BI Architect, SAP

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Tempe, Arizona


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Direct Hire, Full-time

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SAP, BI Architect, BW, HANA, ECC, functional process, excellent communication, high organization, solution-oriented

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Job Description

Actively seeking a customer-facing and solution-minded BI Architect for a full-time position, to join a progressive and collaborative team in Tempe, AZ

The role is currently remote; however, will be onsite once the company returns to the offices. The ideal candidate will be within commuting distance or relocating to the area.
Homebase for this role could also be in Orange, CA or Dallas, TX.

As a BI Architect, you will primarily be responsible for solution architecture, design data models in SAP BW HANA, harmonize data, and articulate data visualization best practices leveraging reporting tools for measuring business KPIs. This position also requires experience in data analytics, data mining, and predictive analytics. This role comes with an enormous opportunity to grow professionally personally in an efficient and collaborative team atmosphere.

Primary Responsibilities & Duties
* Strong process knowledge and business acumen and understanding ECC functional business process areas (Finance, Accounting, Sales, Supply Chain, and Procurement – P2P, Order 2 Cash, Inventory Management) and proven track record in leading and developing complex SAP HANA BW/BI enterprise solutions.
* Design and own enterprise data warehousing architecture and be able to build the reporting environment.
* In addition to an analytical and data-driven mindset, the position requires interaction with a diverse business community and the need to resolve business-critical issues promptly in a challenging and dynamic environment.
* Proven capability of designing and delivering reporting & analytics solutions for maximizing the value contribution of BW HANA investment.
* Lead SAP HANA data modeling efforts and provide hands-on technical expertise on overall architecture, technical design, configuration, development, and implementation of the SAP BI/BW and HANA solutions.
* Develop and maintain the strategy for consolidating data for analytical applications and create conceptual and logical data models ensuring that uniformly recognized and accepted data definitions are developed and applied throughout the BW Solution Architecture.       
* Develop and enhance BW objects such as InfoObjects, InfoCubes, Insources/Data Sources, Master Data, Transformations, Update Rules, DSO, Extractors, Process Chains, DTPs, User Exits, BADI and HANA objects like Schemas, Calculated, Analytical or Scripted Views using HANA Modeler.
* Setup and manage data transformations using ETL tools. Manage advanced settings in SLT and support the same.

Qualification, Knowledge, Skills:
* Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or equivalent.
* 10+ years of hands-on SAP BI experience in design, development, and implementation.
* Minimum 2+ end-to-end SAP BW HANA project development implementation experience including LSA++ Architecture
* Should be able to design and own enterprise data warehousing architecture.
* Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in deploying SAP BW HANA and 1+ years of ABAP / SQL development. Proficient with SAP BW on HANA system architecture design and performance optimization
* Deep understanding of SAP HANA Data Modeling techniques and HANA Studio, WebID to create Calculation Views. Managing HANA Landscape Transformation Replication Server (SLT), modeling experience along with HANA related development languages.
* Experience in Visualization & Reporting tools such as BO Webi, Analysis for Office, and Power BI is a plus.
* Expert knowledge in troubleshooting HANA model performance using PlanViz
* Expert knowledge modeling security in SAP HANA Database including data security with Analytical privileges
* Experience Supporting SQL server environment is a plus
* Strong functional knowledge of ECC Extraction in the areas of Finance, Supply Chain, SD/MM.
* SAP HANA Certification is a plus.
* Familiarity with one or more disciplines of data analytics such as Machine Learning and * Predictive modeling is a plus
* Demonstrated ability to develop and document requirements and specifications

Soft Skills:
* Ability to multi-task and ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.  Ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization.
* Outstanding time management and organization skills
* Adept in problem-solving and resolving conflict
* Be accountable for escalating and ensuring the resolution to program issues, dealing with resource constraints, and managing intra-team timing challenges and dependencies
* Ability to understand the technical vision and communicate it to both technical and non-technical parties

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