Technical Analyst – SAP Development

US-IL-Lake Zurich
# Positions
ACCO Brands
External Referral Bonus
Not Eligible

Position Summary

ACCO Brands is one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office products, with annual revenues of almost $2 billion is seeking a talented individual to join the Information Technology team as a Technical Analyst – SAP Development at the Lake Zurich, IL headquarters.


This person will be primarily responsible for the creation of technical solutions for SAP applications through technical documentation and ABAP coding. The applicant should have ability to transform and to support advanced business functions and, technical build and implement technical solutions. He/ She will work closely with Technical lead / Functional teams to develop business applications while following naming and technical standards of ACCO Brands. This person will be developing Best Practices on SAP modules in support of the company vision and roadmap.


Key Responsibilities

  • Integrates SAP technical development and support capabilities within the North American support framework.
  • Interacts with the non-information technology related business areas to identify requirements and requests help prioritize, scope, implement and support solutions.
  • Coordinating with the technical lead on the developments on projects for new developments activities in SAP and integrated third party applications.
  • Sets expectations, manage expectations, challenge requirements and help establish priorities.
  • Documents, analyzes and provides technical solutions based on functional team and technical lead requests for additional features, functionality, integrations, etc.
  • Investigates best practices, and participates in the selection & implementation of technology solutions.
  • Plans and executes all activities of implementation and support of applications by understanding of project implementation / support methodologies and tools based on ACCO standards.
  • Implements, executes and reviews appropriate testing & quality assurance activities.
  • Provides technical support for mission-critical applications.
  • Develops and maintains technical documentation for delivered solutions in order to facilitate ongoing production support activities.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent technical work experience is required.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of ABAP development experience on ECC 6.0 with experience in FI/CO, SD, MM and WM technical support.
  • Strong technical background with deep knowledge developing ABAP applications on SAP NetWeaver platform.
  • Experience in all RICEFW objects and in depth experience in developing BADIs, User Exits, ALE, IDOCS, RFC, Adobe Forms, File interfaces, Pricing routines, Interactive ALV programming, Dialog programming and Object oriented programming.
  • Experience in Inbound and Outbound Interfaces with Non SAP systems and PI, Web Interfaces.
  • Experience in providing technical specifications based on Functional Requirements/Specs as needed.
  • Experience with EDI and Flat file protocols is required.
  • Develop and unit testing new programs as required by ACCO brands Standards based on SAP methodology.
  • Knowledge of change control procedures that includes release cycles and track of development requests.
  • Deep knowledge of SOX procedures and internal control.
  • Ability to analyze SAP Performance issues (Code Debugging) is highly recommended.
  • Provide ideas on performance tuning and risk mitigating solutions.
  • Ensure technical work is in alignment with ACCO org structure and security principles, standards, and controls.
  • SAP ABAP Certification Preferred.


Equal Opportunity Employer

ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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