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Université du Luxembourg - SAP Technical Expert

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The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe's most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. It`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

The University of Luxembourg is inviting applications for a SAP Technical Expert (GN*).



Other Information

  • Ref: UOL03360
  • Permanent contract, 40 hours/week
  • Employee status
  • Work location: Belval


Your Role


The SAP Technical Expert (Te) has a very good knowledge in SAP software development (BC, Abap, S/4HANA) with broad international project experience. He is primary responsibility is to ensure that application products cost-effectively meet the needs of the business as a whole. The Te bridges the business team and the development team around an IT product, offering a support to the business with regard to ownership of a product they critically rely on for performing their activities, and at the same time offering a single point of contact for the development team with regard to business matters.

  • Support Abap and FIORI Developments: The SAP Roadmap implementation requires a lot of Abap developments and OData Services along with the development of the FIORI applications. We need some technical expertise to support those developments and manage/organize the pool of external resources that are working on the Abap developments of those projects
  • Support the SAP HANA and SAP S/4 Migration: The SAP environment at the University of Luxembourg is running on MS SQLServer Windows Server (SAP ECC 6.0 Ehp 7). The HANA migration is part of the roadmap.
  • Backlog management: Define modules, initiatives, epics and stories, and their success criteria. In-line with the pace of the sprint, discuss with business users and business owner the prioritization of the backlog. Discuss with IT developers to ensure that IT Debt is kept under control and properly arbitrated with the business needs
  • Acting as the voice of the customer: Ensure the voice of the customer is collected, understood and integrated into the development of the product and its initiatives, as well as in the IT Department in general.
  • Communication: Engage with all stakeholders across the organization to show ongoing product value and success (awareness and internal branding). Ensure that business users are continuously kept in the loop on the latest developments impacting them. Actively manage expectations.
  • Management of financial resources: Ensure the budget allocated to the product is efficiently managed and that proper budget reporting is done. Ensure that long-term financial considerations (e.g. licencing model) are taken into the vision of the product.


Your Profile

  • Master level or equivalent by experience
  • Several years of relevant working experience; product development or product owner experience preferred
  • Understanding of software development processes
  • Understanding of software evolutions, roadmap and vision.
  • Strong analytical thinking.
  • Proactive problem- and conflict solving skills.
  • Excellent English language skills written and oral, French also an advantage.
  • Ability to work with a high-level autonomy in the role.
  • Strong training and communication skills.

Company description

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university.

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