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Sr. Application Systems Administrator Job

Boston, MA
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Sr. Application Systems Administrator Job

Sr. Application Systems Administrator Job

Date: Apr 24, 2018

City: Boston, MA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 155945
Work Area: Information Technology
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time




As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


SAP Successfactors is seeking a Sr. Application Systems Administrator to join the Application Operations Team in our Service Delivery Organization .  You will have an integral role in the operations of products and services into our Production Data centers and ensuring superior service delivery to our customers.

The person applying for the role of Sr. Application Systems Administrator  is expected to manage, tune, monitor and troubleshoot application and web servers as well as the applications running on them.  This individual is a creative quick thinker, loves problem solving, developing solutions and is able to identify solutions as well as socialize them out to the rest of the team.

Job Duties include:

  • Support of productive Cloud Applications for SAP Customers across global datacenters specifically focused on supporting SuccessFactors Recruiting, Social Collaboration, and Mobile applications.
  • System Management of Java Based applications and supporting tools
  • Monitoring and optimizing the performance of these environments (i.e. memory, disk space, availability, etc.)
  • Close collaboration with engineering and infrastructure support teams in a devops capacity to continuously improve our services.. 
  • Understands front-end technologies including HTML, DHTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Managing and overseeing code deployments to productive systems
  • Experience with tools such as Apache, Tomcat, SOLR, AMQ, Redis, SMTP, Jenkins,
  • Experience with automation tools such as Chef is a plus.
  • Experience with monitoring and automation tools to support a 24x7 global operation
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills
  • Researching, evaluating, installing, creating and configuring new tools and processes
  • Performance Monitoring and Optimization of Cloud based applications
  • Support of the Application/Server environment (availability, backup, recovery, batch processing)
  • Create/Modify technical process documentation
  • Assist in the training of the entry level Operations teams


Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent experience
  • 3-7 years Unix system administration and web application administrator experience, preferably in a cloud based operation
  • ITIL certification preferred
  • Experience with Apache, Linux,Tomcat are a must
  • Experience with MSSQL or comparable RDBMS a plus
  • Experience with shell scripting
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts
  • Strong Performance analysis and tuning skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to works effectively across teams in a global organization
  • Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness and ability to handle on-call duties






To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.


SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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