IT Specialists in this job role have expertise in translating IT requirements in the design, development, and assembly of components to create custom information systems. Typical examples of the deliverables are functional and technical designs, models, components, code, unit tests, and documentation. IT Specialists who primarily apply their technical skills in an internal or external customer billable services and implementation environment. The employee focuses on individual/team/department/ operational objectives.
Professional knowledge related to incumbent's department or function.
Engaged as an independent professional. Ability to articulate and compare alternatives approaches. Negotiate with specified objectives.
Recognize problems related to project objectives. Creativity and judgment applied to professional technical, or operational problems. Independently generates solutions, based on analytical skills & business knowledge. Challenge the validity of given procedures and processes to enhance and
improve or develop complementary adjustments /solutions.
Works on special projects, or leads small teams, or manages routine technical/ operational activities or departments (national or international). Understands departmental mission and vision. Provides advice in technical/operational domain of specialization. Generally controls own work priorities and methods requiring tradeoffs.
Impact on Business/Scope:
Accountable for individual or team, or department results, and for the impact of the results on functional activities. Participates in overall departmental program planning. May have budgetary responsibility. Contributes by supporting activities that are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, or impact immediate costs or expenses.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
*2-3 years of SAP ABAP experience
*Programming experience with ERP/ ECC and exposure to the NetWeaver stack
*Works closely with functional consultants to assist with designing, developing, testing, implementing and supporting innovative, custom solutions to fill gaps identified in the standard SAP functionality
*Debugs issues in SAP standard and existing custom code and makes recommendations for modification and improvement
*Writes regression test plans and participates in system integration testing
*Writes technical specs and performs all necessary research, analysis and testing
*Understands and uses advanced ABAP Workbench, including the ABAP Dictionary, ABAP Editor, Function Builder, Class Builder, SAPScript, Smart Forms as well as testing and analysis tools.
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
*Understands and uses complex ABAP commands and tools: ALV reports, database update programs, function modules, IDOCs, user exits, BDCs
*Workflow and Output experience preferred
*Unicode and ECC upgrade experience is a plus
*Experience with LOTUS
*Excellent oral and written communication and customer service skills
*Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Demonstrated capability to solve complex and cross-functional problems
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