Junior SAP consultants are tasked with designing and implementing industry solutions and processes, and the objective of this position is to build on existing systems using big data and business analytics to increase productivity and tailor packages specifically to clients' needs. They are typically involved in projects through their life-cycle of design, implementation, and support.
These consultants are typically responsible for preparing functional designs, identifying technical and functional requirements, testing solutions, building successful relationships with co-workers and clients, supporting development of business proposals, and deploying solutions and support. A bachelor's or master's degree in economics, information technology (IT), or business administration is generally required for this position, and one to five years of experience in the field are also necessary. Generally, aspiring junior SAP consultants can benefit greatly from prior experience in "big data," consulting, big data architecture/warehousing, data integration technologies, business intelligence, and IT project management.
These consultants typically work for large corporations in a range of fields, from oil and petrochemicals to car manufacturers and technology services. They usually work in an office with other team members on the same projects, but may also travel to clients' locations based on their needs and current tasks.
Junior SAP Consultant Tasks
Design, build, test and deploy SAP technical solutions.
Deliver and supervise system configuration and documentation tasks.
Support senior members of the team solve complex business problems in the areas of finance, operations, human capital, customer, and governance, risk and compliance, using SAP technologies.