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SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) System Engineer

Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, Indiana
Start date
May 7, 2024

Job Details

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

The ERP Services IT organization is responsible for providing solutions for SAP and SAP-integrated systems, enabling financial business processes and supply chain management. A key role within that organization is the System Engineer.   The ERP Services organization has a role within the functional area of SAP Finance, specifically General Accounting.  The role is an SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) System Engineer. 

What You Will Be Doing:

Working as part of the global SAP GA team, a SAC System Engineer is responsible for understanding, guiding, and supporting the business area and helping shape their future using SAC technology and associated integrations with SAP S/4Hana aligned to the financial strategy for Data. 

The SAC System Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day support of technical operations and collaborating, guiding, and assisting in the delivery of new functionality in SAP Analytics Cloud space of ERP Services, V&C area specific to business processes supporting Planning, Forecasting and Reporting.  This includes working closely with key business partners, third party vendors and aligning key Lilly processes across the organization to accomplish strategic direction.

  • Provide support through troubleshooting, problem solving SAC technical issues on a day-to-day operational basis.

  • Understand SAC upgrades and updates, this includes assessing the impact to Lilly’s use of SAC, coordinating regression testing, and ensuring that customizations and configurations are not impacted.

  • Become a technical subject matter expert of SAC and support the development of evolving global design in Planning, Forecasting and Reporting (PFR) as it relates to SAC functionality.

  • Partner with IT Business Process Architects and Business Partners to support future state business processes and technologies to accomplish short, and long-term business goals.

  • Work with key business partners and other IT business process consultants to identify business problems and evolve the global solution, using SAC to meet the business needs most effectively.

  • Work with business process owners, other functional Business Integrators, as well as Enterprise Architecture groups on cross functional issues.  Act as a liaison between IT and business partners on projects.

  • Liaise back with software vendor on support escalations.

Your Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, management information systems, information technology or related technical field

  • 2 years of applied understanding of SAP SAC

  • 3 years of applied understanding of SAP FICO

What You Should Bring:

  • Technical knowledge of: SAP Analytics Cloud, SAC Planning, S/4HANA Analytics, SAP Data sphere (Data Warehouse Cloud – DWC)

  • Good knowledge of at least one of the SAP data warehousing solutions like SAP BW/4HANA or SAP HANA (esp. HANA Cloud or HANA 2.0) for both modelling and scripting including ability to write complex stored procedures. High level knowledge of various replication methods to HANA or BW/BI.

  • Architectural knowledge of deployment modes of various SAP Analytics solutions (Cloud, On-Premises, Hybrid).

  • Understanding of SQL, ETL process, Tableau and A40 Demonstrated strong technical learning agility.

  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills, capable of explaining technical concepts to non-technical audiences.

  • Problem-Solving Skills: Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Good knowledge of latest trends in Analytics space including platforms and solutions from other vendors.

Additional Information:

  • Up to 10% US & OUS travel could be required.

  • Global Role could be based in Indianapolis, IN or UK

  • Full time day shift position.  Occasional off hours and weekend work is expected as this position serves a global organization.


Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.



Science has been our calling from the beginning. Colonel Eli Lilly founded the company in 1876 and charged employees to “take what you find here and make it better and better.” More than 147 years later, we remain committed to his vision through every aspect of our business and the people we serve, starting with discovering the best treatments for those who take our medicines and extending to health care professionals, employees and the communities in which we live. Moreover, you can also count on the team at Lilly to be incredibly civic-minded, supporting our communities through philanthropy, volunteerism, and a creative and innovative can-do spirit. 

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