A large company in Dubai is currently looking for a SAP Solution Architect who will be responsible for managing and leading development for SAP technology and responsible for leading and performing business systems analysis, systems design and project management activities for this technology function.Other responsibilities will include:Manages the application development lifecycle in line with the enterprise architecture standards of SAP.Ensures appropriate use of design principles, standards, methods and toolsets that are consistent with GIT enterprise architecture.Reviews and approves the functional and technical specificationsPlans the capacity for the software development teamsEnsures adherence to development, PMO and IT service management standardsIdentifying and overseeing the business case development and project management of new application development projects, including working with the management to identify common application needs and technology platformsAssessing technology capacity to meet the future needs of the organization and recommending new applications and new configurationsEnsuring the optimal balance between the development of new systems and leveraging existing systemsPlan and Supervise periodic reviews and testing of the applications to ensure software and system functionalities are in line with design parameters and business needs, and adherent to best practices and latest industry developmentsLead the process of developing application enhancements and manage all releases to ensure that applications are operating in the most effective mannerSupport and effectively contribute to the IT solutions and software system components integration.Monitor monthly and quarterly performance results, identify performance gaps and ramifications and lead the development of corrective actions that tackle the root causesProvides inputs in setting IT standards and guidelinesProactively identify evolving technology driven improvement opportunities and implementing relevant application development methodologies and toolsRequirementsTo be considered for this role, you need to meet the following criteria:EducationBachelor's Degree in information technology, computer science, computer engineering from a recognized university.Master's Degree is preferable.Preferred professional certifications: Enterprise IT (e.g. TOGAF, SOA, PMP, COBIT, ITIL…), industry certification in enterprise applications (e.g. MCSD, RHCEAD, Oracle, SAP, Java…) Experience 10+ years of Information Technology experience.4+ years of relevant working experience.Working experience in SAPWorking experience in multiple industries (e.g. Oil & Gas, Energy, Utilities, Retail, Government…) is preferable.Working experience of system development lifecycle methods and standards with hands on experience in various methods: (e.g. waterfall, iterative, agile, V Model…)Excellent knowledge in new technology trends investigation, study, proposal and implementation (e.g. IoT, Blockchain, Big Data, AI…)Excellent knowledge in software quality control and assurance practices and tools.Excellent knowledge in project management methodologyExcellent knowledge in portfolio management practice.To view other vacancies we have, please visit our website -Disclaimer: Black Pearl will never ask for money or any form to charge our candidates just to process or consider their application for any of our available vacancies. If you happen to receive such request from any members of our staff or other individuals claiming to be part of Black Pearl, please do call our office at +9712 622 55 03 or drop us a message on our website - .