SAP Functional Solution Architect - Senior

Category: Architecture
City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J1119-2343
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for working closely with our clients and leading a team of consultants in supporting the delivery of major SAP programs/projects. This involves leading the team through the full lifecycle of SAP implementations, which includes gathering requirements, designing solutions, configuring SAP, testing, deployment, and transitioning the solution into sustainment. In addition to these responsibilities, the candidate will lead the transformation of our legacy ECC team into a modern S4 delivery team.

Your future duties and responsibilities

The SAP Functional Solution Architect will help facilitate the implementation and support of the SAP suite of solutions (ECC, BI) to enhance the clients’ business functionality and overall performance, while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction. In addition, the consultant will partner with the client to analyze and define business requirements, processes and objectives to scope project and deliverables. The consultant will demonstrate, implement, test, and deploy SAP solutions that meet and exceed client business requirements.

This is a key leadership role, requiring deep knowledge and understanding of SAP’s ECC & BI suite of solutions. The Functional Solution Architect provides both strategic and tactical guidance with a keen ability to understand what the client wants, and how best to deliver on it. This may entail knowing how to segment scope into logical phases for deployment.

In order to quickly establish credibility with senior stakeholders and project team members, comprehensive knowledge of SAP ECC & BI solution suite comprising FI/CO, MM, PS, PM, SD, BI will be essential. Strong facilitation and communication skills will also be important. Previous experience in SAP’s Telecom Industry solution will also be helpful.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role


 Provide status reporting and updates to clients as required.

 As the Functional Architect, acts as the single point of contact for the SAP ECC & BI solution delivery and issue resolution. Investigates, assesses, and skillfully delegates tasks as required to resolve challenges.

 Facilitate collaborative architecture discussions with our customer, IT and business executives.

 Facilitate communications between business and technology stakeholders to ensure desired business outcomes are met.

 Analyze and map clients’ business requirements, processes and objectives; develop necessary product modifications to satisfy clients’ needs.

 Provide full solution discussions on the various integration points between the SAP modules and legacy applications

 Project management execution along with detail cut-over planning for implementations, upgrades or extensions


 10+ years SAP consulting experience, complemented with 5+ ECC end-to-end project implementations.

 Overall expertise in SAP’s ECC & BI solution suite.

 Deep expertise in SAP FI/CO and SAP business processes

 S/4 knowledge for solution design and existing legacy SAP migration

 Hands on S/4 greenfield & brownfield implementation experience

 Expertise in cross functional integration points within the ECC suite of products

 Experience working in a heavily customized environment with several ECC landscapes

 Strong leadership skills to be able to lead customer engagements at an executive level.

 Previous functional architect and team lead experience on major projects.

 Effective communicator and artful delegator.

 Ability to analyze problems and provide clear recommendations.

 Strong technical skills

 Strong organizational skills.

 French language is a plus

 Business degree and/or CPA is a plus.

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