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SAP Functional Consultant, Device Management

Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: SAP Functional Consultant, Device Management 
Company: Tampa Electric Company
Location: TECO Plaza 
State and City: Florida  -  Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

Hiring Manager:  Manish Dodeja

Recruiter: Mark E Koener 




TITLE:                                                Information Technology – SAP Functional Consultant

PERFORMANCE COACH:                Manager, Functional and Solution Architecture

COMPANY:                                       TECO Services, Inc.

DEPARTMENT:                                 Business Innovation Solutions – Customer, IT & Corporate



The SAP Functional Consultant is responsible for translating the Business requirements of the Functional Area (e.g., Finance, Controlling, Supply Chain, Human Resources, Customer Service, Device management/EDM, Billing/invoicing, FICA, etc.) into the SAP system via the SAP Configuration IMG (SAP Implementation Guide).  This includes all aspects of project work, on-going functional enhancements, troubleshooting, and SAP provided system and/or legal changes.  An SAP Senior Functional Analyst collaborates on all phases of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) with a focus on the analysis, design, and development of configuration-based solutions.  Must continuously maintain and develop the necessary skillsets, both technical and analytical to enhance value-added business solutions and in keeping with the IT architecture.


TITLE:                   SAP Functional Consultant

Under minimal supervision, is responsible for all aspects of the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) in relation to SAP Configuration activities.


  1. Implements software solutions for which in-depth configuration and integration is required; drives substantial interaction with vendor resources and integrates applications with complex interfaces based on specifications provided.
  2. Participates on an Application Development and Support team as well as project teams under the direction of their Lead SAP Configurator, Manager or Project Managers.  Functions as Technical Lead on projects; may lead multiple concurrent projects.
  3. Subject matter expert in multiple business unit areas, including those relevant to projects and application support assignments.
  4. Considered a subject matter expert in their technical discipline; mentors and guides junior staff.  Develops and drives standard practices within their team; collaborates with Business Systems Analysts and/or Business Partners to develop software specifications.
  5. Acquires and maintains appropriate technical skills and mentors junior staff.  Participates in developing and driving standard practices within their team.
  6. Supports the request and analysis phases of SDLC by assisting with documentation and estimates.  Executes the design, development, and implementation phases of SDLC by producing the prescribed deliverables; reviews deliverables produced by junior staff.
  7. Liaises with business partners and business unit leads to conduct analysis and design efforts for future enhancements and configuration to meet changing policy and legislative requirements. 
  8. Maintains awareness of current trends in the business marketplace with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support, and applying key technologies.  Examine trends in information systems training, materials and techniques. Coordinate system changes by identifying system requirements, definition, testing, training and implementation as well as provide specifications to work management systems, third party remittance, IT, and other areas of the organization.
  9. Participates in business process modeling sessions, while assisting in the collection and consolidation of required information and data in the development of analysis documentation in accordance with the SDLC methodology.  Supports the creation of business process procedures for assigned business unit(s).
  10. Develops strong business and system knowledge relating to functional areas and assigned business unit(s).  Supports the maintenance and evolution of the logical data model and business process model for assigned business unit(s).  Provides input and direction on business unit technology strategies.
  11. Provide training and guidance and oversee work of staff/AMS contractors to ensure quality results.
  12. Development, growth, and mentoring of SAP Configurators.
  13. Should be able to perform budget, forecast, and calculate the actuals for project and maintain financials.



Direct Supervision:            Provides no Direct Supervision but may be assigned a leadership role that could include overseeing junior and/or contract resources in absence of a manager or a lead.

Indirect Supervision:         None



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

Preferred:            Master’s degree in Information/Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems, or equivalent discipline. 



Required:            At least one SAP professional configuration certification in a specific discipline (e.g., CRM, DM, Billing/Invoicing, FICA, FI/CO, HCM, HR/PY, SC) preferred in addition to the requirements above.


Direct Experience

Required:            Eight (8) years of SAP configuration experience performing the duties of systems analysis, design, and development and Ten (10) years of SAP configuration experience in Device Management, Energy Data management and Advance Metering Interface with MDM Solution, performing the duties of systems analysis, design, and development


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)


  • Strong knowledge of business software applications and hardware technologies.  Stays current with IT industry trends and emerging technologies; suggests and leads application of modern technologies.
  • Implementation experience with SAP ISU Device Management functional solutions architecture and integration with billing and CRM, including data modelling. Should have experience working with EDM RTP billing, AMI functional experience of MDUS integration
  • Experience in Device management configurations for Scheduling, Meter Read process covering Discrete and Interval reads, Estimation and Validations, Device Installation, Exchange, Removal, Disconnection & Reconnection etc.
  • Should be conversant with all Data models covering Technical and business Master data.
  • Should have required integration knowledge with other functional areas like Billing, FICA, Plant Maintenance and CRM.
  •  Ability to conduct workshops and work with a solution architect team to prepare the solution design documents.
  • Extensive experience in business processes in ISU Data models. Strong understanding in Device Management configurations and should have lead Device management solution including ISU Data modelling for at least one implementation project.
  • Experience in work management for Utilities Experience in integration of Billing, FICA, Plant Maintenance and CRM.
  • Experienced in handling projects based on ASAP and Agile methodologies. Understanding of SAP middleware functions including BDOC architecture, replication, message queues, and request processing
  • Must have direct experience working in SAP ISU in the areas of DM, AMI, WM, QM and EDM
  • Requirement gathering, Business process design, SAP configuration, RICEFW Functional design Systems and Integration, Testing Resolving production issues
  • Must have direct experience supporting integration of business processes from external Work Management systems like SAP EAM, SAP ERP to SAP CRB
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Understands project plans and is able to clearly articulate their role, project goals, and timelines.  Develops project plans for small projects; partners with Project Managers to develop project plans for large projects and assists Manager with resource management.
  • Creates and reviews technical design specifications and possesses knowledge of development tools and technologies in support of the Information Technology Architecture. 
  • Proficient in the agile methodologies and If needed should be able to perform the role of scrum master.
  • Need to have working knowledge with AMS such as review and approve the deliverables from the AMS and facilitate meetings between AMS and Business through regular periodic calls as needed.


Preferred:            Drives continuous process improvement for SDLC, maintenance, application support, and technology architecture.




Leadership Competencies:


Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity

Drives Business Excellence for Customers                           Builds Collaborative Relationships

Develops People and Teams                                                  Cultivates Innovation & Embraces Change

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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