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Lead Specialist - IT SAP HANA Basis Administrator

Company: Energy Transfer
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


The Lead Specialist - IT SAP HANA Basis Administrator is responsible for the installation, configuration and maintenance of the SAP systems and will assist in the planning, designing, and architecting of SAP systems across a variety of platforms. The SAP Basis Administrator installs support packs, conducts upgrades, conducts failover of production systems, and monitors and ensures performance of SAP systems. The candidate is responsible for administration of SAP system integration within Energy Transfer's SAP Landscape. Role covers S/4HANA, PI/PO, MDG, SLT, GRC, BPC, BW4HANA, SAP System Monitoring, Install & Config, Health Check, and Monitoring. This is a "hands-on" position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installation and configuration of SAP ABAP systems ECC, BW, GRC, BPC, etc.

  • Installation and configuration of SAP Java systems Portal, PO, etc.

  • Evaluate, download and apply latest Enhancement/support pack stacks to ABAP and Java systems

  • Install, Configure, Upgrade and provide ongoing support for SAP HANA Database

  • Troubleshoot and resolve HANA DB replication issues

  • Provide ECC Support with a strong knowledge of SAP, Oracle, Windows and UNIX infrastructure dependencies

  • Provide operational support for OpenText components ICC, Archive Server, VIM, etc.

  • Proactively identify and resolve issues and maintain high uptime of SAP BPC HANA environment

  • Provide PI/PO Application Support for SAP messaging, automate monitoring of interfaces, implement PI/PO Housekeeping activities, secure interfaces, etc

  • Authoring power shell scripts and modifying / revising existing scripts as need arises

  • Provide operational support for TM1 application

  • Configure solution manager to monitor SAP and Non SAP systems and alert on key resource failures

  • Setup BCP environment for SAP ABAP and SAP JAVA systems

  • Provide operations support for SAP systems and technical infrastructure, including but not limited to transport administration, printer administration, user accounts and authorization.

  • Work in a mixed server environment covering Unix and Windows servers using Oracle and SQL Server databases

  • Provide day to day Issue, troubleshoot and resolve system availability and performance issues

  • Proactively monitor system health and take corrective action before problems occur

  • Perform system tuning of ABAP and Java systems for optimal performance

  • Develop, document, and adhere to standard procedures and best practices

  • Ensure requirements are being met in accordance with corporate compliance


Education and/or Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements for this position are listed below:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.

  • 8+ years of SAP Basis Administrator experience

  • 4+ years of experience with HANA
  • SAP Basis experience in a large-scale SAP environment with multiple module and applications
  • Strong working knowledge of SAN, OS, Network and advanced hardware concepts.
  • Experience applying support packs, enhancement packs, and add-ins
  • Experience in distributing online SAP user workloads and monitoring/managing the SAP background job workload
  • Configuring and managing the SAP printing subsystem for all SAP instances
  • Maintaining SAP performance by planning and executing SAP tuning strategies, in addition to monitoring all SAP systems (work processes, users, system logs, short dumps, locks, developer traces, system traces, disk space, etc.)
  • Performing SAP client administration (create client, copy client, delete client, export/import client) and having led the planning and implementation of SAP system upgrades
  • Experience with NetWeaver configuration on both ABAP and Java stacks, including: STMS, ICM settings, SSO/SSL configuration, configtool, and NWA
  • Ability to manage a variety of technically complicated tasks effectively
  • Demonstrated initiative with commitment and ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines while still maintaining high quality standards
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Problem solver; can quickly assess a situation then develop and implement effective solutions

  • Ensure proper communication to all levels of the organization

Required experience is commensurate with the selected job level:

  • The Senior IT Specialist level requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and 5-8 years of relevant job related experience

  • The Lead IT Specialist level requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and 8+ years of relevant job related experience

  • The Principal IT Specialist level requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and 10+ years of relevant job related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in Midstream Oil & Gas industry is a plus
  • SAP HANA Certification

  • Working with hosting vendor for troubleshooting, capacity planning, problem analysis and resolution

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Usually, normal office working conditions.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time due to prolonged periods of sitting or standing.

  • Occasional overnight travel may be required.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

DISCLAIMER: The above statements, which are subject to change, are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the assigned position.


Keywords: Energy Transfer, Houston , Lead Specialist - IT SAP HANA Basis Administrator, Other , Houston, Texas

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