Job Details

SAP Solutions Architect (FICO)

Title
SAP Solutions Architect (FICO)
Accepting BioReady
Yes
Length
Full Time
Employer

STEMCELL Technologies

Salary
not disclosed
Location
Vancouver
British Columbia
Date Posted
09/01/2019 - 13:15
Closing Date
09/02/2019 - 13:15
Job Description
Summary: 

STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

Job Description Summary

To support STEMCELL’s growth, the company is currently implementing the full scope of SAP S/4 from finance to extended warehouse management, connected to various other applications.  To support the solution and to continue building on the foundation laid, we are looking for an SAP solution architect which will oversee all aspects of the system solutions with the primary focus on Finance and Controlling (SAP FI/CO) as well as Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC), providing subject matter expertise and guidance on best practices. 

The SAP solution architect will work with the business to find the best technical solution to fit within our IT environment, solving existing business problems.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in SAP functional design in SAP FI/CO
  • Preference given to SAP S/4 knowledge plus BW, BPC, Concur
  • Proven ability to deliver SAP solutions with strong analytical skills
  • Strong project management skills to ensure projects are delivered in scope, on time and within budget
  • Knowledgeable about agile methodology
  • Team building skills with the ability to establish strong relationships with business leaders, IT peers and key vendors
  • High degree of curiosity, continuously learning new topics, concepts and technologies
  • SAP ABAP knowledge a plus
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with cross business representatives on delivering solutions based on Best Practices, business processes, SAP expertise.
  • Identify and quantify scope and impact of business changes on system.
  • Recommend improvements, introduces best practices and implementation of new SAP functionality.
  • Designs and develops end-to-end SAP requirements and specifications to ensure systems and solutions are meeting corporate needs following SAP Best Practice solutions.
  • Evolve the global solution, using SAP and non-SAP systems, to most effectively meet the business needs.
  • Establish standards and requirements to evaluate and direct enhancements and implement solutions related to SAP with focus on FI/CO and BPC
  • Accountable for projects, enhancements, development, configuration, documentation, testing, training, go-live and on-going support
  • Global production support on SAP issues
  • Provide guidance to AMS support where needed
  • Provide quality control on outsourced work
  • Provide technical expertise on SAP roles/authorizations
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products/trends related to architectural solutions
Other Information: 

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.  If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please visit our website at https://jobs.stemcell.com apply.