SAP BODS Developer

Posting Date: 03 January 2020

Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire, GB, PO6 3EN

Company: Babcock

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SAP BODS Developer
Lakeside, Portsmouth
Babcock Corporate Services

Here at Babcock International, we are seeking a SAP BODS Developer to join a highly capable and motivated team. This SAP BODS Developer will be immersed in making enhancements to existing models and to put together new models from scratch.
About the role
This SAP BODS developer will take the responsibility to deliver core BODS developments used within Babcock in response to business/program demands. You will act as the subject matter expert for Babcock’s SAP BODS platforms ensuring they support current and future exploitation of the platforms to meet Babcock’s growing SAP deployments.

This is a key role, which determines the success of SAP BODS capability and will promote the usage of SAP based information provided through BI tools within Babcock – this will directly impact the success or failure of the SAP BI team.

You will also provide guidance across the stakeholder community and work with the BICC Manager to ensure all solutions are fit for purpose, deliver business value and benefit from corporate programmes.


Key Tasks

• Deliver high standards of SAP BODSL ETL models based solutions, to time, budget and customer expectations.
• Manage the team’s support of changes/enhancements to existing SAP BODS solutions in accordance with Babcock SLA’s.
• Establish and maintain appropriate standards and best practices with respect to delivering SAP BODS based solutions.
• Work with other senior members of the Group I&I team to ensure Babcock have a coherent overall BI Strategy and best practice with respect to delivering BI based solutions.
• Be the recognised SME in SAP’s BODS product and technology road map, using this knowledge to support program and project activities, interacting with both technical and business peers to a senior level.


What do I need to do the role?

Technical & Specialist Knowledge

• Experience in SAP BW & BODS projects supporting multiple SAP Functional areas.
• Advanced knowledge of the design, development and implementation of various ETL solutions
• Developing, configuring and maintaining, in SAP BODS, data extraction, transformation and loading for different databases like Sybase ASE and MSSQL, and different applications like SAP BW
• Knowledge on SAP BW & any previous experience is highly beneficial
• Experience in working with distributed ‘teams’ who extend the core team’s delivery capability
• Experience using all kind of SAP BODS transformations like Data Integrator, Data Quality and Basic Transform
• Experience in performance optimisation on both SAP BODS batch and Real Time jobs
• Experience in designing multi-dimensional models and having an excellent understanding of BI methodologies
• Optimisation / Monitoring / Governance of DWH related activities
• Worked in an Agile based development environment
• ITIL Foundation
• SAP Business warehouse (BW) on premise non-Hana solutions
• Knowledge/Experience in delivering ETL based solutions to a multi-national user base


What else do I need to know?

This role is based in Lakeside, Portsmouth. A vibrant and accessible campus that has shops, restaurants, hairdressers and a nursery on site. It has parking for employees and runs a free shuttle bus from city centre trains and bus stops.

We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative work patterns at interview.

You must have or be able to gain MOD SC security clearance


Application Guidance

If you are currently employed by Babcock, please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.

Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.



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