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Sr. ABAP Developer

Wolverine Worldwide | Rockford, Michigan Job ID 2022-13541

General Function

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Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, Sweaty Betty and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.

Utilizing your robust ABAP programming background, the Sr. ABAP Developer will support business applications, including maintenance, new development and problem solving to provide the company with a reliable set of business applications designed to facilitate the information needs of WWW’s business units.

Primary Duties

  • With limited direction, configures software or creates/modifies software code to meet business requirements; creates and executes test plans for software modifications and facilitates transfer into production
  • Writes software documentation suitable for internal systems control and user manuals; develops and provides one-on-one or small group user training
  • Confers with customers and team members to determine requirements; designs business application systems that address and solve corporate business needs
  • Estimates system configuration and development efforts for self
  • Functions as a task leader on large projects and/or project leader on small projects; coordinates resources, milestone schedules and related communication; responsible for delivery of an assigned scope of work
  • Uses standard team/department methods and processes to complete work; assists in developing methods and processes when required
  • With limited direction, leads and/or assists team members and customers with problem solving related to software application performance and usage
  • Participates in and supports disaster recovery initiatives and change management standards and procedures; assists in developing standards and procedures when required
  • Supports Evaluation of make vs. buy system alternatives under general direction; maintains awareness of current technologies and trends; assimilates new technology into company work environment
  • Develops technical and business proficiency through education and work assignments; demonstrates practical application of learning and actively shares knowledge across functional area
  • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor’s degree (or its foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, a Business discipline or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Solid understanding of Supply Chain business processes is required, including knowledge of the Procure to Pay or Order to Cash processes.
  • Apparel and Footwear Industry experience preferred but not required 
  • 5+ years of experience in ABAP programming and working with SAP ERP, preferably within SAP MM, SD, FI/CO.
  • Experience with ABAP, Report Programming, Report Painter, Module-Pool Programming, Performance tuning, Data Dictionary (DDIC), ALV, Function Modules, RFC, BAPI, Object Oriented Programming (OO), User Exit, BAdI, Enhancement Framework, Switch Framework, IDOC (EDI&ALE).
  • Experience with BDC, SmartForms, Worklflows, SAP Web IDE, HANA, SAP PI/PO, Solution Manager, SAP Proxy Interface, OData, SAP Gateway, XML, and Fiori/UI5 technologies a plus.
  • Experience with file transfer protocols and PGP encryption a plus.
  • Experience with SAP AFS, SAP FMS or S/4 Fashion preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute the software development lifecycle process, including requirements gathering, design, development/configuration, testing and support.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, priority setting, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to operate independently or as part of a team and complete agreed upon deliverables within established timeframes.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead small projects on fixed deliverables.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presenting experience.


You may be 100% remote for this full time opportunity.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.

Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).

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