SAP Architect-Data

Requisition Number:  17130
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Cranberry Township, US

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


The SAP Architect-Data will be responsible for leading data migration projects to success during SAP implementations. This role will partner closely with internal business users, SAP Architect-Business Process and other SAP team members to understand the data needs. The SAP Architect-Data will be responsible for delivering the agreed scope of data within defined project timelines with high quality and high customer satisfaction. This role will interact with stakeholders from a variety of functions and departments in a nuclear regulated environment. This is a global role for the Westinghouse SAP Team and will be responsible for coordinating work within their workstream, including overseeing the work of project based team members. The SAP Architect-Data will partner with many technical experts within Westinghouse to ensure the data meets all needs. Most often the SAP Architect-Data will work with the module experts on the SAP team and the SAP Architect-Business Process to understand all the use cases and end-to-end scenarios that the data must support. Prior SAP data migration experience is required, and experience in the nuclear industry is preferred. This is a US ONLY Mobile Role.



Your Day to Day:


  • Responsible for leading the data migration activities to success (deliver the agreed scope of data within the project timeline with high quality and high satisfaction).
  • Participate in workshops and design sessions to understand the data needs for the SAP implementation
  • Investigate, analyze, and effectively communicate data requirements based on understanding of the SAP implementation
  • Develop and manage customer relationships with the legacy sites and within WEC to ensure all required stakeholders participate in relevant data discussions
  • Coordinate various subcontractors and client teams contributing to the data migration workstream
  • Develop and adhere to a data migration project plan that complements the SAP implementation schedule (including mock data loads)
  • Per the project’s needs, provide regular, structured updates on the data migration activities
  • Provide risk assessment and mitigation options. Work with the project manager and management team to implement solutions to protect the project timeline.
  • Lead the mapping and design sessions with the legacy sites
  • Partner with the SAP Architect-Business Process to ensure the proposed design aligns with available data, and, if required, offer suggestions to enrich or transform data to meet the design.
  • Collaborate with other members of the SAP team (and others) with the migration mapping and transformation activities
  • Partner with the technical stakeholders (SAP team, other technical teams) to prepare materials to present to the Design Center of Excellence
  • Present and participate in internal Design Center of Excellence to record stakeholder approval for the end-to-end design (including data needs). In partnership with the other members of the COE, record signoff on the design prior to starting the solution build or data activities.
  • Partner with SAP Architect-Business Process and Testing Lead to identify data needs for the project’s testing cycles.
  • Validate and load the data required for testing, and partner with the Testing Lead to record the details in Quality Center.
  • Participate and/or lead Design Center of Excellence meetings to review any requests for scope changes (enhancements, removing work from scope etc).
  • Review SAP data designs for export control risks.
  • Will be consulted when other project team members develop training materials and delivery plans.
  • Advise on optimal processes based on past experiences and best practices.
  • Maintain solution documentation where required.
  • Assist with cutover plans and go-live preparations.
  • Evaluate new functionality in future releases and determine impact on existing functionality.
  • Understand security and associated roles including export control as applicable to the solution.
  • Liaison with development and security personnel to implement enhancements and corrections. 


Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • 8+ years of experience
  • 3+ years of proven experience leading full lifecycle data migration projects for SAP
  • Motivated self starter with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience with AGILE methodologies
  • Strong technical communication and problem solving skills are required
  • Strong customer communication (verbal and written) are required
  • Experience with export regulations such as ITAR, EAR, and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty is a plus.
  • Experience in the nuclear or controlled material industry is a plus.
  • Experience with SAP development procedures and processes (change control, job scheduling, development methodologies, system landscape, application development, and back-up and recovery, etc.)
  • Experience with S/4 HANA is a plus. 

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.


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