Job Description Summary
The SAP Basis Administrator position in the HPE Global IT organization is being created to have overall responsibility to optimize the performance of the legacy SAP landscape deliver the future SAP solutions and strategies for the newly implemented HPE SAP and Middleware landscape. This position will provide the architectural direction to the team that specializes in providing SAP Basis support strategy and ongoing operations that is used by HPE globally. As the lead architect of this group, you will build upon our state of the art technology, and craft the processes needed by HPE to continuously operate, innovate and grow. Working with the infrastructure and functional SAP teams, you will play a key role in driving HPE’s Global IT SAP technology roadmap and the ongoing lifecycle support.This position must be based in Houston, Austin TX or Roseville, CADuties and
•Must have a strong enterprise technical SAP Basis infrastructure background ensuring high availability and superior performance in a 7x24 global delivery model.
•Responsible for all aspects of the SAP technical landscape, performance optimization and process enforcement to provide secure and reliable application performance across the SAP and ecosystem which include associated Middleware and bolt-on applications. Specific to this will be the following day to day responsibilities:?SAP Performance Monitoring and tuning
?Solution Manager configuration and ongoing support
?SAP Transport Management
?SAP client copy, system copy, refresh, license management
?SAP Security parameter management
?SAP Router configuration and ongoing support
?SAP Batch job creation and maintenance
?SAP Backup and restores
?SAP Data administration
?SAP HANA and Oracle databases management
?SAP kernel maintenance and patch management
?SAP traces and logs
?SAP data and Business Document archiving maintenance
?SAP print / spool creation and management
?Day to day support of Linux and Widows SAP ecosystem operating systems
?Maintain up-to-date SAP ecosystem documentation and inventories across the enterprise.
Other responsibilities include:
?Responsible for dual run SAP landscapes and migrating from legacy (ECC) to new (HANA). Including strategy around technical and limited functional data migrations between the two.
?Provide technical expertise in the domain of SAP Basis services in the areas of operations, project management, and serve as an escalation resource for all technical needs.
?Coordinate and execute upon approval adjustments and changes that increase performance and availability.
?Work with the Director SAP Basis and Middleware to manage all related vendor support contracts and assigned staff for hardware, OS, database, application software, and connectivity.
?Ongoing review of capacity utilization for the legacy and new SAP landscape to align with budget planning.
•Ensure availability and optimal performance of services through continuous assessment of IT infrastructure operations.
•Provide advance notification of all planned system and IT Infrastructure scope outages and set realistic expectations on availability.
•Work with the other IT towers, in particular the technical architects in these towers and the change management team ensure all change meet or exceed architectural guidelines and to schedule as appropriate.
•Assess technical risk and provide timely mitigation and remediation plans.
•Evaluate new technology and tools and build business cases for their use in the SAP ecosystem.
•Participate in cross functional project reviews and Identify high risk areas pertaining to the SAP ecosystem.
•Experience with the configuration and use of SAP specific scheduling, management and monitoring tools such as Redwood and Solution Manager.
•Participate in Disaster Recovery exercises for the in scope SAP landscape.
•Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field, or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
•3+ years of experience with broad and deep technical knowledge of technical SAP ecosystem design, implementation, and performance management while in ongoing operations across a global footprint.
•A self-starter with a strong interest in technology and the ability to deal with a fast paced environment and ambiguity.
•Strong understanding of technical troubleshooting methodology for complex global SAP landscapes.
•Experience in design, build and operate of global scope SAP landscapes.
•Experience with dual stack support (ABAP and Java stacks).
•Experience with Oracle, SQL and HANA databases.
•Experience in the aspects of performance engineering of in-flight and in-production SAP ecosystems.
•Ability to facilitate problem solving among administrative groups with varying needs and priorities, and to communicate well with administrative users, technical staff, and senior management.
•Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills across organizational boundaries.
•Experience with the practical application of IT infrastructure technology for complex SAP landscapes.
•Strong customer service skills.
•Ability to work with a range of technical staff to develop joint solutions in project and ongoing support situations.
•Ability to achieve efficiencies through workflow improvement.
•Experience with AWS (or other major cloud provider) server / instance management and monitoring in the domain of SAP is a plus.
•Experience with middleware platforms such as SAP PI and Tibco is a plus.
•Certification in one or more areas of SAP administration a plus.
Job ID 1027895