Req Id 42521 - Posted 08/06/2020
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We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as
technology; globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching
changes in the world. The demand for knowledge and learning has
never been greater, and Wiley is at the forefront of meeting that
need. As a learning business, we make meaningful contributions to
research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organizations
achieve their goals and people achieve success from education
through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries
ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the
times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our
Reporting to the Sr. Director, Enterprise applications, this
role has responsibility for solution architecture across Wiley
enterprise applications including SAP and non-SAP , SaaS platforms
solving complex process, data and technical design challenges and
providing guidance and oversight to implementation projects across
the enterprise. The focus of this role is solutioning key
enterprise processes end to end including Order To Cash, Procure To
Pay, Logistics Execution, CPQ. This role will also be responsible
for the strategy, tactics and successful modernization journey of
Wiley legacy enterprise applications and Business process
integration of Wiley acquired Businesses. The Principal Solutions
architect will also ensure the Enterprise Applications development
is aligned to leading industry best practices across SAP, non-SAP &
other Cloud/SaaS applications such as Concur,Ariba, Zuora,
OneSource, Paymetric SnapPay
How Will you make an Impact:-
Lead the development of the solution architecture for strategic
projects, partnering with Application Development teams to
deliver a cohesive, forward-thinking and adaptable
Partner with Customer Service, PTP, Distribution and other
Digital fulfillment systems as well user community to ensure
successful and timely capturing of business requirements.
Define system and service architecture design criteria and lead
modeling sessions with diverse groups of subject
Define platform architecture for all major software platforms
across Wiley enterprise application portfolio and
ensure solution alignment to platform strategy of all major
software solutions across Wiley ERP landscape.
Manage prototyping, blueprinting functional design, cross module
integration, guide the business in utilizing the platform
functionality to the best extent possible, including the review of
business processes and system integration challenges.
Identify capabilities, tools, standards, best practices
necessary to meet functional area objectives, emerging issues,
and future needs.
Work with the Application Architects and the business to
successfully perform gap analysis for complex projects and
to translate the business requirements and business processes
into functional design specifications.
Utilize industry best practices to analyze, plan, design,
develop, integrate, implement, manage enterprise
architecture, its associated contents, and data in support of
ERP migration across multi-functional domain areas.
Provides expert technical and analytical advice relating to
information management issues, information
technology architecture, portfolio management, and information
Expert level knowledge in SAP Order to Cash, PTP, and Logistics
Execution with respect to publishing industry.
Expert level SAP OTC configuration skills in product master data
setup, pricing, Order Management, Contract Management,
Fully understand integration with other SAP Modules like FICO,
MM, WM and Add On modules like Vistex, One Source.
Strong knowledge of Revenue Recognition and Intercompany
processes is needed.
Fully understand end-to-end, cross-functional and integrated
business processes related to the SAP SD module, including
integrations with extended business systems.
Good knowledge of Inventory management, Warehouse Management and
Accounting integration to OTC processes.
Guide the business in implementing pricing best practices.
Partner with Business Process leads on process requirements and
work with the SI to ensure solution in line with best
Provide functional design oversight for the solution.
Validate and ensure detailed scope per deployment roadmap and
ensure all integration points are addressed and overall solution
integrity of the landscape
Accountable for the quality of the Solution implemented.
Look for alternative approaches to custom development.
Create functional design documents and other project
Conduct software capability demonstrations for business process
owners and leads as required.
Escalate issues to Sr. Director, Enterprise Applications.
What we look for :-
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or a
combination of related experience and education.
Proven business acumen in SAP pricing setup and cross SAP
12 plus years of SAP experience.
Managed SAP implementation/support team.
Experience with S/4HANA implementation.
Good communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with
business stakeholders and development teams and to make project
Excellent time-management skills and ability to plan ahead for
Ability to train a non-technology audience.
Thorough understanding of the project life cycle from
requirements Definition through Post Implementation Support.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Extremely proficient in the use of MS Office products such as
Project, Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint
Versatile, dynamic, demonstrates initiative, results oriented,
flexible and able to work under tight deadlines.
Critical thinker with good judgment and initiative.
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently
and in a team environment.
Willingness to work outside of normal business hours to meet
program milestones and travel on occasion
Experience in collaboration in a matrix-managed environment, and
across multiple and diverse groups.