SAP BODS (Business Objects Data Services) Specialist

Job Overview

Our client in the Paramus area of NJ has an excellent opportunity for an SAP BODS (Business Objects Data Services) Specialist!  It’s a hybrid role where you have to be onsite 3 days a week.



  • Responsible for keeping the SAP BODS system running smoothly and building and supporting data integration solutions. Should have experience with SAP HANA modeling, which involves creating and managing data models in SAP HANA using Calculation Views, dimensions, and SQL Scripting.
  • Install, configure, and maintain SAP BODS servers and repositories.
  • Manage user roles and permissions.
  • Create and manage data sources and targets.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot BODS jobs.
  • Perform backup and recovery of BODS repositories.
  • Implement performance tuning techniques.
  • Deploy code across Dev, QA, and Production environments using central repositories.
  • Responsible for developing BODS workflows/dataflows/mapping.
  • Good knowledge of various BODS transformations including DQ-like address cleansing, data cleansing, and matching.
  • Possess strong knowledge/experience of HANA View Modeling, using calculation views and performance tuning.
  • Experience with SQL and procedures in Native HANA.
  • Loading delta records on both source and target level CDC on type 1, type 2, and type 3 SCD.
  • Must be a resourceful problem solver who possesses creativity in resolving problems.
  • Possess a project-oriented approach to development work.
  • Ability to work independently and drive work to completion.
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload and achieve results while meeting project deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to perform quality testing and beta testing of the applications that are delivered.
  • Identify, define, and deliver in parallel complex programs and projects/enhancements in a matrix environment.
  • Translates business goals into appropriate solutions while assessing the feasibility and optimization of the solution.
  • Work in Planning, Developing, Implementing, and Managing Data Warehouse Project Deliverables, Design Documents, and High-Level Data Mapping for SAP BODS ETL Specifications.
  • Recognize BODS-related risks/issues that need escalation and arrange for appropriate assistance.
  • Must be able to analyze and troubleshoot data related issues (joins, etc.) in a timely manner and best practices of the company.
  • Identify continuous process improvement opportunities and operationalize solutions for same.
  • Maintain SAP BODS Coding best practices and standards. Ensure that the best practices are enforced and followed during the development process.
  • Assist business and functional leads with day-to-day development, support, and troubleshooting.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business (or Management), Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience is required.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Business Objects Data Services (Admin, Workflows, Mapping, Dataflows, Data integrator/Data Quality/Platform transformations, etc.)
  • At least 5 years of experience in Data warehousing.
  • At least 5 years delivering complex data management engagements including all phases of the project life cycle from scoping and planning, requirements gathering, design, development, testing, and go live phases.
  • Significant amount of experience in SAP HANA Modeling (calculation views).
  • Strong knowledge of data modeling and star schemas.
  • Working knowledge and experience with SQL language (4+ yrs.)
  • A good understanding of best practices such as naming conventions in creating BODS jobs.
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