I am Bachelor of Technology from Mumbai (India). I have had a short stint at a S/W development company where I developed a software using Java-J2EE. For this I needed to understand the business problem in the REAL WORLD and then go to the ABSTRACT WORLD to code a solution for it. I soon realized that the most important part of it is the System Analysis and Design aspect which dealt more with the REAL WORLD. I want this to be my career but don't know how to get into it. If I work as a programmer I will be stuck mastering J2EE, Application Servers and databases like Oracle for at least 2-3 years. And after all that hard work I wouldn't want to turn my back on it by doing a MBA & try for management positions which could lead to roles similar to what I aim for. I want to know about positions where I can start as close as possible to my dream job of understanding business processes and designing the interfaces or whole software on an enterprise level. Considering my Bachelor's is in Technology, is SAP a better option for me? As far as I know I will have to customize ERP/SAP systems based on the business needs and it seems pretty good combination of work I could do, considering my long term goal. Right now I know little about SAP/ERP and don't know what role I should start with a firm working with SAP/ERP. Please guide me to shape my career by suggesting roles, qualifications, knowledge & experience I should look out for. I want to work as close as to the business and hopefully leverage my technical background because that's all I got so far, at least initially. Hope that the experts can help me by giving some clear steps to follow to build my career. Thanking you in anticipation.
July 17, 2006 3:09 PM
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