SAP Interface and ABAP Development Lead

£766/Day • Contract • Software Development

SAP Interface and ABAP development lead
Location: Derby
Duration: 3 months
Clearance: BPSS
IR35: Outside of scope until April - after April TBC

I'm heading up a project on behalf of a global IT consultancy that require an SAP Interface and ABAP Development Lead to join their team on a major project in Derby. 


Analysed the integration requirements for different systems including SAP and Non SAP 
Responsible for analysing changes to the existing complex interface landscape (Mainly SAP inbound and outbound interfaces) 
Work with the team to manage design, build, test and deployment of identified interfaces and ABAP development 
Responsible for requirement gathering from the IT teams/Non SAP application owners and business team (requirements specification doc), determining the scope of existing interfaces and correspondingly generating the Gap Analysis and design documents for interface change 
Present Interface analysis and changes to IT design authority and the technical owners/DAs 
Prepare and own the plan and delivery for Interface and technical delivery 
Maintain and manage creating RICEFW list for interfaces with all the details about the technologies to be used 
Manage Interface Designing and Technical Documents as per client requirements and standards 
Prepared and manage test scripts and performed end to end Interface testing. 
Manage the Interface and ABAP design, development, Transports/Deployment of interfaces from Development to Quality and Production environments 
Responsible for Creating and Tracking of Integration Team Risks, Issues, Actions, Decisions document along with tracking development of objects. 

Skills and success attributes

Over all 10+ years over all experience 
7+ Years Interface design and development experience using SAP PI, ALE, Flat File, SAP idoc experience 
5+ Years ABAP experience 
5+ Years Technical Interface lead experience 
Worked on developing ABAP Transactions/Dialog Programming. Experience in working with IDOCs (Basic and extension) and BAPIs. 
Knowledge of ALE settings for IDOCS, port and partner profile configurations, logical systems and RFC destinations. 
Required: multi-vendor experience, offshore/remote experience 
Ability to lead and design large, complex technical interface for SAP and Non SAP applications 
Managing offshore development team for delivering under challenging timelines. 
Worked on enterprise integration solution PI with BODS for complex transformations. 
Self-starter-able to work on his/her own initiative with minimal supervision. 
We're interested in self-motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing project environment. Someone who can easily function in a collaborative, high demand, performance-driven environment. 
Looking for hands-on technical expertise here - not a relationship person or a senior architect but someone who can learn how to analyse and change complex interface landscape

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