Senior Business Analyst-SAP PI/PO

Job ID: 452

Job Title:                     Senior Business Analyst – Development and Integration – SAP PI/PO

Department:                Pentland IT

Location:                     Bangalore India


Reports To:                 Integration Lead


Company Intro


  • Contribute to the design, configuration, implementation, and support of SAP/Non-SAP medium size solutions.
  • Take responsibility for all phases of the project life cycle including analysis, design, development, testing, deployment, and post-production support/maintenance.
  • Assist in the development and enforcement of Integration/EDI standards to provide best practices to deliver stable, reliable, and highly available solutions.
  • Assist and peer review technical designs and architectures for development projects.
  • Demonstrate effective and collaborative communication with internal team members and Business Partners.
  • Coordinate project tasks and ensure accurate estimates are provided for the completion of business solutions.
  • Research and debug potential performance or other system anomalies. (i.e. demonstrate superior problem resolution)
  • Take ownership of all existing point-to-point, non-PI/PO interfaces and convert mission-critical interfaces to SAP PO-based integrations.
  • Implement electronic data interchange to support electronic transfer of orders, product information, shipping status, and the like. 
  • Create and compile technical documentation including unit, integration, and acceptance test plans, support documentation, end-user documentation for delivered solutions and other tasks
  • Establish, document, and monitor EDI/Integration standards for software compatibility, protocols, operating procedures, system implementation, and ongoing modifications.
  • Communicate status of projects and initiatives to management.
  • Develop, implement, and enforce day-to-day support policies and procedures.
  • Should be able to pick 1st, 2nd, or 3rd line support issues/problems for Integration services.
  • A true team player.
  • Good to have: Basic experience in project management & operations management in a mid-sized IT landscape. 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills. Ability to work directly with business analysts to translate the complex functional design into technical specifications. Able to grasp requirements quickly and anticipate potential future requirements.
  • Ability to grasp business process knowledge across many areas with the ability to provide context to requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to conduct formal and informal presentations and workshops with the ability to communicate across all levels of the business.
  • In-depth knowledge of configuration, development, multi-tiered architecture, cross-functional integration
  • Excellent working knowledge of SAP PI/PO upgrade processes and all aspects of system testing.
  • Advanced knowledge of the latest development tools for SAP, EDI technologies.
  • Excellent hands-on and problem-solving skills in SAP PO. Core/Basic java Skills required for Interface development.
  • Good to have: Hands-on experience in SAP CPI and setting up the landscape for SAP CPI.
  • Able to work extended or non-standard hours(UK/US Shifts) to support business needs and project deadlines if needed.
  • Should have worked on build, test, and support of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) interfaces with various trading partners and web service based integration with internal/external business applications.
  • Must have strong exposure to ABAP proxy developments, ALE, IDOC, General ABAP programming
  • Must have working experience in Development, Upgrade, Support projects.
  • Experience working with API technologies like SOAP, SFTP, REST, ODATA, etc
  • Experience working with VAN providers and managed services like OpenText, GXS,IBM VAN etc.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate and interpret technical problems/solutions to non-technical users.

Nice to have

  • API lifecycle management and experience working with API gateways.
  • Experience in ABAP
  • Experience in Data integration tools  - ETL.
  • Experience working with SAP AFS or S4 Fashion.
  • SAP BPM experience and Process Modelling with BPMN
  • SAP Cloud Integration
  • SAP PO B2B add on
  • SAP certified.
  • SAP Functional Knowledge of various SAP modules e.g. FI, MM, SD
  • Java J2EE development


  • 8+ years of experience in IT, working on various technologies.
  • Above 5 years of experience in SAP integration technologies – SAP PI/PO/CPI


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