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SAP BW/BOBJ Developer

Date: Jan 20, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.



Job Description:

Norfolk Southern has an immediate opening for an SAP BW/BOBJ Developer with 5 plus years of experience. This position will be a part of the Synergy Team, a sub-group of the IT department responsible for SAP projects, at our campus in Midtown Atlanta, GA.


  • Understand existing SAP BW/BOBJ landscape and solution to support business with questions on data/reports.
  • Work closely with SAP functional teams and business to gather reporting requirements.
  • Evaluate Functional Specifications to provide project time and resource estimates and complete technical documentation.
  • Design, build and support BW Models, BEx queries, BOBJ Reports and SAC reports.
  • Provide end user support and troubleshooting assistance for Analysis for Excel and BOBJ Client tools.
  • Perform BW and SAC development reviews and maintain reporting standards.
  • Work closely with our offshore Reporting team to provide support with system maintenance (together with Basis), monitoring of the Reporting systems, and resolving complex technical errors in the systems.
  • Participate in testing various SAP versions and Support Pack upgrades.
  • Perform bi-monthly on-call duties after normal working hours and weekends.

Required Education, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 5 plus years of hands-on experience in SAP Business Warehouse 7.5 on HANA, Modelling, Extraction and Report Design, Query Designer and SAP Business Objects tool.
  • Experience in HANA BW Modelling tool (SAP HANA Studio).
  • Knowledge in BW related ABAP coding (Badi enhancements, start/end/expert routines, CMOD Exit for custom variables).
  • Understanding of various SAP functional modules (SAP HR/SAP FI/EHSM/P2P).
  • Knowledge of HANA and CDS views, SAP Analytics Cloud Reporting and Planning, including BPC.
  • Knowledge of Business Objects Analysis for Office and WEBI.
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent in Computer Science.

Work Conditions

Environment:  Hybrid (position based in Atlanta, GA)

Shift Work: No

On Call: Yes

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel: 0-2 days per month

Company Overview

Since 1827, Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and its predecessor companies have safely moved the goods and materials that drive the U.S. economy. Today, it operates a customer-centric and operations-driven freight transportation network. Committed to furthering sustainability, Norfolk Southern helps its customers avoid 15 million tons of yearly carbon emissions by shipping via rail. Its dedicated team members deliver more than 7 million carloads annually, from agriculture to consumer goods, and is the largest rail shipper of auto products and metals in North America. Norfolk Southern also has the most extensive intermodal network in the eastern U.S., serving a majority of the country’s population and manufacturing base, with connections to every major container port on the Atlantic coast as well as the Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes. Learn more by visiting

At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.

Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.

Effective December 8, 2021, NS has paused its implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate given the dynamic legal proceedings.  The ultimate outcome of the federal contractor vaccine mandate is yet to be determined. It is still possible that the mandate, as it applies to NS, could be upheld in court in the near future. If the mandate is upheld, NS employees will be required to be vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta