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Shell Senior Software Engineer HANA/BW in The Hague, Netherlands


Job Title:

Senior Software Engineer HANA/BW

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Job Description:

A chance for you to bring your technical expertise and analysis skills to a role that has an important impact across our business. With huge scope to develop your leadership experience and grow your career.

What’s the role?

This is a wide-ranging role calling on your strong technical and analysis skills, along with your natural instinct for business, to resolve challenges and optimize performance by successfully implementing SAP HANA solutions.

As Senior Consultant, SAP HANA/BW, you’ll be using your extensive experience of the SAP technology to manage the challenges of modelling within a complex company structure. On the one hand, you can expect to design and build workflows to support various business requirements, advising on modelling approach and best practices. On the other, you’ll lead on test scenarios, user manuals and scope implementation costs for project planning.

More specific duties might include:

  • SAP HANA modelling and scripting, and administering data models.

  • Applying advanced data modelling techniques, from currency conversion and variables, to input parameters.

  • Monitoring and optimizing data models and reporting performance on SAP HANA.

  • Evaluating the impact of different implementation options for optimum performance.

Where you fit

You’ll be based in The Hague, Netherlands within Shell’s Management Information Centre of Excellence. We’re currently seeking a number of skilled Senior Consultants, who will relish taking the initiative, and thrive in an ever-changing environment, ready to develop new skills to meet new business opportunities.

What we need from you

Naturally, you’ll be a true technical expert with proven experience of delivering success across global projects. Your personal skills will set you out as a confident leader and communicator, as comfortable coaching team members as you are presenting complex technical topics to management. With excellent stakeholder management skills. Along with your Bachelor’s degree, we’re keen to talk to men and women.

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Company Description:

Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.


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Work Location:

The Hague


  • Detailed understanding and experience with the SAP HANA technology, landscapes and any related interdependencies.

  • SAP HANA modelling and scripting experience including ability to write complex stored

  • Administer data models in SAP HANA, including setting of information validation rules, managing schemas, the importing/exporting and transporting of data models.

  • Apply advanced data modprocedures and HANA views using SQL

  • Administer data models in SAP HANA, including setting of information validation rules, melling techniques, including currency conversion, variables and input parameters. Implement decision automation using business rules.

  • Monitor, investigate and optimize data models and reporting performance on SAP HANA. Advise on modelling approach and tools to achieve optimum performance.

  • Evaluate the impact of different implementation options such as table joins, aggregation, or filters. Understand the implication on performance of the various reporting tools and connection types

  • Script to enhance the data models in SAP HANA using AFL, CE functions, and ANSI-SQL.

  • Experience of managing complex and large datasets in a HANA (and BW) environment.

  • Ability to design and build complex data-flows to facilitate various business requirements.

  • Strong knowledge of reporting solutions on top of SAP HANA.

  • Knowledge about the concept of authorization in SAP HANA, and implement a security model using analytic privileges, SQL privileges, pre-defined roles and schemas.

  • Implement data models with SAP HANA using analytical and calculated views. Should be able to advice on the modelling approach and best practices.

  • Ability to design and build complex workflows to facilitate various business requirements.

  • Detailed understanding of SAP BW on HANA 7.3+.

  • Excellent knowledge of key technical objects used in the creation of a SAP BW data model; design and build.

  • Strong knowledge in object oriented ABAP.

  • Knowledge of queries and reporting on BW objects.

  • Experience in integrating various complex datasets through data modeling and transformations using Administrator Workbench.

  • Experienced with OpenHub extractions.

  • Good understanding of various performance optimization techniques related to Reporting, Data warehousing and data extraction for BW.

  • Strong understanding of LSA++ layered scalable architecture and how it is implemented for BW on HANA.

  • Well versed in use of start, end and expert routines.

  • Required understanding of virtual InfoProviders and virtual cubes based on function modules. Understanding of how aggregates can be used to optimize report performance.

  • Able to identify virtual provider usage scenarios in BW on HANA or to HANA Enterprise (Hybrid, Transient, Virtual providers).

  • Knowledge and experience of integrating ECC, SLT, SAP HANA and SAP BW.

  • Replicating and loading data into SAP HANA from different data sources (e.g. SAP Landscape Transformation (SLT), SAP Data Services, or Direct Extractor Connection (DXC)).

  • Functional ECC knowledge from an extractor perspective; understanding of FI and CO modules would be an advantage.

  • Experience of ETL from non-SAP data sources.

  • Lead the preparation of test scenarios, end-user documentation, and user manuals

  • Technical knowledge in SAP Netweaver BPC 10 in combination with SAP BW would be an advantage. Well versed in creation and maintenance of BPC environment and data model; understand how BPC frontend and custom BADI's in SAP BW interact and can be tested; experience with complex and large datasets.

Tool Experience:

  • SAP HANA (Native).

  • SQL for HANA

  • Stored Procedures


  • SAP DataServices (BODS)

  • Experience on SDA for real time data replication

  • SAP BW data modelling and SAP BW on HANA experience

  • SAP BEX Query Designer.

  • ABAP (to an adequate BW level).

  • XS Engine

  • SAP Fiori

  • SAP BusinessObjects & BICS tool knowledge is also highly desired

  • Control-M experience is also highly desired.

  • (A certification in SAP HANA or SAP BW would be an advantage).

City, State (if applicable):

The Hague