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SAP Basis Administrator
Ref No.: 18-00505
Location: Torrance, California
Position Type:Contract

Position: SAP Basis Administrator
Location: Torrance, CA
Duration: 8 months contract

Responsibilities
  • Assist Project Managers, Managers, Architects, Directors, and VP in setting strategies and tactical implementing procedures
  • Perform routing operating system and application reconciliations and maintenance
  • Monitor system utilization/performance for capacity planning purposes, plan for business continuity
  • Provide technical support and software upgrades for applications
  • Research new technology products and make recommendations to management
  • Design and configure customer-based systems and applications
  • Work with database administrators to configure, tune and maintain databases
  • Coordinate backup and recovery processes for applications and databases
  • Design disaster recovery plans
  • Assist in troubleshooting application, networking and operating systems problems
  • Manage relationship with hardware and software vendors
  • Assist Developers, Architects, Systems Administrators and Software Analysts as needed

Daily Tasks Performed
  • Maintenance of SAP systems in a production support capacity - including transport and change management, client administration, performance analysis and tuning (including CIF), data archiving, kernel updates and support pack/enhancement pack updates, DB2 UDB backups and restores and reorgs, disk space management, production system copy, system landscape management including failover and disaster recovery, hardware sizing, SAP Gui distribution.
  • SAP user id administration in accordance to SOX procedures
  • Interact closely with SAP application sub-teams and key business Subject Matter Experts
  • Provide off-hours, on-call support
  • Review and correct Requirement and Specification documents for system and security related topics
  • Provide QA of SAP application changes prior to migration to Production
  • Provide maintenance of SAP ABAP code for Basis utilities

Musts
  • BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
  • In-depth knowledge of active directory schema and organization
  • In-depth knowledge of optimal server design, implementation and clustering
  • In-depth knowledge of database systems
  • Advanced skills in It documentation
  • In-depth knowledge of SQL and VB scripting
  • In-depth knowledge of the automotive industry, products and services for residential and business customers
  • Advanced knowledge and user of formal full-life cycle development, package implementation, and business process re-engineering methodology

Business Experience
  • Knowledge of SAP system, database, and security (Basis) administration
  • 7 + years of working experience as an SAP Basis and Security administrator of unix-based systems with at least R/3 4.6C, APO 3.0A, BW 3.0B, and Solution Manager. Additionally, DB2 LUW database administration, liveCache administration on MAXDB, and SAP security user id and role administration, and some ABAP development.
  • Support and working knowledge of 3rd Party software such as MQ Series, ASG Zena, PBS, RightFax, and Service Now
  • Participation in all phases of a project development life-cycle

Wants
  • NEED - Strong team player
  • NEED - Strong analytical skills with close attention to details
  • NEED - Strong written communication and willingness to author technical documentation
  • NEED - Effective communication and guidance for the SAP application sub-teams and business SMEs
  • NEED - Initiative, sef-starter, good problem solving skills
  • NEED - Working knowledge of ECC, SCM, and BW business functionality
  • NEED - Expertise in Unix scripting
  • NEED - Expertise in SAP support packages and upgrades
  • NEED - Some SAP ABAP development
  • WANT - Planning of tasks and timeline
  • WANT - Working knowledge of WebSphere MQ.
  • WANT - Working knowledge of C/C++.
  • WANT - Working knowledge of SAP Fiori.