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Senior IT Solution Lead/SAP Job

Xcel Energy

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Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: November 21, 2022
Reference Code: 51585-en_US
Location(s): CO - Denver; CO - Alamosa; CO - Arapahoe; CO - Arvada; CO - Aurora; CO - Bayfield; CO - Boulder; CO - Brighton; CO - Brush; CO - Centennial; CO - Cheyenne Wells; CO - Del Norte; CO - Durango; CO - Englewood; CO - Evergreen; CO - Fort Collins; CO - Georgetown; CO - Glenwood Spg; CO - Golden; CO - Granby; CO - Grand Junction; CO - Greeley; CO - Hayden; CO - Henderson; CO - Hugo; CO - Ignacio; CO - Keenesburg; CO - Lakewood; CO - Leadville; CO - Loveland; CO - Matheson; CO - Meeker; CO - Minturn; CO - Ophir; CO - Platteville; CO - Pueblo; CO - Rifle; CO - Salida; CO - Silverthorne; CO - Sterling; CO - Wiggins; DC - Washington; GA - Atlanta; MI - Ironwood; MN - Albany; MN - Bayport; MN - Becker; MN - Brainerd; MN - Burnsville; MN - Cannon Falls; MN - Dexter; MN - Dodge Center; MN - Edina; MN - Faribault; MN - Gaylord; MN - Glenville; MN - Glenwood; MN - Grand Meadow; MN - Hendricks; MN - Holland; MN - Hugo; MN - Inver Grove Heights; MN - Jeffers; MN - Jordan; MN - La Crescent; MN - Mankato; MN - Maple Grove; MN - Mapleton; MN - Minneapolis; MN - Montevideo; MN - Monticello; MN - Montrose; MN - New Richland; MN - Newport; MN - Northfield; MN - Paynesville; MN - Pipestone; MN - Reading; MN - Red Wing; MN - Roseville; MN - Shakopee; MN - Shorewood; MN - Slayton; MN - St Cloud; MN - St Paul; MN - Wabahsa; MN - Waconia; MN - Waseca; MN - Waterville; MN - Welch; MN - White Bear Lake; MN - Winona; MN - Wyoming; MN - Zumbrota; ND - Courtenay; ND - Fargo; ND - Grand Forks; ND - Kulm; ND - Minot; ND - Rolla; NM - Artesia; NM - Carlsbad; NM - Clovis; NM - Hobbs; NM - Portales; NM - Rogers; NM - Roswell; NM - Santa Fe; NM - Santa Fe; NM - Tucumcari; SD - Canton; SD - Dell Rapids; SD - Lennox; SD - Marion; SD - Salem; SD - Sioux Falls; SD - South Shore; SD - Watertown; TX - Amarillo; TX - Austin; TX - Borger; TX - Canadian; TX - Canyon; TX - Claude; TX - Dalhart; TX - Denver City; TX - Dimmitt; TX - Dumas; TX - Earth; TX - Floydada; TX - Friona; TX - Hereford; TX - Levelland; TX - Littlefield; TX - Lubbock; TX - Muleshoe; TX - Pampa; TX - Perryton; TX - Petersburg; TX - Plainview; TX - Post; TX - Seminole; TX - Slaton; TX - Spearman; TX - Vega; TX - Wheeler; WI - Abbotsford; WI - Almena; WI - Amery; WI - Ashland; WI - Baldwin; WI - Blair; WI - Chippewa Falls; WI - Cornell; WI - Durand; WI - Eau Claire; WI - Ellsworth; WI - Glen Flora; WI - Hayward; WI - Holcombe; WI - Hudson; WI - Jim Falls; WI - La Crosse; WI - Ladysmith; WI - Madison; WI - Manitowish Water; WI - Menomonie; WI - Neillsville; WI - Phillips; WI - Rice Lake; WI - Sparta; WI - St Croix Falls; WI - Trego; WI - Viroqua; WI - Winter

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.

Position Summary

The Sr Solution Lead is responsible for leading work within or across end-to-end solution lifecycle. They provide IT expertise, vision, and work direction to achieve strategic initiatives, customer and operational needs, portfolio health and business outcomes. They provide in-depth knowledge of the business needs, processes, and corresponding solutions. They provide technical leadership and coordination cross-organizationally to ensure solutions align with architecture and IT strategy. They are a key contact to business, customer and stakeholder groups for their respective domain, helping ensure business needs and corresponding value and risk are well represented.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Relationship Management: Partner with business areas, customers and other stakeholders to understand needs and opportunities. Establish and maintain collaborative partnership with internal partners. Provide coaching and work direction to less experienced team members.
  • Solution Delivery: Lead efforts in end-to-end solution lifecycle from strategic planning, through demand management, delivery lifecycle activities, and operation. Ensure solutions drive great user experience and operational performance. Drive speed to deployments and continuous delivery to meet changing customer and stakeholder needs.
  • Strategy & Planning: Lead efforts to understand operational health, customer satisfaction, and total cost of operation and build awareness of opportunities and risks. Represent business partners/stakeholders in strategic planning and investment prioritization.
  • Operations Management: Drive alignment with stakeholders on maintenance activities and schedules. Ensure delivery practices uphold continuous integration of operational functions. Provide escalated support as needed to drive restoration of service disruptions.
  • Subject Matter Expertise: Stay abreast of industry and technology trends to continuously improve solution delivery practices and customer satisfaction.

Minimum Requirements
  • Ten years of related functional experience.Bachelor's degree in Technology, Science, Business or related field, or 4 years of experience equivalent to the position.
  • Excellent communication skills, effective with varying organizational levels and skill set, and able to translate between technical and non-technical concepts.
  • Excellent Relationship Management and collaboration skills, with a track record of working as one team cross-organizationally to drive innovation and business results.
  • Experience with Project or Product delivery practices, including SDLC, Agile and Waterfall.
  • Demonstrated ability to recommend innovative solutions to support complex business requirements.
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement through lean, agile, six sigma.
  • Demonstrated in depth knowledge of end-to-end process and system capabilities, industry standards and emerging technologies and methods.
  • Expertise in technical, functional, and operational details of respective solutions. Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build functional and technical subject matter expertise, process and tools expertise, and drive consistency in processes.
  • Experience with strategic planning, demand management, execution, and operation of IT solutions.
  • Experience with contract and vendor management.
  • In-depth expertise on core IT components within the respective domain.

Preferred Requirments:
  • Strong configuration and business process knowledge of SAP procurement, Materials Management and Warehouse Management modules.
  • Thorough understanding of business processes, configuration, and functional specification design
  • Proven experience configuring and implementing SAP P2P projects and upgrades. Must have direct configuration implementation experience of SAP WM.
  • Cross functional knowledge of business process and system functionality across SAP modules, including Invoice to Pay and Quote to Cash functions
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to conduct research, and perform detailed analytical tasks
  • Preference given for integration experience with SAP Plant maintenance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: CO - Denver || CO - Denver; CO - Alamosa; CO - Arapahoe; CO - Arvada; CO - Aurora; CO - Bayfield; CO - Boulder; CO - Brighton; CO - Brush; CO - Centennial; CO - Cheyenne Wells; CO - Del Norte; CO - Durango; CO - Englewood; CO - Evergreen; CO - Fort Collins; CO - Georgetown; CO - Glenwood Spg; CO - Golden; CO - Granby; CO - Grand Junction; CO - Greeley; CO - Hayden; CO - Henderson; CO - Hugo; CO - Ignacio; CO - Keenesburg; CO - Lakewood; CO - Leadville; CO - Loveland; CO - Matheson; CO - Meeker; CO - Minturn; CO - Ophir; CO - Platteville; CO - Pueblo; CO - Rifle; CO - Salida; CO - Silverthorne; CO - Sterling; CO - Wiggins; DC - Washington; GA - Atlanta; MI - Ironwood; MN - Albany; MN - Bayport; MN - Becker; MN - Brainerd; MN - Burnsville; MN - Cannon Falls; MN - Dexter; MN - Dodge Center; MN - Edina; MN - Faribault; MN - Gaylord; MN - Glenville; MN - Glenwood; MN - Grand Meadow; MN - Hendricks; MN - Holland; MN - Hugo; MN - Inver Grove Heights; MN - Jeffers; MN - Jordan; MN - La Crescent; MN - Mankato; MN - Maple Grove; MN - Mapleton; MN - Minneapolis; MN - Montevideo; MN - Monticello; MN - Montrose; MN - New Richland; MN - Newport; MN - Northfield; MN - Paynesville; MN - Pipestone; MN - Reading; MN - Red Wing; MN - Roseville; MN - Shakopee; MN - Shorewood; MN - Slayton; MN - St Cloud; MN - St Paul; MN - Wabahsa; MN - Waconia; MN - Waseca; MN - Waterville; MN - Welch; MN - White Bear Lake; MN - Winona; MN - Wyoming; MN - Zumbrota; ND - Courtenay; ND - Fargo; ND - Grand Forks; ND - Kulm; ND - Minot; ND - Rolla; NM - Artesia; NM - Carlsbad; NM - Clovis; NM - Hobbs; NM - Portales; NM - Rogers; NM - Roswell; NM - Santa Fe; NM - Santa Fe; NM - Tucumcari; SD - Canton; SD - Dell Rapids; SD - Lennox; SD - Marion; SD - Salem; SD - Sioux Falls; SD - South Shore; SD - Watertown; TX - Amarillo; TX - Austin; TX - Borger; TX - Canadian; TX - Canyon; TX - Claude; TX - Dalhart; TX - Denver City; TX - Dimmitt; TX - Dumas; TX - Earth; TX - Floydada; TX - Friona; TX - Hereford; TX - Levelland; TX - Littlefield; TX - Lubbock; TX - Muleshoe; TX - Pampa; TX - Perryton; TX - Petersburg; TX - Plainview; TX - Post; TX - Seminole; TX - Slaton; TX - Spearman; TX - Vega; TX - Wheeler; WI - Abbotsford; WI - Almena; WI - Amery; WI - Ashland; WI - Baldwin; WI - Blair; WI - Chippewa Falls; WI - Cornell; WI - Durand; WI - Eau Claire; WI - Ellsworth; WI - Glen Flora; WI - Hayward; WI - Holcombe; WI - Hudson; WI - Jim Falls; WI - La Crosse; WI - Ladysmith; WI - Madison; WI - Manitowish Water; WI - Menomonie; WI - Neillsville; WI - Phillips; WI - Rice Lake; WI - Sparta; WI - St Croix Falls; WI - Trego; WI - Viroqua; WI - Winter || United States (US) || Technology Services || 56265:IT-SAP Center of Excell || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $103,000 to $146,333 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

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Requisition Number: 51585
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com
About this Employer

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.