SAP BASIS Engineer

Date: Jun 20, 2024

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5202

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. We have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is you. Find your way with Grainger today.

Position Details:

Infrastructure Engineers ensure that the IT infrastructure is sufficiently, and efficient to provide the integrated services underlying the physical environment that supports the processes, physical resources, and operators required for developing, integrating, operating, and sustaining IT applications and support services. They build, implement, configure, tune and support the IT infrastructure in the cloud and on-premises, to include the server platforms, storage systems, middleware infrastructure, network, and client technologies. They pursue the physical design, implementation, and support of major automation solutions in a multiplatform environment, make recommendations for improvements to the usability of automated tools, and identify opportunities for increased adoption of orchestration technologies.

You Will:

  • Build and Configure Hybrid IT systems: Installation, configuration, and maintenance of systems. Help integrate services across cloud and data center. Contributed to the prioritization of requirements and matching of resources with requirements.
  • Automation: Helps design automated workflows and provides training to other engineers. Help with business case justification for automation efforts. Establish frameworks to increase automation and CI/CD deployment activities. Support DevOps activities.
  • Scripting: grows complex scripts to automate repetitive tasks and support automated workflows
  • Configuration Management: Establish baselines and configuration control. Review CMDB and identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Infrastructure standards: Review and enforce standards for infrastructure solutions. Help create new ways of solving existing issues and improving existing practices.
  • Monitoring: Develop Service level agreements and establish alert thresholds
  • Documentation: Document new or modified infrastructure solutions, test activities /results, and workflows
  • Escalated support for SAP Applications related to Basis role after onboarding period of 6 months.

You Have:

    • Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, management, or related field.
    • Strong debugging/resolution skills.
    • Experience Managing SAP workloads on Cloud, preferably AWS.
    • At least 5 years of experience supporting 24x7 important enterprise applications including SAP ECC, APO, GTS, GRC, Portal, EWM, SOLMAN, PI/PO, BOBJ, BODS, S/4 HANA, and HANA database.
    • Experience building and managing Infrastructure and configuration as code.
    • Expertise in Ansible, Terraform and GitHub.
    • Linux OS (SUSE or RHEL) experience.
    • Experience implementing an ERP Application.
    • Experience with upgrades, installations, and patching (HANA patching, support packs and kernel patches).
    • Experience automating repetitive system administration tasks using automation scripts and tools.
    • Experience with system optimization and tuning for performance.
    • Experience with escalated support for SAP Applications related to Basis role.

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.