• Lead SAP MDG Applications Architect

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/5/2018 9:49 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-29911
    Business Unit
    Facilities Maintenance
    Job Post Category
    Information Technology
    Remote Position?
    No
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) (www.hdsupply.com) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

    Job Description & Qualifications

    Job Summary

    Top level technical expert in one or more highly specialized phases of applications programming. Provides design recommendations based on long-term IT organization strategy. Provides expertise regarding the integration of applications across the business.

     

    Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

    • Defines, designs, and oversees the systems and applications architecture for both current and future business applications.
    • Evaluates new and emerging technologies and developmental methodologies to find faster, cost effective, and more reliable solutions for existing and proposed systems.
    • Partners with infrastructure, application, and quality teams to ensure that applications meet business requirements, are well documented, and have processes in place for ongoing support and maintenance.
    • Scopes and implements appropriate process improvement tools and techniques such as Six Sigma, Lean Sigma, and ITIL.
    • Drives standard and efficient applications and infrastructure design by aligning the infrastructure roadmap with the application technology strategy, hardware vendor roadmaps, and service capabilities.
    • Applies judgment in implementing Application Engineering methodologies, processes, and practices to specific requirements of projects/programs which may include product design engineering, information security, code maintainability, and reliability.
    • Work closely with developers and engineers to develop road maps for applications, align development plans, and to ensure effective integration among information systems and the IT infrastructure.
    • Monitor technological advancements to ensure that solutions are continuously improved, supported, and aligned with industry and company standards as well as emerging business requirements.

    Nature and Scope

    • Solutions require analysis and investigation.
    • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles, and practical experience. May recommend/make decisions regarding new programs/initiatives that have significant impact to the business and carry consequences in unsuccessful endeavors.
    • Manages a larger team or multiple small teams through direction of subordinate management and/or supervisory staff.

    Work Environment

    • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
    • Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location and/or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).
    • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

    Education and Experience

    • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 7+ years of experience in a related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

    Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5‐8 years of experience in Master Data Management & Data Governance
    • Extensive experience on configuration of MDG applications
    • Knowledgeable of Master Data Domains like material, customer, vendor, financials
    • Experience with FPM and Webdynpro ABAP, BRF PLUS, SAP Business Workflow, Rule based Workflow, BADI and ABAP Object Oriented Programming, and Integration technologies like ALE, IDOCS and Web Services
    • Experience building UI5/Fiori/OData applications.
    • Executed data model enhancements, functional validation and assisted in BRF+ & UI enhancements
    • Experience in MDG Process modeling, Change Request setup and Change Request step definition based on requirement
    • Performed Data Quality setup, Duplicate Check and other required validation
    • Experience in data migration/conversions of existing master data into MDG hub & S4
    • Identification of Mapping Requirements in case of data distribution and interface development to downstream systems
    • Understand data profiling and related documentation
    • Experience analyzing data sets or data results (e.g. profiling results, results reporting) to draw inferences and identify adherence, or lack thereof, to business requirements
    • Able to work independently in an ambiguous environment
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to design technical solutions to solve business problems, soliciting input from subject matter experts, stakeholders, and the existing enterprise architecture

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