Senior SAP Developer

  • Uxbridge, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

We serve the world by making food people love. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$15.6 billion during fiscal 2018.

We seek out the best talent, then give them development resources, support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world. 

Job Description

We are looking for a Sr. developer to join the SAP Global Development team. As a developer you will help support SAP development needs for projects across multiple functional areas in support of Business Segment and Functional priorities

Design and implement applications leveraging multiple SAP technologies

Collaborate with SAP Practice teams (Basis/Integration/Security) and SD (Analyst) teams to support and maintain existing applications

Participate and assist with ongoing stewardship duties like SAP change control/Code Reviews

Roles & Responsibilities:

•Analyze business needs and identify effective, potential technical solutions

•Responsible for conducting effective requirement review sessions and application design sessions with cross-functional teams

•Provide ABAP efforts estimation for development Work.

•Provide solutions to improve upon or resolve problems with SAP software applications.

•Design, develop, test and implement custom transactions, interfaces, reports, and user exits using the full range of the SAP tool set - ABAP, Web Dynpro, SAP Web UI,  Workflow, Portals, PI, web services.

•Provide knowledge transfer on current technologies and application design methodologies to junior level staff and stakeholders.

•Represents company in new technology planning and takes lead in assessing emerging technologies

•Co-ordinate small team of ABAP developers for developing WRICEFs (workflow, reports, interfaces, conversion, enhancements, forms) for all stages of new SAP Implementation, SAP Enhancement/Upgrade and SAP Support projects.


Required Skills/Experience

•5-6 years – SAP Development experience

•Cross Functional Development experience on GBS projects

•Application Design/Integration Development with other SAP/Non-SAP Products or 3rd Party tools

Preferred Skills/Experience

•Demonstrated aptitude in development skills – Data Dictionary, ABAP, Performance tuning, Object oriented programming, Data Migration, Interfaces and enhancements

•Hands on experience in SAP Application Development

•ABAP development experience in at least two SAP Functional areas / business suite systems – ERP, CRM, APO, TM

•Ability to design and develop applications which integrate with other systems, platforms, and external services

•Effective interpersonal and communication skills

•Experience working in virtual teams is preferred but not required

•Demonstrated ability to lead change, overcome challenges, and achieve desired results.

What will the candidate receive in the role

•Work with leading technologies from SAP and the latest integration/middleware capabilities

•Ability to work on large scale global implementations as well as smaller, faster innovative challenges

•On-going training and development in SAP and the latest delivery techniques

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