SAP ABAP Lead Programmer

Published December 1, 2023
Location Southfield, MI
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Rate: Depending on experience

Location: Southfield, MI (Hybrid)

Job Description:

The SAP ABAP Team Lead is responsible for the development, implementation, and rollout of SAP ABAP development. Will work closely with the cross-functional teams to understand and implement their strategic initiatives and design development on time and with customer satisfaction.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Experience in planning, managing, and guiding the ABAP development team (onsite and offshore).
  • Guide the team on SAP S4 journey and develop NEW development standards for S4 ABAP team members.
  • Broad understanding of SAP software offerings, capabilities and implementation techniques.
  • Develop custom solutions using customized transactions and user exits to provide additional functionality not available within standard SAP.
  • Must be able to present ideas and technical solutions effectively to the team through presentations and communication.
  • Proficient in authoring technical specifications and documentation.
  • Proficient at writing technical specifications for required ABAP development objects.
  • Must be able to code and mentor application components to specifications using applicable technology standards.
  • Provides technical expertise to the development team and business analysts.
  • Ability to work independently under limited supervision or in a team environment.
  • Understand & Improve business processes.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate across the organization, up the organization, and to technical teams
  • 10+ years of SAP's ABAP/4 programming language and object-oriented programming, including at least two full SAP lifecycle experience.
  • Working in global systems, multiple teams including offshore.
  • Extensive experience in OO programming, Web Dynpro, BSP, MVC concepts.
  • Extensive experience with ABAP objects, Object Oriented Programming Concepts, reporting, user exits, BAPIs, BADIs, Function Modules, RFCs, SmartForms, ALE, Performance Tuning.
  • Experience with all RICEFW items: Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms, and SAP Business Workflow.
  • Experience in RFC's, Business Add-ins, SAPscript, SmartForms, ADOBE forms, ABAP Objects, ABAP debugger, Runtime Analysis/Monitor, Coverage Analyzer, Code Inspector and Exception Handling
  • Experience in Data Interfaces (IDOCS, BDC, BADI, BAPI, BDT, BI).
  • Experience in the area of design, development, validation, trouble shooting, debugging, reports, testing, diagnostic software generation, and technical documentation creation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Metals industry, Variant configuration, access sequence and pricing condition.
  • SAP Certification is preferred.
  • Knowledge of SAP Finance &controlling, Sales & Distribution, Production Planning, Material Management and warehouse Management modules