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Principal Solution Architect, SAP Streaming Solutions

Company: NBCUniversal
Location: Englewood Cliffs
Posted on: March 31, 2024

Job Description:

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (https://www.nbcuniversal.com/diversity-equity-inclusion) initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility (https://www.nbcuniversal.com/csr) work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.
The Principal Solution Architect, SAP Streaming Solutions will play a significant role in the definition and implementation of an over-arching application strategy, including architecture, design, and roadmaps. The successful candidate will perform work that is highly complex, varied in nature, and span multiple functional areas, though being focused in one or two. This individual will also seek to ensure the optimum utilization of existing system platforms and their integration while considering and / or facilitating the justified deployment of new technologies in response to business requirements. As a Principal Solution Architect, this role will be responsible for guiding configuration, functional design and managing initiatives relating Subscription business. -
This role will be hybrid out of NBCUniversal's campuses in Universal City, CA OR Englewood Cliffs, NJ.
Primary responsibilities will include:



  • Understanding NBCU business processes requirements by engaging with business partners at enterprise and division level.


  • Understanding of subscription related business process and revenue accounting relating


  • Understand the full life cycle of subscription process through SAP S/4 BRIM (SOM, CM, CC, CI/FICA, FICO)


  • Craft adaptable, comprehensive, and feasible solutions by creating necessary blueprint documents for functional requirements and technical specifications.


  • Design functional solutions to solve business problems and needs.


  • Ensure agreement on design with process owners.


  • Review and/or participate in solution build and test activities on SAP implementations, rollouts, or upgrade projects; may be asked to step in to conduct project management activities from time to time.


  • Lead end-to-end implementations plus engage as solution architect simultaneously with other SAP projects that are in progress. This requires cross technical/functional team project management.


  • Effectively delegate responsibilities to team members, provide them with repeatable processes, and verify the quality of their work.


  • Review work performed by other team members as per established standards


  • Review current standards and revise to ensure best practices


  • Ensure architecture diagrams are current


  • Serve as the conduit between businesses and technology


  • Facilitate business requirement definition sessions


  • Review design recommendations to ensure quality and consistency across the footprint


  • Review all SAP functional specifications with regards to media related solution to ensure quality solutions are proposed and not duplicating existing functionality.


  • Perform fit-gap analysis via discovery by engaging with business units and SAP team members


  • Advise on solution roadmap for SAP projects considering current footprint


  • Conduct comparative research and recommend strategies with regards to SAP technologies relating to Subscription related Solutions.


  • Collaborate with peers in the Business Solutions team to apply best practices to integrate SAP applications (ECC, S/4, MPM, VISTEX, BRIM, BW, SAC and BPC)


  • Assist in hiring SAP related resources, vendor selection, product selection, strategy related to SAP solutions.


    This is considered a senior role within the SAP team. NBCU SAP team has approximately 90 team members and this role is expected to provide solution leadership to the entire team such as help resolve difficult scenarios, decision making under conflicting situations, build relationships with business partners and ensure solutions are feasible as per business needs.


    • Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Accounting or Business from an accredited institution or equivalent


    • 12+ years of progressive SAP hands on experience leading up to Architect level work in a consultative and/or IT capacity with at least 5 SAP project implementations of high complexity, large scale and global user base


    • Participated in a compete life cycle of a BRIM deployment (Design, Build, Test and Support)


    • Expertise on SAP S/4 BRIM integration across SAP modules (SOM, CM, CC and CI/FICA)


    • Experience with BP Master data and integration with ECC systems in regard to BP


    • Experience with SAP RAR integration across SAP modules and processes


    • Basic knowledge of BW, SAC and SAP Security


    • Demonstrate excellent verbal/presentation and written communication skills


    • Possess interpersonal skills to engage with all levels of Business and IT


    • Self-starter to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge


    • Mentors team members in relevant technologies and implementation architecture


    • Adherence to IT/SAP project methodologies, and change control processes


    • Familiarity and comfort in working in an outsourced module with onshore and offshore resources


    • Strong/ effective influencing skills


    • Strong/ effective problem-solving skills


    • Conceptual to detailed thinking skills


    • Willingness to work off business hours and weekends as needed in a demanding environment


      Desired Characteristics


      • Experience using integration tools:


      • Gentran Integration Suite--- (GIS) / Sterling Integrator


      • Tibco


      • SAP BTP


      • SAP Cloud Integration


      • SAP API Gateway


      • Convergent Mediation


      • Experience with EBCP for SAP security


      • Experience with Worksoft, uPerform and HPALM


      • Certified Public Account or Equivalent


      • Experience with SAP S/4 VISTEX integration across SAP modules


      • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Teams)


        Additional Requirements:
        This position has been designated as commutable remote, meaning that the position is expected to contribute from the designated office location on an as needed/as directed basis. - When not contributing onsite, the position is expected to contribute from a non-NBCUniversal worksite, most commonly the employee's residence.
        This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page (https://www.nbcunicareers.com/benefits) of the Careers website.
        Salary range: $180,000- $200,000 (bonus eligible)
        Application window is anticipated to close on: 04/26/24
        NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
        If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or accessnbcunicareers.comas a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailingAccessibilitySupport@nbcuni.com.

Keywords: NBCUniversal, Tenafly , Principal Solution Architect, SAP Streaming Solutions, Professions , Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

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