Cargill SAP Technology Analyst in Hopkins, Minnesota

SAP Technology Analyst

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Overview:

TheSAP Technology Analyst supports the infrastructure, application and complianceof SAP and related global solutions by working closely with the SAP TechnicalArchitects, Cargill Business Services (CBS) and key stakeholders to ensure thesuccessful delivery of operations, deployment, and lifecycle and businesscontinuity activities.

Utilizingexpertise in cloud technology and SAP applications, you will ensure thatprocesses are implemented in alignment with the SAP Solution and Global IT standards. You are accountable for implementingSAP technical design and holding partners accountable throughout theimplementation phases of project delivery.

You will lead and collaborate with CBS and technical staffacross the organization to formulate and maintain a cohesive implementation ofthe SAP technical solution strategy. This position will own the execution of standards for thedevelopment, integration, maintenance and integrity of the solutionarchitecture for SAP instance(s).

You will also drive excellence by executing in the following areas:

  • IT Infrastructure

  • Lifecycle Management


  • Standards enforcement

  • Implementation of Industry Best Practices

  • Project Delivery

  • Business Continuity Planning and execution

  • Vendor Management

Principal Accountabilities:

50% - Implementation, Maintenance, and Suppor t

20% - Application Technology Strategy, Planning, and Execution

10% - Technical Analysis and Design

10% - Configuration and Development

10% - Application Testing



  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3 years Experience leading technology ordeployment projects

  • 3 years of working knowledge with SAP Basis

  • Any experience implementing IT operationalexcellence and best practices

  • Any experience collaborating with SolutionDesign and Deployment teams to deliver solutions that meet business goals

  • Experience working in a global team

  • Ability to travel up to 5%


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration,Computer Science or Management Information Systems

  • 5 years experience with diverse operational, development and technology roles

  • 2 years experience with infrastructure, enterprise, or solution design in an SAP solutions delivery role

  • Any experience with SAP HANA and SAP S/4 HANA

  • Any experience with architecture and design with FIORI

  • Experience working on a full life cycle SAPimplementation, preferably in a global organization

  • Experience with SAP BW administration

  • Experience with mergers, acquisitions, anddivestitures

  • Experience with database, operating systems,software development, virtualization, network, security

  • Demonstrated ability in performance tuningmethodologies, capacity planning, release management, monitoring and reportingprocesses

  • Experience with multi Instance environment

  • Experience with test-driven developmentframeworks for application and infrastructure code

  • Ability create clear and detailed technicaldiagrams and documentation

  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure as aservice platforms: AWS, Google Compute Engine, Azure, SAP Cloud Platform orOpenStack

  • Experience with development using Github &VSTS

  • Experience with Linux and/or Windows systemsadministration

  • Experience with the Agile mindset

Success Attributes:

  • Strong problem solving, technical and analyticalskills

  • Leadership and interpersonal skills includingteamwork, facilitation and negotiation

  • Ability to influence peers

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Project management, planning and organizationalskills

  • Proven ability to work effectively within alarge organization that operates using matrix management structures

  • Knowledge and ability to support: translation ofbusiness needs into solution requirements, application of multiple technicalsolutions to business problems, and estimation of the financial impact ofsolutionalternatives

  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions andcapabilities of new technologies

  • Business fluency in English


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Information Technology

Primary Location US-MN-Hopkins

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: HOP04528