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SAP BW ABAP Developer

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.




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. This position is based in Calgary, Alberta or Kansas City, MO.



  • 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



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension and/or retirement plans
  • 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.


Drug Test Elements: 

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CPKC safe and drug free. 


Background Investigation:

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


  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Driver’s License verification and/or last 3 years of driving history if a requirement of the position
  • Background checks that may included 7 years of employment history and Social Security number verification


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.


For our US applicants, CPKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities . For Canadian applicants CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).


  • Req ID: 102886
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External





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