Supporting Domain Architect Job for Majid Al Futtaim in Dubai

Full Time

Website Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim is one of the leading drivers of economic growth and impact in the Middle East and North Africa

Supporting Domain Architect job for Majid Al Futtaim in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Majid Al Futtaim invites you to join us in our quest to create great moments for everyone, everyday! We are the leading shopping mall, residential communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, serving over 560 million visitors a year. For the past two decades, we have shaped the consumer landscape across the region, transforming the way people shop, live and play, while maintaining a strong sustainability track record and the largest mall in the world to attain LEED Gold EBOM Certification. We have over 40,000 team members in 15 international markets representing over 100 nationalities – all keeping the customer at the heart of everything we do. If you enjoy being BOLD, PASSIONATE and TOGETHER, then Majid Al Futtaim is the destination for you.

Role Purpose:

The Domain Architect applies solutions architecture principles and practices to guide MAF through the business, information, and technology changes necessary to execute the 1ERP SAP S/4HANA transformation. With a holistic view, the Supporting Domain Architect identifies cross-OpCo dependencies and facilitates the complex architecture topics with the right stakeholders. The role is also responsible for identifying opportunities and areas of synergies that arise during the 1ERP programme and holding the SI’s accountable. They will work with technical, functional, and business teams to influence designs and solutions to support the programme vision.

Role Details – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Work in close alignment with the Lead 1ERP Enterprise Architect to influence architectural strategies and principles and actively secure its implementation.
  • Engage with SI’s to to ensure SAP solutions for deployment, configuration, and operations are simple, scalable, have maintainability and resiliency.
  • Secure alignment between overall/OpCo strategy and the Domain Architecture
  • Analyze impact on OpCo capabilities in early stages of the 1ERP implementation changes/initiatives and be responsible for technical accuracy to MAF OpCo architectures
  • Provide direction into an 1ERP architecture strategy that can meet both current needs, but also has the flexibility to scale and adapt to future business requirements
  • Act as a facilitator of complex technical topics that require cross-functional consultation
  • Identify, communicate, and mitigate architecture risks
  • Consults on design approaches to solving visible and complex business problems.  Provides technical subject matter expertise and insight related to the business applications
  • Advanced level technical/platform capabilities and Solutioning design expertise.
  • Leads heatmap discussions and presents results to the Programme board.

Personal Characteristics and Required Background:

  • 8+ years IT experience in technology, design and/or IT Architecture across multiple products, systems, and/or platforms. Experience in SAP S/4HANA implementation is a must.
  • Experience with SAP Technology architecture (both cloud and on-premise)
  • Minimum two full lifecycle implementations/roll outs and experience in SAP S/4HANA projects
  • Understanding of the different Domain Architecture viewpoints (business, information, software, and technology architecture) and their dependencies
  • Ability to define and safeguard architecture strategies, principles, and target directions
  • Ability to communicate complex issues to diverse audiences in a manner that is easily understood and actionable.
  • Strong understanding of master, reference, and transactional data; data modeling, data transformation, and migration activities
  • Experience of managing Si’s on complex SAP projects.
  • Deep knowledge of SAP software products and in particular S/4HANA (on-premise and cloud), and other key SAP solution like e.g. Ariba, SAP Business Suite, SAP HANA, SAP business objects, SAP Mobility, and their architecture and infrastructure needs
  • Guide complex fit/gap analysis and design decisions and validate SI recommendations
  • Minimum two full lifecycle implementations/roll outs and support experience in SAP S/4HANA
  • TOGAF or similar certifications preferred

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