Randstad SAP Administrator in Newport Beach, California

SAP Administrator

job details:

  • location:Newport Beach, CA

  • date posted:Tuesday, March 27, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:610990

job description

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Summary:

The Applications Administrator will ensure the stability and integrity of critical applications that support back-office business functions. The role is responsible for performing tasks that maintain and document current versions of applications in a changing environment.

The ideal candidate demonstrates a high degree of professionalism, possesses excellent communication, analytical, problem-solving and time-management skills. The successful team member is self-motivated and able to develop positive, collaborative relationships while working on multiple systems and projects concurrently.

Primary responsibilities/essential functions:

  • Install, configure, and maintain software applications tasks

  • Perform detailed planning and project management of implementation activities for updates and patching

  • Confirm systems are operating as expected after datacenter maintenance is performed

  • Perform Application and Network Infrastructure testing in an Collaborative Team Environment with both Off-Shore, On-Shore IT Teams (Internal, External)

  • Optimize system performance by taking both proactive and reactive measures to correct and prevent issues

  • Submit systems and datacenter equipment requests for multiple applications

  • Create and maintain documentation of application infrastructure topology and system configurations - including versioning and vendor support schedules

  • Assist with documentation and maintenance of business application standards and procedures

  • Provide and prepare documentation as requested by third parties and/or internal client information requests for Hardware/Software /Network Configuration, Support, and Security

  • Assist with landscape design and implementation for disaster recovery testing

  • Develop and implement custom solutions using scripting / programming

  • Provide back-up support to the Senior SAP Administrator for SAP Basis and Security, Citrix, PGP command line Server Administration and other third party SAP add-ons

  • Perform transports, monitor system refreshes, performance tuning, upgrades, and integration of various SAP components

  • Perform system health audits to validate system status and report to basis team lead

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum of three years of hands-on application administration experience on SAP ECC and BI, and other SAP add-ons

  • High quality written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent problem solving and documentation skills

  • Proven experience to take initiative, work independently, and follow through

  • Experience with troubleshooting user access, application connectivity and application outages with IT staff, partners and vendors

  • Hands-on experience with system upgrades and disaster recovery planning

  • Advanced client support and interface skills

  • Scripting language experience in both production and development environments

  • Experience with Service Now IT Service Management or similar system

  • Experience using file transfer protocol to interface application data files within the our datacenters and to third party datacenters

  • Experience administrating SAP Financials, ReadSoft Invoice Management, Revport Billing System, PeopleSoft, Citrix XenApp, and/or Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (including Hyperion) is a plus.

  • PGP Server Software experience is a plus.

  • Experience with SQL, .Net, Java and other programming languages are a plus.