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SAP Application Developer

Requisition ID:  159759 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT CFO & HR Product Team 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Nova Scotia  

City: Stellarton

Location: Foord St. Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


Our family of 127,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.


Job Description


As an Application Developer at Sobeys, your responsibilities will include: 


  • Identify functional and technical solutions to meet requirements.
  • Ensure the development of detailed functional, technical and operational specifications for the delivery of recommended solutions.
  • Consider user requirements in the design of solutions for the development and implementation of business technology solutions
  • Perform design and code reviews to ensure solution compliance with IT and team standards and quality software delivery practices
  • Provide accurate estimates from design analyses and specifications for yourself and to support other team members.
  • Identify and define technical and business requirements for solutions.
  • Provide expert knowledge of a particular architecture and discuss how the specific features, functionality, and designs of the solution will meet the business requirements.
  • Ensure all documentation is created, current and accurate prior to solution implementation or changes.
  • Ensure that management is informed of the progress, status and issues related to the activities of the implementation team.
  • Code, test and analyze software and applications. This task includes researching, documenting, and modifying software and specifications throughout the systems development life cycle. 
  • Analyze and modify software to correct errors in a timely and accurate manner and provide progress reports as required.
  • Determine the most effective program/configuration solution from technical specifications provided by an experienced developer or business analyst.
  • In collaboration with the team, estimate the duration of all aspects of the work and meet the schedule.


Job description


  • Develop unit test plans with detailed test sets.
  • Design and systematically test error-free solutions to evaluate and comply with best practices.
  • Participate in the preparation and documentation of program specifications.
  • Solve problems with less and less supervision.
  • Develop or support software application solutions in a task-oriented project team environment.
  • Provide user, operations and systems documentation for implementation.
  • Assist developers, technical specialists, and senior application systems analysts in conceptualizing and developing new software and systems.
  • Support systems development lifecycle management for large scale projects or multiple medium to small scale projects spanning multiple platforms or solutions involving complex conversions, integrations or new development.
  • Keep abreast of technology and business solutions and future trends.
  • Ensure solutions are compliant with application support requirements.
  • Develop and maintain IT application standards for the design, development and support of IT solutions


Job Requirements


What your resume will include and demonstrate to us:


  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Business.
  • Previous experience developing in Object Oriented languages
  • Knowledge of SAP ERP, including SAP ABAP,SAP BW, SAP S4, BAdIs, BAPIs, RFCs – within this role you will be required to design and develop extensively within SAP Systems
  • Experience developing within web based,Fiori, or Cloud Platform environments would be an asset - within this role you may be required to design and develop within SAP Cloud Platform (previously HCI – HANA Cloud Integration)
  • Experience in ABAP as well as knowledge of SAP BW. Any other SAP topics related to SAP Finance would also be a great asset. 
  • Bilingual in French and English (an asset)


Why work at Sobeys ?


  • Flexible working hours policy and telecommuting;
  • Company in strong growth;
  • Welcoming and friendly environment;
  • Proximity with senior management and openness to new ideas;
  • Company involved in its community;
  • Inspiring cafeteria and on-site gym;
  • Power your electric vehicle at the office;
  • 10% discount at participating IGA, Rachelle Béry and Marchés Tradition stores.




Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.