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Solutions Architect-SAP Data Innovation & Advanced Analytics in Lake Forest,IL at Stericycle

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The SAP Data Innovation & Advanced Analytics Solution Architect provides leadership and functional and technical support for various business units utilizing Advance Data Analytics tools over the SAP Hana Enterprise Platform.  In addition, this role will establish standards and requirements to evaluate and direct enhancements and implement solutions related to SAP Data Innovation & Advanced Analytics area across enterprise-wide Stericycle, as part of global processes of Data Consumption and Usage.

 Along with the Business Analytics Teams, designs and develops SAP Data Innovation & Advanced Analytics and specifications to ensure systems and solutions are meeting corporate needs linking with SAP Best Practice solutions, Data Science and Master Data Management principles. Supports SAP Data Innovation system and accountable for projects, enhancements, development, configuration, documentation, testing, training, go-live and on-going support within SAP Data Innovation CRISP-DM lifecycle according to Best Practices and supporting company business strategy and roadmap.

  1. Leads, participates or coordinates end-to-end execution of SAP Data Innovation solutions, related projects and technology implementations. Introduces best practice and process improvement ideas.

2.   Provides subject matter expert solutions and hands on management of configuration using SAP
      Expert Analytics, SAP Master Data Governance, SAP Agile Data Preparation, Alteryx, R, SPSS,

3.   Defines systems strategy, develops systems requirements, designs and prototypes, testing and
      training. Defines support procedures.

4.   Provides process expertise and solutions in SAP Data Innovation and Advanced Analytics.

      Understands business processes, accounting principles, systems configuration, enhancements and 
      data or enables related processes.

5.   Works with business counterparts on delivering solutions based on Best Practices, Business
      processes and SAP Advanced Analytics expertise. Analyzes business requirements and translates
      them into design.

6.   Leads multiple design activities, from requirement analysis to systems, application and process
      design specifications, implementation and support.

7.   Provides expertise for the estimation and financial analysis of projects.

8.   Creates documentation for various stages of planning, design, implementation and support of SAP
      Data Innovation services. 

9.   Participates in weekly team meetings and internal initiatives to review outstanding issues and/or to discuss new trends or projects

10.  Manages and completes complex assignment and related projects

11.  Provide training, mentorship and ongoing support of SAP Data Innovation to IT and business

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Required (including certifications and/or software requirements for the position):
  • 7+ plus years’ experience working in Business Intelligence and/or Advanced Data Analytics
  • Experience in SAP Business Objects or HANA toolsets preferred.
  • Experience with other BI related tools including Tableau/Qlik/SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Strong understanding of data modeling best practices
  • Experience with build and implementation of statistical models.
  • Exposure to CRISP-DM full cycle process for build and deploy statistical models.

SAP Data Innovation and Advanced Analytics  JD specifics:

  • Broad technology knowledge of major applications, middleware and platforms
  • Broad understanding of business processes and solutions
  • Process background in Data Innovation and Advanced Analytics.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementation/setup /configuration of using SAP Expert Analytics, SAP Master Data Governance, SAP Agile Data Preparation, Alteryx, R, SPSS, SAS.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of  Data Innovation solutions for business programs/projects
  • Provide training, mentorship and ongoing support of Data Innovation solutions and best practices to IT and business stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical ability, judgment and problem analysis techniques.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal and able to effectively operate with VP and above executives.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a matrixed organization.
  • Ability to work with teams that are geographically distributed and work across different time zones.
  • Motivated by the desire to make a difference in the business, to work with a highly talented set of peers, and to work on interesting projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute financial analysis
  • Technically competent; able to supervise and inspire other team members.


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