SAP Basis and Database Administrator

Published September 7, 2018
Location Houston, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Basic Functions: 

Responsible for the design, implementation, administration and maintenance of SAP, HANA/ASE, Microsoft SQL, Oracle databases and related Business Intelligence functions.  Ensures system integrity, security, availability, backups and performance of all supported database systems.  Participates as a team member in multi-disciplined teams to successfully implement and support systems.  Provides on-call support on nights and weekends as needed. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

 Responsibilities and Specific Duties:

  • Responsible for the configuration, implementation, administration and maintenance of all SAP and other non-SAP databases, ensuring they conform to established standards. 
  • Reviews, evaluates and designs databases for custom in-house applications, ensuring they conform to established standards.
  • Responsible for implementation and testing of database patches and upgrades.
  • In conjunction with system stakeholders, defines and configures system access and security in all database systems. 
  • Monitors, maintains, documents, and predicts database performance to meet established service levels.
  • Develops entity relationship and data flow diagrams and documents all processes.
  •  Writes code for database access, modifications, and constructions, including stored procedures. 
  • Creates logical and physical data structures to support established application architecture standards.
  • Establishes maintenance plans for each database, to include backups and recovery.
  • Optimizes data models for maximum application performance and creates physical data models that provide high-level performance.
  • Performs all facets of application integration, data extraction, data transformation, and data loading.
  • Ensures all actions are in compliance with established internal controls and change management processes.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing & maintaining database disaster recovery plans in compliance with the departmental and organizational disaster recovery plans.
  • Responsible for rapid repair and recovery in system failure situations.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and security of sensitive data.
  • Utilizes an incident management system to manage system related problem tracking and resolutions.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.