• SAP ABAP Developer

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Platform Services
    Clearance Level
    Top Secret/ SCI eligibility
  • Company Description

    Spry is a certified Small Business (SB) headquartered in McLean, VA. Spry provides Enterprise, C4IT, Management, and Cyber Solutions to the federal government and commercial entities. Founded in 2001, Spry Methods was built on the foundation of combining industry knowledge with unmatched responsiveness to produce results for our customers. Our goal is to build a business dedicated to the maximization of value for all stakeholders starting with our employees, our customers, and our community. We recognize that talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. Guided by these principles, we have established an impressive track record of proven past performance serving our customers within the Commercial, Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Communities. A CMMI Level 3 certified and ISO 9001:2008 registered company, Spry is committed to quality and continuous improvement.


    Spry Enterprise Services provides careers across multiple platforms in the information technology space.  Enterprise services connects high performing consultants with innovative contracts, solution centers, centers of excellence, and vendor partners in support of solution develpment and practice development. Our Enterprise Services team provide support to one of key programs that provides SAP solutions, consulting, and knowledge to support mission needs for an innovative government customer. Our Client is supporting and modernizing their SAP Solution and is seeking to add innovative consultants to the current high-performing team.


    We are seeking multiple SAP ABAP Developers to join our Enterprise Services team supporting one of our Government Programs. SAP Developers supports day to day development of applications, including software design, coding, testing, debugging, and requirements documentation. SAP Developers supports work of other engineers and coordination with SAP Functional Analysts. Ensure application design, development schedule, and implementation meet or exceed documented application scope/timeline, while adhering to established standards. SAP Developers collaborate wtih the SAP Technical Lead and Project Managers to oversee the build process, review code and sign-off and maintains a detailed production/cutover schedule including time estimates for each task, check points, deliverables and reviews to be included in the project plan. Besides software development, individual oversees the build process, design documentation, and conducts design and code reviews. A person in this role works closely with with team members to provide recommendations for application component and data architecture design, integration and configurations services, performance monitoring, quality assurance review and product evaluation.

    Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

    • Oversees project delivery, development of and management against project budget and plans, monitors, and reviews various development deliverables ensuring all are consistent with standards
    • Analyzes business/ functional requirements and prepares development project schedule, tasks, and estimates. Leads coding and other activities as necessary
    • Performs technical design and documents technical specifications. Ensures compliance of developed solution to underlying solution architecture.
    • Supports collaboration efforts with project team members to identify issues and risks associated with the design, implementation, and delivery of assignments
    • Accountable for design and code reviews, and resolution of defects
    • Supports development and integration environment setup

    Required skills and experience include

    • Must have an active Top Secret security clearance and candidates should be willing to take a CI Poly
    • Design, development, and testing of additional programs that may be required to enhance the existing SAP product functionality
      • Interface programs
      • ABAP custom reports
      • User Exits/ Enhancements
      • RFC’s
      • BADIs
      • Smart Forms/Adobe Interactive Forms
      • Web Dynpro for ABAP
      • SAP Objects
      • Workflows
      • Extractors
    • To have deep, intuitive analytical and problem solving skills to address and resolve technical development issues in a limited timeframe
    • Be proactive in identification and resolution of issues that may negatively impact a project or deliverables is required
    • To have combined knowledge of development techniques, application structure, understanding of business processes, personal experience, research
    • capabilities, and interaction with other resources to identify specific problems and propose solutions
    • Able to identify and discuss client expectations as relevant to own area and monitor and report on delivery of what was promised
    • Experience in dealing with multiple projects and cross-functional teams, managing multiple tasks/assignments with staggered due dates and deadlines through effective time management skills
    • Able to work in diverse, decentralized teams
    • Job has high level of technical complexity; knowledge of SAP Database structures/tables for various functional modules, SAP ABAP language is required
    • Job requires a high degree of creativity and judgment related to the development life cycle
    • Significant interaction with Business Analysts, Security Team, and the System Administrators during the course of the job
    • Strong understanding and knowledge of SAP products needed to successfully handle the requirements of the job
    • High degree of independent decision making required
    • Ability to apply technical skills with effective verbal and written communication in English language is a must
    • Ability to function and interact across teams to execute multiple tasks/assignments simultaneously with input from several resources
    • Ability to identify and communicate issues/risks applying technical and root cause analysis skills is a must
    • Ability to conduct technical discussions directly with Project/Product management and clients is a must
    • Must be a self-motivated and pro-active leader and possess a strong decision making, problem solving and analytical skills

    Preferred skills

    • Prefer 5+ years leading SAP development activities preferably in a global environment
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related degree, preferred
    • SAP ABAP Certification desirable
    • In-depth hands on experience with SAP Components (ECC and HANA) in development, implementation and support, especially SAP HR, FI, AM, and SD, and knowledge of SAP Fiori
    • Strong professional presence with effective interpersonal skills, time management skills and customer service orientation
    • Demonstrated ability to build and manage a projects organization including budgeting, staffing, communications, and prioritizing competing demands

    EEO Statement

    At Spry, we believe talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. We are committed to crafting a diverse and inclusive workplace that endorses engagement, creativity, quality and innovation.


    We are proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, we evaluate qualified candidates in full consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other protected status.


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