SAP Basis - Database Administrator

Mexico - Remote (Jalisco/Mexico City)

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Responsible for all activities and strategies related to the administration of the databases and supported applications. Projects long-term requirements for database/application administration. Confers with customers regarding capabilities, performance, and requirements of databases and supported applications. Assigns and manages employees to various projects and directs their activities. Reviews and evaluates work and prepares performance reports. Confers with and advises subordinates on administrative policies and procedures, technical problems, priorities, and methods.


  • Manages small to large sized database projects.
  • Ensures projects are completed on time and according to corporate quality standards.
  • Facilitates communication upward and across teams.
  • Serves as focal point for other departments on project status or other project information.
  • Ensures projects are completed according to product specifications and are properly documented and implementation of the product satisfies the product specifications.


  • In depth knowledge of SAP supported virtualized environments such as VMWare and Hyper-V as well as Public Cloud IaaS offerings such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, IBM Bluemix and Google Cloud Platform.
  • Detailed knowledge of supported SAP operating systems including Linux, Windows, Unix and AS400.
  • Proven experience in leading database administration projects.
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, decision making and communication skills.
  • Invaluable knowledge of database, application, and server technologies.
  • Knows how to troubleshoot performance issues at the server, application, and database levels.
  • Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand.
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions.
  • Ability to apply varying leadership skills and traits that create solutions and results to unexpected situations.
  • Ability to coach and motivate less experienced team members to achieve their goals.
  • Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • High school diploma/GED and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or a directly related field required.
  • At the manager’s discretion, a high school diploma and 12 years of additional relevant experience may substitute for the Bachelor’s degree requirement

Careel Level Summary

  • Day to day leader, operates under little to no supervision.

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Job perks/benefits: Team events
Job region(s): North America
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