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Delta Air Lines, Inc. Senior SAP Functional Architect in ATLANTA, Georgia

Senior SAP Functional Architect

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Information Technology


Ref #: 21023

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

Delta IT is on a journey of transformation. We are changing the way we do business from top to bottom. As thought-leaders within Delta, we strive to create meaningful and innovative solutions and are looking for team members to help us realize our vision.

Delta employees are thinkers, doers, innovators.

We are proactive.

We are collaborative.

We deliver impact to our customers.

Join us on our transformation journey in becoming a world-class IT organization at the world's best airline!

Responsibilities in this role:

  • Perform highly complex and demanding tasks dealing with analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of project assignments

  • Proactively contribute to the overall IT strategy via direct participation in tactical projects and specific user requirements

  • Define scope and requirements of new development to meet changing business needs

  • Provide knowledge-transfer to team members

  • Establish and manage project plans, keeping a disciplined view of scope, schedule and budget

  • Provide guidance to business constituents in developing training plans and materials

  • Perform complex Procure-to-Pay (FI-AP and SCM) SAP configuration changes that may have multi-module points of integration

  • Design, support, and troubleshoot complex interfaces/EDI transactions that use IDocs, text files, and XML files

  • Provide second-level user support, as well as drive improved user productivity through development and implementation of improved business process and technology solutions

  • Participate with constituents in business unit initiatives, tactics and strategies, for continued development and leverage of SAP

  • Responsible for development and execution of cross-system test plans and detailed test cases

Benefits and Perks to Help You Keep Climbing

Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our values – Care, Integrity, Resilience, Servant Leadership, and Teamwork – every day, in everything we do. At Delta, our people are our success. At the heart of what we offer is our focus on Sharing Success with Delta employees. Exploring a career at Delta gives you a chance to see the world while earning great compensation and benefits to help you keep climbing along the way:

  • Competitive salary, industry-leading profit sharing program, and performance incentives

  • 401(k) with generous company contributions up to 9%

  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays, paid personal time, maternity and parental leave

  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits

  • Family care assistance through fertility support, surrogacy and adoption assistance, lactation support, subsidized back-up care, and programs that help with loved ones in all stages

  • Holistic Wellbeing programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health

  • Domestic and International space-available flight privileges for employees and eligible family members

  • Career development programs to achieve your long-term career goals

  • World-wide partnerships to engage in community service and innovative goals created to focus on sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint

  • Business Resource Groups created to connect employees with common interests to promote inclusion, provide perspective and help implement strategies

  • Recognition rewards and awards through the platform Unstoppable Together

  • Access to over 500 discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits through Deltaperks such as car and hotel rentals and auto, home, and pet insurance, legal services, and childcare

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • Skilled SAP FI-AP functional expert, responsible for formulation and implementation of end to end Procure-to-Pay (PTP) business process scope and objectives for the SAP ECC system

  • Analyzes and evaluates existing and proposed solutions and recommends modifications to processes and procedures for solving business problems

  • Ensures integration within SAP and other technologies/systems and modules

  • Responsible for working with other technology and business resources to provide solutions consistent with corporate strategic (technology) direction

  • Works closely on SAP projects and production support tasks with key business and technical personnel, identifying and implementing automated or manual procedures or configuration changes with focus on standards, process simplification and the value of integration

  • Provides 2nd level after-hours SAP Production support coverage, when needed

  • Additional SAP experience in SAP Supply Chain Management and SAP-Ariba Procurement related functionality is preferred

  • Full system lifecycle experience with preference for at least two (2) full lifecycle implementations of end to end PTP functionality, from purchase order through to FI-AP remittance processing

  • Work effectively on a diversified team as well as independently, in pressure situations, with composure and tact

  • Facilitate interactive sessions to elicit requirements, design and functional specifications

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, conceptual, and project management skills are required

  • Effective time management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities is required; being proactive and self-motivated, is required

  • A customer-focused, service attitude, working with all levels of the organization, both technical and non-technical, is required

  • Advanced knowledge of application software tools, including presentation, spreadsheet, project management and word processing applications (e.g., Microsoft applications) is required

  • Working knowledge of agile/collaboration and ITSM tools is preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of tax setup and archiving in SAP is a plus

  • Strong developed interpersonal, written and verbal skills, including active listening, with an ability to translate complex technical concepts into simple business terminoligy is required

  • Excellent technical writing and system documentation skills are required

  • Prefer 8+ years of functional experience with SAP P2P, with knowledge of associated SAP data dictionary and common tables

  • Experience with SAP S/4HANA is a plus

  • Consistently prioritizes safety and security of self, others, and personal data.

  • Embraces diverse people, thinking, and styles.

  • Possesses a high school diploma, GED, or high school equivalency.

  • Is at least 18 years of age and has authorization to work in the United States.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Two full implementations of SAP PTP functionality

  • Production Support experience in a SAP Center of Expertise environment

  • Demonstrable ability to cross train and mentor associates on SAP configurations, technologies and tools

  • Bachelor degree in related field

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