SAP Senior Development Expert - DM22-361


GoSourcing is seeking to hire an experienced SAP FI ABAP Technical programmer/Senior Development Expert (EL2 level) to undertake BAU and project work for the 2022/2023 financial year with scope for extension. The role is under a Federal Government Client in Canberra.

The work required includes the following:

• Provide analysis of business requirements including Legislative changes and design complex FI system technical functionality.

• Progress and deliver ICT project and system deliverables within required timeframes.

• Perform programming and Unit Testing

• Support System Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing by analysing and rectifying defects

• Prepare documentation for technical design of custom developments.

Key Tasks/Duties:

  • Translate technical and market trends into development strategy
  • Accountable for the analysis, design, development, prototyping, unit testing and maintenance activities
  • Ensure compliance with endorsed software development methodologies implement methodology, manage, and lead change and actively contribute to the agency’s strategic direction
  • Develop strategy to ensure high code quality and long-term maintenance of a product's code base
  • Ensure the maintenance and enhancement of existing systems
  • Ensure development productivity and excellence in quality
  • Conduct impact analysis, evaluate, and report on technical feasibility and risks for development projects
  • Proactively share knowledge and expertise as the subject matter expert, and provide assistance and mentorship to less experienced colleagues
  • Oversee operations of teams, including providing a clear sense of direction, setting work priorities, and managing resources
  • Provide direction and support to development teams to ensure high quality solution realisation
  • Develop staff capability through coaching, mentoring and succession planning resolve very complex, sensitive and/or escalated technical issues
  • Oversee, review, and advise on a range of written material which may include technical and corporate documentation
  • Negotiate, engage, and manage relationships internal and external to the agency to build service delivery capability
  • Attend interagency meetings and forums to influence business outcomes and share information
  • Set direction by contributing to local business plans and ICT strategies
  • Oversee team contribution to cost analysis activities
  • Proactively drive continuous improvement in area of responsibility
  • Exercise delegation in accordance with legislation and guidelines.

Estimated Start Date: 01st November 2022

Term: Initial Term to 31st October 2023

Extension Options: Possibility of extensions up to 24 months, based on performance & business requirements

Work Location: Canberra

Security Clearance: must be an Australian Citizen. Personnel must hold Baseline Security Clearance.


Mandatory Criteria (EL2)

  • Demonstrated analytical and technical skills of a high order in SAP FI ABAP environment.

Weighted Criteria (EL2)

  • Demonstrated experience in data validation and system testing
  • Good communication and stakeholder relationship skills
  • Exceptional organisational skills, prioritises workloads, works well under pressure, has a good eye for detail and delivers high-quality outcomes
  • Displays resilience and focuses on achieving objectives even in difficult circumstances
  • Finds opportunities to share information and ensures others are kept informed of issues
  • Proven experience to deliver on intended results, in a complex and changing ICT environment
  • Writing ABAP programming code for use through functions and modules, including webdynpro and workflow

Canberra, ACT

SAP FI Technical ABAP Programmer