SAP business intelligence consultants are responsible for design, implementation, and reporting for all things related to technology audits within a company. SAP business intelligence consultants manage software installation, consult with management to develop technological strategies and future processes, and implement systemwide changes for a company. They audit systems to find ways to improve system functionality, record data and changes made to systems, and report on changes done as well as the effect of their implementation. An SAP business intelligence consultant may also be required to train employees, management, and other information technology (IT) staff on system changes, new software, and efficiency related to products and implementation; they also offer continued mentoring on information products. Additionally, SAP business intelligence consultants address issues in software, troubleshooting systems, and products to resolve errors.
SAP business intelligence consultants typically work within an office setting and interact with other IT staff, as well as managers and other business consulting staff. Due to the office setting, most SAP business intelligence consultants are usually salaried and have regular business hours, though project-related situations may arise which require irregular hours. SAP business intelligence consultants are usually required to regularly travel to other offices of a business, depending on the size of their business.
SAP business intelligence consultants typically need a bachelor’s degree in information technology or a related field, Many positions also require experience with SAP Business One software systems. Additionally, experience in consulting is important.
SAP Business Intelligence Consultant Tasks
- Identify, document and conduct all unit testing, mock and system testing of mission critical scenarios, manage expected results versus actual results, track and resolve errors.
- Assist technical and functional design configuration for transformations, reports, updates, and interfaces.
- Design and configure the logical and physical design and architecture, development, integration, testing and deployment of the SAP Netweaver business warehouse.
- Prepare and execute implementation, user testing, and fit/gap analysis.