SAP BASIS / Plaform

With American Water in Camden NJ US

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Posted on June 07, 2019

About this job

Compensation: $90k - 140k
Location options: Visa sponsor, Paid relocation
Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level, Senior, Lead
Role: System Administrator
Industry: Energy & Utilities
Company size: 5k-10k people
Company type: Private


hana, itil, sap-basis, alm, sarbanes-oxley

Job description

Primary Role

This position will be a key member of American Water’s SAP Center of Excellence within the Technology and Innovation business group . The Senior Technologist – SAP BASIS / Platform will be responsible for providing system engineering for the SAP solution landscape and completing system builds, upgrades and enhancements for the SAP environment and ecosystem.

Knowledge / Skills


  • Strong understanding of the HANA platform
  • Sound knowledge of architecting cloud based workloads for SAP
  • Sound knowledge of Solution Manager ChaRM and OCC configuration and administration with 7.2 highly desired
  • Strong understanding of SAP ALM and Operations methodologies in an environment using SAP Solution Manager with ChaRM and Operation Control Center
  • Proficient with application administration and troubleshooting in a Red Hat Linux and Windows environment.
  • Knowledge of ITIL standards as well as SOX compliance requirements


  • Ability to perform system build, upgrade activities, and platform migrations across the SAP eco-system
  • Ability to create and maintain documentation of administration procedures and the SAP technical architecture in accordance with SAP CoE certification requirements
  • Skilled in SAP performance troubleshooting and tuning
  • Sound understanding of ABAP and JAVA based SAP technology platforms as well as integration with cloud based products
  • Ability to drive landscape improvements and operational efficiency of the SAP environment through continuous innovation as well as the problem management process
  • Skilled in the management of monitoring infrastructure (agent versions, patches)

Experience / Education


  • 7 plus years of experience supporting a wide variety of SAP applications and technology components such as SAP CRM, ECC, BW, SRM, GRC, BusinessObjects, NetWeaver Portal, Process Orchestration, Gateway/Fiori, LVM, Web Dispatcher and HANA.
  • Prior experience working within a certified SAP CoE is desired
  • Experience with S/4HANA is a plus


  • BS /MS in Computer Science , Computer Applications , Information Technology , Engineering or MBA or with strong academic background.

Licenses & Certifications

  •  ITIL and SAP Certification will be a big plus


  • Strong interpersonal skills including collaborating and team building
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Excellent decision-making ability, balancing what is right with what is realistic
  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change
  • Demonstrated ability to lead through influence and to deliver results through others
  • Possess a high energy level, sense of urgency, decisiveness, and an ability to work well under pressure
  • Possess a curiosity and a passion towards engaging the imagination of line of business leaders in grasping and enabling the fundamentals of change
  • Demonstrated ability to work and team with a multitude of different people from various lines of business as well as within Technology & Innovation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for a wide variety of audiences including proven ability to deliver conference presentations
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while simultaneously maintaining the "big picture" view

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