Senior or Principle Technology Architect & Adoption Advisor ('s-Hertogenbosch, NL, 5232 BE)

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Imagine you can shape businesses and the way they drive and increase their journey to the cloud. That is the opportunity ahead of you, by joining an innovative, open and fun team with an extreme focus on customer success and business outcomes. The primary purpose of the Technology Architect & Adoption Advisor is to partner with customers, partners and account teams to transform the Intelligent Enterprise journey at our customers. In order to achieve this goal, the Technology Architect & Adoption Advisor is responsible support and drive customer strategy together with the customer architects.
It is expected that the Technology Architect & Adoption Advisor is able to create and nurture executive relationships by their own while having the complete support of the SAP organization at hand. 


From back office to boardroom, Finance to logistics – SAP empowers people and organizations. SAP enables them to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition and improve people’s lives. As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better and deliver sustainable outcomes.
Currently SAP is transforming towards a Native Cloud agile software vendor, that competes as only non-American company in the Cloud wars.

Architect & Advisory Services team
Within the Architect & Advisory Services team of SAP the Netherlands we have a trust-based and entrepreneurial working model. This team has the full capability to support customers to become a top native cloud company, as part of the entire end-to-end business.
We are driven to make a difference with tangible outcomes at customers to continuously improve their Intelligent & Sustainable Enterprise. The strategy to make this happen is “Together with our customers and partners, enable them and guide them to deliver outcomes with SAP solutions and continue our agility”.
We have an extensive network within SAP worldwide and in Walldorf to have access to the latest SAP product knowledge and to provide feedback from our customers.


Advise – your role is to advise customers and work with them to enable them to be successful with SAP. With your knowledge of SAP and SAP products, you could:

  • Support customers and colleagues in defining and planning their Intelligent Enterprise roadmap, using as much of standard SAP processes and content, with a focus on Cloud adoption and migrations.
  • Support customers to accelerate their projects and roadmap execution, by supporting the set-up of Design Authority Boards providing directions and guidance.
  • Participate in Design Advisory Services delivery to guide and advise customers in the execution of projects and programs.
  • Support customers to align project and program execution with their strategy.
  • Advise and support customers in their transition towards a Native Cloud company, by using Agile and DevOps methodologies, like SAFe.


Design – our customers design processes and work on implementations. Partners may have a role in this, as well as SAP, where we safeguard their success. As part of your role, together with a team, you:

  • Support the customers in their business, process and technology designs, by aligning the work of a team of architects from a technical point-of-view.

Sales and Business Development Support – your role is to help our Services Sales staff in commercial activities. This translates to:

  • Promotion of the SAP brand, SAP products and SAP best practice approaches
  • Supporting sales in the evaluation process
  • Identification of SAP Services leads and opportunities

Implementation – in some cases we assist customers with specific needs in implementations. We assist by providing guidance and advisory, which leads to:

  • Support management of the implementation phase
  • Provide leadership of a team of analysts and functional consultants
  • Undertaking team planning and performance monitoring tasks when required


Required skills

  • Experience with SAP Cloud Solutions focusing on the S/4 Public and Private cloud domains.
  • Experience of operating at Technical Architect level & knowledge of SAP Architecture.
  • Team player, who can collaborate with Sales, Presales and other stakeholder to ensure smooth operation.
  • SAP Technical Architect experience in migration projects
  • Actively participate in delivery roles to show how SAP modern solutions can be taken into use
  • Manage internal and external 3rd party vendor teams on the solution approach defining process
  • Build trusted advisor relationship with customer stakeholders
  • Work as Counterpart for Client to understand business context, IT landscape, business and technical requirements
  • Drive solution strategy and create winning proposals responding to client’s business and migration requirements.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Business communication in both English and Dutch.


Key Areas of Responsibility:



  • Detailed design of customer business processes based on SAP product-family, and customer specific development, that maps to the current or future customers process-, application- and system landscape
  • Preparing and running workshops with subject matter experts and other staff, including. preparation of formal presentations, to define technical design of SAP implementations and transitions.
  • Design architecture based on process requirements, application, and system landscape
  • Analyze and define requirements for customer-specific development needs or integration requirements
  • Review of business processes and corresponding mapping into IT architecture
  • Define customer-roles to execute the business processes
  • Conducting one-to-one interviews for information gathering purposes



  • Support management of the implementation phase
  • Provide leadership of project team, undertaking team planning  and monitoring tasks if required



  • Extensive SAP implementation experience in multiple industry sectors
  • Extensive experience of operating at Architect level or willingness to build path
  • Knowledge of SAP Cloud Architecture, SAP Cloud Solution(s), and/or SAP HANA would be a distinct advantage
  • Familiarity with SAP Activate methodology, and with SAP implementation tools such as SAP Solution Manager would be a distinct advantage.


Preferred skills

  • Training & Knowledge of SAFe.
  • Experience on an Enterprise Architect level 
  • Experience with the SAP Business Technology Platform 



  • Extensive SAP implementation experience (5+ years) in multiple industry sectors


Home-Office, Den Bosch Office and at customers primarily in the Netherlands


Expected travel abroad is between 10-25%. We try to work regularly at Dutch customers, sometimes that means some travel abroad like to Walldorf.



We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: [email protected]
For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Requisition ID: 346151  | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services  | Expected Travel: 0 – 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.


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