IT Programmer Analyst – SAP ABAP –
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IT Programmer Analyst – SAP ABAP
The purpose of this position is to create and support our custom ABAP based SAP applications supporting our global manufacturing, sales and distribution environments. Many of these applications integrate with external systems via service calls. Technology is a very important part of the Ball Horticultural Companies, therefor this must be a high potential individual who can contribute to our infrastructure strategies. Responsibilities Providing the best SAP functionality in the industry by leveraging ABAP, IDocs, Custom Functions and Classes, Smart Forms, SAP Script (40%), Determine possible enhancements and fixes to our custom applications by providing technical assessments, programming alternatives and detailed technical specifications, identifying the impact on business processes and system resources (20%)Ensuring stability to our applications by resolving application problems quickly and identifying their root causes to implement proactive monitoring and prevention (20%)Delivering a high-quality and bug free application by coordinating and participating in testing to adhere to quality control standards (10%)Conducting unit, integration and user acceptance testing to validate functionality (10%)Requirements• BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience• Integration with 3rd party products• 3 years in IT systems development and support in a manufacturing, sales and distribution, or horticultural company • 2 years doing hands on development using SAP ABAP – related to SAP ECC, MM, PP, FI & SD modules. Includes SAP development tools (SAP Service Marketplace, SAP Notes search and SDN, performance tuning)• Understanding of development methodologies such as ASAP, Agile, ITIL or equivalent • Experience with 2 or more of the following programming and reporting tools (SQL, LSMW, Data Dictionary, CATT, SAPScript, IDoc, ALV, EDI/XML, ABAP Query, security & authorization profiles)• MS Windows environment and Office applications DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE• SAP BAPI, IDoc, EDI processing and use of PI• SAP Portals, SSO and authorizations• Exposure to interface tools (RFC and API’s, web service calls, XML)• SAP Solution Manager• SAPScript/Smart Forms• SAP NetWeaver experience in SD, MM, PP, WM, BPC, BI, PI, EDI/XML/PI, QN, FI, CO• SAP Workflow knowledge• SAP Console • Reporting tools SAP BI, SAP ECC tables, List views, ABAP Query & ALVMicrosoft reporting services & dashboards including Sharepoint, SSRS and Power BI • Esker Document Management• Bar Coding, PDA, wireless technologies and IoT devicesPhysical RequirementsHave the ability to travel less than 5% of the year on average.Ball Horticultural Company is a leading breeder and distributor of flowers and vegetables around the globe. Located in the suburb of West Chicago (near Naperville and Geneva), our 60-acre property boasts 10 acres of display gardens. The gardens are primarily used as a sales and marketing tool but also provide a great relaxation opportunity for staff at the home office. Perennials, annuals, vegetables, roses and shrubs are blooming from May through September. Our promise to you:We create excitement in the world of flowers and are the first choice for service. We deliver all the best and nothing else To you, we deliver a work environment and a culture where building long-lasting relationships internally and externally is important. We believe that good communication, sharing ideas and collaborating on projects will set us up for success. We keep both our feet on the ground and are approachable. In addition to this we provide a comprehensive Total Rewards package that includes: • Medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance• 401k/Profit Sharing Retirement Plan• Paid time off benefits including vacation and holidays• Tuition assistance• An onsite subsidized caf overlooking 30 acres of renowned display gardens • Employee Assistance Program and Positive Health programs