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Title:  SAP ABAP Development Analyst

Job ID:  75632
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig, 00, PH, 1634


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.


But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines


It’s the perfect moment for you to #JoinTheIdea. We’re opening our Global Business Service center in the heart of BGC Manila and looking for more than 300 bright minds to join a global multinational with an exciting start-up vibe.



Global applicants welcome.
Department: Information Technology
Location: Taguig, Philippines
Reporting to: SDC Data and Integration Manager


SAP ABAP Development Analyst


The SDC Development team, within the Global Development Center, is responsible for the  SAP development strategy and lifecycle at JTI. The team leads development and maintenance of SAP development methodology, standards and procedures and ensures technical standards are respected and maintained. Within this team, the SDC Development Manager is responsible for managing all aspects related to SAP and non-SAP Developments including helping process teams with functional specs writing, writing technical specs, coordinating off-site developments, design and implementing integrations. The SDC Development Analyst assists in developing detailed project plans for the area under responsibility, preparing status updates and providing the input on the overall project planning. He/she provides full time IT application expertise to process teams in support of interfaces and scripts, and advises BTS, power users and local IT on SAP technical issues in the assigned functional area.

What will you do?


  • Manage all aspects related to Data Integration, including activities in ABAP side related with this topic (ABAP CDS creation, Function modules check, review tables)
  • Determine the most suitable solution to Integrate systems in the Data and Integration scope
  • Manage developments with on-site and off-site teams, programming and testing. Writing Functional and Technical documentation to cover new requirements and procedures.
  • Work closely with BTS and Global Support Desk on maintenance and post go-live production support:
    • Assist in identifying causes of issues and fix programming errors and bugs
    • Develop additional functionality to existing objects in compliance with JTI Change Control procedures, J-SOX requirements and development standards
  • Perform Unit Testing in assigned area: 
    • Identify and develop all relevant testing scripts in order to ensure all possible business scenarios are covered. 
    • Conduct and lead testing sessions
  • Work closely with SAP Enterprise Architecture Team and SAP GTC Basis Team, in order to discover and provide the best solution according with the standards of JTI, considering Security, performance and quality aspects.
  • Participate and organize Proof of Concepts, develop documentation and proposals  to improve existent solutions, more adapated to current tecnologies in the market.


Who are we looking for?


  • Bachelor's in IT or equivalent
  • Knowledge of new ABAP Syntax 7.5 (required)
  • ABAP-CDS knowledge (required)
  • 1+ year in multi-national environment with exposure to systems implementation and maintenance. Experience in the conception and the management of applications in assigned functional area, 2+ years experience in implementing/ developing ABAP solutions
  • Knowledge in ETL flows (SAP DS or CI-DS preferred but not required)
  • Basic knowledge of different alternatives of integrations like SAP Data Service, CPI-DS, API Manager. 
  • Managing developments with on-site and off-site teams, programming and testing, writing Functional and Technical documentation to cover new requirements and procedures.
  • Fluent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • API and webservices knowledge (nice to have)


What's in it for you?


  • Work at one of our newest JTI office in McKinley, Taguig.
  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.
  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company
  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.
  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves.


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