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Software-Design and Development

Database Administrator for SAP Fieldglass

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!



Who We Are

Your career at SAP Fieldglass is what you make of it. You can forge your own path, switch business units or solve a problem that no one has before. With office spaces in Chicago, London and Brisbane, as well as an employee presence on 6 continents, we are a diverse global company with a family feel. Inspired by change and by each other, we take pride in our innovative culture that created and continues to shape our market-leading, best-in-class solution. At SAP Fieldglass we don’t follow trends, we set them!


  • Best of both worlds: start-up culture with the backing and benefits of SAP
  • Focused on continuous growth and improvement
  • Promote healthy work / life balance
  • Committed to our communities and the environment


What We Do

Businesses are racing to be more competitive in an environment where workforce is pivotal. Companies need the right talent at the right price at the right time. SAP Fieldglass accelerates the engagement of talent and provides total workforce visibility to maximize cost savings and improve worker quality. Our cloud-based, open platform has been deployed in more than 140 countries and helps companies transform how work gets done.


  • Forrester Research, Inc, positions SAP Fieldglass as a leader among services procurement providers
  • KellyOCG® Supplier Excellence Award Winner


We are currently seeking a Database Administrator to join our global Database Administration team. Candidate is a direct report to the Senior Manager of Database Administration. This position will be based in Naperville, IL.


What You Will Deliver

  • Create lightweight, portable scripts for automation of complex functions such as monitoring, database upgrades, database maintenance, data migration, metrics collection, analysis, audit evidence collection and data denormalization.
  • Deploy database upgrade scripts to Production environments as dictated by the application release schedule and needs of the business.
  • Identify and analyze performance issues; suggest resolutions through database design improvement, indexing strategies and refactoring.
  • Contribute to the design, maintenance and optimization of high availability and disaster recovery.
  • Collaborate with IT, Development, QA and Professional Services teams to manage Production and pre-production environments.
  • Collaborate with developers on database design and participate in database capacity planning.
  • Review SQL code and recommend optimizations while enforcing best practices.
  • Take part in 24x7x365 DBA On-call rotation.
  • Support security initiatives including database auditing and audit evidence preparation.
  • Create and maintain documentation for processes and policies.
  • Evaluate and recommend database tools.
  • Demonstrate an ability to be productive with minimal supervision, have a focus on service and the foresight to understand future impacts current changes may have on the Fieldglass application and/or clients’ business processes.


What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in engineering, computer science or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years direct hands-on experience as a DBA/SQL developer.
  • MS SQL Server 2012 or higher.
  • 3+ years of database server installation/configuration.
  • Always-On/High Availability experience
  • Linux or Unix experience.
  • SQL development experience.
  • Powershell and process automation.
  • Knowledge and ability to leverage SQL Server DMV’s.
  • Strong time management, organization, analytical skills and the ability to identify opportunities for optimization and process improvement.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills (both oral & written) and the ability to work closely with various technical teams of all skill levels (must be an effective communicator)
  • SaaS and Cloud computing experience preferred.
  • Kubernetes/docker/container experience is a plus.




We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.


Our inclusion promise

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

 Requisition ID:309106 | Work Area: Software-Design and Development | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Database Administrator for SAP Fieldglass

Facility:  309106
Posted Date:  Dec 2, 2021
Work Area:  Software-Design and Development
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Naperville, IL, US, 60563

Nearest Major Market: Naperville
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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