The Sr. SAP Configurator applies system solutions to business problems through the design and programming of automated systems. Configures, analyzes, designs, develops and maintains ERP program codes and applications to support business processes and functions. Works on elements of large, complex installations. Performs all elements of programming assignments and assists with systems design. Fully knowledgeable of the SAP programming language. Applies knowledge and experience with technology and application development methodologies to perform basic systems analysis techniques, testing, debugging, file design and storage.
Performs functional analysis, requirements, definition and ERP module configuration and testing. Responsible for conducting prototypes, developing functional specifications, data mapping, function mapping, setting of configuration tables and setting of transaction/control tables. Has a thorough understanding of the business processes and flows to enable the analysis of business requirements and the development of solutions for the business functions. Responsible for the identification and resolution of gaps in the business processes. Involved in security/authorization set-up, user documentation, data interface design, data migration and reconciliation. May be involved in the installation and tuning of modifications, as well as archiving data.
Provides support for the user community and development team in the design, development, configuration and testing of SAP modules. Works on multiple functional tasks that tend to be of medium technological complexity. Identifies and recommends functional and technical solutions. Works on one or more projects as a team member. Acts as a subject matter expert for one SAP functional area.
The responsibilities for this role are:
•Determine opportunities to redesign or automate business processes and functions to achieve better business results
•Serve as a liaison between Business Unit(s) and IT for enhancements and projects
•Create functional specification and other important documents
•Support the creation of test plans, and performs testing duties as needed
•Support the user community and the development team in the design, development, configuration and testing of SAP modules
•Communicate systems and procedural changes to end users through excellent written and oral communications
•Act as a subject matter expert for one SAP module
•Serve as an expert to support the education and training of end users
•Work to increase end user proficiency and adoption of implemented solutions
•Understand, communicate and reinforce standard business process concepts and methodology within the IT organization
•Establish and maintain relationships with key Business Unit personnel
•May coach more junior technical staff
•Strong understanding of one or more Business Units and their business processes
•Strong understanding of IT processes and ability to translate and communicate technical concepts into business language
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Strong team player with willingness to collaborate
•Strong analytical and problem solving skills
•Strong capability to execute tasks in a timely and efficient manner
•Ability to document and translate business process requirements to provide technology solutions
•Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships at appropriate levels within assigned Business Units
•Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
•Ability to use MS Project to track and update project plans as needed
•Experience with and knowledge of SAP and other ERP systems
•Subject matter expertise in one SAP functional area
•Capability to understand SGWS’s application portfolio as well as how the different systems contribute to daily business operations
•Bachelor’s or Technical Degree Required (computer science, information systems, business administration or other industry related curriculum)
•Graduate degree Preferred (MBA, MS or equivalent curriculum)
•Note: Sufficient and relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of the educational requirements
•3 or more years of work experience in IT working with SAP systems
•Domestic travel, less than 25%
Primary Location:United States-Texas-Dallas
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