BHP Billiton Specialist SAP BASIS in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Specialist SAP BASIS

Job No.40343527

Work TypeFull Time - Permanent

LocationMalaysia - Kuala Lumpur

CategoriesTechnology/IT - Tecnología/IT

Published14 Jun 2017| Singapore Standard Time

Applications close15 Jul 2017| Singapore Standard Time

Specialist SAP BASIS| Technology | Kuala Lumpur

Join our Technology team expansion

At BHP Billiton, we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the Opportunity

The Specialist SAP Infrastructure is a member of the SAP BASIS team in the SAP Competency Centre which ensures alignment and delivery of all SAP services for the centre. The role is responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of the SAP BASIS infrastructure. This includes the identification, design and implementation of improvements as required. The BASIS Specialist assess IT needs of the businesses as required and determine which service offering would best address the requirements.

Key relationships that are critical for success in this role:

  • Team Lead, SAP BASIS

  • Centre Lead, SAP Competency Centre

  • Team Lead, SAP Technical

  • Functional Leads

  • Senior Manager, Enterprise Resource Planning

  • Infrastructure & Integration teams – Infrastructure & Operations

  • Key Business Stakeholders

Key remit:

  • Deliver detailed design build, testing and deployment and governance within the assigned SAP BASIS Projects, Change and Incidents, working with the release managers and project managers with agreed quality and timelines.

  • Execute the development of technical specifications for infrastructure services, catering for business and functional requirements.

  • Coordinate the delivery of support for SAP basis and infrastructure services to ensure timely resolution of infrastructure issues including fit-for-purpose disaster recovery planning and operations.

  • Provides SAP BASIS planning & support for projects & operation of SAP Competency Centre.

  • Support the Senior Infrastructure Specialist in optimizing operation stability and SAP platform performance.

  • Work closely with other SAP Functional Specialists to deliver, maintain and troubleshoot and enhance SAP functionalities.

  • Assist the SAP Competency Centre lead to develop strategy roadmap, policies and process for the centre, using accepted best practices and proactively look for continues improvement opportunities.

  • Continuously embrace and keep up-to-date with SAP technology such as SAP HANA, SAPUI5, Fiori, HCI, HCP, etc.

  • Single point accountability for the ownership and ongoing maintenance of all Blueprints within the assigned SAP BASIS area.

  • Adhere to SAP design principles, technical architecture standards and group level documents (i.e. standardization, security, customization, green-box principles, etc.)

  • Participate in system administration, network administration and operating system administration. Administration tasks include installing and upgrading SAP, applying support packs, applying kernel upgrades, installing third party software interfacing with SAP, participating in system copies / refreshes, execute system validation/testing to satisfy QA requirements, and participating in problem resolution including an on-call rotation.

  • Energy, enthusiasm and drive to make things happen by motivating the team.

  • Effectively communicate the status of development task, raising risk and issues appropriately.

  • Commits to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development, as well as BHP Billiton's Charter and Code of Conduct.

About you

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in a relevant field

  • Between 5-8 years of post-qualification experience within SAP BASIS working in a multinational organization

  • Demonstrated IT leadership experience in an infrastructure service capacity

  • Sound knowledge of SAP applications, architecture, project management, infrastructure, communications and systems lifecycles management

  • Sound knowledge of SAP and IT Infrastructure technologies and platforms

  • Ability to lead and work effectively in a diverse and globally dispersed virtual team environment, guiding and supporting team members

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to present and discuss technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding

  • Hands on experience in SAP BASIS in design, configuration, development

  • Strong relationship building/networking skills and ability to influence key stakeholders

  • Ability to enforce structure and discipline but remain flexible to situational priorities and provide timely decision making.

  • Knowledge on new technologies such as SAP HANA, Fiori, HCI will be advantageous

What we offer you

At BHP Billiton, we will provide you an environment to:

  • be autonomous and support (you) to use initiative;

  • be accountable and performance driven;

  • work flexibly with a focus on outcomes, not hours;

  • problem-solve collaboratively together;

  • Activate your improvement mindset, experimentation and agile learning.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP Billiton, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, clean office environment, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.

Reference Number – 40343527

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

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