at Shoprite
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Jul 25, 2019
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Full-time


To develop and support the SAP BW data warehouse. Qualifications 3yr Diploma/Degree or equivalent
Relevant SAP BW / HANA certification (advantageous)
Experience 5+ years experience in SAP BW on HANA or SAP BW/4HANA
7+ years experience in SAP BW in total
2+ years experience in native HANA views (combination of dataloads and reporting relevant calculation and/or script-based views)
Knowledge LSA++ design methodology
End-to-End testing methods
Performance tuning of BW and HANA objects
Skills Problem solving
Performance tuning
Organisational and time management skills
Documentation skills
Job objectives Solution Development:
Develop web and client based decision support solutions on the SAP BW platform, including reports, dashboards and data extracts.
The primary responsibility of the BW FA is to design solutions that run off the SAP BW platform. This involves taking requirements from various inputs, and translating those into technical design documents. There is also an expectation that the BW FA will develop solutions where capacity allows.

Creation of technical specs
Quality Control / Peer review of solutions developed
Proactive solution design for SAP BW system, not only responding to business requests
Development of BW content
Development of HANA content
Development and implementation of high volume batch and/or real time data loads.
Integration to various systems, both SAP and non-SAP

Service Delivery:
Support and maintain existing database and decision support systems including:
Troubleshoot data and system related issues
Identify problems and propose changes
Liaise with technical and business users to resolve issues
Design & implement changes to existing systems
Design & implement new solutions

Talent Development:
Coach and mentor junior staff.

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