EY Advisory Services Manager - Performance Improvement - Technology Enablement - SAP Tech & Architecture - Cloud Architect in United States

Advisory Services Manager - Performance Improvement - Technology Enablement - SAP Tech & Architecture - Cloud Architect


Requisition # UNI00BE7

Post Date 5 days ago

Whole industries have been disrupted and transformed in recent years by digital technology. As an IT advisory professional, you’ll help businesses realize the value they can gain from their IT investments - supporting strategy and being a key growth driver. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll deliver exceptional client service - providing advice on how technology enablement, digital transformation and enterprise intelligence contribute to performance improvement, as well as how IT can act as multiplying effect during major program transformations.

As organizations look to leverage the advantage IT offers, we’ll work with you to develop the consultancy and analytical skills that you’ll need in today’s environment. Working on projects that cross borders and sectors, the experiences you gain here will be more valuable than anywhere else. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Job Summary:

Technology Enablement services advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement the core applications required to run their businesses. Our focus will be on helping our clients to achieve following key benefits:

  • An optimal applications portfolio and governance structure that aligns with IT strategy and business architecture

  • Improvement in application performance driving higher customer (internal and external) satisfaction

  • Cost reduction and better investment decisions for applications infrastructure and services

  • Reduction in complexity and improvement in agility for applications to support changing business needs and risk mitigation

We are trying to develop a full development architecture capability from top to bottom for SAP, which now includes a plethora of SAP tools and languages as well as open/internet/standard/third party options; To do this, we need to staff a “full stack” developer. You will figure out “what is what”, how to approach these areas, and build content and apps to make it real.

We currently have a career opportunity for a Manager. This Manager will act as a SAP Cloud Architect subject matter adviser and practice developer. You will excel at describing the trends, options, and comparable attributes of the various SAP cloud solutions, including private clouds, HEC, Azure, AWS, and on-premise. This leader develops solution architecture plans for clients, accretes supporting knowledge assets and accelerators, and trains team architects and developers.

The opportunity is now. If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team, serving clients and reaching your full potential - EY Advisory Services is for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Advisory Services by providing business development assistance, and as needed, managing project teams through agreed upon phases of the ERP project governance, requirements definition, vendor selection, risk analysis, customization, testing and training

  • Assist in developing applicable methodologies, tools, approaches, points of view, thought leadership and accelerators to differentiate EY in the ERP advisory market. These are shared with all EY market facing organizations to provide consistency and common platforms with which to go to market

  • Demonstrate strong technical ERP skills, specifically able to support consolidation, merge and overall technical management of ERP activities

  • Participate in defining and translating customer business requirements for enterprise wide or large scale information systems supporting SAP Business Modules or Oracle E-Business Suite into technical solutions and providing technical leadership and individual contribution to the architecture and design of these solutions

  • Participate in the overall architecture, design and technical oversight of complex business initiatives in customer advisory engagements

  • Interface with the account team, customer and customer executive management to define requirements, recommend solutions and ultimately implement per cost, scope and schedule

  • Provide advisory support on complex tasks and project supervision. Participates in customer engagement planning and supporting sales efforts. Review and influence existing customer strategic goals. Collect, prioritize and document customer requirements with the customer. Document the Architecture and Design and implements such within customer base

  • Articulate alternatives in terms of cost, benefit, and risk where multiple solutions exist. Assist the Project Manager in the creation of technical project plans, and assists in assembling teams for customer engagements. Perform technical quality assurance audits

  • Develop long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally

  • Work with a team of technology professionals through all phases of the technology lifecycle, including requirements definition, architecture design, and conversion and testing both internally and client facing

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • a bachelor's degree and approximately 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience

  • a degree in computer science, engineering, accounting, finance or a related field (MBA or MS degree prefer red)

  • 3-5 years of experience working with Oracle in business operations, corporate finance or enterprise technology, with at least 1 year spent in a managerial and IT/business integration role

  • approximately 4 years of practical industry/technology experience

  • Minimum of 3 years designing infrastructure solutions for ERP applications: Datacenter, network, servers, end-point connectivity, security, resilience

  • Minimum 3 years of SAP Basis experience managing SAP environments

  • Minimum 1 year of hands on HANA migrations or HANA implementations

  • Minimum 4 years of experience with common enterprise platforms and relational databases: Unix, Linux, Windows, Vmware, Oracle, MSSQL, DB2

  • Proven success in managing distributed and multi-vendor teams

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Desire to work in an complex technology environment

  • Passionate client-service orientation

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skillsThe successful candidate must also be willing and able to travel 70-90% of a work schedule

Ernst & Young LLP, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.