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SAP Lead Software Engineer

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Software Engineering
Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Job Details:

What is Tyson Technology?

The IT Team at Tyson Foods is building the technology of the future. We’re transforming an 85-year-old company into the most modern food company in the world. We’re developing technologies that are used in our offices, they’re used in our plants, in our farms, they’re used everywhere. We’re building technologies that are changing the way this company works. Everything from machine learning to artificial intelligence to utilizing cutting edge tech like drones, that will help drive our business forward. At Tyson Foods we’re driving world class technology to revolutionize a world class company.

Check out Tyson Technology! https://www.tysonfoods.com/technology-careers

What is the Software Engineering & Integration Team?

We are constantly fostering the innovation and the implementation of cutting-edge technologies while building high-performance and scalable solutions. This team is primarily responsible for technical SAP strategy, vision, and all custom development for Tyson Foods. This team collaborates with many different IT areas such as: Basis, Web/Mobile, Integration, Analytics, Enterprise Architects among others. If you enjoy working in a rapidly changing environment and influencing the strategic direction of a large global organization, this position will provide you with that opportunity.

How can I be part of Tyson Technology?

Tyson Foods is seeking a technical leader for our Software Engineering & Integration team. The ideal candidate is a creative, demonstrated leader with superior analytical abilities. This opportunity requires excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills. Key focus areas will be delivery, standardization, and governance of our SAP technical areas. Looking for someone with a technologist mindset with high initiative and integrity who excels in excellent customer service.

Do I have the qualifications?

  • College degree (or equivalent experience) with 10+ years of progressive experience in an SAP IT technical environment
  • Expertise on ABAP on HANA and REST APIs
  • Define and develop/maintain technical standards as per the latest releases.
  • Review and understand requirements documentation developed during analysis for new 3rd party applications onboarding.
  • Collaborate on technical solution design with EA when there is a new opportunity to introduce new solutions.
  • Leads the effort on technical solution; looks at big picture
  • Create/finetune/challenge standards and patterns
  • Design and execute technical performance, application integration (interface) and unit testing during development cycle
  • Develop and execute automated test cases for applications
  • Assist in testing to validate and provide operating controls to ensure development requirements are satisfied
  • Will be responsible for analyzing high-level business processes and requirements
  • Participate in project quality management tasks, such as peer and quality reviews of specifications, design documents, and code reviews
  • Challenge processes and provide input to streamline change management process.
  • Provide risk management expertise.
  • Ability to present and communicate to executive leadership audiences, emphasizing business benefit
  • SME for current technology developments and trends in our team's current technology stacks

Technical Requirements:

  • Development experience in RICEF (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Enhancements, Forms and Reports)
  • Knowledge on ABAP Object Oriented Programming.
  • ABAP on HANA experience.
  • UI5 and Fiori Development experience
  • ABAP Development Tools (ADT)
  • OData Services
  • Native SQL
  • ABAP Core Data Services
  • ABAP Managed Database Procedure


  • SAP BTP (Business Technology Platform)
  • SAP SAC (SAP Analytics Cloud)


Springdale, Arkansas (onsite)

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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