Sr. Software Engineer - SAP Basis Administrator - Charlotte - 17188BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at
Moody’s Shared Services are the front line professionals including Finance, Technology, Legal, Compliance and Human Resources, that operationally support our business units. Exceptional Shared Services teams are vital to the international success of our business.



Job Description

The Role / Responsibilities:
The SAP BASIS administrator will be a part of the Moody’s Shared Services team and will have several key responsibilities:
  • Provide support for SAP S/4 HANA, SAP HEC, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Warehouse (BW), Governance, Risk, and Compliance/Security, Third party applications; Vertex, OpenText, Fides
  • Implement SAP application installations, upgrades, enhancements, patches as needed and coordinate with technical, functional teams and business users.
  • Participate in design sessions; functional / non functional requirements and apply appropriate patterns and practices
  • Longer range administrative task:
    • Capacity planning
    • Data retention
    • Disaster recovery
    • Effective and efficient management of SAP HANA Systems
    • Daily system administration tasks
    • Daily system monitoring
    • Analyse System trace and perform troubleshooting
  • Implement appropriate level of monitoring and automation for proactive support of the SAP S/4 environment
  • Proactively analyse SAP environment to detect deficiencies, recommend and implement solutions for improvement.
  • Tune SAP environments to ensure integrity, stability, and optimal performance
  • Demonstrates the ability to translate business needs into technical architecture requirements and understands the long-term and short-term perspectives of an IT investment situation
  • Support and promote integration relationships between IT and business functions
  • Ensure the delivery of SAP Basis projects/services to enable major business initiatives.
  • Ensure strict compliance with all information Basis and privacy policies, applicable global standards, and internal operating procedures.
  • Partner with IT Information Basis, Risk & Compliance, and Infrastructure Consultants.
  • Act as a systems engineer to develop systems requirements and define solutions.
  • Design, prototype, and implement practical business solutions under multiple deadlines.
  • Analyze industry, technology, and market trends along with best practices to introduce art-of-the-possible SAP Basis capabilities to the enterprise.
  • Lead the technical design and delivery of SAP Basis and role changes required to support system upgrades and conversions
  • Gather requirements from internal clients and provide security and technical expertise to support the development of security objects to satisfy business requirements
  • Develop security objects that meet business requirements while adhering to the principle of least privilege
  • Provide implementation, test, and other support in the SAP environments during upgrades and/or implementation of support packages
  • Participation in the SAP Basis On-Call Service


  • Experience in at least 2-3 SAP S/4 HANA end-to-end implementations on Cloud platform or 10+ years progressive SAP ECC to HANA experience
  • Preferred experience with Solution Manager 7.2 BASIS functionality, experience with Fiori NetWeaver Gateway and experience with Basis support for development team related to web-based SAP applications developed using NetWeaver Gateway and OData services.
  • Preferred, Mastery of SAP HANA in-Memory Platform core technology, including architecture, landscape design, installation, upgrades, performance tuning, system integration and Backup & Recovery
  • Practical experience in administration of SAP SOLMAN, Fiori, SAP GRC, SAP Data Services, SAP BW/4 HANA & SAP PI/PO.
  • Expertise in Technical Planning, Installations and Configurations, Upgrades, OS/DB Migrations, SSO configuration, installation of SSL certificates.
  • Extensive knowledge on Environment migration, high availability, disaster recovery and capacity planning of various SAP applications and HANA databases.
  • Experience in Solution manager 7.2 CHARM and Focused build implementation, ITSM integration and CTS+ configuration.
  • Knowledge on Data Services Implementation, job scheduling, troubleshooting and repository management
  • Proven ability working as part of a team to provide the optimal solution for both business needs and project standards
  • Knowledge of IT governance, SAP secure configuration, SOX systems practices, and audit compliance
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