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SAP Platform Application SME


Our opportunity


The SAP Platform Application SME position has an in-depth understanding of group closing and consolidation processes in combination with related application knowledge. This position requires close working relations with other technical teams and business stakeholders. Primary responsibilities include specification & design, test & validation, documentation, and application support including on-call services during group closing periods. The portfolio comprises multiple business critical applications supporting the global finance organization.



Your role


As a SAP Platform Application SME your main responsibilities will involve


  • Maintain and evolve platforms used for the group closing activities in compliance with installation standards, procedures, and conventions.
  • Leverage your IT Operations and Technical Experience to deliver against SAP Platform Projects, Upgrade Activities, and maintenance activities.
  • Liaise with software and infrastructure providers and business partners to resolve / troubleshoot problems.
  • Interact with internal and external teams such as, Application Development, Data Integration, Basis, Infrastructure, Network etc. to support platform activities and projects.
  • Support group closing periods with scheduled on-call services.
  • Grow into emerging technologies, such as SAP HANA, Cloud Connectors, SAP CPI, FIORI, Azure / AWS



Your Skills and Experience


As a SAP Platform Application SME your skills and qualifications will ideally include:



  • Experienced in developing and maintaining trusted and effective working relationships with stakeholders in an international, highly complex virtual environment.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken); other languages beneficial (Spanish preferred, any other language).
  • A background in SAP Basis with hands-on experience is preferable.
  • Highly service / customer oriented as well as result-driven thinking.
  • Willing to build up new skills and share knowledge across teams
  • Capable to act within structured processes and workflows, escalating deviations & issues as per definition




  • Knowledge and experience of SAP Architectures
    Knowledge of the SAP Reporting Tool Suite
  • In-depth knowledge to navigate within SAP environments (includes log reporting, jobs, transports, OSS notes)
  • Understanding of service management-oriented models and frameworks (such as ITIL)
  • Understanding of SOX Audit work procedures.
  • Hands on Experience on Application Management, Development and Operations



Advanced Level

  • SAP ECC, BW, Portal technical Skills
  • SAP Netweaver Infrastructure
  • English (Spoken and Written)


Basic / Intermediate Level

  • SAP Business Information Warehouse (BW) & SAP Reporting Tool Suite (BEx, AFO)
  • SAP Enterprise Portal
  • SAP DM a plus
  • SAP SLT a plus
  • ABAP programming in SAP a plus
    Emerging Technologies are a plus (e.g., Cloud Connectors)



Additional Information


As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:


  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 100% - you choose.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Free English, German and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Life Insurance
  • Collective Life Retirement Plan - after 1 year in the company
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions
  • Exclusive Employees discounts


Primary work location is Barcelona, Poblenou. Please apply with your CV in English by clicking on the button “Apply online”.


Who we are


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.


Diversity & Inclusion


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.

Why Zurich


At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona 
  • Remote working: Yes
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Raquel Martin Blanco

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