SAP Technical Architect - Permanent

SAP, some experience, lot of experience, consultant
United Kingdom

You are passionate about innovation, SAP and cloud technology. You combine this passion with the technical and commercial insight to put yourself in the shoes of the customer, understand their reality and translate this into a technical SAP architecture or solution. As a mature, technically skilled SAP Basis expert, you stay involved and engaged throughout the project implementation cycle, even after the go-live.

You are ambitious and eager to take on a varied range of innovative SAP projects. You are keen on growing and diversifying your architectural skills by collaborating with colleagues from other teams and solutions. You are committed to expand your knowledge by staying up-to-date on the latest technologies in your field and mentoring your less-experienced colleagues. You love building business relationships, collaborating with Sales colleagues and helping our team grow.

About delaware

We exist to help our clients reach their full potential, by applying our common sense, business experience and passion for technology. 

Delaware is a global consultancy that partners with leading technology providers such as SAP (Platinum Partner) and Microsoft to deliver advanced digital solutions. We develop, innovate and implement technology transformations guiding our clients towards an intelligent future.

Everyone at Delaware is a steward of the business. We are building for the future and for those that succeed us and we take responsibility for our relationship with the social and ecological environment.

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What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for understanding, analysing and shaping business requirements and extracting those of architectural importance.
  • Be able to work within a structured lifecycle framework of a project from sale to delivery, documenting solutions (technical design) and working with project management methodologies (SAP Activate) and tooling (MS Teams and SharePoint, Dev Ops, Trello, etc.)
  • Formulation and communication of the solution structure covering process, application, integration and data, on-premise, cloud, security and identity management; meeting business needs whilst balancing goals and constraints
  • Supporting the delivery team – ensuring they are able to realise the architecture through a combination of direct involvement , mentoring and intervention where necessary. Having an ability to get involved (hands on) when needed is crucial.
  • Optimising total cost of ownership by identifying and championing opportunities for synergy and agility across solution designs
  • Is experienced to support in either a proposition development, sales, strategic or project role
  • Ensure the solutions are fit for purpose and addressing the key business imperatives they are targeted to deliver
  • Junior roles may specialise in one or more specific architectural disciplines, e.g. data, integration, infrastructure, etc. and will certainly involve ‘hands-on’ activities. More Senior roles are expected to specialise in the majority of disciplines within the domain

Is there a match?

  • current and demonstrable knowledge of SAP Netweaver technology and integration of SAP and non-SAP products as a minimum. Ideally will have been a Basis consultant or have equivalent experience
  • experienced with hyperscaler technologies and has clear understanding of deploying complex, multi-component solution landscapes
  • comfortable with managing the deployment of templated or rapid deployment solutions
  • able to think analytically, work under pressure and display creativity and flexibility when delivering client solutions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of business requirements and the ability to relate the business strategy into solution requirement
  • Have a proven track record of presenting solutions that have been designed to meet business strategies
  • Lead technical requirements gathering role engaged with senior business stakeholders
  • Knowledge and experience of the sales cycle, providing assistance in the technical solution as required, skills will include sizing and costing solutions
  • Entry level will have at least 5 years experience as a consultant in the field with exposure at all levels with client organisations.  Leader will have at least 10 years experience.

Our Culture and Values

We attract and retain only the best people who share our values and thrive in our culture. We strive for the highest levels of excellence in all that we do – with our clients, our people, our business, our careers.

We do the right thing to satisfy our clients, combining quiet confidence and a human touch.  We are open, positive, enthusiastic and energetic. At Delaware we value and invest in personal competence as much as technical competence and we all want to help each other succeed. We value diversity for the breadth of perspectives and skills it brings us and the better results it produces.

We enjoy each other’s company. We work hard together and we have fun together. We trust one another.

Underpinning our culture are our core values. They are a living part of our daily interactions, influencing what we do and how we do it. They guide how we work with our colleagues, customers, and partners.

Care - we take responsibility. Commitment - we commit, we deliver. Community -  we are better together. Respect - inclusive and diverse. Entrepreneurship - we cherish creativity and drive

Let's meet!

Come have a chat with us and tell us all about your skills, talents and previous experience.

Are you keen to help us grow our Technical Architecture team? Make sure to connect with us if you have any questions whatsoever.

Click the Apply now button below and hopefully we’ll get to meet each other soon!

Right to work

Please note that it is a legal requirement that you have the right to work in the UK by the time you commence employment.  We therefore ask those shortlisted for interview to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK during the recruitment process.  

Delaware holds a sponsor licence but not all roles are suitable for sponsorship, especially as, in some cases, individuals are required to work on long term client contracts, and this is not permitted under the sponsorship regime. Also, in some case individuals may be required to work in Ireland or elsewhere in Europe at short notice.  If you do not currently have the right to work in the UK we will still consider your application.  

If your application is successful beyond the first interview stage we will consider whether sponsorship is a possibility or, where appropriate, whether there are any other immigration options available but unfortunately we cannot guarantee that sponsorship will always be possible.

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