SAP Seller Integrator- Business Network Integration (Ariba) Job in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Requisition ID: 126282

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 20%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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Title: Seller Integrator- Business Network Integration

Department: Business Network Group

Location: Home Office, North America

Reports To: Manager, Seller Integration

About Ariba

Ariba, Inc. is the leading provider of collaborative business commerce solutions. Ariba combines industry-leading technology with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover, connect, and collaborate with a global network of partners - all in a cloud-based environment. Using the Ariba Commerce Cloud, businesses of all sizes can buy, manage cash, and sell more efficiently and effectively. More than 500,000 companies around the globe use the Ariba Commerce Cloud to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance results.

Global commerce today requires much more than scanning or faxing key documents such as purchase orders, invoices, and payment remittance. For better commerce, you must establish real time electronic collaboration with your entire supply base on a global level, so you can dramatically compress the invoice and payment processing cycle, comply with contracts and regulations, achieve working capital breakthroughs that lower supply chain risk, and more. But few organizations can effectively target and onboard thousands of global suppliers. Ariba has this expertise, with outsource-service capabilities and self-service tools to automate the enablement process for any supplier anywhere in the world. We can help you match your vendors to existing Ariba Network suppliers and onboard new suppliers, or provide tools for you to manage the process on your own.

Job Summary

The Seller Integrator supports the on-boarding of electronically integrated vendors onto the Ariba Network through the term of the buyer enablement program. The Seller Integrator will project manage seller integration projects through 6 phases: Planning, Design, Development, Test, Deploy and Go Live. The Seller Integrator owns the success of the project and must ensure projects meet all key milestones and Go Live dates. Key tasks include coordinating buyer and supplier interactions, facilitating transaction testing and resolving related technical issues. Knowledge of XML and EDI formats and data mapping of business documents between ERP systems is necessary to ensure successful integration. The Seller Integrator will demonstrate the ability to manage multiple projects and provide technical support as they grow their knowledgebase of Ariba tools and technology.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Responsible for delivering seller integration projects to meet target Go Live date using project management methodology through 6 phases of the project: Planning, Design, Development, Test, Deploy and Go Live.

  • Create professional external facing documentation for each project.

  • Assist in resolving technical issues related to the transmission of cXML, EDI, or CSV documents on the Ariba Network, as well as issues related to syntax, structure, and validation against business rules.

  • Educate clients on integration functionality and deployment processes.

  • Responsible for providing weekly reports and status updates to the client.

  • Expected to meet yearly target project goals assigned by Business Network Integration Leadership


  • Focus on supplier integration delivery for new and mature programs

  • Ability to manage multiple mature buyer programs simultaneously.


  • Basic understanding of procurement and invoice processes.

  • Actively working to gain industry knowledge.

  • Working to gain knowledge of Ariba downstream product portfolio and catalog solutions and how they affect seller integration projects.


  • Coordinate buyer and supplier relationships remotely via phone conference.

  • Facilitate high quality presentations and trainings to both buyers and sellers.

  • Delegates tasks and deliverables to appropriate Ariba or client resources to ensure successful and timely completion.


Basic Minimum Qualifications

  • University degree or equivalent in IT, Supply Chain, Business Administration

  • Minimum of 2 years professional work experience in eCommerce

  • Must be willing and able to travel 20% of the time

  • Basic Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, with proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Preferred Experience

  • Technical experience with a backend ERP system (Administration, Integration services, etc.)

  • Proven ability to multitask and proactively manage oneself, assigned tasks and multiple projects; a self-motivated individual who shows initiative

  • Proven ability to drive toward project management methodologies

  • Proven ability to adhere to customer timelines

  • Ability to adapt support style to align with the technical capabilities of the customer

  • Experience communicating/presenting remotely

Preferred Knowledge

  • Understanding of operational business structure (AP/Finance/Procurement/etc.)

  • Technical and/or working knowledge of the Procure-to-Pay business process.

  • Technical knowledge of ERP systems (Ex: SAP, ORACLE) how they are used in the business processes (Buyer and Supplier integration)

  • Basic knowledge of cXML and EDI

  • Knowledge of communication protocols of business documents (VAN, AS2, HTTP post, etc.)

  • Ability to analyze a case/scenario and craft solutions to an identified issue

  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues

  • Ability to evolve with the job by expressing willingness to increase knowledge and skill when circumstances call for additional learning, possibility through trial and error.

Competencies and Personal Attributes

  • Team members are expected to exhibit the following SAP core competencies in daily work: Success, Accountability, Professionalism, Integrity, Teamwork and Trust.

  • Individuals must also possess the following competencies:

  • Technical and Professional Knowledge

  • Problem Solving

  • Project Management

  • Customer Focus

  • Oral and Written Communication Skills

  • Interpreting Information/Analysis

  • Working Collaboratively


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