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Senior SAP Technical Specialist (Basis)

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR750K – R600K
Job TypePermanent
EducationDegree / Diploma
Experience7 years

Job Description

We require a highly skilled SAP Technical Specialist to 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.

Only SA Citizens will be considered. This is an EE role.


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

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

• The individual is responsible for system performance and capacity management

• The individual is 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 in SAP Basis highly advantageous

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

• Certification on Data Base Management Software (Preferably Oracle) advantageous

• Certification on Data Centre Operational Management advantageous

• 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

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977. You can also Nicola or Shamiso on 011 807 8064. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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