IBM SAP Data Management and Analytics Lead in Boston, Massachusetts
As a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients' business environment and achieve business results.
Your Role and Responsibilities
The SAP Data Management Lead is responsible for leading the successful design and delivery of SAP Data Management solutions for IBM Global Business Services. The data management and Analytics consultant will define strategies, develop and deliver solutions that enable the collection, processing and management of information from one or more sources, and the subsequent delivery of information to audiences in support of key business processes. This position provides leadership and oversight of the Data Governance objectives and policies, procedures. The candidate is expected to have:
Hands-on experience leading data definitions development, data quality improvements, data model updates, and troubleshooting efforts of the analytics projects and collaborating with cross functional teams comprised of client groups, project teams and IT organizations.
Hands-on experience Identifying, assessing and solving complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Experience collaborating data with owners and users/analysts across the customer operations to modify or implement new repeatable and reliable businesses processes to improve and sustain effective data governance resulting in improved quality and consistency of data used to drive key business decisions.
Experience working closely with Data Architects to ensure changes are appropriately synchronized with the metadata strategy and logical data model.
Experience leading technical aspects of the delivery of SAP Business Intelligence (BI) solutions & related components, working across business/technology teams to ensure alignment between business solution definition & systems architecture for the organization.
Experience working with SAP FI/CO, MM, SD or PM and Master Data, required.
3 years of experience in Master data management with expertise in implementing SAP Master Data Governance (MDG).
Experience in complex SAP environments supporting multiple components preferred.
We bring our global industrial-strength Application Management capabilities, modernized for a cloud world, together with our world-class cloud and mobile-powered Enterprise Application and Systems Integration skills. The integration of DevOps Innovation Services and Agile practices, along with IBM Design Thinking and a world of talent, enables us to deliver continuous innovation with speed, quality, and at the cost point required to keep clients at the top of their game.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 4 years experience with at least one of the major Data Management Solutions for SAP Data Migration (IBM InfoSphere Information Server, SAP Business Objects Data Services, Informatica ETL and Data Quality Suite, Back Office Associates Data migration Suite)
At least 4 years experience with SAP ERP implementations
Strong consulting skills paired with strong technical skills, to convey the value of an MDM solution to the client (pros/cons, challenges, requirements needed, etc.)
Strong understanding or hands-on experience with data quality, data profiling and metadata management
Strong understanding of data structure classifications and workflow and processes
Ability to travel up to 75% (Mon-Thurs)
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 6 years experience with at least one of the major Data Management Solutions for SAP Data Migration (IBM InfoSphere Information Server, SAP Business Objects Data Services, Informatica ETL and Data Quality Suite, Back Office Associates Data migration Suite)
At least 3 years experience with SAP ERP implementations
Experience designing and architecting MDM solutions
Experience leading and mentoring Master Data Management (MDM) team members
Experience implementing Data Governance Best Practices
Ability to apply MDM concepts across technology platforms (sourcing and vending of Master Data)
Master Data Domain experience in one or more of the following data domains (e.g. Product, Customer, Client, Provider, Vendor)
About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter business by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.
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