An SAP ABAP programmer holds highly technical, specialized position that handles a large number of software issues. Individuals in this position are experts of reading and coding in a particular type of code known as ABAP, or Advanced Business Application Programming. ABAP programs are one component of the SAP database, meaning that these individuals are also highly familiar with SAP programs in general.As well as mastering the ABAP programming language, SAP ABAP programmers must also possess the technical skill to test, design, and debug various types of ABAP programs. The manner in which these individuals work with ABAP programs depends heavily on the ideology and methodology of their company, which usually provides guidelines for the development and implementation of their technological code.
The requirements for a SAP ABAP programmer are extensive. Individuals must have formal education and experience with computer science and programming languages; they must also have at least three years' experience specifically with SAP programs, which have a basis in business and administration. SAP ABAP programmers must also have the ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented corporate working environment.
SAP ABAP Programmer Tasks
Interface SAP applications with other systems and applications.
Write, modify, and debug applications written using SAP enterprise software.
Test and document applications written using SAP enterprise software.