Data Architect

Company: Full Time Brunel
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: November 6, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

Your Tasks

The S4/HANA Data Architect will play a pivotal role, in collaboration with the Functional & Technical Architects, to provide overall data governance within the context of S4/HANA project scoping and implementation. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide guidance and support related to data governance, development of data definition, and conversion, in coordination with business stakeholders and consulting partner data team according to project timeline
  • Identify technical data gaps and provide approach for the solutions to address them
  • Provide direction to develop data management framework for key activities such as extraction, cleansing, migration, data quality and data validation
  • Contribute in efforts estimation of data management activities and identification of project skill and resource requirements in collaboration with project control team
  • Provide technical recommendations related to data governance
  • Promote best practice for data standards and data management
  • Advise improvement of current data management model and design
  • Ensure measures in place for data accuracy, integrity, and accessibility
  • Collaborate with functional stream on data definition and integration requirements
  • Review and endorse proposed data design and conversion approach and specification document
  • Collaborate with design and implementation partners related to data management issue and resolution
  • Provide data related support for all functional workstream as part of S4/HANA project including integration to other 3rd party applications
  • Coordinate with project team members (Functional & Technical) and other IS entities as required to ensure data related developments are functionally sound and delivered to meet business requirements
  • Participate and support in data related discussions to ensure optimized solution is assured.
  • Prepare data related information reports and analysis as required by the S4/HANA Project Management
  • Perform data gap analysis according to business requirements and provide recommendation of suitable system solutions
  • Support Proof of Concepts (POC) for functional solution providing expertise with respect to data related architecture and management
  • Orient business stakeholders on changes related to procedures and best practices.
  • Ensure completeness and quality of data documentations meeting high standard
  • Participate & contribute in identifying requirements & new opportunities related to SAP data and take it forward with justification for implementation and cost estimates for adoption.
  • Maintain a repository of all data architecture procedures and artifacts.
  • Take Health, Safety Environment (HSE) lead in ensuring “safe system of work” and “safe conditions” is in place within area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrate visible commitment to HSE by periodically leading / taking part in risk assessments, audits, HSE meetings, Emergency drills, etc.

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related IT discipline; or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in the oil & gas sector is a preference.
  • 10+ years’ hands-on experience and proficiency in SAP Data Management and Governance, SAP Data Services (data extraction, data profiling, de-duplication), understanding of working principles of ABAP and
  • SAP Cloud solutions, as well as ERP / Agile implementation methodology.
  • Working knowledge of SAP data dictionary, data mapping, and ETL
  • Competency in various SAP modules and related data objects
  • Strong data analytic skills and knowledge of data management methodologies.
  • Expert in database handling languages (SQL and variants) and data manipulation tools
  • Experience and knowledge about SAP S4/HANA.
  • Communication and leadership skills to manage, coordinate people, and conduct meetings.
  • Fluent English both spoken and written
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization and work with diverse project teams
  • Ability to solve complex problems with a systematic and structured approach
  • Demonstrated teamwork, self-management and multi-tasking abilities.

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