Senior SAP Basis Consultant – Systems, Technologies and Services

Al Futtaim Group
Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP698-4653
Al Futtaim Group

The Role


The Role


STS (Systems, Technologies and Services) are the team responsible for IT application management. STS looks after the SAP suite, Retail Pro, Fastrack and many other applications for the Al Futtaim group of companies.

We are currently looking for a Senior SAP Basis consultant to work from our offices in Dubai.Your duties will include the following:

* Pro-actively monitoring, trouble-shooting and tuning of the systems at the SAP and at database levels.
* Install, upgrade and maintain SAP and related servers, printers, third party hardware/software.
* Implementation of OSS notes, kernel patches and support packages.
* Execution of transports throughout the SAP landscapes.
* Providing technical and architectural support to other departments and project teams.
* Working with appropriate resources to ensure that the maximum possible system availability is achieved.
* Performing recoveries from both online and offline backups.
* Assisting other areas with Technical change to include management of Basis transactions and functions in support of any change effort
* Design, implement and test SAP backup and recovery procedures
* Monitor and work to improve overall SAP system performance
* Provide technical assistance to SAP developers and functional configuration experts

Requirements


Requirements


To apply for this role you should have the following skills and experiences:

* A bachelor's degree in information technology or related field
* Minimum of 8 years of experience as SAP Basis administrator in AIX and DB2 environment
* Work experience in the SAP R/3, CRM, BI and Enterprise Portal
* Knowledge of SAP solution manager
* Good Analytic and communication skills
* Knowledge in problem/change management process

About the Company


About the Company


Established in the 1930's, the Al-Futtaim Group initially operated as a trading enterprise. Rapid development throughout the 1940's and 50's saw it establish itself regionally as an integrated commercial, industrial and services organisation, positioning itself one of the leading business houses in the lower Gulf region. Today, it operates collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market segments in the UAE, and has expanded its sphere of operation to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.

The Group comprises a diverse range of strategically positioned operating subsidiaries and associate companies, structured to give the Al-Futtaim Group the flexibility and versatility to keep ahead of local competition while keeping pace with the ever-evolving global business scenario. The Group’s continued investment in world-class systems technology is clear evidence of its commitment to maintain leading edge performance and service delivery.

The success of the Al-Futtaim Group can be attributed to a business approach that combines the ability to change with the traditional values of integrity, service and social responsibility that define its core business philosophy. This, linked with the Group’s belief in decentralisation, gives the heads of the operating companies a high degree of functional autonomy and authority, providing the Group with essential flexibility, and individual employees a clearly defined work culture and sense of responsibility.
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