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SAP Subject Matter Expert (SME)

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Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Norfolk, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 157800 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.


We are currently seeking a SAP Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Senior Project Management Specialist Advisor to join our team.


NTT Data Federal Services is looking for a highly motivated individual to support our team as we deploy and maintain a new S/4 Hana based financial system for our client replacing their current system that has reached its end-of-life.  Daily routines will include virtual meetings, status updates, new assignments, demonstrations, troubleshooting, and collaborative efforts across disciplines, and interfacing with coworkers, supervisors and the client on a near continuous basis.  Drafting and submitting weekly and/or monthly status reports will be required.


A SAP ECC and S/4 Financial or SCM specialist providing expertise, guidance, consultation, facilitation, thought leadership, and education to the client and/or project team based on specialized deep expertise in such fields as technology, science, public policy and administration, and management. Typically has substantial graduate or professional education, and depending on the subject area, extensive specialized experience and a deep understanding of the functional subject area.



  • Possess and apply a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.  
  • Plans and leads major technology assignments.  
  • Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.  
  • Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.  
  • May supervise others.  
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and rapidly adapt to changing business requirements.
  • Team with, supervise, mentor and check/test work of junior personnel.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a team setting, taking assignments, meeting timelines, reporting and/or demonstrating results.
  • Efficiently acquire and utilize new skills in response to change.
  • Some travel may be required.


Specific requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in a recognized technical, engineering, scientific, managerial, business, or other discipline related to area of expertise.  An additional four (4) years of relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelors Degree.  
  • Ten (10) or more years in specialized SAP ECC and S/4 Finance or SCM area.   
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Secret security clearance.


Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of and experience with DoD and specifically Navy ERP preferred.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.


In accordance with Executive Order 14042, a candidate for this role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021, or their start date, whichever is later, subject to the provisions and exceptions of EO 14042 and applicable law.


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law. To learn more, please visit Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email for assistance.

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