Enterprise Architect - ERP

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Sao Paulo, São Paulo, BR, 05423-010

Company: Bunge

Location : BAL - SEDE 

City : Sao Paulo 

State : São Paulo (BR-SP) 

Country : Brazil (BR) 

Requisition Number : 32525 

Bunge has an exciting opportunity available for an Enterprise Architect - ERP. In this role you will be part of a global team working on challenging, meaningful projects impacting core business activities.  Since 1818, Bunge has been connecting farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed, and fuel to the world.  Looking to the future, our ambition is to continuously reinvent ourselves, leveraging data to be at the forefront of analytics, technology, and talent to accomplish our purpose in a better, faster, and simpler way.  Bunge is committed to operating and thriving in the digital world – creating world class agile teams where teammates are empowered and encouraged to collaborate and test and learn to succeed.
At Bunge, people don’t just come here to work, they come here to grow – solving challenges that directly impact the world with a diverse team of thinkers and doers. Bunge offers a strong compensation and benefits package, generous paid time off program, flexible work arrangements, and opportunity to progress.  Our hybrid work environment provides a balance of office and remote work.
Most importantly, in all we do we live our values:
•    Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, collaboration, and respect
•    Drive for Excellence by being agile, innovative, and efficient
•    Do What's Right by acting safely, ethically, and sustainably


We are looking for an experienced technology leader with expertise in software architecture to join the Enterprise Architecture & Technology Enablement team in the Business Technology (BT) organization. This role will translate and apply BT’s future-proof strategy and architectural principles across all ERP solutions, and it will support SAP ECC and S/4 architectural decisions   . This role will require expertise in Enterprise Architecture, as well as practical experience as a SAP architect. The Enterprise Architect will work closely with BT teams to evaluate opportunities to decommission solutions for cost and service optimization, and utilize SAP reference architecture as a basis for Strategic ERP Roadmap creation. The Enterprise Architect will report to the Enterprise Architecture Lead.


Essential Capabilities:
•    Manages decisions around technical architecture for development, execution, operations, and infrastructure for all SAP ERP Instances
•    Defines realistic mid- to long-term (3-5 year) strategic direction and roadmap for the implementation and usage of ERP components, as well as integrated third-party systems and legacy ERP systems
•    Establishes or has substantial influence on long-term organization vision and strategy across markets, functions, divisions, regions and/or countries. Material mid- to long-term (3-5 years) impact on overall results. Ideally, is recognized as an external thought leader within the Technology Industry
•    Participates in the development of a multi-year roadmap for the enterprise and architecture strategy
•    Translates functional and non-functional requirements into SAP components to evaluate capability model, features, and solutions
•    Establish and evaluate Objectives & Key Results and performance metrics (e.g., time-to-market, cost-to-change)
•    Defines patterns for reuse to drive standardization based on an assessment of capabilities
•    Shares best practices and technical expertise on ERP architecture that may promote efficiency/performance and help to identify and mitigate potential risks
•    Conducts due diligence and business assessments
•    Applies best practices of SAP Reference Architecture Content for Business and Solution architecture design
•    Applies the SAP Integration Advisory Methodology and defines integration best practices for implementation
•    Evaluates the impact of regulations and implications for the Business and Solution architecture
•    Applies SAP Clean Core principles and strategy, and serves as an advisor to business stakeholders in order to minimize custom code development during the S/4HANA transition
•    Supports ERP implementation teams in defining their roadmap for improving engineering practices and quality  
•    Helps ERP implementation teams surface problems and remove technical impediments
•    Shares responsibility with ERP implementation teams for building reusable and scalable components
•    Works closely with the procurement team to optimize cost, prevent redundancy and increase efficiency through continuous process improvement
•    Works closely with the security team to ensure compliance with various industry best practices and certifications, identify any gaps in the risk profile of the domain, and take measures to ensure confidentiality, integrity, security and reliability


Required Capabilities:

•    Bachelor's degree in computer science, Mathematics, Engineering, or equivalent experience in the field
•    10+ years of experience as Solution/Enterprise Architect in a complex enterprise environment at multinational company
•    5+ years of experience or 2+ projects in an architectural position supporting complex SAP S/4 HANA implementations 
•    Demonstrated ability to manage technical architecture analysis, research, and design of new functionalities and integrations aligned with an enterprise-wide strategy
•    Deep understanding of the interdependencies between enterprise strategy and IT developments
•    Ability to leverage strong analytical and problem-solving skills to recognize reusable patterns
•    Demonstrated experience using architectural frameworks such as TOGAF and IAF, and deep understanding of architectural tools
•    Understanding of risk requirements, security and reliability at OS, Middleware and application level
•    Familiarity with regulatory environments (i.e. Sarbanes Oxley) and continuous audit cycles (internal and external)
•    Willingness to take ownership of responsibilities outside immediate sphere of influence (e.g., organizational health)
•    Integration and solution design experience

Preferred Experience & Domain Knowledge   
•    3+ years of consulting experience across 2+ industries is preferred 
•    Credentials for SAP Certified Application Specialist or SAP Certified Application Professional are preferred
•    Additional experience/ background in SAP ABAP Development and Netweaver BASIS preferred
•    Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is a plus

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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