HP, Inc.
October 15, 2021
Austin, Texas
Job Type


Austin, Texas, United States
Spring, Texas, United States
Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain

Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to solve complex business issues and is regarded as a subject matter expert. Frequently contributes to the development of new ideas and methods. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors. Leads and/or provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross-functional initiatives. Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies. Frequently represents the organization to external customers/clients. Exercises significant independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to determine best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives. provide mentoring and guidance to lower-level employees.



  • Architect reusable solutions of project or operational scope.
  • Customize reusable solutions of project and program or operational scope.
  • Contribute to the Architect profession across HP businesses.
  • Develop long-term IT strategies and plans.
  • Assess business impact of technologies/strategies .
  • Identify and address technical and operational risks.
  • Provide review/input on project activities for medium to large business unit level EPICs .
  • Collaborates with the Scrum master to support sprint planning and backlog grooming

Education and Experience Required:

  • Industry experience – 10+ years with Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of relevant functional experience in (but not limited to) SAP Finance and Controlling areas
  • 2 to 3 projects in the Lead or Architect role
  • Experience/ Sound concepts in S4 HANA Finance and Central Finance
  • Hands-on SAP Functional expertise in Finance & Controlling to include AP/AR, Banking, G/L, New Credit Management, Controlling
  • Strong integration knowledge with SD/MM and other non-SAP systems
  • Understanding of the data flows from SAP/Non-SAP systems to S/4HANA & Central Finance System

Knowledge and Skills:



  • Ability to understand the customer's business problem, need, or opportunity and to design an IS solution that appropriately addresses the business problem, need, or opportunity.
  • Ability to lead consultants in the completion architecture, requirements, operational, or implementation deliverables.
  • Ability to lead the architectural design, development, deployment, and technical quality of medium to large business unit level IT based solutions (typically within multiple technology or specialty areas).
  • Can validate/evaluate if an information systems or operational architecture meets technical requirements and specifications .
  • Familiar with multiple architectural, development and operational methodologies (e.g., Scaled Agile Framework, TOGAF, ITSM, …) .
  • Applies appropriate methodologies and SME knowledge to resolve complex business issues. Background in financial processes is preferred.

Business Acumen:

  • Develops Architecture Specification deliverables that map customer business requirements into technology or operational recommendations.
  • Ability to create and contribute to business cases, aligned to the Strategic programs
  • Ability to apply knowledge of how the industry uses IT to address business challenges using, for example, technical standards and infrastructure, cross-industry trends that impact IT investment, industry-specific roadmaps, and IT enablers.


  • Deep knowledge of SAP S4, AWS cloud solutions, MS Azure and “as a Service” concepts.
  • Understands future technology or operational trends as they relate to and support customer business requirements ("trusted advisor" role).
  • Deep knowledge of IT and business standards and best practices in  financial processes and how to apply them appropriately in solutions.

Engagement Delivery:

  • Ability to apply program/project management methods especially SAFe  to define, plan, cost, resource, track and ensure the accomplishment of EPIC and support the agile delivery trains.


  • Collaborates effectively to manage the program portfolio and supports the   prioritization the backlog
  • Coordinates with Vendors and internal team to provide solution demos
  • Supports the delivery teams during their sprints.
  • Can contribute to the development of new HP services and modifications to the methodology.
  • Participates in defining HP unit's processes, standards, and policies.


  • Build and manage long term strategic relationships at Business Unit leader and CIO, CTO level.
  • Good influence and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to tactically consider all sides of an issue within the contexts of time, breadth, and range of options.
  • Ability to systematically gather, assess and apply organizational, technical, operational, and sales/marketing information for business decisions.
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise, and persuasive communications for multiple audiences, including demonstrating effective writing and presentation skills, listening actively, and projecting a trustable image.
  • Ability to articulate technical or operational problems or issues into understandable business terms.


  • Able to design and present high-impact messages to customer's senior level management.
  • Able to use a wide variety of presentation tools to persuasively communicate complex messages to multiple audience levels, including senior level management.
  • Ability to use prepared and create complete original materials to communicate with the customer. Communicates a mix of Strategic information and Tactical information.
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills.


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