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SAP BO Report Developer

Date: May 13, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 14267 

Job Category: Information Technology 

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada  


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Position Title: SAP Business Objects Report Developer

Reporting To: Director, Systems Development


This is an excellent opportunity for a creative developer who is eager to work on business intelligence and reporting solutions by turning low level data into insightful reports and dashboards. A proven track record of designing and producing meaningful and effective data visualizations.  You have been exposed to multidimensional databases (cubes), dashboards, scoreboards, SharePoint Online and Agile Development methodologies.  You are passionate about business intelligence technology and designing BI solutions that provide outstanding user experience.  We are looking for a SAP Business Objects developer that has experience in the SAP Business Objects suite and SAP BI Technology.


  • Design and develop BI dashboards and reports based on business requirements
  • Implement, maintain and support BI solutions in the SAP Business Objects platform
  • Work within an agile development team of developers and analysts and business stakeholders.  Complete committed backlog and sprints within the agreed upon timeframe
  • Read data from multiple data sources and transform, enrich and aggregate data for an efficient presentation in an enterprise environment
  • Provide input into the architecture, design and implementation of Hatch’s business intelligence solution
  • Recommend improvements to streamline processes regarding data flow and data quality to improve data accuracy, usability and value
  • Remain abreast of technology developments within fields relevant to current and future BI and Reporting initiatives
  • Write report specs to document “As Built’ reports deployed to production
  • Perform system testing of developed reports. Help with regress testing of reports during SAP BW/BO upgrade


  • Passionate about business intelligence technology and designing BI solutions that will provide outstanding user experience
  • Strong knowledge and experience in analyzing as well as designing data models that meet the reporting needs
  • Experience in writing SQL relational and multidimensional database queries and slicing and dicing data models
  • Experience with BEX queries
  • Ability to prototype and conceptualize the solution through visualization of data based on business requirements, using tools such as SAP Lumira Discovery
  • Internally motivated and adaptable, able to work proficiently both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent listening skills and attention to detail and accuracy with demonstrated strong logical and technical problem solving skills
  • Able to troubleshoot BI reporting and analytic business needs and provide solutions for issue resolution
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to new technologies quickly
  • Experience writing technical documentation that articulates the architecture and design of the solution
  • Familiar with information design concepts (UI/UX)


  • 3-5 years of experience in data analysis developing business intelligence and reporting in a medium to large size corporate environment demonstrating detailed knowledge of BI functions such as analytics, data modeling & data mining, reporting, report conversion and data cleansing.
  • Experience designing and developing dashboards and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) using the SAP Business Objects platform
  • Experience with the principals of developing data warehousing applications
  • Experience in the following technologies required:
    • SAP Business Objects platform for example – BO Lumira Discovery and Designer, Web Intelligence, Analysis, Crystal reports, Universe Design (IDT)
    • MS SQL Server

Other Requirements

  • Exposure to SAP Project Systems and Commercial Project modules (CPM) desired
  • Working knowledge and experience in the following technologies an asset:
    • MS SharePoint online
    • Microsoft PowerBI
    • MS Office 365 (Excel Power View and Power Query)
    • Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Understanding of Business Objects security, scheduling and distribution strategies desirable
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum Software Development methodology and working within an agile team preferred
  • Proven strong communication and interpersonal skills with both team members and business stakeholders at all levels
  • Willing to work outside of normal business hours as part of a global team and to travel as required
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training or work experience


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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