Job ID 2020-16814

SAP S/4HANA Data Conversion Specialist


Information Technology

1300 GEZON PKWY SW WYOMING, MI 49509-9300


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Gordon Food Service is looking for a full-time SAP S/4HANA Data Conversion Specialist to support a greenfield S/4 SAP implementation.  This role is responsible for requirements gathering, data mapping, data cleansing, and performing data source gap analysis.


We are looking for a hands-on contributor with a flexible working style who is an excellent communicator and who enjoys collaborating with others. The ideal candidate will be someone who thinks strategically while acting tactically.


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As an SAP S/4HANA Data Conversion Specialist, you will be expected to develop conversion specifications documentation, design conversion components, develop conversion standards, develop and execute SQL-based scripts, functions, and packages to support data analysis.  You will develop end-to-end conversion test plans, execute conversion test cases, document conversion results, and track and resolve conversion defects.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with departmental Business Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to understand business requirements, data structures, definitions, and various data sources
    • Get knowledge transfer of the existing IT systems (Legacy Database/Tables & Relationships)
  • Examine, evaluate and summarize data to provide recommendations
    • Create SQL extracts for the business to understand data and relationships
  • Define data validation and reconciliation processes 
    • Create SQL needed for extracts/files (provide some Transformations in SQL)
  • Perform Pre and Post load validation with the Business SMEs
    • Create a process/reports to perform file comparison (for Dual Maintenance, Mock Loads & Integration Testing Cycle)
    • Validate fields are mapped correctly
  • Assist with defect resolution
    • During each Mock Load & Integration Testing Cycle
    • During each geographical Cutover and Hyper care
  • Support Data Quality in S/4HANA (longer term)
    • Provide technical support of SAP Information Steward
    • Participate in Center of Excellence to support Data Quality initiatives
    • Create audit processes to keep Legacy and SAP Master data in sync
  • Write Technical Report
    • Create Ad-Hoc reports to support technical issues in S/4 (SQVI)


Required skills:

  • Advanced SQL script writing to extract data from legacy systems
  • Strong understanding of the SAP Data Model
  • Proficient in SAP BODS
  • Working knowledge of SAP Information Steward
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with developers
  • Ability to develop solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong desire to learn new technologies and tools
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field


Preferred skills:

  • Exposure to SAP Master Data Governance (MDG)
  • Solid understanding and experience of Data Warehouse, Cubes and MDM tools
  • Exposure to SAP Landscape Transformation (SLT)


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