Get Into Energy Jobs

Job Information

FirstEnergy Corp. SAP Developer I, II, III in Reading, Pennsylvania

SAP Developer I, II, III


Reading, PA, US, 19612-6001

Job Function: Information Technology

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 65144

FirstEnergy at a Glance

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.

Summary of Responsibilities

This position is for an SAP ABAP Developer supporting the development, enhancement, integration, and support of Deregulation and Customer Service. Duties include providing technical expertise for system design, development, testing, implementation, and production support.

  • Participate in the development, maintenance, and enhancement of SAP solutions across different modules

  • Requirements Analysis: Assist in conducting workshops with business clients to obtain project requirements to ensure timely development of quality, accurate functional specifications.

  • Design: Analyze and interpret functional specifications or business requirements to support the development of technical specifications.

  • Construction: Develop SAP solutions that adhere to FirstEnergy’s development standards. Anticipate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve development issues.

  • Test: Develop and execute detailed unit test plans. Under the direction of others, work with the business clients during user acceptance testing.

  • Implementation: Provide clear documentation and production support of implemented functionality.

  • Production Support

  • Investigate, debug, and resolve production problems reported with supported applications. Respond to Help Desk tickets and provide support to business clients.

  • Monitor critical applications and provide support, as necessary.

  • Work flexible hours and be available for occasional after-hours support.

Summary of Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer/Management Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or the equivalent.

  • Up to 2 years of related work experience or past participation in Company’s Co-op/Internship program

  • Some experience in ABAP development in ECC 6.0

  • General knowledge of SAP Landscapes

  • Highly motivated; experience in working independently with a high level of productivity.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with people at all levels and with varying backgrounds.

  • Troubleshooting ability including analytical skills to resolve technical and business problems.

  • Willingness and propensity for continual growth, willingness to undertake assignments involving unfamiliar subjects. Ability to adapt and change quickly.

  • Experience in providing responsive and effective customer service.

  • Proven team player who contributes to team goals, encourages, and supports other team members.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and plan work, work on multiple concurrent tasks, and meet deadlines.

  • Willingness to embrace application development standards and processes.

  • Ability to work in a virtual environment (working with remote co-workers using virtual technologies)

  • Comfortable with using standard FirstEnergy computer software – Windows, Notes, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrated aptitude for using technology to accomplish work assignments.

Qualifications at the SAP Developer III level include all of the above plus:

  • A minimum of 4 years of ABAP Development experience in ECC 6.0

  • Ability to lead change, identify and implement process improvements, and think creatively.

Summary of Preferred Experience, through coursework or job experience:

  • ISU Utility background

  • Knowledge or willingness to learn SAP IDOC Processing, EDI Transactions, and Batch Processing for supporting Customer

  • Knowledge of Data Dictionary, Workflow, ABAP Objects, and performance improvement.

  • Unit Test Plan Development and Execution

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification


FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

Job Segment: SAP, Testing, Developer, ERP, ABAP, Technology