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Sr SAP BASIS Administrator / Architect
Northridge, California
Contract Position
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Applied on January 26, 2021
Job Id #44511 Posted November 25, 2020

Position Description

  • The Sr SAP BASIS Administrator role will assume the responsibility for achieving expected outcomes related to overall SAP platform technical administration and optimizing company's investment from the technical landscape.
  • The candidate is expected to perform the duties and responsibilities of a SAP Basis Administrator for the SAP NetWeaver ABAP and Java systems.
  • This includes production and non-production systems within Global TechOps team which is responsible for supporting all SAP projects for Non-Production environments.
  • The Sr. Prin. SAP Basis administrator will perform project related initiatives as needed.
  • This role also consists of additional responsibilities to include providing technical expertise and direction to other team members, ensuring appropriate SOPs/checklists are in-place and followed and leading strategic initiatives as requested by SAP Basis team management.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading and executing all SAP BASIS TechOps projects for SAP ERP, APO, SCM, BW, CRM, SRM, GTS, GRC, PI/PO and SNC systems.
  • Ensure all projects meet the timeline and are completed within allocated budget.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems and risks to the environment. This may include working cross functionally with other technology teams, geographies and disciplines.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the technical details for SOPs (refresh, migrations, configuration, installs, etc.) and ensure are followed to maintain a viable system
  • Ability to explain complex technical solutions and architecture strategies to non-technical resources.
  • Plan and participate into quarterly releases / infrastructure outages. Execute tasks per plan.
  • Provide technical expertise and direction to drive effective operations related to support activities.
  • Balance responsibilities of technical leadership and hands-on administration to maintain/support a global SAP environment including troubleshooting problems, escalating open issues, implementing solutions, and optimize the system for maximum performance
  • Work with other related technology teams displaying insight and knowledge to understand and influence technical direction and strategy. Able to work independently as well as cooperatively.
  • Serve as liaison to vendor support/technical staff to escalate, analyze, and resolve issues.
  • Provide insight and demonstrated knowledge to influence various strategies including;
  • SAP Environment Planning including creation, refreshes, back-up, and recovery
  • SAP Roadmap outlining the timing for upgrades, service/enhancement packs, and implementation of new modules
  • Transport Management Strategy

Basis Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of IT experience with a Bachelors Degree

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience administering SAP systems running on IBM AIX / DB2
  • Experience administering SAP systems running on RHEL / Oracle
  • Experience in administering SAP Portal, SAP ME, SAP NWDI, SAP MDM and SAP MII.
  • Experience with Solution Manger 7.2. Familiarity with Rev-Trac.
  • SAP system sizing and performance tuning
  • Experience administering SAP HANA systems
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or business-related discipline
  • Experience working in the Medical Device Industry or other regulated industry
  • Demonstrated capability working with SAP administrative tools including Solution Manager
  • SAP system related issue troubleshooting and performance tuning
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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