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Sr. SAP Basis Administrator

Req id:  36327

Waterloo, ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA Richmond Hill, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity:


OpenText is looking for strong candidates to be part of a diverse team having responsibility for the ongoing management and expansion of their SAP suite of ERP applications. This is an opportunity to work on support and expansion projects on their SAP S4 and related SAP technologies.  


The Senior SAP Basis Admin role is to manage all aspects of the SAP landscape. Administrative functions may include upgrades, system/component installation, installation of patches and Support pack stacks, landscape maintenance, transport management, performance monitoring, troubleshooting issues. Responsible for BASIS functions and responsibilities related to sustainment teams several SAP systems types, including ECC, BW, PI, Portal, Solution Manager, GRC, Business Objects and Data Services.


What You Are Great At:


The successful candidate will be part of a SAP ERP Technical team and have the following responsibilities:   


  • Participate/Lead Blueprint and design workshops with Business and IT leads
  • Identifies risk levels and recommends and implements corrective/preventive actions. Maintains history reports, identifies and addresses reoccurring problems.
  • Work with Application and Technical teams to solve day to day operations incidents and requests
  • Responsible to help support installations, upgrades and configuration of multiple SAP systems, databases and associated technologies
  • Partner with other application administrators and infrastructure teams to ensuring that all systems meeting company standards for security, availability, and performance.


What It Takes To Excel:


The successful Senior SAP Basis Administrator will have the following Core Requirements:



  • Designs application architecture specific to SAP technologies for solution integration. Should have worked in an environment where multiple non-SAP applications are interfaced.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills in researching and solving technical problems related to operating system, databases and applications
  • Develops processes and oversees the installation for upgrades and patches for the enterprise SAP system. Creates and oversees all necessary technical checklists to ensure completion of upgrades. Oversees the coordination of system-wide updates, fixes, and upgrades.
  • Should have good understanding of the business processes, ability to prioritize, organize, and accomplish multiple tasks, both as part of a team and independently
  • Good communication skills and must be able to work collaboratively with system users and other technical colleagues. Experience in SAP ERP, S4 HANA experience is an asset.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of education and equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of hands on experience with SAP. 





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Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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