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Sr. SAP Basis Administrator

Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Deliver moderately complex or highly complex activities to support technically the CFIN/ JET SAP landscapes as well as BODS with full responsibility and accountability for the business outcomes through consistent communication with project stakeholders and other technical personnel.
  • Perform SAP systems health checks and measure DBMS performance to ensure that SAP systems are up and running.
  • Modification of system-level configuration to optimize performance.
  • Support transport migrations, new installation, version upgrades, Kernel upgrades, SAP patches & periodic data archiving
  • Monitor System processes /workload, SAP background jobs/process chains, DB growth, SAP early watch reports, RFC communication, print spools, system backups, etc.
  • Coordinate OS patching, test system refresh activities.
  • Development of standards and procedures for SAP administration.
  • Interface with developers and data modelers for performance and data access requirements
  • Ensure SAP functional best practices are adhered to during Incident and problem investigation and resolution.
  • Linux knowledge related to Basis activities.
  • Support period external and internal system audit requirements
  • Provide support for major incident management and ensure timely resolution.
  • Act as a mentor to Jr Basis team.
  • Creates documentation as needed.


Skills & Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Technology, or related field and 7 plus years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have S/4HANA and BODS 7.2 experience.
  • Must have strong HANA DB (HANA cockpit & HANA studio) administration experience with a good understanding of database architecture.
  • Requires strong working knowledge of OS, Network and advanced hardware and cloud concepts.
  • Implementation experience with SAP SSO & CHARM is preferred
  • Must be results oriented, and demonstrate a “can-do” attitude – adaptability, flexibility, and resourcefulness.
  • Must have strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills. Willingness to provide off-hour support as the job requires.


JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte