SAP BASIS Engineer

Ref: ZR_8547_JOB  ·  Posted on 19 June 2024


Our client is looking for an SAP BASIS SME to be responsible for the delivery and support of the service to the UK business.

The role shall manage, operate, improve, maintain, and report on the performance of the service, driving to improve business efficiency, reduce risk and maximise customer engagement.

This is a hybrid role with 1-2 days on site per week.

Key responsibilities
  • Reporting to the SAP Service Owner and manage, operate, improve, maintain, and report on the performance of the service.
  • Provide Operational Support in the areas SAP BASIS, Solution Manager, BI, Java, SQL Database, PI & SAP MAX Database.
  • Work to assess and improve operational quality in the SAP Basis area.
  • Ensure effective Error Trend Analysis and Problem Management.
  • Work in the SAP Basis team and provide technical and operational expertise.
  • Provide support for Major Incident Management and ensure timely resolution of Major Incidents.
  • Ensure SAP BASIS best practices are adhered to.
  • Provide SAP BASIS technical feasibility input when required for SAP solutions.
  • Provide capability to perform incident and problem management resolution activities as appropriate in exceptional circumstances.
  • Provide appropriate assessment of SAP OSS notes with regard to relevance for SAP operations.
  • Perform detailed planning and project management of implementation activities for updates and patching where required.
  • Perform system health audits to validate system status and report to SAP Service Owner.
  • Ensure integrity, availability and security of SAP information and systems.
  • SAP / SQL / OS memory management and performance tuning.
  • Manage and change SAP Profiles.
  • SAP client Management.
  • SQL Database administration (Space management).
  • SQL and Application upgrades (ERP, BW, XI).
Additional benefits


  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 27 days) + statutory public holidays.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution).
  • 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’.
  • Flexible Benefits scheme.
  • Discretionary Bonus scheme.
  • Enhanced family friendly policies.
  • 37hr standard working week, with an early finish on Fridays whilst operating a ‘Hybrid Working Model’*
  • Canteen facilities are available in some sites.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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