IntroductionAs a Business Sales & Delivery Executive, you will support IBM's consistent growth by bringing to the table your business development, sales, account management, and delivery skills. Picture yourself working with a highly motivated, highly successful team with a proven sales record in IBM's top technologies. If you're ready to bring insights and experience in areas such as IoT, Blockchain and digital transformation, we are ready to offer you a best in class career development.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesWe are looking for senior SAP Banking Solution Architect who excel at leading complex finance delivery of our best-of-breed SAP focused solutions to clients in the Germany and Europe.In this role you will:Provide technical leadership to our IBM and client teams in the banking industry using cloud and cognitive computing.Bring deep SAP technical industry expertise in banking (mainly retail), pioneering banking transformation across business, operations, and technology.Evangelize growth and eminence of Banking at IBM by supporting technical thought leadership, and practice development activities.Provide innovative ideas with our clients' to explore disruptive strategies that create business value.Promote IBM's unique value proposition in the market built around IBM's banking and payments services and assets. Specialized in on or more of: Digital Transformation, Optimization, Workflows, Banking Operations, Banking Services Operating Model, and end-to-end processing.Build, grow, and steward client relationships. Assist in client satisfaction and maintaining a strong client relationship through delivery excellence.Be responsible for shaping deals and to lead the team to prepare proposals for clients, and initial selling of the offering.Utilize your banking domain expertise with excellent communication skills and strong knowledge of business / functional architecture, experience not only with sales but with delivery of banking transformations or core banking solutions implementations.Build prototypes, PoCs, PoTsOther key objectives:Building strong industry and SAP partner relationshipsContinue to develop on existing skills to maintain a 'thought leadership' status in customers and peers eyesMentoring of more junior consultants in the new areas of SAP S/4 FinanceYou will have:SAP Banking Product Strategy KnowledgeExperience with S/4HANA Transactional BankingStrong IT/Software industry Banking backgroundUnderstanding of the customer SAP target architecture and their SAP applications#CoreBanking2020GBS10APRequired Technical and Professional ExpertiseKey ExperiencesMulti-year experience in running transformation programs of Banks in regard to(re)design& consolidation of core banking processes and/or paymentsIT Modernization and digitalizationBusiness process & data migrationBackend requirement and implementation patterns for digital bankingIntegration of payment servicesRequirements management and/or functional testing experience in agile methodologiesIntegration of a multiple component architectureCloud integrationKey SkillsCore Banking business components& processes Functional architecture of a bank incl. interfaces & implementation optionsCore Banking data structures & data flows integration patterns for payment services (API, Data)Knowledge of selected major ISVs for Core Banking candidates with payments focus: SWIFT/Cross Border payments, ISO20022, SEPA (incl. German variants), Instant, T2/HighValue, EBICS, cards, mobile BIAN Project / TeamleadershipLanguages: German and EnglishPreferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ Personal background and characteristics+ Thought leader+ Teaming and team leadership Communication+ Well known in the market (Banks and ISVs)+ Hands-on style+ Good digital reputation+ MobilityAbout Business UnitIBM 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 businesses 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.Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementIBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.