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

Description

Location(s):
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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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:

 

Architecting:

  • 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.

Technical:

  • 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.

Leadership:

  • 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.

Consulting:

  • 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.

Communication:

  • 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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