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PwC SAP Solution Architect Azure Manager in San Jose, California

Specialty/Competency: SAP

Industry/Sector: TMT X-Sector

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in our SAP Technology practice, within SAP Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients maximise the value of their SAP investment with offerings that address sales, finance, supply chain, engineering, and human capital. We provide comprehensive consulting, system integration and implementation services across multiple SAP applications, products and technologies. Simply put, we focus on delivering business led, technology enabled change for our clients including industry specific enterprise resource planning and the latest in mobile, analytics and cloud solutions.

In joining our technology team, you’ll work with our clients to transform their organization's architecture and technical landscape by leveraging SAP and leading cloud technologies to support core transaction processing and reporting competencies ultimately strengthening their ability to support management decision making and corporate strategy. Screen reader support enabled.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

6 year(s)

Required Knowledge and Skills :

Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge and success with consulting, designing, implementing, supporting and leading significant tracks on larger project or leading medium-sized consulting engagements within the SAP product suite, including:

  • Designing all aspects of SAP on Azure Cloud Infrastructure Architecture including Foundation, Compute, Storage, network and monitoring;

  • Demonstrating proven knowledge with installation and technical configuration of SAP S/4 HANA, Fiori, PO, SAP CPI, Cloud connector, Solution Manager, Data hub solutions in the Azure platform

  • Working experience in SAP ECC 6.0 to SAP S/4 HANA System Conversion and migration to Azure;

  • Working experience with SAP workload OS-DB migration to Azure using SAP Centric tools and Vendor specific tools;

  • Architecting high availability and disaster recovery patterns for SAP on Azure;

  • Sizing SAP systems to meet performance targets, and utilizing automation tools;

  • Performing SAP operational tasks on Azure, including backup and recovery, SAP system refresh, and system monitoring;

  • Automating SAP deployment, configuration and operations for Azure

  • Setting-up and configuring SAP based on leading practices for scalability, resiliency, security and performance; and,

  • Working experience in innovating SAP on Azure use cases using the Azure native digital ecosystem (i.e. Data lake, Power BI etc).

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

  • SAP Certified Technology Associate - OS/DB Migration for SAP NetWeaver 7.52

  • SAP Certification: E_S4HCON2020 - SAP Certified Technology Specialist - SAP S/4HANA Conversion and SAP System Upgrade

  • AZ-120: Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads

  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success with consulting, designing, implementing, supporting and leading significant tracks on larger project or leading medium-sized consulting engagements within the SAP product suite, including:

  • Demonstrating proven knowledge of reinvesting in SAP Tech Practice development efforts by building eminence around SAP Solutions and Offerings;

  • Implementing experience as SAP technical architect;

  • Working knowledge in Backup and recovery of SAP solutions (OS, Application, DB);

  • Designing, architecting and building Disaster Recovery solutions for SAP Applications;

  • Demonstrating proven knowledge and success as a SAP on Azure Architect with at least 4 end to end life cycle implementation of SAP S/4 HANA project on premise and on Azure;

  • Developing a SAP S/4 HANA Technical Architecture and Cloud Hosting Strategy in a hybrid IT, multi-cloud landscape;

  • Utilizing effectively written, verbal, and presentation business communication skills when interacting with clients and firm staff and/or management in a professional services business environment, including articulating technical concepts to business stakeholders and driving development efforts with clients; and,

  • Demonstrating proven knowledge and success as a team leader by creating a positive environment, by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations, and respecting the work-life quality of team members.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisorymanager.

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