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Principal Analyst- SAP PI/PO Programming


Denver, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc

UGI Utilities, Inc. is a natural gas and electric utility company committed to delivering reliable, safe and affordable energy to our 700,000 customers in 45 counties in Pennsylvania and 1 county in Maryland. We pride ourselves on being a responsive, engaging energy company.  The foundation of our success lies in the strength of our 1,700 plus employees who strive to exceed the expectations of our customers and the communities we serve every day.

We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance
  • disability plans
  • 401(k) matched savings plan
  • paid vacation
  • company stock purchase program
  • wellness programs
  • tuition reimbursement
  • paid parental leave
  • paid volunteer time
  • adoption assistance

Position Summary:
Responsible for the development, administration and operational monitoring of the interface and intergration point configured in the SAP Process Orchestration (PO) / Process Integration (PI) platform.

Principal Accountabilities:
(30) %  Lead complex SAP PI integrations collaborating with Business Systems Analysts and/or Business Partners to develop integration specifications.  Function as the Integrations Lead on large projects; may lead multiple concurrent projects.
(20%)   Support all phases of SDLC by producing required documentation and estimates; oversee and manage deliverables produced by junior staff.
(30) %  Provide 24X7 primary and/or secondary support for web services, B2B file transfers and other intergration methods for interfaces considered core or mission critical to the business.  Coordinate maintenance activities which may include release schedules for one or more functional areas.
(20) %  Work with the Basis support team to configure and tune the PO/PI infrastructure for optimal performance. Design and validate the integration architectural approach for proposed solutions based on SAP best practices.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
1.    Considered a subject matter expert in their technical discipline; mentor and direct junior staff; provide feedback to manager on junior staff’s performance.
2.    Working knowledge of business software applications and hardware technologies. Stays current with IT industry trends and emerging technologies.
3.    Good verbal, written analytical and interpersonal skills. Effectively presents information to their team and department as needed.
4.    Understands project plans and can clearly articulate their role, project goals and timelines. Develops project plans for projects.
5.    Comprehends technical design specifications and processes knowledge of development tools and technologies in support of the Information Technology Architecture. Authors technical design specifications for small projects.

Education:    Bachelor’s degree in Information/Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent discipline. An Associates Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent discipline plus ten (10) years of SAP development experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
Length of Experience:    Prior SAP XI/PO/PI experience is required.
Minimum of eight (8) years of development in the SAP XI/PO/PI platform is required, with ten (10) years being preferred.
Certifications:    ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) Foundation certification (at hire or within 12 months in position).
Other:    Perferred: Working knowledge of COBIT IT Governance & Management framework and familiarity with regulatory/compliance items governing IT.
Strong experience with IDOC, BAPI, ALE, CPI, EDI, and RFO perferred

UGI Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  As such, the Company abides by the requirements of the Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR 60-741.5(a), and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.


Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with UGI policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, UGI cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician. Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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