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IBM SAP BASIS System Administrator 3 in RESTON, Virginia


Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

The Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies.

The SAP BASIS System Administrator 3's duties will include:

  • Configure transport domains, transport groups, transport layer and transport paths.

  • Execute and monitor transports.

  • Analyze and delete errors during transports.

  • Install SAP or other IT systems support packages, changes, and SAP notes.

  • Planning and execute client copies and transports.

This position requires expertise in: SAP Web Application Server (SAP Web AS); SAP Data Dictionary; SAP Software logistics; SAP system and client concept; Knowledge of the operating system(s) used. Familiar with SAP Transport Management System (TMS), SAP Computer Center Management System (CCMS), SAP Solution Manager.


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.



Career growth

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

Corporate citizenship

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!



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Required Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Knowledge of one or more of the following: SAP HANA, SAP NetWeaver administration knowledge, SAP ECC, other IT systems, BOBJ, BI, GRC, PI, SolMan, SLD, Tableau, PRISM, Version One, Worksoft, Uperform, Opentext xECM, ILM, TDMS administration, and etc.

  • Knowledge of SAP integration with hardware, operating system, and cluster solution used.

  • Knowledge of SAP integration with the backup solution used.

  • Knowledge of SAP integration with VMware and NEtapp tools.

  • Knowledge of Oracle administration – RDBMS, SQL, Advanced Compression, partitioning, encryption, Oracle Active Data Guard or GoldenGate.

  • Familiar with SAP CCMS, SAP Solution Manager, third party schedulers cross cutting dependencies like BatchMan , $Univers, Cronacle, Tracker etc.

  • Third party event notification systems.

  • Experience with the SAP Internet Transaction Server (ITS), Internet and Web server technology, Basic knowledge of HTML programming, LAN/WAN and security.

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Active Public Trust security clearance.

  • Preferred Certifications:

  • System Administration (Oracle DB) with SAP NetWeaver 7.31

  • System Administration (Oracle DB) with SAP NetWeaver 7.0 EHP2 or higher

  • SAP Solution Manager (Root Cause Analysis) 7.1 SP8 or higher

  • SAP Solution Manager (E2E Solution Operations) 7.1 SP8 or higher

  • OS/DB Migration for SAP NetWeaver 7.30 or higher

  • Administration and Operations with SAP BI 7.3 and SAP BI 4.0 or higher

  • Business Intelligence with SAP BI 7.3 and SAP BI 4.0 or higher

  • SAP HANA 1.0 or higher


  • SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.02 or higherS

  • Software logistics refers to the administration of the Transport Management System (TMS) and the Change and Transport System (CTS).

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