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General Electric Staff Data & Information Architect in E Cleveland, Ohio

Job Description Summary

Responsible for multiple software projects as a project leader or internal consultant. Will work on highly complex software projects that require in-depth domain knowledge or two or more specialized architecture areas.

Job Description

Overview :

The SAP Production and Engineering Data Architect will work with the global Aviation SAP Data migration team. This role will engage the Aviation business team, product architects and owners in various Production and Engineering data activities to deploy and implement the SAP OASIS system.

In this position you will work independently and is seen as a technical data leader. The position is responsible for driving the master data and transactional data process.

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role you will:

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Collaborate with SAP DT and site teams to determine strategy and plan for data conversion projects.

  • Develop and define data assessment, data clean up and the data migration strategy.

  • Serve as a technical lead in data scoping, data mappings, data cleansing, data validation and data loads activities.

  • Orchestrate and responsible for the data migration process, including development of training program and training of local super users.

  • Design, plan and assist with the data migration and management process for SAP implementation for the Production and Engineering stream.

  • Use SAP programs like LSMW/custom programs for loading data elements.

  • Help in drafting a cutover plan and manage its execution.

  • Work with relational databases, i.e. SQL Server, MS Access, or Oracle RDBMS.

  • Execute migration projects from Legacy to SAP ECC.

  • Use ETL and middleware tools for data management.

  • Produce and maintain project documentation and provide appropriate communications for responsibilities assigned.

  • Direct the preparation of and approve appropriate reports and communicate status and results.

  • Coaches and mentors team members.

  • Effectively monitor and control costs in the organization

Education Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED

  • At least 8 years of experience in Information Technology).

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in SAP Production and Engineeringimplementation/migrations

Eligibility Requirements :

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job

Desired Characteristics :

Technical Expertise:

  • Working knowledge of Master Data Management.

  • Working knowledge of implementing an SAP ERP solution.

  • Knowledge of SAP modules PP, PM, QM and MM and knowledge of data conversion for those modules.

  • Knowledge of SAP database schema and data loading.

  • Knowledge of SQL programming.

  • Knowledge of ETL tools like Syniti/Backoffice.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams. Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability.

  • Ability to consult customer on alignment of outcomes and desired technical solutions at an enterprise level

  • Able to lead early stage customer interactions; Guide customers/users/stakeholders as they develop confidence and comfort with approaches, and integrate with their legacy tech investments.

Business Acumen:

  • Adept at navigating the organizational matrix; understanding people's roles, can foresee obstacles, identify workarounds, leverage resources and rally teammates.

  • Understand how internal and/or external business model works and facilitate active customer engagement

  • Able to articulate the value of what is most important to the business/customer to achieve outcomes

  • Able to produce functional area information in sufficient detail for cross-functional teams to utilize, using presentation and storytelling concepts.

  • Possess extensive knowledge of full solution catalog within a business unit and proficiency in discussing each area at an advanced level.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification or equivalent quality certification


  • Demonstrated working knowledge of internal organization

  • Foresee obstacles, identify workarounds, leverage resources, rally teammates.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with and/or lead blended teams, including 3rd party partners and customer personnel.

  • Demonstrated Change Management /Acceleration capabilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including creativity and curiosity with ability to effectively communicate and influence across all organizational levels

  • Proven analytical and problem resolution skills

  • Ability to influence and build consensus with other Information Technology (IT) teams and leadership

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No