Concordia University

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Posted on: June 3, 2019
Deadline: June 30, 2019
Grade: N/A


This posting represents a two (2) year full-time contract.


Reporting to the Director, Application Portfolio Management, the incumbent ensures the safety and security of University database/S4 assets. He/she is responsible for the administration, performance, upgrades, general maintenance and effective operation of the S4/Hanna (HR and Finance) system.

Primary responsibilities

  • Build, configure and maintain environments for SAP/ HANA lifecycle/availability management on virtualized as well as traditional infrastructure; maintain and recover instances as needed.
  • Apply transports and follow up/create OSS Notes.
  • Configure solution manager and perform administrative support via the solution manager tool.
  • Analyze upgrades, patches and deliverables; ensure that the deployment process is followed.
  • Configure and manage SAP printing subsystem.
  • Administer SAP database in conjunction with the DB Administrator.
  • Monitor SAP systems (work processes, users, system logs, short dumps, locks, developer traces, system traces, disk space, etc).
  • Analyze, develop, maintain data architectures and process models.
  • Provide management with performance metrics and tune system appropriately.
  • Apply patches and perform upgrades.
  • Assist developers with tuning on performance of applications.
  • Liaise and communicate with internal clients and team members.
  • Undertake other tasks project related tasks as requested by the Director.


  • Bachelor degree in MIS, Computer Science and two to four years of experience amongst which two years of experience must be within a Basis role.
  • Certified SAP technical professional desirable.
  • Previous experience with large scale implementation projects as a Basis admin; experience maintaining production, development and recovery systems.
  • Experience in an academic environment is an asset.
  • Experience with HANA, Oracle, MSSQL.
  • Experience with SAP GRC, NetWeaver, BW.
  • Experience with windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Experience and general understanding of ITIL procedures.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English basic knowledge (Level 3) of spoken French.
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills.
  • Dedication to providing exceptional customer service.
  • Self-starter with strong analytical and problem solving skills


$64,770.00 - $77,407.00 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by June 30, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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