Fairfax Water is seeking a proven technology leader who will work under the supervision of the Manager of Enterprise Systems contributing to the financial and operational performance of the enterprise by applying comprehensive business technology, and cross process expertise to strategically align, design, and define enterprise solutions and initiatives. This position will play a key role in managing and guiding a team of talented SAP technical professionals to ensure the smooth operation, development, and optimization of Fairfax Water’s SAP Landscape.
Some of the responsibilities include but are not limited to oversight and leading a team of SAP System Administrators and Development Specialists, providing guidance, support, and mentoring to ensure their professional growth and productivity; Serving as the conduit between process and technology for large scale process and system related improvement initiatives within Fairfax Water; Delivering strategic roadmaps, directions and initiatives that clearly align with Fairfax Water’s strategy. In addition the incumbent will collaborate with other IT teams, business stakeholders, and vendors to understand requirements, design solutions, and implement changes effectively; Serve as Project Manager for exceptionally large and complex projects, demonstrating expertise with project management tools and techniques; and Manage the SAP landscape, including installations, upgrades, patches, and system configurations to guarantee optimal performances and system availability, and many more responsibilities and tasks.
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in computer science, or related field and 8 years of information technology experience including 5 years SAP ERP / S/4HANA experience in a complex information systems environment; or possession of a master’s degree in computer science, or related field and 6 years of technology experience including 5 years in SAP ERP / S/4HANA experience in a complex information systems environment and/or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and knowledge. Significant depth and breadth of information technology experience and business process experience as well as comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and system engineering. Ability to translate detailed business and technical information into actionable recommendations and roadmaps. Experience analyzing gaps between current state (both technology and business processes) and industry best practices to drive process improvement for the enterprise. Previous experience in a supervisory or team lead role, demonstrating leadership and mentorship abilities. Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues effectively. Proven experience as an SAP System Administrator and Development Specialist with strong S/4 HANA ABAP skills leveraging Eclipse. In-depth knowledge of SAP Service Cloud and Fiori with hands-on experience in implementing and customizing these solutions. Communication skills, both written and spoken and ability to present in front of audiences at different levels of the organization. Ability to work with vendors and analysts outside of the enterprise to properly assess external trends and impacts to the enterprise. Project management experience, with a track record of successful SAP projects leveraging management tools and techniques. Ability to efficiently monitor program development and thoroughly document system modifications and enhancements. Must be willing to take an SAP technical test to demonstrate skills. Must pass a controlled substance (drug) test for employment.
SAP certifications in relevant areas will be a plus. Working knowledge of Fiori Roles and Authorizations preferred. Experience with OData modeling, design, and development preferred. Experience with CDS views preferred. Experience designing and developing mobile applications preferred. Experience with FTP applications preferred. Experience with SAP Service Cloud preferred. Experience with SAP GuiXT and/or Liquid for SAP ERP preferred.