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SAP Specialist Solutions Architect


Virtual Locations, United Kingdom


AWS SAP Solutions Architect – Luxembourg

Do you like helping customers and partners solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Are you an expert in SAP products and technologies? Do you have a knack for helping companies understand SAP application architectures and integration approaches? Do you want to be part of the business development team helping to establish Amazon Web Services as the leading cloud computing platform for SAP solutions and customers?

As a Solutions Architect focused on SAP within Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and broad use of Amazon's web services across the global SAP customer base. Your broad responsibilities will include working with customers to onboard SAP platforms to AWS, working with Partner SA's to further enhance support and certification for SAP solutions on AWS, and providing thought leadership around SAP on AWS through speaking engagements and the creation of technical content.

The ideal candidate will possess deep technical skill in both SAP products and cloud computing as well as customer facing skills that will enable you to represent AWS well, not only to customers but to the broader SAP community including SAP, developers, & architects. The ideal candidate should also have demonstrated the ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.

Roles & Responsibilities:
As a key member of the AWS Business Development team working to ensure customer success on the AWS platform, you will act as an Amazon ambassador in customer engagements as well as key efforts directly with SAP resources and finally development and engineering organizations with AWS.

This includes:
· Collaborate with the global AWS SAP Account team on strategic projects.
· Represent and Promote AWS within SAP, the SAP developer and end user community.
· Contribute to AWS’ strategy and understanding of the SAP Market.
· Lead or support technical engagements with SAP.
· Assist SAP channel partners in sizing and designing solutions in customer opportunities.
· Assist in maintaining the AWS certification for SAP products.
· Capture and share best-practice knowledge for deploying, running and managing SAP solutions on AWS with the SAP Developer, SAP end user and AWS communities
· Lead the development, quality, and production operations processes for the SAP HANA on AWS Quick Start reference deployment


· This position is based in Seattle, WA
· Some travel may be required
· The right person will possess 10+ years of IT development or implementation/consulting experience in the software or Internet industries and demonstrate a strong understanding of SAP applications, server technology, and network security.
· Experience and deep knowledge of SAP systems (like SAP Business Suite, SAP HANA, SAP Business Objects, SAP Afaria, etc) and their architecture and infrastructure needs.
· Experience and deep knowledge of SAP Basis / NetWeaver Administration
· Experience in SAP Sizing by using the SAP Quicksizer
· Experience and deep knowledge of SAP system migration or upgrades
· Experience in SAP Backup and Recovery
· Experience in SAP High Availability architecture
· Deep experience with SAP HANA architecture and technical concepts.
· Working knowledge of software development practices and technologies required.
· Strong scripting skills, i.e., Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.
· The successful candidate will have spent at least 5 years of their career in customer facing roles with a proven record of earning trust as well as effective collaborations across multiple internal organizations and in interactions with partner and customers.
· Experience working with end user or developers communities.
· Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must. Past experience writing and publishing technical whitepapers desirable.
· BA/BS degree required; Computer Science, Math or Technical background highly desired; working knowledge of software development practices and technologies required. Advanced Degree a plus.


· Broad knowledge of the entire SAP platform stack.
· Deep experience with SAP HANA in large scale environments.
· Previous experience with Amazon Web Services and architecting SAP solutions on AWS a plus.


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