SAP SAP Big Data Sr. Consultant Job in Dallas, Texas

Requisition ID: 115868

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.


The SAP Big Data Senior Consultant is an experienced consultant who is able to effectively implement solutions to collect, store, analyze and visualize data (volume, velocity, variety) for SAP Big Data projects. The role is a customer-facing role requiring 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.


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

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

  • Ability to interact with both business and technical stakeholders of clients to provide a sound technical solution

  • Ability to translate business goals and requirements into SAP solutions through participation in blueprint workshops, facilitating decisions on best practice solutions, guiding configuration, facilitating subsequent testing, and providing Go-Live support

  • Have the ability to conduct and lead 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

  • Self-starter with natural curiosity to learn and enjoy solving complex problems in a fast-changing technology environment

  • Experience in driving Big Data use cases across Business and IT groups

  • Ability to assess data sets, ensure data quality and accuracy, query the data, perform analyses and present findings in a clear and understandable language to different audiences

  • Understanding and experience in business and IT strategy with knowledge and skills in SAP Big Data, BI and Analytics products, solutions and capabilities

  • Ability to contribute to Big Data best practices / lessons learned

  • Consulting experience with technology depth and breadth spanning multiple industries

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

  • 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

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

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

  • Ability to travel domestically (US and Canada) for client facing engagements


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science/ Data Science/ Information Systems or similar field

  • Prior customer-facing consulting experience in SAP engagements – Analytics/BI/Data

  • 5 years of customer-facing SAP product and project experience in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

  • 3 years of SAP HANA hands-on experience

  • Experience in SAP HANA modeling and SQL scripting

  • Experience programming/scripting in Python, R or Java to support Big Data engagements

  • Good understanding of technologies like Hadoop (experience preferred), Hive, HBase, MongoDB and/or MapReduce

  • Understanding of Big Data and IoT use cases and Cloud models

  • Ability to consult effectively on multiple 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 Data Services and SAP EIM suite of products

  • Designing and building data models

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

  • Experience with Data Cleansing using Data Quality functions (or experience with SAP Data Quality products)

  • Understanding of data governance & reporting standards

  • Experience with Business Intelligence solutions using SAP BusinessObjects / SAP NetWeaver BW and SAP HANA platforms

  • Experience with gathering business requirements related to enterprise reporting, KPIs , metrics and dashboards

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

  • Experience with designing security for BI, HANA and data level

  • Hands on expertise in BI client tools with knowledge of 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.)

  • Experience with Data Integration in traditional and Hadoop environments

One or more of the following would be considered a plus for this role:

  • Prior experience working as a Data Scientist

  • Experience working with commercial distributions of HDFS (e.g., Hortonworks, Cloudera)

  • Experience with cloud-computing infrastructure solutions like Amazon Web Services or Elastic MapReduce

  • Good experience with predictive analytics, text mining, clustering analysis, recommendation analysis, outlier detection or similarity searches/ modelling techniques


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