Apple Sr. Business Systems Analyst - SAP Global Design in Santa Clara Valley, California

Sr. Business Systems Analyst - SAP Global Design

Job Number: 57870820

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: 18-Sep-2017

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Job Summary

SAP instances at Apple are among the largest and most dynamic enterprise systems in the world.

To support our strong business growth, Apple is looking for a talented and highly motivated individual to be part of our IS&T SAP Global Design Team.

The candidate will join a team that works closely with our functional IS&T and business teams to understand specific needs while reviewing and recommending scalable solutions for meeting those needs. The solution reviews and recommendations carried out by the Global Design Team are not only to ensure the functional business requirements are satisfied, but are also to help ensure the solutions are globally scalable, adhere to Apple’s proven software development and project management methodologies, and are based on established global design principles and guidelines.

Candidates considered must have a strong foundation of business process knowledge and related experience working with SAP ECC, SAP CRM and SAP Business Intelligence or SAP HANA analytical reporting systems.

Strong familiarity with functional integration within SAP systems, as well as with data integration between SAP and non-SAP systems is essential.

Having hands-on experience with multiple full life-cycle OTC implementations processing a high volume of international orders with complex pricing, order management, delivery and billing needs would be highly desirable.

The ideal candidate will also have experience leading teams in a dynamic and collaborative environment while communicating effectively within and across all organizational levels.

Key Qualifications

  • Solid understanding of integration within the SAP ECC SD, MM and FI modules

  • Solid understanding of integration between SAP ECC, SAP CRM, SAP HANA and SAP BI systems

  • Solid understanding of integration between SAP and non-SAP upstream and downstream enterprise systems

  • Proven track record providing system solution designs that meet complex requirements, are scalable, and follow standardized design principles

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills at both a “micro” and a “macro” level

  • Extensive hands-on configuration and/or development experience in large scale multi-national implementation projects is essential

  • Solid project management and functional lead experience is needed

  • Excellent communication, inter-personal, and organizational skills are required

  • Experience with SAP HANA or SAP S/4 HANA systems is a plus

  • Prior work experience with Apple is a plus

  • Certification in one or more SAP areas is a plusDescription

The SAP Global Design Sr. Business Systems Analyst will help guide SAP IS&T functional teams as they craft solutions to meet business needs, ensuring designs are aligned with Apple’s overall system application standards and design principles.

The Sr. Business Systems Analyst will be responsible for the following:

Support the review of submitted technical designs for multiple concurrently running projects by understanding the updates, recommending improvements and approving globally scalable designs that adhere to Apple design principles.

Within assigned areas become the owner / subject matter expert in emerging technologies and SAP direction. Share such knowledge with a wider IS&T and business audience as needed

Help formulate / review resource, timeline and cost estimates used to establish project budgets.

Where and as necessary lead efforts to identify an issue root cause, collect information to gain increased understanding, or drive a “Proof of Concept” prototype initiative.


MS/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

At least 8 years hands-on SAP configuration and implementation experience, in SAP systems such as SAP ECC (SD, FI, MM/PP), SAP CRM, SAP BI, SAP HANA

Additional Requirements