IBM SAP S/4 HANA Logistics Lead in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

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What You’ll Do:

You will be a go-to thought leader for supply chain and logistics impacts of S/4 HANA and cognitive. You will be advising corporate executives (CxO’s) and our internal client teams on the benefits delivered by S/4 HANA and Cognitive, and how IBM GBS will provide the services to get them there.

You will help craft and deliver answers to client questions like “why should I move to S/4 HANA?” and “how do I move to S/4 HANA Logistics” and “How does cognitive work with my SAP system?”

Sales and Delivery

You will support sales at key accounts by leading the scoping, solutioning, and program planning around S/4 HANA and cognitive. You must be a great storyteller. This will be required to support sales and go-to-market activities for SAP S/4 HANA deals, which will include writing and shaping proposals and presenting at Orals.

You will support delivery teams as a subject matter expert (SME) for ongoing S/4 programs and help kickoff and plan new ones.

Offer Development and Differentiation

You will help IBM differentiate itself by leading the development of cognitive extensions to S/4 HANA.

It is your responsibility to collaborate with our Watson team to ensure the latest cognitive solutions and perspectives are included in our SAP solutions. Ensure our SAP solutions encompass the latest innovations and S/4 HANA processes and best practices.

If you are excited about new technology, thrive being on the cutting edge, adaptable and willing to roll up your sleeves to get work done, can explain the impact of SAP S/4 HANA to business users in your sleep, and communicate your knowledge effectively in presentations and have strong client facing presence.

IBM is a leader in this global transformation, and there is no better place to launch or further your career. World-class learning opportunities, mentoring and a flexible work environment

you will find a wealth of opportunities within IBM to create the career you’ve always imagined.

We bring our global industrial-strength Application Management capabilities, modernized for a cloud world, together with our world-class cloud and mobile-powered Enterprise Application and Systems Integration skills. The integration of DevOps Innovation Services and Agile practices, along with IBM Design Thinking and a world of talent, enables us to deliver continuous innovation with speed, quality, and at the cost point required to keep clients at the top of their game.


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.




Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.


With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!



Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 6 years of experience in SAP supply chain and logistics.

  • At least 4 years of experience with IT and business process transformation in the supply chain and logistics space.

  • At least 3 years of experience selling supply chain and logistics transformation programs, including strategic alignment with executives, solution development, and closing business.

  • At least 1 year of implementation or migration experience with SAP S/4HANA Logistics.

  • At least 2 year of experience with SAP HANA, SAP Fiori Apps, and SAP HANA Live.

  • At least 4 years of business process knowledge and business process blue printing experience.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Proven thought leadership in SAP HANA based supply chain and logistics solutions, demonstrated by whitepapers and presentations at industry and/or SAP events.

  • Should be knowledgeable of the SAP S/4HANA roadmap, differences between 1503, 1511, 1605, and 1610 releases and new business capabilities brought into the supply chain and logistics area with each release.

  • Big data and cognitive computing experience is a plus.

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.