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Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US, 10281

Company: Associated Press

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day more than half the world's population sees news from AP.



Software Engineer



Perform analysis, design, programming, testing, and debugging related to the implementation, enhancement, integration, upgrade and support of AP’s Systems, Applications and Products (SAP) ECC 6.0 systems. Design, develop, test, implement and support software application solutions in SAP NetWeaver using ABAP and related programming languages for all SAP software application areas. Create, document and articulate suitable SAP software application solutions. Collaborate with SAP functional teams to analyze and test the effect of system changes. Analyze requirements and prepare technical specifications for proposed solutions. Prepare test plans and execute unit testing of solutions. Conduct technical research and recommend actions related to upgrades, systems, methodologies and software. Provide technical support for Business Technology applications for the AP’s global user base in multiple regions and time zones. Develop customizations to existing processes, including use of Intermediate Documents (IDOCs), Application Link Enabling (ALE), Remote Function Call (RFC), Business Application Programming Interface (BAPI), Business Add-In (BADI), Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW), ABAP Workbench, Data Dictionary, Reports (Classical and Interactive Reports), BDC (Batch-Input and Call Transaction Methods), and SAP Scripts. Enhance use of SAP SmartForms, including custom forms and enhancements to existing SAP forms, output methods and determinations. Requires: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or a related field and 5 years of experience in the position offered or related position, including 5 years of experience with: analyzing business requirements & providing effective technical solutions for various modules in SAP; creating software application design documents & building software applications on core SAP platform using ABAP, Open SQL, Native SQL, SAP Dynpro, Print Forms – SAP Scripts, Smart forms and Adobe forms, Process Forms (HCM) and RFC; building automated business workflows on SAP proprietary applications including Finance and Controlling (FI/CO), Accounts Receivable/Payable (AP, AR, Banking), Procurement (SRM), Customer Relationship and support (CRM), Sales Operations, Sales and Invoicing (SD);  designing & building multi-step complex approval workflows using SAP Business Workflow and BRFPlus; designing & building system integration using APIs (REST, SOAP) with JSON, oData SAP PI and SAP Gateway; designing & building web applications using Web Dynpro, Floor Plan Manager, BSP, Fioiri, SAPUI5 and HTML, and designing & building mobile applications on SAP Mobile platform.


To apply, send resume to The Associated Press at csloan@ap.org.




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