Systems Analyst SAP ABAP

at Total Tech Specialists
Location Chicago, IL
Date Posted September 14, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Position Overview:
The SAP ABAP Systems
Analyst works in a challenging, exciting, and dynamic environment.  This
position will work closely all corporate IT groups and business contacts
globally to develop, enhance, debug, support, maintain, and test SAP ABAP
software solutions that support our ECC business system. Solutions are crafted
using SAP ABAP tools using the latest technologies and OO concepts.  Our
ECC environment integrates with several external systems and coordination with
these groups is essential to provide the right solution.  The position
will be involved in all aspects of providing these solutions from design and
development, to implementation.  The participant will not have direct
reports but will be a part of a global team requiring excellent communication
and collaboration skills to interact effectively with other technical groups,
as well as, business leaders and process owners.   Individual should be
able to work with minimal supervision and with general guidance as they deliver
superior solutions to be used by the business. 


Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with business
    function areas to fully understand and define system requirements. 
    Makes recommendations for business solutions.  Develops technical
    specifications and technical unit test plans based on these requirements.
  • Evaluates current system
    capabilities to identify changes that need to be made and determines the
    impact to the business.  Ensures that programming and software
    requirements fulfill business objectives.
  • Designs, develops and modifies
    programs, objects and processes to complete smaller projects as well as
    supporting larger complex projects.
  • Works as a team member within
    own IT group and other IT departments to implement new or system
    changes.  Identifies resources and communicates system requirements
    and timelines. 
  • Provides ongoing system and
    programming support in responsible area.  Maintains up-to-date
    knowledge of new and suitable applications and understands their potential
    uses as they relate to the functional area supported.
  • Performs functionality tests of
    new and updated applications and systems to verify desired results are
    achieved.  Evaluates results and coordinates or makes modifications
    to improve system performance.  Creates test plans as
    required.   Participates in application updates and upgrade
  • Organizes and tracks the
    progress of projects and tasks by applying project management
    techniques.  Identifies issues that will delay on-time delivery and
    assists in resolving them.  Communicates to management direction,
    status, and problems with work assignments through status reports. 
    Works with management to overcome obstacles and complete projects.
  • Follows established
    methodologies during system development and ensures systems adhere to the
    standards and procedures established by the IT department.  Develops
    and maintains all system related documentation.
  • Understand, support and
    contribute to current Total Quality Management (TQM), Six Sigma,
    International Standards Organization (ISO) and Environmental, and/or
    Health and Safety (EH&S) Management Systems by following stated
    policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as
    assigned by management.