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SAP BW ABAP Developer

CPKC is the only truly North American railway and we are making big moves! We are a technology hub with more than 1,100 technology professionals who support 600+ applications that keep North America’s supply chain moving. Our teams are focused on integrating two railways while driving innovative technologies for our business and the industry.



We are growing our in-house SAP Centre of Excellence (CoE). Our leadership team is focused on creating an environment where internal talent is nurtured and developed to their full potential. If you are an SAP champion who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to be a part of our transformation journey to SAP S/4HANA Rise Cloud. With over 150 SAP professionals, we are one of North America’s largest SAP hubs offering you the opportunity to drive excellence and build a culture of innovation.

CPKC is hiring an experienced SAP BW- ABAP developer. This individual will participate in developing business intelligence solutions that collect, analyze, and present information to the business, and subsequently develop the solution to address the business requirements. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop Code in ABAP and BW
  • Responsible for successful delivery of functional and technical components of Business Intelligence (BI) reporting solutions using SAP BW,SAP BW4HANA, ABAP & SAP HANA Platform
  • Develop and enhance the Data sources for BI extractors in SAP ERP
  • Responsible for root cause analysis on production issues
  • Assess business requirements & processes and provide recommendations on optimal solutions that will best serve the business needs.
  • Maintain records for the documentation of systems development and revisions
  • ABAP development and performance analysis, testing, issue analysis, triage, debugging, job scheduling, execution, monitoring, and issue resolution
  • On-call support for the BW/HANA/BO applications on a weekly rotation basis
  • Provide end user support and training.



  • 5+ years of experience in SAP Business Warehouse (BW) versions 7.x and higher and BW4HANA
  • 3+ years experience in ABAP Programming
  • Strong experience in BW-ABAP coding, Function Modules, BW custom extractors, routines, ABAP CDS views, ABAP Object Oriented Programming, debugging
  • University Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent Business Intelligence technical experience
  • Expertise developing ABAP data dictionary, BADIs, enhancements
  • Good understanding of the In-memory columnar database functionality


Nice to have:

  • Hands on experience in HANA Modelling / SQL Programming
  • Hands on experience in HANA modelling (Star Joins, Calculation Views, functions,Procedures.) Graphical & Scripted views
  • Knowledge on SAP HANA performance Optimization
  • Good understanding of following tools.
      • Lumira
      • Design Studio
      • Webi
      • Business Explorer
      • Qlikview is an advantage
      • SAP Analytics Cloud




  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:       


  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CPKC is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA"). 



With Job Requisition Fields

  • Req ID: 102409
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: Level 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External







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