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Applications Developer- SAP BW

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: US - MN - Eden Prairie, US

Company: MTS Systems

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A thriving environment for learning, innovation and growth.


Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.


Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.


By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.


Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.



Primary Objective:
Provide quality information systems, services and support to MTS personnel in a timely and efficient manner.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Works to develop concepts and designs that meet or exceed the cost and performance goals when developing new systems. Also, develops concepts and designs for support of existing systems. Applications include: HANA, BW7.x, BOBJ 4.x
  • Works to estimate schedule and budget on assigned projects and tasks.
  • Data Flow Development in BW to include
    • SLA Models
    • ETL models using DSO, Cube, and Multi-Providers
  • Data validation against source systems
  • Process Chain Development and Management
  • Continuous improvement of system processes and designs to maximize accuracy and throughput while minimizing support and cost.
  • BOBJ analysis and development for OLAP, BEx, and Universes
  • BW application support
  • Business Engagement to include:
    • Working with end users to define requirements.
    • Understand business process flows
    • Propose and develop working reporting solutions
  • Understands and stays current on Reporting Application technologies and roadmaps.  Provides recommendations for the future.
  • Develop info objects, providers, and transformations as necessary to support technical solutions.
  • Creates the required design specifications to allow customers and other personnel to accurately review the proposed solution and creates designs which optimize personnel and technical resources.
  • Implements designs in a manner consistent with appropriate standards and guidelines.
  • Thoroughly tests and debugs programs, applications, and systems, working with other personnel to complete implementation within appropriate life cycle requirements.
  • Identifies and solves problems efficiently, creatively, and effectively, staying organized and clear headed throughout troubleshooting process. Effectively uses diagnostic tools to provide insight into the problem.
  • Completes all assigned tasks within the time and budget allocation.
  • Promptly informs supervisor of other appropriate personnel of any significant events that would result in schedule delays. Shows perseverance and strong follow through.
  • Provides training appropriate to expertise level to other personnel and customers as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field & 10 years  of progressively demanding project/ design exp. plus 4 years of hands on experience with SAP BW 7.x and BOBJ 4.x or
  • AA/technical deg. in a technical field & 14 years relevant technical exp. or 18 years relevant technical exp plus 4 years of hands on experience with SAP BW 7.x and BOBJ 4.x 
  • 2 years of lead exp.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with HANA databases and development.
  • Previous experience with full implementations of analytics toolsets.
  • Ability to lead training classes and informational sessions a plus
  • Experience developing or administering a Tableau environment
  • Strong technical skills with SAP BW Objects
  • Experience with Data Modeling and Design
  • Excellent communication and requirements gathering skills.
  • Experience working directly with business people to determine, document, and finalize data and reporting requirements.
  • Experience with ETL from third party and cloud applications.
  • Ability to activate and enhance standard business content provided in BW and other analytics applications.


MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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