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Supply Chain Seller Integrator (SAP Ariba) Job

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  • Job Code
    186586
Supply Chain Seller Integrator (SAP Ariba) Job

Supply Chain Seller Integrator (SAP Ariba) Job

Date: Aug 8, 2018

City: Alpharetta, GA, US, 30004

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 186586
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

Supply Chain Seller Integrator

SAP Ariba is the world’s business commerce network. SAP Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world's largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba® Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time, from any application or device to buy, sell, and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Companies around the world use the Ariba Network to simplify inter-enterprise commerce and enhance the results that they deliver.

Reports to:  James Gonzalski

Do you want to help revolutionize the way collaboration occurs within supply chains?  Do you want to build bridges between buyers and suppliers?  We are a team driven to lead our customers through initiatives to automate their buying and selling processes and drive collaborative commerce. We aim to build strong relationships between trading partners and help them run smart and run simple.

SAP Ariba provides the missing link in the quest to drive an efficient supply chain. As a unified, cohesive solution it allows effective collaboration by providing actionable intelligence, extensive supply chain visibility, and automated interactions between trading partners.

- What will you do?

The Supply Chain Seller Integrator’s (SCSI) primary responsibility is establish B2B (business-to-business) integration between a buyer and their suppliers by connecting them on the Ariba Network via an electronic method of exchanging business documents.  The SCSI will partner with cross-functional teams to establish a successful seller integration program for buyers on the Ariba Network.  Key tasks include educating the customer on the deployment process and associated roles and responsibilities, creating a plan and strategy for supplier integration, assisting with requirements gathering, creating technical documentation which contains seller integration best-practices, managing the on-boarding of electronically integrated sellers, and facilitating solution testing.

You will serve as the Ariba Network expert on integration options for sellers. SAP Ariba Cloud Integration Gateway (CIG) is the platform sellers use to connect to the Ariba Network. You will be a seller’s main contact for assistance with the connectivity options available on CIG and the requirements of CIG.

Your work will be project-based. The project lifecycle follows the SAP Activate adoption framework with phases consisting of Prepare, Explore, Realize, and Deploy. You will support multiple buyer customers concurrently, and each will have multiple suppliers being integrated.  Each project is unique, but you will find the common threads between your different assignments and use your experience to better deliver future assignments linking trading partners on SAP Ariba SCC.

As an SCSI, you will contribute to the continuous improvement of our internal processes, delivery approach, and documentation. As you discover new and more effective ways to achieve customer success with their supplier integration efforts, you will openly communicate your lessons-learned to evolve what is “best-practice”. As the team grows, you will be responsible for mentoring new members of the SCSI team.

In assisting in the development of Supply Chain Collaboration processes, you will work with team members from SAP Ariba, our buyer customers, their suppliers, and partners.  You’ll collaborate with other team members to impact the customer’s overall success and satisfaction.

- What do you already know?

You already have a minimum of five years of professional experience in project management, business consulting, or a related field. Your professional experience in the fields of eCommerce, B2B, EDI, or systems integration

You already have a strong understanding of how documents flow and data is translated between trading partners.  You have worked extensively with the EDI X12 business document format and your knowledge of it is advanced. To support XML-based standards, you understand the structure of XML documents and the specification rules defined within DTDs and XSDs. Beyond EDI X12, experience with business document formats such as cXML, IDoc, OAGIS, PIDX, GUSI, and others are preferred. You’re familiar with the communication protocols used to exchange business documents such as VAN, AS2, HTTPS post, etc. You understand how digital certificate-based encryption and authentication secure such communication protocols.

You have conceptual knowledge of ERP and middleware systems and how they are used to automate business processes and link systems in B2B integration. You are a source of sell-side integration best-practice knowledge.

You are an expert in deploying cloud-based technologies; you understand their integration and implementation challenges as well as their benefits.

You are proficient in common software productivity tools like Microsoft Office. You have experience using software tools designed specifically to support system integration work such as: XML / EDI editors (like Altova XMLSpy, Oxygen XML Editor, Liaison EDI Notepad), API/Web Service testing tools (like Postman, SoapUI, Telerik Fiddler), and others.

You bring strong supply chain knowledge of procurement and payables processes. Your firm grasp of the business processes that underpin SAP Ariba SCC is essential. This includes but isn’t limited to:

  • Direct materials purchase order
  • Subcontract purchase order
  • Scheduling agreement
  • Consignment order
  • Supplier-managed inventory (VMI)
  • Logistics management including quality management
  • Invoicing and payment
  • MRP and supply planning

Furthermore, you firmly understand the above processes from the perspective of trading partners as the order-to-cash process:

  • Direct materials sales order
  • Third-party sales order
  • Sales agreement
  • Consignment fill-up
  • Replenishment orders for supplier-managed inventory
  • Fulfillment and outbound shipments including quality management
  • Billing and accounts receivable
  • Demand planning

You have incredible communication skills, both written and oralYou’re able to effectively strategize and strongly believe in the power of a collaborative team effort. You have already had experience leading calls, analyzing issues, handling escalations,

You’re able to think on your feet and think out-of-the-box to find solutions to problems that arise. You know that the best solution may be one that isn’t defined on a product roadmap. You’re able to analyze, devise, and present appropriate approaches and solutions.

, and you work effectively with minimal supervision.  You honor commitments to ensure the timely delivery of high quality services.

 

The SAP ARIBA #BeREAL Pledge

SAP Ariba strongly values being recognized as a customer-centric organization. We’ve created our #BeREAL pledge to ensure that all SAP Ariba employees factor optimizing the customer experience into every business decision that they make.

What exactly does #BeREAL stand for? The R equals responsiveness to customers (including SAP Ariba colleagues), the E relates to empathy with understanding the culture of our customers and their business objectives, the A signifies being aligned with your SAP Ariba colleagues to deliver the best customer experience, and the L acknowledges that we lead our customers to realize value through our expertise.  

 “To become a part of the SAP Ariba team, we ask all applicants to share experiences that embody the #BeREAL pledge.”

WHAT YOU GET FROM US
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.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
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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