Walter & Associates, Inc.
P.O. Box 3358
Olathe, KS 66063-3358


Location: Garner, NC
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $115,000.00 - $120,000.00
Date: 8/22/2017
Job ID: 02514956
Job Description
Sr. SAP Basis Administrator Position
A Sr. SAP Basis Administrator is needed for growing company located in the Raleigh/Durham area.
Chosen focus of this position is to manage and support the SAP Basis environment by performing the necessary maintenance, tuning, and updates to keep the SAP systems running efficiently, effectively and at peak uptime. The Senior SAP Basis Administrator will utilize business tools (process maps, value stream maps, data flow diagrams, technical requirement specifications and project management) to facilitate documentation of the current systems architecture and SAP ECC 6.0 landscape. Proactively identify opportunities for improvement, document the future-state business processes and manage the delivery of new functionality, maintain scalability and promptly recommend system wide improvements.

  1. Perform stoppage and startup of SAP R3 system as required
  2. Execute the activities and tasks of Basis Administration including user admin, client admin, backup, etc.
  3. Prepare and complete daily monitoring tasks
  4. Learn, understand and utilize the Companies IT Management Systems (project management, request management, project portfolio, services portfolio)
  5. Maintain spooling and printing system and troubleshooting
  6. Understanding and document all background processing
  7. Perform SAP client administration (create client, copy client, delete client, export/import client) as needed
  8. Manage SAP user profiles, authorizations, and security access
  9. Maintain SAP performance by planning and executing SAP tuning strategies
  10. Apply and migrate SAP maintenance (hot packages and kernel upgrades) through all systems using a structured methodology
  11. Identify and provide strategic input to the future vision of the system architecture for the company.
  1. BS degree in a technical or equivalent field or acceptable equivalency of education, certification and experience
  2. 4+ years working as a Lead SAP Basis Administrator
  3. Experience in OS systems and interface technology, Windows, Linux, IBM-I series
  4. Experience working with SAP security platform, roles and authorization protocol.
  5. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and documentation skills.
  6. Knowledge and interest in transactional business systems and how they interface with the business (ERP, WMS, MES, CRM, PLM)
  7. Knowledge and interest in software engineering
  8. Knowledge and interest in IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)   
  9. Skills in evaluation and design of interfaces between SAP and external systems, maintenance of the SAP Data Dictionary and database objects, and management of the migration of SAP database and application configuration into production.
  10. Analyze, develop, and maintain data architectures and process models within SAP
  11. Skilled in multiple disciplines around Configuration, Installation, Post-Installation, User Administration, Client Administration, Transport Management Systems (STMS), Background Job, Patches Installation, Kernel Upgrades, Spam Updates, Operation Modes (RZ04), and Load Balancing (SMLG)
  12. Familiar with SAP System Monitoring t-codes, such as SM50, SM51, RZ03, ST02, AL08, ST22, SM37, DB02, DB12, SM21, etc.