FIT America is an SAP-certified global provider of managed cloud services. FIT’s recognized as a leading strategic partner and provider within the SAP ecosystem, earning some of the highest customer satisfaction rates in the industry. Every day, we’re hard at work, behind the scenes, helping customers optimize the complicated technology that keeps their businesses humming. From consulting to cloud computing to analytics to help desk to disaster recovery, FIT provides the managed services and multi-level security, forward-thinking companies need to stay competitive and be resilient in today’s increasingly complex world.  

SAP Solution Architect

Your tasks

The SAP Solution Architecture team plays an important role within the Sales Support organization, with the primary responsibility of driving orders and revenue in North America with FIT’s portfolio of SAP-related hosting solutions.  Our ideal SAP Solution Architect candidate will be able to travel up to 50% of the time.  Major activities include:

  • Developing technical solutions for new and existing customers, including requirements gathering, feasibility and gap analysis, and solution architecture design
  • Driving existing pipeline opportunities further along the sales cycle – including addressing questions with the solutions, participating in customer presentations with the sales team, and providing alternative options to meet customers’ needs
  • Consulting, including conducting research and providing advice on technical aspects of the hosting business to both FIT internal staff and customers
  • Improving sales operation processes  to deliver business proposals in higher quantity, better quality, and in less time

In the role of SAP Solution Architect, the successful candidate will:

  • Play a major role in proposal development and RFP responses, including requirements gathering, identification of applications, platform selection and sizing, and identifying cost elements
  • Lead supplemental business informational sessions with existing customers, consulting with SAP architects, design and operational teams.  Solutions are primarily based on SAP solutions or related systems
  • Advise customers on which products  are best suited for SAP-related solutions
  • Stay knowledgeable of the full suite of SAP offerings - including SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA, and newly released products
  • Maintain an understanding of infrastructure architectures and concepts, and be able to articulate them not only to other technicians but also to executives and IT managers in business terms

Our expectations

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 6-8 years of SAP-centric technical architecture experience with strong SAP background
  • SAP technical solutioning experience in public clouds (Azure, AWS)
  • Comprehensive SAP product knowledge (ERP, CRM, SCM, BW, PI, BW, Portals, Solution Manager, Business Objects, SAP NetWeaver, SAP HANA, Hybris, etc.)
  • Ability to define configurations, sizing, and pricing of SAP solutions based on client needs
  • Demonstrated experience with SAP disaster recovery solutions
  • Conversant in SAP architectures, approaches, methodologies, and standards
  • Understanding of VMWare and other virtualization technologies and storage technologies
  • Understanding of Windows and UNIX / Linux Operating systems
  • Well-organized and effective in time management to thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • Skills in understanding and documenting business requirements
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with an ability to get along with diverse personalities and communicate with customers
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Basic network knowledge
  • Strong presentation skills
  • “Big Picture” thinking - the ability to see how parts interact with the whole
  • High level of flexibility and ability to focus through periods of significant change and challenge in the business environment
  • Strong organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Travel (up to 50%)

Desired:

  • Familiarity with the differences among Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase ASE, and HANA databases
  • Experience in sizing, installing, configuring, and tuning SAP applications
  • Experience in SAP Basis Administration
  • Experience in Windows or Linux system administration
  • Experience with Sybase ASE and SAP Business Objects
  • Solid understanding of SAP Managed Hosting Services
  • SAP Basis Certification
  • SAP HANA Technology Associate - HANA 1.0 certification
  • ITIL v3 Foundation Certification

Why work at FIT? For starters, we’re pretty cool peeps. Beyond that, your work here really matters. Really. There are no drones in sector 7-G here. Nope, you’ll be expected to pitch in, pull your weight and push the company forward —from the start. We’re growing rapidly and need go-getters, not order-takers. Put another way, you get the chance to make a difference right away!

Do you have any questions?

Freudenberg IT LP
Melissa Everitt ∙ Talent Acquisition ∙ 601 Keystone Park Drive, Suite 600 ∙ Morrisville, NC 27560 ∙ www.freudenberg-it.com
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