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SAP Enterprise Source to Pay Solution Architect Updated 5/19

Date: Jul 8, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Power up a career with us. Our people are our greatest investments. 


Be the light to help us keep our customers connected.  If you are interested in a career and not just a position, Tampa Electric is the place to be! Tampa Electric offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all. We believe our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.


We’re honored to serve approximately 780,000 customers across West Central Florida and safely provide them with clean, affordable and reliable electricity. We’ve been doing it for more than 100 years, and there’s so much more ahead.  


Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation, continued solar investments, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 


Tampa Electric is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes TECO Peoples Gas and New Mexico Gas Company. Emera provides energy to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, with career opportunities available in all of these locations. 




The SAP Enterprise Solution Architect (Architect) is a strategic role providing technical and functional expertise that resides in the BIS – IT & Corporate Department within the IT&T organization. The Architect will provide expertise in all processes of procurement (source-to-pay) for the company. In this critical role, the incumbent will work with business to create and execute the strategic roadmap for procurement and accounts payable processes, while defining and planning technical solutions, optimal balance between cost, efficiency, and service delivery with AMS. The Architect Will provide deep skills and experience in deriving the roadmap using SAP and its partner products



  • Accountable for the overall end-to-end SAP functional Source-to-pay solutions design.  Ensures that system requirements are translated effectively into solutions and ensures architectural assurance is performed by overseeing the planning, integration, reporting, and standard development for the SAP application architecture.  Leads SAP Domain architecture governances to provide direction so that the organization can make appropriate design decisions
  • Assumes ownership of all Service Delivery tickets in functional area, partnering with AMS provider to:
  • Ensure application stability, data integrity, and policy alignment
  • Convey business context and priority to AMS provider, monitor progress, ensure defined SLAs are met
  • Monitor, measure, and improve application service delivery to meet business needs of functional area
  • Ensure that the quality and timeliness of resolution for application issues and operational activities are met within service level agreements and within legal business expectation report on operational health to business and IT leadership
  • Works with business unit to maintain knowledge of processes/functions relevant to projects and application support assignments, as well as maintains appropriate technical skills to troubleshoot system(s); uses understanding of system setup, interdependencies of data flow and interfaces to conduct root cause analysis and resolve problems
  • Establishes regular business partner engagement to understand business environment and needs, provide consultation services of the existing applications capability, convey the operational health check.  Be point of contact for escalations
  • Drives impact assessment of any major change requests to requirements providing input to the Program Management Team and the appropriate governance/architect review for changes in scope and for the overall solution
  • Responsible for creating and/or maintaining architectural artifacts, policies, standards, and procedures to manage information systems architecture (data systems, applications, and technology) which would include standard development practices, software architecture, system architecture, business intelligence architecture




Required:       Bachelor’s degree in Information/Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems or equivalent discipline from an accredited college.



Preferred:      At least one professional certification in specific job-related disciplines preferred in addition to the requirements above


Related experience


  • At least eight (8) years of direct work experience performing the Duties & Responsibilities of this position
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in SAP
  • Experience in SAP EAM (Asset management, and Resource Management and long-term and short-cycle work scheduling)


  • Strong demonstrable SAP Experience including full end-to-end project lifecycle in Gas or Electric utility implementations or SAP ERP (Finance, Supply Chain, HR/Payroll) experience
  • Experience with Mobile Field Automation


Supervisory Experience

Preferred: A minimum of three (3) years supervisory or leadership experience


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)


  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP Utilities Solutions e.g.  SAP ERP, SAP Supply Chain, SAP Procurement, SAP Ariba, Material Master, Project Systems, Warehouse, Inventory Management, Asset Management 
  • Demonstrated ability to champion a clear vision for SAP supply chain systems to be implemented and the manner for which they will support business unit processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact with business partners, IT team members and senior management
  • Expert knowledge of SAP software applications and hardware technologies.  Stays current with IT industry trends and emerging technologies; leads application of new technologies
  • Expert verbal, written, organizational, analytical and presentation skills.  Strong leadership and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability leading teams in support of business process analysis efforts and educating others in the proper application of tools and techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to independently conduct interviews with management and other department leaders and distinguish between business needs and requests
  • Proficient knowledge of defined business processes.  Working knowledge of business software applications and hardware technologies
  • Understanding of project plans and ability to clearly articulate roles, project goals, and timelines.  Understanding of the components of running a fiscally successful project.  Demonstrated proficiency at assessing the proposed project plans to ensure all needs are met
  • Drives continuous process improvement for SDLC, maintenance, application support, and Information Technology architecture
  • Provides expert knowledge of work order lifecycle management with Work and Asset Management end-to-end solutions
  • Provides Plant Maintenance expertise with business and technical processes
  • Demonstrates experience with integrations of complex solutions between SAP technologies and non-SAP systems


  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP Utilities Solutions e.g., Concur, Ariba, FieldGlass, Material Master, Vendor Invoice Management, Contract Lifecycle Management, Warehouse Management, Inventory Management
  • Ability to develop and maintain solution architecture documents, establish policies & standards to meet the developing needs of the business
  • Ability to understand business requirements and manage conversion into designs, configuration & functional specification whilst maintaining integrity of overall application design
  • Ability to assess emerging business & regulatory changes and articulate how these can positively impact the Company
  • Experience partnering in an AMS model with demonstrated results of timely delivery of operational services meeting service level agreements
  • Experience with integration technologies: SAP PI/PO, Biztalk, SAP ALE/EDI/IDOCs
  • Provides expertise with SAP Compatible Units as they relate to asset management



  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment


TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!


Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!



STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.


TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.


Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


ADA policy

It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.



Application accommodations

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 

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