Employment Type: Full-Time
Requisition ID: 283291
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 50%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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Location: Alpharetta, GA (and various client sites nationwide)
Purpose and Objective:
Ariba Inc. seeks a Technology Consultant at our Alpharetta, GA location and various client sites nationwide to be responsible for delivering outcomes of assigned projects.
Expectations and Tasks:
Work independently on topics while setting priorities having sole responsibility. Support complex issues in the area of cross-functional or cross-country projects. Take decisions/solutions to enhance essentially current and future design and strategy. Enhance complex systems/processes. Advanced technical, business, and project skills relevant for job; Communicate clear and conveying processes & policies in a way that others can understand. Advocate end user by having a deep understanding of end user needs, behaviors and usage patterns. Promote the role of User Experience, thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies & practices and ability to integrate those into current and future development efforts. Execute technical feasibility studies / solution reviews. Define / review technical blueprint for internal IT projects. Customize and develop enhancements. Implement the solutions. Provide technical documentation. Execute and support problem management and continuous improvement. Participate in de-escalation activities. Contribute to the Build to Run engagement. Contribute to the definition of technical standards and frameworks. 50% travel required to various client sites nationwide.
Education and Qualifications/Skills and Competencies:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field of study and 1 year of experience required. The company will also accept a Master's degree and 0 years of experience.
Experience or coursework must involve the following: Architect, blueprint, design, and realize technical landscape and configurations and lead customers' technical teams to achieve their goals during implementation; Detailed knowledge of relevant SAP procurement solutions like SAP Ariba, SAP SRM, SAP ECC and non-SAP technologies (e.g. databases, software stacks and infrastructure components); Develop SAP Reports, ABAP Objects, ABAP programs, forms, ALE, EDI interfaces; Design solution to facilitate cloud integration and perform detailed planning of technical process implementation and identify any technical process gaps, and provide alternatives to design teams; SAP ERP Technical know-how to troubleshoot and debug system integration; Produce technical specification document for the technical and integration team after analyzing functional and business requirement documents; Plan and estimate technical workstream activities based on the customizations determined from functional specifications; Determine 'TO-BE' processes with best fit alternatives and vet these with customer business unit representatives across the globe to secure their alignment; Responsible for assessing technical issues and developing system solutions for the deployment; and Provide support for escalated projects and system optimization, perform issue and status tracking, as well as provide weekly updates and escalate critical issues to Team and Project. 50% travel required to various client sites nationwide.
Travel: 50% travel required to various client sites nationwide.
Internal use only: reference code lhrs4262
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Additional Locations: Virtual - Canada
Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta
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