SAP Development Lead

    Archer Daniels Midland Company
    Erlanger, KY 41017
    Full-time, Part-time
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    SAP Development Lead - Erlanger, KYThis is an exempt level position.
    Position Summary: ADM is implementing 1ADM program which is a global business and technology transformation initiative with SAP S/4 as the core ERP solution.
    The role of SAP Development Lead in the Development Services organization is accountable for providing SAP development services focusing on 1ADM and other projects utilizing SAP services. A successful candidate will not only provide SAP expertise but will also be required to provide mentorship and training for ADM development services team members. He/ She will influence projects and vendors to ensure they are aligned with our ADM IT processes and policies. The individual will also provide leadership in building a robust production support technical team which will take over Production Support responsibilities after each 1ADM go-lives.
    Job Responsibilities:
    • Design SAP solutions to ensure alignment to ADM software development lifecycle standards & practices
    • Ensure proper utilization of defined ADM Enterprise Architecture standards and principles
    • Design development strategies to adherence to IT General Controls and SOX Controls
    • Collaborate with Architects, Development Teams, and project leaders (for example 1ADM project leaders) to ensure development processes and policies are followed
    • Maintain partnership with 3rd party vendors to guide their teams on ADM development processes and policies
    • Provide feedback for development process improvement
    • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, and mentor junior developers on SAP best practices
    • Guide team members to ensure proper training with the latest technology changes in SAP
    Required Skills:
    • SAP ABAP experience
    • SAP S/4 HANA experience
    • SAP PI/PO preferred
    • At least 2 end to end SAP full lifecycle implementations out of which 1 in the capacity of SAP ABAP Technical lead
    • Prior experience in Production Support in leadership role in a large/mid-size SAP application environment.
    • Understanding and managing Production Support outcome to the agreed upon Service Level Agreements.
    • Understanding of development processes for SAP
    • Practical experience working in an agile environment
    • Understanding of Application development, testing, integration, and DevOps principles and practices
    • Experience dealing with multiple technology and system integration platforms including .NET Technologies, Relational database (Oracle and/or SQL Server), SOA, and Cloud Native Development
    • Ability to effectively communicate and influence both IT leaders and IT developers
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, and with all levels of the organization
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, complex projects
    • Exhibits ability to work both in a team environment and independently
    • Strong analytical, organization, time management and process management skills
    • Demonstrated high level of written, verbal and interpersonal skills to communicate information, ideas, procedures and processes in a logical sequence; at a level appropriate to the audience and resulting in effective working relationships
    • Exhibits high personal performance standards, the desire and ability to continuously learn and must be results oriented
    • Expected to work occasional weekends, overtime, or a variety of shifts, when needed, to meet deadlines
    • Demonstrable ability to build long-term relationships with customers and business partners
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
    Education Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree is required related to Information Systems, Business or other relevant academic field
    Required Experience:
    • 12+ years of development experience
    • 10+ years of SAP ABAP experience
    • Must have SAP S/4 HANA experience
    • Experience with SAP PI/PO preferred
    • Experience with key integration areas in Supply Chain, Finance, Manufacturing, and external CRM solutions (SalesForce)
    • SAP full lifecycle implementations out of which 1 in the capacity of SAP ABAP Technical lead
    • Production Support in leadership role in a large/mid-size SAP application environment
    • Understanding of 24x7 support covering all time zones, managing multi-cultural support teams spread across different geographies
    Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to safely and successful perform the essential job functions consistent with qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
    Additional information:This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.




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    Posting ID: 555281936Posted: 2020-06-24