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Date: Jun 19, 2017

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, BW, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 152944 
Work Area: Software-Design and Development 
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 20% 
Career Status: Professional 
Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

 

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

 

SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

 

 

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

 

The Development Landscape Management department – as part of the Product & Innovation organization - is responsible for the complete life cycle management (planning, production, and operations) of development landscapes for our key products S/4HANA on premise and S/4HANA Cloud. With our highly motivated international teams we drive and execute all required activities based on an end-to-end approach and facilitate all functions from development engagement to design, production, and service of those landscapes.

For our “Landscape Value Engineering” team we are looking for an SAP Basis Expert/ Technology Consultant who will focus on our proof of concept installations based on real customer data. As trusted technology advisor, you will investigate and resolve issues around all dimensions of SAP Basis and SAP HANA scale out solutions. In close collaboration with our development teams and SAP customers, you will work as project contributor and you will be involved in SAP’s newest breakthrough technologies, which have not been rolled out to the market yet.

Are you eager to learn and to grow in a challenging work environment and you do not fear new technologies? Then you are the right candidate for our small and highly motivated expert team.

 

 

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

 

  • Administrate and support all SAP Basis components (ABAP + JAVA)
  • Manage innovation projects and support as technical SAP expert
  • Understand the needs of SAP development teams and cooperate closely with them
  • Install, migrate and upgrade standard/non-standard SAP systems based on SAP HANA technology.
  • Install and maintain non-sap technology like Apache J2ee applications, webservers, etc.
  • Administrate and support SAP HANA databases.
  • Analyze and resolve complex platform issues (Backend, DB and OS)
  • Collaborate within an international & intercultural environment

 

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

 

Required skills:

  • Master or bachelor degree in the area of technical or natural science
  • Excellent knowledge of SAP Basis system administration including user management and software logistics
  • Excellent knowledge of SAP components upgrade (SAP ABAP EHP, SP, kernel, etc), SAP heterogenous/homogeneous system copy and SAP system migrations (AnyDB to HANA, etc). Knowledge of SAP DMO migration procedure is a plus.
  • SAP HANA scale-up/ scale-out and standalone deployment and administration knowledge.
  • Deep technical knowledge in operating systems (mainly Linux, AIX, Unix, Windows, etc.) and database (SAP HANA, DB2, MaxDB, etc) administration.
  • Technical knowledge in non-SAP applications (mainly Apache J2ee applications, etc).
  • Strong analytical competencies, problem solving and performance tuning skills
  • High affinity to new technologies
  • Excellent communication skills in English and German
  • Customer orientation with a strong focus on quality & customer satisfaction

 

Preferred skills:

  • Excellent project management and governance skills
  • Fair infrastructure knowledge (hardware, network, file system, monitoring and backup tools)
  • Basic Microsoft Office Suite skills (Excel, PPT, etc.)
  • Experience in scripting for automation purposes is an advantage
  • SAP ABAP/HANA developer skills is an advantage.

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Minimum of 5 years’ professional experience in SAP Basis Administration

 

 

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

 

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

 

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical, sensory 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 contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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