SAP Hana Admin



Job Role: This position is a senior architect Level IT professional position in the Business Intelligence team of our IT Corporate Information Solutions organization. We are seeking a suitable candidate to fulfill a role in a broad spectrum of SAP Architect activities including sizing, configuration, Hana administration, technical consulting, and team leadership activities


The successful person for this job will be able to use his/her strong SAP Hana Administration domain experience to lead the global implementation as well as support of Business Intelligence reporting solutions. The candidate must be able to work with team members from functions, businesses, organizations and geographies. The ideal candidate will have very good experience in managing SAP Hana as administrator in a global manufacturing environment.

Here is what you will be measured on:


• Expertise on managing day to day tasks for medium to large scale Hana scale out implementation for analytics team.

• Optimal performance of Hana environments.

• Evaluate patches, support pack releases and Hana upgrades.

• Manage day to day admin tasks for SAP SLT replication server.

• Optimal performance of SLT application.

• Ensuring 24/7 uptime for Hana and SLT production systems.

• Managing the successful execution of project plans, while holding our operational vendors accountable for their deliverables.

• Fostering knowledge sharing and improving processes and practices between Business and IT teams

• Effectively working across cross functional teams



Skills Required:


o Bachelors or Master Degree or University Degree or equivalent

o Typically, 10 to 12+ years relevant experience for entry to this level. Post-graduate and/or certification /license may be required.

o Expertise on administration activities of Hana.

o Knowledge SAP BI Suite (Webi, Design Studio, Lumria) admin is a plus.

o Hana Admin tasks:

a. Managing multi-tenant scaled out implementation of Hana on Cisco server and Red hat Linux.

b. Pro Active System monitoring of alerts, resource utilization

c. Managing system performance across different Hana nodes, Monitor system resource utilization, identify and tune expensive sql statement. Troubleshoot system performance issues.

d. Expertise on table partitioning, table redistribution.

e. Expertise on patching, support pack applications, Hana upgrades.

f. Monitor and resolve Model migration, activation issues.

g. Testing and recovering in HA scenarios and DR scenarios.

h. Monitor and Analyze Load Balancing using node distribution feature of Hana.

i. Create new Tenant DB / including migration of Tenant DB from one Hana to another Hana DB.

j. Manage SDA connections with External DB, such as Oracle DB, Sql Server.

k. Expertise in security implementation using analytical privileges.

l. SSO and windows AD authentication for Hana access.

m. User management in Hana.

n. Expertise in Logging and Tracing using expensive sql trace, kernel tracing.

o. Execute DR, backup and recovery tasks with infrastructure teams.

p. Expertise in data provisioning using SLT system.

q. Manage transports of objects in Hana using Export/Import, delivery units, LCM.

r. Routine application tasks like start/stop services, Hana system, parameter configuration, delta merge etc.

s. Requisite SAP Basis administration tasks to support Hana & SLT administration activities effectively.

o SLT Admin tasks

a. Able to patch, configure and monitor SLT system. Troubleshoot SLT replication issues and restart replication jobs in cases of failures.

b. Monitor SLT Performance, including monitoring jobs on the SAP ECC & SAP CRM that are related to the SLT processes

c. Adjust and configure SLT parameter (on SAP application) if required to avoid performance impacts to all boundary environment, such as SAP ECC, CRM, Hana and anything else that SLT connected with

d. User administration for the SAP Application environment where SLT is running (Create, Update , delete)

e. Maintain Security and Authorization object within the SAP Application environment.

f. Create / Setup additional Source and Target connections for SLT Processes, such as SAP ECC / CRM, HANA, Oracle DB, and possibly other boundary environment

g. Setup new SLT Plans.

h. Monitor SLT environment, such as the underlying Oracle DB and resources (batch / dialog processes), jobs.

i. If any replication failed, it needs to be troubleshoot and recover without losing data or causing data integrity issue, including trace and logs.

j. DR: work with SAP and Hosting for DR validation and setup.

k. setup / configuration / support CTS transport for ABAP Stacks

o Expert knowledge of Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence design principles.

o Possess strong business acumen and consistently demonstrates forward thinking.

o Is able to effectively work with ambiguous or incomplete information.

o Problem solving and strong analytical skills.

o Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated commitment to teamwork.

o Good oral and written communication skills

o Ability to prioritize assignments/projects and multi-task within restricted time constraints.

Location: Santa Clara, California, United States
Salary: Depending On Experience
Required Qualification: SAP Hana Admin, SAP BI Suite, SAP SLT
Required Travel: occasional
Job Length: Permanent
Number of Vacancies: 1
Key Skills:
SAP Hana
Hana Admin
SAP BI Suite