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Senior SAP ABAP Implementation Consutant (Remote)

Istanbul, Turkey
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Build your future with Sovos.

If you are looking for an opportunity where career-minded professionals can achieve success while bringing their best and whole selves to work each day, Sovos may be the company you have been looking for. Employees at Sovos operate on the leading edge of digital technology while working to improve lives and the communities in which we live and work. When we say Solve Tax for Good, we mean For Good in every sense of the word. Our organizational commitment is to provide a place where employees can thrive and progress in their careers while having the support behind them that only a global company can offer.

Sound like this might be the opportunity you have been looking for?

Take a look at our career posting below.  Don’t check all the boxes? Apply anyway!  We are focused on hiring the right people, not the “right” CVs.

It’s not about what you have done somewhere else, it’s all about what you are capable of doing here.

The Work You'll Do:

The primary focus of this role is to provide technical leadership and quality assurance during the implementation of Sovos product on customer’s SAP systems which makes superior technical SAP knowledge a priority. The Senior Technical Consultant is expected to utilize in-depth ABAP development knowledge and technical communication skills to guide and support a team of SAP experts during enhancement developments and configuration of Sovos e-Transformation products for different countries, during implementations. A successful candidate for this position is expected to work as part of the Sovos Professional Services team and provide technical oversight and quality assurance checks during the implementation of Sovos products to heterogeneous customer landscapes comprising of both SAP and non-SAP systems that requires complex integrations. The Senior Technical Consultant is also expected to combine superior Sovos product expertise and SAP experience in problem solving and troubleshooting during solution implementation, testing and post go live stabilization phases of a project. A successful candidate is expected to possess excellent communication skills and the ability to understand and efficiently explain complex project requirements to the team and customers during project meetings. As a technical lead, the Senior Technical Consultant contributes to all projects across the team to ensure implementation quality meets Sovos’ standards and adheres to predefined timeline of the project.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

More specifically, you will:

·     Provide technical leadership to SAP experts working on complex integration projects across multiple geolocations to meet different legislation mandates.

·     Combine extensive Sovos product expertise and SAP experience in problem solving during own project implementations as well as support team members as required.

·     Perform quality assurance checks to ensure all implementations conforms to Sovos’ best practices.

·     Oversee work done by external resources and ensure the implementation conforms to design as well as performance optimization.

·     Lead technical project communication

·     Configure Sovos e-Transformation products on customer’s SAP systems as required.

·     Perform and lead custom developments for product adaptation conforming with the identified requirements during the project analysis phase.

·     Participate in architectural discussions with customer and/or third parties to analyze technical integration requirements for successful deployment of Sovos products to the customer landscape.

·     Analyze and provide implementation work estimates for Sovos solution offerings and project change orders.

·     Collaborate efficiently with customers and Sovos global teams across different geolocations for successful implementations.

·     Lead technical discussions both internally and with the customer as needed.

·     Provide internal training to teams based on identified deficiency to continuously promote knowledge growth.

·     Work on multiple, complex implementation projects concurrently.

·     Demonstrate excellent self-learning capabilities and the ability to cope with Sovos rapid expansion approach, moving into new countries with the introduction of new products to support evolving legislations and tax laws.

·     Enhance knowledge and skills relating to new/existing/future products and rollouts as well as emerging technologies to increase technical proficiency.

·     Ensure that client implementations meet quality and scope expectations.

·     Maintain a high level of energy, enthusiasm, engagement, and commitment to action.

·     Participate in project teams’ and product committees’ sessions on demand.   

·     Demonstrate a high degree of self-awareness, a commitment to personal development and learning to keep pace with technology advancements.

What We Need From You:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technology field such as Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field.
  • Superior technical and non-technical communication skills, oral and written.
  • Fluent and efficient command of the English language is a must.
  •   Confident and comfortable working with large Fortune 1000 customers.
  •   Technical team leadership experience is highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 6 years of ABAP development experience with proven knowledge in:
  • ABAP Reports and Dialog Programing
  • System Integration with web services, RFCs and files.
  • SAP Authorization Objects
  •   Packaged solutions and their implementation on SAP systems.
  • Regulatory software experience is an advantage.
  •   ABAP Objects.
  •   Invoice and delivery processes in SD, MM and FI modules.
  • ALV Grids programming.
  •   BDC programming.
  •   Understanding of User-Exits and Enhancements techniques.
  •   Knowledge of SAP outputs techniques with Smartforms and SAP Scripts.

What Does Sovos Offer You?

The tools to enhance your life - because we want you to enjoy your life outside of work and inside!

  • Mentoring Programs
  • Management Bootcamps and Development Trainings
  • Yearly performance reviews where compensation and performance are assessed and rewarded generously
  • Clear paths for growth within our roles (but we know that career development can be like a spider web, not a ladder - we give you the tools to move outside of your career as well!)
  • Generous time off and benefits

Sovos is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that celebrates diversity and where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees.  We do not discriminate against race, color, religions, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic provided by law.  At Sovos, all employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work.

Company Background

Sovos was built to solve the complexities of the digital transformation of tax, with complete, connected offerings for tax determination, continuous transaction controls, tax reporting and more. Sovos customers include half the Fortune 500, as well as businesses of every size operating in more than 70 countries. The company’s SaaS products and proprietary Sovos S1 Platform integrate with a wide variety of business applications and government compliance processes. Sovos has employees throughout the Americas and Europe, and is owned by Hg and TA Associates. For more information visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.