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Regional Implementation Group Specialist Job

Reston, VA
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Regional Implementation Group Specialist Job

Regional Implementation Group Specialist Job

Date: May 13, 2018

City: Reston, VA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 175240
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

Regional Implementation Group Specialist

Primary Responsibilities:    
•    Provide infrastructure support to a carrier grade messaging network.  Responsibilities include:
•    Work with developers in configuring carrier grade software products and perform system administration, implementation, configuration and maintenance tasks in a next generation enterprise production environment.  
•    Work within a team to maintain a stable production environment through focus on messaging applications and infrastructure therein.  
•    Deploy and maintain software to ensure the platform is running optimally, including Q/A, requirements gathering, installation, validation and bug management.
•    Coordinate system and network upgrades and deployments with the network engineering and system engineering teams.
•    Coordinate on solution design, deployment, and launch testing with the account management teams and clients.
•    Provide level 2/3 support for NOC and Customer Care / Service Desk for identified and reported production issues.  This includes supporting a 24/7 production environment within a recurring on-call rotation.
•    Works closely with management and senior technical contributors to maintain project plan for deliverables.  
•    Experience documenting deployment configurations, processes and procedures.
•    Work with customers to manage implementation process and to resolve service impacting issues.  


Relevant Experience:
•    University degree (or other engineering / technical certifications and diplomas) or equivalent experience in IT, Telecom or Computer Science.
•    4-6 years relevant experience in a technical /engineering role - preferably within a mobile or software industry.
•    Telecommunications/Mobile technology skills in SMPP, SS7, HTTP/S, MMS, SOAP and WAP protocols and technologies preferred.
•    Knowledge of Java & .NET applications with focus on the following protocols - Web Services, SMTP, and JMS.
•    Basic project management knowledge.  Ability to define goals, tasks, dependencies and deliverables within established policies and standard practices.
•    Ability to comfortably interface with internal and external customers on a regular basis.
•    Must be self-motivated, possess high initiative level, and be decisive.


•    Ability to absorb, understand, analyze and identify critical problems that may result in an outage.
•    Ability to make routine decisions, trouble diagnosis and prevention steps associated with issue resolution and provisioning activities.
•    Must be able to work within a team and independently.
•    A basic knowledge of SNMP and monitoring terminologies and framework
•    Strong in Shell/Perl scripting and SQL queries (relevant certifications would be preferred).
•    Well-versed and proficient in Redhat Linux and Windows operating systems environment.
•    Knowledge of various Oracle, Sybase, SAP and MySQL queries as well as queue-based SwiftMQ infrastructure.
•    24/7 Application support experience.
•    Languages: English (mandatory); others beneficial 





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.

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.

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