As a SAP Development Technical Lead, you will leadand manage your team to deliver technical development expertise and solutionsincluding, but not limited to, ABAP, SAP PI / PO, SAP UI5, Netweaver, SAP CloudIntegration, and SAP Cloud Platform;
within the Finance, Controlling andReporting Business Area.
You will provide state-of-art support for theSAP FICO systems maintenance, enhancements and integrations to other systems.
You'll also participate in project implementation, design and developmentactivities, to ensure and support successful business adoption of newsolutions, ongoing production support and post go-live enhancements.
You will collaborate with variety of partners,internally and externally, to understand business needs and develop solutionsthat create value, backed by data, while following technical implementationbest practices.
Using your vast SAP knowledge, you will seekopportunities to mentor others, helping to improve skills and competenciesacross the organization.
While continuously looking for ways to improve ourservice, increase customer satisfaction and enhance the user experience.
As a leader in a customer centered organization,you will consistently represent our customer’s best interests whencommunicating with your Team, Stakeholders, Partners and Leadershiporganization.
Lead a team of highly skilleddevelopers and guide them to deliver technical development expertise andsolutions, within the finance, controlling and reporting areas.
Using a varietyof development tool kits, including, but not limited to, ABAP, SAP PI / PO, SAPUI5, Netweaver, SAP Cloud Integration, and SAP Cloud Platform.
Understand SAP architecture and landscape and apply this knowledge
Provide integrationarchitecture guidance to functional teams to build functional designs, preparethe technical design based on specifications, estimate workload, and contributeto process improvement involving code development and design to meet requiredSLAs.
Design complexcross-functional solutions for others to code. Provide mentoring and guidanceto other developers.
Set technical development teamstrategy and direction, to optimize the delivery, while continuously seekingopportunities to improve solutions and processes for better customer value.
Demonstrate broad technicalleadership, impacting significant technical direction; exert influence outsideof immediate team and drive change.
Perform quality assurance on delivered solutions and documentation,while ensuring best practice adherence and security compliance.
As the owner of the Design and Development Guidelines, you will ensurecode reviews are conducted, for all developments (internal and partnerdelivery).
Foster and promote an environment of challenge, growth, collaborationand mentoring, within the team. Demonstrated by increase in competencies,skill set growth, knowledge sharing initiatives and collaborative deliveries.
Build trust through regularand meaningful touch points and status updates to key partners.
Your Skills and Experience
As a SAP Finance -Development Team Lead your skills and qualifications will ideally include :
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or equivalentdiscipline required.
Minimum Two (2) years of hands-on team lead experience, leadingtechnical teams in SAP implementations
Minimum Five (5) years’ experience in SAP withan emphasis on the Finance, Controlling and Reporting area, building solutionsusing SAP ABAP workbench and other development tools, OData, Fiori, SAPUI5, CDS.
Experience in HANA development is a plus.
Excellent track record and proven ability toproduce effective, innovative solutions on an enterprise scale.
Extensive experience in Object Oriented ABAP,Enhancement Spots, BADIs, User Exits, Web IDE, HANA Views and ABAP CDS Views
Familiarity and comfort in working with avariety of support models with Remote, Onsite & offshore resources
Leadership andManagement Skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills; demonstratedinfluencing skills, high level of technical and team leadership skills.
Excellent team building and mentoringcapabilities.
Possess interpersonal skills to engage andcollaborate in a team environment
Ability to prioritize efficiently, managing timeand capacity constraint.
Purposeful use of delegation.
Self-starter to work on multiple projectssimultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge
Familiarity and comfort in working with avariety of support models with onsite & offshore resources
Proven experience completing assigned tasks onmultiple projects with tight deadlines successfully
Strong analytical and problem-solving skillsable to identify flexible and forward-thinking IT solutions
Excellent written and oral communications ability to communicate and gain trust, at all levels of the organization, bothbusiness and IT
Strong presentation skills
Strong client services orientation andaccustomed to taking an active role in executing engagements and projectplans / tasks.
Strong understanding of systems developmentlife-cycle, system implementation methodologies, and object-oriented programming,such as Waterfall, Agile Scrum and associated best practices.
Achievement oriented and entrepreneurial.
Excellent written and spoken English. Spanish and / or German is a plus.
Proven self-driven interest and proactive engagement, in personal andprofessional development.
High level of personal integrity
Self-motivating and delivery focused
Ability to build credibility quickly with key internal and externalaudiences
Ability to work across multiple functions and geographies
Strong communication and diplomatic skills.Capable of dealing with both technical, functional and business experts
Additional Information Primary work location is Barcelona. This position requires approximately 5% of travel per year. You can apply by clicking on the button Apply online Who we are Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference?
At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence.
Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most.
It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.
So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference. At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race / ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.