SAP Technology Senior Consultant Job in Canberra, Australia

Requisition ID: 169693

Work Area: Customer Service and Support

Expected Travel: 0 - 80%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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 Summary

The Technology Senior Consultant’s (TSC) main goal is to create the best overall strategic system landscape for the customer, including legacy systems and modern SAP solutions. The TSC designs and optimizes enterprise wide deployment of SAP technology solutions. In order to do this the TSC needs a solid understanding of SAP product offerings and interoperability with other components as well as a high- level understanding of interface technology.

Strong interpersonal skills are needed to understand the customer’s as-is situation and real pain points. The TSC supports the Account teams in the software evaluation process and finally designs SAP-centric, customer-specific solutions that lead to sales success (incl. Implementation planning).

Since understanding capabilities and pitfalls of legacy systems is essential, a robust experience in the customer’s industry and typical legacy systems / custom coded applications are very important.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Detailed planning of IT- implementation

  • Define detailed blueprint for development requirements

  • IT-Process implementation across all related IT-components

  • IT-components specific expert consulting

  • Support in escalated projects

  • Knowledge of SAP applications across several operating systems

  • Support for system optimization

  • Takes responsibility as team/project lead and supports people development tasks

Professional Experience

  • At least eight years professional experience, with four years working as a consultant

  • Advisor in questions of SAP technology

  • Plan and lead technical implementation projects

  • Plan and review concepts and detailed blueprints of IT projects

  • Has successfully handled escalation projects

  • Strong communication skills with technical focus

  • Acts as thought leader or moderator of a technology related community

Project Experience

  • Takes responsibility as a team lead when required

  • Coordinates customer project members, his/her own team and his/her own project tasks.

  • Acts as a coach for colleagues

  • SAP product knowledge and sound technical overview

  • Deep knowledge in at least one technical SAP related area

  • Excellent people skills

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

Education & Training

  • Degree in sciences (computer, natural, technical) or equivalent work experience

  • SAP NetWeaver Technology certification

  • SAP OS/DB Migration certification

  • SAP HANA certification

Preferred: Australian Citizenship and Baseline or NV-1 clearance as the candidate will be in Federal Government projects.


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