Architect - SAP BPC Planning Architect_
Location: _NJ-Bloomfield_
Requisition ID: _038244_

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