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SAP Abap consultant
Ref No.: 18-59504
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 08/16/2018
 As an SAP ABAP Application Developer, the incumbent will be responsible for the design and development of complex solutions in SAP Applications (FI, SL, CO, PS, etc.). Primary responsibility is to translate business requirements of globally dispersed, end-user organizations into SAP technical design and code and produce SAP Application solutions that fit end-user requirements. This role involves active participation with regard to analysis, design, development, documentation, performance testing, and implementation of business solutions and other mission critical applications as necessary. The incumbent will work with the business/functional analysts, development, and production support teams to provide design guidelines and imparts knowledge on technical trends and solutions. He/She should serve as SAP Subject Matter Expert to Business, Operations and Technology teams, and identify SAP software components that can be used to improve system usability and end-user experience. He/She will identify and communicate risks associated with component or application implementation. The incumbent will provide support and guidance to the functional and business teams during the analysis, development, testing and productive operation of business processes. As an SAP ABAP Developer, he/she will ensure the proper functioning of all SAP ERP systems at JP Morgan Chase. He/She will work effectively within team to identify and resolve issues and communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals at all levels. Travel requirements are none. 
 
  1. Perform development assignments as defined to meet business objectives
  2. Provide General and Production Support to the production support team on a periodic basis and during major deployments.
  3. Should have complete knowledge and experience in PLC.
  4. Participate in project preparation activities including detailed project plans, time estimates & schedules
  5. Participate in needs analysis, design reviews and provide detailed design specifications based on requirements gathered through the business requirements and solution design phases
  6. New development, enhancement and defect resolution of the SAP system
  7. Support QA and user acceptance testing
  8. Proactively identify and recommend technology and application opportunities
  9. Focus on large initiatives/projects that support long-term business operation strategies
  10. Follow all change control procedures including build schedules and documentation of development changes.
  11. Should have good knowledge of BADIs and user exits. 
  12. The individual must have strong programming experience in ABAP. Knowledge of working with GL/AP/AR modules is preferred.  Skills should include:  developing reports, enhancements, BDCs/ BAPIs and conversions.  The applicant should have extensive knowledge in the SAP Data Dictionary and data integration concepts of SAP FI/GL, AP/AR/Fixed Asset modules. 

 
Qualifications
  1. B.S. or higher in Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field
  2. 6+ years in IT software development / 6+ years of experience with SAP ABAP/4
  3. Strong ABAP Skills including but not limited to Reporting, Data Dictionary, Screen Painter, Menu Painter, transactions, dialog programs, batch input, user interface and screens, user exit enhancements and conversions
  4. Multiple full cycle SAP implementations
  5. Experience interfacing SAP with external systems; Business Data Warehouses, Ariba, Hyperion, Vertex
  6. Action oriented. Strong analytical and problem solving skills; experience in both process and solution analysis & design
  7. Ability to articulate change implications for any process or system solution to any level in the business organization (from user to senior management)
  8. Proficient in effectively communicating to a wide range of audiences in both written and oral form
  9. Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  10. Ability to multitask effectively in a fast paced environment
  11. Must be able to work with a moderate level of ambiguity
  12. Desired but not required:
  • Experienced in ALE / EDI / IDOC's / RFC's / BAPI's
  • SAP Workflow — Configuration and Development
  • Knowledge of FI/CO (AP, AR, GL and Project Systems) - Some MM/SD modules