Senior SAP Basis Administrator

Senior SAP Basis Administrator

Senior SAP Basis Administrator

ND Paper, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, the largest containerboard producer in China and Asia, and a leading paper product manufacturer globally. We are an environmentally-friendly company that manufactures various types of high-quality pulp, paper and paper-based packaging materials. Our mills in Rumford, Maine and Biron Wisconsin are integrated paper & pulp facilities, and our mill in Fairmont, West Virginia is one of only three in the world that produces air-dried, recycled pulp. We anticipate our fourth mill, in Old Town, Maine, will reopen in 2019. We are proud of our over 1,300 dedicated employees, who together produce 1.1 million metric tons of paper annually.

We are looking to hire top talent to join our dynamic team! ND Paper offers full benefits and a competitive compensation. We are currently seeking an experienced SAP Basis Administrator to join our team.

The Senior SAP Basis Administrator will work under the direction of the Director of Enterprise Systems. This is a full-time salaried position. The hours of the position will be 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. This role can be based at either our Oakbrook Terrace, IL location or Dayton, Ohio location.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Advise on architectural, technical and business-impacting issues
  • Work closely with Security and enterprise Applications on projects to implement changes in the environment
  • Lead the day to day support of all SAP components including SAP ERP, GRC, Solution Manager, 3rd Party Integration points and all RFC/ALE connectivity points
  • Execute installations, patches, upgrades, system tuning, and production support as necessary
  • Provide hands on technical support for projects and/or operational issues, for all platforms
  • Develop, Implement and execute SAP BASIS DB policies and procedures in tandem with SQL DBA to ensure the integrity and availability of SAP systems in support of the SAP applications
  • Perform tuning methods for SQL, as it relates to SAP, working in tandem with SQL DBA
  • Perform configuration, analysis, and troubleshooting for both ABAP and Java stacks
  • Backup and recovery experience for SAP components
  • Provide knowledge transfer to other members of the team
  • Perform system refreshes for QA, development and training systems
  • Manage, plan, schedule, coordinate, and perform quality audits to ensure that NDP standards are followed in all Basis work performed by the Basis and infrastructure administrators
  • Provide innovation and guidance for moving to next gen SAP
  • Manage and support multiple landscapes
  • Participate in 24×7 on-call rotation


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or management Information Systems or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of experience in Basis and HANA database administration
  • Experience performing SAP system database install, upgrades, EhP upgrades, system refreshes, and System & Client copies
  • Good understanding of SAP architecture on clod for failover capability
  • Experienced in ERP and HANA database monitoring and troubleshooting memory and other technical issues
  • Good understanding of HANA DB performance, A, DR and scalability
  • Ability to perform SAP ERP and HANA administration including creation and management of schemas for different SAP systems, data model objects, and import/export content
  • Able to set up standard SAP jobs to maximize system resources
  • Preform transactional tracing and tuning for the online and batch users
  • Ability to design optimal configurations for multiple application servers
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
  • Strong planning and organizational skills, as well as follow through
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, strong customer service, and communication skills
  • Ability to learn newer SAP technological components
  • Strong perseverance abilities in the face of challenges and an ability to deal with conflict constructively
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and abilities to handle changing priorities in a fast pace and dynamic environment
  • Proven SAP systems delivery and/or system administration knowledge across the suite of major SAP applications versions like SAP R/3, ECC-6.0, eWM, NetWeaver 2004s (BW & Portal), Solution Manager – 7.x, SRM, BPC, SAP Business Objects, SAP NW Gateway, GRC, and PLM systems
  • Emphasis on Solution Manager-7.x SAP Basis level configuration experience on ChaRM E2E monitoring of ABAP & Java stacks


Job Category: IT Technical Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dayton Illinois Oakbrook Terrace Ohio

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