SAP Basis Administrator (JHB)

IT – Analyst, Data Management
Johannesburg – Gauteng

A rapidly growing Software Specialist in Joburg is looking for a highly analytical SAP Basis Administrator to join its team. Your core role will entail administering & optimising existing SAP systems, installation and maintenance and planning and implementing technical projects. The ideal candidate must possess a Computer Science Degree or similar tertiary qualification, experience with Network Engineering/Typologies and skills including SAP NetWeaver, ABAP & Java, SAP HANA, Windows Server and Linux. Any knowledge of SAP ERP, S/4 HANA, SAP CAR, SAP Cloud solutions and proficiency in German and/or French will prove beneficial.
  • Administration and optimization of existing SAP systems.
  • Installation, upgrade and maintenance of systems in a constantly growing environment.
  • Provide new functions by importing enhancement packages and add-ons.
  • Analyse and solve technical problems.
  • Training and support of employees and customers.
  • Planning, organising and implementation of technical projects in an SAP Basis context.
  • Developing solution and security concepts.
  • Execution of documentation.
Qualifications –
  • University Degree with a focus on Computer Science or a similar education.
Experience/Skills –
  • Knowledge of administration and operating SAP NetWeaver, ABAP & Java, SAP HANA.
  • Knowledge of SAP ERP, S/4 HANA, SAP CAR is desired.
  • Knowledge of the retail sector and SAP Cloud solutions would be an advantage.
  • Experience with Windows (Server) and Linux systems also in a virtual environment.
  • Knowledge of Network Engineering/Typologies.
  • Proficiency in German and/or French desirable.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Consulting / Advisory competencies (recommend, ask, etc.).
  • Writing Skills (specification / documentation).
  • Interest in new technology.
  • Highly developed analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Good knowledge of English, both written and spoken.
  • Communication & networking capabilities.
  • Analytical capabilities, methodical approach to problem-solving.
  • Organised, able to work independently and work efficiently.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Time Management.