As a Java/J2EE person, I would look into the SAP products that use the most Java-related skills. Portals is a good...
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place to start. There are some SAP users that are also doing all their development in a J2EE-based setting, so those may be good options for you too. One "hidden secret" of NetWeaver is that you can still do advanced ABAP development within NetWeaver, so you're not necessarily forced into Java just because you're running on NetWeaver. Nevertheless, while there do seem to be some unresolved tensions between the "ABAP camp" and the "Java camp" even within SAP itself, I do believe there is a future for Java/J2EE folks in NetWeaver, as you pointed out from your own research on the amount of Java terms in the NetWeaver literature. You just need to find the SAP users that are boldly moving forward with these types of projects and architectures and "make yourself available" to them.
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