IBM SAP Business Intelligence (BI) / HANA Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

As the SAP Business Intelligence (BI) / HANA Consultant you will have the primary responsibility for the roll out of technical and functional aspects of the SAP BI / HANA solution. You will lead the integrated planning, design, implementation and support of SAP BI / HANA based solutions including SAP LT Replication Server, SAP ECC, SAP S/4 HANA Embedded Analytics, SAP Data Services, Smart Data Integration (SDI), SAP Business Warehouse (BW) powered by HANA, Enterprise (Native) HANA and SAP BI/Business Objects in large and complex environments.

This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to interact with both business and technical stakeholders of client companies and a proven track record designing and implementing SAP (Native) HANA Solutions, traditional SAP Business Warehouse (BW) and BW powered by HANA solutions. You will be a team player, proactive, an effective communicator with ability to work independently and manage other development resources.

Technical and professional expertise

  • Hands-on experience with SAP (Native) HANA data modeling, schema management, content import & export, data provisioning technology including SAP LT Replication Server, Data Services and Smart Data Integration (SDI).

  • Hands-on experience with SAP S/4 Embedded analytics specifically with Core Data Services (CDS) views development technique.

  • Hands-on experience working with SAP BW powered by HANA and BW4HANA features, among others, standard and custom SAP BW Extractors, complex transformations, advanced DSOs, composite providers, exposing BW models as HANA views, mixed scenarios, HANA Analysis process in BW and LSA ++ best practice and performance optimization concepts.

  • Experience required in performance tuning of the HANA models.

  • Experience with administering, monitoring, troubleshooting, analyzing and resolving technical problems arises from the technical development.

  • Experience with various SAP Business Objects (BOBJ) tools (WEBI, Design Studio, AOLAP) development lifecycle on either BW4HANA or SAP (Native) HANA or S/4 HANA from design through implementation and production support.

  • Experience required with SAP (Native) HANA and SAP BW Security concepts including User Management, Roles, and Privileges.

  • Experience with BW on HANA migration, is added advantage.

  • Experience required with capturing and documenting non-functional requirements, interpreting non-technical requirements, defining the architecture, preparing estimates and defining technical solutions to proposals.

  • Strong Techno Functional Knowledge in various modules like FI, SCM, CO, CO-PA, Logistics.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Must have the ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Experience delivering Proof of Concepts.

We bring our global industrial-strength Application Management capabilities, modernized for a cloud world, together with our world-class cloud and mobile-powered Enterprise Application and Systems Integration skills. The integration of DevOps Innovation Services and Agile practices, along with IBM Design Thinking and a world of talent, enables us to deliver continuous innovation with speed, quality, and at the cost point required to keep clients at the top of their game.

BENEFITS

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

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CAREER GROWTH

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

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SAPGBS17

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3 years experience in SAP Native HANA Modeling.

  • At least 1 end to end S/4 HANA Embedded Analytics POC/Project including 1 year experience of Core Data Services (CDS) views.

  • At least 3 years experience in SAP BW powered by HANA (BW 7.4, BW 7.5 powered by HANA) including BW4HANA and LSA++ concepts.

  • At least 5 years experience in Data Modeling and design.

  • At least 2 years experience in Data Services and SDI.

  • At least 5 years of experience with SAP BusinessObjects frontend tools.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • BW4HANA Modeling

  • Big data experience.

  • Ability to write SQL Scripts, stored procedures and integrate them in the views.

  • S/4 HANA Modeling experience.

  • Advance Analytics spectrum like SAP Leonardo, HANA PAL, R etc.

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.