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SAP BRIM Platform Director



Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024
SAP BRIM Platform Director

This role has been designated as ‘Remote/Teleworker’, which means you will primarily work from home.

Who We Are:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud company advancing the way people live and work. We help companies connect, protect, analyze, and act on their data and applications wherever they live, from edge to cloud, so they can turn insights into outcomes at the speed required to thrive in today’s complex world. Our culture thrives on finding new and better ways to accelerate what’s next. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good. If you are looking to stretch and grow your career our culture will embrace you. Open up opportunities with HPE.

Job Description:

SAP BRIM Implementation for HPE’s digital transformation. This position will focus on implementing XaaS business models using BRIM. Come be a part of using the latest SAP technology and modernizing HPE’s processes and user experience!

This position requires deep SAP knowledge, XaaS business knowledge, engineering experience, direct engagements with business and IT counterparts.

As Director of Platform for BRIM, you will lead an SAP team in managing the BRIM platform. You will be responsible for the evolution of the platform, keeping it current, creating prototypes for new innovations. You will be responsible for release management, +1 environments and strategy, HA/DR strategy, and work closely with the BRIM engineering, operations, basis and infrastructure teams. You will set BRIM platform standards, create/manage automation from deployments to testing. You will also be responsible for creating concepts and ideas and turning them into viable projects to continuously improve the platform, ensure a leading run-the-business posture and readiness for the platform and ensure the platform is proactively positioned to support industry leading technical and business velocity and positioning to support future business needs. You will be responsible for attracting and building talent, managing technical and platform capability roadmaps, staying current with new technologies and bringing new ideas to life. Demonstrated leadership and partnering skills and constituency management will be a critical component in aggressively managing and driving evolution of a critical platform. Having an SAP background with large scale implementations is key.


  • You will be responsible for implementing digital XaaS solutions using SAP BRIM across a global organization.
  • Understanding and solving business and technology challenges related to the implementation and support of XaaS business models using BRIM technologies.
  • Leveraging industry knowledge and analytical skills, especially as it relates to project management and project facilitation.
  • You will build, motivate and support team to disrupt, improve and evolve business models.
    • This will include ways of working when necessary.
    • This will include the entire SW development lifecycle from user stories, grooming, sprint planning, implementation and ensuring solutions built can be maintained and supported by Operations.
    • This will include generating ideas to further build on, improve or radically create new innovative solutions that may not yet be imagined by stakeholders.
  • Core Architecture Decision-Making:
  • Make critical decisions for the new SAP implementation, ensuring alignment with business objectives and best practices.
  • Define and communicate the strategy and progress to stakeholders, project teams, and leadership including C-Suite Executives
  • SAP Strategy:
    • Develop and implement a global SAP strategy in alignment with the company's overall business goals and objectives.
    • Drive innovation and continuous improvement in SAP systems and processes.
    • Collaborate with multi-functional teams to define a roadmap, ensure project timelines are met, and minimize disruptions to business operations.
    • SAP System Governance: Establish and maintain effective governance processes to ensure compliance, security, and data integrity across SAP systems.
    • Develop and implement standards and policies for SAP system management.
    • Understanding external Hi-Tech trends and how they can be applied and/or leveraged.
    • Performing capability gap analyses and other-related customer-facing capabilities.
    • Identify gaps in the solution and spot opportunities to create value propositions.
    • Leveraging acumen to understand underlying business problems, while developing and delivering BRIM based solutions that addresses the identified issues.
    • Designing, developing, and evolving platform-based applications.
  • Leadership:
  • Provide guidance, mentorship, and support to team members.
  • Team member Engagement: Collaborate closely with key team members, including executives, business leaders, and IT teams, to understand business requirements and align SAP initiatives with business needs.
  • Communicates the value of SAP solutions and gain consensus from team members at all levels.
  • Vendor Management: Oversee relationships with SAP solution providers, system integrators, and consultants. Evaluate and select external vendors as needed including negotiate contracts and ensure service level agreements are met.
  • Budget and Resource Management: Develop and lead the budget, including forecasting and cost control.
  • Optimize resource allocation to improve efficiency and effectiveness of SAP initiatives.
  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.
  • Leading teams to generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation.
  • Leveraging Business transformation skills with a track record of successful change enablement with quantifiable results
  • Performing as a team leader-supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation.
  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realize their potential and support their long-term aspirations.
  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.
  • Conducting industry, market, competitive and value chain analysis
  • Communication:
  • Writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently to and/or for all levels including C-Suite and Executive Leadership
  • Preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials in an easy-to-understand simplified way.


  • The ideal candidate will have a strong background in SAP implementation and management.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure, high stakes environment.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and managing large-scale SAP implementation projects, including project management, budgeting, and stakeholder management.
  • Strong knowledge of SAP BRIM, SAP S4 HANA systems, including implementation, customization, and system architecture
  • Strong understanding of SAP BRIM/S4 solutions and their capabilities, as well as knowledge of SAP best practices and methodologies
  • Demonstrated track record driving business impact.
  • Creative problem-solving skills, and a growth mindset approach
  • Experience managing across highly matrixed organizations, often with competing priorities.
  • Strategic problem solver with ability to translate business needs into SAP solutions.
  • Proven experience in vendor management, contract negotiation and budget management
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and manage teams to achieve project goals.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders across the organization.
  • Ability to deliver bad news to stakeholders and business partners with development plans to address any inefficiencies or deficiencies that may have led to the bad news.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field
  • Multiple years of experience in a senior leadership role
  • In-Depth knowledge of SAP S4, SAP modules with preference of SAP BRIM experience
  • Strong leadership and people management skills with the ability to encourage and empower a team.
  • Substantial experience managing joint innovation and solution building with SAP alliance partner.

Additional Skills:

Accountability, Accountability, Action Planning, Active Learning, Active Listening, Agile Methodology, Bias, Business, Coaching, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Cybersecurity, Data Analysis Management, Data Collection Management, Data Controls, Design Thinking, Development Methodologies, Empathy, Follow-Through, Growth Mindset, Implementation Methodologies, Infrastructure Design, Intellectual Curiosity, Long Term Planning, Managing Ambiguity {+ 4 more}

What We Can Offer You:

Health & Wellbeing

We strive to provide our team members and their loved ones with a comprehensive suite of benefits that supports their physical, financial and emotional wellbeing.

Personal & Professional Development

We also invest in your career because the better you are, the better we all are. We have specific programs catered to helping you reach any career goals you have — whether you want to become a knowledge expert in your field or apply your skills to another division.

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We are unconditionally inclusive in the way we work and celebrate individual uniqueness. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good.

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The expected salary/wage range for a U.S.-based hire filling this position is provided below. Actual offer may vary from this range based upon geographic location, work experience, education/training, and/or skill level. If this is a sales role, then the listed salary range reflects combined base salary and target-level sales compensation pay. If this is a non-sales role, then the listed salary range reflects base salary only. Variable incentives may also be offered. Information about employee benefits offered can be found at https://myhperewards.com/main/new-hire-enrollment.html.

USD Annual Salary: $133,000.00 - $322,000.00

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