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SAP Basis Architect

Date: Jul 24, 2022

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: SAP Basis Architect 
Company: Tampa Electric Company
Location: TECO Plaza 
State and City: Florida  -  Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

Hiring Manager:  Gary N Clanton

Recruiter: Mark E Koener 




TITLE:    SAP Basis Architect
COMPANY:    TECO Services
DEPARTMENT:    SAP Center of Excellence


The SAP Basis resource will be the focal point for systems administration functions across all SAP landscapes, including SAP ECC, Portal, CRM, BW, BOBJ/BODS, BPC, and Solution Manager applications on ABAP, Java, and .NET platforms.  This includes, but is not limited to, the planning, coordination, and implementation of all changes related to SAP, performance and tuning analysis, capacity planning, systems support and planning, application support, and software/patching upgrades. 


1.    SAP Basis administration tasks include installations and upgrades, problem determination and resolution, software patching, support package application, performance tuning, and project sizing.
2.    Uses analytical skills to evaluate system performance, system health checks and implementation of tuning improvements.
3.    Participation in multi-landscape design solutions, architecture recommendations, and client strategies for continuous improvement.
4.    Responsible for the design and implementation of the Portal landscape upgrades and patches.
5.    Work closely with SAP Functional Team Leads to coordinate and ensure complete enhancements to company’s enterprise-wide SAP ECC and CRM/B (ISU) implementations.
6.    Technical leadership and participation in technical projects across multiple teams.


Internal:     Consults with all IT departments as needed.  
External:         Consults with vendor technical specialists and account managers for the various technologies deployed.


Ability to participate in non-standard work hours

SAP Basis Architect 


Level of Responsibility
The SAP Basis Architect (SBA) is responsible for supporting leadership in creating and communicating an SAP systems architecture that supports TECO’s business strategy in a robust yet cost effective way. The SBA creates and maintains all TECO SAP related IT technology standards, solution/design templates, governance processes, and procedures for ensuring compliance. This role supports leadership in driving TECO’s use of SAP and related technologies across all geographic areas, businesses, and functions while providing guidance as needed on key strategic projects to ensure appropriate understanding of impacts (costs, effort, etc.) on requirements as well as to ensure consistency with strategic technology direction.  The SBA is responsible for ensuring that the IT infrastructure not only meets the immediate needs of the business, but also does so in a manner that will allow scalability. The SBA is responsible for strategic thinking in regards to the future needs that may arise in all areas of the enterprise and influence the acceptance of new technologies that drive consistency, efficiency & agility to the organization.


Required:    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent IT discipline 
Preferred:    Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent     IT discipline (MIS).

Required:    N/A
Preferred:    SAP Certified Technology Associate – SAP Solution Manager; SAP Certified Technology Associate – SAP HANA; SAP Certified Technology Associate – System Administration


Related Experience 
Required:    Minimum of twelve years of work experience related to the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of this position is required.   Experience in defining and driving a current and future state architectural BASIS roadmap that ensures that all initiatives are aligned with the goals of the business and projects are completed with the highest level of quality.  HANA Administration and Business Suite on HANA administration experience.  Proven track record of creating, delivering and managing the logical and physical design and implementation of a fully integrated enterprise environment.  Experience in leading focus groups, working to align Business and IT organizations.  Served in a technical leadership capacity on one or more SAP landscape implementations, upgrade initiatives, or database migrations.


Preferred:    Integration experience from an on premise ECC solution with SAP HANA Cloud solutions (e.g., SuccessFactors, Ariba, Concur, etc.) and HANA Cloud Integration as a middleware.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA) 
Required:    Must have a proven track record and dedicated experience in support of the following areas of SAP Architecture:
•    Strong hands-on implementation and support experience working with the latest releases of SAP ECC, CRM, ISU, BW, and Solution Manager in a SQL server or SAP HANA Database environment across multiple clustered on premise and/or Cloud based solutions
•    Strong knowledge of multi-system landscape architecture and integration aspects between heterogeneous system technologies (Global focus desired), in the areas of build and support for ECC, CRM, PI, EP, BW and HANA
•    Experience with SAP NetWeaver administration and technical core tasks in windows environment including SAP software installation, upgrade, applying Support Packages, patches and fixes, installation of add-on software components, workload analysis, etc.
•    Ability to support technical implementations across the SAP system landscape as it evolves (i.e., development, test, staging and production) with in-depth knowledge in the SAP technical areas.  
•    Capable of establishing design, implementation, monitoring and optimization processes and procedures across SAP landscapes and dependent technologies
•    Ability to work cross organization, cross vendor and cross business on a regular basis and conduct vendor/technology agnostic evaluations
•    Ability to develop application roadmaps for SAP products including Solution Manager and GRC in support of Business requirements for use of products
•    Deep knowledge of SAP sizing technologies and quick sizer; ability to work with business to ensure supporting data is valid and correct
•    Ability to translate business data into infrastructure  requirements on multiple platforms and OS technologies (including Cloud)
•    Understanding of SAP and non-SAP front-end, mobile, access (including external), security requirements and tools (load balancers, web dispatcher, SAP GW's) to enable access to SAP applications and ability to design and recommend supporting infrastructure requirements


TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

ADA policy
It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 



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