Sr Technical Developer - SAP Business Warehouse/Business Objects

Greenlee - Chicago, US-IL

Posted 743 days ago
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    Information Technology
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Job description

Greenlee, a Textron Company, is an industry leader in providing
state-of-the-art technology for the electrical, power utility,
industrial and telecommunication markets.
Job Summary:
The Senior Technical Developer SAP BW/BO will provide leadership
and direction in defining and maintaining the integrity of the
functional process designs, standards, and SAP BW and SAP BO
configuration for Greenlee and its subsidiaries.  Incumbent
will work with other SAP members, IT staff, and Greenlee functional
leaders to analyze proposed changes to SAP technical configuration
settings to optimize overall.
The role includes the definition, delivery, and production support
of the technical SAP design and data standards to support the
overall Greenlee strategies and objectives for SAP BW and SAP BO
functions.  Incumbent should have a team-based comprehensive
skill set in BW/BO functionality.
SAP Business Warehouse
Creation of queries and workbooks using BW 7.x BEx /Analyzer &
Web Application Designer and develop BW reporting user exits
Accountable for the full project life cycle, with emphasis on the
translation of user requirements into specifications for complex
logical data models, source data capture, dictionary design, data
integrity and overall data warehouse design
Develop, create, monitor, and schedule (where appropriate) the
necessary BW objects (e.g. InfoObjects, ODS, InfoCubes,
InfoPackages, InfoSources, Datasources, Extractors, Transfer Rules,
Update Rules)  Although working in a BW 7.x environment,
incumbent should have good understanding of backend 3.x environment
– as work will include both 3.x and 7.x backend
Good understanding and troubleshooting ability for BW transport
management including collection, migration and validation of
Work with Security team to design analysis authorizations/roles in
BW and test with reports and users
Strong capabilities to write and debug ABAP in a BW environment
SAP Business Objects
Manage integration of SAP Business Objects (XI 3.1 and 4.0) to SAP
BW and SAP R/3 environments
Develop Universes in SAP Business Objects for data from SAP R/3,
SAP BW and non-SAP sources
Development reports and dashboards utilizing Webi, Crystal Reports,
Xcelsius, Business Explorer
Develop security within Central Management Console (CMC) in SAP
Business Objects and test with reports and users
Assist in the definition of business requirements.
Perform analysis and tuning of the BW and BO environment.
Coordinate with Basis and SAP COE team and provide assistance in
the optimization and management of BW and BO systems.
Coordinate testing and implementation of service packs, patches and
hot fixes to BW and BO.
Implement technical project plans for SAP BW/BO function.
Perform initial testing of problem fixes, change request,
enhancements, and new functionality in BW and BO environments.
Work with the end users for troubleshooting, data validation,
installations and act as a general reporting resource.
Assist with training activities and mentor Greenlee BW and BO
support team members.
Work with SAP to resolve software bugs and keep abreast of SAP
releases, enhancements/new functionality and perform application
Ensure SAP service levels are met, and project objectives are
accomplished within budget and deadline.
Textron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify.  We
will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if
necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with
information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work

Desired Skills and Experience

Required Skills and Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS,
Engineering, or related discipline (an IT focus is preferred)
Minimum of three years experience (or 2 full implementations) with
SAP BW (version 7.x preferred).

Expertise should include:
InfoObjects, ODS, InfoCubes,
InfoPackages, InfoSources, Datasources, Extractor, Transfer
Depth of experience in BW BEx/Analyzer & Web Application
Designer design and development
In-depth knowledge BW Administrator Workbench
Experience designing components to support both top-down and
bottom-up planning
Key competency should exist in troubleshooting production issues
and extraction and transformation loads.
Minimum of two years experience with SAP BO. Expertise should
Experience with SAP Business Objects tools (XI 3.1 and 4.0
preferred) and integration between them and SAP Business Warehouse
and/or SAP R/3 or ECC environment
Universe development experience in SAP Business Objects
Development experience utilizing Webi, Crystal Reports, Xcelsius,
Business Explorer
Experience with Central Management Console (CMC) in SAP Business
Experience with global team environment a plus
Prior experience working in a BW/BO solution architect role
Strong MS Excel/Word knowledge for Macros, data mapping and
Strong industry experience in the Industrial sector
Experience SAP ERP systems including configuration expertise and
upgrade experience with Sales & Distribution,
Finance/Controlling, Materials Management, Production Planning,
and/or Finance
Ability to work within a matrix organization consisting of Business
Unit, COE, consulting, and contract employees
Superior organizational skills and excellent communication
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Good customer service and end-user training skills
Solid project management skills and team-oriented interpersonal

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