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SAP BODS Developer

  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 25/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH91162

SAP BODS Developer

We are recruiting a SAP BODS Developer to join a leading engineering organisation based in Portsmouth. Joining an expanding team you will be working with BODS ETL toolset to design, develop and support end-to-end data migration processes associated with both SAP and Non SAP based programs.


  • Design and develop SAP Business Objects Data Services jobs for Data Conversion and Data Integration to and from SAP and other sources.
  • Maintain and enhance the existing toolset to ensure delivery of maximum value as the project evolves.
  • Prepare Excel spreadsheets (Data Collection Workbooks) using SAP load formats (iDoc/BAPI/ABAP Programs) as load templates for data analysts to populate.
  • Identify and suggest existing or new emerging standards and best practices.
  • Manage and monitor job schedules and provide fix for any failed schedules/jobs.
  • Data cleansing, modeling (physical and logical), profiling, enterprise data architecting, data quality and data governance
  • Collaborate with technical team to maintain BODS server architecture, data governance and end-end processes.
  • Performance tuning of BODS ETL and data models.
  • Use the local repository metadata to generate reports for input into program and management reporting cycles.
  • Move the projects from DEV to ST, ST to UAT and UAT to Production.
  • Schedule transformation jobs in Management Console to produce data load files in text format for loading via LSMW or directly into SAP tables and structures.
  • Use Business Objects Data Integrator (BODI) to create projects, batch jobs, workflows and dataflows.

Key Skills

  • Data modeling and data architecture skills using BODS ETL and/or Informatica toolset
  • Expertise in SAP Data Extraction process BODS Jobs development.
  • Good experience of understanding and writing Data Stage ETL specifications and delivery of technical solutions to an agreed standard.
  • Business Objects Data Services certifications (highly desirable).


  • Must be able to gain SC clearance


  • £50,000 - £55,000 in line with experience
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Contributory pension with life assurance
  • Share ownership scheme
  • Flexible benefits: Childcare vouchers, Health Care cash plan, bike scheme etc.
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free and regular shuttle bus connecting to local bus and train stations and the city centre
  • Excellent location with shops, coffee shops, restaurants, hairdressers, beauty salon and nursery

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