SAP Custom Development Architect Specialist for OTC

Dow Chemical Auburn, MI
The Architect Specialist (AS) provides functional design and configuration direction for the delivery of software solutions and processes to meet business needs. The Architect Specialist serves as a technical resource for small through large innovation & improvement projects regionally and/or globally and plays a leadership and coaching role for project team members.

This position requires demonstrated experience in designing, implementing, and managing the complete life cycle of custom developments aligned to OTC Ship area, using ABAP, Web Dynpro, and other development technologies to address gaps in SAP ECC and GTS. The role involves minimal hands-on custom development, but demands significant experience in custom development to ensure the quality, relevancy, timing, and robustness of the development performed by team members. This role reports to the Solution Delivery Lead.

This position is located in Auburn, MI. Domestic relocation assistance provided.

Primary Responsibilities:

* To serve as the main point of contact and first level of escalation between Order-To-Cash Ship sub team and Shared development teams

* Participate in alternative analysis of gaps and recommend the solutions by adhering to Strategic I/S architecture direction

* Own the design of custom developments in SAP ECC Sales and Distribution module

* Control the quality, timing, cost of custom development

* Ensure consistency and reusability custom developments performed by developers

* Perform Product evaluations of various bolt-ons

* Develop a deep understanding of Custom developments aligned to OTC Ship area

* Manage people as per project and organizational needs

* Multiple SAP implementation experience, preferably with international roll-outs, multiple languages , and country versions

* 5 or more years of SAP development experience in various development objects such as Forms, Reports, Interfaces, Conversion, Enhancements, and Work flows

* Understanding of standard SAP functionality, information flow, and dependency of master data, dependent data, and transaction data in Sales and Distribution Module of SAP ECC

* Familiarity in various business objects, Standard reports, forms, IDOCs,user-exits, BAPIs, and BADIs provided by Standard SAP in Sales and Distribution Module of SAP ECC

* Strong hands-on custom development experience in SAP ECC

* Clear understanding of ABAP methodologies in SAP

* Experience in developing various interface between SAP products, SAP ECC and Non-SAP products, and SAP ECC with external

* A minimum requirement for this U.S.-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident or qualifying Asylee/Refugee).

Education / Certification Requirements

* A Bachelor degree is required with preferred emphasis in Information Systems, Computer Science or Engineering

* SAP Certification or training in various application development technologies like ABAP, ABAP Objects, Workflow, WebDynpros, SApscripts, Smart Forms, and Adobe interactive forms .

Additional Skills:

* Familiarity with various capabilities of SAP Solution Manager like designing Business Process Hierarchy is highly preferred

* Have lead on-site as well as offshore development teams

* Ability to manage resources belonging to various vendors

* Interpersonal effectiveness

* Strong Analytical and Problem Solving skills

* Strong bias-to action

* Strong communication skills

* Drive/Initiative

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:

* Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

* An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

* Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

* On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

* Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

* The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

* Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

* Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.