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Title:  Lead Solution Architect, D&T, HANA ABAP

Requisition ID:  43965
Date:  Nov 17, 2022

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Department:  Digtl & Transfrmtion



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

The Lead Solution Architect, D&T, HANA ABAP possesses in-depth knowledge and experience to work autonomously. The position is responsible for the overall design, development and implementation of SAP S/4 HANA Applications.  The role is proficient in the areas of solution design, development, performance tuning and troubleshooting. Working in a global environment, this role has a hands-on approach capable of working across teams and time zones.This role must have strong hands-on experience in CDS views and Odata Development with SAP HANA Studio and SAP HANA in Eclipse based environment. Also, good experience in ABAP OO programming. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Possesses strong understanding of overall vision, business needs and the solution architecture for SAP applications.  Uses this in-depth knowledge to solve reasonably complex problems.
• Utilizes knowledge of best practices and acts as a SME to provide the technical solution design.
• Works closely with the process team to understand the business requirements, review the functional specs, develop technical specs, build the application, unit test the application and support the process team during integration testing
• Designs and builds applications with best practices in mind.
• Investigates and corrects production issues.
• May be involved with supports and training other team members.
• Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• 8+ years of relevant experience in the areas specified under Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Experience gathering requirements and providing technical solution design.
• ABAP OO skills is a must.
• Practical/Project/Hands-on Experience in SAP HANA Studio, ABAP Programming for SAP HANA in Eclipse based development environment
• Expertise in creating CDS views and ODATA services using SAP HANA Studio
• Expertise in building analytical privileges using DCL
• Experience in writing SQL Script & in implementing Database Stored Procedures, Database Procedure Proxies
• ABAP OO programming, Reports, Forms, Interfaces (RFC, BAPI & ALE/IDOC) and enhancements.
• Must have excellent analytical, logical problem solving and technological skills.
• Ability to work in a global and virtual environment and to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced & complex environment with a self-motivated work ethic; utilize sound judgment with an ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.
• Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
• Able to comply with the company’s safety and quality policies at all times


Preferred Qualifications:
• Sound knowledge of SAP business processes


Physical and Travel Requirements
• Office environment
• 10% of travel requirement








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