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SAP BW/BI Developer

Date: May 17, 2023

Location: Nashville, TN, US, 37228

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. As a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) is at the center of the trend. We are a $4 billion company with over 140 years of history and 12,000+ employees. Our emphasis is on hot water and clean water; we are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment as well as a supplier of water purification products in a number of emerging countries.

With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, we have the reach to serve customers worldwide.

A.O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement and maintaining a culture that values and respects our employees. Recognized by The Tennessean as one of the top Nashville area Workplaces, we have programs in place to help our team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build an amazing career at A. O. Smith

This role is located in our modern Nashville Metro Center office, located just minutes from downtown with easy interstate access and free parking.

This role is eligible for a remote work schedule of up to two days remote work per week. New employees are eligible to apply after successfully completing their initial 90 days of employment and training.


  • Work collaboratively with the Sales and Distribution business teams to define and document functional and technical specifications
  • Design, develop, configure, transport, test and deploy SAP BW on HANA 7.x, BW4 data warehousing solutions
  • Build ADSO’s, Composite providers, Open ODS, Transient providers, transformations, extractors, data sources and required ABAP, routines.
  • Design and develop SS Bex queries, Web intelligence reports to meet Sales, Finance reporting requirements
  • Adopt data modeling & data flow design best practices to develop robust & scalable solutions. Activate, Configure & Enhance Business Content Extractors
  • Optimize reporting and data load performance
  • Design and develop front-end analytics, reports and dashboards using SAP Business Objects (BOBJ/CMC), SAP Web Intelligence (WEBI), SAP Analysis for Office
  • Coordinate incident resolutions ensuring timely closure of identified defects within published SLAs.  Lead root cause analysis for major defects.
  • Collaborate with other functional architects and business analysts to identify changes that impact existing analytics, and ensure end-to-end analytic needs are met
  • Follow established portfolio and project management processes  


Role Specific Responsibilities


  • SAP Business Warehouse (BW) on HANA
  • SAP Business Objects (BOBJ), CMC
  • Tableau / Tableau Prep
  • SAP Analysis for Office Excel
  • SAP Web Intelligence
  • SAP Analytics Hub
  • SQL Server


  • Bachelor's Degree in: Business, Information Technology, Mathematics; other discipline with minor in statistics, quantitative methods, or data science; or equivalent education and experience
  • 3+ years of SAP BW on HANA and/or BW4/HANA end to end development experience supporting Sales, Finance, or any functional area reporting in a global analytics (multi-country, multi-currency) environment
  • 3+ years’ experience developing front-end Analytics using SAP Business Objects, SAP Analysis for Office, SAP Webi, Administering CMC and Tableau or PowerBI reporting solutions
  • 3+ years of SAP BW/B4 on HANA experience including Standard, Custom extractions, Modeling, and Query design with strong emphasis in solutions for SAP ECC FI CO, SD, MM, PP
  • 2+ years of ABAP Development experience
  • Experience in working with stakeholders to identify opportunities and then conduct requirements gathering workshops
  • Experience working with complex assignments and projects within prescribed timeframe and funding parameters
  • Experience deploying cutover activities, data migration, testing, user training, and hyper-care support activities
  • Ability to troubleshoot systems issues, complete reconciliations, and coordinate with process subject matter experts to resolve cross functional integration issues
  • Understanding of SAP BW Security Modeling
  • Strong interpersonal, and personal organization skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and travel 10%


We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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