Primary Purpose --
The Senior SAP BASIS Administrator is responsible for the technical performance characteristics of an SAP environment, including network, database, and application server performance and recovery procedures for mission critical enterprise systems. SR SAP BASIS Administrators commonly perform activities similar to those of Systems Administrators, Network Administrators, SAP Hana Database Administrators, and Configuration Managers (in the context of the SAP environment).
Individuals in this job position are competent to perform work at the highest technical level with an in-depth understanding of SAP, database, network, and system performance configuration and tuning techniques. Their assignments typically involve complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
Duties and Responsibilities -
Leads SAP software component installation and upgrades.
Optimizes the technical performance characteristics of an SAP environment, including network, database, and application server performance.
Serves as member of technical infrastructure and operations support teams for the utilization of a variety of client/server platforms.
Provides guidance on the technical architecture for all SAP components in order to meet the needs of the business.
Performs problem resolution and meet all service level agreements.
May function in the role of Configuration Manager, responsible for administering SAP's Correction and Transport System (CTS).
Coaches other project personnel to ensure functionality is developed in a way that complies with business requirements and established methodologies and practices.
Develops SAP ABAP/4 programs in support of their SAP BASIS Administration duties.
May also include the development of housekeeping or system routines in Oracle PL SQL, Perl, UNIX Shell, or other 3rd party development tools as Required.
Ensures that changes to the SAP environment conform to all audit specifications.
Mentors other Basis personnel on complex tasks.
Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).
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