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SAP SAP Ariba- Technology Senior Consultant Job in Bangalore, India

Requisition ID: 246380

Work Area: Customer Service and Support

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

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Position Description:

The On-Demand Technical Implementation Lead will assist with most aspects of an Ariba OnDemand implementation including (but not limited to): solutions design, business rule development, user interface configuration and customization, external system integration, technical / end-user training and project management.


  • The On-Demand Technical Implementation Lead will assist the customer with data extraction from their existing systems, ensuring adherence to data specifications, and resulting in successful integration with Ariba OnDemand Solutions.

  • Act as a liaison between the customer and various groups within Ariba such as Technical Support,Sales, Engineering, and Solutions Marketing

  • The On-Demand Technical Implementation Lead, together with other OnDemand Implementation team members, is responsible for customer satisfaction during the successful deployment of solutions.

  • Maintains regular communications with Customer representatives during implementation to keep them appraised of current project status

  • Is conversant in features, functionality and applicability of the following Ariba OnDemand Solutions Procure to Pay, Invoice Pro, Travel and Expense, Procurement Content and Services Procurement.

  • Build solution, customer, and industry knowledge by leveraging the appropriate resources (internally at Ariba and externally at the customer.

  • Works with internal and external resources to optimize customer impact.

  • Executes with minimal guidance and shows strong initiative.

  • Maintains regular communications with the Project Manager

  • Proactively collaborates with manager and teammates to anticipate and respond to issues that could impact solution deployment (e.g. customer delay in extracting data)

  • Displays proactive communication (i.e, face-to-face meetings and phone calls are more frequent than emails)

Education, Experience & Training required:

  • Ability to travel on a minimal basis

  • 5 years professional experience (technical consulting or custom development)

  • Experience with systems implementation process/methodology

  • Experience implementing or supporting an on-demand solution

  • Experience implementing or supporting an ERP system ( preferably SAP)

  • Project management experience

  • Experience providing software demos/training

  • Experience communicating/presenting remotely (via WebEx as an example)

  • Experience deploying systems based on object oriented platforms

  • Experience working with Ariba products

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Understanding of procurement or Accounts Payable

  • Understanding of systems implementation process

  • XML – ability to read, define and map XML documents

  • SQL – ability to create queries in SQL

  • MS Suite – ability to communicate effectively with Excel, Word, PPT, Visio

  • UNIX – some background/exposure

  • Web services - some background/exposure

  • Authentication protocols (SAML, IIS)

  • Object oriented programming (Java, Javascript, shell script)


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To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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