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SAP Ariba: Senior Technology Consultant

Company: SAP
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 275783

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 80%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That's why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it's the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people's lives.

SAP Ariba: Senior Technology Consultant

Location: North America - Alpharetta, GA Preferred

SAP Ariba the industry leader in cloud procurement, SAP Ariba will connect the world and simplify business commerce everywhere. With the B2B trading platform of the 21st century, SAP Ariba is making SAP's vision of Run Simple and Run Networked a reality for customers. We are proud that over 1 Trillion dollars is exchanged on our network.

The Senior Technical Integration Consultant is accountable for driving Buyer's integration initiative with the SAP Ariba Solutions to automate their buying processes and drive collaborative commerce with their vendors. The Integration Consultant's responsibilities include implementation of the technical components of the SAP Ariba Solution's open interfaces to the customer's business applications. The Integration Consultant serves as an Ariba Network and Ariba On-Demand expert on integration options for the customer requirements and influencer of resources that impact the customer's success. The Integration Consultant will demonstrate the ability to oversee multiple programs and provide technical support as they grow their knowledgebase of Ariba tools and technology. Strong communication skills and a strong technical background is required to effectively drive customer projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consult customers on ecommerce integration options and recommended processes
  • Advise customers on creative and flexible solutions to speed integration and ultimately transactions to drive their business
  • Engage with Buyers independently with minimal manager/leadership over site
  • Lead and facilitate customer integration sessions to identify and document customer requirements
  • Lead regular scheduled conference calls to ensure project status is tracking as planned
  • Ability to manage multiple projects across different programs liaising with key functional areas
  • Coordinate and manage testing process with customer from engagement to deployment
  • Assist in resolving issues related to transmission of electronic documents via the Ariba Network and Ariba On Demand solutions
  • Lead and influence resources that impact success, including management of and delegating tasks to resolve issues to other teams/individuals when necessary
  • Issue / Status Tracking- Provides weekly updates and escalates critical issues to Team and Project management in a timely manner

Preferred Qualifications

  • Driven individual that challenges internal and external customers to provide timely follow up to improve cycle times
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, with a willingness to pick up the phone when email isn't getting the job done
  • Strong understanding of how document flow and data translation occurs between ERP systems specifically SAP and other business applications such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, Lawson, JDE, Maximo and Ventyx
  • Understanding of the functional processes involved in source to payment and the electronic transactions that support them
  • Understanding and exposure to EAI, Middleware, and other integration tools
  • Ability to adapt support style to align with the technical capabilities of the customer
  • Strong Supply Chain knowledge on Procurement and Payable processes

Basic Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT Consulting
  • Ability to compile status of all projects and provide regular reports to Management
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team environment and influence others that impact success
  • Experience creating and delivering presentations on project related work to team members, management, and customers
  • Flexibility to adjust regular business hours to the needs of global customers
  • Strong technical and customer facing experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in SAP ERP (preferably in SAP MM), ABAP, and SAP NetWeaver PI
  • Up to 80% travel


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you're searching for a company that's dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment - apply now.


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA:

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta

Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, SAP, ERP, Consulting, Database, Finance, Technology

Keywords: SAP, Alpharetta , SAP Ariba: Senior Technology Consultant, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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