Datafin

SAP ABAP Developer (JHB)

IT – Analyst, Data Management
Johannesburg – Gauteng

ENVIRONMENT:
A rapidly growing Software Specialist on Joburg seeks the technical expertise of an ambitious and solutions-driven SAP ABAP Developer to join its team. You will require a Degree in Business Informatics/Computer Science or equivalent education with corresponding professional experience, SAP MM/SD, IDOCS & Web Services, experience with ABAP OO techniques with ABAP 7.4 and above, OData Services & UI5, CDS Views and Hana skills. You will also require experience with modules including SAP Retails, PMR, CAR, SD, MM, FI and have strong documentation and meticulous record keeping, including notes from all meetings and decisions taken in projects. Any proficiency in German or French will prove hugely beneficial.
 
DUTIES:
Form a critical link between SAP and the POS.
Advise customers as a technical expert in SAP integration projects and assume a leading role in the conception and implementation of integration solutions.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • University Degree or tertiary equivalent with a focus on Business Informatics / Computer Science or comparable education with corresponding professional experience.
 
Experience/Skills –
  • Knowledge of SAP technologies and experience in the field of SAP MM / SD
  • IDOCs and Web Services.
  • Experience in the field of ABAP development – ABAP OO techniques with experience of new ABAP 7.4 and above.
  • OData Services and UI5.
  • CDS Views.
  • HANA database knowledge.
  • Experience with the following modules –
    • SAP Retail
    • PMR
    • CAR
    • SD
    • MM
    • FI
  • Excellent business standard language in English, oral and written.
  • Fully computer literate (Office: Outlook, Excel, Power Point).
  • Comprehensive IT skills.
  • Strong documentation and meticulous record keeping, including notes from all meetings and decisions taken in projects. Given it is an international project team, documentation is critical to common alignment and achieving results.
  • Ability to take the initiative and self-teach and obtain the necessary skills in learning internal systems such as JIRA, Confluence etc. in support of project delivery and management.
  • Ability to speak in German or French, a strong advantage.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Interest in new technologies.
  • Analytical skills – ability to identify problems.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Change management skills to ensure that there is high co-operation within the customer environment.
  • Strong analytical, mathematical and fault-finding skills. Innovative in finding solutions to problems.
  • Able to establish a trust relationship with the client.
  • Able to handle situations of conflict and conflict resolution.
  • Responsible / conscientious – ability to complete a task and understand the significance in terms of the bigger customer engagement, as well as within the broader project timelines and understand the interdependencies that exist in delivering a full business solution to the customer.
  • Integrity / honesty– will be working with highly confidential information. Honest worker with a strong work ethic and a desire to be the best.
  • Must be able to work under pressure – Applications are generally mission critical, requiring rapid response to issues, solutions and support
  • High attention to deal and the ability to remain engaged for long periods of time.
  • An independent and structured way of working.
  • Team player with good inter-personal skills. Able to work with both an internal team and also the customer’s team and their partners to deliver a world-class solution.
  • Self-motivated. Able to deal with tough problems without giving up and finding new and innovative ways to solve challenges.
  • Outgoing personality able to communicate and establish relationships with a broad range of personality types.
  • This is a cross cultural role where communication with people in different countries will be necessary. Being able to communicate clearly and articulately is required.