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Senior Software Engineer SAP

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Overview

We're growing at a faster pace than we ever have before, investing heavily in cutting-edge technology and, more importantly, our people. Our PetSmart IT team isn't just its own department; they are valued business partners to every area of our company. At every level, our IT associates are empowered to come up with the innovative ideas that have strategic impacts on the business. You'll take pride in the work that you do and the "why" behind it all - for the love of pets.

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About the Team:

It’s an exciting time in technology, and that buzz is felt throughout PetSmart! We are continuing to grow at a faster pace and we want to continue to provide best-in-class experiences for pets and pet parents. Our IT team has 4 different departments: Information Security, IT Service Delivery, Business Enabling Systems, and IT Commerce & Customer Engagement.

Whether it’s online or in our stores, the work that the IT team does is instrumental in PetSmart’s success. We have a strategic and actionable plan underway and are looking for associates who are just as excited about it as we are.


About the Job:

Senior SAP ABAP Software Engineer

How this role will make an impact:

  • Technically support the SAP development solutions overseeing standards & processes and design & direction for the SAP team.
  • This position consists of both hands-on developments as well as the ability to technically oversee SAP developers to satisfy business needs.
  • Accountable to plan, configure, test, rollout, and support an SAP ERP solution including interfaces to and from SAP Retail.
  • Be able to mentor less experienced SAP developers.
  • Identify and take implementation on critical project deliverables to minimize impact and assume responsibility for success of SAP Project deliverables.

Your goals and responsibilities will include:

  • SAP technical expert to develop code/manage/configure MM, FI, SD and HR modules
  • Creates/oversees completion of technical configuration and development specifications
  • Identifies gaps between business requirements, functional design and standard SAP application capabilities and negotiates resolution
  • Develops solutions with an understanding of large volume processes/processing and a deep understanding of performance impacts, best practices and approaches
  • Develops testing approach/strategy to test requirements and supports UAT efforts through application readiness, preparation of test environments, creation of data and user profiles
  • Works with cross functional IT and business teams to design and develop solutions based on business requirements
  • Works directly with other onsite and offshore SAP developers to ensure requirements are aligned with code development for quality assurance
  • Creates technical design for new projects and enhancements to existing projects within SAP IS Retail Solution
  • Works directly with Integration Technical resources to develop and document Technical Designs
  • Deploys software changes, regulatory updates, and change requests with appropriate test and back out plans for highly complex changes
  • Experience in Workflow configuration, development, testing, implementation and maintenance.
  • Strong experience in working with Articles, Price and Purchase orders preferred in the SAP Retail environment.

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • BA/BS Degree in IT, MIS or business related functional disciple. Deep SAP Retail experience required
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of progressive experience managing business processes with retail systems
  • Minimum 9 years hands-on experience on SAP Development using ABAP
  • Minimum 5 years hands-on experience in procedural ABAP or OO ABAP as well as development in WebDynpro applications
  • Experience in SAP ECC IS Retail 6.0 or higher – particularly MM, FI, HR and SD modules
  • Expert level experience in implementing projects in SAP by leveraging one or more of the following:
    • Middleware Integration with ECC
    • ABAP Workbench
    • ABAP Objects
    • ALE, BAPI, BADI’s, IDOCs, BDC and ALV Programming
    • RFC calls
    • EDI integrations in the full System Development Life Cycle
  • Expert level experience using SAP ABAP programming tools including Report and Transaction creation, Interfaces, Enhancements, Conversion Programs, SAPScript, and SmartForms, Screen Painter BDC, LSMW, enhancing User Exits
  • Experience in SAP Portal and HR Development
  • Ability to lead project teams in Technical Design consisting of internal staff, partners, and contractors
  • Ability to address short term tactical requirements without losing site of the longer range strategic direction
  • Strong functional business process expertise in SAP Retail and processes
  • Self-motivated and discipline to meet deadlines with speed, accuracy and professional attitude
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and trouble-shooting skills
  • Collaborative and a team player
  • Ability to resolve conflict in a constructive manner and work around obstacles to ensure project success
  • Strong functional business process expertise in IS SAP Retail
  • Strong understanding of high volume SKU/store (preferably) retail environment
  • SAP Web Services and NetWeaver Security skills
  • Knowledge in working with SAP GRC solution a plus
  • Knowledge in leveraging SAP Solution manager across requirements, testing and transports

About our IT team:

We’re growing at a faster pace than we ever have before, investing heavily in cutting-edge technology and, more importantly, our people.Our PetSmart IT team isn’t just its own department, they are valued business partners to every area of our company.  At every level, our IT associates are empowered to come up with innovative ideas that have strategic impacts to the business. You’ll take pride in the work that you do and the “why” behind it all—for the love of pets.

Why you’ll love it here:

Our home office offers outstanding amenities in a fun and rewarding workplace including:

  • Pet friendly environment, bring your pets to work!
  • A work-life balance and family events such as movie nights, art events and holiday festivals
  • “Top Dog” gym with equipment, fitness classes, massage therapists and personal trainers
  • “Sit & Stay” Café serving fresh breakfast and lunch options
  • “Lil’ Paws” learning center and onsite daycare facility
  • Volunteer events with PetSmart Charities

About the Culture:

Our home office offers outstanding amenities in a fun and rewarding workplace including:

  • Pet friendly environment, bring your pets to work!
  • A work-life balance and family events such as movie nights, art events and holiday festivals
  • “Top Dog” gym with equipment, fitness classes, massage therapists and personal trainers
  • “Sit & Stay” Café serving fresh breakfast and lunch options
  • Starbucks cart—productivity at its finest!
  • “Lil’ Paws” learning center and onsite daycare facility
  • Volunteer events with PetSmart Charities
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Pets keep us young and engaged in so many ways. So helping pet parents get what they need for their pets in the digital age is why I love my job. Even when work gets crazy, everywhere you look, there is a dog or cat who's ready to play. It's the perfect stress relief.

Marc
Senior QA Analyst

WHY WORK WITH US?

WHY PETSMART?

We are the largest pet specialty retailer with no plans to slow down. We enjoy being top dog and we are constantly evolving with our customers. Oh, and we have puppies and kittens and fish and turtles and hamsters — whichever pet makes you smile, you’ll see them here at our home office!

WHY PETSMART IT?

Technology is ever-changing and our teams need to be able to grow and change just as quickly. That’s why we’ve created a Continuous Associate Transformation (CAT!) Program specifically for the IT team. Whether you want to grow your career by learning new skills or gain leadership experience, PetSmart provides an engaging environment and an actionable plan to support your growth.

WHY NOW?

We’re growing at a faster pace than ever before. We are building, automating, simplifying, and innovating technology that impacts millions of pets and pet parents. The best part? We don’t have to wait months or years to see changes. We are implementing change RIGHT NOW and it motivates us to keep going.

WHY NOT?

Seriously, why not? We can’t think of a reason why you wouldn’t love it here. What are you waiting for?!

Benefits / Perks

  • Healthcare:

    Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Compensation:

    Performance Bonus, 401k Match, Deferred Compensation

  • Paid Time off:

    Vacation, Sick,Volunteer

  • Education:

    Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development, Online Learning

  • Amenities:

    Dog Park, Fitness Center, Cafe

  • Family support:

    Onsite Childcare, Wellness Programs, Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Assistance:

    Financial Planning, Legal Assistance, Disaster Relief

  • Other Perks:

    Associate Discount, Relocation Assistance, Family Events

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Success Profile

We value the diversity in knowledge, experience, and education that our candidates bring to PetSmart. However, those aren’t the only things that make our teams successful. Take a look at just a few of the traits we look for when hiring new associates.

  • COLLABORATIVE
  • CURIOUS
  • FLEXIBLE
  • INVENTIVE
  • PROBLEM-SOLVER
  • QUICK-THINKING

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