Solution Architect SAP ERP/Fulfilment

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Date: Jan 30, 2024

Location: Heidelberg, DE Berlin, DE

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Solution Architect SAP ERP/Fulfillment (SD/MM) (m/f/d)


Springer Nature opens doors to discovery. For more than 175 years, our brands have been trusted sources of knowledge for scientists, educators, medical professionals, and others. With our books, scientific journals, platforms and technology solutions, we reach millions of people worldwide every day. More than ever, we believe we have a responsibility to make proven knowledge discoverable, understandable, and usable so that our communities can achieve better results for the progress and benefit of future generations. 

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You will be part of the SAP Fulfillment team in the IT - Global Business Systems department. Our goal is to provide innovative standard software, with a focus on SAP, to help our business units achieve their goals.



  • Conceptualization, design, further development, and support of the internationally used SAP media solution of the Springer Nature Customer Service Center, which includes, among others, the SAP modules SD and MM
  • Requirements management, process mapping with the various specialist departments, and process design of future solutions in SAP ERP and/or S/4 Hana as an integral part of the entire Springer SAP landscape (CRM, BI, PI ...)
  • Creation of business and implementation concepts for the implementation of in-house developments in SAP based on ABAP
  • Implementing the requirements of the business directly in SAP as well as coordinating the implementation as an integral part with the other productive running applications (e.g., from the areas of finance, controlling, CRM and business information)
  • Experience in successful project execution with cross-functional teams and ability to organize and facilitate workshops with internal and external partners



  • Degree in computer science/business informatics, business engineering or equivalent academic with a focus on computer science/business administration
  • Several years of experience in working with the SAP modules SD and MM - especially in customizing the SAP standard and the business process analysis including development of programming specifications
  • Strong knowledge of ABAP programming, SAP Workbench (e.g., debugging, user exits, etc.) as well as IDOC and interface processing
  • Experience in successful project execution with cross-functional teams and able to organize and facilitate workshops if necessary
  • Solid English and German language skills, both written and spoken
  • Additional knowledge of S/4 Hana or the SAP modules FI and CO or other SAP products and systems would be an advantage
  • Communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and independently
  • Ability to work across locations (occasional travel is required)


We offer:

  • A permanent employment contract
  • An exciting opportunity to learn new and evolving business models and processes from the world’s leading academic publishing group
  • Flexible working hours and 30 days annual vacation
  • All published online content is available for free for your work or pleasure (over 300K book titles and millions of journal articles)
  • Print book discount of 15-40% 


At Springer Nature, we value diversity in our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce, with equitable opportunities for all. Our goal is to create an inclusive work environment where all colleagues can realize their potential. These values and principles also guide our search for new talent





At Springer Nature, we value the diversity of our teams and work to build an inclusive culture, where people are treated fairly and can bring their differences to work and thrive. We empower our colleagues and value their diverse perspectives as we strive to attract, nurture and develop the very best talent.

Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here.

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