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SAP S4HANA Basis Administrator GCC (REMOTE)

Company: Avantor
Location: Boise
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryReporting to the Manager of SAP Basis Services, the SAP S/4HANA Basis Administrator (GCC) is responsible for configuring, monitoring, and optimizing Avantor's GCC (Government Community Cloud)/regulated SAP environments. You will work closely with the SAP Basis team, developers and application teams to support business-critical applications. Our top priority is preventing service disruption while enabling fast growth of our life sciences company. You will also have the opportunity to cross train and support various SAP products, ancillary systems, databases, and related technologies while proactively contributing to strategic SAP projects. Key success factors will include a positive attitude and the ability to work independently as well as within teams. As part of this well-respected IT group you will enjoy a wide variety of self-directed work within a supportive team environment.MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)

  • Act as the focal point for technical management of the regulated SAP environments which includes architecting, installing, configuring, monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting
  • Lead and participate in complex SAP projects such as new implementations, migrations, upgrades, high availability tests, system refreshes, and system maintenance
  • Develop/implement technical strategies and standards to create a stable ecosystem
  • Assist SAP developers, application teams and other users in troubleshooting issues
  • Engage with service provider on relevant change requests and supports incidents
  • When not engaged in support for regulated environments, may work within global teams to provide support for non-regulated SAP systems and projects
  • Other duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent education/experience
    • 3+ years' experience implementing and supporting S/4HANA environment. Full lifecycle implementation/upgrade experience and expert-level FIORI experience is required
    • 7+ years' experience in SAP Basis administration in ECC 6.0, Solman 7.2 and several other NetWeaver 7.5+ applications with ABAP/Java stacks such as BW, PI, EWM, GRC, SAP Gateway, Web Dispatcher, and other SAP components is required
    • Experience in database administration, implementation and troubleshooting is required
    • Experience with Linux/Windows OS and HANA, ASE and MaxDB databases is required
    • Experience with Solution Manager 7.2 and HANA Cockpit is required
    • Ability to perform deep system analysis and resolve issues rapidly in a complex environment is required
    • Experience developing backup/recovery and high availability strategies is desired
    • Experience with Amazon AWS infrastructure, security groups and other services is desiredKNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)
      • Expert in SAP BASIS and underlying operating systems and databases mentioned above running on Amazon AWS infrastructure
      • Able to troubleshoot critical production issues in a timely manner while communicating effectively to stakeholders
      • Able to develop technical standards and procedures to ensure efficiency and optimal performance
      • Able to debug and understand basic programming
      • Maintain SAP performance by planning/executing tuning strategies and soliciting user feedback
      • Able to maintain integrity of the environment by managing SAP Transport Management System, ensuring all configuration and development changes are promoted properly
      • Able to effectively monitor all SAP systems: work processes, users, system logs, short dumps, locks, developer traces, system traces, disk space, etc. Develop trend analysis and strive for continuous improvement
      • Able to coordinate SAP system updates as appropriate such as Support Packages, release upgrades (S/4HANA), and other technology advancements that align with business requirements
      • Able to drive innovation by identifying business areas where new/different technology can provide unique benefits
      • Able to develop and maintain documentation including landscape diagrams, technical procedures, and runbooks
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
      • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, both independently and as a team member
      • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with personnel at all levels
      • Good time management skills with ability to remain organized and focused in a highly volatile environment
      • Must be flexible with work hours including weekends in order to support system maintenance and other off hour activities
      • Additional qualities:
        • Desire to focus on and please the customer, ability to understand requests from the customer's point of view
        • Commitment to high professional and ethical standards in a diverse workplace
        • Self-motivated and flexibleENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)
          • Currently work is performed remotely (work from home), with the ability to remain as such if agreed upon during the hiring process. Personal computer will be supplied, adequate network connectivity while working remotely is required and is the responsibility of the individual
          • Offices have adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level
          • A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis
          • Flexibility in working hours is expected, to provide support beyond normal business hours.
          • May intermittently travel domestically
          • Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbDISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.EEO Statement:We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.3rd Party Non-Solicitation Policy:By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation.

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