BackOffice Associates, LLC is a worldwide leader in information governance and data migration solutions, focusing on helping customers manage one of their most critical assets data.
Our company’s range of products, built on a revolutionary platform, address the needs of business users seeking to unlock the value of their data assets.
BackOffice Associates’ products and services enable organizations to accelerate growth, gain actionable visibility and reduce risks.
Founded in 1996, BackOffice Associates has an unparalleled record of success in the most complex data environments across a variety of industries.
Customers include many Fortune 1000 companies including Eli Lilly, Kraft and Dow Chemical. BackOffice Associates is a global corporation headquartered in Massachusetts with additional offices in the U.
S., Australia, Europe and Asia.
We are seeking an experienced SAP Technical Consultant in ABAP for an exciting permanent role based in Madrid. A strong candidate will probably have some background and experience in SAP Functional domains, but have a stronger focus on ABAP technical and development skills.
The candidate we are looking for will have a tenacious ability to analyse requirements and solve problems.
The SAP Technical Consultant will be a key contact for the Data Governance first-line support teams in the analysis and resolution of incidents relating to customer’s SAP backend solutions.
When not involved in support, this position will also be engaged in other ABAP and BackOffice Data Governance project engagements, in all activities ranging from design through to implementation of solutions.
Digital Transformation is a new department of BackOffice Associates, is recognised as a Thought Leading niche SAP Consultancy, helping organisations to maximise their business value returns from their on-
going technology investments.
Our Data Governance approach is focused around orchestrating the elements critical to governance. Our solutions extend beyond traditional MDM tools to enable complete business process governance across all application data in your enterprise.
We provide Architecture services that will help businesses define their SAP Roadmap and capitalise on the best Upgrade and Migration strategies available.
This will ensure that they are Digitally ready’ and can capitalise on all the opportunities this exciting era brings.
Primary Responsibilities :
Undertake maintenance and enhancement or development of new BOA ABAP content required for Data Governance solutions
Complete the technical design, build, testing and deployment of software development components
Ensure work packages are delivered on time, to agreed quality standards
Complete unit and integration testing of work packages in line with agreed processes ensuring completion within allocated timescales
Support the acceptance and deployment of new solutions, including the delivery of BOA content and ABAP add-ons in customer environments
Provide 3rd line expert ABAP expertise for BOA Data Stewardship Platform implementations
Build and Provide 3rd line functional knowledge in a range of SAP Master Data areas
Provide 3rd line application support as required, in line with agreed SLA’s and in compliance with the defined support processes
Build and maintain technical and functional expertise in BackOffice Data Governance solutions and products
Participate in customer design workshops
Assist with the development and preparation of project plans and schedules; provide estimates for development activities
Provide technical expertise and technical design to project blueprint activities
Be a key participant during input into RFP submissions, proof of concept work, feasibility studies, internal R&D projects and conferences
Engagement with SAP in Partner initiatives
Maintain new capabilities in the SAP development framework and make recommendations when appropriate for continuous improvement
Some International travel may be required to visit our other offices, customers, partners, SAP and conferences
Degree in Computer Science, software development or similar qualification
Experienced ABAP developer with good Object Oriented skills
Strong SQL and data modeling skills
Good SAP functional knowledge in common SAP Master Data domains, for example, MM, BOMs, BP, AP, AR and FI / CO
Knowledge of customizing activities
At least 3 end to end project lifecycle experience as a SAP ABAP Developer
In-depth knowledge of RFCs, BAPIs, Enhancements, User Exits
In-depth knowledge of ABAP transport management and object version control
Desirable knowledge of SAP IDocs
Desirable knowledge in Web Services, SOAP and REST
Experience with data migration projects using LSMW and similar data load tools
Experience in interfacing SAP with 3rd party systems
Full lifecycle implementation experience
Experience of structured systems development and project management methodologies
Prior knowledge / experience in delivering solutions with Agile methodologies
Advantageous experience with SAP MDG or SAP MDM
Has a positive can do attitude and is committed to achieving results
Possesses good communication skills at all levels including; written, verbal, presentation skill and report writing skills in English
Works effectively and collaboratively as a part of a team, sharing knowledge
Customer / Client focused so as to give great service whilst maintaining profitability
Ownership / Accountability for own work / team
Good planning and organisational skills including attention to detail
Maintains effectiveness in a fast moving and / or changing environment and with strong stakeholder management
Ability to work to a L4 grade in DTP core technologies
Ability to work within Customer SLA’s
Ability to liaise confidently to customers
Ability to write technical Documentation
Ability to write high quality code with minimal defects
Problem solving and root cause analysis