BI/BW/HANA Architect

Location: Quebec City, Quebec
Date Posted: 04-07-2017
Language of work: French

Job description:

The BI/BW/HANA architect oversees the following aspects:
  • Collecting and organizing data
  • Match, configure, and modify the standard content according to the needs expressed
  • Design, produce and support modeling of the data warehouse and its counters (third party or owner) and its supply services (back-end)
  • Develop and control the overall BI/BW/HANA data architecture
  • Carry out the role of data wrangler
  • Efficient support of development needs by the team:
  • Analyze and design developments required to enhance preconfigured BI/BW/HANA solutions
  • Produce custom coded ETL solutions according to needs
  • Integrate external data to the (Big Data)
  • Optimize and manage performance offline and online
  • Coordinate with architecture and engineering team to create cross-system connections
  • Minimum of 14 years experience with at least 4-5 complete BI/BW implementation cycles (at least 1 cycle in a BW/HANA- 7.4/7.5 environment)
  • SAP certification on BW and HANA
  • Good knowledge of BW/4HANA Business Content
  • Good knowledge of analytical Embedded content with SAP S/4HANA, for example: analytical Fiori apps, Smart Business apps and Multi-dimensional reports.
  • Good hands-on knowledge of SAP Activate methodology (including SAP Best Practices Embedded Analytics accelerators with SAP S/4HANA, Integration between SAP S/4HANA and SAP BW and Integration between SAP S/4HANA and SAP BI)
  • Good knowledge of the SCRUM application to implement information solutions (Analytics)
  • Good knowledge of Big Data technologies
  • Good knowledge of KPI identification approaches, evaluation of BI/EDW Maturity as well as implement a BI/EDW Governance and BI/EDW Roadmap
  • Tangible experience in architecture, modeling, configuration and implementation on the SAP BI/BW/HANA solution according to SAP-LSA/LSA + +  reference architecture: HANA and BW Modeling, Data acquisition (BODS, SDI, ODQ/ODP, CDS...), Scheduling and Monitoring, OLAP, Lifecycle Management, Workspaces
  • Experience in managing the development, deployment and support for complex information solutions based on SAP BI/BW/HANA technology (including mixed HANA and BW scenarios). Experience working with offshore development teams is an asset.
  • Good hands-on knowledge of integrating various reporting tools on BW and HANA
  • Experience in converting and replacing existing operational data warehouses (non-SAP on traditional relational database): analyze existing model, determine target model, load and validate data
  • Knowledge of ABAP, SQL languages is an asset
  • Knowledge of SAP Predictive Analytics suite for HANA Runtime and SAP Fraud Management is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Business Planning and Consolidation is an asset
  • Knowledge/experience in preparing data for advanced processing (data mining) on SAS platform is an asset
  • Experience in managing the development of complex reports in a public sector organization is an asset
 (2) Business competencies:
  • Leadership skills and ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment
  • Implement and configure various SAP BW/BI modules
  • Experience and knowledge of consulting practices and techniques
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships, cultivate good rapport and ensure sound management throughout the project
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to provide quality results on a demanding schedule
  • Effective coaching  and knowledge transfer skills
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Strong French language communication proficiency (written and oral) is essential for this position.
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