Administrator, SAP Basis

at Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC,
Published September 16, 2018
Location Elyria, OH
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Administrator, SAP Basis

Want to help shape tomorrow? At Bendix we’ve been doing it for nearly 90 years …setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!

Responsibilities of Position:

  • Provide HP/UX Unix operating system expertise to include installation, support and upgrades for all environments in operation at Bendix or remote sites.
  • Provide SAP Basis technical support and system administration for Bendix SAP FICO and other Bendix-developed systems residing on the UNIX platform.
  • Participate on and support IT technical and applications ERP teams for the SAP R/3 implementation (Unix / Oracle platform).
  • Provide SAP system administration for version upgrades as needed.
  • Apply SAP hot packs, notes, kernel updates, client refresh and maintenance, and other ongoing support to the SAP system.
  • Install and support web application servers, e.g. SAP Web App Server, IBM Websphere, through installation of new products, timely upgrades, and research and make recommendations for landscape.
  • Perform normal and emergency system startup/shutdown, recovery; document and perform regular tests of these processes on all UNIX systems (SAP and other).
  • Support security requirements for safeguarding and controlling access to information on UNIX platform
  • Monitor SAP and other UNIX systems, responding quickly to detected problems and emergency situations.
  • Provide off-hours response as necessary for problems and emergency situations.
  • Participate on various process improvement teams utilizing Six Sigma tools and methodologies.

Attributes/Skills Required/Sought:

  • Customer/business focused.
  • Creativity and perseverance in using technical/analytical skills for problem solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to pick up technical knowledge quickly and deal with new technology.
  • Ability to manage and measure work tasks.
  • Good decision quality.
  • Ability to build strong peer relationships.
  • Good communication skills: written, oral.
  • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and the creativity to overcome obstacles.
  • Ability to work in a customer-focused, team-based matrix organization.
  • Proven technical expertise with SAP, UNIX, LDAP, Oracle

Experience/Education Required/Sought:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other related discipline mandatory.
  • 5+ years of experience in operating system administration roles.
  • Experience working as SAP system administrator in HP/UX environment.
  • Knowledge of SEI CMM & PMBOK processes as well as Six Sigma Certification (Greenbelt or Blackbelt) desirable.

Required Skills

What does Bendix have to offer you?

  • Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off
    • 401k Plan with Company matching
    • Retirement Savings Plan
    • Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
    • Wellness Program and incentives
  • On-Site Fitness Center
  • On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
  • Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment

Required Experience