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Analyst Programmer - SAP ABAP

We have an exciting opportunity for an Analyst Programmer to join one of South Africa's largest private hospital groups in Joburg. In this role you will have the opportunity to be involved in the development of new interfaces using SAP ABAP, Analysing system issues and finding suitable solutions, incident and problem management.


  • Liaise with customer base (management) on system requirements and integration with business processes.

  • Assist operations and support staff with the resolution of operational problems

  • Scoping / strategy sessions with the customer base / technical team to determine the longer term strategy and other complimentary platforms within the global corporation that fit the Enterprise Architecture.

  • Training of customer base in relevant tools where applicable.

  • Assist with technical guidance and on-the-job training of less experienced staff, and check work of colleagues as required. Coding and building enterprise solutions, using appropriate technologies such as Abap, Smartforms, Badi Implementations, BAPIs\RFCs, BTEs, Enhancement spots, Function modules and function exits, etc.

  • Knowledge in SAP mobile technologies beneficial, including SAP Netweaver Gateway, SAPUI5, Fiori development and administration

  • Design and development of databases including Data dictionary objects

  • Early Watch Alerts (EWA) reviews

  • Performance tuning

  • Analyse and Design data exploitation systems to deliver information to business users, e.g. dashboards and information portals.

  • Analyse and Design client applications for business user decision support.

  • Assist in identifying, interpreting and providing business intelligence systems to enable organisation wide decision making.

  • Apply development and operational processes and standards within the development team.

  • Revise and amend systems and programs where corrections, system changes, improvements or database administration are required.

  • Analysis and improvement of enterprise systems using formal analysis methodologies to ensure best practice standards are maintained and / or implemented.

  • Prepare program specifications, form designs, screen formats, report formats, operating procedures for data input, design database, system testing procedures and user acceptance procedures.

  • The ability to analyse and work with large data sets doing queries, data cleansing, transformation and presentation.

  • Identification of problems, opportunities and/or gaps in the tools and technologies deployed by Business Systems.

  • Review and recommend suitable technical specifications for system tools and technology.

  • Coding and building Enterprise Solutions, using appropriate technologies such as


o Web Dynpro

o Workflow

o Business Objects


  • Monitoring and implementation of security protocols determined by EWA.

  • Administration of the knowledge management area \ DMS \ ArchiveLink, ensuring consistency and usability of this area.

  • Document in accordance with departmental standards all aspects of the system.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum formal tertiary IT qualification at NQF level 6

  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in relative development field of one of the following:


o Smartforms

o Badi Implementations


o Business Transaction Events(BTEs)

o Enhancement spots

o Function modules and function exits, etc.

  • Experience in and knowledge of the healthcare industry is beneficial.

  • Extensive experience in developing aforementioned technologies and using current development standards.

  • Knowledge of:

o ABAP proxies

o ABAP coding

o Workflows

o Web Dynpros

o UI5

o Netweaver Gateway

o OData

If this vacancy is closed or you have any questions, please contact

Please be advised that you will be contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment within 14 days should we wish to proceed with your application. Similarly, if you are not contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment, please accept your application as unsuccessful. Your CV will automatically be added to our database and we could be contacting you should a suitable position arise.


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