Solution Engineer - Finance Operations
The Solution Engineer is responsible to design, develop / configure / test software solutions and oversee external solution partners.
Key responsibilities include : directing and participating in programming activities, monitoring, evaluating system performance, and designing and implementing new programs and features.
This position will perform that function in partnership and collaboration with Client Partner leaders, Enterprise Architects, other Pfizer Digital service providers, and business team members stakeholders.
This position will report to the Pfizer Digital Finance Operations - Solution Engineering Lead and will be part of a development team responsible for the design, test and build of SAP components using SAP ABAP, CPI and APIM.
It will be responsible for managing and delivering on software solution efforts by modeling, developing, testing and coordinating with the deploy, embed and optimize activities for Global Financial Services applications for all financial operational applications within Pfizer.
It will assist the Digital Finance leads in all areas, carrying out software delivery tasks and tracking / reporting progress.
The ideal candidate must bring a technical capability, understanding and a desire to learn, use, and implement new digital and computing technologies and solutions, as well as an interest in Finance operational areas.
They will take instruction from and carry out efforts, collaborating with the business operations colleagues to focus on technical system improvements in varied technologies, such as SAP, finance edge systems, reporting and data analysis efforts.
It will partner and support GFS site personnel, Digital Solution Owners, and Business Process Owners to make sure plans for system improvements / deployments are executed and optimized to maximum benefit.
It will be responsible for execution of plans, communicating status and identifying and addressing risks and issues.
Design, test and develop SAP OData APIs, CPI iFlows and APIM components as part of the development team using agile methodologies.
Execute and disseminate technical solution guidance and expertise for new and existing technology implementation / delivery.
Learn new technology trends in the industry and potential use cases for Pfizer and apply them to financial operations business areas.
Execution of assigned deployment activities across all Financial Operations applications across corporate finance and all global GFS operations, supplementing and assisting the local Digital DEO (Deploy, Embed, Optimize) Finance leads.
Support contact for initiatives that are transformational for financial operations business colleagues. Coordinate issue tracking, root cause analysis, and issue resolution communications.
Maintain close and familiar customer relationships with the financial operations business team membersCoordination and execution of Finance solutions and new initiative deployments.
Solution deployments may cross many applications and technologies including SAP and non-SAP systems, as well as emerging technologies.
Ensure compliance to deployment standards and quality guidelines with SOX related obligations are executed with the highest standards of complianceCoordinate activity across a team of colleagues located over diverse geographical locations guiding them to deliver world class execution across a portfolio of Solutions and Initiatives in support of enhanced digital experience and overall Pfizer Digital objectives
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related degree and 5+ years of relevant experience5+ years' experience in IT system design and / or delivery, 5+ years in PharmaKnowledge of the software development life-cycle.
The desire to work in fast-paced environment.Ability to develop unit testing of code components or complete applications.
Supporting and Executing system deployments, testing and adoption.Must have full-stack developer experience and understand concepts of software engineering.
Experience working on a variety of software development projects.Programming language knowledge.Effective interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships and influence outcomes.
Strong diplomacy and collaborative agreement negotiation are criticalSAP ABAP to develop OData REST APIs, SAP CPI and / or SAP APIM.
Working knowledge of O365 and collaboration tools.Documentation and Organizational skills.Communication and Presentation skills.
Other useful technical skills include, SAP and SAP ecosystem.
Experienced with large-scale projects and deploymentsExperienced working with global applicationsExperience with the following technologies, SAP ECC, SAP BI, SAP Cloud Platform tools, SAP Business Objects, Blue Prism automation development, Oracle Database technologies, Java background, Client side web development background (HTML, CSS, Microsoft .
NET application development, SQL Server, Python scripting, experience with transactional DB (OLTP) modelling and processing.
Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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