Basis Analyst 2 – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Basis Analyst 2

Competition No.: 2020-206
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $., plus competitive benefits
Last Updated: 1/8/21 8:47 AM


As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community. As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community. With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek likeminded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

The primary responsibility of the position is to provide Basis support to the City’s SAP systems. The City has a comprehensive suite of SAP applications which includes Suite on HANA 2.0, ECC 6.0, SRM 7.5, Solution Manager 7.2, EP 7.5, PO 7.5, BW 7.5 and other NetWeaver components such as SLD, Web Dispatcher, TREX, and Content Server. The underlying OS-database pairs include both Unix-HANA and Windows-SQL Server. Newer technology offerings such as Process Orchestration, Fiori or UI5 are planned to be added to the SAP landscape. The Basis Analyst will be a key resource in implementing upcoming changes. The SAP environment also has multiple integration points with the various Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) systems.

The successful candidate will perform Basis administration tasks such as system refreshes, client copies, transport management, print and spool administration, batch jobs management, database administration, system check and monitoring, performance tuning, system issue analysis and troubleshooting. The successful candidate will install and configure additional SAP instances and new applications and will be responsible for operational support and maintenance of system software such as version upgrades, support package upgrades, kernel updates and patch applications. The work will be performed in collaboration with various stakeholders such as project managers, SAP functional analysts, developers, QA testers, infrastructure team, network and application (ABAP and Java) security teams and business users. Good interpersonal skills, including excellent written and verbal communication skills, are necessary. Must be a team player. Strong interest and ability in learning new technologies is a requirement.

The requirements would typically be met though a university degree in Computer Science or an equivalent program and five or more years of experience as an SAP Basis Analyst. An SAP Basis related certification is a definite asset. Desired types of Basis experience include taking an active role in several large-scale, full-life cycle SAP implementation projects as well as upgrade projects. Experience developing support processes and procedures for production support and sustainment is a plus. The successful candidate should demonstrate skills and experience in executing the responsibilities listed above.

Please submit your application no later than January 22, 2021.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees or tickets will be required at the time of interview. 

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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