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STEMCELL Technologies

SAP Basis Engineer

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
Job Description Summary

STEMCELL is looking for a passionate and energetic SAP Basis Engineer to join our Enterprise Systems team. You will work closely with Enterprise Systems' Architects, Analysts and Developers as well as members of the other teams within the IS department, namely Infrastructure, Data Engineering and IS Security teams, to ensure STEMCELL's SAP ecosystem is safe, secure, scalable and robust to support STEMCELL's current business needs and growth plans.

You are expected to stay up to date with the latest technology trends and innovations in the field of SAP Basis and Technology and drive the innovation while ensuring the system and process integrity throughout STEMCELL's Enterprise Systems landscape.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Day to day Basis operation of STEMCELL's SAP ecosystem including S/4HANA, Fiori, Solution Manager, BW/4HANA, BOBJ, Web Dispatcher, Cloud Connector, BTP and more.
  • Apply Support Package, Kernel patch upgrade, TMS configuration and Transport administration (Transport strategy), Maintaining of Operation Modes and Profile Parameters, and Background Job Management.
  • Monitor all SAP systems (work processes, users, system logs, short dumps, locks, background jobs, developer traces, system traces, CPU, memory, disk space, etc.).
  • Administer the SAP HANA database (plan and perform database upgrades, database migration, database performance, manage database storage, database problem determination and resolution, etc.).
  • Perform SAP systems refreshes and client administration (create client, client copy, delete client, export/import client) as required.
  • Operate, maintain and expand our Solution Manager 7.2 capabilities, including ChaRM, System and Interface Monitoring, DVM, Focused Insights, and more.
  • Review EarlyWatch Alert reports, plan for the resolution implementation, and execute.
  • Review SAP's security notes/hot news and work closely with Infrastructure and Security teams within IS to plan for and execute the remediation actions.
  • Maintain SAP Systems' Performance by planning and executing SAP tuning strategies.
  • Develop and maintain detailed, clear and concise system/technical documentation.
  • Develop and maintain S/4HANA Security design (Fiori security is a must).
  • Perform complex analysis, problem solving, implementation, and documentation.
  • Mentor and advise IS and technical teams on engineering architecture best-practices. Champion the exploration of new methods and technologies.
  • As required, respond to emergencies and system failures including after-hours problems; lead troubleshooting & resolution of escalated issues. Proactively plan and perform regular scheduled maintenance to reduce unplanned downtime.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • 8+ years' experience in SAP BASIS administration with demonstrated experience related to support, maintenance and implementation projects.
  • 2+ years' experience in configuring/monitoring/maintaining SAP solutions on HANA in a mission critical enterprise environment.
  • Demonstrated experience with a full S/4HANA implementation lifecycle would be a strong asset.
  • Degree or diploma in a technology related discipline, or a mix of industry certifications & strong experience.
  • Deep knowledge of SAP HANA in-Memory Platform core technology, including architecture, landscape design, installation, upgrades, performance tuning, and system integration.
  • SAP Fiori system configuration including Web dispatcher/reverse proxy configuration and troubleshooting experience.
  • SAP BTP configuration and integration (Cloud Connector).
  • Hands-on experience in S/4HANA application security (PFCG) and Fiori security.
  • Experience building and operating production SAP workloads using cloud services. STEMCELL has a strong partnership with AWS; demonstrated experience would be a strong advantage.
  • Experience with Linux administration & operations.
  • Fluency in HANA DB administration through SAP HANA Studio and HANA Cockpit.
  • Experience in SAP data Archiving.
  • Excellent communications and analytical skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills to efficiently resolve root issues.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills accompanied by good judgment in order to prioritize, manage and work with limited guidance in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.
  • Thrive in a high paced environment with multiple competing priorities.
  • Exhibit an excellent customer service focus and strive to deliver the best service to our staff.
  • Confident, results-oriented individual; leads by example and demonstrates a 'can do' attitude.
  • Work experience in a regulated industry like Life Sciences, Pharma or Finance would be an asset.

This role requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per STEMCELL's vaccination policy, the current recommendations by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and as required by public health orders in place from time to time.


STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as "Scientists Helping Scientists" - standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.

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