Maersk Group

SAP Release Engineer - Cutover (BB-91223)

Found in: Neuvoo DK


We offer

You will be exposed to a broad and challenging part of our business through regular engagement with key stakeholders across the world in IT and in the business. In addition, being a part of Maersk will offer you the opportunity for career development in a global organization.

Maersk is a highly international and inspiring environment with an attractive value proposition for its employees. As part of ensuring a successful work-life balance we promote flexible work-hours and offer attractive parental leave and other benefits.

Key responsibilities

Engagement Purpose
Working within the SAP Enablement Platform as part of the Release Management team your primary focus will be on ensuring the smooth promotion and subsequent go live of multiple release cycles ranging from maintenance up to large scale integrated business releases. You will create, own and execute the SAP technical cutover plan aligning with the assigned overall release delivery engineers plan. You will work with the solution architects, business process owners and product owners to facilitate the creation and contents of associated Business cutover plans. You will co-ordinate across the end to end processing landscape to ensure that any SAP based release is integrated with middleware and partner system correctly and in line with an agreed end to end cutover schedule.

Roles & Responsibilities
• Define individual release cutover strategy and develop the detailed plans and execution steps for technical cutover aligning with the Technical Release Engineer E.g. Individual Run Books - Consolidated Level 3 Cutover plan.
• Working with Business Cutover leads co-ordinate the creation of the Business cutover plan and align both the technical and business cutover dependencies and constraints.
• Lead the execution of the technical cutover plan coordinating GO-Live activities working across several build teams covering SAP and non-SAP deliverables as required for an integrated release. E.g. Middle Ware and Partner Systems.
• Understand the landscape requirements in relation to the ongoing deliverables in the various SAP environments from development to production and ensure that dependencies and constraints are clearly articulated.
• Engage with key stakeholders – solution architects, business process owners, product owners, program and project managers, agile build teams, SAP Basis team
• Ensure alignment across the Release Engineering team concerning all cutover planning and schedules identifying risks and issues and attending and actively participating in release management meetings.
• For integrations work with non-SAP platform engineering teams to understand impacts of technical interdependencies covering middleware and partner systems.
• Coordinates release content and consults on efficient and effective sequencing and scheduling.
• Pro-actively analyses current processes and practices, suggesting and driving improvements to the promotional model.
• Mentors and guides junior staff to build overall capability within the department.
• Is results oriented and has a high degree of accountability, commitment and responsibility.

We are looking for

• 2-3 years recent experience as a SAP lead technical cutover engineer, defining plans, managing cutover across multiple teams
• 2 years or more years of release engineering experience working in Agile delivery environments.
• 2-3 years’ practical S4Hana engineering experience
• Practical experience of SAP product upgrade processes
• Practical experience of SAP Focus Build and Solution Manager
• Ability to work with teams, to influence, to co-operate, to collaborate are essential key skills to get teams working at outstanding levels
• Strong communication skills across all levels
• Self-Management is a key attribute expected for this role. Being able to work without the need for follow up or too much management is important.
• Self-motivated and self-starter once work assigned results are guaranteed almost always.
• Demonstrated effective analytical and problem-solving skills
• Is results oriented and has a high degree of accountability, commitment and responsibility.

Apply Last application date: 26/2/2021

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