SAP Senior Product Specialist / Product Expert for System Provisioning Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany
Requisition ID: 126290
Work Area: Solution and Product Management
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 20%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
The Software Logistics department within P&I’s Cloud & Lifecycle Management group enables comprehensive processes around software installation and provisioning, software maintenance as well as software change management (incl. support of customer development). The tools and processes provided by our teams support all SAP core applications, from SAP Business Suite to SAP HANA and SAP S/4HANA, in on-premise and cloud offerings as well as new challenges in the area of SAP HANA Cloud Platform. Software Logistics enables our customers and internal stakeholders to set up and manage SAP system landscapes and corresponding changes throughout the entire lifecycle of SAP software, in their given boundary conditions.
Designing and enhancing our tools and processes, we closely cooperate with customers - for example, by involving them in Customer Engagement Initiatives and by supporting them in pilot projects.
We are looking for a Senior Product Specialist for System Provisioning to strengthen our Product Management Team in the areas of efficient provisioning of new SAP systems (including new concepts for cloud provisioning) and adapting existing SAP systems to new requirements. In detail, these areas comprise such topics as installation processes of SAP (back-end and front-end) systems, system copy procedures, or migration projects to new platforms – procedures that reside in the core of every SAP administrator’s tasks and are therefore used regularly by every SAP customer and SAP cloud provider. The Senior Product Specialist for System Provisioning will be part of our global development organization with teams in Germany, Bulgaria, India, and other countries. Its Product Management team is based in SAP’s headquarters at Walldorf, Germany.
Together with his/her fellow team members, he/she is responsible for creating and delivering an excellent, state-of-the art experience for prospects, customers, and partners with system provisioning solutions. In close cooperation with customers, Product Owners and development teams, the Senior Product Specialist for Software Provisioning enables SAP field and partners to successfully launch SAP’s tools and products to the market.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
Become a functional expert for System Provisioning tools and processes (ABAP, Java, SAP HANA) in a lean software development environment.
Take leadership of global rollout of product information to prospects, customers, partners, and SAP’s field through all phases of the products’ lifecycle. Own and create customer value-based positioning and education material in close cooperation with Field Services and Product Owners.
Closely interact with the German-speaking SAP User Group (DSAG) and strategic customers worldwide.
Engage in sales and analyst relations activities and events as expert for system provisioning tools and processes.
Support the Product Owner shaping the product and its roadmap by sharing the feedback and expectations you actively gather from customers.
Become a trusted advisor for customers, partners, and colleagues.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Masters of Science in Computer Applications or similar degree
Fluent in German and English language
Excellent team player, of integrity, self-motivated, and passionate about the customers’ success.
Focused on execution and results
Solid understanding of system provisioning-related software logistics processes for SAP NetWeaver based systems.
Strong project management skills to drive projects with cross-functional teams as well as with customers and partners
Solid skills in creating effective product rollout material of high quality that is easy to consume
Ability of presenting products convincingly in front of large audiences.
Clear understanding of today’s customers’ and partners’ expectations towards application lifecycle management in general
Ability to set up customer-focused test scenarios for early prototypes
Experience in acquiring and assisting pilot customer projects
Practical knowledge regarding the collection of customer feedback and driving requirements in development
At least three years of experience in product management, consulting or similar customer-facing roles in the IT industry
At least three years of experience in software logistics or system provisioning-related areas
Track record of giving product presentations and demos for prospects, customers and partners
SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
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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