Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Burbank


Sr. Director, SAP Center of Excellence
Operations & Technology
NBC Universal is looking for a dynamic, forward thinking executive to collaborate with the technology leadership team in its ever increasing quest to bring great value to the business. The Sr. Director of SAP Center of Excellence (COE) will be accountable for the SAP application platform(s) operations, strategy, and technical resourcing globally.

We aim to improve the user experience, deliver increased functionality, and simplify the architecture, while ensuring a compliant and secure landscape, and the Sr. Director of SAP COE will be responsible for driving that transformation. 
Exclusive List of Job Duties:
Own oversight of SAP platform, including but not limited to: designing solutions, demand management, ensuring quality and consistency across the platform, defining requirements, operating in accordance to OLAs and SLAs, managing budgets, and leading gap-analysis.
​Act as a technical leader for the SAP platform and assist with troubleshooting production issues as needed.
Manage the SAP portfolio, including, but not limited to: understanding and managing technical debt, ensuring compliance and security; and meeting internal and regulatory requirements.
Lead the generation of a solution roadmap for SAP platforms in alignment with business direction, taking into account cost and prioritization,
Collaborate with peers in Enterprise Applications to apply best practices in integration and represent Enterprise Applications during envisioning sessions with other IT groups.
Directly manage 3 - 6 IT professionals, with oversight of a larger team comprised of over 100 employees, contractors, and external service providers.
Own resource planning and development, build team skill matrix, and manage team work load.

7+ years SAP application/platform experience; prior work in a multi-country environment and specific experience in ECC, BW, and HANA required.
Bachelor’s or advanced degree required; Computer Science or Information Systems preferred.
Demonstrated success in operating an SAP platforms portfolio, including building a solution roadmap, fiscal portfolio management, and project management.
Employee and 3rd party management (including outsourced offshore resources) required; global team leadership experience preferred.
Possess strong technical skills to manage and solve complex technical issues.

Desired Characteristics
Passion and desire to make a difference through ingenuity, dedication, and pragmatism.
Experience migrating and operating SAP platforms in the cloud (public or private), as well as prior work with SAP Success Factors, BPC, and S/4.
Self-starter to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge.
Experience developing and executing enterprise-wide strategic transformations.
Experience with agile and modern application development tools and methodologies.

Career Level
CountryUnited States
About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
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.

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