SAP Technical Consultant – ABAP – Spain – Madrid

BackOffice Associates, LLC is a worldwide leader in information governance and data migration solutions, focusing on helping customers manage one of their most critical assets – data. Our company’s range of products, built on a revolutionary platform, address the needs of business users seeking to unlock the value of their data assets. BackOffice Associates’ products and services enable organizations to accelerate growth, gain actionable visibility and reduce risks. Founded in 1996, BackOffice Associates has an unparalleled record of success in the most complex data environments across a variety of industries. Customers include many Fortune 1000 companies including Eli Lilly, Kraft and Dow Chemical. BackOffice Associates is a global corporation headquartered in Massachusetts with additional offices in the U.S., Australia, Europe and Asia.


Position Summary

We are seeking an experienced SAP Technical Consultant in ABAP for an exciting permanent role based in Madrid. A strong candidate will probably have some background and experience in SAP Functional domains, but have a stronger focus on ABAP technical and development skills. The candidate we are looking for will have a tenacious ability to analyse requirements and solve problems.

The SAP Technical Consultant will be a key contact for the Data Governance first-line support teams in the analysis and resolution of incidents relating to customer’s SAP backend solutions. When not involved in support, this position will also be engaged in other ABAP and BackOffice Data Governance project engagements, in all activities ranging from design through to implementation of solutions.

Digital Transformation is a new department of BackOffice Associates, is recognised as a Thought Leading niche SAP Consultancy, helping organisations to maximise their business value returns from their on-going technology investments.

Our Data Governance approach is focused around orchestrating the elements critical to governance. Our solutions extend beyond traditional MDM tools to enable complete business process governance across all application data in your enterprise. We provide Architecture services that will help businesses define their SAP Roadmap and capitalise on the best Upgrade and Migration strategies available. This will ensure that they are ‘Digitally ready’ and can capitalise on all the opportunities this exciting era brings.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Undertake maintenance and enhancement or development of new BOA ABAP content required for Data Governance solutions
  • Complete the technical design, build, testing and deployment of software development components
  • Ensure work packages are delivered on time, to agreed quality standards
  • Complete unit and integration testing of work packages in line with agreed processes ensuring completion within allocated timescales
  • Support the acceptance and deployment of new solutions, including the delivery of BOA content and ABAP add-ons in customer environments
  • Provide 3rd line expert ABAP expertise for BOA Data Stewardship Platform implementations
  • Build and Provide 3rd line functional knowledge in a range of SAP Master Data areas
  • Provide 3rd line application support as required, in line with agreed SLA’s and in compliance with the defined support processes
  • Build and maintain technical and functional expertise in BackOffice Data Governance solutions and products
  • Participate in customer design workshops
  • Assist with the development and preparation of project plans and schedules; provide estimates for development activities
  • Provide technical expertise and technical design to project blueprint activities
  • Be a key participant during input into RFP submissions, proof of concept work, feasibility studies, internal R&D projects and conferences
  • Engagement with SAP in Partner initiatives
  • Maintain new capabilities in the SAP development framework and make recommendations when appropriate for continuous improvement
  • Some International travel may be required to visit our other offices, customers, partners, SAP and conferences



  • Degree in Computer Science, software development or similar qualification
  • Experienced ABAP developer with good Object Oriented skills
  • Strong SQL and data modeling skills
  • Good SAP functional knowledge in common SAP Master Data domains, for example, MM, BOMs, BP, AP, AR and FI/CO
  • Knowledge of customizing activities
  • At least 3 end to end project lifecycle experience as a SAP ABAP Developer
  • In-depth knowledge of RFCs, BAPIs, Enhancements, User Exits
  • In-depth knowledge of ABAP transport management and object version control
  • Desirable knowledge of SAP IDocs
  • Desirable knowledge in Web Services, SOAP and REST
  • Experience with data migration projects using LSMW and similar data load tools
  • Experience in interfacing SAP with 3rd party systems
  • Full lifecycle implementation experience
  • Experience of structured systems development and project management methodologies
  • Prior knowledge/experience in delivering solutions with Agile methodologies
  • Advantageous experience with SAP MDG or SAP MDM
  • Has a positive can do attitude and is committed to achieving results
  • Possesses good communication skills at all levels including; written, verbal, presentation skill and report writing skills in English
  • Works effectively and collaboratively as a part of a team, sharing knowledge
  • Customer/Client focused so as to give great service whilst maintaining profitability
  • Ownership/Accountability for own work/team
  • Good planning and organisational skills including attention to detail
  • Maintains effectiveness in a fast moving and/or changing environment and with strong stakeholder management
  • Ability to work to a L4 grade in DTP core technologies
  • Ability to work within Customer SLA’s
  • Ability to liaise confidently to customers
  • Ability to write technical Documentation
  • Ability to write high quality code with minimal defects
  • Problem solving and root cause analysis


 If you are interested in this or any one of the exciting career opportunities at BackOffice Associates®, please go to and view our Careers section, where you should complete the on-line application process.


BackOffice Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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