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SAP Basis Technical Specialist

National Grid
Waltham, MA
  • Job Code
    20172173
Company
Description: Description About the Position: National Grid is currently seeking an SAP Basis TechnicalSpecialist who will perform a variety of tasks such as providing technicalsupport on SAP Basis and interfacing systems including establishing standardsand requirements, etc. In this role, you will lessen our dependence on thirdparty vendors who provide critical systems administration work for our SAPapplications.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Performs a variety of tasks. Provides technicalsupport on SAP Basis and interfacing systems including establishing standardsand requirements, evaluating and directing enhancements, and implementingsolutions for systems configuration, design and implementation and performancemonitoring as required. Designs and develops SAP architecturerequirements and specifications to ensure the system is meeting corporateneeds. Responsible for the installation, upgradeand support of all components of the SAP and interfacing systemsinfrastructure. Contribute to the architecture design ofthe SAP and interfacing systems. Ensure all projects (SAP based andinterfacing) systems are installed and operate reliably and efficiently in asecure environment. This includes working with the hosting, infrastructure,functional and application vendors on configuration and maintenance of network,high availability and disaster recover solutions. Complete project based work keeping a focuson hitting key project milestones. Ensure the adherence of standards and helpdevelop and administer standards Maintain daily contact with the SAP Basis Leadregarding work progress Complete quality documentation for the SAPenvironments. Liaise with the functional SAP experts andbusiness teams in order to assist with the ongoing functional support of SAPand interfacing systems. Provide support for other application andservices as requested by the Basis manager. Contribute as possible where the area isoutside of the job holder’s technical expertise. Support and provide guidance to in-houseand vendor support teams. Provide second/third line technical support. Build, manage and maintain effectiverelationships with all IS, Business Process Support, third party suppliers andbusiness teams


Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required:
Experience implementing and supporting SAP ECC withspecialism in one or more components such as ECC, BI, Business Objects, PI,Portal, SRM Knowledge of Linux (Red Hat Linux, Oracle Enterprise, SUSE),database administration (Oracle, SQL Server), network administration and SANadministration, Change Management Ability to introduce technical changes into the environmentusing a structured approach that minimizes risk and achieves high reliability,availability and performance. Ability and willingness to document processes and proceduresfor future use and knowledge transfer Positive attitude, energetic, driven - goes the extra mile, confident,is committed, enthusiastic and determined - willing to take on challenges andhas a can-do mind-set. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Providesthe best services possible, yearns for the best outcome, is curious and takesownership Team focused – looks to the success of the whole rather thanthe self and see the ‘bigger picture’. Requires at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : Information Services Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : Information Services Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Sep 22, 2017, 9:08:40 PM Unposting Date : Ongoing

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