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Greater Lansing Area, United States, North America
Career Level:
Senior (5+ years of experience)
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time
Apply before:
28 Aug, 2017

Senior ABAP Developer

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The Senior Software Developer role will be a part of a diverse team which is responsible for delivering simple to complex solutions and programs that implement and enhance the current business processes in SAP. These Senior Software Developer roles will be involved in various phases of a life cycle implementation which include design, development, building prototypes, developing and testing RICEFW objects, cutover activities, user training and post Go-Live Support.

The following are high level requirements for this role:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 6 years of SAP Developer experience
  • Strong knowledge and experience in custom development using various ABAP technologies, performance tuning and debugging skills


  • Translate high level functional requirements provided by the functional teams into technical requirements in a clear manner that can be easily comprehended by other developers.
  • Gather requirements for new development objects from business users and convert them into technical requirements.
  • Lead the development and delivery of RICEFW objects in assigned process area in SAP.
  • Design and develop complex solutions and RICEFW objects in assigned process area in SAP.
  • Provide ABAP support by fixing or enhancing solutions in SAP including custom and standard programs.
  • Facilitate and participate in user demos of custom development units.
  • Design and deliver technical units using the Agile development model.
  • Tune the solutions and objects for performance in assigned process area of SAP.
  • Troubleshoot inbound and outbound interfaces.
  • Provide technical assistance to the process teams in debugging functional issues as needed.
  • Work with external vendors and internal parties to troubleshoot interfaces to fix data issues.
  • Design and develop comprehensive and thorough test cases for the development unit.
  • Unit test and debug new program changes for all types of development objects.
  • Facilitate integration testing of various RICEFW objects.
  • Monitor and facilitate defect resolution of RICEFW objects in HP Quality Center.
  • Facilitate the transport of various objects and solutions across the SAP Landscape.
  • Facilitate and participate in cutover activities during the Go-Live Phase.
  • Provide day-to-day, occasional after hours and on-call application support as needed.
  • Ensure confidentiality of sensitive and proprietary information; adhere to company security policies.  Adhere to Dart’s IT software development and quality standards.
  • Assist the Development Lead by providing effort estimates for the assigned project/support tasks and also report any changes to the estimates.
  • Organize, control, and direct work assignments for self and team members.
  • Maintain technical expertise, keeping current with evolving processes, systems, and technologies and sharing that knowledge with colleagues and IT management.
  • Mentor and coach other team members as applicable.


  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 8 years of previous work experience in Information Technology roles
  • At least 6 years of SAP Developer experience
  • Experience with at least 2 full lifecycle SAP implementation projects
  • Strong knowledge and experience in custom development using various ABAP technologies, performance tuning and debugging skills
  • Strong knowledge and experience in the development lifecycle of RICEFW objects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Additional work hours as required, including weekends
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor\'s Degree with a specialization in Computer Systems, Electronics, or similar IT related specialization
  • Experience with FI/CO development objects
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of unit test cases using ABAP Unit
  • Exposure or experience in the new technologies of ABAP (such as Web Dynpro development) is highly desired

Job keywords/tags:  SAP Developer , SAP , ERP , ABAP , RICEFW , Performance Tuning , Debugging , Development