Canadian Pacific Railway Specialist Business Systems - SAP Developer in Calgary, Alberta

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Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP.


Located in Calgary, reporting to the Manager Rail Assets and Operations Solutions

Train Operations, the Business Systems Specialist – SAP Lead Developer (ABAP) will

review requirements, analyze, estimate, prioritize, plan, design, build, test, deploy and

maintain the required functionality in support of business processes and procedures.


  • Lead a team of developers;

  • Writing new and modifying existing ABAP code;

  • Performance tuning ABAP code and use of best practices;

  • Development of OData services and methods for use with Fiori and/or SAPUI5;

  • Responsible for developing system technical specifications;

  • Developing and executing tests to confirm the functionality;

  • Creating necessary documentation and delivering knowledge transfer sessions;

  • Use of Solution Manager CHARM;

  • Working with other teams to ensure that continued effective integration of SAP, Transportation Management (TM), Sales and distribution (SD), Plant Maintenance (PM), Human Resources (HR), Business Intelligence (BI) and operation systems is achieved;

  • Support of SAP modules: TM, Event Management

  • Communicating in a team environment;


  • University degree or equivalent in Engineering or Computer Science;

  • SAP Certification in SAP ABAP NW;

  • A minimum (10) ten years of enterprise development experience;

  • A minimum of (5) five years of experience in implementing and maintaining SAP ABAP;

  • Experience in SAP Event Management

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge on ABAP, EM and/or SAP UI5 is nice to have.

  • Strong familiarity with SAP implementation methodologies, including ASAP;

  • Extensive experience designing and configuring the key integration points between the SAP modules;

  • Preferred applicants will have knowledge on SAP EM and be certified in at least one module of the SAP Business Suite;

  • Required: ABAP OO, ABAP, WDA, FBI, FPM, BOPE, Fiori/SAPUI5/Odata,;

  • Nice to Have: Web Development, HTTP/HTTPs, Javascript, XML, JSON, ALE, Adobe Forms, System Integration and business processes, Workflow, Proxies, AIF, Business Process Modelling, .Net, Security (encryption), Packaging, visual studio 2010+, Active Directory;

  • Development Knowledge: EWM, MM, SD highly considered

  • Soft Skills: Strong leadership skills and the ability to multi-task within a dynamic workplace;

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability to deliver quality results with an aggressive timeline.P


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package

  • Competitive company pension plan

  • Employee Share Purchase Plan

  • Performance Incentive Program

  • Annual Fitness Subsidy


As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

  • Criminal history check

  • Reference check

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").