**Introduction** As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders. **Your Role and Responsibilities** IBM is seeking a SAP Cloud Integration Architect who can lead architecture, Strategy, Design and Roadmap of all Integration patterns of integrating SAP systems with SAP cloud applications such as IBP, FSM, SAC, Service Cloud, Ariba, utilizing CPI, Cloud Connector, SAP Cloud Platform API Management, etc. Work closely with technical and functional teams to understand the business requirements and plan technology architecture and solutions in line with SAP best practices. The candidate will work closely with the Enterprise Architecture team to design, document, and obtain approval for integration designs between various SAP and non-SAP on-premise and cloud systems. The candidate will design, develop, and implement complex integration for end-to-end solutions at a middleware level and evaluate publish\\subscribe and request\\response methodologies. The candidate will possess experience with PI/PO integration technologies in the following areas: Service Repository and Integration Directory; Data mappings, XSLT mappings, EDI and XML communications, Proxies, interface definitions, and XSDs; Configuration and implementation of PI/PO adapter types (IDoc, RFC, JDBC, File, SOAP, WS, JMS, HTTP, REST and Proxy); Configuration, design, development, Message monitoring; adapter logs, adapter engine status, communication channels etc. Will have demonstrated working experience in ABAP enhancements, ABAP Proxies, Rfc, IDocs, ALE configuration, Partner profiles, Ports, Enhancements, error processing, troubleshooting. Must understand S/4HANA, SAP NetWeaver architecture and related business processes, systems configuration, enhancements. In addition, the candidate will have experience with systems and cloud monitoring techniques and technologies, experience with integrating SAP with other non-SAP internal and external environments and experience with private cloud technologies (IBM Cloud and Azure Cloud) **Required Technical and Professional Expertise** + At least 5 years of experience as an SAP Technical Lead or Integration Architect. + 5 years of SAP Integration experience and expertise in building integrations using SAP PI/PO and SAP SCP cloud services integration scenarios. + Completed at least three full SAP migration projects. + Communication and interpersonal skills. **Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise** + At least 7 years of experience as an SAP Technical Lead or Integration Architect. + 7 years of SAP Integration experience and expertise in building integrations using SAP PI/PO and SAP SCP cloud services integration scenarios. + Completed at least three full SAP migration projects. + Communication and interpersonal skills. **About Business Unit** IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence. **Your Life @ IBM** What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge? Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible. Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever. **About IBM** IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries. **Location Statement** For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application. **Being You @ IBM** IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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