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Your Role and Responsibilities
The IBM Client Innovation Center in Baton Rouge Louisiana has an immediate opportunity for a forward thinking Advanced Business Application Programming (ABAP) Developer with a passion for growth and innovation. IBM Client Innovation Center: Baton Rouge is currently growing its ABAP Development team. Our clients are some of the world’s leading companies and you will be part of challenging projects to build and support technical solutions for their needs.
As an ABAP Developer you will be expected to support development on numerous SAP Systems. The candidate will understand SAP Tools, SAP Application Servers & Netweaver platforms among others for building business applications. Understanding business processes and challenges and being able to translate them into requirements and solutions is key. Working on Enterprise Central Component (ECC) 6.0 or later versions of SAP is required. One will use their in-depth SAP/ABAP development skills, business knowledge, and expertise to effectively develop solutions for the client’s business environment in order to achieve client expected business results. This position is to support ABAP programs. We also require experience with the ABAP Workbench. Workflow knowledge is a plus. This is a hands-on role and requires the candidate to design and develop solutions.
Successful candidates for these positions will work onsite at the IBM Client Innovation Center in Baton Rouge. The IBM Client Innovation Center is an in-bound delivery model where we support our clients from our Baton Rouge center. However, some travel is expected and all candidates must be willing and able to travel to meet our client needs across the US. Travel is typically related to knowledge transfer and training at the client site (Monday thru Friday). You are expected to travel up to 50% of the time. This is a traditional office position. You must live in, or be willing to relocate to, Louisiana. The work location is 100 North Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802. This is not a work from home position.
Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations
Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 3 years experience in SAP ABAP Development in SAP ECC
At least 3 years experience in Gathering and analyzing requirements
At least 2 years experience in 3 or more SAP modules
At least 3 years experience in ABAP Workbench
Basic knowledge in Client interactions
Basic knowledge in Technical writing and documentation skills
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
• At least 5 years experience in SAP ABAP Development in SAP ECC
• At least 5 years experience in Gathering and analyzing requirements
• At least 5 years experience in 3 or more SAP modules
• At least 5 years experience in ABAP Workbench
• At least 3 years experience in Client interactions
• At least 3 years experience in ABAP Workflow
• At least 5 years experience in Technical writing and documentation skills
• At least 3 years experience in Managing priorities, deliverables on schedule
About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.
Your Life @ IBM
Client Innovation Center: Baton Rouge
IBM is proud to partner with the State of Louisiana to continue to create jobs and opportunities in the technology sector - Jobs and Opportunities that provide IBM’s clients with services to address the ever-increasing demand for flexible software services.
We’re seeking forward-thinking innovators that hunger for continuous learning and are motivated by making a positive impact on the world. Innovators that are driven by making the world more instrumented, interconnected and intelligent.
We welcome the opportunity to embrace your talents and be part of our IBM family while learning on-the-job and building in-demand skills. We encourage taking on challenging project work – designing, building and supporting technical solutions for some of the world’s leading companies. Depending upon the project, you could find yourself developing advanced skills in technologies such as Java, SAP, Oracle, Big Data, Blockchain, among others.
Whether you have an interest in Analytics, Enterprise Applications, Interactive Experience & Mobile, or Application Development, the Baton Rouge Client Innovation Center has an opportunity for you!
Translate your expertise into a rewarding career.
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.