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SAP Data Archiving opening

Postby msvaughan » Wed Jan 15, 2014 4:00 pm

This is a full time position and my client is offering a base salary, bonuses, 401k, profit sharing and medical benefits in which they pay 100% of the employees premiums. These positions are a combination of onsite consulting and remote work from home when not traveling. These are not typical Monday through Thursday travel positions, they estimate 30-50% remote work.

Here are the position details:

Senior Consultant expert who leads the ILM/ Data Management initiative and provides the leadership and direction to the rest of the team. Also possess a functional understanding of key Business Processes and Work streams in SAP (in areas of Finance, Costing, Sales & Distribution, Materials Management, etc.)

• Perform archiving and document management for defined SAP objects by define, research, develop, test and implement archiving solutions for SAP data for new archiving objects. Manage the document management system for archived objects and database reorganization.
• Develop and implement archiving policies, including data retention periods and scope of archived data in collaboration with functional business owners for new objects.
• Provides domain expertise in the Data Archiving and ILM areas and work closely with Customers Basis and functional teams to execute and adopt tools and techniques as applicable. Provide Knowledge Transfer to functional team members and other customer resources on the use of the archiving tool sets.
• Provides guidance and insights about the nature and implementation of Data Archiving and ILM applications to the implementation teams, subject matter experts, end users, IT specialists, Systems Integrator(s), and other internal and external resources.
• Ability to perform DART (Data Retention Tool) extracts Data analysis for new archiving objects.
• Provides technical and process oversight to less experienced Consultants as required.
• Creates/Updates support tickets with status and sends email notifications timely and accurately.
• Resolves and troubleshoots solution defects, including configuration and functional support, within assigned functional areas as necessary.
• Collaborates with all levels of the organization on project schedules, risks, and issues.
• Advocates for effective record control policies and procedures regarding retention and disposal requirements, and applies those principles and policies in enhancement of process efficiency and compliant processes.
• Assists with the preparation and revision of training materials, user manuals and other project related documentation.
• Works with Business Analysts, Team Lead and Functional Analysts to identify process improvement opportunities.
• Keeps project leadership and stakeholders informed of progress on tasks and issues requiring follow-up. Participates in test planning and performs testing activities (including unit, integration and user acceptance testing).
• Provides guidance and expertise relating to assigned functional areas for the set up and support of Production and non-Production environments.
• Records time in record keeping system accurately and timely.
• Participates in all requirements for achieving team goals.
• Travels as required to fulfill assigned tasks.

Required Skills:
• Ability to think analytically/critically when assessing current situations and business needs, and when identifying root causes
• Capability to Perform data archiving functions and associated configuration, including:
• Analyze standard and custom objects for archiving
• Archive jobs management
• Archiving Administration, Storing & Access of Archived data
• Perform DART extracts
• Open Text (or similar) & SAP Technical areas:
• ArchiveLink
• ABAP development skills

Soft skills:
• Ability to develop functional and technical specifications.
• Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language to non-technical staff and end users.
• Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management and staff.
• Proven ability to translate strategic business requirements into usable enterprise information architecture.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing associated stress.
• Flexible; readily accepts new changes; open to new ideas.
• Maintains positive attitude.
• Proven ability to identify, focus on, and own high priority issues and tasks.
• Excellent organizational and prioritization skills; manages time well.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver against deadlines and produce high quality results (accuracy, thoroughness prioritized in produced deliverables).
• Ability to work in a group setting or independently.
• Self-motivated with ability to apply good judgment and decision-making skills.
• Strong professionalism and interpersonal skills.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Strives to increase knowledge in Sysco business functions as well as technical knowledge.
• Actively pursues pre-approved self-education as related to job responsibilities.

Desired Skills:
• Knowledge of SAP Information Lifecycle Management, including:
• Perform necessary customizing, define policies and rules,
• Establish Retention Management in the SAP system
• Establish Legal Case Management
• Use the data disposition functions
• Familiar with System Decommissioning capabilities and process
• Set up Transfer rules and data to the Retention Warehouse and Reporting
• Understand the Audit trail function
• Experience in Legacy Decommissioning / ETL projects, including:
• Knowledge on extracting, cleansing and mapping data to SAP
• Experience in transforming data from various data sources to a common format load file (LSMW or iDoc)
• Knowledge on Records Management is a plus
• SAP workflow knowledge is a plus

Education / Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.
• At least Two end to end implementation of SAP Data Archiving.
• Experience in SAP Netweaver ILM is a plus.
• General knowledge on the main SAP Modules like FICO, HR and SCM etc.
• Exposure to BI, SRM and CRM archiving will be a plus.
• Exposure to DART, OpenText (or similar), Data Volume Management, SARA and TAANA tools.
• Exposure to add-on tools like PBS Archive or similar is a plus.
• Working knowledge of project management methodologies and practices.
• Experienced with Microsoft Office applications.
• Minimum 5 years of overall IT work experience.
• Minimum 3 years SAP Data Archiving experience
Mike Vaughan
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