SAP SAP Concur: Web Services Integration Consultant Job in Prague, Czech Republic
Requisition ID: 180251
Work Area: Customer Service and Support
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.
The Web Services Integration Consultant is a highly coveted role within SAP Concur’s quickly expanding Integration Services organization. These consultants are responsible for working with SAP Concur clients who are implementing SAP Concur’s flagship market offerings, SAP Concur Expense, SAP Concur Invoice and SAP SAP Concur Travel. The Integration Consultant establishes a positive relationship with each client, seeks to understand the business requirements related to their integration, helps translate client requirements into application design, configures integration-related components of the SAP Concur applications and works closely with SAP Concur Integration Project Managers, SAP Concur Integration Developers, and client teams to facilitate data transfer between the SAP Concur systems and the client systems. Common types of data streams include employee profiles, charts-of-accounts, pick-list items, and financial postings in the form of GL journal vouchers, vendor bill / AP invoices, and expense reports.
Integration with SAP Concur is achieved via the SAP Concur Connect RESTful web services platform (developer.concur.com). Common types of data streams include employee profiles, charts-of-accounts, pick-list items, and financial postings in the form of GL journal vouchers, vendor bill / AP invoices, and expense reports.
Each Consultant will be assigned multiple client projects, hold an introductory call to discuss client’s Web Services needs and configure SAP Concur entity for Web Services. Some projects are stand-alone while others are sub-projects within a larger implementation, but there is a strong team environment with substantial support and on-the-job training. The average number of hours required for each integration setup is 6-24 hours.
Employees in this position may perform some or all of the following roles within a project:
Perform the project management function
Leverage expertise with the applicable integration technologies
Represent functional expertise in creating/reviewing transactions in third-party accounting systems
Utilize technical skills in supporting client testing efforts and troubleshooting connectivity, data transformation, and posting issues.
Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills to deliver technical information to a non-technical audience.
There are some opportunities to specialize (see IPAAS Integration Developer). However, well-rounded candidates with all of the above skill sets are preferred for this posting.
The following third party systems are popular among the SAP Concur customer base:
SAP, SAP By Design, SAP Business One
Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains)
Microsoft Dynamics AX
Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision)
Sage (Mas 100/200/500)
Other ERP Systems
New Consultants will receive initial five day training on SAP Concur Product and SAP Concur Web Services. After initial training, you will be assigned a mentor and will shadow calls and perform tasks related to projects. After one month of training, you will be assigned your own SAP Concur Client Web Services Projects. Due to changing nature of this area of business, training is ongoing.
After consultants demonstrate consistent professionalism, proficiency, and success, there are opportunities for working from a home office part-time and, in some cases, full-time. This team is on a rapid growth trajectory and there are also opportunities for advancement along a professional career path.
For Stand-Alone Projects
Maintain project plans according to SAP Concur’s methodology.
Manage and monitor projects against the initial project plans.
Manage the expectations of the client (internal and external) with regard to project objectives, deliverables, timeframes, etc. by understanding the key business drivers and their prioritization.
Ensure completion of deliverables, managing schedules, meeting milestones, delivering within budget, and ensuring creative and technical success.
For Sub-Projects (Projects Run in Parallel With Core Product Implementations)
Liaise with SAP Concur internal resources to ensure understanding and clear communications
Remain accountable to project plan deadlines
Consistently communicate project status with the SAP Concur project manager and/or customer by means of status reports and status calls.
For All Types of Projects
Gather functional and business requirements from client and translate into a functional hosted solution design according to client needs and scope of SAP SAP Concur products/services
Conduct client training, design and knowledge transfer sessions.
Support client’s testing cycles - research complex customer problems, issues, and circumstances and provide recommendations, alternatives, and risk assessments to client project manager
Adhere to SAP Concur SOP’s to transition customers from implementation to production support.
Develop and maintain functional and technical product knowledge
Develop and maintain knowledge of SAP SAP Concur’s implementation practices and methodologies
Provide contributions to SAP Concur’s project methodology and document library which includes development of new documents/processes as well as updates to existing documents/processes
Represent the Department on cross-functional teams
Be aware of, and comply with, all corporate policies.
Education, Experience & Training:
BA/BS or equivalent experience
Aptitude to learn new processes and technologies
Positive attitude, energetic personality, ability to work well with clients and other SAP Concur consultants
Mental stamina to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
Desire to embrace challenges and provide great customer service
Experience with project management
Experience in a client-facing consulting role such as a software implementation consulting role
Experience with basic accounting terminology and practical application (journal vouchers)
Functional familiarity with RESTful web services
Experience with SQL, iPaaS, ETL, Java, and/or .NET
Experience with coding to RESTful web services
Spanish or second language fluency
Experience with basic accounting terminology and practical application (journal vouchers)
Job Specific Specialized Knowledge & Skills:
Creative solution development
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Analysis and troubleshooting skills
Knowledge of software deployment life cycle and testing practices
Strong computer skills / Microsoft Office knowledge
Critical Performance Competencies:
Communication and Influence
Planning and organizing
Personal Professional Effectiveness
Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
Displays passion for & responsibility to the customer
Hires, develops & rewards great people
Displays leadership through innovation in everything you do
Displays a passion for what you do and a drive to improve
Displays a relentless commitment to win
Displays personal & corporate integrity
- Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
40 hours per week will typically be necessary to accomplish performance objectives and to provide satisfactory job presence and/or responsiveness; however, this is not an hourly position and some weeks may require more than 40 hours
Flexibility as to the specific working hours may be required or available
Ability to travel up to 10% may be required when projects dictate
What we offer?
SAP Concur’s culture is dynamic, fun and friendly where intelligence and creativity can shine within an innovative technical environment. With a core value of “Hire, Develop and Reward Great People”, we offer competitive salaries, bonus plan, pension, health, disability coverage, fully subsidized meal vouchers, 25 days holiday, plus 4 extra days off to work at a charity or not-for-profit organization of your choice, 6 sick days, cafeteria system, different training…
We work in one of the coolest office in Prague (just try to google „Concur Prague office“ and you will see:-)) – free gym, ping-pong, table football and many other fun activities.
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