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IT Product Architect for Tax Job

IT Product Architect for Tax Job

Date: Jul 19, 2018

City: Newtown Square, PA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 181890
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 - 20%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


IT Services provides efficient IT solutions, technology and operational support to our Lines of Businesses (LoBs) with a strong focus on user-centricity. Supporting more than 80,000 employees and thousands of SAP systems, IT Services is delivering business applications be it classical SAP or new SaaS solutions, mobile apps, web & SAP Cloud Platform-based applications, as well as workplace technology services covering hardware, client software and unified communications and collaborations solutions.

Fundamentally, IT services is enabling SAP to become a Digital Enterprise with happy end users.

As part of the Application Services Unit, the Contract to Revenue IT Services Organization delivers IT applications to run and simplify processes in the Finance process area which covers Contract Management, Order Management, Billing, Cash Collections, Royalties, Revenue Accounting and other related topics.

The Contract to Revenue department vision is to deliver best-in-class, seamless and innovative solutions; empower our employees, delight our customers and create a fun experience. We strive to apply our business process and technical expertise, listen to our customers, challenge the status quo and drive necessary IT product evolution.

Are you ready to drive SAP to Run Simple? Do you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative, customer centric environment?  Any innovation that you have just wanted to try out?

We are searching for an IT professional with a strong foundation in SAP ERP or S/4HANA Solutions that would like to propel SAP’s own order to cash as well as intercompany processes to the next level.


As an IT Product Architect, you are responsible to:

  • Establish a trusted partnership with our business counterparts and act as “ONE TEAM” from strategy to execution
  • Be a part of an agile scrum team, assume responsibility for tasks and complete them end-to-end with the best quality and user experience
  • Design and deliver first class and simple IT solutions and ensure successful delivery by providing sustainable standard IT solutions and system architecture
  • Operate IT Solutions and Services assisted by an operations teams that provide support through incident management, major incident de-escalation, service request delivery, system monitoring, etc.
  • Drive continuous improvement of IT Solution and Service quality with focus on stability, usability, maintainability and ultimately customer satisfaction.
  • Automate when and where possible with the help of data science methods and technology.
  • Develop skill and competency on latest business models, solutions and technologies relevant to your area of responsibility.
  • Drive innovation and early adoption of new technologies and solutions in close cooperation with other teams within IT


We seek people with distinctive academic credentials, strategic thinking, superior problem-solving skills and a strong professional track record of results. In addition, we place high value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, tenacity, high energy and self-confidence.

Required skills

  • Academic degree in Finance and/or information technology
  • Proficiency in architecture and developing Enterprise applications in SAP ERP or S/4HANA order to cash and finance applications
  • Solid understanding of FI Processes and hands-on config. experiences in SAP ERP and S/4 HANA; Knowledge of FI-CA is a plus
  • Strong hands-on experiences with Withholding Tax and VAT; Knowledge of US Sales and Use-Tax is preferred
  • Proficiency in architecture and developing Enterprise applications in Object Oriented ABAP
  • Experience with test-driven development, continuous integration & delivery
  • Strong analytical and logical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Very good English language skills
  • Ability to work in an international, virtual team and act as “team player”

Preferred skills

  • Proficient in one or more programming languages such as Java, C++, Python, JavaScript is an advantage
  • Experience in agile project delivery (Scrum, Kanban etc.) connected with End-User Centricity
  • Knowledge of Vertex O Series - an external tax engine for US & Canada is a plus
  • Certification in process (e.g. ITIL), architectural standards (e.g. TOGAF) is an advantage
  • Proficiency in German is an advantage


A successful candidate has at least 2 to 5 years of professional work experience in the adoption of SAP S/4 HANA Finance including GL, AP, AR with a good overview of taxes on sales/purchases and Withholding Tax.


Job location is Newtown Square

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

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.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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