Senior SAP BW/BI Developer

Date: Mar 26, 2024

Location: Nashville, TN, US, 37728

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.


  • Work collaboratively with the Operations/Supply Chain, Sales, Finance and other 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 that are pragmatic, robust and supportable
  • Build ADSO’s, Composite providers, Open ODS, Transient providers, transformations, extractors, data sources and required ABAP, routines.
  • Design and develop complex Bex queries, Web intelligence/CMC reports, dashboards to meet Operations/Supply Chain, Sales and 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, and Tableau
  • Work closely with offshore development team members by reviewing, allocating them to development projects, sustaining, production support activities and overseeing their work
  • Lead high visibility analytics projects from start to finish
  • Meeting with stakeholders, collaboratively developing project charters, gathering, and validating requirements
  • Architecting and developing full-stack (front-end and back-end) solutions
  • Reviewing functional and technical specifications, and solution designs, ensuring solution quality, and that designs are clearly documented.
  • Ensuring all Change Approval Board (CAB) processes are followed
  • Overseeing successful deployment of the solution including training of the stakeholders


  • 8+ years of progressive SAP BW on HANA and/or BW4/HANA end to end development experience supporting Operations/Supply Chain, Sales, and Finance reporting in a global analytics (multi-country, multi-currency) environment
  • 5+ years’ experience developing front-end Analytics using SAP Business Objects, SAP Analysis for Office, SAP Webi, Administering CMC and Tableau or PowerBI reporting solutions
  • 5+ years of SAP BW/B4 on HANA experience including Standard, Custom extractions, Modeling, and Query design with strong emphasis in solutions for SAP ECC P2P, MM, PP, FI CO, SD, and HTR
  • 5+ years of ABAP Development experience
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with a strong attention to detail
  • Naturally curious with a love of learning, and demonstrated application of new learning
  • Experience in engaging stakeholders to identify opportunities and then leading requirements gathering workshops
  • Experience developing business cases, project plans and financial justifications
  • Experience leading and executing end to end complex assignments and projects within prescribed timeframe and funding parameters
  • Experience working with offshore, near shore team members, leading cutover activities, data migration, testing, user training, and hyper-care support activities
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot systems issues, complete complex reconciliations, and coordinate with process subject matter experts to resolve cross functional integration issues
  • Strong relationship building skills and the ability to convey complex information appropriately to both technical and non-technical staff across all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor developers and analysts of all experience levels
  • Understanding of SAP BW Security Modeling
  • Bachelor's Degree in: Business, Information Technology, Mathematics; other discipline with minor in statistics, quantitative methods, or data science; or equivalent education and experience



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.



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