SAP SAP Big Data Principal Consultant - HADOOP and HANA required Job in Dallas, Texas

Requisition ID: 125994

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 90%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

Do you demand the best from your professional career? Are you inspired by excellence? At SAP, you will have the power to make a real impact. As the global market leader for business software, SAP helps companies and organizations in more than 25 industries to run better.


SAP Big Data Analytics Advisors are experienced consultants belonging to the SAP Analytics Big Data consulting practice. Advisors combine an understanding of SAP clients’ business and IT strategy with in-depth knowledge of SAP Big Data and Analytics solutions, capabilities and expertise, and use an outcome-based approach to provide SAP customers with the best solutions through the use of SAP Analytics, HANA, Cloud and Big Data technology.


  • Lead the design, implementation and support of SAP Big Data, Analytics, HANA and Cloud solutions in large and complex Analytics environments

  • Natural ability to look for solution gaps and provide strategic recommendations that allows the use of SAP technology and services to influence win-win business outcomes

  • Ability to interact with both business and technical stakeholders of clients to:

  • Architect best-of-breed Big Data and Analytics technology solutions using SAP products and solutions

  • Conduct Discovery workshops and drive strategic roadmap discussions

  • Drive Big Data use cases and Big Data Maturity Assessments

  • Evaluate customer’s Governance model, Analytics standards and architecture

  • Identify & drive the appropriate end-to-end solution portfolio options, technical architecture and recommendations

  • Identify Big Data and Analytics solution gaps and develop gap closure options

  • Promote awareness of SAP product capabilities and how these can translate to business benefits

  • Expert in translating business goals and requirements into SAP solutions by guiding clients through effective blueprint workshops, facilitating decisions on best practice solutions, guiding configuration, facilitating subsequent testing, and providing Go-Live support

  • Function as a focal point on all SAP Big Data and Analytics-related discussions at customers

  • Establish SAP as a "Strategic Trusted Advisor" by building a long-term relationship at customers

  • Ability to identify and resolve risks that includes analysis, possible resolutions and specific recommendations to the customer, including proactively providing updates on risks as well as issues to the customer and SAP management

  • Highly motivated to beat individual consultant utilization targets

  • Support licenses and services sales as well as demand generation

  • Participate in team knowledge sharing – mentoring, white papers, presentations, etc.SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Understanding of business and IT strategy with in-depth knowledge of SAP Big Data, BI and Analytics products, solutions and capabilities

  • Consulting experience with technology depth and breadth spanning multiple industries

  • Has played lead consulting roles in SAP medium-large engagements

  • Experience in providing advanced technology advisory services

  • Ability to solve deep specialized customer problems with outstanding hands on knowledge & experience , applying strategic thinking

  • Strong business acumen, analytical skills, and executive presence

  • Ability to operate across organizational boundaries and influence across all management levels both internally and externally

  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills to reach binding agreement on key transformation

  • decisions

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, solid presentation

  • skills

  • Team player, proactive networking attributes, results and execution focused, self-starter

  • Ability to travel domestically for client facing engagements


  • Significant experience in technology consulting, enterprise and solution architecture, and architectural frameworks

  • Must have at least 12 years of customer-facing SAP product and project experience across Business Intelligence, Data Architecture and Data Warehousing

  • Must have at least 5 years of SAP HANA hands-on experience

  • Experience in Big Data and IoT use cases, strategies and Cloud models

  • Breadth and depth of experience to effectively consult on different Big Data aspects of a SAP engagement:

  • Data Acquisition (SAP Data Services, ESP, SDS, SRS, SDI, SLT)

  • Reporting and Visualization (SAP BI tools, Lumira)

  • Advanced Analytics/Predictive (SAP Predictive Analytics, KXEN)

  • Technical architecture (SAP HCP, Hadoop, SAP HANA, SAP HANA VORA)

  • Data Management (SAP HANA, Hadoop/Spark, SAP HANA VORA, Sybase IQ)

  • Big Data, Analytics and Data experience:

  • Experience in HADOOP Platform (e.g., Cloudera, Hortonworks) and Big Data technologies such as Mahout, Pig, Hive, Hbase, Yarn, Sqoop, Oozie, Zookeeper, Ambari, MapReduce, R and HDFS.

  • Experience with Data Integration on traditional and Hadoop environments

  • Experience architecting Business Intelligence solutions using SAP BusinessObjects, SAP NetWeaver BW and SAP HANA platforms

  • Extensive experience on gathering business requirements related to enterprise reporting, KPIs , metrics and dashboards

  • Experience developing reporting and analytics business capabilities, strategy and roadmap

  • Experience designing and implementing reporting and visualization for unstructured and structured data sets

  • Designing and implementing security for BI, HANA and data level

  • Hands on expertise in BI client tools with extensive knowledge in the portfolio of SAP BI solutions (Dashboards, Web Intelligence, Crystal Reports, Visual Studio, Analysis for Office, Analysis for OLAP, Explorer, Visual Intelligence, BEx, Query Design, etc.)

  • Expertise in Data Services and SAP EIM suite of products

  • Designing and building data models

  • Data Extraction & Loading from the source system to the target data marts / data warehouse used for reporting

  • Design and implementing data governance & reporting standards


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.

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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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