Principal Architect- SAP SCM - Seattle, Washington, United States, 98101

Job Title Principal Architect, Systems--Supply Chain Business Solutions Location Seattle, WA Job Type 6+ Months Contract JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Required Minimum 8-10 years related work experience Experience working with enterprise applications and ERP systems, SAP solutions preferred, including SAP ECC, CRM, SCM, etc. Demonstrated ability to think strategically as well as deliver hands on and in detail, which requires breadth and depth of expertise in supply chain business operations and related disciplines. Understanding of wireless telecom architecture, including devices, core, customer systems, enterprise systems, enterprise architecture framework and related domain expertise. Ability to connect business strategy with solution and technology strategy and roadmaps. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with business and technical audiences on all levels. Experience explaining difficult concepts to decision makers to help shape technology strategy. Excellent organizational and time-management skills. Proficient with MS Office Programs and aptitude for learning new software quickly Proven record of demonstrating proper judgment in managing difficult situations. Desired Experience working preferably as a business management or strategy consultant Relevant industry experience, such as wireless, telecom, retail, high tech, utilities JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Cross-functional and cross-organizational architect role working on supply chain solutions including order-to-cash, procure-to-pay, inventory management, planning, forecasting, replenishment, 3rd party logistics provider integration, device lifecycle management, retail and web front-end systems integration. Develop, manage and evangelize end-to-end solution and technology roadmaps guiding the evolution of infrastructure, solutions and services by applying depth and breadth of expertise in multiple related disciplines. Establish, maintain and ensure compliance with architectural guardrails in collaboration with other enterprise, solution and technology architects. Provide guidance and direction to project teams to ensure compliance with standards and best practices. Understand, leverage and improve end-to-end supply chain business processes supported by various software solutions including SAP ERP, CRM, SCM, IS Retail, JDA and others. Drive solution innovation leveraging existing solution portfolio, cloud services and SaaS models, Service-Oriented Architecture and Web Services integration using SAP-PI and Tibco tools. Evaluate and recommend solutions and technologies for applicability to T-Mobile business and systems environment. Interact with company senior and executive management to provide solutions for enterprise business requirements. Guide architectural focus groups by serving as a prime SME in the integration of SAP and non-SAP solutions encompassing Supply Chain processes. Mentor and guide team members on supply chain process improvement opportunities and related new solutions and technologies. Prepare and maintain documents, including architecture diagrams, data models, and navigation maps. Analyze and prepare recommendations to address existing and potential trouble areas in systems and procedures across the organization.