The Davey Tree Expert Company

SAP ABAP Developer Engineer | Kent, OH | Remote

Kent, OH, US, 44240

Additional Locations: Remote

Primary Locations: OH, Kent, 295 S. Water Street, 3rd Floor, 44240 

Requisition ID: 175769

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation.  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

Position Overview

This role at The Davey Tree Expert Company is to own the technical side of SAP for the Davey Tree Product Team while reporting to the IT Product Manager.  SAP ABAP Developer will design, develop, test, implement, and provide support of development objects for the ECC and S4 instances. Role requires a concrete understanding of OData and API management. This position requires strong technical leadership skills responsible for the coding practices, development, and support of enterprise-class applications across all key process areas such as HCM (SuccessFactors), CATS, SD, PS, FI, CO, and MM.  This role will be responsible for the integration of these modules with home grown applications and be able to guide non-SAP development resources.

Job Duties

Essential duties include developing SAP solutions utilizing development in various areas and customize and support the implementation of future SAP modules; ensure custom developments utilize newer technologies and tools; and work closely with the Functional, BASIS, Front End, and security team to coordinate testing, validation, and ensure the timely delivery of high-quality solutions.  

  • Evaluate SAP roadmap, provide recommendations on tools, software, and implementation strategies.
  • Exposure to various integration scenarios and experience in working on major adapters including SFTP, SOAP, REST, IDOC, ODATA, JDBC, SuccessFactors etc.
  • Open to work on projects that may span a broad range of systems. Requires expertise in multiple technical environments and possesses an increased level of business knowledge.
  • Understand and worked on different API types of SOAP, REST, and ODATA.
  • Integration with SAP UI5/Fiori apps.
  • Complex ABAP programming, testing and debugging functions related to the implementation/enhancement of SAP modules.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to handle and meet tight deadlines.
  • Good understanding of both business processes and technical specifications.
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills with team and business stakeholders.
  • Hands on experience in Change Management and Transport Management Process.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple deliverables and projects at the same time.
  • Exposure to work closely with Business process teams.


Required Skills:

  • A proven track record in SAP ECC experience in object-oriented programming (OO ABAP)
  • Hands on experience using CPI for creating new integrations connecting to SuccessFactors API's and other SAP Cloud applications from technical specifications. 
  • Understanding of SAP functional requirement, conversion into technical design and development using ABAP language for Report, Interface, Conversion, Enhancement and Forms in implementation or support projects.
  • Ability to review code and and system configurations to develop a deep understanding of the systems solution that supports the corresponding business process.
  • Familiar with Web Service development/WSDL interfaces, ABAP Webdynpro and OData Services Strong analytical problem-solving and conceptual skills.

Preferred Skills

  • Understanding of Point-to Point integration from SuccessFactors to Employee Central Payroll.
  • Experience in upgrading certificates on integration objects.
  • Knowledge of SuccessFactors and EC Payroll.
  • Experience using SAP Business Application Studio/WebIDE to develop and enhance Fiori applications, Workflows, extensions, and developing application on Cloud.

Additional Information

What We Offer: *

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
  • Group health plan
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas
  • Scholarship program for children of employees
  • Charitable matching gift program
  • Paternity Leave


*All listed benefits available to eligible employees

Divisional Overview


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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