APL Logistics Americas, Ltd Technology Lead, Corporate Systems in Scottsdale, Arizona

Technology Lead, Corporate Systems


APL Logistics is on a new and exciting journey (re)building our Corporate Financial systems with the migration of SAP to Hana Enterprise Cloud as our global platform. Beginning with a global implementation and continuing with a transition to a steady state, this role offers an opportunity to dabble in the latest technology and the best in business processes.

  • This position will support the Logistics Finance and our users to maximize APL Logistics’ return on investment from Finance Solutions and Services to:

  • Enable business transformation and innovation working with business users to identify opportunities where IT could improve productivity, lower costs, and increase efficiency.

  • Enhance users’ experience: projects, processes, and support.

  • Increase IT productivity and efficiency

  • Achieve IT strategy objectives; and

  • Alignment to enterprise architecture

The end of this project would see continual support, enhancements, projects and production support to support our Financial systems globally.

Key accountabilities

  • Software analysis, design, development, configuration, customization, unit testing and system integration for new projects and enhancement requests

  • Ensure all systems and projects are delivered on time, and meet the business and quality requirements.

  • Work with key stakeholders to understand users’ requirements, translating them into technical specifications and test scripts required for system development and deployment.

  • Provide Subject Matter expertise for the supported applications.

  • Ensuring 24 x 7 applications availability and applications performance.


  • Manage AMS team deliverables to ensure they meet the specifications and resolve the support issues on time


Degree or Diploma in disciplines related to Computer Science, Information Technology, or related disciplines.


  • Minimum 7 years of relevant work experiences in deployment of finance systems with exposure to complex IT landscape, in finance related applications (SAP/Oracle)

  • Deep process knowledge or industry experience in the above areas

  • Relevant experience in implementing, maintenance and support of Finance application systems (minimum of 2 implementation cycles) with end-users in different countries/regions.

  • Experience in managing a team of 2 to 5 technical professionals (including on-site and off-site vendors) and users for Finance systems

Skill Sets

  • Strong technical skills and/or experience with below technologies:

  • SAP finance applications (including but not limited to):

  • SAP FI (Finance, GL/AP/AR)

  • SAP CO (Controlling)

  • SAP TR (Treasury)

  • SAP BPC (Budgeting, Planning and Consolidation)

  • SAP BOBJ/BW (Business Object / Business Warehouse)

  • SAP GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance)

  • SAP Middleware Integration

  • SQL / PL\SQL

  • Mainframe systems

  • Teradata

  • Software architecting and solution innovation


  • English

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-AZ-Scottsdale

Work Locations

USA Scottsdale CSC - APLL(0306)

17600 N. Perimeter Drive, Suite # 150


Organization Technology Services

Job Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 1800019R

The company is committed to and supports equal employment opportunity and affirmative action to all employees and applicants for employment. Equal employment opportunity means equal treatment of employees and applicants without regard to the following legally-protected characteristics: race, color, religion, creed, sex (gender identity), pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and over), medical condition, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), veteran status, physical or mental disability status or any other legally-protected status.