SAP Application Basis Specialist-- Performance & Administration Focused Job in Shanghai, China

Requisition ID: 93428

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Expected Travel: 0 - 40%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.


The SAP Integration and Certification Center (ICC) from SAP P&I COO office provides services to Third-party software/hardware providers or partners, like software certification, integration consulting, performance testing and remote access to SAP test systems. Integration Certification is a paid offering to third-party vendors that tests the third-party software’s integration with SAP solutions. It helps to offer pre-tested, standardized solutions and increase adoption of innovations from SAP.

The SAP HANA Database leverages technology innovation to establish real-time analysis of business data to improve existing business processes with a dramatic increase in performance. ICC China is looking to ramp up the ecosystem of SAP HANA Hardware and IaaS Cloud for SAP HANA by hiring excellent talent for fast growing Global Technology Partner from China like Lenovo, Huawei and Inspur and others.

SAP Standard Application Benchmarks(BM) test the hardware and database performance of SAP applications and components for customers and partners to find the appropriate hardware configuration for their IT solutions. ICC China is working on this domain like SD Benchmark, BW-EML/AML and Hypervisor Validation...etc.


We require that you meet the core competencies and skills listed below:

Very good university degree in computer science, engineering or related area

Very good LINUX and/or UNIX skills and experience

Very good knowledge of hardware, network technologies, storage systems, file systems…

Very good knowledge of DBMS any or all like ASE, mySQL, Oracle, DB2, MSSQL…

Good knowledge and experience of SAP Basis role

General understanding of SAP ERP/SCM/CRM

Very good analytical skills, Thorough, diligent, precise, and quality-conscious way of working

At least 1-3 years working experience in administrating SAP Application landscape/hardware stacks

Programing languages: SQL, ABAP, Python, Perl

Eagerness to work creatively to the highest engineering standards on challenging and pioneering work

Ability to work well in close teamwork - Enjoy working with an international virtual team

Excellent Chinese and Fluent English – both spoken and written


As an SAP Basis consultant with Administration and Performance focus in the ICC team, together with the various team from SAP worldwide, you will be working with group of exceptionally talented and experienced colleagues. You will need to:

• Work closely with SAP R&D team like HANA/IaaS/LinuxLab/BM/…

• Work closely together with global teams from SAP Global Technology Partners

• Run/Improve/Extend SAP HANA hardware validation tests

• Analyze performance and scalability of SAP HANA database

• Close cooperation with development: set up systems and scenarios and enable development to provide fixes in the shortest possible time period

• Provide feedback to and work hand-in-hand with development to continuously improve supportability features

• Act as support for SAP HANA appliances related issues

• Run/Tune SAP Benchmark testing on specific Partner hardware or cloud infrastructure towards state-of-art performance potential.

• Adapt the mentioned tests to new technologies and serve customers or partners

• SAP Application, HANA DB, infrastructure administration – regular basis

• Maintain an internal Data Center and Landscape, provide customer services like sizing/configuration/Upgrade or migration simulation/Demostration with cooperation with SAP China Field or SAP Labs China.


Minimum 1 years of professional experience

Demonstrable success in working with Customers or Partners in a (virtual) team environment will be advantageous


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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