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Senior SAP ABAP Developer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR700K – R600K
Job TypePermanent
EducationDegree/Diploma desired
Experience5 years

Job Description

Our client is currently in search of a Senior (K4) SAP Resource to be responsible for the implementation of clients’ ABAP requirements resulting in the highest Quality work and World Class Service.

SAP HR/Payroll Industry experience essential. Attention to detail and great communication skills are a must.


• Create technical specifications of programs/ interfaces based on functional specifications provided.

• Implement the client’s requirements using technologies such as ABAP/4, SAP Script, Business HTML, Java, and Visual Basic, according to the design documentation and template guidelines utilising/ creating reusable code that is easily upgradeable/ maintainable.

• Ensure that the programs/ interfaces are Unit Tested including created sufficient test data (such as employee master records) to complete scenario testing.

• Thoroughly document any programs/ interfaces including system documentation (code comments) and online help documentation.

• Support clients through the User Acceptance, Parallel Testing and Go-Live phases.

• Maintain up to date knowledge of the SAP Products and SAP related news.

• Ensure that template guidelines are adhered to.

• Assist with 1st level support by providing telephone support to 1st level support Consultants and client super and end users when required.

• Resolve 2nd and 3rd level support issues logged with the Support Centre within SLA timeframes – specifically investigating issues, identifying cause, designing and implementing solutions, perform sufficient testing and updating required documentation.

• Creating web based programs using ABAP and JAVA technology.

• Upgrade programs to be compatible with new releases of R/3 (such as Enterprise/ mySAP ERP).

Qualifications and Experience:

• Appropriate tertiary level education or equivalent industry experience

• 3- 5 years experience in SAP HR/Payroll Industry

• Certified SAP Technical (ABAP) Consultant

• At least 3 full life cycle implementations

• Lead programming consultant on at least 1 full life cycle implementations

• Possess the highest level of payroll programming knowledge and the necessary competencies to deliver the maximum value to our clients.

• Knowledge of support methodologies including use of an issue tracking system

• Ability to use a document management system

• Strong knowledge of SAP in HR/ Payroll ABAP and design/Knowledge of SAP Workplace/ Portal solutions, Web Dynpro, workflow

• Knowledge of implementation methodologies including the ASAP Implementation methodology

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977, you can also contact Nicola 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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