Sr SAP BASIS Administrator

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container is seeking a Senior Basis Administrator to join our SAP Administration team! In this role, you will be responsible for supporting, maintaining and troubleshooting all SAP-related systems which touches almost every facet of our global company. As a Basis Adminstrator, each day is completely new and different so you'll never experience a dull moment.
Day-to-Day Role:

  • Install, configure, and administer complex SAP environments such as clustering, high availability, and load balancing
  • Research and implement solutions for Basis functionality in the areas of performance monitoring and tuning, systems configurations, designs and implementation
  • Assist the team members with more complex incidents that come to the Basis Administration team
  • Function as point of contact for production SAP Basis incidents  
  • Keep management up-to-date on any outstanding production related issues
  • Analyze the current SAP environment, identify system incompatibilities or shortcomings and provide potential improvements to the backend Infrastructure systems
  • Assist Infrastructure and Database teams in the requirements definition and design of High Availability/Disaster Recovery, backup/restore, and monitoring
  • Analyze Basis Admin tickets to identify potential gaps in support.  Work with appropriate personnel to mitigate or eliminate those support gaps by suggesting modifications to policy or procedures
  • Participate in vulnerability and penetration testing.  Design remediation plan and coordinate implementation of plan
  • Provide documentation for technical and process related activities
  • Adhere to company software licensing policies and practices
  • Provide second/third level support for SAP issues
  • Assist in establishing a production support model that includes service level agreements (SLA’s), support procedures, on-call schedule, etc.

Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in computer science, database administration, information systems or related field of study, OR
    • Associate’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field of study and eight (8) years of ERP database administration experience running Microsoft SQL Server, OR 
    • High school diploma or equivalent and fourteen (14) years of ERP database administration experience running Microsoft SQL Server
  • Six (6) years of SAP Basis administration experience
  • Two (2) years of experience with PI/PO, version 7.01 or higher
  • Two (2) years of experience with NetWeaver 7.3 or higher
  • Five (5) years of experience with Windows Server 2008 R2 or greater
  • Experience with two (2) or more of the following: ECC, BW/BI, Solution Manager and/or Wily
  • Experience in Enhancement Packages and Switch framework implementation
  • Experience with system refreshes
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting servers running in a VMware environment
  • Knowledge of virtualization, Active Directory, and Single Sign-on (SSO)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes to internal and external customers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a focus on listening and questioning skills
  • Ability to maintain composure and adapt in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer-focused work environment characterized by rapid change, minimal lead times, and multiple competing priorities
  • Up to 25% domestic and international travel
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Mandatory on-call rotation required 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Windows Server and/or SAP certifications

Additional Perks:

  • All of the above can be performed at your standing desk while wearing jeans 
  • Take a break by taking a stroll on our 3-mile-long wellness walkway or engaging some friendly competition in a round of ping-pong 
  • Access to Dart’s on-site (22,000 Square-Foot!) fitness center. Classes are offered before work, after work, and during lunch (be it yoga or learning how to lift weights) and intramural volleyball and basketball run throughout the year 
  • Grab breakfast or lunch in the cafe at one of seven tasty food stations or an afternoon pick-me-up at the coffee and smoothie bar 
  • Sport your jeans daily (if you’d like) and join some of your fellow IT team members in Hawaiian shirt Fridays (in the summer) or Flannel Fridays (in the cold winter months) 
  • A friendly and team-centric IT culture that recognizes the importance of work-life balance 




Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

Nearest Major Market: Lansing

Job Segment: SAP, ERP, Information Systems, Computer Science, Database, Technology

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