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Title:  Principal Solution Architect, D&T, SAP BW

Requisition ID:  52170
Date:  Jan 5, 2023

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 Principal Solution Architect, D&T, SAP BW possesses in-depth knowledge and experience to work autonomously. The position is responsible for the overall design, development and implementation of SAP BW 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 hands-on experience in SAP BW/ BI, data warehouse design, Extraction & Reporting. This role is to lead a technical team and also perform hands-on work.  The work of this position will include interfacing and managing discussions with business stakeholders and process teams as well as handling design end-to-end technical solution of BW/BI applications.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Act as an expert in leading, designing, implementing BW applications and supporting the enterprise BI dashboards and reports.
•    Develop high level reports, dashboards & KPI scorecards and aggregate data from various sources.
•    Balance functionality, look/feel and performance to ensure an excellent user experience which is a strong focus of the role.
•    Work with other teams to gather and document reporting requirements and to use the underlying data sources/data warehouses to meet business requirements.
•    Liaise with the SAP Data Warehouse team to design the data model.
•    Conduct training programs and knowledge transfer sessions for junior developers as needed
•    Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent experience 
•    8+ years of relevant experience in the areas specified under Essential Duties and Responsibilities.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•    Expertise in SAP BI/BW Data-ware house.
•    Development of BI/BW Objects, which includes Proto Typing & Technical 
•    Modeling of Custom Info objects, Info object maintenance, Data Sources, Info Sources, DTP’s, Info packages, PSA, Advanced DSO objects, DSO Objects, Info cubes, Data Marts, Info Providers, Multi Providers, Aggregates, APD's,   
•    Open Hub Services and Installing Business Content & Data Model
•    Worked extensively on LO Cockpit Extractions, Flat File Extractions and Generic Extractions. Having knowledge on using SAP delivered information structures, User defined information Structures for extracting data from different Logistic Information system (LIS).
•    Expertise in front-end Business Warehouse Components like Queries, Calculated Key figures, Restricted Key figures, Structures & Cells, Variables, Exceptions and Conditions, RRI, Web Items and Web Templates & Reports.
•    Data load Management, Event processing and reporting Optimizations.
•    Expertise in BW Advanced data modelling using Eclipse Tool.
•    Knowledge on SAP HANA Attribute views, Analytic views, and Calculation views etc.
•    Knowledge/Understanding on Reporting tools BO/Power BI.
•    Good Understand/Knowledge on Advanced BW Modeling, CDS Views, SQL & ABAP.
•    Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative
•    Analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude
•    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
•    Ability to work in a virtual environment in a global organization
•    Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description .


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








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