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Sr SAP Integration Developer

Flexibility Option:  Remote Position
Job Req Id:  29139

Be part of a growing, successful company in an exciting and challenging field. Border States is 100% employee-owned, which means you’re empowered to make decisions, find solutions and receive rewards for your hard work.
This position will be located in: Fargo , ND or Charlotte, NC or Kansas City, MO or Maple Grove, MN or Phoenix, AZ *Remote opportunity 


*Remote Opportunity Available


Job Summary

Supports the day-to-day operations of the SAP Software Engineering Team by providing development, maintenance, and support of both SAP and Non-SAP applications.  Works with various degrees of development in an enterprise environment regarding API integrations, data mapping and middleware. Works daily in team-based development efforts and serves as a key resource for complex requirements, technologies, and systems. Makes design and development decisions, articulates them to the team and stakeholders, and executes as needed. Participates in monitoring and diagnosis of integrations to ensure operations, availability, and security.  Creates and updates message mappings or data transformations using various tools and technologies.


Essential Functions

  • Adheres to Border States SDLC best practice guidelines and application change management procedure.
  • Handles development needs to create or maintain various system integrations using applicable technologies.
  • Makes design and development decisions, articulates them to the team and stakeholders, and executes, as needed.
  • Fulfills various testing needs through unit testing and integration testing.
  • Participates in monitoring and diagnosis of integrations to ensure operations, availability and security.
  • Creates and updates message mappings or data transformations using various tools and technologies.
  • Ensures best practices are followed and tasks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Stays informed of evolving technology trends, best-in-class processes and innovations.
  • Proactively puts forth recommendations to address forecasted risks and changing technology environment related to job duties.
  • Stays informed of evolving technology trends, best-in-class processes and innovations. 
  • Ensure business continuity and disaster recovery documentation remains up to date as it relates to the functional area(s).
  • Applies security-conscious decision-making when working with the various protocols, methods and systems.
  • Develop and promote technical design standards, best practices, guidelines, and procedures.

Non-essential Functions

  • Responds to IT Helpdesk incidents where appropriate, and performs off-hours support as necessary.
  • Collaborates, leads and directs work effort with contractors (both on and offsite) to perform assigned duties.
  • Promote and maintains the identity and reputation of Border States, ensuring customer satisfaction and addressing problems and complaints as they arise.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager or designate.



  • 4-year STEM degree, Advanced Degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • 3+ years of working with system integrations
  • Advanced experience of API frameworks, SAP CPI Connectors such as ODATA, SOAP, RESTful Services, IDoc, https, sftp, ABAP proxies, etc.
  • Experienced in architecting, designing, developing, and supporting enterprise-wide Integrations using SAP BTP/CPI Platform in the cloud
  • Experience with messaging systems and concepts - e.g.: JMS, ActiveMQ, MSMQ
  • Strong experience with Groovy Script, XML, XSD, XPath and XSLT
  • Experience designing and developing within tiered applications and architectures 
  • Familiarity with SAP technologies (e.g.: ECC/S4, ABAP, IDoc, RFC)


  • Experience with SAP API Management
  • Worked on CTS+ Transports and Charm systems, SLD configuration, and Component-based Alert configurations.
  • CPI expertise integrating with various cloud (Success Factors, Hybris commerce, Concur, Salesforce) and on-premises solutions
  • Experience with unit and integration testing
  • Experience with Apache Camel 
  • Experience with BPM/BRM systems (Activiti, JBPM, SAP BPM)
  • Experience with Git and branching 
  • Experience with Business to Business (B2B) integrations
  • Knowledge of architecture design patterns and/or enterprise integration patterns
  • Experience with build management, continuous integration and deployment automation (Jenkins)
  • Experience with SAP Process Integration/Process Orchestration
  • Experience with event-based architecture paradigms (e.g.: event sourcing, event replay, aggregates) 
  • Familiarity with cXML and/or PIDX

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability and drive to perform duties with limited guidance.
  • Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders in a professional manner.
  • Ability to apply expertise to identify, develop and implement solutions to improve efficiency, mitigate risks and solve problems.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to develop completely new problem-solving approaches and formulate innovative solutions.
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize, and prioritize workloads.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with customers, vendors and others.
  • Excellent customer service skills include being competent, accurate, responsive, and engaged.

Physical Requirements

Frequency at which you would carry/lift in a typical day:
Occasionally 0 – 33% Frequently 34 – 66% Continuously: 67 – 100%

  • Lift from Waist:
    • < than 10 lbs. - Not at all
    • 10 to 25 lbs. - Not at all
    • 26 to 50 lbs. - Not at all
    • 51 to 75 lbs. - Not at all
    • 75 to 100 lbs. - Not at all
    • 100+ lbs. - Not at all
  • Lift from Floor:
    • < than 10 lbs. - Continuously
    • 10 to 25 lbs. - Occasionally
    • 26 to 50 lbs. - Occasionally
    • 51 to 75 lbs. - Not at all
    • 75 to 100 lbs. - Not at all
    • 100+ lbs. - Not at all
  • Carried for Distance:
    • < than 10 lbs. - Not at all
    • 10 to 25 lbs. - Not at all
    • 26 to 50 lbs. - Not at all
    • 51 to 75 lbs. - Not at all
    • 75 to 100 lbs. - Not at all
    • 100+ lbs. - Not at all

Physical Activity

Frequency at which you would do the following in a typical day:

  • Sitting (a continuous period of being seated) - Continuously
  • Standing (for sustained periods of time) - Frequently
  • Walking (moving about on foot to accomplish tasks) - Frequently
  • Bending/stooping (downward and forward) - Occasionally
  • Crawling (moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet) - Not at all
  • Climbing/Walking Stairs (ascending or descending) - Occasionally
  • Reaching (extending arms in any direction) - Frequently
  • Crouching/squatting (bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine) - Occasionally
  • Kneeling (bending legs at knee to come to rest on knee(s)) - Occasionally
  • Balancing (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling) - Occasionally
  • Repetitive motion (substantial movement (motions) or the wrists, hands, and/or fingers) - Continuously
  • Pivoting (movement in any direction with one foot, keeping the other in contact with the floor) - Occasionally
  • Pushing/Pulling (using upper extremities to press against or draw or tug) - Occasionally
  • Grasping (Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm) - Continuously
  • Fingering (picking, pinching, typing; working with primarily fingers and not whole hand) - Continuously
  • Talking (expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word) - Frequently
  • Driving (the control and operation of a motor vehicle) - Occasionally
  • Desk work (work usually performed at a desk) - Continuously
  • Use of a computer - Continuously
  • Use of a telephone - Frequently
  • Hearing (Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels) - Frequently
  • Exposure (to adverse weather & temperature conditions) - Not at all
  • Travel (travel needed to perform job duties) - Occasionally

Additional Information

This job description is a summary of the job duties and responsibilities and is not intended to cover all possible job duties and is subject to change at the employer’s discretion. Employees must be able to perform the essential job duties and satisfy job requirements either with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Our History

Border States is a leader in the electrical supply distribution industry with over 120 locations in 31 states. Our employee-owners are second to none in delivering top-notch customer service and in demonstrating extra-ordinary people skills. We are one of the largest independent electrical distributors in the United States providing products and services to the construction, industrial and utility industries. Border States has a competitive benefit package and is a 100 percent employee-owned company. Employee-ownership is a significant part of our culture and our success stems from the dedication of our employee-owners. We practice open-book management and our employee-owners are empowered with clearly defined levels of authority to be innovative and decisive, allowing us to respond quickly to the needs of customers. Employee-owners understand their roles in the success of the company and care about customers’ needs, which drives our focus on adding value to everything we do. We recognize that not all customers are the same and each has specific requirements. Our employee-owners understand these diverse needs and have the commitment, resourcefulness and flexibility to outperform all others.

As a Border States employee-owner, you’re responsible for living our mission, service philosophy and service standards.

Our Purpose
We believe unstoppable businesses shouldn't go it alone. We are owners - of relationships, of outcomes, of every moment these unstoppable businesses need to deliver.

Service Philosophy
We earn customer loyalty and confidence by caring about their needs and adding value to everything we do.

Service Standards
Border States employee-owners are competent, accurate, responsive, and engaged .

Your career
Join an experienced team at one of the largest electrical distributors in the United States. What are you waiting for?


Border States has a competitive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

Health, Dental and Vision Benefits
Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
Disability Benefits
401(k) Retirement Plan
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays
Paid Volunteer Time
Personal Leave time and more!
Border States provides bonuses to their employee-owners upon the achievement of branch and company goals.


Equal Opportunity For All

It’s not just the law.  It’s something  we’ve believed in since our founding.  We value the diversity of all of our employee-owners and will always be an equal opportunity employer.


Drug Free/Smoke Free workplace


Nearest Major Market: Fargo