SAP Specialist

London, ON

Are you an experienced ABAP developer who has worked on modern ABAP development models like RESTful ABAP programming Model, ABAP Cloud etc?  Do you enjoy bringing creativity and analytical abilities to a problem-solving environment? Are you excited to be part of the journey as we implement S/4 HANA Utilities for Customer Engagement using a green field approach? If you’ve answered “yes” in all cases, we should talk.


London Hydro is looking to add an SAP Specialist to its core team. London Hydro is currently working on a major transformation project reimplementing the current ISU ECC solution in S/4 HANA.

The ideal candidate will bring their techno functional experience and skills and focus primarily on ABAP development across the various SAP IS-U business processes. A solid core ABAP development experience is needed along with UI5/ Fiori development experience.


Your responsibilities will be to act as London Hydro SAP Specialist for the S4 implementation project as well as support the current SAP ISU ECC system. You will actively participate in the project implementation assisting with the requirement gathering, design validations, fit, gap assessment. You will also assist in data migration related activities, QA of solution design, code review   troubleshooting during the UAT and assist with cut over and stabilization after go live.


In a steady state post implementation, your role will involve providing production support and expertise in resolving issue, provide governance on changes, timely implementation of regulatory changes and various ongoing enhancements and projects, to streamline, optimize and design processes.



Your responsibilities as SAP Specialist will include:

  • Gain knowledge as an IT SME and gain a good understanding of cross module utilities business processes. 
  • Liaison with the Business SME(s) to gain an understanding of their requirements, understand cross module impacts and providing solutions adhering to the out-of-the-box approach, wherever possible. 
  • Supporting the ongoing SAP processes to ensure smooth, efficient business operations and contribute in SAP changes from the various PMO projects or enhancements as needed.
  • Carrying out solution design and blueprinting to deliver robust business processes that take into consideration accepted industry practices.
  • Configuring, coding and testing the system per defined quality standards.
  • Perform ABAP coding and maintaining the necessary system documentation.
  • Adhering to all Occupational Health & Safety Act rules and regulations, the E&USA rule book, London Hydro work practices and London Hydro’s Health & Safety Management System.


This is primarily a developer role that require hands on coding experience. Along with having extensive knowledge of Utility Industry business processes, you should have demonstrated the ability to:


  • Strong Development Experience in Modern ABAP development models like RESTful ABAP Programming model and ABAP Cloud
  • Hands-on experience in developing ABAP CDS data models and OData services
  • Experience in using Fiori Elements OData Annotation Framework
  • Freestyle UI5 development experience. Proficiency in UI5 related programming languages such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS.
  • Strong Core ABAP Experience - Object Oriented Programming, Enhancement Framework, Workflows, RFC, BAPI, Proxy, Gateway etc.
  • Experience with CRM Web Client UI framework application development.
  • Write functional and technical specifications and work with Subject Matter Expert to configure and enhance SAP system
  • Prepare training materials and deliver end-user training.
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Communicate complex and technical issues effectively to business users.
  • Work with a high degree of independence and able to pick up skills and knowledge on the job.
  • Communicate well, orally and in writing, while using good interpersonal skills.
  • Contribute and work effectively in a team-oriented environment that includes internal as well as multiple vendors.


You will bring overall 3 years of strong ABAP development experience - preferably in SAP for Utilities – with well demonstrated experience in ABAP CDS, OData and UI5 application development



  • Basic understanding of SAP IS-U business processes.
  • Experience with interface development in SAP PO/ Cloud Integration.
  • Exposure to SAP Business Technology Platform suite of Services


Salary range: $105,000 to $131,000 per annum

London Hydro offers a comprehensive compensation package which includes both financial and non-financial benefits designed to support your overall well-being. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • OMERS Pension Plan
  • Competitive Vacation days with credit for professional experience (e.g., utility experience)
  • Paid Family Responsibility Leave
  • Maternity and Parental Top-up Leaves
  • Paid Time Off for Medical and Dental appointments
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training & Development and Mentorship Programs
  • Engagement and Recognition Programs
  • Wellness Program Membership
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • On-site Fitness Centre
  • On-site Cafeteria

Flexible Work Arrangements: We recognize the importance of work-life balance. Currently, we offer a hybrid work arrangement (In-Office and Remote) in accordance with London Hydro policy. Remote work is not guaranteed in the future and is subject to change. 


About London Hydro

For over a century, London Hydro has been providing safe, affordable and reliable electricity to a diverse customer base. We are one of the area’s larger employers, with a highly skilled and motivated team of people across many different occupations. Through this dedicated team and an extensive network of overhead and underground power lines, we power over 166,000 homes and businesses, and continue to improve the way people live and work. 

Living in London offers many lifestyle benefits. Develop your career at London Hydro.  Watch the short video below for more details!     

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For more information, and to apply:

To find out more about London Hydro, as well as this and other opportunities to join our team, please visit our website at If you are both qualified and safety-focused, we invite you to submit your cover letter and resume as a single document (in .pdf or .docx format only), saving the file as your last name and first name with no spaces (i.e., LastnameFirstname) by Friday, July 24, 2024 to: Human Resources Department, London Hydro Inc., P.O. Box 2700, London, ON N6A 4H6. Fax: 519-661-5164. E-mail (quote SAP Specialist in the subject line and ensure that you attach your resume): jobs@londonhydro.comThe successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check prior to the commencement of employment. An education check will also be conducted.

London Hydro is committed to fostering a corporate culture and climate that values and supports a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization. We know that our employees are our greatest strength, and that we will achieve our goals through the innovation, integrity, and agility of a diverse, engaged and talented workforce.  London Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.  

Accommodation is available under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. 

While we appreciate all applications received, only those invited for an interview will be acknowledged. Any personal information submitted will be managed in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to determine eligibility for employment. 

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