SAP ABAP Developer
CSC - Marlton, NJ

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Job Title


SAP ABAP Developer

Requisition ID



Job Category


Business Consulting

Primary Location






Remote Work Authorized



Relocation Assistance


Not Available



Yes, 100 % of the Time

Clearance Level


Public Trust

Job Posting


Jan 31, 2013, 4:12:52 PM



CSC, Federal Consulting Practice

3110 Fairview Park Drive

Falls Church, VA 22042

Company Background

Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC). CSC is a leading global IT services company. CSC's mission is to provide customers in industry and government with solutions crafted to meet their specific challenges and enable them to profit from the advanced use of technology.

CSC helps its clients manage and profit from every major wave of change in IT since its formation in 1959. CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's own advanced capabilities. With approximately 93,000 employees, the company had revenues of $16.2 Billion for the 12 months ended July 1, 2011.

CSC's Federal Consulting Practice

The Federal Consulting Practice (FCP) is part of CSC's leading North American Public Sector (NPS) which accounts for over $6 billion in annual revenues. FCP was conceived and formed to bring world-class systems integration and consulting skills and services to the Federal Marketplace. FCP specializes in providing leading-edge business transformation solutions for virtually every Federal Defense and Civilian agency. In a short period of time, it has redefined thought leadership in the industry and has raised the bar in solution delivery and customer service-focused consulting.

CSC's Federal Consulting Practice is looking for SAP XI/PI Consultant’s

Senior SAP consultants play a leadership role on the project and are involved in all phases of a life cycle implementation, including blueprinting, gap analysis, mapping, prototypes, design, configuration, testing, go-live, user training and post production support. The consultant must be able to work with end users on the SAP application's integration and functionality; determine those technology inadequacies and /or deficiencies that can affect the functional area's ability to support or meet the organizational goals as well as lead enterprise applications integration efforts and oversee the validation of the associated work products. Senior consultants on the project will lead both small and medium size teams and must proactively educate both team members and the client with specific best practices. The sphere of influence for a Senior Consultant generally includes team leaders and project managers, vendor or contractor SME's, and limited exposure to project stakeholders. The consultant must be able to brief senior managers.

Ideal candidates will have minimum 5 years of PI experience and 10 years of experience in middleware working in SAP development. Experience working on a minimum of 2 full software lifecycle developments is also required. The consultant should have demonstrable skills of interfacing with customers and gathering requirements as necessary. The candidate needs to have depth and breadth in their core SAP expertise and experience in integration with an ERP environment. The individual should be capable of leading a mid size team with 5 - 10 resources and able to deliver solutions with limited guidance from project managers. Good writing and documentation skills are required and experience in the following is also required:

Development and Implementation of SAP PI Netweaver 7.1

Provide guidance, and give focus to best practices, development standards

Provide expertise with (SOA) Security Oriented Architecture and how it integrates

Develop Technical specifications for technical development

Perform/analyze integration testing

Prepare documentation on landscape of SAP PI Interfaces

Critical Knowledge

SAP Functional Knowledge a plus – preferably in Shop Floor, Manufacturing, or Production Planning

Experience in the usage of third-party adapters, and configuring BPM (Business Process Management) interfaces

Familiarity with Bills of Material, Routings, Production Orders

Proficient in all areas of ABAP development especially interfaces

Knowledge or experience of Process Integration 7.1 (SOA Middleware)

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite

Experience in working on Department of Defense programs

Critical Skills

NetWeaver PI Certification

Able to drive to a project plan and execute to meet deadlines

Has excellent communications, negotiation and problem-solving skills

Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work in a dynamic team environment

Able to work with a diverse set of individuals

Able to run affective meetings/workshops.

Has exceptional listening, understanding and team building skills.

Is comfortable working in a fast-paced changing environment

Is a proactive self-starter

Exposure to large SAP projects.

DOD project experience (recommended, but not required)

Essential Job Functions

Interprets requirements data, maps current and future state business processes to the packaged application(s) being implemented, and develops plans to address functional gaps between the packaged application and the redesigned processes (Business).

Develops depth of implementation experience to address multiple integration points between functions, related interface and data conversion issues, and expanded setup and configuration requirements (Business).

Researches and presents information/data regarding how other companies in the client's industry are using specific application products to improve business performance (Business).

Builds on Catalyst and specific vendor methodology knowledge and blend methodologies appropriately to meet unique project and client needs (Methodology).

Leads a team of 6-10 resources (company, client and third-party resources) in area of expertise to conclusion of a project phase (Management).

Guides others in vendor programming languages and standards for interfaces and bolt-on components (Technical).

Manages client expectations and balances the needs of the company and the client to ensure satisfaction for both (Relationship Management).

Influences decisions and project direction at the executive level (Relationship Management).

Performs consultative selling and leverages business through superior delivery skills, client relations and subject matter expertise (Leverage).

Participates in proposal efforts and sales calls (Leverage).

Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel (Leadership).

Communicates in formal presentation settings including medium to large sized groups of key decision makers at the executive level; tailors presentations to needs and interests of the audience. Develops articles and white papers covering areas of expertise (Communication).


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred

Six or more years of consulting experience with business analysis and software product implementation

Experience working with CSC Catalyst and/or equivalent client or vendor-mandated methodology

Experience working with the integrated structure of a complex software product suite

Experience working with how the client's current and future state business processes map to the packaged application being implemented

Other Qualifications

Two to five years of additional relevant experience in one or more business or industry specialty areas

Strong skills in solution demonstration lab (SDL) and prototyping techniques

Strong communication skills

Ability to deal with and resolve ambiguity

Ability to anticipate problems and take decisive action, giving regard to the impact on both the client and the company

Ability to adjust personal style to different situations

Willingness to travel

CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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