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Global IT Services - SAP Basis Engineer

Date: 15-Jun-2019

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 160035
Job Function: IT
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Professional
Sub-department: ITO - Enterprise Platforms

Office Location: Basel - Corporate Head Office (PAC)

Travel Required: up to 10%

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions for eleven core industries. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers' supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Energy and Project Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector.

The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and it works with partner companies in over 90 countries. Panalpina employs approximately 14,500 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.

The Global IT Services – Enterprise Platforms – SAP Basis team operates as a cross divisional function in close cooperation with the other IT areas and departments.

In the position of Global IT Services - SAP Basis Engineer you will have the unique opportunity to be responsible for the SAP Business Objects, Business Accelerator, TREX entire BW infrastructure installed on HANA and DB2 and overall SAP landscape for Basis related issues. Provide project support for current running projects; administration and support for SAP databases within PANALPINA; support the Basis Team in the areas of 7x24 support, TM, BI, PI CRM, Address Server and ERP


* Perform system administration of SAP Netweaver platform including HANA/DB2 database administration comprise development, test, training and production

* Perform installations, upgrades including support packages and server migration

* Assume responsibility for the SAP landscape with more than 60 centralized systems with worldwide usage

* Conduct monitoring and test management of SAP landscapes using SAP Solution Manager

* Introduce technical changes into the environment using a structured approach that minimizes risk and achieves high reliability, availability and performance of each SAP instance

* Capacity and performance management for SAP systems

* Lead and participation on projects

* SAP architecture design, plan and build (implementation and realization)

* Provide 2nd and 3rd level support

* Provide 7x24h picket

* Maintain SAP performance by planning and executing SAP tuning strategies

* Provide documentation

Computer Literacy

* Operating systems AIX / LINUX / Windows and SAP database knowledge for DB2 / HANA

* SAP certified

* SAP authorizations

* Programming experience ABAP, Perl, Shell script

* MS Office

Skills & Competencies

* Project Management skills

* Trouble shooting

* Good understanding of processes

* RCA – root cause analysis

* Willingness to travel

* Ability to communicate openly

* Effective listening

* Ability to clearly and concisely present both written and/or oral information

* Capable to generate creative ideas/solutions

* Capable to make informed judgments and to generate practical, timely solutions

* Readiness to provide alternatives and optimized solutions to the Customer

* Ability to work with different cultures and to manage cross functional interfaces

* Teamwork flexible and voluntary

Educational background / Work experience

* Degree in information technology

* 5 years SAP Basis experience

* Project experience

Language Skills

* Fluency in English, written and spoken

* German is a plus

Specifics for Job / Environment

* International Working Environment within 5 minute walking distance from the Basel SBB train station

* Attractive working conditions