SAP Basis Administrator

Job Location CA-ON-Mississauga
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2018 12:22 PM)
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# Positions
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Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Years of Experience

Job Description


Excel with your SAP expertise ! Apply now.







Under the direction of the Project Manager, SAP Development Support, the successful candidate will:


  • Provide SAP Basis administration for all products in the City's SAP landscape including application patching, monitoring, performance tuning and taking action on SAP Early Watch and other diagnostic and monitoring tools
  • Provide SAP expertise and work with the team to architect, design and implement HA and DR processes for the SAP landscape
  • Work with City resources to design and implement a scalable security framework for the SAP Business Warehouse and Business Objects Enterprise environments
  • Install, configure and administer any future SAP platforms including preparing for and working with City resources on the S4 HANA migration project and other upgrades to the City's SAP landscape
  • Work with IT Infrastructure Services to ensure backups and operating system and security patching
  • Anticipate, mitigate and resolve issues associated with SAP Basis across the landscape (e.g. troubleshooting, tuning, resources, connections, etc.)
  • Assist IT and other resources in migrating changes across the landscape (e.g. transports)
  • Provide input to develop implementation and contingency plans
  • Install and test new releases of software packages (e.g. SPs, Enhancement Packages, etc.)
  • Maintain and upgrade skills on new technology and maintain SAP Basis standards and documentation
  • Independently execute short term Basis projects and work with other SAP and business resources
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.






  • University degree or college diploma in computer science or related discipline with minimum 3-5 years SAP Basis experience in a Microsoft environment. 
  • Demonstrated experience with administrating, installing, configuring, troubleshooting, upgrading, optimizing and maintaining SAP landscapes involving ECC 6.0 EHP 6+, Portal NetWeaver 7.3.1+, Business Warehouse NetWeaver 7.4+, Business Objects Enterprise 4.2+, Dispatcher/Fiori 7.45+, Solution Manager 7.1+, Process Integration and future SAP platforms is required. 
  • In-depth knowledge of inter-dependencies between SAP and Microsoft (Windows, SQL Server, Active Directory) environments is required
  • Demonstrated experience in applying SAP Notes, Support Packages and using SAP One Support processes is required 
  •  SAP Basis experience with High Availability (HA) architectures and Disaster Recovery (DR) processes is required
  • Excellent research capabilities and ability to recommend and apply new features to the SAP landscape is required
  • Solid organizational, time management, technical and analytical/problem solving skills is required
  • Excellent communication (e.g. client liaison, presentation, etc.) skills, ability to work independently, and commitment to service excellence and total quality are required.
  • Certification in SAP Basis Administration is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing security for ECC, Portal, Gateway, Business Warehouse (BW) and Business Objects Enterprise (BObj) is preferred
  • Experience installing, administrating and upgrading to S4 HANA and Linux is preferred
  • Knowledge of VMware and SolarWinds is preferred




This is a contract position for upto 2 years


Hours of Work: 35 hour per week

Salary: $45.86 - $61.15 / hour

Closing Date: 20 March 2018

Number of Openings: 1 Temporary Full-time

Department/Division/Unit: Corporate Services /  Information Technology / Enterprise Business Solutions

Work Location: 300 City Centre Drive





A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.


 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .        




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