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Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

At SIE, we want to enable PlayStation to deliver on its promise to be the Best Place to Play by making it the Best Place to Work! In IT, we aim to achieve this by providing information and technology platforms that enable seamless working, communication and collaboration with colleagues and partners anywhere in the world.

The SIE IT – Corporate Applications department implements, enhances, and supports products and services that underpin PlayStation’s business operations. SAP is a strategic solution in this space, and the platform currently comprises SAP S/4HANA, BW4 HANA, MDG, GRC, SRM,IBP. We are looking for an experienced and hands-on Global Director to drive, handle and support the delivery of technical solutions to ensure that the platform continues to meet the needs of the business globally. You will collaborate with business partners from the business and identify and communicate how technical solutions can be achieved. You will do this by gathering, analyzing, and prioritizing business requirements, and by working with business and technical teams to design, agree and coordinate the delivery of technical solutions that align with business strategy.

At PlayStation, we are driven by the desire to ensure that PlayStation remains the best place to play and the best place to work. This drive is motivated by our core values: we are looking for people to join us who are passionate, trailblazers and have a one team mentality!

These values and behaviors are evident throughout your previous experience:

  • Demonstrable technical SAP ERP S/4 HANA experience, with proven hands-on experience of product implementation and production support.

  • Demonstrable experience providing effective technical support to business users within a complex and interconnected system landscape.

  • Working successfully across the full lifecycle of technology-enabled change: from requirements definition through solution design, build, testing to transition to live operation.

  • Hands-on SAP module configuration experience working on a wide range of ERP implementations.

  • Broad and sound understanding of one or more of the following areas:

  • Supply chain and logistics in a fast paced Consumer Goods (FMCG) environment.

  • Product data management including Bill of Materials.

  • Data interfaces and system integration, including EDI and other interface solutions which involve IDOC interfaces between SAP MM / SD and non-SAP third-party warehouse, carrier and master data systems;

  • Key integration points between SD/MM/Purchasing/FICO.

  • Sales and Purchase to Pay scenarios, requisition release strategies and SAP PO and inventory functionality.

  • Warehouse environments and processes.

  • Working effectively with offshore / near shore service providers

  • Working with ITIL, Prince2 & Agile methodologies.

  • Working with a diverse range of partners and audiences within a matrix organization.

  • Excellent at influencing and negotiation, comfortable dealing with senior customers and willing to challenge them based on sound reasoning.

  • Excellent written, verbal, social and decision-making skills,

  • Self-motivated, highly organized, working well under pressure, remaining focused and calm in the face of distractions and changing priorities.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Working with the following tools (or similar):

  • Issue Tracking (e.g. JIRA, Service Now)

  • Collaboration (e.g. Confluence, Trello)

  • Communication (e.g. Slack, Webex, Skype for Business)

  • Working within controlled/compliance-based environments (particularly Sarbanes Oxley) would be beneficial.

Your technical development and support competencies will include the following:

  • ECC6 / S4 Hana

  • FIORI

  • BW4HANA

  • MDG

  • GRC

  • SRM

  • Experience of designing, implementing, and supporting complex ABAP and Idoc developments

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of SAP experience.

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience.

  • Demonstrable ability to break down complex tasks into smaller goals, both for troubleshooting of issues and development of solutions

  • Ability to gather and integrate complex business requirements to generate comprehensive proposals for a desired solution.

  • Ability to effectively converse with end users, business leaders, technical developers, and representatives of third-party companies.

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At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location. Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.

$214,600—$321,800 USD

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.