SAP Developer (ABAP or BI)

The Collinson Group
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This role will be responsible for assisting the SAP Technical & Development Manager in managing SAP estate from a technical and development perspective for our Insurance business in Haywards Heath.

This role will suit those looking to further their career in SAP development and there may be the opportunity to obtain further SAP certification.


Assist the SAP Technical & Development Manager in providing a good level of SAP basis support to include the following:

  • Software logistics - (SAP transport management ABAP & PI).
  • User, roles and authorisation profile management.
  • SAP system landscape management.
  • Technical statistical analysis from Early Watch reports and other performance monitoring tools (e.g. CCMS).
  • Support 3rd party security audits and action recommendations.
  • Collaborate with SAP technical 3rd parties (e.g. Mandant & ExceleratedS2P).
  • Advise and support other 3rd party to SAP partners (e.g. Nordic, iDenis).
  • Research and where appropriate implement SAP technical notes.
  • Support SAP patching process with technical partners.
  • Collaborate with other TCG technical functional teams (e.g. network services) to ensure optimal SAP technical environment.

Assist the SAP Technical and Development Manager in providing ABAP design, implementation and support to include the following:-

  • Netweaver versions 7.0 to 7.4
  • Solid functional and business knowledge of finance and supporting functions (e.g. SD, MM) in the insurance and assistance industry.
  • Design and implement technical solutions to meet the current and future business needs from the SAP functional consultant output and blueprint.
  • Continually improve and update existing programs to ensure solutions continue to be robust and fit for purpose.
  • Design, implement and configure data distribution solutions (ALE)
  • Troubleshoot and debug standard, enhanced and bespoke programs
  • Thorough knowledge and implementation experience of SAP's enhancement framework.
  • Maintain technical documentation.
  • Support UAT, training and BAU
  • Specific skills to include but not limited to the following:
    • Structured procedural and object oriented coding (Reports, function modules, classes, methods etc.)
    • BAPI programming
    • ABAP query
    • Dialog programming
    • Form design and maintenance (SAPscript and Smartforms)
    • ABAP Proxy
    • ALV reporting
    • LSMW and BDC
    • Assist the SAP Technical & Development Manager in providing PI design, configuration, implementation and support to include the following:
  • Netweaver versions 7.0 to 7.4
  • Thorough comprehension of integration functionality for SAP and non-SAP systems.
  • SOA, eSOA and web services comprehension.
  • PI Single and dual stack implementation & configuration knowledge.
  • Java programming to support user defined functions in message mapping.
  • Netweaver administration expertise.
  • SLD design, implementation and maintenance.
  • Enterprise Service Repository and Integration Directory object design and build.
  • Configuration and Monitoring tasks.
  • In depth knowledge of the following adapters:
  • Support UAT, training and BAU

Skills and Experience;

Technical Knowledge

  • Responsible for managing SAP estate from a technical and development perspective.
  • Extensive SAP development experience in either ABAP or PI
  • Must be willing to train across other SAP disciplines
  • Insurance and assistance industry expertise and experience useful but not mandatory
  • SAP development in a financial background useful but not mandatory

Person Specification:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to prioritise workloads
  • Positive and flexible attitude
  • Good Multi-tasker
  • Problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player