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Experienced SAP Consultant with experience in Downtime... Copenhagen

Cognizant Denmark, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Cognizant Denmark, Cognizant Technology Solutions Copenhagen Denmark

2 months ago

Experienced SAP Consultant with experience in Downtime Optimization – Digital (d/f/m)

Permanent Employment – Nordics

As an SAP Subject Matter Expert, part of Cognizant SAP Delivery Team you will be responsible for driving SAP conversations, consulting, design, implementation, and support of customer SAP landscape / requirements.

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100:CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.

About the Team / Business Unit

Digital is the paradigm of our days – everything is digital or at... least smart and is to operate efficiently with the best and newest technology available, delivering insights, improving business and disrupting business models. To be successful, companies will need to demonstrate Digital capabilities on SAP to understand and get the best out of customers SAP investments, design products that build connections between people and processes, use the latest Technology. Within Cognizant the SAP Practice works with Clients across all Industries to help them modernize and run digital processes on SAP, transforming their Business, Processes and IT with a constant view on Business impacts. Human centricity is a key parameter making decisions and building solutions.

About You:

You are an experienced SAP Consultant with expertise in Downtime Analysis for Migration Projects when moving from SAP ECC to S/4HANA. You will be responsible for analyzing and identifying downtime requirements during the migration process, working closely with the project team to ensure a smooth and efficient migration process.

• Conduct downtime analysis for SAP ECC to S/4HANA migration projects, identifying requirements and risks, and proposing mitigation strategies to minimize downtime.

• Work closely with the project team to ensure that all necessary steps are taken to minimize downtime and avoid disruption to business operations.

• Collaborate with technical teams and stakeholders to develop, execute, and document downtime procedures.

• Participate in the planning and execution of the migration project, including coordination of system cutovers and testing.

• Identify and resolve technical issues related to downtime analysis, and provide recommendations for process improvements.

• Document all downtime procedures, risks, and mitigation strategies in a clear and concise manner.

• Ensure compliance with project timelines and budgets, and communicate progress updates to stakeholders.

• Minimum of 5 years of experience in SAP consulting, with expertise in downtime analysis for migration projects.

• Strong understanding of SAP ECC and S/4HANA systems, modules, and processes.

• Experience with SAP data migration tools, including LSMW and SAP Data Services.

• Solid understanding of SAP landscape architecture and system configuration.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to think critically and develop innovative solutions.

• Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities, while working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Required & Nice to have Skills:

Must Haves:

• Downtime analysis. Based on Trial Migrations, assist Client in analysis of Downtime:

o Deep dive on balancing minimizing downtime vs risk

o Establish measurement for downtime (mostly relevant for PS)

o Deep dive on Ramp-up/Hypercare planning

o Freeze Period definition (duration and change allowance)

Nice to Have / Your chance to grow

• a stronghold in one of the following areas: Downtime Analysis, Hyper Care planning

• Prior domain experience from Life Sciences, Logistics and/or Manufacturing

• SAP certifications

• University degree

If you’re comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we’d love to hear from you!

Copenhagen Denmark

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