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Cargill SAP Basis Architect in Bloomington, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The SAP Basis architect has overall accountability for ensuring technical build & run of the ERP/SAP landscape meets best practices for technical requirements and aligns to industry best practices.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provides systems architecture and design of SAP systems related deliverables ensuring successful rollouts/implementation for SAP across Cargill businesses. ​

  • Plan SAP modernizations, upgrades and migrations

  • Have deep understanding of current SAP solutions and create awareness on SAP’s roadmap of new products and technologies.​

  • Evaluate version and module compatibility to propose upgrade approach. Work with various stakeholders for all connected systems are compatible for SAP upgrades​

  • Recommend appropriate design standards, methods, and tools and ensure effective application. ​

  • Reviews and validates detailed technical documentation for proposed solutions ensuring business needs are addressed and adherence to existing operational governance and processes.​

  • Analyze performance bottleneck in the application and database tiers of SAP installations and assist technical teams with performance tuning​


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of six years of related work experience

  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of SAP Basis workstream in implementing and/or supporting different SAP components such as SAP S/4HANA, ECC, SAP HANA, SAP Fiori/Gateway, SAP PO, SAP Business Objects, BW on HANA, SAP Business Suite on HANA etc. Ability to demonstrate strong understanding of SAP applications and infrastructure.

  • 10+ years of experience in installation and technical configuration of SAP S/4 HANA, Fiori, PO, SAP CPI, Cloud connector, Solution Manager, Data Hub solutions within major cloud IaaS platforms​

  • Proven contributions to highly complex projects that require in-depth SAP technical knowledge​

  • Expertise related to the design and deployment of High Availability and DR solutions for SAP landscapes

  • Deep technical knowledge of the relevant part(s) of the SAP infrastructure, Linux/Windows operating environment and HANA, Oracle & SQL databases.

  • Corresponding SAP certifications

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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