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Sr. Enterprise Architect, SAP

Remote, USA | Rimini Street

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
    10-12 years
    12-15 years
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner. The Company offers premium, ultra-responsive and integrated application management and support services that enable enterprise software licensees to save significant costs, free up resources for innovation and achieve better business outcomes. More than 2,000 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries rely on Rimini Street as their trusted application enterprise software products and services provider.


The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFOs.


We actively seek a Sr. Enterprise Architect, SAP. This role is remote and employee may be located anywhere in the US.


Rimini Street views all employees as partners, and is committed to providing an exciting, participatory and team-oriented work environment. In addition to our very competitive compensation packages, be prepared for challenging professional growth and fun along the way in our work-hard, play-hard corporate environment.


Position Summary 


The Sr. Enterprise Architect, SAP will have progressive experience in IT including excellent technical skills with specific experience as an Architect focused on infrastructure technologies, SAP and upgrades, and Java programing. He/she is expected to partner with existing subject matter experts in technology architecture (network, storage, backup/recovery, virtualization, mobility, operating systems, etc.) providing thought leadership to technical strategy, including driving product roadmaps, reviewing and analyzing current architecture and its ability to support strategic objectives. 


He/she will collaborate with all levels of client and internal IT staff, while demonstrating effective written and oral communication skills, deep analytical skills, technical expertise, solution orientation, strategic thinking, the ability to establish rapport at all levels of the organization, and the ability to drive consensus.  Focus will be on technical sales support and retention of existing clients by solving issues related to infrastructure.This position likely will require travel averaging 50% of working time.However, travel could be more or less as required and necessary to successfully carry out work assignments


Essential Duties & Responsibilities



  • Serving as a Trusted Advisor to Clients for their infrastructure concerns and issues

  • Assisting with SAP Upgrade issues

  • Guide Customers into best practices for 3rd party support systems

  • Work with client IT staff and review business requirements, solution alternatives, designs, and standards compliance.  This individual will train, guide and mentor Rimini Street client’s IT staff in adapting IT standards, best practices to provide superior quality solutions for business requirements. Infuse architectural concepts like reusability, standards based, configuration driven, scalable and manageable solutions. Provide support to other IT staff in high priority issue resolution

  • Solve technology stack issues relative to new releases and established applications

  • Assist ERP maintenance sales reps with technology stack questions during the sales cycle

  • Develop a macro view of current and future state of business and technology architecture that is well connected with business strategy

  • Provide leadership in developing standards, architectural governance, architectural design patterns and IT best practices. Work with other architects to develop a comprehensive view of all aspects of client Enterprise Architecture

  • Develop and demonstrate subject matter expertise in various areas such as Storage, Networking, Virtualization, End-User Computing, Mobility and Backup & Recovery technologies. Evaluate new technologies and identify the benefit case for using new technologies

  • Create and present to internal and external clients presentations, White Papers and Red Papers on technology stack solutions

  • Provide leadership to help guide development of IT systems solutions that are strategically aligned to the overall architecture vision of client


Qualifications/Skills/Experience


Location 



  • Pleasanton, CA office or remote anywhere in the US


Education 



  • BA or BS degree or higher from an accredited institution in information systems, computer science, or a related technical discipline


Experience 



  • At least 15 years progressive experience in IT, with at least 5 of those years supporting large heterogeneous enterprise systems

  • At least 5 years experience in technical SAP Applications or technical SAP consultant role

  • Has worked with all layers of an SAP system (Database, Middleware and Presentation Layer)

  • Must have demonstrated skills as an SAP programmer

  • Must have proficiency in ABAP programming

  • Must have advanced skills in scripting and programming lanaguages as needed


Skills



  • Demonstrated project management experience including a demonstrated ability to manage blended teams of consultants and internal resources

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and modeling skill

  • Ability to develop a strategic vision

  • Ability to develop system concepts, logical architectures, solution options, and pros and cons of different options

  • Ability to articulate solution options and build consensus on most plausible alternatives

  • Expertise and solid understanding of Oracle Databases, SAN/NAS, mobile solutions/technologies, server and client virtualization, network security, UNIX and Windows platformswith Emphsasis on SAP architecture

  • Strong background with dot net architecture

  • Done multiple installation or implementations of SAP

  • Pull together from multiple sources and present final solutions and best practices around architecture and future product roadmaps

  • Motivated by the desire to make a difference in the business, to work with a highly talented set of peers, and to work on interesting projects

  • Ability to take a proof of concept to reality and provide written and reproducible steps on the Proof of Concept

  • Self motivated

  • Outstanding work ethic; displays a high sense of urgency to resolve issues quickly and efficiently

  • A high sense of responsibility – to our customers, our users, our colleagues, and to the quality and timeliness of one’s own work; a willingness and desire to “do what it takes” to support our company’s and clients systems – sometimes during non-standard work hours

  • Highly organized and detail oriented 


Desired Qualifications 



  • MS degree or higher from an accredited institution in information systems, computer science, or a related technical discipline


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