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ERP Modernization – Information Technology Solution Architect, Senior Advisor [HYBRID]

ERP Modernization – Information Technology Solution Architect, Senior Advisor [HYBRID]

locationPomona, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/9/2024
IT / Computer Engineering
Job DescriptionJob Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Be a part of the business transformation re-imagining the way SCE works.We are building a team to lead SCE’s NextGen Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) program focused on motivating change through streamlining and modernizing our processes/systems across the ERP landscape. Our migration to the next generation of SAP’s ERP software and enabling new digital solutions will increase automation, integrate artificial intelligence, and improve data access and quality.

NextGen ERP is a large, complex multi-year program designed to transform the way the electric utility operates.This critical strategic program leverages advanced technology innovations, such as machine learning, business process intelligence capabilities to enable an enterprise-wide future-focused business transformation.This transformation builds the foundation which will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions, and create cleaner air for everyone.

An innovative, connected, forward-thinking future is powered by innovative people who are not afraid to color outside the lines. You understand business and its strategic problems and ask the right questions. You love using technology to solve problems. And you want your work to make a difference in the world.

Become an ERP Modernization – IT Solution Architect, Senior Advisor to help drive Digital Transformation, by translating complex business needs and problems into well-defined functional solutions and solution architecture designs.You will provide technical leadership and guidance, ensuring adherence to SCE’s architectural standards and design principles. The Solution Architect will develop solution architecture designs that consider scalability, performance, usability, security and reusability, while ensuring solutions meet the targeted business outcomes. You will serve as a thought leader, lending architectural expertise and developing/sharing best practices, in both, the NextGen ERP team and the broader architectural community, within and outside of SCE.

As an ERP Modernization – IT Solution Architect, Senior Advisor your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions, and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Lead functional and technical landscape solution design for one or more complex business process domains such as Finance, Human Capital Management – Time Management, Logistics, Supply Planning, Procurement, Asset Management, Work Management, etc.
  • Define multiple solution options and guide/ develop the understanding of the financial and value realization impacts of solution architecture alternatives.
  • Define architectural standards, principles and the governance framework and processes to manage stakeholder decisions and safeguard the integrity of the solution architecture.
  • Provide technical oversight, leading solution architecture related quality management tasks such as peer and quality reviews of specifications, design documents and code reviews; provide direction and guidance to internal and external partners project resources to ensure the integrity of the solution architecture and business value capture.
  • Execute knowledge management, thought leadership and innovation activities; act an advisor and mentor to architectural and technical resources providing guidance and motivation.

The essentials

  • Ten (10) or more years of Solution Architecture/ Technical Solution Design experience across an ERP footprint.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience facilitating workshops with various functional teams and end user stakeholders to translate complex business needs and requirements into appropriate technology solutions within an enterprise SAP ERP solution footprint covering SAP and non-SAP solutions.
  • Experience and expert level knowledge of SAP/ERP applications/modules with deep understanding of related business processes and operating models spanning one or more business process domains.
  • Experience communicating via both, written and oral communications, with senior executive management.
  • Strong attention to detail with proven analytical and problem-solving skills.

The preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related technical field such as Business or Engineering.
  • Ten (10) or more years of hands-on software engineering and application development experience within an enterprise SAP ERP solution footprint, including designing integrations between SAP and non-SAP solutions (on-premise, cloud or hybrid)
  • Seven (7) or more years of experience serving as a Solution Architect, Technical Architect, Technical Lead or Enterprise Architect, in very complex enterprise application environments; this includes project related experience with upgrade or implementation projects.
  • Experience with S/4 HANA Functional Modules 1909 or higher.
  • Experience with SAP Business Technology Platform.
  • Experience and strong understanding of the technical capabilities of multiple Hyperscalers (AWS or MS Azure) and their related SAP reference architectures.
  • SAP ERP or S/4 HANA ERP implementation experience (at least 2 full lifecycle implementations).
  • One or more of the following certification(s):
    • SAP Professional Architect certification(s)
    • TOGAF certification
    • Project Management (SAP Activate, PMI, SAFe, ACP) certification(s)

You should know…

  • This position’s work mode is hybrid.  The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days.  Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California.  Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.
  • Visit our Candidate Resource page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!
  • Position will require up to 10% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.
  • Relocation may apply to this position.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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