Based on a strong technical ABAP background, play a technical solution architect role for all change requests.

Mediate between developers and functional team members and will engage directly with product owner(s) and external partner feature team(s) for the respective projects/maintenance/operations requirements.

Technical oversight of developments on SAP systems that run global business processes spanning the supply, warehouse logistics and sales of automotive parts.

Technical tasks will include, but not limited to:

Reviewing proposed solutions and code changes, based on learnt knowledge of existing system design and client’s Global Development Guidelines.

Making sure the development solution will align with the current technical functions of the system and will fit the overall architecture.

Reviewing and approving the technical specifications.

Reviewing development, checking code quality against our client’s standards.

Reconfirming during the code review that the completed development meets the original requirement, as explained by the functional expert.

Development will also be required, where the above tasks will be conducted by peers.

The following will also be expected:

Reviewing & approving the functional specifications, make sure that it is complete, understandable, and logically consistent from a development point of view.

Attending of all team meetings, including Stand-ups, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospectives, Sprint Planning meetings etc.

Understanding the release management process and keeping track of the release schedule.

Endeavour to understand the client’s SAP system landscape and be abreast of what changes are planned and how they will affect topics planned over a release.

Go-live preparation and post Go-live support.

Receiving, troubleshooting, resolving, and closing Operational and Maintenance tickets within defined SLA’s (Service Level Agreements).

Interact with consultants of other modules.

Taking a proactive approach in the software development process.

Go-Live preparation and post Go-Live Support.

Change Management – Manage changes and present to relevant CAB.

Interaction with clients through meetings, calls and emails.

Receiving, troubleshooting, resolving, and closing operational and maintenance tickets within SLA’s.

Development debugging.

Update and maintain documentation as an existing system’s functionality is changed.

Taking a proactive approach in the software development/design process.

Execution according to the Agile Methodology and attending of all team meetings, including Stand ups, Sprint Review, Sprint retrospectives, Sprint Planning meetings etc.

Daily use of the Agile Tool Chain, as per the updates required by the respective feature team(s).

Minimum Requirements:


5-8 years of DevOps (Operations, configuration/development) experience in commercial/and/or retail end user IT applications.

Strong ABAP Development skills including but not limited to:

  • Proven track record as a competent ABAP programmer.
  • Good knowledge of Object Orientated Design Paradigms.
  • Test Driven Development Methodologies and how to make new and existing code testable.
  • Very strong understanding of optimised data retrieval and code performance techniques.
  • Good understanding of the Agile methodology.
  • Confluence and JIRA.
  • SAP Solution Manager exposure.
  • Modern ABAP understanding (advantageous).
  • SAP MM, WM, EWM, APO exposure (advantageous).
  • SAP S/4 HANA (advantageous).

Essential Skills Requirements:

Experience in the following modules.

  • SAP ABAP, UI5, SAP Firi.

SAP ABAP Certification.

Problem Solving capabilities.

Ability to work as part of a team with the Agile Working Methodology.

Strong ability to understand and interpret business needs and requirements with an aptitude to move concepts through to proposal and successful implementation.

Willingness to engage foreign customers and be sensitive to possible language barriers & culture differences.

Willingness and ability to work on weekends and public holidays on implementation and operations (IT Support) related tasks.

Advantageous Skills Requirements:

Level 1 process integration knowledge across multiple SAP Modules.

Level 1 technical (incl. infrastructure) integration knowledge across multiple technologies.

Ability to work independently as well interdependently and to submit deliverables on time and with excellent quality.

Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills with the ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing) with both technical and non-technical colleagues/users.

Flexibility to take up different tasks in the project.

Ability and willingness to coach and give training to fellow colleagues and users when required.

Willing and able to travel internationally.

Above-board work ethics

Desired Skills:

  • Agile Working Methodology
  • SAP ABAP Certification
  • Object Orientated Design Paradigms

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