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Architect, SAP Solutions



Mississauga, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024

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Job Description:

This position guides a team of SAP analysts supporting and enhancing our existing enterprise application solutions as well as introducing new capabilities.

Reporting to the Director, Enterprise Applications and Integration, the candidate will work with a team of SAP analysts and technical resources to implement new SAP functionalities, architect cross-functional solutions, set direction for future application portfolio, manage enhancement backlog, lead team resources throughout the project life cycle, enhance internal IT processes, and support the business resolving production issues.

What You'll Do:

  • The SAP Solution Architect will be responsible for analyzing and translating business information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint that outlines solutions to achieve business objectives

  • Sets and influences SAP strategic direction. Demonstrates the ability to translate business needs into solution architecture requirements and understands the long-term and short-term perspectives of an IT investment situation.

  • Works closely with stakeholders from various lines of business to develop application architecture blueprints and realistic roadmaps

  • Analyzes the current SAP application architecture to identify weaknesses and opportunities in the application portfolio. Develop opportunities for system improvements such as enhancing business processes, introducing new functionality, and adjusting application portfolio mix.

  • Documents the current and future SAP functional architecture design. Develops a capability road map of the business applications portfolio from current to future state

  • Develops deliverables and presents to executive levels in IT and business

  • Works in conjunction with and directs other team members to enhance SAP and other enterprise applications to meet project requirements/deadlines and additional business needs

  • Collaborates with other technical resources within the IT group to provide Level 3 application support, including handling incident tickets and 24x7x365 emergency support within SLAs

  • Responsible for the IT Enhancement Intake process and managing the completion of enhancements in progress

  • Investigates software products from SAP and other vendors to determine fit and engages in vendor discussions, demos, and product selection

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Manager

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience.

  • Strong communication (written/oral), organizational, and analytical/problem-solving skills.

  • Minimum of 10 years of SAP functional experience and at least 5 years in cross-functional roles, designing solutions including multiple business areas and multiple applications.

  • Experience in analyzing existing SAP and non-SAP business application landscapes (cloud and non-cloud) and defining roadmaps to simplify, enhance, and optimize the organization’s application footprint.

  • Deep business process and configuration knowledge of all SAP Finance modules and working knowledge of overall IMAX footprint of MM, SD, WM, PP, CS, FSCM, PM, PS, PLM, and CRM with their respective functional integration points ideally in High Tech industry.

  • Minimum 2 full lifecycle implementations/roll outs & support experience in ECC and/or S/4 HANA.

  • Good knowledge in day-to-day IT support operation processes including SLA management, ITGC compliance and general software lifecycle maintenance.

  • Well versed with the latest SAP applications and modules and overall SAP technology roadmap.

At IMAX, you will be part of a culture built on respect – we are committed to creating a welcoming and diverse atmosphere across our organization.

For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.