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Specialist: IT Systems Developer (SAP BW)

Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: Johannesburg GAU ZA, GT, ZA

Company: Liberty Group Limited

At Liberty, we employ more than 6 000 people across 7 businesses in 18 African countries. Every day, our employees grow their knowledge by working with diverse groups of people who specialise in a wide range of skills across insurance, asset management, investment and health products. We continually seek to engage, develop, recognise and reward the people who make our business great.


As a  Specialist: IT Systems Developer (SAP BW) your responsibility is to provide advice and support in the area of specialization and enable the design, creation, development, documentation, and testing of programs in SAP BW 7x.

Key Responsibilities

Provide technical solutions to fulfill business requests using SAP’s BW (Business Warehouse) development language

Design, develop, configure, migrate, test and implement SAP BW 7.x data warehousing solutions

Design and build data flows including InfoObjects, InfoCubes, Aggregates, Datastore objects(DSO), MultiProviders, InfoSets, Transformations, DTPs and DataSources

Develop Process chains to load and monitor data loading

Implement performance tuning techniques in SAP BW 7.x

Build, test, and publish of BEx reports, BEx Workbooks and BEx Web applications using SAP BEx 7.x suite

Develop variables, restrict key figures, calculate key figures, structures and selections in SAP BEx Query Designer

Enhance Logistics, Finance and custom extractors

Develop and maintain ABAP User exits

Provide ongoing support of the existing BO Reporting, Data Services and BW systems

Translate functional specifications into technical specifications and ensure a comprehensive data warehouse design


Experience in SAP BI/BW application development and implementation, specifically with the following: SAP ECC 6.0 integration, SAP BW 7.x, BEx 7.x, ABAP Programming, Business Objects 4.x

Experience with SAP BW architecture, data modeling, design and development

Experience with BW administrator Workbench; BW Info Objects, ODS, Info Cubes, Info Packages, Info Sources, Design complex, customs BW solutions translating complex requirements in an optimal BW design

Planning and organizational skills, including ability to engage with multiple development projects concurrently and working to tight deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas [NQF Level 07] in Information Technology and Computer Sciences

Liberty Group Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and the group's Transformation Strategy, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards the achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the organisation.


Vaccination Policy & Hybrid Working Model 

We are evolving the way we work and will be launching a Hybrid working model, in line with this Liberty has implemented a Mandatory vaccination policy which is applicable to all employees, this is to further strengthen our commitment to the safety of all employees. Right of refusal to be vaccinated against COVID-19, either on constitutional and/or medical grounds, is taken into consideration and will be dealt with through an objection process. More information about our Hybrid working model and Mandatory vaccination policy will be discussed during the recruitment process for this position. 

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