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Requisition ID: 141271Work Area: SalesExpected Travel: 0 - 20%Career Status: ProfessionalEmployment Type: Regular Full Time COMPANY DESCRIPTION As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. JOB TITLESolution Advisor Expert, Analytics – North America ABOUT  SAPAs market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition.PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES As part of the Global Channels Technical Enablement team you will be working with key partners of SAP porting or developing new solutions on the SAP Platform: HANA, SAP Cloud Platform and SAP Analytics products. More specifically you will be the Analytics expert within our team of highly skilled architects. Our mission is to help partners of all kind (ISV, OEM, SI, startups, etc.) bring these solutions to market and create net-new business opportunities. We are a small but global team that belong to the central Global Customer Organization. As such we focus our efforts on the most visible, most innovative and most lucrative partner solutions. We have been at the forefront of helping people build Internet-of-Things (IoT), Big Data and Predictive Analytics solutions. In addition, we are also the channel providing product feedback to the SAP R&D team. Because we have to convince and advise technical companies of high-caliber who are leaders in their respective space we need strong technical credentials coupled with the ability to communicate advanced concepts - typically to development VP and their team leads. Similarly, we need to maintain a high-level of credibility with the SAP development team. Candidate needs to be able to go from high-level whiteboarding sessions with enterprise architects all the way down to building production-quality universes and dashboards; ability to demo and present products will not be enough for this position. Candidate needs to have hands-on experience in building and architecting large, scalable analytics solutions. We are a highly-distributed team of senior individuals and practice a trust-based working model – if you need flexibility to work remotely at times you can do so given your manager’s agreement. We need team players with enough initiative to operate without being micro-managed. We need people who are passionate about technology and are constantly eager to learn new technologies and concepts. EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS As a Principal Technology Architect you will have to work with most of the SAP Analytics products: SAP BusinessObjects Business IntelligenceSAP BusinessObjects Design StudioSAP BusinessObjects ExplorerSAP BusinessObjects LumiraSAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analytics / InfiniteInsight / KXENSAP BusinessObjects RoambiSAP BusinessObjects CloudSAP Crystal ReportsSAP HANA Vora Candidate will be required to: Conduct discovery workshops with partners to understand their requirementsWhiteboard & brainstorm applicability and benefits of SAP products within these solutionsEnvision and communicate innovation opportunities that the SAP platform would enableHelp companies get started with our productsReview implementation progress, analyze bottlenecks, deliver best practicesOccasionally dive into code, data models, universes, dashboards, SQLCommunicate with the SAP development team the issues and hurdles faced by partners EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIESRequired skillsBachelor, Master or Diploma degree of Computer Science or a related disciplineProven track record in building scalable, mission-critical analytics solutions – ideally using SAP BusinessObjects products. However, this experience could have been gained with any of the products in the space (MicroStrategy, SAS, InformationBuilder, TIBCO, Cognos, etc.) provided that the candidate can demonstrate the ability to quickly ramp up on the SAP Analytics portfolio and translate their skills to these products.Opinions on the future of enterprise analytics, backed by strong awareness of emerging technologies in the space (big data, streaming analytics, machine learning, etc.)Proficiency in peripheral technologies such as SQL, ETL, R, Machine Learning or Hadoop/Spark highly desired.Excellent command of English. Another language a plus. Comfortable conducting virtual meetings (web conferencing including voice and video).Ability to communicate technical concepts, through whiteboarding or slides presentationsTeam player with open-minded attitude. Geek at heart, passionate about technology.WORK EXPERIENCEAs the candidate will act as a trusted advisor to seasoned development team we need someone with significant relevant experience – minimum of 10 years in a similar technical environment. Your application documents should contain a resume (and/or pointer to a LinkedIn profile) and a list of references we could contact.LOCATIONWithin short distance of a major US or Canadian airport, ideally on the East Coast. Strong candidates in other US or Canadian locations will be considered as well but might have to be more flexible on schedules.EXPECTED TRAVELup to 40% (average about 10%). 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. 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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