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SAP BW Developer

SAP BW Developer

About us

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford, which furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.  

Global Technology is a central function headed up by the Chief Technology Officer, providing technology services across the Press.

About the role

The Enterprise SDC group develop, implement, and maintain applications used across the business globally to further the aims of OUP. This covers everything from financial management to publishing workflow management.

We are looking for a SAP Developer (BW) with design and configuration experience gained from projects spanning a variety of SAP processes. This individual will join our development team within the Enterprise SDC, helping to create and maintain system solutions within this business area which are well-designed, robust, scalable, and so help to improve the use of our enterprise technology solutions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Application development across the full lifecycle
  • Produce well designed, testable, efficient code or configuration in a timely manner to meet delivery timescales / milestones
  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
  • Document and maintain software functionality
  • Prepare time and resource estimates for development activities
  • Understand and pro-actively support business priorities for technology support and performance improvement, with a particular focus on reporting.   

About you

The person will have the following skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • SAP NetWeaver BW 7.0
  • Significant experience in data modelling and handling various types of SAP extractors like FI, COPA & stock.
  • Experience in developing BW queries using BEX query designer
  • Strong experience in SAP development and implementation projects involving a significant BW element
  • Broad knowledge of a range of application development / and delivery lifecycles, especially agile methodologies
  • Excellent knowledge of the system development lifecycle and of best practices for system change management
  • Needs to be resourceful, organized, a good problem solver, a good communicator with an aptitude for learning.
  • Must be able to multi-task effectively and work collaboratively
  • SAP BW Certification desirable.
  • Experience in writing ABAP Code for use in BW extractors & Transformations desirable.
  • Experience of at least one SAP ECC6 module desirable.
  • Experience of S/4 HANA would be beneficial

For any queries in relation to this vacancy, please contact

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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
  • Division:
    Global Technology
  • Department:
    Enterprise SDC
  • Closing Date:
    25 July 2018
  • Salary:
    Salary dependent on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Ref:

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