SAP ERP/IT specialist

IT specialists on SAP® ERP implementation projects or support assignments work with business users and with other IT specialists to build or maintain a solution that satisfies requirements and supports predefined business scenarios.

SAP specialists usually focus on certain areas - modules or their parts. These are:

  • Logistics - contains Material Management (MM), Sales and Distribution (SD), Global Trade Management, Compensation Management and Agency Business
  • Financials (Accounting) - contains Financial Accounting (FI), Controlling (CO), Enterprise Controlling (EC), Strategic Enterprise Management (SEM), Project System and Investment Management (PS-IM), Flexible Real Estate Management and Banking Applications
  • Human Resources

In addition, each project and support group employs "cross-application" experts, e.g. in the area of:

  • Authorizations
  • ABAP™ programming
  • ALE (automatic link enablement, design of interfaces)
  • Basis (database administration)
  • Project management

Due to the integrated nature of the software, it is an important task for any IT specialist to understand how his work impacts on that of others.

Last modified on 3 February 2013, at 09:09