SAP Engineering Project Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services

Summary

Posted:
Role Number:200293361
The people here at Apple don’t just build products — we craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that support the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Does an exciting, multifaceted, dynamic environment catch your attention? Do you have passion to design sophisticated solutions that deliver awesome customer experience? Do you want to leave the world a better place than you found it? Great! Consider joining us! Our SAP Global Systems Team, part of the Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) organization, builds business and infrastructure at Apple serving our Business, Partners and Consumers. Our solutions power all Apple’s functions such as Finance, Sales, Retail, Services and Operations. We drive and implement the next gen technologies and tools from SaaS solutions, through iOS apps, through groundbreaking custom applications using Artificial Intelligence (ML, NLP), IoT, BlockChain. We now have an opening for a SAP Engineering Project Manager who has the right mix of SAP techno-functional and leadership skills to deliver sophisticated, global & multi-functional projects in Apple's fast-paced environment.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience planning and leading sophisticated, cross-functional programs from initiation to delivery in the software/technology field
  • Minimum of 3 complete solutions’ implementations for a global, multi-national corporation
  • Experience managing distributed organizations dealing with resources from different time zones
  • Able to deliver quality solutions within scope and timeline of multiple projects simultaneously in an environment with high expectations and challenging timelines
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt new technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to articulate sophisticated ideas and solutions in a clear and easy-to-understand way
  • Self motivated as well as a motivator of others
  • Able to work independently, capable to deal with intangibles and ambiguities
  • Passionately goal and detail oriented, innovative, sensitive to established scope & timelines, strong at technical & functional analysis

Description

Lead and drive the delivery of large, sophisticated, and strategically significant multi-functional initiatives: Via close collaboration with Business gain full knowledge of requirements, identify and architect scalable solution to include all systems, platforms or modules. Facilitate discussions with other parts of Business to identify harmonies eg across Business Orgs or regions Lead projects from mobilization through execution and delivery including resourcing, budgetary control, risk and issue management, presentations to steering group / partners Support level of effort and prioritizing, including careful management of change requests Apply creative and passionate thinking and problem solving skills to produce impactful and innovative design Drive and maintain leadership engagement and alignment, facilitating and supporting decisions Understand IS&T’s priorities and engage in conceptualization and planning: See opportunities and work with IS&T groups, Partners and Business teams to complete assessments and Proof-of-Concepts (PoCs) Influence your Apple partners and clients to embrace the proposed solutions, articulating not just the how, but also the why Implement IS&T methodologies and processes and help drive adoption of them throughout the organization. Produce and drive innovation Support the planning and preparation of the SAP Landscape Modernization to transition to next-gen tools, eg S4 Hana, Ariba, other

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information management or equivalent experience Project Management certificate a plus

Additional Requirements

  • Sophisticated technical expertise along with deep knowledge of applicable Business processes
  • Deep expertise in one or more of the following SAP Functional areas: MM/PP, SD, FICO, S/4 Hana, Ariba, C/4 Hana (Hybris), EWM, MDG, TMS, GTS, IS-Retail, SNC, SLC