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Manager of Engineering Systems - CPQ

Valmont Industries, Inc.
Valley, NE 68064
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28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

Seeking a SAP Callidus Techno-Functional leader with experience in S4/Hana and SAP Callidus Cloud (SAP CPQ) to be part of the Engineering IT team responsible for the CPQ Implementations across Valmont divisions. The ideal candidate should have worked on implementing CPQ solutions and integrating SAP Callidus Cloud (SAP CPQ with SAP ERP systems (SAP S4/BRIMS) using SAP Cloud Platform Integration (CPI).

The SAP Techno-Functional leader role helps create solutions that cross a portfolio of software and applications supporting business activities. These applications range from SAP CPQ, SAP ERP to Windchill PLM, to Salesforce, along with various home grown solutions, other ERP Systems and data warehouses. With our digital transformation initiative Valmont DNA program we are making huge investments in modernizing our customer self-service, quote and order creation process leveraging a CPQ platform.

Essential Functions:

This position is accountable for overseeing the day-to-day management of Configure Price and Quote (CPQ) implementation and technical governance to meet or exceed user expectations in terms of on time delivery performance and solution completeness objectives. This position is also responsible for ensuring industry best practices are followed and provides technical consultation and support in the development and implementation of CPQ and product design solution tools. The ideal candidate will lead and manage implementations and will be responsible for reliable consulting support using internal resources and/or via third party strategic service providers and contractors.

  • This position reports to the Senior Director Engineering Technology and has no direct or indirect reports
  • This role requires up 20% travel both domestically and internationally
  • Lead business requirement gathering sessions and educate our business subject matter experts on SAP CPQ best practices and industry practices
  • Design, code, test, debug and document new and existing components to ensure that software meets business, quality and operational needs
  • Configure and Customize SAP Hana Callidus Cloud CPQ application
  • Integrating/building interfaces using APIs between SAP Callidus Cloud with other business applications like Salesforce, Windchill PLM, Creo CAD Automation, home grown engineering calculator and design analysis tools
  • Build and facilitate high quality code following unit testing and test-driven development
  • Drive and participate in code and document reviews, mentoring team in best practices
  • Collaborate with peer organizations, dev ops, support organizations on technical issues and provide guidance
  • Interpret and translate business needs to technical requirements and accurate estimates
  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality and performance is achieved
  • Work with team to troubleshoot code level problems quickly and efficiently
  • Apply deep technical expertise to resolve challenging programming and design problems
  • Focus on scalability, security and availability of all applications and processes
  • Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable and maintainable software
  • Contribute to risk identification and risk mitigation strategies associated with the architecture

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Preferred Bachelor's with 6+ years of relevant experience or Associate's Degree with 8+ years of relevant experience or 10+ years of relevant experience
  • 6+ years of SAP Technical experience and CPQ Platform functional knowledge
  • 5+ years of application support or project leadership experience
  • 5+ years of global IT experience
  • 3+ years of team management experience
  • Experience with Python programming
  • Familiarity with Scrum/Agile/ Lean Startup methodologies
  • Comprehensive knowledge of cloud, hardware, software, application, and systems engineering
  • Experience building application teams
  • Experience in designing, integrating, and managing complex infrastructure solutions
  • Demonstrated experience with the business process and performance modeling, benchmarking, and financial analysis

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, IT, Business Management or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems (IS), or another relevant academic discipline
  • Experience with integrating SAP Callidus Cloud with other business applications like Salesforce, Web Portals, PLM Systems, CAD systems, SAP BRIM, SAP ECC
  • Configure and Customize SAP CPQ application
  • Experience with performance tuning of Callidus Cloud for business needs
  • Experience in business application design, development, implementation, and/or solution architecture within the Offering, Pricing and Order management life cycles
  • Experience with designing Restful API's
  • Experience in Designing and implementing Distributed Systems
  • Implementation and Design Experience for CI/CD, Observability, Test Automation for Callidus Cloud
  • PLM/ PDM /CPQ/ERP/CRM Enterprise Architecture and design Experience Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. The environment is fast-paced and demanding most of the time. Travel requirements for this position are up to 20% both domestic and internationally. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk when moving about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.


Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Posted: 2020-10-04 Expires: 2020-11-02
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