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Software-Development Operations

IBP Demand Sensing - ABAP+SQL Script Developer


Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!



We, at the Pittsburgh Supply Chain Management team under the Products & Innovation board area, cater to innovations across product areas like Inventory Optimization (IBP for Inventory) and Demand Sensing (IBP for Demand).

As an ABAP+SQL Script Software Developer on the IBP team, you will be working on the development of SAP’s leading solution for Supply Chain Planning in the Cloud based on HANA. SAP has been the market leader in Enterprise Software for more than 40 years. Today, innovation continues to flourish at SAP with HANA in Memory Database at the core of the next generation of Enterprise Applications. The focus of the position is the development of the Demand Sensing module within the IBP Platform, but it can also extend to other modules that are also developed by our local teams in Pittsburgh like IBP for Inventory, Demand Driven Supply Network or Site Planning & Scheduling.


To learn more about SAP IBP watch www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSz9LJ7oRiE



• Works in a cross-functional implementation team and is responsible for development focusing on design, coding, testing and quality assurance of specific product features using ABAP, SAP GUI, ABAP Eclipse Development, AMDPs, HANA, HANA Studio, SQL Script, etc.

• Has ability to analyze and solve issues in existing and new code

• Demonstrates full responsibility for accepted tasks and therefore demonstrates a high level of quality, speed, reliability and efficiency

• Works closely together with other team members to ensure the team success.  Enhances skills beyond own core functional focus and works on other tasks for the benefit of the team

• Has proficient overall product knowledge incl. relevant business processes & scenarios and a basic understanding of customer needs

• Has basic knowledge and technical competencies of relevant programming languages and related development tools and processes

• Works independently and designs solutions to enhance test automation and processes within own domain expertise

• Analyzes, defines, implements and executes quality and test related activities according to a given test strategy for the product area

• Writes unit tests for own code using AUNIT and reviews unit tests of colleagues in the team to ensure good coverage

• Creates a detailed test design incl. test system landscape requirements and product standards, prepares tests (customizing & master data), authors and executes manual and/or automated tests

• Analyzes test results and takes appropriate follow-up actions

• Coaches the team in terms of development, quality assurance and test related processes, methods and tools

• Collaborates with user experience experts and implement proposed designs of specific product features

• Attends customer interaction activities (conference calls, on-site sessions, escalations) for specific product features and shares learning back with the implementation team

• Shares knowledge and helps grow the capabilities of the team through presentations, mentoring, and coaching in your implementation team

• Document code and test results

• Documents root cause analysis, workarounds and solutions on internal and customer incidents

• Supports, provides maintenance and bug fixes on IBP Demand Sensing customer installations



• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related Engineering field

• Experience working with Databases, SQL and a programming with Database Scripting Languages like SQL Script

• Experience writing complex queries and tuning them for performance

• Understanding of Object-Oriented Programming and its fundamental principles

• Working experience developing software with an OO Language

• Working experience writing Unit Test

• Experience working in a SCRUM team

• Analytical Thinking and Problem-Solving abilities expressing solutions in code

• Ability and desire to learn new technologies and skills, specifically SAP related technology like HANA and ABAP

• Skills working with HANA and writing SQL Script is preferable

• Programming skills in ABAP, OO development in ABAP and SAP technologies

• Experience working with Web Services, specifically ODATA is a plus

• Experience and skills developing in Java and JavaScript is a plus



• 3 to 5 years of working experience developing Enterprise Applications


We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.


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SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:306616 | Work Area: Software-Development Operations | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

IBP Demand Sensing - ABAP+SQL Script Developer

Facility:  306616
Posted Date:  Nov 17, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Development Operations
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15212

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Developer, ERP, ABAP, Database, SQL, Technology