SAP ABAP Developer

at Central Hudson
Published August 11, 2023
Location Poughkeepsie, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Benefits :

  • Competitive compensation

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with substantial company match

  • Life and Travel Insurance

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Wellness Reimbursement Program

  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

What is an SAP ABAP Developer?

The SAP ABAP Developer is responsible for actively participating in the development of business solutions based on functional and technical requirements. Additionally, it is the responsibility of the SAP ABAP Developer to continuously improve the processes and code within the SAP system to better support the business. Responsibilities could change as the needs of the department evolve. Title/level is commensurate with experience.

What does an SAP ABAP Developer do?

  • Performs SAP system analysis, design, development and production support activities within SAP’s S/4 Hana system; demonstrates a high-level understanding of standard SAP data structures & processes

  • Supports all phases of the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) including analysis, design, development, testing and implementation along with the generation of required documentation throughout each phase of the project

  • Collaborates with business users and other SAP technical staff to develop, implement and execute upon the requirements of the business through complex ABAP programming, testing, documentation and debugging functions related to the implementation of SAP S/4 modules

  • Regularly communicates with business users and functional team to understand the requirements from provided functional designs or business requirements/use cases and transforms these requirements into the technical designs

  • Builds professional relationships with management, business representatives, and team members to ensure delivery of proposed solutions, support for development of business possibilities and professional development

  • Participates in troubleshooting incidents reported to IT and assists in identifying root cause of any issues

  • Actively participates in industry communities to continuously expand upon knowledge and improve the standards and awareness of the company’s SAP practices

What does it take to be an SAP ABAP Developer?


  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of related professional experience in areas such as SAP development or administration, systems programming, information systems development or a closely related field. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, candidates with an Associate’s degree and at least 5 years of related professional experience (stated above) will be considered.

  • Experience developing in ABAP within the SAP ECC or S/4 Hana platform

  • Must demonstrate the willingness to work in a collaborative team environment to deliver a quality product and interact effectively with individuals at all levels

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organizational technology, processes, and priorities

  • Demonstrated strong problem solving, analytical skills and strategic thinking ability

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Valid driver’s license


  • Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology or STEM field; Master’s degree

  • Hands-on experience implementing within large, transformational projects

  • Experience in large implementations of SAP R3 or S4

  • Basic knowledge of ERP systems in the utility industry

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Applications sent via e-mail and US Mail will not be accepted. No phone calls or agencies, please. All replies will be held in strict confidence.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Look to Central Hudson for an environment that fosters teamwork, safety awareness and impeccable customer service. We are committed to educational development, employee satisfaction and a diverse workforce. We also have a strong belief in and long history of promoting from within. Our employees enjoy numerous opportunities for transition and growth throughout their careers.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive compensation, health benefits, 401K plan with substantial company match, tuition assistance, wellness reimbursement, life insurance, and paid holidays and vacation.