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Senior SAP Basis Technical Specialist

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR600K – R504K
Job TypePermanent
EducationMinimum Qualification: Tertiary IT or Business Qualification
Experience7 years relevant working experience

Job Description

A senior role exists with this International Company for a Senior SAP Basis Technical Specialist. Technical knowledge in SAP, UNIX, LINUX, Windows and Oracle is essential.

Only South African Citizens will be considered.


• Provide all technical support required for a complex SAP system landscape, which includes Operating Systems, Databases, ERP and related systems, as well as separate instances for the Development, Quality Assurance and Production environments.

• Provide support 24 Hours/Day/7 Days/Week, including being on standby and reacting timeously to any problems reported with the operation of the SAP system

• Ensuring daily backups are taken of all systems and for having the capability to recover the system in a Disaster Recovery scenario

• Work with the project teams to provide a cost effective technical solution for the business requirements within the project timelines

• Responsible for system performance and capacity management

• Responsible for monitoring and maintaining all Data Centre infrastructure, including air conditioning units, lighting, UPS, generator, warning sensors, batteries, alarm systems, fire extinguishers and flooring

Qualifications and Experience:

• Minimum Qualification: Tertiary IT or Business Qualification

• 7 years relevant working experience

• 5 years SAP experience

• Certification on SAP Basis

• Certification on Operating systems (UNIX, LINUX, Windows)

• Certification on Data Base Management Software (Preferably Oracle)

• Certification on Data Centre Operational Management-

• Backup and Disaster Recovery knowledge

• Strong technical and problem solving skills

• Good knowledge of best practices for a SAP Technical Landscape

• Good knowledge of SAP System landscape and interfaces

• Good knowledge of SAP transport system

• Ability to stay abreast of new SAP Landscape developments

• Good knowledge of functioning of all Data Centre infrastructure, including air conditioning units, lighting, UPS, generator, warning sensors, batteries, alarm systems, fire extinguishers and flooring

• Ability to liaise with suppliers and consultants to provide the best solution

• Ability to work under pressure, with availability 24/7

• Good team player, plus the ability to work alone and working after hours

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977, you can also contact Nicola or Shamiso on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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